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Top2006 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALLos Angeles Angels6Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP937,4772:40Kelvim EscobarMark BuehrleKelvim Escobar (8-9)Mark Buehrle (9-10)Francisco Rodriguez (27)Mike SciosciaOzzie GuillenGuaranteed Rate F
ALLos Angeles Angels6Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP937,4772:40Kelvim EscobarMark BuehrleKelvim Escobar (8-9)Mark Buehrle (9-10)Francisco Rodriguez (27)Mike SciosciaOzzie GuillenU.S. Cellular Fie
ALMinnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers9Boxscore - PBP934,8702:32Francisco LirianoZach MinerZach Miner (7-2)Francisco Liriano (12-3)-Ron GardenhireJim LeylandComerica Park
ALTexas Rangers4Oakland Athletics7Boxscore - PBP921,2082:36Edinson VolquezEsteban LoaizaEsteban Loaiza (5-7)Edinson Volquez (0-1)Kiko Calero (2)Buck ShowalterKen MachaOakland-Alameda C
ALTampa Bay Rays4Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP930,7352:56Tim CorcoranJamie MoyerJulio Mateo (7-4)Tim Corcoran (4-3)J.J. Putz (24)Joe MaddonMike HargroveSafeco Field
ALBaltimore Orioles1Toronto Blue Jays8Boxscore - PBP923,8383:00Russ OrtizBrian TalletJeremy Accardo (2-3)Russ Ortiz (0-8)Brandon League (1)Sam PerlozzoJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSan Francisco Giants8Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP925,5313:02Jason SchmidtEnrique GonzalezJason Schmidt (9-7)Jeff Bajenaru (0-1)-Felipe AlouBob MelvinChase Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies9Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP926,1773:03Brett MyersHoracio RamirezBrett Myers (8-5)Horacio Ramirez (5-5)-Charlie ManuelBobby CoxTurner Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals13Cincinnati Reds1Boxscore - PBP934,2622:56Jeff WeaverElizardo RamirezJeff Weaver (5-12)Elizardo Ramirez (4-8)-Tony LaRussaJerry NarronGreat American Ba
NLColorado Rockies2Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP944,5932:44Josh FoggBrad PennyBrad Penny (12-5)Josh Fogg (7-7)-Clint HurdleGrady LittleDodger Stadium
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 2006-08-07.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1086642.611--6015049730-2336-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I543123.574
245Boston Red Sox1106545.5912.06065475930-2835-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park522131.404
379Toronto Blue Jays1125953.5279.05895494022-3037-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre502822.560
41124Baltimore Orioles1135063.44218.5540632-9220-3230-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards492029.408
51328Tampa Bay Rays1134766.41621.5503610-10718-4029-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field491435.286
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1127636.679--58943915039-1937-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park501931.380
234Chicago White Sox1106644.6009.06255378831-2534-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field522428.462
356Minnesota Twins1116546.58610.55775077026-3139-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome513120.608
41226Cleveland Indians1104763.42728.05945652921-3426-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field523121.596
51430Kansas City Royals1113774.33338.5506672-16615-4023-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium512526.490
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Oakland Athletics1126151.545--504495932-2629-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum503218.640
2811Los Angeles Angels1125854.5183.05525193331-2627-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim503119.620
3915Texas Rangers1135657.4965.5571563830-2726-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field492425.490
41016Seattle Mariners1115457.4866.5521518325-2829-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field512427.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1106644.600--5934999434-2232-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium523121.596
2818Philadelphia Phillies1115457.48612.5573583-1027-2627-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park513120.608
31323Atlanta Braves1115160.45915.5580573729-3122-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field512823.549
41222Florida Marlins1115160.45915.5514538-2424-3227-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium512724.529
51425Washington Nationals1114962.44117.5513574-6123-3826-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium512229.431
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127St. Louis Cardinals1116150.550--5515321928-2733-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III502228.440
2412Cincinnati Reds1125755.5094.5546581-3528-2529-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark502327.460
31020Houston Astros1115358.4778.0506524-1823-3230-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park512922.569
41121Milwaukee Brewers1115259.4689.0503587-8420-3632-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park512328.451
51527Chicago Cubs1114764.42314.0468568-10022-3325-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field511932.373
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1124270.37519.5502571-6914-4228-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park502525.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1310San Diego Padres1115853.523--504498630-2228-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park513021.588
2513Los Angeles Dodgers1125755.5091.55725225025-3132-24W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium503119.620
3614Arizona Diamondbacks1125656.5002.5562570-829-2727-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field502030.400
4717Colorado Rockies1115457.4864.05064921426-3128-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field512229.431
5919San Francisco Giants1125458.4824.5521523-223-3031-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park492227.449


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matt ChicoP23.058Traded by Diamondbacks with Garrett Mock to Nationals for Livan Hernandez 
Carl EverettCF-RF35.065Released by Mariners 
Ryan FranklinP33.155Traded by Phillies with cash to Reds for a player to be named later 
Livan HernandezP31.168Traded by Nationals to Diamondbacks for Garrett Mock and Matt Chico 
Garrett MockP23.104Traded by Diamondbacks with Matt Chico to Nationals for Livan Hernandez