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2008 Boston Red Sox Payroll Details

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  • The team payroll $ value represents the starting payroll on opening day.
  • The list includes all players who played at least 1 game for this team for this season and may not include all players added after opening day. For these players, the assumption is that they earned the minimum MLB salary.
  • Centiles: All players for a given year are divided into 100 groups based on a sorted list of salaries. The top 1% of salaries are in centile #100. The lowest centile is ~20 since most players below this value are making the league minimum.
  • Players making more than league average have their salary displayed in bold
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    2008 Boston Red Sox Payroll Metrics
    PlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoSalaryTeam RankMLB RankCentileLeague MinLeague Avg
    David AardsmaP6-5200R-R26SFN: 2003-1-22$ 403,2502961233$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jeff Bailey1B6-2205R-R29FLO: 1997-2-64$ 390,000337530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jason BayLF-RF6-2200R-R29MON: 2000-22-645$ 6,000,0001115483$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Josh BeckettP6-4190R-R28FLO: 1999-1-2$ 10,166,66667293$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mike BowdenP6-3215R-R21BOS: 2005-1-47$ 390,000457530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Clay BuchholzP6-3190L-R23BOS: 2005-1-42$ 396,0003166925$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Paul ByrdP6-1184R-R37CLE: 1991-4-112$ 7,500,000911887$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Chris CarterLF-RF6-0225L-L25ARI: 2004-17-506$ 390,000427530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Sean Casey1B6-4226L-R33CLE: 1995-2-53$ 800,0002244851$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Kevin CashC6-0185R-R30Not drafted$ 400,0003063529$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Bartolo ColonP6-0230R-R33UDFA$ 390,000327530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Alex Cora3B-SS6-0180L-R32LAN: 1996-3-88$ 2,000,0001831566$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Bryan CoreyP6-0170R-R34DET: 1993-12-333$ 405,0002859334$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Coco CrispCF6-0185B-R28SLN: 1999-7-222$ 5,083,3331217481$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Manny DelcarmenP6-2190R-R26BOS: 2000-2-62$ 421,0002654240$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    J.D. DrewRF6-1195L-R32SLN: 1998-1-5$ 14,000,00022997$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jacoby EllsburyCF6-1185L-L24BOS: 2005-1-23$ 406,0002758735$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Devern HansackP6-2175R-R30Not drafted$ 390,000347530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Craig HansenP6-6210R-R24BOS: 2005-1-26$ 390,000467530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mark KotsayLF6-0190L-L32FLO: 1996-1-9$ 7,000,0001012786$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    George KottarasC6-0180L-R25SDN: 2002-20-595$ 390,000447530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jon LesterP6-3200L-L24BOS: 2002-2-57$ 421,5002554141$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Javier LopezP6-4225L-L30ARI: 1998-4-133$ 840,0002044252$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mike Lowell3B6-4205R-R34NYA: 1995-20-562$ 12,500,00044695$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jed LowrieSS6-0180B-R24BOS: 2005-1-45$ 390,000437530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Julio LugoSS-3B6-1165R-R32HOU: 1994-43-1193$ 9,250,00079290$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Justin MastersonP6-6235R-R23BOS: 2006-2-71$ 390,000477530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Daisuke MatsuzakaP6-0185R-R27Not drafted$ 8,333,333810189$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Brandon Moss1B6-0180L-R24BOS: 2002-8-238$ 390,000417530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Hideki OkajimaP6-2189L-L32Not drafted$ 1,275,0001937359$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    David OrtizDH6-4237L-L32UDFA$ 13,000,00033996$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jonathan PapelbonP6-4220R-R27BOS: 2003-4-114$ 775,0002345650$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    David PauleyP6-2170R-R25SDN: 2001-8-240$ 390,000357530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Dustin Pedroia2B5-9180R-R24BOS: 2004-2-65$ 457,0002450345$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Manny RamirezDH6-0205R-R36CLE: 1991-1-13$ 18,929,92314100$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    David RossC6-2205R-R31LAN: 1998-7-216$ 2,525,0001728869$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Chris SmithP6-2191R-R27BOS: 2002-4-118$ 390,000367530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Kyle SnyderP6-8220R-R30KCA: 1999-1-7$ 835,0002144451$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Julian TavarezP6-2190L-R35Not drafted$ 3,850,0001423075$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Joe Thurston2B5-11175L-R28LAN: 1999-4-134$ 390,000377530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mike TimlinP6-4210R-R42TOR: 1987-5-127$ 3,000,0001526471$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jon Van EveryOF6-1185L-L28CLE: 2000-29-876$ 390,000387530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jason VaritekC6-2220R-R36SEA: 1994-1-14$ 10,442,03057093$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Gil VelazquezSS6-2170R-R28NYN: 1998-14-424$ 390,000397530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Tim WakefieldP6-2210R-R41PIT: 1988-8-200$ 4,000,0001321876$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Kevin Youkilis3B6-1220R-R29BOS: 2001-8-243$ 3,000,0001626470$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Charlie ZinkP6-1190R-R28Not drafted$ 390,000407530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252


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