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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 2009-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks4Atlanta Braves9BoxTommy HansonMax Scherzer(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxChris CarpenterCharlie HaegerRyan Franklin
San Francisco Giants10New York Mets1BoxJoe MartinezLivan Hernandez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxKevin HartCarlos Villanueva(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Diego Padres4BoxHeath BellKevin Gregg(none)
Los Angeles Angels8Baltimore Orioles5BoxErvin SantanaDavid HernandezBrian Fuentes
Kansas City Royals7Chicago White Sox8BoxScott LinebrinkRoman ColonBobby Jenks
New York Yankees0Oakland Athletics3BoxBrett TomkoA.J. BurnettAndrew Bailey
Minnesota Twins5Texas Rangers8BoxTommy HunterFrancisco LirianoFrank Francisco

Standings as of 2009-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1197445.622--65755610138-2136-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II432914.674
2411Boston Red Sox1176156.52112.05965168035-2126-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park453411.756
3920Tampa Bay Rays1175859.49615.06095357437-2021-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field452619.578
41022Toronto Blue Jays1165660.48316.55575223530-2726-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre461927.413
51428Baltimore Orioles1184969.41524.5549640-9128-3321-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards441529.341
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1615Detroit Tigers1176057.513--5405261435-2225-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park462620.565
2718Minnesota Twins1186058.5080.5589582737-2323-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome452718.600
31124Chicago White Sox1195465.4547.05555401531-3023-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field432518.581
41225Cleveland Indians1175364.4537.0592619-2726-3127-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field451233.267
51327Kansas City Royals1185266.4418.5477604-12730-3122-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium441331.295
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers1176651.564--5645075738-2428-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington452124.467
237Seattle Mariners1186355.5343.5470520-5035-2428-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field442222.500
3512Los Angeles Angels1166056.5175.56745908430-2830-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim46379.804
4819Oakland Athletics1185959.5007.5537569-3230-2829-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum441628.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Florida Marlins1176354.538--562555737-2426-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium452421.533
258Philadelphia Phillies1156154.5301.06015218028-3033-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park473215.681
3913New York Mets1186157.5172.5501543-4235-2426-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field44935.205
41117Atlanta Braves1186058.5083.55274775031-2829-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field442618.591
51529Washington Nationals1184771.39816.5537638-10128-3119-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park441232.273
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1206555.542--5424855736-2429-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III422616.619
2710Houston Astros1186256.5252.0500573-7335-2427-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park441232.273
3814Milwaukee Brewers1186157.5173.0569598-2929-3032-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park441925.432
41016Chicago Cubs1165957.5094.05174952236-2123-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field452421.533
51323Cincinnati Reds1175463.4629.5465554-8931-2723-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark452421.533
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1174374.36820.5477550-7326-3017-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park441925.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1186553.551--4724363639-2026-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park442321.523
224Los Angeles Dodgers1196554.5460.558246611634-2531-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium433013.698
369Colorado Rockies1176255.5302.55915197228-2734-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field453015.667
41221Arizona Diamondbacks1195861.4877.5538569-3136-2722-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field431231.279
51426San Diego Padres1205466.45012.0465607-14231-3023-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park422121.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Roidany AguilaC18.299Signed by Diamondbacks 
Scottie AllenP18.045Signed by Diamondbacks 
Chase AndersonP21.261Signed by Diamondbacks 
Nathan BakerP21.234Signed by Pirates 
Mike BelfioreP20.318Signed by Diamondbacks 
Charles BrewerP21.132Signed by Diamondbacks 
Nolan CainP23.227Signed by Tigers 
Keith CantwellP21.343Signed by Diamondbacks 
Darrell CecilianiOF19.056Signed by Mets 
Ryan CisternaC23.053Signed by Angels 
Ryan DelaughterOF22.229Signed by Brewers 
Max FearnowP22.212Signed by Astros 
Nick Franklin2B18.168Signed by Mariners 
Brett GerritseP18.166Signed by Yankees 
Kyle HeckathornP21.061Signed by Brewers 
Aubrey Huff1B32.240Traded by Orioles to Tigers for Brett Jacobson 
Jeffrey Hunt3B18.185Signed by Dodgers 
Jeffrey InmanP21.267Signed by Pirates 
Brett JacksonOF21.015Signed by Cubs 
Brett JacobsonP22.281Traded by Tigers to Orioles for Aubrey Huff 
Jose JimenezC22.227Signed by Angels 
Dallas KeuchelP21.229Signed by Astros 
Brandon KintzlerP25.016Signed by Brewers 
Colin KlevenP18.124Signed by Phillies 
James Mallard1B18.359Signed by Angels 
Jarret MartinP20.003Signed by Orioles 
Luis MelgarP17.194Signed by Royals 
David NickOF19.195Signed by Diamondbacks 
Russ OrtizP35.073Signed by Yankees 
Corey PattersonOF30.004Signed by Brewers 
Tony PechekC22.309Signed by Brewers 
Scott ShimekP22.208Signed by Royals 
Mike TimlinP43.160Signed by Rockies 
Mike TroutCF18.010Signed by Angels 
Craig WestcottP23.169Signed by Giants