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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 2008-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves0BoxBarry ZitoJorge Campillo(none)
Houston Astros3Milwaukee Brewers9BoxCC SabathiaRandy Wolf(none)
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxSean BurnettPedro FelicianoJohn Grabow
Boston Red Sox6Baltimore Orioles3BoxJon LesterJeremy GuthrieJonathan Papelbon
Seattle Mariners5Chicago White Sox13BoxMark BuehrleJarrod Washburn(none)
Oakland Athletics3Minnesota Twins2BoxKirk SaarloosNick BlackburnBrad Ziegler
Los Angeles Angels4Tampa Bay Rays6BoxAndy SonnanstineJon GarlandDan Wheeler
Detroit Tigers8Texas Rangers7BoxKenny RogersFrank FranciscoFernando Rodney

Standings as of 2008-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1247648.613--5704957546-1730-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field382117.553
234Boston Red Sox1257253.5764.564352611743-1829-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park372314.622
3611New York Yankees1246658.53210.06015544738-2728-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I382315.605
4714Toronto Blue Jays1246460.51612.05374875034-2630-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre382216.579
51018Baltimore Orioles1256164.48815.5638634431-2530-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards36729.194
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1257154.568--6395409943-2028-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field381820.474
257Minnesota Twins1247054.5650.56255764944-2326-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome391821.462
3919Detroit Tigers1256164.48810.06326221033-2828-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park371324.351
41221Cleveland Indians1235667.45514.0577572533-2923-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field392514.641
51325Kansas City Royals1245569.44415.5510619-10928-3427-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium382018.526
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1237647.618--5805206037-2339-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim392415.615
2817Texas Rangers1266264.49215.5702765-6332-2930-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington361719.472
31120Oakland Athletics1245767.46019.5491498-734-3323-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum371819.486
41429Seattle Mariners1244678.37130.5521623-10224-3822-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field381523.395
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Mets1256857.544--6105515936-2332-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium372116.568
2510Philadelphia Phillies1246658.5321.55955296632-2734-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park382612.684
3815Florida Marlins1256461.5124.0579610-3135-3129-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium362016.556
41224Atlanta Braves1255669.44812.0566566034-3122-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field371621.432
51630Washington Nationals1254481.35224.0462624-16223-3921-42L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park361521.417
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1247648.613--67250616645-1731-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field372116.568
225Milwaukee Brewers1267254.5715.05935415237-2335-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park361818.500
338St. Louis Cardinals1277057.5517.56075624533-2837-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III351619.457
4916Houston Astros1256362.50413.5568608-4034-2829-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park362313.639
51123Pittsburgh Pirates1255669.44820.5583671-8834-3122-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park371126.297
61326Cincinnati Reds1255570.44021.5533634-10132-3323-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark371918.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2713Los Angeles Dodgers1246460.516--5274923538-2826-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium382018.526
1612Arizona Diamondbacks1246460.516--5725363633-2631-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field381820.474
31022Colorado Rockies1265769.4528.0591654-6334-2923-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field361719.472
41427San Francisco Giants1245371.42711.0475579-10424-3629-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park381919.500
51528San Diego Padres1244876.38716.0474579-10527-3821-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park381523.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Yonder Alonso1B21.132Signed by Reds to Major League Contract 
Jason LaneP31.239Released by Yankees 
David RossC31.152Released David Ross