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Wednesday May 21,2008This 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 2008-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves11BoxJair JurrjensMike Pelfrey(none)
San Francisco Giants3Colorado Rockies2BoxTyler WalkerMatt HergesBrian Wilson
Arizona Diamondbacks1Florida Marlins3BoxRicky NolascoBrandon WebbKevin Gregg
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros5BoxShawn ChaconSean GallagherJose Valverde
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxHiroki KurodaJohnny CuetoTakashi Saito
Milwaukee Brewers4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBen SheetsIan Snell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals11San Diego Padres3BoxBraden LooperChris Young(none)
Philadelphia Phillies12Washington Nationals2BoxJamie MoyerMatt ChicoClay Condrey
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox6BoxBartolo ColonBrett Tomko(none)
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox7BoxJavier VazquezPaul Byrd(none)
Seattle Mariners4Detroit Tigers9BoxKenny RogersJarrod Washburn(none)
Texas Rangers10Minnesota Twins1BoxSidney PonsonNick Blackburn(none)
Baltimore Orioles0New York Yankees8BoxDarrell RasnerGarrett Olson(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Oakland Athletics9BoxDana EvelandAndy Sonnanstine(none)
Los Angeles Angels4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJon GarlandShaun MarcumFrancisco Rodriguez

Standings as of 2008-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox493019.612--2542134120-510-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1136548.575
236Tampa Bay Rays472720.5742.02121931916-811-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1157045.609
3412Baltimore Orioles462521.5433.5192194-214-711-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1154372.374
4918Toronto Blue Jays482325.4796.5181188-710-1113-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1146351.553
51221New York Yankees462125.4577.5189209-2010-1211-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1166848.586
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Chicago White Sox462521.543--2141773711-814-13W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1176453.547
2715Minnesota Twins462323.5002.0202211-916-117-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1176552.556
31020Cleveland Indians462224.4783.01861681814-128-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1165957.509
41122Kansas City Royals462125.4574.0169200-3110-1211-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1165462.466
51326Detroit Tigers461927.4136.0213244-3110-129-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1165561.474
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Angels482820.583--218209914-1114-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1147242.632
2614Oakland Athletics482523.5213.02151783713-1112-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1135063.442
3817Texas Rangers482325.4795.0246263-1712-1111-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1145658.491
41429Seattle Mariners471829.3839.5194228-3411-137-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1154372.374
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Florida Marlins452619.578--2192091015-1111-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1165858.500
2611Atlanta Braves462521.5431.52281705819-56-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1164769.405
3813Philadelphia Phillies482622.5421.52322082413-1113-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1146648.579
4916New York Mets442222.5003.5211207412-910-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1186751.568
51325Washington Nationals482028.4177.5183231-4811-139-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1133974.345
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs472819.596--2671957219-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1146945.605
247St. Louis Cardinals492821.5711.02302052517-1011-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1135855.513
358Houston Astros482721.5631.52342211313-714-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1135954.522
41019Milwaukee Brewers462224.4785.5204224-2011-911-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1166848.586
51123Pittsburgh Pirates462125.4576.5222246-2412-109-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1164670.397
61224Cincinnati Reds472126.4477.0204231-2714-97-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1155362.461
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks462818.609--2411885319-89-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1165462.466
279Los Angeles Dodgers462521.5433.02252032214-911-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1165957.509
31427San Francisco Giants481929.39610.0171229-5811-158-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1145361.465
41528Colorado Rockies471829.38310.5198238-4010-138-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1155659.487
51630San Diego Padres481731.35412.0158232-749-128-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1144668.404


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Horacio RamirezP28.179Signed by Royals to minor league contract 
Jorge SosaP30.023Released by Mets