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Wednesday August 17,2005This 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 2005-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim1BoxJosh TowersJarrod WashburnMiguel Batista
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox1BoxJohan SantanaMark Buehrle(none)
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians0BoxChris YoungKevin MillwoodFrancisco Cordero
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers6BoxJeremy BondermanDavid WellsFernando Rodney
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics3BoxEric DuBoseDan HarenTodd Williams
Kansas City Royals5Seattle Mariners11BoxJamie MoyerD.J. Carrasco(none)
New York Yankees6Tampa Bay Rays7BoxTrever MillerTanyon SturtzeDanys Baez
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves10BoxTim HudsonOdalis Perez(none)
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds2BoxNoah LowryLuke HudsonLaTroy Hawkins
Milwaukee Brewers2Colorado Rockies0BoxChris CapuanoJamey WrightDerrick Turnbow
San Diego Padres0Florida Marlins6BoxDontrelle WillisWoody Williams(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros2BoxCarlos ZambranoRoy OswaltRyan Dempster
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets5BoxTom GlavineJosh FoggAaron Heilman
Washington Nationals3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJon LieberEsteban LoaizaBilly Wagner
Arizona Diamondbacks0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMark MulderBrandon Webb(none)

Standings as of 2005-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox1186949.585--6815938831-3138-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park442618.591
257New York Yankees1196554.5464.56485945427-3138-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I433013.698
3812Toronto Blue Jays1206357.5257.05915058629-3234-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre421725.405
4916Baltimore Orioles1206060.50010.0559582-2328-3132-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards421428.333
51328Tampa Bay Rays1214873.39722.5563712-14918-4430-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field411922.463
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1187444.627--5614778438-1936-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field442519.568
268Cleveland Indians1206456.53311.05555015436-2528-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field422913.690
3713Minnesota Twins1206357.52512.05254883731-3132-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome422022.476
41020Detroit Tigers1195762.47917.5549554-529-3128-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park431429.326
51430Kansas City Royals1193881.31936.5506703-19715-4423-37L18T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellAllard BairdKauffman Stadium431825.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim1206951.575--5684789034-2535-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim422616.619
246Oakland Athletics1206753.5582.05765007629-2938-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum422121.500
31121Texas Rangers1195762.47911.5652644826-3531-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field432221.512
41226Seattle Mariners1195267.43716.5525554-2922-3530-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field431726.395
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Atlanta Braves1206951.575--57947510429-3340-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field422121.500
239Philadelphia Phillies1206456.5335.05585461227-3037-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelEd WadeCitizens Bank Park422418.571
3410Washington Nationals1196356.5295.5470476-629-3434-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium431825.419
4614Florida Marlins1196257.5216.55364954128-3034-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium432122.488
5715New York Mets1196158.5137.55454875823-3538-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium432221.512
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1207644.633--61246714537-2139-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II422418.571
2511Houston Astros1216457.52912.55154655024-3740-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park412516.610
31019Chicago Cubs1215962.48817.5537552-1529-3230-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field412021.488
4918Milwaukee Brewers1215962.48817.55405271328-3731-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park412219.537
51223Cincinnati Reds1215566.45521.5610673-6321-3433-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark411823.439
61527Pittsburgh Pirates1205169.42525.0504579-7525-3826-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park421626.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1817San Diego Padres1195960.496--509545-3627-3332-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park432320.535
21122Arizona Diamondbacks1215665.4634.0529637-10829-3327-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBob GebhardBank One Ballpark412120.512
31324Los Angeles Dodgers1195465.4545.0513580-6725-3529-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium431726.395
41425San Francisco Giants1195366.4456.0505587-8228-3325-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park432221.512
51629Colorado Rockies1214576.37215.0531676-14514-4231-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field412219.537


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jason YoungP25.324Claimed off waivers by Indians from Rockies