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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 2009-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves4BoxDerek LoweRandy WolfRafael Soriano
Colorado Rockies6Cincinnati Reds2BoxUbaldo JimenezHomer Bailey(none)
Chicago Cubs9Florida Marlins8BoxKevin GreggLeo NunezAaron Heilman
Arizona Diamondbacks6New York Mets9BoxPedro FelicianoClay ZavadaFrancisco Rodriguez
Washington Nationals6Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxVirgil VasquezCraig Stammen(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2San Diego Padres4BoxGreg BurkeMike BurnsHeath Bell
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants2BoxTim LincecumJoe BlantonBrian Wilson
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxChris CarpenterJeff Fulchino(none)
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles0BoxJosh BeckettDavid Hernandez(none)
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox14BoxJohn DanksA.J. Burnett(none)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians3BoxBobby SeayJose VerasZach Miner
Los Angeles Angels11Minnesota Twins6BoxJoe SaundersAnthony Swarzak(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Oakland Athletics5BoxBrett CecilTrevor CahillJason Frasor
Kansas City Royals1Tampa Bay Rays7BoxJeff NiemannBruce Chen(none)
Seattle Mariners7Texas Rangers2BoxFelix HernandezTommy Hunter(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1046242.596--5735056833-1929-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II584117.707
248Boston Red Sox1035548.5346.55304428832-2023-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park594019.678
3818Tampa Bay Rays1045252.50010.05434657833-1719-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field583226.552
4920Toronto Blue Jays1045153.49011.05054654028-2423-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre582434.414
51326Baltimore Orioles1034558.43716.5472535-6326-2719-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards591940.322
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Detroit Tigers1025448.529--4754443130-1724-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park613229.525
2717Minnesota Twins1045351.5102.0507498933-2020-31W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome593425.576
31124Chicago White Sox1054758.4488.54874721527-2620-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field573225.561
41227Kansas City Royals1034558.4379.5397514-11728-2717-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium592039.339
51428Cleveland Indians1044559.43310.0531565-3422-2823-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field582038.345
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1025844.569--4954524334-2324-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington602931.483
235Seattle Mariners1045846.5581.0403448-4531-1827-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field582731.466
3615Los Angeles Angels1025250.5106.05775086926-2626-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim604515.750
41022Oakland Athletics1034954.4769.5463505-4225-2424-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum592633.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Mets1035548.534--444468-2431-2024-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field591544.254
259Philadelphia Phillies1025448.5290.55444687625-2729-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park603921.650
3913Florida Marlins1045450.5191.5474483-931-2323-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium583325.569
41119Atlanta Braves1045153.4904.54564302627-2524-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field583523.603
51630Washington Nationals1043866.36517.5460574-11423-3015-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park582137.362
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Milwaukee Brewers1045549.529--484512-2827-2628-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park582533.431
2712St. Louis Cardinals1075651.5230.54734363731-2225-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III553520.636
3814Houston Astros1045450.5191.0432483-5130-2324-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park582038.345
41016Chicago Cubs1025250.5102.04574213634-1818-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field593128.525
51323Cincinnati Reds1034954.4765.5410497-8728-2221-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark592930.492
61529Pittsburgh Pirates1033964.37915.5431452-2124-2315-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park582335.397
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1046044.577--50740710033-1827-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium583523.603
224San Francisco Giants1045846.5582.04093793035-1723-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park583028.517
336Colorado Rockies1045648.5384.05144605425-2331-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field583622.621
41221Arizona Diamondbacks1045054.48110.0464498-3432-2518-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field582038.345
51425San Diego Padres1054758.44813.5395526-13126-2621-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park572829.491


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff BennettP29.052Signed by Rays 
Blair CarsonP21.303Signed by Reds 
Jake GegleinP23.074Signed by Rangers 
James HouserP24.229Released by Rays 
Jerry SullivanP21.196Signed by Padres