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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 2009-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers9Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxRandy WolfYusmeiro Petit(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves1BoxJ.A. HappJavier VazquezBrad Lidge
Washington Nationals5Cincinnati Reds4BoxJorge SosaArthur RhodesMike MacDougal
Colorado Rockies3Florida Marlins10BoxChris VolstadAaron Cook(none)
Colorado Rockies7Florida Marlins3BoxJorge de la RosaRick Vanden HurkHuston Street
Houston Astros8Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJeff FulchinoDavid WeathersJose Valverde
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets3BoxFrancisco RodriguezSergio Romo(none)
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals7BoxTrever MillerHeath Bell(none)
Los Angeles Angels17Baltimore Orioles8BoxJason BulgerBrian Bass(none)
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers2BoxJoakim SoriaFernando Rodney(none)
Cleveland Indians7Minnesota Twins4BoxAaron LaffeyNick Blackburn(none)
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics3BoxAndrew BaileyBobby Jenks(none)
New York Yankees3Seattle Mariners10BoxDoug FisterJoba Chamberlain(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Tampa Bay Rays5BoxDan WheelerBrandon League(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers4BoxDustin NippertJunichi TazawaFrank Francisco

Standings as of 2009-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1187444.627--65755310438-2136-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II442915.659
2413Boston Red Sox1176156.52112.55965168035-2126-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park453411.756
3920Tampa Bay Rays1175859.49615.56095357437-2021-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field452619.578
41022Toronto Blue Jays1165660.48317.05575223530-2726-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre461927.413
51428Baltimore Orioles1174968.41924.5544632-8828-3221-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards451530.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1717Detroit Tigers1176057.513--5405261435-2225-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park462620.565
2616Minnesota Twins1176057.513--5845741037-2323-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome462719.587
31124Cleveland Indians1175364.4537.0592619-2726-3127-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field451233.267
41225Chicago White Sox1185365.4497.55475331430-3023-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field442618.591
51327Kansas City Royals1175265.4448.0470596-12630-3122-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium451332.289
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers1166551.560--5565025437-2428-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington462224.478
237Seattle Mariners1186355.5343.0470520-5035-2428-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field442222.500
3515Los Angeles Angels1155956.5135.56665858130-2829-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim47389.809
4819Oakland Athletics1175859.4967.5534569-3529-2829-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum451728.378
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Florida Marlins1186355.534--565562337-2526-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium442420.545
269Philadelphia Phillies1156154.5300.56015218028-3033-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park473215.681
3911New York Mets1176156.5211.5500533-3335-2326-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field45936.200
41118Atlanta Braves1175958.5043.55184734530-2829-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field452718.600
51529Washington Nationals1184771.39816.0537638-10128-3119-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park441232.273
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1196455.538--5394835636-2428-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III432716.628
2710Houston Astros1186256.5251.5500573-7335-2427-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park441232.273
3812Milwaukee Brewers1176156.5212.0564589-2529-3032-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park451926.422
41014Chicago Cubs1155956.5133.05164912536-2123-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field462422.522
51323Cincinnati Reds1175463.4629.0465554-8931-2723-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark452421.533
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1164274.36220.5468545-7725-3017-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park452025.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1186553.551--58046311734-2431-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium443014.682
224San Francisco Giants1176453.5470.54624352739-2025-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park452421.533
346Colorado Rockies1186355.5342.05985227628-2735-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field442915.659
41221Arizona Diamondbacks1185860.4927.0534560-2636-2722-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field441232.273
51426San Diego Padres1195366.44512.5461606-14530-3023-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park432221.512