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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 2009-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins5Atlanta Braves7BoxPeter MoylanKiko CaleroRafael Soriano
San Francisco Giants2Colorado Rockies4BoxUbaldo JimenezTim LincecumHuston Street
Arizona Diamondbacks7Houston Astros5BoxJon GarlandBud NorrisChad Qualls
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRyan DempsterChad BillingsleyCarlos Marmol
Philadelphia Phillies9New York Mets7BoxPedro MartinezOliver PerezBrad Lidge
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxHomer BaileyKevin HartFrancisco Cordero
St. Louis Cardinals5San Diego Padres2BoxJohn SmoltzCesar CarrilloRyan Franklin
Milwaukee Brewers3Washington Nationals8BoxCraig StammenManny Parra(none)
New York Yankees8Boston Red Sox4BoxCC SabathiaJosh Beckett(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox4BoxJason BerkenMark BuehrleJim Johnson
Seattle Mariners1Cleveland Indians6BoxFausto CarmonaFelix Hernandez(none)
Minnesota Twins10Kansas City Royals3BoxCarl PavanoBrian Bannister(none)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics9BoxBrett TomkoRick Porcello(none)
Texas Rangers4Tampa Bay Rays0BoxScott FeldmanDavid Price(none)
Los Angeles Angels3Toronto Blue Jays8BoxRicky RomeroTrevor Bell(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1247846.629--69658910738-2140-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II382513.658
2512Boston Red Sox1236459.52013.56495569336-2328-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park39318.795
3817Tampa Bay Rays1236261.50415.56345597541-2221-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field392217.564
41021Toronto Blue Jays1225963.48418.05845602433-3026-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre401624.400
51428Baltimore Orioles1245272.41926.0573664-9128-3324-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards381226.316
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Minnesota Twins1246460.516--6276171037-2327-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome392316.590
2715Detroit Tigers1236360.5120.55625521037-2326-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park402317.575
31124Chicago White Sox1245668.4528.05725581433-3323-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field382315.605
41225Cleveland Indians1235568.4478.5621643-2228-3527-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field391029.256
51327Kansas City Royals1235469.4399.5498635-13731-3323-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium391128.282
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers1236855.553--5965326439-2629-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington391920.487
239Los Angeles Angels1226458.5253.56996217830-2834-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim40337.825
3410Seattle Mariners1246559.5243.5495547-5235-2430-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field382018.526
4920Oakland Athletics1236162.4967.0555588-3332-3129-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391425.359
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Philadelphia Phillies1216556.537--64153810330-3135-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park412813.683
2711Florida Marlins1246559.5241.5588588037-2528-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium382216.579
3813New York Mets1246460.5162.5526580-5438-2726-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field38632.158
4916Atlanta Braves1246361.5083.55635036033-2930-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field382315.605
51529Washington Nationals1244975.39517.5565672-10730-3519-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park381028.263
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146St. Louis Cardinals1266957.548--5655016436-2433-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III362214.611
268Houston Astros1246658.5322.0522592-7039-2627-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park38830.211
31018Milwaukee Brewers1236261.5045.5593626-3329-3033-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park391821.462
41119Chicago Cubs1226161.5006.05335141936-2125-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field392217.564
51323Cincinnati Reds1235766.46310.5480582-10232-2925-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark392118.538
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1224676.37721.0503561-5829-3217-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park391623.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1256956.552--60347812538-2731-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium372611.703
235Colorado Rockies1246856.5480.56325498330-2838-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field382414.632
324San Francisco Giants1246856.5480.55014643739-2029-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park382018.526
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1256065.4809.0552604-5236-2724-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field371027.270
51426San Diego Padres1265670.44413.5479634-15533-3423-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park361917.528