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Saturday April 18,2009This 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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Games on 2009-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago Cubs7BoxAngel GuzmanDennys Reyes(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros7BoxWandy RodriguezAaron Harang(none)
Colorado Rockies5Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxChad BillingsleyAaron Cook(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0New York Mets1BoxJohan SantanaCarlos VillanuevaFrancisco Rodriguez
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies5BoxCla MeredithBrad LidgeHeath Bell
Atlanta Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxIan SnellJo-Jo Reyes(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2San Francisco Giants0BoxDoug DavisJeremy AffeldtChad Qualls
Florida Marlins9Washington Nationals6BoxKiko CaleroJulian Tavarez(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox6BoxJosh BeckettAdam EatonJonathan Papelbon
Los Angeles Angels2Minnesota Twins9BoxKevin SloweyKevin Jepsen(none)
Cleveland Indians22New York Yankees4BoxFausto CarmonaChien-Ming Wang(none)
Detroit Tigers2Seattle Mariners0BoxEdwin JacksonErik BedardFernando Rodney
Chicago White Sox8Tampa Bay Rays3BoxMark BuehrleScott Kazmir(none)
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers0BoxZack GreinkeKevin Millwood(none)
Oakland Athletics2Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJason FrasorDan Giese(none)

Standings as of 2009-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1293.750--6384-213-06-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1509456.627
224Baltimore Orioles1183.7270.56885-175-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1515695.371
3819Toronto Blue Jays1367.4623.58658283-33-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre1496980.463
41225Boston Red Sox1147.3644.55357-42-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1519160.603
51428Tampa Bay Rays1239.2506.0605641-52-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1508169.540
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1174.636--6149124-13-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1527973.520
3712Kansas City Royals1165.5451.04532133-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1515992.391
2615Chicago White Sox1165.5451.0504554-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1517378.483
41123Minnesota Twins1358.3853.05979-205-50-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1508268.547
51326Cleveland Indians1248.3333.5808002-12-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1506189.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Seattle Mariners1275.583--5337162-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1507872.520
259Los Angeles Angels1165.5450.54759-123-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1519160.603
41020Texas Rangers1156.4551.57476-24-41-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1518269.543
3921Oakland Athletics1156.4551.54749-22-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1517081.464
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Florida Marlins1183.727--7041294-24-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1517972.523
3610New York Mets1165.5452.0534583-23-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1516487.424
2914Atlanta Braves1165.5452.04560-154-22-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1518071.530
41017Philadelphia Phillies1055.5002.55470-161-44-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1528864.579
51529Washington Nationals1028.2005.55068-181-31-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1525795.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds1064.600--3851-133-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1527280.474
2816Chicago Cubs1165.5450.55949103-23-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1507773.513
3713Houston Astros1165.5450.53449-153-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1516883.450
41118St. Louis Cardinals1367.4621.57756214-32-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1498564.570
51222Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4551.55133183-22-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1505793.380
61324Milwaukee Brewers1147.3642.54558-132-42-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1517675.503
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Diego Padres1293.750--6050105-24-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1506684.440
235Los Angeles Dodgers1284.6671.06838305-03-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1508763.580
3511Arizona Diamondbacks1165.5452.54060-205-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1516487.424
41427Colorado Rockies1037.3005.0524840-33-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1528963.586
51630San Francisco Giants1129.1826.53555-202-30-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1518665.570