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Thursday August 28,2008This 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 2008-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins2Atlanta Braves4BoxCharlie MortonAnibal SanchezMike Gonzalez
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs6BoxBob HowryChad DurbinKerry Wood
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros3BoxBrandon BackeAaron HarangJose Valverde
Los Angeles Dodgers2Washington Nationals11BoxJohn LannanClayton Kershaw(none)
Texas Rangers5Los Angeles Angels7BoxJon GarlandJamey WrightFrancisco Rodriguez
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxMariano RiveraJustin Masterson(none)
Minnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics3BoxJoey DevineCraig Breslow(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Tampa Bay Rays3BoxEdwin JacksonJesse LitschDan Wheeler

Standings as of 2008-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Tampa Bay Rays1328151.614--6035238049-1932-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field301614.533
235Boston Red Sox1337756.5794.569056812243-1834-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park291811.621
3611New York Yankees1337162.53410.56416053639-2932-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I291811.621
4712Toronto Blue Jays1336865.51113.55825166637-2931-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre291811.621
51120Baltimore Orioles1336370.47418.5682684-233-3130-39W1T 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 Twins1347559.5601.56726076546-2329-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291316.448
3816Cleveland 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 Angels1338152.609--6185615741-2740-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim291910.655
2917Texas Rangers1356669.48916.0748810-6233-3333-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington271314.481
31222Oakland Athletics1346272.46319.5522543-2135-3327-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum271314.481
41429Seattle Mariners1335083.37631.0552669-11728-4122-42L1T 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 Phillies1347361.5451.06495618839-2934-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park28199.679
3814Florida Marlins1346866.5076.0619648-2935-3133-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium271611.593
41224Atlanta Braves1345975.44015.0605627-2236-3223-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field281315.464
51630Washington Nationals1344985.36625.0504663-15926-3923-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park271017.370
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1348450.627--73554219350-1934-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field271314.481
224Milwaukee Brewers1337756.5796.56355637241-2436-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park291316.448
338St. Louis Cardinals1347460.55210.06525975537-3137-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III281216.429
4715Houston Astros1346866.50716.0598639-4136-2932-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park27189.667
51325Cincinnati Reds1345876.43326.0559667-10832-3326-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark281612.571
61426Pittsburgh Pirates1335776.42926.5611731-12034-3423-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park291019.345
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Arizona Diamondbacks1336865.511--6125783437-2831-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field291415.483
2918Los Angeles Dodgers1346569.4853.5548550-239-3026-39L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium28199.679
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