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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 2008-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves6Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxCharlie MortonYusmeiro PetitMike Gonzalez
Houston Astros7Cincinnati Reds4BoxRoy OswaltJosh Fogg(none)
Washington Nationals6Colorado Rockies3BoxJason BergmannJeff FrancisJoel Hanrahan
Washington Nationals6Colorado Rockies3BoxOdalis PerezUbaldo JimenezJoel Hanrahan
San Diego Padres3New York Mets5BoxAaron HeilmanHeath Bell(none)
Florida Marlins3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxChris VolstadCole HamelsKevin Gregg
Los Angeles Dodgers4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxClayton KershawKyle LohseJonathan Broxton
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox3BoxZach MinerJavier VazquezFernando Rodney
Tampa Bay Rays1Seattle Mariners2BoxJ.J. PutzDan Wheeler(none)
New York Yankees3Texas Rangers0BoxMike MussinaScott FeldmanMariano Rivera
Oakland Athletics4Toronto Blue Jays6BoxA.J. BurnettJerry BlevinsB.J. Ryan

Standings as of 2008-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1146846.596--5154615445-1723-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field482919.604
234Boston Red Sox1156649.5742.557646910740-1626-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park472918.617
368New York Yankees1156352.5485.55575035436-2627-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I472621.553
4815Toronto Blue Jays1155956.5139.54964554134-2325-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre472720.574
51019Baltimore Orioles1145559.48213.0550570-2029-2326-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards471334.277
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Chicago White Sox1146351.553--5715066537-1826-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field492623.531
247Minnesota Twins1146351.553--5675363139-2124-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492524.510
3917Detroit Tigers1145658.4917.05775601729-2227-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park481830.375
41222Kansas City Royals1155362.46110.5487561-7427-3226-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium472225.468
51326Cleveland Indians1134964.43413.5527529-229-2620-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field493217.653
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1147143.623--5284794933-2238-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim482919.604
2713Texas Rangers1166056.51712.0651681-3031-2629-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington461927.413
31120Oakland Athletics1145361.46518.04634481532-2921-32L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum472225.468
41428Seattle Mariners1154570.39126.5473545-7224-3521-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field471631.340
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1146252.544--5634917230-2632-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park483018.625
2511Florida Marlins1156154.5301.5546565-1933-2628-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium462323.500
3612New York Mets1146054.5262.05525143834-2126-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium482919.604
41021Atlanta Braves1155362.4619.55215031833-2520-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field471928.404
51630Washington Nationals1154471.38318.5440552-11223-3321-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park461531.326
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1156946.600--61547214343-1626-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field462818.609
225Milwaukee Brewers1156451.5575.05355122332-2332-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park472621.553
339St. Louis Cardinals1176453.5476.05585273133-2831-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III452223.489
4918Houston Astros1145559.48213.5502555-5329-2626-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park473116.660
51123Pittsburgh Pirates1145262.45616.5552631-7932-2620-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park481533.313
61224Cincinnati Reds1165264.44817.5500585-8531-2821-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark462224.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1155956.513--5184932532-2427-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field472324.489
2816Los Angeles Dodgers1145757.5001.54784542432-2725-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium482721.563
31325Colorado Rockies1175265.4448.0541601-6032-2520-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field452223.489
41427San Francisco Giants1134865.42510.0436526-9022-3526-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park492425.490
51529San Diego Padres1154471.38315.0432543-11125-3419-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park471928.404


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chad BradfordP33.327Traded by Orioles to Rays for a player to be named later 
Scott EyreP36.069Traded by Cubs to Phillies for Brian Schlitter 
Brian SchlitterP22.229Traded by Phillies to Cubs for Scott Eyre