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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 2007-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies7Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxMatt HergesTony Pena(none)
New York Mets7Atlanta Braves1BoxJohn MaineTim Hudson(none)
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs1BoxWandy RodriguezSean Marshall(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Florida Marlins2BoxKyle KendrickSergio Mitre(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxYovani GallardoTony ArmasFrancisco Cordero
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres6BoxDoug BrocailRudy SeanezTrevor Hoffman
Cincinnati Reds5St. Louis Cardinals8BoxRandy FloresGary Majewski(none)
San Francisco Giants3Washington Nationals2BoxKevin CorreiaTim ReddingBrad Hennessey
Texas Rangers6Los Angeles Angels7BoxDarren OliverFrank Francisco(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Boston Red Sox8BoxKurt BirkinsJulian TavarezDanys Baez
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians8BoxAaron FultzMike MacDougalRafael Betancourt
Kansas City Royals9Minnesota Twins4BoxKyle DaviesMatt Garza(none)
Kansas City Royals0Minnesota Twins5BoxScott BakerGil Meche(none)
Tampa Bay Rays9New York Yankees1BoxAndy SonnanstinePhil Hughes(none)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics5BoxHuston StreetJoel Zumaya(none)
Seattle Mariners5Toronto Blue Jays7BoxShaun MarcumJarrod WashburnJeremy Accardo

Standings as of 2007-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Boston Red Sox1317754.588--71253817440-3140-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park311912.613
258New York Yankees1327260.5455.579064914131-3544-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I30228.733
3715Toronto Blue Jays1346866.50710.56085654328-3940-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre281513.536
41124Baltimore Orioles1325973.44718.5618666-4829-3730-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards301020.333
51430Tampa Bay Rays1345579.41023.5642798-15624-4231-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field281117.393
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Cleveland Indians1347757.575--6756057034-3143-26W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field28199.679
269Detroit Tigers1337261.5414.57486866238-3234-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park291613.552
3816Minnesota Twins1336766.5049.56135922132-3636-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291217.414
41225Kansas City Royals1335974.44417.5605642-3729-3731-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium291019.345
51327Chicago White Sox1315675.42719.5567725-15828-4129-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field311615.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1338053.602--6895979235-3445-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim291415.483
245Seattle Mariners1327359.5536.5661656532-3341-27L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field301515.500
3918Oakland Athletics1366769.49314.5609606332-3535-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum26917.346
41023Texas Rangers1315972.45020.0661693-3224-4237-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field311615.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Mets1327359.553--6475915639-3035-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium301515.500
2410Philadelphia Phillies1337261.5411.57366815533-3339-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park291712.586
3713Atlanta Braves1336865.5115.56786304835-3434-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field291613.552
51628Washington Nationals1345777.42517.0535641-10627-4231-35L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium281612.571
41529Florida Marlins1345777.42517.0646727-8130-3628-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium281414.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1814Chicago Cubs1336865.511--6085654333-3235-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field291712.586
2917Milwaukee Brewers1336766.5041.0634650-1626-4241-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park291613.552
31019St. Louis Cardinals1306466.4922.5584650-6630-3735-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III321418.438
41120Cincinnati Reds1346272.4636.5661716-5529-4033-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark281018.357
51322Houston Astros1356174.4528.0596675-7925-4136-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithMinute Maid Park271215.444
61426Pittsburgh Pirates1325775.43210.5602673-7128-3731-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park301119.367
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126San Diego Padres1347460.552--6015336835-3039-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park291514.517
237Arizona Diamondbacks1367561.551--573614-4135-3440-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field261511.577
3511Los Angeles Dodgers1347064.5224.06055812433-3237-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium281216.429
4612Colorado Rockies1346965.5155.06796314830-3939-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field29218.724
51221San Francisco Giants1346173.45513.0578585-729-3833-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park281018.357


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Russell Branyan1B31.256Traded by Phillies to Cardinals for a player to be named later 
Rocky CherryP28.012Traded by Cubs with Scott Moore to Orioles for Steve Trachsel 
Scott Moore3B23.288Traded by Cubs with Rocky Cherry to Orioles for Steve Trachsel 
Steve TrachselP36.304Traded by Orioles to Cubs for Scott Moore and Rocky Cherry