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Season
2008
league Name
American League
division
East
level
MLB
nickname
Red Sox
record
GBL
2.0
Spring Record
8-13
div rank
2
League rank
3
MLB Rank
4
ballpark
Fenway Park
spring ballpark
City of Palms Park
Attendance
3,048,250
att rk
10
payroll
133,390,035
pay rk
3
Top Draft Pick
playoffs
Lost in ALCS (Tampa Bay)
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  # player name pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info   g salary
53 David Aardsma p 6-5 200 R R 1981-12-27 Denver,CO MLB 2004-2015 2001-2017
2003-  1-  22-SFN
47 403,250
55 Jeff Bailey 1b 6-2 200 R R 1978-11-19 Longview,WA MLB 2007-2009 1997-2011
1997-  2-  64-MIA
27 390,000
44 Jason Bay lf-rf 6-2 200 R R 1978-09-20 Trail,BC MLB 2003-2013 1999-2013
2000- 22- 645-MON
49 6,000,000
19 Josh Beckett p 6-4 190 R R 1980-05-15 Spring,TX MLB 2001-2014 2000-2014
1999-  1-   2-MIA
27 10,166,666
64 Mike Bowden p 6-3 215 R R 1986-09-09 Winfield,IL MLB 2008-2013 2005-2021
2005-  1-  47-BOS
1 390,000
61 Clay Buchholz p 6-3 190 L R 1984-08-14 Lumberton,TX MLB 2007-2019 2004-2019
2005-  1-  42-BOS
16 396,000
36 Paul Byrd p 6-1 190 R R 1970-12-03 Louisville,KY MLB 1995-2009 1989-2009
1991-  4- 112-CLE
8 7,500,000
54 Chris Carter lf-rf 6-0 230 L L 1982-09-16 Fremont,CA MLB 2008-2010 2002-2014
2004- 17- 506-ARI
9 390,000
22 Sean Casey 1b 6-4 230 L R 1974-07-02 Willingsboro,NJ MLB 1997-2008 1993-2008
1995-  2-  53-CLE
69 800,000
36,30 Kevin Cash c 6-0 200 R R 1977-12-06 Tampa,FL MLB 2002-2010 1997-2011
1999-    UDFA-TOR
61 400,000
40 Bartolo Colon p 5-11 285 R R 1973-05-24 Altamira,DR MLB 1997-2018 1994-2021
1993-    UDFA-CLE
7 1,250,000
13 Alex Cora 3b-ss 6-0 200 L R 1975-10-18 Caguas,PR MLB 1998-2011 1994-2011
1996-  3-  88-LAN
75 2,000,000
30 Bryan Corey p 6-0 170 R R 1973-10-21 Thousand Oaks,CA MLB 1998-2008 1993-2012
1993- 12- 333-DET
7 405,000
10 Coco Crisp cf 6-0 185 B R 1979-11-01 Los Angeles,CA MLB 2002-2016 1999-2019
1999-  7- 222-SLN
118 5,083,333
17 Manny Delcarmen p 6-2 190 R R 1982-02-16 Boston,MA MLB 2005-2010 2001-2018
2000-  2-  62-BOS
73 421,000
7 J.D. Drew rf 6-1 200 L R 1975-11-20 Valdosta,GA MLB 1998-2011 1995-2011
1998-  1-   5-SLN
109 14,000,000
46 Jacoby Ellsbury cf 6-1 195 L L 1983-09-11 Madras,OR MLB 2007-2017 2003-2017
2005-  1-  23-BOS
145 406,000
43 Devern Hansack p 6-2 175 R R 1978-02-05 Pearl Lagoon,NI MLB 2006-2008 2002-2009
2005-    UDFA-HOU
4 390,000
56 Craig Hansen p 6-6 210 R R 1983-11-15 Glen Cove,NY MLB 2005-2009 2003-2012
2005-  1-  26-BOS
32 390,000
11 Mark Kotsay lf 6-0 220 L L 1975-12-02 Whittier,CA MLB 1997-2013 1994-2013
1996-  1-   9-MIA
22 7,000,000
68 George Kottaras c 6-0 180 L R 1983-05-16 Scarborough,ON MLB 2008-2014 2003-2016
2002- 20- 595-SDN
3 390,000
31 Jon Lester p 6-4 249 L L 1984-01-07 Tacoma,WA MLB 2006-2021 2002-2021
