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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 2009-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves4BoxJohn MaineJavier VazquezFrancisco Rodriguez
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs4BoxRyan DempsterJonathan SanchezKevin Gregg
Cincinnati Reds2Florida Marlins3BoxBurke BadenhopDanny Herrera(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxEric StultsDoug Davis(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxMark DiFeliceMatt CappsTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies9San Diego Padres6BoxGlendon RuschEdwin MorenoHuston Street
Philadelphia Phillies6St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJoe BlantonKyle Lohse(none)
Houston Astros4Washington Nationals9BoxJohn LannanWesley Wright(none)
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers2BoxFrancisco LirianoEdwin Jackson(none)
Chicago White Sox0Kansas City Royals3BoxZack GreinkeBartolo Colon(none)
Boston Red Sox6New York Yankees4BoxJon LesterPhil HughesJonathan Papelbon
Los Angeles Angels5Oakland Athletics2BoxJoe SaundersBrett AndersonBrian Fuentes
Texas Rangers6Seattle Mariners5BoxKevin MillwoodFelix HernandezFrank Francisco
Baltimore Orioles8Tampa Bay Rays4BoxDanys BaezScott Kazmir(none)
Cleveland Indians9Toronto Blue Jays7BoxRafael BetancourtShawn CampJensen Lewis

Standings as of 2009-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Toronto Blue Jays281711.607--166132349-58-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre1345876.433
223New York Yankees251510.6000.5146159-137-38-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1378849.642
3612Boston Red Sox261412.5382.0147128199-35-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1368155.596
41125Baltimore Orioles261115.4235.0135165-307-84-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1365383.390
51226Tampa Bay Rays271116.4075.513112656-65-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1357362.541
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers251510.600--13112657-58-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1387167.514
2815Minnesota Twins261313.5002.5119140-2110-73-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1377463.540
3919Kansas City Royals261214.4623.5122101217-75-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1365383.390
41023Chicago White Sox251114.4404.0108118-106-65-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1376869.496
51428Cleveland Indians261016.3855.5140153-136-64-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1365581.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers251411.560--14614338-66-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1377364.533
259Los Angeles Angels241311.5420.5127129-25-78-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1388454.609
3713Seattle Mariners261412.5380.511610796-78-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1367165.522
41327Oakland Athletics23914.3914.098105-74-65-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1396673.475
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Florida Marlins261412.538--126127-16-48-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1367363.537
2714Philadelphia Phillies231211.5220.5135125105-97-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1398158.583
3916New York Mets241212.5001.011411136-66-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1385880.420
41422Atlanta Braves251114.4402.5102110-86-75-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1377562.547
51630Washington Nationals24816.3335.0111135-245-73-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1385187.370
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds251510.600--95103-86-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1376374.460
347St. Louis Cardinals261511.5770.5141110319-56-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1367660.559
236Milwaukee Brewers261511.5770.511311306-79-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1366571.478
4817Houston Astros261313.5002.596114-186-77-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1366175.449
51018Pittsburgh Pirates251213.4803.011397167-65-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1365086.368
61324Chicago Cubs251114.4404.012111748-53-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1367264.529
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers27189.667--1481024610-18-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1357758.570
2510Arizona Diamondbacks261412.5383.598119-2111-73-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1365680.412
31120San Diego Padres261214.4625.5106134-286-56-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1366373.463
41221San Francisco Giants241113.4585.58491-79-52-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1387761.558
51529Colorado Rockies24816.3338.512411951-87-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1388454.609