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2008 Cleveland IndiansPayroll Summary
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Joe Borowski earned $4,000,000 for the 2008 Cleveland Indians
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameIndians
LocationCleveland,Ohio
Record81-81 (3rd in American League Central)League Rank8thMLB Rank17th
BallparkProgressive Field
ManagerEric WedgeGeneral ManagerMark Shapiro
CoachesJeff Datz (Bench Coach), Luis Isaac (Bullpen Coach), Luis Rivera (First Base Coach), Derek Shelton (Hitting Coach), Joel Skinner (Third Base Coach), Carl Willis (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLonnie Chisenhall (#29)
Payroll$78,970,066 (Rank: 16th)
Attendance2,169,760 (Rank: 22nd)
Minor League AffiliatesBuffalo Bisons (AAA) 66-77 ... Akron Aeros (AA) 80-62 ... Kinston Indians (A+) 72-66 ... Lake County Captains (A) 75-65 ... Mahoning Valley Scrappers (A-) 31-44 ... Gulf Coast Indians (Rk) 27-29 ...
Years Available1879-2018

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Payroll Data for 2008 Cleveland Indians

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)
Michael AubreyLF6-1 195 L-L 1982-04-15 26Shreveport,Louisiana MLB2001-20112008-2009
2003- 1-  11-CLE
390,00075342  
Josh BarfieldLF-RF6-0 185 R-R 1982-12-17 25Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB2001-20132006-2009
2001- 4- 120-SDN
390,00075337Free Agent  
Rick BauerP6-6 212 R-R 1977-01-10 31Garden Grove,California MLB1997-20122001-2008
1997- 5- 165-BAL
390,00075334  
Rafael BetancourtP6-2 170 R-R 1975-04-29 33Cumana,Venezuela MLB1994-20152003-2015
1993-   UDFA-BOS
2,050,00031216Free Agent  
Casey Blake3B6-2 200 R-R 1973-08-23 34Des Moines,Iowa MLB1993-20111999-2011
1996- 7- 189-TOR
6,100,0001535Free Agent  
Joe BorowskiP6-2 225 R-R 1971-05-04 37Bayonne,New Jersey MLB1990-20081995-2008
1989-32- 823-CHA
4,000,0002187  
Craig BreslowP6-1 180 L-L 1980-08-08 27New Haven,Connecticut MLB1999-20182005-2017
2002-26- 769-MIL
392,00073226Free Agent  
Bryan BullingtonP6-5 220 R-R 1980-09-30 27Indianapolis,Indiana MLB2000-20152005-2010
2002- 1-   1-PIT
390,00075335  
Paul ByrdP6-1 184 R-R 1970-12-03 37Louisville,Kentucky MLB1989-20091995-2009
1991- 4- 112-CLE
7,500,0001184  
Asdrubal CabreraSS6-0 185 B-R 1985-11-13 22Puerto La Cruz,Venezuela MLB2004-20182007-2018
2002-   UDFA-SEA
393,30070723Free Agent  
Jamey Carroll3B5-10 175 R-R 1974-02-18 34Evansville,Indiana MLB1994-20132002-2013
1996-14- 400-MON
2,150,00031015Free Agent  
Shin-Soo ChooCF5-11 178 L-L 1982-07-30 25Pusan,Korea MLB2001-20182005-2018
2000-   UDFA-CLE
390,40075228ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
David DellucciLF-RF5-10 180 L-L 1973-10-31 34Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1992-20091997-2009
1995-10- 276-BAL
3,750,0002379  
Brendan DonnellyP6-3 205 R-R 1971-07-04 36Washington,DC MLB1992-20102002-2010
1992-27- 764-CHA
390,00075336  
Scott ElartonP6-7 240 R-R 1976-02-23 32Lamar,Colorado MLB1994-20131998-2008
1994- 1-  25-HOU
390,00075333Indy League  
Sal FasanoC6-2 230 R-R 1971-08-10 36Chicago,Illinois MLB1992-20091996-2008
1993-37-1029-KCA
390,00075331  
Ben FranciscoOF6-1 180 R-R 1981-10-23 26Santa Ana,California MLB2001-20152007-2013
2002- 5- 154-CLE
390,00075339Free Agent  
Ryan Garko1B6-1 220 R-R 1981-01-02 27Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB2000-20122005-2010
2003- 3-  78-CLE
420,10054419Free Agent  
Matt GinterP6-1 220 R-R 1977-12-24 30Winchester,Kentucky MLB1997-20092000-2008
1999- 1-  22-CHA
390,00075332  
Andy Gonzalez3B-2B6-2 180 R-R 1981-12-15 26Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB2001-20132007-2009
2001- 5- 163-CHA
