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Tuesday August 30,2016This 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 2016-08-30

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Angels4BoxJered WeaverTim AdlemanFernando Salas
Toronto Blue Jays3Baltimore Orioles5BoxBrad BrachJason GrilliZach Britton
Tampa Bay Rays4Boston Red Sox3BoxEnny RomeroClay BuchholzAlex Colome
Minnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians5BoxDan OteroAlex WimmersAndrew Miller
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers8BoxBruce RondonMatt Albers(none)
Oakland Athletics1Houston Astros3BoxCollin McHughKendall GravemanKen Giles
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals4BoxDellin BetancesJoakim SoriaChasen Shreve
Seattle Mariners7Texas Rangers8BoxMatt BushEdwin Diaz(none)
San Diego Padres3Atlanta Braves7BoxJulio TeheranEdwin Jackson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Chicago Cubs3BoxKyle HendricksChad KuhlAroldis Chapman
St. Louis Cardinals2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxSeung Hwan OhCorey KnebelZach Duke
Miami Marlins4New York Mets7BoxSeth LugoTom KoehlerJeurys Familia
Washington Nationals3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMax ScherzerJerad EickhoffMark Melancon
Arizona Diamondbacks4San Francisco Giants3BoxZack GreinkeJohnny CuetoDaniel Hudson

Standings as of 2016-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays1327557.568--64854410440-2835-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre301416.467
247Boston Red Sox1327359.5532.071659711940-3033-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park302010.667
358Baltimore Orioles1327260.5453.0621612943-2329-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards301713.567
4914New York Yankees1316863.5196.5562573-1137-2831-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II311615.516
51424Tampa Bay Rays1315675.42718.5549569-2032-3724-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field311219.387
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1317556.573--6385489041-2334-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field301911.633
2610Detroit Tigers1327161.5384.56145912338-2833-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park291514.517
3813Kansas City Royals1326963.5236.5532548-1641-2228-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium301218.400
41120Chicago White Sox1316368.48112.0533569-3635-2928-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field311516.484
51530Minnesota Twins1324983.37126.5599724-12525-4024-43L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field301020.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1337954.594--621612944-2135-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington291613.552
2712Houston Astros1327062.5308.56025525038-2932-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park301416.467
31017Seattle Mariners1326864.51510.56105783236-2832-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field301812.600
41222Los Angeles Angels1325874.43920.5589615-2631-3327-41W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim301614.533
51323Oakland Athletics1325775.43221.5521617-9630-3627-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301218.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1327755.583--63849814038-2639-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park301812.600
2716New York Mets1326864.5159.0518512635-3133-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field301911.633
3818Miami Marlins1326765.50810.0546539733-3234-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park291217.414
41021Philadelphia Phillies1326072.45517.0491634-14330-3530-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park301119.367
51529Atlanta Braves1324983.37128.0492652-16020-4429-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field291910.655
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1318447.641--66644522147-1937-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field301911.633
2511St. Louis Cardinals1317061.53414.06495688130-3740-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III311615.516
3615Pittsburgh Pirates1306763.51516.5588579934-3033-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park311120.355
41126Milwaukee Brewers1325676.42428.5539625-8636-3520-41L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park301713.567
51428Cincinnati Reds1315576.42029.0587707-12032-3323-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark311318.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1317358.557--5865246242-2631-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium311813.581
249San Francisco Giants1317160.5422.05895286137-3034-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park311615.516
3919Colorado Rockies1316368.48110.06946751933-3130-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field311219.387
41225Arizona Diamondbacks1325676.42417.5604738-13425-4331-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field301317.433
51327San Diego Padres1315576.42018.0564633-6930-3425-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park311318.419

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chance Adamsp22.020New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Osmel Aguilaof27.043Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Telmito Agustinof19.325Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Angelo Amendolare2b23.271Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Carlos ArroyoOF23.063Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Tyler BashlorP23.136New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Buddy BaumannRP28.265San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Kelvin Beltress19.339San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Tommy Bergjansp23.272Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Bo Bichetteif18.178Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Matt BoydSP25.209Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Hunter CervenkaRP26.239Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Andrew ChurchP21.327New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Louis ColemanRP30.148Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Christian Coxp24.130Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Jason CreasyP24.109Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Brandon CunniffRP27.327Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Rookie DavisP23.123Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Wade DavisCL30.357Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Rafael De PaulaP25.159San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Mitch DelfinoIF25.229San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Dominic DiSabatinop20.162San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Terry DoyleP30.301Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Kaleb EarlsP23.166Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Andre EthierRF34.142Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Austin FleetP29.135San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Billy Fleming2B23.344New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Matt Frawleyp21.022Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Edgar GarciaP28.345Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jean Garciap19.266San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Griffin Glaudep24.146Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Jay Groomep18.007Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Scott HarrisP23.108Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Chris HerrmannC-RF28.280Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Scooter Hightowerp22.319Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Mitchell Jordanp21.142Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Jeremy KehrtP30.252Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Mitch KellerP20.148Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
London Lindleyof23.079Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Seth LucioP23.122San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Jhondaniel MedinaP23.203Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Kris MedlenSP30.327Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Will MiddlebrooksSS27.355Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Rafael MonteroSP25.317New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Byron MurrayOF21.035San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Daniel Navalf-RF33.191Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Justin NicolinoSP24.282Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jared Oliverp23.210Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Shane OpitzSS24.233Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Lenix OsunaP20.293Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Juan Penap21.005Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Blake Perkinsof19.354Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Tyrone Perry1b20.311Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Dillon PetersP23.364Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Jacob Polancicp18.083Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Benino PrunedaP28.022Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Josh RavinRP28.222Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Richard Reinap21.204Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Vin Santarsierop22.263Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Wilson SantosP24.315San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Kade Scivicquec23.161Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Ben Shecklerp21.110San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Josh SmithRP29.023Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Chad SobotkaP23.051Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Jose Torresp22.340San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Walker WeickelP 22.289San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
John Wernerp24.240Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Kirby YatesRP29.158New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Michael ZouzalikP26.048Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Josh TholeC29.306Released by Blue Jays
Casey FienRP32.314Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Kyle LobsteinRP27.018Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Alen Hanson2B23.312Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Kelvin MarteRP28.280Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
John GantRP24.024Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Colby RasmusLF30.019Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Arodys VizcainoRP25.290Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Shae SimmonsRP25.361Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Logan VerrettRP26.072New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
JaCoby JonesCF24.112Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Blaine HardyRP29.169Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Chasen ShreveRP26.049New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Julio BorbonCF30.191Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Logan OndrusekRP31.198Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to minors
C.J. RiefenhauserRP26.212Released by Cubs
Steve GeltzRP28.303Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brady FeiglP25.246Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Daniel GibsonP24.319Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eddie GamboaP31.252Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Evan GrillsP24.078Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Keegan YuhlP24.220Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Michael BradyP29.162Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Drew Ward3B21.278Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis LiberatoOF20.256Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Tanner RahierSS 22.322Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Branden Berry1b23.103Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured
Dylan Leep22.029Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured
Colton Davisp22.237Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Blair Laksop22.007Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Buffalo)
Luis Britoof20.215Released by Rockies