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2008 Midwest League

2008 > Class A > League History
Overall: 966 games, 14 teams, approx. 138 games in season
Attendance: 3,602,687 (3,729/game)
Other Years: 2007 / 2009
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 2007 / 2009

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 2007 / 2009

League Standings

First Half

70 games

Eastern Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 39 31 0 .557 --
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 37 31 0 .544 1
Fort Wayne Wizards SDP 37 33 0 .529 2
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 33 36 0 .478 5.5
Great Lakes Loons LAD 30 39 0 .435 8.5
Dayton Dragons CIN 28 40 0 .412 10

Western Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Clinton LumberKings TEX 41 26 0 .612 --
Kane County Cougars OAK 39 29 0 .574 2.5
Beloit Snappers MIN 36 32 0 .529 5.5
Quad Cities River Bandits STL 33 31 0 .516 6.5
Cedar Rapids Kernels LAA 32 36 0 .471 9.5
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers SEA 31 35 0 .470 9.5
Peoria Chiefs CHC 30 38 1 .441 11.5
Burlington Bees KCR 30 39 1 .435 12

Second Half

70 games

Eastern Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 43 27 0 .614 --
Dayton Dragons CIN 38 32 0 .543 5
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 37 33 0 .529 6
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 35 34 0 .507 7.5
Fort Wayne Wizards SDP 34 36 0 .486 9
Great Lakes Loons LAD 24 46 0 .343 19

Western Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Burlington Bees KCR 43 26 0 .623 --
Cedar Rapids Kernels LAA 40 30 0 .571 3.5
Clinton LumberKings TEX 37 33 0 .529 6.5
Quad Cities River Bandits STL 35 35 0 .500 8.5
Beloit Snappers MIN 35 35 0 .500 8.5
Kane County Cougars OAK 33 37 0 .471 10.5
Peoria Chiefs CHC 30 40 0 .429 13.5
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers SEA 25 45 0 .357 18.5

Quarterfinals

3 games
Tm Aff W L Ties
Burlington Bees KCR 2 0 0
Kane County Cougars OAK 0 2 0
Tm Aff W L Ties
Dayton Dragons CIN 2 0 0
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 0 2 0
Tm Aff W L Ties
Cedar Rapids Kernels LAA 2 0 0
Clinton LumberKings TEX 0 2 0
Tm Aff W L Ties
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 2 1 0
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 1 2 0

Semifinals

3 games
Tm Aff W L Ties
Burlington Bees KCR 2 0 0
Cedar Rapids Kernels LAA 0 2 0
Tm Aff W L Ties
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 2 0 0
Dayton Dragons CIN 0 2 0

Finals

3 games
Tm Aff W L Ties
Burlington Bees KCR 2 0 0
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 0 2 0

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Clinton LumberKings TEX 21.1 4.88 137 5295 4720 668 1275 239 35 115 606 130 54 375 1034 .270 .336 .409 .744 1929 94 111 48 41 13
Kane County Cougars OAK 22.9 4.54 138 5350 4628 627 1200 221 24 81 563 149 59 540 1011 .259 .342 .370 .712 1712 88 73 51 58 12
Beloit Snappers MIN 21.5 4.53 138 5179 4554 625 1177 181 41 63 544 179 98 434 963 .258 .330 .358 .687 1629 81 71 78 42 5
Fort Wayne Wizards SDP 21.8 4.51 140 5335 4649 631 1184 228 25 66 562 116 44 581 1097 .255 .341 .357 .698 1660 119 45 27 33 5
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 22.6 4.45 139 5295 4642 619 1155 246 22 70 558 58 42 513 974 .249 .331 .357 .688 1655 132 82 10 48 12
Burlington Bees KCR 21.4 4.44 139 5236 4668 617 1205 223 45 112 543 156 90 401 972 .258 .325 .397 .722 1854 79 81 42 44 15
Cedar Rapids Kernels LAA 21.9 4.36 138 5133 4548 602 1101 241 48 86 534 247 107 406 1121 .242 .314 .373 .687 1696 46 91 42 46 14
Dayton Dragons CIN 21.8 4.31 138 5148 4648 595 1183 222 44 120 545 82 50 354 1161 .255 .314 .399 .713 1853 71 72 25 49 4
Quad Cities River Bandits STL 20.9 4.25 134 4915 4380 570 1055 208 32 101 516 97 53 396 1088 .241 .313 .372 .685 1630 79 80 23 36 6
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 22.5 4.24 137 5203 4610 581 1187 198 36 66 522 162 64 444 928 .257 .328 .359 .687 1655 119 62 34 53 8
Peoria Chiefs CHC 21.2 4.13 139 5195 4655 574 1187 244 24 102 519 131 74 348 948 .255 .317 .383 .701 1785 101 93 66 33 7
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 20.7 4.06 140 5214 4697 569 1165 252 41 66 518 126 43 405 1242 .248 .312 .361 .673 1697 104 48 21 43 11
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers SEA 21.1 3.88 136 5002 4479 527 1091 220 38 60 467 168 73 376 1146 .244 .310 .350 .660 1567 79 70 44 33 9
Great Lakes Loons LAD 21.4 3.63 139 5043 4575 504 1104 224 31 77 450 119 64 354 1044 .241 .300 .354 .654 1621 99 37 52 25 10
League Totals 21.6 4.30 1932 72543 64453 8309 16269 3147 486 1185 7447 1920 915 5927 14729 .252 .322 .371 .694 23943 1291 1016 563 584 131

