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2008 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Central Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Chicago White Sox1638974.546--Ozzie Guillen$121,189,332Carlos Quentin (965)Jose Contreras (1.36)
    2Minnesota Twins1638875.5401.0Ron Gardenhire$56,932,766Justin Morneau (873)Livan Hernandez (1.64)
    3Cleveland Indians1628181.5007.5Eric Wedge$78,970,066Grady Sizemore (876)Roberto Hernandez (1.63)
    4Kansas City Royals1627587.46313.5Trey Hillman$58,245,500David DeJesus (818)Brian Bannister (1.50)
    5Detroit Tigers1627488.45714.5Jim Leyland$137,685,196Miguel Cabrera (887)Nate Robertson (1.66)
    East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Tampa Bay Rays*1629765.599--Joe Maddon$43,820,597Evan Longoria (874)Edwin Jackson (1.51)
    2Boston Red Sox1629567.5862.0Terry Francona$133,390,035Kevin Youkilis (959)Daisuke Matsuzaka (1.33)
    3New York Yankees1628973.5498.0Joe Girardi$209,081,577Alex Rodriguez (965)Darrell Rasner (1.54)
    4Toronto Blue Jays1628676.53111.0Cito Gaston, John Gibbons$97,793,900Alex Rios (798)Dustin McGowan (1.38)
    5Baltimore Orioles1616893.42228.5Dave Trembley$67,196,246Aubrey Huff (912)Radhames Liz (1.78)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Los Angeles Angels16210062.617--Mike Scioscia$119,216,333Vladimir Guerrero (886)Jon Garland (1.51)
    2Texas Rangers1627983.48821.0Ron Washington$67,712,326Milton Bradley (999)Kevin Millwood (1.60)
    3Oakland Athletics1617586.46624.5Bob Geren$47,967,126Jack Cust (851)Dana Eveland (1.48)
    4Seattle Mariners16261101.37739.0Jim Riggleman, John McLaren$117,666,482Raul Ibanez (837)Miguel Batista (1.86)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Chicago White SoxLost in 1st Round (Rays)
    Tampa Bay RaysLost World Series (Philadelphia)
    Boston Red SoxLost in ALCS (Tampa Bay)
    Los Angeles AngelsLost in ALDS (Boston)
    2008 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Baltimore Orioles68931615559782148632230172750813753399042372748111.267.329.4297582384
    Boston Red Sox9567162559684515653533317380712035646106870492862147.280.351.4477982503
    Chicago White Sox897416355538111458296132357856734540101663332847157.263.325.4487732485
    Cleveland Indians8181162554380514553392217177277295601213103444349123.262.328.4247522351
    Detroit Tigers748816256418211529293412007806331572107644233044144.271.336.4447802504
    Kansas City Royals758716256086911507303281206507938392100550313236144.269.315.3977122226
    Los Angeles Angels1006216255407651486274251597211294848198752523250139.268.324.4137372287
    Minnesota Twins887516356418291572298491117911024252997936485272142.279.337.4087452301
    New York Yankees8973162557278915122892018075811839535101580363139149.271.333.4277602381
    Oakland Athletics758616154516461318270231256108821574122648233035126.242.312.3696812009
    Seattle Mariners611011625643671149828520124631903241789038443642137.265.314.3897032195
    Tampa Bay Rays9765162554177414432843718073514250626122468332352111.260.333.4227552341
    Texas Rangers798316257289011619376351948678125595120763433754117.283.347.4628092647
    Toronto Blue Jays86761625503714145330332126681802752193859344856150.264.325.3997242198
    2008 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Baltimore Orioles68935.151614135142214867828141725339901.429.411.093.376.27
    Boston Red Sox95674.0116252471446156584564517364610681.539.741.084.026.65
    Chicago White Sox89744.1116340341458145881166523554010161.379.001.453.336.27
    Cleveland Indians81814.46162105311437145580571217156012131.409.111.073.517.60
    Detroit Tigers74884.9116210341445152982178820057210761.459.521.253.566.70
    Kansas City Royals75874.5016220441446150769172312039210051.319.380.752.446.26
    Los Angeles Angels100624.001627166145114867656451594819871.369.210.992.986.12
    Minnesota Twins88754.181635242145915728296771115299791.449.700.683.266.04
    New York Yankees89734.2816210421442151278968618053510151.429.441.123.346.34
    Oakland Athletics75864.0116141331435131864664012557412261.328.270.783.607.69
    Seattle Mariners611014.731624036143514986717541244178901.339.390.782.615.58
    Tampa Bay Rays97653.8216275521458144377461818062612241.428.911.113.877.56
    Texas Rangers79835.3716262361442161990186019459512071.5410.101.213.717.53
    Toronto Blue Jays86763.4916215544144714537145611265219381.369.040.783.245.84


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