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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
52Denny BautistaPMLB6-5170RightRight10/23/198225Sanchez,Dominican Republic2000UDFA FLO

40Yorman BazardoPMLB6-2170RightRight7/11/198423Maracay,Venezuela2000UDFA FLO
53Francis BeltranPMLB6-5220RightRight11/29/197928Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1996UDFA CHN
38Jeremy BondermanPMLB6-0210RightRight10/28/198225Pasco,Washington2001126OAK
73Eddie BoninePMLB6-5205RightRight6/6/198127Columbus,Georgia200323671SDN
24Miguel Cabrera3BMLB6-2218RightRight4/18/198325Maracay,Venezuela1999UDFA FLO
27Brent ClevlenOFMLB6-2190RightRight10/27/198324Austin,Texas2002249DET
41Francisco CrucetaPMLB6-2173RightRight7/4/198126Rancho Viejo,Dominican Republic1999UDFA LAN
32Freddy DolsiPMLB6-0160RightRight1/6/198325San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic2003UDFA DET
48Kyle FarnsworthPMLB6-4215RightRight4/14/197632Wichita,Kansas1994471290CHN
49Casey FossumPMLB6-1160BothLeft1/9/197830Cherry Hill,New Jersey1999148BOS
58Armando GalarragaPMLB6-3170RightRight1/15/198226Caracas,Venezuela1998UDFA MON
34Freddy GarciaPMLB6-4235RightRight10/6/197631Caracas,Venezuela1993UDFA HOU
41Gary GloverPMLB6-5205RightRight12/3/197631Cleveland,Ohio199415426TOR
28Curtis GrandersonCF-LFMLB6-1180LeftRight3/16/198127Blue Island,Illinois2002380DET
49Jason GrilliPMLB6-4185RightRight11/11/197631Royal Oak,Michigan199714SFN
9Carlos Guillen2BMLB6-1180BothRight9/30/197532Maracay,Venezuela1992UDFA HOU
26Mike Hessman1BMLB6-5215RightRight3/5/197830Fountain Valley,California199615452ATL
46Michael Hollimon3B-LFMLB6-1185BothRight6/14/198226Dallas,Texas200516480DET
15Brandon Inge2B-3BMLB5-11185RightRight5/19/197731Lynchburg,Virginia1998257DET
19Jacque JonesLF-RFMLB5-10176LeftLeft4/25/197533San Diego,California1996237MIN
59Todd JonesPMLB6-3230LeftRight4/24/196840Marietta,Georgia1989127HOU
20Matt JoyceRF-LFMLB6-2185LeftRight8/3/198423Riverview,Florida200512360DET
40Chris LambertPMLB6-1205RightRight3/8/198325Burlingame,California2004119SLN
19Jeff LarishRF-OFMLB6-2195LeftRight10/11/198225Iowa City,Iowa20055150DET
45Aquilino LopezPMLB6-3165RightRight4/21/197533Villa Altragracia,Dominican Republic1997UDFA SEA
31Zach MinerPMLB6-3190RightRight3/12/198226St. Louis,Missouri20004106ATL
30Magglio OrdonezRFMLB6-0200RightRight1/28/197434Caracas,Venezuela1991UDFA CHA
14Placido Polanco3BMLB5-10168RightRight10/10/197532Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic199419530SLN
25Ryan RaburnRFMLB6-0180RightRight4/17/198127Tampa,Florida20015147DET
50Clay RapadaPMLB6-5180RightLeft3/9/198127Portsmouth,Virginia2002UDFA CHN
8Edgar RenteriaSSMLB6-1180RightRight8/7/197532Barranquilla,Colombia1992UDFA FLO
29Nate RobertsonPMLB6-2215LeftRight9/3/197730Wichita,Kansas19995146FLO
56Fernando RodneyPMLB5-11170RightRight3/17/198127Samana,Dominican Republic1997UDFA DET
7Ivan RodriguezCMLB5-9205RightRight11/30/197136Vega Baja,Puerto Rico1988UDFA TEX
37Kenny RogersPMLB6-1205LeftLeft11/10/196443Plant City,Florida198239815TEX
52Dusty RyanCMLB6-4230RightRight9/2/198423Merced,California2003481405DET
39Ramon Santiago2B-SSMLB5-11150BothRight8/31/197928Las Matas de Farfan,Dominican Republic1998UDFA DET
57Dane SardinhaCMLB5-11215RightRight4/8/197929Honolulu,Hawaii2000246CIN
44Bobby SeayPMLB6-2221LeftLeft6/20/197830Sarasota,Florida1996112CHA
3Gary SheffieldRF-OFMLB5-11205RightRight11/18/196839Tampa,Florida198616MIL
33Marcus ThamesLFMLB6-2205RightRight3/6/197731Louisville,Mississippi199630899NYA
36Clete ThomasCFMLB5-11205LeftRight11/14/198324Jacksonville,Florida20056180DET
35Justin VerlanderPMLB6-5200RightRight2/20/198325Manakin-Sabot,Virginia200412DET
21Dontrelle WillisPMLB6-4250LeftLeft1/12/198226Oakland,California20008223CHN
54Joel ZumayaPMLB6-3210RightRight11/9/198423Chula Vista,California200211320DET
Team PersonnelPosition 
Rod AllenBroadcaster 
Rafael BelliardAssistant Coach 
Bill BuckScout 
Dan DickersonBroadcaster 
Dave DombrowskiGeneral Manager 
Dick EganSpecial Assistant to GM 
Glenn EzellDirector of Player Development 
Chuck HernandezPitching Coach 
Mario ImpembaBroadcaster 
Jeff JonesBullpen Coach 
Gene LamontThird Base Coach 
Jim LeylandManager 
Lloyd McClendonHitting Coach 
Tim McWilliamsScout 
Jim PriceBroadcaster 
Brian ReidScout 
Mike RojasMinor League Field Coordinator 
Gene RoofMinor League Outfield and Baserunning Coordinator 
Andy Van SlykeFirst Base Coach 


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