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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 2007-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves7Cincinnati Reds9BoxMike GoslingBob Wickman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Colorado Rockies1BoxPaul MaholmFranklin Morales(none)
Washington Nationals7Houston Astros6BoxJohn LannanJuan GutierrezChad Cordero
San Diego Padres9New York Mets8BoxTrevor HoffmanAaron HeilmanHeath Bell
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxChad BillingsleyJ.C. RomeroTakashi Saito
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants4BoxMatt CainCarlos ZambranoBrad Hennessey
Florida Marlins11St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRick Vanden HurkAnthony Reyes(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Los Angeles Angels4BoxJesse LitschErvin SantanaJeremy Accardo
Minnesota Twins5Baltimore Orioles2BoxBoof BonserSteve TrachselMatt Guerrier
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers1BoxRafael PerezJoel ZumayaJoe Borowski
Oakland Athletics12Tampa Bay Rays2BoxChad GaudinJason Hammel(none)
Seattle Mariners9Texas Rangers4BoxJeff WeaverKameron Loe(none)

Standings as of 2007-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1247450.597--65250814436-2840-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park382216.579
257New York Yankees1246856.5486.075860215630-3241-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I382612.684
3816Toronto Blue Jays1276463.50411.55765413525-3639-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre351916.543
41020Baltimore Orioles1255867.46416.5583604-2128-3730-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards371126.297
51430Tampa Bay Rays1264878.38127.0568765-19720-4128-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field361818.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Cleveland Indians1267056.556--6285755332-3038-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field362610.722
268Detroit Tigers1256857.5441.57036525137-2931-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park372017.541
3918Minnesota Twins1266363.5007.05675571029-3335-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361620.444
41123Chicago White Sox1235568.44713.5542653-11128-3728-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field391722.436
51225Kansas City Royals1265670.44414.0575609-3428-3628-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium361323.361
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels1267452.587--6505737732-3442-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim362016.556
233Seattle Mariners1247252.5811.06336072631-2941-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field381622.421
3715Oakland Athletics1296564.50410.55845543032-3233-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum331122.333
41327Texas Rangers1245470.43519.0629668-3924-4132-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field382117.553
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Mets1247054.565--6135526138-2633-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium381820.474
2410Philadelphia Phillies1256659.5284.56806433732-3334-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park372314.622
3813Atlanta Braves1266561.5166.06426024032-3134-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field361917.528
41122Washington Nationals1275770.44914.5506598-9227-3631-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium351619.457
51426Florida Marlins1275671.44115.5621670-4930-3327-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium351520.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2614Milwaukee Brewers1266561.516--606615-925-3740-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park361818.500
1712Chicago Cubs1266561.516--5855364932-3033-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field362016.556
31019St. Louis Cardinals1236063.4883.5557624-6729-3532-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III391821.462
41221Cincinnati Reds1275770.4498.5612682-7027-3730-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark351520.429
51324Houston Astros1285771.4459.0572650-7824-4133-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park341618.471
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1255471.43210.5571642-7126-3529-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park371423.378
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Arizona Diamondbacks1287256.563--546577-3134-3138-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field341816.529
239San Diego Padres1266858.5403.05564956133-2935-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park372116.568
3511Los Angeles Dodgers1276661.5205.55715482332-2934-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium351619.457
4917Colorado Rockies1276463.5047.56416103128-3736-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field362610.722
51528San Francisco Giants1275572.43316.5546561-1528-3828-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park351619.457


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Royce ClaytonSS37.233Signed by Red Sox 
Craig MonroeLF-RF30.177Traded by Tigers to Cubs for a player to be named later