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Wednesday August 27,2008This 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 2008-08-27

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins4Atlanta Braves1BoxJosh JohnsonMike Hampton(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros4BoxRoy OswaltJosh FoggJose Valverde
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBrian StokesRudy SeanezLuis Ayala
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJason MarquisZach DukeKerry Wood
Arizona Diamondbacks4San Diego Padres5BoxMike AdamsChad QuallsTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies1San Francisco Giants4BoxTim LincecumLivan HernandezBrian Wilson
Milwaukee Brewers3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxRyan FranklinDavid RiskeChris Perez
Los Angeles Dodgers4Washington Nationals5BoxTim ReddingGreg MadduxJoel Hanrahan
Oakland Athletics6Los Angeles Angels5BoxHuston StreetJoe SaundersBrad Ziegler
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles11BoxRadhames LizJohn Danks(none)
Cleveland Indians9Detroit Tigers7BoxFausto CarmonaJustin Verlander(none)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals2BoxMatt HarrisonBrian BannisterFrank Francisco
Boston Red Sox11New York Yankees3BoxPaul ByrdSidney Ponson(none)
Minnesota Twins6Seattle Mariners5BoxGlen PerkinsSean GreenJoe Nathan
Toronto Blue Jays0Tampa Bay Rays1BoxMatt GarzaDavid PurceyDan Wheeler

Standings as of 2008-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Tampa Bay Rays1318051.611--6005217948-1932-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field311714.548
234Boston Red Sox1327755.5833.568856512343-1834-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park301812.600
3611New York Yankees1327062.53010.56386033538-2932-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I301911.633
4712Toronto Blue Jays1326864.51512.55805136737-2931-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre301812.600
51120Baltimore Orioles1336370.47418.0682684-233-3130-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards28523.179
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1337657.571--68757910846-2230-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field301317.433
257Minnesota Twins1337558.5641.06706046646-2329-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301317.433
3917Cleveland Indians1326567.49210.56466133336-2929-38W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field301614.533
41019Detroit Tigers1336469.48112.0669667233-3131-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park291019.345
51327Kansas City Royals1335677.42120.0539671-13229-3927-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium291910.655
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Angels1328052.606--6115565540-2740-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim302010.667
2816Texas Rangers1346668.49315.0743803-6033-3333-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington281315.464
31222Oakland Athletics1336172.45919.5519541-2234-3327-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum281414.500
41429Seattle Mariners1335083.37630.5552669-11728-4122-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field291118.379
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Mets1347460.552--6605877341-2533-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium281513.536
2510Philadelphia Phillies1337360.5490.56455559039-2934-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park291910.655
3713Florida Marlins1336865.5115.5617644-2735-3133-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium281612.571
41325Atlanta Braves1335875.43615.5601625-2435-3223-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field291415.483
51630Washington Nationals1334885.36125.5493661-16825-3923-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park281117.393
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1338350.624--72953819149-1934-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field281414.500
225Milwaukee Brewers1337756.5796.06355637241-2436-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park291316.448
338St. Louis Cardinals1347460.5529.56525975537-3137-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III281216.429
4815Houston Astros1336766.50416.0595637-4235-2932-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park28199.679
51224Cincinnati Reds1335875.43625.0557664-10732-3326-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark291613.552
61426Pittsburgh Pirates1335776.42926.0611731-12034-3423-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park291019.345
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Arizona Diamondbacks1336865.511--6125783437-2831-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field291415.483
2918Los Angeles Dodgers1336568.4893.0546539739-3026-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium291910.655
31021Colorado Rockies1356372.4676.0632688-5636-3027-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field271116.407
41123San Francisco Giants1335974.4449.0509612-10330-3929-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park291316.448
51528San Diego Padres1335182.38317.0512622-11030-3821-44W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park291217.414

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mark KotsayLF32.269Traded by Braves to Red Sox for Luis Sumoza 
Ricardo RinconP38.136Returned to Mets from Mexico City Reds (Mex) 
Luis SumozaOF20.043Traded by Red Sox to Braves for Mark Kotsay