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Wednesday August 13,2008This 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 2008-08-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs10Atlanta Braves2BoxJason MarquisCharlie Morton(none)
Chicago Cubs8Atlanta Braves0BoxRich HardenJorge Campillo(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5Colorado Rockies6BoxTaylor BuchholzJon RauchBrian Fuentes
St. Louis Cardinals6Florida Marlins4BoxBraden LooperRenyel PintoChris Perez
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros6BoxRandy WolfBarry Zito(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxJonathan BroxtonClay Condrey(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxPaul MaholmJosh FoggJohn Grabow
Milwaukee Brewers7San Diego Padres1BoxCC SabathiaJosh Banks(none)
New York Mets12Washington Nationals0BoxJohn MaineJason BergmannBrian Stokes
Seattle Mariners10Los Angeles Angels7BoxRoy CorcoranJustin Speier(none)
Texas Rangers4Boston Red Sox8BoxJon LesterLuis Mendoza(none)
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox4BoxMark BuehrleLuke Hochevar(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians1BoxJeremy GuthrieAnthony Reyes(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Detroit Tigers3BoxDavid PurceyKenny RogersBrandon League
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins4BoxKevin SloweyDarrell RasnerJoe Nathan
Tampa Bay Rays3Oakland Athletics2BoxAndy SonnanstineJustin DuchschererTroy Percival

Standings as of 2008-08-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1197247.605--5434786545-1727-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field432518.581
235Boston Red Sox1217051.5793.062250411842-1628-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park412516.610
3611New York Yankees1216457.5299.05805423836-2628-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I412516.610
4713Toronto Blue Jays1216259.51211.05174774034-2628-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre412417.585
51018Baltimore Orioles1205862.48314.5594607-1331-2427-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards411031.244
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Chicago White Sox1206753.558--5985257341-2026-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field432221.512
247Minnesota Twins1206753.558--5965564041-2226-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome432122.488
3919Detroit Tigers1205862.4839.06045842031-2627-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park421626.381
41223Cleveland Indians1195465.45412.5561552931-2723-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field432716.628
51324Kansas City Royals1205466.45013.0496589-9328-3426-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium422121.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1197544.630--5675046337-2338-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim432518.581
2817Texas Rangers1216160.50415.0688733-4531-2630-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington411823.439
31120Oakland Athletics1195564.46220.0474470433-3022-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum422022.476
41428Seattle Mariners1204674.38329.5499583-8424-3822-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field421527.357
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
249Philadelphia Phillies1206456.533--5885177132-2732-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park422814.667
1510New York Mets1206456.533--5865384836-2328-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium422517.595
3612Florida Marlins1216358.5211.5570591-2134-2829-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium402119.525
41122Atlanta Braves1205565.4589.0546537933-2722-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field421725.405
51630Washington Nationals1214477.36420.5448591-14323-3521-42L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park401525.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1207347.608--64549015545-1728-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field412417.585
224Milwaukee Brewers1217051.5793.55705205036-2334-28W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park412021.488
338St. Louis Cardinals1236756.5457.55875493833-2834-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III391920.487
4914Houston Astros1206159.50812.0548572-2432-2629-33W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park412516.610
51021Pittsburgh Pirates1205565.45818.0572653-8133-2722-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park421230.286
61326Cincinnati Reds1215368.43820.5517616-9931-3122-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark412120.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2816Los Angeles Dodgers1206159.508--5094793035-2726-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium422319.548
1715Arizona Diamondbacks1206159.508--5435241933-2628-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field422121.500
31225Colorado Rockies1225468.4438.0565637-7234-2820-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field402020.500
41427San Francisco Giants1195069.42010.5453559-10624-3626-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park432221.512
51529San Diego Padres1204674.38315.0462571-10925-3621-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park421725.405


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian FalkenborgP30.207Claimed off waviers by Padres from Dodgers 
Marcus McBethOF27.355Claimed off waivers by Red Sox from Reds 
Jose Vidro2B33.351Released by Mariners