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Saturday August 12,2006This 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.

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Games on 2006-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles7Boston Red Sox8BoxJonathan PapelbonBruce Chen(none)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox4BoxMike MacDougalKenny RogersBobby Jenks
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians5BoxRafael BetancourtJoe Nelson(none)
Kansas City Royals5Cleveland Indians6BoxBrian SikorskiJimmy Gobble(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Minnesota Twins0BoxScott DownsBoof Bonser(none)
Los Angeles Angels2New York Yankees5BoxJaret WrightKelvim EscobarMariano Rivera
Tampa Bay Rays3Oakland Athletics6BoxJoe BlantonCasey FossumHuston Street
Seattle Mariners4Texas Rangers5BoxEdinson VolquezJamie MoyerAkinori Otsuka
Florida Marlins3Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxBrandon WebbScott OlsenJorge Julio
Milwaukee Brewers8Atlanta Braves5BoxBen SheetsKevin BarryFrancisco Cordero
Chicago Cubs4Colorado Rockies8BoxJosh FoggAngel Guzman(none)
San Diego Padres6Houston Astros3BoxJake PeavyJason HirshTrevor Hoffman
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBrad PennyMatt CainTakashi Saito
Cincinnati Reds9Philadelphia Phillies7BoxChris MichalakTom GordonEddie Guardado
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxIan SnellJeff WeaverMike Gonzalez
New York Mets6Washington Nationals4BoxPedro FelicianoChris SchroderBilly Wagner

Standings as of 2006-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees1136845.602--6265309631-2537-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I492920.592
245Boston Red Sox1156748.5832.06355726330-3137-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park471928.404
378Toronto Blue Jays1176354.5387.06135615225-3038-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre452421.533
41226Baltimore Orioles1175166.43619.0560657-9721-3530-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards451926.422
51328Tampa Bay Rays1174770.40223.0509628-11918-4429-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field451431.311
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1167640.655--59745614139-2137-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park461927.413
223Chicago White Sox1157045.6095.56515569531-2538-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field472027.426
356Minnesota Twins1166749.5789.05865285828-3139-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome462917.630
41124Cleveland Indians1165264.44824.06315844721-3431-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field462620.565
51430Kansas City Royals1174077.34236.5534699-16515-4326-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium452223.489
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
167Oakland Athletics1166452.552--522520232-2632-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum462917.630
2812Los Angeles Angels1176057.5134.55685501833-2927-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim452916.644
3915Texas Rangers1186058.5085.06185833531-2829-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field442024.455
41019Seattle Mariners1165660.4838.0541546-525-3131-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field462224.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1157045.609--61451310135-2335-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium472720.574
2918Philadelphia Phillies1155659.48714.0596603-728-2728-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park472918.617
31122Florida Marlins1165462.46616.5536558-2227-3427-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium462422.522
41323Atlanta Braves1155362.46117.0593592129-3124-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field472621.553
51425Washington Nationals1165165.44019.5532596-6423-3828-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium462026.435
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
129St. Louis Cardinals1166254.534--570561929-3133-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III452124.467
2411Cincinnati Reds1176057.5132.5579610-3129-2631-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark452025.444
3816Houston Astros1165759.4915.0535536-123-3234-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park462521.543
41020Milwaukee Brewers1165561.4747.0529609-8021-3734-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park462026.435
51527Chicago Cubs1164868.41414.0489603-11423-3725-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field461828.391
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1174473.37618.5516596-8014-4530-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park452322.511
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310Los Angeles Dodgers1176156.521--5905375325-3136-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium452718.600
3614San Diego Padres1165957.5091.5520519131-2628-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park462917.630
2513Arizona Diamondbacks1165957.5091.5579581-229-2730-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field461729.370
4717Colorado Rockies1165759.4913.55325072527-3330-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field461927.413
51221San Francisco Giants1165462.4666.5532542-1023-3431-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park452223.489


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Einar DiazC33.227Contract purchased by Dodgers