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Thursday August 8,2013This 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 2013-08-08

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Detroit Tigers10Cleveland Indians3BoxMax ScherzerZach McAllister(none)
Boston Red Sox1Kansas City Royals5BoxBruce ChenJon LesterLuke Hochevar
Colorado Rockies1New York Mets2BoxDillon GeeJeff ManshipLaTroy Hawkins
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies12BoxEthan MartinJeff Samardzija(none)
Miami Marlins4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJared HughesSteve Ames(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1San Francisco Giants4BoxTim LincecumDonovan Hand(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxHyun-Jin RyuCarlos Martinez(none)

Standings as of 2013-08-08

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1177047.598--59148610539-2131-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park452718.600
235Tampa Bay Rays1136647.5842.05144526237-2129-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field502624.520
3611Baltimore Orioles1146351.5535.55415103133-2530-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards482226.458
4915New York Yankees1135756.50411.0428448-2029-2528-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II492821.571
51117Toronto Blue Jays1145361.46515.5527553-2628-2825-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre482127.438
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Detroit Tigers1136845.602--58243115137-1931-26W12T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park492524.510
2712Cleveland Indians1156253.5397.05365013537-2325-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field473017.638
3813Kansas City Royals1125953.5278.54524262630-2529-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium502723.540
41325Minnesota Twins1114962.44118.0442506-6426-2723-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field511734.333
51428Chicago White Sox1124369.38424.5411489-7825-2818-41W3T 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
31018Seattle Mariners1145361.46511.5466524-5830-3023-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field481830.375
41222Los 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 Mets1125260.46416.5453483-3025-3227-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field502228.440
4920Philadelphia Phillies1145262.45617.5440519-7929-2723-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park482127.438
51529Miami Marlins1134370.38126.0363452-8926-3217-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park491930.388
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1147044.614--4453856041-2029-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park482424.500
236St. Louis Cardinals1146648.5794.056142114033-2033-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III483117.646
3510Cincinnati Reds1146351.5537.04924246835-2028-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark482721.563
41326Chicago Cubs1145064.43920.0448486-3823-3327-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field481632.333
51427Milwaukee Brewers1154966.42621.5445510-6527-3122-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park472522.532
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Los Angeles Dodgers1146450.561--4574302731-2533-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium482820.583
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1135855.5135.54734621132-2426-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field492326.469
31021San Diego Padres1145262.45612.0451513-6231-2721-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park482424.500
41123Colorado Rockies1165264.44813.0490524-3431-2621-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field462224.478
51224San Francisco Giants1145163.44713.0431490-5929-2922-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park482523.521

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Danny DuffySP24.230Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Will SmithRP24.029Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Jonathan BroxtonRP29.053Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Pedro VillarrealRP25.243Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Optioned to Louisville (AAA)
Ryan Raburnrf32.113Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($4.85m) Extension with club option for 2016
Pedro BeatoRP26.285Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt ThorntonRP36.327Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique [-]
Matt LangwellRP27.094Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Optioned to Columbus (AAA)
Danny SalazarSP23.209Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Jose ValverdeRP35.137Released by Tigers
Jose CisneroRP24.119Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jorge De LeonRP25.359Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Michael SchwimerP27.170Released by Blue Jays
Lucas Duda1b27.186New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL and optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jeff FrancisRP32.212Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Carlos Gonzalezlf27.295Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right middle finger [Hurt during an at bat 1 month ago]
Mitch MaierRF31.039Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris WallaceC25.103Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt OyeP27.164Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Johan LimontaRF-1B30.004San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Right ankle
Alex ClaudioP21.190Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mike Gonzales1B25.053Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Robbie GarveyCF-LF24.104Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael HeeschP23.085Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Anthony PrietoP 19.265Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Denny AlmonteCF24.318Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from DL
Shawn GriffithP26.076Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from DL
Brett LeeP22.322Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from DL
Jeff ManshipSP28.204Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Tyler ChatwoodSP23.235Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation [-]
Christian FriedrichP26.031Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled and placed on 60-day DL
Preston GuilmetRP26.012Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Mark Reynolds1b30.005Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
J.C. BoscanC33.226Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA)
Matt GuerrierRP35.006Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-60 Right elbow soreness
Thomas Neallf25.357Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Dislocated right shoulder [-]
Eduardo SanchezRP24.173Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Casper Wellscf28.258Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Claimed off waivers from White Sox by Phillies
Keith ButlerRP24.190St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Sam FreemanRP26.045St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Carlos MartinezRP-SP21.322St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Brock Petersonlf29.262St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Guillermo Quirozc31.252San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Hector Sanchezc23.264San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Adam Rosalesss30.080Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Athletics
Chase Utley2b34.234Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($27m) Extension with option years for 2016-2018
Daniel Navalf-RF30.169Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave list
Steven WrightSP28.343Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Francisley BuenoRP32.156Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA)
Danny DuffySP24.230Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Adam Moorec29.092Released by Royals
Lew FordCF-RF36.361Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Casey Kotchman1b30.167Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Chad NobleC25.264Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Brent Lillibridge3b29.325New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Outrighted to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Bridger Hunt3B28.015San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Contract purchased from Newark (CanAm)
Danny PeralesLF-CF28.143Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Contract purchased from Monclova (Mexico)
Peter Bourjoscf26.130Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Rocky GaleC25.168San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Devin ShinesCF24.085Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Jesus Sucrec25.100Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk) for rehab
Dean Espy1B23.282Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Dean Green1B24.039Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Luis Jimenez3b25.203Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Daniel KempSS22.001Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent out of college
Ivory ThomasOF21.350Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Donavan TateCF22.315San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Chad WrightCF24.012Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Guillermo PimentelRF20.307Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
James McDonaldSS21.236Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Jordan AkinsCF21.111Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Todd Hankins2B22.263Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Patrick WisdomIF21.347St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Chance RossIF23.161Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Daniel LockhartSS-2B20.277Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Ryan Rua3B23.150Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Leonardo Castillo1B20.030Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Joey Gallo3B 19.262Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Marty Herum3B21.236Chicago CubsArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Luis CruzC20.074St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Henrry RosarioOF20.125Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Alex SogardP26.014Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Jason VargasSP30.187Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Felipe PaulinoP29.308Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
David BrombergP25.329Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Neftali FelizP25.098Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Josh JudyP27.180Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Pedro ViolaP30.040Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Kyle HendricksP23.244Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Scott McGoughP23.281Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Taylor HillP24.149Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Robert WhitenackP24.261Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Matt HeidenreichP22.203Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Zach MortonP23.027Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Chi Chi GonzalezP21.206Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
John NiggliP 23.098Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Jose AriasP22.203Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Paul Schwendel23.364Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Thomas MiloneOF18.194Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Ricardo Rodriguez20.342Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Armando Rivero25.189Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Antonio SenzatelaP18.199Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)
Jamie PattersonP19.244Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)
Cole NelsonP24.025Signed by St. Paul (American)
Bobby HillierP23.261Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Kevin AricoP24.343Released by Reds
Christian MillerP 20.079Released by Padres
Charlie HaegerP29.324Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from temporarily inactive list