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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 2008-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves11BoxMike HamptonMatt Palmer(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Cincinnati Reds3BoxJoel PineiroAaron Harang(none)
Chicago Cubs1Florida Marlins2BoxAnibal SanchezSean MarshallKevin Gregg
Arizona Diamondbacks11Houston Astros5BoxYusmeiro PetitBrandon Backe(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxSalomon TorresJonathan BroxtonDavid Riske
New York Mets7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxPedro MartinezZach DukePedro Feliciano
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres8BoxChad ReinekeKyle Kendrick(none)
Colorado Rockies13Washington Nationals6BoxLivan HernandezJohn Lannan(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox1BoxRoy HalladayPaul Byrd(none)
Los Angeles Angels4Cleveland Indians3BoxJohn LackeyFausto CarmonaFrancisco Rodriguez
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers5BoxJustin VerlanderDennis SarfateFernando Rodney
Seattle Mariners6Minnesota Twins7BoxDennys ReyesCesar Jimenez(none)
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees3BoxDavid RobertsonJeff Fulchino(none)
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics1BoxJohn DanksGreg SmithBobby Jenks
Tampa Bay Rays0Texas Rangers3BoxMatt HarrisonEdwin JacksonEddie Guardado

Standings as of 2008-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1227448.607--5574877045-1729-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field402317.575
234Boston Red Sox1237152.5773.563350812543-1728-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park392415.615
3611New York Yankees1236558.5289.55865483837-2728-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I392415.615
4715Toronto Blue Jays1236360.51211.55224833934-2629-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre392316.590
51018Baltimore Orioles1236063.48814.5619620-131-2429-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards38830.211
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Minnesota Twins1226953.566--6125654743-2226-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome411922.463
257Chicago White Sox1236954.5610.56135347942-2027-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field402020.500
3919Detroit Tigers1236063.4889.56165991733-2727-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park391425.359
41222Cleveland Indians1225567.45114.0573569432-2923-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field402614.650
51325Kansas City Royals1235568.44714.5504604-10028-3427-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium392019.513
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1217645.628--5735106337-2339-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim412417.585
2817Texas Rangers1246262.50015.5691750-5932-2730-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington381721.447
31120Oakland Athletics1225666.45920.5487483434-3222-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum391920.487
41429Seattle Mariners1224676.37730.5508599-9124-3822-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field401525.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Mets1236756.545--6045465836-2331-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium392217.564
2510Philadelphia Phillies1236558.5282.05935286532-2733-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park392712.692
3713Florida Marlins1246460.5163.5577601-2435-3029-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium372017.541
41021Atlanta Braves1235667.45511.0565558734-2922-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field391623.410
51630Washington Nationals1244480.35523.5460617-15723-3821-42L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park371522.405
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1237548.610--66350415945-1730-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field382216.579
225Milwaukee Brewers1247153.5734.55795314836-2335-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park381919.500
338St. Louis Cardinals1267056.5566.56045554933-2837-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III361620.444
4916Houston Astros1236261.50413.0562599-3733-2829-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park382414.632
51224Pittsburgh Pirates1235568.44720.0578665-8733-3022-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park391227.308
61326Cincinnati Reds1245470.43521.5526631-10531-3323-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark382018.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Arizona Diamondbacks1236459.520--5725333933-2631-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field391821.462
2814Los Angeles Dodgers1236360.5121.05204873337-2826-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium392118.538
31123Colorado Rockies1255669.4489.0584652-6834-2922-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field371819.486
41427San Francisco Giants1225171.41812.5467578-11124-3627-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park402119.525
51528San Diego Padres1234875.39016.0473577-10427-3721-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park391524.385