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2008 ATLANTA BRAVES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Atlanta,GA
Team Record:  72-90   .444
Result:   4th in National League - East Division
Manager(s):  Bobby Cox
General Manager:   Frank Wren
Stadium:  Turner Field
Attendance:  2,532,834
Payroll:  $102,365,683
Playoffs:  -

Atlanta Braves affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tom Glavine (42)
Youngest Player:  James Parr (22)
Longest Tenure:  John Smoltz (20)
Top Hitter:  Chipper Jones (10)
Top Pitcher:  Jair Jurrjens (45)
Top Draft Pick:  Brett DeVall (#40)

Roster Continuity:  54.68%
Top Prospect:   Jordan Schafer
National League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Philadelphia9270.568--
NY Mets8973.5493.0
Florida8477.5227.5
Atlanta7290.44420.0
Washington59102.36632.5

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 
Mike HamptonP35$ 15,975,184  14 
Tim HudsonP32$ 15,500,000  18 
John SmoltzP41$ 14,000,000  32 
Mark Teixeira1B28$ 12,500,000  47 
Chipper Jones3B36$ 12,333,333  52 
Tom GlavineP42$ 8,000,000   
Mark KotsayLF32$ 7,000,000   
Julian TavarezP35$ 3,850,000   
Rafael SorianoP28$ 2,650,000   
Mike GonzalezP30$ 2,362,500   
Will OhmanP30$ 1,600,000   
Casey Kotchman1B25$ 1,450,000   
Omar Infante2B26$ 1,400,000   
Matt DiazLF-OF30$ 1,225,000   
Jorge JulioP29$ 1,000,000   
Brian McCannC24$ 966,666   
Jeff FrancoeurRF24$ 460,000   
Kelly JohnsonLF26$ 430,000   
Chuck JamesP26$ 427,500   
Peter MoylanP29$ 410,000   
Ruben Gotay3B25$ 403,000   
Yunel EscobarSS25$ 402,500   
Jeff BennettP28$ 400,000   
Corky MillerC32$ 400,000   
Royce RingP27$ 397,500   
Manny AcostaP27$ 392,500   
Gregor BlancoCF-LF24$ 390,000   
Blaine BoyerP26$ 390,000   
Jair JurrjensP22$ 390,000   
Brayan PenaC26$ 390,000   
Martin Prado3B24$ 390,000   
Chris ResopP25$ 390,000   


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