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2008 Milwaukee Brewers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 90-72 .556
Rank: 2nd in National League Central
Run Differential: 750-689 + 61
Roster Continuity 62.72% 21/30
Manager(s): Ned Yost, Dale Sveum
General Manager: Douglas Melvin
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ballpark: Miller Park
Payroll: $ 80,937,499 15/30
Attendance: 3,068,458 9/30
Playoffs: Lost in NLDS (Philadelphia)
Top Draft Pick: Brett Lawrie (#16) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Robin Yount
Bench Coach: Ted Simmons
Bullpen Coach: Bill Castro
First Base Coach: Ed Sedar
Hitting Coach: Jim Skaalen
Pitching Coach: Mike Maddux
Third Base Coach: Dale Sveum
Third Base Coach: Garth Iorg

#1 Draft Picks

Rickie Weeks (#2), Ryan Braun (#5), Prince Fielder (#7), Ben Sheets (#10), Gabe Gross (#15), C.C. Sabathia (#20), Jason Kendall (#23), Zach Jackson (#32)
National League Central 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 Milwaukee Brewers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    14Russell Branyan1B6-3195L-R321998CLE: 1994-7-185MLB-Free Agent
    8Ryan BraunLF6-2205R-R242007MIL: 2005-1-5MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB-Active
    31David BushP6-2210R-R282004TOR: 2002-2-55MLB-Free Agent
    25Mike CameronCF-RF6-2190R-R351995CHA: 1991-18-488MLB--
    60Todd CoffeyP6-5225R-R272005CIN: 1998-41-1220MLB-Free Agent
    30Craig Counsell2B-SS6-0175L-R371995COL: 1992-11-319MLB--
    45Mark DiFeliceP6-1190R-R312008COL: 1998-15-450MLB--
    48Tim DillardP6-4200B-R242008MIL: 2002-34-1009MLBColorado Springs (AAA) >> Milwaukee BrewersMinors
    27Joe Dillon3B6-2205R-R322005KCA: 1997-7-211MLB--
    5Ray Durham2B5-8180B-R361995CHA: 1990-5-132MLB--
    21Alcides EscobarSS6-1155R-R212008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    28Prince Fielder1B5-11280L-R242005MIL: 2002-1-7MLB-Free Agent
    38Eric GagneP6-2195R-R321999CHA: 1994-30-845MLB--
    49Yovani GallardoP6-2190R-R222007MIL: 2004-2-46MLB-Free Agent
    24Mat Gamel1B6-0205L-R222008MIL: 2005-4-115MLB-Free Agent
    14Gabe GrossLF6-3205L-R282004TOR: 2001-1-15MLB--
    22Tony GwynnOF6-0185L-R252006MIL: 2003-2-39MLB-Free Agent
    2Bill Hall2B-3B6-0175R-R282002MIL: 1998-6-176MLB-Free Agent
    7J.J. HardySS6-2205R-R252005MIL: 2001-2-56MLB-Free Agent
    1Corey Hart1B-RF6-6200R-R262004MIL: 2000-11-321MLB-Free Agent
    26Hernan Iribarren2B6-1160L-R242008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    47Zach JacksonP6-5220L-L252006TOR: 2004-1-32MLB-Free Agent
    33Gabe KaplerCF-RF6-2208R-R321998DET: 1995-57-1488MLB--
    18Jason KendallC6-0195R-R341996PIT: 1992-1-23MLB-Retired
    47Mike Lamb1B6-1185L-R322000TEX: 1997-7-227MLB--
    73Seth McClungP6-6230R-R272003TBA: 1999-5-145MLBPittsburgh PiratesMinors
    58Guillermo MotaP6-4205R-R341999Not draftedMLB-Retired
    40Brad Nelson1B6-2230L-R252008MIL: 2001-4-118MLB-Free Agent
    20Laynce NixRF6-0190L-L272003TEX: 2000-4-124MLB-Free Agent
    43Manny ParraP6-3200L-L252007MIL: 2001-26-778MLB-Free Agent
    54David RiskeP6-2175R-R311999CLE: 1996-56-1560MLB--
    11Mike RiveraC6-0190R-R312001Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    10Vinny RottinoLF-RF6-0195R-R282006Not draftedMLB-Retired
    52C.C. SabathiaP6-7250L-L272001CLE: 1998-1-20MLB-Free Agent
    50Angel SalomeC5-7190R-R222008MIL: 2004-5-136MLB--
    15Ben SheetsP6-1195R-R292001MIL: 1999-1-10MLB-Retired
    51Brian ShouseP5-11180L-L391993PIT: 1990-13-349MLB--
    57Mitch StetterP6-4195L-L272007MIL: 2003-16-459MLBKansas City RoyalsMinors
    37Jeff SuppanP6-2210R-R331995BOS: 1993-2-49MLB-Retired
    50Julian TavarezP6-2190L-R351993Not draftedMLB--
    16Salomon TorresP5-11198R-R361993Not draftedMLB--
    59Derrick TurnbowP6-3180R-R302000PHI: 1997-5-146MLB--
    12Carlos VillanuevaP6-2190R-R242006UDFAMLB-Int
    23Rickie Weeks2B6-0195R-R252003MIL: 2003-1-2MLB-Free Agent

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