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Friday May 2,2008This 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 2008-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets7Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxJohn MaineMicah Owings(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Atlanta Braves2BoxTim HudsonEdinson Volquez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Colorado Rockies6BoxBrad PennyJeff Francis(none)
San Diego Padres4Florida Marlins6BoxMark HendricksonJustin GermanoKevin Gregg
Milwaukee Brewers4Houston Astros7BoxRoy OswaltCarlos VillanuevaJose Valverde
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxJ.C. RomeroBrian Wilson(none)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxRon VilloneChad Fox(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates11Washington Nationals4BoxDamaso MarteJohn Lannan(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Los Angeles Angels3BoxJeremy GuthrieJered WeaverGeorge Sherrill
Tampa Bay Rays3Boston Red Sox7BoxClay BuchholzEdwin Jackson(none)
Detroit Tigers1Minnesota Twins11BoxLivan HernandezArmando Galarraga(none)
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees5BoxChien-Ming WangErik Bedard(none)
Texas Rangers4Oakland Athletics3BoxVicente PadillaJoe BlantonC.J. Wilson
Chicago White Sox0Toronto Blue Jays2BoxShaun MarcumMark BuehrleScott Downs

Standings as of 2008-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Boston Red Sox311813.581--143136712-56-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1317754.588
247Baltimore Orioles301713.5670.5126132-610-67-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1315180.389
3510Tampa Bay Rays291613.5521.01371181910-76-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1338152.609
4816New York Yankees311516.4843.0134142-86-79-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1317457.565
51222Toronto Blue Jays301317.4334.512111296-77-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1327359.553
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1715Chicago White Sox281414.500--134111237-77-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1357560.556
2614Minnesota Twins281414.500--113123-109-65-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1357461.548
3917Cleveland Indians291415.4830.513012288-96-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1336766.504
41019Detroit Tigers301416.4671.0151163-126-88-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1326072.455
51324Kansas City Royals281216.4292.0101131-305-77-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1346371.470
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
234Oakland Athletics311813.581--153114398-810-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1305773.438
115Los Angeles Angels311813.581--15114838-810-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1318249.626
31123Seattle Mariners301317.4334.513012737-76-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1324884.364
41427Texas Rangers301218.4005.5136181-456-86-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1326765.508
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies301713.567--142129139-78-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1327557.568
259New York Mets271512.5560.512612069-56-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1357461.548
3813Florida Marlins291613.5520.5130146-168-88-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1326864.515
41020Atlanta Braves281315.4643.0131107249-44-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1345975.440
51428Washington Nationals301218.4005.0111147-368-84-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1314784.359
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals301911.633--1401073313-66-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1326765.508
233Chicago Cubs291712.5861.51771294811-66-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1328052.606
3611Milwaukee Brewers291613.5522.5134138-47-69-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1337459.556
4918Houston Astros301416.4675.013813627-57-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1317259.550
51225Pittsburgh Pirates291217.4146.5141167-266-76-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1335578.414
61326Cincinnati Reds301218.4007.0124141-176-86-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1326270.470
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks29209.690--1671165111-49-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1336271.466
2712Los Angeles Dodgers291613.5524.0153116379-57-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1336865.511
31121San Francisco Giants301317.4337.598137-398-85-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1325973.447
41529Colorado Rockies291118.3799.0120155-354-77-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1336370.474
51630San Diego Padres301119.3679.598139-416-95-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1325280.394


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Juan Castro2B-3B35.316Signed by Rockies to minor league contract