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Monday August 11,2008This 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 2008-08-11

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals4Florida Marlins2BoxJoel PineiroAnibal SanchezChris Perez
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros3BoxBrandon BackeJonathan SanchezJose Valverde
Philadelphia Phillies6Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDerek LoweKyle KendrickJonathan Broxton
Washington Nationals1Milwaukee Brewers7BoxDavid BushGarrett Mock(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7New York Mets5BoxDenny BautistaAaron HeilmanJohn Grabow
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox1BoxJosh BeckettJohn Danks(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Cleveland Indians13BoxEdward MujicaRocky Cherry(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Detroit Tigers2BoxShaun MarcumJustin Verlander(none)
New York Yankees0Minnesota Twins4BoxGlen PerkinsSidney Ponson(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1177146.607--5394746545-1726-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field452619.578
235Boston Red Sox1196851.5714.059548311240-1628-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park432716.628
3610New York Yankees1196356.5299.05695323736-2627-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I432617.605
4815Toronto Blue Jays1196059.50412.05074703734-2626-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre432617.605
51019Baltimore Orioles1185761.48314.5583599-1631-2426-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards431132.256
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Minnesota Twins1186652.559--5865454140-2126-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome452223.489
257Chicago White Sox1186553.5511.05855256039-2026-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field452421.533
3918Detroit Tigers1185860.4928.05975742331-2427-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park441628.364
41223Kansas City Royals1185464.45812.0496576-8028-3426-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium442123.477
51324Cleveland Indians1175364.45312.55535411230-2623-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field452817.622
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1177443.632--5534916236-2238-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim452619.578
2713Texas Rangers1196158.51314.0667706-3931-2630-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington431825.419
31121Oakland Athletics1175463.46220.0470466432-2922-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum442123.477
41429Seattle Mariners1184573.38129.5486569-8324-3821-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field441628.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1186454.542--5795067332-2732-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park442816.636
2511New York Mets1186256.5252.05705353536-2326-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium442717.614
3612Florida Marlins1196257.5212.5562582-2033-2729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium422220.524
41020Atlanta Braves1185563.4669.05445192533-2522-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field441727.386
51630Washington Nationals1194475.37020.5445575-13023-3321-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park421527.357
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1187147.602--62748813945-1726-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field432617.605
224Milwaukee Brewers1196851.5713.55585174136-2332-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park432221.512
338St. Louis Cardinals1216655.5456.55785413733-2833-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III412021.488
4916Houston Astros1185959.50012.0530566-3630-2629-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park432716.628
51122Pittsburgh Pirates1185464.45817.0566646-8032-2622-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park441331.295
61326Cincinnati Reds1195267.43719.5510610-10031-3121-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark432221.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1186058.508--5345161833-2627-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field442222.500
2817Los Angeles Dodgers1185959.5001.04984702833-2726-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium442519.568
31225Colorado Rockies1205367.4428.0557628-7133-2720-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field422121.500
41427San Francisco Giants1175067.4279.5447541-9424-3626-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park452223.489
51528San Diego Padres1184672.39014.0459559-10025-3421-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park441727.386

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dallas BuckP23.273Traded by Diamondbacks with a player to be named later (Micah Owings) for Adam Dunn 
Adam DunnDH-1B28.276Traded by Reds to Diamondbacks for Dallas Buck and a player to be named later (Micah Owings) 
Bobby KieltyRF32.006Signed by Twins to minor league contract