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Tuesday July 8,2008This 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.

2008 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 2008-07-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds3Chicago Cubs7BoxRyan DempsterAaron Harang(none)
Atlanta Braves9Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJair JurrjensChad Billingsley(none)
Colorado Rockies3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxCC SabathiaMark Redman(none)
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets7BoxMike PelfreyTim Lincecum(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJoel PineiroCole HamelsRyan Franklin
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJohn GrabowDoug BrocailDamaso Marte
Florida Marlins1San Diego Padres10BoxRandy WolfAndrew Miller(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Washington Nationals0BoxBrandon WebbOdalis PerezBrandon Lyon
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox6BoxDavid AardsmaMatt GuerrierJonathan Papelbon
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers9BoxJustin VerlanderJeremy Sowers(none)
Chicago White Sox8Kansas City Royals7BoxNick MassetRob Tejeda(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0New York Yankees5BoxAndy PettitteScott Kazmir(none)
Seattle Mariners0Oakland Athletics2BoxJustin DuchschererCarlos Silva(none)
Los Angeles Angels2Texas Rangers3BoxMatt HarrisonJoe SaundersC.J. Wilson
Baltimore Orioles6Toronto Blue Jays7BoxB.J. RyanJim Johnson(none)

Standings as of 2008-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays895534.618--4243547036-1419-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field734231.575
234Boston Red Sox935439.5813.04603827833-1021-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park694128.594
3710New York Yankees904842.5337.54223942826-2222-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I724131.569
41016Baltimore Orioles894544.50610.0418417125-1620-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards722349.319
51119Toronto Blue Jays904347.47812.53713531823-1920-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre724329.597
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Chicago White Sox905238.578--4353478832-1420-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field733736.507
257Minnesota Twins905040.5562.04414132832-1818-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome733835.521
3915Detroit Tigers894544.5066.5424420426-1719-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park732944.397
41224Kansas City Royals914051.44012.5376441-6519-2221-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium713536.493
51327Cleveland Indians893752.41614.5389402-1322-2215-30L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field734429.603
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels905436.600--3843602426-2028-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim724626.639
269Oakland Athletics904941.5445.03903276329-2120-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum712645.366
3812Texas Rangers914744.5167.5497522-2522-1925-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington713239.451
41429Seattle Mariners903555.38919.0357419-6219-2716-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field722646.361
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Philadelphia Phillies914843.527--4573827523-2225-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park714427.620
2614Florida Marlins904644.5111.5443471-2826-2020-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium713833.535
3513New York Mets904644.5111.54364171923-1823-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium724329.597
41021Atlanta Braves914348.4735.04043733130-1813-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field712942.408
51630Washington Nationals913457.37414.0326449-12318-2716-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park702545.357
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs905436.600--48237610634-1020-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field714328.606
226St. Louis Cardinals915140.5603.54173991826-2125-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III713536.493
338Milwaukee Brewers905040.5564.04164021429-1421-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park724032.556
4920Cincinnati Reds914348.47311.5387446-5926-1917-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark713140.437
51122Pittsburgh Pirates894247.47211.5434492-5827-1915-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park732548.342
61223Houston Astros914150.45113.5397440-4322-2119-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park704525.643
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1717Arizona Diamondbacks904545.500--395390527-1918-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field723735.514
2818Los Angeles Dodgers904446.4891.0371365623-2121-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium724032.556
31325San Francisco Giants903951.4336.0367415-4817-2822-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park723339.458
41426Colorado Rockies913853.4187.5409481-7225-2113-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field713635.507
51528San Diego Padres913655.3969.5340420-8022-2714-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park712744.380

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Josh Donaldson3B22.212Traded by Cubs with Matt Murton, Eric Patterson and Sean Gallagher to Athletics for Chad Gaudin and Rich Harden 
Sean GallagherP22.190Traded by Cubs with Matt Murton, Eric Patterson and Josh Donaldson to Athletics for Chad Gaudin and Rich Harden 
Chad GaudinP25.106Traded by Athletics with Rich Harden to Cubs for Sean Gallagher, Matt Murton, Eric Patterson and Josh Donaldson 
Rich HardenP26.220Traded by Athletics with Chad Gaudin to Cubs for Sean Gallagher, Matt Murton, Eric Patterson and Josh Donaldson 
Matt MurtonOF26.278Traded by Cubs with Sean Gallagher, Eric Patterson and Josh Donaldson to Athletics for Chad Gaudin and Rich Harden 
Eric PattersonOF25.091Traded by Cubs with Matt Murton, Sean Gallagher and Josh Donaldson to Athletics for Chad Gaudin and Rich Harden 
Julian TavarezP35.047Signed by Braves