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2008 CHICAGO CUBS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  97-64   .602
Result:   1st in National League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Lou Piniella
General Manager:   Jim Hendry
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Attendance:  3,300,200
Payroll:  $118,345,833
Playoffs: Season in progress

Chicago Cubs affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jon Lieber (38)
Youngest Player:  Sean Gallagher (22)
Longest Tenure:  Kerry Wood (10)
Top Hitter:  Aramis Ramirez (19)
Top Pitcher:  Ryan Dempster (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Andrew Cashner (#19)

Roster Continuity:  78.84%
Top Prospect:   Josh Vitters
National League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi Cubs9764.602--
Milwaukee9072.5567.5
Houston8675.53411.0
St. Louis8676.53111.5
Cincinnati7488.45723.5
Pittsburgh6795.41430.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
58Jose AscanioPMLB6-0150RightRight5/2/198523Maracay,Venezuela2001UDFA ATL

24Henry BlancoCMLB5-11190RightRight8/29/197136Caracas,Venezuela1989UDFA LAD
5Ronny CedenoSSMLB6-0170RightRight2/2/198325Carabobo,Venezuela1999UDFA CHC
48Neal CottsPMLB6-2200LeftLeft3/25/198028Belleville,Illinois2001269OAK
46Ryan DempsterPMLB6-1201RightRight5/3/197731Sechelt,British Columbia1995366TEX
7Mark DeRosa2B-3BMLB6-1190RightRight2/2/197533Passaic,New Jersey19967212ATL
15Jim EdmondsCFMLB6-1212LeftLeft6/27/197038Fullerton,California19887169CAL
47Scott EyrePMLB6-1200LeftLeft5/30/197236Inglewood,California19919249TEX
17Mike Fontenot2BMLB5-8160LeftRight6/9/198028Slidell,Louisiana2001119BAL
44Chad FoxPMLB6-3190RightRight9/3/197037Coronado,California199223633CIN
1Kosuke Fukudome1BMLB6-1185LeftRight4/26/197731Kagoshima,JapanUDFA 
36Sean GallagherPMLB6-1210RightRight12/30/198522Boston,Massachusetts200412366CHC
57Chad GaudinPMLB5-11165RightRight3/24/198325New Orleans,Louisiana2001341009TB
37Angel GuzmanPMLB6-2180RightRight12/14/198126Caracas,Venezuela1999UDFA KC
40Rich HardenPMLB6-1180LeftRight11/30/198126Victoria,British Columbia200017510OAK
22Kevin HartPMLB6-4215RightRight12/29/198225Cleveland,Ohio200411319BAL
55Koyie HillCMLB6-0190BothRight3/9/197929Tulsa,Oklahoma20004117LAD
53Rich HillPMLB6-4180LeftLeft3/11/198028Boston,Massachusetts20024112CHC
6Micah Hoffpauir1BMLB6-3185LeftLeft3/1/198028Fort Worth,Texas200213393CHC
62Bob HowryPMLB6-5220LeftRight8/4/197334Phoenix,Arizona19945144SF
9Reed JohnsonRF-CFMLB5-10180RightRight12/8/197631Riverside,California199917523TOR
25Derrek Lee1BMLB6-5225RightRight9/6/197532Sacramento,California1993114SD
32Jon LieberPMLB6-3225LeftRight4/2/197038Council Bluffs,Iowa1992244KC
30Ted LillyPMLB6-0185LeftLeft1/4/197632Lomita,California199623688LAD
49Carlos MarmolPMLB6-2190RightRight10/14/198225Bonao,Dominican Republic1999UDFA CHC
21Jason MarquisPMLB6-1185LeftRight8/21/197829Manhasset,New York1996135ATL
45Sean MarshallPMLB6-6195LeftLeft8/30/198225Richmond,Virginia20036163CHC
27Casey McGehee1BMLB6-1190RightRight10/12/198225Santa Cruz,California200310283CHC
19Matt MurtonOFMLB6-1226RightRight10/3/198126Fort Lauderdale,Florida2003132BOS
4Eric PattersonOFMLB5-11173LeftRight4/8/198325Tallahassee,Florida20048246CHC
20Felix PieOFMLB6-2160LeftLeft2/8/198523La Romana,Dominican Republic2001UDFA CHC
63Carmen PignatielloPMLB6-0175RightLeft9/12/198225Hammond,Indiana200020583CHC
16Aramis Ramirez3BMLB6-1219RightRight6/25/197830Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1994UDFA PIT
29Jeff SamardzijaPMLB6-5215RightRight1/23/198523Merrillville,Indiana20065149CHC
12Alfonso SorianoLFMLB6-1160RightRight1/7/197632San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1998UDFA NYY
18Geovany SotoCMLB6-1190RightRight1/20/198325San Juan,Puerto Rico200111318CHC
2Ryan Theriot2BMLB5-11175BothRight12/7/197928Baton Rouge,Louisiana2001378CHC
33Daryle Ward1BMLB6-2230LeftLeft6/27/197533Lynwood,California199415417DET
36Randy WellsPMLB6-4200RightRight8/28/198225Belleville,Illinois2002381143CHC
34Kerry WoodPMLB6-5230RightRight6/16/197731Irving,Texas199514CHC
43Mike WuertzPMLB6-3200RightRight12/15/197829Austin,Minnesota199711334CHC
38Carlos ZambranoPMLB6-4250BothRight6/1/198127Carabobo,Venezuela1997UDFA CHC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Dave BialasMinor League Field Coordinator 
Bob BrenlyBroadcaster 
Ivan DeJesusAssistant Coach 
Bobby DickersonMinor League Infield and Bunting Coordinator 
Trey ForkerwayScout 
Jim HendryGeneral Manager 
Pat HughesBroadcaster 
Sam HughesScout 
Len KasperBroadcaster 
Dave KellerMinor League Hitting Coordinator 
Carmelo MartinezLatin America Field Coordinator 
Steve McFarlandScout 
Lukas McKnightScout 
Brandon MozleyScout 
Gerald PerryHitting Coach 
Lou PiniellaManager 
Dan PlesacBroadcaster 
Cory ProvusBroadcaster 
Mike QuadeThird Base Coach 
Steve RihaScout 
Larry RothschildPitching Coach 
Ron SantoBroadcaster 
Matt SinatroFirst Base Coach 
Lester StrodeBullpen Coach 
Alan TrammellBench Coach 
Stan ZielinskiScout 


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