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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 2008-09-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Nationals8Atlanta Braves5BoxJoel HanrahanMike GonzalezSteven Shell
Chicago Cubs14Cincinnati Reds9BoxJason MarquisJohnny Cueto(none)
Houston Astros2Colorado Rockies0BoxRoy OswaltJeff Francis(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxChad BillingsleyBrandon Webb(none)
San Diego Padres0Milwaukee Brewers1BoxBen SheetsJake Peavy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6San Francisco Giants7BoxGeno EspineliDenny BautistaBrian Wilson
Florida Marlins3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTodd WellemeyerScott OlsenRyan Franklin
Oakland Athletics5Baltimore Orioles1BoxGreg SmithDaniel Cabrera(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Chicago White Sox7BoxEhren WassermannJustin Speier(none)
Cleveland Indians1Kansas City Royals3BoxGil MecheZach JacksonJoakim Soria
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins4BoxClay RapadaMatt GuerrierFernando Rodney
New York Yankees7Seattle Mariners4BoxSidney PonsonSean GreenMariano Rivera
Boston Red Sox8Texas Rangers15BoxMatt HarrisonTim Wakefield(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Toronto Blue Jays7BoxBrian TalletTroy Percival(none)

Standings as of 2008-09-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays1408555.607--6585728653-2132-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field221210.545
234Boston Red Sox1418358.5892.575060015048-1935-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park21129.571
3611New York Yankees1427666.53510.06926484440-3136-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I20137.650
4712Toronto Blue Jays1417566.53210.56305438742-2933-37W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre211110.524
51222Baltimore Orioles1416378.44722.5711760-4933-3330-45L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards20515.250
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1418061.567--7176219648-2232-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field22913.409
258Minnesota Twins1427864.5492.57216457647-2431-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome211011.476
3918Cleveland Indians1406872.48611.56816394238-3330-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field22139.591
41019Detroit Tigers1426874.47912.5713730-1736-3532-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park20614.300
51326Kansas City Royals1416180.43319.0582706-12433-4028-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium21147.667
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Angels1418556.603--6546005443-2842-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim21156.714
2817Texas Rangers1437073.49016.0785852-6736-3534-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington19910.474
31121Oakland Athletics1426577.45820.5559591-3236-3529-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum19109.526
41428Seattle Mariners1415586.39030.0588699-11129-4226-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field21615.286
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 Marlins1427270.5077.5659690-3138-3434-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium19127.632
41224Atlanta Braves1436281.43418.0659687-2838-3324-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field19109.526
51529Washington Nationals1435588.38525.0557710-15331-4024-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park18414.222
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1428656.606--76658917751-2435-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field19118.579
225Milwaukee Brewers1428260.5774.06715937843-2839-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park20812.400
3510St. Louis Cardinals1427666.53510.06826325038-3238-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III201010.500
4613Houston Astros1427567.52811.0633658-2539-2936-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park19118.579
51123Cincinnati Reds1426379.44423.0620714-9437-3626-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark20119.550
61427Pittsburgh Pirates1416081.42625.5643774-13134-3726-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park21714.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Los Angeles Dodgers1427270.507--5985742444-3028-40W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium20128.600
2916Arizona Diamondbacks1417170.5040.56406261440-3131-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field211110.524
31020Colorado Rockies1436776.4695.5663722-5939-3228-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field19712.368
41325San Francisco Giants1416180.43310.5546664-11831-4030-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park211110.524
51630San Diego Padres1425488.38018.0544661-11732-3922-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park20911.450