390,00075340Free Agent  
Franklin GutierrezRF-OF6-2 175 R-R 1983-02-21 25Caracas,Venezuela MLB2001-20172005-2017
2000-   UDFA-LAN
404,40060721Free Agent  
Travis HafnerDH6-3 215 L-R 1977-06-03 31Jamestown,North Dakota MLB1997-20182002-2013
1996-31- 923-TEX
8,050,0001053Free Agent  
Roberto HernandezP6-4 180 R-R 1980-08-30 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2002-20162006-2016
2000-   UDFA-CLE
457,80050218Free Agent  
Zach JacksonP6-5 220 L-L 1983-05-13 25Latrobe,Pennsylvania MLB2002-20152006-2009
2004- 1-  32-TOR
390,00075343Free Agent  
Jorge JulioP6-1 190 R-R 1979-03-03 29Caracas,Venezuela MLB1997-20122001-2009
1996-   UDFA-MON
1,000,00040317  
Masahide KobayashiP6-1 172 R-R 1974-05-24 34Yamanashi,Japan MLB1999-20112008-2009
2007-   UDFA-CLE
3,000,00026411  
Aaron LaffeyP6-1 178 L-L 1985-04-15 23Cumberland,Maryland MLB2003-20182007-2015
2003-16- 468-CLE
390,00075347Retired  
Cliff LeeP6-4 190 L-L 1978-08-30 29Benton,Arkansas MLB1998-20142002-2014
2000- 4- 105-MON
4,000,0002188Free Agent  
Jensen LewisP6-3 185 R-R 1984-05-16 24Cincinnati,Ohio MLB2003-20132007-2010
2005- 3- 102-CLE
393,00071024Free Agent  
Scott LewisP6-0 185 L-L 1983-09-26 24Washington Court House,Ohio MLB2002-20102008-2009
2004- 3-  77-CLE
390,00075344  
Andy Marte3B6-1 185 R-R 1983-11-21 24Villa Tapia,Dom Rep MLB2001-20142005-2014
2000-   UDFA-ATL
391,60074127International  
Victor MartinezDH6-2 170 B-R 1978-12-23 29Ciudad Bolivar,Venezuela MLB1999-20182002-2018
1996-   UDFA-CLE
4,450,0002046Free Agent  
Tom MastnyP6-5 220 R-R 1981-02-04 27East Bontang,Indonesia MLB2000-20102006-2008
2003-11- 320-TOR
390,00075345  
Jon MeloanP6-3 225 R-R 1984-07-11 23Houston,Texas MLB2003-20142007-2009
2005- 5- 166-LAN
390,00075348Free Agent  
Jason MichaelsLF6-0 205 R-R 1976-05-04 32Tampa,Florida MLB1997-20122001-2011
1998- 4- 104-PHI
2,200,00030714Free Agent  
Edward MujicaP6-2 180 R-R 1984-05-10 24Valencia,Venezuela MLB2003-20182006-2017
2001-   UDFA-CLE
390,00075349Free Agent  
Jhonny PeraltaSS6-1 185 R-R 1982-05-28 26Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2000-20172003-2017
1999-   UDFA-CLE
2,500,00028912Free Agent  
Rafael PerezP6-3 170 L-L 1982-05-15 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2003-20172006-2012
2002-   UDFA-CLE
406,70058520Free Agent  
Anthony ReyesP6-2 215 R-R 1981-10-16 26Downey,California MLB2000-20122005-2009
2003-15- 455-SLN
392,50071825Free Agent  
Juan RinconP5-11 190 R-R 1979-01-23 29Miranda,Venezuela MLB1997-20142001-2010
1996-   UDFA-MIN
2,475,00029413Indy League  
Rich RundlesP6-5 180 L-L 1981-06-03 27Chattanooga,Tennessee MLB1999-20132008-2009
1999- 3-  88-BOS
390,00075338Free Agent  
C.C. SabathiaP6-7 250 L-L 1980-07-21 27Vallejo,California MLB1998-20182001-2018
1998- 1-  20-CLE
11,000,000651ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)
Kelly ShoppachC6-0 215 R-R 1980-04-29 28Fort Worth,Texas MLB1999-20132005-2013
2001- 2-  48-BOS
404,10060822Free Agent  
Grady SizemoreCF6-2 205 L-L 1982-08-02 25Seattle,Washington MLB2000-20152004-2015
2000- 3-  75-MON
3,166,66626010Free Agent  
Brian SlocumP6-4 190 R-R 1981-03-27 27New Rochelle,New York MLB2000-20112006-2008
2002- 2-  63-CLE
390,00075341  
Jeremy SowersP6-1 165 L-L 1983-05-17 25Wheeling,West Virginia MLB2002-20132006-2009
2004- 1-   6-CLE
390,00075346  
Jason TynerLF-CF6-1 170 L-L 1977-04-23 31Beaumont,Texas MLB1996-20092000-2008
1998- 1-  21-NYN
390,00075329  
Jorge Velandia2B-SS5-9 185 R-R 1975-01-12 33Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20091997-2008
1992-   UDFA-DET
390,00075330  
Jake WestbrookP6-3 200 R-R 1977-09-29 30Athens,Georgia MLB1996-20132000-2013
1996- 1-  21-COL
10,000,000742Retired