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2009 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  86-77   .528
Result:   2nd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Jim Leyland
General Manager:   Dave Dombrowski
Stadium:  Comerica Park
Attendance:  2,567,185
Payroll:  $115,085,145
Playoffs:  -

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Magglio Ordonez (35)
Youngest Player:  Rick Porcello (20)
Longest Tenure:  Brandon Inge (9)
Top Hitter:  Miguel Cabrera (2)
Top Pitcher:  Justin Verlander (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Jacob Turner (#9)

Roster Continuity:  67.35%
Top Prospect:   Rick Porcello
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota8776.534--
Detroit8677.5281.0
Chi White Sox7983.4887.5
Cleveland6597.40121.5
KC Royals6597.40121.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Magglio OrdonezRF35$ 18,971,596  7 
Miguel Cabrera3B26$ 14,383,049  27 
Jeremy BondermanP26$ 12,500,000  48 
Carlos Guillen2B33$ 10,000,000  80 
Dontrelle WillisP27$ 10,000,000  87 
Jarrod WashburnP34$ 9,850,000  89 
Aubrey Huff1B32$ 8,000,000   
Nate RobertsonP31$ 7,000,000   
Brandon Inge2B-3B32$ 6,300,000   
Placido Polanco3B33$ 4,600,000   
Brandon LyonP29$ 4,250,000   
Justin VerlanderP26$ 3,675,000   
Curtis GrandersonCF-LF28$ 3,500,000   
Gerald LairdC29$ 2,800,000   
Fernando RodneyP28$ 2,700,000   
Marcus ThamesLF32$ 2,275,000   
Edwin JacksonP25$ 2,200,000   
Rick PorcelloP20$ 2,095,000   
Bobby SeayP31$ 1,300,000   
Adam Everett3B32$ 1,000,000   
Ramon Santiago2B-SS29$ 825,000   
Juan RinconP30$ 750,000   
Matt TreanorC33$ 750,000   
Joel ZumayaP24$ 735,000   
Zach MinerP27$ 437,500   
Armando GalarragaP27$ 435,000   
Jeff LarishRF-OF26$ 403,000   
Josh AndersonOF26$ 400,000   
Eddie BonineP28$ 400,000   
Ryan PerryP22$ 400,000   


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