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Friday August 17,2007This 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 2007-08-17

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks4Atlanta Braves0BoxBrandon WebbLance Cormier(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Chicago Cubs2BoxRich HillBraden LooperRyan Dempster
San Francisco Giants3Florida Marlins0BoxBarry ZitoScott OlsenBrad Hennessey
Colorado Rockies4Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxEric StultsJosh FoggTakashi Saito
Cincinnati Reds8Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBronson ArroyoJeff Suppan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies11Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJ.D. DurbinTom Gorzelanny(none)
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres1BoxWoody WilliamsHeath BellBrad Lidge
New York Mets6Washington Nationals2BoxTom GlavineMatt Chico(none)
Los Angeles Angels4Boston Red Sox8BoxClay BuchholzJohn LackeyJonathan Papelbon
Los Angeles Angels7Boston Red Sox5BoxFrancisco RodriguezEric Gagne(none)
Texas Rangers1Minnesota Twins2BoxMatt GuerrierJamey Wright(none)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees6BoxAndy PettitteNate Robertson(none)
Kansas City Royals9Oakland Athletics2BoxBrian BannisterDan Meyer(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners5BoxMiguel BatistaJose ContrerasJ.J. Putz
Cleveland Indians2Tampa Bay Rays1BoxPaul ByrdEdwin JacksonJoe Borowski
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxA.J. BurnettGarrett OlsonJeremy Accardo

Standings as of 2007-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1197148.597--62649213434-2739-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park432518.581
268New York Yankees1196554.5466.072157015129-3039-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I432914.674
3714Toronto Blue Jays1216259.51210.05565144224-3638-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre412120.512
41020Baltimore Orioles1205664.46715.5558552627-3629-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards421329.310
51430Tampa Bay Rays1204674.38325.5553727-17420-4126-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field422022.476
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Detroit Tigers1206753.558--6876236437-2730-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park422121.500
257Cleveland Indians1216754.5540.56025594329-2838-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field412912.707
3817Minnesota Twins1206060.5007.05475301728-3333-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome421923.452
41123Chicago White Sox1185365.44913.0517623-10628-3526-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field441925.432
51225Kansas City Royals1215467.44613.5555585-3026-3328-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium411526.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels1207149.592--6115347731-3340-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim422319.548
234Seattle Mariners1186751.5683.0586579728-2839-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field442123.477
3918Oakland Athletics1236063.48812.55475351228-3232-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum391623.410
41327Texas Rangers1195267.43718.5579642-6321-3932-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field432320.535
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Mets1196752.563--5785245436-2632-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium432122.488
239Philadelphia Phillies1206555.5422.56606006032-3133-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park422418.571
3511Atlanta Braves1206357.5254.56005633731-2833-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field422121.500
41121Florida Marlins1215566.45513.0589638-4929-3127-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium411625.390
51324Washington Nationals1215467.44614.0473568-9524-3531-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium411922.463
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2713Milwaukee Brewers1216259.512--574597-2323-3639-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park412120.512
1915Chicago Cubs1216259.512--5665204630-2932-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field412318.561
31019St. Louis Cardinals1185761.4833.5534598-6428-3430-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III442123.477
41222Houston Astros1225567.4517.5551616-6523-4032-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park401822.450
51426Cincinnati Reds1215368.4389.0576638-6226-3627-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark411922.463
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1194970.41212.0530618-8823-3427-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park431924.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks1237053.569--525547-2233-3037-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field392019.513
2410San Diego Padres1216556.5374.05274695831-2834-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park422418.571
3612Los Angeles Dodgers1226359.5166.55395281130-2833-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium401921.475
4816Colorado Rockies1216259.5127.06175803727-3635-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field422814.667
51528San Francisco Giants1215170.42118.0521536-1525-3827-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park412021.488

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tim LincecumP23.063Placed on the Bereavement List 
Paul MildrenP23.106Claimed off waivers by Royals from Marlins 
Wily Mo PenaDH-LF25.206Traded by Red Sox with cash considerations to Nationals for a player to be named later 
Cody ScarpettaP18.357Signed by Brewers 
Carlos ZambranoP26.077Signed by Cubs (5-year extension)