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Friday April 18,2008This 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 2008-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres0Arizona Diamondbacks9BoxDan HarenGreg Maddux(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves6BoxWill OhmanDerek Lowe(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs3BoxRich HillIan SnellKerry Wood
Milwaukee Brewers5Cincinnati Reds2BoxBen SheetsBronson ArroyoEric Gagne
Washington Nationals6Florida Marlins4BoxTim ReddingJustin MillerJon Rauch
Colorado Rockies11Houston Astros5BoxFranklin MoralesChris Sampson(none)
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJohan SantanaCole HamelsBilly Wagner
San Francisco Giants1St. Louis Cardinals11BoxTodd WellemeyerMatt Cain(none)
Seattle Mariners4Los Angeles Angels5BoxJoe SaundersR.A. DickeyFrancisco Rodriguez
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles8BoxDaniel CabreraPhil Hughes(none)
Texas Rangers3Boston Red Sox11BoxDaisuke MatsuzakaLuis Mendoza(none)
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins0BoxCliff LeeFrancisco Liriano(none)
Kansas City Royals2Oakland Athletics13BoxChad GaudinBrian Bannister(none)
Chicago White Sox9Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJavier VazquezJeff Niemann(none)
Detroit Tigers8Toronto Blue Jays4BoxKenny RogersJeremy Accardo(none)

Standings as of 2008-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Boston Red Sox18117.611--938945-26-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1448460.583
249Baltimore Orioles17107.5880.5777708-32-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1445886.403
3813New York Yankees1899.5002.07886-85-44-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1448064.556
4917Toronto Blue Jays1789.4712.58671153-65-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1457867.538
51122Tampa Bay Rays17710.4123.5878073-64-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1459055.621
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago White Sox16106.625--9261314-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1477968.537
2612Kansas City Royals1798.5291.55764-73-36-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1456679.455
41326Minnesota Twins17710.4123.56677-114-63-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1468165.555
31024Cleveland Indians17710.4123.57885-74-63-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1457471.510
51429Detroit Tigers17611.3534.572109-372-64-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1456877.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Los Angeles Angels18117.611--918295-46-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1448955.618
2511Oakland Athletics18108.5561.0786994-66-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1436578.455
3714Seattle Mariners1899.5002.08979105-34-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1445292.361
41223Texas Rangers17710.4123.57186-152-65-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1457273.497
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158New York Mets1596.600--7855236-33-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1478067.544
2610Florida Marlins1697.5630.57089-195-54-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1457570.517
3916Philadelphia Phillies1789.4712.0787535-53-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1458461.579
41019Atlanta Braves1679.4382.58663234-23-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1466581.445
51630Washington Nationals17512.2945.06188-272-53-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1445490.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals17125.706--8557288-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1457471.510
244Chicago Cubs16106.6251.5857966-44-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1458758.600
333Milwaukee Brewers16106.6251.57967124-26-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1468066.548
41221Pittsburgh Pirates1679.4384.57491-173-34-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1466086.411
51325Cincinnati Reds17710.4125.07179-84-43-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWayne KrivskyGreat American Ballpark1456778.462
61528Houston Astros17611.3536.06581-163-43-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1448064.556
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks16124.750--10253496-16-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1467076.479
2715Colorado Rockies1688.5004.06979-103-35-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1466680.452
3818San Diego Padres1789.4714.55068-185-53-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1455590.379
41120Los Angeles Dodgers1679.4385.07158135-42-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1467769.527
51427San Francisco Giants17611.3536.55092-425-51-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1456679.455


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan Johnson1B28.252Claimed off waivers by Rays from Athletics