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2008 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 821-857 -36
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 137,685,196 3/30
Attendance: 3,202,654 8/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Ryan Perry (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rafael Belliard
Bullpen Coach: Jeff Jones
First Base Coach: Andy Van Slyke
Hitting Coach: Lloyd McClendon
Pitching Coach: Chuck Hernandez
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Justin Verlander (#2), Jason Grilli (#4), Gary Sheffield (#6), Bobby Seay (#12), Chris Lambert (#19), Jeremy Bonderman (#26), Todd Jones (#27), Casey Fossum (#48)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8974.546--
8875.5401.0
8181.5007.5
7587.46313.5
7488.45714.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
24Miguel Cabrera1B2561685180
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1271056126360916.292.349.537886.245.338.3102.2516.6331684
14Placido Polanco2B3258090178
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3
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58713543624414.307.350.417767.110.181.3191.2372.5242629
30Magglio OrdonezRF3456172178
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103155376320627.317.376.494870.176.264.3341.4326.7277623
28Curtis GrandersonCF27553112155
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661247111131117.280.365.494859.213.356.3161.5625.1273629
8Edgar RenteriaSS3250369136
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2
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10
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55633764012519.270.317.382699.111.191.2901.7350.3192547
9Carlos Guillen3B3242068120
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54936067332411.286.376.436812.150.307.3171.1242.0183489
3Gary SheffieldDH394185294
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57925883530119.225.326.400726.175.330.2371.4322.0167482
15Brandon IngeC-3B313474171
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5143439482544.205.303.369672.164.291.2442.1931.5128407
33Marcus ThamesLF313165076
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5603249500026.241.292.516808.275.342.2583.9612.6163342
7Ivan RodriguezC363023389
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3261195221329.295.338.417755.123.202.3402.7460.4126328
20Matt JoyceLF232424061
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3302316520023.252.339.492831.240.360.2932.1020.2119277
25Ryan RaburnLF-RF271822643
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2031164901102.236.298.368666.132.231.3023.0645.567199
39Ramon SantiagoSS-2B281243035
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1810221750501.282.411.460871.177.363.3010.7731.057156
36Clete ThomasLF-CF24116733
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920142611201.284.366.405771.121.259.3601.86116.047133
19Jeff Larish3B-DH251041227
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162273400002.260.306.375681.115.183.3684.8652.039111
19Jacque JonesLF33791013
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50181810022.165.244.253497.089.177.1942.2579.02090
52Dusty RyanC2344614
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70051300010.318.380.500880.182.295.4002.6022.02250
57Dane SardinhaC294427
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030041100101.159.229.205434.045.136.2122.75--949
26Mike Hessman3B302768
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7002920000.296.387.8891276.593.667.2314.505.42431
27Brent ClevlenLF242445
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0001003800100.208.296.208504.000.125.3132.67--528
46Michael HollimonSS262346
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2001600010.261.280.565845.304.348.2946.0023.01325
35Justin VerlanderP255000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
29Nate RobertsonP304000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
73Eddie BonineP272000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
58Armando GalarragaP262200000003100100.000.600.000600.0001.500.0000.33--06
38Jeremy BondermanP251000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
32Freddy DolsiP251000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
37Kenny RogersP431000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
Batting Totals167856418211529293412007806331572107644233044144.271.336.444780.173.280.3011.8828.225046287
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
35Justin Verlander2511174.8433331000201195119108188716363141.408.730.813.907.301.87
58Armando Galarraga261373.7230280000178152837428611266061.197.641.413.076.342.07
37Kenny Rogers439135.69303000001732121181102271824191.6310.971.143.674.241.15
29Nate Robertson307116.343228001016821812411926621085021.6611.611.383.305.751.74
31Zach Miner26854.274513003011811860561046624061.399.000.763.514.731.35
45Aquilino Lopez33413.534800018078863331922616121.379.801.032.516.952.77
38Jeremy Bonderman25344.311212000071753934936441031.569.511.144.565.581.22
44Bobby Seay30124.506000014056592828425583021.509.480.644.029.322.32
32Freddy Dolsi25153.944200013247502121328294131.639.380.565.255.441.04
59Todd Jones40414.9345000371841503023518144041.6210.711.073.863.000.78
49Casey Fossum30315.71310009041442626418281031.519.660.883.956.151.56
56Fernando Rodney27064.9538000251340342222330493031.607.650.686.7511.031.63
73Eddie Bonine27215.33550000263619163590021.5212.001.001.673.001.80
21Dontrelle Willis26029.3887000024182525435185112.216.751.5013.136.750.51
54Joel Zumaya23023.5221000512324139322226002.009.391.178.618.611.00
50Clay Rapada27304.29250003021191110014151011.578.140.006.006.431.07
40Chris Lambert25125.578300102031181337150021.8113.291.293.006.432.14
41Gary Glover31114.5018000502022111044150001.309.901.801.806.753.75
52Denny Bautista25013.321600030191577114101001.537.110.476.634.740.71
48Kyle Farnsworth32116.7516000501627141245180002.0015.192.252.8110.133.60
34Freddy Garcia31114.2033000015118736120011.136.601.803.607.202.00
49Jason Grilli31013.2190004013125517101001.367.710.644.506.431.43
53Francis Beltran28104.8511000401313773691001.469.002.084.156.231.50
41Francisco Cruceta26035.251300080111387210113001.929.751.507.508.251.10
40Yorman Bazardo230024.0030003037880530004.0021.000.0015.009.000.60
Pitching Totals74884.91602162101613414451541857788172644991657641.519.601.074.016.171.54


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