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2009 Washington Nationals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 59-103 .364
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 710-874 -164
Roster Continuity 58.74% 22/30
Manager(s): Manny Acta, Jim Riggleman
General Manager: Jim Bowden (2009-03-03), Michael Rizzo (2009-08-19), Michael Rizzo
Location: Washington, DC
Ballpark: Nationals Park
Payroll: $ 60,328,000 27/30
Attendance: 1,817,280 24/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Stephen Strasburg (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jim Riggleman
Bullpen Coach: Randy Knorr
First Base Coach: Marquis Grissom
Pitching Coach: Randy St. Claire
Pitching Coach: Steve McCatty
Third Base Coach: Pat Listach

#1 Draft Picks

Corey Patterson (#3), Ryan Zimmerman (#4), Ross Detwiler (#6), Austin Kearns (#7), Lastings Milledge (#12), Ron Villone (#14), Kip Wells (#16), Sean Burnett (#19), Mike MacDougal (#25), J.D. Martin (#35)
National League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2009 Washington Nationals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    40Collin BalesterP6-5190R-R232008MON: 2004-4-114MLB-Free Agent
    7Josh BardC6-3205B-R312002COL: 1999-3-100MLB-Free Agent
    97Joe BeimelP6-2201L-L322001PIT: 1998-18-538MLB-Free Agent
    10Ronnie Belliard3B5-8180R-R321998MIL: 1994-8-207MLB-Retired
    57Jay BergmannP6-4185R-R272005MON: 2002-11-317MLB-Free Agent
    2Roger BernadinaRF-LF6-0170L-L252008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    32Jamie BurkeC6-0195R-R372001CAL: 1993-9-243MLB--
    17Sean BurnettP6-1176L-L262004PIT: 2000-1-19MLB-Free Agent
    45Daniel CabreraP6-7170R-R282004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    13Alex CintronSS6-1170B-R302001ARI: 1997-36-1103MLB--
    36Tyler ClippardP6-3170R-R242007NYA: 2003-9-274MLB-Free Agent
    43Jesus ColomeP6-2170R-R302001UDFAMLB--
    6Ian DesmondSS6-2185R-R232009MON: 2004-3-84MLBColorado RockiesMLB-Active
    48Ross DetwilerP6-5185R-L232007WAS: 2007-1-6MLB-Free Agent
    34Elijah DukesCF6-2220R-R252007TBA: 2002-3-74MLB--
    44Adam DunnDH-1B6-6235L-R292001CIN: 1998-2-50MLB-Retired
    55Marco EstradaP6-0180R-R252008WAS: 2005-6-174MLBToronto Blue JaysMLB-Active
    3Jesus FloresC6-1180R-R242007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    56Victor GarateP6-1160L-L242009Not draftedMLBLos Angeles DodgersMinors
    12Alberto GonzalezSS5-11160R-R262007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    15Cristian GuzmanSS6-0188B-R311999UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    38Joel HanrahanP6-2191R-R272007LAN: 2000-2-57MLB-Retired
    22Willie Harris2B-LF5-9175L-R312001BAL: 1999-24-727MLB-Free Agent
    6Anderson Hernandez2B5-9150B-R262005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    61Livan HernandezP6-2225R-R341996UDFAMLB-Retired
    58Mike HinckleyP6-3170R-L262008MON: 2001-3-82MLB--
    24Nick JohnsonDH6-3195L-L302001NYA: 1996-3-89MLB-Retired
    25Austin KearnsRF6-3220R-R292002CIN: 1998-1-7MLB-Free Agent
    26Logan KensingP6-1185R-R262004FLO: 2003-2-53MLB-Free Agent
    31John LannanP6-5200L-L242007WAS: 2005-11-324MLBWashington NationalsMinors
    41Wil LedezmaP6-3152L-L282003UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    54Mike MacDougalP6-4195R-R322001KCA: 1999-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    60J.D. MartinP6-5175R-R262009CLE: 2001-1-35MLB-Free Agent
    39Shairon MartisP6-1175R-R222008UDFAMLBNorfolk (AAA) >> Baltimore OriolesRestricted List
    30Justin MaxwellRF-CF6-5225R-R252007WAS: 2005-4-114MLB-Int
    85Lastings MilledgeLF-RF6-1180R-R242006NYN: 2003-1-12MLB-Int
    49Garrett MockP6-4215R-R262008ARI: 2004-3-86MLB-Free Agent
    1Nyjer MorganCF-RF6-0180L-L282007PIT: 2002-33-973MLB-Int
    28Mike MorseRF6-5195R-R272005CHA: 2000-3-82MLB-Free Agent
    23Wil NievesC5-11190R-R312002SDN: 1995-47-1286MLB-Free Agent
    19Scott OlsenP6-4170L-L252005FLO: 2002-6-173MLBTexas RangersMinors
    24Pete Orr2B-SS6-1175L-R302005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    8Jorge PadillaLF-RF6-2200R-R292009PHI: 1998-3-74MLB-Free Agent
    4Corey PattersonOF5-9180L-R292000CHN: 1998-1-3MLB-Free Agent
    52Saul RiveraP5-11155R-R312006MIN: 1998-9-259MLB--
    58Zack SegoviaP6-1220R-R262007PHI: 2002-2-58MLB-Free Agent
    59Steven ShellP6-5195R-R262008ANA: 2001-3-81MLB--
    29Jorge SosaP6-2180B-R312002Not draftedMLB--
    35Craig StammenP6-3200R-R252009WAS: 2005-12-354MLBSan Diego PadresMLB-Active
    50Julian TavarezP6-2190L-R361993Not draftedMLB--
    41Ron VilloneP6-3237L-L391995SEA: 1992-1-14MLB--
    32Kip WellsP6-3196R-R321999CHA: 1998-1-16MLB-Retired
    16Josh WillinghamLF6-1200R-R302004FLO: 2000-17-491MLB-Retired
    11Ryan Zimmerman3B6-2210R-R242005WAS: 2005-1-4MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    27Jordan ZimmermannP6-2200R-R232009WAS: 2007-2-67MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active

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