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Wednesday August 20,2014This 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 2014-08-20

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels8Boston Red Sox3BoxCory RasmusClay Buchholz(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox3BoxWei-Yin ChenHector NoesiZach Britton
Cleveland Indians5Minnesota Twins0BoxTJ HouseRicky Nolasco(none)
Houston Astros5New York Yankees2BoxScott FeldmanDavid HuffJose Veras
New York Mets8Oakland Athletics5BoxZack WheelerJeff SamardzijaJeurys Familia
Detroit Tigers6Tampa Bay Rays0BoxRick PorcelloJake Odorizzi(none)
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs3BoxJake PeavyEdwin Jackson(none)
Kansas City Royals2Colorado Rockies5BoxJorge de la RosaDanny DuffyLaTroy Hawkins
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxEric StultsFausto CarmonaKevin Quackenbush
Texas Rangers5Miami Marlins4BoxNick MartinezNathan EovaldiNeftali Feliz
Toronto Blue Jays9Milwaukee Brewers5BoxR.A. DickeyJimmy Nelson(none)
Seattle Mariners3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxCole HamelsJames PaxtonJonathan Papelbon
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxMark MelanconDavid Carpenter(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxLance LynnJohnny CuetoTrevor Rosenthal
Arizona Diamondbacks2Washington Nationals3BoxRafael SorianoEvan Marshall(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1257352.584--5404756534-2639-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards372314.622
2815Toronto Blue Jays1276562.5129.0568560833-2632-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre351817.514
3916New York Yankees1246361.5089.5487530-4329-3134-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II382117.553
41018Tampa Bay Rays1266165.48412.54984831528-3633-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field361620.444
51223Boston Red Sox1265670.44417.5483547-6429-3627-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park361521.417
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals1267056.556--5224913133-2837-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium361917.528
258Detroit Tigers1246856.5481.05705284233-2935-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park382216.579
3713Cleveland Indians1256461.5125.55465262037-2427-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field372116.568
41122Chicago White Sox1275968.46511.5538604-6631-3228-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field351421.400
51325Minnesota Twins1255570.44014.5524574-5026-3529-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field371522.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1257550.600--5904959541-2334-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim372314.622
222Oakland Athletics1267452.5871.560844616241-2233-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361422.389
3610Seattle Mariners1266858.5407.54994019834-3234-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field361917.528
41427Houston Astros1275473.42522.0513598-8529-3625-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park351619.457
51530Texas Rangers1264977.38926.5502637-13523-3826-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington361818.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Washington Nationals1257253.576--53042910140-2432-29W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park372413.649
2612Atlanta Braves1276661.5207.04834691437-2829-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field351322.371
3817Miami Marlins1266363.5009.5507533-2637-3126-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park361422.389
41020New York Mets1286068.46913.5485493-830-3230-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field341915.559
51224Philadelphia Phillies1275671.44117.0488565-7728-3728-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park351718.486
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers1277156.559--5505054535-2936-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park351124.314
249St. Louis Cardinals1266957.5481.5479481-239-2630-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III362115.583
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1276562.5126.0532537-540-2625-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park352312.657
4919Cincinnati Reds1276166.48010.04884751332-2929-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark351520.429
51326Chicago Cubs1265571.43715.5477529-5229-3226-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field361818.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1277156.559--5214705131-3140-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium352312.657
2511San Francisco Giants1256659.5284.04874543332-3234-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park372215.595
31121San Diego Padres1245866.46811.5414425-1133-2725-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park381919.500
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1275374.41718.0497597-10025-3928-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field351124.314
51529Colorado Rockies1265076.39720.5590659-6932-3218-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field361620.444

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
David Rossc37.154Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Gerrit ColeSP23.346Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Wil Myersrf23.253Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Jerry SandsLF-1B26.327Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Alex HassanLF26.141Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Bobby LaFromboiseRP28.056San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Cameron Maybincf27.138San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Andrew FerreiraP23.302Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Assignment unknown
Zach AlbinP21.067Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Juan MarteP23.356New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Junior Arias3B22.224Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Jamal AustinCF23.359Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Vince Belnome2B-1B26.162Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Steven BaronC23.256Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Christian BethancourtC22.353Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bobby BundyP24.219Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Michael BurkeP21.358Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Daniel ButlerC27.307Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Ben BrewsterP22.280Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jesse BealP24.039Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt Curry1B26.024Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tripp DavisP23.189Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Brett EibnerCF25.261Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from disabled list
