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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 2009-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros3Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxDan HarenWandy RodriguezChad Qualls
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs1BoxNelson FigueroaCarlos ZambranoFrancisco Rodriguez
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds2BoxJames McDonaldFrancisco CorderoJonathan Broxton
San Diego Padres4Florida Marlins6BoxSean WestMat LatosLeo Nunez
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJeff SuppanRoss OhlendorfTrevor Hoffman
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJoe BlantonJair JurrjensBrad Lidge
Colorado Rockies5San Francisco Giants9BoxBrandon MeddersRafael Betancourt(none)
Washington Nationals1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxAdam WainwrightGarrett MockRyan Franklin
Oakland Athletics1Los Angeles Angels9BoxJohn LackeyBrett Anderson(none)
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles5BoxBrian MatuszJustin MastersonJim Johnson
Toronto Blue Jays0Boston Red Sox7BoxPaul ByrdRoy Halladay(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Detroit Tigers4BoxJustin VerlanderGrant BalfourFernando Rodney
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins5BoxJon RauchC.J. WilsonJoe Nathan
Chicago White Sox3New York Yankees8BoxAlfredo AcevesFreddy Garcia(none)
Kansas City Royals3Seattle Mariners0BoxZack GreinkeRyan Rowland-Smith(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1308347.638--73961312643-2240-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II322012.625
2410Boston Red Sox1306961.53114.069158510641-2528-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park32266.813
3819Tampa Bay Rays1296465.49618.56635838041-2223-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field332013.606
41023Toronto Blue Jays1286167.47721.0604597735-3126-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre341420.412
51428Baltimore Orioles1315477.41229.5610690-8029-3625-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards311021.323
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Minnesota Twins1306862.523--645637841-2527-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331914.576
2714Detroit Tigers1296663.5121.55905741639-2427-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park342014.588
31124Cleveland Indians1305971.4549.0653682-2928-3531-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field32626.188
41226Kansas City Royals1305872.44610.0530669-13933-3425-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium32725.219
51327Chicago White Sox1315873.44310.5599607-833-3325-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field312110.677
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers1297059.543--6235606339-2631-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington331716.515
238Seattle Mariners1317061.5341.0525571-4640-2630-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field311516.484
3613Los Angeles Angels1296762.5193.07366528433-3234-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim33303.909
4920Oakland Athletics1306466.4926.5575623-4832-3132-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321121.344
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Philadelphia Phillies1286959.539--66556310232-3237-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park342410.706
269Florida Marlins1306961.5311.0613622-941-2728-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium321814.563
3816Atlanta Braves1306664.5084.05915266535-3031-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field322012.625
41017New York Mets1316665.5044.5552613-6138-2828-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field31427.129
51529Washington Nationals1315081.38220.5597712-11530-3620-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park31922.290
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1327458.561--5865147241-2533-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III301713.567
2712Houston Astros1306862.5235.0538626-8839-2629-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park32626.188
3915Milwaukee Brewers1306664.5087.0633657-2432-3334-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park321418.438
41118Chicago Cubs1286464.5008.05695482139-2425-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field331914.576
51322Cincinnati Reds1296267.48110.5510612-10234-3028-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark331617.485
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1284880.37524.0523590-6731-3317-47L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park331419.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants1317358.557--5304963444-2129-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park311516.484
234Los Angeles Dodgers1317259.5501.063249613638-2734-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium31238.742
357Colorado Rockies1317061.5343.06545827232-3038-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field31229.710
41221Arizona Diamondbacks1316368.48110.0597623-2638-2825-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field31724.226
51425San Diego Padres1325973.44714.5514664-15033-3426-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park301614.533


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dustin Ackley2B-CF21.186Signed by Mariners 
Ronnie Belliard3B33.057Traded by Nationals to Dodgers for Luis Garcia 
Luis GarciaP22.212Traded by Dodgers to Nationals for Ronnie Belliard