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Tuesday August 26,2014This 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 2014-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Miami Marlins2Los Angeles Angels8BoxMatt ShoemakerNathan Eovaldi(none)
Tampa Bay Rays2Baltimore Orioles4BoxBrad BrachGrant BalfourZach Britton
Cleveland Indians8Chicago White Sox6BoxBryan ShawJake Petricka(none)
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers5BoxRick PorcelloBrandon McCarthyJoe Nathan
Oakland Athletics2Houston Astros4BoxJosh FieldsLuke GregersonChad Qualls
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals2BoxWade DavisGlen Perkins(none)
Texas Rangers0Seattle Mariners5BoxJames PaxtonNick Martinez(none)
Boston Red Sox11Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJunichi TazawaCasey Janssen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxFausto CarmonaTrevor Cahill(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds0BoxTravis WoodJohnny CuetoHector Rondon
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets3BoxDillon GeeAlex WoodJenrry Mejia
Washington Nationals3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxKen GilesTyler ClippardJonathan Papelbon
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTony WatsonSeth ManessMark Melancon
Milwaukee Brewers1San Diego Padres4BoxTyson RossJimmy NelsonJoaquin Benoit
Colorado Rockies0San Francisco Giants3BoxMadison BumgarnerJorge de la Rosa(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-26

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1307555.577--5574916636-2639-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards322111.656
2712New York Yankees1306862.5237.0516546-3033-3135-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II321616.500
3916Toronto Blue Jays1326666.50010.0584589-534-3032-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre301713.567
41018Tampa Bay Rays1326468.48512.05165021429-3635-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field301317.433
51326Boston Red Sox1325874.43918.0510579-6929-4029-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park301317.433
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1317358.557--5385092934-2939-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium311615.516
269Detroit Tigers1307159.5461.56065733334-2937-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park321913.594
3813Cleveland Indians1306763.5155.55625441839-2528-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field321814.563
41123Chicago White Sox1315972.45014.0554628-7431-3328-39L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field311417.452
51225Minnesota Twins1315873.44315.0571608-3729-3729-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field311219.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1317853.595--6145159942-2436-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim312011.645
222Oakland Athletics1317754.5881.062946516443-2334-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311120.355
358Seattle Mariners1317259.5506.052441510935-3337-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field311516.484
41427Houston Astros1335677.42123.0527618-9130-3726-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park291415.483
51530Texas Rangers1315180.38927.0513655-14224-4027-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon Daniels311615.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Washington Nationals1317556.573--55945410543-2532-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park312110.677
2615Atlanta Braves1326864.5157.54994792037-2831-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field301119.367
3817Miami Marlins1316566.49610.0537559-2237-3128-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park311219.387
41020New York Mets1326270.47013.5505511-631-3231-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field301713.567
51222Philadelphia Phillies1326072.45515.5512581-6932-3828-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park301317.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers1327359.553--5705313936-3137-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park30921.300
2410St. Louis Cardinals1317160.5421.5495505-1039-2632-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III311912.613
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1326864.5155.0560551941-2727-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park302010.667
4919Cincinnati Reds1326369.47710.0495492334-3229-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark301317.433
51324Chicago Cubs1315972.45013.5496538-4232-3327-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field311417.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1327557.568--5484935534-3241-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium301911.633
2511San Francisco Giants1316962.5275.55154833233-3336-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park311912.613
31121San Diego Padres1306070.46214.0430452-2234-2826-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park321715.531
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1325577.41720.0516617-10127-4128-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field30921.300
51529Colorado Rockies1315378.40521.5610685-7534-3319-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field311318.419

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jose LopezC19.277Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Kevin PillarCF25.234Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Nolan Reimolddh30.319Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Adam Eatonlf25.263Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Randal GrichukRF23.013St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Shane Robinsoncf-RF29.300St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder subluxation
Ryan Haniganc34.010Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Derek Dietrich2b25.039Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Yoslan HerreraP33.120Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Wade LeBlancRP30.019Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Starlin Castro2B24.155Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Jose AlvarezRP25.112Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Aaron BarrettP26.237Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Nestor BautistaP22.105Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Christian BethancourtC22.359Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ben BrewsterP22.286Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Curt CasaliC25.290Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Scott CopelandP26.255Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Tyler CravyP25.044Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Mason DavisIF21.227Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Michael De LeonSS17.224Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Derek Dietrich2b25.039Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Adam Duvall3B25.356San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Ben EckelsP 20.211Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Activated from disabled list
Luis FloresC27.297Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jason Giambidh43.230Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Graham GodfreyP30.017Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Brian GonzalezP18.306Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Grant Green2b26.334Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Jesse HahnP25.027San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Matt HeidenreichP23.221Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Daniel HudsonP27.170Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Michael JosephP23.348Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Mike Kvasnicka3B25.262Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Activated from disabled list
Drew MaggiSS25.102Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Hiram MartinezSS21.330Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Casey McCarthyP 24.135Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Ranyelmy MendozaOF20.091Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Andrew MoralesP21.222St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Robert MoreyP25.272Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josh MuellerP25.220Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Faustino Oguisten2B-SS23.221Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Rafael Ortegacf23.103St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Lenix Osuna18.289Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Yelmison PeraltaP19.176Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Chris PerezCL29.056Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Anthony PhillipsSS24.137Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
James RamsayCF22.177Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Sam RunionP25.290Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Brian SchlitterP28.248Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Paul SewaldP24.092New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Crawford SimmonsP23.077Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Ryne StanekP23.031Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jeb StefanP24.127Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Mike Tauchman1B23.266Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
Gleyber TorresSS17.256Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Kevin Torres1B-C24.183Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Blake TreinenP26.057Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dylan UnsworthP21.337Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kelvis Valerio22.335Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Michael VelasquezP21.179Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Logan Watkins2b24.362Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Luke WeaverP21.005St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Matt WilliamsSS24.362St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Luis Martinezc29.145Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Robert CoelloRP29.276Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brandon KloessP29.260San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris WallaceC26.121Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jayson HernandezC25.358Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kai GronauerC27.271New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler DuffeyP23.242Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cutter Dykstra2B-LF25.058Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
J.C. SulbaranP24.290Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jesse BiddleP22.309Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
John SimmsP22.222Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Marcel PradoP26.278Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
P.J. FrancesconP25.234Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel MilesIF23.017Released by Rays
Osvaldo DuarteSS18.221Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)DL-60 Injured