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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 2009-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins3Atlanta Braves4BoxTommy HansonChris VolstadRafael Soriano
San Francisco Giants11Colorado Rockies14BoxJorge de la RosaJustin Miller(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Houston Astros4BoxBrian MoehlerMax ScherzerLaTroy Hawkins
Chicago Cubs0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxCharlie HaegerTed LillyGeorge Sherrill
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets1BoxJ.A. HappPat MischBrad Lidge
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxZach DukeJustin Lehr(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7San Diego Padres0BoxChris CarpenterKevin Correia(none)
Milwaukee Brewers11Washington Nationals9BoxChris NarvesonJason BergmannTrevor Hoffman
New York Yankees1Boston Red Sox14BoxJunichi TazawaA.J. Burnett(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox4BoxJohn DanksDavid HernandezBobby Jenks
Seattle Mariners3Cleveland Indians4BoxRafael PerezRandy Messenger(none)
Minnesota Twins8Kansas City Royals7BoxBrian DuensingKyle DaviesMatt Guerrier
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics3BoxAndrew BaileyZach Miner(none)
Texas Rangers4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxGrant BalfourJason Grilli(none)
Los Angeles Angels7Toronto Blue Jays3BoxErvin SantanaScott Richmond(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1237746.626--68858510338-2139-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II392613.667
2512Boston Red Sox1226458.52512.56455489736-2228-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park40319.775
3816Tampa Bay Rays1226260.50814.56345557941-2121-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field402218.550
41021Toronto Blue Jays1215863.47918.05765571932-3026-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre411724.415
51428Baltimore Orioles1235172.41526.0568660-9228-3323-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards391326.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Minnesota Twins1236459.520--617614337-2327-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome402317.575
2715Detroit Tigers1226359.5160.55585431537-2326-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park412318.561
31124Chicago White Sox1235667.4558.05685531533-3223-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field392316.590
41226Cleveland Indians1225468.4439.5615642-2727-3527-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field401129.275
51327Kansas City Royals1225369.43410.5495625-13030-3323-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium401228.300
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers1226755.549--5925326039-2628-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington402020.500
239Los Angeles Angels1216457.5292.56966138330-2834-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim41338.805
3410Seattle Mariners1236558.5282.5494541-4735-2430-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field392019.513
4920Oakland Athletics1226062.4927.0546584-3831-3129-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum401525.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Philadelphia Phillies1206456.533--63253110130-3134-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park422913.690
2711Florida Marlins1236558.5280.5583581237-2528-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium392217.564
3813New York Mets1236459.5201.5519571-5238-2626-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field39633.154
41018Atlanta Braves1236261.5043.55564985832-2930-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field392415.615
51529Washington Nationals1234875.39017.5557669-11229-3519-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park391128.282
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146St. Louis Cardinals1256857.544--5604996136-2432-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III372314.622
257Houston Astros1236657.5371.0517585-6839-2527-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park39831.205
3917Milwaukee Brewers1226260.5084.5590618-2829-3033-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park401822.450
41119Chicago Cubs1216061.4966.05305131736-2124-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field402317.575
51323Cincinnati Reds1225666.45910.5476581-10532-2924-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark402218.550
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1214675.38020.0502557-5529-3117-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park401624.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1246955.556--60247512738-2631-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium382612.684
223San Francisco Giants1236855.5530.54994603939-2029-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park392019.513
335Colorado Rockies1236756.5451.56285478129-2838-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field392514.641
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1245965.47610.0545599-5436-2723-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field381127.289
51425San Diego Padres1255669.44813.5477629-15233-3323-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park371918.514


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chappy Charles2B-SS128.150Traded by Cardinals to Reds for Mike Mowrey. 
Mike Mowrey3B125.124Traded by Reds to Cardinals for Chappy Charles. 
Matt PackerP21.360Signed by Indians 
Luis PenaP26.224Released by Mariners 
Eddie RushOF22.230Signed by Tigers