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Monday September 8,2008This 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 2008-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates2Houston Astros3BoxAlberto AriasIan SnellJose Valverde
Cincinnati Reds5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJared BurtonSalomon TorresFrancisco Cordero
Florida Marlins6Philadelphia Phillies8BoxJoe BlantonAnibal SanchezBrad Lidge
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Diego Padres4BoxCha-Seung BaekGreg Maddux(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2San Francisco Giants6BoxTim LincecumYusmeiro Petit(none)
New York Yankees1Los Angeles Angels12BoxJon GarlandCarl Pavano(none)
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles14BoxGarrett OlsonFausto Carmona(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0Boston Red Sox3BoxJon LesterEdwin JacksonJonathan Papelbon
Oakland Athletics8Detroit Tigers14BoxCasey FossumGio Gonzalez(none)

Standings as of 2008-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1428557.599--6585768253-2132-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field20128.600
234Boston Red Sox1438558.5940.576060215849-1936-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park19109.526
3611Toronto Blue Jays1427666.5359.06315438843-2933-37W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre201010.500
4713New York Yankees1447668.52810.06956653040-3136-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I18135.722
51223Baltimore Orioles1426478.45121.0725763-3834-3330-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards19415.211
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1428062.563--7196249548-2332-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field21912.429
259Minnesota Twins1437865.5452.57266527447-2531-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome201010.500
3817Detroit Tigers1447074.48611.0734743-937-3533-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park18414.222
41019Cleveland Indians1426973.48611.06876543338-3331-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field20128.600
51326Kansas City Royals1426181.43019.0583709-12633-4128-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium20146.700
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1438756.608--6696036644-2843-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim19136.684
2918Texas Rangers1447074.48617.5787859-7236-3634-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1899.500
31121Oakland Athletics1436578.45522.0567605-3836-3529-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum18108.556
41428Seattle Mariners1425686.39430.5593701-10830-4226-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field20515.250
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Mets1438063.559--7016188342-2738-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium19910.474
248Philadelphia Phillies1447965.5491.56965999740-2939-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park18135.722
3815Florida Marlins1447272.5008.5666701-3538-3434-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium17125.706
41325Atlanta Braves1446282.43118.5663694-3138-3424-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field18108.556
51630Washington Nationals1445688.38924.5564714-15031-4025-48W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park17314.176
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1438657.601--76959317651-2435-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field18117.611
225Milwaukee Brewers1448262.5694.56766086843-3039-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park18810.444
3510St. Louis Cardinals1437766.5389.06856335239-3238-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III19910.474
4612Houston Astros1447767.5359.5643665-2240-2937-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1798.529
51122Cincinnati Reds1446579.45121.5629721-9238-3627-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1899.500
61427Pittsburgh Pirates1436083.42026.0651788-13734-3726-46L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park19712.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Los Angeles Dodgers1447371.507--6035812245-3028-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium18117.611
2916Arizona Diamondbacks1437172.4971.5645637840-3131-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field19118.579
31020Colorado Rockies1446777.4656.0668729-6139-3328-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field18711.389
41224San Francisco Giants1436380.4419.5563672-10933-4030-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park19910.474
51529San Diego Padres1445688.38917.0558662-10433-3923-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park18711.389