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Friday August 26,2016This 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 2016-08-26

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Boston Red Sox3BoxIan KennedySteven WrightKelvin Herrera
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox1BoxFelix HernandezChris SaleEdwin Diaz
Los Angeles Angels2Detroit Tigers4BoxJustin VerlanderRicky NolascoFrancisco Rodriguez
Tampa Bay Rays4Houston Astros5BoxKen GilesAlex Colome(none)
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees14BoxLuis CessaYovani Gallardo(none)
Cleveland Indians12Texas Rangers1BoxCorey KluberMartin Perez(none)
Minnesota Twins8Toronto Blue Jays15BoxFrancisco LirianoPat Dean(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxEdwin EscobarBlake Wood(none)
Chicago Cubs6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxTravis WoodAdam LiberatoreAroldis Chapman
San Diego Padres6Miami Marlins7BoxFernando RodneyBrandon Maurer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRyan VogelsongMatt GarzaTony Watson
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets9BoxBartolo ColonAdam Morgan(none)
Atlanta Braves0San Francisco Giants7BoxJeff SamardzijaJoel de la Cruz(none)
Oakland Athletics1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxLuke WeaverRoss DetwilerSeung Hwan Oh
Colorado Rockies5Washington Nationals8BoxGio GonzalezJeff Hoffman(none)

Standings as of 2016-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays1287256.563--6235259838-2834-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre341717.500
246Boston Red Sox1287157.5551.069257611638-2833-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park342212.647
359Baltimore Orioles1287058.5472.06055911442-2228-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards341915.559
41016New York Yankees1276661.5205.5539551-1236-2730-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II351817.514
51325Tampa Bay Rays1275473.42517.5529547-1832-3722-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field351421.400
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1277354.575--6315359639-2334-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field342113.618
2610Detroit Tigers1286959.5394.56005762436-2633-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park331716.515
3814Kansas City Royals1286761.5236.5507526-1940-2127-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium341420.412
41119Chicago White Sox1276166.48012.0513553-4033-2928-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field351718.486
51529Minnesota Twins1284979.38324.5582701-11925-4024-39L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field341024.294
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1297554.581--598601-340-2135-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington332013.606
2712Seattle Mariners1286860.5316.55965514536-2832-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field341816.529
3913Houston Astros1286761.5237.55835394435-2832-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park341717.500
41223Oakland Athletics1285573.43019.5510602-9230-3625-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341420.412
51426Los Angeles Angels1285474.42220.5568609-4129-3325-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim342014.588
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1287553.586--62448214238-2437-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park342014.588
2615Miami Marlins1286761.5238.05405261433-3034-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park331221.364
3818New York Mets1286563.50810.0496501-532-3033-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field342212.647
41021Philadelphia Phillies1285969.46116.0483614-13130-3329-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park341222.353
51530Atlanta Braves1294782.36428.5478635-15719-4428-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field322111.656
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1278245.646--65343421945-1937-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field342113.618
2511St. Louis Cardinals1276859.53514.06355528330-3538-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III351817.514
3717Pittsburgh Pirates1266561.51616.5569561834-3031-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park351322.371
41122Milwaukee Brewers1285672.43826.5526605-7936-3120-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park341717.500
51224Cincinnati Reds1275473.42528.0568683-11532-3322-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark351421.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers1287157.555--5815146740-2631-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium342014.588
248San Francisco Giants1287058.5471.05725175536-2834-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park341717.500
3920Colorado Rockies1286068.46911.0672667532-3128-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field341519.441
41327Arizona Diamondbacks1295475.41917.5589720-13124-4230-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field331518.455
51428San Diego Padres1285375.41418.0557625-6830-3423-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park341519.441

