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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 2006-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Los Angeles Angels3BoxErvin SantanaRandy JohnsonFrancisco Rodriguez
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles1BoxCurt SchillingBruce ChenJonathan Papelbon
Minnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians3BoxJason JohnsonScott BakerBob Wickman
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxElmer DessensCliff PolitteAmbiorix Burgos
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners0BoxBarry ZitoJamie MoyerHuston Street
Detroit Tigers7Texas Rangers0BoxJustin VerlanderKevin Millwood(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Toronto Blue Jays8BoxBrian TalletJason Childers(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs3BoxBob HowryBrad ThompsonRyan Dempster
Pittsburgh Pirates9Cincinnati Reds11BoxAaron HarangOliver PerezRick White
Washington Nationals12Houston Astros8BoxLivan HernandezChad Qualls(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDanny KolbLuis Vizcaino(none)
Colorado Rockies12San Diego Padres4BoxZach DayDewon Brazelton(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants12BoxJamey WrightTim Hudson(none)

Standings as of 2006-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox541.800--292364-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1578275.522
2613Toronto Blue Jays532.6001.0323200-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1578473.535
31021Baltimore Orioles523.4002.0343040-02-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1576889.433
4919Tampa Bay Rays523.4002.02741-142-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1575998.376
51327New York Yankees514.2003.0252231-40-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1579661.611
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers5501.000--3912275-00-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1579067.573
235Cleveland Indians541.8001.0302192-12-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1577483.471
3715Kansas City Royals422.5002.51927-80-02-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1586098.380
41225Chicago White Sox514.2004.02531-60-21-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1578968.567
51126Minnesota Twins514.2004.02530-51-40-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1579562.605
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Oakland Athletics642.667--2528-32-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1568967.571
2514Los Angeles Angels532.6000.5242311-22-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1578671.548
3818Seattle Mariners633.5001.02627-10-03-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1567581.481
41428Texas Rangers615.1673.02235-130-01-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field1567977.506
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Mets431.750--271980-03-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1589464.595
2917Atlanta Braves633.5001.0484713-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1567680.487
31222Washington Nationals523.4001.52932-32-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1576988.439
41423Florida Marlins413.2502.0191811-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium1587781.487
51529Philadelphia Phillies404.0003.01326-130-00-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1588573.538
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers5501.000--231490-05-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1577087.446
224Cincinnati Reds541.8001.03942-30-04-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1577681.484
346Chicago Cubs431.7501.53018121-12-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1586395.399
589St. Louis Cardinals532.6002.0241863-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III1568076.513
4610Houston Astros532.6002.02329-60-03-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1577978.503
61630Pittsburgh Pirates606.0005.52939-100-60-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park1566789.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2711San Francisco Giants532.600--2831-31-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park1567383.468
1512Colorado Rockies532.600--322662-01-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1577384.465
31016Los Angeles Dodgers422.5000.5282711-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium1588672.544
41120Arizona Diamondbacks523.4001.0231852-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1577483.471
51324San Diego Padres413.2501.51526-110-01-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1588771.551