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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 2007-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets5Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxJohn MaineRandy JohnsonBilly Wagner
Los Angeles Dodgers0Atlanta Braves4BoxJohn SmoltzBrett Tomko(none)
Washington Nationals4Chicago Cubs6BoxCarlos ZambranoJason BergmannRyan Dempster
Colorado Rockies6Cincinnati Reds5BoxDenny BautistaMike StantonBrian Fuentes
San Diego Padres4Florida Marlins5BoxTaylor TankersleyScott LinebrinkHenry Owens
Pittsburgh Pirates0Milwaukee Brewers10BoxClaudio VargasPaul Maholm(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants6BoxMatt MorrisJamie Moyer(none)
Houston Astros2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxAdam WainwrightWoody WilliamsJason Isringhausen
Chicago White Sox1Los Angeles Angels5BoxKelvim EscobarJose ContrerasScot Shields
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles3BoxChris RayTom Mastny(none)
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Royals3BoxJustin VerlanderBrian BannisterTodd Jones
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins0BoxTim WakefieldCarlos SilvaJonathan Papelbon
Seattle Mariners15New York Yankees11BoxEric O'FlahertyColter BeanJ.J. Putz
Oakland Athletics5Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJustin DuchschererGary GloverHuston Street
Toronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers7BoxBrandon McCarthyTomo OhkaWillie Eyre

Standings as of 2007-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox28199.679--1451004510-59-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1347757.575
3919Tampa Bay Rays291316.4486.5139183-446-87-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1335380.398
21120Baltimore Orioles291316.4486.5122130-85-108-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1335677.421
41023Toronto Blue Jays291316.4486.514513876-97-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1337063.526
51225New York Yankees261115.4237.0161146156-86-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1368353.610
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians26179.654--142122206-611-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1367957.581
236Detroit Tigers281711.6071.0141127149-58-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1347163.530
3612Minnesota Twins291514.5173.5131117148-67-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1336469.481
4818Chicago White Sox261214.4625.0100110-107-75-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1366076.441
51429Kansas City Royals301020.3339.0115148-334-106-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1325973.447
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Angels301713.567--128116125-1012-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1327755.583
259Seattle Mariners241311.5421.0120126-65-58-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1387563.543
3715Oakland Athletics281414.5002.010910188-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1346272.463
41328Texas Rangers281117.3935.0131165-344-117-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field1346470.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves281810.643--146126209-59-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1346668.493
235New York Mets281810.643--154995511-37-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1347064.522
3814Florida Marlins281414.5004.015615336-78-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium1345777.425
41122Philadelphia Phillies291316.4485.514314217-96-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1337657.571
51630Washington Nationals29920.3109.588152-645-104-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1336469.481
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers291910.655--145120258-511-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1336469.481
2916Chicago Cubs271314.4815.0133102318-55-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1357263.533
31017Pittsburgh Pirates281315.4645.597133-368-75-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park1345579.410
41221Cincinnati Reds291316.4486.013112747-86-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1335974.444
51324Houston Astros281216.4296.5113124-116-86-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1346173.455
61527St. Louis Cardinals271116.4077.087129-427-74-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III1356768.496
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Los Angeles Dodgers291712.586--125107189-58-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium1336568.489
2510San Francisco Giants281513.5361.511811356-69-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1345678.418
3611San Diego Padres291514.5172.0129114157-88-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1347460.552
4713Arizona Diamondbacks311615.5162.0125126-17-89-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1317457.565
51426Colorado Rockies291217.4145.0124147-236-106-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1347856.582


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
JD Closser1B-C27.110Traded by Brewers to Athletics for Charles Thomas 
Charles ThomasLF28.129Traded by Athletics to Brewers for J.D. Closser