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2009 St. Louis CardinalsSeason Roster
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Joe Thurston played for the 2009 St. Louis Cardinals
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCardinals
LocationSt. Louis,Missouri
Record91-71 (2nd in National League Central)League Rank7thMLB Rank11th
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)
PlayoffsLost in NLDS (LA Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickShelby Miller (#19)
Payroll$77,605,109 (Rank: 17th)
Attendance3,343,252 (Rank: 4th)
Minor League AffiliatesMemphis Redbirds (AAA) 77-67 ... Springfield Cardinals (AA) 71-69 ... Palm Beach Cardinals (A+) 61-77 ... Quad Cities River Bandits (A) 61-78 ... Batavia Muckdogs (A-) 37-39 ... Johnson City Cardinals (Rk) 37-30 ... Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk) 25-31 ...
Years Available1892-2019

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 St. Louis Cardinals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2009 baseball season.

2009 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 29Fort 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 28Templeton,California MLB2000-20142007-2010St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)Oregon St
2002- 6- 189-ARI
Free Agent  
41Mitchell BoggsP6-3 195 R-R 1984-02-15 25Dalton,Georgia MLB2003-20152008-2013Dalton (Dalton,GA)Georgia, Tennessee-Chattanooga
2005- 5- 170-SLN
Free Agent  
54Blaine BoyerP6-3 190 R-R 1981-07-11 27Atlanta,Georgia MLB2000-20182005-2018Walton (Marietta,GA)
2000- 3- 100-ATL
Free Agent  
29Chris CarpenterP6-6 225 R-R 1975-04-27 34Exeter,New Hampshire MLB1994-20131997-2012Trinity (Manchester,NH)
1993- 1-  15-TOR
Retired  
16Chris DuncanLF6-5 210 L-R 1981-05-05 28Tucson,Arizona MLB1999-20102005-2009Canyon del Oro (Tucson,AZ)
1999- 1-  46-SLN
 
31Ryan FranklinP6-3 185 R-R 1973-03-05 36Fort Smith,Arkansas MLB1993-20111999-2011Spiro (Spiro,OK)Seminole St
1992-23- 642-SEA
 
8Troy Glaus3B6-5 229 R-R 1976-08-03 32Tarzana,California MLB1995-20101998-2010Carlsbad (Carlsbad,CA)UCLA
1997- 1-   3-ANA
 
3Khalil GreeneSS-3B5-11 210 R-R 1979-10-21 29Butler,Pennsylvania MLB1999-20092003-2009Key West (Key West,FL)Clemson U.
2002- 1-  13-SDN
 
3Tyler GreeneSS6-2 185 R-R 1983-08-17 25Plantation,Florida MLB2003-20142009-2013St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale,FL)Georgia Tech
2005- 1-  30-SLN
Free Agent  
53Blake HawksworthP6-3 190 R-R 1983-03-01 26North Vancouver,BC MLB2002-20122009-2011Eastlake (Sammamish,WA)Bellevue CC
2001-28- 854-SLN
Retired  
34Jarrett Hoffpauir2B5-9 165 R-R 1983-06-18 26Natchez,Mississippi MLB2002-20122009-2010Vidalia (Vidalia,LA)So.Mississippi
2004- 6- 180-SLN
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
15Matt HollidayLF6-4 235 R-R 1980-01-01 29Stillwater,Oklahoma MLB1998-20182004-2018Stillwater (Stillwater,OK)
1998- 7- 210-COL
Free Agent  
52Josh KinneyP6-1 195 R-R 1979-03-31 30Coudersport,Pennsylvania MLB1998-20142006-2012Port Allegany (Port Allegany,PA)Quincy U.
2001-   UDFA-SLN
Free Agent  
26Kyle LohseP6-2 190 R-R 1978-10-04 30Chico,California MLB1997-20182001-2016Hamilton Union (Hamilton City,CA)Butte Col
1996-29- 862-CHN
Retired  
47Ryan LudwickRF6-3 205 R-L 1978-07-13 30Satellite Beach,Florida MLB1997-20142002-2014Durango (Las Vegas,NV)UNLV
1999- 2-  60-OAK
Retired  
12Julio Lugo2B-SS6-1 165 R-R 1975-11-16 33Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1995-20112000-2011   Connors St
1994-43-1193-HOU
 
