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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 2008-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates7Arizona Diamondbacks13BoxDan HarenJason Davis(none)
Houston Astros2Chicago Cubs0BoxBrian MoehlerRyan DempsterLaTroy Hawkins
Milwaukee Brewers3Cincinnati Reds6BoxBronson ArroyoManny ParraFrancisco Cordero
Washington Nationals9Colorado Rockies4BoxTim ReddingAaron Cook(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants4BoxMatt CainJair JurrjensBrian Wilson
Baltimore Orioles5Los Angeles Angels6BoxFrancisco RodriguezGeorge Sherrill(none)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxGil MecheClay BuchholzJoakim Soria
Minnesota Twins6Seattle Mariners11BoxRoy CorcoranBrian Bass(none)
Cleveland Indians5Tampa Bay Rays2BoxCliff LeeMatt GarzaRafael Perez
New York Yankees5Texas Rangers9BoxEddie GuardadoDamaso Marte(none)
Oakland Athletics1Toronto Blue Jays6BoxRoy HalladaySean Gallagher(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1116645.595--4964484843-1723-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field513120.608
234Boston Red Sox1136449.5663.05604659540-1624-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park493118.633
369New York Yankees1126151.5455.55434925136-2625-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I502822.560
4816Toronto Blue Jays1125656.50010.54814473431-2325-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre503020.600
51019Baltimore Orioles1125458.48212.5543561-1829-2325-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards491435.286
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Minnesota Twins1126250.554--5535252839-2123-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome512625.510
257Chicago White Sox1116150.5500.55534896435-1726-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field522824.538
3917Detroit Tigers1115556.4956.55605421829-2226-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park511932.373
41221Kansas City Royals1135360.4699.5483545-6227-3026-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium492227.449
51326Cleveland Indians1114962.44112.5516511529-2620-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field513219.627
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1127042.625--5194724732-2138-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim503020.600
2713Texas Rangers1135954.52211.5640667-2730-2429-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington492029.408
31120Oakland Athletics1115358.47716.54554332232-2921-29L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum502228.440
41428Seattle Mariners1124369.38427.0460530-7022-3421-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field501832.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Philadelphia 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
41223Atlanta Braves1125161.45510.55024921033-2518-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field502129.420
51630Washington Nationals1124270.37519.5426538-11223-3319-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park491732.347
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1136746.593--59346113241-1626-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field483018.625
238Milwaukee Brewers1136251.5495.05215081332-2330-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park492821.571
3410St. Louis Cardinals1146252.5445.55425132931-2731-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III482424.500
4918Houston Astros1115457.48612.0484529-4529-2625-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park503218.640
51022Cincinnati Reds1135261.46015.0492564-7231-2521-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark492227.449
61124Pittsburgh Pirates1125161.45515.5549628-7932-2619-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park501634.320
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1125854.518--5114842731-2227-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field502426.480
2815Los Angeles Dodgers1115655.5051.54644382632-2724-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium512823.549
31325Colorado Rockies1145163.4478.0527587-6031-2320-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field482325.479
41427San Francisco Giants1114764.42310.5429513-8421-3426-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park512526.490
51529San Diego Padres1124369.38415.0420530-11025-3418-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park502030.400