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Monday August 25,2008This 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 2008-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros1New York Mets9BoxMike PelfreyBrian Moehler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBrett MyersChad Billingsley(none)
Chicago Cubs12Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxTed LillyJeff Karstens(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2San Diego Padres4BoxTrevor HoffmanJon Rauch(none)
Colorado Rockies4San Francisco Giants2BoxJeff FrancisMatt CainBrian Fuentes
Oakland Athletics2Los Angeles Angels1BoxDallas BradenJered WeaverBrad Ziegler
Chicago White Sox4Baltimore Orioles3BoxClayton RichardChris WatersBobby Jenks
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers3BoxBrendan DonnellyGary GloverJensen Lewis
Texas Rangers9Kansas City Royals4BoxScott FeldmanGil Meche(none)
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners4BoxR.A. DickeyJesse Crain(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Tampa 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 Orioles1316269.47318.0668673-532-3030-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards30624.200
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1317556.573--67656511146-2229-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field321418.438
257Minnesota Twins1317457.5651.06625966646-2328-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome321418.438
3817Detroit Tigers1316467.48911.06586481033-2931-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park311021.323
41019Cleveland Indians1306367.48511.56276022536-2927-38W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field321814.563
51327Kansas City Royals1315675.42719.0536666-13029-3727-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium311912.613
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Angels1307951.608--6015495239-2640-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim322111.656
2918Texas Rangers1326468.48516.0738800-6233-3331-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington301515.500
31222Oakland Athletics1316071.45819.5512531-1934-3326-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum301515.500
41428Seattle Mariners1314982.37430.5544661-11727-4022-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field311219.387
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Mets1327359.553--6475767141-2532-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium301614.533
2510Philadelphia Phillies1317259.5500.56345429238-2834-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park312011.645
3714Florida Marlins1316764.5115.5604633-2935-3132-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium301713.567
41226Atlanta Braves1315774.43515.5590612-2234-3123-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field311516.484
51630Washington Nationals1314685.35126.5486656-17023-3923-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park301317.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1318150.618--71352918449-1932-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field301614.533
224Milwaukee Brewers1317655.5805.06205586241-2435-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park311417.452
338St. Louis Cardinals1327359.5538.56475826536-3037-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III301317.433
4815Houston Astros1316665.50415.0590634-4434-2832-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park302010.667
61324Pittsburgh Pirates1315774.43524.0602715-11334-3223-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park311021.323
51425Cincinnati Reds1315774.43524.0554659-10532-3325-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark311714.548
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Arizona Diamondbacks1316863.519--6065644237-2831-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field311417.452
2916Los Angeles Dodgers1316566.4963.0541532939-3026-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium311912.613
31021Colorado Rockies1336271.4667.0624682-5836-3026-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field291217.414
41123San Francisco Giants1315873.44310.0503604-10129-3829-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park311417.452
51529San Diego Padres1314982.37419.0498616-11828-3821-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park311417.452


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Robinzon DiazC24.341Traded by Blue Jays to Pirates 
Eddie GuardadoP37.327Traded by Rangers to Twins for Mark Hamburger 
Mark HamburgerP21.201Traded by Twins to Rangers for Eddie Guardado