2008 Major League Leaders

Updated 10/18/08

2008 Hitting Leaders

American League

BATTING AVERAGE
1. Joe Mauer, Min .328
2. Dustin Pedroia, Bos .326
3. Milton Bradley, Tex .321
4. Ian Kinsler, Tex .319
5. Magglio Ordonez, Det .317
HOME RUNS
1. Miguel Cabrera, Det 37
2. Carlos Quentin, CWS 36
3. Alex Rodriguez, NYY 35
4. Jim Thome, CWS 34
5. Jermaine Dye, CWS 34
RUNS BATTED IN
1. Josh Hamilton, Tex 130
2. Justin Morneau, Min 129
3. Miguel Cabrera, Det 127
4. Kevin Youkilis, Bos 115
5. Raul Ibanez, Sea 110
SLUGGING %
1. Alex Rodriguez, NYY .573
2. Carlos Quentin, CHW .571
3. Kevin Youkilis. Bos .569
4. Milton Bradley, Tex .563
5. Aubrey Huff, Bal .552
HITS
1.Ichiro Suzuki, Sea 213
2. Dustin Pedroia, Bos 213
3. Jose Lopez, Sea 191
4. Josh Hamilton, Tex 190
5. Justin Morneau, Min 187
ON BASE %
1. Milton Bradley, Tex .573
2. Joe Mauer, Min .571
3. Nick Markakis, Bal .569
4. Carlos Quentin, CHW .563
5. Alex Rodriguez, NYY .552

National League

BATTING AVERAGE
1. Chipper Jones, Atl .364
2. Albert Pujols, StL .357
3. Matt Holliday, Col .321
4. Cristian Guzman, Was .316
5. Lance Berkman, Hou .312
HOME RUNS
1. Ryan Howard, Phi 48
2. Adam Dunn, Ari 40
3. Carlos Delgado, NYM 38
4. Albert Pujols, StL 37
5. Ryan Ludwick, StL 37
RUNS BATTED IN
1. Ryan Howard, Phi 146
2. David Wright, NYM 124
3. Adrian Gonzalez, SD 119
4. Albert Pujols, StL 116
5. Carlos Delgado, NYM 115
SLUGGING %
1. Albert Pujols, StL .653
2. Ryan Ludwick, StL .591
3. Chipper Jones, Atl .574
4. Lance Berkman, Hou .567
5. Ryan Braun, Mil .553
HITS
1. Jose Reyes, NYM 204
2. David Wright, NYM 189
3. Albert Pujols, StL 187
4. Randy Winn, SFO 183
    Cristian Guzman, Was 183
ON BASE %
1. Chipper Jones, Atl .470
2. Albert Pujols, StL .462
3. Albert Pujols, Hou .420
4. Matt Holliday, Col .409
5. Hanley Ramirez, Fla .400

2008 Pitching Leaders

American League

WINS
1. Cliff Lee, Cle 22
2. Roy Halladay, Tor 20
3. Mike Mussina, NYY 20
4. A.J. Burnett, Tor 18
5. Daisuke Matsuzaka, Bos 18
EARNED RUN AVERAGE
1. Cliff Lee, Cle 2.54
2. Roy Halladay, Tor 2.78
3. Daisuke Matsuzaka, Bos 2.90
4. Jon Lester, Bos 3.21
5. John Danks, CWS 3.32
SAVES
1. Francisco Rodriguez, LAA 62
2. Joakim Soria, KC 42
3. Jonathan Papelbon, Bos 41
4. Mariano Rivera, NYY 39
5. Joe Nathan, Min 39
STRIKEOUTS
1. Tim Lincecum, SFO 265
2. CC Sabathia, Cle/Mil 251
3.  A.J. Burnett, Tor 231
4. Ervin Santana, LAA 214
5. 4 tied 206
INNINGS PITCHES
1. CC Sabathia, Cle/Mil 253.0
2. Roy Halladay, Tor 246.0
3. Johan Santana, NYM 234.1
4. Ervin Santana, Phi 227.1
5.  Tim Lincecum, SFO 227.0
BASE ON BALLS
1. Daisuke Matsuzaka, Bos 94
2. Daniel Cabrera, Bal 90
3. Justin Verlander, Det 87
4. Greg Smith, Oak 87
5.  A.J. Burnett, Tor 86

National League

WINS
1. Brandon Webb, Ari 22
2. Tim Lincecum, SF 18
3. Roy Oswalt, Hou 17
4. Ryan Dempster, CHC 17
5. Ted Lilly, CHC 17
EARNED RUN AVERAGE
1. Johan Santana, NYM 2.53
2. Tim Lincecum, SF 2.62
3. Jake Peavy, SD 2.85
4. Ryan Dempster, CHC 2.96
5. Ben Sheets, Mil 3.09
SAVES
1. Jose Valverde, Hou 44
2. Brad Lidge, Phi 41
    Brian Wilson, SF 41
4. Kerry Wood, CHC 34
   Francisco Cordero, Cin 34
STRIKEOUTS
1. Tim Lincecum, SFO 265
2. Johan Santana, NYM 206
    Dan Haren, Ari 206
    Edinson Volquez, Cin 206
5. Chad Billingsley, LAD 201
INNINGS PITCHES
1. Johan Santana, NYM 234.1
2. Cole Hamels, Phi 227.1
3. Tim Lincecum, SFO 227.0
4. Brandon Webb, Ari 226.2
5.  Matt Cain, SFO 217.2
BASE ON BALLS
1. Oliver Perez, NYM 105
2. Ubaldo Jimenez, Col 103
3. Barry Zito, SF 102
4. Edinson Volquez, Cin 93
5. Matt Cain, SF 91

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