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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 2011-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs3BoxRandy WellsDerek LoweCarlos Marmol
Houston Astros6Colorado Rockies7BoxMatt BelisleAneury Rodriguez(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Florida Marlins6BoxRyan WebbJose ArredondoSteve Cishek
Cincinnati Reds3Florida Marlins2BoxBronson ArroyoChris VolstadFrancisco Cordero
New York Mets7Philadelphia Phillies4BoxMike PelfreyKyle KendrickBobby Parnell
Milwaukee Brewers0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJason GrilliShaun MarcumJoel Hanrahan
San Diego Padres1San Francisco Giants2BoxTim LincecumTim StaufferSantiago Casilla
Los Angeles Dodgers9St. Louis Cardinals4BoxHiroki KurodaJaime Garcia(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Washington Nationals2BoxDaniel HudsonLivan HernandezJ.J. Putz
Chicago White Sox0Los Angeles Angels8BoxJered WeaverZach Stewart(none)
Seattle Mariners9Cleveland Indians2BoxFelix HernandezJosh Tomlin(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins1BoxJeremy GuthrieKevin Slowey(none)
Oakland Athletics6New York Yankees4BoxFautino de los SantosRafael SorianoAndrew Bailey
Detroit Tigers2Tampa Bay Rays3BoxJoel PeraltaDuane Below(none)
Boston Red Sox13Texas Rangers2BoxJosh BeckettMatt Harrison(none)
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJesse LitschLouis ColemanFrank Francisco

Standings as of 2011-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1297950.612--69453715738-2441-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park331122.333
223New York Yankees1277750.6061.068449918540-2637-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II352015.571
347Tampa Bay Rays1287058.5478.55444935135-3035-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field342113.618
4713Toronto Blue Jays1296663.51213.06035812232-3034-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre331518.455
51429Baltimore Orioles1275077.39428.0536671-13529-3521-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards351916.543
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Detroit Tigers1297059.543--582578437-2733-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park33258.758
2814Cleveland Indians1276364.4966.0542560-1834-2829-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field351718.486
3916Chicago White Sox1286365.4926.5511528-1729-3634-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field341618.471
41227Minnesota Twins1295574.42615.0493630-13728-3627-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field33825.242
51328Kansas City Royals1305377.40817.5563628-6533-3720-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium321814.563
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1317457.565--66256110140-2534-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington31229.710
258Los Angeles Angels1307159.5462.55154912438-2833-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim321517.469
31023Oakland Athletics1295970.45714.0503524-2135-3024-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331518.455
41126Seattle Mariners1295673.43417.0452522-7030-3126-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field331122.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1288345.648--57942115846-2137-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park341915.559
224Atlanta Braves1317853.5956.55414717041-2537-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field311120.355
3817Washington Nationals1286266.48421.0493520-2737-2725-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park331815.545
41019New York Mets1296168.47322.5576597-2125-3536-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field331617.485
51424Florida Marlins1305872.44626.0508587-7926-4332-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Milwaukee Brewers1327854.591--5875335447-1631-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park301812.600
2612St. Louis Cardinals1306763.51510.06045683632-3035-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III32239.719
3715Cincinnati Reds1306466.49213.06125684434-3030-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark321517.469
41120Pittsburgh Pirates1296168.47315.5494540-4631-3730-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park331122.333
51525Chicago Cubs1305773.43820.0530631-10132-3625-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeRandy BushWrigley Field321418.438
61630Houston Astros1304288.32335.0502660-15823-4219-46L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park321418.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Arizona Diamondbacks1307159.546--572563936-2635-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field32239.719
2511San Francisco Giants1306961.5312.0446462-1636-2633-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park321715.531
3918Colorado Rockies1316368.4818.5605605035-3328-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field311021.323
41221Los Angeles Dodgers1296069.46510.5489498-931-3429-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium322210.688
51322San Diego Padres1316071.45811.5504499528-3832-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park311120.355


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