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Games on 2009-08-28

Top2009 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLHouston Astros7Arizona Diamondbacks14Boxscore - PBP926,1902:47Yorman BazardoMax ScherzerMax Scherzer (8-8)Yorman Bazardo (0-1)-Cecil CooperA.J. HinchChase Field
NLNew York Mets2Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP939,3812:32Pat MischTed LillyKevin Gregg (5-5)Brian Stokes (1-3)Carlos Marmol (6)Jerry ManuelLou PiniellaWrigley Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP919,2583:02Chad BillingsleyHomer BaileyHomer Bailey (4-4)Chad Billingsley (12-8)-Joe TorreDusty BakerGreat American Ba
NLSan Diego Padres9Florida Marlins5Boxscore - PBP914,4023:30Kevin CorreiaChris VolstadKevin Correia (9-10)Chris Volstad (9-11)-Buddy BlackFredi GonzalezSun Life Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Milwaukee Brewers8Boxscore - PBP934,4382:45Zach DukeManny ParraManny Parra (9-10)Zach Duke (10-12)Trevor Hoffman (28)John RussellKen MachaMiller Park
NLAtlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP944,7472:24Tommy HansonPedro MartinezJamie Moyer (12-9)Tommy Hanson (9-3)Brad Lidge (26)Bobby CoxCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies0San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP939,0472:23Ubaldo JimenezTim LincecumTim Lincecum (13-4)Ubaldo Jimenez (12-10)Brian Wilson (31)Jim TracyBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLWashington Nationals2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP940,0332:13John LannanJohn SmoltzJason Motte (4-4)Jason Bergmann (2-4)-Jim RigglemanTony LaRussaBusch Stadium III
ALOakland Athletics7Los Angeles Angels11Boxscore - PBP941,9123:16Brett TomkoTrevor BellJose Arredondo (2-3)Brad Ziegler (1-4)Brian Fuentes (37)Bob GerenMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALCleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles13Boxscore - PBP913,9613:06Fausto CarmonaJason BerkenJason Berken (4-11)Fausto Carmona (3-9)-Eric WedgeDave TrembleyOriole Park at Ca
ALToronto Blue Jays5Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP937,8443:40Scott RichmondJosh BeckettHideki Okajima (5-0)Brian Tallet (5-8)Jonathan Papelbon (31)Cito GastonTerry FranconaFenway Park
ALTampa Bay Rays2Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP935,0302:46Matt GarzaRick PorcelloRick Porcello (11-8)Matt Garza (7-9)-Joe MaddonJim LeylandComerica Park
ALTexas Rangers2Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP921,6412:26Tommy HunterBrian DuensingBrian Duensing (2-1)Tommy Hunter (6-3)Joe Nathan (33)Ron WashingtonRon GardenhireHubert H. Humphre
ALChicago White Sox2New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP1046,3183:15Mark BuehrleCC SabathiaBrian Bruney (4-0)Randy Williams (0-1)-Ozzie GuillenJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALKansas City Royals3Seattle Mariners6Boxscore - PBP926,7142:32Brian BannisterFelix HernandezFelix Hernandez (13-5)Brian Bannister (7-11)David Aardsma (31)Trey HillmanDon WakamatsuSafeco Field
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2009-08-28.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1288147.633--72161011141-2240-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II342212.647
2512Boston Red Sox1286761.52314.06815839839-2528-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park34286.824
3819Tampa Bay Rays1276364.49617.56575787941-2222-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field352114.600
41021Toronto Blue Jays1266165.48419.06025871535-3126-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre361422.389
51428Baltimore Orioles1295376.41128.5602683-8128-3525-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards331122.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Minnesota Twins1286761.523--640631940-2427-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome352015.571
2714Detroit Tigers1276562.5121.55855681738-2327-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park362115.583
31124Cleveland Indians1285870.4539.0646674-2828-3530-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field34727.206
41225Chicago White Sox1295871.4509.5596589733-3325-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field332112.636
51327Kansas City Royals1285771.44510.0523661-13833-3424-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium34826.235
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers1276958.543--6175556239-2630-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington351817.514
238Seattle Mariners1296960.5351.0517564-4739-2530-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field331617.485
3613Los Angeles Angels1276661.5203.07246477732-3134-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim35314.886
4920Oakland Athletics1286365.4926.5570611-4132-3131-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341222.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Philadelphia Phillies1266858.540--66155210931-3137-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park362511.694
2710Florida Marlins1286860.5311.0603611-840-2628-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium341915.559
3916Atlanta Braves1286563.5084.05805225835-3030-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field342113.618
41118New York Mets1296465.4965.5544601-5738-2826-37L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field33627.182
51529Washington Nationals1295079.38819.5592701-10930-3620-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park33924.273
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals1307258.554--5755096639-2533-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III321913.594
269Houston Astros1286860.5313.0535613-7839-2629-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park34628.176
3815Chicago Cubs1266462.5086.05575401739-2225-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field351916.543
41017Milwaukee Brewers1286464.5007.0622653-3130-3334-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park341618.471
51222Cincinnati Reds1276166.4809.5504598-9433-2928-37W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark351718.486
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1264878.38122.0519579-6031-3317-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park351421.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1297158.550--61849012838-2733-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium33249.727
223San Francisco Giants1297158.550--5164882842-2129-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park331716.515
346Colorado Rockies1297059.5431.06465687832-3038-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field332211.667
41323Arizona Diamondbacks1296168.47310.0584620-3636-2825-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field33924.273
51426San Diego Padres1305872.44613.5503654-15133-3425-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park321715.531


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ryan FreelCF-3B33.173Signed by Rangers 
Yohan PinoP25.246Traded by Twins to Indians for Carl Pavano. Sent as player to be named later to complete Aug 7 trade 
Jon RauchP30.335Traded by Diamondbacks to Twins for a player to be named later 
Brenden WebbOF19.185Signed by Orioles