Griff EricksonC26.162Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Thairo Estrada18.180New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Yohan FlandeP28.205Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Billy Fleming2B21.334New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Nick GallegoSS25.234San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Joe GardnerP26.155Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract (From Indy)
Felipe GonzalezP23.005Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Kai GronauerC27.265New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Matt Hague3B-1B29.000Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Michael JosephP23.342Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Wade KirklandSS-3B25.138Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Branden KlineP22.326Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Tyler Ladendorf2B-SS26.166Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Blake LoganP 22.221Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Adam LopezP24.180Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Alfredo Lopez2B24.317Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Joseph MaherP22.015New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Terance MarinP24.364Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Nick MarondeRP24.349Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Danny MarsOF20.210Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Blake McFarlandP26.200Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Zeke McGranahanP23.229Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Sam MollP22.230Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Austin MuehringP 23.094Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Mitch Nay3B 20.334Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Yoanner NegrinP30.113Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Matt NevarezP27.175Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Kyler NewbyP29.179Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Ben Paulsen1B26.298Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jose Pena23.151New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Jace PetersonSS24.103San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Dalton PompeyCF21.252Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Mike RaylP25.292Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Alfredo ReyesSS20.320New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Antoan RichardsonCF30.317New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Adrian RiveroP23.082Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Jose Rodriguez2B21.336Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Robbie RossRP25.057Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Lance RymelC 24.110Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Allen ScottP23.295Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Luis SierraC27.028Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
DJ SneltenP22.083San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Jake StinnettP22.117Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Dickie ThonSS22.278Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Sebastian ValleC24.027Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
AJ VanegasP22.004Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Alex WilsonP23.139Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Rob WortP25.194Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Steven WrightSP29.355Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Kyle ZimmerP22.342Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Brett MarshallRP24.151Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Mickey StoreyRP28.157Released by Blue Jays
Alfredo SilverioCF-LF27.106Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Anderson De La RosaC30.019Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Darin GorskiP26.319New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff HowellC31.141Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Pat DeanP25.087Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan DennickP27.222Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Scott McGregorP27.244Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Andrew TriggsP25.157Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Christopher ThomasP26.157St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Gary SanchezC21.261New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose PerazaSS20.112Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle CrickP21.263San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt WilliamsSS24.356St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Mike Kvasnicka3B25.256Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Pat LudwigP24.313Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sharif OthmanC25.150Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris GariaOF21.247Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
David HurlbutP24.269Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Pedro PerezC23.104Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris DiazP21.088Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Gerald Chin2B21.083Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Joey WebbP23.327Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Ty YoungSS-2B22.034Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler BrosiusP22.226Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Vaughn BryanCF21.076St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Eduardo JimenezP19.138Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Ariel HernandezP22.171San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assignment unknown
Brandon CulbrethP22.024Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assignment unknown
Brent BonvillainP23.314Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Assignment unknown
Bryan MunozP19.025Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Carlos GomezP22.143New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Assignment unknown
Chris RowleyP24.006Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Military leave
Clayton CrumP22.217Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assignment unknown
Clinton HollonP19.239Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assignment unknown
Drew StinerC21.349San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assignment unknown
Eric WeissC-OF23.308Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assignment unknown
Franklin PerezP20.101Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Igol FelizP21.081Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-60 Injured
Francisco DiazC24.152Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Edison FriasP23.245Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured