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Saturday August 5,2017This 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 2017-08-05

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Miami Marlins2Atlanta Braves7BoxMike FoltynewiczDan StrailyArodys Vizcaino
Washington Nationals4Chicago Cubs7BoxJohn LackeyEdwin JacksonWade Davis
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds1BoxLance LynnLuis CastilloTrevor Rosenthal
Philadelphia Phillies5Colorado Rockies8BoxJon GrayNick Pivetta(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7New York Mets4BoxBrandon MorrowPaul Sewald(none)
San Diego Padres5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDinelson LametGerrit ColeBrad Hand
Arizona Diamondbacks4San Francisco Giants5BoxHunter StricklandT.J. McFarland(none)
Oakland Athletics5Los Angeles Angels0BoxPaul BlackburnTyler Skaggs(none)
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles5BoxBrad BrachJoe JimenezZach Britton
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox4BoxDrew PomeranzJames ShieldsCraig Kimbrel
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians1BoxDavid RobertsonZach McAllisterAroldis Chapman
Toronto Blue Jays4Houston Astros3BoxRyan TeperaFrancisco LirianoRoberto Osuna
Texas Rangers4Minnesota Twins1BoxCole HamelsKyle Gibson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Tampa Bay Rays0BoxZach DaviesAlex CobbAnthony Swarzak

Standings as of 2017-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Boston Red Sox1116249.559--5274537435-2027-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park513120.608
248New York Yankees1095851.5323.056545710832-2026-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II533320.623
3612Tampa Bay Rays1125755.5095.5505502329-2528-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field502327.460
4915Baltimore Orioles1105456.4917.5510572-6234-2320-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards522131.404
51220Toronto Blue Jays1105258.4739.5468554-8627-2625-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre522428.462
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1085949.546--52942610330-2529-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field544311.796
2511Kansas City Royals1085652.5193.0465478-1331-2425-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium542430.444
31119Minnesota Twins1085256.4817.0484558-7424-3328-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field543321.611
41322Detroit Tigers1095158.4688.5526549-2327-2524-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park531340.245
51529Chicago White Sox1084167.38018.0462545-8321-2920-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field542628.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1107040.636--64948016932-2538-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park523121.596
2713Seattle Mariners1115655.50514.5524523132-2724-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field512229.431
3814Los Angeles Angels1115556.49515.5469482-1331-2424-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim512526.490
41017Texas Rangers1105357.48217.0540538228-2625-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington522527.481
51426Oakland Athletics1114962.44121.5478569-9131-2518-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512625.510
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1086444.593--58948210729-2235-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park543321.611
2921Miami Marlins1085157.47213.0510529-1927-2824-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park542628.481
31023Atlanta Braves1095158.46813.5503556-5326-2725-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park532132.396
41124New York Mets1084959.45415.0512568-5625-3024-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field542133.389
51530Philadelphia Phillies1083969.36125.0434524-9023-2816-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park542727.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago Cubs1095851.532--5174734429-2529-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field533419.642
2610Milwaukee Brewers1125953.5270.55214922931-2728-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park502723.540
3716St. Louis Cardinals1105456.4914.54834582531-2623-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III522923.558
4818Pittsburgh Pirates1105357.4825.5467495-2829-2624-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park522230.423
51327Cincinnati Reds1104565.40913.5496591-9526-2919-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark522329.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1107832.709--56136519647-1331-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium522626.500
234Colorado Rockies1116447.57714.55915405135-2029-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field512328.451
345Arizona Diamondbacks1106347.57315.055143411736-1827-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field523022.577
41225San Diego Padres1094960.45028.5416550-13429-2720-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park532231.415
51428San Francisco Giants1124369.38436.0447556-10924-3119-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park502129.420

