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Wednesday August 9,2006This 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 2006-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox6BoxRandy JohnsonJon GarlandMariano Rivera
Los Angeles Angels0Cleveland Indians4BoxJake WestbrookJohn Lackey(none)
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers3BoxJohan SantanaJoel ZumayaJoe Nathan
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals5BoxScott DohmannJonathan Papelbon(none)
Texas Rangers14Oakland Athletics0BoxVicente PadillaBarry Zito(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0Seattle Mariners2BoxJarrod WashburnJames ShieldsJ.J. Putz
Baltimore Orioles3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRoy HalladayErik BedardB.J. Ryan
San Francisco Giants3Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxMiguel BatistaMatt MorrisJorge Julio
Philadelphia Phillies9Atlanta Braves3BoxRick WhiteTyler Yates(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Cincinnati Reds8BoxRyan FranklinJason Isringhausen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros14BoxRoy OswaltShawn Chacon(none)
Colorado Rockies3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJeremy AffeldtDerek LoweBrian Fuentes
Chicago Cubs3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxDavid BushCarlos ZambranoFrancisco Cordero
San Diego Padres3New York Mets4BoxPedro MartinezClay HensleyBilly Wagner
Florida Marlins2Washington Nationals5BoxRamon OrtizDontrelle WillisChad Cordero

Standings as of 2006-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1106743.609--6135169731-2436-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I523022.577
256Boston Red Sox1126547.5803.06145585630-3035-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park502129.420
379Toronto Blue Jays1146054.5269.05975603722-3038-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre482721.563
41124Baltimore Orioles1155164.44318.5551640-8921-3330-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards471928.404
51328Tampa Bay Rays1154768.40922.5504617-11318-4229-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field471433.298
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1147638.667--59444714739-1937-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park481929.396
234Chicago White Sox1126745.5988.06375498831-2535-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field502327.460
345Minnesota Twins1136746.5938.55855127328-3139-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome492920.592
41226Cleveland Indians1124864.42927.06025703221-3427-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field503020.600
51430Kansas City Royals1133974.34536.5517680-16315-4025-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium492326.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
167Oakland Athletics1146252.544--511515-432-2630-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum483117.646
2811Los Angeles Angels1145955.5183.05575273032-2727-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim483018.625
3915Texas Rangers1155758.4965.55915702131-2826-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field472324.489
41016Seattle Mariners1135657.4965.5528519925-2831-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field492227.449
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1126844.607--6005049634-2234-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium502921.580
2919Philadelphia Phillies1135558.48713.5583589-628-2727-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park493019.612
31323Atlanta Braves1135261.46016.5586583329-3123-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field492722.551
41222Florida Marlins1135261.46016.5520545-2525-3327-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium492623.531
51425Washington Nationals1135063.44218.5520580-6023-3827-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium492128.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128St. Louis Cardinals1136152.540--5615501128-2933-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III482226.458
2310Cincinnati Reds1145955.5182.5564591-2728-2531-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark482127.438
3817Houston Astros1135558.4876.0523526-323-3232-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park492722.551
41121Milwaukee Brewers1135360.4698.0512596-8420-3633-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park492227.449
51527Chicago Cubs1134865.42513.0477577-10023-3425-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field491831.367
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1144272.36819.5504588-8414-4428-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park482523.521
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1412San Diego Padres1135855.513--509505430-2428-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park493019.612
3514Los Angeles Dodgers1145856.5090.55775275025-3133-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium483018.625
2613Arizona Diamondbacks1145856.5090.5572574-229-2729-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field481830.375
4718Colorado Rockies1135558.4873.05114971427-3228-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field492128.429
51020San Francisco Giants1145460.4744.5525533-823-3231-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park472225.468


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Todd HollandsworthLF-CF33.111Traded by Indians to Reds for a player to be named later 
Zac StottP23.014Traded by Reds to Phillies