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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 2009-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs2Colorado Rockies6BoxUbaldo JimenezSean Marshall(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Houston Astros6BoxBud NorrisCarlos VillanuevaJose Valverde
Atlanta Braves9Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxPeter MoylanRamon Troncoso(none)
Florida Marlins3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRicky NolascoJoe BlantonLeo Nunez
St. Louis Cardinals6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxChris CarpenterJose AscanioRyan Franklin
New York Mets2San Diego Padres6BoxHeath BellFrancisco Rodriguez(none)
Cincinnati Reds10San Francisco Giants5BoxDavid WeathersBrian Wilson(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks6Washington Nationals7BoxJason BergmannJuan GutierrezMike MacDougal
Texas Rangers11Los Angeles Angels6BoxScott FeldmanJoe Saunders(none)
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox2BoxJeremy SowersMark Buehrle(none)
Minnesota Twins8Detroit Tigers10BoxArmando GalarragaAnthony Swarzak(none)
Oakland Athletics9Kansas City Royals4BoxVin MazzaroBrian Bannister(none)
Boston Red Sox0New York Yankees2BoxPhil CokeJunichi Tazawa(none)
Tampa Bay Rays6Seattle Mariners7BoxShawn KelleyJ.P. Howell(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJason BerkenRicky RomeroJim Johnson

Standings as of 2009-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1096643.606--6095238634-2032-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II533716.698
249Boston Red Sox1085751.5288.55604778332-2025-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park543816.704
3818Tampa Bay Rays1095455.49512.05704868435-1919-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field533023.566
41022Toronto Blue Jays1085256.48113.55244873728-2724-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre542331.426
51428Baltimore Orioles1094762.43119.0507577-7026-2821-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards531736.321
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Detroit Tigers1085751.528--5054812433-1924-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park552926.527
2614Minnesota Twins1095653.5141.5531532-134-2022-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome543123.574
31225Cleveland Indians1094960.4508.5559580-2125-2924-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field531637.302
41126Kansas City Royals1094960.4508.5429554-12530-2919-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium531637.302
51327Chicago White Sox1104961.4459.0510501929-2920-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field523022.577
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers1086048.556--5234804335-2325-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington542727.500
235Seattle Mariners1096049.5500.5432478-4632-1828-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field532528.472
3716Los Angeles Angels1075453.5055.56115397227-2627-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim554312.782
4921Oakland Athletics1095356.4867.5494529-3528-2625-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532231.415
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Philadelphia Phillies1075651.523--5624877527-2929-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park553718.673
2712Florida Marlins1095752.523--496510-1432-2325-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium533023.566
3813New York Mets1095752.523--472505-3333-2224-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field531340.245
41219Atlanta Braves1105456.4913.54874573027-2627-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field523220.615
51529Washington Nationals1104367.39114.5503603-10026-3117-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park521636.308
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers1095950.541--507542-3527-2632-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park532132.396
258Houston Astros1095851.5321.0451507-5633-2425-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park531637.302
3915St. Louis Cardinals1115754.5143.04914583331-2326-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III513417.667
41017Chicago Cubs1075453.5054.04714393234-1820-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field542925.537
51323Cincinnati Reds1085058.4638.5433518-8529-2521-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark542826.519
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1094069.36719.0451492-4125-2815-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park522230.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1106248.564--54943511434-2228-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium523319.635
223San Francisco Giants1096148.5600.54424033937-1724-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park532726.509
346Colorado Rockies1095950.5412.55354795626-2333-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field533320.623
41120Arizona Diamondbacks1105456.4918.0502521-1932-2522-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field521636.308
51424San Diego Padres1115061.45012.5418554-13629-2921-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park512526.490


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Orlando AlfonsoP19.357Signed by Orioles 
Chad GaudinP26.136Traded by Padres to Yankees 
Jason GiambiDH38.211Released by Athletics 
Carl PavanoP33.212Traded by Indians to Twins for a player to be named later (Yohan Pino) 
Joe TorresP26.338Signed by Dodgers 
Chris Woodward3B33.041Claimed off waivers by Red Sox from Mariners 
Gregg ZaunC38.115Traded by Orioles to Rays for a player to be named later or cash