46Kyle McClellanP6-2 180 R-R 1984-06-12 25Florissant,Missouri MLB2002-20132008-2013Hazelwood West (Hazelwood,MO)
2002-25- 762-SLN
Free Agent  
43Trever MillerP6-4 195 R-L 1973-05-29 36Louisville,Kentucky MLB1991-20111996-2011Trinity (Louisville,KY)
1991- 1-  41-DET
 
54Clayton MortensenP6-4 180 R-R 1985-04-10 24Rexburg,Idaho MLB2005-20172009-2013Madison (Rexburg,ID)Treasure Valley CC, Gonzaga U.
2007- 1-  36-SLN
Free Agent  
60Jason MotteP6-0 200 R-R 1982-06-22 27Port Huron,Michigan MLB2002-20172008-2017Valley Central (Montgomery,NY)Iona Col
2003-19- 575-SLN
Free Agent  
19Matt PagnozziC6-3 200 R-R 1982-11-10 26Miami,Arizona MLB2002-20152009-2014Highland (Gilbert,AZ)Central Arizona Col
2003- 8- 245-SLN
Free Agent  
34Chris PerezP6-4 225 R-R 1985-07-01 23Bradenton,Florida MLB2004-20152008-2014IMG Academy (Bradenton,FL)Miami
2006- 1-  42-SLN
Retired  
35Joel PineiroP6-1 180 R-R 1978-09-25 30Rio 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 29Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2000-20192001-2019Fort Osage (Independence,MO)Maple Woods CC
1999-13- 402-SLN
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
28Colby RasmusCF6-1 175 L-L 1986-08-11 22Columbus,Georgia MLB2005-20182009-2018Russell County (Seale,AL)
2005- 1-  28-SLN
Free Agent  
36Dennys ReyesP6-3 246 L-L 1977-04-19 32Higuera de Zaragoza,Mexico MLB1994-20151997-2011  
1993-   UDFA-LAN
 
33Shane RobinsonRF5-9 165 R-R 1984-10-30 24Tampa,Florida MLB2004-20192009-2018Jesuit (Tampa,FL)Florida St
2006- 5- 166-SLN
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
13Brendan RyanSS6-2 195 R-R 1982-03-26 27Los Angeles,California MLB2001-20172007-2016Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)Lewis-Clark St
2003- 7- 215-SLN
Free Agent  
55Skip Schumaker2B5-10 175 L-R 1980-02-03 29Torrance,California MLB1999-20152005-2015Aliso Niguel (Aliso Viejo,CA)California-Santa Barbara, Loyola Marymount U.
2001- 5- 164-SLN
Retired  
30John SmoltzP6-3 220 R-R 1967-05-15 42Warren,Michigan MLB1986-20091988-2009Waverly (Lansing,MI)
1985-22- 574-DET
 
19Nick StavinohaLF-RF6-2 225 R-R 1982-05-03 27Houston,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 27Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2003-20132005-2010Cimarron Memorial (Las Vegas,NV)Dixie St Utah
2002-16- 492-SLN
 
22Joe Thurston3B-2B5-11 175 L-R 1979-09-29 29Fairfield,California MLB1999-20142002-2011Vallejo (Vallejo,CA)Sacramento City Col
1999- 4- 134-LAN
Free Agent  
30Jess ToddP5-11 210 R-R 1986-04-20 23Kilgore,Texas MLB2005-20152009-2010Kilgore (Kilgore,TX)Arkansas, Navarro Col
2007- 2-  82-SLN
Free Agent  
50Adam WainwrightP6-6 190 R-R 1981-08-30 27St. Simons Island,Georgia MLB2000-20192005-2019Glynn Academy (Brunswick,GA)
2000- 1-  29-ATL
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
62P.J. WaltersP6-4 200 R-R 1985-03-12 24Dothan,Alabama MLB2004-20152009-2013Faith Academy (Mobile,AL)South Alabama
2006-11- 346-SLN
Free Agent  
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