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2008 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  68-93   .422
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Dave Trembley
General Manager:   Andy MacPhail
Stadium:  Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance:  1,950,075
Payroll:  $67,196,246
Playoffs:  -

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Steve Trachsel (37)
Youngest Player:  Adam Jones (22)
Longest Tenure:  Brian Roberts, Melvin Mora (8)
Top Hitter:  Nick Markakis (6)
Top Pitcher:  Jeremy Guthrie (30)
Top Draft Pick:  Brian Matusz (#4)

Roster Continuity:  60.15%
Top Prospect:   Matt Wieters
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Tampa Bay9765.599--
Boston9567.5862.0
NY Yankees8973.5498.0
Toronto8676.53111.0
Baltimore6893.42228.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Matt AlbersBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 395,000 
Greg AquinoMilwaukee Brewers200820081$ 500,000 
Brian BassMinnesota Twins200820081$ 390,000 
Randor BierdBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 
Chad BradfordBaltimore Orioles200720093$ 10,500,000$ 3.50m$0.5m signing bonus
Ryan BukvichChicago White Sox200820081$ 390,000 
Brian BurresBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 395,000 
Freddie BynumBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 
Daniel CabreraBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 2,875,000 Avoided arbitration, Asked: $3.3m, Offered: $2.6m
Fernando CabreraBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 575,000 
Alberto CastilloBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Minor league contract
Juan CastroCincinnati Reds200720082$ 2,000,000$ 1.00mExtension replacing 2007 club option. Included Club option for 2009 (not picked up)
Alex CintronChicago Cubs200820081$ 390,000 Minor League Contract
Lance CormierBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 450,000 Minor league contract
Brandon FaheyBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 
Jeremy GuthrieBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 770,000 Split contract
Luis HernandezBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 
Ramon HernandezBaltimore Orioles200620094$ 27,500,000$ 6.88mClub option for 2010 ($8.5m)
Aubrey HuffBaltimore Orioles200720093$ 20,000,000$ 6.67m
Jim JohnsonBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Split contract
Adam JonesBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 
Radhames LizBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Split contract
Adam LoewenBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 816,000 If he epends entire season in Majors. $0.663m if he is sent to minors
Nick MarkakisBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 455,000 
Bob McCroryBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 
Kam MickolioBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 
Kevin MillarBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 3,800,000 Option year vested after 475 PA
Jim MillerBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Lou MontanezBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 
Scott MooreBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Split contract
Melvin MoraBaltimore Orioles200720093$ 25,000,000$ 8.33mClub option for 2010 ($9m)
Garrett OlsonSeattle Mariners200820081$ 390,000 
Jay PaytonBaltimore Orioles200720082$ 9,500,000$ 4.75m
Guillermo QuirozBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 400,000 
Brian RobertsBaltimore Orioles200820092$ 14,300,000$ 7.15m
Oscar SalazarBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Omir SantosBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Dennis SarfateBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Split contract
Luke ScottBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 430,000 
George SherrillSeattle Mariners200820081$ 900,000 Avoided arbitration
Alfredo SimonLos Angeles Dodgers200820081$ 390,000 Minor league contract
Eider TorresBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors
Steve TrachselBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 1,500,000 
Jamie WalkerBaltimore Orioles200720093$ 12,000,000$ 4.00mReleased in 2009
Chris WatersBaltimore Orioles200820081$ 390,000 Contract purchased from minors



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