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Tuesday August 16,2011This 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 2011-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants1Atlanta Braves2BoxArodys VizcainoJavier Lopez(none)
Florida Marlins6Colorado Rockies5BoxAnibal SanchezJhoulis ChacinLeo Nunez
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros6BoxAneury RodriguezCarlos Marmol(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxTakashi SaitoHong-Chih Kuo(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBryan ShawRoy HalladayJ.J. Putz
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxChris ResopArthur Rhodes(none)
New York Mets1San Diego Padres6BoxCory LuebkeJonathon Niese(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Washington Nationals6BoxChien-Ming WangMike LeakeDrew Storen
Texas Rangers7Los Angeles Angels3BoxDerek HollandTyler Chatwood(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Boston Red Sox3BoxJon LesterJames ShieldsJonathan Papelbon
Tampa Bay Rays6Boston Red Sox2BoxJeff NiemannErik Bedard(none)
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox8BoxJason FrasorChad Durbin(none)
Minnesota Twins1Detroit Tigers7BoxJustin VerlanderNick Blackburn(none)
New York Yankees9Kansas City Royals7BoxIvan NovaDanny DuffyMariano Rivera
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics8BoxGuillermo MoscosoBrian Matusz(none)
Toronto Blue Jays13Seattle Mariners7BoxLuis PerezJason Vargas(none)

Standings as of 2011-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1207446.617--64846818040-2434-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II422319.548
223Boston Red Sox1217447.6120.564950814138-2336-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park411625.390
348Tampa Bay Rays1216556.5379.55154754031-2834-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field412615.634
4814Toronto Blue Jays1226260.50813.05815641731-2931-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre401921.475
51429Baltimore Orioles1204773.39227.0501638-13729-3518-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards422220.524
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Detroit Tigers1226557.533--546557-1134-2631-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park403010.750
2713Cleveland Indians1186058.5083.0507506133-2527-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field442024.455
3915Chicago White Sox1216160.5043.5487498-1127-3334-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field411823.439
41227Minnesota Twins1215368.43811.5470584-11427-3026-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field411031.244
51328Kansas City Royals1235073.40715.5535595-6031-3419-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium392118.538
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1237152.577--63751512239-2332-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington392514.641
2612Los Angeles Angels1236558.5286.0473470332-2733-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim392118.538
31024Oakland Athletics1225468.44316.5478501-2332-2822-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum402020.500
41126Seattle Mariners1215368.43817.0413480-6730-3023-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field411427.341
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1207842.650--53039413642-2036-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park422418.571
235Atlanta Braves1237251.5857.55124545837-2435-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field391722.436
3817New York Mets1225963.48420.0546548-225-3234-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field401822.450
4918Washington Nationals1205862.48320.0470497-2733-2325-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park412219.537
51120Florida Marlins1225765.46722.0481534-5325-4132-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium401525.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers1237251.585--5394994046-1526-36W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park392415.615
2611St. Louis Cardinals1236558.5287.05805324832-2733-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III392514.641
3716Cincinnati Reds1225963.48412.55745334134-3025-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark402020.500
41019Pittsburgh Pirates1215863.47913.0459493-3428-3230-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park411427.341
51525Chicago Cubs1235469.43918.0510607-9729-3325-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeJim HendryWrigley Field391722.436
61630Houston Astros1233984.31733.0464622-15820-4119-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park391722.436
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Arizona Diamondbacks1226953.566--5595312836-2633-27W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field402515.625
259San Francisco Giants1236657.5373.5421431-1035-2531-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park392019.513
31221Colorado Rockies1245767.46013.0555566-1129-3228-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field381622.421
41322Los Angeles Dodgers1215566.45513.5442473-3131-3424-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium402713.675
51423San Diego Padres1245569.44415.0468477-924-3731-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park381622.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jeff HowellC28.137Signed by Red Sox 
Ryan O'SullivanP20.345Signed by Dodgers 
Lester OliverosP23.080Traded by Tigers to Twins 
Raul ValdesP33.262Claimed off waivers by Yankees from Cardinals