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Tuesday August 19,2008This 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 2008-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres6Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxDoug DavisJosh BanksTony Pena
Cincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs5BoxRich HardenJohnny Cueto(none)
Colorado Rockies8Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxUbaldo JimenezHiroki Kuroda(none)
Houston Astros5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxBrian MoehlerBen SheetsJose Valverde
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets7BoxAaron HeilmanJeff Bennett(none)
Washington Nationals4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRyan MadsonSteven ShellBrad Lidge
Florida Marlins6San Francisco Giants0BoxRicky NolascoKevin Correia(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxIan SnellBraden LooperT.J. Beam
Boston Red Sox7Baltimore Orioles2BoxDaisuke MatsuzakaDaniel Cabrera(none)
Seattle Mariners0Chicago White Sox5BoxClayton RichardFelix Hernandez(none)
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians9BoxAnthony ReyesLuke Hochevar(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins13BoxKevin SloweySean Gallagher(none)
Los Angeles Angels2Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJames ShieldsScot ShieldsDan Wheeler
Detroit Tigers11Texas Rangers3BoxArmando GalarragaVicente Padilla(none)
New York Yankees1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxA.J. BurnettJose VerasB.J. Ryan

Standings as of 2008-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays1257748.616--5744977747-1730-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field372017.541
234Boston Red Sox1267353.5794.565052812243-1830-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park362214.611
3611New York Yankees1256659.52811.06025564638-2728-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I372314.622
4713Toronto Blue Jays1256560.52012.05394885135-2630-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre372116.568
51019Baltimore Orioles1266165.48416.5640641-131-2630-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards35728.200
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Chicago White Sox1267254.571--64454010444-2028-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field371720.459
256Minnesota Twins1257154.5680.56385786045-2326-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome381721.447
3817Detroit Tigers1266264.49210.06436251833-2829-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park361224.333
41120Cleveland Indians1245767.46014.05865761034-2923-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field382414.632
51325Kansas City Royals1255570.44016.5514628-11428-3427-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium372017.541
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Angels1247648.613--5825245837-2339-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim382414.632
2918Texas Rangers1276265.48815.5705776-7132-3030-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington351718.486
31222Oakland Athletics1255768.45619.5493511-1834-3323-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum361818.500
41429Seattle Mariners1254679.36830.5521628-10724-3822-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field371522.405
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138New York Mets1266957.548--6175546337-2332-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium362016.556
2510Philadelphia Phillies1256758.5361.56005336733-2734-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park372512.676
3714Florida Marlins1266561.5164.0585610-2535-3130-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium351916.543
41224Atlanta Braves1265670.44413.0569573-434-3122-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field361620.444
51630Washington Nationals1264482.34925.0466629-16323-3921-43L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park351520.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1257748.616--67750617146-1731-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field362016.556
227Milwaukee Brewers1277255.5676.05955464937-2435-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park351817.514
349St. Louis Cardinals1287058.5478.56085664233-2937-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III341618.471
4916Houston Astros1266462.50813.5573610-3734-2830-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park352213.629
51123Pittsburgh Pirates1265769.45220.5587672-8534-3123-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park361026.278
61326Cincinnati Reds1265571.43722.5533639-10632-3323-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark361917.528
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Arizona Diamondbacks1256560.520--5795423734-2631-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field371720.459
2815Los Angeles Dodgers1256461.5121.05305003038-2926-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium372017.541
31021Colorado Rockies1275869.4578.0599657-5834-2924-40W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field351619.457
41427San Francisco Giants1255372.42412.0475585-11024-3729-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park371918.514
51528San Diego Padres1254877.38417.0480586-10627-3821-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park371522.405


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason LaneP31.240Signed by Red Sox to minor league contract 
Greg MadduxP42.127Traded by Padres to Dodgers for 2 players to be named later or cash considerations 
Kip WellsP31.120Signed by Royals to minor league contract