2008 Chicago Cubs Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 97-64
Finished 1st in the NL's Central Division
Attendance: 3,299,840, Avg. 40,739
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Won Division
National League Division Series - Lost to Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0
Manager: Lou Piniella (97-64)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
2008 Chicago Cubs Statistics
2008 Chicago Cubs Roster

The Chicago Cubs of the National League ended the 2008 season with a record of 97 wins and 64 losses, finishing first in the NL's Central Division.

The Cubs paced the league with 855 runs. Chicago allowed 671 runs. Alfonso Soriano powered the team with 29 home runs, while Aramis Ramirez, Mark DeRosa, Geovany Soto, Jim Edmonds and Derrek Lee each walloped 20 or more as well. Aramis Ramirez accounted for 111 RBI. Ryan Theriot led all regular batters with a .307 average. Ryan Dempster and Ted Lilly topped the squad with 17 wins each, and Ryan Dempster recorded a 2.96 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Lou Piniella coached the team. The 2008 Chicago Cubs qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Regular Season Runs For: 855
Regular Season Runs Against: 671

Date Game Res Home Road Record
March 31, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 2, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 8 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
April 3, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 1-2 0-0 1-2
April 4, 2008 Houston Astros 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 1-3 0-0 1-3
April 5, 2008 Houston Astros 7 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 2-3 0-0 2-3
April 6, 2008 Houston Astros 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 3-3 0-0 3-3
April 7, 2008 Chicago Cubs 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 3-3 1-0 4-3
April 9, 2008 Chicago Cubs 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 3-3 2-0 5-3
April 10, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 3-3 3-0 6-3
April 11, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 L 3-3 3-1 6-4
April 12, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 L 3-3 3-2 6-5
April 13, 2008 Chicago Cubs 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 5 W 3-3 4-2 7-5
April 15, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 4-3 4-2 8-5
April 16, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Chicago Cubs 12 W 5-3 4-2 9-5
April 17, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 9 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 5-4 4-2 9-6
April 18, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 6-4 4-2 10-6
April 19, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 13 W 7-4 4-2 11-6
April 20, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Chicago Cubs 13 W 8-4 4-2 12-6
April 21, 2008 New York Mets 1 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 9-4 4-2 13-6
April 22, 2008 New York Mets 1 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 10-4 4-2 14-6
April 23, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at Colorado Rockies 6 W 10-4 5-2 15-6
April 24, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at Colorado Rockies 4 L 10-4 5-3 15-7
April 25, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Washington Nationals 5 L 10-4 5-4 15-8
April 26, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at Washington Nationals 0 W 10-4 6-4 16-8
April 27, 2008 Chicago Cubs 0 at Washington Nationals 2 L 10-4 6-5 16-9
April 29, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 10 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 10-5 6-5 16-10
April 30, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Chicago Cubs 19 W 11-5 6-5 17-10
May 1, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 11-6 6-5 17-11
May 2, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 11-6 6-6 17-12
May 3, 2008 Chicago Cubs 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 11-6 7-6 18-12
May 4, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 11-6 7-7 18-13
May 5, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 11-6 7-8 18-14
May 6, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 0 W 11-6 8-8 19-14
May 7, 2008 Chicago Cubs 0 at Cincinnati Reds 9 L 11-6 8-9 19-15
May 9, 2008 Arizona Diamondbacks 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 12-6 8-9 20-15
May 10, 2008 Arizona Diamondbacks 2 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 13-6 8-9 21-15
May 11, 2008 Arizona Diamondbacks 4 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 14-6 8-9 22-15
May 12, 2008 San Diego Padres 3 at Chicago Cubs 12 W 15-6 8-9 23-15
May 13, 2008 San Diego Padres 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 15-7 8-9 23-16
May 14, 2008 San Diego Padres 5 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 16-7 8-9 24-16
May 15, 2008 San Diego Padres 0 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 17-7 8-9 25-16
May 16, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 18-7 8-9 26-16
May 17, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 18-8 8-9 26-17
May 18, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 19-8 8-9 27-17
May 19, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at Houston Astros 2 W 19-8 9-9 28-17
May 20, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at Houston Astros 4 L 19-8 9-10 28-18
