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Friday August 15,2014This 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 2014-08-15

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros5Boston Red Sox3BoxTony SippCraig Breslow(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Chicago White Sox11BoxHector NoesiMarcus Stroman(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians2BoxScott AtchisonBrian Matusz(none)
Seattle Mariners7Detroit Tigers2BoxJames PaxtonRick Porcello(none)
Kansas City Royals6Minnesota Twins5BoxDanny DuffyRicky NolascoGreg Holland
New York Yankees0Tampa Bay Rays5BoxAlex CobbBrandon McCarthy(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Texas Rangers4BoxGarrett RichardsNick MartinezHuston Street
Oakland Athletics2Atlanta Braves7BoxAlex WoodJason Hammel(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Colorado Rockies2BoxJohnny CuetoAdam OttavinoAroldis Chapman
Milwaukee Brewers6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBrandon KintzlerJamey WrightFrancisco Rodriguez
Arizona Diamondbacks3Miami Marlins2BoxTrevor CahillBrad HandAddison Reed
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets3BoxZack WheelerTravis WoodJenrry Mejia
Philadelphia Phillies5San Francisco Giants3BoxKen GilesSantiago CasillaJonathan Papelbon
San Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLance LynnTyson RossPat Neshek
Pittsburgh Pirates4Washington Nationals5BoxTanner RoarkCharlie MortonRafael Soriano

Standings as of 2014-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1206951.575--5194625734-2635-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards422715.643
2713Toronto Blue Jays1236360.5127.5547539833-2630-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre392019.513
3814New York Yankees1206159.5088.0474514-4029-2932-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II422319.548
41017Tampa Bay Rays1226161.5009.04884622628-3233-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field401624.400
51223Boston Red Sox1215566.45514.5464516-5228-3227-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park411625.390
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1216754.554--4944682633-2834-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium412219.537
269Detroit Tigers1206555.5421.55515123932-2833-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park422517.595
3916Cleveland Indians1216160.5046.05275171036-2325-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field412417.585
41120Chicago White Sox1225864.4759.5522576-5430-2828-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field401525.375
51324Minnesota Twins1205466.45012.5505543-3825-3129-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field421626.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1227349.598--59142816340-2133-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum401525.375
222Los Angeles Angels1207149.5921.05674808741-2330-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim422715.643
358Seattle Mariners1216655.5456.54803869434-3232-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field412120.512
41428Houston Astros1235172.41522.5486581-9529-3622-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park391920.487
51530Texas Rangers1224775.38526.0487622-13522-3725-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington402020.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Washington Nationals1206753.558--5044149035-2432-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park422913.690
2715Atlanta Braves1226260.5086.0455454135-2827-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field401723.425
3919Miami Marlins1226062.4928.0487521-3434-3026-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park401723.425
41021New York Mets1235865.47210.5466473-729-3029-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field392118.538
51225Philadelphia Phillies1225468.44314.0471545-7426-3628-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park401921.475
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers1236855.553--5294913834-2834-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park391425.359
2410St. Louis Cardinals1216556.5372.0449454-535-2530-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III412516.610
3511Pittsburgh Pirates1226458.5253.5515507839-2425-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park402416.600
4818Cincinnati Reds1226161.5006.54624372532-2929-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark401525.375
51427Chicago Cubs1215269.43015.0463512-4928-3124-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field412120.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1237053.569--5084505830-2840-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium392415.615
2612San Francisco Giants1216358.5216.04684422630-3233-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park412516.610
31122San Diego Padres1205664.46712.5389404-1533-2723-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park422121.500
41326Arizona Diamondbacks1225369.43416.5486569-8325-3928-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field401129.275
51529Colorado Rockies1224775.38522.5561636-7529-3118-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field401921.475

