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Tuesday July 29,2008This 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 2008-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals8Atlanta Braves3BoxRyan FranklinRafael Soriano(none)
New York Mets4Florida Marlins1BoxOliver PerezScott OlsenBilly Wagner
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros6BoxBrian MoehlerBronson ArroyoWesley Wright
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJason JohnsonMatt CainJonathan Broxton
Chicago Cubs7Milwaukee Brewers1BoxCarlos ZambranoBen Sheets(none)
Colorado Rockies4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJason DavisMatt HergesTyler Yates
Arizona Diamondbacks3San Diego Padres0BoxDoug DavisClay HensleyBrandon Lyon
Philadelphia Phillies2Washington Nationals1BoxBrett MyersCollin BalesterBrad Lidge
Los Angeles Angels6Boston Red Sox2BoxJohn LackeyClay Buchholz(none)
Detroit Tigers8Cleveland Indians5BoxArmando GalarragaMatt Ginter(none)
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins6BoxGlen PerkinsClayton RichardJoe Nathan
Baltimore Orioles7New York Yankees6BoxDaniel CabreraDarrell Rasner(none)
Kansas City Royals5Oakland Athletics2BoxGil MecheGreg SmithJoakim Soria
Seattle Mariners10Texas Rangers11BoxC.J. WilsonJ.J. Putz(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Toronto Blue Jays0BoxMatt GarzaRoy Halladay(none)

Standings as of 2008-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1066244.585--4714314040-1622-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field563521.625
234Boston Red Sox1086147.5652.05364478937-1524-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park543420.630
369New York Yankees1065848.5474.04974564133-2425-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I563125.554
4916Toronto Blue Jays1075453.5058.54554223330-2224-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre553223.582
51119Baltimore Orioles1075255.48610.5518528-1029-2323-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards541638.296
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Chicago White Sox1065947.557--5254517435-1724-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field573027.526
247Minnesota Twins1065947.557--5234923136-1923-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome572928.509
3814Detroit Tigers1065452.5095.05325013129-2225-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park562036.357
41224Kansas City Royals1084959.45411.0450525-7524-2925-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium542628.481
51326Cleveland Indians1054659.43812.5482480228-2518-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field573522.614
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1066640.623--4804374331-2135-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim563422.607
2713Texas Rangers1075552.51411.5601633-3226-2229-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington552431.436
31017Oakland Athletics1065353.50013.04464044232-2821-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum552233.400
41429Seattle Mariners1064066.37726.0424498-7420-3220-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field562135.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410New York Mets1075849.542--5274794832-2026-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium553124.564
2511Philadelphia Phillies1065749.5380.55304607029-2428-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park563521.625
3612Florida Marlins1075651.5232.0507540-3330-2426-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium542826.519
41223Atlanta Braves1064957.4628.54824641831-2218-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field562333.411
51630Washington Nationals1063868.35819.5389508-11920-3118-37L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park552134.382
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1076344.589--56244411839-1424-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field543420.630
225Milwaukee Brewers1076047.5613.04994772232-2128-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park553025.545
338St. Louis Cardinals1096049.5504.05204922830-2530-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III532627.491
4920Houston Astros1065056.47212.5461513-5226-2524-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park553619.655
51021Pittsburgh Pirates1075057.46713.0529595-6632-2518-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park551738.309
61122Cincinnati Reds1085058.46313.5467537-7030-2520-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark542430.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1715Arizona Diamondbacks1065452.509--4824592330-2224-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field562828.500
2818Los Angeles Dodgers1065353.5001.04454291629-2524-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium563125.554
31325Colorado Rockies1084860.4447.0503553-5031-2217-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field542628.481
41427San Francisco Giants1064462.41510.0419501-8220-3424-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park562828.500
51528San Diego Padres1084266.38913.0411517-10624-3118-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park542133.389


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Casey Kotchman1B25.157Traded by Angels with Steve Marek to Braves for Mark Teixiera 
Steve MarekP24.330Traded by Angels with Casey Kotchman to Braves for Mark Teixiera 
Mark Teixeira1B28.109Traded by Braves to Angels for Casey Kotchman and Steve Marek