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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 2011-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks0Atlanta Braves1BoxTim HudsonJosh CollmenterCraig Kimbrel
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs2BoxJake WestbrookRodrigo Lopez(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Colorado Rockies5BoxKevin MillwoodChad BillingsleyRafael Betancourt
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros4BoxJeremy AffeldtMark MelanconRamon Ramirez
Milwaukee Brewers6New York Mets2BoxYovani GallardoManny Acosta(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJose ArredondoJoel HanrahanFrancisco Cordero
Florida Marlins3San Diego Padres4BoxHeath BellEdward Mujica(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals5BoxSean BurnettBrad Lidge(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Los Angeles Angels7BoxJerome WilliamsBrian Matusz(none)
Texas Rangers0Chicago White Sox10BoxGavin FloydDerek Holland(none)
Cleveland Indians7Detroit Tigers8BoxPhil CokeUbaldo JimenezJose Valverde
Boston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals1BoxJon LesterDanny Duffy(none)
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins0BoxIvan NovaPhil DumatraitMariano Rivera
Toronto Blue Jays1Oakland Athletics0BoxLuis PerezGuillermo MoscosoCasey Janssen
Seattle Mariners7Tampa Bay Rays8BoxKyle FarnsworthDan Cortes(none)

Standings as of 2011-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1257748.616--67548718840-2437-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II372017.541
223Boston Red Sox1267749.6110.567052614438-2439-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park361323.361
347Tampa Bay Rays1256956.5528.05384845434-2835-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field372215.595
4713Toronto Blue Jays1276562.51213.05955722331-2934-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre351619.457
51429Baltimore Orioles1244777.37929.5518668-15029-3518-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards382216.579
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Detroit Tigers1266858.540--573572137-2731-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park36279.750
2814Cleveland Indians1236261.5044.5524531-733-2529-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field391821.462
3915Chicago White Sox1266363.5005.0507515-829-3634-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field361620.444
41126Minnesota Twins1265571.43713.0490612-12228-3327-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field36828.222
51328Kansas City Royals1285276.40617.0554620-6633-3719-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium341915.559
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1287355.570--65153711439-2334-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington342311.676
2610Los Angeles Angels1286959.5394.05024871536-2833-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim341717.500
31023Oakland Athletics1275770.44915.5491515-2435-3022-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351718.486
41227Seattle Mariners1255372.42418.5423504-8130-3123-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field371423.378
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1258144.648--55641014644-2037-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park372116.568
235Atlanta Braves1287652.5946.55314646741-2535-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field341321.382
3817Washington Nationals1256164.48820.0487513-2636-2525-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park361917.528
4918New York Mets1266066.47621.5565574-925-3535-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field361719.472
51424Florida Marlins1275770.44925.0494571-7725-4132-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium351520.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers1287652.594--5665174947-1629-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park342014.588
2612St. Louis Cardinals1276760.5288.55975445332-2735-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III352312.657
3716Cincinnati Reds1276265.48813.55965544234-3028-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark351718.486
41019Pittsburgh Pirates1255966.47215.5478519-4129-3530-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park371324.351
51525Chicago Cubs1275671.44119.5523621-9831-3425-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeRandy BushWrigley Field351520.429
61630Houston Astros1274285.33133.5485636-15123-4219-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park351421.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Arizona Diamondbacks1276958.543--565557836-2633-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field352510.714
2511San Francisco Giants1286860.5311.5439454-1535-2533-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park341816.529
31120Colorado Rockies1286068.4699.5581588-732-3328-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field341321.382
41221San Diego Padres1295970.45711.0496492428-3831-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park331221.364
51322Los Angeles Dodgers1265769.45211.5465491-2631-3426-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium352510.714


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg Bird1B18.285Signed by Yankees 
Jake CaveOF18.257Signed by Yankees 
Jeff Diehl1B-RF17.325Signed by Mets 
Aaron HeilmanP32.282Signed by Pirates 
Trever MillerP38.084Released by Blue Jays 
Jason StevensonP30.013Signed by Giants