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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 2011-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds2Chicago Cubs0BoxJohnny CuetoRyan DempsterFrancisco Cordero
Washington Nationals0Florida Marlins8BoxAnibal SanchezLivan Hernandez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets2BoxClayton KershawR.A. DickeyVicente Padilla
Atlanta Braves5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJair JurrjensCole HamelsCraig Kimbrel
Houston Astros4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDaniel McCutchenFernando AbadJoel Hanrahan
Arizona Diamondbacks3San Diego Padres4BoxAaron HarangJoe SaundersHeath Bell
Colorado Rockies0San Francisco Giants3BoxRyan VogelsongJorge de la RosaBrian Wilson
Milwaukee Brewers1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxKyle McClellanChris NarvesonFernando Salas
Cleveland Indians5Los Angeles Angels6BoxFernando RodneyJoe SmithJordan Walden
Tampa Bay Rays5Baltimore Orioles3BoxWade DavisBrad BergesenKyle Farnsworth
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox9BoxDaisuke MatsuzakaCarl Pavano(none)
Oakland Athletics5Kansas City Royals2BoxTyson RossJeff FrancisBrian Fuentes
Chicago White Sox5Seattle Mariners2BoxSergio SantosBrandon League(none)
New York Yankees12Texas Rangers5BoxCC SabathiaArthur Rhodes(none)
Detroit Tigers5Toronto Blue Jays2BoxBrad PennyJo-Jo ReyesJose Valverde

Standings as of 2011-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees321913.594--1701323812-67-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1307852.600
235Tampa Bay Rays342014.588--147118299-1011-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1287157.555
3918Boston Red Sox341618.4714.0144153-910-96-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1287454.578
41124Toronto Blue Jays341519.4415.0142149-77-78-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1286662.516
51225Baltimore Orioles331419.4245.5128161-337-117-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1295574.426
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cleveland Indians332211.667--1651174813-29-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1295871.450
2512Kansas City Royals341816.5294.51701571315-83-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1285375.414
3816Detroit Tigers351718.4866.0152158-69-78-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1277849.614
41329Minnesota Twins321220.3759.5103166-634-68-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field1305179.392
51430Chicago White Sox351322.37110.0134160-265-118-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1276661.520
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Los Angeles Angels352015.571--149126238-812-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1276661.520
3713Texas Rangers351817.5142.01681561212-76-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1277849.614
2614Oakland Athletics351817.5142.012011738-810-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1275671.441
41019Seattle Mariners351619.4574.0125147-228-118-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1275176.402
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Philadelphia Phillies332211.667--1441083613-79-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1298049.620
223Florida Marlins332013.6062.01521312111-79-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Edwin RodriguezMichael HillSun Life Stadium1295277.403
359Atlanta Braves362016.5563.5150107439-711-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1266957.548
4917Washington Nationals341618.4716.5121140-199-77-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park1276463.504
51323New York Mets341519.4417.5143152-98-117-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1286266.484
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals352015.571--1831394410-910-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1277057.551
2610Cincinnati Reds341816.5291.51731532010-98-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1286167.477
3815Pittsburgh Pirates341717.5002.5128140-126-911-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1285573.430
41221Chicago Cubs331518.4554.0127157-307-108-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeJim HendryWrigley Field1295673.434
51526Milwaukee Brewers341420.4125.5129143-148-56-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1288246.641
61628Houston Astros341321.3826.5146181-357-96-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park1284385.336
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Colorado Rockies321814.563--139125147-611-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1305575.423
2711San Francisco Giants341816.5291.0120121-17-511-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1286860.531
31020Los Angeles Dodgers351619.4573.5127159-329-97-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1266660.524
41122Arizona Diamondbacks331518.4553.5154161-710-95-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1297950.612
51427San Diego Padres341420.4125.0105124-197-147-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park1285771.445