2009 CHICAGO WHITE SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Chicago,IL
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   3rd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ozzie Guillen
General Manager:   Ken Williams
Stadium:  U.S. Cellular Field
Attendance:  2,284,164
Payroll:  $96,068,500
Playoffs:  -

Chicago White Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Jim Thome (38)
Youngest Player:  Daniel Hudson (22)
Longest Tenure:  Paul Konerko (11)
Top Hitter:  Scott Podsednik (49)
Top Pitcher:  Mark Buehrle (13)
Top Draft Pick:  Jared Mitchell (#23)

Roster Continuity:  66.98%
Top Prospect:   Gordon Beckham
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota8776.534--
Detroit8677.5281.0
Chi White Sox7983.4887.5
Cleveland6597.40121.5
KC Royals6597.40121.5

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Brian AndersonChicago White Sox200920091$ 440,000 
Gordon BeckhamChicago White Sox200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Wilson BetemitChicago White Sox200920091$ 1,300,000 Avoided arbitration
Lance BroadwayChicago White Sox200920091$ 402,500 
Mark BuehrleChicago White Sox200820114$ 56,000,000$ 14.00mExtension signed in 2007 season
D.J. CarrascoChicago White Sox200920091$ 440,000 
Ramon CastroNew York Mets200820092$ 4,600,000$ 2.30m$250k signing bonus
Bartolo ColonChicago White Sox200920091$ 1,000,000 
Bartolo ColonChicago White Sox200920091$ 1,000,000 
Jose ContrerasChicago White Sox200720093$ 29,000,000$ 9.67m
John DanksChicago White Sox200920091$ 520,000 
Octavio DotelChicago White Sox200820092$ 11,000,000$ 5.50m
Jermaine DyeChicago White Sox200820092$ 22,000,000$ 11.00mClub option for 2010 ($12m)
Jack EgbertChicago White Sox200920091$ 400,000 
Josh FieldsChicago White Sox200920091$ 410,000 
Gavin FloydChicago White Sox200920124$ 15,500,000$ 3.88mClub option for 2013 ($9.5m)
Freddy GarciaNew York Mets200920091$ 400,000 Signed by White Sox Jun 8 after being released by Mets to a minor league contract
Chris GetzChicago White Sox200920091$ 401,000 
Jimmy GobbleKansas City Royals200920091$ 1,350,000 Avoided arbitration
Bobby JenksChicago White Sox200920091$ 5,600,000 Avoided arbitration
Paul KonerkoChicago White Sox200620105$ 60,000,000$ 12.00m
Mark KotsayBoston Red Sox200920091$ 1,500,000 
Brent LillibridgeChicago White Sox200920091$ 402,500 
Scott LinebrinkChicago White Sox200820114$ 19,000,000$ 4.75m
Mike MacDougalChicago White Sox200720093$ 6,450,000$ 2.15mAvoided arbitration. Club option for 2010 ($3.75m)
Corky MillerChicago White Sox200920091$ 450,000 Minor League Contract
Jayson NixChicago White Sox200920091$ 400,000 
Jhonny NunezChicago White Sox200920091$ 400,000 
Jerry OwensChicago White Sox200920091$ 410,000 
Jake PeavySan Diego Padres200920091$ 8,000,000 Option year from 2005 contract
Tony PenaArizona Diamondbacks200920091$ 430,000 
A.J. PierzynskiChicago White Sox200820103$ 18,350,000$ 6.12m
Scott PodsednikColorado Rockies200920091$ 800,000 Signed by White Sox Apr 14 after being released by Rockies (Minor league contract)
Carlos QuentinChicago White Sox200920091$ 550,000 
Alexei RamirezChicago White Sox200820114$ 4,750,000$ 1.19m$500k signing bonus, from Cuba
Clayton RichardChicago White Sox200920091$ 405,000 
Alex RiosToronto Blue Jays200820147$ 69,834,999$ 9.98mClub option for 2015 ($13.5m with $1m buyout)
Jim ThomeChicago White Sox200920091$ 13,000,000 Option vested after reaching PA threshold
Matt ThorntonChicago White Sox200720093$ 3,250,000$ 1.08mClub options for 2010 and 2011
Carlos TorresChicago White Sox200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Wes WhislerChicago White Sox200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Randy WilliamsChicago White Sox200920091$ 410,000 Minor League Contract
Dewayne WiseChicago White Sox200920091$ 550,000 Avoided arbitration



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