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Friday July 4,2008This 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 2008-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres5Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxCha-Seung BaekDan Haren(none)
Houston Astros2Atlanta Braves6BoxTim HudsonBrian Moehler(none)
Washington Nationals0Cincinnati Reds3BoxBronson ArroyoJason BergmannFrancisco Cordero
Florida Marlins17Colorado Rockies18BoxTaylor BuchholzKevin Gregg(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Brewers9BoxBen SheetsTom GorzelannyCarlos Villanueva
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBrad LidgeDuaner Sanchez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10San Francisco Giants7BoxDerek LoweOsiris MatosTakashi Saito
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxCarlos ZambranoBraden LooperKerry Wood
Toronto Blue Jays2Los Angeles Angels8BoxJered WeaverA.J. Burnett(none)
Texas Rangers4Baltimore Orioles10BoxJeremy GuthrieVicente Padilla(none)
Oakland Athletics7Chicago White Sox1BoxJoe BlantonMark Buehrle(none)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins12BoxLivan HernandezPaul Byrd(none)
Boston Red Sox6New York Yankees4BoxJosh BeckettDarrell RasnerJonathan Papelbon
Detroit Tigers1Seattle Mariners4BoxErik BedardKenny RogersBrandon Morrow
Kansas City Royals2Tampa Bay Rays11BoxEdwin JacksonBrian Bannister(none)

Standings as of 2008-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays855332.624--4083406834-1319-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field774433.571
234Boston Red Sox895237.5843.04483707831-1021-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park734330.589
3711Baltimore Orioles864541.5238.5399394525-1420-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards752352.307
4812New York Yankees874542.5179.04103892123-2222-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I754431.587
51120Toronto Blue Jays874146.47113.03563352122-1919-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre754530.600
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Chicago White Sox874938.563--4173368130-1419-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field764036.526
256Minnesota Twins864838.5580.54233972630-1818-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome774037.519
31015Detroit Tigers864343.5005.5411414-325-1718-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park763145.408
41224Kansas City Royals873948.44810.0360417-5719-2120-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium753639.480
51326Cleveland Indians863749.43011.5378380-222-2215-27L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field764432.579
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels865234.605--3613431825-1927-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim764828.632
269Oakland Athletics864739.5475.03803146627-2120-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum752847.373
3914Texas Rangers874443.5068.5472498-2621-1823-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington753540.467
41428Seattle Mariners863452.39518.0350409-5918-2616-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field762749.355
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies874839.552--4423578523-1825-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park754431.587
2513Florida Marlins864442.5123.5423443-2026-2018-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium754035.533
3818New York Mets864244.4885.5406402422-1820-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium764729.618
4919Atlanta Braves874146.4717.03873553229-1712-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field753144.413
51630Washington Nationals883454.38614.5319438-11918-2616-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park732548.342
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs875235.598--4643679733-1019-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field744529.608
227St. Louis Cardinals884939.5573.54093882125-2024-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III743737.500
3410Milwaukee Brewers864739.5474.5393388526-1321-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park764333.566
41021Pittsburgh Pirates854045.47111.0413469-5625-1915-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park772750.351
51122Cincinnati Reds884147.46611.5375432-5724-1917-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark743341.446
61223Houston Astros874047.46012.0375418-4322-2118-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park744628.622
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1616Arizona Diamondbacks874344.494--388384426-1817-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field753936.520
2717Los Angeles Dodgers864244.4880.53583481022-2020-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium764234.553
31325San Francisco Giants873849.4375.0359401-4216-2722-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park753441.453
41427Colorado Rockies873651.4147.0385455-7024-2012-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field753837.507
51529San Diego Padres873453.3919.0323411-8821-2613-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park752946.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Preston LarrisonP27.227Signed by Indians to minor league contract