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2008 Washington Nationals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 59-102 .366
Rank: 5th in National League East
Run Differential: 641-825 -184
Roster Continuity 66.03% 16/30
Manager(s): Manny Acta
General Manager: Jim Bowden
Location: Washington, DC
Ballpark: Nationals Park
Payroll: $ 54,961,000 26/30
Attendance: 2,320,400 20/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Aaron Crow (#9) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Pat Corrales
Bullpen Coach: Ricardo Aponte
First Base Coach: Jerry Morales
Hitting Coach: Lenny Harris
Pitching Coach: Randy St. Claire
Third Base Coach: Tim Tolman

#1 Draft Picks

Ryan Zimmerman (#4), Dmitri Young (#4), Austin Kearns (#7), Felipe Lopez (#8), Lastings Milledge (#12), Chad Cordero (#20)
National League East 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 Washington Nationals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    56Luis AyalaP6-2170R-R302003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    40Collin BalesterP6-5190R-R222008MON: 2004-4-114MLB-Free Agent
    10Ronnie Belliard3B5-8180R-R311998MIL: 1994-8-207MLB-Retired
    57Jay BergmannP6-4185R-R262005MON: 2002-11-317MLB-Free Agent
    7,2Roger BernadinaRF-LF6-0170L-L242008Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    6,7Emilio Bonifacio2B5-10160R-R232007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    8Aaron Boone3B6-2200R-R351997CIN: 1994-3-72MLB--
    5Kory CastoOF6-0190L-R262007MON: 2003-3-87MLB--
    47Matt ChicoP5-11190L-L252007ARI: 2003-3-96MLB--
    19Tyler ClippardP6-3170R-R232007NYA: 2003-9-274MLB-Free Agent
    43Jesus ColomeP6-2170R-R292001UDFAMLB--
    32Chad CorderoP6-0195R-R262003MON: 2003-1-20MLB-Free Agent
    34Elijah DukesCF6-2220R-R242007TBA: 2002-3-74MLB--
    55Johnny EstradaC5-11195B-R322001PHI: 1997-17-506MLB--
    23Marco EstradaP6-0180R-R242008WAS: 2005-6-174MLBToronto Blue JaysMLB-Active
    3Jesus FloresC6-1180R-R232007Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    12Alberto GonzalezSS5-11160R-R252007Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    15Cristian GuzmanSS6-0188B-R301999UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    38Joel HanrahanP6-2191R-R262007LAN: 2000-2-57MLB-Retired
    1Willie Harris2B-LF5-9175L-R302001BAL: 1999-24-727MLB-Free Agent
    6Anderson Hernandez2B5-9150B-R252005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    41Shawn HillP6-2185R-R272004MON: 2000-6-165MLB-Free Agent
    58Mike HinckleyP6-3170R-L252008MON: 2001-3-82MLB--
    24Nick JohnsonDH6-3195L-L292001NYA: 1996-3-89MLB-Retired
    25Austin KearnsRF6-3220R-R282002CIN: 1998-1-7MLB-Free Agent
    36Ray KingP6-1230L-L341999CIN: 1995-8-223MLB--
    29Ryan LangerhansOF6-3195L-L282002ATL: 1998-3-101MLB-Free Agent
    31John LannanP6-5200L-L232007WAS: 2005-11-324MLBWashington NationalsMinors
    16Paul LoDucaC5-10185R-R361998LAN: 1993-25-690MLB--
    2Felipe Lopez3B-2B6-1175B-R282001TOR: 1998-1-8MLB--
    12Rob MackowiakRF-3B5-10168L-R322001PIT: 1996-53-1499MLB--
    36Charlie ManningP6-2180L-L292008NYA: 2001-9-275MLB--
    51Shairon MartisP6-1175R-R212008UDFAMLBNorfolk (AAA) >> Baltimore OriolesRestricted List
    44Lastings MilledgeLF-RF6-1180R-R232006NYN: 2003-1-12MLB-Int
    50Garrett MockP6-4215R-R252008ARI: 2004-3-86MLB-Free Agent
    23Luke MontzC-DH6-2205R-R242008MON: 2003-17-507MLB-Free Agent
    53Wil NievesC5-11190R-R302002SDN: 1995-47-1286MLB-Free Agent
    54Mike O'ConnorP6-3170L-L272006MON: 2002-7-197MLB-Free Agent
    4Pete Orr2B-SS6-1175L-R292005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    26Wily Mo PenaDH-LF6-3215R-R262002UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    49,45Odalis PerezP6-0150L-L301998UDFAMLB--
    51Jon RauchP6-11255R-R292002CHA: 1999-3-99MLB-Free Agent
    17Tim ReddingP6-0215R-R302001HOU: 1997-20-610MLB-Free Agent
    52Saul RiveraP5-11155R-R302006MIN: 1998-9-259MLB--
    22Brian SanchesP6-0190R-R292006KCA: 1999-2-54MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMinors
    45,49Chris SchroderP6-3210R-R292006MON: 2001-19-562MLB--
    59Steven ShellP6-5195R-R252008ANA: 2001-3-81MLB--
    37Levale SpeignerP5-11165R-R272007MIN: 2003-14-418MLB--
    21Dmitri YoungLF-1B6-2235B-R341996SLN: 1991-1-4MLB--
    11Ryan Zimmerman3B6-2210R-R232005WAS: 2005-1-4MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active

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