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MLB Games on Saturday August 23, 2008

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Florida MarlinsNL1Arizona DiamondbacksNL7Box | PBP944,294Chase FieldNight2:28Yusmeiro PetitChris Volstad---Montero, Ramirez, Young
Washington NationalsNL2Chicago CubsNL9Box | PBP940,708Wrigley FieldDay2:47Ryan DempsterOdalis Perez---DeRosa, Ramirez (2)
Cincinnati RedsNL6Colorado RockiesNL7Box | PBP942,282Coors FieldNight3:12Luis VizcainoMike LincolnBrian FuentesBruce, Dickerson
Pittsburgh PiratesNL3Milwaukee BrewersNL6Box | PBP943,293Miller ParkNight2:38Jeff SuppanTom GorzelannySalomon TorresBraun, LaRoche
Houston AstrosNL8New York MetsNL3Box | PBP951,766Shea StadiumNight2:36Brandon BackeJohn Maine---Berkman, Newhan, Schneider
Los Angeles DodgersNL2Philadelphia PhilliesNL9Box | PBP945,019Citizens Bank ParkDay2:41Cole HamelsClayton Kershaw---Burrell, Martin
San Diego PadresNL3San Francisco GiantsNL4Box | PBP937,081AT&T ParkDay2:15Barry ZitoMike AdamsBrian Wilson---
Atlanta BravesNL8St. Louis CardinalsNL4Box | PBP944,074Busch Stadium IIIDay3:13Buddy CarlyleKyle McClellanMike GonzalezPujols
Minnesota TwinsAL5Los Angeles AngelsAL7Box | PBP943,906Angel Stadium of AnaheimNight2:52Darren OliverNick BlackburnFrancisco RodriguezCasilla, Teixeira
New York YankeesAL5Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP948,817Oriole Park at Camden YardsNight3:08Carl PavanoJeremy GuthrieMariano RiveraGiambi, Matsui
Tampa Bay RaysAL5Chicago White SoxAL3Box | PBP936,482U.S. Cellular FieldDay3:04Grant BalfourJavier VazquezDan WheelerDye (2)
Detroit TigersAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL0Box | PBP927,346Kauffman StadiumNight2:38Zach MinerKyle Davies---Cabrera
Oakland AthleticsAL5Seattle MarinersAL1Box | PBP934,145Safeco FieldNight2:32Dana EvelandJarrod Washburn---Barton
Cleveland IndiansAL8Texas RangersAL7Box | PBP929,900Rangers Ballpark in ArlingtonNight3:29Rafael PerezJamey WrightJensen LewisShoppach, Young
Boston Red SoxAL0Toronto Blue JaysAL11Box | PBP944,896Rogers CentreDay3:09Jesse LitschJon Lester---Scutaro, Wells (2)
15 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Saturday, August 23, 2008

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Tampa Bay Rays1287949.617-5925098347-1832-31341816.529
AL East245Boston Red Sox1297455.5745.566455411043-1831-37332112.636
AL East3611New York Yankees1296960.53510.56245784638-2731-33332013.606
AL East4713Toronto Blue Jays1296762.51912.55695046537-2830-34331914.576
AL East51019Baltimore Orioles1296267.48117.5658661-332-2830-3932626.188
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central136Minnesota Twins1297455.574-6575877046-2328-32341420.412
AL Central257Chicago White Sox1297356.5661.066655710945-2228-34341618.471
AL Central3817Detroit Tigers1296465.49610.06526371533-2831-37331023.303
AL Central41120Cleveland Indians1286167.47712.56195962336-2925-38342014.588
AL Central51327Kansas City Royals1295574.42619.0525654-12928-3627-38332013.606
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West123Los Angeles Angels1287850.609-5955445138-2540-25342212.647
AL West2918Texas Rangers1306367.48516.0726792-6633-3230-35321616.500
AL West31222Oakland Athletics1295970.45719.5506522-1634-3325-37321616.500
AL West41429Seattle Mariners1294782.36431.5532655-12325-4022-42331419.424
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East138New York Mets1307258.554-6345696540-2432-34321715.531
NL East2510Philadelphia Phillies1297059.5431.56245408436-2834-31332211.667
NL East3714Florida Marlins1306664.5086.0599631-3235-3131-33311813.581
NL East41426Atlanta Braves1305773.43815.0587606-1934-3123-42321517.469
NL East51630Washington Nationals1304684.35426.0485650-16523-3923-45311318.419
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central112Chicago Cubs1297950.612-69552517048-1931-31321814.563
NL Central224Milwaukee Brewers1307555.5774.56165556140-2435-31321517.469
NL Central349St. Louis Cardinals1317259.5508.06415796235-3037-29311417.452
NL Central4815Houston Astros1296564.50414.0583621-3834-2831-36322111.656
NL Central51223Pittsburgh Pirates1295772.44222.0596699-10334-3123-41331023.303
NL Central61325Cincinnati Reds1305773.43822.5551655-10432-3325-40321715.531
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West1612Arizona Diamondbacks1296861.527-6025554737-2731-34331419.424
NL West2916Los Angeles Dodgers1296564.5043.05395221739-3026-34331914.576
NL West31021Colorado Rockies1316071.4589.0616677-6135-3025-41311417.452
NL West41124San Francisco Giants1295772.44211.0494596-10228-3729-35331518.455
NL West51528San Diego Padres1294881.37220.0490607-11727-3821-43331518.455
30 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season