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Friday August 8,2014This 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 2014-08-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Los Angeles Angels2BoxAllen WebsterJered WeaverKoji Uehara
St. Louis Cardinals2Baltimore Orioles12BoxChris TillmanJustin Masterson(none)
Texas Rangers3Houston Astros4BoxJose VerasNeal CottsChad Qualls
San Francisco Giants2Kansas City Royals4BoxJason FrasorMadison BumgarnerGreg Holland
Cleveland Indians6New York Yankees10BoxEsmil RogersTrevor Bauer(none)
Minnesota Twins5Oakland Athletics6BoxScott KazmirKyle GibsonSean Doolittle
Chicago White Sox1Seattle Mariners4BoxHisashi IwakumaJose QuintanaFernando Rodney
Detroit Tigers5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxAl AlburquerqueCasey JanssenJoe Nathan
Colorado Rockies3Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxChase AndersonTyler Matzek(none)
Washington Nationals6Atlanta Braves7BoxErvin SantanaStephen StrasburgCraig Kimbrel
Tampa Bay Rays4Chicago Cubs3BoxBrad BoxbergerHector Rondon(none)
Miami Marlins2Cincinnati Reds1BoxNathan EovaldiMike LeakeSteve Cishek
Los Angeles Dodgers3Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJeremy JeffressBrandon League(none)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBartolo ColonA.J. BurnettJenrry Mejia
San Diego Padres1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxVance WorleyIan KennedyMark Melancon

Standings as of 2014-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1156649.574--4894434631-2535-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards473017.638
2713New York Yankees1156154.5305.0467486-1929-2732-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II472324.489
3814Toronto Blue Jays1176156.5216.05295022731-2630-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre452223.489
41018Tampa Bay Rays1155659.48710.0452452027-3229-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field472126.447
51325Boston Red Sox1155164.44315.0437495-5827-3124-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park472027.426
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Detroit Tigers1136350.558--5214754630-2733-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park492722.551
259Kansas City Royals1146153.5352.54604431728-2733-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium482820.583
3917Cleveland Indians1165759.4917.5515512334-2223-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field462818.609
41121Chicago White Sox1175562.47010.0503557-5429-2826-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field451827.400
51224Minnesota Twins1145163.44712.5479514-3525-3026-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field481929.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1157144.617--56339516839-2032-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum471730.362
222Los Angeles Angels1156748.5834.05454648138-2229-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim473116.660
3612Seattle Mariners1156154.53010.04493767330-3131-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field472621.553
41428Houston Astros1164868.41423.5454549-9527-3321-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park462224.478
51529Texas Rangers1154570.39126.0467582-11521-3324-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington472225.468
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Washington Nationals1146252.544--4804027834-2428-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park483414.708
2715Atlanta Braves1155956.5133.5433429432-2427-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field472027.426
3919Miami Marlins1155659.4876.5463494-3131-2825-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park472126.447
41020New York Mets1165561.4748.0446446028-2727-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field462422.522
51223Philadelphia Phillies1165264.44811.0450518-6825-3427-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park462125.457
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Milwaukee Brewers1166452.552--5074723533-2731-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park461828.391
248Pittsburgh Pirates1156253.5391.54874711637-2225-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park472621.553
3510St. Louis Cardinals1146153.5352.0420425-533-2528-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III482919.604
4816Cincinnati Reds1165957.5095.04404142631-2628-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark461729.370
51427Chicago Cubs1144965.43014.0448492-4425-2824-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field482424.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1166650.569--4814285330-2736-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium462818.609
2611San Francisco Giants1166254.5344.04524213129-3033-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park462620.565
31122San Diego Padres1135162.45113.5361386-2530-2721-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park492623.531
41326Arizona Diamondbacks1165066.43116.0459550-9124-3826-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field461432.304
51530Colorado Rockies1154570.39120.5536600-6428-3017-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field472126.447

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Steven TollesonSS30.281Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave list
Anthony DeSclafaniP24.112Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Ed Lucas3b32.079Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Edgar OlmosRP24.118Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Dan JenningsRP27.113Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Matt DaleyP32.046New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Bryan MitchellP23.111New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ryan Kalishlf26.133Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Nick GreenwoodP26.315St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Jason MotteCL32.047St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Lower back sprain
Andrew ChafinP24.052Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Xavier Paullf29.164Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike ClevingerP23.230Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Angels to Indians for Vinnie Pestano
Tyler BremerP24.244Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Cubs with Jose Arias to Marlins for Jacob Turner
Jose AriasP23.203Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Cubs with Tyler Bremer to Marlins for Jacob Turner
