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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 2008-06-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins5Atlanta Braves7BoxJair JurrjensRicky NolascoRafael Soriano
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBob HowryTakashi SaitoKerry Wood
Cincinnati Reds0Philadelphia Phillies5BoxCole HamelsHomer Bailey(none)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxPaul MaholmBrandon BackeMatt Capps
New York Mets1San Diego Padres2BoxTrevor HoffmanScott Schoeneweis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Washington Nationals1BoxTodd WellemeyerJohn LannanRyan Franklin
St. Louis Cardinals9Washington Nationals10BoxBrian SanchesRyan Franklin(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Boston Red Sox7BoxJon LesterJames Shields(none)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox6BoxJose ContrerasGil Meche(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Minnesota Twins2BoxGarrett OlsonBrian BassGeorge Sherrill
Toronto Blue Jays8New York Yankees9BoxKyle FarnsworthB.J. Ryan(none)
Cleveland Indians4Texas Rangers9BoxKevin MillwoodCC Sabathia(none)

Standings as of 2008-06-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox633825.603--3212675424-514-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park995742.576
234Tampa Bay Rays603525.5831.52632471624-1011-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1026240.608
3714Toronto Blue Jays623230.5165.52562272915-1117-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1005446.540
5818New York Yankees603030.5006.5272281-916-1314-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1025943.578
4917Baltimore Orioles603030.5006.5247263-1617-1113-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1013863.376
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago White Sox603327.550--2652214416-1017-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1035647.544
2613Minnesota Twins603129.5172.0279287-819-1612-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1035746.553
31123Cleveland Indians602733.4506.02652551016-1611-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1025448.529
41226Detroit Tigers592435.4078.5276302-2612-1412-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1035053.485
51328Kansas City Royals602337.38310.0218281-6312-1611-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1025250.510
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Angels613724.607--259250918-1319-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1016338.624
257Oakland Athletics603327.5503.52722264620-1313-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1014259.416
31019Texas Rangers623131.5006.5347360-1316-1415-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1004852.480
41430Seattle Mariners602139.35015.5241304-6314-197-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1024062.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies623626.581--3282606821-1315-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1005644.560
249Florida Marlins593227.5422.5289287218-1214-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1025250.510
3712Atlanta Braves613229.5253.52902385225-87-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1014061.396
4815New York Mets593029.5084.5282276617-1113-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1035944.573
51425Washington Nationals612536.41010.5229292-6314-1711-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1003466.340
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs613922.639--3462509626-813-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1005842.580
225St. Louis Cardinals623626.5813.52892602921-1315-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1005050.500
3610Milwaukee Brewers603228.5336.5269267219-1013-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1025844.569
4916Houston Astros613130.5088.0274288-1415-916-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1005545.550
51020Pittsburgh Pirates602931.4839.5294318-2417-1212-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1023864.373
61121Cincinnati Reds612932.47510.0270293-2319-1010-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1014556.446
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks603228.533--2922553721-1211-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1025052.490
21222Los Angeles Dodgers602832.4674.0262254816-1412-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1025646.549
31324San Francisco Giants602535.4177.0237284-4713-1912-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1024755.461
41527San Diego Padres622537.4038.0226289-6315-1710-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1003862.380
51629Colorado Rockies602238.36710.0247323-7612-1410-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1025250.510


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff FiorentinoLF25.052Claimed off waivers by Orioles from Athletics 
Kevin MelilloLF26.022Traded by Athletics to Blue Jays for Cash considerations