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Tuesday September 23,2008This 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 2008-09-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros1BoxEdinson VolquezWandy RodriguezFrancisco Cordero
San Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxChad BillingsleyWade LeBlanc(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Milwaukee Brewers7BoxSalomon TorresT.J. Beam(none)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets6BoxJohan SantanaChad GaudinLuis Ayala
Atlanta Braves3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMike HamptonCole HamelsMike Gonzalez
Colorado Rockies9San Francisco Giants4BoxUbaldo JimenezTim Lincecum(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxKyle LohseRandy JohnsonRyan Franklin
Florida Marlins4Washington Nationals9BoxShairon MartisScott Olsen(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Baltimore Orioles2BoxJames ShieldsGarrett OlsonDan Wheeler
Tampa Bay Rays7Baltimore Orioles5BoxJeff NiemannJamie WalkerJ.P. Howell
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox5BoxTim WakefieldCliff LeeJonathan Papelbon
Kansas City Royals5Detroit Tigers0BoxZack GreinkeFreddy Garcia(none)
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins9BoxScott BakerJavier Vazquez(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Seattle Mariners9BoxRoy CorcoranKevin JepsenJ.J. Putz
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers6BoxJamey WrightAlan EmbreeFrank Francisco
New York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxMike MussinaJesse LitschMariano Rivera

Standings as of 2008-09-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1579562.605--74364110257-2438-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field523.400
234Boston Red Sox1579265.5863.082066115953-2339-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park532.600
358New York Yankees1578671.5489.07537035048-3338-38W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I532.600
4711Toronto Blue Jays1578374.52912.06905999146-3337-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre532.600
51326Baltimore Orioles1576790.42728.0773844-7136-4031-50L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards413.250
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago White Sox1568670.551--7756938251-2635-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field734.429
2610Minnesota Twins1578572.5411.58107248650-2635-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome633.500
3816Cleveland Indians1577978.5037.57767314545-3634-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field523.400
41122Kansas City Royals1587286.45615.0669768-9938-4334-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium431.750
51223Detroit Tigers1567185.45515.0791819-2837-3934-46L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park633.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1579760.618--7416687349-2948-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim532.600
2918Texas Rangers1587682.48121.5867951-8439-4137-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington431.750
31019Oakland Athletics1577582.47822.0628655-2743-3832-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum404.000
41430Seattle Mariners1575899.36939.0641785-14432-4426-55W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field532.600
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies1588969.563--77566011545-3244-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park431.750
236New York Mets1578770.5541.57816909146-3041-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium523.400
3815Florida Marlins1578176.5167.5751758-745-3636-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium431.750
41325Atlanta Braves1587088.44319.0727761-3443-3827-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field422.500
51629Washington Nationals1575998.37629.5627796-16934-4525-53W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park404.000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1569561.609--83164718455-2640-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field523.400
249Milwaukee Brewers1578671.5489.57306775345-3141-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumDouglas MelvinMiller Park541.800
3512Houston Astros1568274.52613.0686721-3543-3239-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park541.800
4714St. Louis Cardinals1578176.51614.57377053241-3540-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III5501.000
51020Cincinnati Reds1577483.47121.5683761-7843-3831-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark505.000
61427Pittsburgh Pirates1576592.41430.5718868-15039-4226-50L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park523.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Los Angeles Dodgers1578275.522--6756274847-3235-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium523.400
2917Arizona Diamondbacks1577978.5033.07016812045-3334-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field532.600
31121Colorado Rockies1577285.45910.0720801-8143-3829-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field523.400
41224San Francisco Giants1577087.44612.0623733-11035-4135-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park523.400
51528San Diego Padres1576196.38921.0619733-11434-4427-52L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park523.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Reid SantosP26.030Claimed off waivers by Blue Jays from Indians