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Lyle Overbay earned $6,750,000 for the 2008 Toronto Blue Jays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameBlue Jays
LocationToronto,Ontario
Record86-76 (4th in American League East)League Rank7thMLB Rank13th
ManagerJohn Gibbons,Cito GastonGeneral ManagerJ.P. Ricciardi
CoachesBrad Arnsberg (Pitching Coach), Brian Butterfield (Bench Coach), Gary Denbo (Hitting Coach), Nick Leyva (Third Base Coach), Dwayne Murphy (First Base Coach), Marty Pevey (Third Base Coach), Gene Tenace (Hitting Coach), Bruce Walton (Bullpen Coach), Ernie Whitt (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDavid Cooper (#17)
Payroll$97,793,900 (Rank: 13th)
Attendance2,399,786 (Rank: 18th)
Minor League AffiliatesSyracuse Chiefs (AAA) 69-73 ... New Hampshire Fisher Cats (AA) 61-81 ... Dunedin Blue Jays (A+) 85-53 ... Lansing Lugnuts (A) 76-64 ... Auburn Doubledays (A-) 38-37 ... Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk) 26-32 ...
Years Available1977-2018

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Payroll Data for 2008 Toronto Blue Jays

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jeremy AccardoP6-2 190 R-R 1981-12-08 26Mesa,Arizona MLB2001-20142005-2012
2003-   UDFA-SFN
392,20072927Free Agent  
Rod BarajasC6-2 220 R-R 1975-09-05 32Ontario,California MLB1996-20121999-2012
1996-   UDFA-ARI
700,00046919Free Agent  
Jose BautistaRF6-0 180 R-R 1980-10-19 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2000-20182004-2018
2000-20- 599-PIT
1,800,00033714ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
Armando BenitezP6-4 229 R-R 1972-11-03 35Ramon Santana,Dom Rep MLB1991-20121994-2008
1990-   UDFA-BAL
390,00075330  
A.J. BurnettP6-5 205 R-R 1977-01-03 31North Little Rock,Arkansas MLB1995-20151999-2015
1995- 8- 217-NYN
13,200,000371Free Agent  
Shawn CampP6-1 200 R-R 1975-11-18 32Fairfax,Virginia MLB1996-20142004-2014
1997-16- 500-SDN
390,00075337Free Agent  
Jesse CarlsonP6-1 160 L-L 1980-12-31 27New Britain,Connecticut MLB2000-20122008-2010
2002-15- 440-DET
390,00075338Free Agent  
Buck CoatsRF6-3 195 L-R 1982-06-09 26Fort Benning,Georgia MLB2000-20112006-2008
2000-18- 523-CHN
392,10073028  
Robinzon DiazC5-11 180 R-R 1983-09-19 24Monte Plata,Dom Rep MLB2002-20162008-2009
2000-   UDFA-TOR
390,00075336MinorsToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
Scott DownsP6-2 190 L-L 1976-03-17 32Louisville,Kentucky MLB1995-20142000-2014
1997- 3-  94-CHN
2,250,00030112Free Agent  
David EcksteinSS5-8 165 R-R 1975-01-20 33Sanford,Florida MLB1994-20102001-2010
1997-19- 581-BOS
4,500,0001978  
Jason FrasorP5-10 170 R-R 1977-08-09 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1996-20152004-2015
1999-33- 987-DET
1,125,00038918Free Agent  
Roy HalladayP6-6 225 R-R 1977-05-14 31Denver,Colorado MLB1995-20131998-2013
1995- 1-  17-TOR
10,000,000745Retired  
Aaron Hill2B5-11 195 R-R 1982-03-21 26Visalia,California MLB2001-20172005-2017
2003- 1-  13-TOR
410,00057321Free Agent  
Joe Inglett2B-LF5-10 175 L-R 1978-06-29 30Sacramento,California MLB1997-20112006-2011
2000- 8- 246-CLE
390,00075332  
Brandon LeagueP6-2 180 R-R 1983-03-16 25Sacramento,California MLB2001-20172004-2014
2001- 2-  59-TOR
400,30063424Free Agent  
Adam Lind1B-DH6-2 195 L-L 1983-07-17 24Anderson,Indiana MLB2003-20182006-2017
