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2008 Chicago CubsPayroll Summary
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Scott Eyre earned $3,800,000 for the 2008 Chicago Cubs
LeagueNational LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameCubs
LocationChicago,Illinois
Record97-64 (1st in National League Central)League Rank1stMLB Rank2nd
BallparkWrigley Field
ManagerLou PiniellaGeneral ManagerJim Hendry
CoachesIvan DeJesus (Assistant Coach), Gerald Perry (Hitting Coach), Mike Quade (Third Base Coach), Larry Rothschild (Pitching Coach), Matt Sinatro (First Base Coach), Lester Strode (Bullpen Coach), Alan Trammell (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost in NLDS (Los Angeles)
#1 Draft PickAndrew Cashner (#19)
Payroll$118,345,833 (Rank: 8th)
Attendance3,300,200 (Rank: 7th)
Minor League AffiliatesIowa Cubs (AAA) 83-59 ... Tennessee Smokies (AA) 62-77 ... Daytona Cubs (A+) 73-59 ... Peoria Chiefs (A) 60-78 ... Boise Hawks (A-) 43-33 ... Arizona Cubs (Rk) 31-24 ...
Years Available1876-2018

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Payroll Data for 2008 Chicago Cubs

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Jose AscanioP6-0 150 R-R 1985-05-02 23Maracay,Venezuela MLB2003-20152009-2009
2001-   UDFA-ATL
390,00075340  
Henry BlancoC5-11 190 R-R 1971-08-29 36Caracas,Venezuela MLB1990-20131997-2013
1989-   UDFA-LAN
3,175,00025916Retired  
Ronny CedenoSS6-0 170 R-R 1983-02-02 25Carabobo,Venezuela MLB2001-20152005-2014
1999-   UDFA-CHN
407,00058424International  
Neal CottsP6-2 200 L-L 1980-03-25 28Belleville,Illinois MLB2000-20172004-2013
2001- 2-  69-OAK
390,00075332Free Agent  
Ryan DempsterP6-1 201 R-R 1977-05-03 31Sechelt,BC MLB1995-20131998-2013
1995- 3-  66-TEX
7,333,3331257Retired  
Mark DeRosa2B-3B6-1 190 R-R 1975-02-02 33Passaic,New Jersey MLB1994-20131998-2013
1996- 7- 212-ATL
4,750,00019010Retired  
Jim EdmondsCF6-1 212 L-L 1970-06-27 38Fullerton,California MLB1988-20101993-2010
1988- 7- 169-CAL
8,000,0001065  
Scott EyreP6-1 200 L-L 1972-05-30 36Inglewood,California MLB1991-20091997-2007
1991- 9- 248-TEX
3,800,00023414  
Mike Fontenot2B5-8 160 L-R 1980-06-09 28Slidell,Louisiana MLB2000-20142005-2012
2001- 1-  19-BAL
405,00059325Free Agent  
Chad FoxP6-3 190 R-R 1970-09-03 37Coronado,California MLB1992-20091998-2001
1992-23- 633-CIN
390,00075331  
Kosuke Fukudome1B6-1 185 L-R 1977-04-26 31Kagoshima,Japan MLB1999-20172008-2012
2007-   UDFA-CHN
7,000,0001278International  
Sean GallagherP6-1 210 R-R 1985-12-30 22Boston,Massachusetts MLB2004-20162007-2010
2004-12- 366-CHN
390,00075341Free Agent  
Chad GaudinP5-11 165 R-R 1983-03-24 25New Orleans,Louisiana MLB2002-20172004-2013
2001-34-1009-TBA
1,775,00034017Free Agent  
Angel GuzmanP6-2 180 R-R 1981-12-14 26Caracas,Venezuela MLB2001-20122006-2009
1999-   UDFA-CHN
401,00062827Free Agent  
Rich HardenP6-1 180 L-R 1981-11-30 26Victoria,BC MLB2000-20112004-2010
2000-17- 510-OAK
4,750,00019011Free Agent  
Kevin HartP6-4 215 R-R 1982-12-29 25Cleveland,Ohio MLB2002-20122008-2009
2004-11- 319-BAL
392,50071829  
Koyie HillC6-0 190 B-R 1979-03-09 29Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1998-20142003-2014
2000- 4- 117-LAN
