2008 New England Title Waves
Record: 74-88
Finish: 3rd in NL Central Division
Runs Scored: 677
Runs Allowed: 786
Exp W-L: 70-92
 
Ballpark: Shoreline Park
Attendance: 3,320,687
Manager: Norm Jones

Statistics / Schedule

 
 
 
 
Team Index    Draft History Park History
Starters: Positional    Registers: Batters     Leaders: Batters   
  Pitchers   Pitchers   Pitchers
 
Team Batting Stats     Help
Pos Name Age G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS DWS
C  Jason Kendall 34 162 598 102 156 33 5 14 58 36 14 81 59 .261 .368 .403 .771 93.1 19.0 8.6
1B  Paul Konerko 32 162 620 79 170 30 5 25 97 1 0 46 84 .274 .322 .460 .782 89.8 17.5 2.9
LF *Cletus Tatum 28 155 598 82 157 44 3 28 100 28 13 44 105 .263 .315 .487 .802 91.8 18.4 0.4
2B *Frank Catalanotto 34 162 596 59 154 50 0 12 74 2 0 26 109 .258 .298 .403 .700 67.6 10.8 4.9
SS  Freddie Bynum 29 142 517 71 136 31 4 5 50 22 12 39 129 .263 .316 .368 .684 56.4 8.2 4.9
2B #Jose Vidro 33 123 450 44 104 26 1 10 48 3 7 35 38 .231 .291 .360 .651 44.6 4.9 4.4
C #Mitch Meluskey 34 154 430 55 104 4 0 19 55 8 4 46 104 .242 .313 .384 .696 56.3 8.8 2.0
CF *Dave Garcia 26 142 413 51 90 20 4 6 28 22 4 53 99 .218 .314 .329 .644 46.9 6.5 0.4
RF  Raul Mondesi 37 118 413 55 101 19 5 21 66 10 4 49 118 .245 .330 .467 .798 65.4 13.4 0.3
2B  Damion Rolls 23 89 199 20 41 1 3 1 12 8 5 13 57 .206 .291 .256 .548 16.6 0.8 2.4
RF  J.J. Davis 28 116 179 25 48 12 0 6 33 0 0 21 45 .268 .346 .436 .782 28.2 5.5 0.1
1B *Ricky Gibralter 27 68 68 4 14 2 1 2 5 1 0 4 8 .206 .280 .353 .633 7.1 0.8 0.1
P  Tomakazu Ohka 25 30 64 6 11 0 2 0 5 0 0 4 19 .172 .221 .234 .455 2.9 0.0 0.0
P *Mike Sirotka 37 27 59 5 9 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 21 .153 .153 .186 .339 0.0 0.0 0.0
CF *Don Raziano 26 51 44 9 6 1 0 0 1 5 3 10 7 .136 .296 .159 .455 2.8 0.0 0.1
P  Jeff Suppan 33 27 53 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 .208 .208 .208 .415 1.2 0.0 0.0
2B  Ossie Busby 29 35 46 5 8 1 0 1 3 2 0 4 5 .174 .235 .261 .496 3.5 0.0 0.6
P *Odalis Perez 30 30 45 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 .089 .128 .111 .239 -1.2 0.0 0.0
P  Sean Bergman 38 24 41 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 18 .024 .024 .024 .049 -2.9 0.0 0.0
1B *Barney Anderson 27 31 36 2 10 3 0 0 6 0 0 4 8 .278 .350 .361 .711 4.6 1.0 0.1
CF  Edgard Clemente 32 17 37 3 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 18 .081 .105 .216 .321 -0.3 0.0 0.0
P  Steve Karsay 36 22 32 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .063 .061 .094 .154 -1.1 0.0 0.0
P *Jay Brockett 27 86 12 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .167 .231 .250 .481 0.7 0.0 0.0
P  Billy Wilson 25 121 12 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 .083 .154 .083 .237 -0.2 0.0 0.0
P  Kerry Ligtenberg 37 71 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 -0.1 0.0 0.0
P  Chad Zerbe 21 95 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .429 .333 .762 0.6 0.2 0.0
P *Michael Venafro 34 103 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 -0.6 0.0 0.0
