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2008 Washington NationalsSeason Roster
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Ray King played for the 2008 Washington Nationals
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameNationals
LocationWashington,DC
Record59-102 (5th in National League East)League Rank16thMLB Rank30th
BallparkNationals Park
ManagerManny ActaGeneral ManagerJim Bowden
CoachesRicardo Aponte (Bullpen Coach), Pat Corrales (Bench Coach), Lenny Harris (Hitting Coach), Jerry Morales (First Base Coach), Randy St. Claire (Pitching Coach), Tim Tolman (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAaron Crow (#9)
Payroll$54,961,000 (Rank: 26th)
Attendance2,320,400 (Rank: 20th)
Minor League AffiliatesColumbus Clippers (AAA) 69-73 ... Harrisburg Senators (AA) 74-69 ... Potomac Nationals (A+) 79-61 ... Hagerstown Suns (A) 61-78 ... Vermont Lake Monsters (A-) 33-42 ... Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk) 33-22 ...
Years Available1969-2019

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 Washington Nationals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2008 baseball season.

2008 Washington Nationals 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)
56Luis AyalaP6-2 170 R-R 1978-01-12 30Los Mochis,Mexico MLB2000-20172003-2013  
2002-   UDFA-MON
Free Agent  
40Collin BalesterP6-5 190 R-R 1986-06-06 22Huntington Beach,California MLB2004-20172008-2015Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)
2004- 4- 114-MON
Free Agent  
10Ronnie Belliard1B-3B5-8 180 R-R 1976-07-04 31Bronx,New York MLB1994-20111998-2010Miami Central (Miami,FL)
1994- 8- 207-MIL
Retired  
57Jay BergmannP6-4 185 R-R 1981-09-25 26Neptune,New Jersey MLB2000-20132005-2010Manalapan (Manalapan,NJ)Rutgers U.
2002-11- 317-MON
Free Agent  
7,2Roger BernadinaCF6-0 170 L-L 1984-06-12 24Willemstad,Curacao MLB2002-20162008-2014  
2001-   UDFA-MON
Free Agent  
6,7Emilio Bonifacio2B5-10 160 R-R 1985-04-23 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2003-20192007-2017  
2001-   UDFA-ARI
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AAA)
8Aaron Boone1B6-2 200 R-R 1973-03-09 35La Mesa,California MLB1992-20091997-2009Villa Park (Orange,CA)USC
1994- 3-  72-CIN
 
5Kory Casto1B-3B6-0 190 L-R 1981-12-08 26Salem,Oregon MLB2001-20102007-2008North Marion (Aurora,OR)Portland
2003- 3-  87-MON
 
47Matt ChicoP5-11 190 L-L 1983-06-10 25Fullerton,California MLB2002-20122007-2010Fallbrook Union (Fallbrook,CA)Palomar Col, USC
2003- 3-  96-ARI
 
19Tyler ClippardP6-3 170 R-R 1985-02-14 23Lexington,Kentucky MLB2003-20192007-2019J.W. Mitchell (Trinity,FL)
2003- 9- 274-NYA
ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
43Jesus ColomeP6-2 170 R-R 1979-03-23 29San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1994-20152001-2010  
1996-   UDFA-OAK
 
32Chad CorderoP6-0 195 R-R 1982-03-18 26Upland,California MLB2001-20132003-2010Don Antonio Lugo (Chino,CA)Cal St Fullerton
2003- 1-  20-MON
Free Agent  
34Elijah DukesRF6-2 220 R-R 1984-06-26 24Homestead,Florida MLB2003-20102007-2009Hillsborough (Tampa,FL)
2002- 3-  74-TBA
 
55Johnny EstradaC5-11 195 B-R 1976-06-27 32Hayward,California MLB1997-20082001-2008Roosevelt (Fresno,CA)Col. the Sequoias
1997-17- 506-PHI
 
23Marco EstradaP6-0 180 R-R 1983-07-05 24Sonora,Mexico MLB2002-20192008-2019Sylmar (Sylmar,CA)Long Beach St, Glendale CC
2005- 6- 174-WAS
Free Agent  
3Jesus FloresC6-1 180 R-R 1984-10-26 23Carupano,Venezuela MLB2004-20152007-2012  
2002-   UDFA-NYN
Free Agent  
12Alberto GonzalezSS5-11 160 R-R 1983-04-18 25Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB2004-20162007-2013  
2003-   UDFA-ARI
Free Agent  
15Cristian GuzmanSS6-0 188 B-R 1978-03-21 30Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20101999-2010  
1994-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
38Joel HanrahanP6-2 191 R-R 1981-10-06 26Des Moines,Iowa MLB2000-20132007-2013Norwalk Community (Norwalk,IA)
2000- 2-  57-LAN
Retired  
1Willie HarrisLF5-9 175 L-R 1978-06-22 30Cairo,Georgia MLB1999-20122001-2012Cairo (Cairo,GA)Kennesaw St
1999-24- 727-BAL
Free Agent  
6Anderson Hernandez2B5-9 150 B-R 1982-10-30 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2001-20172005-2010  
2001-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
41Shawn HillP6-2 185 R-R 1981-04-28 27Mississauga,Ontario MLB2000-20152004-2012Bishop P.F. Reding Catholic (Georgetown,ON)
2000- 6- 165-MON
Free Agent  
58Mike HinckleyP6-3 170 R-L 1982-10-05 25Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB2001-20112008-2009Moore (Moore,OK)
2001- 3-  82-MON
 