2004- 3-  83-TOR
390,00075341MinorsBoston Red Sox (AAA)
Jesse LitschP6-1 175 R-R 1985-03-09 23St. Petersburg,Florida MLB2004-20112007-2011
2004-24- 717-TOR
395,80067825Free Agent  
Hector Luna3B6-1 170 R-R 1982-02-01 26Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB2000-20162004-2012
1999-   UDFA-CLE
390,00075333International  
Shaun MarcumP6-0 180 R-R 1981-12-14 26Kansas City,Missouri MLB2001-20152005-2015
2003- 3-  80-TOR
402,50061523Retired  
John McDonaldSS-3B5-11 175 R-R 1974-09-24 33New London,Connecticut MLB1995-20141999-2014
1996-12- 363-CLE
1,900,00033213Retired  
Dustin McGowanP6-3 190 R-R 1982-03-24 26Savannah,Georgia MLB2000-20172005-2017
2000- 1-  33-TOR
404,10060822Free Agent  
Kevin MenchLF-RF6-0 215 R-R 1978-01-07 30Wilmington,Delaware MLB1997-20102002-2010
1999- 4- 118-TEX
390,00075335  
Lyle Overbay1B6-2 215 L-L 1977-01-28 31Centralia,Washington MLB1996-20142001-2014
1999-18- 538-ARI
6,750,0001336Free Agent  
John ParrishP5-11 181 L-L 1977-11-26 30Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB1996-20132000-2010
1996-25- 741-BAL
390,00075331  
David PurceyP6-5 240 L-L 1982-04-22 26St. Charles,Illinois MLB2002-20142008-2013
2004- 1-  16-TOR
390,00075339Free Agent  
Scott RichmondP6-5 223 R-R 1979-08-30 28North Vancouver,BC MLB2002-20152008-2012
2007-   UDFA-TOR
390,00075342Free Agent  
Alex RiosRF6-5 185 R-R 1981-02-18 27Coffee,Alabama MLB1999-20152004-2015
1999- 1-  19-TOR
4,835,0001897Free Agent  
Scott Rolen3B6-4 226 R-R 1975-04-04 33Jasper,Indiana MLB1993-20121996-2012
1993- 2-  46-PHI
11,625,000594Free Agent  
B.J. RyanP6-6 230 L-L 1975-12-28 32Bossier City,Louisiana MLB1995-20091999-2009
1998-17- 500-CIN
12,000,000533  
Marco Scutaro2B5-9 190 R-R 1975-10-30 32San Felipe,Venezuela MLB1996-20142002-2014
1994-   UDFA-CLE
1,550,00035316Retired  
Travis SniderRF5-11 230 L-L 1988-02-02 20Kirkland,Washington MLB2006-20172008-2015
2006- 1-  14-TOR
390,00075343Free Agent  
Matt StairsDH-1B5-9 217 L-R 1968-02-27 40Saint John,New Brunswick MLB1989-20111992-2011
1989-   UDFA-MON
1,625,00034715  
Shannon StewartLF6-1 205 R-R 1974-02-25 34Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1992-20081995-2008
1992- 1-  19-TOR
1,500,00035517  
Brian TalletP6-7 210 L-L 1977-09-21 30Midwest City,Oklahoma MLB1997-20132002-2011
2000- 2-  55-CLE
640,00047820Retired  
Curtis ThigpenC5-11 190 R-R 1983-04-19 25Forney,Texas MLB2002-20082007-2008
2004- 2-  57-TOR
390,00075340  
Frank Thomas1B-DH6-5 270 R-R 1968-05-27 40Columbus,Georgia MLB1987-20081990-2008
1989- 1-   7-CHA
12,560,000452  
Jorge Velandia2B-SS5-9 185 R-R 1975-01-12 33Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2008
1992-   UDFA-DET
390,00075329  
Randy WellsP6-4 200 R-R 1982-08-28 25Belleville,Illinois MLB2002-20132008-2012
2002-38-1143-CHN
390,00075334Retired  
Vernon WellsLF6-1 210 R-R 1978-12-08 29Shreveport,Louisiana MLB1997-20131999-2013
1997- 1-   5-TOR
3,687,50024110Free Agent  
Brad WilkersonLF-1B6-0 190 L-L 1977-06-01 31Davies,Kentucky MLB1996-20092001-2008
1998- 1-  33-MON
3,000,00026411  
Brian WolfeP6-3 220 R-R 1980-12-29 27Fullerton,California MLB1999-20172007-2009
1999- 6- 179-MIN
395,50068126  
Gregg ZaunC5-10 190 B-R 1971-04-14 37Glendale,California MLB1990-20101995-2010
1989-17- 427-BAL
3,750,0002379