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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 2014-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers10Boston Red Sox7BoxMartin PerezFelix Doubront(none)
San Diego Padres6Cleveland Indians8BoxCorey KluberTyson RossJohn Axford
Tampa Bay Rays1Kansas City Royals0BoxJoel PeraltaGreg HollandGrant Balfour
Baltimore Orioles14New York Yankees5BoxWei-Yin ChenIvan Nova(none)
Los Angeles Angels3Seattle Mariners5BoxJames PaxtonHector SantiagoFernando Rodney
Houston Astros2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMark BuehrleBrett OberholtzerSergio Santos
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves0BoxBartolo ColonAaron Harang(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Chicago Cubs6BoxTony WatsonPedro StropJason Grilli
Chicago White Sox15Colorado Rockies3BoxJose QuintanaFranklin Morales(none)
Detroit Tigers2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJ.P. HowellJoba Chamberlain(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Philadelphia Phillies4BoxKyle LohseKyle Kendrick(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3San Francisco Giants7BoxTim HudsonTrevor Cahill(none)
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals7BoxLance LynnLogan OndrusekTrevor Rosenthal
Miami Marlins0Washington Nationals5BoxGio GonzalezHenderson Alvarez(none)

Standings as of 2014-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1513Tampa Bay Rays954.556--3423114-31-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1537281.471
2915New York Yankees844.5000.52938-91-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1548074.519
3617Toronto Blue Jays844.5000.52733-62-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1547975.513
41423Baltimore Orioles835.3751.53638-21-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1549361.604
51324Boston Red Sox835.3751.53135-41-42-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1546886.442
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Detroit Tigers642.667--262064-10-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1568670.551
2312Cleveland Indians743.5710.53435-12-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1558174.523
3714Chicago White Sox844.5001.0504282-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1546985.448
41121Kansas City Royals734.4291.52022-23-20-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1558669.555
51022Minnesota Twins734.4291.54146-50-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1556788.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Seattle Mariners752.714--3921181-04-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1558273.529
2410Oakland Athletics743.5711.0282083-31-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1558471.542
3816Texas Rangers844.5001.53644-82-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1546391.409
41525Los Angeles Angels835.3752.54041-10-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1549559.617
51226Houston Astros835.3752.52341-183-40-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1546787.435
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Washington Nationals752.714--3219132-23-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1559164.587
269Miami Marlins853.6250.54226165-20-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1547282.468
3811Atlanta Braves743.5711.0151320-14-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1557580.484
41019New York Mets734.4292.02530-52-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1557679.490
51120Philadelphia Phillies734.4292.03537-20-13-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1557085.452
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
153Milwaukee Brewers752.714--3118131-24-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1557778.497
244Pittsburgh Pirates752.714--292184-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1558372.535
378St. Louis Cardinals853.6250.52930-12-03-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1548569.552
41227Chicago Cubs725.2863.02226-41-31-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1557184.458
51328Cincinnati Reds826.2503.52331-81-21-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1547480.481
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
121Los Angeles Dodgers862.750--332852-24-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1548866.571
212San Francisco Giants862.750--4733141-05-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1548272.532
3918Colorado Rockies945.4442.55054-43-21-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1536291.405
41429Arizona Diamondbacks1028.2005.03864-261-51-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1526290.408
51530San Diego Padres615.1674.01531-160-21-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1567680.487


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
David RobertsonRP28.364New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Groin strain
Trevor BellP27.178Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
AJ Ellisc32.364Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left knee surger
Matt MooreSP24.294Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow discomfort
Josh ZeidRP27.015Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from minors
Cesar CabralP25.056New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from minors
Tim Federowiczc26.247Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from minors
Jeff BeliveauP27.081Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from minors
Tyler ChatwoodSP24.113Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Optioned to minors
Brandon WorkmanRP25.238Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Optioned to minors
Frank HerrmannRP29.313Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Freddy Galvis3b24.145Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Sent to minors for rehabilitation
Jonathan BroxtonRP29.296Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt AlbersRP31.078Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Vincent MazzaroRP27.193Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Torsten BossIF23.102Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Preston GuilmetRP26.256Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Eduardo Nunezss26.298Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Austin Rominec25.137New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ross WilsonLF-2B25.150Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Ray BlackP23.286San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Right shoulder inflammation