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Thursday May 29,2008This 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 2008-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxTyler WalkerChad QuallsBrian Wilson
Colorado Rockies4Chicago Cubs8BoxMichael WuertzMatt Herges(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds2BoxPhil DumatraitAaron Harang(none)
Atlanta Braves8Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJorge CampilloSeth McClung(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets8BoxClaudio VargasBrad Penny(none)
Washington Nationals2San Diego Padres5BoxHeath BellSaul RiveraTrevor Hoffman
Houston Astros2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxKyle LohseRoy OswaltRyan Franklin
Minnesota Twins5Kansas City Royals1BoxKevin SloweyLuke Hochevar(none)
Toronto Blue Jays12Oakland Athletics0BoxJesse LitschDana Eveland(none)
Chicago White Sox5Tampa Bay Rays1BoxJohn DanksEdwin Jackson(none)

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

Transactions

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