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Friday August 28,2015This 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.

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Games on 2015-08-28

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Seattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox0BoxTaijuan WalkerJohn DanksTom Wilhelmsen
Los Angeles Angels1Cleveland Indians3BoxTrevor BauerTrevor GottCody Allen
Houston Astros0Minnesota Twins3BoxKyle GibsonScott KazmirKevin Jepsen
Kansas City Royals3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxEdinson VolquezErasmo RamirezGreg Holland
Baltimore Orioles1Texas Rangers4BoxCole HamelsKevin GausmanShawn Tolleson
Detroit Tigers3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxR.A. DickeyMatt BoydRoberto Osuna
Oakland Athletics4Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxRandall DelgadoSonny GrayBrad Ziegler
New York Yankees15Atlanta Braves4BoxMasahiro TanakaWilliams Perez(none)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxClayton KershawJason HammelKenley Jansen
Cincinnati Reds0Milwaukee Brewers5BoxTaylor JungmannRaisel Iglesias(none)
Boston Red Sox6New York Mets4BoxTom LayneCarlos TorresCraig Breslow
San Diego Padres1Philadelphia Phillies7BoxAaron NolaIan KennedyJerome Williams
Colorado Rockies3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTony WatsonScott ObergMark Melancon
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants5BoxJavier LopezKevin Siegrist(none)
Miami Marlins4Washington Nationals3BoxAdam ConleyMax ScherzerA.J. Ramos

Standings as of 2015-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Toronto Blue Jays1287256.563--69452217241-2331-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre342113.618
238New York Yankees1277057.5511.56045436137-2633-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II351718.486
3816Baltimore Orioles1286365.4929.05615154639-2624-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards341816.529
4917Tampa Bay Rays1286365.4929.0477497-2031-3232-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field341717.500
51423Boston Red Sox1285969.46113.0582621-3933-3226-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park341915.559
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1287949.617--5614788345-2134-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium341618.471
2612Minnesota Twins1286662.51613.0556562-639-2427-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field341717.500
31019Cleveland Indians1276166.48017.5513527-1427-3434-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field342014.588
41120Chicago White Sox1276067.47218.5481539-5832-3128-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field351619.457
51221Detroit Tigers1286068.46919.0564616-5230-3530-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park331419.424
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1297158.550--5534589545-2126-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park331518.455
2511Texas Rangers1276661.5204.0565591-2630-3236-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington352213.629
3713Los Angeles Angels1286563.5085.5510516-639-2726-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim342014.588
41322Seattle Mariners1296069.46511.0497588-9129-3631-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field331617.485
51524Oakland Athletics1295574.42616.0528520830-3625-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331320.394
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157New York Mets1287157.555--5244705442-2229-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field341915.559
2714Washington Nationals1276463.5046.55385122635-2629-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park351916.543
31025Atlanta Braves1285474.42217.0468588-12033-2721-47L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field341321.382
41429Miami Marlins1295277.40319.5476536-6030-3622-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park331914.576
51530Philadelphia Phillies1295178.39520.5493651-15829-3422-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park331221.364
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1288246.641--51138212946-1936-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III341816.529
223Pittsburgh Pirates1277849.6143.55424578545-2033-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park352015.571
334Chicago Cubs1277354.5758.55234933039-2634-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field352411.686
41126Milwaukee Brewers1285474.42228.0508578-7029-3825-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park341420.412
51227Cincinnati Reds1275275.40929.5492561-6929-3523-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark351223.343
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Los Angeles Dodgers1277156.559--5224606243-2028-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium352114.600
2610San Francisco Giants1286959.5392.55554857038-2531-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park341519.441
3815Arizona Diamondbacks1286365.4928.55785502831-3332-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field341618.471
4918San Diego Padres1286266.4849.5517568-5131-3031-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park341222.353
51328Colorado Rockies1265175.40519.5565674-10927-3624-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field361719.472

