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Friday August 8,2008This 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 2008-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves11Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxJorge CampilloDoug DavisJeff Bennett
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs3BoxBob HowryRyan Franklin(none)
Houston Astros9Cincinnati Reds5BoxChris SampsonFrancisco Cordero(none)
San Diego Padres3Colorado Rockies6BoxGlendon RuschJake PeavyBrian Fuentes
Washington Nationals0Milwaukee Brewers5BoxCC SabathiaCollin Balester(none)
Florida Marlins0New York Mets3BoxOliver PerezRicky NolascoAaron Heilman
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxT.J. BeamLes WalrondCraig Hansen
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Francisco Giants2BoxBrad PennyBarry ZitoJonathan Broxton
New York Yankees5Los Angeles Angels10BoxJered WeaverIan Kennedy(none)
Texas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles9BoxJeremy GuthrieLuis Mendoza(none)
Boston Red Sox3Chicago White Sox5BoxMark BuehrleJon LesterBobby Jenks
Oakland Athletics4Detroit Tigers2BoxDallas BradenKenny RogersBrad Ziegler
Minnesota Twins4Kansas City Royals1BoxKevin SloweyKyle DaviesJoe Nathan
Tampa Bay Rays5Seattle Mariners3BoxJames ShieldsCarlos SilvaTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians5Toronto Blue Jays2BoxAnthony ReyesDavid PurceyJensen Lewis

Standings as of 2008-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1156946.600--5204645645-1724-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field472819.596
234Boston Red Sox1166650.5693.557947410540-1626-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park462917.630
368New York Yankees1166353.5436.55625134936-2627-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I462620.565
4815Toronto Blue Jays1165957.50910.54984603834-2425-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre462719.587
51019Baltimore Orioles1155659.48713.0559571-1230-2326-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards461234.261
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Chicago White Sox1156451.557--5765096738-1826-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field482523.521
247Minnesota Twins1156451.557--5715373439-2125-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome482424.500
3918Detroit Tigers1155659.4878.05795641529-2327-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park471829.383
41223Kansas City Royals1165363.45711.5488565-7727-3326-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium462224.478
51326Cleveland Indians1145064.43913.5532531129-2621-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field483117.646
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1157243.626--5384845434-2238-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim472819.596
2713Texas Rangers1176057.51313.0652690-3831-2629-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington451926.422
31120Oakland Athletics1155461.47018.04674501732-2922-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum462125.457
41428Seattle Mariners1164571.38827.5476550-7424-3621-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field461630.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Philadelphia Phillies1156253.539--5634937030-2732-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park473017.638
2511New York Mets1156154.5301.05555144135-2126-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium472819.596
3612Florida Marlins1166155.5261.5546568-2233-2628-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium452322.511
41021Atlanta Braves1165462.4668.55325092333-2521-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field461828.391
51630Washington Nationals1164472.37918.5440557-11723-3321-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park451530.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1167046.603--61847414444-1626-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field452718.600
225Milwaukee Brewers1166551.5605.05405122833-2332-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park462521.543
339St. Louis Cardinals1186454.5427.05605303033-2831-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III442222.500
4917Houston Astros1155659.48713.5511560-4929-2627-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park463016.652
51122Pittsburgh Pirates1155362.46116.5554631-7732-2621-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park471433.298
61325Cincinnati Reds1175265.44418.5505594-8931-2921-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark452223.489
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1165957.509--5245042032-2527-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field462323.500
2816Los Angeles Dodgers1155857.5040.54844562832-2726-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium472621.553
31224Colorado Rockies1185365.4497.0547604-5733-2520-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field442123.477
41427San Francisco Giants1144866.42110.0438532-9422-3626-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park482424.500
51529San Diego Padres1164472.37915.0435549-11425-3419-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park461927.413


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul LoDucaC36.118Signed by Marlins to minor league contract