2008 New York (A) Yankees
Record: 98-64
Finish: 1st in AL East Division
Runs Scored: 944
Runs Allowed: 743
Exp W-L: 98-64
 
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium
Attendance: 3,961,804
Manager: Thomas A. Montalto

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 67-71, 8th in the American
AA: 66-72, 9th in the American
A: 73-65, 6th in the American
 
 
Postseason Results:
Lost AL League Series 2-4 to Cleveland Indians
Won Divisional Series 4-3 over Seattle Mariners
 
Team Index    Draft History Park History
Starters: Positional    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
  Pitchers   Pitchers   Pitchers
 
Team Batting Stats     Help
Pos Name Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS DWS
3B #James Arnwine 21 154 593 129 175 15 3 29 96 43 7 91 77 .295 .390 .477 .867 117.2 21.7 4.4
CF  Vernon Wells 29 153 635 105 175 42 9 35 131 22 11 39 49 .276 .321 .535 .856 102.2 17.3 6.2
1B *Carlos Pena 30 149 552 99 145 23 0 38 97 1 0 61 132 .263 .344 .511 .855 90.5 14.6 0.0
C #Dioner Navarro 24 149 567 83 168 35 2 19 97 2 1 38 88 .296 .342 .466 .807 83.6 14.0 8.9
1B  Jason Hart 30 153 512 80 136 28 2 18 74 0 0 37 143 .266 .313 .434 .747 65.6 8.5 3.0
3B *Hank Blalock 27 136 451 81 143 38 3 23 101 1 1 49 108 .317 .382 .568 .950 86.9 17.9 3.1
SS  Julio Lugo 32 100 387 66 104 19 1 9 35 16 6 47 67 .269 .352 .393 .744 53.8 7.5 4.4
LF  Jason Bay 29 86 339 57 106 32 1 16 69 11 5 43 66 .313 .398 .555 .953 67.9 14.1 2.8
LF *Bubba Crosby 31 126 334 50 93 15 1 7 29 14 4 30 51 .278 .338 .392 .730 43.5 6.0 1.7
RF  Juan Rivera 30 102 314 43 87 17 1 10 59 0 0 27 29 .277 .330 .433 .764 41.6 5.5 2.0
RF  Luis Matos 29 82 269 48 77 17 2 7 42 8 6 24 54 .286 .350 .442 .792 40.4 6.3 2.1
3B  Mark Derosa 33 107 257 34 72 16 1 5 30 0 0 8 39 .280 .307 .409 .716 28.6 3.6 1.8
SS  Omar Infante 26 65 156 26 42 7 1 2 18 4 1 13 20 .269 .329 .365 .695 17.9 2.0 2.4
SS  Derek Jeter 34 27 120 12 30 2 1 0 9 6 2 8 24 .250 .305 .283 .589 11.2 0.4 1.4
CF  Alex Escobar 29 40 103 13 32 3 0 2 11 1 3 4 12 .311 .333 .398 .731 12.3 1.4 0.9
C *Jon Mark Sprowl 27 26 49 5 12 2 0 0 10 0 0 9 11 .245 .373 .286 .659 6.1 0.6 0.6
C  Brandon Inge 31 12 41 4 5 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 10 .122 .143 .171 .314 -0.4 0.0 0.5
1B *Jay Gibbons 31 16 32 3 11 3 0 1 6 0 0 2 8 .344 .382 .531 .914 5.6 1.0 0.1
2B *Norman Spencer 28 12 27 4 6 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 7 .222 .276 .370 .646 2.3 0.2 0.3
3B *Brian Myrow 31 10 11 2 4 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 .364 .417 .545 .962 2.1 0.6 0.0
  Team Totals 29.1 1705 5749 944 1623 320 29 221 921 129 47 533 999 .282 .346 .463 .809 878.9 143.2 46.6
  Rank among 14 AL teams 6 3 7 4 9 1 2 8 4 5 1 5 4 1 1 3  
* - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, blank - bats right-handed
Team Pitching Stats     Help
Name Age W L Pct G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA PWS
 Larry Strope 27 21 6 .778 34 34 0 237.3 196 61 7 77 249 2.31 26.1
 Brett Myers 27 11 11 .500 32 32 0 175.7 180 94 17 69 133 4.82 8.5
 Pedro Martinez 36 16 7 .696 28 28 0 160.3 126 75 19 50 182 4.21 11.6
 Brian Meadows 32 7 4 .636 73 0 5 103.3 93 27 0 19 55 2.35 13.7
 David Riske 31 5 6 .455 67 0 7 96.7 98 55 15 51 89 5.12 5.3
*Johan Santana 29 7 3 .700 18 18 0 95.3 101 56 13 39 93 5.29 4.0
 Brendan Donnelly 36 5 3 .625 81 0 15 91.7 98 38 7 37 69 3.73 9.2
 Dustin McGowan 26 5 4 .556 15 15 0 77.7 79 46 13 22 80 5.33 2.8
 Rocky Biddle 32 6 0 1.000 57 0 5 72.0 74 26 14 27 62 3.25 7.2
 Josh Smith 26 4 3 .571 40 0 2 69.3 79 35 12 17 41 4.54 4.0
 Matt Clement 33 2 4 .333 11 11 0 63.7 76 42 9 21 52 5.94 1.4
 Matt Desalvo 27 3 1 .750 10 10 0 56.3 68 38 9 22 40 6.07 1.4
*Matt Ford 27 2 1 .667 44 0 5 55.3 50 21 6 33 37 3.42 5.5
*Macay McBride 25 1 4 .200 11 10 0 41.0 52 30 7 33 22 6.59 0.0
 Ugueth Urbina 34 3 5 .375 27 0 9 37.3 42 22 6 18 32 5.30 2.4
 Chien-Ming Wang 28 0 0 .000 2 0 1 4.0 1 0 0 1 1 0.00 1.0
Team Totals 29.8 98 62 .613 550 158 49 1437.0 1413 666 154 536 1237 4.17 104.1
Rank among 14 AL teams 3 1 2 1 12 1 3 2 9 5 2  
* - throws left-handed, blank - throws right-handed
Team Fielding Stats     Help
Last 2 columns are Fielding Percentage and Range Factor (expect Catcher where last column is Runners Thrown Out Percentage)
Numbers in headings are league average values.
Catchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .991 29.6
D.Navarro 1282.3 142 147 1144 89 11 3 .991 30.6
J.Sprowl 106.2 14 14 80 5 0 0 1.000 21.4
B.Inge 74.2 8 8 56 6 0 0 1.000 38.5
Team Total 1462.7 164 169 1280 100 11 3 .992 30.5
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .990 10.12
J.Hart 1269.0 151 152 1256 114 13 108 .991 9.72
M.Derosa 161.7 11 42 170 14 2 14 .989 10.24
J.Gibbons 20.0 0 8 22 1 0 4 1.000 10.35
C.Pena 4.0 0 2 6 0 0 1 1.000 13.50
D.Jeter 3.7 0 0 5 0 0 0 1.000 12.16
Team Total 1458.4 162 204 1459 129 15 127 .991 9.80
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .979 5.15
J.Arnwine 1319.7 148 151 270 460 23 87 .969 4.98
O.Infante 64.0 7 7 10 24 3 4 .919 4.78
M.Derosa 36.3 4 5 8 7 0 1 1.000 3.72
N.Spencer 14.7 2 3 3 6 0 1 1.000 5.53
H.Blalock 11.0 0 4 3 6 1 1 .900 7.36
B.Myrow 1.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00
B.Inge 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1447.5 161 171 294 504 27 94 .967 4.96
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .953 2.58
H.Blalock 1005.3 113 130 66 189 11 13 .959 2.28
M.Derosa 414.0 49 57 27 79 4 5 .964 2.30
O.Infante 24.7 1 8 1 1 1 0 .667 0.73
B.Myrow 4.3 0 3 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.08
