2008 Midwest League Season


Stats

Boxscores

Overall
Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
South Bend (ARZ) 76 63 .547 -
Lansing (TOR) 76 64 .543 0.5
West Michigan (DET) 72 65 .526 3
Fort Wayne (SD) 71 69 .507 5.5
Dayton (CIN) 66 72 .478 9.5
Great Lakes (LAD) 54 85 .388 22
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
Clinton (TEX) 78 59 .569 -
Burlington (KC) 73 65 .529 5.5
Cedar Rapids (ANA) 72 66 .522 6.5
Kane County (OAK) 72 66 .522 6.5
Beloit (MIN) 71 67 .514 7.5
Quad City 68 66 .507 8.5
Peoria 60 78 .435 18.5
Wisconsin 56 80 .421 21.5

1st Half
Eastern Divison
Team W L PCT GB
*Lansing 39 31 .557 -
&West Michigan 37 31 .544 1
Fort Wayne 37 33 .529 2
South Bend 33 36 .478 5.5
Great Lakes 30 39 .435 8.5
Dayton 28 40 .412 10
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
*Clinton 41 26 .612 -
&Kane County 39 29 .574 2.5
Beloit 36 32 .529 5.5
Quad City 33 31 .516 6.5
Cedar Rapids 32 36 .471 9.5
Wisconsin 31 35 .470 9.5
Peoria 30 38 .441 11.5
Burlington 30 39 .435 12

2nd Half
Eastern Division
Team W L PCT GB
*South Bend 43 27 .614 -
&Dayton 38 32 .543 5
Lansing 37 33 .529 6
West Michigan 35 34 .507 7.5
Fort Wayne 34 36 .486 9
Great Lakes 24 46 .343 19
Western Division
Team W L PCT GB
*Burlington 43 26 .623 -
&Cedar Rapids 40 30 .571 3.5
Clinton 37 33 .529 6.5
Beloit 35 35 .500 8.5
Quad City 35 35 .500 8.5
Kane County 33 37 .471 10.5
Peoria 30 40 .429 13.5
Wisconsin 25 45 .357 18.5

Playoffs
1st round
South Bend defeats West Michigan, 2-1
Dayton defeats Lansing, 2-0
Cedar Rapids defeats Clinton, 2-0
Burlington defeats Kane County, 2-0

2nd round
Burlington defeats Cedar Rapids, 2-0
South Bend defeats Dayton, 2-0

Championship
Burlington defeats South Bend, 2-0

Playoff ended after two games and Burlington declared champion because of inclement weather

All Star Game, 6/17/08



League Changes
Quad City River Bandits, new ownership group, name change (from Swing of the Quad Cities), new uniforms. Ballpark renamed to Modern Woodman Park (from John O'Donnell Staduim)




Post Season All Stars
C-Sean Coughlin, SOuth Bend
1B-Mitch Mooreland, Clinton
2B, Larry Cobb, Kane County
3B-Brandon Waring, Dayton
SS-Zach Cozart, Dayton
OF-Ben Revere, Beloit
OF-Evan Frey, South Bend
OF-Andrew Lambo, Great Lakes
DH-Ian Gac, Clinton
RHSP-Alfredo Figaro, West Michigan
LHSP-Jon Kibler, West Michigan
RP-Jackson Quezada, Fort Wayne
RP-Edgar Estanga, Lansing

Most Valuable Player-Ben Revere, Beloit
Prospect of the Year-Ben Revere, Beloit
Manager of the Year-Mark Haley, South Bend



Attendence
Team Attendence Average
Dayton 586,417 8,624
Kane County 472,596 7,161
West Michigan 367,532 5,569
Lansing 353,571 5,124
Great Lakes 299,416 4,403
Peoria 275,673 4,241
Fort Wayne 256,693 3,720
Quad City 207,048 3,451
Wisconsin 190,263 3,069
Cedar Rapids 164,568 2,456
South Bend 163,479 2,404
Clinton 114,662 1,711
Beloit 82,456 1,231
Burlington 68,313 1,005