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Tuesday October 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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Standings at end of 2013 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1629765.599--85365619753-2844-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park000
259Tampa Bay Rays1639271.5645.57006465451-3041-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field000
4914New York Yankees1628577.52512.0650671-2146-3539-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II000
3815Baltimore Orioles1628577.52512.07457093646-3539-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards000
51123Toronto Blue Jays1627488.45723.0712756-4440-4134-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1629369.574--79662417251-3042-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park000
248Cleveland Indians1629270.5681.07456628351-3041-40W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field000
3713Kansas City Royals1628676.5317.06486014744-3742-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium000
41326Minnesota Twins1626696.40727.0614788-17432-4934-47L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field000
51428Chicago White Sox1626399.38930.0598723-12537-4426-55L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics1629666.593--76762514252-2944-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
2610Texas Rangers1639172.5585.57306369446-3645-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington000
31017Los Angeles Angels1627884.48118.0733737-439-4239-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
41225Seattle Mariners1627191.43825.0624754-13036-4535-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack ZduriencikSafeco Field000
51530Houston Astros16251111.31545.0610848-23824-5727-54L15T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves1629666.593--68854814056-2540-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field000
2612Washington Nationals1628676.53110.06566263047-3439-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael RizzoNationals Park000
31022New York Mets1627488.45722.0619684-6533-4841-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field000
41324Philadelphia Phillies1627389.45123.0610749-13943-3830-51L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park000
51529Miami Marlins16262100.38334.0513646-13336-4526-55W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1629765.599--78359618754-2743-38W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III000
235Pittsburgh Pirates1629468.5803.06345775750-3144-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
3511Cincinnati Reds1629072.5567.069858910949-3241-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark000
41220Milwaukee Brewers1627488.45723.0640687-4737-4437-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
51427Chicago Cubs1626696.40731.0602689-8731-5035-46L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jed HoyerWrigley Field000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Los Angeles Dodgers1629270.568--6495826747-3445-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium000
2716Arizona Diamondbacks1628181.50011.0685695-1045-3636-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field000
3819San Diego Padres1627686.46916.0618700-8245-3631-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park000
4918San Francisco Giants1627686.46916.0629691-6241-4035-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park000
51121Colorado Rockies1627488.45718.0706760-5445-3629-52W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ryan ReidRP28.167Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Yeison AsencioRF23.328San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AA)
Jaff Deckerlf23.227San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Tom LayneRP28.340San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Rymer LirianoRF22.110San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AA)
Miles MikolasRP25.046San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Adys PortilloP21.293San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Fort Wayne (A)
Edwin EscobarP21.169San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Richmond (AA)
Mike KickhamRP24.300San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Francisco PegueroLF25.129San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Eric SurkampSP26.084San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Xavier Averycf23.280Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Blake BeavanRP24.264Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Anthony FernandezP23.122Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Jackson (AA)
Danny HultzenP23.314Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Julio MorbanCF-LF21.238Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Jackson (AA)
Carlos Peguerorf26.228Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Jesus Sucrec25.161Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Keith ButlerRP24.251St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Jermaine CurtisLF-3B26.090St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Jorge RondonP25.235St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Alex ColomeSP24.281Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Frank De los SantosP25.326Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Hak-Ju LeeSS22.338Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike MontgomeryP24.099Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Felipe VazqiezP22.095Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (A+)
Wilmer FontRP23.137Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Josh LindblomSP26.115Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Chris McGuiness1b25.180Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Roman MendezP23.075Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Frisco (AA)
Drew HutchisonSP23.047Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
A.J. JimenezC23.160Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Brad LincolnRP28.136Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Sean NolinSP23.286Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Sergio SantosRP30.096Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Mickey StoreyRP27.206Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Thad WeberRP29.010Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Danny Espinosa2b26.166Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Nate KarnsSP25.318Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Harrisburg (AA)
Chris Marrero1b25.098Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Matt PurkeP23.083Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Potomac (A+)
Tyler RobertsonRP25.290Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Seth LintzP23.243Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Laredo (American)
Dustin LogginsP23.068Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Kansas City (American)
Sean MahleyP24.146Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Schaumburg (Frontier)
Dan BowmanOF24.036Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Lake Erie (Frontier)
Steve McQuailOF24.120Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Schaumburg (Frontier)
Marcus HatleyP25.196Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Re-signed to minor league contract
Shane DyerP25.213Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Re-signed to minor league contract
Ray Chang3B30.045Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Re-signed to minor league contract
Robert Lewis-WalkerP20.184Released by Reds
Wilsen PalaciosP23.297Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Re-signed to minor league contract
Andrew DurdenP24.315Released by Royals
Cory HallP25.149Released by Royals
Ryan MattesP23.031Released by Royals
Corey RhoneyP23.036Released by Royals
Ben TomchickP23.295Released by Royals
Andrew AyersIF22.171Released by Royals
Eric DuncanLF-2B28.305Released by Royals
Chris SweeneyOF-RF22.026Released by Royals
Alex BurgC-3B26.060Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Re-signed to minor league contract
Robinzon DiazC30.019Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Re-signed to minor league contract
Eric PattersonCF-RF30.183Released by Brewers
Jose GilC27.034New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Re-signed to minor league contract
Ryan DemminP25.186Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Re-signed to minor league contract
Justin DallesC24.282Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Re-signed to minor league contract
Albert Cartwright2B25.343Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Re-signed to minor league contract
Jiwan JamesCF24.180Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Re-signed to minor league contract
Matt Chavez1b24.216San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent out of college
Kevin PucetasP28.315Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Re-signed to minor league contract
Hiram BurgosSP26.065Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Tony Abreu2B28.329San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
J.R. TowlesC29.240Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Robert CoelloRP28.319Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Andrew TaylorRP27.051Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL and outrighted to minors
Henry Blancoc42.040Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jorge De La RosaSP32.186Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Rockies exercised option for 2014 ($2011)
Shairon MartisP26.192Refused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency
Michael Martinezss-LF31.022Refused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency
Zach MinerRP31.210Refused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency
Pete OrrLF-3B34.122Refused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency
Koyie Hillc34.213Declared free agency
Zach PhillipsP27.017Refused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency
Kevin SloweyRP29.157Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan LangerhansLF-RF33.231Declared free agency
Philip HumberRP30.291Refused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency
Brandon Laird3b26.027Refused Minor League Assignment - Declared free agency
Brandon SiskP28.087Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Travis WitherspoonCF24.175Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Angels by Mariners
Ryan SweeneyCF28.230Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($3.5m) Club option for 2016