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2008 Colorado Rockies (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 3rd in National League West
Run Differential: 747-822 -75
Roster Continuity 68.01% 14/30
Manager(s): Clint Hurdle
General Manager: Daniel O'Dowd
Location: Denver, Colorado
Ballpark: Coors Field
Payroll: $ 68,655,500 20/30
Attendance: 2,650,218 13/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Christian Friedrich (#25) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jamie Quirk
Bullpen Coach: Rick Mathews
First Base Coach: Glenallen Hill
Hitting Coach: Alan Cockrell
Pitching Coach: Bob Apodaca
Third Base Coach: Mike Gallego

#1 Draft Picks

Greg Reynolds (#2), Jason Grilli (#4), Troy Tulowitzki (#7), Todd Helton (#8), Jeff Francis (#9), Ian Stewart (#10), Mark Redman (#13), Kip Wells (#16), Omar Quintanilla (#33), Jayson Nix (#44)
National League West 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 2008 Colorado Rockies season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    41Alberto AriasP5-11150R-R242007Not draftedMLB--
    27Garrett Atkins3B6-3210R-R282003COL: 2000-5-137MLB--
    10Jeff BakerLF-1B6-2210R-R272005COL: 2002-4-111MLB-Free Agent
    21Clint BarmesSS6-1190R-R292003COL: 2000-10-287MLB-Free Agent
    15Edwin BellorinC5-11170R-R262007Not draftedMLB--
    1Doug BernierSS5-11175B-R282008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    31Cedrick BowersP6-2223R-L302008TBA: 1996-4-124MLB--
    44Micah BowieP6-4210L-L331999ATL: 1993-8-236MLB--
    35Taylor BuchholzP6-4220R-R262006PHI: 2000-6-175MLB--
    41Jose CapellanP6-3170R-R272004Not draftedMLB--
    28Aaron CookP6-3175R-R292002COL: 1997-2-70MLB-Free Agent
    60Manuel CorpasP6-3170R-R252006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    29Jorge De La RosaP6-1190L-L272004UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    39Valerio De Los SantosP6-2180L-L321998Not draftedMLB--
    14Dexter FowlerCF6-5189B-R222008COL: 2004-14-410MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB-Active
    26Jeff FrancisP6-5200L-L272004COL: 2002-1-9MLB-Retired
    40Brian FuentesP6-4220L-L322001SEA: 1995-25-678MLB-Retired
    49Jason GrilliP6-4185R-R312000SFN: 1997-1-4MLB-Free Agent
    11Brad HawpeRF-1B6-3210L-L292004COL: 2000-11-317MLB-Free Agent
    17Todd Helton1B6-2206L-L341997COL: 1995-1-8MLB-Retired
    34Matt HergesP6-0200L-R381999Not draftedMLB--
    61Livan HernandezP6-2225R-R331996UDFAMLB-Retired
    21Jonathan HerreraSS-2B5-9150B-R232008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    48Jason HirshP6-8250R-R262006HOU: 2003-2-59MLB--
    5Matt HollidayLF6-4235R-R282004COL: 1998-7-210MLB-Free Agent
    20Chris IannettaC5-11195R-R252006COL: 2004-4-110MLBColorado RockiesMLB-Active
    38Ubaldo JimenezP6-2160R-R242006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    47Joe Koshansky1B6-4225L-L262007COL: 2004-6-170MLB--
    16Adam MelhuseC6-2185B-R362000TOR: 1993-13-378MLB--
    56Franklin MoralesP6-0170L-L222007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    52Juan MorilloP6-1160R-R242006Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    45Josh NewmanP6-1215L-L262007COL: 2004-19-560MLB--
    1Jayson NixSS-3B5-11180R-R252008COL: 2001-1-44MLB-Free Agent
    29,22Scott PodsednikLF-CF6-0170L-L322001TEX: 1994-3-85MLB-Free Agent
    6Omar QuintanillaSS5-9185L-R262005OAK: 2003-1-33MLB-Free Agent
    55Mark RedmanP6-5220L-L341999MIN: 1995-1-13MLB--
    41Steve RegisterP6-1170R-R252008COL: 2004-3-80MLB--
    54Greg ReynoldsP6-7225R-R222008COL: 2006-1-2MLB-Free Agent
    32Glendon RuschP6-1200L-L331997KCA: 1993-17-469MLB--
    25Seth SmithDH-LF6-3215L-L252007COL: 2004-2-50MLB-Free Agent
    23Ryan SpeierP6-7200R-R282005Not draftedMLB--
    19Ryan SpilborghsLF6-1190R-R282005COL: 2002-7-201MLB-Retired
    24Ian Stewart3B6-3200L-R232007COL: 2003-1-10MLB-Free Agent
    18Cory SullivanLF-CF6-0180L-L282005COL: 2001-7-214MLB-Free Agent
    3Willy TaverasOF6-0160R-R262004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    8Yorvit TorrealbaC5-11180R-R292001UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    2Troy TulowitzkiSS6-3205R-R232006COL: 2005-1-7MLBToronto Blue JaysMLB-Active
    51Luis VizcainoP5-11169R-R331999UDFAMLBBaltimore OriolesMinors
    16Kip WellsP6-3196R-R311999CHA: 1998-1-16MLB-Retired

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