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2008 Chicago White Sox


89 - 74

(1st place in the AL Central)

2007 / 2009 (Team History)

Runs Scored/Expected: 811 / 810 (+1)
Runs Allowed/Expected: 729 / 814 (+85)

Pythagorean Record: 90 - 73 (-1)

Home Record: 54 - 28 (.659) +8.4 wins
Away Record: 35 - 46 (.432) -0.9 wins
Team Uniforms Dressed to the Nines
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U.S. Cellular Field

Attendance: 2,500,648 Avg Att: 30,496 (1.00)
Att Rank: 5 / 14 Lg Avg: 30,432
       
Park Factor: 1.04    
HR Factor: 1.14 R/L HR: 1.16 / 1.12

Notes:


• Central Division Champions
• Lost to Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS
• Defeated Minnesota Twins in the Tiebreaker


Retroactive Top Prospects

(As of March 1, 2008)


Bats:


Throws:



Glossary
# Pos Acquired Via Date
1
SS 26
22.3
12.9
2.9
0.0
6.5
1.5
2.4
5.6
3.5
2.7
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jan 18, 2008
2
SP 20
7.2
-0.1
0.0
7.2
0.1
0.2
1.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 2006
3
RP 22
3.4
-0.1
0.0
3.3
0.1
2.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2007
4
SS 19
3.1
2.2
-0.4
0.0
1.3
0.0
0.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jan 28, 2006
5
2B 24
1.7
1.5
-0.9
0.0
1.1
0.0
0.3
0.3
0.5
0.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2005
6
RP 25
1.5
0.0
-0.0
1.5
-0.0
-0.1
-0.2
0.5
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2004
7
SP 24
1.2
-0.1
0.0
1.2
0.1
-0.4
1.4
1.2
-0.4
0.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2005
8
RF 22
0.8
0.4
0.7
0.0
-0.3
Free Agency (Amateur)
Jan 21, 2005
9
CF 26
0.7
1.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
0.2
-0.2
1.1
-0.6
Free Agency
Nov 19, 2007
10
SP 22
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.1
-0.1
-0.2
3.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2004
11
RP 21
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
-0.2
Trade
Jan 28, 2008
12
RP 24
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.2
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2004
13
RP 24
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2005
14
RP 22
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.1
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 2006
15
RP 21
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.4
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2007
16
RP 20
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.2
Free Agency (Amateur)
May 5, 2006
17
C 25
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.2
0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2004
18
- 24
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2004
19
- 23
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
Trade
Jul 31, 2007
20
RP 23
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.6
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 6, 2006
21
RP 24
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
0.0
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2004
22
1B 22
-1.0
0.1
-0.5
0.0
-0.6
-0.9
0.3
-0.2
-0.1
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2004
23
SP 21
-1.2
-0.2
0.0
-1.0
0.0
-0.4
-0.1
-0.7
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 7, 2007
24
SP 19
-1.2
-0.0
0.0
-1.2
0.0
Free Agency (Amateur)
Nov 17, 2006
25
SP 24
-1.3
-0.1
0.0
-1.3
0.0
-0.3
0.2
-1.2
Draft (Amateur)
Jun 5, 2001
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James