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Saturday May 17,2008This 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 2008-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxArmando GalarragaMax ScherzerTodd Jones
Oakland Athletics5Atlanta Braves4BoxRich HardenTim Hudson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Chicago Cubs6BoxDamaso MarteCarlos MarmolMatt Capps
Cleveland Indians2Cincinnati Reds4BoxBill BrayMasahide Kobayashi(none)
Minnesota Twins2Colorado Rockies3BoxMatt HergesLivan HernandezBrian Fuentes
Kansas City Royals3Florida Marlins7BoxLogan KensingBrian Bannister(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxA.J. BurnettAdam EatonB.J. Ryan
Chicago White Sox3San Francisco Giants1BoxMark BuehrleBarry ZitoBobby Jenks
Tampa Bay Rays8St. Louis Cardinals9BoxRyan FranklinDan Wheeler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Los Angeles Angels3BoxHong-Chih KuoErvin Santana(none)
Washington Nationals5Baltimore Orioles6BoxBrian BurresOdalis PerezGeorge Sherrill
Milwaukee Brewers3Boston Red Sox5BoxDaisuke MatsuzakaJeff SuppanJonathan Papelbon
Milwaukee Brewers6Boston Red Sox7BoxCraig HansenSalomon TorresMike Timlin
New York Mets7New York Yankees4BoxJohan SantanaAndy PettitteBilly Wagner
San Diego Padres2Seattle Mariners4BoxErik BedardRandy WolfJ.J. Putz
Houston Astros2Texas Rangers6BoxVicente PadillaRoy Oswalt(none)

Standings as of 2008-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Tampa Bay Rays432518.581--1971712616-89-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1197247.605
224Boston Red Sox452619.578--2282022616-510-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1176948.590
336Baltimore Orioles432419.5581.0179182-314-610-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1184474.373
41019Toronto Blue Jays452223.4894.0171176-510-912-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1176453.547
51222New York Yankees432023.4655.0177186-99-1011-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1196950.580
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2715Cleveland Indians432221.512--1791512814-128-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1195960.496
1614Chicago White Sox432221.512--190166249-813-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1206753.558
3917Minnesota Twins422121.5000.5181185-414-107-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1216754.554
41121Kansas City Royals422022.4761.5156182-2610-1210-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1205565.458
51326Detroit Tigers431726.3955.0192228-368-129-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1195762.479
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Angels452520.556--201203-213-1112-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1177542.641
2510Oakland Athletics442420.5450.51961623412-912-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1175166.436
3818Texas Rangers442222.5002.5222239-1712-1010-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1185761.483
41427Seattle Mariners441727.3867.5179205-2610-137-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1184474.373
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Florida Marlins422418.571--2101971313-1011-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1196059.504
269Philadelphia Phillies442420.5451.02141961813-1011-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1186850.576
3712New York Mets402119.5252.01931821112-99-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1226854.557
4916Atlanta Braves422121.5003.02001613915-56-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1205169.425
51325Washington Nationals441826.4097.0175217-4210-118-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1174176.350
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs432617.605--2511817018-88-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1187147.602
247St. Louis Cardinals452520.5562.02041931116-109-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1176156.521
3511Houston Astros442420.5452.52182051311-613-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1176255.530
41020Pittsburgh Pirates432122.4885.0216231-1512-89-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1194673.387
51224Cincinnati Reds432023.4656.0190212-2213-97-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1195465.454
61123Milwaukee Brewers432023.4656.0186210-2411-99-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1197049.588
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks432716.628--2341825218-89-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1195564.462
2813Los Angeles Dodgers422220.5244.52081852311-911-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1206258.517
31428San Francisco Giants441727.38610.5151205-5411-146-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1185563.466
41529Colorado Rockies431627.37211.0181224-438-118-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1195861.487
51630San Diego Padres441628.36411.5148208-608-108-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1184771.398