2008 Atlanta Braves
Record: 84-78
Finish: 2nd in NL Eastern Division
Runs Scored: 725
Runs Allowed: 645
Exp W-L: 90-72
 
Ballpark: Turner Field
Attendance: 2,879,792
Manager: Bobby Cox

Statistics / Schedule

 
 
 
 
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Starters: Positional    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
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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
2B  Rafael Furcal 28 162 654 105 197 39 4 15 57 85 20 84 133 .301 .385 .442 .826 119.9 18.8 0.2
RF  Vladimir Guerrero 32 162 642 113 179 30 5 50 126 45 27 62 82 .279 .343 .575 .917 119.8 17.0 6.8
1B *Sean Casey 33 162 625 84 186 36 3 23 96 1 4 52 85 .298 .355 .475 .831 99.7 13.9 1.5
2B  Edgardo Alfonzo 34 161 596 88 162 44 0 22 71 10 2 75 64 .272 .353 .456 .809 94.2 13.0 6.9
3B  Adrian Beltre 30 154 604 97 168 45 5 35 111 11 6 56 95 .278 .340 .543 .883 105.5 15.9 1.7
C  Brad Cresse 24 155 553 72 137 33 1 23 74 4 0 77 73 .248 .344 .436 .780 84.9 10.4 4.6
C #Rob Bowen 25 162 540 56 147 36 5 21 69 1 0 49 117 .272 .337 .474 .811 81.3 10.8 8.0
CF  Tommy Banks 24 146 421 53 96 15 6 11 46 23 16 34 77 .228 .286 .371 .657 43.4 1.5 6.6
CF #Bernie Williams 39 123 297 37 77 6 0 5 29 8 6 26 67 .259 .320 .330 .650 30.7 1.9 3.5
2B  David Eckstein 25 78 252 29 73 7 1 2 28 14 8 22 31 .290 .354 .349 .703 31.5 3.1 2.4
2B  Max Gallagher 25 36 124 8 27 2 1 0 11 1 2 15 33 .218 .308 .250 .558 11.2 0.1 1.1
1B *Randall Simon 33 135 128 11 25 9 0 1 10 2 2 6 17 .195 .235 .289 .524 6.3 0.0 0.1
P  Freddy Garcia 31 36 96 3 17 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 41 .177 .194 .177 .371 1.7 0.0 0.0
P  Jesus Colome 28 36 91 6 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 29 .044 .074 .088 .162 -3.9 0.0 0.0
P *Justin Thompson 35 35 85 4 7 3 0 0 5 0 0 1 32 .082 .092 .118 .210 -2.5 0.0 0.0
1B  Jimmy Rosen 25 65 65 8 15 4 1 1 6 0 0 5 16 .231 .286 .369 .655 7.0 0.4 0.0
P *Mark Buehrle 23 36 63 3 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 21 .127 .179 .143 .322 0.3 0.0 0.0
P  Dewon Brazelton 20 25 58 2 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 2 21 .017 .048 .034 .082 -3.4 0.0 0.0
C  Al Buechele 24 40 27 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 7 .037 .103 .074 .178 -1.7 0.0 0.6
SS *Mike Caruso 31 20 25 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .160 .192 .200 .392 -0.7 0.0 0.0
LF  Jackson Melian 28 25 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 1.6 0.1 0.1
P  Luis Vizcaino 25 53 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P *Nick Bierbrodt 30 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P  Jason Grilli 30 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.0 0.0 0.0
P  Paxton Crawford 26 16 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 0.6 0.0 0.0
P  Steve Klaus 24 32 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.4 0.0 0.0
P  Ben Diggins 27 72 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0 0.0
P  Sean Depaula 34 74 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0 0.0
