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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 2008-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates1Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxBrandon WebbZach Duke(none)
Houston Astros7Chicago Cubs11BoxBob HowryChris Sampson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Cincinnati Reds1BoxDavid BushEdinson Volquez(none)
Washington Nationals2Colorado Rockies8BoxManuel CorpasLuis Ayala(none)
San Diego Padres5New York Mets6BoxMike PelfreyMike AdamsScott Schoeneweis
Florida Marlins8Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJosh JohnsonJamie Moyer(none)
Atlanta Braves11San Francisco Giants4BoxMike HamptonJonathan Sanchez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJaime GarciaJason Johnson(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Los Angeles Angels0BoxChris WatersJon GarlandGeorge Sherrill
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox10BoxAdam RussellJoel Zumaya(none)
Boston Red Sox8Kansas City Royals2BoxJosh BeckettBrian Bannister(none)
Minnesota Twins7Seattle Mariners8BoxJ.J. PutzMatt Guerrier(none)
Cleveland Indians4Tampa Bay Rays8BoxEdwin JacksonFausto Carmona(none)
New York Yankees6Texas Rangers8BoxMatt HarrisonAndy PettitteEddie Guardado
Oakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJesse CarlsonHuston Street(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1126745.598--5044525244-1723-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field503020.600
234Boston Red Sox1146549.5703.056846710140-1625-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park483018.625
3610New York Yankees1136152.5406.55495004936-2625-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I492821.571
4815Toronto Blue Jays1135756.50410.54854503532-2325-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre492920.592
51018Baltimore Orioles1135558.48712.5546561-1529-2326-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards481335.271
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Chicago White Sox1126250.554--5634976636-1726-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field512724.529
257Minnesota Twins1136251.5490.55605332739-2123-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome502624.520
3917Detroit Tigers1125557.4917.05685521629-2226-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park501931.380
41221Kansas City Royals1145361.46510.0485553-6827-3126-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium482226.458
51326Cleveland Indians1124963.43813.0520519129-2620-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field503218.640
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1137043.619--5194754432-2238-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim493019.612
2713Texas Rangers1146054.52610.5648673-2531-2429-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington481929.396
31120Oakland Athletics1125359.47316.54584372132-2921-30L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum492227.449
41428Seattle Mariners1134469.38926.0468537-6923-3421-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field491732.347
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1126151.545--5584887029-2532-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park503119.620
2511Florida Marlins1136053.5311.5543560-1733-2627-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium482424.500
3612New York Mets1125953.5272.05455073833-2026-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium503020.600
41022Atlanta Braves1135261.4609.55134961733-2519-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field492029.408
51630Washington Nationals1134271.37219.5428546-11823-3319-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park481731.354
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1146846.596--60446813642-1626-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field472918.617
226Milwaukee Brewers1146351.5535.05295092032-2331-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park482721.563
338St. Louis Cardinals1156352.5485.55485173132-2731-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III472324.489
4919Houston Astros1125458.48213.0491540-4929-2625-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park493217.653
51123Cincinnati Reds1145262.45616.0493572-7931-2621-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark482226.458
61325Pittsburgh Pirates1135162.45116.5550631-8132-2619-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park491633.327
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1135954.522--5144852932-2227-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field492326.469
2816Los Angeles Dodgers1125656.5002.54684442432-2724-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium502822.560
31224Colorado Rockies1155263.4528.0535589-5432-2320-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field472225.468
41427San Francisco Giants1124765.42011.5433524-9121-3526-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park502525.500
51529San Diego Padres1134370.38116.0425536-11125-3418-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park492029.408


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Felipe Lopez3B-2B28.085Signed by Cardinals