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Friday May 30,2008This 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 2008-05-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Nationals7Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxJoel HanrahanMicah OwingsJon Rauch
Colorado Rockies9Chicago Cubs10BoxScott EyreManuel CorpasKerry Wood
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds3BoxKent MerckerRoyce Ring(none)
Houston Astros1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxManny ParraBrandon Backe(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9New York Mets5BoxChan Ho ParkAaron Heilman(none)
Florida Marlins3Philadelphia Phillies12BoxBrett MyersMark Hendrickson(none)
San Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants3BoxCha-Seung BaekBilly Sadler(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTodd WellemeyerZach DukeRyan Franklin
Toronto Blue Jays10Los Angeles Angels4BoxDustin McGowanJered Weaver(none)
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike TimlinChad BradfordJonathan Papelbon
Cleveland Indians5Kansas City Royals4BoxCliff LeeBrett TomkoJoe Borowski
New York Yankees6Minnesota Twins5BoxMike MussinaGlen PerkinsMariano Rivera
Detroit Tigers7Seattle Mariners4BoxNate RobertsonCarlos SilvaTodd Jones
Chicago White Sox1Tampa Bay Rays2BoxDan WheelerScott Linebrink(none)
Oakland Athletics1Texas Rangers3BoxKevin MillwoodJustin DuchschererC.J. Wilson

Standings as of 2008-05-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Tampa Bay Rays553322.600--2512252622-1011-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1076443.598
224Boston Red Sox573324.5791.02842483621-512-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1056243.590
3510Toronto Blue Jays573126.5443.02332033015-1116-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1055550.524
5818New York Yankees542727.5005.5242246-414-1213-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1086246.574
4915Baltimore Orioles542727.5005.5221233-1216-911-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1074166.383
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago White Sox553025.545--2412043713-1017-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1085949.546
2714Minnesota Twins542826.5191.5250261-1116-1312-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1096049.550
31123Cleveland Indians542529.4634.52232061716-169-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1085652.519
41225Detroit Tigers542331.4266.5261274-1312-1411-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1085157.472
51328Kansas City Royals552134.3829.0197257-6010-1611-18L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1075453.505
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Angels563224.571--238235316-1316-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1066838.642
2613Oakland Athletics552926.5272.52372023517-1312-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1064660.434
31016Texas Rangers562828.5004.0292304-1213-1115-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1065155.481
41429Seattle Mariners552035.36411.5221283-6213-157-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1074166.383
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Philadelphia Phillies563224.571--3052406517-1115-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1066046.566
247Florida Marlins533023.5660.5257254318-1212-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1085454.500
3712Atlanta Braves552926.5272.52582045422-77-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1074364.402
41020New York Mets532627.4914.5256252415-1111-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1096346.578
51324Washington Nationals562432.4298.0217264-4713-1511-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1053570.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs553421.618--3142258924-810-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1066343.594
223St. Louis Cardinals563323.5891.52552253020-1113-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1065353.500
3611Houston Astros563026.5364.5265265015-915-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1055649.533
4919Milwaukee Brewers552728.4917.0234260-2614-1013-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1076344.589
51121Cincinnati Reds552629.4738.0248271-2317-109-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1074859.449
61222Pittsburgh Pirates542529.4638.5262296-3415-1110-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1084266.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Arizona Diamondbacks553025.545--2782344419-1211-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1075255.486
2817Los Angeles Dodgers542727.5002.52462331315-1112-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1085751.528
31426San Francisco Giants552332.4187.0213260-4711-1612-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1074958.458
41527San Diego Padres562234.3938.5202266-6413-159-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1064165.387
51630Colorado Rockies552035.36410.0233304-7112-148-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1075453.505


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BrowerP35.152Traded by Reds to White Sox for cash 
Brayan PenaC26.143Claimed off waivers by Royals from Braves 
Dan ReichertP31.322Signed by Indians to minor league contract 
Tom ShearnP30.275Contract sold by Reds to Samsung Lions (Korea)