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Sunday August 3,2008This 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 2008-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers0Atlanta Braves5BoxJorge CampilloBen Sheets(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Chicago Cubs8BoxChad GaudinCraig HansenCarlos Marmol
Colorado Rockies3Florida Marlins2BoxTaylor BuchholzJoe NelsonBrian Fuentes
New York Mets0Houston Astros4BoxRandy WolfOliver Perez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxCory WadeDoug Davis(none)
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres4BoxGreg MadduxKevin CorreiaTrevor Hoffman
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxChad DurbinJaime GarciaBrad Lidge
Cincinnati Reds2Washington Nationals4BoxCollin BalesterJohnny CuetoJoel Hanrahan
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox5BoxDaisuke MatsuzakaDallas BradenJonathan Papelbon
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals14BoxZack GreinkeClayton Richard(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins6BoxFrancisco LirianoMatt Ginter(none)
Los Angeles Angels9New York Yankees14BoxEdwar RamirezScot Shields(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Seattle Mariners8BoxJ.J. PutzDaniel Cabrera(none)
Detroit Tigers5Tampa Bay Rays6BoxTrever MillerFernando Rodney(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Texas Rangers8BoxLuis MendozaDavid Purcey(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1106644.600--4944435143-1623-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field523121.596
234Boston Red Sox1126448.5713.05574619640-1624-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park503119.620
369New York Yankees1116150.5505.55384835536-2625-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I512823.549
4816Toronto Blue Jays1115556.49511.54754462930-2325-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre513120.608
51018Baltimore Orioles1115457.48612.5538555-1729-2325-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards501436.280
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Minnesota Twins1116249.559--5475143339-2123-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome522626.500
257Chicago White Sox1116150.5501.05534896435-1726-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field522824.538
3917Detroit Tigers1115556.4957.05605421829-2226-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park511932.373
41221Kansas City Royals1125260.46410.5479542-6326-3026-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium502327.460
51326Cleveland Indians1104862.43613.5511509229-2619-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field523319.635
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1116942.622--5134674631-2138-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim513120.608
2713Texas Rangers1125854.51811.5631662-3129-2429-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington502129.420
31120Oakland Athletics1105357.48215.54544272732-2921-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum512229.431
41429Seattle Mariners1114269.37827.0449524-7521-3421-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field511932.373
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1116150.550--5564807629-2432-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park513120.608
2511Florida Marlins1125953.5272.5535558-2333-2626-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium492524.510
3612New York Mets1115853.5233.05395023732-2026-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium513120.608
41123Atlanta Braves1115160.45910.05004881233-2518-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field512130.412
51630Washington Nationals1114170.36920.0417534-11723-3318-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park501832.360
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1126745.598--59345913441-1526-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field493019.612
226Milwaukee Brewers1126250.5545.05185021632-2330-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park502822.560
3410St. Louis Cardinals1146252.5446.05425132931-2731-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III482424.500
4919Houston Astros1105357.48213.0482529-4729-2624-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park513318.647
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1115160.45915.5542615-7332-2619-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park511635.314
61224Cincinnati Reds1125161.45516.0486561-7530-2521-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark502327.460
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1115754.514--4984772130-2227-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field512526.490
2815Los Angeles Dodgers1115655.5051.04644382632-2724-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium512823.549
31325Colorado Rockies1135162.4517.0523578-5531-2220-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field492326.469
41427San Francisco Giants1104664.41810.5425511-8620-3426-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park522626.500
51528San Diego Padres1124369.38414.5420530-11025-3418-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park502030.400