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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 2009-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs12BoxKevin HartRuss Ortiz(none)
San Diego Padres7Cincinnati Reds4BoxTim StaufferJohnny Cueto(none)
Atlanta Braves6Florida Marlins3BoxPeter MoylanLuis AyalaRafael Soriano
Washington Nationals3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxYovani GallardoJ.D. Martin(none)
Colorado Rockies0New York Mets7BoxJohan SantanaJason Hammel(none)
Colorado Rockies4New York Mets2BoxJorge de la RosaJonathon NieseHuston Street
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants7BoxJonathan SanchezRodrigo Lopez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJames McDonaldDennys ReyesJonathan Broxton
Kansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles7BoxBrad BergesenLuke Hochevar(none)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox8BoxManny DelcarmenCraig BreslowJonathan Papelbon
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox3BoxMatt ThorntonPhil Hughes(none)
Seattle Mariners1Texas Rangers7BoxDerek HollandGarrett Olson(none)

Standings as of 2009-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1026042.588--5644818333-1927-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II604317.717
2512Boston Red Sox1015348.5256.55204378332-2021-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park614219.689
4919Toronto Blue Jays1025052.49010.04944524228-2422-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre602535.417
3818Tampa Bay Rays1025052.49010.05284626631-1719-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field603426.567
51327Baltimore Orioles1014556.44614.5467525-5826-2519-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards611942.311
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Detroit Tigers1005347.530--4664353130-1723-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park633330.524
2717Minnesota Twins1025151.5003.04964762031-2020-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome613625.590
31124Chicago White Sox1034756.4567.5463463027-2420-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field593227.542
41226Kansas City Royals1014556.4468.5394499-10528-2717-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium612041.328
51428Cleveland Indians1024458.43110.0522556-3421-2723-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field602139.350
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1005743.570--4884414733-2224-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington623032.484
234Seattle Mariners1025745.5591.0392441-4931-1826-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field602832.467
3613Los Angeles Angels1005248.5205.05554975826-2626-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim624517.726
41023Oakland Athletics1014853.4759.5450494-4424-2324-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum612734.443
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets1015447.535--433459-2630-1924-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field611645.262
247Philadelphia Phillies1005347.5300.55394657425-2728-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park624022.645
3814Florida Marlins1025349.5201.5461472-1130-2223-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium603426.567
41120Atlanta Braves1025052.4904.54524223026-2424-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field603624.600
51630Washington Nationals1023765.36317.5450558-10823-3014-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park602238.367
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
179Houston Astros1025448.529--428476-4830-2324-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park602040.333
2611Milwaukee Brewers1025448.529--475497-2227-2627-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park602634.433
3915St. Louis Cardinals1055451.5141.54664323429-2225-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III573720.649
41016Chicago Cubs1005149.5102.04464083834-1817-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field613229.525
51221Cincinnati Reds1014952.4854.5405486-8128-2021-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark612932.475
61529Pittsburgh Pirates1013863.37615.5415442-2723-2215-41L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park602436.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1025943.578--4994039633-1826-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium603624.600
225San Francisco Giants1025745.5592.04063743234-1623-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park603129.517
3510Colorado Rockies1025448.5295.05034554825-2329-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field603822.633
41322Arizona Diamondbacks1024953.48010.0455487-3232-2517-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field602139.350
51425San Diego Padres1034657.44713.5380517-13725-2521-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park592930.492


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tim AldersonP20.269Traded by Giants to Pirates for Freddy Sanchez 
Josh AndersonOF26.354Traded by Tigers to Royals for cash 
Jose AscanioP24.089Traded by Cubs with Kevin Hart and Josh Harrison to Pirates for John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny 
Josh Bell3B22.259Traded by Dodgers with Steve Johnson to Orioles for George Sherrill 
Jeff BennettP29.050Released by Braves 
Alex EspinosaC20.148Signed by Orioles 
Tom GorzelannyP27.018Traded by Pirates with John Grabow to Cubs for Kevin Hart, Jose Ascanio and Josh Harrison 
John GrabowP30.268Traded by Pirates with Tom Gorzelanny to Cubs for Kevin Hart, Jose Ascanio and Josh Harrison 
Josh Harrison2B-SS22.022Traded by Cubs with Jose Ascanio and Kevin Hart to Pirates for John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny 
Kevin HartP26.213Traded by Cubs with Jose Ascanio and Josh Harrison to Pirates for John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny 
Steven JohnsonP21.334Traded by Dodgers with Josh Bell to Orioles for George Sherrill 
Jose LobatonC24.282Claimed off waivers by Rays from Padres 
Russ OrtizP35.055Released by Astros 
Freddy Sanchez2B31.221Traded by Pirates to Giants for Tim Alderson 
George SherrillP32.102Traded by Orioles to Dodgers for Josh Bell and Steve Johnson