May 21, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Houston Astros 5 L 19-8 9-11 28-19
May 23, 2008 Chicago Cubs 12 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 19-8 10-11 29-19
May 24, 2008 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 19-8 10-12 29-20
May 25, 2008 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 19-8 10-13 29-21
May 26, 2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 20-8 10-13 30-21
May 27, 2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 21-8 10-13 31-21
May 28, 2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 22-8 10-13 32-21
May 29, 2008 Colorado Rockies 4 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 23-8 10-13 33-21
May 30, 2008 Colorado Rockies 9 at Chicago Cubs 10 W 24-8 10-13 34-21
May 31, 2008 Colorado Rockies 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 25-8 10-13 35-21
June 1, 2008 Colorado Rockies 3 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 26-8 10-13 36-21
June 2, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at San Diego Padres 6 W 26-8 11-13 37-21
June 3, 2008 Chicago Cubs 9 at San Diego Padres 6 W 26-8 12-13 38-21
June 4, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at San Diego Padres 2 L 26-8 12-14 38-22
June 5, 2008 Chicago Cubs 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 W 26-8 13-14 39-22
June 6, 2008 Chicago Cubs 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 26-8 13-15 39-23
June 7, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 7 L 26-8 13-16 39-24
June 8, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 26-8 14-16 40-24
June 10, 2008 Atlanta Braves 5 at Chicago Cubs 10 W 27-8 14-16 41-24
June 11, 2008 Atlanta Braves 2 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 28-8 14-16 42-24
June 12, 2008 Atlanta Braves 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 29-8 14-16 43-24
June 13, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 L 29-8 14-17 43-25
June 14, 2008 Chicago Cubs 6 at Toronto Blue Jays 2 W 29-8 15-17 44-25
June 15, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 W 29-8 16-17 45-25
June 17, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at Tampa Bay Rays 3 L 29-8 16-18 45-26
June 18, 2008 Chicago Cubs 4 at Tampa Bay Rays 5 L 29-8 16-19 45-27
June 19, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Tampa Bay Rays 8 L 29-8 16-20 45-28
June 20, 2008 Chicago White Sox 3 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 30-8 16-20 46-28
June 21, 2008 Chicago White Sox 7 at Chicago Cubs 11 W 31-8 16-20 47-28
June 22, 2008 Chicago White Sox 1 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 32-8 16-20 48-28
June 24, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 32-9 16-20 48-29
June 25, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 33-9 16-20 49-29
June 26, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 11 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 33-10 16-20 49-30
June 27, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Chicago White Sox 10 L 33-10 16-21 49-31
June 28, 2008 Chicago Cubs 5 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 33-10 16-22 49-32
June 29, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 33-10 16-23 49-33
June 30, 2008 Chicago Cubs 9 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 33-10 17-23 50-33
July 1, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at San Francisco Giants 2 L 33-10 17-24 50-34
July 2, 2008 Chicago Cubs 6 at San Francisco Giants 5 W 33-10 18-24 51-34
July 3, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at San Francisco Giants 8 L 33-10 18-25 51-35
July 4, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 33-10 19-25 52-35
July 5, 2008 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 L 33-10 19-26 52-36
July 6, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 33-10 20-26 53-36
July 8, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 34-10 20-26 54-36
July 9, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 35-10 20-26 55-36
July 10, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 12 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 35-11 20-26 55-37
July 11, 2008 San Francisco Giants 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 36-11 20-26 56-37
July 12, 2008 San Francisco Giants 7 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 37-11 20-26 57-37
July 13, 2008 San Francisco Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 37-12 20-26 57-38
July 18, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at Houston Astros 2 L 37-12 20-27 57-39
July 19, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at Houston Astros 4 L 37-12 20-28 57-40
July 20, 2008 Chicago Cubs 9 at Houston Astros 0 W 37-12 21-28 58-40
July 21, 2008 Chicago Cubs 0 at Arizona Diamondbacks 2 L 37-12 21-29 58-41
July 22, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at Arizona Diamondbacks 9 L 37-12 21-30 58-42
July 23, 2008 Chicago Cubs 10 at Arizona Diamondbacks 6 W 37-12 22-30 59-42
July 24, 2008 Florida Marlins 3 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 38-12 22-30 60-42
July 25, 2008 Florida Marlins 3 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 38-13 22-30 60-43
July 26, 2008 Florida Marlins 3 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 38-14 22-30 60-44
July 27, 2008 Florida Marlins 6 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 39-14 22-30 61-44
