2008 Tampa Bay Rays

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Record Outcome

2008 Tampa Bay Rays

What was the record of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays?

The Tampa Bay Rays finished the regular season with a 97-65 record. They went 57-24 at home and 40-41 on the road. Including the postseason, the Tampa Bay Rays went 105-73. Their final game was a loss in the World Series to the Philadelphia Phillies.

What division did the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays play in?

The 2008 Tampa Bay Rays played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays?

During the regular season, the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays went 43-29 against their AL East opponents.

Who won the AL East in 2008?

The Rays won the AL East in the 2008 season with a 97-65 record. The Red Sox finished 2 games back with a 95-67 record. The Yankees finished 8 games back with a 89-73 record. The Blue Jays finished 11 games back with a 86-76 record. The Orioles finished 28.5 games back with a 68-93 record.

What was the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Baltimore Orioles 15-3 83.3% +55
Toronto Blue Jays 11-7 61.1% 0
Boston Red Sox 10-8 55.6% -20
New York Yankees 7-11 38.9% -1

What was the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays had their best month in August, when they went 21-7 and had a 75% win percentage. Their worst month was September, when they went 13-14 and had a 48.1% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
March 1-0 100% +4
April 14-12 53.8% +17
May 19-10 65.5% +7
June 16-10 61.5% +28
July 13-12 52% -15
August 21-7 75% +57
September 13-14 48.1% +5

Did the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays Win The World Series?

No. While the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays did play in the World Series, they lost to the Philadelphia Phillies.

What was the run differential for the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays?

The Tampa Bay Rays finished the regular season with a run differential of +103. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Rays could have been expected to have about 91.5 wins, or a 92-70 record in the regular season.

How did the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays went 31-20.

How did the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays went 10-6 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays?

The longest losing streak that the Tampa Bay Rays had during the 2008 regular season was 7 games, which happened once during the season.

