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2008 New York Yankees (MLB)

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W-L Record: 89-73 .549
Rank: 3rd in American League East
Run Differential: 789-727 + 62
Manager(s): Joe Girardi
General Manager: Brian Cashman
Location: Bronx, New York
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Payroll: $ 209,081,577 1/30
Attendance: 4,298,655 1/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Gerrit Cole (#28) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Rob Thomson
Bullpen Coach: Mike Harkey
First Base Coach: Tony Pena
Hitting Coach: Kevin Long
Pitching Coach: Dave Eiland
Third Base Coach: Bob Meacham

#1 Draft Picks

Alex Rodriguez (#1), Derek Jeter (#6), Billy Traber (#16), Mike Mussina (#20), Ian Kennedy (#21), Philip Hughes (#23), Johnny Damon (#35), Joba Chamberlain (#41)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
9567.5862.0
8973.5498.0
8676.53111.0
6893.42228.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
53Bobby AbreuRF34609100180
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100221173109120114.296.370.471841.176.314.3331.4930.5287683
14Wilson Betemit1B-3B261892450
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250165610117.265.286.429715.164.190.3449.3331.581197
28Melky CabreraCF2341442103
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37922958354311.249.296.341637.092.179.2712.0051.8141450
24.22Robinson Cano2B2559770162
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72242665531518.271.299.410709.139.179.2832.5042.6245629
64Francisco CervelliC225000000000300001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
62Joba ChamberlainP223000000001100100.000.250.000250.000.333.0001.00--05
17Justin ChristianLF-RF2840610
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006713400001.250.302.325627.075.300.2781.33--1343
18Johnny DamonLF3455595168
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71298648210215.303.374.461835.159.312.3301.2832.6256622
17Shelley Duncan1B2857710
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60071300011.175.262.281543.105.228.2051.8657.01665
11Morgan Ensberg3B3274615
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40162200001.203.263.243506.041.108.2753.6774.01880
11Brett GardnerCF-LF241271829
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01613183020310.228.272.299571.071.228.2963.75--38139
25Jason Giambi1B3745868113
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962176111225096.247.348.502850.255.424.2501.4614.3230543
12Alberto GonzalezSS-3B255249
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001004800204.173.232.212444.038.115.2052.00--1158
2Derek JeterSS3459688179
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691155285907424.300.354.408762.107.205.3331.6354.2243659
55Hideki MatsuiDH343374399
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45003847360010.294.365.424789.131.243.3201.2437.4143375
66Juan Miranda1B251024
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001002410010.400.462.500962.100.300.5712.00--513
19Chad MoellerC33911321
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90071841012.231.283.330613.099.176.2742.5791.03099
26Jose MolinaC332683258
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1800125260839.216.247.313560.097.142.2554.3389.384291
35Mike MussinaP39501
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0000000000000.200.200.200400.000.000.200----15
29,22Xavier NadyLF292282661
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4011144841015.268.309.474783.206.268.2903.4319.0108243
39Ross OhlendorfP251000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
46Andy PettitteP362000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
47Sidney PonsonP312000000000200100.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
20Jorge PosadaC361681845
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2200243823017.268.358.411769.143.286.3281.5856.069193
29Cody Ransom1B3243913
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80061210100.302.388.6511039.349.488.3332.0010.82850
43Darrell RasnerP271000000002100000.000.667.000667.0002.000-0.50--03
12Alex Rodriguez3B32510104154
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103183651171490516.302.378.573951.271.427.3281.8014.6292580
13Ivan RodriguezC36961121
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34041511006.219.250.323573.104.188.2413.7548.031100
39Richie Sexson1B332827
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60061000011.250.371.393764.143.357.3331.6728.01135
38Chris StewartC263000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
40Chien-Ming WangP283100000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
Batting Totals1705557278915122892018075811839535101580363139149.271.333.427760.156.266.3021.9031.023816177
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
42Mariano Rivera38651.396400060397041111146771020.665.200.510.769.7612.83
43Darrell Rasner275105.422420001011313574681439674051.5410.751.123.115.341.72
77Humberto Sanchez25004.5020000021110210001.504.500.009.004.500.50
