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Tuesday August 8,2006This 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.



2006 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 2006-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox6BoxBobby JenksScott Proctor(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Cleveland Indians4BoxBrendan DonnellyRafael BetancourtFrancisco Rodriguez
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers2BoxBrad RadkeNate RobertsonJoe Nathan
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals6BoxLuke HudsonJon LesterAmbiorix Burgos
Texas Rangers6Oakland Athletics7BoxKirk SaarloosKevin MillwoodHuston Street
Tampa Bay Rays1Seattle Mariners5BoxJulio MateoShawn Camp(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDaniel CabreraScott Schoeneweis(none)
San Francisco Giants1Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxJuan CruzJamey Wright(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves3BoxTim HudsonCole HamelsBob Wickman
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds10BoxEric MiltonJason Marquis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros3BoxBrandon BackePaul MaholmBrad Lidge
Colorado Rockies2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBrett TomkoByung-Hyun KimTakashi Saito
Chicago Cubs6Milwaukee Brewers3BoxCarlos MarmolTomo OhkaRyan Dempster
San Diego Padres2New York Mets3BoxSteve TrachselWoody WilliamsBilly Wagner
Florida Marlins4Washington Nationals2BoxRicky NolascoTony ArmasJoe Borowski

Standings as of 2006-08-08

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1096643.606--6065109630-2436-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I533122.585
256Boston Red Sox1116546.5862.06105535730-2935-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park512130.412
379Toronto Blue Jays1135954.5229.05935573622-3037-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre492821.571
41124Baltimore Orioles1145163.44717.5548636-8821-3230-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards481929.396
51328Tampa Bay Rays1144767.41221.5504615-11118-4129-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field481434.292
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1137637.673--59144314839-1937-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park491930.388
234Chicago White Sox1116744.6048.06315428931-2535-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field512328.451
345Minnesota Twins1126646.5899.55815097227-3139-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome503020.600
41227Cleveland Indians1114764.42328.05985702821-3426-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field513120.608
51430Kansas City Royals1123874.33937.5512676-16415-4024-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium502426.480
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
167Oakland Athletics1136251.549--5115011032-2630-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum493118.633
2810Los Angeles Angels1135954.5223.05575233432-2627-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim493019.612
3915Texas Rangers1145658.4916.5577570730-2826-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field482424.500
41016Seattle Mariners1125557.4916.5526519725-2830-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field502327.460
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1116744.604--5965019534-2233-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium513021.588
2919Philadelphia Phillies1125458.48213.5574586-1227-2727-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park503119.620
31321Atlanta Braves1125260.46415.5583574929-3123-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field502723.540
41223Florida Marlins1125260.46415.5518540-2225-3227-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium502624.520
51425Washington Nationals1124963.43818.5515578-6323-3826-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium502228.440
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128St. Louis Cardinals1126151.545--5545421228-2833-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III492227.449
2412Cincinnati Reds1135855.5133.5556584-2828-2530-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark492227.449
3817Houston Astros1125458.4827.0509525-1623-3231-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park502822.560
41122Milwaukee Brewers1125260.4649.0506593-8720-3632-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park502327.460
51526Chicago Cubs1124864.42913.0474571-9723-3325-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field501832.360
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1134271.37219.5503574-7114-4328-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park492524.510
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1311San Diego Padres1125854.518--506501530-2328-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park503020.600
2513Los Angeles Dodgers1135855.5130.55765245225-3133-24W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium493019.612
3614Arizona Diamondbacks1135756.5041.5567571-429-2728-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field491930.388
4718Colorado Rockies1125458.4824.05084961226-3228-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field502228.440
51020San Francisco Giants1135459.4784.5522528-623-3131-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park482226.458

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ricky LedeeLF-RF32.259Claimed off waivers by Mets from Dodgers