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Saturday April 5,2008This 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 2008-04-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets5Atlanta Braves11BoxTim HudsonJohn Maine(none)
Houston Astros7Chicago Cubs9BoxKevin HartRoy OswaltKerry Wood
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds4BoxFrancisco CorderoChad Durbin(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks7Colorado Rockies2BoxBrandon WebbJeff Francis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Florida Marlins7BoxMark HendricksonPaul Maholm(none)
San Francisco Giants4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxManny ParraKevin CorreiaEric Gagne
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Diego Padres4BoxJake PeavyBrad Penny(none)
Washington Nationals4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxAdam WainwrightMatt ChicoRandy Flores
Texas Rangers1Los Angeles Angels2BoxJered WeaverKevin MillwoodFrancisco Rodriguez
Seattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles6BoxMatt AlbersMiguel BatistaGeorge Sherrill
Chicago White Sox5Detroit Tigers3BoxGavin FloydZach MinerBobby Jenks
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins6BoxLivan HernandezGil MecheJoe Nathan
Tampa Bay Rays6New York Yankees3BoxEdwin JacksonAndy PettitteTroy Percival
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics6BoxDana EvelandCC Sabathia(none)
Boston Red Sox2Toronto Blue Jays10BoxJesse LitschClay Buchholz(none)

Standings as of 2008-04-05

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles431.750--242043-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1576592.414
223Tampa Bay Rays431.750--3118130-03-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1589464.595
349Toronto Blue Jays532.6000.52513122-01-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1578374.529
4816Boston Red Sox633.5001.01927-80-03-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1569264.590
51119New York Yankees523.4001.51528-132-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1578770.554
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Chicago White Sox532.600--2526-10-03-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1588672.544
2513Kansas City Royals532.600--201550-03-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1577285.459
3918Minnesota Twins633.5000.51824-63-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1578572.541
41020Cleveland Indians523.4001.02224-22-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1577978.503
51430Detroit Tigers505.0003.01326-130-50-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1577483.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Angels642.667--252051-13-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1569660.615
2714Oakland Athletics633.5001.0231853-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1557283.465
31223Seattle Mariners523.4001.5212102-10-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1575998.376
41321Texas Rangers523.4001.52021-10-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1577780.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
167Florida Marlins532.600--1931-123-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1568175.519
2917New York Mets422.5000.52918110-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1588771.551
3815Washington Nationals633.5000.5302641-02-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1555699.361
41022Atlanta Braves523.4001.03726112-20-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1577087.446
51325Philadelphia Phillies523.4001.02527-21-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1579067.573
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222St. Louis Cardinals541.800--221394-10-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1578275.522
111Milwaukee Brewers541.800--3319142-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1578671.548
378Cincinnati Reds532.6001.01922-33-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWayne KrivskyGreat American Ballpark1577186.452
51224Pittsburgh Pirates523.4002.02536-110-02-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1576592.414
41126Chicago Cubs523.4002.02326-32-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1569561.609
61427Houston Astros624.3332.52327-40-02-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1558471.542
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Diego Padres642.667--202004-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1565997.378
3512Los Angeles Dodgers532.6000.517982-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1578176.516
2410Arizona Diamondbacks532.6000.52614120-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1577978.503
41629Colorado Rockies514.2002.5827-190-21-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1577384.465
51528San Francisco Giants514.2002.51227-150-01-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1577186.452

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Wes Helms3B31.328Traded by Phillies to Marlins for player to be named later or cash