Season Information
Team Name
2008 Tampa Bay Rays
League
American League
Division
East
Calendar
Location
W-L Record
97-65 (.599)   GBL: -0
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
1 / 2 / 3
Runs For/Against
774 / 671   Diff: +103
Playoffs
Lost World Series (Philadelphia)
Playoff Series
Lost World Series (Philadelphia)
Playoff Series
ALDS vs CHA (W 3-1) ... ALCS vs BOS (W 4-3) ... WS vs PHI (L 4-1)
General Manager(s)
Manager(s)
Ballpark
Spring Training W-L
Spring Ballpark
Progress Energy Park (St. Petersburg,Florida)
Top Draft Pick
Attendance
Attendance Rank
26
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
14
Years Active
1998-2020
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2008 Tampa Bay Rays Season Roster

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  • UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    16Willy Aybar2533B-2B6-0175BR1983-03-09Bani,DR
    2000-  0-   0-LAN
    MLB2005-20102000-20150.000DR
    5Rocco Baldelli265CF-OF6-4183RR1981-09-25Woonsocket,RI
    2000-  1-   6-TBA
    MLB2003-20102000-20100.000US
    50Grant Balfour305P6-2170RR1977-12-30Sydney,AU
    1997-  0-   0-MIN
    MLB2001-20151997-20150.000AU
    8Jason Bartlett285SS-DH6-2180RR1979-10-30Mountain View,CA
    2001- 13- 390-SDN
    MLB2004-20142000-20140.000US
    24Kurt Birkins273P6-2188LL1980-08-11Canoga Park,CA
    2000- 33- 984-BAL
    MLB2006-20081999-20100.000US
    53Chad Bradford3311P6-5205RR1974-09-14Jackson,MS
    1996- 13- 377-CHA
    MLB1998-20091996-20098.075US
    44Reid Brignac221SS-2B6-3170LR1986-01-16St. Amant,LA
    2004-  2-  45-TBA
    MLB2008-20162004-20180.000US
    41Andy Cannizaro292SS-2B5-10170RR1978-12-19New Orleans,LA
    2001-  7- 215-NYA
    MLB2006-20081998-20090.000US
    13Carl Crawford267LF-OF6-2219LL1981-08-05Houston,TX
    1999-  2-  52-TBA
    MLB2002-20161999-20160.000US
    20Mike DiFelice3913C-1B6-2205RR1969-05-28Philadelphia,PA
    1991- 11- 285-SLN
    MLB1996-20081991-20080.000US
    27Scott Dohmann305P6-1181RR1978-02-13New Orleans,LA
    2000-  6- 167-COL
    MLB2004-20082000-20110.000US
    15Cliff Floyd3516LF-1B6-4240LR1972-12-05Chicago,IL
    1991-  1-  14-MON
    MLB1993-20091991-200914.170US
    22Matt Garza243P6-3205RR1983-11-11Selma,CA
    2005-  1-  25-MIN
    MLB2006-20172003-20170.000US
    47Gary Glover318P6-5205RR1976-12-03Cleveland,OH
    1994- 15- 427-TOR
    MLB1999-20081994-20120.000US
    31Jonny Gomes276LF-OF6-1205RR1980-11-22San Francisco,CA
    2001- 18- 529-TBA
    MLB2003-20152001-20160.000US
    26Gabe Gross285OF-RF6-3205LR1979-10-21Baltimore,MD
    2001-  1-  15-TOR
    MLB2004-20101999-20100.000US
    49Jason Hammel253P6-6200RR1982-09-02Greenville,SC
    2002- 10- 284-TBA
    MLB2006-20182002-20180.000US
    37Nathan Haynes282OF-RF5-9170LL1979-09-07Oakland,CA
    1997-  1-  32-OAK
    MLB2007-20081997-20080.000US
    41Michel Hernandez292C-1B6-0211RR1978-08-12La Habana,CU
    1998-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB2003-20091998-20120.000CU
    32Eric Hinske3073B-1B6-2225LR1977-08-05Neenah,WI
    1998- 17- 496-CHN
    MLB2002-20131998-20130.000US
