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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 2009-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins5Atlanta Braves3BoxAnibal SanchezJavier VazquezLeo Nunez
San Francisco Giants6Colorado Rockies3BoxJonathan SanchezAaron Cook(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks0Houston Astros1BoxRoy OswaltYusmeiro PetitJose Valverde
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRandy WolfRandy WellsJonathan Broxton
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets4BoxMike PelfreyCole HamelsFrancisco Rodriguez
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxCharlie MortonMicah OwingsMatt Capps
St. Louis Cardinals0San Diego Padres4BoxClayton RichardKyle Lohse(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Washington Nationals3BoxBraden LooperJ.D. Martin(none)
New York Yankees20Boston Red Sox11BoxAndy PettitteBrad Penny(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox1BoxJeremy GuthrieGavin Floyd(none)
Seattle Mariners9Cleveland Indians4BoxLucas FrenchDavid Huff(none)
Minnesota Twins5Kansas City Royals4BoxJoe NathanJoakim Soria(none)
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics2BoxEdwin JacksonGio GonzalezFernando Rodney
Texas Rangers3Tampa Bay Rays5BoxScott KazmirDustin NippertJ.P. Howell
Los Angeles Angels4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMarc RzepczynskiSean O'SullivanCasey Janssen

Standings as of 2009-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1227745.631--68757111638-2139-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II402614.650
2514Boston Red Sox1216358.52113.56315478435-2228-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park41329.780
3817Tampa Bay Rays1216160.50415.56295517840-2121-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field412318.561
41021Toronto Blue Jays1205862.48318.05735502332-2926-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre421725.405
51428Baltimore Orioles1225171.41826.0567656-8928-3323-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards401327.325
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Detroit Tigers1216358.521--5565401637-2326-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park422319.548
2715Minnesota Twins1226359.5160.5609607237-2326-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome412417.585
31125Chicago White Sox1225567.4518.55645521232-3223-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field402416.600
41327Cleveland Indians1215368.43810.0611639-2826-3527-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field411229.293
51226Kansas City Royals1215368.43810.0488617-12930-3223-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium411229.293
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1216754.554--5885276139-2628-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington412021.488
239Seattle Mariners1226557.5332.5491537-4635-2430-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field402020.500
3411Los Angeles Angels1206357.5253.56896107930-2833-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim42348.810
4920Oakland Athletics1215962.4888.0543582-3930-3129-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum411625.390
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Florida Marlins1226557.533--580577337-2528-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium402218.550
2710Philadelphia Phillies1196356.5290.56285309830-3133-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park433013.698
3812New York Mets1226458.5251.0518567-4938-2526-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field40634.150
41119Atlanta Braves1226161.5004.05524955731-2930-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field402515.625
51529Washington Nationals1224775.38518.0548658-11028-3519-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park401228.300
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146St. Louis Cardinals1246757.540--5534995436-2431-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III382414.632
267Houston Astros1226557.5331.0513583-7038-2527-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park40931.225
3916Milwaukee Brewers1216259.5123.5579609-3029-3033-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park411823.439
41018Chicago Cubs1206060.5005.05305111936-2124-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field412318.561
51323Cincinnati Reds1215566.45510.5474569-9532-2923-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark412318.561
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1204674.38319.0490555-6529-3017-44W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park411625.390
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1226854.557--4884464239-2029-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park402020.500
224Los Angeles Dodgers1236855.5530.560047512537-2631-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium392712.692
335Colorado Rockies1226656.5412.06145367828-2838-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field402614.650
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1235964.4809.5543595-5236-2723-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field391128.282
51424San Diego Padres1245668.45213.0477622-14533-3223-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park381919.500


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