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Thursday August 21,2008This 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 2008-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres1Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxBrandon WebbChad Reineke(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs3BoxCarlos ZambranoJosh FoggKerry Wood
Colorado Rockies1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDerek LoweJorge de la RosaJonathan Broxton
Atlanta Braves4New York Mets5BoxLuis AyalaVladimir Nunez(none)
Washington Nationals4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSaul RiveraRyan MadsonJoel Hanrahan
Florida Marlins3San Francisco Giants4BoxBrian WilsonKevin Gregg(none)
Minnesota Twins2Los Angeles Angels1BoxJesse CrainJustin SpeierJoe Nathan
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians10BoxCliff LeeZack Greinke(none)
Oakland Athletics2Seattle Mariners0BoxGreg SmithRyan Rowland-SmithBrad Ziegler
New York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays14BoxRoy HalladaySidney Ponson(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1267749.611--5785027647-1830-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field362016.556
255Boston Red Sox1277354.5754.565653911743-1830-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park352213.629
3612New York Yankees1276760.52810.56105713938-2729-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I352213.629
4713Toronto Blue Jays1276661.52011.55544965836-2730-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre352015.571
51018Baltimore Orioles1276265.48815.5651647432-2630-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards34628.176
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1277354.575--65954311645-2028-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field361620.444
234Minnesota Twins1277354.575--6435806346-2327-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome361521.417
3919Detroit Tigers1276265.48811.06446341033-2829-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park351223.343
41120Cleveland Indians1265967.46813.56045842036-2923-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field362214.611
51327Kansas City Royals1275572.43318.0522646-12428-3427-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium352015.571
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Angels1267749.611--5885305837-2440-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim362313.639
2817Texas Rangers1286365.49215.0714777-6333-3030-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington341618.471
31222Oakland Athletics1275869.45719.5496514-1834-3324-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum341717.500
41429Seattle Mariners1274681.36231.5524645-12124-3922-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field351520.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138New York Mets1287157.555--6285616739-2332-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium341816.529
2510Philadelphia Phillies1276859.5352.56075377034-2834-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park352411.686
3815Florida Marlins1286563.5086.0593620-2735-3130-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium331914.576
41325Atlanta Braves1285672.43815.0576584-834-3122-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field341618.471
51630Washington Nationals1284583.35226.0470636-16623-3922-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park331419.424
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1277849.614--68151017147-1831-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field341915.559
227Milwaukee Brewers1287355.5705.56005485238-2435-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park341717.500
349St. Louis Cardinals1297158.5508.06195685134-2937-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III331518.455
4916Houston Astros1276463.50414.0575615-4034-2830-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park342212.647
51123Pittsburgh Pirates1275770.44921.0589683-9434-3123-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park351025.286
61224Cincinnati Reds1285672.43822.5537643-10632-3324-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark341816.529
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Arizona Diamondbacks1276760.528--5915494236-2631-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field351520.429
2714Los Angeles Dodgers1276562.5122.05365053139-3026-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium351916.543
31021Colorado Rockies1295970.4579.0604663-5934-2925-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field331518.455
41426San Francisco Giants1275572.43312.0485593-10826-3729-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park351718.486
51528San Diego Padres1274879.37819.0487598-11127-3821-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park351520.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose BautistaRF27.306Traded by Pirates to Blue Jays