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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 2007-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates2Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxDoug DavisShawn ChaconJose Valverde
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds4BoxScott ProctorVictor SantosTakashi Saito
Chicago Cubs10Colorado Rockies2BoxTed LillyUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Atlanta Braves7New York Mets6BoxTim HudsonJohn MaineOscar Villarreal
Florida Marlins4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxTaylor TankersleyBrett MyersKevin Gregg
Washington Nationals3San Francisco Giants1BoxJoel HanrahanPat MischChad Cordero
San Diego Padres0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJoel PineiroChris Young(none)
Seattle Mariners13Baltimore Orioles8BoxHoracio RamirezDaniel CabreraGeorge Sherrill
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox5BoxAaron LaffeyMark BuehrleJoe Borowski
Tampa Bay Rays8Detroit Tigers1BoxScott KazmirJeremy Bonderman(none)
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals1BoxKyle DaviesMatt GarzaJoakim Soria

Standings as of 2007-08-09

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
3816Toronto Blue Jays1135756.50411.55334943922-3435-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre492623.531
41121Baltimore Orioles1135261.46016.5518523-525-3427-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards491732.347
51430Tampa Bay Rays1134469.38924.5537699-16218-3726-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field492227.449
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Cleveland Indians1156550.565--5875285928-2837-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field473116.660
256Detroit Tigers1126349.5630.56425746835-2528-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park502525.500
3717Minnesota Twins1135756.5047.05195011826-2932-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492227.449
41019Chicago White Sox1115259.46811.0492587-9528-3125-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field512031.392
51225Kansas City Royals1135063.44214.0522563-4124-3126-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium491930.388
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
233Seattle Mariners1116348.5682.05575441326-2737-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field512526.490
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
115New York Mets1126349.563--5324854733-2531-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium502525.500
3511Philadelphia Phillies1136053.5313.56255705529-3031-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park492920.592
2410Atlanta Braves1136053.5313.55725284430-2631-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field492425.490
51122Washington Nationals1145262.45612.0452535-8323-3330-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium482127.438
41223Florida Marlins1145262.45612.0550598-4827-3026-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium481929.396
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Milwaukee Brewers1146054.526--548547121-3539-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park482325.479
2913Chicago Cubs1145955.5181.05274755229-2730-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field482622.542
31020St. Louis Cardinals1115259.4686.5486584-9825-3328-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III512625.510
41324Houston Astros1145163.4479.0518582-6420-3831-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park482226.458
51527Cincinnati Reds1144965.43011.0528584-5623-3526-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark482325.479
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1114566.40513.5468564-9620-3425-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park512328.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Arizona Diamondbacks1166551.560--484512-2830-2935-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field462521.543
239San Diego Padres1146153.5353.04824354729-2732-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park492821.571
3815Colorado Rockies1145955.5185.05785443426-3333-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field493118.633
4714Los Angeles Dodgers1145955.5185.05114892229-2630-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium482325.479
51426San Francisco Giants1134964.43414.5481490-922-3527-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park492227.449


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sebastien BoucherOF25.294Traded by Mariners to Orioles for John Parrish 
Russell Branyan1B31.234Traded by Indians to Phillies for cash considerations 
Kyle GilliganSS19.155Signed by Blue Jays 
Chris GomezSS36.054Claimed off waivers by Indians from Orioles 
Scott HouinOF22.120Signed by Brewers 
John ParrishP29.256Traded by Orioles to Mariners for Sebastien Boucher 
Scott Spiezio1B-2B34.322Placed on restricted list by Cardinals 
Mark SweeneyRF-1B37.287Traded by Giants to Dodgers for a player to be named later or cash.