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2008 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 86-76 .531
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 714-610 + 104
Manager(s): John Gibbons, Cito Gaston
General Manager: J.P. Ricciardi
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Rogers Centre
Payroll: $ 97,793,900 13/30
Attendance: 2,399,786 18/30
Top Draft Pick: David Cooper (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Brian Butterfield
Bullpen Coach: Bruce Walton
First Base Coach: Dwayne Murphy
First Base Coach: Ernie Whitt
Hitting Coach: Gene Tenace
Hitting Coach: Gary Denbo
Pitching Coach: Brad Arnsberg
Third Base Coach: Marty Pevey
Third Base Coach: Nick Leyva

#1 Draft Picks

Vernon Wells (#5), Frank Thomas (#7), Aaron Hill (#13), Travis Snider (#14), David Purcey (#16), Roy Halladay (#17), Alex Rios (#19), Shannon Stewart (#19), Dustin McGowan (#33), Brad Wilkerson (#33)
American League East Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Randy WellsTORBOSW 10-2 vs BOS000000000000000011st career game
    Aaron HillTOROAKL 8-9 vs OAK41400120000000004274 hits
    Jesse CarlsonTOROAKL 2-3 vs OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Frank ThomasTOROAKL 2-3 vs OAK400000000240000022604 strikeouts
    Buck CoatsTORTEXW 8-5 @TEX3010000101100000461st career stolen base
    Robinzon DiazTORTBAL 3-5 @TBA400000000010000011st career game
    Matt StairsTORTBAL 3-5 @TBA422002300000000015582 home runs
    Alex RiosTORKCAW 5-2 @KCA53411000000000005704 hits
    Vernon WellsTORCHAW 5-2 vs CHA503000300010000010001000th career game
    David PurceyTORPHIL 3-10 @PHI100000000010000011st career game
    Rod BarajasTORPHIW 6-3 @PHI42200250000000006062 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Rod BarajasTOROAKW 12-0 @OAK42330030010000006133 Doubles
    Alex RiosTOROAKW 12-0 @OAK6100000100100003600Grounded into 3 Double Plays
    Lyle OverbayTORANAW 10-4 @ANA53300230002000007482 home runs
    David EcksteinTORANAL 3-4 @ANA301000000100010010001000th career game
    Matt StairsTORNYAL 8-9 @NYA523101500010000115915 RBIs
    B.J. RyanTORPITL 0-1 @PIT0000000000000000500500th career game
    Vernon WellsTORPITW 8-5 @PIT300000200000002010202 sacrifice flies
    Alex RiosTORCINW 14-1 vs CIN63400110002000006214 hits
    Marco ScutaroTORCINW 14-1 vs CIN61400010000000006184 hits
    Alex RiosTORANAW 7-5 @ANA51300023000000006313 stolen bases
    Adam LindTORBALW 10-8 @BAL52410130000000001354 hits
    Alex RiosTORSEAW 8-3 vs SEA22200230010000106442 home runs
    Alex RiosTORBOSW 15-4 @BOS63540020000000016644 Doubles, 5 hits
    Joe InglettTORNYAW 14-3 vs NYA53410000010000001494 hits
    Marco ScutaroTORNYAW 14-3 vs NYA63410140001000006644 hits
    Vernon WellsTORBOSW 11-0 vs BOS544002300000000010462 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
    Travis SniderTORNYAL 1-2 @NYA311100000010000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Jose BautistaTORMINW 7-5 vs MIN52410120000000014504 hits
    Alex RiosTORMINW 7-5 vs MIN51410120001000006774 hits
    Travis SniderTORMINW 9-0 vs MIN323001200100000041st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Alex RiosTORTBAW 6-4 vs TBA42200230000000006802 home runs
    Lyle OverbayTORTBAW 7-4 vs TBA52300220011000008312 home runs
    Travis SniderTORBOSW 8-1 @BOS4221015000000000115 RBIs
    Gregg ZaunTORNYAL 1-3 vs NYA400000000040000011104 strikeouts
    Curtis ThigpenTORBALW 3-0 @BAL3110011000200000571st career home run
    Vernon WellsTORBALW 10-1 @BAL424002500000000010782 home runs, 5 RBIs, 4 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Scott DownsTORNYAL 2-3 @NYA 110000100161511473%20021-17200th career game
    Randy WellsTORBOSW 10-2 vs BOS 10000100004126650%10-01st career game
    Jesse CarlsonTOROAKL 2-3 vs OAK 0.10000010001330100%10-01st career game
    Jesse CarlsonTORTEXW 5-4 @TEXW 0.2000000000232167%31-01st career win
    David PurceyTORDETL 4-8 vs DET 4.12110731002285394646%10-01st career game
    Jesse CarlsonTORKCAW 5-2 @KCASv 1100000000387188%101-01st career save
    Shawn CampTORCHAW 2-0 vs CHA 0.1000001000143175%20010-13200th career game
    Jesse LitschTORCHAW 5-2 vs CHAW 7.15222030002778591976%2611-10Threw 76% strikes
    A.J. BurnettTORTBAL 4-5 vs TBAL 695511101002797623564%18872-6910 Strikeouts
    Jesse LitschTORKCAW 6-0 vs KCAWSHO970001310033103653863%3013-10Complete game/Shutout
    A.J. BurnettTOROAKL 1-3 @OAKL 5.2732021000027110654559%19274-7110 Strikeouts
    Shawn CampTORCHNL 4-7 vs CHN 2.1422101000112922776%21811-14Threw 76% strikes
    Brian WolfeTORMILL 0-7 @MIL 221110100072217577%513-2Threw 77% strikes
    A.J. BurnettTORATLW 1-0 vs ATLW 7400041110027118744463%19877-7311 Strikeouts
    A.J. BurnettTORBALW 9-8 vs BALW 5.177713700026109595054%20078-74200th career game
    Jesse CarlsonTORBALW 9-8 vs BAL 1.230000200062419579%391-1Threw 79% strikes
    B.J. RyanTORBALW 9-8 vs BALSv 1111112000523121152%50720-26100th career save
    Roy HalladayTORNYAW 5-0 vs NYAWSHO920001800231110743667%267122-61Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    David PurceyTORSEAW 8-3 vs SEAW 67331140012798593960%31-11st career win
    A.J. BurnettTORTBAW 3-1 vs TBAW 7610041010031109664361%20481-7510 Strikeouts
    Scott RichmondTORTBAL 2-3 vs TBAL 5.17331040002292543859%10-11st career game
    Brandon LeagueTORTEXL 8-9 @TEX 1.210000000172217577%813-3Threw 77% strikes
    A.J. BurnettTORNYAW 2-1 vs NYAW 8511011300030120784265%20885-7513 Strikeouts
    David PurceyTORTBAL 0-1 @TBAL 851110110002991692276%82-511 Strikeouts, Threw 76% strikes
    Jesse LitschTORMINW 9-0 vs MINWSHO940002300032115783768%4417-17Complete game/Shutout
    A.J. BurnettTORNYAL 2-6 vs NYA 8721021100031117764165%21587-7611 Strikeouts
    Scott RichmondTORBALW 3-0 @BALW 64000030002279522766%51-31st career win

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