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Wednesday August 5,2009This 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 2009-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs0Cincinnati Reds4BoxJustin LehrRich Harden(none)
San Francisco Giants10Houston Astros6BoxJoe MartinezBrian Moehler(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxBraden LooperJason SchmidtTrevor Hoffman
St. Louis Cardinals0New York Mets9BoxNelson FigueroaKyle LohseBobby Parnell
Colorado Rockies0Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJ.A. HappJorge de la Rosa(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDoug DavisJoel HanrahanChad Qualls
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres2BoxTommy HansonChad Gaudin(none)
Florida Marlins4Washington Nationals5BoxJohn LannanRick Vanden HurkMike MacDougal
Los Angeles Angels2Chicago White Sox6BoxGavin FloydSean O'Sullivan(none)
Minnesota Twins1Cleveland Indians8BoxAaron LaffeyFrancisco Liriano(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers4BoxEdwin JacksonJeremy GuthrieFernando Rodney
Seattle Mariners11Kansas City Royals6BoxLucas FrenchKyle Davies(none)
Texas Rangers5Oakland Athletics7BoxCraig BreslowVicente PadillaAndrew Bailey
Boston Red Sox4Tampa Bay Rays6BoxDavid PriceBrad PennyJ.P. Howell
New York Yankees8Toronto Blue Jays4BoxAlfredo AcevesMarc Rzepczynski(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1076542.607--5945177733-1932-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II553817.691
249Boston Red Sox1065650.5288.55544629232-2024-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park563917.696
3717Tampa Bay Rays1085454.50011.55644798535-1919-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field543024.556
41022Toronto Blue Jays1075255.48613.05194803928-2624-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre552332.418
51428Baltimore Orioles1074661.43019.0497565-6826-2820-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards551837.327
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Detroit Tigers1065650.528--4884701832-1824-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park573027.526
2614Minnesota Twins1075552.5141.5522520234-2021-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome563224.571
31124Chicago White Sox1084959.4548.05034861729-2720-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field543024.556
41225Kansas City Royals1074859.4498.5417543-12629-2819-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium551738.309
51327Cleveland Indians1074760.4399.5551577-2624-2923-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field551837.327
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1065947.557--5064703635-2324-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington562828.500
235Seattle Mariners1075948.5510.5423464-4131-1828-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field552629.473
3819Los Angeles Angels1055253.4956.55965237326-2626-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim574512.789
4921Oakland Athletics1075255.4867.5481519-3828-2524-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552332.418
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158New York Mets1075750.533--467491-2433-2224-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field551342.236
2712Philadelphia Phillies1055550.5241.05574837426-2829-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park573819.667
3813Florida Marlins1075552.5142.0485496-1132-2323-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium553223.582
41220Atlanta Braves1085355.4914.54744472727-2626-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field543321.611
51529Washington Nationals1084266.38915.5484589-10525-3017-36W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park541737.315
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Milwaukee Brewers1085949.546--504536-3227-2632-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park542133.389
2611Houston Astros1085751.5282.0445504-5932-2425-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park541737.315
3915Chicago Cubs1065452.5094.04694333634-1820-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field552926.527
41016St. Louis Cardinals1105654.5094.04854543131-2325-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III523517.673
51323Cincinnati Reds1075057.4678.5423513-9029-2521-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark552827.509
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1073968.36419.5441475-3424-2715-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park542331.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1086147.565--53942211733-2128-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium543420.630
224San Francisco Giants1086048.5561.04373934436-1724-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park542826.519
347Colorado Rockies1075849.5422.55284745425-2333-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field553421.618
41118Arizona Diamondbacks1085454.5007.0485508-2332-2522-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field541638.296
51426San Diego Padres1094861.44013.5404549-14527-2921-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park532726.509


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason WaddellP28.055Released by Cubs 
Jeremy WareOF33.287Signed by Reds