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2008 Minnesota TwinsSeason Roster
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Mike Lamb played for the 2008 Minnesota Twins
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTwins
LocationMinneapolis,Minnesota
Record88-75 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank6thMLB Rank10th
BallparkHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
ManagerRon GardenhireGeneral ManagerBill Smith
CoachesRick Anderson (Pitching Coach), Steven Liddle (Bench Coach), Rick Stelmaszek (Bullpen Coach), Scott Ullger (Third Base Coach), Joe Vavra (Hitting Coach), Jerry White (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAaron Hicks (#14)
Payroll$56,932,766 (Rank: 25th)
Attendance2,302,431 (Rank: 21st)
Minor League AffiliatesRochester Red Wings (AAA) 74-70 ... New Britain Rock Cats (AA) 64-77 ... Fort Myers Miracle (A+) 77-59 ... Beloit Snappers (A) 71-67 ... Elizabethton Twins (Rk) 41-25 ... Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) 35-21 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 2008 Statistics -- 2008 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2008 Minnesota Twins.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2008 baseball season.

2008 Minnesota Twins Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
30Scott BakerP6-4 190 R-R 1981-09-19 26Shreveport,Louisiana MLB2001-20152005-2015Captain Shreve (Shreveport,LA)Oklahoma St
2003- 2-  58-MIN
Free Agent  
60Brian BassP6-1 195 R-R 1982-01-06 26Montgomery,Alabama MLB2000-20132008-2010Robert E. Lee (Montgomery,AL)
2000- 6- 164-KCA
Retired  
53Nick BlackburnP6-4 230 R-R 1982-02-24 26Ada,Oklahoma MLB2001-20132007-2012Del City (Oklahoma City,OK)Seminole St
2001-29- 857-MIN
Free Agent  
26Boof BonserP6-4 230 R-R 1981-10-14 26St. Petersburg,Florida MLB2000-20142006-2010Gibbs (St. Petersburg,FL)
2000- 1-  21-SFN
Free Agent  
49Craig BreslowP6-1 180 L-L 1980-08-08 27New Haven,Connecticut MLB1999-20182005-2017Trumbull (Trumbull,CT)Yale U.
2002-26- 769-MIL
Retired  
32Brian Buscher3B6-0 185 L-R 1981-04-18 27Jacksonville,Florida MLB2002-20102007-2009Terry Parker (Jacksonville,FL)South Carolina, Col. Central Florida
2003- 3-  93-SFN
 
25Alexi Casilla2B5-9 178 B-R 1984-07-20 23San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2004-20182006-2014  
2003-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent  
19Howie Clark1B5-10 195 L-R 1974-02-13 34San Diego,California MLB1992-20092002-2008Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)
1992-27- 744-BAL
 
28Jesse CrainP6-1 200 R-R 1981-07-05 26Toronto,Ontario MLB2000-20152004-2013Fairview (Boulder,CO)Houston, San Jacinto Col
2002- 2-  61-MIN
Free Agent  
5Michael CuddyerRF6-2 202 R-R 1979-03-27 29Norfolk,Virginia MLB1998-20152001-2015Great Bridge (Chesapeake,VA)
1997- 1-   9-MIN
Retired  
12Adam EverettSS6-0 156 R-R 1977-02-02 31Austell,Georgia MLB1996-20112001-2011Harrison (Kennesaw,GA)South Carolina, North Carolina St
1998- 1-  12-BOS
 
22Carlos GomezCF6-2 170 R-R 1985-12-04 22Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2004-20192007-2019  
2002-   UDFA-NYN
Free Agent  
18Eddie GuardadoP6-0 194 R-L 1970-10-02 37Stockton,California MLB1990-20091993-2009Franklin (Stockton,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
1990-21- 570-MIN
 
54Matt GuerrierP6-3 185 R-R 1978-08-02 29Cleveland,Ohio MLB1997-20142004-2014Shaker Heights (Shaker Heights,OH)Kent St
1999-10- 309-CHA
Free Agent  
23Brendan HarrisSS-2B6-1 195 R-R 1980-08-26 27Albany,New York MLB1999-20152004-2013Queensbury (Queensbury,NY)Col. William and Mary
2001- 5- 138-CHN
Free Agent  
61Livan HernandezP6-2 225 R-R 1975-02-20 33Villa Clara,Cuba MLB1996-20121996-2012  
1997-   UDFA-FLO
Retired  
38Philip HumberP6-4 210 R-R 1982-12-21 25Nacogdoches,Texas MLB2002-20142006-2013Carthage (Carthage,TX)Rice U.
2004- 1-   3-NYN
Retired  
44Ryan JorgensenC6-2 200 R-R 1979-05-04 29Jacksonville,Florida MLB2000-20082005-2008Kingwood (Kingwood,TX)Louisiana St, San Jacinto Col
2000- 7- 193-CHN
 
