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Saturday August 9,2014This 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 2014-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Los Angeles Angels5BoxMatt ShoemakerBrandon Workman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Baltimore Orioles10BoxUbaldo JimenezJohn Lackey(none)
Texas Rangers3Houston Astros8BoxScott FeldmanYu Darvish(none)
San Francisco Giants0Kansas City Royals5BoxJames ShieldsTim Hudson(none)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees0BoxCorey KluberBrandon McCarthyCody Allen
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics9BoxJeff SamardzijaTrevor May(none)
Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners1BoxEric SurkampFernando RodneyJake Petricka
Detroit Tigers2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxAaron LoupJoba Chamberlain(none)
Colorado Rockies4Arizona Diamondbacks14BoxTrevor CahillJorge de la Rosa(none)
Washington Nationals4Atlanta Braves1BoxTyler ClippardDavid CarpenterRafael Soriano
Tampa Bay Rays4Chicago Cubs0BoxJake OdorizziEdwin Jackson(none)
Miami Marlins4Cincinnati Reds3BoxBrad PennySam LeCureSteve Cishek
Los Angeles Dodgers1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMichael FiersZack GreinkeFrancisco Rodriguez
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDana EvelandAntonio BastardoJeurys Familia
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxEric StultsFrancisco LirianoJoaquin Benoit

Standings as of 2014-08-09

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1166749.578--4994465332-2535-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards462917.630
2713New York Yankees1166155.5266.0467489-2229-2832-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II462323.500
3814Toronto Blue Jays1186256.5256.05325042832-2630-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre442123.477
41019Tampa Bay Rays1165759.49110.0456452427-3230-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field462026.435
51325Boston Red Sox1165165.44016.0441500-5927-3124-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park462026.435
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Detroit Tigers1146351.553--5234784530-2733-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park482721.563
258Kansas City Royals1156253.5391.54654432229-2733-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium472720.574
3917Cleveland Indians1175859.4966.5518512634-2224-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field452718.600
41121Chicago White Sox1185662.4759.0505558-5329-2827-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field441727.386
51224Minnesota Twins1155164.44312.5483523-4025-3026-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field471928.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1167244.621--57239917340-2032-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum461630.348
222Los Angeles Angels1166848.5864.05504688239-2229-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim463016.652
3612Seattle Mariners1166155.52611.04503787230-3231-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field462620.565
41428Houston Astros1174968.41923.5462552-9028-3321-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park452124.467
51529Texas Rangers1164571.38827.0470590-12021-3324-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon Daniels462224.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Washington Nationals1156352.548--4844038134-2429-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park473314.702
2715Atlanta Braves1165957.5094.5434433132-2527-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field462026.435
3918Miami Marlins1165759.4916.5467497-3031-2826-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park462026.435
41020New York Mets1175661.4798.0448447128-2728-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field452322.511
51223Philadelphia Phillies1175265.44412.0451520-6925-3527-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park452124.467
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers1176552.556--5114733834-2731-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park451728.378
249Pittsburgh Pirates1166254.5342.54884731537-2325-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park462620.565
3510St. Louis Cardinals1156154.5303.0423435-1233-2528-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III472918.617
4816Cincinnati Reds1175958.5046.04434182531-2728-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark451728.378
51427Chicago Cubs1154966.42615.0448496-4825-2924-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field472423.511
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1176651.564--4824325030-2736-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium452817.622
2611San Francisco Giants1176255.5304.04524262629-3033-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park452619.578
31122San Diego Padres1145262.45612.5363387-2430-2722-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park482523.521
41326Arizona Diamondbacks1175166.43615.0473554-8125-3826-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field451332.289
51530Colorado Rockies1164571.38820.5540614-7428-3017-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field462125.457

