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Saturday May 31,2008This 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 2008-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Nationals0Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxBrandon WebbJason Bergmann(none)
Colorado Rockies4Chicago Cubs5BoxRyan DempsterGlendon RuschCarlos Marmol
Atlanta Braves7Cincinnati Reds8BoxFrancisco CorderoManny Acosta(none)
Houston Astros1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBen SheetsBrian MoehlerSalomon Torres
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets3BoxDuaner SanchezJonathan BroxtonBilly Wagner
Florida Marlins7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRicky NolascoCole Hamels(none)
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants1BoxJosh BanksPat Misch(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates14St. Louis Cardinals4BoxPaul MaholmMike Parisi(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Los Angeles Angels3BoxScot ShieldsBrian Tallet(none)
Boston Red Sox6Baltimore Orioles3BoxDavid AardsmaLance CormierJonathan Papelbon
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals4BoxKyle DaviesCC SabathiaJoakim Soria
New York Yankees7Minnesota Twins6BoxRoss OhlendorfJuan RinconMariano Rivera
Detroit Tigers0Seattle Mariners5BoxFelix HernandezJustin Verlander(none)
Chicago White Sox0Tampa Bay Rays2BoxScott KazmirJavier VazquezGrant Balfour
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers8BoxSidney PonsonJoe Blanton(none)

Standings as of 2008-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Tampa Bay Rays563422.607--2532252823-1011-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1066343.594
223Boston Red Sox583424.5861.02902513921-513-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1046143.587
3510Toronto Blue Jays583127.5344.02352062915-1116-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1045549.529
4714New York Yankees552827.5095.5249252-314-1214-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1076146.570
51020Baltimore Orioles552728.4916.5224239-1516-1011-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1064165.387
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago White Sox563026.536--2412063513-1017-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1075948.551
2815Minnesota Twins552827.5091.5256268-1216-1412-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1086048.556
31123Cleveland Indians552530.4554.52252101516-169-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1075651.523
41225Detroit Tigers552332.4186.5261279-1812-1411-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1075156.477
51328Kansas City Royals562234.3938.0201259-5811-1611-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1065353.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels573324.579--241237417-1316-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1056738.638
2613Oakland Athletics562927.5183.52412103117-1312-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1054659.438
3916Texas Rangers572928.5094.0300308-814-1115-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1055055.476
41429Seattle Mariners562135.37511.5226283-5714-157-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1064066.377
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Florida Marlins543123.574--264257718-1213-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1075354.495
247Philadelphia Phillies573225.5610.53082476117-1215-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1056045.571
3712Atlanta Braves562927.5183.02652125322-77-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1064363.406
4817New York Mets542727.5004.0259254516-1111-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1086246.574
51324Washington Nationals572433.4218.5217268-5113-1511-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1043569.337
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs563521.625--3192299025-810-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1056243.590
224St. Louis Cardinals573324.5792.52592392020-1213-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1055352.505
3611Houston Astros573027.5265.5266269-315-915-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1045648.538
4918Milwaukee Brewers562828.5007.0238261-2315-1013-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1066244.585
51121Cincinnati Reds562729.4828.0256278-2218-109-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1064759.443
61222Pittsburgh Pirates552629.4738.5276300-2415-1111-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1074166.383
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Arizona Diamondbacks563125.554--2822344820-1211-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1065155.481
21019Los Angeles Dodgers552728.4913.52482361215-1112-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1075750.533
31426San Francisco Giants562333.4118.0214265-5111-1712-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1064957.462
41527San Diego Padres572334.4048.5207267-6013-1510-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1054065.381
51630Colorado Rockies562036.35711.0237309-7212-148-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1065452.509


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Casey PattenP132.024Traded by Senators to Red Sox for Jesse Tannehill. 
Jesse TannehillP133.321Traded by Red Sox to Senators for Case Patten.