2008 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 74-88
Finished 5th in the AL's Central Division
Attendance: 3,202,654, Avg. 39,539
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Manager: Jim Leyland (74-85)
Manager: Lloyd McClendon (0-3)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
2008 Detroit Tigers Statistics
2008 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 2008 season with a record of 74 wins and 88 losses, finishing fifth in the AL's Central Division.

The Tigers scored 821 runs and conceded 857 runs. Miguel Cabrera walloped 37 home runs for Detroit, while Curtis Granderson, Magglio Ordonez, Gary Sheffield and Marcus Thames each added 20 or more as well. Miguel Cabrera accounted for 127 RBI. Magglio Ordonez paced batters with significant playing time by hitting .317. Armando Galarraga topped the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 3.73 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Jim Leyland and Lloyd McClendon coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 821
Regular Season Runs Against: 857

Date Game Res Home Road Record
March 31, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 2, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
April 3, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 0-3 0-0 0-3
April 4, 2008 Chicago White Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 0-4 0-0 0-4
April 5, 2008 Chicago White Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 0-5 0-0 0-5
April 6, 2008 Chicago White Sox 13 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 0-6 0-0 0-6
April 8, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 0-6 0-1 0-7
April 9, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 0-6 1-1 1-7
April 10, 2008 Detroit Tigers 6 at Boston Red Sox 12 L 0-6 1-2 1-8
April 11, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 0-6 2-2 2-8
April 12, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 0-6 2-3 2-9
April 13, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Chicago White Sox 11 L 0-6 2-4 2-10
April 14, 2008 Minnesota Twins 9 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 1-6 2-4 3-10
April 15, 2008 Minnesota Twins 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 2-6 2-4 4-10
April 16, 2008 Detroit Tigers 13 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 2-6 3-4 5-10
April 17, 2008 Detroit Tigers 1 at Cleveland Indians 11 L 2-6 3-5 5-11
April 18, 2008 Detroit Tigers 8 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 W 2-6 4-5 6-11
April 19, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 L 2-6 4-6 6-12
April 20, 2008 Detroit Tigers 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 5 L 2-6 4-7 6-13
April 21, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 2-6 5-7 7-13
April 22, 2008 Texas Rangers 2 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 3-6 5-7 8-13
April 23, 2008 Texas Rangers 6 at Detroit Tigers 19 W 4-6 5-7 9-13
April 24, 2008 Texas Rangers 2 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 5-6 5-7 10-13
April 25, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 5-7 5-7 10-14
April 26, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 6-7 5-7 11-14
April 27, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 6-8 5-7 11-15
April 29, 2008 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 4 W 6-8 6-7 12-15
April 30, 2008 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 2 W 6-8 7-7 13-15
May 1, 2008 Detroit Tigers 8 at New York Yankees 4 W 6-8 8-7 14-15
May 2, 2008 Detroit Tigers 1 at Minnesota Twins 11 L 6-8 8-8 14-16
May 3, 2008 Detroit Tigers 1 at Minnesota Twins 4 L 6-8 8-9 14-17
May 4, 2008 Detroit Tigers 6 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 6-8 8-10 14-18
May 5, 2008 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 6-9 8-10 14-19
May 6, 2008 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 6-10 8-10 14-20
May 7, 2008 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 7-10 8-10 15-20
May 8, 2008 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 7-11 8-10 15-21
May 9, 2008 New York Yankees 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 8-11 8-10 16-21
May 10, 2008 New York Yankees 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 8-12 8-10 16-22
May 13, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 8-12 8-11 16-23
May 14, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 8-12 8-12 16-24
May 15, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Kansas City Royals 8 L 8-12 8-13 16-25
May 16, 2008 Detroit Tigers 3 at Arizona Diamondbacks 4 L 8-12 8-14 16-26
May 17, 2008 Detroit Tigers 3 at Arizona Diamondbacks 2 W 8-12 9-14 17-26
May 18, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Arizona Diamondbacks 4 L 8-12 9-15 17-27
May 20, 2008 Seattle Mariners 8 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 9-12 9-15 18-27
May 21, 2008 Seattle Mariners 4 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 10-12 9-15 19-27
May 22, 2008 Seattle Mariners 2 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 11-12 9-15 20-27
May 23, 2008 Minnesota Twins 9 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 11-13 9-15 20-28
May 24, 2008 Minnesota Twins 3 at Detroit Tigers 19 W 12-13 9-15 21-28
