2008 Chicago White Sox Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 89-74
Finished 1st in the AL's Central Division
Attendance: 2,501,103, Avg. 30,878
Ballpark: U.S. Cellular Field
Won Division
American League Division Series - Lost to Tampa Bay Rays 3-1
Manager: Ozzie Guillen (89-74)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
2008 Chicago White Sox Statistics
2008 Chicago White Sox Results

The Chicago White Sox of the American League ended the 2008 season with a record of 89 wins and 74 losses, finishing first in the AL's Central Division.

The White Sox scored 811 runs and gave up 729 runs. Carlos Quentin walloped 36 home runs for Chicago, while Paul Konerko, Alexei Ramirez, Joe Crede, Nick Swisher, Jermaine Dye and Jim Thome each added 20 or more, too. Carlos Quentin accounted for 100 RBI. Jermaine Dye led all regular hitters by hitting .292. Gavin Floyd topped the team with 17 wins, plus Mark Buehrle contributed 15 or more wins, too John Danks recorded a 3.32 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Ozzie Guillen coached the team. The 2008 Chicago White Sox qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Brian AndersonCFRRMarch 11, 19826'2"220Tucson, AZ USA
Jason Bourgeois2BRRJanuary 4, 19825'9"195Houston, TX USA
Lance BroadwayPRRAugust 20, 19836'2"210Bryan, TX USA
Mark BuehrlePLLMarch 23, 19796'2"240St. Charles, MO USA
Orlando CabreraSSRRNovember 2, 19745'10"195Cartagena, Bo Colombia
D. J. CarrascoPRRApril 12, 19776'4"215Safford, AZ USA
Jose ContrerasPRRDecember 6, 19716'4"255Las Martinas, Pi Cuba
Joe Crede3BRRApril 26, 19786'3"195Jefferson City, MO USA
John DanksPLLApril 15, 19856'1"210Austin, TX USA
Octavio DotelPRRNovember 25, 19736'0"230Santo Domingo, Di D.R.
Jermaine DyeRFRRJanuary 28, 19746'4"210Oakland, CA USA
Josh Fields3BRRDecember 14, 19826'2"225Ada, OK USA
Gavin FloydPRRJanuary 27, 19836'4"245Annapolis, MD USA
Chris Getz2BLRAugust 30, 19836'0"185Southfield, MI USA
Ken GriffeyCFLLNovember 21, 19696'3"195Donora, PA USA
Toby HallCRROctober 21, 19756'2"255Tacoma, WA USA
Bobby JenksPRRMarch 14, 19816'4"275Mission Hills, CA USA
Paul Konerko1BRRMarch 5, 19766'2"220Providence, RI USA
Scott LinebrinkPRRAugust 4, 19766'3"220Austin, TX USA
Esteban LoaizaPRRDecember 31, 19716'2"230Tijuana, Ba Mexico
Boone LoganPRLAugust 13, 19846'5"215San Antonio, TX USA
Mike MacDougalPBRMarch 5, 19776'4"180Las Vegas, NV USA
Nick MassetPRRMay 17, 19826'5"225St. Petersburg, FL USA
Jerry OwensLFLLFebruary 16, 19816'3"195Hollywood, CA USA
Pablo Ozuna3BRRAugust 25, 19745'11"200Santo Domingo, Di D.R.
Paul PhillipsCRRApril 15, 19775'11"200Demopolis, AL USA
A. J. PierzynskiCLRDecember 30, 19766'3"250Bridgehampton, NY USA
Carlos QuentinLFRRAugust 28, 19826'1"235Bellflower, CA USA
Alexei Ramirez2BRRSeptember 22, 19816'2"180Pinar del Rio, Pi Cuba
Horacio RamirezPLLNovember 24, 19796'1"220Carson, CA USA
Clayton RichardPLLSeptember 12, 19836'5"240Lafayette, IN USA
Adam RussellPRRApril 14, 19836'8"280North Olmsted, OH USA
Nick SwisherOFBLNovember 25, 19806'0"195Columbus, OH USA
Jim ThomePLRAugust 27, 19706'4"250Peoria, IL USA
Matt ThorntonPLLSeptember 15, 19766'6"235Three Rivers, MI USA
Juan Uribe3BRRMarch 22, 19796'0"245Sabana Grande de Palenque, Sa D.R.
Javier VazquezPRRJuly 25, 19766'2"210Ponce, P.R.
Ehren WassermannPBRDecember 6, 19806'0"190Sylacauga, AL USA
Dewayne WiseCFLLFebruary 24, 19786'0"200Columbia, SC USA



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