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Tuesday August 12,2008This 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 2008-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks4Colorado Rockies2BoxRandy JohnsonUbaldo JimenezBrandon Lyon
St. Louis Cardinals3Florida Marlins4BoxChris VolstadKyle LohseKevin Gregg
San Francisco Giants4Houston Astros12BoxRoy OswaltTyler Walker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxHong-Chih KuoJ.C. Romero(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxEdinson VolquezJeff Karstens(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5San Diego Padres2BoxJeff SuppanCha-Seung BaekSalomon Torres
New York Mets4Washington Nationals3BoxJohan SantanaSaul RiveraPedro Feliciano
Seattle Mariners3Los Angeles Angels7BoxJon GarlandJarrod WashburnFrancisco Rodriguez
Texas Rangers17Boston Red Sox19BoxHideki OkajimaFrank FranciscoJonathan Papelbon
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox9BoxJavier VazquezBrian Bannister(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians7BoxRafael PerezJim JohnsonJensen Lewis
Toronto Blue Jays6Detroit Tigers4BoxA.J. BurnettJoel ZumayaB.J. Ryan
New York Yankees9Minnesota Twins6BoxJose VerasMatt GuerrierEdwar Ramirez
Tampa Bay Rays1Oakland Athletics2BoxGio GonzalezScott KazmirBrad Ziegler

Standings as of 2008-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Tampa Bay Rays1187147.602--5404766445-1726-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field442618.591
235Boston Red Sox1206951.5753.061450011441-1628-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park422616.619
3610New York Yankees1206456.5338.05785384036-2628-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I422517.595
4715Toronto Blue Jays1206159.50811.05134743934-2627-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre422517.595
51019Baltimore Orioles1195762.47914.5588606-1831-2426-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards421131.262
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Chicago White Sox1196653.555--5945256940-2026-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field442321.523
247Minnesota Twins1196653.555--5925543840-2226-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome442222.500
3918Detroit Tigers1195861.4878.06015802131-2527-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park431627.372
41222Cleveland Indians1185464.45811.55605461431-2623-38W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field442717.614
51324Kansas City Royals1195465.45412.0496585-8928-3426-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium432122.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1187543.636--5604946637-2238-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim442519.568
2814Texas Rangers1206159.50815.0684725-4131-2630-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington421824.429
31120Oakland Athletics1185563.46620.0472467533-2922-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum432023.465
41429Seattle Mariners1194574.37830.5489576-8724-3821-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field431627.372
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Philadelphia Phillies1196455.538--5825107232-2732-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park432815.651
2511New York Mets1196356.5291.05745383636-2327-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium432617.605
3612Florida Marlins1206357.5251.5566585-1934-2729-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium412120.512
41021Atlanta Braves1185563.4668.55445192533-2522-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field441727.386
51630Washington Nationals1204476.36720.5448579-13123-3421-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park411526.366
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1187147.602--62748813945-1726-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field432617.605
224Milwaukee Brewers1206951.5753.05635194436-2333-28W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park422121.500
338St. Louis Cardinals1226656.5417.05815453633-2833-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III402020.500
4916Houston Astros1196059.50411.5542570-2831-2629-33W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park422616.619
51123Pittsburgh Pirates1195465.45417.5567651-8432-2722-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park431330.302
61225Cincinnati Reds1205367.44219.0515611-9631-3122-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark422121.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713Arizona Diamondbacks1196158.513--5385182033-2628-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field432122.488
2817Los Angeles Dodgers1196059.5041.05024732934-2726-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium432419.558
31326Colorado Rockies1215368.4389.0559632-7333-2820-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field412120.512
41427San Francisco Giants1185068.42410.5451553-10224-3626-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park442222.500
51528San Diego Padres1194673.38715.0461564-10325-3521-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park431726.395


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul ByrdP37.252Traded by Indians to Red Sox for a player to be named later (Mickey Hall) 
Freddy GarciaP31.310Signed by Tigers to minor league contract