May 25, 2008 Minnesota Twins 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 12-14 9-15 21-29
May 26, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 1 L 12-14 9-16 21-30
May 27, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3 L 12-14 9-17 21-31
May 28, 2008 Detroit Tigers 6 at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2 W 12-14 10-17 22-31
May 30, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Seattle Mariners 4 W 12-14 11-17 23-31
May 31, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Seattle Mariners 5 L 12-14 11-18 23-32
June 1, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Seattle Mariners 5 W 12-14 12-18 24-32
June 2, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 12-14 12-19 24-33
June 3, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 12-14 12-20 24-34
June 4, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Oakland Athletics 10 L 12-14 12-21 24-35
June 6, 2008 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 12-15 12-21 24-36
June 7, 2008 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 13-15 12-21 25-36
June 8, 2008 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 14-15 12-21 26-36
June 9, 2008 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 14-16 12-21 26-37
June 10, 2008 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 15-16 12-21 27-37
June 11, 2008 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 16-16 12-21 28-37
June 12, 2008 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 17-16 12-21 29-37
June 13, 2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 18-16 12-21 30-37
June 14, 2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 19-16 12-21 31-37
June 15, 2008 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 20-16 12-21 32-37
June 16, 2008 Detroit Tigers 6 at San Francisco Giants 8 L 20-16 12-22 32-38
June 17, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at San Francisco Giants 1 W 20-16 13-22 33-38
June 18, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 20-16 14-22 34-38
June 20, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at San Diego Padres 6 L 20-16 14-23 34-39
June 21, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at San Diego Padres 5 W 20-16 15-23 35-39
June 22, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at San Diego Padres 3 W 20-16 16-23 36-39
June 24, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 20-17 16-23 36-40
June 25, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 21-17 16-23 37-40
June 26, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 22-17 16-23 38-40
June 27, 2008 Colorado Rockies 1 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 23-17 16-23 39-40
June 28, 2008 Colorado Rockies 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 24-17 16-23 40-40
June 29, 2008 Colorado Rockies 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 25-17 16-23 41-40
June 30, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at Minnesota Twins 4 W 25-17 17-23 42-40
July 1, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 25-17 17-24 42-41
July 2, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 25-17 17-25 42-42
July 3, 2008 Detroit Tigers 8 at Seattle Mariners 4 W 25-17 18-25 43-42
July 4, 2008 Detroit Tigers 1 at Seattle Mariners 4 L 25-17 18-26 43-43
July 5, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Seattle Mariners 3 L 25-17 18-27 43-44
July 6, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Seattle Mariners 1 W 25-17 19-27 44-44
July 8, 2008 Cleveland Indians 2 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 26-17 19-27 45-44
July 9, 2008 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 27-17 19-27 46-44
July 10, 2008 Minnesota Twins 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 27-18 19-27 46-45
July 11, 2008 Minnesota Twins 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 27-19 19-27 46-46
July 12, 2008 Minnesota Twins 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 27-20 19-27 46-47
July 13, 2008 Minnesota Twins 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 28-20 19-27 47-47
July 17, 2008 Detroit Tigers 6 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 28-20 20-27 48-47
July 18, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Baltimore Orioles 7 L 28-20 20-28 48-48
July 19, 2008 Detroit Tigers 10 at Baltimore Orioles 11 L 28-20 20-29 48-49
July 20, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 28-20 21-29 49-49
July 21, 2008 Detroit Tigers 19 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 28-20 22-29 50-49
July 22, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 28-20 23-29 51-49
July 23, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 28-20 24-29 52-49
July 25, 2008 Chicago White Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 28-21 24-29 52-50
July 26, 2008 Chicago White Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 28-22 24-29 52-51
July 27, 2008 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 29-22 24-29 53-51
July 28, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 29-22 24-30 53-52
July 29, 2008 Detroit Tigers 8 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 29-22 25-30 54-52
July 30, 2008 Detroit Tigers 14 at Cleveland Indians 12 W 29-22 26-30 55-52
July 31, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 29-22 26-31 55-53