P *Bobby Howry 34 62 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.6 0.0 0.0
P *Larry Jarvis 25 54 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 0.0
  Team Totals 28.4 2325 5986 786 1536 314 32 210 753 212 98 581 1052 .257 .325 .425 .750 826.3 107.0 44.3
  Rank among 14 NL teams 1 3 2 3 6 4 3 5 10 6 2 5 4 4 4 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
 Freddy Garcia 31 20 9 .690 36 36 0 273.3 209 87 19 109 220 2.86 22.5
 Jesus Colome 28 18 13 .581 36 36 0 249.7 229 88 31 64 241 3.17 15.8
*Justin Thompson 35 12 11 .522 35 35 0 246.3 223 93 33 68 153 3.40 13.6
*Mark Buehrle 23 10 13 .435 36 36 0 223.7 197 98 36 65 167 3.94 10.1
 Dewon Brazelton 20 9 9 .500 25 25 0 166.3 183 76 29 23 157 4.11 6.1
 Ben Diggins 27 5 2 .714 72 0 1 82.3 45 20 9 37 102 2.19 9.2
 Sean Depaula 34 2 3 .400 74 0 1 67.0 62 32 13 30 74 4.30 3.3
 Bobby Howry 34 4 8 .333 62 0 35 66.3 38 26 8 41 82 3.53 10.3
 Luis Vizcaino 25 3 4 .429 53 0 5 63.3 65 38 9 23 72 5.40 2.0
*Larry Jarvis 25 4 2 .667 54 0 4 44.3 41 13 2 24 47 2.64 5.6
 Steve Klaus 24 1 1 .500 32 0 0 37.7 40 16 6 17 16 3.82 1.5
 Paxton Crawford 26 0 3 .000 16 2 0 25.0 33 17 3 14 20 6.12 0.0
*Nick Bierbrodt 30 0 3 .000 6 3 0 19.7 23 11 5 8 16 5.04 0.0
 Jason Grilli 30 1 1 .500 2 2 0 12.7 14 6 2 6 7 4.27 0.6
Team Totals 28.0 89 82 .520 539 175 46 1577.6 1402 621 205 529 1374 3.54 100.7
Rank among 14 NL teams 3 7 6 5 1 9 12 5 7 2 3  
* - 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 .987 32.2
R.Bowen 1376.7 162 162 1270 104 17 4 .988 37.3
A.Buechele 88.7 0 37 90 8 1 0 .990 44.4
Team Total 1465.3 162 199 1360 112 18 4 .988 37.6
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .992 9.80
S.Casey 1430.3 162 162 1418 90 8 109 .995 9.49
J.Rosen 33.0 0 7 36 4 0 6 1.000 10.91
R.Simon 2.0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1.000 13.50
Team Total 1465.3 162 171 1456 95 8 115 .995 9.53
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .981 5.12
E.Alfonzo 1369.7 151 158 301 561 8 93 .991 5.66
D.Eckstein 591.0 64 65 106 203 2 41 .994 4.71
M.Gallagher 322.7 36 36 57 102 3 13 .981 4.44
R.Furcal 44.0 5 5 9 15 0 6 1.000 4.91
B.Williams 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 2328.3 256 265 473 881 13 153 .990 5.23
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .948 2.59
A.Beltre 1393.3 154 154 79 293 29 21 .928 2.40
T.Banks 52.0 6 6 4 10 1 1 .933 2.42
R.Simon 17.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.12
J.Rosen 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1465.3 162 163 85 305 30 22 .929 2.40
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .969 4.43
R.Furcal 1416.3 157 157 221 455 23 79 .967 4.30
M.Caruso 49.0 5 7 7 15 0 4 1.000 4.04
Team Total 1465.3 162 164 228 470 23 83 .968 4.29
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .981 1.85
B.Cresse 1368.7 155 155 219 2 3 2 .987 1.45
B.Williams 80.0 7 13 15 0 2 0 .882 1.69
T.Banks 8.0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.38
J.Melian 6.7 0 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.35
D.Eckstein 2.0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00
Team Total 1465.3 162 175 240 2 5 2 .980 1.49
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .987 2.51
T.Banks 893.3 96 116 250 8 7 1 .974 2.60
B.Williams 568.0 66 74 130 4 2 1 .985 2.12
R.Simon 4.0 0 2 4 0 1 0 .800 9.00
Team Total 1465.3 162 192 384 12 10 2 .975 2.43
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .983 1.95
V.Guerrero 1456.3 162 162 295 10 13 1 .959 1.88
J.Melian 9.0 0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.00
Team Total 1465.3 162 166 299 10 13 1 .960 1.90
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .958 1.74
F.Garcia 273.3 36 36 13 48 0 3 1.000 2.01
J.Colome 249.7 36 36 11 27 3 4 .927 1.37
J.Thompson 246.3 35 35 14 41 2 2 .965 2.01
M.Buehrle 223.7 36 36 13 44 0 3 1.000 2.29
D.Brazelton 166.3 25 25 5 20 2 0 .926 1.35
B.Diggins 82.3 0 144 1 6 2 0 .778 0.77
S.Depaula 67.0 0 148 4 8 0 2 1.000 1.61
B.Howry 66.3 0 124 2 11 0 1 1.000 1.76
L.Vizcaino 63.3 0 106 2 3 0 0 1.000 0.71
L.Jarvis 44.3 0 108 3 9 0 4 1.000 2.44
S.Klaus 37.7 0 64 2 6 1 0 .889 1.91
P.Crawford 25.0 2 30 0 5 0 0 1.000 1.80
N.Bierbrodt 19.7 3 9 2 1 1 0 .750 1.37
J.Grilli 12.7 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.42
Team Total 1577.6 175 903 74 229 11 19 .965 1.73
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Furcal .301
On-Base Pct Furcal .385
Slugging Pct Guerrero .575
OPS Guerrero .917
XR Furcal 119.9
Games Furcal, Guerrero, Casey, Bowen 162
At-Bats Furcal 654
Runs Guerrero 113
Hits Furcal 197
Total Bases Guerrero 369
Singles Furcal 139
Doubles Beltre 45
Triples Banks 6
Homeruns Guerrero 50
RBIs Guerrero 126
Stolen Bases Furcal 85
Caught Stealing Guerrero 27
Walks Furcal 84
Strikeouts Furcal 133
ERA Garcia 2.86
Wins Garcia 20
Losses Buehrle, Colome 13
Winning Pct Garcia .690
Saves Howry 35
Games Pitched Depaula 74
Games Started Buehrle, Colome, Garcia 36
Complete Games Colome 6
Shutouts Garcia 3
Innings Pitched Garcia 273.3
Hits Allowed Colome 229
Homeruns Allowed Buehrle 36
Strikeouts Colome 241
Walks Allowed Garcia 109
Walks per 9IP Brazelton 1.2
Hits per 9IP Garcia 6.9
Strikeouts per 9IP Colome 8.7
WHiP Garcia 1.16
OAVG Garcia .212
OOBP Buehrle .286
OSLG Garcia .319
OOPS Garcia .613
Team All-Stars
Adrian Beltre
Jesus Colome
Rafael Furcal
Vladimir Guerrero
Player Salaries
Jesus Colome $ 12,350,000
Vladimir Guerrero $ 6,400,000
Sean Casey $ 5,795,000
Edgardo Alfonzo $ 5,760,000
Bernie Williams $ 4,850,000
Adrian Beltre $ 4,000,000
Justin Thompson $ 3,671,000
Nick Bierbrodt $ 3,562,500
Rafael Furcal $ 2,130,000
Randall Simon $ 2,000,000
Sean Depaula $ 1,710,000
Freddy Garcia $ 1,700,000
Bobby Howry $ 1,500,000
Mike Caruso $ 1,200,000
Jason Grilli $ 600,000
Al Buechele $ 300,000
Dewon Brazelton $ 300,000
Mark Buehrle $ 300,000
Rob Bowen $ 300,000
Tommy Banks $ 300,000
Paxton Crawford $ 300,000
Brad Cresse $ 300,000
David Eckstein $ 300,000
Max Gallagher $ 300,000
Larry Jarvis $ 300,000
Steve Klaus $ 300,000
Jackson Melian $ 300,000
Jimmy Rosen $ 300,000
Luis Vizcaino $ 300,000
Ben Diggins $ 300,000
 
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