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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 2008-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Nationals5Atlanta Braves10BoxJair JurrjensJason Bergmann(none)
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds10BoxBronson ArroyoTed Lilly(none)
Houston Astros3Colorado Rockies5BoxUbaldo JimenezBrian MoehlerBrian Fuentes
Arizona Diamondbacks0Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDerek LoweDan Haren(none)
San Diego Padres2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBrian ShouseBrian Falkenborg(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets0BoxBrett MyersMike PelfreyBrad Lidge
Pittsburgh Pirates7San Francisco Giants0BoxZach DukeKevin Correia(none)
Florida Marlins4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxArthur RhodesRyan FranklinMatt Lindstrom
Oakland Athletics11Baltimore Orioles2BoxDallas BradenChris Waters(none)
Los Angeles Angels2Chicago White Sox10BoxMark BuehrleDustin Moseley(none)
Cleveland Indians9Kansas City Royals3BoxEdward MujicaBrandon Duckworth(none)
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins10BoxFrancisco LirianoArmando Galarraga(none)
New York Yankees1Seattle Mariners3BoxBrandon MorrowAndy PettitteJ.J. Putz
Boston Red Sox8Texas Rangers1BoxJosh BeckettKevin Millwood(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Toronto Blue Jays6BoxRoy HalladayAndy SonnanstineB.J. Ryan

Standings as of 2008-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays1398554.612--6545658953-2132-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field231211.522
234Boston Red Sox1408357.5932.574258515748-1935-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park221210.545
3611New York Yankees1417566.53211.06856444140-3135-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I21147.667
4712Toronto Blue Jays1407466.52911.56235398441-2933-37W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre221210.545
51222Baltimore Orioles1406377.45022.5710755-4533-3230-45L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards21516.238
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1407961.564--7106159547-2232-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field231013.435
258Minnesota Twins1417863.5531.57176397847-2331-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome221012.455
3817Cleveland Indians1396871.48910.56806364438-3330-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field231310.565
41019Detroit Tigers1416774.47512.5707726-1936-3531-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park21714.333
51327Kansas City Royals1406080.42919.0579705-12632-4028-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium22157.682
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels1408555.607--6485935543-2842-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim22157.682
2918Texas Rangers1426973.48617.0770844-7435-3534-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington201010.500
31121Oakland Athletics1416477.45421.5554590-3636-3528-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum20119.550
41428Seattle Mariners1405585.39330.0584692-10829-4126-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field22616.273
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Mets1417962.560--6936098441-2638-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium211011.476
249Philadelphia Phillies1417764.5462.06795859439-2938-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park21156.714
3714Florida Marlins1417269.5117.0656685-2938-3434-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium20128.600
41224Atlanta Braves1426280.43717.5654679-2538-3224-48W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field201010.500
51630Washington Nationals1425488.38025.5549705-15631-4023-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park19514.263
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1418556.603--75258017251-2434-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field20128.600
225Milwaukee Brewers1418160.5744.06705937742-2839-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park21912.429
3510St. Louis Cardinals1417566.53210.06776294837-3238-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III211110.524
4613Houston Astros1417467.52511.0631658-2739-2935-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park20128.600
51123Cincinnati Reds1416378.44722.0611700-8937-3526-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark211110.524
61326Pittsburgh Pirates1406080.42924.5637767-13034-3726-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park22715.318
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Arizona Diamondbacks1407169.507--6386191940-3131-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field221111.500
2916Los Angeles Dodgers1417170.5040.55915721943-3028-40W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium21138.619
31020Colorado Rockies1426775.4725.0663720-5739-3128-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field20713.350
41425San Francisco Giants1406080.42911.0539658-11930-4030-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park221210.545
51529San Diego Padres1415487.38317.5544660-11632-3922-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park21912.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brian BassP26.242Traded by Twins to Orioles for a player to be named later or cash considerations 
Tadahito IguchiIF33.275Signed by Phillies 
Mike Lamb1B33.027Signed by Brewers