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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 2007-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants9Atlanta Braves3BoxTim LincecumChuck James(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs12BoxJason MarquisBobby Livingston(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5Florida Marlins4BoxLivan HernandezDaniel BaroneJose Valverde
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxDerek LoweWandy RodriguezTakashi Saito
St. Louis Cardinals8Milwaukee Brewers0BoxAdam WainwrightDavid Bush(none)
New York Mets7Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxDamaso MarteAaron HeilmanMatt Capps
Colorado Rockies9San Diego Padres11BoxClay HensleyJeremy AffeldtTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals2BoxCole HamelsJoel HanrahanBrett Myers
Detroit Tigers8New York Yankees5BoxJustin VerlanderMike Mussina(none)
Chicago White Sox5Oakland Athletics8BoxRuddy LugoMatt Thornton(none)
Kansas City Royals6Texas Rangers2BoxRyan BraunWillie Eyre(none)
Los Angeles Angels4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxKelvim EscobarDustin McGowanFrancisco Rodriguez

Standings as of 2007-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1187147.602--61348113234-2738-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park442519.568
268New York Yankees1186454.5427.071556914629-3038-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I443014.682
3716Toronto Blue Jays1206159.50811.05515123924-3637-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre422220.524
41020Baltimore Orioles1195663.47115.5556547927-3529-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards431330.302
51430Tampa Bay Rays1194673.38725.5552725-17320-4126-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field432023.465
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Detroit Tigers1196752.563--6866176937-2630-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park432122.488
257Cleveland Indians1206654.5501.56005584228-2838-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field423012.714
3817Minnesota Twins1195960.4968.05455291628-3332-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome432023.465
41122Chicago White Sox1175364.45313.0513618-10528-3426-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field451926.422
51225Kansas City Royals1205367.44214.5546583-3725-3328-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium421626.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels1197049.588--6005217930-3240-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim432419.558
234Seattle Mariners1176651.5643.0581575628-2838-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field452223.489
3918Oakland Athletics1226062.49211.55455261928-3232-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum401624.400
41326Texas Rangers1185266.44117.5578640-6221-3832-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field442321.523
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Mets1186652.559--5725225035-2632-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium442222.500
2410Philadelphia Phillies1196455.5382.56495925731-3133-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park432518.581
3511Atlanta Braves1196356.5293.56005594131-2833-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field432122.488
41121Florida Marlins1205565.45812.0589635-4629-3127-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium421626.381
51223Washington Nationals1205466.45013.0471562-9124-3531-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium421923.452
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Milwaukee Brewers1206258.517--571589-1823-3639-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park422121.500
2915Chicago Cubs1206159.5081.05645194530-2931-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field422418.571
31019St. Louis Cardinals1175760.4873.5533596-6328-3330-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III452124.467
41324Houston Astros1215467.4468.5548615-6722-4032-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park411922.463
51427Cincinnati Reds1205268.43310.0568635-6725-3627-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark422022.476
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1184969.41512.0522607-8523-3427-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park441925.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks1226953.566--521547-2632-3037-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field402119.525
239San Diego Padres1206555.5423.05264666031-2834-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park432419.558
3713Colorado Rockies1206258.5176.06135743927-3535-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field432815.651
4814Los Angeles Dodgers1216259.5126.5533524930-2832-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium412021.488
51528San Francisco Giants1205070.41718.0518536-1824-3827-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park422121.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chris BasakSS28.253Claimed off waivers by Twins from Yankees 
Julio BorbonLF-OF21.177Signed by Rangers 
Andrew BrackmanP21.255Signed by Yankees 
Mike Moustakas3B18.339Signed by Royals 
David PriceP21.355Signed by Devil Rays 
Josh Vitters3B17.354Signed by Cubs