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2008 Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB)

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W-L Record: 82-80 .506
Rank: 2nd in National League West
Run Differential: 720-706 + 14
Roster Continuity 79.11% 4/30
Manager(s): Bob Melvin
General Manager: Josh Byrnes
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Ballpark: Chase Field
Payroll: $ 66,202,712 23/30
Attendance: 2,509,924 15/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Daniel Schlereth (#26) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Kirk Gibson
Bullpen Coach: Glenn Sherlock
First Base Coach: Lee Tinsley
Hitting Coach: Rick Schu
Pitching Coach: Bryan Price
Third Base Coach: Chip Hale

#1 Draft Picks

Justin Upton (#1), Tony Clark (#2), Chris Burke (#10), Max Scherzer (#11), Stephen Drew (#15), Conor Jackson (#19)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8478.519--
8280.5062.0
7488.45710.0
7290.44412.0
6399.38921.0
  • 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 Arizona Diamondbacks season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    4Emilio Bonifacio2B5-10160R-R232007Not draftedMLBGwinnett (AAA) >> Atlanta BravesMinors
    33Billy BucknerP6-2195R-R242007KCA: 2004-2-55MLBReno (AAA) >> Arizona DiamondbacksMinors
    2Chris Burke2B5-11183R-R282004HOU: 2001-1-10MLBSan Diego Padres
    22Eric ByrnesLF-CF6-2205R-R322000OAK: 1998-8-225MLBArizona Diamondbacks
    13Tony Clark1B6-7245B-R361995DET: 1990-1-2MLBArizona Diamondbacks
    37Juan CruzP6-2155R-R292001Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    21Jamie D'Antona3B6-2215R-R262008ARI: 2003-2-66MLBArizona Diamondbacks
    49Doug DavisP6-3190R-L321999TEX: 1996-10-293MLB-Free Agent
    6Stephen DrewSS6-0190L-R252006ARI: 2004-1-15MLBWashington Nationals15-day DL
    32Adam DunnDH-1B6-6235L-R282001CIN: 1998-2-50MLB-Retired
    4David EcksteinSS5-8165R-R332001BOS: 1997-19-581MLBSan Diego Padres
    31Edgar GonzalezP6-2213R-R252003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    7Rob HammockC-3B6-0190R-R312003ARI: 1998-23-703MLBArizona Diamondbacks
    15Dan HarenP6-5220R-R272003SLN: 2001-2-72MLB-Retired
    1Orlando Hudson2B-3B6-0185B-R302002TOR: 1997-43-1280MLB-Free Agent
    34Conor JacksonRF-OF6-3210R-R262005ARI: 2003-1-19MLB-Retired
    51Randy JohnsonP6-10230R-L441988MON: 1985-2-36MLBSan Francisco Giants
    46Wil LedezmaP6-3152L-L272003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    38Brandon LyonP6-1170R-R282001TOR: 1999-14-433MLB-Free Agent
    52Brandon MeddersP6-2185R-R282005ARI: 2001-8-248MLBSan Francisco Giants
    26Miguel MonteroC5-11180L-R252006UDFAMLBChicago CubsMLB-Active
    11Augie OjedaSS5-8165B-R332000BAL: 1996-13-381MLBArizona Diamondbacks
    44Micah OwingsOF6-5220R-R252007ARI: 2005-3-83MLB-Free Agent
    36Jailen PegueroP6-0160R-R272007Not draftedMLBArizona Diamondbacks
    56Tony PenaP6-1220R-R262006Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    48Yusmeiro PetitP6-0180R-R232006Not draftedMLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    50Chad QuallsP6-5205R-R292004HOU: 2000-2-67MLBColorado RockiesMLB-Active
    57Jon RauchP6-11255R-R292002CHA: 1999-3-99MLB-Free Agent
    27Mark Reynolds1B-3B6-1200R-R242007ARI: 2004-16-476MLBColorado Rockies15-day DL
    41Connor RobertsonP6-3215R-R262007OAK: 2004-31-937MLBNew York Mets
    28Alex RomeroRF6-0160B-R242008Not draftedMLBSan Francisco GiantsMinors
    47Leo RosalesP6-1190R-R272008SDN: 2003-20-581MLBArizona Diamondbacks
    12Jeff SalazarRF-LF6-0175L-L272006COL: 2002-8-231MLB-Free Agent
    39Max ScherzerP6-3190R-R232008ARI: 2006-1-11MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    45Doug SlatenP6-5190L-L282006ARI: 2000-17-519MLB-Int
    19Christopher SnyderC6-3220R-R272004ARI: 2002-2-68MLB-Retired
    18Chad Tracy1B6-2190L-R282004ARI: 2001-7-218MLBBaltimore OriolesMinors
    10Justin UptonLF6-2205R-R202007ARI: 2005-1-1MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    17Brandon WebbP6-2210R-R292003ARI: 2000-8-249MLBTexas Rangers
    29Josh Whitesell1B6-3220L-L262008MON: 2003-6-177MLBWashington Nationals
    24Chris YoungCF6-2170R-R242006CHA: 2001-16-493MLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active


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