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Tuesday April 29,2008This 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 2008-04-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros6Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxDoug BrocailEdgar GonzalezJose Valverde
Milwaukee Brewers10Chicago Cubs7BoxBen SheetsJason MarquisEric Gagne
Los Angeles Dodgers7Florida Marlins6BoxJoe BeimelKevin GreggTakashi Saito
Pittsburgh Pirates4New York Mets5BoxJorge SosaJohn Van Benschoten(none)
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxCole HamelsGreg Maddux(none)
Colorado Rockies3San Francisco Giants2BoxAaron CookTim LincecumBrian Fuentes
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJoel PineiroJohnny Cueto(none)
Atlanta Braves3Washington Nationals6BoxSaul RiveraBlaine BoyerJon Rauch
Oakland Athletics0Los Angeles Angels2BoxJoe SaundersGreg SmithFrancisco Rodriguez
Tampa Bay Rays4Baltimore Orioles7BoxGarrett OlsonJason HammelGeorge Sherrill
Toronto Blue Jays0Boston Red Sox1BoxJonathan PapelbonRoy Halladay(none)
Seattle Mariners7Cleveland Indians2BoxMark LoweRafael Betancourt(none)
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins3BoxBoof BonserGavin FloydJoe Nathan
Detroit Tigers6New York Yankees4BoxKenny RogersPhil HughesTodd Jones
Kansas City Royals9Texas Rangers5BoxRon MahayJason Jennings(none)

Standings as of 2008-04-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles271611.593--119117210-46-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1345282.388
249Boston Red Sox281612.5710.5134129510-46-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1347955.590
3613Tampa Bay Rays261412.5381.51221081410-74-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1368353.610
4714New York Yankees281414.5002.5123127-45-59-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1347559.560
51326Toronto Blue Jays271116.4075.011511055-76-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1357560.556
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Chicago White Sox261412.538--131105267-77-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1377562.547
3920Minnesota Twins261214.4622.098119-217-65-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1377661.555
21018Kansas City Royals261214.4622.091118-275-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1366373.463
41221Cleveland Indians271215.4442.511911726-96-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1356966.511
51122Detroit Tigers271215.4442.5136146-106-86-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1356273.459
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225Oakland Athletics281711.607--13496388-79-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1335875.436
113Los Angeles Angels281711.607--13412867-610-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1348351.619
3816Seattle Mariners271314.4813.5124111137-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1354887.356
41430Texas Rangers27918.3337.5119168-494-85-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1357065.519
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Florida Marlins261511.577--120124-47-68-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1356966.511
2610New York Mets251411.5600.5118105139-45-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1377562.547
3711Philadelphia Phillies271512.5560.5131118137-68-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1357758.570
41019Atlanta Braves261214.4623.0127104238-44-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1366076.441
51629Washington Nationals271017.3705.5101132-316-74-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1344985.366
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs261610.615--1521153710-56-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1358154.600
234St. Louis Cardinals281711.607--1301022811-66-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1346965.515
347Milwaukee Brewers261511.5771.0121109127-68-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1367561.551
4917Houston Astros281315.4644.012412406-57-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1337360.549
51123Cincinnati Reds281216.4295.0122134-126-86-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1346272.463
61427Pittsburgh Pirates261016.3856.0115159-446-74-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1365779.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks27198.704--1571025510-39-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1356372.467
2815Los Angeles Dodgers261313.5005.5124106189-54-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1367165.522
31224San Francisco Giants281216.4297.590129-397-85-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1346074.448
41325Colorado Rockies271116.4078.0112141-294-67-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1356372.467
51528San Diego Padres271017.3709.088128-406-94-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1355382.393


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Olivo AstacioP23.275Released by Pirates 
Juan Castro2B-3B35.313Released by Reds 
Oscar Robles2B32.020Claimed off waivers by Phillies from Padres