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
J.P. ArencibiaC29.235Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Curt CasaliC26.292Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Grayson GarvinP25.305Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Nick GoodyRP24.053New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
J.R. GrahamRP25.226Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Blaine BoyerRP34.048Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
David RossC38.162Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Matt SzczurLF26.039Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Chris PerezCL30.058Announced retirement
Steve ClevengerDH29.145Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave
Denard SpanCF31.183Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Left hip inflammation
Mike ZuninoC24.156Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
John HicksC25.362Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Alberto Callaspo3B32.131Released by Dodgers
Joey ButlerDH29.169Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Desmond JenningsLF28.302Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Bruised left knee
Jorge RondonP27.194Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Andre RienzoSP27.084Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Fernando RodneyRP34.164Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Mariners to Cubs for future considerations
Zac RosscupRP27.080Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Rafael BetancourtRP40.121Released by Rockies
Jason FrasorRP38.019Released by Braves
Dustin AckleyLF27.184New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Jose Antequerass20.027Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Kyle BlanksLF28.351Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Daniel BravoSS20.193San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Chris CapuanoRP36.009New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Oswald CaraballoOF22.235New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Christian Cavanessof21.165Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Trent Grishamof18.300Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Garrett CooperIF24.246Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Carlos CorporanC31.234Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Dylan CozensOF 21.089Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Taylor DavisC25.273Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Miguel DiazP20.273Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Dakota DillOF24.100Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Jesen TherrienP22.163Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Edwin Espinal1B21.217Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Icezack Flemmingp23.065New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Alex GordonLF31.200Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Bryan HaarOF25.262Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Shane HalleyP25.334Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Reinstated to active roster
Bryan HarperP25.242Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jonah HeimC20.062Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Sam HentgesP19.041Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Jon JayCF30.166St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Connor KadenP22.305San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Gilbert Larass17.302Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Josh Lester3b21.042Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Nick MartinezSP25.023Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
D'vone McClureOF 21.218Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tyler MooreLF28.210Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Ramon Morla3B25.281Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Elliot MorrisP23.124San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tommy Petersonp21.321Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Jurickson Profarss-dh22.189Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A) for rehab
Matt PurkeP25.042Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Gabriel Quintana3B22.355San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Nolan ReimoldLF31.321Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Blake Rogersp21.186San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Greg RossP25.356Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Andres SantiagoP25.306Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Craig SchlitterP23.104Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Casey Shanep20.005Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Andrew SohnIF22.112St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Allen Statonc22.352St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Skyler StromsmoeSS-LF31.151San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Starlyn SurielP21.284Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Christopher ThomasP27.165St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Mike ThomasP26.234Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ronald Torreyes2B22.360Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Henry Urrutiadh28.196Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Daris Vargasp23.016New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Emilio Vargasp19.016Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Drew Ward3B20.276Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Garrett Whitleyof18.168Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Sam WilsonP24.029Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Eric YardleyP25.010San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Drake BrittonRP26.098Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Lay BatistaP26.024Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler NaquinOF24.126Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Hip
Brett PhillipsOF 21.090Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Avery RomeroSS 22.109Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jhoan Urena3B20.361New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Omar Bencomop26.199Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan EadesP23.257Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Steven InchP24.208Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Willy AdamesSS19.361Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Corey OswaltP 21.359New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Injured
Jimmy PickensOF-C23.163Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Mason DavisIF22.229Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler Cyrp22.115San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Lewis AlezonesP19.273Released by Phillies
Alberto Guerrerop17.258Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Joe WatsonP22.338Released by Rangers
Keaton Aldridgep23.039New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Chin-Hui TsaoRP34.087Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
John BowkerP32.051Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
John HoldzkomP27.314Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike Hessman1B37.176Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bryson SmithCF26.254Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jayce BoydIF24.241New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Moises HernandezP31.163Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
David DahlOF 21.149Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dixon LlorensP22.283St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Henry RamosCF-RF23.135Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alberto TriunfelSS21.208Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake GronskyIF23.281St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Jake YacinichIF22.179Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Mason McCulloughP22.233Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nelson WardIF23.022Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alan Sharkey1B 21.293Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Francisco Castillo2b22.085Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Jordan LuplowOF21.336Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Nathan Kirbyp21.278Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach VarelaP23.009Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Joaquin Arias2B30.341San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ramon FloresRF23.155Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ramon TroncosoRP32.193Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cameron PerkinsOF24.335Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Christian BinfordP22.251Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Delvis MoralesSS24.364Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Edward Salcedo3B24.029Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Griff EricksonC27.170San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan PriesP25.213Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cody HebnerP24.280San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Frank LopezP21.191Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Bryan RadziewskiP23.189Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Delvi FranciscoP23.004Released by Indians
Brian GonzalezP19.308Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Drew Smithp21.338Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Franly Mallenss18.093Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Garrett Harrisonp22.014Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (St. Cloud State)
Gavin Pittorep21.344Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Wesleyan)
Irving Ortegass18.302Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk)
Julian Fernandezp19.267Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Marcos Almonte3b19.153Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)
Marcus Brakemanp21.074Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed out of draft (Stanford)
Nicolas Deborap21.265New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Oliver Pascualss18.285New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Rafael Larap20.079New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees (Rk)
Roniel Raudesp17.224Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to GCL Red Sox (Rk)
Nathan Lukesof21.047Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Kyle Garlickof23.215Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Stephen McCrayP27.327Released by White Sox
Jair JurrjensRP29.211Released by Rockies