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Johel Atencioc19.343Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Mike BaxterRF31.262Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Activated from disabled list
Jose BerriosSP22.091Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Parker BridwellRP25.024Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Devin BurkeP25.187Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Blake Butler2b22.301Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andrew Calicaof22.174Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Omar CarrizalesOF21.208Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Activated from disabled list
Chris CoghlanLF31.069Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Tyler Cyrp23.113San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Yonathan DazaOF22.179Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Juan De La CruzC23.021Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Tyler DuffeySP25.242Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Julian Fernandezp20.265Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Billy Fleming2B23.340New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Matthew Foleyc22.133Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Roger Gonzalezc22.297Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
J.J. Gouldss23.004Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Mitch HanigerOF25.246Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Hunter HarveyP21.260Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Alsis Herrerap24.093Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Brian HunterC23.277Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Mickey Jannisp28.254New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Brian JerolomanC31.108Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Reece Karalusp22.073Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
John La Prisep23.002Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Rainy LaraP25.165New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Luis Ledop21.090Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Reynaldo LopezP22.234Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
David Lucroyp23.357Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Victor MateoP27.030Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Blake McKnightP25.194St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Ryan McNeilP 22.206Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Adalberto MejiaP23.067Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Tim MelvilleP26.321Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Dylan Mooress24.024Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Mitch Nay3B 22.340Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Trey NielsenP24.360St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Rico NoelCF27.227Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Johnny OmahenP27.164Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Irving Ortegass19.300Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Ben Paulsen1B28.304Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Jose PenaP25.157New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Tyrone Perry1b20.307Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
A.J. PierzynskiC39.239Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to GCL Braves (Rk) for rehab
Tanner RahierSS 22.318Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
T.J. Rivera2B27.303New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Nathan Rodriguezc20.331Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Michael Ruckerp22.121Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Evan RutckyjP24.208New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Alejandro Salazarss19.325Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B29.133Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Max Schrockss21.318Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Cameron Seitzer1B26.227Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Steve SelskyRF-LF27.037Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ronnie ShabanIF-P26.171St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Chase SimpsonIF24.191Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Spoonof23.332Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Cody StullP24.156Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Juan TejadaOF22.194Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Nick TepeschSP27.318Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sam Tidabackc22.324Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Ashur TolliverP28.215Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Activated from disabled list
Eric Tooleof23.049Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Juan Torresp21.093Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
David TrexlerP25.356Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Sam TuivailalaRP23.311St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Blayne WellerP26.208Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Sutton Whiting2b24.105Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Signed to Minor League Contract
Carl Wise3b22.093Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Shawn ZarragaC27.217Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Josh ZeidRP29.155New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Brock StewartSP24.328Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Dioner NavarroC32.199Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from White Sox to Blue Jays for Colton Turner
Colton TurnerP25.221Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Traded from Blue Jays to White Sox for Dioner Navarro
Alex AvilaC29.209Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
David PeraltaLF29.012Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
T.J. McFarlandRP27.079Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Logan OndrusekRP31.194Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jeremy JeffressCL28.340Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Placed on restricted list due to DWI arrest
Dario AlvarezRP27.221Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Stephen Cardullo1B28.361Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Scott ObergRP26.166Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
A.J. PollockCF28.265Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Neil Walker2B30.350New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Buddy BaumannRP28.261San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Brandon MorrowSP32.031San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Marcus SemienSS25.343Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Miguel SocolovichRP30.033St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Steven WrightSP31.361Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Alex WimmersRP27.298Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew AlbersRP30.324Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Jorge AlfaroC23.076Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Reading (AA)
Cesar ValdezP31.162Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Christopher JonesP27.341Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Craig StammenRP32.170Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Danny MunoSS27.198Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Duane BelowRP30.284New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eric JokischP27.028Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Evan MarshallRP26.130Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Osmel Aguilaof27.039Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Zech LemondP23.321San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Colby BluebergP23.107San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Fidel Pena2B-C25.038Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rene MelendezC21.218San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Carson SandsP21.151Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Imani Abdullahp19.128Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Jacob ConstanteP22.157Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Jean Ramirezp23.178New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Suspended
Bobby Eveldp24.266Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Ronel Blancop22.360Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)
Franklin Perezp20.250Released by Nationals
Aldry Acostap16.354Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract