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Wednesday August 21,2013This 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 2013-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Los Angeles Angels1BoxJustin MastersonJerome WilliamsChris Perez
Tampa Bay Rays2Baltimore Orioles4BoxWei-Yin ChenJeremy HellicksonTommy Hunter
Minnesota Twins1Detroit Tigers7BoxDrew SmylyKevin CorreiaJose Veras
Chicago White Sox5Kansas City Royals2BoxAndre RienzoJeremy GuthrieAddison Reed
Toronto Blue Jays2New York Yankees4BoxDavid HuffR.A. DickeyMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners5Oakland Athletics3BoxHisashi IwakumaA.J. GriffinDanny Farquhar
Houston Astros4Texas Rangers5BoxJoe NathanChia-Jen Lo(none)
Washington Nationals11Chicago Cubs6BoxTanner RoarkJames Russell(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks7Cincinnati Reds10BoxMike LeakeBrandon McCarthyAroldis Chapman
Los Angeles Dodgers4Miami Marlins1BoxZack GreinkeNathan EovaldiKenley Jansen
St. Louis Cardinals8Milwaukee Brewers6BoxKevin SiegristTom GorzelannyEdward Mujica
Atlanta Braves4New York Mets1BoxLuis AvilanScott AtchisonCraig Kimbrel
Colorado Rockies3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJacob DiekmanRafael Betancourt(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Diego Padres2BoxIan KennedyGerrit ColeHuston Street
Boston Red Sox12San Francisco Giants1BoxFelix DoubrontBarry Zito(none)

Standings as of 2013-08-21

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1297554.581--64953411540-2335-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park332211.667
248Tampa Bay Rays1257253.5761.05605045641-2331-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field382018.526
3712Baltimore Orioles1266858.5405.56005584236-2832-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards361719.472
4813New York Yankees1266759.5326.5506506037-2730-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II361818.500
51120Toronto Blue Jays1275770.44917.0570614-4431-3226-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre351718.486
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Detroit Tigers1267452.587--63647815841-2233-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park361917.528
2611Cleveland Indians1276958.5435.55845463838-2531-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field352312.657
3915Kansas City Royals1256461.5129.54924722033-3031-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium372215.595
41224Minnesota Twins1255570.44018.5495571-7628-3327-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field371126.297
51428Chicago White Sox1255174.40822.5467534-6728-3223-42W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field371225.324
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers1277453.583--5725007238-2736-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington361719.472
2510Oakland Athletics1267155.5632.55534886539-2532-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum362511.694
31017Seattle Mariners1265967.46814.5506588-8231-3228-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field361224.333
41325Los Angeles Angels1265571.43718.5565609-4431-3724-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim362313.639
51530Houston Astros1264185.32532.5483671-18819-4322-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park361026.278
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1267749.611--56343013344-1833-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field361917.528
2716Washington Nationals1266264.49215.0482507-2536-2926-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park362412.667
3818New York Mets1255867.46418.5504530-2626-3332-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field371621.432
41123Philadelphia Phillies1265670.44421.0471575-10432-3024-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park361719.472
51529Miami Marlins1254877.38428.5407511-10428-3620-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park371423.378
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates1267452.587--4904405042-2232-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park362016.556
247St. Louis Cardinals1267353.5791.061447214236-2337-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III362412.667
359Cincinnati Reds1277255.5672.55504618939-2233-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark351817.514
41326Milwaukee Brewers1275572.43319.5502559-5730-3525-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park351916.543
51427Chicago Cubs1265472.42920.0492538-4625-4029-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field361224.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
132Los Angeles Dodgers1267452.587--5134605337-2537-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium361818.500
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1256560.5208.55365221436-2629-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field371621.432
3919Colorado Rockies1285969.46116.0556572-1636-2723-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field341519.441
41021San Diego Padres1275770.44917.5488573-8534-3123-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park351916.543
51222San Francisco Giants1265670.44418.0478561-8331-3325-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park362016.556

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Phil CokeRP31.033Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Preston ClaiborneRP25.213New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Thad WeberRP28.327Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Ian KrolRP22.104Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Optioned to Harrisburg (AA)
Chris Colabellorf29.302Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Joe Mauerc30.124Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-7 Concussion [Hit in the mask with a foul tip]
Jose Bautistarf32.306Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Left hip bone bruise [Running the bases, tried to slow up coming home]
Ross OhlendorfSP31.013Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Adron Chambersrf26.317St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge ReyesP25.258San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin MillerP26.069Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Gabe Jacobo1B26.129Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rigoberto ArrebatoP27.198New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 left shoulder
Chad NobleC25.277Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Josh JudyP27.193Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan LipkinC25.318Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Danny PeralesLF-CF28.156Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
John CannonC23.102Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Travis Whitmore3B25.047San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from DL
Darren ByrdP26.301Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sammie Starr2B-SS25.082Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from DL
Aaron Baker1B25.346Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael HeeschP23.098Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Right shoulder inflammation
Nick SawyerP21.333Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Anthony GomezIF22.268Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Right shoulder subluxation
Tanner BushueP22.062Houston AstrosTri City (A-)DL-7 Injured
Jonathon CrawfordP21.294Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Zach BrillP 19.192Released by Rangers
Cody ScarpettaP24.361Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from DL
Aaron Hickscf23.323Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from DL
Cody EppleyRP27.317Released by Twins
Donovan HandSP-RP27.123Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Rob WootenRP28.031Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Moises Sierrarf24.331Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Billy BucknerRP29.360Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from Salt Lake (AAA)
Robert CoelloRP28.271Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Collin Cowgillrf27.091Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Elliot Johnson2b29.165Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Royals by Braves
Roger Bernadinacf29.070Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
Michael Martinezcf30.339Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Sean Halton1b-rf26.075Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Brendan Harris2b32.360Released by Yankees
Felix PieLF28.194Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)
Ryan ReidRP28.119Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Wandy RodriguezSP34.215Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Adam HeislerCF25.075Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Daniel Palka1B21.298Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Chantz MackOF22.109Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Cristian OteroSS20.144San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to AZL Giants (Rk) for rehab
Mike DowdC23.133Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Gustavo GonzalezSS22.210Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Clint CoulterC 20.022Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Eris Peguero23.265New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Ryan VerdugoP26.133Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Ross SeatonP23.337Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Miguel PenaP22.301Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Cameron HobsonP24.133Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Gerardo OlivaresC25.007Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Krishawn HolleyP21.195Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Scott DececcoP22.105Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
James PuglieseP21.009Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Ryan MerrittP21.182Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Zachary DandoP22.229Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Richard RodriguezP23.170Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Jacob Newberry22.315Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Lucas GiolitoP 19.038Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Tyler SmithP 21.200Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Mark ArmstrongP18.268Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Cameron GriffinP22.057New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)
Luis GomezP20.340Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Brendan Harris2b32.360Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Signed to minor league contract