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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 2005-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics12Baltimore Orioles3BoxJoe KennedyEric DuBose(none)
Detroit Tigers12Boston Red Sox8BoxRoman ColonJonathan Papelbon(none)
Kansas City Royals7New York Yankees8BoxAlan EmbreeShawn Camp(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners3BoxJose ContrerasJoel PineiroDamaso Marte
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim3Tampa Bay Rays6BoxDoug WaechterPaul ByrdDanys Baez
Minnesota Twins7Texas Rangers2BoxJoe NathanBrian Shouse(none)
Cleveland Indians1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxScott DownsKevin MillwoodMiguel Batista
Philadelphia Phillies0Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxBrandon WebbJon LieberJose Valverde
Florida Marlins2Chicago Cubs1BoxDontrelle WillisGreg MadduxTodd Jones
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxEdwin JacksonRoy Oswalt(none)
Atlanta Braves8Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJohn SmoltzVictor Santos(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDavid WeathersJose MesaKent Mercker
Colorado Rockies4San Diego Padres2BoxSun-Woo KimBrian LawrenceDavid Cortes
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants2BoxJason SchmidtTom GlavineArmando Benitez
St. Louis Cardinals6Washington Nationals0BoxJason MarquisMatt White(none)

Standings as of 2005-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox1277354.575--7256477834-3539-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park352213.629
256New York Yankees1287256.5631.56946247029-3243-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I342311.676
3815Toronto Blue Jays1296564.5049.06245675730-3835-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre331518.455
41020Baltimore Orioles1286167.47712.5578624-4628-3433-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards341321.382
51327Tampa Bay Rays1305476.41520.5618760-14218-4436-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field321319.406
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1267947.627--5854998642-2037-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field362016.556
268Cleveland Indians1307258.5549.06215418040-2732-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field322111.656
3712Minnesota Twins1296861.52712.55635224132-3236-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome331518.455
4918Detroit Tigers1276265.48817.5605605030-3232-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park35926.257
51430Kansas City Royals1274285.33137.5534737-20317-4725-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellAllard BairdKauffman Stadium351421.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim1297356.566--6105209036-2837-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim332211.667
247Oakland Athletics1287256.5630.562251810433-3039-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum341618.471
31122Texas Rangers1286068.46912.5686685126-3934-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field341915.559
41226Seattle Mariners1285474.42218.5562604-4224-4030-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field341519.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Atlanta Braves1297356.566--6155239232-3541-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field331716.515
239Philadelphia Phillies1307060.5383.56045832130-3240-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelEd WadeCitizens Bank Park321814.563
3410Florida Marlins1296960.5354.05775334431-3238-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium331419.424
4511New York Mets1296861.5275.06005168428-3640-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium331518.455
5714Washington Nationals1296762.5196.0505517-1231-3736-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium331419.424
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1308248.631--64950714241-2341-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II321814.563
2613Houston Astros1306862.52314.05474994826-4042-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park322111.656
3816Milwaukee Brewers1306466.49218.05795621730-3934-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park321715.531
41019Cincinnati Reds1306268.47720.0670703-3325-3536-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark321121.344
51121Chicago Cubs1296168.47320.5570585-1530-3431-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field331815.545
61528Pittsburgh Pirates1305476.41528.0544618-7427-4027-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park321319.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1917San Diego Padres1286365.492--546580-3429-3534-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park341915.559
21223Arizona Diamondbacks1315972.4505.5565721-15631-3528-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBob GebhardBank One Ballpark311813.581
31324Los Angeles Dodgers1295871.4505.5556620-6427-3831-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium331320.394
41425San Francisco Giants1285672.4387.0530621-9129-3627-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park341915.559
51629Colorado Rockies1295178.39512.5565708-14318-4333-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field331617.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Justin BergP21.081Traded by Yankees to Cubs for Matt Lawton 
Matt LawtonRF-LF33.298Traded by Cubs to Yankees for Justin Berg