J.Arnwine 4.0 0 1 0 1 1 0 .500 2.25
B.Inge 3.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
Team Total 1455.4 163 199 94 272 17 18 .956 2.26
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .973 4.61
J.Lugo 789.9 68 89 121 272 13 57 .968 4.48
O.Infante 299.8 33 39 46 119 1 19 .994 4.95
D.Jeter 255.2 25 26 34 91 5 15 .962 4.41
N.Spencer 56.0 6 9 7 17 0 1 1.000 3.86
M.Derosa 17.3 0 10 2 3 0 0 1.000 2.60
J.Arnwine 8.3 0 3 1 2 0 1 1.000 3.24
B.Crosby 2.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50
Team Total 1428.6 132 177 212 504 19 93 .974 4.51
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .969 1.82
J.Rivera 774.3 91 98 132 4 5 0 .965 1.58
B.Crosby 487.0 53 67 76 3 3 1 .963 1.46
J.Bay 107.3 11 13 33 0 1 0 .971 2.77
L.Matos 96.0 9 15 18 0 0 0 1.000 1.69
A.Escobar 9.0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
J.Gibbons 5.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
B.Myrow 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
J.Sprowl 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
M.Derosa 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1484.1 165 198 261 7 9 1 .968 1.63
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .972 2.39
V.Wells 1342.7 148 153 358 10 3 1 .992 2.47
L.Matos 239.2 26 30 62 1 2 0 .969 2.37
B.Crosby 79.0 10 10 15 1 0 1 1.000 1.82
A.Escobar 32.1 2 6 10 0 0 0 1.000 2.80
J.Bay 5.8 0 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.10
Team Total 1698.8 186 202 447 12 5 2 .989 2.43
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .978 2.03
J.Bay 619.3 67 67 133 6 1 1 .993 2.02
L.Matos 268.2 29 33 51 2 0 0 1.000 1.78
A.Escobar 157.6 16 17 40 1 1 0 .976 2.34
B.Crosby 69.3 7 13 19 2 2 1 .913 2.73
J.Rivera 16.0 1 5 5 1 0 0 1.000 3.38
Team Total 1130.4 120 135 248 12 4 2 .985 2.07
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .960 1.83
L.Strope 237.3 34 34 8 35 1 2 .977 1.63
B.Myers 175.7 32 32 9 20 5 1 .853 1.49
P.Martinez 160.3 28 28 12 16 0 1 1.000 1.57
B.Meadows 103.3 0 73 8 18 0 4 1.000 2.26
D.Riske 96.7 0 67 10 17 0 3 1.000 2.51
J.Santana 95.3 18 18 5 15 1 1 .952 1.89
B.Donnelly 91.7 0 81 3 16 1 3 .950 1.87
D.McGowan 77.7 15 15 6 12 0 0 1.000 2.09
R.Biddle 72.0 0 57 4 11 0 0 1.000 1.88
J.Smith 69.3 0 40 5 11 1 1 .941 2.08
M.Clement 63.7 11 11 6 13 2 3 .905 2.69
M.Desalvo 56.3 10 10 1 7 1 0 .889 1.28
M.Ford 55.3 0 44 6 12 1 2 .947 2.93
M.McBride 41.0 10 11 4 2 0 0 1.000 1.32
U.Urbina 37.3 0 27 3 4 0 0 1.000 1.69
C.Wang 4.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25
Team Total 1437.0 158 550 91 209 13 21 .958 1.88
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Blalock .317
On-Base Pct Arnwine .390
Slugging Pct Blalock .568
OPS Blalock .950
XR Arnwine 117.2
Games Arnwine 154
At-Bats Wells 635
