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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
46Manny AcostaPMLB6-4170RightRight5/1/198127Colon,Panama1998UDFA NYY

24Josh AndersonOFMLB6-2195LeftRight8/10/198225Somerset,Kentucky20034119HOU
30Jeff BennettPMLB6-3194RightRight6/10/198028Donelson,Tennessee199819568PIT
18Gregor BlancoCF-LFMLB5-11170LeftLeft12/12/198324Caracas,Venezuela2000UDFA ATL
56Blaine BoyerPMLB6-3190RightRight7/11/198126Atlanta,Georgia20003100ATL
26Francisley BuenoPMLB5-11200LeftLeft3/5/198127Havana,Cuba2006UDFA ATL
27Jorge CampilloPMLB6-1190RightRight8/10/197829Tijuana,Mexico2005UDFA SEA
38Buddy CarlylePMLB6-3175LeftRight12/21/197730Omaha,Nebraska1996238CIN
33Matt DeSalvoPMLB6-0170RightRight9/11/198027New Castle,Pennsylvania2003UDFA NYY
34Elmer DessensPMLB6-0187RightRight1/13/197236Hermosillo,Mexico1993UDFA PIT
23Matt DiazLF-OFMLB6-1206RightRight3/3/197830Portland,Oregon199917505TB
19Yunel EscobarSSMLB6-2200RightRight11/2/198225Havana,Cuba2005275ATL
7Jeff FrancoeurRFMLB6-4200RightRight1/8/198424Atlanta,Georgia2002123ATL
47Tom GlavinePMLB6-0185LeftLeft3/25/196642Concord,Massachusetts1984247ATL
51Mike GonzalezPMLB6-2213RightLeft5/23/197830Corpus Christi,Texas199730902PIT
8Ruben Gotay3BMLB5-11160BothRight12/25/198225Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico200031914KC
32Mike HamptonPMLB5-10180RightLeft9/9/197235Brooksville,Florida19906157SEA
15Tim HudsonPMLB6-0160RightRight7/14/197532Columbus,Georgia19976185OAK
4Omar Infante2BMLB5-9150RightRight12/26/198126Puerto La Cruz,Venezuela1999UDFA DET
36Chuck JamesPMLB6-0170LeftLeft11/9/198126Atlanta,Georgia200220605ATL
2Kelly JohnsonLFMLB6-1180LeftRight2/22/198226Austin,Texas2000138ATL
28Brandon JonesRFMLB6-1190LeftRight12/10/198324Panama City,Florida200324727ATL
10Chipper Jones3BMLB6-4210BothRight4/24/197236DeLand,Florida199011ATL
65Jorge JulioPMLB6-1190RightRight3/3/197929Caracas,Venezuela1996UDFA MTL
49Jair JurrjensPMLB6-1160RightRight1/29/198622Curacao,Netherlands2003UDFA DET
22Casey Kotchman1BMLB6-3210LeftLeft2/22/198325St. Petersburg,Florida2001113ANA
11Mark KotsayLFMLB6-0190LeftLeft12/2/197532Whittier,California199619FLA
1Brent Lillibridge3B-2BMLB5-11185RightRight9/18/198324Everett,Washington20054121PIT
16Brian McCannCMLB6-3190LeftRight2/20/198424Athens,Georgia2002264ATL
27Corky MillerCMLB6-1220RightRight3/18/197632Loma Linda,California1998UDFA CIN
50Charlie MortonPMLB6-4190RightRight11/12/198324Flemington,New Jersey2002395ATL
58Peter MoylanPMLB6-2200RightRight12/2/197829Lesmurdie,Australia1996UDFA MIN
20Greg Norton3B-1BMLB6-1205BothRight7/6/197235San Leandro,California1993259CHW
48Vladimir NunezPMLB6-4224RightRight3/5/197533Havana,Cuba2004UDFA COL
13Will OhmanPMLB6-2195LeftLeft8/13/197730Frankfurt,Germany19988226CHC
61James ParrPMLB6-1185RightRight2/27/198622Albuquerque,New Mexico20044131ATL
5Brayan PenaCMLB5-11210BothRight1/7/198226Havana,Cuba2000UDFA ATL
26Jason Perry1B-OFMLB6-1205LeftRight8/18/198027Jonesboro,Georgia20026176TOR
14Martin Prado3BMLB6-1170RightRight10/27/198324Maracay,Venezuela2001UDFA ATL
48Chris ResopPMLB6-3200RightRight11/4/198225Naples,Florida20014122FLA
37Jo-Jo ReyesPMLB6-2215LeftLeft11/20/198423West Covina,California2003243ATL
40Jeff RidgwayPMLB6-3215RightLeft8/17/198027Port Angeles,Washington199914415TB
34Royce RingPMLB6-5220LeftLeft12/21/198027La Mesa,California2002118CHW
18Clint SammonsCMLB6-1200RightRight5/15/198325Stone Mountain,Georgia20046191ATL
29John SmoltzPMLB6-3220RightRight5/15/196741Warren,Michigan198522574DET
39Rafael SorianoPMLB6-1175RightRight12/19/197928San Jose,Dominican Republic1996UDFA SEA
48Phil StockmanPMLB6-6186RightRight1/25/198028Oldham,England1997UDFA ARI
54Julian TavarezPMLB6-2190LeftRight5/22/197335Santiago,Dominican Republic1990UDFA CLE
24Mark Teixeira1BMLB6-3225BothRight4/11/198028Severna Park,Maryland200115TEX
Team PersonnelPosition 
Tom BattistaScout 
Billy BestScout 
Brian BridgesScout 
Chino CadahiaBench Coach 
Chip CarayBroadcaster 
Skip CarayBroadcaster 
Bobby CoxManager 
Bobby DewsSpecial Assistant to GM 
Mitch EvansBroadcaster 
Ron GantBroadcaster 
Glenn HubbardFirst Base Coach 
Brian JordanBroadcaster 
Jerome JurenovichBroadcaster 
Mark LemkeBroadcaster 
Pete ManzanoBroadcaster 
Roger McDowellPitching Coach 
Fernando PalaciosBroadcaster 
Terry PendletonHitting Coach 
Eddie PerezBullpen Coach 
Jon SciambiBroadcaster 
Tommy ShieldsMinor League Field Coordinator 
Joe SimpsonBroadcaster 
Brian SnitkerThird Base Coach 
Pete Van WierenBroadcaster 
Kent WillisMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Frank WrenGeneral Manager 


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