2008 Tampa Bay Rays Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Mon, Mar 31, 2008 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 2
Wed, Apr 2, 2008 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 6 - 9
Fri, Apr 4, 2008 @ New York Yankees Win 13 - 4
Sat, Apr 5, 2008 @ New York Yankees Win 6 - 3
Sun, Apr 6, 2008 @ New York Yankees Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Apr 7, 2008 @ New York Yankees Loss 1 - 6
Tue, Apr 8, 2008 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 5 - 6
Wed, Apr 9, 2008 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 1 - 7
Thu, Apr 10, 2008 vs Seattle Mariners Win 7 - 0
Fri, Apr 11, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 10 - 5
Sat, Apr 12, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 3
Sun, Apr 13, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 2
Mon, Apr 14, 2008 vs New York Yankees Loss 7 - 8
Tue, Apr 15, 2008 vs New York Yankees Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Apr 16, 2008 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 6
Thu, Apr 17, 2008 @ Minnesota Twins Win 7 - 3
Fri, Apr 18, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 9
Sat, Apr 19, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 0
Sun, Apr 20, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 6
Tue, Apr 22, 2008 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 6 - 4
Wed, Apr 23, 2008 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 5 - 3
Thu, Apr 24, 2008 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 5 - 3
Fri, Apr 25, 2008 vs Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 4 (11)
Sat, Apr 26, 2008 vs Boston Red Sox Win 2 - 1
Sun, Apr 27, 2008 vs Boston Red Sox Win 3 - 0
Tue, Apr 29, 2008 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 4 - 7
Wed, Apr 30, 2008 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 8 - 1
Thu, May 1, 2008 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 2
Fri, May 2, 2008 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 7
Sat, May 3, 2008 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 12
Sun, May 4, 2008 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 7
Tue, May 6, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 5 - 4
Wed, May 7, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 2 - 6
Thu, May 8, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 3 (13)
Fri, May 9, 2008 vs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Win 2 - 0
Sat, May 10, 2008 vs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Win 2 - 0
Sun, May 11, 2008 vs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Win 8 - 5
Mon, May 12, 2008 vs New York Yankees Win 7 - 1
Tue, May 13, 2008 vs New York Yankees Win 2 - 1 (11)
Wed, May 14, 2008 vs New York Yankees Loss 1 - 2
Thu, May 15, 2008 vs New York Yankees Win 5 - 2
Fri, May 16, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 3 - 1
Sat, May 17, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 8 - 9 (10)
Sun, May 18, 2008 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 4 - 5
Mon, May 19, 2008 @ Oakland Athletics Win 7 - 6 (13)
Tue, May 20, 2008 @ Oakland Athletics Win 3 - 2
Wed, May 21, 2008 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 9
Fri, May 23, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 2 - 0
Sat, May 24, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 11 - 4
Sun, May 25, 2008 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 4
Mon, May 26, 2008 vs Texas Rangers Win 7 - 3
Tue, May 27, 2008 vs Texas Rangers Loss 6 - 12
Wed, May 28, 2008 vs Texas Rangers Win 5 - 3
Thu, May 29, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 5
Fri, May 30, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Win 2 - 1
Sat, May 31, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Win 2 - 0
Sun, Jun 1, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 3 (10)
Tue, Jun 3, 2008 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 7
Wed, Jun 4, 2008 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 5
Thu, Jun 5, 2008 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 7
Fri, Jun 6, 2008 @ Texas Rangers Win 12 - 4
Sat, Jun 7, 2008 @ Texas Rangers Win 5 - 4
Sun, Jun 8, 2008 @ Texas Rangers Loss 3 - 6
Mon, Jun 9, 2008 @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Win 13 - 4
Tue, Jun 10, 2008 @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Loss 1 - 6
Wed, Jun 11, 2008 @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jun 13, 2008 vs Florida Marlins Win 7 - 3
Sat, Jun 14, 2008 vs Florida Marlins Win 4 - 1
Sun, Jun 15, 2008 vs Florida Marlins Loss 3 - 9
Tue, Jun 17, 2008 vs Chicago Cubs Win 3 - 2
Wed, Jun 18, 2008 vs Chicago Cubs Win 5 - 4
Thu, Jun 19, 2008 vs Chicago Cubs Win 8 - 3
Fri, Jun 20, 2008 vs Houston Astros Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Jun 21, 2008 vs Houston Astros Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jun 22, 2008 vs Houston Astros Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jun 24, 2008 @ Florida Marlins Win 6 - 4
Wed, Jun 25, 2008 @ Florida Marlins Win 15 - 3
Thu, Jun 26, 2008 @ Florida Marlins Win 6 - 1
Fri, Jun 27, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 10 - 5
Sat, Jun 28, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4 (13)
Sun, Jun 29, 2008 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 3
Mon, Jun 30, 2008 vs Boston Red Sox Win 5 - 4
Tue, Jul 1, 2008 vs Boston Red Sox Win 3 - 1
Wed, Jul 2, 2008 vs Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 6
Fri, Jul 4, 2008 vs Kansas City Royals Win 11 - 2
Sat, Jul 5, 2008 vs Kansas City Royals Win 3 - 0
Sun, Jul 6, 2008 vs Kansas City Royals Win 9 - 2
Mon, Jul 7, 2008 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 4 - 7 (10)
Tue, Jul 8, 2008 @ New York Yankees Loss 0 - 5
Wed, Jul 9, 2008 @ New York Yankees Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Thu, Jul 10, 2008 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 13
Fri, Jul 11, 2008 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 5
Sat, Jul 12, 2008 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 8
Sun, Jul 13, 2008 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Jul 18, 2008 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 2 - 1
Sat, Jul 19, 2008 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 6 - 4
Sun, Jul 20, 2008 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 4 - 9
Mon, Jul 21, 2008 vs Oakland Athletics Win 4 - 0
Tue, Jul 22, 2008 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 8
Wed, Jul 23, 2008 vs Oakland Athletics Win 4 - 3
Thu, Jul 24, 2008 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 4
Fri, Jul 25, 2008 @ Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 3
Sat, Jul 26, 2008 @ Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 3
Sun, Jul 27, 2008 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 1 - 6
Mon, Jul 28, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 1 - 3
Tue, Jul 29, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 3 - 0
Wed, Jul 30, 2008 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 3 - 2
Fri, Aug 1, 2008 vs Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 2
Sat, Aug 2, 2008 vs Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 3
Sun, Aug 3, 2008 vs Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 5 (10)
Mon, Aug 4, 2008 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Aug 5, 2008 vs Cleveland Indians Win 8 - 4
Wed, Aug 6, 2008 vs Cleveland Indians Win 10 - 7
Thu, Aug 7, 2008 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Aug 8, 2008 @ Seattle Mariners Win 5 - 3
Sat, Aug 9, 2008 @ Seattle Mariners Win 8 - 7 (11)
Sun, Aug 10, 2008 @ Seattle Mariners Win 11 - 3
Tue, Aug 12, 2008 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Aug 13, 2008 @ Oakland Athletics Win 3 - 2
Thu, Aug 14, 2008 @ Oakland Athletics Win 7 - 6 (12)
Fri, Aug 15, 2008 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 0