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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 2009-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs5Colorado Rockies11BoxJason HammelRandy Wells(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Houston Astros2BoxWandy RodriguezYovani GallardoJose Valverde
Atlanta Braves8Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJavier VazquezEric Stults(none)
Florida Marlins12Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJosh JohnsonJamie Moyer(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJoel PineiroMatt CappsKyle McClellan
New York Mets5San Diego Padres1BoxJohan SantanaTim Stauffer(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants2BoxAaron HarangMatt CainFrancisco Cordero
Arizona Diamondbacks2Washington Nationals9BoxJ.D. MartinYusmeiro PetitJorge Sosa
Texas Rangers7Los Angeles Angels0BoxDerek HollandJohn Lackey(none)
Cleveland Indians8Chicago White Sox4BoxDavid HuffJose Contreras(none)
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers8BoxBrandon LyonMatt GuerrierFernando Rodney
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals3BoxBrett AndersonLuke HochevarAndrew Bailey
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees5BoxPhil CokeDaniel BardMariano Rivera
Tampa Bay Rays2Seattle Mariners11BoxRyan Rowland-SmithScott Kazmir(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Toronto Blue Jays7BoxRoy HalladayBrian Matusz(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1116843.613--6195259436-2032-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II513516.686
2514Boston Red Sox1105753.51810.55624877532-2025-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park523814.731
3920Tampa Bay Rays1115556.49513.05825018135-1920-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field512922.569
41021Toronto Blue Jays1105456.49113.55344924230-2724-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre522131.404
51428Baltimore Orioles1114764.42321.0512587-7526-2821-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards511734.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Detroit Tigers1105852.527--5134991434-2024-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park532825.528
2616Minnesota Twins1115754.5141.5549540934-2023-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome523022.577
31125Cleveland Indians1115061.4508.5572592-2025-2925-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field511536.294
41226Chicago White Sox1125062.4469.0522514830-3020-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field502921.580
51327Kansas City Royals1114962.4419.5444566-12230-3119-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium511635.314
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1106149.555--5324834935-2326-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington522626.500
235Seattle Mariners1116150.5500.5447490-4333-1928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field512427.471
3717Los Angeles Angels1095554.5055.56145486628-2727-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim534211.792
4819Oakland Athletics1115556.4956.5506544-3828-2627-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512031.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Philadelphia Phillies1095752.523--5695056428-3029-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park533617.679
2811Florida Marlins1115853.523--514517-332-2326-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium512922.569
3712New York Mets1115853.523--478509-3133-2225-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field511239.235
41118Atlanta Braves1125656.5002.54974603727-2629-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field503020.600
51529Washington Nationals1124567.40213.5517607-9028-3117-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park501436.280
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1116051.541--458519-6135-2425-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park511437.275
248Milwaukee Brewers1115952.5321.0519549-3027-2632-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park512130.412
3913St. Louis Cardinals1135954.5222.05034643931-2328-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III493217.653
41015Chicago Cubs1095653.5143.04824552734-1822-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field522725.519
51323Cincinnati Reds1105159.4648.5440524-8429-2522-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark522725.519
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1114071.36020.0457504-4725-3015-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park502228.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1116249.559--4484103838-1824-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park512625.510
224Los Angeles Dodgers1126250.5540.555244510734-2428-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium503317.660
357Colorado Rockies1115952.5323.05514906126-2533-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field513318.647
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1125458.4828.5506535-2932-2522-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field501634.320
51424San Diego Padres1135162.45112.0422560-13830-3021-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park492425.490


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jorge AlcantaraOF18.000Signed by Yankees 
Dave WeathersP39.318Traded by Reds to Brewers for a player to be named later