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Wednesday May 7,2008This 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 2008-05-07

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies5Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxJ.C. RomeroChad QuallsBrad Lidge
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves5BoxTim HudsonRandy Wolf(none)
Chicago Cubs0Cincinnati Reds9BoxEdinson VolquezJon Lieber(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Colorado Rockies4BoxRyan SpeierJason IsringhausenBrian Fuentes
Milwaukee Brewers2Florida Marlins6BoxBurke BadenhopDavid Bush(none)
Washington Nationals3Houston Astros4BoxJose ValverdeJoel Hanrahan(none)
New York Mets12Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJohn MaineBrad Penny(none)
San Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxPhil DumatraitBarry ZitoMatt Capps
Minnesota Twins13Chicago White Sox1BoxLivan HernandezMark Buehrle(none)
Boston Red Sox9Detroit Tigers10BoxTodd JonesJonathan Papelbon(none)
Los Angeles Angels4Kansas City Royals9BoxZack GreinkeJered Weaver(none)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees0BoxCliff LeeChien-Ming WangRafael Betancourt
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics6BoxDallas BradenLance Cormier(none)
Texas Rangers2Seattle Mariners0BoxVicente PadillaErik BedardC.J. Wilson
Tampa Bay Rays2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxShaun MarcumMatt Garza(none)

Standings as of 2008-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox362214.611--1821562614-58-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1267353.579
2514Tampa Bay Rays331716.5153.5151147410-77-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1298049.620
4816New York Yankees351718.4864.5151153-28-99-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1277255.567
5617Toronto Blue Jays351718.4864.51411241710-87-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1276958.543
3715Baltimore Orioles351718.4864.5140153-1310-67-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1265175.405
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Minnesota Twins321715.531--138138011-66-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1317160.542
2919Cleveland Indians331617.4851.514013198-118-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1296564.504
41120Kansas City Royals331518.4552.5119146-276-99-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1296069.465
31021Chicago White Sox331518.4552.5147135128-87-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1307456.569
51222Detroit Tigers351520.4293.5171194-237-108-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1275968.465
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Oakland Athletics362214.611--1711294212-910-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1255372.424
114Los Angeles Angels362214.611--173166710-812-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1267848.619
31323Texas Rangers351520.4296.5158195-376-89-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1276463.504
41428Seattle Mariners351421.4007.5141156-158-96-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1274780.370
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Florida Marlins331914.576--151158-711-98-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1286563.508
247Philadelphia Phillies352015.571--1701511910-810-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1277255.567
4810New York Mets321715.5311.515214399-58-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1307258.554
3712Atlanta Braves321715.5311.51641204413-44-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1305575.423
51326Washington Nationals341420.4125.5133167-3410-84-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1274582.354
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals352213.629--1631333014-78-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1276463.504
258Chicago Cubs341915.5592.51951514411-68-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1277849.614
3913Houston Astros341816.5293.51621521011-57-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1276859.535
41018Milwaukee Brewers331617.4855.0144161-177-69-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1297455.574
51124Pittsburgh Pirates331419.4247.0166188-228-76-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1295376.411
61427Cincinnati Reds351421.4008.0146170-248-96-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1276067.472
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks342212.647--1931454813-79-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1286068.469
269Los Angeles Dodgers341915.5593.01781473111-68-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1286563.508
31225San Francisco Giants341420.4128.0113160-478-86-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1285870.453
41529Colorado Rockies341321.3829.0148184-366-107-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1286167.477
51630San Diego Padres341222.35310.0113161-486-96-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1285177.398

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Colter BeanP31.111Signed by Rays to minor league contract 
Aaron FultzP34.245Signed by Rockies to minor league contract 
Brad WilkersonLF-1B30.340Released by Mariners