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Games on 2008-06-24

Top2008 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLMilwaukee Brewers4Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP929,2242:31David BushCharlie MortonDavid Bush (4-7)Charlie Morton (1-1)Salomon Torres (13)Ned YostBobby CoxTurner Field
IntBaltimore Orioles7Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP941,5373:03Jeremy GuthrieSean MarshallJeremy Guthrie (4-7)Sean Marshall (0-1)George Sherrill (26)Dave TrembleyLou PiniellaWrigley Field
IntTampa Bay Rays6Florida Marlins4Boxscore - PBP912,3523:18Andy SonnanstineScott OlsenJ.P. Howell (6-0)Renyel Pinto (2-3)Troy Percival (18)Joe MaddonFredi GonzalezSun Life Stadium
IntTexas Rangers3Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP940,0522:51Eric HurleyBrian MoehlerBrian Moehler (4-3)Eric Hurley (0-1)Jose Valverde (19)Ron WashingtonCecil CooperMinute Maid Park
IntChicago White Sox6Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP943,9002:05Mark BuehrleDerek LoweMark Buehrle (5-6)Derek Lowe (5-7)-Ozzie GuillenJoe TorreDodger Stadium
IntSeattle Mariners11New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP949,3862:45R.A. DickeyOliver PerezR.A. Dickey (2-3)Oliver Perez (5-5)-Jim RigglemanJerry ManuelShea Stadium
IntNew York Yankees5Pittsburgh Pirates12Boxscore - PBP938,8672:56Darrell RasnerTom GorzelannyTom Gorzelanny (6-6)Darrell Rasner (4-5)-Joe GirardiJohn RussellPNC Park
IntMinnesota Twins3San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP936,9482:48Kevin SloweyJake PeavyDennys Reyes (2-0)Trevor Hoffman (1-5)Joe Nathan (20)Ron GardenhireBuddy BlackPetco Park
IntLos Angeles Angels8Washington Nationals3Boxscore - PBP928,5312:36Jon GarlandShawn HillJon Garland (7-4)Shawn Hill (1-5)-Mike SciosciaManny ActaNationals Park
IntArizona Diamondbacks4Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP937,8672:44Doug DavisJustin MastersonChris Smith (1-0)Chad Qualls (1-6)Jonathan Papelbon (22)Bob MelvinTerry FranconaFenway Park
IntSan Francisco Giants3Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP929,0242:58Jonathan SanchezAaron LaffeyJonathan Sanchez (7-4)Rafael Betancourt (2-4)Brian Wilson (20)Bruce BochyEric WedgeProgressive Field
IntSt. Louis Cardinals8Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP944,4463:14Braden LooperKenny RogersBraden Looper (9-5)Kenny Rogers (5-5)-Tony LaRussaJim LeylandComerica Park
IntColorado Rockies3Kansas City Royals7Boxscore - PBP919,1693:01Jorge de la RosaZack GreinkeZack Greinke (7-4)Jorge de la Rosa (2-4)-Clint HurdleTrey HillmanKauffman Stadium
IntPhiladelphia Phillies2Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP913,3482:24Jamie MoyerJoe BlantonJoe Blanton (4-10)Jamie Moyer (7-5)Huston Street (14)Charlie ManuelBob GerenOakland-Alameda C
IntCincinnati Reds1Toronto Blue Jays14Boxscore - PBP928,1532:42Bronson ArroyoA.J. BurnettA.J. Burnett (7-7)Bronson Arroyo (4-7)-Dusty BakerCito GastonRogers Centre
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2008-06-24.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox804832.600--4013366530-1018-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park824735.573
234Tampa Bay Rays764531.5921.03443113330-1315-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field865234.605
3611New York Yankees774136.5325.53563441222-1719-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I854837.565
4813Baltimore Orioles764036.5266.0337348-1122-1218-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards852857.329
51019Toronto Blue Jays783741.47410.03223002219-1718-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre844935.583
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Chicago White Sox774235.545--3732987524-1218-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field864739.547
2710Minnesota Twins774136.5321.0368368025-1616-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome864739.547
31120Detroit Tigers763640.4745.5364370-620-1716-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park863848.442
41223Cleveland Indians773542.4557.03453311420-1915-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field854639.541
51325Kansas City Royals783543.4497.5317364-4717-1918-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium844044.476
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Angels784830.615--3353161922-1826-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim845232.619
247Oakland Athletics764234.5535.03472816625-1817-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum853352.388
3915Texas Rangers783939.5009.0432442-1019-1720-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington844044.476
41430Seattle Mariners772849.36419.5311376-6515-2413-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field853352.388
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies784236.538--4003247622-1820-18L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park845034.595
2512Florida Marlins764036.5261.0372372022-1618-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium854441.518
3716New York Mets763739.4874.0350358-820-1617-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium865234.605
4817Atlanta Braves793841.4814.53613223927-1411-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field833449.410
51629Washington Nationals793049.38012.5287397-11015-2515-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park822953.354
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs774829.623--42331311032-916-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field844935.583
225St. Louis Cardinals784533.5773.53633352823-1722-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III844143.488
336Milwaukee Brewers774334.5585.0351349225-1318-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park854738.553
4918Pittsburgh Pirates773740.48111.0382419-3724-1613-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park853055.353
51021Houston Astros773641.46812.0336372-3618-1618-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park845034.595
61224Cincinnati Reds783543.44913.5332388-5621-1714-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark843945.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Arizona Diamondbacks784038.513--3563451124-1516-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field844242.500
21122Los Angeles Dodgers763541.4614.0319325-619-1816-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium864937.570
31326San Francisco Giants773344.4296.5317362-4514-2419-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park853946.459
51528San Diego Padres783246.4108.0290359-6921-2111-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park843153.369
41427Colorado Rockies783246.4108.0329395-6620-1912-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field844242.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony Graffanino2B-3B36.018Signed by Indians to minor league contract 
Nelson PayanoP25.223Sent by Braves to Mariners to complete May 5 trade for Greg Norton 
Juan RinconP29.152Signed by Indians to minor league contract 
Robinson TejedaP26.092Claimed off waivers by Royals from Rangers