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Wednesday July 30,2008This 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 2008-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals7Atlanta Braves2BoxBrad ThompsonJair JurrjensRon Villone
New York Mets5Florida Marlins7BoxJosh JohnsonMike PelfreyKevin Gregg
Cincinnati Reds9Houston Astros5BoxEdinson VolquezWandy Rodriguez(none)
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxChad BillingsleyJonathan Sanchez(none)
Chicago Cubs7Milwaukee Brewers2BoxRyan DempsterManny Parra(none)
Colorado Rockies7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxAaron CookZach DukeBrian Fuentes
Arizona Diamondbacks7San Diego Padres3BoxDan HarenCha-Seung Baek(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Washington Nationals5BoxJamie MoyerTim ReddingBrad Lidge
Los Angeles Angels9Boston Red Sox2BoxJoe SaundersJosh Beckett(none)
Detroit Tigers14Cleveland Indians12BoxCasey FossumJuan Rincon(none)
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins3BoxGavin FloydLivan Hernandez(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees13BoxJoba ChamberlainDennis Sarfate(none)
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics3BoxRamon RamirezHuston StreetJoakim Soria
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers4BoxEddie GuardadoArthur RhodesC.J. Wilson
Tampa Bay Rays3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxEdwin JacksonScott RichmondTroy Percival

Standings as of 2008-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1076344.589--4744334140-1623-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field553421.618
245Boston Red Sox1096148.5603.05384568237-1624-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park533419.642
359New York Yankees1075948.5514.05104595134-2425-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I553025.545
4917Toronto Blue Jays1085454.5009.54574253230-2324-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre543222.593
51119Baltimore Orioles1085256.48111.5521541-2029-2323-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards531637.302
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago White Sox1076047.561--5334547935-1725-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field562927.518
268Minnesota Twins1075948.5511.05265002636-2023-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome562927.518
3815Detroit Tigers1075552.5145.05465133329-2226-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park551936.345
41223Kansas City Royals1095059.45911.0454528-7424-2926-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium532528.472
51326Cleveland Indians1064660.43413.5494494028-2618-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field563521.625
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1076740.626--4894395031-2136-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim553322.600
2713Texas Rangers1085652.51911.5605636-3127-2229-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington542331.426
31018Oakland Athletics1075354.49514.04494084132-2921-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum542232.407
41429Seattle Mariners1074067.37427.0427502-7520-3220-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field552134.382
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1075849.542--5384657329-2429-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park553421.618
2511New York Mets1085850.5370.55324864632-2026-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium543123.574
3612Florida Marlins1085751.5281.5514545-3131-2426-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium532726.509
41224Atlanta Braves1074958.4589.04844711331-2318-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field552332.418
51630Washington Nationals1073869.35520.0394516-12220-3218-37L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park542133.389
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1086444.593--56944612339-1425-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field533320.623
226Milwaukee Brewers1086048.5564.05014841732-2228-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park543024.556
337St. Louis Cardinals1106149.5554.05274943330-2531-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III522527.481
4920Cincinnati Reds1095158.46813.5476542-6630-2521-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark532330.434
51021Houston Astros1075057.46713.5466522-5626-2624-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park543618.667
61122Pittsburgh Pirates1085058.46314.0533602-6932-2618-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park541737.315
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1075552.514--4894622730-2225-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field552728.491
2816Los Angeles Dodgers1075453.5051.04494292030-2524-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium553025.545
31325Colorado Rockies1094960.4507.0510557-4731-2218-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field532528.472
41427San Francisco Giants1074463.41111.0419505-8620-3424-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park552827.509
51528San Diego Padres1094267.38514.0414524-11024-3218-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park532132.396


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt Cusick2B22.086Traded by Astros to Yankees for LaTroy Hawkins 
Kyle FarnsworthP32.107Traded by Yankees to Tigers for Ivan Rodriguez 
LaTroy HawkinsP35.221Traded by Yankees to Astros for Matt Cusick 
Luis MunozCF26.201Claimed off waivers by Mariners from Pirates 
Ivan RodriguezC36.243Traded by Tigers to Yankees for Kyle Farnsworth