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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 2012-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals7Los Angeles Angels3BoxJonathan SanchezErvin SantanaJonathan Broxton
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles3BoxJason HammelAnthony SwarzakJim Johnson
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians4BoxDerek LoweJoel CarrenoChris Perez
Boston Red Sox12Detroit Tigers13BoxDuane BelowMark Melancon(none)
New York Yankees0Tampa Bay Rays3BoxJeremy HellicksonPhil HughesFernando Rodney
Chicago White Sox0Texas Rangers5BoxMatt HarrisonGavin Floyd(none)
San Francisco Giants6Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxWade MileyJeremy AffeldtBryan Shaw
Washington Nationals3Chicago Cubs4BoxJeff SamardzijaJordan ZimmermannCarlos Marmol
Miami Marlins5Cincinnati Reds6BoxAroldis ChapmanHeath Bell(none)
Colorado Rockies2Houston Astros3BoxWilton LopezRex BrothersBrett Myers
St. Louis Cardinals9Milwaukee Brewers3BoxLance LynnRandy Wolf(none)
Atlanta Braves5New York Mets7BoxJonathon NieseMike MinorFrank Francisco
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJoel HanrahanDavid Herndon(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres8BoxClayton RichardAaron Harang(none)

Standings as of 2012-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
221Tampa Bay Rays3301.000--181263-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1598772.547
113Baltimore Orioles3301.000--155103-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1599069.566
3511Toronto Blue Jays321.6671.0171250-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1597188.447
41328Boston Red Sox303.0003.01426-120-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1596990.434
51230New York Yankees303.0003.01218-60-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1599564.597
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers3301.000--2614123-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1598574.535
2713Kansas City Royals321.6671.0131120-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1597089.440
31017Chicago White Sox312.3332.0611-50-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1598475.528
4921Cleveland Indians312.3332.01217-51-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1596792.421
51426Minnesota Twins303.0003.0515-100-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1596693.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Seattle Mariners431.750--191540-03-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1587286.456
269Texas Rangers321.6670.511652-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1599168.572
3819Los Angeles Angels312.3331.51113-21-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1598871.553
41123Oakland Athletics413.2502.01519-41-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1286365.492
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Mets3301.000--12753-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1597188.447
2712Washington Nationals321.6671.012930-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1599663.604
31220Philadelphia Phillies312.3332.067-10-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1598079.503
41424Miami Marlins413.2502.51417-30-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1586890.430
51629Atlanta Braves303.0003.0712-50-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1599465.591
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2614Houston Astros321.667--131032-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park15953106.333
3510Milwaukee Brewers321.667--1420-62-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1598178.509
448Pittsburgh Pirates321.667--7612-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1597782.484
1815Cincinnati Reds321.667--131302-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1599564.597
5916St. Louis Cardinals422.5000.5241590-02-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1588672.544
61118Chicago Cubs312.3331.0912-31-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1596099.377
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks3301.000--171433-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1597881.491
236Los Angeles Dodgers431.7500.5211650-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1588375.525
31022Colorado Rockies312.3332.01013-30-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1596396.396
41325San Diego Padres413.2502.51621-51-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1587583.475
51527San Francisco Giants303.0003.01417-30-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1599465.591