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2009 NEW YORK YANKEES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Bronx,NY
Team Record:  103-59   .636
Result:   1st in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Girardi
General Manager:   Brian Cashman
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium II
Attendance:  3,719,358
Payroll:  $201,449,189
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Philadelphia)

New York Yankees affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Mariano Rivera (39)
Youngest Player:  Philip Hughes (23)
Longest Tenure:  Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter (15)
Top Hitter:  Mark Teixeira (1)
Top Pitcher:  C.C. Sabathia (4)
Top Draft Pick:  Slade Heathcott (#29)

Roster Continuity:  62.89%
Top Prospect:   Austin Jackson
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10359.636--
Boston9567.5868.0
Tampa Bay8478.51919.0
Toronto7587.46328.0
Baltimore6498.39539.0

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 
Alex Rodriguez3B33$ 33,000,000   
Derek JeterSS35$ 21,600,000  3 
Mark Teixeira1B29$ 20,625,000  4 
A.J. BurnettP32$ 16,500,000  16 
C.C. SabathiaP28$ 15,285,714  18 
Mariano RiveraP39$ 15,000,000  20 
Jorge PosadaDH37$ 13,100,000  38 
Johnny DamonLF35$ 13,000,000  42 
Hideki MatsuiLF-DH35$ 13,000,000  44 
Xavier NadyOF30$ 6,550,000   
Robinson Cano2B26$ 6,000,000   
Andy PettitteP37$ 5,500,000   
Nick Swisher1B28$ 5,400,000   
Chien-Ming WangP29$ 5,000,000   
Damaso MarteP34$ 3,750,000   
Jose MolinaC34$ 2,125,000   
Jerry Hairston3B-LF33$ 2,000,000   
Eric Hinske1B31$ 1,500,000   
Melky CabreraLF24$ 1,400,000   
Brian BruneyP27$ 1,250,000   
Cody Ransom3B33$ 455,100   
Jose VerasP28$ 432,975   
Joba ChamberlainP23$ 432,575   
Edwar RamirezP28$ 422,450   
Brett GardnerCF25$ 414,000   
Phil CokeP26$ 403,300   
Jonathan AlbaladejoP26$ 403,075   
Ramiro Pena3B23$ 400,000   


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