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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 2009-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros0Arizona Diamondbacks9BoxJon GarlandBud Norris(none)
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs11BoxRyan DempsterBobby Parnell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Cincinnati Reds4BoxJeff WeaverMatt Maloney(none)
San Diego Padres7Florida Marlins4BoxAdam RussellLuis AyalaHeath Bell
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxClaudio VargasKevin Hart(none)
Atlanta Braves9Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDerek LoweCliff Lee(none)
Colorado Rockies3San Francisco Giants5BoxBarry ZitoJason MarquisBrian Wilson
Washington Nationals4St. Louis Cardinals9BoxMitchell BoggsCraig Stammen(none)
Oakland Athletics4Los Angeles Angels3BoxBrad ZieglerRafael RodriguezAndrew Bailey
Cleveland Indians5Baltimore Orioles3BoxRafael PerezChris RayChris Perez
Toronto Blue Jays2Boston Red Sox3BoxClay BuchholzRicky RomeroJonathan Papelbon
Tampa Bay Rays3Detroit Tigers1BoxDavid PriceNate RobertsonJ.P. Howell
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins0BoxScott FeldmanCarl PavanoFrank Francisco
Chicago White Sox0New York Yankees10BoxSergio MitreJose Contreras(none)
Kansas City Royals4Seattle Mariners8BoxIan SnellGil Meche(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1298247.636--73161012142-2240-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II332112.636
249Boston Red Sox1296861.52714.06845859940-2528-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park33276.818
3818Tampa Bay Rays1286464.50017.56605798141-2223-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field342014.588
41022Toronto Blue Jays1276166.48020.06045901435-3126-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre351421.400
51428Baltimore Orioles1305377.40829.5605688-8328-3625-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards321121.344
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Minnesota Twins1296762.519--640634640-2527-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome342014.588
2715Detroit Tigers1286563.5081.55865711538-2427-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park352114.600
31124Cleveland Indians1295970.4578.0651677-2628-3531-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field33627.182
41226Chicago White Sox1305872.4469.5596599-333-3325-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field322111.656
51327Kansas City Royals1295772.44210.0527669-14233-3424-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium33825.242
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers1287058.547--6205556539-2631-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington341717.500
237Seattle Mariners1307060.5381.0525568-4340-2530-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field321517.469
3613Los Angeles Angels1286662.5164.07276517632-3234-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim34313.912
4920Oakland Athletics1296465.4966.5574614-4032-3132-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331122.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Philadelphia Phillies1276859.535--66256110131-3237-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park352510.714
2710Florida Marlins1296861.5271.0607618-1140-2728-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium331914.576
3814Atlanta Braves1296663.5123.05895236635-3031-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field332013.606
41119New York Mets1306565.5004.5548612-6438-2827-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field32527.156
51529Washington Nationals1305080.38519.5596710-11430-3620-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park32923.281
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1317358.557--5845137140-2533-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III311813.581
2611Houston Astros1296861.5274.0535622-8739-2629-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park33627.182
3917Chicago Cubs1276463.5047.05685442439-2325-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field341915.559
41016Milwaukee Brewers1296564.5047.0629656-2731-3334-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park331518.455
51221Cincinnati Reds1286266.4849.5508609-10134-2928-37W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark341618.471
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1274879.37823.0522586-6431-3317-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park341420.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants1307258.554--5214913043-2129-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park321616.500
235Los Angeles Dodgers1307159.5461.062949413538-2733-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium32248.750
346Colorado Rockies1307060.5382.06495737632-3038-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field322210.688
41323Arizona Diamondbacks1306268.47710.0593620-2737-2825-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field32824.250
51425San Diego Padres1315972.45013.5510658-14833-3426-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park311615.516


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jonathan AdkinsP31.364Signed by Reds 
Scott KazmirP25.218Traded by Rays to Angels for Alex Torres, Matt Sweeney and a player to be named later (Sean Rodriguez) 
Matthew Sweeney3B21.147Traded by Angels with Alex Torres and a player to be named later (Sean Rodriguez) to Rays for Scott Kazmir 
Alex TorresP21.265Traded by Angels with Matt Sweeney and a player to be named later (Sean Rodriguez) to Rays for Scott Kazmir