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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 2006-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Los Angeles Angels12BoxErvin SantanaBrian BruneyFrancisco Rodriguez
Tampa Bay Rays2Baltimore Orioles3BoxChris RayShawn Camp(none)
Minnesota Twins8Chicago White Sox7BoxWillie EyreMatt Thornton(none)
Detroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians8BoxJake WestbrookJustin VerlanderTom Mastny
Boston Red Sox3Seattle Mariners4BoxJ.J. PutzMike Timlin(none)
Oakland Athletics5Texas Rangers3BoxJoe BlantonAdam EatonJustin Duchscherer
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays0BoxRunelvys HernandezRoy Halladay(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxJonathan BroxtonLuis VizcainoTakashi Saito
Washington Nationals1Atlanta Braves10BoxJohn SmoltzPedro Astacio(none)
San Diego Padres5Colorado Rockies2BoxClay HensleyJason JenningsTrevor Hoffman
Milwaukee Brewers2Florida Marlins7BoxDontrelle WillisDoug Davis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets11BoxPedro FelicianoRick White(none)
Houston Astros7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxAndy PettitteZach DukeBrad Lidge
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants4BoxNoah LowryBronson ArroyoMike Stanton
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxRandy FloresRoberto Novoa(none)

Standings as of 2006-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees1287652.594--72361111237-2939-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I342113.618
267Boston Red Sox1297158.5505.56976633432-3439-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park331518.455
3810Toronto Blue Jays1296861.5278.56576292828-3440-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre331914.576
41225Baltimore Orioles1295871.45018.5627709-8223-3735-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards331221.364
51328Tampa Bay Rays1305278.40025.0557683-12618-4734-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field32923.281
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1308149.623--64951913041-2540-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park321418.438
234Minnesota Twins1287652.5944.06505648632-3244-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome342014.588
345Chicago White Sox1297653.5894.57206239734-2941-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field331419.424
41022Cleveland Indians1286068.46920.07066396726-3834-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field341816.529
51430Kansas City Royals1314685.35135.5599783-18418-4729-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium311615.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Oakland Athletics1297455.574--5975653238-2936-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum331914.576
279Los Angeles Angels1306961.5315.56346092535-3134-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim322012.625
3915Texas Rangers1316665.5049.06776463135-3231-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field311417.452
41123Seattle Mariners1296069.46514.0586615-2925-3935-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field331815.545
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1287949.617--68157610537-2642-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium341816.529
2614Philadelphia Phillies1296564.50414.5682673932-2933-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park332013.606
3918Florida Marlins1286266.48417.0599609-1029-3633-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium341618.471
41221Atlanta Braves1286068.46919.06616402133-3427-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field341915.559
51426Washington Nationals1295574.42624.5590682-9225-4430-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium331617.485
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128St. Louis Cardinals1286860.531--620612831-3637-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III331518.455
2412Cincinnati Reds1306763.5152.0645660-1532-3035-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark321319.406
31019Milwaukee Brewers1296267.4816.5589662-7323-4139-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park331320.394
41120Houston Astros1306268.4777.0584599-1528-3734-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park322012.625
51527Chicago Cubs1295475.41914.5541656-11527-3927-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field331221.364
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1305080.38519.0567656-8917-4833-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park321715.531
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1311Los Angeles Dodgers1296762.519--6405944628-3639-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium332112.636
2513San Diego Padres1296663.5121.0573567633-2733-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park332211.667
3716San Francisco Giants1306466.4923.5597596127-3537-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park311219.387
4817Arizona Diamondbacks1296366.4884.0634648-1432-3431-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field331320.394
51324Colorado Rockies1296069.4657.0587581627-3933-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field331617.485


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony AlvarezRF-CF28.108Released by Orioles