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2008 Akron Aeros (AA)

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Parent Organization: Cleveland Indians
W-L Record: 80-62 .563
Rank: 2nd in Eastern League Southern
Run Differential: 654-603 + 51
Manager(s): Mike Sarbaugh
Location: Akron, Ohio
Ballpark: Canal Park
Attendance: 342,816 7/12
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Lee May
Pitching Coach: Tony Arnold

#1 Draft Picks

Matt LaPorta (#7), Michael Aubrey (#11), Trevor Crowe (#14), Jake Westbrook (#21), Matt Whitney (#33), Bronson Sardinha (#34), J.D. Martin (#35), David Huff (#39)
Eastern League Southern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2008 Akron Aeros season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    7Michael AubreyLF6-1195L-L26CLE: 2003-1-11MLB--
    -Josh BarfieldLF-RF6-0185R-R25SDN: 2001-4-120MLB-Free Agent
    -Joe BorowskiP6-2225R-R37CHA: 1989-32-823MLB--
    74T.J. BurtonP6-3170R-R24CLE: 2001-18-547AAA--
    6Bubbie BuzacheroP5-11180R-R27TOR: 2002-23-686AAA--
    -Armando CamacaroC5-11170R-R27Not draftedAAA--
    9Brandon ChavesSS6-3175B-R28PIT: 2000-10-299AAA--
    1Jose ConstanzaLF-OF5-9150B-L24UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    26Trevor CroweLF-OF6-0190B-R24CLE: 2005-1-14MLB-Free Agent
    8Christopher De La CruzSS6-0160B-R26Not draftedAAA--
    -Kelvin De La CruzP6-5187L-L19Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    29James DetersP 6-3185R-R25CLE: 2005-7-214AAA--
    49Kevin DixonP 6-3225R-R24CLE: 2005-5-154AA--
    43Ryan EdellP6-1205L-L24CLE: 2005-8-244AAA--
    8Damaso EspinoC6-0160B-R25Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    20Chris GimenezC-OF6-2190R-R25CLE: 2004-19-557MLB-Free Agent
    44Ryan Goleski1B6-3225R-R26CLE: 2003-24-708AA--
    -Jerad HeadOF6-1195R-R25Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    33Stephen HeadP6-3220L-L24CLE: 2005-2-62AAA--
    -Roberto HernandezP6-4180R-R27UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    45Frank HerrmannP6-4220L-R24UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    11Wes Hodges1B6-2180R-R23CLE: 2006-2-69AAA-Free Agent
    24David HuffP6-2185B-L23CLE: 2006-1-39MLB-Free Agent
    13Matt LaPorta1B6-2212R-R23MIL: 2007-1-7MLBBaltimore OriolesMinors
    34Scott LewisP6-0185L-L24CLE: 2004-3-77MLB--
    23Chuck LofgrenP6-3190L-L22CLE: 2004-4-107AAA--
    27J.D. MartinP6-5175R-R25CLE: 2001-1-35MLB-Free Agent
    -Victor MartinezDH6-2170B-R29UDFAMLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    -Joanniel MonteroP6-5191R-R22Not draftedAA--
    38Randy NewsomP6-2200R-R26Not draftedAAA--
    32Shawn NottinghamP6-0180L-L23SEA: 2003-13-386AAA--
    10Nathan PantherOF6-2180L-L26CLE: 2002-15-454AAA--
    40Luis PerdomoP6-0170R-R24Not draftedMLBWashington NationalsMinors
    -Doug PickensC6-0190R-R23CLE: 2007-50-1444AA--
    2Brandon PinckneySS5-9165R-R26CLE: 2003-12-348AAA--
    12Josh Rodriguez3B6-0180R-R23CLE: 2006-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    39Scott RoehlP6-0200R-R26CLE: 2003-10-288AAA--
    -Carlos SantanaC-DH5-11170B-R22UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    7Reid SantosP6-1170L-L25CLE: 2002-13-394AAA--
    51Bronson SardinhaRF6-1195L-R25NYA: 2001-1-34MLB--
    20Tony SippP6-0185L-L24CLE: 2004-45-1333MLBHouston AstrosMLB-Active
    37Jeff StevensP6-2205R-R24CIN: 2005-6-182MLBCincinnati RedsMinors
    48Erik StillerP6-5210R-R23Not draftedAA--
    24Wyatt ToregasC5-11200R-R25CLE: 2004-24-707MLB-Free Agent
    40Sung-Wei TsengP5-10195R-R23Not draftedAA--
    28Neil WagnerP6-0200R-R24CLE: 2005-21-634MLB-Free Agent
    -Jake WestbrookP6-3200R-R30COL: 1996-1-21MLB-Retired
    25Matt Whitney3B6-4190R-R24CLE: 2002-1-33AAA--
    32Steven WrightP6-1200R-R23CLE: 2006-2-56MLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active

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