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Tuesday August 26,2008This 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 2008-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins9Atlanta Braves10BoxWill OhmanKevin Gregg(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros1BoxBronson ArroyoGeoff Geary(none)
New York Mets7Philadelphia Phillies8BoxRudy SeanezScott Schoeneweis(none)
Chicago Cubs14Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxSean MarshallCraig Hansen(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2San Diego Padres9BoxChad ReinekeBrandon Webb(none)
Colorado Rockies7San Francisco Giants2BoxJorge de la RosaMatt PalmerJason Grilli
Milwaukee Brewers12St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBen SheetsTodd Wellemeyer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Washington Nationals2BoxCollin BalesterDerek LoweJoel Hanrahan
Oakland Athletics1Los Angeles Angels5BoxJohn LackeyGreg Smith(none)
Chicago White Sox8Baltimore Orioles3BoxGavin FloydBrian Burres(none)
Cleveland Indians10Detroit Tigers4BoxCliff LeeChris Lambert(none)
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals1BoxKevin MillwoodRamon Ramirez(none)
Boston Red Sox7New York Yankees3BoxTim WakefieldAndy PettitteJonathan Papelbon
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners3BoxRyan Rowland-SmithScott BakerRoy Corcoran
Toronto Blue Jays6Tampa Bay Rays2BoxRoy HalladayJames Shields(none)

Standings as of 2008-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1307951.608--5995217847-1932-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field321814.563
235Boston Red Sox1317655.5803.567756211543-1833-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park311912.613
3611New York Yankees1317061.5349.56355924338-2832-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I311912.613
4712Toronto Blue Jays1316863.51911.55805126837-2931-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre311813.581
51121Baltimore Orioles1326270.47018.0671681-1032-3130-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards29623.207
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1327656.576--68456811646-2230-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field311318.419
257Minnesota Twins1327458.5612.06645996546-2328-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome311417.452
3918Cleveland Indians1316467.48911.56376063136-2928-38W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field311714.548
41019Detroit Tigers1326468.48512.0662658433-3031-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park301020.333
51327Kansas City Royals1325676.42420.0537668-13129-3827-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium301911.633
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Angels1318051.611--6065505640-2640-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim312011.645
2817Texas Rangers1336568.48916.0740801-6133-3332-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington291415.483
31222Oakland Athletics1326072.45520.5513536-2334-3326-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum291514.517
41428Seattle Mariners1325082.37930.5547663-11628-4022-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field301119.367
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1327359.553--6425499339-2834-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park301911.633
2510New York Mets1337360.5490.56545847041-2532-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium291613.552
3714Florida Marlins1326765.5086.0613643-3035-3132-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium291712.586
41225Atlanta Braves1325874.43915.0600621-2135-3123-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field301416.467
51630Washington Nationals1324785.35626.0488657-16924-3923-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park291217.414
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1328250.621--72753818949-1933-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field291514.517
224Milwaukee Brewers1327755.5835.06325587441-2436-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park301317.433
349St. Louis Cardinals1337360.5499.56475945336-3137-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III291316.448
4815Houston Astros1326666.50016.0591636-4534-2932-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park29209.690
51124Cincinnati Reds1325874.43924.0556660-10432-3326-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark301614.533
61426Pittsburgh Pirates1325775.43225.0611729-11834-3323-42L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park301020.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Arizona Diamondbacks1326864.515--6085733537-2831-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field301416.467
2916Los Angeles Dodgers1326567.4923.0542534839-3026-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium301911.633
31020Colorado Rockies1346371.4706.0631684-5336-3027-41W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field281117.393
41323San Francisco Giants1325874.43910.0505611-10629-3929-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park301416.467
51529San Diego Padres1325082.37918.0507618-11129-3821-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park301317.433