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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 2008-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks1Chicago Cubs3BoxTed LillyDan HarenKerry Wood
Houston Astros7Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBrian MoehlerDerek Lowe(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBrian ShouseJason Isringhausen(none)
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJohn GrabowJeff Bennett(none)
Colorado Rockies4San Diego Padres2BoxAaron CookJake PeavyBrian Fuentes
Philadelphia Phillies7San Francisco Giants4BoxCole HamelsTyler WalkerBrad Lidge
Florida Marlins7Washington Nationals3BoxRicky NolascoTim Redding(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Cleveland Indians6BoxCC SabathiaRoy Halladay(none)
New York Yankees5Detroit Tigers6BoxKenny RogersKei Igawa(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Kansas City Royals4BoxSteve TrachselGil MecheGeorge Sherrill
Boston Red Sox6Minnesota Twins7BoxJesse CrainJonathan Papelbon(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners2BoxJose ContrerasCarlos SilvaBobby Jenks
Los Angeles Angels0Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJames ShieldsJustin Speier(none)
Oakland Athletics0Texas Rangers4BoxScott FeldmanGreg Smith(none)

Standings as of 2008-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox382315.605--1931642914-59-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1247252.581
249Tampa Bay Rays351916.5432.51611501111-78-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1277849.614
3615Baltimore Orioles371918.5143.5151158-710-69-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1244975.395
4716New York Yankees371819.4864.516216209-99-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1257154.568
51120Toronto Blue Jays371720.4595.5145138710-97-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1256956.552
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1513Minnesota Twins341816.529--147150-312-66-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1297059.543
3818Cleveland Indians351718.4861.5149138119-118-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1276463.504
2919Chicago White Sox351718.4861.5157139189-88-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1287256.563
41223Detroit Tigers371621.4323.5178204-268-118-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1255867.464
51324Kansas City Royals351520.4293.5124157-336-119-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1276067.472
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235Oakland Athletics372215.595--1711333812-910-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1245371.427
124Los Angeles Angels372215.595--173168510-812-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1257847.624
31021Texas Rangers371720.4595.0167195-287-810-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1256263.496
41429Seattle Mariners371423.3788.0143165-228-116-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1254778.376
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Florida Marlins352114.600--165163212-99-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1266363.500
258Philadelphia Phillies372116.5681.01801631710-811-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1257154.568
3711New York Mets321715.5312.515214399-58-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1307258.554
4812Atlanta Braves341816.5292.51711274414-44-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1285474.422
51325Washington Nationals361521.4176.5144177-3310-95-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1254481.352
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals372215.595--1691462314-78-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1256461.512
247Chicago Cubs352015.5711.01981524612-68-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1267749.611
3914Houston Astros361917.5282.51721611111-68-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1256758.536
41017Milwaukee Brewers351718.4864.0150171-218-69-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1277354.575
51122Pittsburgh Pirates351619.4575.0174194-2010-76-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1275176.402
61427Cincinnati Reds351421.4007.0146170-248-96-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1276067.472
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks362313.639--2021515114-79-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1265967.468
2610Los Angeles Dodgers351916.5433.51791542511-78-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1276562.512
31226Colorado Rockies361521.4178.0161189-287-108-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1265967.468
41528San Francisco Giants361422.3899.0121172-518-96-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1265868.460
51630San Diego Padres361224.33311.0119170-516-106-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1265175.405


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim EdmondsCF37.316Released by Padres 
Ray KingP34.114Signed by White Sox to minor league contract 
Kevin MenchLF-RF30.122Traded by Rangers to Blue Jays for cash considerations 
Brad WilkersonLF-1B30.342Signed by Blue Jays