24Nick Johnson1B6-3 195 L-L 1978-09-19 29Sacramento,California MLB1996-20122001-2012McClatchy (Sacramento,CA)
1996- 3-  89-NYA
Retired  
25Austin KearnsRF6-3 220 R-R 1980-05-20 28Lexington,Kentucky MLB1998-20132002-2013Lafayette (Lexington,KY)
1998- 1-   7-CIN
Free Agent  
36Ray KingP6-1 230 L-L 1974-01-15 34Chicago,Illinois MLB1995-20081999-2008Ripley (Ripley,TN)Lambuth U.
1995- 8- 223-CIN
 
29Ryan LangerhansLF6-3 195 L-L 1980-02-20 28San Antonio,Texas MLB1998-20142002-2013Round Rock (Round Rock,TX)
1998- 3- 101-ATL
Free Agent  
31John LannanP6-5 200 L-L 1984-09-27 23Long Beach,New York MLB2003-20172007-2014Chaminade (Mineola,NY)Siena Col
2005-11- 324-WAS
Free Agent  
16Paul LoDucaC-1B5-10 185 R-R 1972-04-12 36Brooklyn,New York MLB1993-20101998-2008Apollo (Glendale,AZ)Arizona St, Glendale CC
1993-25- 690-LAN
 
2Felipe Lopez2B6-1 175 B-R 1980-05-12 28Bayamon,Puerto Rico MLB1998-20112001-2011Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL)
1998- 1-   8-TOR
 
12Rob MackowiakLF5-10 168 L-R 1976-06-20 32Oak Lawn,Illinois MLB1996-20092001-2008Oak Lawn Community (Oak Lawn,IL)South Suburban Col
1996-53-1499-PIT
 
36Charlie ManningP6-2 180 L-L 1979-03-31 29Winter Haven,Florida MLB2000-20142008-2008Winter Haven (Winter Haven,FL)Tampa
2001- 9- 275-NYA
 
51Shairon MartisP6-1 175 R-R 1987-03-30 21Willemstad,Curacao MLB2005-20182008-2013  
2004-   UDFA-SFN
Free Agent  
44Lastings MilledgeCF6-1 180 R-R 1985-04-05 23Bradenton,Florida MLB2003-20172006-2011Lakewood Ranch (Bradenton,FL)
2003- 1-  12-NYN
International  
50Garrett MockP6-4 215 R-R 1983-04-25 25Houston,Texas MLB2003-20132008-2010North Shore (Houston,TX)Houston, Grayson County Col
2004- 3-  86-ARI
Free Agent  
23Luke MontzC6-2 205 R-R 1983-07-07 24Lafayette,Louisiana MLB2003-20152008-2013Acadiana (Lafayette,LA)Hill Col
2003-17- 507-MON
Free Agent  
53Wil NievesC5-11 190 R-R 1977-09-25 30San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1996-20152002-2015  
1995-47-1286-SDN
Free Agent  
54Mike O'ConnorP6-3 170 L-L 1980-08-17 27Dallas,Texas MLB1999-20132006-2011Mount Saint Joseph (Baltimore,MD)George Washington U.
2002- 7- 197-MON
Free Agent  
4Pete OrrSS-3B6-1 175 L-R 1979-06-08 29Richmond Hill,Ontario MLB2000-20152005-2013Newmarket (Newmarket,ON)Galveston Col
2000-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
26Wily Mo PenaLF6-3 215 R-R 1982-01-23 26Lagunda Salada,Dom Rep MLB1999-20172002-2011  
1999-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
49,45Odalis PerezP6-0 150 L-L 1978-06-07 30Las Matas de Farfan,Dom Rep MLB1995-20081998-2008  
1994-   UDFA-ATL
 
51Jon RauchP6-11 255 R-R 1978-09-27 29Louisville,Kentucky MLB1997-20132002-2013Oldham County (Buckner,KY)Morehead St
1999- 3-  99-CHA
Free Agent  
17Tim ReddingP6-0 215 R-R 1978-02-12 30Rochester,New York MLB1997-20132001-2009Churchville-Chili (Churchville,NY)Monroe CC
1997-20- 610-HOU
Free Agent  
52Saul RiveraP5-11 155 R-R 1977-12-07 30San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1997-20122006-2010   Mobile
1998- 9- 259-MIN
 
22Brian SanchesP6-0 190 R-R 1978-08-08 29Beaumont,Texas MLB1997-20132006-2012Nederland (Nederland,TX)Lamar U.
1999- 2-  54-KCA
Free Agent  
45,49Chris SchroderP6-3 210 R-R 1978-08-20 29Okarche,Oklahoma MLB2001-20102006-2008Okarchee (Okarchee,OK)Oklahoma City U., Seminole St
2001-19- 562-MON
 
59Steven ShellP6-5 195 R-R 1983-03-10 25Longview,Texas MLB2001-20112008-2009El Reno (El Reno,OK)
2001- 3-  81-ANA
 
37Levale SpeignerP5-11 165 R-R 1980-09-24 27Thomasville,Georgia MLB2000-20102007-2008Thomasville (Thomasville,GA)Auburn U.
2003-14- 418-MIN
 
21Dmitri Young1B6-2 235 B-R 1973-10-11 34Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1991-20091996-2008Rio Mesa (Oxnard,CA)
1991- 1-   4-SLN
 
11Ryan Zimmerman3B6-2 210 R-R 1984-09-28 23Washington,North Carolina MLB2003-20192005-2019Kellam (Virginia Beach,VA)Virginia
2005- 1-   4-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
50 Players