41Bobby KoreckyP6-0 180 R-R 1979-09-16 28Saline,Michigan MLB1999-20162008-2014Saline (Saline,MI)Michigan
2002-19- 569-PHI
Free Agent  
16Jason KubelDH5-11 193 L-R 1982-05-25 26Belle Fourche,South Dakota MLB2000-20142004-2014Highland (Palmdale,CA)
2000-12- 342-MIN
Free Agent  
24Mike Lamb3B6-1 185 L-R 1975-08-09 32West Covina,California MLB1995-20112000-2010Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1997- 7- 227-TEX
 
47Francisco LirianoP6-2 185 L-L 1983-10-26 24San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2001-20192005-2019  
2000-   UDFA-SFN
Free Agent  
27Matt Macri3B6-2 200 R-R 1982-05-29 26Des Moines,Iowa MLB2002-20112008-2008Dowling (West Des Moines,IA)Notre Dame
2004- 5- 140-COL
 
7Joe MauerC6-4 220 L-R 1983-04-19 25St. Paul,Minnesota MLB2001-20182004-2018Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul,MN)
2001- 1-   1-MIN
Retired  
50Jose MijaresP6-0 180 L-L 1984-10-29 23Caracas,Venezuela MLB2004-20132008-2013  
2002-   UDFA-MIN
Restricted  
27Craig MonroeDH6-1 195 R-R 1977-02-27 31Texarkana,Texas MLB1995-20092001-2009Texas (Texarkana,TX)
1995- 8- 206-TEX
 
33Justin Morneau1B6-4 205 L-R 1981-05-15 27New Westminster,BC MLB1999-20162003-2016New Westminster (New Westminster,BC)
1999- 3-  89-MIN
Retired  
36Joe NathanP6-4 205 R-R 1974-11-22 33Houston,Texas MLB1994-20171999-2016Pine Bush (Pine Bush,NY)Stony Brook U.
1995- 6- 159-SFN
Free Agent  
17Pat NeshekP6-3 210 B-R 1980-09-04 27Madison,Wisconsin MLB2000-20192006-2019Park Center (Brooklyn Park,MN)Butler U.
2002- 6- 182-MIN
Free Agent  
15Glen PerkinsP5-11 190 L-L 1983-03-02 25Stillwater,Minnesota MLB2003-20172006-2017Stillwater Area (Stillwater,MN)Minnesota
2004- 1-  22-MIN
Retired  
11Jason PridieRF-LF6-1 195 L-R 1983-10-09 24Phoenix,Arizona MLB2002-20172008-2015Prescott (Prescott,AZ)
2002- 2-  43-TBA
Free Agent  
8Nick PuntoSS5-9 170 B-R 1977-11-08 30San Diego,California MLB1998-20142001-2014Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo,CA)Saddleback Col
1998-21- 614-PHI
Retired  
55Mike RedmondC6-1 185 R-R 1971-05-05 37Seattle,Washington MLB1991-20101998-2010Gonzaga Preparatory School (Spokane,WA)Gonzaga U.
1992-   UDFA-FLO
 
37Dennys ReyesP6-3 246 L-L 1977-04-19 31Higuera de Zaragoza,Mexico MLB1994-20151997-2011  
1993-   UDFA-LAN
 
39Juan RinconP5-11 190 R-R 1979-01-23 29Miranda,Venezuela MLB1997-20142001-2010  
1996-   UDFA-MIN
Indy League  
56Randy RuizDH6-3 225 R-R 1977-10-19 30Bronx,New York MLB1999-20152008-2010James Monroe (Bronx,NY)Bellevue U.
1996-36-1068-NYN
Free Agent  
59Kevin SloweyP6-3 190 R-R 1984-05-04 24Conroe,Texas MLB2003-20142007-2014Upper St. Clair (Upper St. Clair,PA)Winthrop U.
2005- 2-  73-MIN
Free Agent  
2Denard SpanRF6-1 180 L-L 1984-02-27 24Tampa,Florida MLB2003-20182008-2018Tampa Catholic (Tampa,FL)
2002- 1-  20-MIN
Free Agent  
20Matt Tolbert3B-SS6-0 177 B-R 1982-05-04 26McComb,Mississippi MLB2001-20142008-2011Centreville Academy (Centreville,MS)Mississippi
2004-16- 481-MIN
Free Agent  
21Delmon YoungLF6-2 200 R-R 1985-09-14 22Camarillo,California MLB2004-20152006-2015Camarillo (Camarillo,CA)
2003- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
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