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2008 New York YankeesSeason Roster
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Jose Molina played for the 2008 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record89-73 (3rd in American League East)League Rank4thMLB Rank8th
BallparkYankee Stadium I
ManagerJoe GirardiGeneral ManagerBrian Cashman
CoachesDave Eiland (Pitching Coach), Mike Harkey (Bullpen Coach), Kevin Long (Hitting Coach), Bob Meacham (Third Base Coach), Tony Pena (First Base Coach), Tommy Phelps (Minor League Rehab Pitching Coach), Rob Thomson (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickGerrit Cole (#28)
Payroll$209,081,577 (Rank: 1st)
Attendance4,298,655 (Rank: 1st)
Minor League AffiliatesScranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (AAA) 88-56 ... Trenton Thunder (AA) 86-54 ... Tampa Yankees (A+) 72-65 ... Charleston (sc) RiverDogs (A) 80-59 ... Staten Island Yankees (A-) 49-26 ... Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) 31-27 ...
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 New York Yankees.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2008 baseball season.

2008 New York Yankees 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)
53Bobby AbreuRF6-0 197 L-R 1974-03-11 34Aragua,Venezuela MLB1991-20141996-2014  
1990-   UDFA-HOU
Retired  
91Alfredo AcevesP6-3 200 R-R 1982-12-08 25San Luis Rio Colorado,Mexico MLB2002-20172008-2014  
2001-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent  
63Jonathan AlbaladejoP6-5 210 R-R 1982-10-30 25Vega Alta,Puerto Rico MLB2001-20182007-2012Colegio Janil (Vega Alta,PR)Miami-Dade Col
2001-19- 564-PIT
Free Agent  
14Wilson Betemit1B-3B6-3 190 B-R 1981-11-02 26Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20162001-2013  
1996-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
47,39Chris BrittonP6-3 220 R-R 1982-12-16 25Hollywood,Florida MLB2001-20152006-2008Plantation (Plantation,FL)
2001- 8- 233-BAL
 
33Brian BruneyP6-3 230 R-R 1982-02-17 26Astoria,Oregon MLB2000-20122004-2012Warrenton (Warrenton,OR)
2000-12- 369-ARI
Free Agent  
28Melky CabreraCF5-11 170 B-L 1984-08-11 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2003-20192005-2019  
2001-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
24.22Robinson Cano2B6-0 172 L-R 1982-10-22 25San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB2001-20192005-2019  
2001-   UDFA-NYA
ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
64Francisco CervelliC6-1 175 B-R 1986-03-06 22Valencia,Venezuela MLB2005-20192008-2019  
2003-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
62Joba ChamberlainP6-3 225 R-R 1985-09-23 22Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2005-20162007-2016Lincoln Northeast (Lincoln,NE)Nebraska, Nebraska-Kearney
2006- 1-  41-NYA
Retired  
17Justin ChristianLF-RF6-1 188 R-R 1980-04-03 28Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2001-20152008-2012Aragon (San Mateo,CA)Auburn U., SE Missouri St, Skyline Col
2004-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
48Phil CokeP6-1 210 L-L 1982-07-19 25Sonora,California MLB2002-20172008-2016Sonora (Sonora,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
2002-26- 786-NYA
International  
18Johnny DamonLF6-2 190 L-L 1973-11-05 34Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1992-20121995-2012Dr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)
1992- 1-  35-KCA
Free Agent  
17Shelley Duncan1B6-5 215 R-R 1979-09-29 28Tucson,Arizona MLB1999-20142007-2013Canyon del Oro (Tucson,AZ)Arizona
2001- 2-  62-NYA
Free Agent  
11Morgan Ensberg3B6-2 210 R-R 1975-08-26 32Hermosa Beach,California MLB1996-20082000-2008Redondo Union (Redondo Beach,CA)USC
1998- 9- 272-HOU
 
48Kyle FarnsworthP6-4 215 R-R 1976-04-14 32Wichita,Kansas MLB1994-20161999-2014Milton (Milton,GA)Abraham Baldwin Agricultural Col
1994-47-1290-CHN
Free Agent  
11Brett GardnerCF-LF5-10 180 L-L 1983-08-24 24Holly Hill,South Carolina MLB2002-20192008-2019Holly Hill Academy (Holly Hill,SC)Col. Charleston
2005- 3- 109-NYA
Free Agent  
25Jason Giambi1B6-3 235 L-R 1971-01-08 37West Covina,California MLB1992-20141995-2014South Hills (West Covina,CA)Long Beach St
1992- 2-  58-OAK
Retired  
38Dan GieseP6-3 195 R-R 1977-05-19 31Anaheim,California MLB1998-20102007-2009Rubidoux (Riverside,CA)San Diego
1999-34-1039-BOS
 
12Alberto GonzalezSS-3B5-11 160 R-R 1983-04-18 25Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB2004-20162007-2013  
2003-   UDFA-ARI
Free Agent  
21,22LaTroy HawkinsP6-5 204 R-R 1972-12-21 35Gary,Indiana MLB1991-20151995-2015West Side (Gary,IN)
1991- 7- 180-MIN
Retired  
34,65Phil HughesP6-5 220 R-R 1986-06-24 22Santa Ana,California MLB2004-20182007-2018Foothill (Santa Ana,CA)
2004- 1-  23-NYA
Free Agent  
29Kei IgawaP6-1 205 L-L 1979-07-13 28Ibaraki,Japan MLB1999-20142007-2008  
2006-   UDFA-NYA
 
