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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 2008-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers4Atlanta Braves2BoxCC SabathiaCharlie MortonSalomon Torres
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs5BoxTed LillyPaul Maholm(none)
Colorado Rockies3Florida Marlins5BoxRicky NolascoValerio de los SantosKevin Gregg
New York Mets4Houston Astros5BoxJose ValverdeAaron Heilman(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxHiroki KurodaYusmeiro PetitChan Ho Park
San Francisco Giants2San Diego Padres0BoxBarry ZitoJake PeavyBrian Wilson
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJoe BlantonBraden LooperBrad Lidge
Cincinnati Reds6Washington Nationals10BoxCharlie ManningMike Lincoln(none)
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox12BoxJon LesterDana Eveland(none)
Chicago White Sox7Kansas City Royals9BoxKyle DaviesMark BuehrleJoakim Soria
Cleveland Indians5Minnesota Twins1BoxPaul ByrdKevin Slowey(none)
Los Angeles Angels2New York Yankees8BoxMike MussinaJered Weaver(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Seattle Mariners1BoxJeremy GuthrieFelix Hernandez(none)
Detroit Tigers3Tampa Bay Rays9BoxAndy SonnanstineKenny Rogers(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Texas Rangers4BoxA.J. BurnettScott FeldmanB.J. Ryan

Standings as of 2008-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1096544.596--4884385042-1623-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field533221.604
234Boston Red Sox1116348.5683.05524599339-1624-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park513219.627
3610New York Yankees1106050.5455.55244745035-2625-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I522923.558
4817Toronto Blue Jays1105555.50010.54714383330-2325-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre523121.596
51018Baltimore Orioles1105456.49111.5534547-1329-2325-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards511437.275
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Chicago White Sox1106149.555--5504757535-1726-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field532825.528
247Minnesota Twins1106149.555--5415122938-2123-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome532726.509
3915Detroit Tigers1105555.5006.05555361929-2226-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park521933.365
41223Kansas City Royals1115160.45910.5465539-7425-3026-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium512427.471
51326Cleveland Indians1094861.44012.5509503629-2619-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field533320.623
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1106941.627--5044535131-2138-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim523121.596
2714Texas Rangers1115754.51412.5623658-3528-2429-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington512229.431
31119Oakland Athletics1095356.48615.54524223032-2921-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum522230.423
41429Seattle Mariners1104169.37328.0441520-7920-3421-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field522032.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1106050.545--5514767529-2431-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park523220.615
2511Florida Marlins1115952.5321.5533555-2233-2526-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium502525.500
3612New York Mets1105852.5272.05394984132-2026-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium523121.596
41224Atlanta Braves1105060.45510.0495488732-2518-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field522230.423
51630Washington Nationals1104070.36420.0413532-11922-3318-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park511932.373
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1116645.595--58545413140-1526-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field503119.620
225Milwaukee Brewers1116249.5594.05184972132-2330-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park512823.549
338St. Louis Cardinals1136251.5495.05385083031-2631-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III492425.490
4920Houston Astros1095257.47713.0478529-5128-2624-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park523418.654
51021Pittsburgh Pirates1105159.46414.5537607-7032-2619-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park521636.308
61122Cincinnati Reds1115160.45915.0484557-7330-2521-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark512328.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Arizona Diamondbacks1105753.518--4954682730-2227-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field522527.481
2816Los Angeles Dodgers1105555.5002.04554352031-2724-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium522923.558
31325Colorado Rockies1125062.4468.0520576-5631-2219-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field502426.480
41427San Francisco Giants1094663.42210.5424507-8320-3426-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park532627.491
51528San Diego Padres1114269.37815.5416529-11324-3418-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park512130.412


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt ClementP33.355Released by Cardinals 
Ramon MartinezIF28.162Signed by Mets to minor league contract