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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 2008-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies4Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxRandy JohnsonAdam EatonBrandon Lyon
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves5BoxJair JurrjensChris YoungJeff Bennett
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds0BoxCarlos ZambranoAaron HarangKerry Wood
St. Louis Cardinals6Colorado Rockies5BoxBraden LooperMark RedmanRyan Franklin
Milwaukee Brewers0Florida Marlins3BoxScott OlsenJeff SuppanKevin Gregg
Washington Nationals5Houston Astros6BoxDoug BrocailLuis AyalaJose Valverde
New York Mets4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxHong-Chih KuoNelson FigueroaTakashi Saito
San Francisco Giants6Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxZach DukeJonathan Sanchez(none)
Minnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox7BoxGavin FloydNick Blackburn(none)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers0BoxTim WakefieldNate Robertson(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Kansas City Royals3BoxDarren OliverBrian BannisterFrancisco Rodriguez
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees3BoxRafael PerezJoba ChamberlainRafael Betancourt
Baltimore Orioles2Oakland Athletics4BoxJustin DuchschererBrian BurresSantiago Casilla
Texas Rangers10Seattle Mariners1BoxSidney PonsonMiguel Batista(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxAndy SonnanstineA.J. BurnettTroy Percival

Standings as of 2008-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox352213.629--1731462714-58-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1277354.575
2410Tampa Bay Rays321715.5313.5149141810-77-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1308050.615
4615New York Yankees341717.5004.515115018-89-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1287256.563
3717Baltimore Orioles341717.5004.5135147-1210-67-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1275176.402
5818Toronto Blue Jays341618.4715.5135122139-87-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1287058.547
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1513Minnesota Twins311615.516--125137-1211-65-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1327260.545
3919Cleveland Indians321517.4691.513713168-117-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1306664.508
21020Chicago White Sox321517.4691.5146122248-77-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1317457.565
41121Kansas City Royals321418.4382.5110142-325-99-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1306169.469
51225Detroit Tigers341420.4123.5161185-246-108-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1286068.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Angels352213.629--1691571210-812-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1277849.614
235Oakland Athletics352114.6001.01651244111-910-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1265472.429
41424Texas Rangers341420.4127.5156195-396-88-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1286563.508
31326Seattle Mariners341420.4127.5141154-138-86-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1284781.367
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Florida Marlins321814.563--145156-1110-98-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1296663.512
269Philadelphia Phillies341915.559--1651471810-89-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1287355.570
4812New York Mets311615.5161.5140142-29-57-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1317358.557
3711Atlanta Braves311615.5161.51591184112-44-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1315675.427
51223Washington Nationals331419.4244.5130163-3310-84-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1284583.352
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals342212.647--1601293114-78-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1286464.500
237Chicago Cubs331914.5762.51951425311-68-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1287850.609
3914Houston Astros331716.5154.5158149910-57-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1286959.539
41016Milwaukee Brewers321616.5005.0142155-137-69-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1307456.569
51327Pittsburgh Pirates321319.4068.0163187-247-76-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1305476.415
61428Cincinnati Reds341321.3829.0137170-337-96-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1286167.477
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks332211.667--1891404913-69-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1296069.465
246Los Angeles Dodgers331914.5763.01771354211-58-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1296564.504
31122San Francisco Giants331419.4248.0112157-458-86-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1295871.450
41530Colorado Rockies331221.36410.0144181-375-107-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1296267.481
51629San Diego Padres331221.36410.0111156-456-96-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1295178.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Hector CarrascoP38.196Signed by Cubs to minor league contract 
Bronson SardinhaRF25.030Signed by Indians to minor league contract