2008 Chicago Cubs

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97-64 Lost NLDS
Record Outcome

2008 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 2008 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 97-64 record. They went 55-26 at home and 42-38 on the road. Including the postseason, the Chicago Cubs went 97-67. Their final game was a loss in the NL Divisional Series to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

What division did the 2008 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 2008 Chicago Cubs played in the Central Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 2008 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 2008 Chicago Cubs went 48-33 against their NL Central opponents.

Who won the NL Central in 2008?

The Cubs won the NL Central in the 2008 season with a 97-64 record. The Brewers finished 7.5 games back with a 90-72 record. The Astros finished 11 games back with a 86-75 record. The Cardinals finished 11.5 games back with a 86-76 record. The Reds finished 23.5 games back with a 74-88 record. The Pirates finished 30.5 games back with a 67-95 record.

What was the 2008 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Pittsburgh Pirates 14-4 77.8% +58
St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 60% +4
Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 56.2% +22
Cincinnati Reds 8-7 53.3% +2
Houston Astros 8-9 47.1% +18

What was the 2008 Chicago Cubs record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 2008 Chicago Cubs had their best month in August, when they went 20-8 and had a 71.4% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 12-12 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
March 0-1 0% -1
April 17-9 65.4% +52
May 18-11 62.1% +39
June 15-12 55.6% +11
July 15-11 57.7% +29
August 20-8 71.4% +59
September 12-12 50% -5

Did the 2008 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

Yes, the Chicago Cubs made the Postseason in 2008. They lost their only series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Divisional Series.

What was the run differential for the 2008 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of +184. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 98.1 wins, or a 98-63 record in the regular season.

How did the 2008 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 2008 Chicago Cubs went 27-24.

How did the 2008 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 2008 Chicago Cubs went 10-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 2008 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 2008 Chicago Cubs was a 9 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 2008 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 2008 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

