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2009 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 3rd in American League Central
Run Differential: 724-732 -8
Roster Continuity 66.98% 13/30
Manager(s): Ozzie Guillen
General Manager: Kenny Williams
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: U.S. Cellular Field
Payroll: $ 96,068,500 12/30
Attendance: 2,284,164 16/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Jared Mitchell (#23) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Joey Cora
Bullpen Coach: Juan Nieves
First Base Coach: Harold Baines
Hitting Coach: Greg Walker
Pitching Coach: Don Cooper
Third Base Coach: Jeff Cox

#1 Draft Picks

Gavin Floyd (#4), Gordon Beckham (#8), Mark Kotsay (#9), John Danks (#9), Paul Konerko (#13), Lance Broadway (#15), Brian Anderson (#15), Ramon Castro (#17), Josh Fields (#18), Alex Rios (#19), Matt Thornton (#22), Aaron Poreda (#25), Mike MacDougal (#25), Carlos Quentin (#29), Jimmy Gobble (#43), Jayson Nix (#44)
American League Central 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 Chicago White Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    32Brian AndersonP6-2205R-R272005CHA: 2003-1-15MLB-Free Agent
    15Gordon Beckham2B6-0175R-R222009CHA: 2008-1-8MLBSeattle MarinersMinors
    15Wilson BetemitDH6-3190B-R272001Not draftedMLB-Restricted List
    41Lance BroadwayP 6-4190R-R252007CHA: 2005-1-15MLB--
    56Mark BuehrleP6-2200L-L302000CHA: 1998-38-1139MLB-Free Agent
    53D.J. CarrascoP6-1215R-R322003BAL: 1997-26-795MLB-Free Agent
    27Ramon CastroC6-3225R-R331999HOU: 1994-1-17MLB-Free Agent
    40Bartolo ColonP6-0230R-R341997UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    52Jose ContrerasP6-4230R-R372003UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    50John DanksP6-2190L-L242007TEX: 2003-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    26Octavio DotelP6-0175R-R331999UDFAMLB-Retired
    23Jermaine DyeRF6-5220R-R351996ATL: 1993-17-488MLB--
    62Jack EgbertP6-3205L-R262009CHA: 2004-13-389MLB-Free Agent
    7Josh Fields1B6-2210R-R262006CHA: 2004-1-18MLB-Free Agent
    39Tyler FlowersC6-4220R-R232009ATL: 2005-33-1007MLBAtlanta BravesMLB-Active
    34Gavin FloydP6-5210R-R262004PHI: 2001-1-4MLB-Free Agent
    43Freddy GarciaP6-4235R-R321999Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    17Chris Getz2B6-0165L-R252008CHA: 2005-4-125MLB-Retired
    39Jimmy GobbleP6-3190L-L272003KCA: 1999-1-43MLB--
    54Daniel HudsonP6-4215R-R222009CHA: 2008-5-150MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLB-Active
    45Bobby JenksP6-3225R-R282005ANA: 2000-5-140MLB-Free Agent
    14Paul Konerko1B-DH6-3211R-R331997LAN: 1994-1-13MLB-Retired
    30Mark KotsayLF6-0190L-L331997FLO: 1996-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    18Brent Lillibridge3B-2B5-11185R-R252008PIT: 2005-4-121MLB-Free Agent
    71Scott LinebrinkP6-3185R-R322000SFN: 1997-2-56MLB-Free Agent
    47Mike MacDougalP6-4195R-R322001KCA: 1999-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    44Corky MillerC6-1220R-R332001CAL: 1994-23-629MLB-Free Agent
    5Jayson NixSS-3B5-11180R-R262008COL: 2001-1-44MLB-Free Agent
    65Jhonny NunezP6-3185L-R232009Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    7Jerry OwensOF6-3195L-L282006MON: 2003-2-57MLB--
    44Jake PeavyP6-1180R-R282002SDN: 1999-15-472MLB-Free Agent
    57Tony PenaP6-1220R-R272006Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    12A.J. PierzynskiC6-3220L-R321998MIN: 1994-3-71MLB-Free Agent
    22Scott PodsednikLF-CF6-0170L-L332001TEX: 1994-3-85MLB-Free Agent
    49Aaron PoredaP6-6240L-L222009CHA: 2007-1-25MLB-Int
    20Carlos QuentinLF6-2215R-R262006ARI: 2003-1-29MLB-Free Agent
    10Alexei RamirezSS-3B6-3185R-R272008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    54Clayton RichardP6-5225L-L252008CHA: 2005-8-245MLBSan Diego PadresMLB-Active
    51Alex RiosRF6-5185R-R282004TOR: 1999-1-19MLB-Free Agent
    25Jim ThomeDH6-4220L-R381991CLE: 1989-13-333MLB-Retired
    37Matt ThorntonP6-6220L-L322004SEA: 1998-1-22MLB-Retired
    60Carlos TorresP6-2180R-R262009CHA: 2004-15-449MLB-Free Agent
    47Wes WhislerP6-5235L-L262009CHA: 2004-2-53MLB-Free Agent
    67Randy WilliamsP6-3190L-L332004CHN: 1997-12-364MLB-Int
    31Dewayne WiseCF6-1180L-L312000CIN: 1997-5-158MLB-Free Agent

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