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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 2009-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants8Cincinnati Reds5BoxBob HowryFrancisco CorderoBrian Wilson
Florida Marlins6Houston Astros2BoxRicky NolascoBud Norris(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxChad BillingsleyMitchell BoggsJonathan Broxton
Atlanta Braves4New York Mets9BoxOliver PerezDerek Lowe(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJamie MoyerJon Garland(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRoss OhlendorfManny Parra(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres6BoxCesar CarrilloRyan DempsterHeath Bell
Colorado Rockies4Washington Nationals3BoxUbaldo JimenezSean BurnettHuston Street
Kansas City Royals5Chicago White Sox4BoxGil MecheFreddy GarciaJoakim Soria
Los Angeles Angels5Cleveland Indians4BoxTrevor BellFausto CarmonaBrian Fuentes
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers5BoxBobby SeayMark LoweFernando Rodney
New York Yankees7Oakland Athletics2BoxCC SabathiaJay Marshall(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxDavid PriceJason BerkenJ.P. Howell
Minnesota Twins9Texas Rangers6BoxJesse CrainJason JenningsJoe Nathan
Boston Red Sox10Toronto Blue Jays9BoxHideki OkajimaCasey JanssenJonathan Papelbon

Standings as of 2009-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1207545.625--66455810638-2137-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II422814.667
2514Boston Red Sox1186157.51713.06065258135-2126-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park443410.773
3819Tampa Bay Rays1185959.50015.06145397538-2021-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field442519.568
41021Toronto Blue Jays1175760.48716.55665323431-2726-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre451827.400
51428Baltimore Orioles1194970.41225.5553645-9228-3321-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards431528.349
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Detroit Tigers1186157.517--5455291636-2225-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park452520.556
2715Minnesota Twins1196158.5130.55985881037-2324-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome442618.591
31125Chicago White Sox1205466.4508.05595451431-3123-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field422517.595
41226Cleveland Indians1185365.4498.0596624-2826-3227-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field441232.273
51327Kansas City Royals1195366.4458.5482608-12630-3123-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium431231.279
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Texas Rangers1186652.559--5705165438-2528-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington442123.477
239Seattle Mariners1196356.5293.5473525-5235-2428-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field432221.512
3410Los Angeles Angels1176156.5214.56795948530-2831-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim45369.800
4920Oakland Athletics1195960.4967.5539576-3730-2929-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431627.372
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Florida Marlins1196455.538--571564737-2527-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium432320.535
268Philadelphia Phillies1166254.5340.56065228429-3033-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park463115.674
3812New York Mets1196257.5212.0510547-3736-2426-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field43835.186
41118Atlanta Braves1196059.5044.05314864531-2829-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field432617.605
51529Washington Nationals1194772.39517.0540642-10228-3219-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park431231.279
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157St. Louis Cardinals1216556.537--5454925336-2429-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III412615.634
2711Houston Astros1196257.5212.0502579-7735-2527-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park431231.279
3916Milwaukee Brewers1196158.5133.0571603-3229-3032-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park431924.442
41017Chicago Cubs1175958.5044.05205011936-2123-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field442420.545
51323Cincinnati Reds1185464.4589.5470562-9231-2823-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark442420.545
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1184474.37319.5482552-7027-3017-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park431825.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1196653.555--4804413939-2027-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park432221.512
224Los Angeles Dodgers1206654.5500.558946912035-2531-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium422913.690
346Colorado Rockies1196455.5382.06025257728-2736-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field432815.651
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1205862.4838.5539574-3536-2722-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field421230.286
51424San Diego Padres1215566.45512.0471610-13932-3023-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park412021.488


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt NevarezP22.173Traded by Rangers to Astros for Ivan Rodriguez 
Ivan RodriguezC37.262Traded by Astros to Rangers for Matt Nevarez