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Sunday May 8,2005This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2005-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers10Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim1BoxMike MarothJarrod Washburn(none)
Kansas City Royals10Baltimore Orioles8BoxAmbiorix BurgosTodd Williams(none)
Seattle Mariners3Boston Red Sox6BoxGeremi GonzalezJoel PineiroKeith Foulke
Seattle Mariners6Boston Red Sox4BoxRyan FranklinJohn HalamaEddie Guardado
Oakland Athletics0New York Yankees6BoxKevin BrownRich Harden(none)
Minnesota Twins9Tampa Bay Rays6BoxJoe MaysDoug WaechterJoe Nathan
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers7BoxKenny RogersJake WestbrookFrancisco Cordero
Chicago White Sox5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxMark BuehrleGustavo ChacinDamaso Marte
Pittsburgh Pirates16Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxKip WellsBrad Halsey(none)
Houston Astros0Atlanta Braves16BoxMike HamptonEzequiel Astacio(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Chicago Cubs2BoxCarlos ZambranoBrett Myers(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Cincinnati Reds3BoxJeff WeaverEric Milton(none)
Colorado Rockies8Florida Marlins3BoxJeff FrancisAl Leiter(none)
New York Mets4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDerrick TurnbowMike DeJean(none)
Washington Nationals3San Francisco Giants4BoxJason ChristiansenJon Rauch(none)
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals15BoxJason MarquisTim ReddingBrad Thompson

Standings as of 2005-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles302010.667--167135329-211-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1325478.409
259Boston Red Sox311813.5812.51671353210-88-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1317754.588
3715Toronto Blue Jays321616.5005.0152151111-75-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1306466.492
41124New York Yankees321319.4068.0163173-104-89-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1308248.631
51328Tampa Bay Rays321121.34410.0149204-551-1010-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1305674.431
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox31247.774--1451024313-411-3W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1317556.573
234Minnesota Twins301911.6334.51531124110-69-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1326468.485
3818Detroit Tigers301416.4679.5151126258-86-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1325775.432
41225Cleveland Indians301218.40011.5111141-309-103-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1328151.614
51429Kansas City Royals31823.25816.0114167-536-112-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1314883.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim311813.581--133123109-69-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1317754.588
2612Texas Rangers321715.5311.517216399-58-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1306268.477
3919Oakland Athletics311417.4524.0108142-347-97-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1317457.565
41023Seattle Mariners311318.4195.0125136-119-84-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1315675.427
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Atlanta Braves312011.645--149100497-613-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1317061.534
247Florida Marlins281711.6071.513686507-410-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1346668.493
3611Washington Nationals311714.5483.0140137310-87-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1316467.489
4713New York Mets321715.5313.515214486-1011-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1306664.508
51120Philadelphia Phillies321418.4386.5127151-248-116-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1307456.569
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125St. Louis Cardinals301911.633--1541223210-39-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1328151.614
2916Milwaukee Brewers301515.5004.0143129146-79-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1326666.500
31222Chicago Cubs301317.4336.0136138-26-107-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1326666.500
41321Pittsburgh Pirates301317.4336.0114148-3410-83-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1325478.409
61527Houston Astros301119.3678.0120138-181-1410-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1327854.591
51426Cincinnati Reds301119.3678.0138178-403-118-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1326270.470
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers301911.633--1611332810-69-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1325280.394
2510Arizona Diamondbacks321814.5632.0140156-166-712-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1305971.454
3814San Diego Padres321715.5313.0146149-37-1110-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1306565.500
41017San Francisco Giants301515.5004.0153159-66-79-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1326072.455
51630Colorado Rockies28721.25011.0127168-412-155-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1346074.448


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Benito SantiagoC40.060Released by Pirates