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Tuesday August 31,2010This 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 2010-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles5BoxBrian MatuszJosh BeckettKoji Uehara
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians3BoxEdwin JacksonJoe SmithBobby Jenks
Texas Rangers9Kansas City Royals10BoxJoakim SoriaDarren Oliver(none)
Detroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins4BoxMatt GuerrierPhil CokeMatt Capps
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees9BoxPhil HughesVin Mazzaro(none)
Los Angeles Angels1Seattle Mariners3BoxBrandon LeagueKevin JepsenDavid Aardsma
Toronto Blue Jays13Tampa Bay Rays5BoxRicky RomeroJeff Niemann(none)
San Diego Padres4Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxIan KennedyKevin CorreiaJuan Gutierrez
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves9BoxMike MinorJonathon Niese(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates14Chicago Cubs7BoxJeff KarstensRyan Dempster(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Cincinnati Reds8BoxSam LeCureYovani Gallardo(none)
Washington Nationals0Florida Marlins1BoxClay HensleyDrew Storen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Houston Astros3BoxWandy RodriguezChris CarpenterBrandon Lyon
Philadelphia Phillies8Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxKyle KendrickCarlos Monasterios(none)
Colorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants5BoxJeremy AffeldtMatt BelisleBrian Wilson

Standings as of 2010-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays1327854.591--65751614144-2434-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field301812.600
224Boston Red Sox1327458.5614.06605986239-2735-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park301515.500
3510New York Yankees1327161.5387.071754217538-2833-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II30246.800
4611Toronto Blue Jays1327062.5308.06195833638-2732-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre301515.500
51429Baltimore Orioles1325379.40225.0487668-18130-3623-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards301317.433
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235Minnesota Twins1327359.553--63353110239-2434-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field30219.700
146Chicago White Sox1327359.553--6305557540-2533-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field301515.500
31022Detroit Tigers1326468.4859.0592606-1439-2925-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park301713.567
41124Kansas City Royals1325973.44714.0542698-15629-3530-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium30822.267
51225Cleveland Indians1325874.43915.0531645-11431-3627-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMark ShapiroProgressive Field301119.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Texas Rangers1326963.523--6425568638-3131-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington30219.700
2814Oakland Athletics1316764.5111.55315092236-2931-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311417.452
3920Los Angeles Angels1336667.4963.5580608-2835-3131-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim291415.483
41327Seattle Mariners1325478.40915.0429565-13631-3523-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Daren BrownJack ZduriencikSafeco Field30723.233
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Atlanta Braves1327359.553--63350412945-2128-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field301812.600
2613Philadelphia Phillies1326963.5234.06055337234-3135-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park30282.933
3715New York Mets1326765.5086.0528525338-2629-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field301218.400
4816Florida Marlins1316665.5046.55885682030-3436-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Edwin RodriguezMichael HillSun Life Stadium311417.452
51323Washington Nationals1336073.45113.5540612-7237-2823-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park29920.310
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds1327458.561--6635719238-2936-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark301713.567
259St. Louis Cardinals1307159.5462.05935048942-2229-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III321517.469
41018Milwaukee Brewers1326666.5008.0628704-7637-3129-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park301119.367
3917Houston Astros1326666.5008.0495598-10335-3231-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park301020.333
51426Chicago Cubs1335875.43616.5577664-8730-3828-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim HendryWrigley Field291712.586
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1324983.37125.0457718-26130-3619-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park30822.267
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Diego Padres1317556.573--57446211237-2738-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park311516.484
248Los Angeles Dodgers1337360.5493.0578570842-2631-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium29722.241
31119San Francisco Giants1336667.49610.05915236838-3028-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park29263.897
41221Colorado Rockies1316467.48911.06095703938-2626-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field311912.613
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1335479.40622.0613716-10333-3521-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonJerry DipotoChase Field291118.379


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joaquin Arias3B25.344Traded by Rangers to Mets for Jeff Francoeur 
Chris Balcom-MillerP21.181Traded by Rockies to Red Sox for Manny Delcarmen 
Manny DelcarmenP28.196Traded by Red Sox to Rockies for Chris Balcom-Miller 
Jeff FrancoeurRF26.236Traded by Mets to Rangers for Joaquin Arias 
Thomas MelgarejoP23.233Signed by Dodgers 
Mike RiveraC33.357Signed by Marlins