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Wednesday June 8,2016This 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 2016-06-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals0Baltimore Orioles4BoxChris TillmanEdinson VolquezBrad Brach
Washington Nationals11Chicago White Sox4BoxMax ScherzerJames Shields(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Detroit Tigers2BoxR.A. DickeyJordan Zimmermann(none)
Miami Marlins5Minnesota Twins7BoxTaylor RogersNick WittgrenBrandon Kintzler
Los Angeles Angels6New York Yankees12BoxAnthony SwarzakJered Weaver(none)
Cleveland Indians0Seattle Mariners5BoxTaijuan WalkerCarlos Carrasco(none)
Houston Astros3Texas Rangers1BoxDoug FisterTom WilhelmsenWill Harris
Tampa Bay Rays6Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxJake OdorizziArchie BradleyAlex Colome
St. Louis Cardinals12Cincinnati Reds7BoxMatt BowmanAlfredo Simon(none)
Colorado Rockies1Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxChris RusinKenta MaedaJake McGee
Oakland Athletics0Milwaukee Brewers4BoxChase AndersonJesse Hahn(none)
Chicago Cubs8Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJohn LackeyBrett Oberholtzer(none)
New York Mets6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxAddison ReedCory LuebkeJeurys Familia
Atlanta Braves4San Diego Padres2BoxJulio TeheranDrew PomeranzArodys Vizcaino
Boston Red Sox1San Francisco Giants2BoxCory GearrinDavid PriceHunter Strickland

Standings as of 2016-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles583523.603--2752423324-1111-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1045450.519
236Boston Red Sox593425.5761.53422727019-1215-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1035944.573
3612Toronto Blue Jays613229.5254.52552451014-1418-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1015744.564
4917New York Yankees592930.4926.5235254-1916-1213-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1035548.534
51222Tampa Bay Rays582731.4668.0243246-311-1516-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1044163.394
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Cleveland Indians583226.552--2722353717-1215-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1036241.602
2816Detroit Tigers593029.5082.5275272317-1313-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1025646.549
3715Kansas City Royals593029.5082.5224248-2419-711-22L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1035152.495
41018Chicago White Sox592930.4923.5238240-213-1416-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1034954.476
51529Minnesota Twins581840.31014.0222305-8311-187-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1044163.394
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers593623.610--2812463523-1013-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1035944.573
247Seattle Mariners593326.5593.03002425814-1519-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1035350.515
31120Houston Astros612932.4758.0262272-1017-1412-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1015546.545
41324Los Angeles Angels592633.44110.0255278-2312-1714-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1034855.466
51425Oakland Athletics592534.42411.0231292-6113-1612-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1034459.427
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals593623.610--2692036615-1121-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1035944.573
249New York Mets583226.5523.52151932215-1217-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1045549.529
3814Miami Marlins593029.5086.0228248-2014-1616-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1024953.480
4919Philadelphia Phillies602931.4837.5192249-5716-1613-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1024260.412
51530Atlanta Braves591742.28819.0183280-976-2311-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1025151.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs584117.707--31316414922-819-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1036241.602
2510Pittsburgh Pirates593227.5429.52882602818-1214-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1024656.451
3611St. Louis Cardinals593128.52510.53252675815-1616-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1035548.534
41021Milwaukee Brewers592831.47513.5244283-3917-1511-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1034558.437
51428Cincinnati Reds592237.37319.5264359-9515-177-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1034657.447
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants613625.590--2652402517-1219-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1015150.505
2713Los Angeles Dodgers613229.5254.02572203717-1415-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1015942.584
31123Colorado Rockies592732.4588.0292306-1410-1517-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1034855.466
41226Arizona Diamondbacks622636.41910.5272309-3710-2216-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1004357.430
51327San Diego Padres612536.41011.0245292-4715-1810-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1014358.426

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Eric Campbell1B29.060New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Wilfredo BoscanRP26.225Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Christopher JonesP27.262Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jose ValdezP26.099Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded from Tigers to Angels for cash considerations
Albert AlmoraCF22.053Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jorge SolerLF24.104Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Carson SmithRP26.232Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Melky CabreraLF31.301Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Jerry SandsLF28.254Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
David HuffRP31.290Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike MorinRP25.036Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Javy GuerraRP30.220Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Joe SmithCL32.078Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Left hamstring strain
Tyler OlsonP26.249New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Anthony SwarzakRP30.271New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Cody AndersonSP25.267Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Pat VenditteRP30.343Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Matt Dominguez3B26.284Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Steve SelskyRF-LF26.323Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Jhonny PeraltaSS34.011St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dylan Barrowp22.314Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Mike BenjaminSS24.082Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
T.J. Bennettif23.321San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Danny BetheaC26.128Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
L.J. Brewsterp22.037Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
J.T. Brubakerp22.203Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Vicente CamposP23.316New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Andrew ChurchP21.244New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Michael Costellop23.333Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Matt Dominguez3B26.284Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Andrew Elliottp24.125Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Raymel FloresSS21.259Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Darren FordCF30.250San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Bladimil FrancoOF22.222St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Nick FreyP24.283St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Giovanny GallegosP24.299New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Bryan HarperP26.161Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Wes Helsabeckp23.336Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Ariel HernandezP24.098Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
David Hillp22.012Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Justin Jacomep22.232Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Steve JanasP24.048Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Mason KatzP25.289St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jaron LongP24.285Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Joe MaloneyC25.316Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Jose MartinezSS19.297St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Akeel MorrisRP23.206Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Traded from Mets to Braves for Kelly Johnson and cash
Joe MunozOF22.162Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Activated from disabled list
Makay Nelsonp21.316Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Austin NicelyP21.177Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Michael PeoplesP 24.277Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Alex Perezss23.227Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Cody Poncep22.044Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Thomas RobsonP22.346Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Nick SchulzOF25.036San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ali SolisC28.253Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Jesus TinocoP21.039Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Engelb VielmaSS21.351Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
John WalterP25.019St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
T.J. WhiteIF24.136Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Drew VerhagenRP25.229Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Right shoulder thoracic outlet syndrome
Jordan Schafercf-RF29.277Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony GarciaLF24.156St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B25.268Released by Diamondbacks
Jim FullerP29.007Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle ZimmerP24.269Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan DoolittleP28.075Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Shane CarleP24.283Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Yeison AsencioRF26.206Released by Padres
Zach NudingP26.071Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Angel HerediaP23.321Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon AlgerP 24.340San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Chris LeeP23.295Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Elliot MorrisP24.043San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Zach CollierCF25.273Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zach ConeCF26.176Released by Rangers
Karch KowalczykIF25.069Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael StrentzC24.211Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick Deanss24.028Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Wilson SorianoOF24.160Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Adam McCreeryP23.159Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Andrew Leep22.188Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Dillon Dobsonss22.291San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Eduardo de OleoC23.134Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Gustavo Cabreraof20.137San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jacob AndersonRF23.198Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jeff Smith2b23.249Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jon Harrisp22.235Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose GarciaC21.217New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Logan WebbP19.202San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt JonesOF22.091Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Scott HarrisP23.025Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Sergio AlcantaraSS19.333Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Clay HolmesP23.073Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Osmel Aguilaof26.325Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Cliff BrantleyIF-OF23.266Released by Blue Jays
Gunnar Eastmanp24.208Released by Blue Jays
Robert Lucidoc23.179Released by Blue Jays
Shane Conlon1b24.102Announced retirement