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2008 St. Louis CardinalsSeason Roster
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Russ Springer played for the 2008 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record86-76 (4th in National League Central)League Rank6thMLB Rank12th
BallparkBusch Stadium III
ManagerTony La RussaGeneral ManagerJohn Mozeliak
CoachesDave Duncan (Pitching Coach), Marty Mason (Bullpen Coach), Dave McKay (First Base Coach), Hal McRae (Hitting Coach), Jose Oquendo (Third Base Coach), Joe Pettini (Bench Coach), Tom Spencer (Minor League Outfield Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBrett Wallace (#13)
Payroll$99,624,449 (Rank: 11th)
Attendance3,430,660 (Rank: 4th)
Minor League AffiliatesMemphis Redbirds (AAA) 75-67 ... Springfield Cardinals (AA) 76-64 ... Palm Beach Cardinals (A+) 75-62 ... Quad Cities River Bandits (A) 68-66 ... Batavia Muckdogs (A-) 46-28 ... Johnson City Cardinals (Rk) 36-30 ... Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk) 17-38 ...
Years Available1892-2019

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 St. Louis Cardinals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2008 baseball season.

2008 St. Louis Cardinals 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)
24Rick AnkielCF6-1 210 L-L 1979-07-19 28Fort Pierce,Florida MLB1998-20131999-2013Port St. Lucie (Port St. Lucie,FL)
1997- 2-  72-SLN
Retired  
23Brian Barden3B5-11 195 R-R 1981-04-02 27Templeton,California MLB2000-20142007-2010St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)Oregon St
2002- 6- 189-ARI
Free Agent  
54Brian BartonLF6-3 187 R-R 1982-04-25 26Los Angeles,California MLB2001-20142008-2008Westchester (Los Angeles,CA)Miami, Loyola Marymount U.
2000-38-1137-LAN
 
68Mitchell BoggsP6-3 195 R-R 1984-02-15 24Dalton,Georgia MLB2003-20152008-2013Dalton (Dalton,GA)Georgia, Tennessee-Chattanooga
2005- 5- 170-SLN
Free Agent  
29Chris CarpenterP6-6 225 R-R 1975-04-27 33Exeter,New Hampshire MLB1994-20131997-2012Trinity (Manchester,NH)
1993- 1-  15-TOR
Retired  
16Chris DuncanLF6-5 210 L-R 1981-05-05 27Tucson,Arizona MLB1999-20102005-2009Canyon del Oro (Tucson,AZ)
1999- 1-  46-SLN
 
34Randy FloresP6-0 180 L-L 1975-07-31 32Bellflower,California MLB1994-20112002-2010El Rancho (Pico Rivera,CA)USC
1997- 9- 289-NYA
 
31Ryan FranklinP6-3 185 R-R 1973-03-05 35Fort Smith,Arkansas MLB1993-20111999-2011Spiro (Spiro,OK)Seminole St
1992-23- 642-SEA
 
64Jaime GarciaP6-2 200 L-L 1986-07-08 21Reynosa,Mexico MLB2006-20182008-2018Sharyland (Mission,TX)
2005-22- 680-SLN
Retired  
8Troy Glaus3B6-5 229 R-R 1976-08-03 31Tarzana,California MLB1995-20101998-2010Carlsbad (Carlsbad,CA)UCLA
1997- 1-   3-ANA
 
44Jason IsringhausenP6-3 210 R-R 1972-09-07 35Brighton,Illinois MLB1991-20121995-2012Southwestern (Piasa,IL)Lewis and Clark CC
1991-44-1157-NYN
Free Agent  
3Cesar IzturisSS5-9 155 B-R 1980-02-10 28Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB1997-20132001-2013  
1996-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent  
56Kelvin JimenezP6-2 153 R-R 1980-10-27 27Sanchez,Dom Rep MLB2001-20122007-2008  
2000-   UDFA-TEX
 
53Mark JohnsonC6-0 185 L-R 1975-09-12 32Wheat Ridge,Colorado MLB1994-20101998-2008Warner Robins (Warner Robins,GA)
1994- 1-  26-CHA
 
7Adam Kennedy2B6-2 180 L-R 1976-01-10 32Riverside,California MLB1995-20121999-2012J.W North (Riverside,CA)Cal St Northridge
1997- 1-  20-SLN
Free Agent  
52Josh KinneyP6-1 195 R-R 1979-03-31 29Coudersport,Pennsylvania MLB1998-20142006-2012Port Allegany (Port Allegany,PA)Quincy U.
2001-   UDFA-SLN
Free Agent  
21Jason LaRueC5-11 200 R-R 1974-03-19 34Houston,Texas MLB1995-20101999-2010Spring Valley (Spring Valley,TX)Dallas Baptist U.
1995- 5- 139-CIN
 
26Kyle LohseP6-2 190 R-R 1978-10-04 29Chico,California MLB1997-20182001-2016Hamilton Union (Hamilton City,CA)Butte Col
1996-29- 862-CHN
Retired  
41Braden LooperP6-5 225 R-R 1974-12-28 33Weatherford,Oklahoma MLB1994-20091998-2009Mangum (Mangum,OK)Wichita St
1996- 1-   3-SLN
 
