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Tuesday April 22,2008This 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 2008-04-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants4Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxBrandon WebbBarry ZitoBrandon Lyon
Washington Nationals6Atlanta Braves0BoxJohn LannanJohn Smoltz(none)
New York Mets1Chicago Cubs8BoxTed LillyNelson Figueroa(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds8BoxEdinson VolquezHong-Chih Kuo(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Colorado Rockies6BoxRyan MadsonManuel CorpasBrad Lidge
San Diego Padres7Houston Astros11BoxJose ValverdeHeath Bell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Milwaukee Brewers9BoxSeth McClungJason Isringhausen(none)
Florida Marlins2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxPaul MaholmRicky NolascoMatt Capps
Los Angeles Angels6Boston Red Sox7BoxMike TimlinDarren OliverJonathan Papelbon
New York Yankees9Chicago White Sox5BoxChien-Ming WangJose Contreras(none)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers10BoxJustin VerlanderVicente Padilla(none)
Cleveland Indians15Kansas City Royals1BoxCC SabathiaGil Meche(none)
Minnesota Twins5Oakland Athletics4BoxJuan RinconJoe BlantonJoe Nathan
Baltimore Orioles2Seattle Mariners4BoxArthur RhodesJeremy GuthrieJ.J. Putz
Toronto Blue Jays4Tampa Bay Rays6BoxJames ShieldsJesse LitschTroy Percival

Standings as of 2008-04-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox22157.682--119106139-26-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1408060.571
2510Baltimore Orioles20119.5503.08688-29-42-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1415784.404
3713New York Yankees211110.5243.59498-45-46-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1417863.553
4917Toronto Blue Jays211011.4764.59987125-75-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1417665.539
51118Tampa Bay Rays20911.4505.0989085-74-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1428854.620
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Chicago White Sox19118.579--10375284-47-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1447866.542
2816Minnesota Twins201010.5001.57682-66-64-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1437865.545
31020Kansas City Royals20911.4502.56492-283-46-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1426676.465
41226Cleveland Indians20812.4003.5949134-64-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1427369.514
51327Detroit Tigers21813.3814.092120-283-65-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1416675.468
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
248Oakland Athletics21129.571--9580156-76-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1406377.450
139Los Angeles Angels21129.571--1039496-56-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1418853.624
3612Seattle Mariners211110.5241.09887116-35-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1415091.355
41429Texas Rangers21714.3335.084115-312-65-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1417269.511
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Florida Marlins20128.600--94102-87-55-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1417269.511
2611New York Mets19109.5261.58877116-34-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1437964.552
3714Philadelphia Phillies211110.5241.51029486-65-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1418160.574
4815Atlanta Braves201010.5002.010374297-33-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1426280.437
51630Washington Nationals21615.2866.576107-312-54-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1405387.379
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs20146.700--126883810-44-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1418358.589
234St. Louis Cardinals21138.6191.59980198-45-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1417368.518
345Milwaukee Brewers20128.6002.09986135-37-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1427864.549
51223Houston Astros21912.4295.59498-46-53-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1407763.550
41021Cincinnati Reds21912.4295.58997-86-63-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWayne KrivskyGreat American Ballpark1416576.461
61425Pittsburgh Pirates20812.4006.088129-414-44-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1425983.415
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks20155.750--12571549-26-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1426775.472
2919Colorado Rockies20911.4506.087104-173-56-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1426577.458
31122San Diego Padres21912.4296.572103-315-54-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1415487.383
41324Los Angeles Dodgers20812.4007.0837945-43-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1427666.535
51528San Francisco Giants21813.3817.567103-365-53-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1416477.454


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Josh ButlerP23.132Traded by Rays to Brewers for Gabe Gross 
Gabe GrossLF28.184Traded by Brewers to Rays for Josh Butler