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Saturday August 23,2014This 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 2014-08-23

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners7Boston Red Sox3BoxTom WilhelmsenBrandon Workman(none)
Houston Astros2Cleveland Indians3BoxCody AllenJake Buchanan(none)
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins12BoxYohan PinoBuck Farmer(none)
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins6BoxJustin VerlanderTrevor MayJoe Nathan
Chicago White Sox3New York Yankees5BoxHiroki KurodaScott CarrollDavid Robertson
Los Angeles Angels1Oakland Athletics2BoxLuke GregersonJoe SmithSean Doolittle
Kansas City Royals6Texas Rangers3BoxJeremy GuthrieNick Tepesch(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDustin McGowanJoel Peralta(none)
San Diego Padres2Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxOliver PerezKevin QuackenbushAddison Reed
Baltimore Orioles2Chicago Cubs7BoxJustin GrimmBud Norris(none)
Atlanta Braves0Cincinnati Reds1BoxMike LeakeErvin SantanaAroldis Chapman
Miami Marlins4Colorado Rockies5BoxMatt BelisleSam Dyson(none)
New York Mets4Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxZack GreinkeJacob deGromKenley Jansen
Pittsburgh Pirates10Milwaukee Brewers2BoxEdinson VolquezWily Peralta(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxSeth ManessKen GilesTrevor Rosenthal
San Francisco Giants2Washington Nationals6BoxJordan ZimmermannTim Lincecum(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Baltimore Orioles1277354.575--5434865734-2639-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards352312.657
2713New York Yankees1276661.5207.0499536-3732-3134-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II351817.514
3815Toronto Blue Jays1296663.5128.0573572134-2732-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre331716.515
41018Tampa Bay Rays1296366.48811.05114882329-3634-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field331419.424
51326Boston Red Sox1295673.43418.0489561-7229-3927-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park331518.455
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1287256.563--5344973733-2839-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium341717.500
2610Detroit Tigers1286959.5393.05885672133-2936-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park342113.618
3916Cleveland Indians1286563.5087.05515371438-2527-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field342014.588
41121Chicago White Sox1295970.45713.5544613-6931-3228-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field331419.424
51223Minnesota Twins1295871.45014.5566593-2729-3629-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field331221.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222Oakland Athletics1287652.594--61545016543-2233-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341222.353
111Los Angeles Angels1287652.594--5965029441-2335-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim342212.647
358Seattle Mariners1287058.5476.051140710434-3236-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field341717.500
41427Houston Astros1305575.42322.0520605-8529-3626-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park321517.469
51530Texas Rangers1284979.38327.0508649-14123-4026-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington341816.529
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Washington Nationals1287454.578--5404419942-2532-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park342212.647
2612Atlanta Braves1306862.5237.04944712337-2831-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field321121.344
3817Miami Marlins1286464.50010.0524543-1937-3127-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park341321.382
41020New York Mets1306070.46215.0491506-1530-3230-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field321913.594
51224Philadelphia Phillies1295772.44217.5498575-7729-3828-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park331617.485
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers1297158.550--5555233235-3136-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park331122.333
249St. Louis Cardinals1287058.5470.5489491-239-2631-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III342014.588
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1296762.5194.0550542840-2627-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park332112.636
4919Cincinnati Reds1306268.4779.5490486433-3129-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark321418.438
51325Chicago Cubs1295772.44214.0491537-4631-3326-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field331617.485
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1307456.569--5364775934-3140-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium322012.625
2511San Francisco Giants1286860.5315.05044663832-3236-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park342014.588
31122San Diego Padres1275869.45714.5418437-1933-2725-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park351916.543
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1305575.42319.0507601-9427-3928-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field32923.281
51529Colorado Rockies1285177.39822.0600676-7633-3318-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field341519.441

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Javy GuerraRP28.296Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Buck FarmerP23.184Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Kyle LobsteinP25.011Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Patrick McCoyP26.020Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Brallan Perez2B18.209Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Yohan PinoP30.241Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Nate McLouthlf32.299Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Nate Schierholtzrf30.190Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jacob DeGromSP26.065New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Reid Brignacss28.219Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Freddy GalvisSS24.282Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Andrew CashnerSP27.346San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Andrew CashnerSP27.346San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris Gimenez3B31.239Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Rangers to Indians for future considerations
Yan Gomesc27.035Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-7 Concussion symptoms
David AardsmaRP32.239St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Jayson AquinoP21.274Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Clint Barmesss35.170Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab
Cam BedrosianP22.326Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Cody Bellinger1B19.041Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Yenier BelloC29.192Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Joel BenderP23.020Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Jake BoydP24.229Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Kevin BrandtP24.272Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Huascar Brazoban24.312Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Mike BroadwayP27.146San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Daniel CarbonellOF23.147San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Ryan ChaffeeP26.097Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Kramer ChamplinP24.168Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Preston ClaiborneRP26.215New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL
Cale CoshowP22.038New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Dane De la RosaRP31.203Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Robbie DickeyP20.139Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Tim DillardP31.035Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Nathan DorrisP23.257Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Igol FelizP21.084Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Carlos GarayC19.322Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Frank Garces24.218San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Lucas GiolitoP 20.040Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Jandel GustaveP21.315Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from disabled list
Jayson HernandezC25.355Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
David HolmbergP23.035Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Destin HoodRF24.142Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Garrett Hughesp22.362San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ellis JimenezP22.058Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Joel JimenezC22.115Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Michael JosephP23.345Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Micah KelloggP24.267Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Ian KrolRP23.106Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Marcus LemonLF26.081Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Jon LinkP30.153Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Brett MarshallRP24.154Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Chris MartinP28.082Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jason McCrackenP22.354Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Keury MellaP21.021San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Sam Mende3B24.226San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose MujicaP18.055Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Jacob Newberryp23.317Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Logan NorrisP23.361Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Mikey O'BrienP24.173Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Chris OwingsSS23.011Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Troy PattonRP28.354San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to AZL Padres (Rk) for rehab
Stolmy PimentelP24.203Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
A.J. Pollockcf26.262Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Robbie RayP22.327Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Mike RaylP25.295Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
David Reid-FoleyC23.233Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ricardo RodriguezP21.357Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Seiz1B22.259Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Braden ShipleyP22.183Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
D.J. SneltenP22.086San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Will StartupP30.019Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Eric SurkampSP27.038Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Michael TaylorCF23.150Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Cesar ValeraSS22.168St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Ildemaro VargasSS23.038St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Virgil VasquezP32.077Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Luis VillegasC21.264Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Chad WallachP22.293Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Joey WebbP23.330Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Activated from disabled list
Blake DavisSS30.245Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh Vitters3b24.361Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Lendy CastilloRP25.137Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Thomas Neallf27.006Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose GonzalezC27.061Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Mark SerranoP28.343Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nevin AshleyC30.009Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan WeberP24.011Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Beck WheelerP25.253New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joey GunkelP22.237Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin BohnSS21.294Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler SmithP 22.202Texas RangersHickory (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Connor OvertonP21.030Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-60 Injured
Ryan Cranmer2B22.061Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-60 Injured
Daniel PaulaC21.274Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Placed on restricted list
Leyfer RamirezP17.308New York YankeesDominican Yankees (Rk)Assigned to DSL Yankees (Rk)
Michael SaundersLF-cf27.277Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Adalberto SantosLF-2B26.330San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brooks Conrad1B-3B34.220-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Rusney CastilloOF26.351Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Signed to 7-year contract for 2015-2021 ($72.5m) [Intl Free Agent] 0.1--10.5--10.5--10.5--11--11--13.5. 2019 opt-out