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2009 Detroit TigersSeason Roster
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Alfredo Figaro played for the 2009 Detroit Tigers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameTigers
LocationDetroit,Michigan
Record86-77 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank7thMLB Rank16th
BallparkComerica Park
ManagerJim LeylandGeneral ManagerDave Dombrowski
CoachesRafael Belliard (Assistant Coach), Jeff Jones (Bullpen Coach), Rick Knapp (Pitching Coach), Gene Lamont (Third Base Coach), Lloyd McClendon (Hitting Coach), Andy Van Slyke (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJacob Turner (#9)
Payroll$115,085,145 (Rank: 5th)
Attendance2,567,185 (Rank: 12th)
Minor League AffiliatesToledo Mud Hens (AAA) 73-70 ... Erie SeaWolves (AA) 71-70 ... Lakeland Flying Tigers (A+) 55-75 ... West Michigan Whitecaps (A) 81-59 ... Oneonta Tigers (A-) 35-39 ... Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk) 29-30 ...
Years Available1901-2019

Team History -- 2009 Statistics -- 2009 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 2009 Detroit Tigers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2009 baseball season.

2009 Detroit Tigers 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)
13Josh AndersonLF6-2 195 L-R 1982-08-10 26Somerset,Kentucky MLB2001-20102007-2009Pulaski County (Somerset,KY)Eastern Kentucky U.
2003- 4- 119-HOU
 
14Alex AvilaC5-11 210 L-R 1987-01-29 22Pembroke Pines,Florida MLB2006-20192009-2019Archbishop McCarthy (Fort Lauderdale,FL)Alabama
2008- 5- 163-DET
DL-10Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
38Jeremy BondermanP6-0 210 R-R 1982-10-28 26Pasco,Washington MLB2002-20132003-2013Pasco (Pasco,WA)
2001- 1-  26-OAK
Free Agent  
49Eddie BonineP6-5 205 R-R 1981-06-06 28Columbus,Georgia MLB2000-20132008-2010Mountain Ridge (Glendale,AZ)Nevada, Glendale CC
2003-23- 671-SDN
Free Agent  
24Miguel Cabrera1B6-2 218 R-R 1983-04-18 26Maracay,Venezuela MLB2000-20192003-2019  
1999-   UDFA-FLO
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
27Brent DlugachSS-3B6-5 200 R-R 1983-03-03 26Germantown,Tennessee MLB2002-20122009-2009Houston (Germantown,TN)Memphis
2004- 6- 163-DET
Free Agent  
40Freddy DolsiP6-0 160 R-R 1983-01-06 26San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB2003-20112008-2009  
2003-   UDFA-DET
 
4Adam EverettSS6-0 156 R-R 1977-02-02 32Austell,Georgia MLB1996-20112001-2011Harrison (Kennesaw,GA)South Carolina, North Carolina St
1998- 1-  12-BOS
 
41Casey FienP6-2 195 R-R 1983-10-21 25Santa Rosa,California MLB2003-20172009-2017Kennedy (La Palma,CA)Cal Poly, William Penn U., Golden West Col
2006-20- 592-DET
Free Agent  
43Alfredo FigaroP6-0 173 R-R 1984-07-07 24Samana,Dom Rep MLB2006-20162009-2014  
2004-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
53Luke FrenchP6-4 220 L-L 1985-09-13 23Salina,Kansas MLB2004-20122009-2010Heritage (Littleton,CO)
2004- 8- 223-DET
Free Agent  
58Armando GalarragaP6-3 170 R-R 1982-01-15 27Caracas,Venezuela MLB2001-20152007-2012  
1998-   UDFA-MON
Retired  
28Curtis GrandersonCF6-1 180 L-R 1981-03-16 28Blue Island,Illinois MLB2000-20192004-2019Thornton Fractional South (Lansing,IL)Illinois-Chicago
2002- 3-  80-DET
ActiveMiami Marlins (MLB)
9Carlos GuillenLF-DH6-1 180 B-R 1975-09-30 33Maracay,Venezuela MLB1995-20111998-2011  
1992-   UDFA-HOU
Retired  
19Aubrey HuffDH6-4 220 L-R 1976-12-20 32Marion,Ohio MLB1997-20122000-2012Brewer (Fort Worth,TX)Miami, Vernon Col
1998- 5- 162-TBA
Retired  
15Brandon Inge3B5-11 185 R-R 1977-05-19 32Lynchburg,Virginia MLB1996-20132001-2013Brookville (Lynchburg,VA)Virginia Commonwealth U.
1998- 2-  57-DET
Free Agent  
36Edwin JacksonP6-3 190 R-R 1983-09-09 25Neu-Ulm,Germany MLB2001-20182003-2018Shaw (Columbus,GA)
2001- 6- 190-LAN
MinorsOakland Athletics (MLB)
32Don KellyLF6-4 190 L-R 1980-02-15 29Butler,Pennsylvania MLB2001-20162007-2016Mount Lebanon (Pittsburgh,PA)Point Park Col
2001- 8- 237-DET
Free Agent  
8Gerald LairdC6-2 195 R-R 1979-11-13 29Westminster,California MLB1999-20162003-2015La Quinta (Westminster,CA)Cypress Col
1998- 2-  45-OAK
Free Agent  
40Chris LambertP6-1 205 R-R 1983-03-08 26Burlingame,California MLB2003-20092008-2009Manchester Memorial (Manchester,NH)Boston Col
2004- 1-  19-SLN
 
19Jeff LarishDH-1B6-2 195 L-R 1982-10-11 26Iowa City,Iowa MLB2002-20132008-2010McClintock (Tempe,AZ)Arizona St
2005- 5- 150-DET
Free Agent  
37Brandon LyonP6-1 170 R-R 1979-08-10 29Salt Lake City,Utah MLB2000-20142001-2013Taylorsville (Salt Lake City,UT)Dixie St Utah
1999-14- 433-TOR
Free Agent  
31Zach MinerP6-3 190 R-R 1982-03-12 27St. Louis,Missouri MLB2001-20142006-2013Palm Beach Gardens (Palm Beach Gardens,FL)
2000- 4- 106-ATL
Free Agent  
59Fu-Te NiP6-0 170 L-L 1982-11-14 26Pingtung,Taiwan MLB2009-20152009-2010  
2009-   UDFA-DET
MinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
30Magglio OrdonezRF6-0 200 R-R 1974-01-28 35Caracas,Venezuela MLB1992-20111997-2011  
1991-   UDFA-CHA
Retired  
45Ryan PerryP6-4 200 R-R 1987-02-13 22Pomona,California MLB2006-20152009-2012Marana (Marana,AZ)Arizona
2008- 1-  21-DET
Free Agent  
14Placido Polanco2B5-10 168 R-R 1975-10-10 33Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1994-20131998-2013   Miami-Dade Col
1994-19- 530-SLN
Free Agent  
48Rick PorcelloP6-5 195 R-R 1988-12-27 20Morristown,New Jersey MLB2008-20192009-2019Seton Hall Prep (West Orange,NJ)
2007- 1-  27-DET
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
25Ryan RaburnLF6-0 180 R-R 1981-04-17 28Tampa,Florida MLB2000-20172004-2017Durant (Plant City,FL)South Florida St, Florida
2001- 5- 147-DET
Free Agent  
60Wilkin RamirezLF-RF6-2 190 R-R 1985-10-25 23Bani,Dom Rep MLB2003-20162009-2013  
2003-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
50Clay RapadaP6-5 180 R-L 1981-03-09 28Portsmouth,Virginia MLB2002-20152007-2013Deep Creek (Chesapeake,VA)Virginia St
2002-   UDFA-CHN
Free Agent  
59Juan RinconP5-11 190 R-R 1979-01-23 30Miranda,Venezuela MLB1997-20142001-2010  
1996-   UDFA-MIN
Indy League  
29Nate RobertsonP6-2 215 L-R 1977-09-03 31Wichita,Kansas MLB1997-20142002-2010Maize (Maize,KS)Wichita St
1999- 5- 146-FLO
Free Agent  
56Fernando RodneyP5-11 170 R-R 1977-03-18 32Samana,Dom Rep MLB1999-20192002-2019  
1997-   UDFA-DET
ActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)
55Dusty RyanC6-4 230 R-R 1984-09-02 24Merced,California MLB2003-20112008-2009Golden Valley (Merced,CA)Merced Col
2003-48-1405-DET
 
39Ramon SantiagoSS5-11 150 B-R 1979-08-31 29Las Matas de Farfan,Dom Rep MLB1999-20152002-2014  
1998-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
57Dane SardinhaC5-11 215 R-R 1979-04-08 30Honolulu,Hawaii MLB1998-20112003-2011Kamehameha (Honolulu,HI)Pepperdine U.
2000- 2-  46-CIN
 
44Bobby SeayP6-2 221 L-L 1978-06-20 31Sarasota,Florida MLB1997-20092001-2009Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)
1996- 1-  12-CHA
 
33Marcus ThamesDH6-2 205 R-R 1977-03-06 32Louisville,Mississippi MLB1997-20112002-2011Louisville (Louisville,MS)East Central CC
1996-30- 899-NYA
 
34Clete ThomasRF5-11 205 L-R 1983-11-14 25Jacksonville,Florida MLB2003-20142008-2013Mosley (Panama City,FL)Auburn U.
2005- 6- 180-DET
Free Agent  
20Matt TreanorC6-2 225 R-R 1976-03-03 33Garden Grove,California MLB1994-20122004-2012Mater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)
1994- 4- 107-KCA
Retired  
35Justin VerlanderP6-5 200 R-R 1983-02-20 26Manakin-Sabot,Virginia MLB2002-20192005-2019Goochland (Goochland,VA)Old Dominion U.
2004- 1-   2-DET
ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)
53Jarrod WashburnP6-1 198 L-L 1974-08-13 34La Crosse,Wisconsin MLB1994-20091998-2009Webster (Webster,WI)Wisconsin-Oshkosh
1995- 2-  31-CAL
 
21Dontrelle WillisP6-4 250 L-L 1982-01-12 27Oakland,California MLB2000-20142003-2011Encinal (Alameda,CA)
2000- 8- 223-CHN
Retired  
54Joel ZumayaP6-3 210 R-R 1984-11-09 24Chula Vista,California MLB2002-20102006-2010Bonita Vista (Chula Vista,CA)
2002-11- 320-DET
Free Agent  
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