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Games on 2008-04-20

Top2008 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLSan Diego Padres9Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP928,0902:42Randy WolfRandy JohnsonRandy Wolf (2-0)Randy Johnson (0-1)-Buddy BlackBob MelvinChase Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP936,7723:11Hiroki KurodaJair JurrjensJair Jurrjens (2-2)Hiroki Kuroda (1-2)-Joe TorreBobby CoxTurner Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs13Boxscore - PBP941,4053:13Zach DukeRyan DempsterRyan Dempster (3-0)Zach Duke (0-1)-John RussellLou PiniellaWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers3Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP1026,9023:07Yovani GallardoAaron HarangJared Burton (1-1)Eric Gagne (1-1)-Ned YostDusty BakerGreat American Ba
NLWashington Nationals1Florida Marlins6Boxscore - PBP911,6352:39Odalis PerezScott OlsenScott Olsen (3-0)Luis Ayala (0-1)-Manny ActaFredi GonzalezSun Life Stadium
NLColorado Rockies4Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP935,2863:20Ubaldo JimenezShawn ChaconWesley Wright (2-0)Brian Fuentes (0-1)Jose Valverde (2)Clint HurdleCecil CooperMinute Maid Park
NLNew York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP945,1733:13Mike PelfreyAdam EatonJ.C. Romero (1-0)Pedro Feliciano (0-1)Brad Lidge (3)Willie RandolphCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLSan Francisco Giants8St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP941,1273:08Jonathan SanchezBraden LooperJonathan Sanchez (1-1)Braden Looper (3-1)-Bruce BochyTony LaRussaBusch Stadium III
ALSeattle Mariners4Los Angeles Angels2Boxscore - PBP943,6312:57Miguel BatistaDustin MoseleyMiguel Batista (2-2)Dustin Moseley (1-2)Ryan Rowland-Smith (2)John McLarenMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees7Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP937,5012:52Andy PettitteSteve TrachselAndy Pettitte (3-1)Steve Trachsel (1-3)-Joe GirardiDave TrembleyOriole Park at Ca
ALTexas Rangers5Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP937,4802:40Kevin MillwoodTim WakefieldTim Wakefield (2-0)C.J. Wilson (0-1)Jonathan Papelbon (7)Ron WashingtonTerry FranconaFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP1027,7033:04Paul ByrdScott BakerMatt Guerrier (1-1)Rafael Perez (0-1)-Eric WedgeRon GardenhireHubert H. Humphre
ALKansas City Royals1Oakland Athletics7Boxscore - PBP918,6452:51Luke HochevarDana EvelandDana Eveland (2-1)Luke Hochevar (0-1)-Trey HillmanBob GerenOakland-Alameda C
ALChicago White Sox6Tampa Bay Rays0Boxscore - PBP917,2122:34John DanksEdwin JacksonJohn Danks (2-1)Edwin Jackson (2-2)-Ozzie GuillenJoe MaddonTropicana Field
ALDetroit Tigers3Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP930,1392:54Nate RobertsonA.J. BurnettA.J. Burnett (2-1)Nate Robertson (0-2)Jeremy Accardo (4)Jim LeylandJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2008-04-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox20137.650--1049777-26-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1428260.577
2511Baltimore Orioles19118.5791.5848409-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1425785.401
3612Toronto Blue Jays19109.5262.59476185-65-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1437667.531
4716New York Yankees201010.5003.08593-85-45-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1427963.556
51122Tampa Bay Rays19811.4214.5928664-74-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1438954.622
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Chicago White Sox18117.611--9866324-37-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1457867.538
31017Minnesota Twins19910.4742.57178-76-63-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1447965.549
2919Kansas City Royals19910.4742.56377-143-36-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1436677.462
41227Cleveland Indians19712.3684.57990-114-63-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1437469.517
51429Detroit Tigers19613.3165.577117-402-64-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1436875.476
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
248Oakland Athletics20128.600--9175166-66-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1416378.447
139Los Angeles Angels20128.600--9787106-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1428854.620
3814Seattle Mariners201010.5002.0948595-35-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1425191.359
41326Texas Rangers19712.3684.57997-182-65-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1437271.503
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Florida Marlins18117.611--8295-137-54-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1437370.510
2610New York Mets17107.5880.58662246-34-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1457966.545
3813Atlanta Braves1899.5002.09665316-23-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1446381.438
41020Philadelphia Phillies19910.4742.5858326-63-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1438360.580
51630Washington Nationals19514.2636.567100-332-53-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1425488.380
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs18126.667--11186258-44-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1438558.594
234St. Louis Cardinals19127.6320.58768198-44-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1437469.517
345Milwaukee Brewers18117.6111.08774134-27-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1447965.549
41123Cincinnati Reds19811.4214.57887-95-53-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWayne KrivskyGreat American Ballpark1436677.462
51325Pittsburgh Pirates18711.3895.081117-363-34-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1446084.417
61528Houston Astros19712.3685.57388-154-53-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1427963.556
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks18135.722--11665517-26-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1446975.479
2715Colorado Rockies1899.5004.07687-113-36-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1446579.451
3918San Diego Padres19910.4744.56282-205-54-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1435489.378
41221San Francisco Giants19811.4215.56194-335-53-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1436479.448
51424Los Angeles Dodgers18711.3896.0736855-42-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1447767.535