2008 American
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League Standings     Minor League Standings
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Central
Team W L WPct GB
Cleveland 89 73 .549 --
Detroit 88 74 .543 1
Chicago (A) 74 88 .457 15
Kansas City 72 90 .444 17
Minnesota 56 106 .346 33
East
Team W L WPct GB
New York (A) 98 64 .605 --
Tampa Bay 81 81 .500 17
Toronto 79 83 .488 19
Baltimore 78 84 .481 20
Boston 54 108 .333 44
West
Team W L WPct GB
Texas 100 63 .613 --
Seattle 99 64 .607 1
Anaheim 84 78 .519 15.5
Oakland 83 79 .512 16.5
Post-Season Results
World Championship (4-0) Chicago (N) Cubs over Cleveland Indians
AL League Series (4-2) Cleveland Indians over New York (A) Yankees
AL Divisional Series (4-0) Cleveland Indians over Texas Rangers
AL Divisional Series (4-3) New York (A) Yankees over Seattle Mariners
League Batting Stats     Help
Team R/G R G AB H 2B 3B HR BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
TEX 6.0 984 163 5845 1732 323 31 159 533 1050 .296 .355 .444 .799
NYA 5.8 944 162 5749 1623 320 29 221 533 999 .282 .343 .463 .807
SEA 5.8 949 163 5797 1689 278 20 174 581 1058 .291 .356 .436 .792
OAK 5.6 914 162 5668 1526 312 34 214 651 1199 .269 .345 .450 .794
CLE 5.4 879 162 5732 1581 374 27 188 517 1058 .276 .336 .449 .785
TB 5.3 866 162 5692 1549 292 34 170 509 1099 .272 .332 .425 .757
ANA 5.3 866 162 5835 1638 283 40 177 509 1089 .281 .338 .434 .772
CHA 5.2 849 162 5882 1694 290 19 150 522 1199 .288 .346 .420 .766
TOR 5.2 839 162 5710 1624 312 34 160 433 1071 .284 .335 .435 .770
DET 5.0 812 162 5789 1628 347 33 123 472 1072 .281 .335 .416 .752
KCA 5.0 811 162 5664 1555 280 31 168 515 1163 .275 .335 .424 .759
BAL 4.6 749 162 5611 1444 256 16 187 470 1146 .257 .315 .409 .723
BOS 4.2 681 162 5556 1363 319 9 152 487 1195 .245 .306 .388 .694
MIN 4.1 666 162 5589 1315 284 29 136 566 1432 .235 .306 .369 .675
Totals 5.2 11809 2270 80119 21961 4270 386 2379 7298 15830 .274 .335 .426 .761
Average   844 162 5723 1569 305 28 170 521 1131  
League Pitching Stats     Help
Team R/G R G ERA IP H H/G BB BB/G SO SO/G SV
SEA 4.5 732 163 3.98 1458.0 1459 9.0 485 3.0 1244 7.6 41
NYA 4.6 743 162 4.24 1452.3 1445 8.9 538 3.3 1252 7.7 49
TEX 4.8 780 163 4.42 1463.3 1499 9.2 491 3.0 1146 7.0 49
CLE 4.9 792 162 4.42 1458.3 1535 9.5 413 2.5 1290 8.0 40
DET 5.0 811 162 4.49 1468.7 1571 9.7 589 3.6 1257 7.8 46
CHA 5.1 824 162 4.62 1469.0 1578 9.7 479 3.0 1080 6.7 31
OAK 5.2 836 162 4.69 1441.7 1652 10.2 489 3.0 976 6.0 41
ANA 5.2 844 162 4.48 1467.0 1530 9.4 521 3.2 1293 8.0 47
TOR 5.4 869 162 4.98 1438.0 1563 9.6 562 3.5 1130 7.0 49
BAL 5.4 872 162 4.84 1442.7 1605 9.9 503 3.1 1012 6.2 40
TB 5.4 875 162 5.11 1450.0 1641 10.1 520 3.2 1094 6.8 45
KCA 5.7 926 162 5.40 1422.7 1607 9.9 610 3.8 995 6.1 34
MIN 5.8 946 162 5.27 1444.7 1667 10.3 549 3.4 1029 6.4 33
