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2008 Chicago White Sox (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 89-74 .546
Rank: 1st in American League Central
Run Differential: 811-729 + 82
Manager(s): Ozzie Guillen
General Manager: Kenny Williams
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Ballpark: U.S. Cellular Field
Payroll: $ 121,189,332 5/30
Attendance: 2,501,103 16/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Rays)
Top Draft Pick: Gordon Beckham (#8) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Joey Cora
Bullpen Coach: Juan Nieves
First Base Coach: Harold Baines
Hitting Coach: Greg Walker
Pitching Coach: Don Cooper
Third Base Coach: Jeff Cox

#1 Draft Picks

Ken Griffey (#1), Gavin Floyd (#4), John Danks (#9), Paul Konerko (#13), Lance Broadway (#15), Brian Anderson (#15), Nick Swisher (#16), Josh Fields (#18), Matt Thornton (#22), Mike MacDougal (#25), Carlos Quentin (#29)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8974.546--
8875.5401.0
8181.5007.5
7587.46313.5
7488.45714.5
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
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Alexei RamirezCHACLEL 8-10 @CLE400000000130000011st career game
    Jim ThomeCHACLEL 8-10 @CLE522002400000000020092 home runs
    Alexei RamirezCHACLEL 2-7 @CLE401000000010000121st career hit
    A.J. PierzynskiCHADETW 8-5 @DET52320150000000009695 RBIs
    Joe CredeCHADETW 13-2 @DET51400030000000007074 hits
    Paul KonerkoCHADETW 11-0 vs DET412001500010000014375 RBIs
    Carlos QuentinCHABALL 5-6 @BAL33200220000100001512 home runs
    Jim ThomeCHATBAW 6-0 @TBA524101300010000020254 hits
    Alexei RamirezCHANYAW 7-6 vs NYA3011001000000000101st career RBI
    Paul KonerkoCHABALW 6-1 vs BAL222002200200000014492 home runs
    Chris GetzCHABALL 3-4 vs BAL000000000000000011st career game
    Carlos QuentinCHABALL 3-4 vs BAL61410110010000001614 hits
    Alexei RamirezCHAMINW 6-2 vs MIN5110000100000000161st career stolen base
    Orlando CabreraCHASEAL 3-6 @SEA514000000010000014474 hits
    Jermaine DyeCHAANAL 7-10 @ANA524100000010000015004 hits, 1500th career game
    Carlos QuentinCHAANAW 6-1 @ANA41200150000000011765 RBIs
    A.J. PierzynskiCHASFNW 2-0 @SFN401010000000000010001000th career game
    Alexei RamirezCHASFNW 2-0 @SFN3110012001000000191st career home run
    Orlando CabreraCHASFNW 13-8 @SFN522002300000000014542 home runs, 100th career home run
    Nick SwisherCHASFNW 13-8 @SFN1011003000000000500500th career game
    Jermaine DyeCHACLEW 7-2 vs CLE222002400101000015082 home runs
    Carlos QuentinCHAANAW 3-2 vs ANA32300230000100001862 home runs
    Orlando CabreraCHACLEW 6-3 @CLE624100100010000114614 hits
    A.J. PierzynskiCHATBAL 1-2 @TBA401000000010000010111000th career hit
    Joe CredeCHAMINW 10-6 vs MIN43400220000000007572 home runs, 4 hits
    Joe CredeCHAMINW 11-2 vs MIN42200260001000007582 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Orlando CabreraCHAMINW 7-5 vs MIN514100000000000014744 hits
    Nick SwisherCHAMINW 7-5 vs MIN22200230020000005192 home runs
    Adam RussellCHAPITW 16-5 vs PIT000000000000000011st career game
    Jermaine DyeCHAPITW 13-8 vs PIT433102600000000015352 home runs, 6 RBIs
    John DanksCHALANW 2-0 @LAN301000000010000141st career hit
    Carlos QuentinCHACHNW 10-3 vs CHN52410020000000002144 hits
    Nick SwisherCHACLEW 9-7 vs CLE42200250000000005382 home runs, 5 RBIs
    A.J. PierzynskiCHACLEW 6-5 vs CLE522002200010000010352 home runs
    Orlando CabreraCHAKCAW 8-7 @KCA602100100100000015001500th career game
    Alexei RamirezCHAKCAW 8-7 @KCA6240000000000000644 hits
    Jim ThomeCHAKCAW 8-7 @KCA534200000100000020904 hits
    Paul KonerkoCHAKCAW 7-6 @KCA400000000040000014904 strikeouts
    Carlos QuentinCHAKCAW 7-6 @KCA33200240011000002252 home runs
