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2008 ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Phoenix,AZ
Team Record:  82-80   .506
Result:   2nd in National League - West Division
Manager(s):  Bob Melvin
General Manager:   Josh Byrnes
Stadium:  Chase Field
Attendance:  2,509,924
Payroll:  $66,202,712
Playoffs:  -

Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Randy Johnson (44)
Youngest Player:  Justin Upton (20)
Longest Tenure:  Brandon Webb, Edgar Gonzalez (6)
Top Hitter:  Adam Dunn (12)
Top Pitcher:  Brandon Webb (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Daniel Schlereth (#26)

Roster Continuity:  79.11%
Top Prospect:   Carlos Gonzalez
National League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Dodgers8478.519--
Arizona8280.5062.0
Colorado7488.45710.0
SF Giants7290.44412.0
San Diego6399.38921.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Emilio BonifacioArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 390,000 
Billy BucknerArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 390,000 
Chris BurkeArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 955,000 Avoided Arbitration
Eric ByrnesArizona Diamondbacks200820103$ 30,000,000$ 10.00m$2m signing bonus. Signed extension during 2007 season
Tony ClarkSan Diego Padres200820081$ 900,000 
Juan CruzArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 1,937,500 
Jamie D'AntonaArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 390,000 
Doug DavisArizona Diamondbacks200720093$ 22,000,000$ 7.33mAvoided arbitration
Stephen DrewArizona Diamondbacks200520095$ 5,500,000$ 1.10m$4m signing bonus
Adam DunnCincinnati Reds200820081$ 13,000,000 Option year from 2006 contract
David EcksteinToronto Blue Jays200820081$ 4,500,000 
Edgar GonzalezOakland Athletics200820081$ 411,000 
Rob HammockArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 409,500 
Dan HarenOakland Athletics200620094$ 12,650,000$ 3.16mClub option for 2010 (Replaced by new contract in 2009)
Orlando HudsonArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 6,250,000 
Conor JacksonArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 419,500 
Randy JohnsonArizona Diamondbacks200720082$ 26,000,000$ 13.00m$12m signing bonus
Wil LedezmaSan Diego Padres200820081$ 620,000 Avoided arbitration
Brandon LyonArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 3,125,000 Avoided arbitration
Brandon MeddersArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 409,500 
Miguel MonteroArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 400,500 
Augie OjedaArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 550,000 Avoided arbitration
Micah OwingsArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 402,000 
Jailen PegueroArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 390,000 
Tony PenaArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 405,500 
Yusmeiro PetitArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 394,000 
Chad QuallsArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 1,312,500 Avoided arbitration
Jon RauchWashington Nationals200820092$ 3,200,000$ 1.60mClub option for 2010 ($2.9m)
Mark ReynoldsArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 396,500 
Connor RobertsonArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 390,000 
Alex RomeroArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 390,000 
Leo RosalesArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 390,000 
Jeff SalazarArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 390,000 
Max ScherzerArizona Diamondbacks200720104$ 4,300,000$ 1.08m
Doug SlatenArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 400,500 
Christopher SnyderArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 1,850,000 Avoided arbitration
Chad TracyArizona Diamondbacks200720093$ 13,250,000$ 4.42mClub option for 2010 ($7m)
Justin UptonArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 393,000 
Brandon WebbArizona Diamondbacks200620094$ 19,500,000$ 4.88mClub option for 2010 ($8.5m)
Josh WhitesellWashington Nationals200820081$ 390,000 
Chris YoungArizona Diamondbacks200820081$ 406,000 



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