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Friday August 7,2015This 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.

2015 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Boxscores -- Leaders -- Transactions -- Births -- Deaths

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Month Day Year

Games on 2015-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Los Angeles Angels8BoxFernando SalasKevin Gausman(none)
Minnesota Twins10Cleveland Indians9BoxTrevor MayBryan ShawGlen Perkins
Boston Red Sox7Detroit Tigers2BoxJoe KellyDaniel NorrisKoji Uehara
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals3BoxEdinson VolquezJohn DanksGreg Holland
Toronto Blue Jays2New York Yankees1BoxBrett CecilBranden PinderRoberto Osuna
Houston Astros1Oakland Athletics3BoxSonny GrayDallas Keuchel(none)
Texas Rangers3Seattle Mariners4BoxHisashi IwakumaCole HamelsCarson Smith
New York Mets4Tampa Bay Rays3BoxTyler ClippardBrad BoxbergerJeurys Familia
Cincinnati Reds0Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxChase AndersonRaisel IglesiasBrad Ziegler
Miami Marlins3Atlanta Braves6BoxRoss DetwilerKendry FloresArodys Vizcaino
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs7BoxJon LesterRyan VogelsongHector Rondon
St. Louis Cardinals6Milwaukee Brewers0BoxLance LynnTyler CravyCarlos Villanueva
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxAntonio BastardoJim Johnson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4San Diego Padres3BoxHector NerisKevin QuackenbushKen Giles
Colorado Rockies5Washington Nationals4BoxScott ObergDrew StorenTommy Kahnle

Standings as of 2015-08-07

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1086147.565--5294606932-1929-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II542628.481
2511Toronto Blue Jays1115952.5323.558946812136-2123-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre513417.667
3613Baltimore Orioles1085553.5096.04754264934-2121-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards542628.481
4916Tampa Bay Rays1105456.4918.0407418-1126-2928-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field522626.500
51425Boston Red Sox1104961.44513.0459529-7027-2822-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park522923.558
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1086444.593--4644036135-1829-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium543123.574
2714Minnesota Twins1095554.5059.5460475-1534-2221-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field532825.528
31018Detroit Tigers1095356.48611.5483522-3927-2926-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park522131.404
41119Chicago White Sox1075156.47712.5398469-7126-2625-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field552530.455
51323Cleveland Indians1084959.45415.0417458-4120-3329-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field533221.604
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1116150.550--4944148038-1823-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park512526.490
2410Los Angeles Angels1085850.5371.54554074835-2223-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim542727.500
3815Texas Rangers1085454.5005.5480518-3823-2931-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels543420.630
41221Seattle Mariners1105159.4649.5412464-5223-3128-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field522527.481
51526Oakland Athletics1114962.44112.04564233325-3424-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum511932.373
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168New York Mets1095950.541--4023861638-1821-32W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field533122.585
2712Washington Nationals1085652.5192.54494252430-2226-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park542727.500
31022Atlanta Braves1105060.4559.5413484-7129-2221-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field521735.327
41430Miami Marlins1104367.39116.5394450-5626-3017-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park522824.538
51529Philadelphia Phillies1104367.39116.5409536-12727-2916-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park522032.385
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1097039.642--43331411940-1630-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III533023.566
223Pittsburgh Pirates1076344.5896.04413915037-1826-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park553520.636
346Chicago Cubs1086048.5569.54224071529-2431-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field543717.685
41124Cincinnati Reds1074859.44921.0419466-4728-2620-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark551639.291
51328Milwaukee Brewers1114764.42324.0438492-5423-3524-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park512130.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1096247.569--4563916537-1825-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium533023.566
259San Francisco Giants1095950.5413.04794235630-2329-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park532528.472
3817Arizona Diamondbacks1085355.4918.5477469827-2726-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field542628.481
4920San Diego Padres1105258.47310.5431488-5724-2628-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park522230.423
51227Colorado Rockies1074661.43015.0492557-6525-2921-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field552233.400