    39JP Howell254P6-0180LL1983-04-25Modesto,CA
    2004-  1-  31-KCA
    MLB2005-20172002-20180.000US
    1Akinori Iwamura2922B-3B5-10176LR1979-02-09Ehime,JP
    2006-  0-   0-TBA
    MLB2007-20101998-20140.000JP
    36Edwin Jackson246P6-3190RR1983-09-09Neu-Ulm,GE
    2001-  6- 190-LAN
    MLB2003-20192001-20190.000GE
    28John Jaso241C-1B6-2200LR1983-09-19Chula Vista,CA
    2003- 12- 338-TBA
    MLB2008-20172003-20170.000US
    24Dan Johnson2841B-3B6-2220LR1979-08-10Coon Rapids,MN
    2001-  7- 221-OAK
    MLB2005-20152000-20180.000US
    UnifPlayer NameAgeExpPosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat YearsServ TimeNationality
    43Elliot Johnson2412B-SS6-0160BR1984-03-09Safford,AZ
    2002-  0-   0-TBA
    MLB2008-20142002-20150.000US
    19Scott Kazmir245P6-1170LL1984-01-24Houston,TX
    2002-  1-  15-NYN
    MLB2004-20162002-20170.000US
    3Evan Longoria2213B6-1213RR1985-10-07Downey,CA
    2006-  1-   3-TBA
    MLB2008-20202005-20200.000US
    57Trever Miller3510P6-4195RL1973-05-29Louisville,KY
    1991-  1-  41-DET
    MLB1996-20111991-20110.000US
    30Dioner Navarro245C-P5-10189BR1984-02-09Caracas,VZ
    2000-  0-   0-NYA
    MLB2004-20162001-20190.000VZ
    34Jeff Niemann251P6-9260RR1983-02-28Houston,TX
    2004-  1-   4-TBA
    MLB2008-20122002-20120.000US
    23Carlos Pena3081B-DH6-2210LL1978-05-17Santo Domingo,DR
    1998-  1-  10-TEX
    MLB2001-20141998-20140.000DR
    40Troy Percival3813P-C6-3238RR1969-08-09Fontana,CA
    1990-  6- 179-CAL
    MLB1995-20091990-200913.097US
    38Fernando Perez251OF-CF6-1195RR1983-04-28Elizabeth,NJ
    2004-  7- 195-TBA
    MLB2008-20092002-20130.000US
    14David Price221P6-6215LL1985-08-26Nashville,TN
    2007-  1-   1-TBA
    MLB2008-20192005-20190.000US
    28Al Reyes3813P6-1208RR1970-04-10San Cristobal,DR
    1988-  0-   0-MON
    MLB1995-20081991-20120.000DR
    9Shawn Riggans273C-DH6-2190RR1980-07-25Fort Lauderdale,FL
    2000- 24- 706-TBA
    MLB2006-20092001-20110.000US
    10Justin Ruggiano262OF-CF6-2205RR1982-04-12Austin,TX
    2004- 25- 748-LAN
    MLB2007-20172003-20170.000US
    11Jae-Kuk Ryu253P6-3185RR1983-05-30Choon Chung Do,KR
    2001-  0-   0-CHN
    MLB2006-20082001-20080.146KR
    52Juan Salas2933B-P6-2194RR1978-11-07Santo Domingo,DR
    1998-  0-   0-TBA
    MLB2006-20081999-20091.062DR
    33James Shields263P6-3190RR1981-12-20Newhall,CA
    2000- 16- 466-TBA
    MLB2006-20182001-20180.000US
    21Andy Sonnanstine252P6-3185LR1983-03-18Barberton,OH
    2004- 13- 375-TBA
    MLB2007-20112003-20110.000US
    51Mitch Talbot241P6-2175RR1983-10-17Cedar City,UT
    2002-  2-  70-HOU
    MLB2008-20112003-20190.000US
    2B.J. Upton234CF-SS6-2170RR1984-08-21Norfolk,VA
    2002-  1-   2-TBA
    MLB2004-20162003-20170.000US
    35Dan Wheeler309P6-3222RR1977-12-10Providence,RI
    1996- 34-1024-TBA
    MLB1999-20121997-20130.000US
    18Ben Zobrist2732B-OF6-3200BR1981-05-26Eureka,IL
    2004-  6- 184-HOU
    MLB2006-20192004-20190.000US
    46 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Unif Uniform Number, if available Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system