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Wednesday August 19,2009This date in baseball
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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 2009-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds0BoxSergio RomoBronson ArroyoBrian Wilson
Florida Marlins3Houston Astros6BoxSamuel GervacioSean WestJose Valverde
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxKyle McClellanJonathan BroxtonRyan Franklin
Atlanta Braves15New York Mets2BoxJair JurrjensBobby Parnell(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Philadelphia Phillies8BoxCliff LeeDan Haren(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxPaul MaholmYovani GallardoMatt Capps
Chicago Cubs7San Diego Padres1BoxRich HardenMat Latos(none)
Colorado Rockies5Washington Nationals4BoxJason MarquisCollin BalesterHuston Street
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox4BoxJose ContrerasZack GreinkeBobby Jenks
Los Angeles Angels3Cleveland Indians0BoxJered WeaverJeremy Sowers(none)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers1BoxIan SnellJustin VerlanderDavid Aardsma
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics2BoxAlfredo AcevesBrett AndersonMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles1Tampa Bay Rays3BoxJeff NiemannChris TillmanJ.P. Howell
Minnesota Twins5Texas Rangers4BoxScott BakerKevin MillwoodJoe Nathan
Boston Red Sox6Toronto Blue Jays1BoxClay BuchholzRoy Halladay(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1217645.628--66756010738-2138-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II412714.659
2513Boston Red Sox1196257.52113.06125268635-2127-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park433310.767
3818Tampa Bay Rays1196059.50415.06175407739-2021-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field432419.558
41021Toronto Blue Jays1185761.48317.55675382931-2826-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre441826.409
51428Baltimore Orioles1204971.40826.5554648-9428-3321-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards421527.357
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Minnesota Twins1206258.517--6035921137-2325-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome432518.581
2715Detroit Tigers1196158.5130.55465321436-2325-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park442519.568
31123Chicago White Sox1215566.4557.55635471632-3123-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field412417.585
41226Cleveland Indians1195366.4458.5596627-3126-3327-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field431231.279
51327Kansas City Royals1205367.4429.0484612-12830-3123-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium421230.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1196653.555--5745215338-2628-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington432122.488
239Seattle Mariners1206456.5332.5476526-5035-2429-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field422121.500
3410Los Angeles Angels1186256.5253.56825948830-2832-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim44359.795
4920Oakland Athletics1205961.4927.5541579-3830-3029-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421626.381
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Philadelphia Phillies1176354.538--6145239130-3033-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park453015.667
268Florida Marlins1206456.5330.5574570437-2527-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium422319.548
3812New York Mets1206357.5251.5512562-5037-2426-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field42735.167
41119Atlanta Braves1206060.5004.55464885831-2829-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field422616.619
51529Washington Nationals1204773.39217.5544647-10328-3319-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park421230.286
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146St. Louis Cardinals1226656.541--5484945436-2430-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III402515.625
2711Houston Astros1206357.5252.0508582-7436-2527-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park421131.262
3916Chicago Cubs1186058.5084.05275022536-2124-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field432320.535
41017Milwaukee Brewers1206159.5084.0572606-3429-3032-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park421923.452
51324Cincinnati Reds1195465.45410.5470563-9331-2923-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark432419.558
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1194574.37819.5485553-6828-3017-44W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park421725.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1206753.558--4814414039-2028-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park422121.500
224Los Angeles Dodgers1216655.5451.559147211935-2631-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium412912.707
335Colorado Rockies1206555.5422.06075297828-2737-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field422715.643
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1215863.4799.5540582-4236-2722-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field411229.293
51425San Diego Padres1225567.45113.0472617-14532-3123-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park402020.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jap Barbeau3B127.070Traded by Pirates with Alan Storke to Cardinals for Bobby Byrne. 
Bobby Byrne3B124.231Traded by Cardinals to Pirates for Alan Storke and Jap Barbeau. 
Jeffrey GlennC17.332Signed by Mets 
Casey Haerther1B21.319Signed by Angels 
Bradin HagensP20.099Signed by Diamondbacks 
Bill Hall2B-3B29.235Traded by Brewers to Mariners for Ruben Flores 
Travis Metcalf3B27.002Released by Royals 
Alan Storke1B-3B124.326Traded by Pirates with Jap Barbeau to Cardinals for Bobby Byrne.