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2008 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-76 .531
Rank: 4th in National League Central
Run Differential: 779-725 + 54
Roster Continuity 63.78% 18/30
Manager(s): Tony La Russa
General Manager: John Mozeliak
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Busch Stadium III
Payroll: $ 99,624,449 11/30
Attendance: 3,430,660 4/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Brett Wallace (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Joe Pettini
Bullpen Coach: Marty Mason
First Base Coach: Dave McKay
Hitting Coach: Hal McRae
Minor League Outfield Coach: Tom Spencer
Pitching Coach: Dave Duncan
Third Base Coach: Jose Oquendo

#1 Draft Picks

Mark Mulder (#2), Braden Looper (#3), Troy Glaus (#3), Felipe Lopez (#8), Ron Villone (#14), Chris Carpenter (#15), Adam Kennedy (#20), Mark Johnson (#26), Adam Wainwright (#29), Chris Perez (#42), Chris Duncan (#46)
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 St. Louis Cardinals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24Rick AnkielRF-CF6-1210L-L281999SLN: 1997-2-72MLB-Retired
    23Brian Barden3B5-11195R-R272007ARI: 2002-6-189MLB-Free Agent
    54Brian BartonRF6-3187R-R262008LAN: 2000-38-1137MLB--
    68Mitchell BoggsP6-3195R-R242008SLN: 2005-5-170MLB-Free Agent
    29Chris CarpenterP6-6225R-R331997TOR: 1993-1-15MLB-Retired
    16Chris DuncanIF6-5210L-R272005SLN: 1999-1-46MLB--
    34Randy FloresP6-0180L-L322002NYA: 1997-9-289MLB--
    31Ryan FranklinP6-3185R-R351999SEA: 1992-23-642MLB--
    64Jaime GarciaP6-2200L-L212008SLN: 2005-22-680MLB-Free Agent
    8Troy Glaus3B6-5229R-R311998ANA: 1997-1-3MLB--
    44Jason IsringhausenP6-3210R-R351995NYN: 1991-44-1157MLB-Free Agent
    3Cesar IzturisSS-2B5-9155B-R282001UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    56Kelvin JimenezP6-2153R-R272007Not draftedMLB--
    53Mark JohnsonC6-0185L-R321998CHA: 1994-1-26MLB--
    7Adam Kennedy3B6-2180L-R321999SLN: 1997-1-20MLB-Free Agent
    52Josh KinneyP6-1195R-R292006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    21Jason LaRueC5-11200R-R341999CIN: 1995-5-139MLB--
    26Kyle LohseP6-2190R-R292001CHN: 1996-29-862MLB-Free Agent
    41Braden LooperP6-5225R-R331998SLN: 1996-1-3MLB--
    22Felipe Lopez3B-2B6-1175B-R282001TOR: 1998-1-8MLB--
    47Ryan LudwickLF6-3205R-L292002OAK: 1999-2-60MLB-Retired
    62Joe Mather1B-OF6-5225R-R252008SLN: 2001-3-104MLB-Free Agent
    46Kyle McClellanP6-2180R-R242008SLN: 2002-25-762MLB-Free Agent
    12Aaron Miles2B5-8170B-R312003HOU: 1995-19-529MLB-Retired
    4Yadier MolinaC5-11187R-R252004SLN: 2000-4-113MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB-Active
    60Jason MotteP6-0200R-R262008SLN: 2003-19-575MLB-Free Agent
    30Mark MulderP6-6200L-L302000OAK: 1998-1-2MLBLos Angeles AngelsMinors
    65Mike ParisiP6-3215R-R252008SLN: 2004-9-270MLB--
    63Chris PerezP6-4225R-R222008SLN: 2006-1-42MLB-Retired
    33Josh Phelps1B-C6-3220R-R302000TOR: 1996-10-279MLB--
    35Joel PineiroP6-1180R-R292000SEA: 1997-12-373MLB-Free Agent
    5Albert PujolsDH-1B6-3230R-R282001SLN: 1999-13-402MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLB-Active
    23Anthony ReyesP6-2215R-R262005SLN: 2003-15-455MLB-Free Agent
    13Brendan RyanSS6-2195R-R262007SLN: 2003-7-215MLB-Free Agent
    55Skip Schumaker2B-LF5-10175L-R282005SLN: 2001-5-164MLB-Retired
    36Russ SpringerP6-4220R-R391992NYA: 1989-7-181MLB--
    61Nick Stavinoha1B-RF6-2225R-R262008SLN: 2005-7-230MLB--
    48Brad ThompsonP6-1190R-R262005SLN: 2002-16-492MLB--
    27Ron VilloneP6-3237L-L381995SEA: 1992-1-14MLB--
    50Adam WainwrightP6-6190R-R262005ATL: 2000-1-29MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB-Active
    59Rico Washington3B5-9194L-R302008PIT: 1997-10-302MLB--
    37Todd WellemeyerP6-3205R-R292003CHN: 2000-4-103MLB--
    67Mark WorrellP6-1190R-R252008SLN: 2004-12-360MLB--

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