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Friday April 8,2005This date in baseball
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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 2005-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim2BoxDenny BautistaPaul Byrd(none)
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers3BoxDavid RiskeUgueth UrbinaBob Wickman
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins1BoxOrlando HernandezKyle Lohse(none)
Baltimore Orioles12New York Yankees5BoxSidney PonsonJaret Wright(none)
Texas Rangers6Seattle Mariners9BoxJ.J. PutzNick RegilioEddie Guardado
Oakland Athletics2Tampa Bay Rays3BoxDanys BaezJuan Cruz(none)
Boston Red Sox6Toronto Blue Jays5BoxBronson ArroyoDavid BushKeith Foulke
Los Angeles Dodgers8Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxSteve SchmollBrandon LyonYhency Brazoban
New York Mets1Atlanta Braves3BoxJohn ThomsonVictor ZambranoDanny Kolb
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago Cubs3BoxJorge de la RosaJon LeicesterMike Adams
Washington Nationals0Florida Marlins9BoxDontrelle WillisTomo Ohka(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Houston Astros3BoxRoger ClemensMatt BelisleBrad Lidge
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Diego Padres2BoxJosh FoggBrian LawrenceJose Mesa
Colorado Rockies8San Francisco Giants10BoxJason ChristiansenBrian Fuentes(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAlberto ReyesRyan MadsonJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2005-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
5314Toronto Blue Jays422.500--211922-10-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1587880.494
1220Baltimore Orioles422.500--1719-21-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MazzilliMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1587286.456
21221Boston Red Sox422.500--1821-32-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1589365.589
4413Tampa Bay Rays422.500--1618-20-02-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field1586593.411
3716New York Yankees422.500--2124-30-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1589365.589
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox431.750--151501-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1589662.608
5818Minnesota Twins422.5001.01415-12-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1588177.513
31023Detroit Tigers422.5001.0231670-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park1586989.437
21124Cleveland Indians422.5001.0181352-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1589167.576
4919Kansas City Royals422.5001.01822-42-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony PenaAllard BairdKauffman Stadium15854104.342
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Oakland Athletics422.500--16882-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1588672.544
31317Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim422.500--1417-30-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1589365.589
2512Seattle Mariners422.500--191900-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1586791.424
41427Texas Rangers413.2501.01721-41-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field1587880.494
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves431.750--913-42-11-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1588771.551
31115Washington Nationals422.5001.01624-82-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1587979.500
21022Florida Marlins422.5001.0216150-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium1588177.513
41329Philadelphia Phillies413.2502.02022-20-11-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelEd WadeCitizens Bank Park1588771.551
51630New York Mets404.0003.01325-120-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1588375.525
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers3301.000--257183-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1597881.491
235Cincinnati Reds431.7500.5241590-13-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MileyDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1587088.443
366Houston Astros321.6671.0101000-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1598772.547
457St. Louis Cardinals321.6671.0141221-11-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II1599861.616
61428Pittsburgh Pirates413.2502.5722-151-10-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park1586692.418
51526Chicago Cubs413.2502.5262511-20-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1587880.494
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Los Angeles Dodgers431.750--2615113-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium1586890.430
4711San Francisco Giants422.5001.01826-80-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park1587385.462
3810San Diego Padres422.5001.0272161-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1588078.506
298Arizona Diamondbacks422.5001.02631-50-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark1587583.475
51225Colorado Rockies312.3331.52634-80-11-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1596693.415


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby SeayP26.292Traded by Devil Rays to Rockies for Reggie Taylor 
Reggie TaylorCF-LF28.086Traded by Rockies to Devil Rays for Bobby Seay 
Jay WitasickP32.223Signed by Rockies (minor)