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Sunday August 18,2013This 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 2013-08-18

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros7Los Angeles Angels5BoxBrett OberholtzerJuan GutierrezKevin Chapman
Colorado Rockies2Baltimore Orioles7BoxScott FeldmanJhoulis Chacin(none)
New York Yankees9Boston Red Sox6BoxCC SabathiaRyan DempsterMariano Rivera
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers6BoxMax ScherzerBruce Chen(none)
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins2BoxHector SantiagoSamuel DedunoAddison Reed
Cleveland Indians3Oakland Athletics7BoxDan OteroScott Kazmir(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJake McGeeBrad Lincoln(none)
Seattle Mariners4Texas Rangers3BoxYoervis MedinaJoe NathanDanny Farquhar
Washington Nationals1Atlanta Braves2BoxJulio TeheranGio GonzalezCraig Kimbrel
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs1BoxAdam WainwrightEdwin Jackson(none)
San Francisco Giants5Miami Marlins6BoxChad QuallsSandy RosarioSteve Cishek
Cincinnati Reds9Milwaukee Brewers1BoxHomer BaileyWily Peralta(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJonathan PapelbonBrandon League(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBrad ZieglerKris JohnsonJ.J. Putz
New York Mets3San Diego Padres4BoxHuston StreetPedro Feliciano(none)

Standings as of 2013-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox1267353.579--6285309840-2333-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park362412.667
237Tampa Bay Rays1227052.5741.05474935441-2329-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field412219.537
3611Baltimore Orioles1236756.5454.55895454435-2632-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards391821.462
4915New York Yankees1236459.5207.5491498-734-2730-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II392118.538
51119Toronto Blue Jays1245767.46015.0562599-3731-3226-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre381721.447
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1247351.589--62647115540-2133-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park382018.526
2712Cleveland Indians1246658.5327.05725423038-2528-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field382612.684
3814Kansas City Royals1236459.5208.54904652533-2831-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium392217.564
41324Minnesota Twins1225468.44318.0487555-6828-3226-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field401228.300
51428Chicago White Sox1234974.39823.5460532-7228-3221-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field391425.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1247153.573--5474895835-2736-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington392019.513
259Oakland Athletics1237053.5690.55444756938-2332-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum392613.667
31018Seattle Mariners1235766.46313.5493579-8631-3226-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field391425.359
41223Los Angeles Angels1235568.44715.5561597-3631-3424-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim392316.590
51530Houston Astros1234182.33329.5472646-17419-4322-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park391029.256
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1247648.613--55642413244-1832-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field382018.526
2716Washington Nationals1236063.48815.5466488-2236-2924-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park392613.667
3920New York Mets1225666.45919.0492522-3025-3231-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field401822.450
41225Philadelphia Phillies1235469.43921.5459563-10430-2924-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park391920.487
51529Miami Marlins1224775.38528.0396499-10327-3420-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park401525.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates1237251.585--4784364242-2230-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park392217.564
246St. Louis Cardinals1237152.5771.059545514036-2335-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III392613.667
3510Cincinnati Reds1247054.5652.55334468737-2133-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark382018.526
41326Milwaukee Brewers1245470.43518.5485540-5529-3325-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park382018.526
51427Chicago Cubs1235370.43119.0473522-4924-3829-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field391326.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1237251.585--5014495237-2535-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium392019.513
2613Arizona Diamondbacks1226458.5257.55215051636-2628-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field401723.425
3817Colorado Rockies1255867.46415.0544560-1636-2722-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field371621.432
41021San Diego Padres1245668.45216.5484561-7733-2923-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park382018.526
51122San Francisco Giants1235568.44717.0474540-6630-3125-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park392118.538

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Miguel Tejada2b39.085Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Suspended for 105 games for violation of MLB drug program
Taylor JordanSP24.213Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Tyler Moore1b-lf26.200Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Trevor CahillSP-RP25.170Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Chaz RoeRP26.313Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
Jesse CrainRP32.044Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brandon GomesRP29.034Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Luke Scottdh35.054Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Lower back spasms
Jesus Sucrec25.110Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from DL and optioned to Tacoma (AAA)
Nick Hundleyc29.345San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave list
Chris RobinsonC29.098San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Rafael BetancourtRP38.111Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Manuel CorpasRP30.258Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jake PetrickaRP25.074Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from Charlotte (AAA)
Ramon TroncosoRP30.183Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Pericarditis [Heart condition]
Bartolo ColonSP38.086Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Left groin strain [Throwing while on flat ground]
Tommy MiloneSP26.183Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Dustin RichardsonP29.222Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Right calf strain
Nate RobertsonP35.349Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Richard SeidelP25.350Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian Boguseviccf29.182Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Brooks BrownP28.059Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Buddy CarlyleP35.240New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jan VazquezC22.111Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mark WilliamsP24.006Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jared Schlehuber1B-P24.237Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Injured
Carter Bell3B23.067Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Beau MaggiC22.280Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Juan RamirezRF22.355Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Yunior OrtegaP22.008Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Miguel Monteroc31.040Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab
Ryan BoldenLF-RF21.336Announced retirement
Brett CarrollRF30.319Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from DL
Keon Barnum1B 20.214Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Activated from DL
Cory BrownstenC25.076Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from DL
Brady RodgersP22.335Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from DL
Scott RichmondP33.354Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from DL
Greg BurkeRP30.331New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jenrry MejiaSP23.311New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow discomfort
Kris JohnsonRP28.308Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)
Andrew Lamborf25.007Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Doug MathisP30.072Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Traded from Marlins to Pirates for future considerations
Mike ZagurskiRP30.203Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Jeremy BleichP26.061New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
John MurrianC25.064Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Desmond Jenningscf26.292Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Griff EricksonC25.160Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Greg MiclatSS-2B26.026Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk) for rehab
Jose CeballosC24.234Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
A.J. JimenezC23.109Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Juan CroussetLF-RF23.110Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Chase AnselmentC-OF22.307Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Stephen McGeeC22.192Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Luis SardinasSS20.094Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Chance RossIF23.171Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Ronald LunaSS21.000Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jose Solano21.156Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Yeral Sanchez28.031New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Aristides Aquino19.118Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Cesar Carrasco19.319Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Kyle FarnsworthRP37.126Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Kyle Bellows3B24.364Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Ryan BuchP25.284Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Dontrelle WillisP31.218Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Brian GarmanP25.030Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Scott GraceyP26.307Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Michael MorrisonP25.245Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Stephen SmithP27.095Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Austin FleetP26.123San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Elih VillanuevaP27.022Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jose LugoP29.130Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Drew CarpenterP28.092Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Austin Bibens-DirkxP28.111Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Kelvin Castro2B25.248New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Michael OlmstedP26.108Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Sean NolinSP23.235Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Danny SandbrinkP24.056San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Taylor HillP24.159Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Scottie AllenP22.046New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Dylan FloroP22.234Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Ben GriszP23.204Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Zach WoodsP25.277New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Gerardo OlivaresC25.004Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Michael Bolaski3B21.195Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Aaron BlairP21.084Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Keith CouchP23.286Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Blake HauserP22.126Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Colton TurnerP22.213Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Sergio GomezP19.359Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Ryan FasanoP23.281Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Ryan DoranP23.013Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Chris RazoP23.057Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Jacob Newberry22.312Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Jarred SmithIF20.152Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Stephen GonsalvesP19.041Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Chris DulaP21.012Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Clinton HollonP18.237Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
William RankinP24.109Released by Rockies
Carlos Aponte3B-2B22.190Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)