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Wednesday August 7,2013This 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 2013-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers10Los Angeles Angels3BoxAlexi OgandoTommy Hanson(none)
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox6BoxDylan AxelrodAdam Warren(none)
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians5BoxJeremy BondermanBryan ShawJoaquin Benoit
Boston Red Sox7Houston Astros5BoxJunichi TazawaJosh FieldsKoji Uehara
Minnesota Twins2Kansas City Royals5BoxLouis ColemanSamuel DedunoGreg Holland
Toronto Blue Jays7Seattle Mariners9BoxBrandon MaurerAaron LoupDanny Farquhar
Tampa Bay Rays8Arizona Diamondbacks9BoxJ.J. PutzJoel PeraltaBrad Ziegler
Oakland Athletics5Cincinnati Reds6BoxHomer BaileyBartolo ColonAroldis Chapman
Colorado Rockies0New York Mets5BoxMatt HarveyJhoulis Chacin(none)
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxPedro StropLuis GarciaKevin Gregg
Miami Marlins2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxCharlie MortonTom KoehlerMark Melancon
Baltimore Orioles10San Diego Padres3BoxFrancisco RodriguezLuke Gregerson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6San Francisco Giants1BoxAlfredo FigaroMadison Bumgarner(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers13St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRicky NolascoJake Westbrook(none)
Atlanta Braves6Washington Nationals3BoxKris MedlenRyan MattheusCraig Kimbrel

Standings as of 2013-08-07

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox1167046.603--59048110939-2131-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park462719.587
236Tampa Bay Rays1136647.5842.55144526237-2129-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field502624.520
3610Baltimore Orioles1146351.5536.05415103133-2530-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards482226.458
4915New York Yankees1135756.50411.5428448-2029-2528-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II492821.571
51118Toronto Blue Jays1145361.46516.0527553-2628-2825-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre482127.438
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers1126745.598--57242814437-1930-26W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park502624.520
2712Cleveland Indians1146252.5446.05334914237-2225-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field483018.625
3813Kansas City Royals1115853.5238.54474252229-2529-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium512823.549
41326Minnesota Twins1114962.44117.5442506-6426-2723-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field511734.333
51429Chicago White Sox1124369.38424.0411489-7825-2818-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field502030.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Oakland Athletics1136449.566--4944405435-2029-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum493217.653
258Texas Rangers1156550.565--5004594133-2432-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington482622.542
31017Seattle Mariners1145361.46511.5466524-5830-3023-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field481830.375
41223Los Angeles Angels1135162.45113.0512536-2430-3221-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim492722.551
51530Houston Astros1133776.32727.0434601-16719-3918-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park491435.286
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves1157045.609--52039912138-1532-30W13T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field472621.553
2716Washington Nationals1145460.47415.5419458-3931-2823-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park483216.667
3819New York Mets1115160.45917.0451482-3124-3227-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field512328.451
41122Philadelphia Phillies1135162.45118.0428518-9028-2723-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park492227.449
51528Miami Marlins1124369.38425.5359447-8826-3217-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park501931.380
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1136944.611--4403815940-2029-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park492524.510
235St. Louis Cardinals1136647.5843.056041614433-1933-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III493118.633
3511Cincinnati Reds1146351.5536.54924246835-2028-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark482721.563
41325Chicago Cubs1135063.44219.0447474-2723-3327-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field491633.327
51427Milwaukee Brewers1144965.43020.5444506-6227-3122-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park482523.521
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Los Angeles Dodgers1136350.558--4524292331-2532-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium492920.592
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1135855.5135.04734621132-2426-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field492326.469
3920San Diego Padres1145262.45611.5451513-6231-2721-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park482424.500
41021Colorado Rockies1155263.45212.0489522-3331-2621-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field472225.468
51224San Francisco Giants1135063.44213.0427489-6228-2922-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park492623.531

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Luis Expositoc26.199Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ronny PaulinoC32.108Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Omar Infante2b31.224Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Angel VillalonaIF22.359San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Hamstring
Kenn KasparekP27.318Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Right ankle
John TolisanoLF-2B24.304Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from DL
Tommy ManzellaSS30.113Released by Blue Jays
Taylor KrickC25.129Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 left shoulder contusion
Kevin RhoderickP24.353Released by Cubs
Jio MierSS22.346Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mike DemarkP30.079Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan BuchP25.273Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael SolbachP28.007Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Zach Johnson1B25.052Released by Astros
Joe Van MeterP24.293Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose Rivera2B23.111Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael YnoaP21.318Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sammie Starr2B-SS25.068Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Concussion
Albert AlmoraOF 19.113Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Groin
Ryan BoresP22.301Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Storm ThroneP 22.338Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Michael AntonioSS21.286Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan MountOF26.355Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from DL
Craig AlbernazC30.281Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from DL
Jace PetersonSS23.090San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from DL
Torsten BossIF22.223Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from DL
Lewis BrinsonOF 19.091Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from DL
Carlos AsuajeSS21.279Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Activated from DL
Marco EstradaSP30.033Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Scooter Gennett2b23.098Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Franklin Gutierrezcf30.167Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA) rehab
Justin Toole2B26.331Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Raoul TorrezLF25.144Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Anthony Contreras2B-LF29.316San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Miguel AbreuSS-3B28.266Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk) for rehab
Darin Mastroiannicf27.346Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Dean Green1B24.038Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Nick AmmiratiC22.007Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Contract purchased from St. Paul (American)
Chad WrightCF24.011Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
George BarberOF23.364Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Leonardo Castillo1B20.029Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Hector GarciaRF21.059Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Jeff PopickOF 24.051Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Yeisson RosarioOF20.321Chicago CubsArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Octavio DotelRP37.256Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk) for rehab
Brian WilsonP31.144Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Franklin MoralesRP27.195Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Josh TomlinP28.292Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Ryan KellyP25.282San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Shawn TeufelP27.022New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Johermyn ChavezRF24.193Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Chris HernandezP24.236Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Joey HouseyP23.296Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Trey McNuttP24.005Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to AZL Cubs (Rk) for rehab
Tyler AndersonP23.220Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Edwin CarlP24.341Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Contract purchased from Schaumburg (Frontier)
Craig StemP23.214Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Tyler ToyfairP23.117Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Kevin FergusonP-OF22.034Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Greg GonzalezP24.322San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Kyle CrockettP21.236Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Santo PerezP24.258Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Jairo GomezC21.214San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Nicholas HansonP 21.114Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Mark SappingtonP 22.263Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Sebastian ElizaldeOF21.261Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Yelmison PeraltaP18.157Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)
Tyler GauthierP21.065Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)
Francisco AquinoP20.326Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Cole NelsonP24.024Released by Braves
Andrew BrackmanP27.246Released by White Sox
Zach DukeRP30.110Released by Reds
Drew CarpenterP28.081Released by Angels
Neil RamirezRP24.074Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from DL