41Jose Veras27533.576000015057522323729634031.408.071.094.509.782.17
30Scott Patterson29009.0010000011110220003.009.000.0018.0018.001.00
39Ross Ohlendorf25116.53250003040503129719366011.7311.251.584.288.101.89
31Ian Kennedy23048.10109001039503736526273011.9011.251.135.856.081.04
48Phil Coke25100.6012000001481102141000.674.800.001.208.407.00
34,65Philip Hughes22046.6288000034432625315232011.7111.380.793.976.091.53
29Kei Igawa280113.50210010413660000003.2529.250.000.000.00--
62Joba Chamberlain22432.61421200501008732295391184221.267.830.453.5110.623.03
30David Robertson23405.40250008030291818315366001.478.700.904.5010.802.40
36Edwar Ramirez27513.935500016155442524724633031.247.201.153.9310.312.63
47,39Chris Britton25005.091500014023281313411121001.7010.961.574.304.701.09
63Jonathan Albaladejo25013.8670002013156616130001.509.640.643.868.362.17
47Sidney Ponson31445.8516150010809953521132332051.6411.141.243.603.711.03
46Andy Pettitte3614144.543333000020423311210319551586171.4110.280.842.436.972.87
45Carl Pavano32425.8277000034412322510150141.5010.851.322.653.971.50
35Mike Mussina392093.3834340000200214857517311504081.239.630.771.406.754.84
21,22LaTroy Hawkins35115.713300011041422626317232001.449.220.663.735.051.35
48Kyle Farnsworth32123.684500061444318181117431111.368.802.253.488.802.53
34Damaso Marte33135.50250002018141111110240011.337.000.505.0012.002.40
33Brian Bruney26301.853210051341877216331011.004.760.534.248.742.06
38Dan Giese31133.56203006043392217314291011.238.160.632.936.072.07
61Billy Traber28006.8819000301623131337112021.7612.181.593.715.821.57
40Chien-Ming Wang28824.071515100095904443435540031.328.530.383.325.121.54
91Alfredo Aceves25102.40640010302588410161001.177.501.203.004.801.60
Pitching Totals89734.286371621016142144214787276861434891141555511.369.220.893.057.122.33
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose MolinaC977376345236.9968.38
Chad MoellerC332251591532.9836.96
Ivan RodriguezC312231731411.9957.55
Jorge PosadaC30234197711.9957.85
Francisco CervelliC313110001.0007.62
Chris StewartC1880001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jason Giambi1B11389887036977.9909.08
Wilson Betemit1B3620719113123.9958.87
Cody Ransom1B1942471021.00010.29
Richie Sexson1B1980788061.0009.68
Shelley Duncan1B1610798538.9728.66
Morgan Ensberg1B735380011.0009.77
Jorge Posada1B731250021.0007.26
Juan Miranda1B532302011.0009.00
Xavier Nady1B3431001.0009.00
Chad Moeller1B2340011.00012.00
Johnny Damon1B1110001.0009.00
Jose Molina1B110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Robinson Cano2B159137630548213103.9845.15
Alberto Gonzalez2B42847011.0003.54
Wilson Betemit2B3244812.9234.50
Cody Ransom2B2133310.8574.15
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alex Rodriguez3B1311126732511023.9702.59
Wilson Betemit3B2110042134.8932.25
Morgan Ensberg3B2113383212.9762.71
Alberto Gonzalez3B115461112.9442.83
Cody Ransom3B42416001.0002.63
Chad Moeller3B330000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Derek JeterSS14812582203471269.9794.06
Wilson BetemitSS14571019051.0004.58
Alberto GonzalezSS14631215021.0003.86
Cody RansomSS963122224.9444.86
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny DamonLF87659155210.9942.14
Xavier NadyLF4638987220.9782.06
Hideki MatsuiLF2117640211.9772.15
Brett GardnerLF17145251001.0001.61
Justin ChristianLF9535010.8330.85
Melky CabreraLF81840001.0002.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Melky CabreraCF117973272741.9862.58
Johnny DamonCF3428577110.9872.46
Brett GardnerCF22160534001.0003.21
Justin ChristianCF32251001.0002.45
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby AbreuRF15013102701023.9931.92
Xavier NadyRF750100001.0001.80
Melky CabreraRF52380001.0003.13
Justin ChristianRF51760001.0003.18
Shelley DuncanRF42340001.0001.57
Hideki MatsuiRF31820001.0001.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mariano RiveraP647068011.0001.80
Jose VerasP605736011.0001.42
Edwar RamirezP555543001.0001.15
Kyle FarnsworthP454445001.0001.84
Joba ChamberlainP42100313011.0001.44
Mike MussinaP34200182314.9761.85
LaTroy HawkinsP334106001.0001.32
Andy PettitteP3320463022.9471.59
Brian BruneyP323414001.0001.32
Damaso MarteP251811001.0001.00
Ross OhlendorfP254002001.0000.45
David RobertsonP253013001.0001.20
Darrell RasnerP24113519001.0001.91
Dan GieseP20431220.6000.63
Billy TraberP191622001.0002.25
Sidney PonsonP168031611.9502.14
Chris BrittonP152310001.0000.39
Chien-Ming WangP1595713001.0001.89
Phil CokeP121403011.0001.93
Ian KennedyP103916001.0001.62
Philip HughesP83423001.0001.32
Jonathan AlbaladejoP7130000.0000.00
Carl PavanoP73407001.0001.85
Alfredo AcevesP63032021.0001.50
Kei IgawaP2401001.0002.25
Humberto SanchezP2210001.0004.50
Scott PattersonP110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hideki MatsuiDH66.0000.00
Jason GiambiDH26.0000.00
Johnny DamonDH25.0000.00
Jorge PosadaDH15.0000.00
Xavier NadyDH7.0000.00
Alex RodriguezDH7.0000.00
Bobby AbreuDH4.0000.00
Derek JeterDH2.0000.00
Morgan EnsbergDH1.0000.00


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