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Saturday August 5,2006This date in baseball
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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.

2006 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 2006-08-05

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Los Angeles Angels10BoxErvin SantanaJohn Koronka(none)
New York Yankees0Baltimore Orioles5BoxAdam LoewenMike Mussina(none)
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers4BoxJoel ZumayaFausto Carmona(none)
Minnesota Twins14Kansas City Royals3BoxCarlos SilvaRunelvys Hernandez(none)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners2BoxDan HarenJoel PineiroHuston Street
Boston Red Sox5Tampa Bay Rays8BoxCasey FossumDavid WellsBrian Meadows
Chicago White Sox7Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJavier VazquezFrancisco Rosario(none)
Houston Astros9Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxRoger ClemensDustin Nippert(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Chicago Cubs7BoxMark PriorZach DukeRyan Dempster
Atlanta Braves6Cincinnati Reds8BoxDavid WeathersTyler YatesBill Bray
Los Angeles Dodgers10Florida Marlins2BoxChad BillingsleyJosh Johnson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets4BoxTom GlavineJon LieberBilly Wagner
Washington Nationals3San Diego Padres6BoxAlan EmbreePedro AstacioTrevor Hoffman
Colorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants1BoxJeremy AffeldtBrad HennesseyBrian Fuentes
Milwaukee Brewers3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxAnthony ReyesBen SheetsJason Isringhausen

Standings as of 2006-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133New York Yankees1076542.607--5955039229-2336-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I553223.582
245Boston Red Sox1096544.5961.06005406030-2735-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park532132.396
3711Toronto Blue Jays1105753.5189.55745452922-3035-23L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre523022.577
41124Baltimore Orioles1115061.45017.0538618-8020-3130-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards512031.392
51328Tampa Bay Rays1114665.41421.0492599-10718-3928-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field511536.294
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1107436.673--57943614339-1935-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park522131.404
222Chicago White Sox1086642.6117.06195249531-2434-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field542430.444
356Minnesota Twins1096445.5879.55634937025-3039-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome533221.604
41226Cleveland Indians1094762.43126.55945643021-3326-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field533122.585
51430Kansas City Royals1103773.33637.0501661-16015-4023-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium522527.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Oakland Athletics1105951.536--490485531-2628-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum523418.654
2812Los Angeles Angels1105654.5093.05375152230-2626-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim523319.635
3913Texas Rangers1115655.5053.55665471930-2526-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field512427.471
41017Seattle Mariners1095356.4865.5510507325-2828-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field532528.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Mets1096544.596--5854988734-2231-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium533221.604
2818Philadelphia Phillies1095356.48612.0563569-626-2527-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park533221.604
31222Florida Marlins1105159.46414.5511531-2024-3227-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium522725.519
41323Atlanta Braves1095059.45915.0568560828-3122-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field532924.547
51425Washington Nationals1104961.44516.5511571-6023-3726-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium522230.423
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127St. Louis Cardinals1095950.541--531530127-2732-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III522428.462
249Cincinnati Reds1105753.5182.5541562-2128-2529-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark522329.442
3919Houston Astros1105357.4826.5503520-1723-3130-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park522923.558
41120Milwaukee Brewers1105258.4737.5502580-7820-3532-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park522329.442
51527Chicago Cubs1104664.41813.5462567-10522-3324-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field522032.385
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1114269.37818.0501565-6414-4128-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park512526.490
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310San Diego Padres1105753.518--501496530-2227-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park523121.596
3515Los Angeles Dodgers1105555.5002.05585174124-3131-24W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium523319.635
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1105555.5002.0554559-529-2726-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field522131.404
4716Colorado Rockies1095455.4952.55024792326-2928-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field532231.415
51021San Francisco Giants1105258.4735.0507517-1022-3030-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park512427.471

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose CruzRF32.108Released by Dodgers 
Erubiel Durazo1B32.194Released by Twins