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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 2008-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Nationals0Atlanta Braves2BoxJames ParrShairon MartisMike Gonzalez
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds8BoxNick MassetCraig HansenFrancisco Cordero
San Diego Padres5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxShawn EstesJeff SuppanTrevor Hoffman
Los Angeles Angels7Detroit Tigers1BoxErvin SantanaKenny Rogers(none)
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals5BoxJoakim SoriaJoey Devine(none)
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals9BoxKyle DaviesDan MeyerRamon Ramirez
New York Yankees5Tampa Bay Rays7BoxScott KazmirDarrell RasnerDan Wheeler
Minnesota Twins0Toronto Blue Jays9BoxJesse LitschKevin Slowey(none)

Standings as of 2008-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays1388553.616--6505599153-2132-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field241212.500
234Boston Red Sox1398257.5903.573458415048-1934-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park231310.565
3611New York Yankees1407565.53611.06846414340-3135-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I22148.636
4713Toronto Blue Jays1397366.52512.56175358240-2933-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre231310.565
51121Baltimore Orioles1396376.45322.5708744-3633-3130-45L6T 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 Twins1407763.5501.57076377046-2331-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome231112.478
3918Cleveland Indians1386771.48610.56716333838-3329-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field241410.583
41019Detroit Tigers1406773.47911.5705716-1136-3531-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park22715.318
51326Kansas City Royals1396079.43218.0576696-12032-3928-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium23158.652
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels1398554.612--6465836343-2842-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim23158.652
2817Texas Rangers1416972.48917.0769836-6735-3434-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington211011.476
31222Oakland Athletics1406377.45022.5543588-4536-3527-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum21129.571
41428Seattle Mariners1395485.38831.0581691-11028-4126-44L2T 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
41224Atlanta Braves1416180.43318.5644674-3037-3224-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field211110.524
51630Washington Nationals1415487.38325.5544695-15131-4023-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park20515.250
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1408555.607--75057018051-2434-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field21129.571
225Milwaukee Brewers1408060.5715.06675917641-2839-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park221012.455
3510St. 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 Reds1406278.44323.0601698-9736-3526-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark221210.545
61427Pittsburgh Pirates1395980.42425.5630767-13734-3725-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park23815.348
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
41325San Francisco Giants1396079.43211.0539651-11230-3930-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park231211.522
51529San Diego Padres1405486.38617.5542657-11532-3922-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park22913.409