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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 2008-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers4Chicago Cubs3BoxBrian ShouseKerry WoodEric Gagne
Los Angeles Dodgers5Florida Marlins3BoxJoe BeimelKevin GreggTakashi Saito
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxTom GordonJoe ThatcherBrad Lidge
Pittsburgh Pirates2Washington Nationals3BoxLuis AyalaJohn GrabowJon Rauch
Oakland Athletics15Los Angeles Angels8BoxJustin DuchschererDustin Moseley(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Baltimore Orioles2BoxMatt GarzaBrian BurresTroy Percival
Toronto Blue Jays3Boston Red Sox0BoxA.J. BurnettTim WakefieldB.J. Ryan
Seattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians3BoxMasahide KobayashiMark Lowe(none)
Detroit Tigers8New York Yankees4BoxNate RobertsonJonathan Albaladejo(none)
Kansas City Royals1Texas Rangers2BoxSidney PonsonZack GreinkeC.J. Wilson

Standings as of 2008-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Tampa Bay Rays281612.571--1341112310-76-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1348153.604
248Boston Red Sox301713.567--136133311-56-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1327854.591
359Baltimore Orioles291613.5520.5122129-710-66-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1325280.394
41018New York Yankees301416.4673.0129141-125-79-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1327557.568
51324Toronto Blue Jays291217.4144.511911275-77-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1337459.556
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Chicago White Sox271413.519--134109257-77-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1367561.551
2716Cleveland Indians291415.4831.013012288-96-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1336766.504
3815Detroit Tigers291415.4831.0150152-26-88-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1336073.451
4917Minnesota Twins271314.4811.0102122-208-65-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1367561.551
51223Kansas City Royals281216.4292.5101131-305-77-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1346371.470
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225Oakland Athletics301812.600--150110408-710-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1315774.435
114Los Angeles Angels301812.600--14814448-710-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1328250.621
31120Seattle Mariners291316.4484.512912277-76-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1334885.361
41430Texas Rangers291118.3796.5132178-466-85-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1336865.511
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Philadelphia Phillies291613.552--136124128-78-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1337657.571
2611New York Mets261412.5380.511911819-55-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1367561.551
3712Florida Marlins281513.5360.5124142-187-88-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1336964.519
41122Atlanta Braves271215.4443.0129107228-44-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1356075.444
51226Washington Nationals291217.4144.0107136-298-74-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1324785.356
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals291811.621--1351043112-66-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1336865.511
233Chicago Cubs281711.6070.51741245011-66-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1338053.602
347Milwaukee Brewers281612.5711.5130131-17-69-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1347460.552
4921Houston Astros291316.4485.0131132-16-57-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1327359.553
51325Cincinnati Reds291217.4146.0124139-156-86-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1336271.466
61427Pittsburgh Pirates281117.3936.5130163-336-75-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1345678.418
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks28208.714--1651095611-39-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1346272.463
2813Los Angeles Dodgers281513.5365.0142110329-56-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1346965.515
31019San Francisco Giants291316.4487.593131-388-85-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1335974.444
41528Colorado Rockies281117.3939.0114144-304-67-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1346371.470
51629San Diego Padres291118.3799.594133-396-95-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1335281.391


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike MarothP30.257Released by Royals