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Wednesday September 24,2008This 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 2008-09-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros5BoxRandy WolfRamon Ramirez(none)
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxClayton KershawMike Ekstrom(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxCC SabathiaPaul MaholmSalomon Torres
Chicago Cubs9New York Mets6BoxBob HowryLuis AyalaKerry Wood
Atlanta Braves10Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBuddy CarlyleBrett Myers(none)
Colorado Rockies15San Francisco Giants6BoxLivan HernandezJonathan Sanchez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxAdam WainwrightMax ScherzerRyan Franklin
Florida Marlins9Washington Nationals4BoxJosh JohnsonTim Redding(none)
Tampa Bay Rays11Baltimore Orioles6BoxEdwin JacksonBrian BurresTrever Miller
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox5BoxDavid AardsmaRafael PerezManny Delcarmen
Kansas City Royals10Detroit Tigers4BoxBrian BannisterNate Robertson(none)
Chicago White Sox2Minnesota Twins3BoxNick BlackburnMark BuehrleJoe Nathan
Los Angeles Angels6Seattle Mariners5BoxDarren OliverMark LoweFrancisco Rodriguez
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers14BoxMatt HarrisonDana Eveland(none)
New York Yankees6Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJose VerasJesse Carlson(none)

Standings as of 2008-09-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1589662.608--75464710757-2439-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field413.250
234Boston Red Sox1589365.5893.082566516054-2339-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park422.500
347New York Yankees1588771.5519.07597055448-3339-38W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I422.500
4712Toronto Blue Jays1588375.52513.06926058746-3437-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre431.750
51326Baltimore Orioles1586791.42429.0779855-7636-4131-50L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards312.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago White Sox1578671.548--7776968151-2635-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field633.500
2610Minnesota Twins1588672.5440.58137268751-2635-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome523.400
3816Cleveland Indians1587979.5007.57807364445-3634-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field422.500
41122Kansas City Royals1597386.45914.0679772-9338-4335-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium321.667
51223Detroit Tigers1577186.45215.0795829-3437-4034-46L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park532.600
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1589860.620--7476737449-2949-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim422.500
2918Texas Rangers1597782.48421.5881955-7440-4137-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington321.667
31019Oakland Athletics1587583.47523.0632669-3743-3832-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum303.000
41430Seattle Mariners15858100.36740.0646791-14532-4526-55L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field431.750
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies1598970.560--77967010945-3344-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park3301.000
246New York Mets1588771.5511.57876998846-3141-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium422.500
3814Florida Marlins1588276.5196.5760762-245-3637-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium321.667
41224Atlanta Braves1597188.44718.0737765-2843-3828-50W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field312.333
51629Washington Nationals1585999.37329.5631805-17434-4625-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park303.000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1579661.611--84065318755-2641-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field413.250
238Milwaukee Brewers1588771.5519.57346795546-3141-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumDouglas MelvinMiller Park431.750
3511Houston Astros1578374.52913.0691721-3044-3239-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park431.750
4715St. Louis Cardinals1588276.51914.57417073442-3540-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III4401.000
51020Cincinnati Reds1587484.46822.5683766-8343-3831-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark404.000
61427Pittsburgh Pirates1586593.41131.5720872-15239-4226-51L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park422.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Los Angeles Dodgers1588375.525--6876315648-3235-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium413.250
2917Arizona Diamondbacks1587979.5004.07036851845-3334-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field431.750
31121Colorado Rockies1587385.46210.0735807-7243-3830-47W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field413.250
41325San Francisco Giants1587088.44313.0629748-11935-4235-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park422.500
51528San Diego Padres1586197.38622.0623745-12234-4427-53L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park422.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pedro Alvarez3B21.230Signed by Pirates to major league contract 
J.T. Snow1B40.211Signed by Giants to 1-day contract