  Team Totals 30.4 2363 5579 686 1345 282 34 151 653 149 66 487 1110 .241 .308 .385 .693 673.8 115.8 32.1
  Rank among 14 NL teams 5 8 6 4 5 10 9 8 6 9 5 8 11 9 10 9  
* - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, blank - bats right-handed
Team Pitching Stats     Help
Name Age W L Pct G GS SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA PWS
 Tomakazu Ohka 25 13 8 .619 30 30 0 198.0 201 72 2 61 117 3.27 16.0
*Mike Sirotka 37 8 12 .400 27 27 0 164.7 186 93 27 51 107 5.08 3.6
 Jeff Suppan 33 7 16 .304 27 27 0 153.7 190 89 21 47 76 5.21 2.5
*Odalis Perez 30 6 12 .333 30 26 0 147.0 175 73 20 44 152 4.47 5.3
 Billy Wilson 25 7 3 .700 121 0 6 130.0 121 60 14 45 80 4.15 9.7
 Sean Bergman 38 4 10 .286 24 22 0 122.0 173 67 8 20 28 4.94 1.3
 Steve Karsay 36 5 7 .417 22 22 0 115.7 122 46 11 56 133 3.58 6.3
 Chad Zerbe 21 5 6 .455 95 0 1 108.0 117 68 14 31 98 5.67 1.5
*Jay Brockett 27 6 9 .400 86 1 31 107.7 91 58 21 48 64 4.85 11.0
*Michael Venafro 34 5 2 .714 103 2 1 100.0 98 37 13 33 39 3.33 9.1
 Kerry Ligtenberg 37 6 1 .857 71 0 1 82.3 66 31 15 29 99 3.39 7.8
Team Totals 31.2 72 86 .456 636 157 40 1429.0 1540 694 166 465 993 4.37 74.1
Rank among 14 NL teams 9 9 10 9 12 12 4 10 1 12 10  
* - throws left-handed, blank - throws right-handed
Team Fielding Stats     Help
Last 2 columns are Fielding Percentage and Range Factor (expect Catcher where last column is Runners Thrown Out Percentage)
Numbers in headings are league average values.
Catchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .987 32.2
J.Kendall 1343.0 146 160 1000 119 20 1 .982 40.2
M.Meluskey 294.7 36 36 213 24 5 1 .979 33.3
Team Total 1637.7 182 196 1213 143 25 2 .982 39.1
First Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .992 9.80
P.Konerko 1389.0 154 160 1527 138 10 143 .994 10.79
B.Anderson 37.0 5 8 32 5 0 5 1.000 9.00
R.Gibralter 32.7 3 9 23 4 0 1 1.000 7.44
Team Total 1458.7 162 177 1582 147 10 149 .994 10.67
Second Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .981 5.12
J.Vidro 891.0 100 102 214 343 7 73 .988 5.63
F.Catalanotto 283.7 32 33 59 113 9 22 .950 5.46
D.Rolls 257.0 30 40 81 109 3 20 .984 6.65
O.Busby 27.0 0 13 13 7 0 2 1.000 6.67
Team Total 1458.7 162 188 367 572 19 117 .980 5.79
Third Basemen Inn GS G PO A E DP .948 2.59
F.Catalanotto 1109.0 125 126 65 269 25 21 .930 2.71
D.Rolls 191.7 18 33 6 52 3 3 .951 2.72
J.Vidro 158.0 19 20 10 46 3 2 .949 3.19
Team Total 1458.7 162 179 81 367 31 26 .935 2.76
Shortstops Inn GS G PO A E DP .969 4.43
F.Bynum 1243.0 140 142 227 483 26 93 .965 5.14
O.Busby 113.7 10 20 24 43 1 8 .985 5.31
D.Rolls 96.0 12 12 17 31 4 9 .923 4.50
B.Anderson 6.0 0 1 1 3 0 1 1.000 6.00
Team Total 1458.7 162 175 269 560 31 111 .964 5.11
Left Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .981 1.85
C.Tatum 1333.3 150 153 254 8 5 4 .981 1.77
E.Clemente 75.0 7 10 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.56
D.Raziano 46.3 5 9 13 2 0 1 1.000 2.91
D.Garcia 4.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25
Team Total 1458.7 162 173 281 10 5 5 .983 1.80
