Follow The Baseball Cube on Twitter for site updates, interesting statistics and random baseball commentary. Its free.
 

2008 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  74-88   .457
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Jim Leyland
General Manager:   Dave Dombrowski
Stadium:  Comerica Park
Attendance:  3,202,654
Payroll:  $137,685,196
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Kenny Rogers (43)
Youngest Player:  Joel Zumaya (23)
Longest Tenure:  Brandon Inge (8)
Top Hitter:  Miguel Cabrera (10)
Top Pitcher:  Justin Verlander (21)
Top Draft Pick:  Ryan Perry (#21)

Roster Continuity:  70.22%
Top Prospect:   Rick Porcello
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi White Sox8974.546--
Minnesota8875.5401.0
Cleveland8181.5007.5
KC Royals7587.46313.5
Detroit7488.45714.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Magglio OrdonezRF34$ 15,768,174  15 
Gary SheffieldRF-OF39$ 13,326,306  36 
Ivan RodriguezC36$ 12,379,883  51 
Carlos Guillen2B32$ 12,000,000  55 
Miguel Cabrera3B25$ 11,300,000  64 
Edgar RenteriaSS32$ 10,000,000  83 
Jeremy BondermanP25$ 8,500,000  100 
Kenny RogersP43$ 8,000,000   
Todd JonesP40$ 7,000,000   
Dontrelle WillisP26$ 7,000,000   
Jacque JonesLF-RF33$ 6,333,333   
Brandon Inge2B-3B31$ 6,200,000   
Kyle FarnsworthP32$ 5,916,666   
Placido Polanco3B32$ 4,600,000   
Nate RobertsonP30$ 4,250,000   
Fernando RodneyP27$ 1,700,000   
Marcus ThamesLF31$ 1,275,000   
Justin VerlanderP25$ 1,130,000   
Gary GloverP31$ 1,075,000   
Curtis GrandersonCF-LF27$ 1,000,000   
Bobby SeayP30$ 780,000   
Ramon Santiago2B-SS28$ 575,000   
Jason GrilliP31$ 420,000   
Joel ZumayaP23$ 420,000   
Zach MinerP26$ 410,000   
Aquilino LopezP33$ 400,000   
Ryan RaburnRF27$ 396,000   
Denny BautistaP25$ 395,000   
Yorman BazardoP23$ 395,000   
Clete ThomasCF24$ 390,000   


About Us  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from Retrosheet.org.

Please Support The Baseball Cube.