2008 Cleveland Indians Roster

The 2008 Cleveland Indians team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2008 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 2008 Cleveland Indians Opening Day starters list, a 2008 Cleveland Indians salary list, a 2008 Cleveland Indians uniform number breakdown and a 2008 Cleveland Indians primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"When the Indians look back on '08, they'll remember left-hander Cliff Lee putting together one of the most incredible pitching campaigns in baseball, let alone team, history. They'll remember notable moments, such as Grady Sizemore joining the 30-30 club and Asdrubal Cabrera turning just the 14th unassisted triple play in Major League history. But they'll also remember the way a slow start and an onslaught of injuries compromised what they had hoped would be a truly special season." - Sportswriter Anthony Castrovince on MLB.com (09/28/2008)

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Complete Roster

6-06
212
Right
Right
1977-01-10
6-02
215
Right
Right
1975-04-29
6-02
225
Right
Right
1971-05-04
6-00
190
Left
Left
1980-08-08
6-04
220
Right
Right
1980-09-30
6-01
185
Right
Right
1970-12-03
6-03
240
Right
Right
1971-07-04
6-07
240
Right
Right
1976-02-23
6-01
220
Right
Right
1977-12-24
6-04
270
Right
Right
1980-08-30
6-05
220
Left
Left
1983-05-13
6-01
190
Right
Right
1979-03-03
6-00
195
Right
Right
1974-05-24
6-00
200
Left
Left
1985-04-15
6-03
205
Left
Left
1978-08-30
6-03
195
Right
Right
1984-05-16
6-00
195
Left
Both
1983-09-26
6-06
225
Right
Right
1981-02-04
6-03
230
Right
Right
1984-07-11
6-03
220
Right
Right
1984-05-10
6-03
195
Left
Left
1982-05-15
6-02
215
Right
Right
1981-10-16
5-11
190
Right
Right
1979-01-23
6-05
210
Left
Left
1981-06-03
6-06
300
Left
Left
1980-07-21
6-04
200
Right
Right
1981-03-27
6-01
180
Left
Left
1983-05-17
6-03
210
Right
Right
1977-09-29
6-02
225
Right
Right
1971-08-10
6-02
235
Right
Both
1978-12-23
6-00
220
Right
Right
1980-04-29
6-00
195
Left
Left
1982-04-15
6-00
190
Right
Right
1982-12-17
6-02
205
Right
Right
1973-08-23
6-00
205
Right
Both
1985-11-13
5-10
175
Right
Right
1974-02-18
6-02
225
Right
Right
1981-01-02
6-02
190
Right
Right
1981-12-15
6-01
205
Right
Right
1983-10-21
6-02
225
Right
Right
1982-05-28
5-09
160
Right
Right
1975-01-12
5-11
210
Left
Left
1982-07-13
5-10
180
Left
Left
1973-10-31
6-01
195
Right
Right
1981-10-23
6-02
200
Right
Right
1983-02-21
6-00
205
Right
Right
1976-05-04
6-02
205
Left
Left
1982-08-02
6-01
170
Left
Left
1977-04-23
6-03
240
Right
Left
1977-06-03
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The 2008 Cleveland Indians played 162 games during the regular season, won 81 games, lost 81 games, and finished in third position. They played their home games at Jacobs Field (Park Factors: 106/105) where 2,169,760 fans witnessed their 2008 Indians finish the season with a .500 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 2008 Cleveland Indians Opening Day starters list, a 2008 Cleveland Indians salary list, a 2008 Cleveland Indians uniform number breakdown and a 2008 Cleveland Indians primary starters list:

2008 Cleveland Indians
Salaries

CC Sabathia $11,000,000.00
Jake Westbrook $10,000,000.00
Travis Hafner $8,050,000.00
Casey Blake $6,100,000.00
Victor Martinez $4,450,000.00
Cliff Lee $4,000,000.00
David Dellucci $3,750,000.00
Grady Sizemore $3,166,666.00
Masahide Kobayashi $3,000,000.00
Jhonny Peralta $2,500,000.00
Jamey Carroll $2,150,000.00
Rafael Betancourt $2,050,000.00
Brendan Donnelly $1,750,000.00
Roberto Hernandez $457,800.00
Ryan Garko $420,100.00
Rafael Perez $406,700.00
Franklin Gutierrez $404,400.00
Kelly Shoppach $404,100.00
Asdrubal Cabrera $393,300.00
Jensen Lewis $393,000.00
Anthony Reyes $392,500.00
Craig Breslow $392,000.00
Andy Marte $391,600.00
Shin-Soo Choo $390,400.00
Michael Aubrey $390,000.00
Josh Barfield $390,000.00
Ben Francisco $390,000.00
Andy Gonzalez $390,000.00
Aaron Laffey $390,000.00
Scott Lewis $390,000.00
Tom Mastny $390,000.00
Jon Meloan $390,000.00
Edward Mujica $390,000.00
Rich Rundles $390,000.00
Brian Slocum $390,000.00
Jeremy Sowers $390,000.00
Jason Tyner $390,000.00

2008 Cleveland Indians
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 2008 Cleveland Indians Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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