July 28, 2008 Chicago Cubs 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 W 39-14 23-30 62-44
July 29, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 W 39-14 24-30 63-44
July 30, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 39-14 25-30 64-44
July 31, 2008 Chicago Cubs 11 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 W 39-14 26-30 65-44
August 1, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 39-15 26-30 65-45
August 2, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 40-15 26-30 66-45
August 3, 2008 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 41-15 26-30 67-45
August 4, 2008 Houston Astros 2 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 41-16 26-30 67-46
August 5, 2008 Houston Astros 7 at Chicago Cubs 11 W 42-16 26-30 68-46
August 6, 2008 Houston Astros 4 at Chicago Cubs 11 W 43-16 26-30 69-46
August 8, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 44-16 26-30 70-46
August 9, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 12 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 44-17 26-30 70-47
August 10, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 45-17 26-30 71-47
August 13, 2008 Chicago Cubs 10 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 45-17 27-30 72-47
August 13, 2008 Chicago Cubs 8 at Atlanta Braves 0 W 45-17 28-30 73-47
August 14, 2008 Chicago Cubs 11 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 45-17 29-30 74-47
August 15, 2008 Chicago Cubs 6 at Florida Marlins 5 W 45-17 30-30 75-47
August 16, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at Florida Marlins 2 L 45-17 30-31 75-48
August 17, 2008 Chicago Cubs 9 at Florida Marlins 2 W 45-17 31-31 76-48
August 19, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 46-17 31-31 77-48
August 20, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 46-18 31-31 77-49
August 21, 2008 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 47-18 31-31 78-49
August 22, 2008 Washington Nationals 13 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 47-19 31-31 78-50
August 23, 2008 Washington Nationals 2 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 48-19 31-31 79-50
August 24, 2008 Washington Nationals 1 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 49-19 31-31 80-50
August 25, 2008 Chicago Cubs 12 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 49-19 32-31 81-50
August 26, 2008 Chicago Cubs 14 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 49-19 33-31 82-50
August 27, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 49-19 34-31 83-50
August 28, 2008 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 50-19 34-31 84-50
August 29, 2008 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 51-19 34-31 85-50
August 30, 2008 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 51-20 34-31 85-51
August 31, 2008 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 51-21 34-31 85-52
September 1, 2008 Houston Astros 3 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 51-22 34-31 85-53
September 2, 2008 Houston Astros 9 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 51-23 34-31 85-54
September 3, 2008 Houston Astros 4 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 51-24 34-31 85-55
September 5, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at Cincinnati Reds 10 L 51-24 34-32 85-56
September 6, 2008 Chicago Cubs 14 at Cincinnati Reds 9 W 51-24 35-32 86-56
September 7, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 4 L 51-24 35-33 86-57
September 9, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 51-24 35-34 86-58
September 10, 2008 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 51-24 36-34 87-58
September 11, 2008 Chicago Cubs 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 51-24 37-34 88-58
September 14, 2008 Chicago Cubs 5 at Houston Astros 0 W 51-24 38-34 89-58 Milwaukee, WI
September 15, 2008 Chicago Cubs 6 at Houston Astros 1 W 51-24 39-34 90-58 Milwaukee, WI
September 16, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 52-24 39-34 91-58
September 17, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 52-25 39-34 91-59
September 18, 2008 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 53-25 39-34 92-59
September 19, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 12 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 53-26 39-34 92-60
September 20, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 54-26 39-34 93-60
September 21, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 55-26 39-34 94-60
September 22, 2008 Chicago Cubs 9 at New York Mets 5 W 55-26 40-34 95-60
September 23, 2008 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Mets 6 L 55-26 40-35 95-61
September 24, 2008 Chicago Cubs 9 at New York Mets 6 W 55-26 41-35 96-61
September 25, 2008 Chicago Cubs 6 at New York Mets 7 L 55-26 41-36 96-62
September 26, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 55-26 41-37 96-63
September 27, 2008 Chicago Cubs 7 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 W 55-26 42-37 97-63
September 28, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 55-26 42-38 97-64
October 1, 2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 2, 2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 10 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
October 4, 2008 Chicago Cubs 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 L 0-2 0-1 0-3