Runs Arnwine 129
Hits Arnwine, Wells 175
Total Bases Wells 340
Singles Arnwine 128
Doubles Wells 42
Triples Wells 9
Homeruns Pena 38
RBIs Wells 131
Stolen Bases Arnwine 43
Caught Stealing Wells 11
Walks Arnwine 91
Strikeouts Hart 143
ERA Strope 2.31
Wins Strope 21
Losses Myers 11
Winning Pct Strope .778
Saves Donnelly 15
Games Pitched Donnelly 81
Games Started Strope 34
Complete Games Myers 1
Shutouts Myers 1
Innings Pitched Strope 237.3
Hits Allowed Strope 196
Homeruns Allowed Martinez 19
Strikeouts Strope 249
Walks Allowed Strope 77
Walks per 9IP Strope 2.9
Hits per 9IP Strope 7.4
Strikeouts per 9IP Strope 9.4
WHiP Strope 1.15
OAVG Strope .225
OOBP Strope .295
OSLG Strope .290
OOPS Strope .586
Team All-Stars
James Arnwine
Pedro Martinez
Brian Meadows
Dioner Navarro
Larry Strope
Vernon Wells
Player Salaries
Pedro Martinez $ 21,000,100
Johan Santana $ 9,000,000
Carlos Pena $ 7,000,000
David Riske $ 6,250,000
Vernon Wells $ 5,850,000
Jason Bay $ 5,128,571
Rocky Biddle $ 4,000,000
Julio Lugo $ 3,650,000
Brian Meadows $ 3,650,000
Hank Blalock $ 3,000,000
Brett Myers $ 2,990,000
Brendan Donnelly $ 2,442,857
Bubba Crosby $ 2,110,000
Juan Rivera $ 1,500,000
Omar Infante $ 1,414,286
Mark Derosa $ 1,000,000
Matt Ford $ 612,000
Brandon Inge $ 440,000
Jason Hart $ 435,714
James Arnwine $ 300,000
Matt Desalvo $ 300,000
Dioner Navarro $ 300,000
Macay McBride $ 300,000
Brian Myrow $ 300,000
Josh Smith $ 300,000
Larry Strope $ 300,000
Jay Gibbons $ 300,000
 
Player Transactions
Date Action Losing To Getting
1/29 Released John Boyd    
1/29 Released John Sanchez    
2/3 Signed     Mark Derosa
2/6 Signed     Carlos Pena
2/6 Signed     Brian Meadows
2/13 Traded Tim Hudson
Max Range
Texas Matt Clement
Daniel Homan
2/14 Signed     Juan Rivera
2/27 Signed     Wes Helms
2/27 Signed     Jay Gibbons
2/27 Signed     Eric Munson
2/28 Traded Francis Peņa
$12,500,000
San Francisco Brett Myers
2/28 Traded Kris Benson
Bernie Williams
Minnesota Francisco Liriano
Danny Bautista
Ismael Valdes
2/28 Released Danny Bautista    
2/28 Released Ismael Valdes    
4/20 Signed     Brian Whitaker
4/20 Signed     Ryan Wing
4/20 Signed     Matt Ford
5/6 Traded Derek Jeter San Francisco Pedro Martinez
Omar Infante
Glendon Rusch
5/23 Released Glendon Rusch    
6/6 Traded Matt Clement New York (N) Julio Lugo
6/23 Traded Dustin Mcgowan Pittsburgh Jason Bay
Jason Schmidt
6/23 Traded Jon Mark Sprowl
George Opitz
Garrett Guzman
Francisco Liriano
John Boyd
Minnesota Johan Santana
Eddie Oropesa
Brandon Inge
6/23 Released Jason Schmidt    
6/23 Released Eddie Oropesa    
6/23 Traded Ugueth Urbina Texas James Lynch
Chris Stynes
7/1 Traded Alex Escobar Los Angeles Macay Mcbride
7/17 Traded Luis Matos Atlanta Jose Pedroza
7/17 Released Norman Spencer    
10/23 Released Chien-Ming Wang