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Will Albertsonc23.040San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Josh AlmonteOF 23.189Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Bensonof21.049San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Chad BettisSP28.101Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
Dalton Blaser1b23.186New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Walter Borkovichp22.033Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Shane Carrierof21.063Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Francis Christyc21.339Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Troy Conyersp23.116Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Ty Damronp23.008Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Tucker Davidsonp21.133Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Alex De Gotiss22.351Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Elvis Diazp24.180Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Zack Draperp22.291Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Kody Eaves2B 24.028Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Andrew EdwardsP25.303Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Ken Figueroap21.067Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Ryan FlahertySS31.009Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA) for rehab
Vladimir FriasRF-LF30.333Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
David GarnerP24.318Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jose Geraldop22.022New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Conor Gillaspie3B30.018San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Chad GirodoRP26.180Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Josh Grahamp23.295Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Zack GraniteOF24.322Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Casey GraysonIF25.347St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Justin GrimmRP28.354Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Miguel Gutierrezp22.245New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Josh HartCF22.307Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Bernardo Herasc21.276Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Yonardo Herdenezp21.320Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Osvaldo Hernandezp19.082San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Edgar Herreraof20.108Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Colin Holdermanp21.302New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Activated from disabled list
Carter HopeP22.181Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Adrian HouserRP24.184Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Marc Hubermanp23.207Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Nick Hutchinsc21.262Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Taylor Hyssongp23.213Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Connor JoeIF24.354Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Traded from Pirates to Braves for Sean Rodriguez
Ben Johnsonof23.093Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Reinstated to active roster
Brian JohnsonSP26.241Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Grant KayIF24.068Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Bradley Kellerof20.233Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Ty KellyLF29.016Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Franklyn KilomeP22.041Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Alex KlonowskiP25.126Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kyle Kubitza2B27.021Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Greg Lambertof21.313San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Mauricio Lloverap21.110Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Austin MaddoxC26.084Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Greg MahleRP24.110Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Brian Mcafeep24.309Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Signed to minor league contract
Ryan McAuliffep22.047New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Kade McClurep21.175Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Evan MitchellP25.140Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Jack MurphyC29.121Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tobias Myersp19.000Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Scott ObergRP27.145Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Paulo OrlandoRF31.277Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) for rehab
Mitchell OsnowitzP26.034Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Nick PasqualeP 26.282Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Julio PenaOF24.235San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Adam PlutkoP25.307Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Travis RadkeP24.152San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Activated from disabled list
Darwin RamosP21.256New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Jeffrey Ramosof18.176Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
A.J. Reed1B24.087Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Tim RobersonC28.017Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jagger Rusconiof21.018Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Sixto Sanchezp19.007Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Cody SatterwhiteP30.190Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Nick SchulzOF26.094San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Seleskyif23.303San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Louis SilverioOF23.233Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Shae SimmonsRP26.336Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Carson SmithRP27.290Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Jordan Smith3B27.031Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Adam SonabendC25.085San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
River StevensIF 25.208San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jake StinnettP25.102Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Garrett Stubbsc24.071Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Luis ValenzuelaSS23.345Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Jeremy Vasquez1b21.019New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Randy Venturaof20.025Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Luis VillegasC24.246Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Paul VoelkerP24.351Detroit TigersErie (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Brandon Waddellp23.063Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel WrightRP26.124Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jack Wynkoopp23.276Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tom WilhelmsenRP33.233Released by Brewers
Al AlburquerqueRP31.056Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Suspended 2 games for yelling offensive slur to fans
Tyler SkaggsSP26.023Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Cameron PerkinsOF26.312Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Aaron AltherrRF26.203Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Abraham AlmonteLF-RF28.045Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Taylor ColeP27.350Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike BolsingerRP29.189Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Kyle FreelandSP24.083Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-10 Left groin strain
Chad BettisSP28.101Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Shane CarleRP25.341Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Carlos EstevezRP24.220Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Wade LeBlancRP32.363Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Jhan MarinezRP28.358Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Danny OrtizRF-LF27.212Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Designated for Assignment
George KontosRP32.054Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Giants by Pirates
Jace PetersonLF27.088Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Sean Rodriguez1B-3B32.101Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from Braves to Pirates for Connor Joe
Ryan LavarnwayC29.364Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Evan GattisDH-C30.352Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Juan CentenoC27.262Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
J.D. Davis3B24.100Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joe KellyRP29.057Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Marco GonzalesP25.171Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Felix HernandezSP31.119Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Right biceps tendinitis
Max FriedP 23.199Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Mississippi (AA)
Brandon Belt1B29.107San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Pablo Sandoval3B30.359San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Gio GonzalezSP31.320Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Placed on paternity leave list
Erick FeddeP24.161Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Kyle GibsonSP29.287Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Ricardo PintoP23.197Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Hector Gomez2B29.153Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Yohander MendezRP22.200Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Aneury Tavarez2B25.113Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian Olsonc24.196Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Caleb DirksP24.057Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dexter KjerstadOF25.199Released by Marlins
Jeff GelalichOF26.142Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryne Slackp25.014Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sean O'ConnellP25.237Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen JohnsonP 26.165San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
B.J. LopezC22.310Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Joshua JamesP24.150Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Suspended
Ariel Serranoof21.043Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris Okeyc22.219Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Colin BrayOF-P24.048Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alexis PantojaSS21.200Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Marcos Almonte3b21.130Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Pedro Silveriop23.037Announced retirement
Mike Freeman1B30.001Granted free agency
Scott Kuzminskyp25.278Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Signed as undrafted free agent (Hawaii)
Ricky Negronof22.078Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Signed out of draft (Tampa)