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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 2011-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks1Atlanta Braves8BoxBrandon BeachyWade Miley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Chicago Cubs3BoxMatt GarzaEdwin JacksonCarlos Marmol
Los Angeles Dodgers6Colorado Rockies7BoxJ.C. RomeroBlake Hawksworth(none)
San Francisco Giants5Houston Astros7BoxJordan LylesMadison BumgarnerMark Melancon
Milwaukee Brewers11New York Mets9BoxFrancisco RodriguezJason IsringhausenJohn Axford
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTony WatsonAroldis ChapmanJoel Hanrahan
Florida Marlins1San Diego Padres14BoxAaron HarangClay Hensley(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Washington Nationals0BoxRoy OswaltJohn Lannan(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Los Angeles Angels9BoxFernando RodneyKevin Gregg(none)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox3BoxJesse CrainKoji UeharaSergio Santos
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers10BoxDoug FisterDavid Huff(none)
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals9BoxFelipe PaulinoMatt Albers(none)
New York Yankees4Minnesota Twins9BoxFrancisco LirianoA.J. Burnett(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Oakland Athletics5BoxGio GonzalezHenderson Alvarez(none)
Seattle Mariners0Tampa Bay Rays8BoxJeremy HellicksonCharlie Furbush(none)

Standings as of 2011-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1247648.613--67248718540-2436-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II382117.553
223Boston Red Sox1257649.6080.566452513938-2438-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park371423.378
347Tampa Bay Rays1246856.5488.05304775333-2835-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field382315.605
4814Toronto Blue Jays1266462.50813.05945722231-2933-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre361719.472
51429Baltimore Orioles1234776.38228.5517661-14429-3518-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards392217.564
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Detroit Tigers1256758.536--565565036-2731-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park37289.757
2713Cleveland Indians1226260.5083.5517523-633-2529-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field401822.450
3915Chicago White Sox1256263.4965.0497515-1828-3634-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field371720.459
41126Minnesota Twins1255570.44012.0490609-11928-3227-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field37829.216
51328Kansas City Royals1275275.40916.0553614-6133-3619-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium351916.543
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1277354.575--65152712439-2334-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington352312.657
2610Los Angeles Angels1276859.5355.0495486935-2833-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim351817.514
31023Oakland Athletics1265769.45215.5491514-2335-2922-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361719.472
41227Seattle Mariners1245371.42718.5416496-8030-3123-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field381424.368
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1248143.653--55240514744-2037-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park382117.553
235Atlanta Braves1277552.5917.55304646640-2535-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field351421.400
3817Washington Nationals1246064.48421.0482509-2735-2525-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park372017.541
4918New York Mets1256065.48021.5563568-525-3435-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field371720.459
51424Florida Marlins1265769.45225.0491567-7625-4132-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium361521.417
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers1277552.591--5605154547-1628-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park352114.600
2612St. Louis Cardinals1266660.5248.55915424932-2734-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III362412.667
3716Cincinnati Reds1266165.48413.55915504134-3027-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark361818.500
41019Pittsburgh Pirates1245965.47614.5474514-4029-3430-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park381325.342
51525Chicago Cubs1265670.44418.5521615-9431-3325-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeRandy BushWrigley Field361521.417
61630Houston Astros1264284.33332.5481630-14923-4119-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park361422.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Arizona Diamondbacks1266957.548--565556936-2633-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field362511.694
2511San Francisco Giants1276760.5282.5433450-1735-2532-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park351916.543
31120Colorado Rockies1275968.46510.5576585-931-3328-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field351421.400
41221Los Angeles Dodgers1255768.45611.5462486-2431-3426-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium362511.694
51322San Diego Padres1285870.45312.0492489327-3831-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park341321.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Christopher MarloweP21.298Signed by Giants 
Kevin Taylor2B20.295Signed by Dodgers