Center Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .987 2.51
D.Garcia 753.3 87 92 210 9 1 2 .995 2.62
M.Meluskey 609.3 67 67 133 1 9 0 .937 1.98
D.Raziano 87.0 8 18 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.66
E.Clemente 9.0 0 5 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Team Total 1458.7 162 182 361 10 10 2 .974 2.29
Right Fielders Inn GS G PO A E DP .983 1.95
R.Mondesi 967.3 110 114 201 5 5 2 .976 1.92
J.Davis 283.3 28 40 55 0 0 1 1.000 1.75
D.Garcia 200.0 24 27 40 1 1 1 .976 1.85
E.Clemente 5.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
C.Tatum 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
M.Meluskey 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00
Team Total 1458.7 162 185 296 6 6 4 .981 1.86
Pitchers Inn GS G PO A E DP .958 1.74
T.Ohka 198.0 30 30 19 29 2 1 .960 2.18
M.Sirotka 164.7 27 27 8 23 4 2 .886 1.69
J.Suppan 153.7 27 27 9 21 0 3 1.000 1.76
O.Perez 147.0 26 34 7 26 1 2 .971 2.02
B.Wilson 130.0 0 242 5 16 1 0 .955 1.45
S.Bergman 122.0 22 26 7 23 1 2 .968 2.21
S.Karsay 115.7 22 22 4 19 2 1 .920 1.79
C.Zerbe 108.0 0 190 6 20 1 1 .963 2.17
J.Brockett 107.7 1 171 6 21 2 1 .931 2.26
M.Venafro 100.0 2 204 5 24 0 0 1.000 2.61
K.Ligtenberg 82.3 0 142 4 13 0 2 1.000 1.86
Team Total 1429.0 157 1115 80 235 14 15 .957 1.98
Team Batting LeadersTeam Pitching Leaders
Batting Average Konerko .274
On-Base Pct Kendall .368
Slugging Pct Tatum .487
OPS Tatum .802
XR Kendall 93.1
Games Kendall, Catalanotto, Konerko 162
At-Bats Konerko 620
Runs Kendall 102
Hits Konerko 170
Total Bases Tatum 291
Singles Konerko 110
Doubles Catalanotto 50
Triples Kendall, Konerko, Mondesi 5
Homeruns Tatum 28
RBIs Tatum 100
Stolen Bases Kendall 36
Caught Stealing Kendall 14
Walks Kendall 81
Strikeouts Bynum 129
ERA Ohka 3.27
Wins Ohka 13
Losses Suppan 16
Winning Pct Ohka .619
Saves Brockett 31
Games Pitched Wilson 121
Games Started Ohka 30
Complete Games Ohka, Sirotka, Suppan 1
Shutouts No Qualifiers
Innings Pitched Ohka 198.0
Hits Allowed Ohka 201
Homeruns Allowed Sirotka 27
Strikeouts Perez 152
Walks Allowed Ohka 61
Walks per 9IP Ohka 2.8
Hits per 9IP Ohka 9.1
Strikeouts per 9IP Sirotka 5.8
WHiP Ohka 1.32
OAVG Ohka .264
OOBP Ohka .315
OSLG Ohka .324
OOPS Ohka .639
Team All-Stars
Paul Konerko
Player Salaries
Jason Kendall $ 8,760,000
Jose Vidro $ 2,750,000
Paul Konerko $ 2,700,000
Mike Sirotka $ 2,500,000
Jeff Suppan $ 2,360,000
Raul Mondesi $ 2,250,000
Mitch Meluskey $ 1,760,000
Freddie Bynum $ 1,570,000
Steve Karsay $ 1,500,000
Jay Brockett $ 1,500,000
Kerry Ligtenberg $ 1,350,000
Michael Venafro $ 900,000
Frank Catalanotto $ 825,000
Sean Bergman $ 700,000
Odalis Perez $ 672,000
Ossie Busby $ 300,000
Edgard Clemente $ 300,000
J.J. Davis $ 300,000
Ricky Gibralter $ 300,000
Damion Rolls $ 300,000
Billy Wilson $ 300,000
Barney Anderson $ 300,000
Chad Zerbe $ 300,000
Cletus Tatum $ 300,000
Tomakazu Ohka $ 300,000
Don Raziano $ 300,000
Dave Garcia $ 300,000
 
Player Transactions
Date Action Losing To Getting
4/1 Signed     Raul Mondesi
4/1 Signed     Mike Sirotka
4/1 Signed     Sean Bergman
4/1 Signed     Steve Karsay