    Paul KonerkoCHATEXW 9-7 @TEX414001200100000014934 hits
    Jermaine DyeCHATEXL 11-12 @TEX534101300110000015574 hits
    Jim ThomeCHAKCAL 7-8 vs KCA512100100030000020982000th career hit
    Paul KonerkoCHATEXW 10-8 vs TEX411100000020000015001500th career game
    Carlos QuentinCHATEXW 10-8 vs TEX43200240000100012352 home runs
    Carlos QuentinCHADETW 10-8 vs DET72410120002000002464 hits
    Jim ThomeCHADETW 10-8 vs DET711100000040000121114 strikeouts
    A.J. PierzynskiCHABOSL 2-6 vs BOS40000000001000031062Grounded into 3 Double Plays
    Chris GetzCHAKCAW 9-0 vs KCA101000100000000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Clayton RichardCHAOAKW 13-1 @OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Nick SwisherCHASEAW 15-3 vs SEA5221012000100000579100th career home run
    Jermaine DyeCHATBAL 3-5 vs TBA422002200000000015882 home runs
    Jim ThomeCHATBAL 3-5 vs TBA400000000040000021254 strikeouts
    Alexei RamirezCHABALW 4-3 @BAL52410000000000001044 hits
    Orlando CabreraCHABALW 8-3 @BAL534210200000001015414 hits
    Ken GriffeyCHABALW 8-3 @BAL412000100100000025002500th career game
    Juan UribeCHAANAW 10-2 vs ANA42200240000000009632 home runs
    Jason BourgeoisCHATORL 1-3 vs TOR000000000000000011st career game
    Jason BourgeoisCHANYAL 2-9 @NYA201100000000000061st career hit
    Dewayne WiseCHAKCAW 9-4 @KCA52200220000000002302 home runs
    Paul KonerkoCHACLEL 6-12 vs CLE322002300100000015452 home runs
    A.J. PierzynskiCHADETW 8-2 vs DET41220010001000001098500th career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Octavio DotelCHAMINW 6-2 vs MIN 2100005000739281172%44140-33Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Scott LinebrinkCHAANAL 0-2 @ANA 0.1100000000275271%40030-16400th career game
    Nick MassetCHASFNW 13-8 @SFNSv 200000100061310377%442-31st career save
    Gavin FloydCHAANAL 1-3 vs ANALCG933314300235114645056%4912-133-hitter
    Jose ContrerasCHAANAW 3-2 vs ANA 8322101010027106703666%15363-4710 Strikeouts
    Bobby JenksCHACLEW 6-3 @CLESv 1200001000497278%1879-10100th career save
    Javier VazquezCHATBAL 0-2 @TBAL 7522121000028118784066%334120-11710 Strikeouts
    Bobby JenksCHAKCAW 6-4 vs KCA 232200200082419579%1909-10Threw 79% strikes
    Octavio DotelCHADETL 4-6 @DET 1.210000400052016480%45742-34Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Adam RussellCHAPITW 16-5 vs PIT 10000010003118373%10-01st career game
    Octavio DotelCHACHNL 3-4 @CHN 132220200062318578%46242-36Threw 78% strikes
    Mark BuehrleCHALANW 6-1 @LANW 86111020002895653068%275112-811000th career strikeout
    Boone LoganCHACHNW 10-3 vs CHN 110000100042217577%1214-2Threw 77% strikes
    Matt ThorntonCHACHNW 6-5 vs CHNW 1.200000400051814478%23814-14Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Gavin FloydCHACLEW 9-7 vs CLEW 6743121000026101594258%5617-1410 Strikeouts
    Adam RussellCHACLEW 3-2 vs CLEW 0.1000001000164267%41-01st career win
    Javier VazquezCHAOAKL 2-3 vs OAKLCG9433211000133119813868%340122-12010 Strikeouts
    Javier VazquezCHAKCAW 7-6 @KCA 5.211661130002788672176%341122-120Threw 76% strikes
    Javier VazquezCHATEXL 1-6 vs TEXL 7433121000029112714163%342122-12110 Strikeouts
    Clayton RichardCHATEXW 10-8 vs TEX 47541170002185503559%10-01st career game
    Bobby JenksCHADETW 6-5 @DETSv 10000000003108280%2009-10200th career game
    Javier VazquezCHAKCAW 9-0 vs KCAW 8500011000030107792874%346124-12310 Strikeouts
    Clayton RichardCHASEAW 5-0 vs SEAW 65000120002587533461%51-21st career win
    Matt ThorntonCHAANAW 7-6 vs ANA 2.210000300092621581%26814-16Threw 81% strikes
    Javier VazquezCHADETW 4-2 vs DETW 7.230002800027104693566%352127-1262000th career strikeout
    Octavio DotelCHACLEL 8-11 vs CLE 2.100000400072318578%49943-36Threw 78% strikes


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