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Wednesday August 8,2007This 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 2007-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates6Arizona Diamondbacks10BoxEdgar GonzalezPaul MaholmJose Valverde
Los Angeles Dodgers0Cincinnati Reds1BoxAaron HarangChad BillingsleyDavid Weathers
Milwaukee Brewers4Colorado Rockies19BoxJeff FrancisYovani Gallardo(none)
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros8BoxRoy OswaltCarlos Zambrano(none)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets4BoxAaron HeilmanRafael SorianoBilly Wagner
Florida Marlins4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxKyle LohseDontrelle WillisBrett Myers
Washington Nationals0San Francisco Giants5BoxMatt CainTim Redding(none)
San Diego Padres1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKip WellsGreg MadduxJason Isringhausen
Boston Red Sox9Los Angeles Angels6BoxHideki OkajimaJustin SpeierJonathan Papelbon
Seattle Mariners8Baltimore Orioles4BoxFelix HernandezJeremy GuthrieJ.J. Putz
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox6BoxJose ContrerasAaron Fultz(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Detroit Tigers1BoxJames ShieldsChad Durbin(none)
Minnesota Twins11Kansas City Royals4BoxJohan SantanaOdalis Perez(none)
Oakland Athletics6Texas Rangers3BoxLenny DiNardoA.J. MurrayAlan Embree
New York Yankees4Toronto Blue Jays15BoxRoy HalladayChien-Ming Wang(none)

Standings as of 2007-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1126844.607--58946012933-2536-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park502822.560
268New York Yankees1116051.5417.567853114726-3037-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I513417.667
3817Toronto Blue Jays1135756.50411.55334943922-3435-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre492623.531
41120Baltimore Orioles1125260.46416.0510510025-3427-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards501733.340
51430Tampa Bay Rays1124369.38425.0529698-16917-3726-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field502327.460
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers1116348.568--6415667535-2528-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park512526.490
256Cleveland Indians1146450.5610.55805235727-2837-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field483216.667
3716Minnesota Twins1125755.5096.55195001926-2832-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome502228.440
41019Chicago White Sox1105258.47310.5487580-9328-3125-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field522032.385
51226Kansas City Royals1124963.43814.5521563-4224-3125-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium502030.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels1136647.584--5745066829-3037-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim492821.571
245Seattle Mariners1106248.5642.5544536825-2737-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field522626.500
3918Oakland Athletics1155560.47812.04994881126-3029-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum472126.447
41328Texas Rangers1124864.42917.5551620-6921-3828-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field502723.540
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1116348.568--5264784833-2531-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium512526.490
2410Philadelphia Phillies1126052.5363.56235665729-3031-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park502921.580
3511Atlanta Braves1125953.5274.55655224329-2631-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field502525.500
51122Washington Nationals1135162.45113.0449534-8522-3330-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium492227.449
41223Florida Marlins1135162.45113.0546596-5026-3026-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium492029.408
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Milwaukee Brewers1146054.526--548547121-3539-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park482325.479
2914Chicago Cubs1135855.5131.55174734428-2730-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field492722.551
31021St. Louis Cardinals1105159.4647.0481584-10325-3327-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III522725.519
41324Houston Astros1145163.4479.0518582-6420-3831-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park482226.458
51527Cincinnati Reds1134964.43410.5524579-5523-3526-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark492326.469
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1104565.40913.0466560-9420-3325-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park522329.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Arizona Diamondbacks1156451.557--480510-3030-2934-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field472621.553
239San Diego Padres1136152.5402.04824305229-2632-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park502822.560
3713Colorado Rockies1135954.5224.05765344226-3333-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field503119.620
4815Los Angeles Dodgers1135855.5135.05064852128-2630-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium492425.490
51425San Francisco Giants1124963.43813.5480487-722-3527-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park502228.440


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason EllisonCF-LF29.126Claimed off waivers by Reds from Mariners