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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 2011-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros3Florida Marlins6BoxJavier VazquezJordan LylesLeo Nunez
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxChad BillingsleyMat LatosJavy Guerra
Cincinnati Reds7Milwaukee Brewers8BoxMarco EstradaFrancisco Cordero(none)
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJuan PerezScott Proctor(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxDaniel McCutchenSean MarshallJoel Hanrahan
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants2BoxPedro BeatoBrian WilsonFrancisco Rodriguez
Arizona Diamondbacks7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxIan KennedyKyle LohseDavid Hernandez
Colorado Rockies3Washington Nationals2BoxJason HammelJohn LannanHuston Street
Seattle Mariners3Los Angeles Angels4BoxJordan WaldenDavid Pauley(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox10BoxJosh BeckettZachary Britton(none)
Minnesota Twins8Chicago White Sox5BoxNick BlackburnGavin FloydMatt Capps
Toronto Blue Jays11Cleveland Indians7BoxJo-Jo ReyesMitch Talbot(none)
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Royals4BoxRick PorcelloKyle DaviesJose Valverde
Oakland Athletics5Texas Rangers8BoxC.J. WilsonGio Gonzalez(none)

Standings as of 2011-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox885335.602--47036510526-1727-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park743737.500
223New York Yankees865135.5931.044933011928-1923-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II764630.605
335Tampa Bay Rays884939.5574.03763373921-2128-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field744232.568
41020Toronto Blue Jays904347.47811.0414411319-2224-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre723834.528
51327Baltimore Orioles863650.41916.0349442-9322-2214-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards763343.434
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cleveland Indians874740.540--3813701127-1620-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field753342.440
2711Detroit Tigers904842.5330.5405407-227-1921-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park724725.653
3919Chicago White Sox904347.4785.5359374-1520-2423-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field723636.500
41123Minnesota Twins874047.4607.0338407-6920-1920-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field752352.307
51428Kansas City Royals893653.40412.0388441-5323-2613-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium733538.479
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers904941.544--4483985029-1820-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington724725.653
2612Los Angeles Angels904842.5331.03423251724-2224-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim723834.528
3818Seattle Mariners894346.4835.5296306-1023-2220-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field732449.329
41225Oakland Athletics903951.43310.0309330-2123-2116-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum723537.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies895633.629--3692907933-1423-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park734627.630
224Atlanta Braves905337.5893.53602976328-1825-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field723636.500
3815New York Mets894643.51710.03963811519-2227-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field733142.425
4916Washington Nationals904545.50011.5349352-327-1718-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park713536.493
51222Florida Marlins894148.46115.0341391-5020-2821-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium733142.425
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Milwaukee Brewers904842.533--397395232-1316-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park724824.667
2613Pittsburgh Pirates884642.5231.0342339322-2124-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park742648.351
3714St. Louis Cardinals904743.5221.04223992323-2124-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III724329.597
41017Cincinnati Reds904446.4894.04264002623-2121-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark723537.486
51529Chicago Cubs903654.40012.0368447-7920-2616-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeJim HendryWrigley Field723537.486
61630Houston Astros903060.33318.0353453-10014-3316-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park722646.361
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants905040.556--325319626-1624-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park723636.500
248Arizona Diamondbacks904941.5441.04083961223-1926-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field724527.625
31121Colorado Rockies894247.4727.5393404-1122-2220-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field733142.425
41324San Diego Padres904050.44410.0303333-3019-2721-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park723141.431
51426Los Angeles Dodgers903951.43311.0335372-3721-2718-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium714328.606


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
David BushP31.242Released by Rangers 
Peter Copa2B21.321Signed by Angels 
Evan Frazar1B20.113Signed by Indians 
Cole Frenzel3B-1B21.117Signed by Mets 
Brian GordonP31.327Released by Yankees 
Lucas HarrellP26.035Claimed off waivers by Astros from White Sox 
Ron MahayP40.010Signed by Cardinals 
Robert RothP22.337Signed by Braves 
Tommy ToledoP22.207Signed by Brewers