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Wednesday September 3,2008This 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 2008-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals3Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxChad QuallsChris Perez(none)
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs0BoxRandy WolfRyan Dempster(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds5BoxTyler YatesJeremy AffeldtMatt Capps
San Francisco Giants9Colorado Rockies2BoxBarry ZitoAaron Cook(none)
Atlanta Braves3Florida Marlins5BoxDoug WaechterWill OhmanJoe Nelson
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxHiroki KurodaWade LeBlancJonathan Broxton
New York Mets9Milwaukee Brewers2BoxOliver PerezDavid Bush(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Washington Nationals9BoxSaul RiveraChad Durbin(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox5BoxJustin MastersonJim Miller(none)
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians2BoxJavier VazquezJeremy SowersBobby Jenks
Los Angeles Angels6Detroit Tigers9BoxKyle FarnsworthJose ArredondoFernando Rodney
New York Yankees8Tampa Bay Rays4BoxEdwar RamirezEdwin Jackson(none)
Seattle Mariners0Texas Rangers1BoxDustin NippertFelix HernandezFrank Francisco
Minnesota Twins4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJesse CarlsonEddie Guardado(none)

Standings as of 2008-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays1378453.613--6435548952-2132-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field251312.520
234Boston Red Sox1398257.5903.073458415048-1934-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park231310.565
3610New York Yankees1397564.54010.06796344540-3135-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I23149.609
4713Toronto Blue Jays1387266.52212.56085357339-2933-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre241410.583
51222Baltimore Orioles1396376.45322.0708744-3633-3130-45L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards22517.227
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago White Sox1397861.561--7006138746-2232-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field241113.458
258Minnesota Twins1397762.5541.07076287946-2331-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome241113.458
3918Cleveland Indians1386771.48610.56716333838-3329-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field241410.583
41019Detroit Tigers1396772.48211.0704709-536-3431-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park23716.304
51327Kansas City Royals1375879.42319.0562686-12430-3928-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium25178.680
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels1388454.609--6395825743-2841-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim24168.667
2817Texas Rangers1416972.48916.5769836-6735-3434-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington211011.476
31121Oakland Athletics1386375.45721.0533574-4136-3527-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum231211.522
41428Seattle Mariners1395485.38830.5581691-11028-4126-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field23716.304
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets1407961.564--6936068741-2538-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium221012.455
249Philadelphia Phillies1407664.5433.06765859139-2937-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park22166.727
3815Florida Marlins1407169.5078.0652684-3238-3433-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium21138.619
41325Atlanta Braves1406080.42919.0642674-3236-3224-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field221210.545
51529Washington Nationals1405486.38625.0544693-14931-4023-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park21516.238
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1408555.607--75057018051-2434-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field21129.571
225Milwaukee Brewers1398059.5764.56655867941-2739-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park231013.435
3511St. Louis Cardinals1407565.53610.06766255137-3138-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III221111.500
4612Houston Astros1407466.52911.0628653-2539-2935-37W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park21129.571
51123Cincinnati Reds1396178.43923.5593692-9935-3526-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark231310.565
61426Pittsburgh Pirates1385979.42825.0624759-13534-3725-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park24816.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1397168.511--6386122640-3131-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field231112.478
2916Los Angeles Dodgers1407070.5001.55845721242-3028-40W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium22148.636
31020Colorado Rockies1416675.4686.0658717-5938-3128-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field21813.381
41224San Francisco Giants1396079.43211.0539651-11230-3930-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park231211.522
51630San Diego Padres1395386.38118.0537655-11832-3921-47L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park231013.435