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Tuesday, August 18,2009

Tuesday, August 18,2009

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 San Francisco Giants  8 Cincinnati Reds  5 box | pbp Great American Ballpark Bob Howry Francisco Cordero Brian Wilson 13,334 3:25
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Florida Marlins  6 Houston Astros  2 box | pbp Minute Maid Park Ricky Nolasco Bud Norris -- 30,189 2:25
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 St. Louis Cardinals  3 Los Angeles Dodgers  7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Chad Billingsley Mitchell Boggs Jonathan Broxton 49,052 2:50
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Atlanta Braves  4 New York Mets  9 box | pbp Citi Field Oliver Perez Derek Lowe -- 38,613 2:52
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Arizona Diamondbacks  1 Philadelphia Phillies  5 box | pbp Citizens Bank Park Jamie Moyer Jon Garland -- 45,186 2:25
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Milwaukee Brewers  2 Pittsburgh Pirates  5 box | pbp PNC Park Ross Ohlendorf Manny Parra -- 12,188 2:36
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Chicago Cubs  3 San Diego Padres  6 box | pbp PETCO Park Cesar Carrillo Ryan Dempster Heath Bell 19,814 2:47
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Colorado Rockies  4 Washington Nationals  3 box | pbp Nationals Park Ubaldo Jimenez Sean Burnett Huston Street 18,192 2:37
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Kansas City Royals  5 Chicago White Sox  4 box | pbp Guaranteed Rate Field;U.S. Cellular Field Gil Meche Freddy Garcia Joakim Soria 28,812 3:15
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Los Angeles Angels  5 Cleveland Indians  4 box | pbp Progressive Field Trevor Bell Fausto Carmona Brian Fuentes 18,341 3:14
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Seattle Mariners  3 Detroit Tigers  5 box | pbp Comerica Park Bobby Seay Mark Lowe Fernando Rodney 33,710 2:51
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 New York Yankees  7 Oakland Athletics  2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis CC Sabathia Jay Marshall -- 25,383 2:54
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Baltimore Orioles  4 Tampa Bay Rays  5 box | pbp Tropicana Field David Price Jason Berken J.P. Howell 16,514 3:10
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Minnesota Twins  9 Texas Rangers  6 box | pbp Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Jesse Crain Jason Jennings Joe Nathan 20,931 3:36
2009 reg season 2009-08-18 Boston Red Sox  10 Toronto Blue Jays  9 box | pbp Rogers Centre Hideki Okajima Casey Janssen Jonathan Papelbon 25,472 3:28
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
2009 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 120 75 45 .625 0.0 664 558 106 W1 38-21 37-24 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Philadelphia)
2009 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 118 61 57 .517 13.0 606 525 81 L3 35-21 26-36 2 5 14 -- Lost in ALDS (LA Angels)
2009 AL East Tampa Bay Rays franchise | log 118 59 59 .500 15.0 614 539 75 W3 38-20 21-39 3 8 19 -- dnq
2009 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 117 57 60 .487 16.5 566 532 34 W1 31-27 26-33 4 10 21 -- dnq
2009 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 119 49 70 .412 25.5 553 645 -92 L2 28-33 21-37 5 14 28 -- 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
2009 AL Central Detroit Tigers franchise | log 118 61 57 .517 0.0 545 529 16 W1 36-22 25-35 1 6 13 Yes dnq
2009 AL Central Minnesota Twins franchise | log 119 61 58 .513 0.5 598 588 10 W1 37-23 24-35 2 7 15 -- Lost in ALDS (NY Yankees)
2009 AL Central Chicago White Sox franchise | log 120 54 66 .450 8.0 559 545 14 L1 31-31 23-35 3 11 25 -- dnq
2009 AL Central Cleveland Indians franchise | log 118 53 65 .449 8.0 596 624 -28 L1 26-32 27-33 4 12 26 -- dnq