August 1, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Tampa Bay Rays 5 L 29-22 26-32 55-54
August 2, 2008 Detroit Tigers 3 at Tampa Bay Rays 9 L 29-22 26-33 55-55
August 3, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at Tampa Bay Rays 6 L 29-22 26-34 55-56
August 5, 2008 Detroit Tigers 8 at Chicago White Sox 10 L 29-22 26-35 55-57
August 6, 2008 Detroit Tigers 1 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 29-22 26-36 55-58
August 7, 2008 Detroit Tigers 8 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 29-22 27-36 56-58
August 8, 2008 Oakland Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 29-23 27-36 56-59
August 9, 2008 Oakland Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 10 W 30-23 27-36 57-59
August 10, 2008 Oakland Athletics 1 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 31-23 27-36 58-59
August 11, 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 7 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 31-24 27-36 58-60
August 12, 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 6 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 31-25 27-36 58-61
August 13, 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 31-26 27-36 58-62
August 14, 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 32-26 27-36 59-62
August 15, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 11 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 32-27 27-36 59-63
August 16, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 33-27 27-36 60-63
August 17, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 16 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 33-28 27-36 60-64
August 18, 2008 Detroit Tigers 8 at Texas Rangers 7 W 33-28 28-36 61-64
August 19, 2008 Detroit Tigers 11 at Texas Rangers 3 W 33-28 29-36 62-64
August 20, 2008 Detroit Tigers 1 at Texas Rangers 9 L 33-28 29-37 62-65
August 22, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 33-28 30-37 63-65
August 23, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Kansas City Royals 0 W 33-28 31-37 64-65
August 24, 2008 Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 33-28 31-38 64-66
August 25, 2008 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 33-29 31-38 64-67
August 26, 2008 Cleveland Indians 10 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 33-30 31-38 64-68
August 27, 2008 Cleveland Indians 9 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 33-31 31-38 64-69
August 29, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 34-31 31-38 65-69
August 30, 2008 Kansas City Royals 13 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 34-32 31-38 65-70
August 31, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 35-32 31-38 66-70
September 1, 2008 New York Yankees 13 at Detroit Tigers 9 L 35-33 31-38 66-71
September 2, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 35-34 31-38 66-72
September 3, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 6 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 36-34 31-38 67-72
September 4, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 7 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 36-35 31-38 67-73
September 5, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Minnesota Twins 10 L 36-35 31-39 67-74
September 6, 2008 Detroit Tigers 6 at Minnesota Twins 4 W 36-35 32-39 68-74
September 7, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Minnesota Twins 5 W 36-35 33-39 69-74
September 8, 2008 Oakland Athletics 8 at Detroit Tigers 14 W 37-35 33-39 70-74
September 9, 2008 Oakland Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 37-36 33-39 70-75
September 10, 2008 Oakland Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 37-37 33-39 70-76
September 14, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 37-37 33-40 70-77
September 14, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Chicago White Sox 11 L 37-37 33-41 70-78
September 15, 2008 Detroit Tigers 8 at Texas Rangers 11 L 37-37 33-42 70-79
September 16, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Texas Rangers 5 L 37-37 33-43 70-80
September 17, 2008 Detroit Tigers 17 at Texas Rangers 4 W 37-37 34-43 71-80
September 19, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 37-37 34-44 71-81
September 20, 2008 Detroit Tigers 3 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 37-37 34-45 71-82
September 21, 2008 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 10 L 37-37 34-46 71-83
September 22, 2008 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 37-38 34-46 71-84
September 23, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 37-39 34-46 71-85
September 24, 2008 Kansas City Royals 10 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 37-40 34-46 71-86
September 25, 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 38-40 34-46 72-86
September 26, 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 39-40 34-46 73-86
September 27, 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 40-40 34-46 74-86
September 28, 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 8 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 40-41 34-46 74-87
September 29, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Chicago White Sox 8 L 40-41 34-47 74-88


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