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2008 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Louis,MO
Team Record:  86-76   .531
Result:   4th in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tony LaRussa
General Manager:   John Mozeliak
Stadium:  Busch Stadium III
Attendance:  3,430,660
Payroll:  $99,624,449
Playoffs:  -

St. Louis Cardinals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Russ Springer (39)
Youngest Player:  Jaime Garcia (21)
Longest Tenure:  Albert Pujols (8)
Top Hitter:  Albert Pujols (1)
Top Pitcher:  Braden Looper (23)
Top Draft Pick:  Brett Wallace (#13)

Roster Continuity:  63.78%
Top Prospect:   Colby Rasmus
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi Cubs9764.602--
Milwaukee9072.5567.5
Houston8675.53411.0
St. Louis8676.53111.5
Cincinnati7488.45723.5
Pittsburgh6795.41430.5

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 
Albert PujolsDH-1B28$ 13,870,949  34 
Troy Glaus3B31$ 12,500,000  49 
Chris CarpenterP33$ 10,500,000  69 
Jason IsringhausenP35$ 8,000,000   
Mark MulderP30$ 7,000,000   
Braden LooperP33$ 5,500,000   
Joel PineiroP29$ 5,500,000   
Felipe Lopez3B-2B28$ 4,900,000   
Kyle LohseP29$ 4,250,000   
Adam Kennedy3B32$ 3,500,000   
Russ SpringerP39$ 3,500,000   
Cesar IzturisSS-2B28$ 2,850,000   
Ryan FranklinP35$ 2,250,000   
Yadier MolinaC25$ 1,812,500   
Aaron Miles2B31$ 1,400,000   
Randy FloresP32$ 1,000,000   
Todd WellemeyerP29$ 1,000,000   
Rick AnkielRF-CF28$ 900,000   
Jason LaRueC34$ 850,000   
Adam WainwrightP26$ 687,500   
Ron VilloneP38$ 600,000   
Chris DuncanIF27$ 439,000   
Brad ThompsonP26$ 414,000   
Ryan LudwickLF29$ 411,000   
Skip Schumaker2B-LF28$ 396,000   
Brendan RyanSS26$ 393,000   
Anthony ReyesP26$ 392,500   
Brian BartonRF26$ 390,000   
Josh KinneyP29$ 390,000   
Kyle McClellanP24$ 390,000   
Rico Washington3B30$ 390,000   


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