2008 International League season

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The 2008 International League season was the 125th season of the Triple-A International League. It took place between April and September 2008.

In the semifinal playoff rounds, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees defeated the Pawtucket Red Sox 3-1 and the Durham Bulls defeated the Louisville Bats 3-1. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees defeated the Durham Bulls 3-1 in the championship series to win the Governors' Cup.

Attendance[edit]

Rk Team Attendance
1 Pawtucket Red Sox 643,049
2 Louisville Bats 638,777
3 Indianapolis Indians 606,166
4 Lehigh Valley IronPigs 602,033
5 Buffalo Bisons 590,386
6 Toledo Mud Hens 584,596
7 Columbus Clippers 537,889
8 Durham Bulls 514,281
9 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 496,658
10 Rochester Red Wings 490,806
11 Norfolk Tides 433,767
12 Syracuse Chiefs 392,028
13 Charlotte Knights 312,290
14 Richmond Braves 289,570
- Season Total 7,132,296

Final regular season standings[edit]

North Division[edit]

North Division W L Pct. GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 88 56 .611
w-Pawtucket Red Sox 85 58 .594
Rochester Red Wings 74 70 .514 14
Syracuse Chiefs 69 73 .486 18
Buffalo Bisons 66 77 .462 21½
Lehigh Valley IronPigs 55 89 .382 33

w-wild card winner

South Division[edit]

South Division W L Pct. GB
Durham Bulls 74 70 .514
Norfolk Tides 64 78 .451 9
Charlotte Knights 63 78 .447
Richmond Braves 63 78 .447

West Division[edit]

West Division W L Pct. GB
Louisville Bats 88 56 .611
Toledo Mud Hens 75 69 .521 13
Columbus Clippers 69 73 .486 18
Indianapolis Indians 68 76 .472 20

Playoffs[edit]

The following teams qualified for the postseason: Durham Bulls, Louisville Bats, Pawtucket Red Sox, and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.

1st Round Governors' Cup
           
1 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 3
4 Pawtucket Red Sox 1
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 3
Durham Bulls 1
3 Durham Bulls 3
2 Louisville Bats 1

Scranton played in the Triple A Championship Game but lost to the defending champions, the Sacramento River Cats. This marks the first time that a defending champion has successfully defending its title.

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