2Derek JeterSS6-3 195 R-R 1974-06-26 34Pequannock,New Jersey MLB1992-20141995-2014Kalamazoo Central (Kalamazoo,MI)
1992- 1-   6-NYA
Retired  
31Ian KennedyP5-11 185 R-R 1984-12-19 23Huntington Beach,California MLB2004-20192007-2019La Quinta (Westminster,CA)USC
2006- 1-  21-NYA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
34Damaso MarteP6-0 170 L-L 1975-02-14 33Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20111999-2010  
1992-   UDFA-SEA
 
55Hideki MatsuiDH6-2 210 L-R 1974-06-12 34Ishikawa,Japan MLB1993-20122003-2012  
2002-   UDFA-NYA
Retired  
66Juan Miranda1B6-0 220 L-L 1983-04-25 25Consulacion del Sur,Cuba MLB2007-20172008-2011  
2006-   UDFA-NYA
International  
19Chad MoellerC6-3 207 R-R 1975-02-18 33Upland,California MLB1995-20102000-2010Upland (Upland,CA)USC
1996- 7- 187-MIN
 
26Jose MolinaC6-1 215 R-R 1975-06-03 33Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20141999-2014Maestro Ladi (Vega Alta,PR)
1993-14- 390-CHN
Free Agent  
35Mike MussinaP6-2 183 B-R 1968-12-08 39Williamsport,Pennsylvania MLB1988-20081991-2008Montoursville (Montoursville,PA)Stanford U.
1990- 1-  20-BAL
 
29,22Xavier NadyLF6-2 205 R-R 1978-11-14 29Carmel,California MLB1998-20142000-2014Salinas (Salinas,CA)California
2000- 2-  49-SDN
Free Agent  
39Ross OhlendorfP6-4 235 R-R 1982-08-08 25Austin,Texas MLB2002-20172007-2016St. Stephen's Episcopal (Austin,TX)Princeton U.
2004- 4- 116-ARI
International  
30Scott PattersonP6-7 225 R-R 1979-06-20 29Oakdale,Pennsylvania MLB2002-20162008-2008West Allegheny (Imperial,PA)West Virginia St
2004-   UDFA-SEA
Free Agent  
45Carl PavanoP6-5 230 R-R 1976-01-08 32New Britain,Connecticut MLB1994-20121998-2012Southington (Southington,CT)
1994-13- 355-BOS
Retired  
46Andy PettitteP6-5 225 L-L 1972-06-15 36Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1991-20131995-2013Deer Park (Deer Park,TX)San Jacinto Col
1990-22- 594-NYA
Free Agent  
47Sidney PonsonP6-1 225 R-R 1976-11-02 31Oranjestad,Aruba MLB1994-20101998-2009  
1993-   UDFA-BAL
 
20Jorge PosadaC6-2 205 B-R 1971-08-17 36Santurce,Puerto Rico MLB1991-20111996-2011  
1990-24- 646-NYA
 
36Edwar RamirezP6-3 150 R-R 1981-03-28 27San Juan,Dom Rep MLB2002-20112007-2010  
2001-   UDFA-ANA
 
29Cody Ransom1B6-2 190 R-R 1976-02-17 32Mesa,Arizona MLB1998-20152001-2013Chandler (Chandler,AZ)Grand Canyon U., Colorado Mesa U., South Mountain CC
1998- 9- 278-SFN
Free Agent  
43Darrell RasnerP6-3 210 R-R 1981-01-13 27Carson City,Nevada MLB2000-20132005-2008Carson (Carson City,NV)Nevada
2002- 2-  46-MON
 
42Mariano RiveraP6-2 170 R-R 1969-11-29 38Panama City,Panama MLB1990-20131995-2013  
1990-   UDFA-NYA
Retired  
30David RobertsonP5-11 180 R-R 1985-04-09 23Birmingham,Alabama MLB2005-20192008-2019Central (Tuscaloosa,AL)Alabama
2006-17- 524-NYA
ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
12Alex Rodriguez3B6-3 195 R-R 1975-07-27 32New York,New York MLB1994-20161994-2016Westminster Christian (Miami,FL)
1993- 1-   1-SEA
Free Agent  
13Ivan RodriguezC5-9 205 R-R 1971-11-30 36Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1989-20111991-2011  
1988-   UDFA-TEX
 
77Humberto SanchezP6-6 230 R-R 1983-05-28 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2002-20122008-2008South Bronx (Bronx,NY)Rockland CC, Connors St
2001-31- 927-DET
 
39Richie Sexson1B6-7 206 R-R 1974-12-29 33Portland,Oregon MLB1993-20081997-2008Prairie (Vancouver,WA)
1993-24- 671-CLE
 
38Chris StewartC6-4 200 R-R 1982-02-19 26Fontana,California MLB2001-20192006-2018Canyon Springs (Moreno Valley,CA)Riverside CC
2001-12- 373-CHA
Free Agent  
61Billy TraberP6-5 205 L-L 1979-09-18 28Torrance,California MLB1998-20102003-2009El Segundo (El Segundo,CA)Loyola Marymount U.
2000- 1-  16-NYN
 
41Jose VerasP6-5 230 R-R 1980-10-20 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1998-20162006-2014  
1998-   UDFA-TBA
Free Agent  
40Chien-Ming WangP6-3 230 R-R 1980-03-31 28Tainan,Taiwan MLB2000-20162005-2016  
2000-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
51 Players