BOS 5.9 959 162 5.43 1426.7 1609 9.9 549 3.4 1032 6.4 29
Totals 5.2 11809 2270 4.74 20303.0 21961 9.7 7298 3.2 15830 7.0 574
Average   844 162   1450 1569   521   1131   41
League Miscellaneous Stats     Help
Team ExpW ExpL Diff AS aAS BAW PAW RAW FAW PRF PHrF Attendance   Manager
NYA 98 64 0 6 17 1 2 0 8 1.00 1.00 3,961,804   Thomas A. Montalto
CLE 89 73 0 4 12 1 4 2 3 1.00 1.00 4,016,817   Jack Altiere
TEX 99 64 1 3 15 0 1 1 10 1.00 1.00 3,161,936   Roger Mok
BAL 70 92 8 2 9 0 0 0 4 1.00 1.00 1,782,306   Cody Green
CHA 83 79 -9 2 8 1 0 0 19 1.00 1.00 1,430,497   Chris Glasser
DET 81 81 7 2 9 0 0 0 4 1.00 1.00 2,079,279   Greg Getchell
OAK 88 74 -5 2 8 0 0 0 16 1.00 1.00 3,290,567   Mike Herrington
TOR 78 84 1 2 10 0 0 1 3 1.00 1.00 2,202,086   Peter Maioriello
BOS 56 106 -2 1 8 0 1 0 4 1.00 1.00 1,745,196   Greg Grasso
SEA 101 62 -2 1 14 2 1 0 9 1.00 1.00 3,134,194   Eddie Kunderman
ANA 83 79 1 0 9 4 0 0 7 1.00 1.00 2,060,666   Joe B
KCA 71 91 1 0 6 0 0 0 10 1.00 1.00 2,016,621   Brett Wolfe
MIN 56 106 0 0 6 0 0 0 5 1.00 1.00 2,420,595   Greg Sullivan
TB 80 82 1 0 9 5 0 1 6 1.00 1.00 2,690,356   Chris Johnson
League Win Shares     Help
Team Total Offensive Pitching Fielding C 1B 2B 3B SS OF
TEX 300 154.94 96.73 48.27 7.80 2.09 8.81 5.45 9.35 14.80
SEA 297 143.22 109.91 43.82 4.75 1.75 8.79 3.94 10.46 14.14
NYA 294 143.20 104.11 46.64 9.98 3.47 4.76 4.34 8.40 15.70
CLE 267 126.13 99.14 41.69 10.83 3.65 3.17 6.20 5.95 11.90
DET 264 114.63 106.73 42.60 5.11 3.91 7.73 6.53 9.70 9.63
ANA 252 122.43 88.06 41.45 6.58 3.38 7.34 4.78 8.96 10.44
OAK 249 130.62 80.86 37.49 4.88 3.26 8.88 5.06 6.06 9.36
TB 243 125.22 78.95 38.79 7.45 2.03 4.89 5.65 7.05 11.74
TOR 237 119.39 77.47 40.09 10.05 2.91 5.09 4.92 6.32 10.81
BAL 234 102.76 89.01 42.19 6.87 3.92 7.59 4.14 5.99 13.68
CHA 222 102.64 83.06 36.24 6.80 1.71 6.83 4.16 3.16 13.60
KCA 216 115.80 64.68 35.47 6.72 1.92 3.87 5.67 7.89 9.43
MIN 168 68.23 69.43 30.29 9.20 1.48 4.62 2.36 4.90 7.75
BOS 162 72.85 59.94 29.15 5.68 1.79 5.27 3.75 5.53 7.13
League Award Winners
MVP: Magglio Ordonez CHA .302, 38 HR, 132 RBI
Cy Young Award: Larry Strope NYA 21-6, 2.31, 237.3 IP, 249 K
Rookie of the Year: Cruz Peralta TOR .312, 20 HR, 87 RBI
 
Gold Glove Award Winners
 
P Eric Cyr ANA .979, 14 PO, 33 A, 1 E
C Kevin Cash TOR .994, 883 PO, 81 A, 6 E
41.7% (58-139) Runners Thrown Out
1B Doug Mientkiewicz OAK .994, 1419 PO, 120 A, 10 E
2B Marcus Giles OAK .983, 251 PO, 449 A, 12 E
3B Eric Chavez OAK .958, 84 PO, 347 A, 19 E
SS Alex Rodriguez TEX .987, 206 PO, 482 A, 9 E
LF Byron Gettis KCA .964, 312 PO, 14 A, 12 E
CF Mike Cameron MIN .985, 325 PO, 12 A, 5 E
RF Jai Miller KCA .994, 320 PO, 8 A, 2 E
League Batting Leaderboards     Help
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances requirement.
