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Sunday April 6,2008This 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 2008-04-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets1Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn SmoltzJohan SantanaRafael Soriano
Houston Astros2Chicago Cubs3BoxCarlos ZambranoOscar VillarrealKerry Wood
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds8BoxEdinson VolquezBrett Myers(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5Colorado Rockies2BoxBrandon LyonMicah BowieChad Qualls
Pittsburgh Pirates9Florida Marlins2BoxIan SnellRick Vanden Hurk(none)
San Francisco Giants0Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBen SheetsBarry Zito(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Diego Padres2BoxJonathan BroxtonTrevor HoffmanTakashi Saito
Washington Nationals0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxKyle LohseJohn LannanJason Isringhausen
Texas Rangers10Los Angeles Angels4BoxVicente PadillaJon Garland(none)
Seattle Mariners2Baltimore Orioles3BoxDennis SarfateMark Lowe(none)
Chicago White Sox13Detroit Tigers2BoxMark BuehrleJustin Verlander(none)
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins1BoxBrett TomkoBoof BonserJoakim Soria
Tampa Bay Rays0New York Yankees2BoxChien-Ming WangJames ShieldsMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics1BoxCliff LeeJoe BlantonJoe Borowski
Boston Red Sox4Toronto Blue Jays7BoxRoy HalladayJosh BeckettJeremy Accardo

Standings as of 2008-04-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles541.800--272254-10-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1566492.410
224Toronto Blue Jays642.6670.53217153-01-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1568274.526
3510Tampa Bay Rays532.6001.03120110-03-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1579463.599
4817New York Yankees633.5001.51728-113-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1568670.551
51120Boston Red Sox734.4292.02334-110-03-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1559263.594
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Chicago White Sox642.667--3828100-04-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1578572.541
249Kansas City Royals642.667--231670-04-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1567185.455
3719Cleveland Indians633.5001.02425-12-11-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1567878.500
41223Minnesota Twins734.4291.51927-83-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1568571.545
51430Detroit Tigers606.0004.01539-240-60-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1567482.474
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Los Angeles Angels743.571--2930-11-23-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1559659.619
2916Texas Rangers633.5000.5302550-03-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1567680.487
31022Oakland Athletics734.4291.0242043-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1547282.468
41326Seattle Mariners624.3331.52324-12-10-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1565997.378
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2714Florida Marlins633.500--2140-193-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1558174.523
1815Atlanta Braves633.500--4027133-20-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1566987.442
31121Washington Nationals734.4290.5302911-02-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1545698.364
41224New York Mets523.4000.5302190-02-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1578770.554
51325Philadelphia Phillies624.3331.02735-81-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1569066.577
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222St. Louis Cardinals651.833--2513125-10-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1568175.519
111Milwaukee Brewers651.833--4019213-02-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1568571.545
356Cincinnati Reds642.6671.0272434-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWayne KrivskyGreat American Ballpark1567086.449
51013Pittsburgh Pirates633.5002.03438-40-03-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1566492.410
4918Chicago Cubs633.5002.02628-23-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1559461.606
61427Houston Astros725.2863.52530-50-02-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1548470.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
245Los Angeles Dodgers642.667--201192-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1568076.513
137Arizona Diamondbacks642.667--3116150-04-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1567878.500
3611San Diego Padres743.5710.52223-14-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1555996.381
51528San Francisco Giants615.1673.01234-220-01-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1567185.455
41629Colorado Rockies615.1673.01032-220-31-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1567383.468


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Josh PaulC32.323Signed by Astros to minor league contract