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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 2014-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox0BoxMiguel GonzalezJoe Kelly(none)
Oakland Athletics4Chicago White Sox5BoxJavy GuerraJesse Chavez(none)
Los Angeles Angels12Cleveland Indians3BoxJered WeaverDanny Salazar(none)
Kansas City Royals5Detroit Tigers9BoxJustin VerlanderJeremy Guthrie(none)
Houston Astros1Seattle Mariners4BoxDanny FarquharMike FoltynewiczFernando Rodney
Chicago Cubs0Toronto Blue Jays8BoxMarcus StromanJacob Turner(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds0BoxShelby MillerManny Parra(none)
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxClayton KershawOdrisamer Despaigne(none)
Miami Marlins6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBrad PennyYovani GallardoSteve Cishek
Colorado Rockies2New York Mets3BoxCarlos TorresLaTroy Hawkins(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJeff LockeKyle KendrickMark Melancon
Atlanta Braves1Washington Nationals2BoxDoug FisterMike MinorDrew Storen

Standings as of 2014-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1438459.587--6245378743-2841-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards19127.632
2813New York Yankees1417368.51810.0555581-2636-3437-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II211110.524
3914Toronto Blue Jays1437469.51710.06366201638-3136-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre19910.474
41018Tampa Bay Rays1446975.47915.5555547833-4236-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field18810.444
51226Boston Red Sox1446381.43821.5554631-7731-4232-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park18810.444
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1427963.556--5725502238-3241-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium201010.500
269Detroit Tigers1447965.5491.06816334837-3242-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park18117.611
3712Cleveland Indians1427468.5215.0600593743-2931-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field20119.550
41123Chicago White Sox1436479.44815.5593678-8535-3629-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field19910.474
51427Minnesota Twins1436182.42718.5633691-5830-4231-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field19910.474
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1438855.615--68855413447-2441-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim19109.526
235Oakland Athletics1438063.5598.066451215245-2735-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19811.421
358Seattle Mariners1437964.5529.057146410737-3642-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field19811.421
41325Houston Astros1446381.43825.5570658-8835-3928-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LawlessJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park18711.389
51530Texas Rangers1435489.37834.0557705-14825-4329-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim BogarJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington19136.684
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Washington Nationals1428161.570--60649910745-2736-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park20155.750
2616Atlanta Braves1447470.5148.0529523640-3134-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field18513.278
3817Miami Marlins1427072.49311.0586600-1440-3430-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park20713.350
4919New York Mets1446975.47913.0560563-334-3535-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field18108.556
51121Philadelphia Phillies1436677.46215.5566622-5633-3933-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park19712.368
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137St. Louis Cardinals1448064.556--557548944-2836-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III18108.556
2511Pittsburgh Pirates1437568.5244.56045812344-2831-40W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park19136.684
3715Milwaukee Brewers1447470.5146.0601607-637-3537-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park18810.444
41020Cincinnati Reds1446777.46513.0536550-1437-3530-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1899.500
51324Chicago Cubs1446480.44416.0547610-6335-3629-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1899.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1438261.573--5975247339-3443-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium19127.632
2410San Francisco Giants1427765.5424.55915325938-3339-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park20119.550
31222San Diego Padres1426577.45816.5456502-4639-3126-46L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park20128.600
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1435984.41323.0546647-10129-4330-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk Gibson Chase Field19514.263
41429Colorado Rockies1435984.41323.0663736-7339-3420-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field19712.368


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jairo DiazP23.104Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan Wheeler1b26.060Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ernesto FrieriRP29.051-Released by Pirates
Greg Garcia2B25.031St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Rafael Ortegacf23.116St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Audry PerezC25.259St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Matt BarnesP24.083Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Shane Victorinorf33.282Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Tommy PhamCF26.184St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Sam Tuivailala3B21.324St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Michael SaundersLF-cf27.293Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Gonzalez GermenRP26.351New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Michael Cuddyerrf35.165Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
John Jasoc30.355Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Concussion
Melky Cabreralf30.028Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right pinky finger
Vic BlackRP26.108New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Michael Martinezss-LF31.357Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Chris McGuiness1b26.150Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Michael KohnRP28.074Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Bruce ChenSP37.081-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent