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Events on this Date

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Retired Number#7 Retired by Houston Astros for Craig Biggio
1 record(s)
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MLB Games on Sunday August 17, 2008

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
San Francisco GiantsNL3Atlanta BravesNL1Box | PBP930,503Turner FieldDay3:04Tim LincecumCharlie MortonBrian WilsonIshikawa
St. Louis CardinalsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL7Box | PBP937,468Great American BallparkDay2:59Edinson VolquezKyle Lohse---Phillips
Chicago CubsNL9Florida MarlinsNL2Box | PBP919,085Dolphin StadiumDay3:05Ryan DempsterRenyel Pinto------
Arizona DiamondbacksNL0Houston AstrosNL3Box | PBP942,619Minute Maid ParkDay2:14Roy OswaltRandy JohnsonJose ValverdeWigginton
Milwaukee BrewersNL5Los Angeles DodgersNL7Box | PBP945,267Dodger StadiumDay3:02Joe BeimelCarlos Villanueva---Braun, Cameron, Ethier (2), Kemp, Ramirez
Philadelphia PhilliesNL2San Diego PadresNL1Box | PBP934,756Petco ParkNight2:46Cole HamelsCha-Seung BaekBrad LidgeBurrell
Colorado RockiesNL7Washington NationalsNL2Box | PBP931,467Nationals ParkDay3:00Aaron CookOdalis Perez---Hawpe, Smith, Stewart
Toronto Blue JaysAL15Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP937,415Fenway ParkDay3:27Shaun MarcumJosh Beckett---Lind, Pedroia, Youkilis
Los Angeles AngelsAL3Cleveland IndiansAL4Box | PBP928,356Progressive FieldDay2:55Jeremy SowersJustin SpeierJensen Lewis---
Baltimore OriolesAL16Detroit TigersAL8Box | PBP940,586Comerica ParkDay3:33Fernando CabreraCasey Fossum---Huff, Mora (2), Scott (2)
Seattle MarinersAL8Minnesota TwinsAL11Box | PBP935,478Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeDay3:21Glen PerkinsRyan FeierabendJoe NathanBalentien, Beltre, Johjima, Morneau
Kansas City RoyalsAL6New York YankeesAL15Box | PBP954,114Yankee Stadium IDay3:07Mike MussinaBrian Bannister---Giambi, Gload, Nady, Ransom, Rodriguez
Chicago White SoxAL13Oakland AthleticsAL1Box | PBP928,843McAfee ColiseumDay2:19Javier VazquezGio Gonzalez---Dye, Quentin, Ramirez, Uribe
Tampa Bay RaysAL7Texas RangersAL4Box | PBP918,363Rangers Ballpark in ArlingtonNight3:15Scott KazmirDustin NippertDan WheelerMetcalf, Pena, Upton
14 record(s)
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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Sunday, August 17, 2008

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East123Tampa Bay Rays1237548.610-5644917345-1730-31392217.564
AL East234Boston Red Sox1247153.5734.563752311443-1828-35382414.632
AL East3611New York Yankees1246658.5329.56015544738-2728-31382315.605
AL East4713Toronto Blue Jays1246460.51611.55374875034-2630-34382216.579
AL East5918Baltimore Orioles1246163.49214.5635628731-2430-3937730.189
AL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL Central145Minnesota Twins1237053.569-6235735044-2226-31401822.450
AL Central257Chicago White Sox1247054.5650.56265359142-2028-34391920.487
AL Central31019Detroit Tigers1246064.48410.5624615933-2827-36381424.368
AL Central41220Cleveland Indians1235667.45514.0577572533-2923-38392514.641
AL Central51325Kansas City Royals1245569.44415.5510619-10928-3427-35382018.526
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Los Angeles Angels1227646.623-5765146237-2339-23402416.600
AL West2817Texas Rangers1256263.49615.5695757-6232-2830-35371720.459
AL West31121Oakland Athletics1235667.45520.5488496-834-3322-34381919.500
AL West41429Seattle Mariners1234677.37430.5516610-9424-3822-39391524.385
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East149New York Mets1246856.548-6085466236-2332-33382117.553
NL East2510Philadelphia Phillies1246658.5322.05955296632-2734-31382612.684
NL East3815Florida Marlins1256461.5124.5579610-3135-3129-30362016.556
NL East41123Atlanta Braves1245668.45212.0566561534-3022-38381622.421
NL East51630Washington Nationals1254481.35224.5462624-16223-3921-42361521.417
NL Central
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL Central112Chicago Cubs1247648.613-67250616645-1731-31372116.568
NL Central226Milwaukee Brewers1257154.5685.55845384636-2335-31371918.514
NL Central338St. Louis Cardinals1277057.5517.56075624533-2837-29351619.457
NL Central4916Houston Astros1246361.50813.0565599-3434-2829-33372314.622
NL Central51224Pittsburgh Pirates1245569.44421.0578669-9133-3122-38381226.316
NL Central61326Cincinnati Reds1255570.44021.5533634-10132-3323-37371918.514
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West1612Arizona Diamondbacks1246460.516-5725363633-2631-34381820.474
NL West2714Los Angeles Dodgers1246460.516-5274923538-2826-32382018.526
NL West31022Colorado Rockies1265769.4528.0591654-6334-2923-40361719.472
NL West41427San Francisco Giants1235271.42311.5470579-10924-3628-35392019.513
NL West51528San Diego Padres1244876.38716.0474579-10527-3821-38381523.395
30 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season