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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 2009-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxScott ElbertRafael Soriano(none)
Colorado Rockies1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCliff LeeAaron CookBrad Lidge
Arizona Diamondbacks11Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJon RauchSteven Jackson(none)
New York Mets3San Diego Padres8BoxClayton RichardLivan Hernandez(none)
Florida Marlins8Washington Nationals12BoxJorge SosaLuis Ayala(none)
Los Angeles Angels9Chicago White Sox5BoxErvin SantanaJohn Danks(none)
Minnesota Twins1Cleveland Indians2BoxTony SippNick BlackburnKerry Wood
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers7BoxRick PorcelloDavid HernandezBrandon Lyon
Seattle Mariners2Kansas City Royals8BoxBruce ChenJason Vargas(none)
Boston Red Sox6New York Yankees13BoxJoba ChamberlainJohn Smoltz(none)
Texas Rangers6Oakland Athletics4BoxTommy HunterTrevor CahillC.J. Wilson

Standings as of 2009-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1086543.602--6075238433-2032-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II543816.704
249Boston Red Sox1075750.5337.55604758532-2025-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park553817.691
3718Tampa Bay Rays1085454.50011.05644798535-1919-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field543024.556
4921Toronto Blue Jays1075255.48612.55194803928-2624-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre552332.418
51428Baltimore Orioles1084662.42619.0500572-7226-2820-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards541836.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Detroit Tigers1075750.533--4954732233-1824-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park562927.518
2615Minnesota Twins1085553.5092.5523522134-2021-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome553223.582
31124Kansas City Royals1084959.4548.5425545-12030-2819-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium541638.296
41225Chicago White Sox1094960.4509.05084951329-2820-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field533023.566
51327Cleveland Indians1084860.4449.5553578-2525-2923-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field541737.315
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1076047.561--5124743835-2325-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington552728.491
235Seattle Mariners1085949.5461.5425472-4731-1828-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field542628.481
3817Los Angeles Angels1065353.5006.56055287726-2627-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim564412.786
41022Oakland Athletics1085256.4818.5485525-4028-2624-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542331.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Philadelphia Phillies1065650.528--5604847627-2829-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park563719.661
2612New York Mets1085751.528--470499-2933-2224-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field541341.241
3813Florida Marlins1085652.5191.0493508-1532-2324-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium543123.574
41220Atlanta Braves1095356.4864.54784522627-2626-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field533320.623
51529Washington Nationals1094267.38515.5496597-10125-3117-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park531736.321
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Milwaukee Brewers1085949.546--504536-3227-2632-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park542133.389
2711Houston Astros1085751.5282.0445504-5932-2425-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park541737.315
3914Chicago 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 Pirates1084068.37019.0447486-3925-2715-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park532231.415
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1096247.569--54442611834-2128-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium533320.623
224San Francisco Giants1086048.5561.54373934436-1724-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park542826.519
347Colorado Rockies1085850.5373.55294775225-2333-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field543420.630
41119Arizona Diamondbacks1095455.4958.0496514-1832-2522-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field531637.302
51426San Diego Padres1104961.44513.5412552-14028-2921-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park522626.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Anderson Hernandez2B26.280Traded by Nationals to Mets for Greg Veloz 
Brock PiperP21.316Signed by Rangers 
Greg VelozC21.064Traded by Mets to Nationals for Anderson Hernandez 
Jacob WileyP22.306Signed by Reds