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Thursday August 18,2011This 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 2011-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants0Atlanta Braves1BoxMike MinorTim LincecumCraig Kimbrel
Los Angeles Dodgers5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxClayton KershawMarco Estrada(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDavid HerndonIan KennedyRyan Madson
Florida Marlins1San Diego Padres3BoxTim StaufferJavier VazquezHeath Bell
Cincinnati Reds1Washington Nationals3BoxJordan ZimmermannBronson ArroyoDrew Storen
Texas Rangers1Los Angeles Angels2BoxHoracio RamirezMike Adams(none)
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox2BoxJustin MastersonWill OhmanChris Perez
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals3BoxJosh BeckettLuke HochevarJonathan Papelbon
New York Yankees8Minnesota Twins4BoxCC SabathiaBrian Duensing(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Oakland Athletics0BoxRicky RomeroTrevor Cahill(none)

Standings as of 2011-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1227547.615--66047718340-2435-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II402218.550
223Boston Red Sox1237548.6100.565351513838-2437-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park391524.385
348Tampa Bay Rays1226656.5419.05194754431-2835-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field402515.625
4814Toronto Blue Jays1246460.51612.05935652831-2933-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre381721.447
51429Baltimore Orioles1214774.38827.5506644-13829-3518-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards412219.537
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Detroit Tigers1236558.528--551563-1234-2731-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park39309.769
2713Cleveland Indians1206258.5171.5515509633-2529-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field421824.429
3915Chicago White Sox1236162.4964.0490506-1627-3534-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field391821.462
41125Minnesota Twins1235469.43911.0480597-11727-3127-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field39930.231
51328Kansas City Royals1255174.40815.0543603-6032-3519-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium372017.541
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1257253.576--64252012239-2333-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington372413.649
2612Los Angeles Angels1256659.5286.0478475333-2833-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim372017.541
31024Oakland Athletics1245569.44416.5484513-2933-2922-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum381919.500
41227Seattle Mariners1225369.43417.5414485-7130-3123-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field401426.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1228042.656--54339714644-2036-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park402218.550
225Atlanta Braves1257352.5848.55184615738-2535-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field371621.432
3716New York Mets1236063.48820.5553551225-3235-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field391722.436
4918Washington Nationals1225963.48421.0474500-2634-2425-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park392118.538
51221Florida Marlins1245767.46024.0487549-6225-4132-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium381523.395
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Milwaukee Brewers1257352.584--5435053847-1626-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park372314.622
2610St. Louis Cardinals1246658.5326.55875345332-2734-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III382414.632
3817Cincinnati Reds1246064.48412.55775374034-3026-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark381919.500
41019Pittsburgh Pirates1225864.47513.5461500-3928-3330-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park401426.350
51526Chicago Cubs1245470.43518.5513611-9829-3325-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeJim HendryWrigley Field381721.447
61630Houston Astros1244084.32332.5468625-15721-4119-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park381622.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Arizona Diamondbacks1246955.556--5625441836-2633-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field382513.658
259San Francisco Giants1256758.5362.5428437-935-2532-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park371918.514
31120Colorado Rockies1255867.46411.5567571-430-3228-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field371522.405
41322Los Angeles Dodgers1235667.45512.5448477-2931-3425-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium382612.684
51423San Diego Padres1265670.44414.0474485-1125-3831-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park361521.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg SmithP27.240Signed by Red Sox 
Philippe ValiquetteP24.185Released by Reds 
Tim WoodP28.275Traded by Pirates to Rangers 
Ryan Zrenda2B23.062Signed by Orioles