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mike FiersSP29.055Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Trevor MayP24.320Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Chris Youngcf30.339New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Matt Den DekkerCF26.365New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Brad PennyP36.077Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brian McCannc30.171New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Brian Roberts2b36.304-Released by Yankees
Austin Rominec25.260New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ubaldo JimenezSP30.200Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Tucker BarnhartC23.214Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Erik BedardSP35.156Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Jordan Danksrf28.002Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Adam Eatonlf25.246Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Scott Sizemore2b29.217New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Dean Anna2B27.258Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jose AriasP23.204Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Aaron AttawayIF22.156Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Nick BastoSS 20.130Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Cody Bellinger1B19.027Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Kyle Blanks1B27.332Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Tyler BremerP24.245Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Brooks BrownP29.050Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Bobby BundyP24.208Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Daniel CamarenaP21.273New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Felix Castillo23.024Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Nick ChristianiRP27.023Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Chevy ClarkeCF22.213Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Chris Colabellorf30.290Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Malcolm CulverP24.181Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Ramon Del OrbeP22.174Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Adam EngelIF-OF22.244Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Henry Garcia1B20.322Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Sam GaviglioP24.079St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sal GiardinaC22.101Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose GilC27.339New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Yean Carlos GilP23.301Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Graham GodfreyP30.000Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Miguel GonzalezRP30.074Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Zak HermansP23.049Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Corbin HoffnerP 21.010Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Activated from disabled list
Corban Joseph2B25.285New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan LavarnwayC27.002Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Raudel LazoP25.119Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Marlins (Rk) for rehab
Michael LeeP27.264Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Marcus LemonLF26.067Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Dixon LlorensP21.264St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Donald Lutzlf25.184Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Andy Marte3B30.262Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Hiram MartinezSS21.313Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Jorge MartinezSS21.133Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Mike McCarthyP26.265Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Mason McVayP23.359San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose MonegroP24.324Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
A.J. MorrisP27.251Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Clayton MortensenRP29.121Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josh MuellerP25.203Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
John NesterC25.073San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from disabled list
Daniel NorrisP21.106Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Alan OaksP26.127San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Edgar OlmosRP24.119Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Paul PaezP22.102New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Joel PayampsP20.124Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Michael PeoplesP 22.339Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Gabriel PerezP23.067Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Pedro Perez19.343New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Alejandro PilotoOF22.123Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Jason PridieLF-RF30.305Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Cody ReedP21.116Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Jake RobertsP23.196Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Taylor RogersP23.235Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan SherriffP24.076St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Andres Sotillo20.224Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Zeke SpruillSP24.332Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Carlton TanabeC22.286Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Ryan Tuntland3B23.101San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Anthony UsuiP24.163Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Doug VotolotoIF23.041Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Activated from disabled list
P.J. WaltersSP29.150Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Austin WoodP24.029Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Rob WootenRP29.019Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Justin WrightP24.356St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Phillip IrwinP27.165Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Scott MaineP29.188Released by Reds
Eric SimC25.218San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Jason HagertyC26.331San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt BranhamP26.316San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Curry1B26.013Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brett ShankinP24.283Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dalton PompeyCF21.241Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
John AndersonP25.273Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin Trapp2B23.306Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt SummersP24.357Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler YbarraP24.241Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Blake HauserP23.117Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brandon BednarIF-OF22.141San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dreily Guerrero2B-3B23.301Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jesus GalindoCF23.351San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan MurphyOF24.047Released by Twins
Jordan WeemsC21.275Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kendry FloresP22.259San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
William CuevasP23.299Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alec MehrtenSS 24.016Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Alex NewmanCF21.245Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Dickie ThonSS22.267Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Forrestt AlldayOF23.107Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Shane DawsonP 20.334Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Zack GraniteOF21.326Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Alejandro LavanderoP 20.261Released by Brewers
Corey HolmesP22.341New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)DL-60 Injured
J.B. KoleP21.195Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Signed out of draft (Villanova)
Joe GattoP19.056Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Signed out of draft (New Jersey HS)
Kevin CorreiaSP33.350Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Twins to Dodgers for future considerations
Chase HuchingsonP25.117New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Suspended 2 games
Nick BlountP23.342Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Assigned to AZL White Sox (Rk)
Hector Sanchezc24.265San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Concussion
Brian SchlitterP28.231Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Jared RuxerP22.011Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Nolan RiggsP21.079San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (San Jacinto)
Colter MooreP22.300Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Eastern State Utah)