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2008 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 74-88 .457
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 821-857 -36
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 137,685,196 3/30
Attendance: 3,202,654 8/30
Top Draft Pick: Ryan Perry (#21) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rafael Belliard
Bullpen Coach: Jeff Jones
First Base Coach: Andy Van Slyke
Hitting Coach: Lloyd McClendon
Pitching Coach: Chuck Hernandez
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Justin Verlander (#2), Jason Grilli (#4), Gary Sheffield (#6), Bobby Seay (#12), Chris Lambert (#19), Jeremy Bonderman (#26), Todd Jones (#27), Casey Fossum (#48)
American League Central Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Gary SheffieldDETKCAL 4-5 vs KCA100000100410000023614 walks
    Clete ThomasDETKCAL 4-5 vs KCA101100000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Clete ThomasDETCHAL 5-8 vs CHA413000110010010031st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
    Clete ThomasDETCHAL 0-11 @CHA400000000040000094 strikeouts
    Miguel CabreraDETCLEW 13-2 @CLE62400150001000007335 RBIs, 4 hits
    Edgar RenteriaDETCLEW 13-2 @CLE413001500100000017355 RBIs
    Magglio OrdonezDETTORW 8-4 @TOR311100100210000014121000th career RBI
    Ivan RodriguezDETTORW 5-1 @TOR504100100000000021634 hits
    Edgar RenteriaDETTEXW 10-2 vs TEX424100100000000017414 hits
    Carlos GuillenDETTEXW 19-6 vs TEX413100510110001010345 RBIs
    Magglio OrdonezDETTEXW 8-2 vs TEX423002400010000014182 home runs
    Placido PolancoDETNYAW 6-4 @NYA524100100000000011904 hits
    Placido PolancoDETNYAW 6-2 @NYA522002200000000011912 home runs
    Matt JoyceDETBOSL 3-6 vs BOS200000000100000011st career game
    Freddy DolsiDETBOSL 0-5 vs BOS000000000000000011st career game
    Matt JoyceDETBOSW 10-9 vs BOS512000100010000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Placido PolancoDETBOSW 10-9 vs BOS625100300000000011985 hits
    Curtis GrandersonDETBOSL 1-5 vs BOS40000000004000003884 strikeouts
    Matt JoyceDETNYAL 2-5 vs NYA412001100000000051st career home run
    Edgar RenteriaDETSEAW 12-8 vs SEA424011500000000017625 RBIs, 4 hits
    Magglio OrdonezDETMINW 19-3 vs MIN343102600100000014442 home runs, 4 runs scored, 6 RBIs
    Placido PolancoDETMINW 19-3 vs MIN544100100100000012124 runs scored, 4 hits
    Matt JoyceDETANAL 2-3 @ANA4000000000400000174 strikeouts
    Marcus ThamesDETANAW 6-2 @ANA42200240000000003612 home runs
    Jeff LarishDETSEAW 7-4 @SEA511000100020000011st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Jeff LarishDETCLEL 2-4 vs CLE311001100000000061st career home run
    Carlos GuillenDETCLEW 8-4 vs CLE42200120000000001068100th career home run
    Michael HollimonDETCLEL 2-8 vs CLE100000000000000011st career game
    Placido PolancoDETCLEL 2-8 vs CLE504100100000000012254 hits
    Michael HollimonDETLANW 5-0 vs LAN300000100000001021st career RBI
    Marcus ThamesDETSFNL 6-8 @SFN42200230001000003752 home runs
    Edgar RenteriaDETSFNW 5-1 @SFN311000001200000017862000th career hit
    Placido PolancoDETSFNW 7-2 @SFN434100200100000012334 hits
    Eddie BonineDETSDNL 2-6 @SDN200000000000000011st career game
    Carlos GuillenDETSLNW 8-7 vs SLN514101300000000010844 hits
    Gary SheffieldDETSLNW 8-7 vs SLN514100100000000024014 hits
    Curtis GrandersonDETSLNW 3-2 vs SLN52410000100000004304 hits
    Michael HollimonDETSLNW 3-2 vs SLN402100000010000051st career hit
    Curtis GrandersonDETCOLW 7-1 vs COL53402011001000004311 Triples, 4 hits
    Dane SardinhaDETCOLW 4-3 vs COL401010200000000141st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Marcus ThamesDETMINW 5-4 @MIN51100110004000003854 strikeouts
    Michael HollimonDETSEAW 8-4 @SEA522001100010000091st career home run
    Matt JoyceDETSEAW 8-4 @SEA5242001000000000234 hits
    Ivan RodriguezDETSEAW 2-1 @SEA704000001000000022154 hits
    Miguel CabreraDETCLEW 9-2 vs CLE42400230000000008062 home runs, 4 hits
    Clete ThomasDETMINW 4-2 vs MIN4121012000000001401st career home run
    Ivan RodriguezDETBALL 4-7 @BAL424001200000000022204 hits
    Jeff LarishDETBALL 10-11 @BAL2110012102100000191st career stolen base
    Magglio OrdonezDETBALL 10-11 @BAL300000200000002014782 sacrifice flies
