2008 St. Louis Cardinals
Record: 79-83
Finish: 4th in NL Central Division
Runs Scored: 821
Runs Allowed: 826
Exp W-L: 81-81
 
Ballpark: Busch Stadium
Attendance: 2,256,060
Manager: Walt Arnold

Statistics / Schedule

Minor League Records:
AAA: 49-87, 16th in the National
AA: 56-80, 15th in the National
A: 51-85, 16th in the National
 
 
 
 
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
LF  Albert Pujols 28 156 565 118 186 59 0 43 124 2 0 88 62 .329 .425 .662 1.087 139.7 32.9 3.7
2B #Danny Ramirez 28 150 587 86 172 43 3 7 67 38 15 44 72 .293 .350 .412 .762 80.4 13.2 5.5
3B  Scott Rolen 33 155 571 79 127 36 3 31 100 3 2 51 194 .222 .293 .459 .752 74.4 9.9 5.4
1B  Richie Sexson 33 155 550 74 144 26 0 22 99 0 1 57 157 .262 .336 .429 .765 76.1 11.7 2.8
1B  John Gall 30 149 556 75 171 26 1 7 71 0 0 29 97 .308 .352 .396 .748 69.6 11.0 2.5
CF *Johnny Damon 34 120 464 86 141 32 5 7 53 33 4 43 78 .304 .367 .440 .806 74.6 14.4 3.3
SS  Bo Hart 31 136 460 57 127 30 7 8 57 5 8 20 115 .276 .314 .424 .738 58.0 8.3 5.1
C  Yorvit Torrealba 29 141 419 68 106 18 0 17 69 0 0 45 62 .253 .331 .418 .748 59.7 8.9 2.5
CF  Reid Gorecki 27 119 273 41 66 7 0 5 26 6 7 19 65 .242 .293 .322 .615 25.7 1.6 1.3
SS  Hector Luna 28 114 261 33 67 11 2 7 27 11 12 18 71 .257 .305 .395 .699 28.0 2.6 2.5
C  Yadier Molina 26 91 251 26 60 12 1 4 24 0 0 13 37 .239 .281 .343 .624 24.3 2.2 1.7
CF *Jim Edmonds 38 103 207 35 51 9 0 10 34 1 1 38 63 .246 .369 .435 .804 34.9 5.8 1.5
RF  Brian Buchanan 34 104 172 25 38 5 0 8 32 1 3 17 46 .221 .297 .390 .686 19.4 1.6 0.7
P  Kyle Sleeth 26 33 66 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 40 .061 .075 .091 .166 -3.0 0.0 0.0
P  Mark Michael 25 32 61 4 10 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 22 .164 .188 .197 .384 1.9 0.0 0.0
P  Danny Haren 27 32 57 4 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 23 .105 .188 .105 .293 0.0 0.0 0.0
P  Adam Wainwright 26 21 36 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 15 .083 .132 .111 .243 -0.5 0.0 0.0
P  Yosmeiro Petit 23 25 34 2 6 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 12 .176 .216 .235 .452 1.7 0.0 0.0
3B *Travis Hanson 27 17 29 1 7 1 1 1 5 0 0 3 11 .241 .313 .448 .761 3.8 0.5 0.4
P *Eric Milton 32 80 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 .000 .036 .000 .036 -2.0 0.0 0.0
P  Blake Hawksworth 25 11 23 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .043 .043 .087 .130 -1.2 0.0 0.0
SS  John Nelson 29 29 17 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 .118 .118 .176 .294 -0.4 0.0 0.1
P  Joe Borowski 37 83 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0
P *Ray King 34 64 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0
P  Brandon Dejaynes 27 93 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0 0.0
P  Josh Axelson 29 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0 0.0
P  Mike Lincoln 33 36 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0 0.0
P  Kiko Calero 33 67 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P  Jimmy Journell 30 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P  Jason Isringhausen 35 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
  Team Totals 29.9 2394 5705 821 1495 324 23 177 800 102 55 501 1276 .262 .327 .420 .747 764.0 124.5 38.9
  Rank among 16 NL teams 3 6 7 4 10 6 5 14 3 9 12 9 10 7 9 9  
* - 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
 Kyle Sleeth 26 12 12 .500 33 33 0 209.0 183 99 31 51 212 4.26 10.2