2002-  2-  57-BOS
33 421,500
48 Javier Lopez p 6-4 225 L L 1977-07-11 San Juan,PR MLB 2003-2016 1996-2016
1998-  4- 133-ARI
70 840,000
25 Mike Lowell 3b 6-3 210 R R 1974-02-24 San Juan,PR MLB 1998-2010 1993-2010
1995- 20- 562-NYA
113 12,500,000
12 Jed Lowrie 2b-dh 6-0 180 B R 1984-04-17 Salem,OR MLB 2008-2022 2003-2022
2005-  1-  45-BOS
81 390,000
23 Julio Lugo ss-3b 6-1 175 R R 1975-11-16 Barahona,DR MLB 2000-2011 1995-2011
1994- 43-1193-HOU
82 9,250,000
63 Justin Masterson p 6-6 260 R R 1985-03-22 Kingston,JM MLB 2008-2015 2006-2017
2006-  2-  71-BOS
36 390,000
18 Daisuke Matsuzaka p 6-0 185 R R 1980-09-13 Tokyo,JP MLB 2007-2014 1999-2021
2006-    UDFA-BOS
29 8,333,333
44 Brandon Moss 1b 6-0 180 L R 1983-09-16 Monroe,GA MLB 2007-2017 2002-2017
2002-  8- 238-BOS
34 390,000
37 Hideki Okajima p 6-2 189 L L 1975-12-25 Kyoto,JP MLB 2007-2013 1995-2015
2006-    UDFA-BOS
64 1,275,000
34 David Ortiz dh 6-4 237 L L 1975-11-18 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 1997-2016 1994-2016
1992-    UDFA-SEA
109 13,000,000
58 Jonathan Papelbon p 6-5 230 R R 1980-11-23 Baton Rouge,LA MLB 2005-2016 2001-2016
2003-  4- 114-BOS
67 775,000
62 David Pauley p 6-2 215 R R 1983-06-17 Longmont,CO MLB 2006-2012 2001-2014
2001-  8- 240-SDN
6 390,000
15 Dustin Pedroia 2b 5-9 170 R R 1983-08-17 Woodland,CA MLB 2006-2019 2002-2019
2004-  2-  65-BOS
157 457,000
24 Manny Ramirez dh 6-0 205 R R 1972-05-30 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 1993-2011 1991-2014
1991-  1-  13-CLE
100 18,929,923
28 David Ross c 6-2 205 R R 1977-03-19 Bainbridge,GA MLB 2002-2016 1996-2016
1998-  7- 216-LAN
8 2,525,000
59 Chris Smith p 6-2 191 R R 1981-04-09 Apple Valley,CA MLB 2008-2017 2000-2017
2002-  4- 118-BOS
12 390,000
39 Kyle Snyder p 6-8 230 B R 1977-09-09 Houston,TX MLB 2003-2008 1997-2011
1999-  1-   7-KCA
2 835,000
51 Julian Tavarez p 6-2 190 L R 1973-05-22 Santiago,DR MLB 1993-2009 1992-2009
1990-    UDFA-CLE
9 3,850,000
3 Joe Thurston 2b 5-11 225 L R 1979-09-29 Fairfield,CA MLB 2002-2011 1999-2014
1999-  4- 134-LAN
4 390,000
50 Mike Timlin p 6-4 210 R R 1966-03-10 Midland,TX MLB 1991-2008 1987-2009
1987-  5- 127-TOR
47 3,000,000
30,60 Jonathan Van Every of 6-1 200 L L 1979-11-27 Greenwood,MS MLB 2008-2010 2001-2011
2000- 29- 876-CLE
11 390,000
33 Jason Varitek c 6-2 220 R R 1972-04-11 Rochester,MI MLB 1997-2011 1991-2011
1994-  1-  14-SEA
131 10,442,030
51 Gil Velazquez ss 6-2 185 R R 1979-10-17 Los Angeles,CA MLB 2008-2013 1998-2014
1998- 14- 424-NYN
3 390,000
49 Tim Wakefield p 6-2 210 R R 1966-08-02 Melbourne,FL MLB 1992-2011 1988-2011
1988-  8- 200-PIT
30 4,000,000
20 Kevin Youkilis 3b 6-1 220 R R 1979-03-15 Cincinnati,OH MLB 2004-2013 1998-2014
2001-  8- 243-BOS
145 3,000,000
51 Charlie Zink p 6-1 190 R R 1979-08-26 Carmichael,CA MLB 2008-2008 2001-2011
2002-    UDFA-BOS
1 390,000
47 record(s)