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Friday August 15,2008This 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 2008-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves1BoxMatt CainJair Jurrjens(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds3BoxBrad ThompsonBronson ArroyoChris Perez
Chicago Cubs6Florida Marlins5BoxChad GaudinKevin GreggKerry Wood
Arizona Diamondbacks12Houston Astros2BoxBrandon WebbWandy Rodriguez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxChad BillingsleyManny ParraJonathan Broxton
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxMike PelfreyJason DavisAaron Heilman
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres0BoxJamie MoyerGreg MadduxBrad Lidge
Colorado Rockies4Washington Nationals3BoxJorge de la RosaTim ReddingBrian Fuentes
Los Angeles Angels2Cleveland Indians3BoxCliff LeeJose Arredondo(none)
Baltimore Orioles11Detroit Tigers2BoxLance CormierNate Robertson(none)
Seattle Mariners3Minnesota Twins9BoxFrancisco LirianoCarlos Silva(none)
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees3BoxLeo NunezMariano RiveraJoakim Soria
Chicago White Sox4Oakland Athletics6BoxHuston StreetHoracio Ramirez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Texas Rangers0BoxMatt GarzaKevin Millwood(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1217447.612--5574847345-1729-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field412318.561
234Boston Red Sox1227151.5823.563250412843-1628-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park402416.600
3611New York Yankees1226458.52510.55835463736-2728-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I402515.625
4716Toronto Blue Jays1226260.50812.55184823634-2628-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre402416.600
5918Baltimore Orioles1226062.49214.5616615131-2429-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards39831.205
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Minnesota Twins1216853.562--6055594642-2226-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome422022.476
257Chicago White Sox1226854.5570.56115337842-2026-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field412120.512
31019Detroit Tigers1225963.4849.56115961532-2727-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park401525.375
41221Cleveland Indians1215566.45513.0570565532-2823-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field412615.634
51324Kansas City Royals1225567.45113.5502601-9928-3427-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium402020.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1207545.625--5695076237-2338-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim422517.595
2817Texas Rangers1236162.49615.5688750-6231-2730-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington391821.462
31120Oakland Athletics1215665.46319.5486481534-3122-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum401921.475
41429Seattle Mariners1214675.38029.5502592-9024-3822-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field411526.366
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Mets1226656.541--5975425536-2330-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium402317.575
2510Philadelphia Phillies1226557.5331.05905207032-2733-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park402713.675
3814Florida Marlins1236360.5123.5575600-2534-3029-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium382117.553
41123Atlanta Braves1225567.45111.0554553133-2922-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field401723.425
51630Washington Nationals1234479.35822.5454604-15023-3721-42L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park381523.395
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1227547.615--66250216045-1730-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field392217.564
225Milwaukee Brewers1237053.5695.55755284736-2334-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park392019.513
338St. Louis Cardinals1256956.5527.55955524333-2836-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III371720.459
4915Houston Astros1226260.50813.0557588-3133-2729-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park392415.615
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1225567.45120.0574658-8433-2922-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park401228.300
61326Cincinnati Reds1235469.43921.5523622-9931-3223-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark392019.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2713Los Angeles Dodgers1226359.516--5174833437-2726-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium402119.525
1612Arizona Diamondbacks1226359.516--5615283333-2630-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field401921.475
31225Colorado Rockies1245569.4449.0571646-7534-2921-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field381919.500
41427San Francisco Giants1215170.42111.5462567-10524-3627-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park412120.512
51528San Diego Padres1224775.38516.0465574-10926-3721-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park401624.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian MatuszP21.185Signed by Orioles to Major League Contract