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Wednesday August 31,2005This 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 2005-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim2BoxJohn LackeyJoe BlantonFrancisco Rodriguez
Tampa Bay Rays6Boston Red Sox7BoxTim WakefieldCasey FossumMike Timlin
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians3BoxMike MarothRafael BetancourtFernando Rodney
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals1BoxMike MacDougalMatt Guerrier(none)
New York Yankees2Seattle Mariners0BoxRandy JohnsonFelix HernandezMariano Rivera
Chicago White Sox2Texas Rangers9BoxKameron LoeOrlando Hernandez(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Toronto Blue Jays0BoxBruce ChenGustavo Chacin(none)
Washington Nationals3Atlanta Braves5BoxHoracio RamirezEsteban LoaizaKyle Farnsworth
Washington Nationals4Atlanta Braves3BoxMike StantonChris ReitsmaChad Cordero
Los Angeles Dodgers7Chicago Cubs0BoxDerek LoweGlendon Rusch(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10Florida Marlins5BoxJeff SuppanJason Vargas(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros10BoxAndy PettitteBrandon Claussen(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxDerrick TurnbowJose Mesa(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8New York Mets2BoxBrett MyersPedro Martinez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5San Diego Padres9BoxChan Ho ParkJavier Vazquez(none)
Colorado Rockies3San Francisco Giants5BoxJeff FasseroJeff FrancisArmando Benitez

Standings as of 2005-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox1317754.588--7606689234-3543-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park311813.581
234New York Yankees1327557.5682.57166397731-3344-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I302010.667
3816Toronto Blue Jays1326666.50011.56325805230-3836-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre301416.467
41122Baltimore Orioles1326270.47015.5595651-5629-3533-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards301218.400
51328Tampa Bay Rays1345579.41023.5638785-14718-4737-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaChuck LamarTropicana Field281216.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox1318051.611--6085327643-2437-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field311912.613
268Cleveland Indians1337459.5567.06385548441-2733-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field291910.655
3710Minnesota Twins1337063.52611.05745304434-3436-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome291316.448
4918Detroit Tigers1306367.48516.5620629-931-3432-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alan TrammellDave DombrowskiComerica Park32824.250
51430Kansas City Royals1314388.32837.0543757-21417-4826-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellAllard BairdKauffman Stadium311318.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Oakland Athletics1327557.568--64552911636-3139-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum301317.433
257Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim1327458.5611.06145258936-2938-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim30219.700
31019Texas Rangers1336469.48111.5712707526-3938-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJohn HartAmeriquest Field291514.517
41226Seattle Mariners1325676.42419.0583618-3524-4032-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field301317.433
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves1337558.564--6305359533-3542-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field291514.517
239Philadelphia Phillies1337162.5344.06216012031-3440-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelEd WadeCitizens Bank Park291712.586
3412Florida Marlins1337063.5265.05935692431-3339-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestPro Player Stadium291316.448
4613New York Mets1326963.5235.56095327728-3741-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium301416.467
5714Washington Nationals1336964.5196.0515533-1833-3836-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium291217.414
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1348549.634--67752015744-2441-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II281513.536
2511Houston Astros1337063.52614.55625026026-4144-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park291910.655
3917Milwaukee Brewers1336568.48919.5587578930-3935-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park291613.552
41121Chicago Cubs1336370.47421.5596607-1130-3433-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field291613.552
51020Cincinnati Reds1336370.47421.5679720-4126-3736-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark291019.345
61527Pittsburgh Pirates1335578.41429.5557631-7428-4127-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonDave LittlefieldPNC Park291217.414
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2005 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1815San Diego Padres1326666.500--569598-2929-3537-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park301614.533
21223Los Angeles Dodgers1336172.4595.5576632-5629-3932-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyPaul DePodestaDodger Stadium291019.345
31324Arizona Diamondbacks1356174.4526.5590745-15532-3729-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBob GebhardBank One Ballpark271611.593
41425San Francisco Giants1325973.4477.0544630-8629-3630-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanSBC Park301614.533
51629Colorado Rockies1335281.39114.5576722-14619-4633-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field291514.517


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Manny AlexanderSS-2B34.164Traded by Rangers to Padres for Juan Jimenez 
Juan JimenezP19.105Traded by Padres to Rangers for Manny Alexander