Batting Average
NivarTEX.345
KingsaleCLE.342
CrosbyOAK.341
MurphyCHA.340
MartinezCLE.337
On-Base Pct
CrosbyOAK.420
KingsaleCLE.408
MientkiewiczOAK.407
CustBAL.404
SantiagoTB.402
Slugging Pct
BlalockNYA.568
CustBAL.564
CrosbyOAK.561
OrdonezCHA.547
RodriguezTEX.545
OPS
CrosbyOAK.982
CustBAL.968
BlalockNYA.950
SantiagoTB.924
RodriguezTEX.917
XR
CrosbyOAK126.7
CustBAL122.0
ArnwineNYA117.2
RodriguezTEX115.8
OrdonezCHA114.6
Games
OrtizBOS162
CustBAL158
KonerkoBAL158
UptonTB158
ChavezOAK157
At-Bats
TejadaBAL653
ReedTEX639
WellsNYA635
GarrettCHA633
HairstonSEA633
Runs
ArnwineNYA129
CrosbyOAK128
HairstonTOR124
MurphyCHA117
RodriguezTEX114
Hits
GarrettCHA211
CrosbyOAK205
MurphyCHA204
YoungCLE201
ChooTEX200
Total Bases
OrdonezCHA342
WellsNYA340
CrosbyOAK338
ChavezOAK322
CustBAL321
Singles
ReedTEX156
MurphyCHA155
GrossTOR154
HairstonSEA153
ChooTEX152
Doubles
PattersonDET57
CrosbyOAK56
GarrettCHA51
RamirezSEA43
HairstonTOR42
Triples
PeraltaTOR11
CallaspoANA9
Cintron 9
ShanksKCA9
StewartANA9
Homeruns
ChavezOAK42
RodriguezTEX40
OrtizBOS39
OrdonezCHA38
PenaNYA38
RBIs
RodriguezTEX138
OrdonezCHA132
WellsNYA131
ChavezOAK129
RamirezSEA123
Stolen Bases
CrawfordTB83
BeltranSEA69
PridieTB66
HairstonTOR64
ReedTEX64
Caught Stealing
ShanksKCA31
HairstonTOR29
Reyes 29
PeraltaTOR28
UptonTB26
Walks
DurazoOAK110
ArnwineNYA91
SantiagoTB91
SweeneyKCA91
MadridSEA87
Strikeouts
OrtizBOS183
MorneauMIN176
RabeMIN164
TeixeiraTEX164
ChavezOAK162
 
League Pitching Leaderboards     Help
ERA
StropeNYA2.31
MartinCLE3.01
StaufferDET3.14
NageotteSEA3.18
MorrisSEA3.34
Wins
StropeNYA 21
MartinCLE 20
PadillaTEX 19
NageotteSEA 17
Martinez  16
Losses
BillingsleyKCA 17
SheetsBOS 17
Buehrle  16
WilliamsDET 16
CrouthersBAL 15
Winning Pct
StropeNYA.778
Martinez .696
MartinCLE.690
RedmanOAK.684
StaufferDET.684
Saves
JonesTEX 41
VermilyeaTOR 39
FoulkeSEA 36
JulioBAL 31
RodriguezANA 28
Games Pitched
SeayTB 94
RinconMIN 91
CruysANA 89
RodriguezANA 87
MorenoCHA 86
Games Started
McClungTB 36
WilliamsDET 36
ZitoOAK 36
LeagueTOR 35
MartinCLE 35
Complete Games
MorrisSEA 5
EatonCLE 4
PadillaTEX 4
Colon  3
NageotteSEA 3
Shutouts
MorrisSEA 4
ZitoOAK 2
BedardBAL 1
Colon  1
DominguezTEX 1
Innings Pitched
PadillaTEX238.0
StropeNYA237.3
RedmanOAK237.0
ZitoOAK236.7
MorrisSEA231.7
Hits Allowed
ZitoOAK 261
