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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

TmAffWLTiesW-L%GB
Lansing LugnutsTOR39310.557--
West Michigan WhitecapsDET37310.5441
Fort Wayne WizardsSDP37330.5292
South Bend Silver HawksARI33360.4785.5
Great Lakes LoonsLAD30390.4358.5
Dayton DragonsCIN28400.41210

Western Division

TmAffWLTiesW-L%GB
Clinton LumberKingsTEX41260.612--
Kane County CougarsOAK39290.5742.5
Beloit SnappersMIN36320.5295.5
Quad Cities River BanditsSTL33310.5166.5
Cedar Rapids KernelsLAA32360.4719.5
Wisconsin Timber RattlersSEA31350.4709.5
Peoria ChiefsCHC30381.44111.5
Burlington BeesKCR30391.43512

Second Half

70 games

Eastern Division

TmAffWLTiesW-L%GB
South Bend Silver HawksARI43270.614--
Dayton DragonsCIN38320.5435
Lansing LugnutsTOR37330.5296
West Michigan WhitecapsDET35340.5077.5
Fort Wayne WizardsSDP34360.4869
Great Lakes LoonsLAD24460.34319

Western Division

TmAffWLTiesW-L%GB
Burlington BeesKCR43260.623--
Cedar Rapids KernelsLAA40300.5713.5
Clinton LumberKingsTEX37330.5296.5
Quad Cities River BanditsSTL35350.5008.5
Beloit SnappersMIN35350.5008.5
Kane County CougarsOAK33370.47110.5
Peoria ChiefsCHC30400.42913.5
Wisconsin Timber RattlersSEA25450.35718.5

Quarterfinals

3 games
TmAffWLTies
Burlington BeesKCR200
Kane County CougarsOAK020
TmAffWLTies
Dayton DragonsCIN200
Lansing LugnutsTOR020

Semifinals

3 games

Finals

3 games

League Batting

TmAffBatAgeR/GGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
Clinton LumberKingsTEX21.14.8813752954720668127523935115606130543751034.270.336.409.744192994111484113
Kane County CougarsOAK22.94.541385350462862712002212481563149595401011.259.342.370.71217128873515812
Beloit SnappersMIN21.54.53138517945546251177181416354417998434963.258.330.358.6871629817178425
Fort Wayne WizardsSDP21.84.511405335464963111842282566562116445811097.255.341.357.69816601194527335
South Bend Silver HawksARI22.64.4513952954642619115524622705585842513974.249.331.357.688165513282104812
Burlington BeesKCR21.44.441395236466861712052234511254315690401972.258.325.397.72218547981424415
Cedar Rapids KernelsLAA21.94.3613851334548602110124148865342471074061121.242.314.373.68716964691424614
Dayton DragonsCIN21.84.311385148464859511832224412054582503541161.255.314.399.7131853717225494
Quad Cities River BanditsSTL20.94.251344915438057010552083210151697533961088.241.313.372.6851630798023366
West Michigan WhitecapsDET22.54.24137520346105811187198366652216264444928.257.328.359.68716551196234538
Peoria ChiefsCHC21.24.131395195465557411872442410251913174348948.255.317.383.70117851019366337
Lansing LugnutsTOR20.74.061405214469756911652524166518126434051242.248.312.361.673169710448214311
Wisconsin Timber RattlersSEA21.13.881365002447952710912203860467168733761146.244.310.350.6601567797044339
Great Lakes LoonsLAD21.43.631395043457550411042243177450119643541044.241.300.354.65416219937522510
League Totals21.64.30193272543644538309162693147486118574471920915592714729.252.322.371.6942394312911016563584131

League Pitching

TmAffPAgeR/GWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
Lansing LugnutsTOR22.43.747664.5433.05140140138212361246.21127524423594268119473146052291.2468.10.43.18.62.80
South Bend Silver HawksARI22.03.947663.5473.49139139135412371228.01111548476763699101870145351421.2058.10.62.77.52.76
West Michigan WhitecapsDET22.23.977265.5263.29137137130710241208.110725444426345941005562211051051.2678.00.53.47.52.19
Cedar Rapids KernelsLAA20.84.057266.5223.57138138130816381224.01115559485675329991103147952531.3468.20.53.97.31.86
Burlington BeesKCR21.54.097365.5293.49139139138114371234.01184569479933656111671127151931.2558.60.72.78.13.06
Fort Wayne WizardsSDP22.14.287169.5073.7814014013909391217.21217599512973281611377456151661.2699.00.72.48.43.47
Kane County CougarsOAK22.24.287266.5223.4513813813628361220.01176591468913661410398679451921.2648.70.72.77.72.84
Wisconsin Timber RattlersSEA21.44.445680.4123.8513613613519331186.011406045088046681068811210451201.3548.70.63.58.12.29
Clinton LumberKingsTEX20.94.457859.5693.5313713713707381217.111466094788440001050681610351551.2708.50.63.07.82.63
Beloit SnappersMIN21.54.457167.5143.8513813813356301210.011786145189344218114094129552461.3398.80.73.38.52.58
Quad Cities River BanditsSTL21.14.476866.5073.7813413413407351153.011685994849337659456376749441.3399.10.72.97.42.51
Great Lakes LoonsLAD21.94.585485.3884.0613913913819381216.01204636548855061711205898453061.4068.90.63.78.32.21
Dayton DragonsCIN22.14.726672.4784.1913813813719401206.01167651561895101498369217552801.3918.70.73.87.31.93
Peoria ChiefsCHC21.44.766078.4354.0513913913814381219.0126466254911538239235098452301.3509.30.82.86.82.42
League Totals21.74.30965965.5003.671932193218983313249916986.01626983096931118559271311472910161741140725611.3078.60.63.17.82.49

League Fielding

TmAffGCGPOAEDPFld%PBSBCSCS%lgCS%POAttendanceManagers
South Bend Silver HawksARI13936841389137113.974161094429%163,479Mark Haley
Cedar Rapids KernelsLAA13836721545146139.973221518837%164,568Keith Johnson
Dayton DragonsCIN13836181354145102.972221694621%586,417Donnie Scott
Wisconsin Timber RattlersSEA13635581421150111.971111647531%190,263Terry Pollreisz
Great Lakes LoonsLAD13936481446161109.969131276735%299,416Juan Bustabad
Burlington BeesKCR13937021393165111.969181576931%68,313Brian Rupp
West Michigan WhitecapsDET13736251444162129.969131374726%367,532Joe Depastino
Lansing LugnutsTOR14037401578175143.968191076939%353,571Clayton McCullough
Peoria ChiefsCHC13936571535173129.968151096738%275,673Ryne Sandberg
Fort Wayne WizardsSDP14036531431178118.966161367034%256,693Doug Dascenzo
Quad Cities River BanditsSTL13434591359171133.966271007142%207,048Steve Dillard
Kane County CougarsOAK13836601441181109.966231537232%472,596Aaron Nieckula
Clinton LumberKingsTEX13736521399179114.966281747129%114,662Mike Micucci
Beloit SnappersMIN13836301358211111.959111275932%82,456Nelson Prada
League Totals1932509582009323341671.968254192091532%3,602,687