    Placido PolancoDETBALL 10-11 @BAL634200110010000012574 hits
    Miguel CabreraDETKCAW 19-4 @KCA62520060001000008166 RBIs, 5 hits
    Curtis GrandersonDETKCAW 19-4 @KCA54300000011000004514 runs scored
    Carlos GuillenDETKCAW 19-4 @KCA453100200200000011015 runs scored
    Matt JoyceDETKCAW 19-4 @KCA6340115000100000365 RBIs, 4 hits
    Ivan RodriguezDETCHAW 6-4 vs CHA414100000000000022264 hits
    Curtis GrandersonDETCLEW 14-12 @CLE73500020011000004595 hits
    Gary SheffieldDETCLEW 14-12 @CLE704000100000000024274 hits
    Marcus ThamesDETCLEW 14-12 @CLE61110010004000004044 strikeouts
    Placido PolancoDETCHAL 8-10 @CHA633012400110000012702 home runs
    Ryan RaburnDETCHAL 8-10 @CHA60400011002000001224 hits
    Miguel CabreraDETOAKW 10-2 vs OAK42200240010000018332 home runs
    Gary SheffieldDETTORL 4-6 vs TOR422002200000000024372 home runs
    Magglio OrdonezDETTORL 3-4 vs TOR412000000010000015001500th career game
    Edgar RenteriaDETBALL 8-16 vs BAL534000010000000018304 hits
    Curtis GrandersonDETTEXW 8-7 @TEX40202040011000004774 Triples
    Matt JoyceDETTEXW 11-3 @TEX4220024000000000602 home runs
    Miguel CabreraDETKCAW 4-3 @KCA42200220000000008452 home runs
    Placido PolancoDETKCAW 6-3 vs KCA41100011000000001289500th career RBI
    Dusty RyanDETANAL 1-7 vs ANA100000000010000011st career game
    Marcus ThamesDETMINL 2-10 @MIN32200220000000004232 home runs
    Miguel CabreraDETMINW 7-5 @MIN52200110002000008601000th career hit
    Dusty RyanDETMINW 7-5 @MIN311001200100000021st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Mike HessmanDETOAKW 14-8 vs OAK3210011000020000722 hit by pitches
    Magglio OrdonezDETOAKW 14-8 vs OAK343101200200000015234 runs scored
    Gary SheffieldDETOAKW 14-8 vs OAK522002500000000024602 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Chris LambertDETOAKL 2-5 vs OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Curtis GrandersonDETCHAL 7-11 @CHA5110011000000000500500th career game
    Miguel CabreraDETTEXW 17-4 @TEX53410130000000008684 hits
    Dusty RyanDETTEXW 17-4 @TEX524100200010000074 hits
    Miguel CabreraDETCLEL 5-6 @CLE42200240000000008692 home runs
    Ramon SantiagoDETTBAW 7-5 vs TBA43300220000000003622 home runs
    Gary SheffieldDETTBAW 6-4 vs TBA423002200010000024712 home runs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Francis BeltranDETCHAL 3-5 vs CHA 211110200072520580%572-2Threw 80% strikes
    Clay RapadaDETCHAL 0-11 @CHA 200000200062319483%60-0Threw 83% strikes
    Clay RapadaDETMINW 6-5 vs MINW 0.2000001000294544%71-01st career win
    Todd JonesDETMINW 6-5 vs MINSv 121100100052318578%94354-62Threw 78% strikes
    Armando GalarragaDETCLEW 13-2 @CLEW 6.21221060022380552569%41-01st career win
    Zach MinerDETTORL 3-5 @TOR 210000000072821775%6810-11Threw 75% strikes
    Freddy DolsiDETBOSL 0-5 vs BOS 1.2111121000828121643%10-01st career game
    Freddy DolsiDETSEAW 9-2 vs SEASv 3000001000933211264%50-01st career save
    Eddie BonineDETLANW 12-7 vs LANW 5.19661020002576522468%11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Justin VerlanderDETSDNW 5-3 @SDNW 5.1522151000026112674560%8039-2610 Strikeouts
    Fernando RodneyDETSLNL 4-8 vs SLN 10000000003159660%20013-20200th career game
    Freddy DolsiDETCOLW 7-6 vs COLW 0.1000010000272529%181-21st career win
    Bobby SeayDETCLEW 14-12 @CLE 2200025000948282058%1715-2Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Kenny RogersDETTBAL 3-9 @TBAL 3.167704800121110624856%755218-151Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Kyle FarnsworthDETOAKW 10-2 vs OAK 120000200052114767%60029-47600th career game
    Francis BeltranDETBALL 8-16 vs BAL 2533201000102923679%653-2Threw 79% strikes
    Kyle FarnsworthDETTEXW 8-7 @TEX 0.244200100073023777%60329-47Threw 77% strikes
    Chris LambertDETCLEL 4-10 vs CLEL 2.25622120011666402661%10-11st career game
    Aquilino LopezDETNYAL 9-13 vs NYA 3.24220130001641311076%1525-6Threw 76% strikes
    Chris LambertDETMINW 7-5 @MINW 57430130002490573363%31-11st career win
    Nate RobertsonDETOAKL 2-3 vs OAK 74110060002579601976%17149-65Threw 76% strikes
    Bobby SeayDETOAKL 2-5 vs OAK 2000005000633201361%1875-2Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

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