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Wednesday August 16,2006This 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 2006-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox6BoxDavid WellsJustin VerlanderJonathan Papelbon
Kansas City Royals10Chicago White Sox4BoxAdam BerneroJose Contreras(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins7BoxPat NeshekFausto Carmona(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees2BoxAdam LoewenCory LidleChris Ray
Seattle Mariners0Oakland Athletics4BoxDan HarenGil Meche(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Tampa Bay Rays8BoxJames ShieldsTed Lilly(none)
Los Angeles Angels3Texas Rangers9BoxAdam EatonJoe Saunders(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks9Colorado Rockies5BoxLivan HernandezAaron Cook(none)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros0BoxRyan O'MalleyAndy PettitteBob Howry
Florida Marlins15Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJosh JohnsonMark Hendrickson(none)
New York Mets0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJon LieberTom Glavine(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxGeremi GonzalezDamaso MarteFrancisco Cordero
San Francisco Giants7San Diego Padres5BoxSteve KlineAlan EmbreeMike Stanton
Cincinnati Reds7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBronson ArroyoAnthony Reyes(none)
Atlanta Braves6Washington Nationals9BoxBilly TraberJohn SmoltzChad Cordero

Standings as of 2006-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133New York Yankees1177047.598--64454310131-2539-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I452718.600
256Boston Red Sox1196950.5802.06585956330-3139-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park431726.395
378Toronto Blue Jays1206456.5337.56205774326-3238-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre422319.548
41227Baltimore Orioles1205268.43319.5575676-10122-3730-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards421824.429
51328Tampa Bay Rays1204872.40023.5521638-11718-4530-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field421329.310
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1207842.650--61447513941-2337-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park421725.405
222Chicago White Sox1197247.6055.567657510131-2540-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field431825.419
345Minnesota Twins1197049.5887.56025317128-3142-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome432617.605
41124Cleveland Indians1195366.44524.56475955221-3632-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field432518.581
51430Kansas City Royals1214279.34736.5550730-18017-4526-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium412021.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
167Oakland Athletics1206852.567--5455271832-2636-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum422517.595
2812Texas Rangers1216259.5126.56446014331-2831-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field411823.439
3913Los Angeles Angels1216259.5126.55875761135-3127-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim412714.659
41022Seattle Mariners1205664.46712.0553576-2325-3531-29L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field422220.524
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Mets1197148.597--6215418036-2635-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium432617.605
2716Philadelphia Phillies1195960.49612.06286141428-2731-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park432617.605
31221Florida Marlins1205664.46715.5559575-1629-3627-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium422220.524
41323Atlanta Braves1195564.46216.0616614230-3325-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field432419.558
51425Washington Nationals1205367.44218.5551615-6423-3830-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium421824.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
129St. Louis Cardinals1196356.529--577575229-3234-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III422022.476
2411Cincinnati Reds1206258.5171.5593622-2931-2731-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark421824.429
31120Houston Astros1205763.4756.5543555-1223-3234-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park422517.595
41018Milwaukee Brewers1205763.4756.5546625-7923-3934-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park421824.429
51526Chicago Cubs1205268.43311.5509616-10727-3725-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field421428.333
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1214675.38018.0532609-7714-4532-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park412120.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310Los Angeles Dodgers1216457.529--6035544925-3139-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium412417.585
2514Arizona Diamondbacks1206159.5082.5598597131-2830-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field421527.357
3615San Diego Padres1206060.5003.5534532232-2628-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park422814.667
4817Colorado Rockies1205862.4835.55495292027-3331-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field421824.429
5919San Francisco Giants1205763.4756.5543550-726-3531-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park411922.463


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carlos Pena1B-DH28.091Released by Yankees 
Scott SchoeneweisP32.318Traded by Blue Jays to Reds for a player to be named later or cash