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2008 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  89-74   .546
Result:   1st in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ozzie Guillen
General Manager:   Ken Williams
Stadium:  U.S. Cellular Field
Attendance:  2,501,103
Payroll:  $121,189,332
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Rays)

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ken Griffey (38)
Youngest Player:  John Danks (23)
Longest Tenure:  Paul Konerko (10)
Top Hitter:  Carlos Quentin (13)
Top Pitcher:  Javier Vazquez (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Gordon Beckham (#8)

Roster Continuity:  68.92%
Top Prospect:   Aaron Poreda
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi White Sox8974.546--
Minnesota8875.5401.0
Cleveland8181.5007.5
KC Royals7587.46313.5
Detroit7488.45714.5

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
32Brian AndersonPMLB6-2205RightRight3/11/198226Tucson,Arizona2003115CHW

38Jason BourgeoisOFMLB5-9170BothRight1/4/198226Houston,Texas2000256TEX
41Lance BroadwayP MLB6-4190RightRight8/20/198324Mansfield,Texas2005115CHW
56Mark BuehrlePMLB6-2200LeftLeft3/23/197929St. Charles,Missouri1998381139CHW
18Orlando Cabrera2BMLB5-10175RightRight11/2/197433Cartagena,Colombia1993UDFA MTL
53D.J. CarrascoPMLB6-1215RightRight4/12/197731Safford,Arizona199726795BAL
52Jose ContrerasPMLB6-4230RightRight12/6/197136Havana,Cuba2002UDFA NYY
24Joe Crede3BMLB6-3195RightRight4/26/197830Jefferson City,Missouri19965137CHW
50John DanksPMLB6-2190LeftLeft4/15/198523Austin,Texas200319TEX
26Octavio DotelPMLB6-0175RightRight11/25/197532Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1993UDFA NYM
23Jermaine DyeRFMLB6-5220RightRight1/28/197434Vacaville,California199317488ATL
22Josh Fields1BMLB6-2210RightRight12/14/198225Stillwater,Oklahoma2004118CHW
34Gavin FloydPMLB6-5210RightRight1/27/198325Annapolis,Maryland200114PHI
39Chris Getz2BMLB6-0165LeftRight8/30/198324Grosse Pointe,Michigan20054125CHW
17Ken GriffeyCFMLB6-3205LeftLeft11/21/196938Donora,Pennsylvania198711SEA
44Toby HallCMLB6-3205RightRight10/21/197532Tacoma,Washington19979294TB
45Bobby JenksPMLB6-3225RightRight3/14/198127Mission Hills,California20005140ANA
14Paul Konerko1B-DHMLB6-3211RightRight3/5/197632Providence,Rhode Island1994113LAD
71Scott LinebrinkPMLB6-3185RightRight8/4/197631Austin,Texas1997256SF
21Esteban LoaizaPMLB6-3210RightRight12/31/197136Tijuana,Mexico1991UDFA PIT
57Boone LoganPMLB6-5200RightLeft8/13/198423San Antonio,Texas200220600CHW
47Mike MacDougalPMLB6-4195RightRight3/5/197731Las Vegas,Nevada1999125KC
46Nick MassetPMLB6-4190RightRight5/17/198226St. Petersburg,Florida20008244TEX
7Jerry OwensOFMLB6-3195LeftLeft2/16/198127Hollywood,California2003257MTL
38Pablo Ozuna2B-CFMLB6-0160RightRight8/25/197433Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1996UDFA STL
27Paul PhillipsCMLB5-11180RightRight4/15/197731Demopolis,Alabama19989257KC
12A.J. PierzynskiCMLB6-3220LeftRight12/30/197631Bridgehampton,New York1994371MIN
20Carlos QuentinLFMLB6-2215RightRight8/28/198225Bellflower,California2003129ARI
49Alexei RamirezSS-3BMLB6-3185RightRight9/22/198126Pinar del Rio,CubaUDFA 
10Horacio RamirezPMLB6-1170LeftLeft11/24/197928Carson,California19975172ATL
54Clayton RichardPMLB6-5225LeftLeft9/12/198324Lafayette,Indiana20058245CHW
61Adam RussellPMLB6-8250RightRight4/14/198325Huron,Ohio20046179CHW
30Nick Swisher1BMLB6-0200BothLeft11/25/198027Columbus,Ohio2002116OAK
25Jim ThomeDHMLB6-4220LeftRight8/27/197037Peoria,Illinois198913331CLE
37Matt ThorntonPMLB6-6220LeftLeft9/15/197631Three Rivers,Michigan1998122SEA
5Juan Uribe3BMLB6-0225RightRight3/22/197929Bani,Dominican Republic1997UDFA COL
33Javier VazquezPMLB6-2195RightRight7/5/197631Ponce,Puerto Rico19945140MTL
43Ehren WassermannPMLB6-0185BothRight12/6/198027Sylacauga,Alabama2003UDFA CHW
31Dewayne WiseCFMLB6-1180LeftLeft2/24/197830Columbia,South Carolina19975158CIN
Team PersonnelPosition 
Harold BainesFirst Base Coach 
Daryl BostonMinor league outfield instructor 
Joe ButlerScout 
Kirk ChampionMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Don CooperPitching Coach 
Joey CoraBench Coach 
Jeff CoxThird Base Coach 
Ed FarmerBroadcaster 
Mike GellingerScouting Analyst 
Ozzie GuillenManager 
Ken HarrelsonBroadcaster 
Darrin JacksonBroadcaster 
Bryan LittleAdvance Scout and Special Instructor 
Juan NievesBullpen Coach 
Gary PellantScout 
Mark SalasBullpen Catcher 
Steve StoneBroadcaster 
Greg WalkerHitting Coach 
Ken WilliamsGeneral Manager 


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