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Standings at end of 2007 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Boston Red Sox1589365.589--86765721045-3651-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park431.750
244New York Yankees1599168.5722.596877719142-3952-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I3301.000
3715Toronto Blue Jays1628379.51212.07536995434-4749-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre000
41328Baltimore Orioles1616992.42925.5756868-11234-4735-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards101.000
51430Tampa Bay Rays1616695.41028.5782944-16229-5237-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field101.000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians1619566.590--81170410745-3751-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1101.000
258Detroit Tigers1598772.5477.08877979043-3845-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park312.333
3817Minnesota Twins1607882.48816.5718725-738-4341-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome211.500
41122Chicago White Sox1587187.44922.5693839-14634-4738-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field413.250
51227Kansas City Royals1616992.42926.0706778-7234-4735-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Los Angeles Angels1619467.584--8227319140-4154-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim101.000
2610Seattle Mariners1608773.5446.5794813-1939-4149-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field211.500
3919Oakland Athletics1627686.46918.5741758-1736-4540-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum000
41020Texas Rangers1587385.46219.5816844-2828-5347-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field422.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia Phillies1618972.553--8928217142-3947-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park101.000
2511New York Mets1608773.5441.58047505447-3441-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium211.500
3713Atlanta Braves1608377.5195.58107337740-4144-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field211.500
41324Washington Nationals1617289.44717.0673783-11033-4840-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1101.000
51426Florida Marlins1617091.43519.0790891-10135-4636-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1101.000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Chicago Cubs1618576.528--7526906241-4044-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field101.000
2814Milwaukee Brewers1618378.5162.08017762532-4951-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park101.000
31018St. Louis Cardinals1607783.4817.5725829-10435-4643-38W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III211.500
41121Houston Astros1627389.45112.5723813-9031-5042-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park000
51223Cincinnati Reds1617289.44713.0783853-7033-4839-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark101.000
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1606694.41318.5724846-12231-5037-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park2201.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Arizona Diamondbacks1629072.556--712732-2040-4150-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field000
237Colorado Rockies1628973.5491.086075810239-4251-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1101.000
349San Diego Padres1638974.5461.57416667542-4047-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park000
4916Los Angeles Dodgers1618279.5097.5735727839-4243-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium101.000
51525San Francisco Giants1617091.43519.5683720-3732-4939-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1101.000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Alfredo Amezaga2B30.002Signed by Marlins (1-year) 
Rick AnkielRF-CF28.183Signed by Cardinals (1-year) 
Joe BlantonP27.038Signed by Athletics (1-year) 
John BuckC27.195Signed by Royals (1-year) 
Chris Burke2B27.313Signed by Diamondbacks (1-year) 
Miguel Cabrera3B24.275Signed by Tigers (1-year) 
Chris CapuanoP28.152Signed by Brewers (1-year) 
Gustavo ChacinP27.045Signed by Blue Jays (1-year) 
Joe Crede3B29.267Signed by White Sox (1-year) 
Jorge De La RosaP26.288Signed by Royals (1-year) 
Matt DiazLF-OF29.321Signed by Braves (1-year) 
Scott DownsP31.307Signed by Blue Jays (3-years) 
Jason FrasorP30.162Signed by Blue Jays (1-year) 
Ross Gload1B31.288Signed by Royals (2-years, team option for 2010) 
John GrabowP29.075Signed by Pirates (1-year) 
Nick GreenP23.151Signed by Angels (1-year) 
Kevin GreggP29.212Signed by Marlins (1-year) 
Jeremy GuthrieP28.285Signed by Orioles (1-year) 
Brad HennesseyP27.346Signed by Giants (1-year) 
Matt HollidayLF28.017Signed by Rockies (2-years) 
Orlando Hudson2B-3B30.037Signed by Diamondbacks (1-year) 
Maicer Izturis2B-3B27.128Signed by Angels (1-year) 
Scott KazmirP23.360Signed by Rays (1-year) 
Casey Kotchman1B24.330Signed by Angels (1-year) 
Jason KubelLF25.238Signed by Twins (1-year) 
Gerald LairdC28.066Signed by Rangers (1-year) 
Brian LawrenceP31.249Signed by Royals to minor league contract 
Wil LedezmaP26.362Signed by Padres (1-year) 
Adam LoewenOF23.284Signed by Orioles (1-year) 
Javier LopezP30.191Signed by Red Sox (1-year) 
Brandon LyonP28.161Signed by Diamondbacks (1-year) 
Sergio MitreP26.336Signed by Marlins (1-year) 
Justin Morneau1B26.248Signed by Twins (1-year) 
Xavier NadyOF29.065Signed by Pirates (1-year) 
Carlos Pena1B-DH29.246Signed by Rays (1-year) 
Chad QuallsP29.154Signed by Diamondbacks (1-year) 
Horacio RamirezP28.055Signed by Mariners (1-year) 
Tim ReddingP29.340Signed by Nationals (1-year) 
Juan RinconP28.360Signed by Twins (1-year) 
Sean RodriguezLF22.267Signed by Angels (1-year) 
Marco Scutaro2B32.080Signed by Blue Jays (2-years) 
Bobby SeayP29.212Signed by Tigers (1-year) 
Chris SnyderP24.192Signed by Diamondbacks (1-year) 
Shingo TakatsuP39.054Signed by Cubs to minor league contract 
Brian TalletP30.119Signed by Blue Jays (1-year) 
Willy TaverasOF26.024Signed by Rockies (1-year) 
Jose ValentinSS38.098Signed by Mets to minor league contract 
Ty Wigginton1B-LF30.099Signed by Astros (1-year) 
Bobby WilsonC24.285Signed by Angels (1-year)