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The 2008 San Diego Padres season was the 40th season in franchise history. The Padres were attempting to win the NL West for the 3rd time in 4 years.

2008 San Diego Padres
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Other information
Owner(s)John Moores
General manager(s)Kevin Towers
Manager(s)Bud Black
Local television4SD
Cablemas (Spanish)
Local radioXX Sports Radio
XEMO-AM (Spanish)
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OffseasonEdit

  • December 14, 2007: David Freese was traded by the San Diego Padres to the St. Louis Cardinals for Jim Edmonds.[1]

Regular seasonEdit

Opening Day LineupEdit

Player Pos
Brian Giles RF
Tadahito Iguchi 2B
Kevin Kouzmanoff 3B
Adrián González 1B
Scott Hairston CF
Khalil Greene SS
Josh Bard C
Paul McAnulty LF
Jake Peavy P
  • On April 15, Brian Giles doubled in two runs off Rockies starter Ubaldo Jiménez for RBI numbers 999 and 1,000 for his career. The Padres won 6–0.
  • Against the Colorado Rockies on April 17, at Petco Park, the Padres played the longest game in team history, in terms of innings (22), losing 2–1. The game was the second longest in team history, in terms of time, played in 6 hours, 16 minutes.
COL SD TOTAL
AT BATS 73 74 147
HITS 14 11 25
LEFT ON BASE 30 24 54
TEAM LOB 16 14 30
STRUCK OUT 20 17 37
PITCHES THROWN 321 338 659
TOTAL PLAYERS USED 21 21 42
TOTAL PITCHERS USED 8 7 15

Season standingsEdit

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Los Angeles Dodgers 84 78 0.519 48–33 36–45
Arizona Diamondbacks 82 80 0.506 2 48–33 34–47
Colorado Rockies 74 88 0.457 10 43–38 31–50
San Francisco Giants 72 90 0.444 12 37–44 35–46
San Diego Padres 63 99 0.389 21 35–46 28–53


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2008 National League Records

Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 3–5 2–4 2–4 15–3 2–7 4–2 8–10 2–5 3–3 3–4 4–3 10–8 11–7 3–4 4–2 6–9
Atlanta 5–3 0–6 3–3 4–3 10–8 3–3 4–2 3–6 11–7 4–14 2–5 5–1 2–5 2–5 6–12 8–7
Chicago 4–2 6–0 8–7 5–1 4–3 8–9 5–2 9–7 4–2 3–4 14–4 5–2 4–3 9–6 3–3 6–9
Cincinnati 4–2 3–3 7–8 1–5 6–2 3–12 1–7 10–8 3–4 3–5 6–9 4–3 5–1 5–10 4–3 9–6
Colorado 3–15 3–4 1–5 5–1 5–3 3–3 8–10 4–3 3–6 0–5 5–2 9–9 11–7 3–4 4–3 7–8
Florida 7–2 8–10 3–4 2–6 3–5 4–2 3–4 5–1 8–10 10–8 3–2 4–2 3–3 2–5 14–3 5–10
Houston 2–4 3–3 9–8 12–3 3–3 2–4 4–3 7–8 5–2 3–4 8–8 3–3 7–1 7–8 4–2 7–11
Los Angeles 10–8 2–4 2–5 7–1 10–8 4–3 3–4 4–2 3–4 4–4 5–2 11–7 9–9 2–4 3–3 5–10
Milwaukee 5–2 6–3 7–9 8–10 3–4 1–5 8–7 2–4 2–4 1–5 14–1 4–3 6–0 10–5 6–2 7–8
New York 3–3 7–11 2–4 4–3 6–3 10–8 2–5 4–3 4–2 11–7 4–3 2–5 5–1 4–3 12–6 9–6
Philadelphia 4–3 14–4 4–3 5–3 5–0 8–10 4–3 4–4 5–1 7–11 4–2 4–2 3–3 5–4 12–6 4–11
Pittsburgh 3–4 5–2 4–14 9–6 2–5 2–3 8–8 2–5 1–14 3–4 2–4 3–4 4–2 10–7 3–4 6–9
San Diego 8–10 1–5 2–5 3–4 9–9 2–4 3–3 7–11 3–4 5–2 2–4 4–3 5–13 1–6 5–1 3–15
San Francisco 7–11 5–2 3–4 1–5 7–11 3–3 1–7 9–9 0–6 1–5 3–3 2–4 13–5 4–3 7–0 6–12
St. Louis 4–3 5–2 6–9 10–5 4–3 5–2 8–7 4–2 5–10 3–4 4–5 7–10 6–1 3–4 5–1 7–8
Washington 2–4 12–6 3–3 3–4 3–4 3–14 2–4 3–3 2–6 6–12 6–12 4–3 1–5 0–7 1–5 8–10


Game logEdit

2008 Game Log

RosterEdit

2008 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Starters by positionEdit

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Nick Hundley 60 198 47 .237 5 24
1B Adrián González 162 616 172 .279 36 119
2B Tadahito Iguchi 81 303 70 .231 2 24
SS Khalil Greene 105 389 83 .213 10 35
3B Kevin Kouzmanoff 154 624 162 .260 23 84
LF Chase Headley 91 331 89 .269 9 38
CF Jody Gerut 100 328 97 .296 14 43
RF Brian Giles 147 559 171 .306 12 63

Other battersEdit

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
OF Scott Hairston 112 326 81 .248 17 31
2B Edgar Gonzalez 111 325 89 .274 7 33

PitchingEdit

Starting pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Wade LeBlanc LHP

Other pitchersEdit

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchersEdit

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm systemEdit

ReferencesEdit