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 22.4 3.74 76 64 .543 3.05 140 140 138 2 12 36 1246.2 1127 524 423 59 426 8 1194 73 14 60 5229 1.246 8.1 0.4 3.1 8.6 2.80
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 22.0 3.94 76 63 .547 3.49 139 139 135 4 12 37 1228.0 1111 548 476 76 369 9 1018 70 14 53 5142 1.205 8.1 0.6 2.7 7.5 2.76
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 22.2 3.97 72 65 .526 3.29 137 137 130 7 10 24 1208.1 1072 544 442 63 459 4 1005 56 22 110 5105 1.267 8.0 0.5 3.4 7.5 2.19
Cedar Rapids Kernels LAA 20.8 4.05 72 66 .522 3.57 138 138 130 8 16 38 1224.0 1115 559 485 67 532 9 991 103 14 79 5253 1.346 8.2 0.5 3.9 7.3 1.86
Burlington Bees KCR 21.5 4.09 73 65 .529 3.49 139 139 138 1 14 37 1234.0 1184 569 479 93 365 6 1116 71 12 71 5193 1.255 8.6 0.7 2.7 8.1 3.06
Fort Wayne Wizards SDP 22.1 4.28 71 69 .507 3.78 140 140 139 0 9 39 1217.2 1217 599 512 97 328 16 1137 74 5 61 5166 1.269 9.0 0.7 2.4 8.4 3.47
Kane County Cougars OAK 22.2 4.28 72 66 .522 3.45 138 138 136 2 8 36 1220.0 1176 591 468 91 366 14 1039 86 7 94 5192 1.264 8.7 0.7 2.7 7.7 2.84
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers SEA 21.4 4.44 56 80 .412 3.85 136 136 135 1 9 33 1186.0 1140 604 508 80 466 8 1068 81 12 104 5120 1.354 8.7 0.6 3.5 8.1 2.29
Clinton LumberKings TEX 20.9 4.45 78 59 .569 3.53 137 137 137 0 7 38 1217.1 1146 609 478 84 400 0 1050 68 16 103 5155 1.270 8.5 0.6 3.0 7.8 2.63
Beloit Snappers MIN 21.5 4.45 71 67 .514 3.85 138 138 133 5 6 30 1210.0 1178 614 518 93 442 18 1140 94 12 95 5246 1.339 8.8 0.7 3.3 8.5 2.58
Quad Cities River Bandits STL 21.1 4.47 68 66 .507 3.78 134 134 134 0 7 35 1153.0 1168 599 484 93 376 5 945 63 7 67 4944 1.339 9.1 0.7 2.9 7.4 2.51
Great Lakes Loons LAD 21.9 4.58 54 85 .388 4.06 139 139 138 1 9 38 1216.0 1204 636 548 85 506 17 1120 58 9 84 5306 1.406 8.9 0.6 3.7 8.3 2.21
Dayton Dragons CIN 22.1 4.72 66 72 .478 4.19 138 138 137 1 9 40 1206.0 1167 651 561 89 510 14 983 69 21 75 5280 1.391 8.7 0.7 3.8 7.3 1.93
Peoria Chiefs CHC 21.4 4.76 60 78 .435 4.05 139 139 138 1 4 38 1219.0 1264 662 549 115 382 3 923 50 9 84 5230 1.350 9.3 0.8 2.8 6.8 2.42
League Totals 21.7 4.30 965 965 .500 3.67 1932 1932 1898 33 132 499 16986.0 16269 8309 6931 1185 5927 131 14729 1016 174 1140 72561 1.307 8.6 0.6 3.1 7.8 2.49

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
South Bend Silver Hawks ARI 139 3684 1389 137 113 .974 16 109 44 29% 163,479 Mark Haley
Cedar Rapids Kernels LAA 138 3672 1545 146 139 .973 22 151 88 37% 164,568 Keith Johnson
Dayton Dragons CIN 138 3618 1354 145 102 .972 22 169 46 21% 586,417 Donnie Scott
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers SEA 136 3558 1421 150 111 .971 11 164 75 31% 190,263 Terry Pollreisz
Great Lakes Loons LAD 139 3648 1446 161 109 .969 13 127 67 35% 299,416 Juan Bustabad
Burlington Bees KCR 139 3702 1393 165 111 .969 18 157 69 31% 68,313 Brian Rupp
West Michigan Whitecaps DET 137 3625 1444 162 129 .969 13 137 47 26% 367,532 Joe Depastino
Lansing Lugnuts TOR 140 3740 1578 175 143 .968 19 107 69 39% 353,571 Clayton McCullough
Peoria Chiefs CHC 139 3657 1535 173 129 .968 15 109 67 38% 275,673 Ryne Sandberg
Fort Wayne Wizards SDP 140 3653 1431 178 118 .966 16 136 70 34% 256,693 Doug Dascenzo
Quad Cities River Bandits STL 134 3459 1359 171 133 .966 27 100 71 42% 207,048 Steve Dillard
Kane County Cougars OAK 138 3660 1441 181 109 .966 23 153 72 32% 472,596 Aaron Nieckula
Clinton LumberKings TEX 137 3652 1399 179 114 .966 28 174 71 29% 114,662 Mike Micucci
Beloit Snappers MIN 138 3630 1358 211 111 .959 11 127 59 32% 82,456 Nelson Prada
League Totals 1932 50958 20093 2334 1671 .968 254 1920 915 32% 3,602,687