22Felipe Lopez2B-3B6-1 175 B-R 1980-05-12 28Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1998-20112001-2011Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL)
1998- 1-   8-TOR
 
47Ryan LudwickRF6-3 205 R-L 1978-07-13 29Satellite Beach,Florida MLB1997-20142002-2014Durango (Las Vegas,NV)UNLV
1999- 2-  60-OAK
Retired  
62Joe MatherLF-RF6-5 225 R-R 1982-07-23 25Sand Point,Idaho MLB2001-20142008-2012Mountain Pointe (Phoenix,AZ)
2001- 3- 104-SLN
Free Agent  
46Kyle McClellanP6-2 180 R-R 1984-06-12 24Florissant,Missouri MLB2002-20132008-2013Hazelwood West (Hazelwood,MO)
2002-25- 762-SLN
Free Agent  
12Aaron Miles2B5-8 170 B-R 1976-12-15 31Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1995-20162003-2011Antioch (Antioch,CA)
1995-19- 529-HOU
Retired  
4Yadier MolinaC5-11 187 R-R 1982-07-13 25Vega Alta,Puerto Rico MLB2001-20192004-2019Maestro Ladi (Vega Alta,PR)
2000- 4- 113-SLN
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
60Jason MotteP6-0 200 R-R 1982-06-22 26Port Huron,Michigan MLB2002-20172008-2017Valley Central (Montgomery,NY)Iona Col
2003-19- 575-SLN
Free Agent  
30Mark MulderP6-6 200 L-L 1977-08-05 30South Holland,Illinois MLB1997-20082000-2008Thornwood (South Holland,IL)Michigan St
1998- 1-   2-OAK
Free Agent  
65Mike ParisiP6-3 215 R-R 1983-04-18 25Huntington,New York MLB2002-20132008-2008Sachem North (Lake Ronkonkoma,NY)Manhattan Col
2004- 9- 270-SLN
 
63Chris PerezP6-4 225 R-R 1985-07-01 22Bradenton,Florida MLB2004-20152008-2014IMG Academy (Bradenton,FL)Miami
2006- 1-  42-SLN
Retired  
33Josh Phelps1B-LF6-3 220 R-R 1978-05-02 30Anchorage,Alaska MLB1996-20102000-2008Lakeland (Rathdrum,ID)
1996-10- 279-TOR
 
35Joel PineiroP6-1 180 R-R 1978-09-25 29Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB1997-20152000-2011Colonial (Orlando,FL)Florida SouthWestern St
1997-12- 373-SEA
Free Agent  
5Albert Pujols1B6-3 230 R-R 1980-01-16 28Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2000-20192001-2019Fort Osage (Independence,MO)Maple Woods CC
1999-13- 402-SLN
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
23Anthony ReyesP6-2 215 R-R 1981-10-16 26Downey,California MLB2000-20122005-2009California (Whittier,CA)USC
2003-15- 455-SLN
Free Agent  
13Brendan RyanSS-2B6-2 195 R-R 1982-03-26 26Los Angeles,California MLB2001-20172007-2016Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)Lewis-Clark St
2003- 7- 215-SLN
Free Agent  
55Skip SchumakerCF-LF5-10 175 L-R 1980-02-03 28Torrance,California MLB1999-20152005-2015Aliso Niguel (Aliso Viejo,CA)California-Santa Barbara, Loyola Marymount U.
2001- 5- 164-SLN
Retired  
36Russ SpringerP6-4 220 R-R 1968-11-07 39Alexandria,Louisiana MLB1987-20101992-2010Grant (Dry Prong,LA)Louisiana St
1989- 7- 181-NYA
 
61Nick StavinohaLF6-2 225 R-R 1982-05-03 26Houston,Texas MLB2004-20142008-2010Jersey Village (Houston,TX)Louisiana St, San Jacinto Col
2005- 7- 230-SLN
 
48Brad ThompsonP6-1 190 R-R 1982-01-31 26Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2003-20132005-2010Cimarron Memorial (Las Vegas,NV)Dixie St Utah
2002-16- 492-SLN
 
27Ron VilloneP6-3 237 L-L 1970-01-16 38Englewood,New Jersey MLB1991-20111995-2009South Bergenfield (Bergenfield,NJ)Massachusetts
1992- 1-  14-SEA
 
50Adam WainwrightP6-6 190 R-R 1981-08-30 26St. Simons Island,Georgia MLB2000-20192005-2019Glynn Academy (Brunswick,GA)
2000- 1-  29-ATL
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
59Rico Washington3B5-9 194 L-R 1978-05-30 30Milledgeville,Georgia MLB1997-20122008-2008Jones County (Gray,GA)
1997-10- 302-PIT
 
37Todd WellemeyerP6-3 205 R-R 1978-08-30 29Louisville,Kentucky MLB1998-20112003-2010Eastern (Louisville,KY)Bellarmine U.
2000- 4- 103-CHN
 
67Mark WorrellP6-1 190 R-R 1983-03-08 25Palm Beach Gardens,Florida MLB2002-20132008-2011John I. Leonard (Greenacres,FL)Indian River St, Arizona, Florida International U.
2004-12- 360-SLN
 
43 Players