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Friday September 8,2006This 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 2006-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Los Angeles Angels4BoxJoe SaundersA.J. BurnettFrancisco Rodriguez
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles9BoxErik BedardCory Lidle(none)
Kansas City Royals10Boston Red Sox9BoxAmbiorix BurgosMike TimlinJoe Nelson
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox7BoxMatt ThorntonTom Mastny(none)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins9BoxPat NeshekWil Ledezma(none)
Texas Rangers2Seattle Mariners7BoxCha-Seung BaekKevin MillwoodJoel Pineiro
Oakland Athletics8Tampa Bay Rays6BoxDan HarenJames ShieldsHuston Street
St. Louis Cardinals1Arizona Diamondbacks13BoxLivan HernandezAnthony Reyes(none)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves8BoxTim HudsonAngel Guzman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Cincinnati Reds9BoxKyle LohseIan Snell(none)
Washington Nationals8Colorado Rockies11BoxNate FieldJon RauchBrian Fuentes
Philadelphia Phillies3Florida Marlins2BoxJamie MoyerScott OlsenTom Gordon
Houston Astros4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRoy OswaltJose CapellanBrad Lidge
Los Angeles Dodgers5New York Mets0BoxHong-Chih KuoJohn Maine(none)
San Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants4BoxMatt CainJake Peavy(none)

Standings as of 2006-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1398356.597--78865813040-3143-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I23149.609
279Boston Red Sox1417566.5329.0727723432-3843-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park211110.524
3812Toronto Blue Jays1417368.51811.07016752630-4043-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre21147.667
41225Baltimore Orioles1406278.44321.5674771-9725-4437-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards22814.364
51328Tampa Bay Rays1415685.39728.0602739-13719-5037-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field21516.238
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1428656.606--70256214044-2842-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park20911.450
234Chicago White Sox1418259.5823.57776799836-3345-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field21813.381
356Minnesota Twins1408159.5794.06886137535-3646-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome22157.682
41021Cleveland Indians1406773.47918.07636838030-4237-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field221111.500
51430Kansas City Royals1425290.36634.0652841-18921-4932-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium201010.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Oakland Athletics1408159.579--6576075039-3042-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum221210.545
267Los Angeles Angels1417665.5395.56786502838-3438-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim21138.619
3914Texas Rangers1427270.50710.07336983537-3435-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field20812.400
41119Seattle Mariners1406773.47914.0632654-2228-4239-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field221111.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1408753.621--74661712941-2846-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium221012.455
2513Philadelphia Phillies1417269.51115.57567292736-3136-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park21138.619
3816Florida Marlins1417071.49617.5666670-433-3837-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium21813.381
41020Atlanta Braves1406773.47920.07307092136-3831-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field221210.545
51426Washington Nationals1416180.43326.5649757-10825-4736-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium211011.476
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128St. Louis Cardinals1407565.536--674666833-3942-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III21813.381
2717Cincinnati Reds1417071.4965.5684707-2333-3637-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark211011.476
3918Houston Astros1406971.4936.0635628731-3838-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park22139.591
41324Milwaukee Brewers1416477.45411.5630717-8723-4641-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park211110.524
51527Pittsburgh Pirates1425785.40119.0622729-10721-5236-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park201010.500
61629Chicago Cubs1415685.39719.5605735-13027-4429-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field211011.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310Los Angeles Dodgers1417566.532--7006534731-3944-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium21138.619
2411San Diego Padres1407367.5211.56176051235-3038-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park22157.682
3615San Francisco Giants1417170.5044.0649641832-3939-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park20515.250
41122Arizona Diamondbacks1416675.4689.0684703-1933-3933-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field211011.476
51223Colorado Rockies1416576.46110.0659661-228-4437-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field211110.524


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Javy LopezC35.307Released by Red Sox 
Chris SpurlingP29.072Claimed off waivers by Brewers from Tigers