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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 2006-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals4BoxMike WoodPaul ByrdAmbiorix Burgos
Tampa Bay Rays3Seattle Mariners6BoxGil MecheChad OrvellaJ.J. Putz
Minnesota Twins4Texas Rangers6BoxJohn KoronkaBrad RadkeAkinori Otsuka
Los Angeles Angels1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxRoy HalladayJeff Weaver(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres8BoxChris YoungGreg Maddux(none)
Houston Astros5San Francisco Giants7BoxNoah LowryRoy OswaltArmando Benitez
Colorado Rockies6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJeff FrancisJason MarquisBrian Fuentes

Standings as of 2006-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Yankees291811.621--183118659-89-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1337954.594
246Boston Red Sox311912.613--162150128-711-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1316764.511
3512Toronto Blue Jays311714.5482.0178162166-711-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1317061.534
4921Baltimore Orioles331419.4246.0165197-325-109-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1295673.434
51326Tampa Bay Rays331320.3947.0143187-447-126-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1294881.372
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox31238.742--175124519-513-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1316764.511
224Detroit Tigers322012.6253.51611115012-68-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1307555.577
3816Cleveland Indians331716.5157.0204176289-108-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1296168.473
41225Minnesota Twins321319.40610.5131182-513-1310-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1308347.638
51430Kansas City Royals30723.23315.5101171-702-146-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellAllard BairdKauffman Stadium1325577.417
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Texas Rangers331815.545--175157189-59-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field1296267.481
2715Oakland Athletics311615.5161.0142148-69-57-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1317754.588
31022Los Angeles Angels331419.4244.0131153-228-116-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1297554.581
41124Seattle Mariners341420.4124.5143158-156-88-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1286464.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets312110.677--151124279-412-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1317655.580
2711Philadelphia Phillies311714.5484.0155157-27-410-10W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1316863.519
31323Atlanta Braves311318.4198.015414777-136-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1316665.504
41427Washington Nationals321121.34410.5138163-258-113-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1306070.462
51528Florida Marlins29821.27612.0130156-266-92-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium1337063.526
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds322111.656--1761562011-710-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1305971.454
237St. Louis Cardinals332013.6061.5160126348-812-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III1286365.492
359Houston Astros321913.5942.0156146105-914-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1306367.485
4917Milwaukee Brewers321616.5005.015815355-1011-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1305971.454
51220Chicago Cubs311417.4526.5119149-306-118-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1315279.397
61629Pittsburgh Pirates33924.27312.5122168-463-176-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park1295871.450
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Colorado Rockies332013.606--1661531311-59-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1295673.434
2610Arizona Diamondbacks321814.5631.5166134328-710-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1305872.446
3814San Diego Padres321715.5312.513413409-48-11W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1307159.546
51119San Francisco Giants321517.4694.5144175-317-108-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park1296168.473
41018Los Angeles Dodgers321517.4694.5156144127-88-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium1307357.562


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BrowerP33.130Released by Orioles