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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 2011-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres0Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxJosh CollmenterWade LeBlanc(none)
Washington Nationals3Cincinnati Reds4BoxFrancisco CorderoCollin Balester(none)
Colorado Rockies1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTed LillyEsmil Rogers(none)
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxRandy WolfRodrigo LopezJohn Axford
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets6BoxChris CapuanoTim Hudson(none)
Florida Marlins6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxClay HensleyRoy OswaltSteve Cishek
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants2BoxMadison BumgarnerJ.A. HappSantiago Casilla
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxKyle McClellanJose Veras(none)
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles12BoxTommy HunterA.J. Burnett(none)
Oakland Athletics15Boston Red Sox5BoxGio GonzalezTim Wakefield(none)
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians2BoxUbaldo JimenezFelipe PaulinoChris Perez
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins1BoxRick PorcelloScott Diamond(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners2BoxJake PeavyCharlie FurbushChris Sale
Los Angeles Angels7Texas Rangers11BoxDerek HollandDan Haren(none)
Tampa Bay Rays6Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJames ShieldsHenderson Alvarez(none)

Standings as of 2011-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1318051.611--70555215338-2542-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park311021.323
223New York Yankees1297851.6051.071152019141-2637-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II331914.576
359Tampa Bay Rays1307159.5468.55504965435-3136-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field322012.625
4713Toronto Blue Jays1316665.50414.06105961432-3234-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre311516.484
51429Baltimore Orioles1295277.40327.0554677-12330-3522-42W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards331716.515
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Detroit Tigers1317259.550--5925791337-2735-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park31238.742
2814Cleveland Indians1286464.5006.5544561-1735-2829-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field341618.471
3916Chicago White Sox1296465.4967.0515530-1529-3635-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field331518.455
41227Minnesota Twins1315576.42017.0495644-14928-3827-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field31823.258
51328Kansas City Royals1325478.40918.5573636-6333-3721-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium301713.567
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1337558.564--6735749941-2634-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington29218.724
2610Los Angeles Angels1317160.5423.05225022038-2833-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim311516.484
31022Oakland Athletics1316071.45814.0527551-2435-3025-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311417.452
41126Seattle Mariners1305674.43117.5454526-7230-3226-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field321121.344
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies1298346.643--58442715746-2237-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park331914.576
235Atlanta Braves1337954.5946.05494806941-2538-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field291019.345
31019New York Mets1306268.47721.5582597-1526-3536-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field321517.469
4918Washington Nationals1306268.47721.5497532-3537-2825-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park311813.581
51424Florida Marlins1315972.45025.0514592-7826-4333-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonMichael HillSun Life Stadium311318.419
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers1337954.594--5925355748-1631-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park291712.586
2612St. Louis Cardinals1326963.5239.56175764134-3035-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III30219.700
3715Cincinnati Reds1316566.49613.06165714535-3030-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark311417.452
41221Pittsburgh Pirates1316170.46617.0502553-5131-3730-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park311120.355
51525Chicago Cubs1325775.43221.5535644-10932-3725-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike QuadeRandy BushWrigley Field301416.467
61630Houston Astros1324389.32635.5506663-15723-4220-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park301317.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2011 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Arizona Diamondbacks1327359.553--5855642137-2636-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field30219.700
2511San Francisco Giants1327062.5303.0449466-1737-2733-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park301614.533
3817Colorado Rockies1326369.47710.0606611-535-3328-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field301020.333
41120Los Angeles Dodgers1306169.46911.0495499-432-3429-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium312110.677
51323San Diego Padres1326072.45513.0504504028-3832-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park301119.367


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim ThomeDH40.364Traded by Twins to Indians for a player to be named later 
Dewayne WiseCF33.183Claimed off waivers by Blue Jays from Marlins