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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 2015-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers8BoxAlex WilsonRyan Madson(none)
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees2BoxJustin WilsonEduardo RodriguezAndrew Miller
Houston Astros5Oakland Athletics4BoxLuke GregersonEdward MujicaWill Harris
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays9BoxMark BuehrleKyle Gibson(none)
Miami Marlins8Atlanta Braves9BoxAndrew McKirahanBryan MorrisArodys Vizcaino
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs5BoxJustin GrimmChris HestonHector Rondon
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds0BoxMichael WachaMichael LorenzenTrevor Rosenthal
San Diego Padres1Milwaukee Brewers10BoxMatt GarzaOdrisamer Despaigne(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Philadelphia Phillies8BoxZack GreinkeDavid BuchananKenley Jansen
Arizona Diamondbacks3Washington Nationals8BoxJoe RossJeremy Hellickson(none)

Standings as of 2015-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1076146.570--5284587032-1829-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II552629.473
2511Toronto Blue Jays1105852.5274.558746712036-2122-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre523517.673
3613Baltimore Orioles1075552.5146.04714185334-2121-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards552629.473
4916Tampa Bay Rays1095455.4958.0404414-1026-2828-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field532627.491
51425Boston Red Sox1094861.44014.0452527-7527-2821-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park533023.566
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1076344.589--4614016034-1829-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium553223.582
2815Minnesota Twins1085454.5009.5450466-1634-2220-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field542925.537
31017Detroit Tigers1085355.49110.5481515-3427-2826-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park532132.396
41119Chicago White Sox1065155.48111.5396466-7026-2625-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field562531.446
51322Cleveland Indians1074958.45814.0408448-4020-3229-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field543222.593
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1106149.555--4934118238-1823-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park522527.481
2410Los Angeles Angels1075750.5332.54474034434-2223-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim552827.509
3714Texas Rangers1075453.5055.5477514-3723-2931-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington553421.618
41221Seattle Mariners1095059.45910.5408461-5322-3128-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field532627.491
51526Oakland Athletics1104862.43613.04534223124-3424-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522032.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169New York Mets1085850.537--3983831538-1820-32W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field543222.593
2712Washington Nationals1075651.5231.54454202530-2126-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park552728.491
31124Atlanta Braves1094960.4509.5407481-7428-2221-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field531835.340
41429Miami Marlins1094366.39415.5391444-5326-3017-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park532825.528
51530Philadelphia Phillies1094267.38516.5405533-12827-2915-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park532132.396
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1086939.639--42731411340-1629-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III543123.574
223Pittsburgh Pirates1066244.5856.04363874936-1826-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park563620.643
347Chicago Cubs1075948.5519.54154041128-2431-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field553817.691
41023Cincinnati Reds1064858.45320.0419464-4528-2620-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark561640.286
51227Milwaukee Brewers1104763.42723.0438486-4823-3424-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park522131.404
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1086246.574--4523866637-1825-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium543024.556
258San Francisco Giants1085949.5463.04764166030-2329-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park542529.463
3818Arizona Diamondbacks1075255.4869.5475469626-2726-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field552728.491
4920San Diego Padres1095257.47710.5428484-5624-2528-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyAJ PrellerPetco Park532231.415
51328Colorado Rockies1064561.42516.0487553-6625-2920-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field562333.411


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dallas MartinezP20.282New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Activated from DL
Alex Dickerson1B25.072San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Will VenableCF-RF32.281San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Jason GarciaRP22.258Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Mychal GivensRP25.085Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Jordan DanksLF28.364Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Dalier HinojosaRP29.177Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Aaron BarrettRP27.217Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) [voided]
Blake TreinenRP27.037Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Anthony BassRP27.279Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Alex ClaudioRP23.188Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Luke JacksonP23.348Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Phil KleinRP26.098Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Allen WebsterSP25.177Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Zack GodleySP25.107Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Clayton RichardRP31.329Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Clayton RichardRP31.329Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)
Rafael SorianoRP35.231Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Robert CoelloRP30.256Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ross OhlendorfSP32.363Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Michael RothRP25.172Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Joe ThatcherRP34.118Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dan StrailySP26.248Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Asher WojciechowskiP26.228Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Chris NarvesonRP33.229Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
George Kottarasc32.082Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dan BurawaRP26.219New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Designated for Assignment
Garrett Jones1B34.046Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Garrett Jones1B34.046New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)
Carlos CorporanC31.212Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
LJ Brewsterp21.096Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Curt Brittp22.154Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Devin BurkeP24.167Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Charcer BurksCF20.150Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Ryan CasteelC24.061Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Erik CordierP29.162Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Fernando CruzP25.131Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Luis CruzC22.072St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
William CuicasSS20.186Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Jose De LeonP22.364Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jake DunningRP26.359San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Grant Fink3B24.235Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Activated from disabled list
Aramis GarciaC22.206San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Ralph Garzap21.122Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Jimmy GillheeneyP27.272Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Anyelo GomezP22.158New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Johnny HellwegSP26.281Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Jason HurshP23.309Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Kyle JohnsonOF25.270New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Alejandro Juvier2B19.199Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
George Kottarasc32.082Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Logan Landonof22.170Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Luis LaraC20.184Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Seth LintzP25.180Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
B.J. LopezC20.311Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Seth Lugo25.262New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Jon MassadP24.109Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Michael MassiIF23.048St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Ryan McCarvelc20.226St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Kirvin Moesquitif20.149Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Rico NoelCF26.207New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Nick Noonan2B26.094San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
R.C. OrlanP24.312Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Frederis ParraP20.288St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
David RamosP23.328Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Daniel RobertsonSS 21.137Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Pedro RodriguezP27.280San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Nate Samson3B-2B27.353Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan ScottC20.180Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Brett ShankinP25.280Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Seth SimmonsP27.053Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Kurt SpomerP26.027Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Ryne StanekP24.011Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Activated from disabled list
Drew Stankiewicz2B22.049Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Activated from disabled list
Beau TaylorC25.174Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mike ThomasP26.212Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Taylor Wardc21.235Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Dakota WattsP27.264Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Sutton Whiting2b23.085Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Trevor WilliamsP23.103Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt Winnc23.001San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Eric WootenP25.141New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ronald Medranop19.324St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk)
Dan StrailySP26.248Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Drew SmylySP26.054Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab