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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 2008-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers9Atlanta Braves0BoxJeff SuppanChuck James(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs0BoxJeff KarstensJason MarquisJohn Grabow
Colorado Rockies5Florida Marlins2BoxUbaldo JimenezChris VolstadBrian Fuentes
New York Mets3Houston Astros7BoxDoug BrocailAaron Heilman(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRandy JohnsonChan Ho ParkBrandon Lyon
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres2BoxSergio RomoTrevor HoffmanBrian Wilson
Philadelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxKyle LohseCole HamelsJason Isringhausen
Cincinnati Reds2Washington Nationals5BoxOdalis PerezHomer Bailey(none)
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox2BoxMike TimlinAlan Embree(none)
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals2BoxJavier VazquezLuke HochevarBobby Jenks
Cleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins4BoxNick BlackburnJeremy SowersJoe Nathan
Los Angeles Angels1New York Yankees0BoxErvin SantanaMariano RiveraFrancisco Rodriguez
Baltimore Orioles10Seattle Mariners5BoxGarrett OlsonJarrod Washburn(none)
Detroit Tigers2Tampa Bay Rays5BoxGrant BalfourZach MinerTroy Percival
Toronto Blue Jays8Texas Rangers9BoxC.J. WilsonB.J. Ryan(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1086444.593--4794354441-1623-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field543321.611
234Boston Red Sox1106248.5643.05404578338-1624-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park523319.635
3610New York Yankees1095950.5415.55164724434-2625-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I533023.566
4916Toronto Blue Jays1095455.49510.54654343130-2324-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre533221.604
51119Baltimore Orioles1095356.48611.5531546-1529-2324-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards521537.288
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Chicago White Sox1096148.560--5434667735-1726-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field542826.519
245Minnesota Twins1096148.560--5405073338-2023-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome542727.500
3815Detroit Tigers1095554.5056.05525272529-2226-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park531934.358
41224Kansas City Royals1105060.45511.5456532-7624-3026-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium522527.481
51326Cleveland Indians1084761.43513.5504502229-2618-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field543420.630
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1096940.633--5024455731-2138-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim533122.585
2714Texas Rangers1105753.51812.5619652-3328-2329-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington522230.423
31018Oakland Athletics1085355.49115.54504104032-2921-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum532231.415
41429Seattle Mariners1094168.37628.0440517-7720-3321-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field532033.377
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1095950.541--5494757429-2430-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park533320.623
2511New York Mets1095851.5321.05354934232-2026-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium533122.585
3612Florida Marlins1105852.5271.5528552-2432-2526-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium512625.510
41223Atlanta Braves1095059.4599.0493484932-2418-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field532231.415
51630Washington Nationals1093970.35820.0403526-12321-3318-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park522032.385
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1106545.591--58045312739-1526-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field513219.627
227Milwaukee Brewers1106149.5554.05144951932-2329-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park522923.558
338St. Louis Cardinals1126250.5544.05375063131-2531-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III502426.480
4920Houston Astros1085157.47213.0473525-5227-2624-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park533518.660
51021Pittsburgh Pirates1095158.46813.5536602-6632-2619-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park531637.302
61122Cincinnati Reds1105159.46414.0478547-6930-2521-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark522329.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Arizona Diamondbacks1095752.523--4934642930-2227-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field532528.472
2817Los Angeles Dodgers1095455.4953.04514331830-2724-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium533023.566
31325Colorado Rockies1115061.4508.0517571-5431-2219-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field512427.471
41427San Francisco Giants1084563.41711.5422507-8520-3425-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park542727.500
51528San Diego Padres1104268.38215.5416527-11124-3318-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park522131.404