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Tuesday January 6,2009This 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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Standings at end of 2008 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Tampa Bay Rays1629765.599--77467110357-2440-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field000
234Boston Red Sox1629567.5862.084569415156-2539-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park000
348New York Yankees1628973.5498.07897276248-3341-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I000
4713Toronto Blue Jays1628676.53111.071461010447-3439-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre000
51326Baltimore Orioles1616893.42228.5782869-8737-4331-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago White Sox1638974.546--8117298254-2835-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field000
2610Minnesota Twins1638875.5401.08297458453-2835-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome000
3817Cleveland Indians1628181.5007.58057614445-3636-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field000
41120Kansas City Royals1627587.46313.5691781-9038-4337-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium000
51222Detroit Tigers1627488.45714.5821857-3640-4134-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels16210062.617--7656976850-3150-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
2918Texas Rangers1627983.48821.0901967-6640-4139-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington000
31019Oakland Athletics1617586.46624.5646690-4443-3832-48L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum000
41429Seattle Mariners16261101.37739.0671811-14035-4626-55W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies1629270.568--79968011948-3344-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park000
247New York Mets1628973.5493.07997158448-3341-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium000
3714Florida Marlins1618477.5227.5770767345-3639-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium000
41324Atlanta Braves1627290.44420.0753778-2543-3829-52L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field000
51630Washington Nationals16159102.36632.5641825-18434-4625-56L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs1619764.602--85567118455-2642-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field000
236Milwaukee Brewers1629072.5567.57506896149-3241-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
3511Houston Astros1618675.53411.0712743-3147-3339-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park000
4612St. Louis Cardinals1628676.53111.57797255446-3540-41W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III000
51123Cincinnati Reds1627488.45723.5704800-9643-3831-50L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark000
61427Pittsburgh Pirates1626795.41430.5735884-14939-4228-53W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815Los Angeles Dodgers1628478.519--7006485248-3336-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium000
2916Arizona Diamondbacks1628280.5062.07207061448-3334-47W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field000
31021Colorado Rockies1627488.45710.0747822-7543-3831-50L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field000
41225San Francisco Giants1627290.44412.0640759-11937-4435-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park000
51528San Diego Padres1626399.38921.0637764-12735-4628-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Randy ChoateP33.123Signed by Rays to minor league contract 
Rafael CruzP23.139Signed by Braves to minor league contract 
Julio DePaulaP26.006Signed by Rays to minor league contract 
Michel HernandezC30.147Signed by Rays to minor league contract 
Pedro Lopez2B24.253Signed by Pirates to minor league contract 
Anderson MachadoSS27.346Signed by Pirates to minor league contract 
Jason MarquisP30.138Traded by Cubs to Rockies for Luis Vizcaino 
Ray Olmedo3B-SS27.220Signed by Rays to minor league contract 
Chan Ho ParkP35.190Signed by Phillies (1-year) 
Carl PavanoP32.364Signed by Indians (1-year) 
Scott ProctorP32.004Signed by Marlins (1-year) 
Guillermo QuirozC27.038Signed by Orioles to minor league contract 
Ray SadlerOF28.109Signed by Rays to minor league contract 
Mark Teixeira1B28.270Signed by Yankees (8-years) 
Luis VizcainoP34.153Traded by Rockies to Cubs for Jason Marquis 
Tyler WalkerP32.236Signed by Mariners (1-year) 
Jon WeberOF30.351Signed by Rays to minor league contract