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Saturday August 17,2013This 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 2013-08-17

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros5Los Angeles Angels6BoxErnesto FrieriJosh Fields(none)
Colorado Rockies4Baltimore Orioles8BoxBud NorrisChad Bettis(none)
New York Yankees1Boston Red Sox6BoxJohn LackeyHiroki Kuroda(none)
Kansas City Royals5Detroit Tigers6BoxJoaquin BenoitAaron Crow(none)
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins5BoxChris SaleAndrew AlbersAddison Reed
Cleveland Indians7Oakland Athletics1BoxUbaldo JimenezDan Straily(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJ.A. HappFausto Carmona(none)
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers15BoxMartin PerezFelix Hernandez(none)
Washington Nationals8Atlanta Braves7BoxCraig StammenKris MedlenDan Haren
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs0BoxJoe KellyTravis Wood(none)
San Francisco Giants6Miami Marlins4BoxMatt CainHenderson AlvarezSergio Romo
Cincinnati Reds0Milwaukee Brewers2BoxYovani GallardoMat LatosJim Henderson
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies0BoxClayton KershawKyle Kendrick(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks15Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTrevor CahillJeff Locke(none)
New York Mets2San Diego Padres8BoxEdinson VolquezDavid Aardsma(none)

Standings as of 2013-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox1257352.584--62252110140-2233-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park372413.649
248Tampa Bay Rays1216952.5702.05454925340-2329-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field422319.548
3611Baltimore Orioles1226656.5415.55825433934-2632-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards401921.475
4915New York Yankees1226359.5168.5482492-1034-2729-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II402218.550
51018Toronto Blue Jays1235766.46315.0561597-3631-3226-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre391722.436
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Detroit Tigers1237251.585--62046815239-2133-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park392118.538
2712Cleveland Indians1236657.5376.05695353438-2528-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field392613.667
3813Kansas City Royals1226458.5257.54874592833-2831-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium402218.550
41324Minnesota Twins1215467.44617.0485550-6528-3126-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field411229.293
51428Chicago White Sox1224874.39323.5455530-7528-3220-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field401525.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1237152.577--5444855935-2636-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington402020.500
259Oakland Athletics1226953.5661.55374726537-2332-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum402713.675
31120Seattle Mariners1225666.45914.5489576-8731-3225-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field401525.375
41222Los Angeles Angels1225567.45115.5556590-3431-3324-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim402317.575
51530Houston Astros1224082.32830.5465641-17619-4321-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park401129.275
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1237548.610--55442313143-1832-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field392118.538
2716Washington Nationals1226062.49214.5465486-2136-2924-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park402614.650
3919New York Mets1215665.46318.0489518-2925-3231-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field411823.439
41326Philadelphia Phillies1225369.43421.5456561-10529-2924-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park402020.500
51529Miami Marlins1214675.38028.0390494-10426-3420-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park411625.390
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1227250.590--4764324442-2130-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park402218.550
247St. Louis Cardinals1227052.5742.058945413536-2334-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III402713.675
3510Cincinnati Reds1236954.5613.55244457937-2132-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark392118.538
41225Milwaukee Brewers1235469.43918.5484531-4729-3225-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park392019.513
51427Chicago Cubs1225369.43419.0472516-4424-3729-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field401327.325
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Los Angeles Dodgers1227250.590--4994465337-2535-25W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium402020.500
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1216358.5218.55175031436-2627-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field411823.439
3817Colorado Rockies1245866.46815.0542553-1136-2722-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field381622.421
41021San Francisco Giants1225567.45117.0469534-6530-3125-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park402119.525
51123San Diego Padres1235568.44717.5480558-7832-2923-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park392118.538

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
John Buckc33.041New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Travis D'Arnaudc24.188New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Yovani GallardoSP27.171Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Henry Urrutiadh26.185Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Danny DuffySP24.239Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Donovan HandSP-RP27.119Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Hiroyuki NakajimaSS31.017Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Outrighted to Sacramento (AAA)
Chang-Yong LimP37.074Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh Vitters3b23.355Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan DennickP26.219Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Alex HassanLF25.138Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Fractured right middle finger
Chorye SpooneP27.335Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Oscar Tejeda2B23.234Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Fractured right middle finger
Jake FloetheP24.080Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sean BiermanP24.301Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jimmy Van OstrandLF29.010Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt SnyderIF23.061New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Anthony GarciaLF21.226St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Aderlin MejiaSS-2B21.097Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Left foot contusion
Phil ErvinOF21.031Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Brian AdamsOF22.170San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Brian Harrison3B24.245New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Left ankle sprain
Gregory PronRF24.226New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Left shin contusion
Paul MaholmSP31.053Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A) for rehab
Jeff RoyOF21.206Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)DL-7 Injured
Jorge RiveraP22.291Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Placed on temporary inactive list
Dickie ThonSS21.275Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)DL-7 Injured
Ronny PaulinoC32.118Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL
Shawn ZarragaC24.208Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Activated from DL
Mike Gonzales1B25.062Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from DL
Francisco ArciaC23.337New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
Brian GoodwinOF22.288Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from DL
Maxx Tissenbaum2B22.023San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from DL
Robbie GarveyCF-LF24.113Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from DL
Manuel MargotOF18.323Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Activated from DL
Joshua StinsonRP25.156Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Sam FreemanRP26.054St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Tyler LyonsRP-SP25.178St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Tyler Greene2b30.000Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Greg Rohan3B27.098Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Tyler LaTorreC30.117San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Ali SolisC25.323Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Bryce BrentzRF24.230Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Dallas TarletonC26.012Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Yovan GonzalezC23.279Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Gary SanchezC20.258New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Gary SanchezC20.258New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ben GamelRF21.092New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ben GamelRF21.092New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Sam BatesLF23.183Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Spencer KieboomC22.154Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Adam LandeckerIF22.197Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Brett TeschnerC21.360Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Luis SardinasSS20.093Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Jared ReavesIF23.028Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Jordan PooleOF 21.341Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Saxon ButlerP23.098New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Candon MylesCF20.297Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Trevor Gretzky1B20.337Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Rougned Odor2B19.195Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Rougned Odor2B19.195Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Dawel Lugo18.247Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Herlis Rodriguez19.068Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Yeral Sanchez28.030New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Wildert PujolsOF19.071Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
David HerndonP27.347New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Scott BarnesRP25.347Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk) for rehab
Darren ByrdP26.297Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Brett AndersonRP25.198Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Forrest SnowP24.230Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Luis CruzP22.341Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Sam GaviglioP23.087St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk) for rehab
Kirk Singer2B-SS23.259Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Kramer ChamplinP23.162Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Graham StoneburnerP25.323New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Pat LightP22.141Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Matt BoydP22.196Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Dan TobikP22.221Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Justin Van GrouwP22.344Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Angel BaezP22.184Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Charles BasfordP23.032Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Charles BasfordP23.032New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jose De LeonP21.010Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Zach JadofskyP23.061Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Eswarlin JimenezP21.264Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Sean TownsleyP22.332Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Jose BonillaC25.013Released by Royals
Robbie PowellP23.191Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured