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Sunday May 18,2008This 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 2008-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers0Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxRandy JohnsonNate Robertson(none)
Oakland Athletics2Atlanta Braves5BoxJo-Jo ReyesJustin Duchscherer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs4BoxJason MarquisPhil DumatraitKerry Wood
Cleveland Indians4Cincinnati Reds6BoxEdinson VolquezCliff LeeFrancisco Cordero
Minnesota Twins2Colorado Rockies6BoxJeff FrancisKevin Slowey(none)
Kansas City Royals9Florida Marlins3BoxZack GreinkeBurke Badenhop(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJason FrasorRudy SeanezB.J. Ryan
Chicago White Sox13San Francisco Giants8BoxMatt ThorntonTyler WalkerNick Masset
Tampa Bay Rays4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxChris PerezGary Glover(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Los Angeles Angels10BoxJered WeaverDerek Lowe(none)
Washington Nationals2Baltimore Orioles1BoxJohn LannanJeremy GuthrieJon Rauch
Milwaukee Brewers7Boston Red Sox11BoxJosh BeckettCarlos Villanueva(none)
New York Mets11New York Yankees2BoxOliver PerezChien-Ming Wang(none)
San Diego Padres2Seattle Mariners3BoxArthur RhodesHeath BellJ.J. Putz
Houston Astros5Texas Rangers4BoxBrandon BackeKason GabbardJose Valverde

Standings as of 2008-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox462719.587--2392093017-510-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1166848.586
224Tampa Bay Rays442519.5681.02011762516-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1187246.610
349Baltimore Orioles442420.5452.0180184-414-710-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1174473.376
4716Toronto Blue Jays462323.5004.0177181-410-913-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1166353.543
51223New York Yankees442024.4556.0179197-189-1111-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1186949.585
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Chicago White Sox442321.523--203174299-814-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1196653.555
2817Cleveland Indians442222.5001.01831572614-128-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1185959.500
31020Kansas City Royals432122.4881.5165185-2010-1211-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1195465.454
41119Minnesota Twins432122.4881.5183191-814-107-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1206753.558
51427Detroit Tigers441727.3866.0192232-408-129-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1185761.483
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels462620.565--211205614-1112-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1167442.638
2511Oakland Athletics452421.5331.51981673112-912-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1165165.440
3918Texas Rangers452223.4893.5226244-1812-1110-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1175760.487
41326Seattle Mariners451827.4007.5182207-2511-137-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1174374.368
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Florida Marlins432419.558--213206713-1111-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1186058.508
2610New York Mets412219.5371.02041842012-910-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1216754.554
3712Philadelphia Phillies452421.5331.02192021713-1111-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1176849.581
4814Atlanta Braves432221.5122.02051634216-56-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1195069.420
51325Washington Nationals451926.4226.0177218-4110-119-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1164076.345
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs442717.614--2551847119-88-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1177047.598
236St. Louis Cardinals462620.5652.02091971217-109-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1166056.517
358Houston Astros452520.5562.52232091411-614-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1166155.526
51122Pittsburgh Pirates442123.4776.0219235-1612-89-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1184672.390
41021Cincinnati Reds442123.4776.0196216-2014-97-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1185365.449
61224Milwaukee Brewers442024.4557.0193221-2811-99-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1187048.593
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks442816.636--2381825619-89-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1185464.458
2915Los Angeles Dodgers432221.5125.52101951511-911-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1196257.521
31428Colorado Rockies441727.38611.0187226-399-118-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1185761.483
41529San Francisco Giants451728.37811.5159218-5911-156-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1175562.470
51630San Diego Padres451629.35612.5150211-618-108-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1174770.402