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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 2009-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves9BoxJavier VazquezClayton Richard(none)
Washington Nationals5Chicago Cubs4BoxJ.D. MartinRandy WellsMike MacDougal
Los Angeles Dodgers3Colorado Rockies2BoxVicente PadillaJorge de la RosaJonathan Broxton
New York Mets10Florida Marlins3BoxTim ReddingAnibal Sanchez(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJustin LehrDavid BushFrancisco Cordero
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDenny BautistaJ.A. HappMatt Capps
Arizona Diamondbacks11San Francisco Giants0BoxYusmeiro PetitJoe Martinez(none)
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJose ValverdeKyle McClellan(none)
Oakland Athletics2Los Angeles Angels0BoxTrevor CahillErvin SantanaAndrew Bailey
Cleveland Indians5Baltimore Orioles4BoxRafael PerezJim JohnsonKerry Wood
Chicago White Sox9Boston Red Sox5BoxJohn DanksJunichi Tazawa(none)
Texas Rangers7New York Yankees2BoxJason GrilliA.J. Burnett(none)
Kansas City Royals8Seattle Mariners4BoxKyle DaviesDoug Fister(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1278047.630--71660810840-2240-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II352312.657
2512Boston Red Sox1276661.52014.06755789738-2528-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park35296.829
3817Tampa Bay Rays1266363.50016.56555728341-2222-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field362115.583
41021Toronto Blue Jays1256164.48818.05975811635-3126-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre371423.378
51428Baltimore Orioles1285375.41427.5589679-9028-3425-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards341123.324
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Minnesota Twins1276661.520--637629839-2427-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome362115.583
2715Detroit Tigers1266462.5081.55795661337-2327-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park372215.595
31124Chicago White Sox1285870.4538.55945841033-3325-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field342113.618
41325Cleveland Indians1275770.4499.0642661-1928-3529-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field35827.229
51226Kansas City Royals1275770.4499.0520655-13533-3424-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium35827.229
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers1266957.548--6155526339-2630-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington361818.500
239Seattle Mariners1286860.5312.0511561-5038-2530-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field341717.500
3411Los Angeles Angels1266660.5243.07136407332-3034-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim36315.861
4920Oakland Athletics1276265.4887.5563600-3732-3130-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351322.371
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Philadelphia Phillies1256758.536--65755010730-3137-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park372611.703
268Florida Marlins1276859.535--598602-440-2528-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium351916.543
3814Atlanta Braves1276562.5123.05785186035-3030-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field352114.600
41018New York Mets1286464.5004.5542596-5438-2826-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field34628.176
51529Washington Nationals1285078.39118.5590698-10830-3620-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park34925.265
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals1297158.550--5725076538-2533-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III332013.606
2710Houston Astros1276760.5283.0528599-7139-2628-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park35728.200
3916Chicago Cubs1256362.5046.05525381438-2225-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field362016.556
41119Milwaukee Brewers1276364.4967.0614647-3329-3334-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park351718.486
51323Cincinnati Reds1266066.4769.5500596-9632-2928-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark361818.500
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1254877.38421.0513571-5831-3317-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park361422.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1287157.555--61648613038-2733-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium342410.706
246Colorado Rockies1287058.5471.06465668032-3038-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field342212.647
335San Francisco Giants1287058.5471.05144882641-2129-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park341816.529
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1286167.47710.0570613-4336-2725-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field34925.265
51427San Diego Padres1295772.44214.5494649-15533-3424-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park331815.545


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chad JamesP18.216Signed by Marlins 
Brad PennyP31.095Released by Red Sox