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Thursday August 25,2016This 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 2016-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners6Chicago White Sox7BoxDavid RobertsonNick Vincent(none)
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins5BoxDaniel NorrisJose BerriosFrancisco Rodriguez
Boston Red Sox1Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJake OdorizziDrew PomeranzEnny Romero
Cleveland Indians0Texas Rangers9BoxCole HamelsJosh Tomlin(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJered WeaverJ.A. Happ(none)
Atlanta Braves3Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxMatt WislerRobbie RayJim Johnson
San Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxMatt MooreRoss Stripling(none)
Kansas City Royals5Miami Marlins2BoxEdinson VolquezTom KoehlerKelvin Herrera
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxAntonio BastardoCarlos TorresTony Watson
New York Mets10St. Louis Cardinals6BoxSeth LugoAdam Wainwright(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Washington Nationals4BoxMax ScherzerUbaldo Jimenez(none)

Standings as of 2016-08-25

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246Toronto Blue Jays1277156.559--6085179137-2834-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre351817.514
137Boston Red Sox1277156.559--68957011938-2733-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park352213.629
358Baltimore Orioles1277057.5511.06015772442-2228-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards351916.543
41016New York Yankees1266561.5165.5525547-2235-2730-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II361917.528
51324Tampa Bay Rays1265472.42916.5525542-1732-3722-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field361422.389
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1267254.571--6195348539-2333-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field352213.629
2610Detroit Tigers1276859.5354.55965742235-2633-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park341816.529
3914Kansas City Royals1276661.5206.5501523-2240-2126-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium351520.429
41119Chicago White Sox1266165.48411.0512550-3833-2828-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field361719.472
51529Minnesota Twins1274978.38623.5574686-11225-4024-38L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field351025.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1287553.586--597589840-2035-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels342014.588
2712Seattle Mariners1276760.5287.55935504336-2831-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field351916.543
3815Houston Astros1276661.5208.55785354334-2832-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park351817.514
41223Oakland Athletics1275572.43319.5509599-9030-3625-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351421.400
51426Los Angeles Angels1275473.42520.5566605-3929-3325-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim352015.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1277453.583--61647713937-2437-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park352114.600
2613Miami Marlins1276661.5208.05335201332-3034-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park341321.382
3818New York Mets1276463.50410.0487497-1031-3033-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field352312.657
41021Philadelphia Phillies1275968.46515.0479605-12630-3329-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park351223.343
51530Atlanta Braves1284781.36727.5478628-15019-4428-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field332112.636
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1268145.643--64743021745-1936-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field352213.629
2511St. Louis Cardinals1266759.53214.06325518129-3538-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III361917.528
3717Pittsburgh Pirates1256461.51216.5564558634-3030-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park361422.389
41122Milwaukee Brewers1275671.44125.5523600-7736-3020-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park351718.486
51225Cincinnati Reds1265472.42927.0565679-11432-3322-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark361422.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1277156.559--5775086940-2531-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium352015.571
249San Francisco Giants1276958.5432.05655174835-2834-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park351817.514
3920Colorado Rockies1276067.47211.0667659832-3128-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field351520.429
41327San Diego Padres1275374.41718.0551618-6730-3423-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park351520.429
51428Arizona Diamondbacks1285375.41418.5585717-13223-4230-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field341618.471

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Josh Altmannss22.050Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Will AndersonP23.364St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Dariel Aquinop20.208Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Luis AvilanRP27.037Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tyler Beckwithss22.038Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Kelvin Beltress19.334San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Corbin Burnesp21.307Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Emanuel ChavezP21.218Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Eury De La RosaRP26.182Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Luis De PaulaP24.121Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Lou Distasiop22.201San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Ethan EliasP23.120Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Brady FeiglP25.241Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Billy Fleming2B23.339New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Activated from disabled list
Giovanny GallegosP25.011New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Cory Geislerp23.046Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Cole GillespieRF32.066Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Erik GoeddelRP27.248New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Ryan Goins2B-SS28.194Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Ivan Gonzalez2b20.302Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Victor GonzalezP20.283Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Tanner GriggsP22.072Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Reinstated to active roster
Kelvin GutierrezSS21.362Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Steve HathawayP25.346Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Joey Hawkins2b23.168St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Kurt Hoekstra2b23.059Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Kyle KendrickSP31.364Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Nick KinghamP24.291Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Dominic LeoneRP24.304Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Grayson Longp22.090Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Josh MartinP26.238Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Nick MartinezRP26.020Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Alex Mateop22.219Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Chris Mattisonc22.131San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Yunesky MayaRP34.362Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Zeke McGranahanP25.234Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Tim MelvilleP26.320Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Evan Millerp21.094San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Tucker NeuhausSS21.068Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Rico NoelCF27.226Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Justin O'ConnerC24.147Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Aneury Osoriap22.283Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Corey OswaltP 22.356New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Chris Parmelee1B28.183New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brallan Perez2B20.211Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Rafael Pinedap25.203Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Roberto Ramos1B21.240Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Juan Roblesp18.292Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Alejandro Salazarss19.324Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Jose Santosp24.170Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Wilson SantosP24.310San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Richie Shaffer3B25.163Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Geral Silvap21.300Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Luis Silva2b21.056Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Brandon SiskP31.043Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Ronald SotoC21.324Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Rodrigo TakahashiP19.214Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jacob Taylorp21.051Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Kanekoa TexeiraP30.200Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dylan Thompsonp19.343Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Logan VerrettRP26.067New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Nick Vilter2B-3B22.323San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Garrett WeberSS-2B27.149Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Jonah WeselyP21.260Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Brent Wheatleyp22.359Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Madison YounginerP25.295Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Tony ZychP26.018Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Sean GilmartinSP26.109New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Tyler SturdevantP30.248Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Rob SegedinRF-3B27.288Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Shawn ZarragaC27.216Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Scott Van SlykeLF-1B30.032Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Silvino BrachoRP24.039Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Brandon CunniffRP27.322Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
A.J. EllisC35.138Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Tommy Bergjans to Phillies for Carlos Ruiz
Tommy Bergjansp23.267Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with A.J. Ellis to Phillies for Carlos Ruiz
Carlos GomezCF30.264Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Drew StubbsLF31.325Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Tommy HunterRP30.053Activated from DL and released
Oswaldo ArciaRF25.108Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jose BautistaDH35.310Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike Freeman2B29.021Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Wade LeBlancRP32.018Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
James PaxtonSP27.292Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Marco Hernandez2B23.353Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Andrew BenintendiLF-CF22.050Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left knee
Logan OndrusekRP31.193Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Bowie (AA)
Marc RzepczynskiRP31.017Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Athletics to Nationals for Max Schrock
Max Schrockss21.317Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Athletics for Marc Rzepczynski
Brandon SnyderLF29.275Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mario HollandsP27.364Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tony Campanacf30.087Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chan MoonSS25.155Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan Devencenzic23.060Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose VinicioSS23.046Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B29.132Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Omar CarrizalesOF21.207Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
Collin WilesP 22.087Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Grant Watsonp23.054San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Isranel Wilsonof18.172Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Suspended
Ronny Jimenezss21.340Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)