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2008 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 81-81 .500
Rank: 3rd in American League Central
Run Differential: 805-761 + 44
Roster Continuity 84.95% 1/30
Manager(s): Eric Wedge
General Manager: Mark Shapiro
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Progressive Field
Payroll: $ 78,970,066 16/30
Attendance: 2,169,760 22/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Lonnie Chisenhall (#29) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jeff Datz
Bullpen Coach: Luis Isaac
First Base Coach: Luis Rivera
Hitting Coach: Derek Shelton
Pitching Coach: Carl Willis
Third Base Coach: Joel Skinner

#1 Draft Picks

Bryan Bullington (#1), Jeremy Sowers (#6), Michael Aubrey (#11), C.C. Sabathia (#20), Jason Tyner (#21), Jake Westbrook (#21), Matt Ginter (#22), Scott Elarton (#25), Zach Jackson (#32)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8974.546--
8875.5401.0
8181.5007.5
7587.46313.5
7488.45714.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
24Grady SizemoreCF25   634101170
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33
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90385981301114025.268.374.502876.233.440.2901.3319.2318745
2Jhonny PeraltaSS26   605104167
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893148126422526.276.331.473804.197.279.3122.6326.3286664
25Ryan Garko1B27   49561135
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1
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14
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900045861510810.273.346.404750.131.222.3001.9135.4200563
12Ben FranciscoLF26   44765119
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32
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015
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54434086602410.266.332.438770.172.264.2972.1529.8196499
38Franklin GutierrezRF25   3995499
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26
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2
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8
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41932787814210.248.307.383690.135.218.2973.2249.9153440
13Asdrubal Cabrera2B22   3524891
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06
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47444677421158.259.346.366712.108.239.3101.6758.7129418
10Kelly ShoppachC28   3526792
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27
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021
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550036133113317.261.348.517865.256.358.3573.6916.8182403
7Jamey Carroll2B-3B34   3476096
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36733465901022.277.355.346701.069.179.3361.91347.0120402
20David DellucciLF-DH34   3364180
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473224761110412.238.307.405712.167.241.2733.1730.5136375
1Casey Blake3B34   3254694
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5820336876123.289.365.465830.175.283.3352.0629.5151368
17Shin-Soo ChooRF-LF25   3176898
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28
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3
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14
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6643447854045.309.397.549946.240.382.3671.7722.6174370
41Victor MartinezC29   2663074
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02
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35002432140312.278.337.365702.086.177.3061.33133.097294
15Andy Marte3B24   2352152
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1712145210705.221.268.315583.094.149.2723.7178.374257
48Travis HafnerDH31   1982139
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2411275556034.197.305.323628.126.263.2412.0439.664233
8Jason MichaelsLF32   58312
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0091141310130.207.258.276534.069.138.2503.25--1667
44Sal FasanoC36   46512
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0060031730111.261.340.348688.087.152.4005.67--1654
68,23Michael Aubrey1B26   4529
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3005500002.200.280.333613.133.244.1841.0022.51550
29Josh Barfield2B25   3336
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0020001000000.182.182.212394.030.030.261----733
50Andy Gonzalez1B26   2435
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2016500001.208.367.333700.125.333.2220.8324.0830
11Jorge VelandiaSS33   813
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000001200000.375.444.500944.125.250.5002.00--49
36Paul ByrdP37   5000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
31Cliff LeeP29   5000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
55Roberto HernandezP27   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
52C.C. SabathiaP27   311
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1000200000.333.3331.33316661.0001.000---3.043
32Aaron LaffeyP23   201
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0000000000000.500.500.5001000.000.000.500----12
16Jason TynerLF31   2000000000010000.000.333.000333.000.000.000----03
45Jeremy SowersP25   1000000001100100.000.500.000500.0001.000-1.00--03
Batting Totals1647554380514553392217177277295601213103444349123.262.328.424752.162.271.3052.1732.423516195
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
31Cliff Lee29   2232.5431314200223.1214686312341704051.118.640.481.376.865.00
36Paul Byrd37   7104.5322221000131.014670662324560051.3010.031.581.653.852.33
52C.C. Sabathia27   683.8418183200122.1117545213341231201.248.630.962.519.073.62
45Jeremy Sowers25   495.5822220000121.014184751839643131.4910.491.342.904.761.64
55Roberto Hernandez27   875.4322221100120.21268073770588191.629.370.525.214.310.83
32Aaron Laffey23   574.211616000093.210352441031435191.439.860.962.974.121.39
53Rafael Perez26   443.557300014276.1673230823863021.187.930.952.7210.183.74
63Rafael Betancourt33   345.076900020471.07641401125642001.429.631.393.178.112.56
50Jensen Lewis24   043.8251000281366.0682928827520051.449.271.093.687.091.93
30Masahide Kobayashi34   454.505700031655.2653028814354011.4110.451.292.255.632.50
57Zach Jackson25   235.5699000054.2643634714301031.4210.471.152.294.912.14
49Edward Mujica24   326.693300013038.2462929510271011.4410.621.152.316.232.70
37Jake Westbrook30   123.0955100034.233131257191011.148.491.291.804.892.71
27Anthony Reyes26   211.8566000034.13177212150011.268.210.533.183.971.25
34Juan Rincon29   115.67230009027.134181738192011.5611.331.002.676.332.38
46Scott Lewis24   402.6344000024.0209746151001.087.501.502.255.632.50
56Matt Ginter30   135.1444000021.025121233122001.3310.711.291.295.144.00
40Tom Mastny27   2210.80141004020.0282424611190001.9512.602.704.958.551.73
44Jorge Julio29   005.50150006017.2181111311153001.619.001.505.507.501.36
47Joe Borowski37   137.411800014616.22414144890001.8812.712.124.244.761.13
39Scott Elarton32   013.6080004015.1167609152001.679.600.005.409.001.67
26Bryan Bullington27   024.8032000014.2159842121011.139.002.401.207.206.00
58Brendan Donnelly36   108.36150003013.220131321080002.1412.861.296.435.140.80
58Craig Breslow27   003.387000308.110331570001.8811.251.135.637.881.40
27Rick Bauer31   0013.504000206.010991340002.1715.001.504.506.001.33
56Rich Rundles27   001.808000005.05110360001.609.000.005.4010.802.00
59Jon Meloan23   000.002000102.00000120000.500.000.004.509.002.00
54Brian Slocum27   0027.002000002.08662010014.0036.009.000.004.50--
Batting Totals81814.465611621051523114371530761712170444986445481.379.581.062.786.182.22
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kelly ShoppachC1108725863472.9896.40
Victor MartinezC554473281631.9916.93
Sal FasanoC15117102921.9828.54
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ryan Garko1B12110581039804123.9969.52
Casey Blake1B2716017110120.99510.18
Michael Aubrey1B12949960141.00010.05
Victor Martinez1B108282419.9899.44
Andy Gonzalez1B73839024.9519.24
Sal Fasano1B130000.0000.00
Andy Marte1B1121011.00027.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Asdrubal Cabrera2B94776202281383.9945.60
Jamey Carroll2B74580105192346.9904.61
Josh Barfield2B9712624091.0006.34
Jorge Velandia2B1934011.0007.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Casey Blake3B77635391411215.9372.55
Andy Marte3B7658143155619.9713.07
Jamey Carroll3B43199125565.9183.03
Andy Gonzalez3B2121111.6671.50
Jhonny Peralta3B1912011.0003.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jhonny PeraltaSS146127121742714104.9794.56
Asdrubal CabreraSS201543859517.9515.67
Jorge VelandiaSS2914021.0005.00
Casey BlakeSS1201001.0004.50
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ben FranciscoLF83643150722.9872.20
David DellucciLF56383751001.0001.79
Shin-Soo ChooLF2622340310.9771.74
Jason MichaelsLF1597232001.0002.32
Franklin GutierrezLF1178140001.0001.62
Jamey CarrollLF130000.0000.00
Jason TynerLF1100000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Grady SizemoreCF1511338382221.9952.58
Franklin GutierrezCF129730110.9692.88
Ben FranciscoCF220000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Franklin GutierrezRF97763224420.9912.69
Shin-Soo ChooRF5139888110.9892.01
Ben FranciscoRF3223046521.9622.00
Jason MichaelsRF64515110.9413.20
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rafael PerezP737621612.9472.13
Rafael BetancourtP69712610.8891.01
Masahide KobayashiP575583001.0001.80
Jensen LewisP516669001.0002.05
Edward MujicaP333813001.0000.95
Cliff LeeP31223161412.9681.21
Juan RinconP232704011.0001.33
Paul ByrdP2213141010.9330.96
Roberto HernandezP22120141624.9372.25
Jeremy SowersP2212171822.9261.86
Joe BorowskiP18160000.0000.00
C.C. SabathiaP18122210011.0000.89
Aaron LaffeyP169331110.9331.35
Brendan DonnellyP151321001.0002.08
Jorge JulioP151702001.0001.06
Tom MastnyP142050001.0002.25
Zach JacksonP95451122.8892.67
Scott ElartonP81514001.0003.00
Rich RundlesP850000.0000.00
Craig BreslowP780000.0000.00
Anthony ReyesP63414001.0001.32
Jake WestbrookP5343811.9172.91
Rick BauerP4611011.0003.00
Matt GinterP42112001.0001.29
Scott LewisP42433001.0002.25
Bryan BullingtonP31410001.0000.64
Jon MeloanP220000.0000.00
Brian SlocumP220000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Travis HafnerDH54.0000.00
David DellucciDH46.0000.00
Ryan GarkoDH13.0000.00
Shin-Soo ChooDH11.0000.00
Ben FranciscoDH9.0000.00
Jhonny PeraltaDH6.0000.00
Grady SizemoreDH6.0000.00
Victor MartinezDH5.0000.00
Michael AubreyDH1.0000.00
Andy GonzalezDH1.0000.00
Kelly ShoppachDH1.0000.00


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