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Wednesday April 23,2008This 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 2008-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Florida Marlins7Atlanta Braves2BoxAndrew MillerJeff Bennett(none)
Houston Astros9Cincinnati Reds3BoxChris SampsonBronson Arroyo(none)
Chicago Cubs7Colorado Rockies6BoxKerry WoodKip WellsCarlos Marmol
Arizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxDerek LoweDan HarenTakashi Saito
Philadelphia Phillies4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMitch StetterCole HamelsDerrick Turnbow
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxDamaso MarteAnthony ReyesMatt Capps
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres2BoxKeiichi YabuGlendon RuschBrian Wilson
New York Mets7Washington Nationals2BoxJohan SantanaTim Redding(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Boston Red Sox4BoxJon GarlandCraig HansenFrancisco Rodriguez
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox4BoxMike MussinaJavier VazquezMariano Rivera
Texas Rangers6Detroit Tigers19BoxClay RapadaFrank Francisco(none)
Minnesota Twins0Oakland Athletics3BoxChad GaudinBoof BonserHuston Street
Baltimore Orioles3Seattle Mariners2BoxDaniel CabreraRyan Rowland-SmithGeorge Sherrill
Toronto Blue Jays3Tampa Bay Rays5BoxJason HammelRoy HalladayTroy Percival

Standings as of 2008-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox23158.652--123112119-36-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1398059.576
249Baltimore Orioles21129.5712.08990-19-43-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1405684.400
3612New York Yankees221210.5452.5100102-25-47-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1407763.550
4815Tampa Bay Rays211011.4764.010393106-74-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1418754.617
51018Toronto Blue Jays221012.4554.510292105-75-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1407664.543
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Chicago White Sox20119.550--10781264-57-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1437865.545
2917Minnesota Twins211011.4761.57685-96-64-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1427864.549
31120Kansas City Royals20911.4502.06492-283-46-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1426676.465
41224Detroit Tigers22913.4093.0111126-154-65-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1406575.464
51328Cleveland Indians20812.4003.0949134-64-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1427369.514
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
237Oakland Athletics22139.591--9880187-76-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1396277.446
128Los Angeles Angels22139.591--10998116-57-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1408753.621
3713Seattle Mariners221111.5002.010090106-45-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1405090.357
41429Texas Rangers22715.3186.090134-442-65-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1407268.514
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Florida Marlins21138.619--101104-37-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1407169.507
2610New York Mets20119.5501.59579166-35-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1427864.549
3714Philadelphia Phillies221111.5002.51069976-65-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1408159.579
4816Atlanta Braves211011.4763.010581247-43-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1416279.440
51630Washington Nationals22616.2737.578114-362-64-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1395386.381
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs21156.714--133943910-45-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1408258.586
234Milwaukee Brewers21138.6192.010490146-37-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1417764.546
356St. Louis Cardinals22139.5912.510387168-45-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1407367.521
4919Houston Astros221012.4555.510310126-54-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1397663.547
51022Pittsburgh Pirates21912.4296.095133-385-44-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1415883.411
61525Cincinnati Reds22913.4096.592106-146-73-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWayne KrivskyGreat American Ballpark1406575.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks21156.714--12879499-26-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1416774.475
21121Colorado Rockies21912.4296.093111-183-66-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1416576.461
31223Los Angeles Dodgers21912.4296.0918296-43-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1417566.532
41326San Diego Padres22913.4096.574106-325-64-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1405486.386
51427San Francisco Giants22913.4096.570105-355-54-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1406377.450


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Josh BanksP25.279Claimed off waivers by Padres from Blue Jays 
Rajai DavisLF-RF27.186Claimed off waivers by Athletics from Giants