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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 2008-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants2Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxJuan CruzTim LincecumChad Qualls
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves3BoxCole HamelsMike HamptonBrad Lidge
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago Cubs7BoxKerry WoodCarlos Villanueva(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds4BoxKyle LohseEdinson VolquezJason Motte
Houston Astros1Florida Marlins8BoxScott OlsenAlberto Arias(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxScott ProctorCraig HansenJonathan Broxton
New York Mets7Washington Nationals2BoxJohan SantanaTim Redding(none)
Seattle Mariners0Kansas City Royals12BoxZack GreinkeRyan Feierabend(none)
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees9BoxMike MussinaJavier Vazquez(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Oakland Athletics4BoxJoe SaundersJosh OutmanFrancisco Rodriguez
Minnesota Twins11Tampa Bay Rays8BoxEddie GuardadoDan WheelerJoe Nathan
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJesse LitschGarrett OlsonB.J. Ryan

Standings as of 2008-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1519061.596--7086258355-2335-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1174.636
234Boston Red Sox1528963.5861.580264415852-2237-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1064.600
3611New York Yankees1538271.5369.07396974245-3337-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I972.778
4710Toronto Blue Jays1538271.5369.06805869445-3037-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre945.444
51325Baltimore Orioles1516784.44423.0759817-5836-3731-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1019.100
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago White Sox1528468.553--7586758351-2633-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1156.455
259Minnesota Twins1538370.5421.57947029249-2634-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1055.500
3817Cleveland Indians1527577.4939.07467103642-3633-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1064.600
41019Detroit Tigers1517180.47012.5776786-1037-3734-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1138.273
51223Kansas City Royals1536984.45115.5649752-10337-4132-43W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium963.667
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1529359.612--7046396549-2944-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1073.700
2918Texas Rangers1537578.49018.5839914-7538-3737-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington945.444
31120Oakland Athletics1527181.46722.0605636-3140-3831-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum945.444
41430Seattle Mariners1525795.37536.0621762-14131-4326-52L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field1046.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies1538667.562--75163711444-3142-36W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park963.667
236New York Mets1528567.5590.57536639045-2940-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium1046.400
3512Florida Marlins1528072.5265.5724726-244-3436-38W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium945.444
41326Atlanta Braves1536786.43819.0706736-3041-3726-49L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field954.556
51629Washington Nationals1535895.37928.0609769-16033-4225-53L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park817.125
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1519259.609--80461918553-2539-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1055.500
248Milwaukee Brewers1538469.5499.07106565444-3140-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumDouglas MelvinMiller Park963.667
3613Houston Astros1528072.52612.5670710-4043-3137-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park963.667
4815St. Louis Cardinals1527973.52013.57116813040-3439-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1073.700
51021Cincinnati Reds1527082.46122.5658742-8440-3730-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1046.400
61427Pittsburgh Pirates1536489.41829.0704846-14238-4026-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park936.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Los Angeles Dodgers1538073.523--6546114345-3035-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium945.444
2916Arizona Diamondbacks1527676.5003.56736621145-3331-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1064.600
31122Colorado Rockies1537083.45810.0701777-7642-3628-47W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field945.444
41224San Francisco Giants1536885.44412.0604713-10935-4033-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park945.444
51528San Diego Padres1535895.37922.0595714-11934-4424-51L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park954.556


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al ReyesP38.161Released by Mets