Lucas LuetgeRP27.165Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Geovany Sotoc31.200Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jerome WilliamsRP32.247Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Josh BeckettSP34.085Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left hip impingement
Jacob TurnerSP23.079Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Marlins to Cubs for Tyler Bremer and Jose Arias
Ernesto FrieriRP29.020Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Matt Duffy3B23.205San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Richmond (AA)
Nick AhmedSS24.146Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Sam AlvisOF22.058Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Cody AndersonP23.328Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt AndersonP22.264Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Christian BergmanP26.096Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Andrew BrockettP22.034Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
David CarpenterP26.342Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Alexi Casilla2b30.019Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Activated from disabled list
Alex ClaudioP22.190Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Michael Cuddyerrf35.134Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk) for rehab
L.B. DantzlerIF23.078Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Logan DarnellP25.187Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Matt Den DekkerCF26.364New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Nathan DesouzaOF 20.026Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Roenis EliasP26.007Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Andrew FloridesSS19.198Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Dexter Fowlercf28.139Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Anthony GiansantiRF25.314Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bradin HagensP25.088Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Enrique HernandezLF22.350Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Nick HillP29.190Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Matt HoffmanP25.263Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jim JohnsonRP31.042Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Roger Kieschnicklf27.199Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Branden KlineP22.314Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Zach LarsonOF 20.304Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ryan LipkinC26.305Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
B.J. LopezC19.313Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Zach MarberryC23.188Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Dustin MartinRF30.126Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Duncan McAlpineC-P23.120Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Casey McCarthyP 24.117Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Yohander MendezP19.203Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Melky Mesarf27.189Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Sam MollP22.218Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Frankie MontasP21.140Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Toru MurataP29.080Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Ramon OviedoP24.015Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Vinnie PestanoRP29.169Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Traded from Indians to Angels for Michael Clevinger
Tim PetersonP23.167New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
A.J. Pollockcf26.247Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Rob RasmussenP25.128Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Andre RienzoSP26.064Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
C.J. RobinsonP21.089Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Brady RodgersP23.325Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Michael RothRP24.174Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
John RuettigerCF24.321Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Cam StewartP 19.333San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Matthew TaylorP23.129Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose ValdezP31.198Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Josh WallRP27.199Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Justin WrightP24.355St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Pedro Alvarez3b27.183Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Zach PutnamRP27.036Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Jeremy HefnerSP28.150New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan Herrera2b29.278Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Pedro FelicianoRP37.348Released by Cardinals
Ryan Roberts2b33.323Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Warner MadrigalP30.140Released by Nationals
Jason GurkaP26.211Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose ToussenSS-2B24.268New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael O'BrienP24.158Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sammie Starr2B-SS26.069Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jack SnodgrassP26.242San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael BurgessRF25.292Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Garrett Hughesp22.347San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Griffin MurphyP23.204Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt Pare1B23.264San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Robby RowlandP22.237Released by Pirates
Santiago NessyC21.243Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ben EckelsP 20.193Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)DL-7 Injured
Dylan DavisOF21.019San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Henry Garcia1B20.321Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Horelbin RamosP20.206Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk)
J.T. AutreyP22.088Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Joshua MorganSS18.266Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Nyjer MorganCF34.037-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Spencer HermannP21.002Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Onas FarfanP21.046Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Byron MurrayOF19.013San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Cory RhodesP22.344Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)Signed as undrafted free agent (King)