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Allen WebsterSP25.178Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Chase AndersonSP27.251Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike LeakeSP27.269San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Josh OsichRP26.338San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Chris HeiseyCF30.236Released by Dodgers
Miguel MonteroC33.029Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt SzczurLF26.018Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jason Rogers1B27.147Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Junior LakeLF25.133Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Travis SniderLF27.187Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Wilfredo BoscanP25.285Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Designated for Assignment
A.J. AchterRP26.345Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Eric FryerC29.346Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris HerrmannC27.257Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Adam LoewenRP31.120Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chase UtleyDH36.233Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler LyonsRP27.168St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Kyle BarracloughRP25.076Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kendry FloresRP23.257Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Andre RienzoSP27.063Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Left knee laceration
Jose UrenaSP23.330Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Left knee contusion
Nick Swisher1b34.255Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Indians with Michael Bourn to Braves for Chris Johnson
Michael BournLF32.223Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Indians with Nick Swisher to Braves for Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson1B30.310Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Braves to Indians for Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn
Edwar CabreraP27.292Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Frank HerrmannRP31.069Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Niuman RomeroSS30.195Released by Athletics
Ricky RomeroSP30.274San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B24.328Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josciel VerasSS22.243Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Micah GibbsC27.011Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robby ScottP25.343Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron DottP27.082New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Chris NunnP24.306San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy RathjenOF25.191Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Phillip Kishp25.342Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Cam BooserP23.095Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Josh PrevostP23.205New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Ozzie AlbiesSS18.212Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Steve WilkersonSS23.209Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
A.J. SchugelP26.041Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon BeachySP28.338Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jordany ValdespinRF27.228Released by Marlins
Ronald BelisarioRP32.219Released by Red Sox
Scott RiceRP33.320New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Wilking RodriguezP25.158New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
D.J. Peterson1B-3B23.220Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Derek HankinsP32.037Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jairo HerediaP25.303Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Juan GraterolC26.174New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cody DentSS24.006Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Gustavo PierreSS23.223Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Blue Jays
Joe BiaginiP25.070San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mark WilliamsP25.360Released by Brewers
Andrew DanielIF22.192Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Christian PowellP24.035Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody ForsytheP24.324Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Manny RodriguezP26.207Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ian Hagenmiller3B20.338Released by Braves
Jairo RosarioC22.198Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe TuschakCF22.294New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Injured
Reed ReillyP23.215Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Riley Ferrellp21.293Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Sean Millerss20.301Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler LinehanP23.343Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Alex NewmanCF22.243Released by Royals
Jhonny Rodriguezof19.018Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assigned to DSL Athletics (Rk)
Austin Gloriusp22.089Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Signed as undrafted free agent (Valdosta State)
Mayobanex AcostaC27.261Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Angel AguilarSS20.055New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Sam AlvisOF23.057Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Elias Ariasof21.038Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Tyler AustinRF23.336New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Alexander BurgosP24.249Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Byron BuxtonCF21.232Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Ryan CasteelC24.062Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Boomer CollinsIF26.055Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Matt CooperP23.312Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Austin DavidsonIF22.216Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Tyler DuffeySP24.223Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Taylor DugasOF25.235New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Zack Erwinp21.195Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Darwin FriasP23.171Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Traded from Mets to Athletics as PTBNL in Eric O'Flaherty trade
Dallas GallantP26.194Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Greg GarciaSS25.364St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Hector Gomez2B27.155Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Roberto GonzalezOF20.146Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tayron GuerreroP24.210San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Hector Guevara2B23.305Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Chris HatcherRP30.207Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Leonardo HerasOF25.070Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mason KatzP24.349St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Mitch LambsonP25.018Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mark LeiterP24.147Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Ryan LindemuthIF24.114New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Ethan MartinSP26.062Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
David MastersSS22.106Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
John MayberryLF-RF31.230Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chris MazzaP25.294Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Jose MonegroP25.322Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Julio MorilloC22.223Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan NorbertoP28.242Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Riley Palmer3B23.266Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from disabled list
Jimmy PattersonP26.179Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ivan PineyroP23.313Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Brett PirtleIF24.137Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Ramon Ramirez2b23.162Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
David RamosP23.329Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
C.J. RobinsonP22.088Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Tucker Simpsonp22.087Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Aaron SlegersP22.337Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Chipper SmithP 25.197Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Josh SmithP25.300Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Layne SomsenP26.063Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Cory Spangenberg2B24.144San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA) for rehab
Christopher ThomasP27.144St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Josh Van MeterSS20.150San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Matt WilliamsSS25.343St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Leonel CamposRP28.021San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Deolis GuerraRP26.112Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Right knee inflammation
Jhonatan Germanp20.195Washington NationalsDominican Nationals (Rk)Assigned to DSL Nationals (Rk)