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2008 Syracuse Chiefs (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Toronto Blue Jays
W-L Record: 69-73 .486
Rank: 4th in International League North
Run Differential: 593-611 -18
Manager(s): Doug Davis
Location: Syracuse, New York
Ballpark: Alliance Bank Stadium
Attendance: 392,028 12/14
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Al LeBoeuf
Pitching Coach: Rick Langford

#1 Draft Picks

Vernon Wells (#5), Ricky Romero (#6), Travis Snider (#14), Russ Adams (#14), David Purcey (#16), Shannon Stewart (#19), Sergio Santos (#27), Chris George (#31), Brett Cecil (#38)
International League North 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 Syracuse Chiefs season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Jeremy AccardoP6-2190R-R26UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    7Russ Adams3B6-1178L-R27TOR: 2002-1-14MLB--
    -Josh BanksP6-3195R-R25TOR: 2003-2-50MLB--
    17Jeff BannonIF6-2190R-R29CIN: 2001-18-546AAA--
    48Rick BauerP6-6212R-R31BAL: 1997-5-165MLB--
    25Jonah BaylissP6-1200R-R27KCA: 2002-7-198MLB--
    -Armando BenitezP6-4229R-R35Not draftedMLB--
    -Marcos CabralSS6-0180R-R24NYN: 2002-31-927AAA--
    -Adam CalderoneRF-LF6-2200L-R24TOR: 2006-23-690AAA--
    -Shawn CampP6-1200R-R32SDN: 1997-16-500MLB-Free Agent
    27Chip Cannon1B6-5215L-R26TOR: 2004-8-237AAA--
    -Jesse CarlsonP6-1160L-L27DET: 2002-15-440MLB-Free Agent
    -Brett CecilP6-3220R-L21TOR: 2007-1-38MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB-Active
    29Buck CoatsRF6-3195L-R26CHN: 2000-18-523MLB--
    26Kane DavisP6-3194R-R33PIT: 1993-13-374MLB--
    12Jordan De JongP6-2170R-R29TOR: 2002-18-536MLB--
    -Chris DemonsOF5-10175B-R24Not draftedAAA--
    28Robinzon DiazC5-11180R-R24UDFAMLBToronto Blue JaysMinors
    -Mike GalloP6-0180L-L31HOU: 1999-5-173MLB--
    43Chris GeorgeP6-1165L-L28KCA: 1998-1-31MLB--
    32Mike GoslingP6-2205L-L27ARI: 2001-2-66MLB--
    4Chris GutierrezSS-2B5-11175R-R24Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    -Joe Inglett2B-LF5-10175L-R30CLE: 2000-8-246MLB--
    -Brian JerolomanC6-0195L-R23TOR: 2006-6-180AAA-Free Agent
    50Erik KratzC6-4240R-R28TOR: 2002-29-866MLB-Free Agent
    43Brandon LeagueP6-2180R-R25TOR: 2001-2-59MLB-Free Agent
    30Adam Lind1B-DH6-2195L-L24TOR: 2004-3-83MLB-Free Agent
    -Jesse LitschP6-1175R-R23TOR: 2004-24-717MLB-Free Agent
    11Pedro Lopez2B6-1160R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    5Hector Luna3B6-1170R-R26Not draftedMLB-Int
    14Wayne LydonOF6-2193R-R27NYN: 1999-9-286AAA--
    33Mike MacDonaldP6-1185R-R26TOR: 2004-15-447AAA-Free Agent
    -Shaun MarcumP6-0180R-R26TOR: 2003-3-80MLB-Retired
    16Jo MatumotoP5-10180L-L37Not draftedAAA--
    15Kevin MelilloLF6-0190L-R26OAK: 2004-5-157MLB--
    44Kevin MenchLF-RF6-0215R-R30TEX: 1999-4-118MLB--
    34Bill MurphyP6-0190L-L27OAK: 2002-3-98MLB-Free Agent
    25Bubba NelsonP6-2200R-R26ATL: 2000-2-51AAA--
    15Kevin NelsonC6-3215R-R27Not draftedAAA--
    40Eric NielsenOF6-0222R-R26TOR: 2004-12-357AAA--
    -John ParrishP5-11181L-L30BAL: 1996-25-741MLB--
    35David PurceyP6-5240L-L26TOR: 2004-1-16MLB-Free Agent
    -Alberto QuintanaC6-0200R-R25TOR: 2005-40-1195AAA--
    24Scott RichmondP6-5223R-R28Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    3Davis RomeroP5-10140L-L25Not draftedMLB--
    -Ricky RomeroP6-1195R-L23TOR: 2005-1-6MLB-Free Agent
    18Danny SandovalIF5-11180R-R29Not draftedMLB--
    21Sergio SantosP6-3190R-R24ARI: 2002-1-27MLB-Free Agent
    19David SmithOF6-1190R-R27TOR: 2002-15-446AAA--
    -Travis SniderRF5-11230L-L20TOR: 2006-1-14MLB-Free Agent
    -Shannon StewartLF6-1205R-R34TOR: 1992-1-19MLB--
    21Sean StidfoleP6-3175R-R24TOR: 2005-14-416AAA--
    -Brian TalletP6-7210L-L30CLE: 2000-2-55MLB-Retired
    8Curtis ThigpenC5-11190R-R25TOR: 2004-2-57MLB--
    48Tracy ThorpeP6-4254R-R27TOR: 2000-11-328AAA--
    4Jorge Velandia2B-SS5-9185R-R33Not draftedMLB--
    20Matt WatsonLF5-11190L-R29MON: 1999-16-480MLB--
    -Vernon WellsLF6-1210R-R29TOR: 1997-1-5MLB-Free Agent
    48Brian WolfeP6-3220R-R27MIN: 1999-6-179MLB--
    -Gregg ZaunC5-10190B-R37BAL: 1989-17-427MLB--

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