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Games on 2008-05-29

Top2008 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLSan Francisco Giants4Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP921,0372:46Barry ZitoRandy JohnsonTyler Walker (3-3)Chad Qualls (0-5)Brian Wilson (16)Bruce BochyBob MelvinChase Field
NLColorado Rockies4Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP939,8513:14Jeff FrancisJason MarquisMichael Wuertz (1-1)Matt Herges (2-2)-Clint HurdleLou PiniellaWrigley Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP918,1422:34Phil DumatraitAaron HarangPhil Dumatrait (2-2)Aaron Harang (2-7)-John RussellDusty BakerGreat American Ba
NLAtlanta Braves8Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP933,3342:56Jorge CampilloSeth McClungJorge Campillo (2-0)Seth McClung (2-2)-Bobby CoxNed YostMiller Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets8Boxscore - PBP952,8863:04Brad PennyClaudio VargasClaudio Vargas (2-2)Brad Penny (5-6)-Joe TorreWillie RandolphShea Stadium
NLWashington Nationals2San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP925,0212:36John LannanWil LedezmaHeath Bell (2-3)Saul Rivera (3-3)Trevor Hoffman (11)Manny ActaBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLHouston Astros2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP941,7862:05Roy OswaltKyle LohseKyle Lohse (5-2)Roy Oswalt (4-5)Ryan Franklin (4)Cecil CooperTony LaRussaBusch Stadium III
ALMinnesota Twins5Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP912,3362:27Kevin SloweyLuke HochevarKevin Slowey (2-4)Luke Hochevar (3-5)-Ron GardenhireTrey HillmanKauffman Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays12Oakland Athletics0Boxscore - PBP921,8622:58Jesse LitschDana EvelandJesse Litsch (7-1)Dana Eveland (4-4)-John GibbonsBob GerenOakland-Alameda C
ALChicago White Sox5Tampa Bay Rays1Boxscore - PBP912,6362:46John DanksEdwin JacksonJohn Danks (4-4)Edwin Jackson (3-4)-Ozzie GuillenJoe MaddonTropicana Field
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 2008-05-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Tampa Bay Rays543222.593--2492242521-1011-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1086543.602
236Boston Red Sox563224.5711.02792463321-511-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1066343.594
3613Toronto Blue Jays563026.5363.02231992415-1115-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1065650.528
4815Baltimore Orioles532726.5094.5219228-916-811-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1084167.380
51019New York Yankees532627.4915.5236241-514-1212-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1096346.578
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago White Sox543024.556--2402023813-1017-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1095950.541
2714Minnesota Twins532825.5281.5245255-1016-1212-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1106050.545
31123Cleveland Indians532429.4535.52182021616-168-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1095752.523
41226Detroit Tigers532231.4157.5254270-1612-1410-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1095257.477
51327Kansas City Royals542133.3899.0193252-5910-1511-18L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1085454.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Angels553223.582--234225916-1216-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1076839.636
2512Oakland Athletics542925.5372.52361993717-1312-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1074661.430
3917Texas Rangers552728.4915.0289303-1412-1115-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1075255.486
41429Seattle Mariners542034.37011.5217276-5913-147-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1084167.380
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Florida Marlins523022.577--2542421218-1212-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium1095455.495
247Philadelphia Phillies553124.5640.52932375616-1115-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1076146.570
3711Atlanta Braves542925.5372.02562015522-77-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1084365.398
4816New York Mets522626.5004.0251243815-1011-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1106347.573
51425Washington Nationals552332.4188.5210260-5013-1510-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park1063670.340
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs543321.611--3042168823-810-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1076443.598
223St. Louis Cardinals553223.5821.52502212919-1113-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1075453.505
3610Houston Astros553025.5453.5264260415-915-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1065650.528
41020Milwaukee Brewers542628.4817.0229259-3013-1013-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1086444.593
51121Pittsburgh Pirates532528.4727.5258291-3315-1110-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1094267.385
61222Cincinnati Reds542529.4638.0245269-2416-109-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1084959.454
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Arizona Diamondbacks543024.556--2742274719-1111-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1085256.481
2918Los Angeles Dodgers532627.4913.5237228915-1111-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1095851.532
31324San Francisco Giants542331.4267.0210253-4311-1512-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1084959.454
41528San Diego Padres552134.3829.5195263-6813-158-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1074265.393
51630Colorado Rockies542034.37010.0224294-7012-148-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1085454.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Craig BreslowP27.294Claimed off waivers by Twins from Indians 
Ray KingP34.134Signed by Astros to minor league contract