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Michael Bourncf31.231Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL
Brett Jacksoncf26.013Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Traded from Cubs to Diamondbacks for Blake Cooper
Blake CooperP26.138Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Cubs for Brett Jackson
Trey Cochran-GillP21.248Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Kevin ChapmanRP26.178Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Edwin Encarnacion1B31.220Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Ricky NolascoSP31.245Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Stolmy PimentelP24.195Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Jonathan EdwardsP26.220Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Pedro Baez3B26.157Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Hyun-Jin RyuSP27.143Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right hip strain
Chris Youngcf30.345-Released by Mets
David AardsmaRP32.231St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk) for rehab
Nate AdcockRP26.172Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Devan AhartOF21.298Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Tim AndersonSS21.053Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Payton BasketteP20.318San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Activated from disabled list
Brandon BednarIF-OF22.147San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Roger Bernadinacf30.064Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brian BixlerSS31.297San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Nick BlountP23.348Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Johan Camargo20.245Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Tyler ClarkC22.138Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Caleb ClayP26.182Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Ryan CordellOF22.137Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Austin DeanOF 20.305Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Elias DiazC23.271Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Brandon DixonIF22.199Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Danny Dorn1B30.026Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Cutter Dykstra2B-LF25.047Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from DL
Dillon EverettIF22.201Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
John FelizP20.291Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Steve GeltzP26.288Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Justin GermanoP32.009Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Traded from Rangers to Dodgers for future considerations
Miguel GonzalezRP30.080Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Anthony Gosecf24.005Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Dreily Guerrero2B-3B23.307Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Keith HesslerP25.153Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
L.J. Hoesrf24.163Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Grant HolmesP18.146Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Destin HoodRF24.134Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Activated from disabled list
Colt HynesRP29.048Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Zach IslerP23.288Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Cody KendallP24.246Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Wade KirklandSS-3B25.133Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Dan LangfieldP23.206Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Confesor LaraP24.008Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Jake LemmermanSS25.103San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jon LerouxC23.330New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from disabled list
Sicnarf LoopstokC21.111Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jheyson ManzuetaP24.253Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Manuel MargotOF19.321Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Tyler MarincovOF22.300Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Hiram MartinezSS21.319Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Arlett MavareP24.177Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Duncan McAlpineC-P23.127Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Codey McElroyIF21.245Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Alec MehrtenSS 24.022Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brad MillsP29.163Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Adam Moorec30.099San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Hunter Morris1B25.312Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Wil Myersrf23.248Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab
Kyler NewbyP29.174Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B23.336Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sean OchinkoC-3B26.299Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Jairo Perez3B26.066New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Yohan PinoP30.233Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Robert Ramirez3B22.027Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Rangel Ravelo3B22.113Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Josh RichmondRF25.062Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Aderlin Rodriguez3B22.271New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alberto RosarioC27.217Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
B.J. RosenbergRP28.332Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from DL
Jacob ScavuzzoOF 20.212Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Anthony SlamaP30.222Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Ethan StewartP23.208Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dallas TarletonC27.010Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Jose ToussenSS-2B24.275New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Joey Wendle2B 24.111Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Nick WilliamsOF 20.341Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Jhan MarinezRP26.003Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt DaleyP32.053New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan PerryP27.183Released by Nationals
Brandon Waring3B28.225Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Corey WimberlyCF30.294Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kentrail DavisRF26.047Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ralph HenriquezC27.130Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sugar Ray MarimonP25.319Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Angel CuanP25.078New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Braden ShipleyP22.175Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brooks PoundersP23.323Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Edinson Rincon3B24.004Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Raydel SanchezP24.157Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Richie MirowskiP25.107Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chad WallachP22.285Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Chadd KristC24.199Released by Cubs
Dylan UnsworthP21.326Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Pat ConnaughtonP21.221Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Alexander SantanaP22.355Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin UrbanP22.038Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Bryan BrickhouseP22.070Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)DL-7 Injured
John PedrottyP24.260Released by Diamondbacks
Miller DiazP22.054New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Injured
Samuel HicianoOF20.202Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler BarnetteP22.079Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos LlanoP22.169Released by Cubs
Garrett PickensP24.120Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)DL-60 Injured
Jalen BeeksP21.036Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Jerry VastoP22.185Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)DL-60 Injured
Nick LonghiOF18.365Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)DL-60 Injured
Ariel EstadesOF 20.110Released by Royals
Arnaldo CaleroOF20.272Released by Cubs
Derrick BernardP22.129New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Suspended 62 games for positive drug test
Drew GhelfiP23.339Released by Brewers
Erick FeddeP21.171Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Eufran VargasC20.032Released by Cubs
Fabian BohorquezP23.260Released by Rockies
Galvi MoscatOF20.047Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Jose GuzmanP22.342Released by Reds
Nelson ZuluetaP20.005Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Victor SalazarP21.206Released by Cubs
Wascar TeodoP20.051Released by Dodgers
Nick PasqualeP 23.292Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Assignment unknown
Brandon GomesRP30.031Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Nate Schierholtzrf30.182-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Chone Figgins3B36.205-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Francis GuerreroC19.272Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to AZL Reds (Rk)
Jordan SmithP22.114Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Western Carolina)
Alfred GutierrezP19.064Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to GCL Tigers (Rk)