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Wednesday April 30,2008This 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 2008-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros7Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxBrandon MeddersDave BorkowskiBrandon Lyon
Milwaukee Brewers5Chicago Cubs19BoxRyan DempsterJeff Suppan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers13Florida Marlins1BoxChad BillingsleyScott Olsen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates13New York Mets1BoxTom GorzelannyOliver Perez(none)
San Diego Padres4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxChris YoungJamie MoyerTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants3BoxMerkin ValdezRyan SpeierBrian Wilson
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBraden LooperAaron HarangJason Isringhausen
Atlanta Braves2Washington Nationals3BoxSaul RiveraManny Acosta(none)
Oakland Athletics1Los Angeles Angels6BoxErvin SantanaDana Eveland(none)
Tampa Bay Rays8Baltimore Orioles1BoxAndy SonnanstineMatt Albers(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Boston Red Sox2BoxJonathan PapelbonScott Downs(none)
Seattle Mariners3Cleveland Indians8BoxCliff LeeJarrod Washburn(none)
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxNick BlackburnEhren WassermannJoe Nathan
Detroit Tigers6New York Yankees2BoxJeremy BondermanAndy Pettitte(none)
Kansas City Royals9Texas Rangers11BoxKevin MillwoodBrian Bannister(none)

Standings as of 2008-04-30

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox291712.586--136130611-46-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1337855.586
247Baltimore Orioles281612.5710.5120125-510-56-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1335281.391
358Tampa Bay Rays271512.5561.01301092110-75-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1358253.607
4715New York Yankees291415.4833.0125133-85-69-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1337558.564
51328Toronto Blue Jays281117.3935.511611245-76-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1347559.560
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Chicago White Sox271413.519--134109257-77-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1367561.551
2816Minnesota Twins271314.4811.0102122-208-65-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1367561.551
31119Cleveland Indians281315.4641.512712077-96-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1346866.507
4918Detroit Tigers281315.4641.5142148-66-87-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1346173.455
51222Kansas City Royals271215.4442.0100129-295-77-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1356372.467
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Angels291811.621--140129118-610-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1338251.617
236Oakland Athletics291712.5861.0135102338-79-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1325874.439
31017Seattle Mariners281315.4644.512711987-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1344886.358
41430Texas Rangers281018.3577.5130177-475-85-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1346965.515
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Florida Marlins271512.556--121137-167-78-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1346965.515
2611New York Mets261412.5380.511911819-55-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1367561.551
3712Philadelphia Phillies281513.5360.5133122117-78-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1347757.575
41123Atlanta Braves271215.4443.0129107228-44-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1356075.444
51629Washington Nationals281117.3934.5104134-307-74-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1334885.361
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs271710.630--1711205111-56-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1348054.597
234St. Louis Cardinals291811.621--1351043112-66-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1336865.511
349Milwaukee Brewers271512.5562.0126128-27-68-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1357560.556
4921Houston Astros291316.4485.0131132-16-57-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1327359.553
51224Cincinnati Reds291217.4146.0124139-156-86-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1336271.466
61325Pittsburgh Pirates271116.4076.0128160-326-75-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1355679.415
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks28208.714--1651095611-39-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1346272.463
2814Los Angeles Dodgers271413.5195.5137107309-55-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1357065.519
31020San Francisco Giants291316.4487.593131-388-85-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1335974.444
51426San Diego Padres281117.3939.092130-386-95-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1345282.388
41527Colorado Rockies281117.3939.0114144-304-67-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1346371.470

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jorge De La RosaP27.025Traded by Royals to Rockies for a player to be named later 
Jason GrilliP31.170Traded by Tigers to Rockies for Zach Simons 
Chad MoellerC33.071Signed by Yankees (1-year) 
Matt MorrisP33.264Retired 
Zach SimonsP22.342Traded by Rockies to Tigers for Jason Grilli