2009 AL Central Kansas City Royals franchise | log 119 53 66 .445 8.5 482 608 -126 W1 30-31 23-35 5 13 27 -- 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
2009 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 118 66 52 .559 0.0 570 516 54 L1 38-25 28-27 1 2 2 Yes dnq
2009 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 119 63 56 .529 3.5 473 525 -52 L5 35-24 28-32 2 3 9 Yes dnq
2009 AL West Los Angeles Angels franchise | log 117 61 56 .521 4.5 679 594 85 W2 30-28 31-28 3 4 10 Yes Lost in ALCS (NY Yankees)
2009 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 119 59 60 .496 7.5 539 576 -37 L1 30-29 29-31 4 9 20 -- 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
2009 NL East Florida Marlins franchise | log 119 64 55 .538 0.0 571 564 7 W1 37-25 27-30 1 3 5 Yes dnq
2009 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 116 62 54 .534 0.5 606 522 84 W2 29-30 33-24 2 6 8 -- Lost World Series (NY Yankees)
2009 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 2.0 510 547 -37 W1 36-24 26-33 3 8 12 -- dnq
2009 NL East Atlanta Braves franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 4.0 531 486 45 L1 31-28 29-31 4 11 18 -- dnq
2009 NL East Washington Nationals franchise | log 119 47 72 .395 17.0 540 642 -102 L1 28-32 19-40 5 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
2009 NL Central St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 121 65 56 .537 0.0 545 492 53 L1 36-24 29-32 1 5 7 Yes Lost in NLDS (LA Dodgers)
2009 NL Central Houston Astros franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 2.0 502 579 -77 L1 35-25 27-32 2 7 11 -- dnq
2009 NL Central Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 119 61 58 .513 3.0 571 603 -32 L3 29-30 32-28 3 9 16 -- dnq
2009 NL Central Chicago Cubs franchise | log 117 59 58 .504 4.0 520 501 19 L2 36-21 23-37 4 10 17 -- dnq
2009 NL Central Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 118 54 64 .458 9.5 470 562 -92 L2 31-28 23-36 5 13 23 -- dnq
2009 NL Central Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 118 44 74 .373 19.5 482 552 -70 W2 27-30 17-44 6 16 30 -- 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
2009 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 119 66 53 .555 0.0 480 441 39 W2 39-20 27-33 1 1 3 Yes dnq
2009 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 120 66 54 .550 0.5 589 469 120 W1 35-25 31-29 2 2 4 Yes Lost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2009 NL West Colorado Rockies franchise | log 119 64 55 .538 2.0 602 525 77 W3 28-27 36-28 3 4 6 Yes Lost in NLDS (Philadelphia)
2009 NL West Arizona Diamondbacks franchise | log 120 58 62 .483 8.5 539 574 -35 L3 36-27 22-35 4 12 22 -- dnq
2009 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 121 55 66 .455 12.0 471 610 -139 W2 32-30 23-36 5 14 24 -- 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
John Ryan Murphy New York Yankees Minors Signed out of draft (Fljorida HS)
Scott Downs Toronto Blue Jays DL-15 Assigned to Dunedin [FSL] (A+) for rehab
Pete Andrelczyk Florida Marlins Minors Assigned to Jupiter [FSL] (A+)
Matt Hensley -- Hist Released by Blue Jays
Billy Sadler Houston Astros Hist Signed to #-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Ivan Rodriguez Texas Rangers Hist Traded from Houston Astros to Texas Rangers for Matt Nevarez and Jose Vallejo (8/20/2009)
Dario Alvarez -- Hist Released by Phillies
Alex Cora New York Mets Injury DL - ligament injuries to both thumbs *Re-aggravation of injury, taking relay throw from teammate*
Mike Hampton Houston Astros Injury DL - strained left shoulder *Pitching wear and tear*
Esteban German Texas Rangers Injury DL - right groin strain
Francisco Liriano Minnesota Twins Injury DL - left arm fatigue
Dewayne Wise Chicago White Sox Injury DL - Strained right shoulder
Kyle Farnsworth Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
13 record(s)
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