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Wednesday August 26,2009This 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 2009-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres12Atlanta Braves5BoxTim StaufferKenshin Kawakami(none)
Washington Nationals4Chicago Cubs9BoxAngel GuzmanJason Bergmann(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Colorado Rockies1BoxRandy WolfJosh Fogg(none)
New York Mets3Florida Marlins5BoxJosh JohnsonMike PelfreyLeo Nunez
Cincinnati Reds4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDanny HerreraMike BurnsFrancisco Cordero
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRyan MadsonSteven Jackson(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3San Francisco Giants4BoxJustin MillerChad QuallsBrandon Medders
Houston Astros2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJoel PineiroRoy OswaltRyan Franklin
Detroit Tigers2Los Angeles Angels4BoxJoe SaundersEdwin JacksonBrian Fuentes
Chicago White Sox2Boston Red Sox3BoxDaniel BardTony Pena(none)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals2BoxDavid HuffLuke HochevarKerry Wood
Baltimore Orioles5Minnesota Twins1BoxJeremy GuthrieNick Blackburn(none)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees9BoxAndy PettitteDerek Holland(none)
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners5BoxLucas FrenchGio GonzalezDavid Aardsma
Tampa Bay Rays2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxBrandon LeagueJ.P. Howell(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1268046.635--71460111340-2140-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II362313.639
2512Boston Red Sox1266660.52414.067056910138-2428-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park36297.806
3818Tampa Bay Rays1266363.50017.06555728341-2222-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field362115.583
4920Toronto Blue Jays1256164.48818.55975811635-3126-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre371423.378
51428Baltimore Orioles1275374.41727.5585674-8928-3325-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards351124.314
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Minnesota Twins1276661.520--637629839-2427-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome362115.583
2715Detroit Tigers1266462.5081.55795661337-2327-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park372215.595
31124Chicago White Sox1275770.4499.0585579633-3324-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field352213.629
41326Cleveland Indians1265670.4449.5637657-2028-3528-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field36927.250
51227Kansas City Royals1265670.4449.5512651-13933-3423-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium36927.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Texas Rangers1256857.544--6085505839-2629-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington371918.514
238Seattle Mariners1276859.5351.0507553-4638-2430-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field351718.486
3410Los Angeles Angels1256659.5282.07136387532-2934-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim37316.838
41021Oakland Athletics1266165.4847.5561600-3932-3129-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361422.389
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Philadelphia Phillies1246757.540--65554710830-3137-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park382612.684
269Florida Marlins1266759.5321.0595592339-2528-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium362016.556
3916Atlanta Braves1266462.5084.05695175234-3030-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field362214.611
41017New York Mets1276463.5044.5532593-6138-2826-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field35629.171
51529Washington Nationals1274978.38619.5585694-10930-3619-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park351025.286
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1287157.555--5695036638-2433-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III342014.588
2711Houston Astros1266660.5244.0524596-7239-2627-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park36828.222
3814Chicago Cubs1246361.5086.05485331538-2125-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field372017.541
41119Milwaukee Brewers1266363.5007.0609639-3029-3234-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park361719.472
51323Cincinnati Reds1255966.47210.5492591-9932-2927-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark371918.514
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1244777.37922.0510569-5930-3317-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park371522.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Colorado Rockies1277057.551--6445638132-2938-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field352213.629
233Los Angeles Dodgers1277057.551--61348412938-2732-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium352510.714
325San Francisco Giants1277057.551--5144773741-2029-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park351817.514
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1276067.47210.0559613-5436-2724-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field351025.286
51425San Diego Padres1285771.44513.5493640-14733-3424-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park341816.529


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Livan HernandezP34.187Signed by Nationals 
Ryan RobowskiP21.205Signed by Diamondbacks