 Mark Michael 25 15 7 .682 32 32 0 190.7 144 67 24 63 180 3.16 16.1
 Danny Haren 27 11 13 .458 32 32 0 186.3 215 111 25 58 129 5.36 3.8
*Eric Milton 32 4 5 .444 80 8 3 132.0 131 68 19 41 99 4.64 5.8
 Yosmeiro Petit 23 4 9 .308 25 25 0 131.3 128 81 18 43 147 5.55 1.8
 Adam Wainwright 26 8 10 .444 21 21 0 114.0 132 71 19 33 106 5.61 1.5
 Brandon Dejaynes 27 7 3 .700 93 0 20 101.7 81 34 2 43 94 3.01 16.0
 Joe Borowski 37 4 2 .667 83 0 2 77.7 71 38 13 38 53 4.40 5.0
 Blake Hawksworth 25 5 3 .625 11 11 0 74.7 73 36 3 19 44 4.34 3.7
*Ray King 34 3 5 .375 63 0 14 62.0 58 30 7 40 53 4.35 5.6
 Kiko Calero 33 2 5 .286 67 0 2 52.0 53 35 10 42 50 6.06 0.0
 Jimmy Journell 30 3 3 .500 41 0 1 44.0 52 29 9 20 28 5.93 0.9
 Mike Lincoln 33 1 2 .333 36 0 1 37.0 50 22 3 17 30 5.35 1.0
 Jason Isringhausen 35 0 2 .000 23 0 0 25.7 29 8 1 11 22 2.80 2.0
 Josh Axelson 29 0 2 .000 14 0 0 20.3 22 16 4 7 17 7.08 0.0
*Tyler Johnson 27 0 0 .000 6 0 0 4.0 3 2 0 0 5 4.50 0.2
Team Totals 29.3 79 83 .488 660 162 43 1462.3 1425 747 188 526 1269 4.60 73.5
Rank among 16 NL teams 9 9 8 9 6 5 14 12 13 3 12  
* - 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 .988 30.1
Y.Torrealba 913.0 100 117 832 37 8 2 .991 10.7
Y.Molina 549.7 62 67 462 45 5 2 .990 35.6
Team Total 1462.7 162 184 1294 82 13 4 .991 21.3
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .993 10.02
R.Sexson 1212.3 134 141 1301 102 3 102 .998 10.42
J.Gall 191.7 22 23 197 10 4 19 .981 9.72
B.Buchanan 53.7 6 9 63 4 0 7 1.000 11.24
A.Pujols 5.0 0 3 5 0 0 3 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1462.7 162 176 1566 116 7 131 .996 10.35
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .981 5.05
B.Hart 1060.7 121 128 174 398 7 74 .988 4.85
H.Luna 376.0 41 53 69 128 8 34 .961 4.72
J.Nelson 17.0 0 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 3.71
D.Ramirez 9.0 0 4 4 4 0 2 1.000 8.00
Team Total 1462.7 162 192 249 535 15 110 .981 4.82
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .952 2.59
S.Rolen 1292.7 146 148 55 289 15 20 .958 2.40
J.Gall 96.0 10 14 6 19 2 2 .926 2.34
T.Hanson 57.0 6 9 7 14 1 0 .955 3.32
A.Pujols 11.7 0 4 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.77
J.Nelson 3.0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
H.Luna 2.0 0 2 0 3 1 1 .750 13.50
Team Total 1462.3 162 179 68 327 19 23 .954 2.43
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .964 4.32
D.Ramirez 1226.0 137 144 172 395 23 79 .961 4.16
H.Luna 205.7 23 28 22 68 4 8 .957 3.94
B.Hart 25.0 2 5 3 9 1 2 .923 4.32
J.Nelson 4.0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1.000 2.25
T.Hanson 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1462.7 162 180 197 473 28 90 .960 4.12
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .973 1.88
A.Pujols 1285.7 144 145 263 10 5 3 .982 1.91
J.Edmonds 68.7 8 11 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.57
R.Gorecki 63.7 6 9 15 0 0 0 1.000 2.12
B.Buchanan 40.0 4 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1.58
J.Gall 3.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Y.Molina 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1462.0 162 175 298 10 5 3 .984 1.90
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .981 2.36
J.Damon 981.7 109 113 240 1 1 1 .996 2.21
J.Edmonds 351.3 38 44 95 2 2 1 .980 2.48
R.Gorecki 129.7 15 16 27 0 0 0 1.000 1.87
Team Total 1462.7 162 173 362 3 3 2 .992 2.25
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .977 1.90
J.Gall 887.7 102 104 160 2 12 0 .931 1.64
R.Gorecki 359.0 41 45 68 1 5 1 .932 1.73
B.Buchanan 196.0 19 35 38 0 0 0 1.000 1.74
J.Damon 9.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
J.Edmonds 6.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Y.Molina 2.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
H.Luna 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
J.Nelson 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1462.7 162 192 267 3 17 1 .941 1.66
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .961 1.89
K.Sleeth 209.0 33 33 10 29 3 3 .929 1.68
M.Michael 190.7 32 32 13 20 0 2 1.000 1.56
D.Haren 186.3 32 32 11 25 0 2 1.000 1.74
E.Milton 132.0 8 80 13 27 2 4 .952 2.73
Y.Petit 131.3 25 25 12 18 0 0 1.000 2.06
A.Wainwright 114.0 21 21 3 14 1 0 .944 1.34
B.Dejaynes 101.7 0 93 5 18 0 1 1.000 2.04
J.Borowski 77.7 0 83 2 9 0 2 1.000 1.27
B.Hawksworth 74.7 11 11 2 11 0 1 1.000 1.57
R.King 62.0 0 63 5 13 0 0 1.000 2.61
K.Calero 52.0 0 67 4 14 1 2 .947 3.12
J.Journell 44.0 0 41 2 4 1 0 .857 1.23
M.Lincoln 37.0 0 36 5 3 0 2 1.000 1.95
J.Isringhausen 25.7 0 23 1 5 0 0 1.000 2.10
J.Axelson 20.3 0 14 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.33
T.Johnson 4.0 0 6 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1462.3 162 660 88 213 8 19 .974 1.85
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Pujols .329
On-Base Pct Pujols .425
Slugging Pct Pujols .662
OPS Pujols 1.087
XR Pujols 139.7
Games Pujols 156
At-Bats Ramirez 587
Runs Pujols 118
Hits Pujols 186
Total Bases Pujols 374
Singles Gall 137
Doubles Pujols 59
Triples Hart 7
Homeruns Pujols 43
RBIs Pujols 124
Stolen Bases Ramirez 38
Caught Stealing Ramirez 15
Walks Pujols 88
Strikeouts Rolen 194
ERA Michael 3.16
Wins Michael 15
Losses Haren 13
Winning Pct Michael .682
Saves Dejaynes 20
Games Pitched Dejaynes 93
Games Started Sleeth 33
Complete Games Hawksworth 1
Shutouts No Qualifiers
Innings Pitched Sleeth 209.0
Hits Allowed Haren 215
Homeruns Allowed Sleeth 31
Strikeouts Sleeth 212
Walks Allowed Michael 63
Walks per 9IP Sleeth 2.2
Hits per 9IP Michael 6.8
Strikeouts per 9IP Sleeth 9.1
WHiP Michael 1.09
OAVG Michael .205
OOBP Michael .274
OSLG Michael .368
OOPS Michael .642
Team All-Stars
Albert Pujols
Player Salaries
Albert Pujols $ 9,940,000
Scott Rolen $ 7,880,000
Richie Sexson $ 6,000,000
Yorvit Torrealba $ 5,000,000
Johnny Damon $ 3,500,000
Brian Buchanan $ 3,250,000
Kiko Calero $ 3,057,143
Ray King $ 3,000,000
Joe Borowski $ 3,000,000
Mike Lincoln $ 2,490,000
Ted Lilly $ 2,000,000
Eric Milton $ 2,000,000
Danny Haren $ 1,392,857
Jimmy Journell $ 1,085,000
Adam Wainwright $ 707,143
Bo Hart $ 614,286
Jim Edmonds $ 600,000
Hector Luna $ 350,000
Kyle Sleeth $ 300,000
Danny Ramirez $ 300,000
Yosmeiro Petit $ 300,000
Rhett Parrott $ 300,000
Brandon Dejaynes $ 300,000
Travis Hanson $ 300,000
Reid Gorecki $ 300,000
John Nelson $ 300,000
Mark Michael $ 300,000
Yadier Molina $ 300,000
Blake Hawksworth $ 300,000
Tyler Johnson $ 300,000
Josh Axelson $ 300,000
John Gall $ 300,000
 
Player Transactions
Date Action Losing To Getting
1/30 Signed     Yorvit Torrealba
2/1 Signed     Richie Sexson
3/30 Released Miguel Batista    
3/30 Released Mike Matheny    
4/12 Released Jimmy Lease    
4/12 Released Alex Matta    
4/12 Released Manuel Martinez    
4/12 Released Baldo Guillaume    
4/20 Signed     Joe Borowski
5/14 Signed     Jim Edmonds
5/29 Waived Jason Isringhausen Cincinnati