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2008 Atlanta Braves (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 4th in National League East
Run Differential: 753-778 -25
Roster Continuity 54.68% 29/30
Manager(s): Bobby Cox
General Manager: Frank Wren
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Ballpark: Turner Field
Payroll: $ 102,365,683 10/30
Attendance: 2,532,834 14/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Brett DeVall (#40) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Chino Cadahia
Bullpen Coach: Eddie Perez
First Base Coach: Glenn Hubbard
Hitting Coach: Terry Pendleton
Pitching Coach: Roger McDowell
Third Base Coach: Brian Snitker

#1 Draft Picks

Chipper Jones (#1), Mark Teixeira (#5), Mark Kotsay (#9), Casey Kotchman (#13), Royce Ring (#18), Jeff Francoeur (#23), Kelly Johnson (#38)
National League East 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 Atlanta Braves season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    46Manny AcostaP6-4170R-R272007UDFAMLB-Int
    24Josh AndersonOF6-2195L-R252007HOU: 2003-4-119MLB--
    30Jeff BennettP6-3194R-R282004PIT: 1998-19-568MLB-Free Agent
    18Gregor BlancoCF-LF5-11170L-L242008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    56Blaine BoyerP6-3190R-R262005ATL: 2000-3-100MLB-Free Agent
    26Francisley BuenoP5-11200L-L272008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    27Jorge CampilloP6-1190R-R292005Not draftedMLB--
    38Buddy CarlyleP6-3175L-R301999CIN: 1996-2-38MLB-Free Agent
    33Matt DeSalvoP6-0170R-R272007Not draftedMLB--
    34Elmer DessensP6-0187R-R361996Not draftedMLB--
    23Matt DiazLF-OF6-1206R-R302003TBA: 1999-17-505MLB-Retired
    19Yunel EscobarSS6-2200R-R252007ATL: 2005-2-75MLB-Free Agent
    7Jeff FrancoeurRF6-4200R-R242005ATL: 2002-1-23MLB-Retired
    47Tom GlavineP6-0185L-L421987ATL: 1984-2-47MLB--
    51Mike GonzalezP6-2213R-L302003PIT: 1997-30-902MLB-Free Agent
    8Ruben Gotay3B5-11160B-R252004KCA: 2000-31-914MLB-Free Agent
    32Mike HamptonP5-10180R-L351993SEA: 1990-6-161MLB--
    15Tim HudsonP6-0160R-R321999OAK: 1997-6-185MLB-Retired
    4Omar Infante2B5-9150R-R262002UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    36Chuck JamesP6-0170L-L262005ATL: 2002-20-605MLB-Free Agent
    2Kelly JohnsonLF6-1180L-R262005ATL: 2000-1-38MLB-Free Agent
    28Brandon JonesRF6-1190L-R242007ATL: 2003-24-727MLB--
    10Chipper Jones3B6-4210B-R361993ATL: 1990-1-1MLB-Retired
    65Jorge JulioP6-1190R-R292001Not draftedMLB--
    49Jair JurrjensP6-1160R-R222007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    22Casey Kotchman1B6-3210L-L252004ANA: 2001-1-13MLB-Free Agent
    11Mark KotsayLF6-0190L-L321997FLO: 1996-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    1Brent Lillibridge3B-2B5-11185R-R242008PIT: 2005-4-121MLB-Free Agent
    16Brian McCannC6-3190L-R242005ATL: 2002-2-64MLBHouston AstrosMLB-Active
    27Corky MillerC6-1220R-R322001CAL: 1994-23-629MLB-Free Agent
    50Charlie MortonP6-4190R-R242008ATL: 2002-3-95MLBHouston AstrosMLB-Active
    58Peter MoylanP6-2200R-R292006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    20Greg Norton3B-1B6-1205B-R351996CHA: 1993-2-59MLB--
    48Vladimir NunezP6-4224R-R331998Not draftedMLB--
    13Will OhmanP6-2195L-L302000CHN: 1998-8-226MLB-Free Agent
    61James ParrP6-1185R-R222008ATL: 2004-4-131MLB--
    5Brayan PenaC5-11210B-R262005UDFAMLBDetroit TigersMinors
    26Jason Perry1B-OF6-1205L-R272008TOR: 2002-6-176MLB--
    14Martin Prado3B6-1170R-R242006UDFAMLBMiami MarlinsMLB-Active
    48Chris ResopP6-3200R-R252005FLO: 2001-4-122MLB-Free Agent
    37Jo-Jo ReyesP6-2215L-L232007ATL: 2003-2-43MLB-Free Agent
    40Jeff RidgwayP6-3215R-L272007TBA: 1999-14-415MLB--
    34Royce RingP6-5220L-L272005CHA: 2002-1-18MLB--
    18Clint SammonsC6-1200R-R252007ATL: 2004-6-191MLB-Free Agent
    29John SmoltzP6-3220R-R411988DET: 1985-22-574MLB--
    39Rafael SorianoP6-1175R-R282002UDFAMLB-Retired
    48Phil StockmanP6-6186R-R282006Not draftedMLB--
    54Julian TavarezP6-2190L-R351993Not draftedMLB--
    24Mark Teixeira1B6-3225B-R282003TEX: 2001-1-5MLB-Retired

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