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Saturday December 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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Standings at end of 2014 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1629666.593--70559311250-3146-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards000
2813New York Yankees1628478.51912.0633664-3143-3841-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II000
3914Toronto Blue Jays1628379.51213.07236863746-3537-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre000
41019Tampa Bay Rays1627785.47519.0612625-1336-4541-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field000
51225Boston Red Sox1627191.43825.0634715-8134-4737-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1629072.556--7577055245-3645-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park000
247Kansas City Royals1618972.5530.56486202842-3847-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium101.000
3712Cleveland Indians1618477.5225.56656501548-3336-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1101.000
41123Chicago White Sox1627389.45117.0660758-9840-4133-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field000
51326Minnesota Twins1627092.43220.0715777-6235-4635-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1629864.605--77363014352-2946-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
259Oakland Athletics1628874.54310.072957215748-3340-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
3611Seattle Mariners1628775.53711.06345548041-4046-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field000
41427Houston Astros1627092.43228.0629723-9438-4332-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park000
51528Texas Rangers1626795.41431.0637773-13633-4834-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals1629666.593--68655513151-3045-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park000
2817Atlanta Braves1627983.48817.0573597-2442-3937-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field000
3716New York Mets1627983.48817.06296181140-4139-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field000
4918Miami Marlins1627785.47519.0645674-2942-3935-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park000
51222Philadelphia Phillies1627389.45123.0619687-6837-4436-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1629072.556--6196031651-3039-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III000
248Pittsburgh Pirates1628874.5432.06826315151-3037-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
3615Milwaukee Brewers1628280.5068.0650657-742-3940-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
41121Cincinnati Reds1627686.46914.0595612-1744-3732-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark000
51324Chicago Cubs1627389.45117.0614706-9241-4032-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1619467.584--71761410345-3649-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium101.000
2510San Francisco Giants1618774.5407.06606124845-3642-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1101.000
31020San Diego Padres1617685.47218.0532576-4447-3329-52L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1101.000
41429Colorado Rockies1616695.41028.0753814-6145-3521-60L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field101.000
51530Arizona Diamondbacks1626498.39530.5615742-12733-4831-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Wil Myersrf24.010San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Rays to Padres in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Gerardo ReyesP21.221San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Rays to Padres in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Jose CastilloP18.345San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Rays to Padres in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Ryan Haniganc34.126San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Rays to Padres in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Rene Riverac31.142Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Padres to Rays in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Burch SmithRP24.252Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Padres to Rays in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Jake Bauers1B19.075Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Padres to Rays in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Steven SouzaRF25.240Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Rays in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Travis OttP19.174Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Rays in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Joe RossP21.213Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Padres to Nationals (Via Rays) in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals
Trea TurnerSS21.173Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Padres to Nationals (Via Rays) in 11-player trade involving Rays, Padres and Nationals [Cannot report until June 2015 due to not being allowed to trade draft picks until 1 year after]
Ryan Haniganc34.126Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks
Will MiddlebrooksSS26.102San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to Padres for Ryan Hanigan
Brandon GomesRP30.158Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Gonzalez GermenRP27.088New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Traded from Mets to Yankees for cash considerations
Preston ClaiborneRP26.334New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Martin Prado3b31.054Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Yankees with David Phelps to Marlins for Garrett Jones, Nathan Eovaldi and Domingo German
David PhelpsSP28.072Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Yankees with Martin Prado to Marlins for Garrett Jones, Nathan Eovaldi and Domingo German
Garrett Jones1B33.182New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Traded from Marlins with Nathan Eovaldi and Domingo German to Yankees for Martin Prado and David Phelps
Nathan EovaldiSP24.310New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Traded from Marlins with Garrett Jones and Domingo German to Yankees for Martin Prado and David Phelps
Domingo GermanP22.138New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Traded from Marlins with Nathan Eovaldi and Garrett Jones to Yankees for Martin Prado and David Phelps
Corey Hart1b32.271Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2.5m) Incentives for $2.5m
Preston GuilmetRP27.146Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Melvin MercedesP24.048Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Justin UptonLF27.117San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Braves with Aaron Northcraft to Padres for Max Fried, Jace Peterson, Dustin Peterson and Mallex Smith
Aaron NorthcraftP24.206San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Braves with Justin Upton to Padres for Max Fried, Jace Peterson, Dustin Peterson and Mallex Smith
Jace Peterson2B24.225Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres with Max Fried, Dustin Peterson and Mallex Smith to Braves for Justin Upton and Aaron Northcraft
Dustin PetersonSS20.101Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres with Max Fried, Dustin Peterson and Mallex Smith to Braves for Justin Upton and Aaron Northcraft
Mallex SmithCF21.228Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres with Max Fried, Dustin Peterson and Mallex Smith to Braves for Justin Upton and Aaron Northcraft
Max FriedP 20.336Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres with Jace Peterson, Dustin Peterson and Mallex Smith to Braves for Justin Upton and Aaron Northcraft
Johnny Giavotella2B27.163Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded from Royals to Angels for Brian Broderick
Brian BroderickP28.110Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Traded from Angels to Royals for Johnny Giavotella
Alex Riosrf33.305Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($11m) Mutual option for 2016 worth $12.5m
Carlos Peguerorf27.301Released by Royals
Nick Punto3b-2b37.042Released by Athletics
Brian WilsonRP32.279Released by Dodgers
Jimmy RollinsSS36.023Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Dodgers for Zac Eflin and Tom Windle
Tom WindleP22.285Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Zac Eflin to Phillies for Jimmy Rollins
Zach EflinP20.256Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Tom Windle to Phillies for Jimmy Rollins
Logan Watkins2b25.113Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Shane Peterson1b26.313Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Cubs
Ryan LavarnwayC27.135Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Dodgers by Cubs
Donn RoachP25.006Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jason MotteRP32.181Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4.5m) Incentives of $2.5m
Bryan PriceP28.037Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Outrighted to minors