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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 2006-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox6BoxManny DelcarmenRoy HalladayJonathan Papelbon
Tampa Bay Rays5Chicago White Sox3BoxRuddy LugoBrandon McCarthySeth McClung
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins3BoxJohan SantanaJorge de la RosaJoe Nathan
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees6BoxRandy JohnsonJeremy BondermanMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles5Texas Rangers7BoxAdam EatonDaniel CabreraAkinori Otsuka
San Francisco Giants8Atlanta Braves6BoxMatt MorrisJohn SmoltzArmando Benitez
New York Mets4Colorado Rockies8BoxJeff FrancisOliver Perez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Houston Astros5BoxAndy PettitteDoug DavisBrad Lidge
Florida Marlins2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBraden LooperSergio MitreJason Isringhausen
Philadelphia Phillies5Washington Nationals6BoxRyan WagnerAaron Fultz(none)

Standings as of 2006-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1327953.598--74562811738-2941-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I301812.600
268Boston Red Sox1347262.5378.07096911832-3840-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park281414.500
3811Toronto Blue Jays1346965.51511.06796552428-3841-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre281810.643
41225Baltimore Orioles1336073.45119.5648733-8524-3936-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards291019.345
51329Tampa Bay Rays1345381.39627.0579708-12919-5034-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field28820.286
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1348351.619--66553113443-2740-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park281216.429
234Chicago White Sox1337954.5943.574664210434-2944-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field291118.379
345Minnesota Twins1327755.5835.06575778032-3345-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome301911.633
41021Cleveland Indians1326369.47719.07216546726-3837-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field301515.500
51430Kansas City Royals1354887.35635.5612799-18720-4929-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium271413.519
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Oakland Athletics1337756.579--6155714438-3039-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum291613.552
2710Los Angeles Angels1347064.5227.56516312036-3334-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim28199.679
3913Texas Rangers1356966.5119.07006623835-3234-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field271116.407
41122Seattle Mariners1336370.47414.0603627-2425-3938-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field291514.517
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1328250.621--71459511939-2743-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium301515.500
2514Philadelphia Phillies1336766.50415.57056941134-3133-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park291811.621
3918Florida Marlins1336568.48917.5624633-930-3835-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium291316.448
41120Atlanta Braves1326369.47719.06986653333-3430-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field301614.533
51426Washington Nationals1335677.42126.5609715-10625-4531-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium291514.517
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127St. Louis Cardinals1327161.538--6496351431-3640-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III291217.414
2615Cincinnati Reds1346767.5005.0658687-2932-3435-33L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark281315.464
3817Houston Astros1346668.4936.0613606729-3737-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park281612.571
41324Milwaukee Brewers1346272.46310.0600686-8623-4639-26L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park281315.464
51527Chicago Cubs1335479.40617.5568694-12627-4327-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field291217.414
61628Pittsburgh Pirates1345381.39619.0596690-9417-4836-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park281414.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Los Angeles Dodgers1337162.534--6656105529-3642-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium291712.586
2412San Diego Padres1336865.5113.0592584835-2933-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park29209.690
3716San Francisco Giants1346668.4935.5624620428-3738-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park271017.370
41019Arizona Diamondbacks1336469.4817.0648670-2232-3432-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field291217.414
51223Colorado Rockies1336271.4669.0609609027-3935-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field291415.483


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Marlon Anderson2B32.237Traded by Nationals with cash considerations to Dodgers for Jhonny Nunez 
Luis AtilanoP21.113Traded by Braves to Nationals for Daryle Ward 
Kevin JarvisP37.030Traded by Diamondbacks to Red Sox for a player to be named later 
Phil Nevin3B-1B35.224Traded by Cubs with cash considerations to Twins for a player to be named later 
Jhonny NunezP20.278Traded by Dodgers to Nationals for Marlon Anderson and cash considerations 
Rudy SeanezP37.315Signed by Padres 
Daryle Ward1B31.065Traded by Nationals to Braves for Luis Atilano 
David WellsP43.103Traded by Red Sox to Padres for a player to be named later