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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
13Josh AndersonOFMLB6-2195LeftRight8/10/198226Somerset,Kentucky20034119HOU

14Alex AvilaCMLB5-11210LeftRight1/29/198722Pembroke Pines,Florida20085163DET
38Jeremy BondermanPMLB6-0210RightRight10/28/198226Pasco,Washington2001126OAK
49Eddie BoninePMLB6-5205RightRight6/6/198128Columbus,Georgia200323671SD
24Miguel Cabrera3BMLB6-2218RightRight4/18/198326Maracay,Venezuela1999UDFA FLA
27Brent Dlugach2BMLB6-5200RightRight3/3/198326Germantown,Tennessee20046163DET
40Freddy DolsiPMLB6-0160RightRight1/6/198326San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic2003UDFA DET
4Adam Everett3BMLB6-0156RightRight2/2/197732Austell,Georgia1998112BOS
41Casey FienPMLB6-2195RightRight10/21/198325Santa Rosa,California200620592DET
43Alfredo FigaroPMLB6-0173RightRight7/7/198424Samana,Dominican Republic2006UDFA DET
53Luke FrenchPMLB6-4220LeftLeft9/13/198523Salina,Kansas20048223DET
58Armando GalarragaPMLB6-3170RightRight1/15/198227Caracas,Venezuela1998UDFA MTL
28Curtis GrandersonCF-LFMLB6-1180LeftRight3/16/198128Blue Island,Illinois2002380DET
9Carlos Guillen2BMLB6-1180BothRight9/30/197533Maracay,Venezuela1992UDFA HOU
19Aubrey Huff1BMLB6-4220LeftRight12/20/197632Marion,Ohio19985162TB
15Brandon Inge2B-3BMLB5-11185RightRight5/19/197732Lynchburg,Virginia1998257DET
36Edwin JacksonPMLB6-3190RightRight9/9/198325Neu-Ulm,Germany20016190LAD
32Don KellyLF-CFMLB6-4190LeftRight2/15/198029Butler,Pennsylvania20018237DET
8Gerald LairdCMLB6-2195RightRight11/13/197929Westminster,California1998245OAK
40Chris LambertPMLB6-1205RightRight3/8/198326Burlingame,California2004119STL
19Jeff LarishRF-OFMLB6-2195LeftRight10/11/198226Iowa City,Iowa20055150DET
37Brandon LyonPMLB6-1170RightRight8/10/197929Salt Lake City,Utah199914433TOR
31Zach MinerPMLB6-3190RightRight3/12/198227St. Louis,Missouri20004106ATL
59Fu-Te NiPMLB6-0170LeftLeft11/14/198226Pingtung County,Taiwan2009UDFA DET
30Magglio OrdonezRFMLB6-0200RightRight1/28/197435Caracas,Venezuela1991UDFA CHW
45Ryan PerryPMLB6-4200RightRight2/13/198722Pomona,California2008121DET
14Placido Polanco3BMLB5-10168RightRight10/10/197533Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic199419530STL
48Rick PorcelloPMLB6-5195RightRight12/27/198820Morristown,New Jersey2007127DET
25Ryan RaburnRFMLB6-0180RightRight4/17/198128Tampa,Florida20015147DET
60Wilkin RamirezRF-CFMLB6-2190RightRight10/25/198523Bani,Dominican Republic2003UDFA DET
50Clay RapadaPMLB6-5180RightLeft3/9/198128Portsmouth,Virginia2002UDFA CHC
59Juan RinconPMLB5-11190RightRight1/23/197930Miranda,Venezuela1996UDFA MIN
29Nate RobertsonPMLB6-2215LeftRight9/3/197731Wichita,Kansas19995146FLA
56Fernando RodneyPMLB5-11170RightRight3/17/198128Samana,Dominican Republic1997UDFA DET
55Dusty RyanCMLB6-4230RightRight9/2/198424Merced,California2003481405DET
39Ramon Santiago2B-SSMLB5-11150BothRight8/31/197929Las Matas de Farfan,Dominican Republic1998UDFA DET
57Dane SardinhaCMLB5-11215RightRight4/8/197930Honolulu,Hawaii2000246CIN
44Bobby SeayPMLB6-2221LeftLeft6/20/197831Sarasota,Florida1996112CHW
33Marcus ThamesLFMLB6-2205RightRight3/6/197732Louisville,Mississippi199630899NYY
34Clete ThomasCFMLB5-11205LeftRight11/14/198325Jacksonville,Florida20056180DET
20Matt TreanorCMLB6-2225RightRight3/3/197633Garden Grove,California19944107KC
35Justin VerlanderPMLB6-5200RightRight2/20/198326Manakin-Sabot,Virginia200412DET
53Jarrod WashburnPMLB6-1198LeftLeft8/13/197434La Crosse,Wisconsin1995231CAL
21Dontrelle WillisPMLB6-4250LeftLeft1/12/198227Oakland,California20008223CHC
54Joel ZumayaPMLB6-3210RightRight11/9/198424Chula Vista,California200211320DET
Team PersonnelPosition 
Rod AllenBroadcaster 
Rafael BelliardAssistant Coach 
Bill BuckScout 
Dan DickersonBroadcaster 
Dave DombrowskiGeneral Manager 
Dick EganSpecial Assistant to GM 
Glenn EzellDirector of Player Development 
Mario ImpembaBroadcaster 
Jeff JonesBullpen Coach 
Rick KnappPitching Coach 
Gene LamontThird Base Coach 
Jim LeylandManager 
Lloyd McClendonHitting Coach 
Jim PriceBroadcaster 
Mike RojasMinor League Field Coordinaor 
Gene RoofMinor League Outfield and Baserunning Coordinator 
Andy Van SlykeFirst Base Coach 


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