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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 2011-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs4BoxMike MinorCasey ColemanCraig Kimbrel
Houston Astros6Colorado Rockies8BoxMatt BelisleFernando RodriguezRex Brothers
Cincinnati Reds8Florida Marlins6BoxAroldis ChapmanLeo NunezFrancisco Cordero
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies9BoxVance WorleyJonathon Niese(none)
Milwaukee Brewers11Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxMarco EstradaRoss Ohlendorf(none)
San Diego Padres7San Francisco Giants5BoxErik HamrenRamon RamirezHeath Bell
Los Angeles Dodgers13St. Louis Cardinals2BoxClayton KershawKyle Lohse(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Washington Nationals0BoxIan KennedyJordan ZimmermannJ.J. Putz
Chicago White Sox4Los Angeles Angels5BoxJordan WaldenJason Frasor(none)
Seattle Mariners5Cleveland Indians7BoxChris PerezBrandon League(none)
Seattle Mariners12Cleveland Indians7BoxAnthony VasquezZach McAllisterJeff Gray
Baltimore Orioles8Minnesota Twins1BoxAlfredo SimonBrian Duensing(none)
Oakland Athletics6New York Yankees5BoxBrandon McCarthyBartolo ColonAndrew Bailey
Detroit Tigers2Tampa Bay Rays1BoxBrad PennyDavid PricePhil Coke
Boston Red Sox11Texas Rangers5BoxJohn LackeyColby Lewis(none)
Kansas City Royals6Toronto Blue Jays4BoxBruce ChenBrandon MorrowJoakim Soria

Standings as of 2011-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees1267749.611--68049318740-2537-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II362016.556
223Boston Red Sox1287850.609--68153514638-2440-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park341222.353
358Tampa Bay Rays1276958.5438.55414915034-3035-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field352213.629
4713Toronto Blue Jays1286563.50813.05995782131-3034-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre341618.471
51429Baltimore Orioles1264977.38928.0530670-14029-3520-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards362016.556
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Detroit Tigers1287058.547--580575537-2733-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park34259.735
2814Cleveland Indians1266363.5006.0540551-1134-2729-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field361719.472
3915Chicago White Sox1276364.4966.5511520-929-3634-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field351619.457
41226Minnesota Twins1285573.43015.0492624-13228-3527-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field34826.235
51328Kansas City Royals1295376.41117.5560624-6433-3720-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium331815.545
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1307456.569--66054811240-2434-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington322210.688
269Los Angeles Angels1297059.5433.55074911637-2833-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim331617.485
31023Oakland Athletics1285870.45315.0497520-2335-3023-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341618.471
41127Seattle Mariners1285573.43018.0443520-7730-3125-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field341222.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1278344.654--57541416146-2037-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park351916.543
224Atlanta Braves1307852.6006.55394687141-2537-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field321121.344
3817Washington Nationals1276265.48821.0491516-2537-2625-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park341816.529
41019New York Mets1286068.46923.5569593-2425-3535-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field341717.500
51424Florida Marlins1285771.44526.5500579-7925-4232-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium341519.441
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Milwaukee Brewers1317853.595--5875315647-1631-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park311813.581
2612St. Louis Cardinals1296762.51910.06005594132-2935-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III332310.697
3716Cincinnati Reds1286365.49213.56045604434-3029-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark341618.471
41120Pittsburgh Pirates1286068.46916.5492540-4830-3730-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park341222.353
51525Chicago Cubs1295673.43421.0527629-10231-3625-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeRandy BushWrigley Field331518.455
61630Houston Astros1294287.32635.0496653-15723-4219-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park331419.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Arizona Diamondbacks1297059.543--568561736-2634-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field33249.727
2511San Francisco Giants1296861.5272.0444461-1735-2633-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park331815.545
3918Colorado Rockies1306268.4778.5598599-134-3328-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field321121.344
41221San Diego Padres1306070.46210.5503497628-3832-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park321121.344
51322Los Angeles Dodgers1285969.46110.5480494-1431-3428-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium332310.697


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vance Albitz2B23.205Signed by Cardinals 
Aaron Hill2B29.155Traded by Blue Jays with John McDonald to Diamondbacks for Kelly Johnson 
Kelly JohnsonLF29.182Traded by Diamondbacks to Blue Jays for John McDonald and Aaron Hill 
Mike LoreeP24.343Signed by Pirates 
Matt Mangini3B25.245Released by Mariners 
John McDonaldSS-3B36.333Traded by Blue Jays with Aaron Hill to Diamondbacks for Kelly Johnson