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2008 Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 86-76 .531
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 714-610 + 104
Manager(s): John Gibbons, Cito Gaston
General Manager: J.P. Ricciardi
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Ballpark: Rogers Centre
Payroll: $ 97,793,900 13/30
Attendance: 2,399,786 18/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: David Cooper (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Brian Butterfield
Bullpen Coach: Bruce Walton
First Base Coach: Dwayne Murphy
First Base Coach: Ernie Whitt
Hitting Coach: Gene Tenace
Hitting Coach: Gary Denbo
Pitching Coach: Brad Arnsberg
Third Base Coach: Marty Pevey
Third Base Coach: Nick Leyva

#1 Draft Picks

Vernon Wells (#5), Frank Thomas (#7), Aaron Hill (#13), Travis Snider (#14), David Purcey (#16), Roy Halladay (#17), Alex Rios (#19), Shannon Stewart (#19), Dustin McGowan (#33), Brad Wilkerson (#33)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
9567.5862.0
8973.5498.0
8676.53111.0
6893.42228.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
20,23Rod BarajasC323494487
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4900176170049.249.281.410691.160.209.2703.5931.7143370
23Jose Bautista3B-1B2756712
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03
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100021401212.214.237.411648.196.232.2257.0018.72361
34A.J. BurnettP313000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
57Shawn CampP320000000000000100-----------01
21Buck CoatsLF26501
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0000101200000.200.333.200533.000.400.3332.00--16
-Robinzon DiazDH244000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
11David EcksteinSS332602772
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2321242781926.277.336.358694.081.177.3031.13260.093295
32Roy HalladayP314000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
2Aaron Hill2B262051954
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2042163130414.263.315.361676.098.185.3011.94102.574226
1Joe Inglett2B3034445102
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3992284340815.297.349.407756.110.212.3311.54114.7140381
26Adam LindLF243264892
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4020165923148.282.312.439751.156.212.3173.6936.2143347
51Jesse LitschP233000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
18Hector Luna26101
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00000100000001.0001.0001.0002000.000-1.0001.000----11
28Shaun MarcumP262000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
6John McDonaldSS331862139
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1831102520723.210.247.269516.059.124.2352.50186.050205
29Dustin McGowanP263000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
36Kevin MenchLF-RF301151828
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01020141802023.243.321.357678.113.252.2831.29--41131
17Lyle Overbay1B3154474147
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691274116331524.270.355.419774.149.283.3161.5736.3228624
25David PurceyP261000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
15Alex RiosRF-CF2763591185
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7932844112220520.291.335.461796.170.277.3312.5542.3293684
33Scott Rolen3B3340858107
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505046711020312.262.335.431766.169.294.2921.5437.1176457
19Marco ScutaroSS-2B3251776138
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6072576550678.267.336.356692.089.209.2901.1473.9184587
45Travis SniderLF-RF2073922
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130052300020.301.338.466804.164.233.4004.6036.53480
24Matt StairsDH403204280
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44114187590210.250.333.394727.144.272.3082.1229.1126363
4Shannon StewartLF341751442
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1431221811028.240.322.303625.063.200.2590.82175.053199
7Curtis ThigpenC251723
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1001810200.176.222.353575.176.235.2508.0017.0620
35Frank ThomasDH4060710
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1100111310003.167.296.333629.167.350.1591.1820.02071
-Jorge VelandiaSS337000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
10Vernon WellsCF2942763128
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78422946350716.300.339.496835.197.269.2931.5921.4212463
35Brad WilkersonRF-LF312082045
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2323255314253.216.294.332626.115.231.2632.1252.069240
9Gregg ZaunC372452958
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3021383811316.237.338.359697.122.282.2571.0040.888287
Batting Totals16755503714145330332126681802752193859344856150.264.325.399724.135.240.2951.8043.721986128
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
52B.J. Ryan32242.9560000483258462119428582141.287.140.624.349.002.07
51Jesse Litsch231393.582928220017617879702039994081.239.101.021.995.062.54
25David Purcey26365.541212100065674140929583041.489.281.254.028.032.00
28Shaun Marcum26973.4025250000151126605721501233081.177.511.252.987.332.46
49Jeremy Accardo26036.75160006412151091451011.5811.250.753.003.751.25
39,43Jesse Carlson27722.256900010260411615621552131.036.150.903.158.252.62
57Shawn Camp32314.154000016039401818211310021.319.230.462.547.152.82
40Brian Wolfe27022.45200004022186626141001.097.360.822.455.732.33
-Randy Wells25000.0010001010000100001.000.000.009.000.000.00
56Brian Tallet30122.895100015056521918422470011.328.360.643.547.552.14
29Dustin McGowan26674.38191910001111156054938855051.389.320.733.086.892.24
22Brandon League25122.183100081332898215232031.307.640.554.096.271.53
54Jason Frasor30124.214900021047362322432426011.456.890.776.138.041.31
31John Parrish30114.07136001042471919515214001.4810.071.073.214.501.40
37Scott Downs32031.776600014570541514327573041.146.850.383.427.232.11
32Roy Halladay3120112.78343392002462208876183920640121.058.050.661.437.545.28
34A.J. Burnett3118104.0735341010221211109100198623111291.348.590.773.509.412.69
48Armando Benitez35016.0080002064543290001.006.004.503.0013.504.50
48Scott Richmond28134.005511002732121222200021.2610.670.670.676.6710.00
Pitching Totals86763.4958316215514744144713306105611344671184514671.248.270.832.907.362.54


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