RedmanOAK 257
SheetsBOS 252
WilliamsDET 245
WilsonTOR 245
Homeruns Allowed
EatonCLE 36
LackeyANA 34
SabathiaDET 32
CrouthersBAL 31
GobbleKCA 31
Strikeouts
WoodTOR 272
StropeNYA 249
MartinCLE 248
StaufferDET 229
WebbSEA 215
Walks Allowed
BillingsleyKCA 126
JenksANA 109
WoodTOR 108
LeagueTOR 96
Harden  87
Walks per 9IP
MartinCLE1.3
HummelCHA1.5
LohseBAL1.8
PennyANA1.8
SheetsBOS1.9
Hits per 9IP
MartinCLE7.3
NageotteSEA7.4
StropeNYA7.4
WoodTOR7.5
StaufferDET7.6
Strikeouts per 9IP
WoodTOR10.9
MartinCLE10.2
StaufferDET9.6
StropeNYA9.4
LeagueTOR8.9
WHiP
MartinCLE0.95
HummelCHA1.08
PadillaTEX1.14
StropeNYA1.15
MorrisSEA1.20
OAVG
MartinCLE.215
NageotteSEA.218
StropeNYA.225
WoodTOR.226
StaufferDET.227
OOBP
MartinCLE.252
HummelCHA.271
PadillaTEX.294
StropeNYA.295
MorrisSEA.298
OSLG
StropeNYA.290
NageotteSEA.307
StaufferDET.338
DreseBAL.348
WebbSEA.357
OOPS
StropeNYA.586
NageotteSEA.609
MartinCLE.615
StaufferDET.649
HummelCHA.655
   
League All-Stars
Rick Ankiel James Arnwine Ben Broussard
Alex Cintron Bobby Crosby Jack Cust
Shawn Garrett Greg Jones Jorge Julio
Mark Malaska J.D. Martin Pedro Martinez
Victor Martinez Brian Meadows Doug Mientkiewicz
Dioner Navarro Ramon Nivar Magglio Ordonez
Andy Pettitte Jeremy Reed Alexis Rios
Tim Stauffer Larry Strope Vernon Wells
David Wright  
League Top Salaries
Rank    Name Team Salary  
1.    Pedro Martinez NYA $ 21,000,100  
2.    Alex Rodriguez TEX $ 17,850,000  
3.    Cliff Floyd ANA $ 16,000,000  
  Matt Morris SEA $ 16,000,000  
5.    Ben Sheets BOS $ 14,500,000  
6.    Manny Ramirez SEA $ 14,000,000  
7.    C.C. Sabathia DET $ 13,510,000  
8.    Barry Zito OAK $ 12,250,000  
9.    Jose Cruz TB $ 12,000,000  
10.    Jacque Jones TB $ 11,750,000  
11.    Carl Pavano TEX $ 11,000,000  
12.    Tomo Ohka TB $ 10,500,000  
13.    Paul Konerko BAL $ 10,000,000  
  Mark Buehrle BOS $ 10,000,000  
15.    Magglio Ordonez CHA $ 9,800,000  
16.    Nomar Garciaparra BOS $ 9,500,000  
17.    Roy Oswalt CLE $ 9,200,000  
18.    Kerry Wood TOR $ 9,080,000  
19.    Johan Santana NYA $ 9,000,000  
20.    Michael Cuddyer KCA $ 8,500,000  
  Trever Miller CLE $ 8,500,000  
22.    Miguel Tejada BAL $ 8,400,000  
23.    Alex Cintron CLE $ 8,000,000  
  Mike Sweeney KCA $ 8,000,000  
25.    Keith Foulke SEA $ 7,750,000