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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 2016-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros7Cleveland Indians10BoxTrevor BauerDavid PaulinoCody Allen
Tampa Bay Rays4New York Yankees5BoxTom LayneErasmo Ramirez(none)
Texas Rangers3Seattle Mariners6BoxTaijuan WalkerDerek HollandEdwin Diaz
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxIvan NovaDan Straily(none)
Colorado Rockies1San Diego Padres14BoxClayton RichardJeff Hoffman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers12St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJunior GuerraJaime Garcia(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals1BoxAlec AsherA.J. ColeJeanmar Gomez

Standings as of 2016-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1397861.561--76461315141-3037-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park23158.652
247Toronto Blue Jays1397762.5541.06755799640-2837-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre231211.522
358Baltimore Orioles1397663.5472.06606342645-2531-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards231310.565
4711New York Yankees1397465.5324.0591602-1141-2833-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II231013.435
51425Tampa Bay Rays1395980.42419.0589619-3035-4024-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field23914.391
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1398158.583--68758410347-2534-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field22139.591
269Detroit Tigers1397564.5406.06416212039-2836-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park221111.500
3915Kansas City Royals1397267.5189.0578582-442-2530-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium23914.391
41119Chicago White Sox1396772.48214.0579615-3637-3030-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field231112.478
51530Minnesota Twins1405288.37129.5651790-13928-4424-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field22715.318
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1418358.589--6856671847-2236-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington21129.571
2813Houston Astros1407466.5298.56476044339-2935-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park221012.455
31016Seattle Mariners1407268.51410.56626362640-3132-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field22148.636
41223Los Angeles Angels1396277.44620.0627645-1832-3330-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim231211.522
51324Oakland Athletics1396079.43222.0543661-11833-3927-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum23914.391
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1408258.586--66752714041-2741-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park22139.591
2512New York Mets1407466.5298.05525322038-3336-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field22139.591
3818Miami Marlins1406971.49313.0575578-334-3435-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park211011.476
41022Philadelphia Phillies1406377.45019.0514664-15030-3933-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park22814.364
51529Atlanta Braves1405486.38628.0540687-14722-4432-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field21147.667
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1398950.640--69747622151-2038-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field22148.636
2614St. Louis Cardinals1397366.52516.06876147330-3843-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III231310.565
3717Pittsburgh Pirates1386969.50019.5618628-1036-3533-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park23914.391
41121Milwaukee Brewers1406377.45026.5588648-6039-3624-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park221012.455
51428Cincinnati Reds1395782.41032.0608738-13034-3723-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark231112.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1397960.568--6285537547-2732-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium231211.522
2410San Francisco Giants1397465.5325.06115565538-3036-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park231310.565
3920Colorado Rockies1406773.47912.57477311637-3530-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field22814.364
41226Arizona Diamondbacks1395881.41721.0635783-14825-4333-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field231112.478
51327San Diego Padres1405882.41421.5599678-7932-3626-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park221012.455


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jason MotteRP34.078Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt DuffySS25.236Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-60 Left achillies surgery
Alexei RamirezRF-SS34.351Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
Alec AsherSP24.340Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Reading (AA)
Dean Anna2B29.288Released by Cardinals
David Reid-FoleyC25.249Released by Dodgers
Tim Tebowof29.025New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Charley Gould1b23.279Announced retirement