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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 2008-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets5Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxJorge SosaChad QuallsBilly Wagner
Cincinnati Reds7Atlanta Braves14BoxRoyce RingBronson Arroyo(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Colorado Rockies7BoxAaron CookDerek LoweTaylor Buchholz
San Diego Padres3Florida Marlins10BoxAndrew MillerGreg Maddux(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Houston Astros8BoxTim ByrdakMitch Stetter(none)
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxBrad LidgeKeiichi Yabu(none)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTodd WellemeyerJason MarquisJason Isringhausen
Pittsburgh Pirates2Washington Nationals5BoxTim ReddingIan Snell(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Los Angeles Angels6BoxJoe SaundersSteve TrachselFrancisco Rodriguez
Tampa Bay Rays3Boston Red Sox7BoxJon LesterScott KazmirJonathan Papelbon
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians0BoxGil MecheAaron LaffeyJoakim Soria
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins7BoxMatt GuerrierZach MinerJoe Nathan
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees8BoxDarrell RasnerCarlos Silva(none)
Texas Rangers1Oakland Athletics3BoxSantiago CasillaScott FeldmanHuston Street
Chicago White Sox3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRoy HalladayJose ContrerasScott Downs

Standings as of 2008-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox332013.606--1621431914-56-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1297554.581
2512Baltimore Orioles321715.5312.5132141-910-67-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1295178.395
3613Tampa Bay Rays311615.5163.0144137710-76-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1318150.618
4715New York Yankees331716.5153.014814538-79-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1297257.558
5818Toronto Blue Jays321517.4694.5130117138-77-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1307159.546
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Minnesota Twins301614.533--124130-611-65-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1337261.541
31019Kansas City Royals301416.4672.0107133-265-79-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1326171.462
2920Chicago White Sox301416.4672.0139120197-77-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1337558.564
41121Cleveland Indians311417.4522.513212848-116-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1316764.511
51224Detroit Tigers321418.4383.0158174-166-88-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1306070.462
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Angels332013.606--160154610-810-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1298049.620
236Oakland Athletics331914.5761.0159121389-910-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1285672.438
41426Texas Rangers321319.4066.5143187-446-87-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1306664.508
31325Seattle Mariners321319.4066.5133141-87-76-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1304882.369
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Philadelphia Phillies321814.563--1501371310-88-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1307456.569
258New York Mets291613.5520.513513239-57-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1337360.549
369Florida Marlins311714.5480.5142156-149-98-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1306763.515
41017Atlanta Braves301515.5002.01541153911-44-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1325775.432
51223Washington Nationals321418.4384.0125157-3210-84-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1294584.349
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals322012.625--1481192914-76-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1306664.508
235Chicago Cubs311813.5811.51891375211-67-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1307951.608
3814Milwaukee Brewers311615.5163.5142152-107-69-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1317457.565
4916Houston Astros321616.5004.015214489-57-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1297059.543
51427Pittsburgh Pirates311219.3877.5151181-306-76-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1315576.420
61529Cincinnati Reds321220.3758.0132164-326-86-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1306268.477
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks312110.677--1791255412-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1316170.466
2710Los Angeles Dodgers311714.5484.0167130379-58-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1316764.511
31122San Francisco Giants321418.4387.5106145-398-86-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1305872.446
41328Colorado Rockies311219.3879.0134169-355-87-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1316269.473
51630San Diego Padres321220.3759.5108151-436-96-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1305179.392