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Wednesday September 17,2008This 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 2008-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants6Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxBrandon WebbJonathan SanchezTony Pena
Philadelphia Phillies6Atlanta Braves1BoxJ.A. HappJair Jurrjens(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago Cubs2BoxMark DiFeliceJason Marquis(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Cincinnati Reds3BoxAaron HarangTodd Wellemeyer(none)
San Diego Padres0Colorado Rockies1BoxLivan HernandezJosh GeerBrian Fuentes
Houston Astros2Florida Marlins14BoxRicky NolascoBrandon Backe(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Pittsburgh Pirates15BoxJohn GrabowScott Elbert(none)
New York Mets9Washington Nationals7BoxBrandon KnightShairon MartisLuis Ayala
Minnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians6BoxEdward MujicaJose MijaresJensen Lewis
Seattle Mariners2Kansas City Royals5BoxGil MecheRoy CorcoranJoakim Soria
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees5BoxBrian BruneyClayton Richard(none)
Los Angeles Angels2Oakland Athletics3BoxBrad ZieglerFrancisco Rodriguez(none)
Boston Red Sox3Tampa Bay Rays10BoxGrant BalfourTim Wakefield(none)
Detroit Tigers17Texas Rangers4BoxFreddy GarciaDustin Nippert(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJesse CarlsonKameron MickolioB.J. Ryan

Standings as of 2008-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1509060.600--7006148655-2235-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1275.583
234Boston Red Sox1528963.5862.080264415852-2237-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1064.600
3611New York Yankees1528171.53310.07306953544-3337-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1082.800
4710Toronto Blue Jays1528171.53310.06775849344-3037-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre1055.500
51325Baltimore Orioles1506783.44723.0757814-5736-3731-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards11110.091
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago White Sox1518467.556--7566669051-2633-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1257.417
259Minnesota Twins1528270.5392.57836948949-2633-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1165.545
3817Cleveland Indians1527577.4939.57467103642-3633-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1064.600
41020Detroit Tigers1517180.47013.0776786-1037-3734-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1138.273
51224Kansas City Royals1526884.44716.5637752-11536-4132-43W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1073.700
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1519259.609--6986356349-2943-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1183.727
2918Texas Rangers1537578.49018.0839914-7538-3737-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington945.444
31119Oakland Athletics1517180.47021.0601630-2940-3731-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1046.400
41430Seattle Mariners1515794.37735.0621750-12931-4326-51L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field1147.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies1528567.559--74763411344-3141-36W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1073.700
236New York Mets1518467.5560.57466618545-2939-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium1156.455
3613Florida Marlins1517972.5235.5716725-943-3436-38W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1055.500
41326Atlanta Braves1526785.44118.0703732-2941-3626-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1055.500
51528Washington Nationals1525894.38227.0607762-15533-4125-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park918.111
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1509159.607--79761318452-2539-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1165.545
248Milwaukee Brewers1528468.5538.07046495544-3140-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumDouglas MelvinMiller Park1064.600
3512Houston Astros1518071.53011.5669702-3343-3137-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1064.600
4815St. Louis Cardinals1517873.51713.57066772940-3438-39L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1183.727
51021Cincinnati Reds1517081.46421.5654737-8340-3630-45W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1147.364
61427Pittsburgh Pirates1526488.42128.0701842-14138-3926-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1037.300
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Los Angeles Dodgers1527973.520--6506084245-3034-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1055.500
2916Arizona Diamondbacks1517576.4973.56706601044-3331-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1174.636
31122Colorado Rockies1537083.4589.5701777-7642-3628-47W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field945.444
41223San Francisco Giants1526884.44711.0602710-10835-4033-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1046.400
51629San Diego Padres1535895.37921.5595714-11934-4424-51L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park954.556