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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 2006-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers7Los Angeles Angels3BoxVicente PadillaJohn Lackey(none)
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles4BoxScott ProctorChris RayMariano Rivera
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers7BoxRoman ColonFernando CabreraTodd Jones
Minnesota Twins8Kansas City Royals5BoxDennys ReyesScott DohmannJoe Nathan
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners2BoxBarry ZitoJarrod Washburn(none)
Boston Red Sox3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxCurt SchillingSeth McClungJonathan Papelbon
Chicago White Sox6Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJon GarlandRoy HalladayBobby Jenks
Houston Astros8Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxTrever MillerTony PenaDan Wheeler
Pittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs0BoxTom GorzelannyCarlos Zambrano(none)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds5BoxAaron HarangChuck JamesEddie Guardado
Los Angeles Dodgers6Florida Marlins2BoxDerek LoweAnibal Sanchez(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets3BoxRyan MadsonDarren OliverTom Gordon
Washington Nationals6San Diego Padres2BoxRamon OrtizChris Young(none)
Colorado Rockies5San Francisco Giants2BoxJeff FrancisMatt MorrisBrian Fuentes
Milwaukee Brewers4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDoug DavisChris CarpenterFrancisco Cordero

Standings as of 2006-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1066541.613--5954989729-2236-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I563224.571
244Boston Red Sox1086543.6021.05955326330-2635-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park542133.389
379Toronto Blue Jays1095752.5239.55735383522-3035-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre533023.566
41125Baltimore Orioles1104961.44518.0533618-8520-3129-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards522131.404
51328Tampa Bay Rays1104565.40922.0484594-11018-3927-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field521636.308
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1097336.670--57543314239-1934-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park532231.415
233Chicago White Sox1076542.6077.06125238930-2434-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field552530.455
356Minnesota Twins1086345.5839.55494905924-3039-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome543321.611
41226Cleveland Indians1084761.43525.55915603121-3226-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field543123.574
51430Kansas City Royals1093772.33936.0498647-14915-4023-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium532528.472
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Oakland Athletics1095851.532--485483230-2628-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum533518.660
2812Texas Rangers1105654.5092.55635372630-2426-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field522428.462
3913Los Angeles Angels1095554.5053.05275121530-2625-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim533419.642
41016Seattle Mariners1085355.4914.5508502625-2828-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field542529.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115New York Mets1086444.593--5814958634-2230-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium543321.611
2818Philadelphia Phillies1085355.49111.0560565-526-2427-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park543222.593
31222Florida Marlins1095158.46813.5509521-1224-3227-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium532726.509
41323Atlanta Braves1085058.46314.05625521028-3022-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field542925.537
51424Washington Nationals1094960.45015.5508565-5723-3626-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium532231.415
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127St. Louis Cardinals1085850.537--527527027-2731-23L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III532528.472
2310Cincinnati Reds1095653.5142.5533556-2328-2528-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark532429.453
31121Houston Astros1095257.4776.5494517-2322-3130-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park533023.566
41019Milwaukee Brewers1095257.4776.5499576-7720-3432-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park532330.434
51527Chicago Cubs1094564.41313.5455562-10722-3323-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field532132.396
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1104268.38217.0496558-6214-4028-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park522527.481
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411San Diego Padres1095653.514--495493230-2226-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park533221.604
2514Arizona Diamondbacks1095554.5051.0551550129-2726-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field532132.396
3615Los Angeles Dodgers1095455.4952.05485153323-3131-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium533419.642
4717Colorado Rockies1085355.4912.55004782225-2928-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field542331.426
5920San Francisco Giants1095257.4774.0506515-922-3030-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park522428.462


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Javy LopezC35.272Traded by Orioles with cash considerations to Red Sox for a player to be named later 
Andrew MillerP21.075signed 
Chris WidgerC35.075Signed by Red Sox