2008 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Mon, Mar 31, 2008 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Wed, Apr 2, 2008 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 8
Thu, Apr 3, 2008 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 3
Fri, Apr 4, 2008 vs Houston Astros Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Apr 5, 2008 vs Houston Astros Win 9 - 7
Sun, Apr 6, 2008 vs Houston Astros Win 3 - 2
Mon, Apr 7, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 10 - 8 (12)
Wed, Apr 9, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 4 (15)
Thu, Apr 10, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 3
Fri, Apr 11, 2008 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Apr 12, 2008 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 7
Sun, Apr 13, 2008 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 6 - 5 (10)
Tue, Apr 15, 2008 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 9 - 5
Wed, Apr 16, 2008 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 12 - 3
Thu, Apr 17, 2008 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 2 - 9
Fri, Apr 18, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 2
Sat, Apr 19, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 13 - 1
Sun, Apr 20, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 13 - 6
Mon, Apr 21, 2008 vs New York Mets Win 7 - 1
Tue, Apr 22, 2008 vs New York Mets Win 8 - 1
Wed, Apr 23, 2008 @ Colorado Rockies Win 7 - 6 (10)
Thu, Apr 24, 2008 @ Colorado Rockies Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Apr 25, 2008 @ Washington Nationals Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Apr 26, 2008 @ Washington Nationals Win 7 - 0
Sun, Apr 27, 2008 @ Washington Nationals Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Apr 29, 2008 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 7 - 10
Wed, Apr 30, 2008 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 19 - 5
Thu, May 1, 2008 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 3 - 4
Fri, May 2, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 5 (11)
Sat, May 3, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 9 - 3
Sun, May 4, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 5
Mon, May 5, 2008 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 5
Tue, May 6, 2008 @ Cincinnati Reds Win 3 - 0
Wed, May 7, 2008 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 9
Fri, May 9, 2008 vs Arizona Diamondbacks Win 3 - 1
Sat, May 10, 2008 vs Arizona Diamondbacks Win 7 - 2
Sun, May 11, 2008 vs Arizona Diamondbacks Win 6 - 4
Mon, May 12, 2008 vs San Diego Padres Win 12 - 3
Tue, May 13, 2008 vs San Diego Padres Loss 3 - 4
Wed, May 14, 2008 vs San Diego Padres Win 8 - 5
Thu, May 15, 2008 vs San Diego Padres Win 4 - 0
Fri, May 16, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 7 - 4
Sat, May 17, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 6 - 7
Sun, May 18, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 3
Mon, May 19, 2008 @ Houston Astros Win 7 - 2
Tue, May 20, 2008 @ Houston Astros Loss 2 - 4
Wed, May 21, 2008 @ Houston Astros Loss 3 - 5
Fri, May 23, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 12 - 3
Sat, May 24, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 5 (14)
Sun, May 25, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 5 - 6 (11)
Mon, May 26, 2008 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Tue, May 27, 2008 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Wed, May 28, 2008 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1 (10)
Thu, May 29, 2008 vs Colorado Rockies Win 8 - 4
Fri, May 30, 2008 vs Colorado Rockies Win 10 - 9
Sat, May 31, 2008 vs Colorado Rockies Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jun 1, 2008 vs Colorado Rockies Win 5 - 3
Mon, Jun 2, 2008 @ San Diego Padres Win 7 - 6
Tue, Jun 3, 2008 @ San Diego Padres Win 9 - 6
Wed, Jun 4, 2008 @ San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 2
Thu, Jun 5, 2008 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 5 - 4
Fri, Jun 6, 2008 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 3
Sat, Jun 7, 2008 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 3 - 7
Sun, Jun 8, 2008 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Tue, Jun 10, 2008 vs Atlanta Braves Win 10 - 5
Wed, Jun 11, 2008 vs Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 2
Thu, Jun 12, 2008 vs Atlanta Braves Win 3 - 2 (11)
Fri, Jun 13, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Jun 14, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 6 - 2
Sun, Jun 15, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 7 - 4
Tue, Jun 17, 2008 @ Tampa Bay Rays Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Jun 18, 2008 @ Tampa Bay Rays Loss 4 - 5
Thu, Jun 19, 2008 @ Tampa Bay Rays Loss 3 - 8
Fri, Jun 20, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jun 21, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Win 11 - 7
Sun, Jun 22, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Win 7 - 1
Tue, Jun 24, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 5 - 7
Wed, Jun 25, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 7 - 4
Thu, Jun 26, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 4 - 11
Fri, Jun 27, 2008 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 10
Sat, Jun 28, 2008 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 6
Sun, Jun 29, 2008 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 5
Mon, Jun 30, 2008 @ San Francisco Giants Win 9 - 2
Tue, Jul 1, 2008 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Jul 2, 2008 @ San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 5
Thu, Jul 3, 2008 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 8
Fri, Jul 4, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jul 5, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 4 - 5
Sun, Jul 6, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 1
Tue, Jul 8, 2008 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 7 - 3
Wed, Jul 9, 2008 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 1
Thu, Jul 10, 2008 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 12
Fri, Jul 11, 2008 vs San Francisco Giants Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jul 12, 2008 vs San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 7 (11)
Sun, Jul 13, 2008 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jul 18, 2008 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 2
Sat, Jul 19, 2008 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 4
Sun, Jul 20, 2008 @ Houston Astros Win 9 - 0
Mon, Jul 21, 2008 @ Arizona Diamondbacks Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Jul 22, 2008 @ Arizona Diamondbacks Loss 2 - 9
Wed, Jul 23, 2008 @ Arizona Diamondbacks Win 10 - 6
Thu, Jul 24, 2008 vs Florida Marlins Win 6 - 3
Fri, Jul 25, 2008 vs Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Jul 26, 2008 vs Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 3 (12)
Sun, Jul 27, 2008 vs Florida Marlins Win 9 - 6
Mon, Jul 28, 2008 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 4
Tue, Jul 29, 2008 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 1
Wed, Jul 30, 2008 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 2
Thu, Jul 31, 2008 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 11 - 4
Fri, Aug 1, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 3
Sat, Aug 2, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 5 - 1
Sun, Aug 3, 2008 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 8 - 5
Mon, Aug 4, 2008 vs Houston Astros Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Aug 5, 2008 vs Houston Astros Win 11 - 7
Wed, Aug 6, 2008 vs Houston Astros Win 11 - 4
Fri, Aug 8, 2008 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 2 (11)
Sat, Aug 9, 2008 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 3 - 12
Sun, Aug 10, 2008 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 2
Wed, Aug 13, 2008 @ Atlanta Braves Win 10 - 2
Wed, Aug 13, 2008 @ Atlanta Braves Win 8 - 0