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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 2008-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks1Atlanta Braves3BoxBlaine BoyerDoug Slaten(none)
New York Mets9Colorado Rockies2BoxClaudio VargasJeff Francis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros4BoxBrian MoehlerBrett MyersDoug Brocail
St. Louis Cardinals4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxKyle LohseBrad Penny(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJohn GrabowMichael Wuertz(none)
Cincinnati Reds7San Diego Padres2BoxBronson ArroyoWil Ledezma(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Washington Nationals2BoxSeth McClungJohn LannanSalomon Torres
Los Angeles Angels2Chicago White Sox0BoxJered WeaverJohn DanksFrancisco Rodriguez
Texas Rangers2Cleveland Indians5BoxCliff LeeScott FeldmanJoe Borowski
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers19BoxNate RobertsonBoof Bonser(none)
Seattle Mariners6New York Yankees12BoxMike MussinaCarlos Silva(none)
Boston Red Sox0Oakland Athletics3BoxJustin DuchschererJosh BeckettHuston Street
Baltimore Orioles4Tampa Bay Rays11BoxEdwin JacksonSteve Trachsel(none)
Kansas City Royals0Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJesse LitschLuke Hochevar(none)

Standings as of 2008-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox523121.596--2682323621-510-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1106446.582
223Tampa Bay Rays492920.5920.52251972818-811-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1136845.602
3614Baltimore Orioles492524.5104.5197209-1214-711-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1124369.384
4715Toronto Blue Jays512625.5104.5198192613-1113-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1116051.541
5918New York Yankees492425.4905.5216218-213-1211-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1136548.575
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Chicago White Sox492623.531--2181833512-1014-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1146351.553
21017Minnesota Twins492425.4902.0221242-2116-128-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1146450.561
31122Cleveland Indians492326.4693.02011861515-138-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1135855.513
51225Kansas City Royals492128.4295.0178224-4610-1211-16L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1135459.478
41324Detroit Tigers492128.4295.0245258-1312-139-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1135360.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels513021.588--2262141214-1116-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1117041.631
2410Oakland Athletics502723.5402.52261814515-1112-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1114863.432
3816Texas Rangers512526.4905.0269284-1512-1113-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1115457.486
41429Seattle Mariners501832.36011.5204262-5811-137-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1124369.384
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Florida Marlins472720.574--225217816-1211-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1145757.500
269Atlanta Braves492722.5511.02361845221-66-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1134568.398
3712Philadelphia Phillies512724.5292.02452212413-1114-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1116546.586
4919New York Mets472324.4894.0227219812-911-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1156649.574
51326Washington Nationals502129.4207.5190237-4712-149-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1113873.342
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago Cubs492920.592--2832038019-810-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1126844.607
236St. Louis Cardinals513021.588--2362063017-1013-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1115655.505
358Houston Astros512922.5691.02472341315-814-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1105753.518
41121Milwaukee Brewers492326.4696.0214239-2511-912-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1136746.593
51020Pittsburgh Pirates492326.4696.0238266-2814-119-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1134469.389
61223Cincinnati Reds502327.4606.5216243-2714-99-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1125161.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks492920.592--2531965719-810-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1135360.469
2813Los Angeles Dodgers482523.5213.52262091714-1111-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1145955.518
31427San Francisco Giants492029.4089.0179231-5211-159-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1135261.460
41528Colorado Rockies491930.38810.0206252-4611-148-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1135558.487
51630San Diego Padres511833.35312.0170244-7410-148-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1114566.405


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Justin LehrP30.294Contract sold by Reds to Doosan Bears (Korea) 
Pokey Reese2B-SS34.348Signed by Nationals to minor league contract