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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 2009-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets2Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxMax ScherzerLivan Hernandez(none)
Washington Nationals1Atlanta Braves8BoxTommy HansonJohn Lannan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs3BoxScott EyreKevin GreggChad Durbin
Pittsburgh Pirates7Colorado Rockies3BoxRoss OhlendorfJhoulis Chacin(none)
Houston Astros8Florida Marlins9BoxBrian SanchesWesley Wright(none)
San Diego Padres13Milwaukee Brewers6BoxClayton RichardBraden Looper(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9San Francisco Giants1BoxRandy WolfJoe Martinez(none)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJustin LehrMitchell BoggsFrancisco Cordero
Tampa Bay Rays0Los Angeles Angels6BoxErvin SantanaDavid Price(none)
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles3BoxDavid HernandezTrevor CahillJim Johnson
Detroit Tigers5Boston Red Sox7BoxJunichi TazawaChris Lambert(none)
Texas Rangers0Cleveland Indians5BoxAaron LaffeyDustin Nippert(none)
Kansas City Royals14Minnesota Twins6BoxKyle DaviesNick Blackburn(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Yankees7BoxDavid RobertsonJesse CarlsonMariano Rivera
Chicago White Sox3Seattle Mariners1BoxJohn DanksDavid AardsmaBobby Jenks

Standings as of 2009-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1136944.611--6305359537-2132-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II493415.694
2410Boston Red Sox1125953.5279.55754977834-2025-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park503614.720
3921Toronto Blue Jays1125557.49113.55445034130-2725-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre502030.400
41022Tampa Bay Rays1135558.48714.05895157435-1920-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field492920.592
51428Baltimore Orioles1134865.42521.0516598-8227-2921-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards491633.327
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Detroit Tigers1125854.518--5235121134-2024-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park512823.549
2514Minnesota Twins1125854.518--555554135-2023-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome512922.569
31124Cleveland Indians1125161.4557.0577592-1526-2925-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field501436.280
41225Chicago White Sox1145163.4478.0529521830-3021-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field482820.583
51327Kansas City Royals1124963.4389.0458572-11430-3119-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium501634.320
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1116150.550--5324884435-2326-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington512625.510
235Seattle Mariners1136251.549--454497-4334-2028-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field492326.469
3715Los Angeles Angels1115754.5144.06285557330-2727-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim514011.784
4819Oakland Athletics1135657.4966.0517548-3128-2628-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum491930.388
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Florida Marlins1136053.531--531531034-2326-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium492722.551
269Philadelphia Phillies1105852.5270.55735086528-3030-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park523517.673
31017New York Mets1135855.5132.0484522-3833-2225-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field491237.245
41118Atlanta Braves1135756.5043.05054614428-2629-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field492920.592
51529Washington Nationals1134568.39815.0518615-9728-3117-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park491435.286
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Milwaukee Brewers1126052.536--525562-3728-2632-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park502030.400
247Houston Astros1136053.5310.5472536-6435-2425-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park491435.286
3812St. Louis Cardinals1156055.5221.55114704132-2428-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III473116.660
4916Chicago Cubs1115754.5142.54904702034-1923-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field502624.520
51323Cincinnati Reds1125260.4648.0446532-8629-2523-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark502624.520
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1124171.36619.0464507-4325-3016-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park492128.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1146450.561--56544811734-2430-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium483117.646
224San Francisco Giants1136251.5491.54514232838-2024-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park492623.531
3711Colorado Rockies1135954.5224.55655026326-2733-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field493316.673
41220Arizona Diamondbacks1145658.4918.0519541-2234-2522-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field481434.292
51426San Diego Padres1145163.44713.0435566-13130-3021-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park482424.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John BannisterP25.204Claimed off waivers by Royals from Rangers 
Tom GordonP41.267Released by Diamondbacks 
Justin SpeierP35.278Released by Angels