390,00075333Free Agent  
Rich HillP6-4 180 L-L 1980-03-11 28Boston,Massachusetts MLB2000-20182005-2017
2002- 4- 112-CHN
445,00051021ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Micah Hoffpauir1B6-3 185 L-L 1980-03-01 28Fort Worth,Texas MLB2001-20132008-2010
2002-13- 393-CHN
390,00075334  
Bob HowryP6-5 220 L-R 1973-08-04 34Phoenix,Arizona MLB1992-20092005-2009
1994- 5- 144-SFN
4,500,00019712  
Reed JohnsonRF-CF5-10 180 R-R 1976-12-08 31Riverside,California MLB1997-20152003-2015
1999-17- 523-TOR
1,300,00037018Free Agent  
Derrek Lee1B6-5 225 R-R 1975-09-06 32Sacramento,California MLB1993-20111997-2011
1993- 1-  14-SDN
13,250,000364  
Jon LieberP6-3 225 L-R 1970-04-02 38Council Bluffs,Iowa MLB1991-20081994-2008
1992- 2-  44-KCA
3,500,00024615  
Ted LillyP6-0 185 L-L 1976-01-04 32Lomita,California MLB1996-20131999-2013
1996-23- 688-LAN
8,000,0001066Retired  
Carlos MarmolP6-2 190 R-R 1982-10-14 25Bonao,Dom Rep MLB2001-20152006-2013
2000-   UDFA-CHN
430,00052622Free Agent  
Jason MarquisP6-1 185 L-R 1978-08-21 29Manhasset,New York MLB1996-20152000-2015
1996- 1-  35-ATL
6,375,0001419Free Agent  
Sean MarshallP6-6 195 L-L 1982-08-30 25Richmond,Virginia MLB2001-20142006-2013
2003- 6- 163-CHN
390,00075336Free Agent  
Casey McGehee1B6-1 190 R-R 1982-10-12 25Santa Cruz,California MLB2001-20172008-2016
2003-10- 283-CHN
390,00075337International  
Matt MurtonOF6-1 226 R-R 1981-10-03 26Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB2001-20172005-2009
2003- 1-  32-BOS
390,00075338Free Agent  
Eric PattersonOF5-11 173 L-R 1983-04-08 25Tallahassee,Florida MLB2002-20152007-2011
2004- 8- 246-CHN
390,00075339Free Agent  
Felix PieOF6-2 160 L-L 1985-02-08 23La Romana,Dom Rep MLB2002-20132007-2013
2001-   UDFA-CHN
401,50062526International  
Carmen PignatielloP6-0 175 R-L 1982-09-12 25Hammond,Indiana AAA2000-20092007-2008
2000-20- 583-CHN
391,50074230  
Aramis Ramirez3B6-1 219 R-R 1978-06-25 30Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20151998-2015
1994-   UDFA-PIT
15,000,000222Retired  
Jeff SamardzijaP6-5 215 R-R 1985-01-23 23Merrillville,Indiana MLB2004-20182008-2017
2006- 5- 149-CHN
390,00075342DL-60San Francisco Giants (AA)
Alfonso SorianoLF6-1 160 R-R 1976-01-07 32San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1996-20141999-2014
1998-   UDFA-NYA
14,000,000293Retired  
Geovany SotoC6-1 190 R-R 1983-01-20 25San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB2001-20172005-2017
2001-11- 318-CHN
401,00062828Free Agent  
Ryan Theriot2B5-11 175 B-R 1979-12-07 28Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1999-20122005-2012
2001- 3-  78-CHN
428,00052923Retired  
Daryle Ward1B6-2 230 L-L 1975-06-27 33Lynwood,California MLB1994-20141998-2008
1994-15- 417-DET
1,200,00038019  
Randy WellsP6-4 200 R-R 1982-08-28 25Belleville,Illinois MLB2002-20132009-2012
2002-38-1143-CHN
390,00075335Retired  
Kerry WoodP6-5 230 R-R 1977-06-16 31Irving,Texas MLB1995-20121998-2012
1995- 1-   4-CHN
4,200,00021413Retired  
Mike WuertzP6-3 200 R-R 1978-12-15 29Austin,Minnesota MLB1998-20142004-2008
1997-11- 334-CHN
860,00043520Free Agent  
Carlos ZambranoP6-4 250 B-R 1981-06-01 27Carabobo,Venezuela MLB1998-20132001-2012
1997-   UDFA-CHN
16,000,000101Free Agent