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Sunday, May 4,2008

Sunday, May 4,2008

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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 New York Mets  5 Arizona Diamondbacks  2 box | pbp Chase Field Jorge Sosa Chad Qualls Billy Wagner 37,593 3:15
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Cincinnati Reds  7 Atlanta Braves  14 box | pbp Turner Field Royce Ring Bronson Arroyo -- 33,750 3:16
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Los Angeles Dodgers  2 Colorado Rockies  7 box | pbp Coors Field Aaron Cook Derek Lowe Taylor Buchholz 43,726 2:40
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 San Diego Padres  3 Florida Marlins  10 box | pbp Sun Life Stadium Andrew Miller Greg Maddux -- 11,422 2:59
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Milwaukee Brewers  6 Houston Astros  8 box | pbp Minute Maid Park Tim Byrdak Mitch Stetter -- 38,301 4:24
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 San Francisco Giants  5 Philadelphia Phillies  6 box | pbp Citizens Bank Park Brad Lidge Keiichi Yabu -- 45,110 3:07
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Chicago Cubs  3 St. Louis Cardinals  5 box | pbp Busch Stadium III Todd Wellemeyer Jason Marquis Jason Isringhausen 44,969 2:52
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Pittsburgh Pirates  2 Washington Nationals  5 box | pbp Nationals Park Tim Redding Ian Snell -- 30,564 2:39
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Baltimore Orioles  5 Los Angeles Angels  6 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Joe Saunders Steve Trachsel Francisco Rodriguez 39,273 2:53
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Tampa Bay Rays  3 Boston Red Sox  7 box | pbp Fenway Park Jon Lester Scott Kazmir Jonathan Papelbon 37,091 3:39
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Kansas City Royals  2 Cleveland Indians  0 box | pbp Progressive Field Gil Meche Aaron Laffey Joakim Soria 27,836 2:42
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Detroit Tigers  6 Minnesota Twins  7 box | pbp Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Matt Guerrier Zach Miner Joe Nathan 29,821 2:46
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Seattle Mariners  2 New York Yankees  8 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Darrell Rasner Carlos Silva -- 53,542 2:51
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Texas Rangers  1 Oakland Athletics  3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Santiago Casilla Scott Feldman Huston Street 31,673 2:33
2008 reg season 2008-05-04 Chicago White Sox  3 Toronto Blue Jays  4 box | pbp Rogers Centre Roy Halladay Jose Contreras Scott Downs 26,247 2:12
15 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2008 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 33 20 13 .606 0.0 162 143 19 W3 14-5 6-8 1 2 4 Yes Lost in ALCS (Tampa Bay)
2008 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 32 17 15 .531 2.5 132 141 -9 L2 10-6 7-9 2 5 12 Yes dnq
2008 AL East Tampa Bay Rays franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 3.0 144 137 7 L3 10-7 6-8 3 6 13 -- Lost World Series (Philadelphia)
2008 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 33 17 16 .515 3.0 148 145 3 W3 8-7 9-9 4 7 15 -- dnq
2008 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 4.5 130 117 13 W4 8-7 7-10 5 8 18 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2008 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 0.0 124 130 -6 W5 11-6 5-8 1 4 11 Yes dnq
2008 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 2.0 139 120 19 L6 7-7 7-9 2 9 20 -- Lost in 1st Round (Rays)
2008 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 2.0 107 133 -26 W2 5-7 9-9 3 10 19 -- dnq
2008 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 2.5 132 128 4 L2 8-11 6-6 4 11 21 -- dnq
2008 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 32 14 18 .438 3.0 158 174 -16 L3 6-8 8-10 5 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2008 AL West Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 33 20 13 .606 0.0 160 154 6 W2 10-8 10-5 1 1 3 Yes Lost in ALDS (Boston)
2008 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 1.0 159 121 38 W1 9-9 10-5 2 3 6 Yes dnq
2008 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 6.5 133 141 -8 L5 7-7 6-12 3 13 25 -- dnq
2008 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 32 13 19 .406 6.5 143 187 -44 L1 6-8 7-11 4 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2008 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 0.0 150 137 13 W1 10-8 8-6 1 4 7 Yes Won World Series (Tampa Bay)
2008 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 0.5 135 132 3 W1 9-5 7-8 2 5 8 Yes dnq
2008 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 31 17 14 .548 0.5 142 156 -14 W1 9-9 8-5 3 6 9 -- dnq
2008 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 2.0 154 115 39 W3 11-4 4-11 4 10 17 -- dnq
2008 NL East Washington Nationals franchise | log 32 14 18 .438 4.0 125 157 -32 W2 10-8 4-10 5 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2008 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 32 20 12 .625 0.0 148 119 29 W1 14-7 6-5 1 2 2 Yes dnq
2008 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 1.5 189 137 52 L1 11-6 7-7 2 3 5 Yes Lost in NLDS (Los Angeles)
2008 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 3.5 142 152 -10 L3 7-6 9-9 3 8 14 -- Lost in NLDS (Philadelphia)
2008 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 32 16 16 .500 4.0 152 144 8 W3 9-5 7-11 4 9 16 -- dnq
2008 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 31 12 19 .387 7.5 151 181 -30 L2 6-7 6-12 5 14 27 -- dnq
2008 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 8.0 132 164 -32 L5 6-8 6-12 6 15 29 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
2008 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 31 21 10 .677 0.0 179 125 54 L1 12-5 9-5 1 1 1 Yes dnq
2008 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 31 17 14 .548 4.0 167 130 37 L1 9-5 8-9 2 7 10 -- Lost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2008 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 32 14 18 .438 7.5 106 145 -39 L1 8-8 6-10 3 11 22 -- dnq
2008 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 31 12 19 .387 9.0 134 169 -35 W1 5-8 7-11 4 13 28 -- dnq
2008 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 9.5 108 151 -43 L1 6-9 6-11 5 16 30 -- dnq
30 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
Tips/tools for using data gri ds:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Wladimir Sutil Houston Astros Minors Assigned to Corpus Christi [Tex] (AA)
Juan Castro Colorado Rockies Hist Signed to #-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Juan Mateo Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed to #-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Dustin Moseley Los Angeles Angels Injury DL - right forearm stiffness
4 record(s)
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