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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 2008-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins5Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxRicky NolascoDoug DavisKevin Gregg
Washington Nationals1Chicago Cubs6BoxRich HardenJason Bergmann(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Colorado Rockies4BoxRyan SpeierMike Lincoln(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxGuillermo MotaJason Davis(none)
Houston Astros6New York Mets4BoxLaTroy HawkinsPedro FelicianoJose Valverde
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies5BoxChad DurbinJoe Beimel(none)
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants7BoxKevin CorreiaMike AdamsBrian Wilson
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBraden LooperJo-Jo ReyesChris Perez
Minnesota Twins3Los Angeles Angels5BoxJose ArredondoJesse CrainFrancisco Rodriguez
New York Yankees8Baltimore Orioles7BoxEdwar RamirezJamie WalkerMariano Rivera
Tampa Bay Rays5Chicago White Sox6BoxBobby JenksJason Hammel(none)
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals7BoxBrandon DuckworthKenny Rogers(none)
Oakland Athletics4Seattle Mariners8BoxFelix HernandezDan MeyerJ.J. Putz
Cleveland Indians4Texas Rangers3BoxRafael BetancourtEddie Guardado(none)
Boston Red Sox6Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJonathan PapelbonBrandon LeagueManny Delcarmen

Standings as of 2008-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1297950.612--5975158247-1832-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field331815.545
235Boston Red Sox1307555.5774.567055911143-1832-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park322012.625
3611New York Yankees1307060.5389.56325854738-2732-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I321913.594
4713Toronto Blue Jays1306763.51512.55745106437-2930-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre321913.594
51120Baltimore Orioles1306268.47717.5665669-432-2930-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards31625.194
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Chicago White Sox1307456.569--67256211046-2228-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field331518.455
247Minnesota Twins1307456.569--6605926846-2328-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331419.424
3817Detroit Tigers1306466.49210.06556441133-2831-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park321022.313
41019Cleveland Indians1296267.48111.56235992436-2926-38W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field331914.576
51327Kansas City Royals1305674.43118.0532657-12529-3627-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium321913.594
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Angels1297950.612--6005475339-2540-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim332112.636
2918Texas Rangers1316368.48117.0729796-6733-3330-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington311615.516
31222Oakland Athletics1305971.45420.5510530-2034-3325-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum311615.516
41428Seattle Mariners1304882.36931.5540659-11926-4022-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field321319.406
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Mets1317259.550--6385756340-2532-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium311714.548
2510Philadelphia Phillies1307159.5460.56295428737-2834-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park322111.656
3714Florida Marlins1316764.5115.0604633-2935-3132-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium301713.567
41426Atlanta Braves1315774.43515.0590612-2234-3123-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field311516.484
51630Washington Nationals1314685.35126.0486656-17023-3923-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park301317.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1308050.615--70152617549-1931-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field311714.548
224Milwaukee Brewers1317655.5804.56205586241-2435-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park311417.452
338St. Louis Cardinals1327359.5538.06475826536-3037-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III301317.433
4815Houston Astros1306664.50814.0589625-3634-2832-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park312011.645
51224Pittsburgh Pirates1305773.43823.0599703-10434-3123-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park321022.313
61325Cincinnati Reds1315774.43523.5554659-10532-3325-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark311714.548
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Arizona Diamondbacks1306862.523--6045604437-2831-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field321418.438
2916Los Angeles Dodgers1306565.5003.05415271439-3026-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium321913.594
31021Colorado Rockies1326171.4628.0620680-6036-3025-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field301317.433
41123San Francisco Giants1305872.44610.0501600-9929-3729-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park321418.438
51529San Diego Padres1304882.36920.0494614-12027-3821-44L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park321517.469


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Richie Sexson1B33.238Released by Yankees