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Tuesday May 8,2007This 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.

2007 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 2007-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies2Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxMicah OwingsAdam EatonTony Pena
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves3BoxMike GonzalezHeath BellRafael Soriano
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs3BoxJonah BaylissNeal CottsSalomon Torres
Houston Astros7Cincinnati Reds6BoxBrad LidgeBrad SalmonDan Wheeler
Los Angeles Dodgers5Florida Marlins6BoxHenry OwensJonathan Broxton(none)
Washington Nationals4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxDavid BushJason SimontacchiFrancisco Cordero
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants1BoxTom GlavineMatt CainBilly Wagner
Colorado Rockies1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxKelvin JimenezDenny BautistaJason Isringhausen
Cleveland Indians5Los Angeles Angels1BoxCliff LeeErvin Santana(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Baltimore Orioles8BoxJeremy GuthrieJae Weong Seo(none)
Seattle Mariners7Detroit Tigers9BoxJeremy BondermanHoracio RamirezTodd Jones
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals1BoxChad GaudinJorge de la Rosa(none)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins7BoxJuan RinconAndy Sisco(none)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees8BoxAndy PettitteMike Wood(none)
Boston Red Sox9Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJosh BeckettVictor Zambrano(none)

Standings as of 2007-05-08

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox312110.677--1591075212-69-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1317556.573
2919New York Yankees301416.4676.5184152326-89-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1328052.606
31020Baltimore Orioles331518.4557.0145154-95-1010-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1295475.419
41122Tampa Bay Rays321418.4387.5148198-506-98-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1305278.400
51328Toronto Blue Jays321319.4068.5153161-86-117-8L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1307060.538
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians302010.667--168138309-711-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1327656.576
234Detroit Tigers312011.6450.51701432711-59-6W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1316863.519
3410Minnesota Twins321715.5314.0143126178-69-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1306268.477
4816Chicago White Sox291415.4835.5114123-99-85-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1335875.436
51429Kansas City Royals331023.30311.5125174-494-106-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1295970.457
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Oakland Athletics311615.516--1221081410-86-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1316071.458
2613Los Angeles Angels331716.515--13513145-1012-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1297752.597
3714Seattle Mariners281414.5000.5131150-196-88-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1347460.552
41227Texas Rangers311318.4193.0147179-324-129-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field1316269.473
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves322012.625--160142189-511-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1306466.492
235New York Mets322012.625--1691145513-57-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1306862.523
31018Florida Marlins321517.4695.0170174-46-79-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium1305674.431
41223Philadelphia Phillies331419.4246.5160163-38-126-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1297554.581
51630Washington Nationals33924.27311.598170-725-144-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1296465.496
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers332310.697--166131358-515-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1296069.465
2815Chicago Cubs301515.5006.5145112338-57-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1327062.530
3917Houston Astros321517.4697.513913729-96-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1305872.446
41121Pittsburgh Pirates311417.4528.0108148-409-95-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park1315477.412
51324Cincinnati Reds331419.4249.015715167-87-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1295871.450
61526St. Louis Cardinals311318.4199.096147-517-76-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III1316566.496
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Los Angeles Dodgers331914.576--1461232311-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium1296366.488
258San Diego Padres331815.5451.01451261910-98-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1307159.546
369Arizona Diamondbacks351916.5431.0137138-17-812-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1277156.559
4711San Francisco Giants321715.5311.514213396-611-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1305476.415
51425Colorado Rockies331419.4245.0140169-298-126-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1307654.585

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chad CorderoP25.051Placed on bereavement list