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Wednesday August 23,2006This 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 2006-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Los Angeles Angels4BoxJon LesterKelvim EscobarJonathan Papelbon
Minnesota Twins4Baltimore Orioles1BoxMatt GarzaRodrigo LopezJoe Nathan
Chicago White Sox7Detroit Tigers5BoxFreddy GarciaZach MinerBobby Jenks
Cleveland Indians15Kansas City Royals13BoxRafael BetancourtAndy SiscoTom Mastny
New York Yankees9Seattle Mariners2BoxChien-Ming WangFelix Hernandez(none)
Texas Rangers3Tampa Bay Rays7BoxShawn CampKevin Millwood(none)
Oakland Athletics6Toronto Blue Jays0BoxEsteban LoaizaGustavo Chacin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves4BoxMatt CappsChad ParontoMike Gonzalez
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs1BoxBrett MyersBob HowryGeoff Geary
Houston Astros7Cincinnati Reds3BoxRoy OswaltTodd Coffey(none)
Washington Nationals7Florida Marlins9BoxScott OlsenTony Armas(none)
Colorado Rockies1Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBen SheetsByung-Hyun Kim(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8New York Mets10BoxSteve TrachselMark MulderBilly Wagner
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres7BoxWoody WilliamsBrad Penny(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks6San Francisco Giants7BoxSteve KlineBrandon LyonArmando Benitez

Standings as of 2006-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1257649.608--70958912037-2639-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I372116.568
267Boston Red Sox1267056.5566.56926524031-3239-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park361620.444
379Toronto Blue Jays1276760.52810.06516242728-3439-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre352015.571
41225Baltimore Orioles1265670.44420.5618696-7823-3733-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards361422.389
51328Tampa Bay Rays1275275.40925.0552672-12018-4534-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field35926.257
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1278146.638--64249714541-2340-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park351421.400
234Chicago White Sox1267551.5955.56996108933-2941-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field361521.417
345Minnesota Twins1257352.5847.06265517529-3244-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome372314.622
41023Cleveland Indians1255768.45623.06866285825-3832-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field372116.568
51430Kansas City Royals1284583.35236.5590769-17917-4629-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium341717.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Oakland Athletics1277255.567--5835592436-2936-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum352114.600
2810Los Angeles Angels1276760.5285.06155952035-3132-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim352213.629
3915Texas Rangers1286563.5087.56676293834-3231-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field341519.441
41124Seattle Mariners1265769.45214.5572610-3825-3932-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field362115.583
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1257748.616--6615659637-2640-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium372017.541
2614Philadelphia Phillies1266462.50813.56716482331-2733-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park362115.583
31019Florida Marlins1266066.47617.5586602-1629-3631-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium361818.500
41321Atlanta Braves1265967.46818.56456321333-3426-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field362016.556
51426Washington Nationals1275473.42524.0582666-8424-4330-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium351718.486
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128St. Louis Cardinals1256659.528--614605931-3535-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III361719.472
2311Cincinnati Reds1276661.5201.0637649-1231-2835-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark351421.400
3918Milwaukee Brewers1266165.4845.5570643-7323-3938-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park361422.389
41120Houston Astros1276067.4727.0569589-2026-3634-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park352213.629
51527Chicago Cubs1265373.42113.5529650-12127-3726-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field361323.361
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1274978.38618.0557641-8417-4832-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park351817.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1412Los Angeles Dodgers1276661.520--6295824727-3539-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium352213.629
2513San Diego Padres1276562.5121.05635521132-2633-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park352312.657
4816San Francisco Giants1276265.4884.0586588-227-3535-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park341420.412
3717Arizona Diamondbacks1276265.4884.0622637-1532-3430-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field351421.400
51222Colorado Rockies1265967.4686.5566559727-3832-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field361719.472


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sidney PonsonP29.294Released by Yankees 
Jose VizcainoSS-2B38.150Signed by Cardinals 
Rick WhiteP37.243Claimed off waivers by Pirates from Mets