2008 New York Mets Roster

The 2008 New York Mets 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 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 2008 New York Mets salary list, a 2008 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 2008 New York Mets primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

"You get so many statistical people together, they put so many stats on paper, and they say, well, if you do this and you score this many runs, you do that many times, you'll be in the playoffs. That's not really how it works, and that's what we have to get away from. And that's going to have to be a different mind-set of the team in going forward. We must win and we must know how to win rather than win because we have statistical people. We have to win because we have baseball players that know and can understand the game." - New York Mets Manager Jerry Manuel on ESPN.com (AP Wire, 10/04/2008)
2008 New York Mets


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Complete Roster

6-04
205
Right
Right
1978-04-29
6-02
175
Right
Right
1978-01-12
5-10
195
Left
Left
1976-08-25
6-01
205
Right
Both
1974-05-18
6-05
220
Right
Right
1978-11-12
6-00
195
Right
Right
1975-10-01
6-05
265
Right
Right
1986-04-08
6-04
220
Right
Right
1981-05-08
5-11
180
Right
Right
1971-10-25
6-01
190
Right
Right
1981-03-12
6-03
215
Left
Left
1986-10-27
6-04
205
Right
Right
1984-09-08
6-07
240
Right
Right
1984-01-14
6-03
225
Left
Left
1981-08-15
6-00
190
Left
Left
1970-04-13
6-00
190
Right
Right
1979-10-14
6-00
210
Left
Left
1979-03-13
6-00
185
Left
Left
1973-10-02
6-02
205
Right
Right
1984-03-22
6-02
180
Right
Right
1977-04-28
6-01
205
Right
Right
1979-09-07
6-03
225
Right
Right
1978-06-19
5-10
180
Left
Left
1971-07-25
6-04
197
Right
Right
1975-11-18
6-00
190
Right
Right
1976-05-04
6-00
192
Right
Both
1972-08-23
6-03
225
Right
Right
1976-03-01
6-00
220
Right
Right
1982-02-24
6-01
210
Right
Left
1976-11-26
5-11
145
Right
Both
1975-09-12
6-03
245
Right
Left
1972-06-25
5-11
195
Right
Right
1969-11-11
6-01
187
Right
Right
1972-10-10
5-10
180
Right
Both
1982-09-25
6-00
195
Right
Both
1983-06-11
6-00
205
Right
Right
1982-12-20
5-11
180
Right
Right
1979-02-23
6-03
190
Right
Right
1966-07-03
5-11
198
Right
Left
1974-01-06
6-01
215
Right
Both
1977-04-24
6-00
170
Left
Left
1978-02-07
6-01
190
Left
Left
1978-10-14
6-02
195
Right
Right
1973-04-18
6-02
220
Right
Right
1986-01-30
6-01
221
Right
Left
1985-04-01
6-01
195
Left
Left
1974-04-11
6-02
200
Right
Both
1981-07-02
6-00
205
Right
Right
1977-04-06
5-11
185
Right
Right
1975-01-01
5-11
160
Right
Both
1976-03-16


The 2008 New York Mets played 162 games during the regular season, won 89 games, lost 73 games, and finished in second position. They played their home games at Shea Stadium (Park Factors: 98/98) where 4,042,045 fans witnessed their 2008 Mets finish the season with a .549 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 New York Mets Opening Day starters list, a 2008 New York Mets salary list, a 2008 New York Mets uniform number breakdown and a 2008 New York Mets primary starters list:


2008 New York Mets
Salaries

Carlos Beltran $18,622,809.00
Johan Santana $16,984,216.00
Carlos Delgado $16,000,000.00
Pedro Martinez $11,813,351.00
Billy Wagner $10,500,000.00
Moises Alou $7,500,000.00
Oliver Perez $6,500,000.00
Luis Castillo $6,250,000.00
David Wright $5,250,000.00
Brian Schneider $4,900,000.00
Jose Reyes $4,375,000.00
Scott Schoeneweis $3,600,000.00
Ryan Church $2,000,000.00
Mike Pelfrey $1,987,500.00
Ramon Castro $1,975,000.00
Endy Chavez $1,800,000.00
Fernando Tatis $1,400,000.00
Aaron Heilman $1,200,000.00
Matt Wise $1,200,000.00
Marlon Anderson $1,050,000.00
Pedro Feliciano $1,025,000.00
Ricardo Rincon $1,000,000.00
Damion Easley $950,000.00
Duaner Sanchez $850,000.00
John Maine $450,000.00
Nelson Figueroa $416,000.00
Angel Pagan $401,500.00
Joe Smith $398,000.00
Claudio Vargas $394,000.00
Nick Evans $390,000.00
Eddie Kunz $390,000.00
Gustavo Molina $390,000.00
Carlos Muniz $390,000.00
Daniel Murphy $390,000.00
Jonathon Niese $390,000.00
Bobby Parnell $390,000.00
Argenis Reyes $390,000.00
Brian Stokes $390,000.00


2008 New York Mets
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 2008 New York Mets 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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