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2008 Boston Red SoxSeason Roster
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Mike Timlin played for the 2008 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record95-67 (2nd in American League East)League Rank3rdMLB Rank4th
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerTerry FranconaGeneral ManagerTheo Epstein
CoachesLuis Alicea (First Base Coach), John Farrell (Pitching Coach), DeMarlo Hale (Third Base Coach), Dave Magadan (Hitting Coach), Brad Mills (Bench Coach), Gary Tuck (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsLost in ALCS (Tampa Bay)
#1 Draft PickCasey Kelly (#30)
Payroll$133,390,035 (Rank: 4th)
Attendance3,048,250 (Rank: 10th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 85-58 ... Portland Sea Dogs (AA) 74-66 ... Lancaster JetHawks (A+) 76-64 ... Greenville Drive (A) 79-69 ... Lowell Spinners (A-) 40-33 ... Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk) 28-27 ...
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 Boston Red Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2008 baseball season.

2008 Boston Red Sox 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)
53David AardsmaP6-5 200 R-R 1981-12-27 26Denver,Colorado MLB2001-20172004-2015Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)Rice U., Penn St
2003- 1-  22-SFN
Retired  
55Jeff Bailey1B6-2 205 R-R 1978-11-19 29Longview,Washington MLB1997-20112007-2009Kelso (Kelso,WA)
1997- 2-  64-FLO
 
44Jason BayLF6-2 200 R-R 1978-09-20 29Trail,BC MLB1999-20132003-2013J.L. Crowe (Trail,BC)Gonzaga U., North Idaho Col
2000-22- 645-MON
Free Agent  
19Josh BeckettP6-4 190 R-R 1980-05-15 28Spring,Texas MLB2000-20142001-2014Spring (Spring,TX)
1999- 1-   2-FLO
Retired  
64Mike BowdenP6-3 215 R-R 1986-09-09 21Winfield,Illinois MLB2005-20192008-2013Waubonsie Valley (Aurora,IL)
2005- 1-  47-BOS
Free Agent  
61Clay BuchholzP6-3 190 L-R 1984-08-14 23Lumberton,Texas MLB2004-20192007-2019Lumberton (Lumberton,TX)McNeese St, Angelina Col
2005- 1-  42-BOS
ActiveToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
36Paul ByrdP6-1 184 R-R 1970-12-03 37Louisville,Kentucky MLB1989-20091995-2009St. Xavier (Louisville,KY)Louisiana St
1991- 4- 112-CLE
 
54Chris CarterLF6-0 225 L-L 1982-09-16 25Fremont,California MLB2002-20142008-2010De La Salle (Concord,CA)Stanford U.
2004-17- 506-ARI
International  
22Sean Casey1B6-4 226 L-R 1974-07-02 33Willingsboro,New Jersey MLB1993-20081997-2008Upper St. Clair (Upper St. Clair,PA)Richmond
1995- 2-  53-CLE
 
36,30Kevin CashC6-0 185 R-R 1977-12-06 30Tampa,Florida MLB1997-20112002-2010Gaither (Tampa,FL)Florida St
1999-   UDFA-TOR
 
40Bartolo ColonP6-0 230 R-R 1973-05-24 35Altamira,Dom Rep MLB1994-20181997-2018  
1993-   UDFA-CLE
Free Agent  
13Alex CoraSS6-0 180 L-R 1975-10-18 32Caguas,Puerto Rico MLB1994-20111998-2011   Miami
1996- 3-  88-LAN
 
30Bryan CoreyP6-0 170 R-R 1973-10-21 34Thousand Oaks,California MLB1993-20121998-2008Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1993-12- 333-DET
 
10Coco CrispCF6-0 185 B-R 1979-11-01 28Los Angeles,California MLB1999-20162002-2016Inglewood (Inglewood,CA)Los Angeles Pierce Col
1999- 7- 222-SLN
Free Agent  
17Manny DelcarmenP6-2 190 R-R 1982-02-16 26Boston,Massachusetts MLB2001-20182005-2010West Roxbury (West Roxbury,MA)
2000- 2-  62-BOS
Free Agent  
7JD DrewRF6-1 195 L-R 1975-11-20 32Valdosta,Georgia MLB1995-20111998-2011Lowndes County (Valdosta,GA)Florida St
1998- 1-   5-SLN
 
46Jacoby EllsburyCF-LF6-1 185 L-L 1983-09-11 24Madras,Oregon MLB2003-20172007-2017Madras (Madras,OR)Oregon St
2005- 1-  23-BOS
DL-60New York Yankees (MLB)
43Devern HansackP6-2 175 R-R 1978-02-05 30Pearl Lagoon,Nicaragua MLB2002-20092006-2008  
1999-   UDFA-HOU
 
56Craig HansenP6-6 210 R-R 1983-11-15 24Glen Cove,New York MLB2003-20122005-2009Glen Cove (Glen Cove,NY)St. John's U.
2005- 1-  26-BOS
Free Agent  
11Mark KotsayRF6-0 190 L-L 1975-12-02 32Whittier,California MLB1994-20131997-2013Santa Fe (Santa Fe Springs,CA)Cal St Fullerton
1996- 1-   9-FLO
Free Agent  
68George KottarasC6-0 180 L-R 1983-05-16 25Scarborough,Ontario MLB2003-20162008-2014Milliken Mills (Markham,ON)Connors St
2002-20- 595-SDN
Free Agent  
31Jon LesterP6-3 200 L-L 1984-01-07 24Tacoma,Washington MLB2002-20192006-2019Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma,WA)
2002- 2-  57-BOS
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
48Javier LopezP6-4 225 L-L 1977-07-11 30San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1996-20162003-2016Robinson Secondary School (Fairfax,VA)Virginia
1998- 4- 133-ARI
Retired  
25Mike Lowell3B6-4 205 R-R 1974-02-24 34San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1993-20101998-2010Coral Gables (Coral Gables,FL)Florida International U.
1995-20- 562-NYA
 
12Jed LowrieSS-3B6-0 180 B-R 1984-04-17 24Salem,Oregon MLB2003-20192008-2019North Salem (Salem,OR)Stanford U.
2005- 1-  45-BOS
ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
23Julio LugoSS6-1 165 R-R 1975-11-16 32Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1995-20112000-2011   Connors St
1994-43-1193-HOU
 
63Justin MastersonP6-6 235 R-R 1985-03-22 23Beavercreek,Ohio MLB2006-20172008-2015Beavercreek (Beavercreek,OH)San Diego St, Bethel Col
2006- 2-  71-BOS
Retired  
18Daisuke MatsuzakaP6-0 185 R-R 1980-09-13 27Tokyo,Japan MLB1999-20162007-2014  
2007-   UDFA-BOS
Free Agent  
44Brandon MossRF-LF6-0 180 L-R 1983-09-16 24Monroe,Georgia MLB2002-20172007-2017Loganville (Loganville,GA)
2002- 8- 238-BOS
Free Agent  
37Hideki OkajimaP6-2 189 L-L 1975-12-25 32Kyoto,Japan MLB1995-20152007-2013  
2006-   UDFA-BOS
Free Agent  
34David OrtizDH6-4 237 L-L 1975-11-18 32Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1994-20161997-2016  
1992-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
58Jonathan PapelbonP6-4 220 R-R 1980-11-23 27Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB2001-20162005-2016Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville,FL)Mississippi St
2003- 4- 114-BOS
Free Agent  
62David PauleyP6-2 170 R-R 1983-06-17 25Longmont,Colorado MLB2001-20142006-2012Longmont (Longmont,CO)
2001- 8- 240-SDN
Free Agent  
15Dustin Pedroia2B5-9 180 R-R 1983-08-17 24Woodland,California MLB2002-20192006-2019Woodland (Woodland,CA)Arizona St
2004- 2-  65-BOS
DL-60Boston Red Sox (AA)
24Manny RamirezLF6-0 205 R-R 1972-05-30 36Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1991-20141993-2011George Washington (New York,NY)
1991- 1-  13-CLE
Free Agent  
28David RossC6-2 205 R-R 1977-03-19 31Bainbridge,Georgia MLB1989-20162002-2016Florida State University (Tallahassee,FL)Florida, Auburn U.
1998- 7- 216-LAN
Retired  
59Chris SmithP6-2 191 R-R 1981-04-09 27Apple Valley,California MLB2000-20172008-2017Hesperia (Hesperia,CA)California-Riverside
2002- 4- 118-BOS
Free Agent  
39Kyle SnyderP6-8 220 R-R 1977-09-09 30Houston,Texas MLB1997-20112003-2008Riverview (Sarasota,FL)North Carolina
1999- 1-   7-KCA
 
51Julian TavarezP6-2 190 L-R 1973-05-22 35Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1992-20091993-2009  
1990-   UDFA-CLE
 
3Joe ThurstonLF5-11 175 L-R 1979-09-29 28Fairfield,California MLB1999-20142002-2011Vallejo (Vallejo,CA)Sacramento City Col
1999- 4- 134-LAN
Free Agent  
50Mike TimlinP6-4 210 R-R 1966-03-10 42Midland,Texas MLB1987-20091991-2008Midland (Midland,TX)Southwestern U.
1987- 5- 127-TOR
 
30,60Jon Van EveryRF6-1 185 L-L 1979-11-27 28Brandon,Mississippi MLB2001-20112008-2010University Christian School (Madison,MS)Itawamba CC
2000-29- 876-CLE
 
33Jason VaritekC6-2 220 R-R 1972-04-11 36Rochester,Michigan MLB1991-20111997-2011Lake Brantley (Altamonte Springs,FL)Georgia Tech
1994- 1-  14-SEA
Retired  
51Gil Velazquez2B6-2 170 R-R 1979-10-17 28Los Angeles,California MLB1998-20142008-2013Paramount (Paramount,CA)
1998-14- 424-NYN
Free Agent  
49Tim WakefieldP6-2 210 R-R 1966-08-02 41Melbourne,Florida MLB1988-20111992-2011Eau Gallie (Melbourne,FL)Florida Institute Technology
1988- 8- 200-PIT
Retired  
20Kevin Youkilis1B6-1 220 R-R 1979-03-15 29Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1998-20142004-2013Sycamore (Cincinnati,OH)Cincinnati
2001- 8- 243-BOS
Retired  
51Charlie ZinkP6-1 190 R-R 1979-08-26 28Carmichael,California MLB2001-20112008-2008Oak Ridge (El Dorado Hills,CA)Savannah Col Art & Design
2002-   UDFA-BOS
 
47 Players