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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 2011-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros9Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxWandy RodriguezDaniel Hudson(none)
Colorado Rockies10Cincinnati Reds7BoxMatt BelisleBill BrayHuston Street
Atlanta Braves8Florida Marlins5BoxDerek LoweBrad HandCraig Kimbrel
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRoy HalladayHiroki KurodaRyan Madson
San Diego Padres8New York Mets9BoxJason IsringhausenHeath Bell(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants0BoxCharlie MortonRyan Vogelsong(none)
Chicago White Sox7Baltimore Orioles6BoxJesse CrainJim JohnsonSergio Santos
Boston Red Sox8Minnesota Twins6BoxAlfredo AcevesGlen PerkinsJonathan Papelbon
Kansas City Royals1Tampa Bay Rays2BoxKyle FarnsworthBlake Wood(none)
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers9BoxMatt HarrisonCharlie Furbush(none)

Standings as of 2011-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1147143.623--62547914637-2234-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park481929.396
223New York Yankees1136944.6111.560343616737-2232-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II492821.571
3612Tampa Bay Rays1146054.52611.04854523328-2832-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field483117.646
4713Toronto Blue Jays1145856.50913.05345221228-2630-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre482325.479
51429Baltimore Orioles1124468.39326.0462598-13627-3117-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards502525.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Detroit Tigers1146153.535--508514-633-2528-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park483414.708
2814Cleveland Indians1125656.5004.0478486-829-2427-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field502426.480
3916Chicago White Sox1145658.4915.0453468-1524-3232-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field482325.479
41124Minnesota Twins1155164.44310.5449559-11026-2925-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field471235.255
51327Kansas City Royals1154966.42612.5505551-4631-3218-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium472225.468
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1166551.560--5894909938-2227-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington463115.674
247Los Angeles Angels1156352.5481.54414192232-2531-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim472324.489
31023Oakland Athletics1145163.44713.0442456-1431-2420-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482325.479
41226Seattle Mariners1144965.43015.0376439-6327-2822-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field481830.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1157540.652--50437512941-1834-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park472720.574
224Atlanta Braves1166749.5788.54764265034-2233-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field462224.478
3715New York Mets1145757.50017.55185071124-3033-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field482028.417
4817Washington Nationals1145559.48219.5449471-2232-2323-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park472522.532
51120Florida Marlins1155560.47820.0462503-4124-3731-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium471730.362
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Milwaukee Brewers1156550.565--5124862641-1524-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park473116.660
2510St. Louis Cardinals1156253.5393.05525005229-2433-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III472819.596
3918Pittsburgh Pirates1145559.4829.5436469-3326-3229-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park481731.354
41019Cincinnati Reds1155560.47810.05425103230-2825-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark472423.511
51528Chicago Cubs1154966.42616.0474571-9727-3222-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeJim HendryWrigley Field472225.468
61630Houston Astros1153877.33027.0437574-13719-4019-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park471829.383
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1166353.543--399411-1234-2429-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park462323.500
269Arizona Diamondbacks1156253.5390.55165021430-2632-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field473215.681
31221Colorado Rockies1165462.4669.0528536-828-3126-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field461927.413
41322Los Angeles Dodgers1145262.45610.0418456-3828-3224-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium473017.638
51425San Diego Padres1165165.44012.0431438-723-3628-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park462026.435


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Michael CrottaP26.318Released by Pirates 
Arthur RhodesP41.288Released by Rangers