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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 2008-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves11Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxJair JurrjensDan Haren(none)
St. Louis Cardinals12Chicago Cubs3BoxTodd WellemeyerCarlos Zambrano(none)
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds1BoxBrian MoehlerBronson ArroyoJose Valverde
San Diego Padres8Colorado Rockies3BoxGreg MadduxAaron CookTrevor Hoffman
Washington Nationals0Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBen SheetsTim Redding(none)
Florida Marlins6New York Mets8BoxScott SchoeneweisScott OlsenAaron Heilman
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBrett MyersIan SnellChad Durbin
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants3BoxTyler WalkerJonathan Broxton(none)
New York Yankees4Los Angeles Angels11BoxScot ShieldsEdwar Ramirez(none)
Texas Rangers0Baltimore Orioles9BoxDaniel CabreraVicente Padilla(none)
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox2BoxDaisuke MatsuzakaBoone Logan(none)
Oakland Athletics2Detroit Tigers10BoxArmando GalarragaDan Meyer(none)
Minnesota Twins7Kansas City Royals3BoxFrancisco LirianoZack Greinke(none)
Tampa Bay Rays8Seattle Mariners7BoxChad BradfordMiguel BatistaTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians4Toronto Blue Jays2BoxPaul ByrdRoy Halladay(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1167046.603--5284715745-1725-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field462719.587
234Boston Red Sox1176750.5733.558547610940-1627-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park452817.622
3610New York Yankees1176354.5387.55665244236-2627-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I452619.578
4815Toronto Blue Jays1175958.50411.55004643634-2525-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre452718.600
51018Baltimore Orioles1165759.49113.0568571-331-2326-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards451134.244
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Minnesota Twins1166551.560--5785403839-2126-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome472324.489
257Chicago White Sox1166452.5521.05785156338-1926-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field472522.532
3917Detroit Tigers1165759.4918.05895662330-2327-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park461729.370
41223Kansas City Royals1175364.45312.5491572-8127-3426-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium452223.489
51325Cleveland Indians1155164.44313.5536533329-2622-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field473017.638
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1167343.629--5494886135-2238-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim462719.587
2713Texas Rangers1186058.50814.0652699-4731-2629-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington441925.432
31121Oakland Athletics1165462.46619.0469460932-2922-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum452124.467
41428Seattle Mariners1174572.38528.5483558-7524-3721-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field451629.356
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1166353.543--5674957231-2732-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park462917.630
2511New York Mets1166254.5341.05635204336-2126-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium462719.587
3612Florida Marlins1176156.5212.5552576-2433-2628-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium442321.523
41020Atlanta Braves1175562.4708.55435133033-2522-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field451728.378
51630Washington Nationals1174473.37619.5440563-12323-3321-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park441529.341
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1177047.598--62148613544-1726-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field442717.614
225Milwaukee Brewers1176651.5644.05465123434-2332-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park452421.533
338St. Louis Cardinals1196554.5466.05725333933-2832-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III432122.488
4919Houston Astros1165759.49112.5514561-4729-2628-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park452916.644
51122Pittsburgh Pirates1165363.45716.5556635-7932-2621-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park461432.304
61326Cincinnati Reds1185266.44118.5506597-9131-3021-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark442222.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1175958.504--5285151332-2627-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field452322.511
2816Los Angeles Dodgers1165858.5000.54864592732-2726-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium462620.565
31224Colorado Rockies1195366.4457.0550612-6233-2620-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field432122.488
41427San Francisco Giants1154966.4269.0441534-9323-3626-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park472324.489
51529San Diego Padres1174572.38514.0443552-10925-3420-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park451827.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paulo OrlandoOF22.281Traded by White Sox to Royals for Horacio Ramirez 
Horacio RamirezP28.259Traded by Royals to White Sox for Paulo Orlando