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Thursday June 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 2009-06-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Chicago Cubs6BoxKevin GreggMatt Thornton(none)
Atlanta Braves7Cincinnati Reds0BoxTommy HansonMatt Maloney(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Colorado Rockies4BoxUbaldo JimenezMatt GarzaHuston Street
Oakland Athletics2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBrent LeachBrad ZieglerRamon Troncoso
Toronto Blue Jays8Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJason FrasorRyan MadsonJeremy Accardo
Seattle Mariners3San Diego Padres4BoxHeath BellMiguel Batista(none)
Detroit Tigers6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRick PorcelloJoel PineiroFernando Rodney
New York Mets4Baltimore Orioles5BoxMatt AlbersFrancisco Rodriguez(none)
Florida Marlins2Boston Red Sox1BoxRicky NolascoJon Lester(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks12Kansas City Royals5BoxDan HarenLuke Hochevar(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Minnesota Twins5BoxNick BlackburnZach Duke(none)
Washington Nationals3New York Yankees0BoxCraig StammenJoba ChamberlainMike MacDougal
Houston Astros5Texas Rangers3BoxAlberto AriasJason JenningsJose Valverde

Standings as of 2009-06-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Yankees663729.561--3673333420-1517-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II966630.688
258Boston Red Sox663630.5451.03542896521-1115-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park965937.615
369Toronto Blue Jays683731.5441.03463073920-1417-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre943856.404
4818Tampa Bay Rays683236.4716.03853137222-1110-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field945242.553
51327Baltimore Orioles662937.4398.0303358-5519-1910-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards963561.365
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers663828.576--3152961917-1121-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park974849.495
2923Kansas City Royals653035.4627.5271306-3521-159-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium973562.361
41125Cleveland Indians683137.4568.0356369-1317-1814-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field943460.362
31226Minnesota Twins683137.4568.03303111922-149-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome955639.589
51428Chicago White Sox662838.42410.0273298-2516-1812-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field965145.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers653827.585--3243022221-1517-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington974948.505
236Los Angeles Angels643628.5631.5317309816-1320-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim986137.622
3717Seattle Mariners663234.4856.5246272-2616-1416-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field965343.552
41022Oakland Athletics653035.4628.0275310-3516-1514-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum974552.464
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Mets643628.563--298295318-1118-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field983464.347
2612Florida Marlins683533.5153.0312342-3019-1516-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium945242.553
31119Philadelphia Phillies643034.4696.03483212711-2119-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park986335.643
41424Atlanta Braves653035.4626.5275293-1814-1816-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field975641.577
51630Washington Nationals652342.35413.5287367-8012-2111-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park973661.371
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers663828.576--3182972115-1623-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park964254.438
2410Cincinnati Reds653530.5382.5273278-520-1115-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark974354.443
3814St. Louis Cardinals673433.5074.52972801721-1613-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III955738.600
41016Houston Astros653233.4925.5270308-3817-1715-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park974255.433
51220Chicago Cubs622933.4687.0260254618-1311-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field995445.545
61529Pittsburgh Pirates662739.40911.0289285415-1412-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park953560.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers674225.627--3332518225-1017-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium955342.558
2511San Diego Padres653431.5237.0248319-7121-1213-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park974156.423
3713San Francisco Giants653332.5088.0259254519-1414-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park975542.567
4915Colorado Rockies663333.5008.53313141713-1620-17W12T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field965937.615
51321Arizona Diamondbacks673136.46311.0298327-2919-1812-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field953956.411


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eddie AhorrioP18.233Signed by Twins 
Matt BashoreP21.073Signed by Twins 
Chris BeattyP25.140Signed by Cardinals 
Nicholas BidoisIF17.009Signed by Blue Jays 
Steve BumbryOF21.075Signed by Orioles 
Richard CalcanoP18.154Signed by Twins 
Clay CondreyP33.212Signed by Twins 
Chris CorriganP21.177Signed by Cardinals 
Kaohi Downing2B23.042Signed by Giants 
Kenny FaulkP22.022Signed by Tigers 
Nick FreitasOF22.143Signed by Twins 
Kyle GibsonP21.239Signed by Twins 
Mark Grudzielanek2B-SS38.353Signed by Twins 
Cory HamiltonP21.064Signed by Tigers 
Matej HejmaLF19.045Signed by Twins 
Steve HolmC29.241Signed by Giants 
Peter KennellyP21.216Signed by Twins 
Chandler LaurentLF21.245Signed by Rockies 
Steven Liddle1B21.207Signed by Twins 
Ron MahayP37.356Signed by Twins 
Osiris MatosP24.224Signed by Giants 
Kent MatthesOF22.161Signed by Rockies 
Wes MusickP22.170Signed by Rockies 
Brock Peterson1B25.211Signed by Twins 
A.J. ProszekP22.062Signed by Giants 
Jan RehacekP22.199Signed by Twins 
Jason StiflerC22.310Signed by Orioles 
Travis TartamellaC21.184Signed by Cardinals 
Matthew ToneP21.122Signed by Twins 
Ben TootleP21.161Signed by Twins 
Jan VazquezC18.050Signed by Dodgers 
Craig WhitakerP24.211Signed by Giants