2008 Major League Baseball Season

Postseason
Series Result MVP
World Series: Philadelphia Phillies (4) over Tampa Bay Rays (1) Cole Hamels
NLCS: Philadelphia Phillies (4) over Los Angeles Dodgers (1) Cole Hamels
ALCS: Tampa Bay Rays (4) over Boston Red Sox (3) Matt Garza
NLDS: Philadelphia Phillies (3) over Milwaukee Brewers (1)
NLDS: Los Angeles Dodgers (3) over Chicago Cubs (0)
ALDS: Tampa Bay Rays (3) over Chicago White Sox (1)
ALDS: Boston Red Sox (3) over Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (1)

National League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 92 70 .568 48-33 44-37
New York Mets 89 73 .549 3 48-33 40-41
Florida Marlins 84 77 .522 7.5 45-36 39-41
Atlanta Braves 72 90 .444 20 43-38 29-52
Washington Nationals 59 102 .366 32.5 34-46 25-56
Central W L PCT GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 97 64 .602 55-26 42-38
Milwaukee Brewers 90 72 .556 7.5 49-32 41-40
Houston Astros 86 75 .534 11 47-33 39-42
St. Louis Cardinals 86 76 .531 11.5 46-35 40-41
Cincinnati Reds 74 88 .457 23.5 43-38 31-50
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 .414 3.5 39-42 28-53
West W L PCT GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 84 78 .519 48-33 36-45
Arizona Diamondbacks 82 80 .506 2 48-33 34-47
Colorado Rockies 74 88 .457 10 43-38 31-50
San Francisco Giants 72 90 .444 12 37-44 35-46
San Diego Padres 63 99 .389 21 35-46 28-53

National League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Albert Pujols
Cy Young Tim Lincecum
Rookie of the Year Geovany Soto
Reliever of the Year Brad Lidge
Manager of the Year Lou Piniella
Comeback Player of the Year Brad Lidge
American League Standings
East W L PCT GB Home Road
Tampa Bay Rays 97 65 .599 57-24 40-41
Boston Red Sox 95 67 .586 2 56-25 39-42
New York Yankees 89 73 .549 8 48-33 41-40
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 .531 11 47-34 39-42
Baltimore Orioles 68 93 .422 28.5 37-43 31-50
Central W L PCT GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 89 74 .546 54-28 35-46
Minnesota Twins 88 75 .54 1 53-28 35-47
Cleveland Indians 81 81 .5 7.5 45-36 36-45
Kansas City Royals 75 87 .463 13.5 38-43 37-44
Detroit Tigers 74 88 .457 14.5 40-41 34-47
West W L PCT GB Home Road
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 100 62 .617 50-31 50-31
Texas Rangers 79 83 .488 21 40-41 39-42
Oakland Athletics 75 86 .466 24.5 43-38 32-48
Seattle Mariners 61 101 .377 39 35-46 26-55



American League Awards
Award Player
Most Valuable Player Dustin Pedroia
Cy Young Cliff Lee
Rookie of the Year Evan Longoria
Reliever of the Year Francisco Rodrigeuz
Manager of the Year Joe Maddon
Comeback Player of the Year Cliff Lee
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