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2008 American League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders

League Awards

Batting stats are G BA/OBP/SLG Pitching stats are W-L ERA, SO.

Award-Winners Complete Voting Results

Most Valuable Player Award

Dustin Pedroia
BOS 157 G .326/.376/.493

Cy Young Award

Cliff Lee
CLE 22-3, 2.54, 170 SO

Rookie of the Year Award

Evan Longoria
TBR 122 G .272/.343/.531

Manager of the Year Award

Joe Maddon
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Joe Mauer
MIN 146 G .328/.413/.451
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Cliff Lee
CLE 22-3, 2.54, 170 SO

Rolaids Reliever of the Year

Francisco Rodriguez
LAA 2-3 (62 SV), 2.24, 77 SO

ALCS MVP

Matt Garza - S

Hank Aaron Award

Kevin Youkilis
BOS 145 G .312/.390/.569

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Cliff Lee
CLE 22-3, 2.54, 170 SO

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherMike Mussina
CatcherJoe Mauer
First BaseCarlos Pena
Second BaseDustin Pedroia
Third BaseAdrian Beltre
ShortstopMichael Young
OutfieldTorii Hunter, Grady Sizemore and Ichiro Suzuki

Silver Slugger Winners (history)

CatcherJoe Mauer MIN 146 G .328/.413/.451
First BaseJustin Morneau MIN 163 G .300/.374/.499
Second BaseDustin Pedroia BOS 157 G .326/.376/.493
Third BaseAlex Rodriguez NYY 138 G .302/.392/.573
ShortstopDerek Jeter NYY 150 G .300/.363/.408
OutfieldJosh Hamilton TEX 156 G .304/.371/.530
Carlos Quentin CHW 130 G .288/.394/.571
Grady Sizemore CLE 157 G .268/.374/.502

League All-Stars

All Star Directory · (* - indicates they played)
Box Score and Play-by-Play

Starters
P. Cliff Lee (CLE)
C. Joe Mauer (MIN)
1B. Kevin Youkilis (BOS)
2B. Dustin Pedroia (BOS)
3B. Alex Rodriguez (NYY)
SS. Derek Jeter (NYY)
LF. Manny Ramirez (BOS)
CF. Josh Hamilton (TEX)
RF. Ichiro Suzuki (SEA)
DH. Milton Bradley (TEX)

 
Joe Crede* (CHW)
J.D. Drew* (BOS)
Justin Duchscherer* (OAK)
Carlos Guillen* (DET)
Roy Halladay* (TOR)
Scott Kazmir* (TBR)
Ian Kinsler* (TEX)
Evan Longoria* (TBR)
Justin Morneau* (MIN)
 
Joe Nathan* (MIN)
Dioner Navarro* (TBR)
David Ortiz (BOS)
Jonathan Papelbon* (BOS)
Carlos Quentin* (CHW)
Mariano Rivera* (NYY)
Francisco Rodriguez* (LAA)
Ervin Santana* (LAA)
Joe Saunders* (LAA)
 
George Sherrill* (BAL)
Grady Sizemore* (CLE)
Joakim Soria* (KCR)
Jason Varitek* (BOS)
Michael Young* (TEX)

AL Other Leaders

Glossary · Hold mouse over statistic name to see description

For batting rate stats, generally a minimum of 3.1 Plate Appearances/G, 1.0 IP/G, 0.67 Gm and Chances/Team Game (fielding), 0.2 SB att/Team Game (catchers), and 0.1 SB att/Team Game (baserunners only since 1951), and 0.1 decision/G for single-season leaderboards generally needed for rate statistics. For pitcher fielding the minimums are reduced by a third. For LF, CF, RF fielding stats, we only have reliable data since 1954, so all leaders are since 1954. Explanation of min. requirements