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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 2006-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners2Los Angeles Angels5BoxKelvim EscobarJamie MoyerFrancisco Rodriguez
Kansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox5BoxMark BuehrleOdalis PerezBobby Jenks
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers4BoxKenny RogersEdinson VolquezTodd Jones
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins2BoxPaul ByrdMatt Garza(none)
Baltimore Orioles12New York Yankees2BoxRodrigo LopezJaret Wright(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Tampa Bay Rays2BoxA.J. BurnettBrian Meadows(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Colorado Rockies8BoxJosh FoggBrandon Webb(none)
Houston Astros7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJason HirshBen Sheets(none)
New York Mets7Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJohn MaineScott Mathieson(none)
San Francisco Giants8San Diego Padres4BoxMatt CainJake Peavy(none)
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJason IsringhausenRyan Franklin(none)
Atlanta Braves5Washington Nationals0BoxOscar VillarrealJason Bergmann(none)

Standings as of 2006-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Yankees1187048.593--6465559131-2539-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I442717.614
256Boston Red Sox1196950.5801.56585956330-3139-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park431726.395
378Toronto Blue Jays1216556.5376.56265794727-3238-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre412219.537
41226Baltimore Orioles1215368.43818.5587678-9123-3730-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards411724.415
51328Tampa Bay Rays1214873.39723.5523644-12118-4530-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field411328.317
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1217942.653--61847714141-2338-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park411625.390
222Chicago White Sox1207347.6085.568157910231-2541-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field421725.405
345Minnesota Twins1207050.5838.56045347028-3142-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome422616.619
41124Cleveland Indians1205466.45024.56505975322-3632-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field422418.571
51430Kansas City Royals1224280.34437.5554735-18117-4626-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium402020.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
167Oakland Athletics1206852.567--5455271832-2636-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum422517.595
2811Los Angeles Angels1226359.5166.05925781435-3128-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim402614.650
3913Texas Rangers1226260.5087.06466054131-2931-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field401822.450
41023Seattle Mariners1215665.46312.5555581-2625-3631-29L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field412219.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1207248.600--6285438537-2635-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium422517.595
2716Philadelphia Phillies1205961.49213.0630621928-2731-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park422616.619
31322Atlanta Braves1205664.46716.0621614731-3325-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field422319.548
41221Florida Marlins1205664.46716.0559575-1629-3627-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium422220.524
51425Washington Nationals1215368.43819.5551620-6923-3830-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium411823.439
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
129St. Louis Cardinals1206456.533--579576329-3235-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III411922.463
2412Cincinnati Reds1216259.5122.5594624-3031-2831-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark411823.439
3919Houston Astros1215863.4796.5550558-824-3234-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park412417.585
41120Milwaukee Brewers1215764.4717.5549632-8323-3934-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park411823.439
51527Chicago Cubs1205268.43312.0509616-10727-3725-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field421428.333
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1214675.38018.5532609-7714-4532-30L2T 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 Diamondbacks1216160.5043.0602605-331-2930-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field411526.366
3615San Diego Padres1216061.4964.0538540-232-2628-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park412813.683
4817Colorado Rockies1215962.4885.05575332427-3332-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field411724.415
51018San Francisco Giants1215863.4796.0551554-327-3531-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park401822.450


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Eric Hinske1B29.012Traded by Blue Jays with cash to Red Sox for player to be named later 
Frank Menechino2B35.222Signed by Yankees (minor) 
Carlos Pena1B-DH28.092Signed by Red Sox (minor)