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Tuesday May 20,2008This 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 2008-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets1Atlanta Braves6BoxTom GlavineJohn Maine(none)
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves6BoxJorge CampilloClaudio VargasManny Acosta
San Francisco Giants6Colorado Rockies5BoxTim LincecumAaron CookBrian Wilson
Arizona Diamondbacks2Florida Marlins3BoxMark HendricksonMicah OwingsKevin Gregg
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros4BoxChris SampsonRyan DempsterJose Valverde
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxChad BillingsleyMatt BelisleTakashi Saito
Milwaukee Brewers7Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxManny ParraPaul Maholm(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres3BoxBryan CoreyJoel PineiroTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies1Washington Nationals0BoxTom GordonJon RauchBrad Lidge
Kansas City Royals1Boston Red Sox2BoxJustin MastersonGil MecheJonathan Papelbon
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox4BoxJose ContrerasCC SabathiaBobby Jenks
Seattle Mariners8Detroit Tigers12BoxJustin VerlanderCarlos SilvaTodd Jones
Texas Rangers4Minnesota Twins11BoxGlen PerkinsDoug Mathis(none)
Baltimore Orioles12New York Yankees2BoxDaniel CabreraMike Mussina(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Oakland Athletics2BoxScott KazmirGreg SmithTroy Percival
Los Angeles Angels3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJohn LackeyDustin McGowanFrancisco Rodriguez

Standings as of 2008-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox482919.604--2482103819-510-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1146648.579
224Tampa Bay Rays462719.5871.02111842716-811-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1167046.603
348Baltimore Orioles452520.5562.5192186614-711-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1164373.371
4817Toronto Blue Jays472324.4895.5178184-610-1013-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1156352.548
51224New York Yankees452025.4447.5181209-289-1211-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1176948.590
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Chicago White Sox452421.533--2071753210-814-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1186553.551
2615Minnesota Twins452322.5111.0201201016-107-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1186553.551
3918Cleveland Indians452223.4892.01841612314-128-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1175958.504
41121Kansas City Royals452124.4673.0166194-2810-1211-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1175463.462
51326Detroit Tigers451827.4006.0204240-369-129-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1175661.479
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels472720.574--214206814-1113-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1157342.635
2716Oakland Athletics472423.5113.02061772912-1112-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1145163.447
31019Texas Rangers472225.4685.0236262-2612-1110-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1155758.496
41427Seattle Mariners461828.3918.5190219-2911-137-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1164373.371
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Florida Marlins442519.568--216208814-1111-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1175958.504
2612Atlanta Braves452421.5331.52171665118-56-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1174869.410
3813Philadelphia Phillies472522.5321.52202061413-1112-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1156748.583
4914New York Mets432221.5122.52071961112-910-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1196752.563
51325Washington Nationals472027.4266.5181219-3811-129-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1143975.342
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs462818.609--2641907419-89-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1156946.600
247St. Louis Cardinals482721.5632.02192021717-1010-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1145955.518
359Houston Astros472621.5532.52292181112-714-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1146054.526
41122Milwaukee Brewers452124.4676.5200223-2311-910-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1176948.590
51020Pittsburgh Pirates452124.4676.5221242-2112-99-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1174671.393
61223Cincinnati Reds462125.4577.0202226-2414-97-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1165363.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks452817.622--2401855519-89-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1175463.462
2710Los Angeles Dodgers452421.5334.02202011913-911-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1176057.513
31428Colorado Rockies461828.39110.5196235-3910-128-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1165660.483
41529San Francisco Giants471829.38311.0168227-5911-157-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1155461.470
51630San Diego Padres471730.36212.0155221-669-118-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1154669.400