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Tuesday August 4,2009This 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 2009-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs6Cincinnati Reds3BoxTom GorzelannyJohnny Cueto(none)
San Francisco Giants8Houston Astros1BoxJonathan SanchezFelipe Paulino(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Los Angeles Dodgers17BoxHiroki KurodaYovani Gallardo(none)
St. Louis Cardinals12New York Mets7BoxKyle McClellanPedro Feliciano(none)
Colorado Rockies8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJason HammelJamie Moyer(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks6Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxYusmeiro PetitZach Duke(none)
Atlanta Braves9San Diego Padres2BoxJavier VazquezTim Stauffer(none)
Florida Marlins4Washington Nationals6BoxRon VilloneKiko CaleroMike MacDougal
Los Angeles Angels4Chicago White Sox5BoxMatt ThorntonKevin Jepsen(none)
Minnesota Twins10Cleveland Indians1BoxScott BakerDavid Huff(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Detroit Tigers2BoxBrian MatuszJarrod Washburn(none)
Seattle Mariners7Kansas City Royals6BoxShawn KelleyJamey WrightDavid Aardsma
Texas Rangers0Oakland Athletics6BoxGio GonzalezDerek Holland(none)
Boston Red Sox2Tampa Bay Rays4BoxLance CormierTakashi Saito(none)
New York Yankees5Toronto Blue Jays3BoxAndy PettitteRoy HalladayMariano Rivera

Standings as of 2009-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1066442.604--5865137333-1931-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II563917.696
248Boston Red Sox1055649.5337.55504569432-2024-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park573918.684
3819Tampa Bay Rays1075354.49511.55584758334-1919-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field553124.564
4920Toronto Blue Jays1065254.49112.05154724328-2524-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre562333.411
51427Baltimore Orioles1064660.43418.0495561-6626-2820-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards561838.321
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Detroit Tigers1055550.524--4844681631-1824-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park583127.534
2614Minnesota Twins1065551.5190.5521512934-2021-31W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome573225.561
31124Chicago White Sox1074859.4498.04974841328-2720-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field553124.564
41226Kansas City Royals1064759.4438.5411532-12128-2819-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium561838.321
51328Cleveland Indians1064660.4349.5543576-3323-2923-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field561937.339
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1055946.562--5014633835-2324-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington572829.491
235Seattle Mariners1065947.5570.5412458-4631-1828-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field562630.464
3717Los Angeles Angels1045252.5006.55945177726-2626-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim584513.776
41022Oakland Athletics1065155.4818.5474514-4027-2524-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562432.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159New York Mets1065650.528--458491-3332-2224-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field561442.250
2712Philadelphia Phillies1045450.5191.05504836725-2829-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park583919.672
3813Florida Marlins1065551.5191.0481491-1032-2323-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium563224.571
41221Atlanta Braves1075255.4864.54684452327-2625-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field553421.618
51529Washington Nationals1074166.38315.5479585-10624-3017-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park551837.327
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Milwaukee Brewers1075849.542--500535-3527-2631-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park552233.400
2611Houston Astros1075651.5232.0439494-5531-2425-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park551837.327
3915Chicago Cubs1055451.5143.04694294034-1820-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field562927.518
41016St. Louis Cardinals1095653.5143.04854454031-2325-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III533518.660
51323Cincinnati Reds1064957.4628.5419513-9428-2521-32L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark562927.518
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1063967.36818.5438471-3324-2615-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park552332.418
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1076146.570--53841812033-2028-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium553421.618
224San Francisco Giants1076047.5611.04273874036-1724-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park552827.509
336Colorado Rockies1065848.5472.55284676125-2333-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field563422.607
41118Arizona Diamondbacks1075354.4958.0481505-2432-2521-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field551738.309
51425San Diego Padres1084860.44413.5402543-14127-2821-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park542727.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Keon BroxtonOF19.089Signed by Diamondbacks 
Ryan PalshaP19.079Signed by Orioles