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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 2015-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0Detroit Tigers11BoxAnibal SanchezRicky Nolasco(none)
Cleveland Indians2Houston Astros0BoxCarlos CarrascoScott FeldmanCody Allen
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Royals7BoxWade DavisZach PutnamGreg Holland
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees4BoxDellin BetancesAaron LoupAndrew Miller
Texas Rangers0Oakland Athletics10BoxScott KazmirRoss Detwiler(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Seattle Mariners3BoxMatt ShoemakerHisashi IwakumaHuston Street
Baltimore Orioles0Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJake OdorizziMiguel GonzalezBrad Boxberger
San Francisco Giants5Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxChris HestonJeremy HellicksonSantiago Casilla
St. Louis Cardinals0Chicago Cubs2BoxJake ArrietaLance LynnHector Rondon
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds5BoxJ.J. HooverRadhames Liz(none)
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxBrandon McCarthyAndrew CashnerJoel Peralta
Atlanta Braves2Miami Marlins0BoxBrandon CunniffTom KoehlerJason Grilli
Colorado Rockies5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxLaTroy HawkinsFrancisco RodriguezJohn Axford
Boston Red Sox2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxAaron HarangRick PorcelloJonathan Papelbon
New York Mets1Washington Nationals2BoxJordan ZimmermannJacob deGromDrew Storen

Standings as of 2015-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Baltimore Orioles321.667--12930-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1597980.497
3715New York Yankees211.5000.559-41-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1608674.538
41014Toronto Blue Jays211.5000.59540-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1609268.575
2820Boston Red Sox211.5000.510460-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1607783.481
51225Tampa Bay Rays312.3331.0912-31-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1597980.497
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
213Kansas City Royals2201.000--176112-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1609367.581
124Detroit Tigers2201.000--150152-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1597287.453
3618Cleveland Indians211.5001.02200-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1598079.503
51427Minnesota Twins202.0002.0015-150-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1608377.519
41526Chicago White Sox202.0002.0617-110-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1607684.475
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
237Oakland Athletics321.667--193162-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1596693.415
148Los Angeles Angels321.667--8710-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1598376.522
3917Houston Astros211.5000.52201-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1608575.531
51323Texas Rangers312.3331.0319-160-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1598772.547
41121Seattle Mariners312.3331.078-11-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1597584.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves3301.000--163130-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1596495.403
3611Philadelphia Phillies211.5001.5410-61-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1606298.388
2713New York Mets211.5001.54310-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1608971.556
4916Washington Nationals211.5001.534-11-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1608278.513
51429Miami Marlins303.0003.0316-130-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1597188.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
121Cincinnati Reds2201.000--10642-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1606298.388
21019Chicago Cubs211.5001.023-11-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1609664.600
3812St. Louis Cardinals211.5001.03210-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1609961.619
41530Milwaukee Brewers303.0002.5620-140-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1596891.428
51328Pittsburgh Pirates202.0002.0610-40-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1609862.613
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Colorado Rockies3301.000--206140-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1596594.409
246Los Angeles Dodgers321.6671.0161422-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1599069.566
359San Francisco Giants321.6671.0161330-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1598277.516
51124San Diego Padres312.3332.01416-20-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park1597386.459
41222Arizona Diamondbacks312.3332.01316-31-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1597881.491


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chris Davis1B29.022Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Steve Clevenger3b29.003Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Sent to minors
Erik GoeddelP26.109New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from minors
Jenrry MejiaSP25.179New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Chris HestonSP26.363San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from minors
Ryan SweeneyCF30.047Released by Cubs
Austin Rominec26.137New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Josh Harrison3B-RF27.275Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($27.3m) [Extension] Overrides prior contract. $1m signing bonus. 2.8--5--7.5--10 Club options for 2019-2020 worth 10.5--11
Kody Eaves2B 21.274Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Zach BookerC29.349Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dallas MartinezP20.162New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-60 Injured