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Games on 2007-05-08

Top2007 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP922,8882:18Adam EatonMicah OwingsMicah Owings (2-1)Adam Eaton (3-3)Tony Pena (1)Charlie ManuelBob MelvinChase Field
NLSan Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP921,7482:13Justin GermanoAnthony LerewMike Gonzalez (2-0)Heath Bell (0-1)Rafael Soriano (3)Buddy BlackBobby CoxTurner Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP1539,7084:39Ian SnellTed LillyJonah Bayliss (3-2)Neal Cotts (0-1)Salomon Torres (10)Jim TracyLou PiniellaWrigley Field
NLHouston Astros7Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP916,2643:03Wandy RodriguezEric MiltonBrad Lidge (2-0)Brad Salmon (0-1)Dan Wheeler (7)Phil GarnerJerry NarronGreat American Ba
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Florida Marlins6Boxscore - PBP911,1242:58Mark HendricksonWes ObermuellerHenry Owens (2-0)Jonathan Broxton (1-1)-Grady LittleFredi GonzalezSun Life Stadium
NLWashington Nationals4Milwaukee Brewers6Boxscore - PBP919,3982:29Jason SimontacchiDavid BushDavid Bush (3-3)Jason Simontacchi (0-1)Francisco Cordero (14)Manny ActaNed YostMiller Park
NLNew York Mets4San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP939,4552:23Tom GlavineMatt CainTom Glavine (4-1)Matt Cain (1-3)Billy Wagner (7)Willie RandolphBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLColorado Rockies1St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP942,7632:33Taylor BuchholzBrad ThompsonKelvin Jimenez (1-0)Denny Bautista (2-1)Jason Isringhausen (9)Clint HurdleTony LaRussaBusch Stadium III
ALCleveland Indians5Los Angeles Angels1Boxscore - PBP941,7312:23Cliff LeeErvin SantanaCliff Lee (1-0)Ervin Santana (2-5)-Eric WedgeMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTampa Bay Rays3Baltimore Orioles8Boxscore - PBP917,8182:52Jae Weong SeoJeremy GuthrieJeremy Guthrie (2-1)Jae Weong Seo (1-3)-Joe MaddonSam PerlozzoOriole Park at Ca
ALSeattle Mariners7Detroit Tigers9Boxscore - PBP930,1712:53Horacio RamirezJeremy BondermanJeremy Bonderman (2-0)Horacio Ramirez (2-2)Todd Jones (13)Mike HargroveJim LeylandComerica Park
ALOakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP910,9892:57Chad GaudinJorge de la RosaChad Gaudin (2-1)Jorge de la Rosa (3-3)-Bob GerenBuddy BellKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP1021,9793:10Javier VazquezBoof BonserJuan Rincon (2-0)Andy Sisco (0-1)-Ozzie GuillenRon GardenhireHubert H. Humphre
ALTexas Rangers2New York Yankees8Boxscore - PBP950,7052:59Mike WoodAndy PettitteAndy Pettitte (2-1)Mike Wood (0-1)-Ron WashingtonJoe TorreYankee Stadium I
ALBoston Red Sox9Toronto Blue Jays2Boxscore - PBP941,2033:05Josh BeckettVictor ZambranoJosh Beckett (7-0)Victor Zambrano (0-2)-Terry FranconaJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
15 Games on this date

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