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Sunday December 28,2014This 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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Standings at end of 2014 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1629666.593--70559311250-3146-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards000
2813New York Yankees1628478.51912.0633664-3143-3841-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II000
3914Toronto Blue Jays1628379.51213.07236863746-3537-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre000
41019Tampa Bay Rays1627785.47519.0612625-1336-4541-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field000
51225Boston Red Sox1627191.43825.0634715-8134-4737-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1629072.556--7577055245-3645-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park000
247Kansas City Royals1618972.5530.56486202842-3847-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium101.000
3712Cleveland Indians1618477.5225.56656501548-3336-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1101.000
41123Chicago White Sox1627389.45117.0660758-9840-4133-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field000
51326Minnesota Twins1627092.43220.0715777-6235-4635-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1629864.605--77363014352-2946-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
259Oakland Athletics1628874.54310.072957215748-3340-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
3611Seattle Mariners1628775.53711.06345548041-4046-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field000
41427Houston Astros1627092.43228.0629723-9438-4332-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park000
51528Texas Rangers1626795.41431.0637773-13633-4834-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals1629666.593--68655513151-3045-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park000
2817Atlanta Braves1627983.48817.0573597-2442-3937-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field000
3716New York Mets1627983.48817.06296181140-4139-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field000
4918Miami Marlins1627785.47519.0645674-2942-3935-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park000
51222Philadelphia Phillies1627389.45123.0619687-6837-4436-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1629072.556--6196031651-3039-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III000
248Pittsburgh Pirates1628874.5432.06826315151-3037-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
3615Milwaukee Brewers1628280.5068.0650657-742-3940-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
41121Cincinnati Reds1627686.46914.0595612-1744-3732-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark000
51324Chicago Cubs1627389.45117.0614706-9241-4032-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1619467.584--71761410345-3649-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium101.000
2510San Francisco Giants1618774.5407.06606124845-3642-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1101.000
31020San Diego Padres1617685.47218.0532576-4447-3329-52L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1101.000
41429Colorado Rockies1616695.41028.0753814-6145-3521-60L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field101.000
51530Arizona Diamondbacks1626498.39530.5615742-12733-4831-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Edgar GarciaP27.099Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Scott KalamarRP23.279Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chris CapperP23.326Released by Diamondbacks
Jake RobertsP23.337Released by Diamondbacks
Henry GarciaP24.196Released by Diamondbacks
Alex SogardP27.156Released by Diamondbacks
Raul SantanaOF21.094Released by Diamondbacks
Brandon JacobsLF24.020Released by Diamondbacks
Taylor RatliffIF22.186Released by Diamondbacks
Damion SmithOF 20.317Released by Diamondbacks
Cody FassoldP26.087Released by Braves
Ryan GuntherP24.041Released by Braves
Colby HolmesP24.065Released by Braves
Zach JadofskyP24.194Released by Braves
Navery MooreP24.140Released by Braves
Benino PrunedaP26.142Released by Pirates
Cody ScarpettaP26.125Released by Braves
Michael SwannerP22.096Released by Braves
Tyler VailP21.300Released by Braves
Chuck BuchananP24.167Released by Braves
Jared DettmanP22.224Released by Braves
Jordan SechlerP23.050Released by Braves
Daniel WattsP25.063Released by Braves
Erik Castro1B27.045Released by Braves
David Nick2B24.328Released by Braves
Jesse BealP24.169Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jefferies AlmonteP22.213Released by Orioles
Eunchul ChoiP31.004Released by Orioles
Michael JosephP24.107Released by Orioles
Jason McCrackenP23.115Released by Orioles
Jacob PettitP28.061Released by Orioles
Brett FrantiniC24.324Released by Orioles
Kris RichardsIF25.022Released by Orioles
Pita RonaIF20.156Released by Orioles
Mario Martinez3B25.045Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jesus CamargoP19.035Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Anthony CarterP28.268Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Fernando CruzP24.275Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ray Chang3B31.126Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Casey WeathersP29.201Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ryan Rohlinger3B-2B31.082Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jason GurkaP26.353Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Michael TorrealbaP25.039Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Miguel GonzalezC24.025Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Brandon Douglas2B29.123Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dan Johnson1B35.140Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Pat ChristensenP24.001Released by Astros
Aaron VaughnP23.012Released by Astros
Kyle GehrsP23.201Released by Astros
J.D. OsborneP24.045Released by Astros
Angel Franco2B24.219Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Zak MillerP23.091Released by Angels
Cambric MoyeC22.251Released by Angels
Nick O'LoughlinC24.270Released by Angels
Enyelber VivasC22.124Released by Angels
Wendell SotoSS22.231Released by Angels
Matt LongCF-RF27.242Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Angels to Dodgers as PTBNL for Drew Butera
Craig StemP24.357Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Dodgers to Marlins as PTBNL for Kyle Jensen
Shawn ZarragaC25.341Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Brewers to Dodgers for Jarret Martin and Matt Long
Matt LongCF-RF27.242Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Jarret Martin to Brewers for Shawn Zarraga
Jarret MartinP25.136Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Matt Long to Brewers for Shawn Zarraga
Lay BatistaP25.146Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Fabian WilliamsonP26.069Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ben GuezRF27.338Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kyle HeckathornP26.194Released by Brewers
Andy MoyeP27.108Released by Brewers
Carlos PaulinoC25.095Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dan RohlfingC25.319Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jose Martinez2B28.338Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Damian Defrankp19.330Released by Twins
Jhon SilvaP21.206Released by Twins
Jeremias PinedaCF24.042Released by Twins
Elvin PerezP24.147Released by Yankees
Cristhian PerezP23.106Released by Athletics
Alex NolascoP24.108Released by Athletics
Stephen ShacklefordP25.237Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tyler HensonLF-2B27.013Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ricky BielskiP 20.064Released by Phillies
Josh WarnerP22.079Released by Phillies
Chris SerritellaIF24.310Released by Phillies
Enmanuel Serra3B22.011Released by Phillies
Adam MillerP30.032Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Andy Vasquez2B-LF27.081Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jeff BarkleyP24.174Released by Cardinals
Kevin CarlowP24.129Released by Cardinals
Robert StockC25.037Released by Cardinals
Danny Stienstra2B-3B25.302Released by Cardinals
Angel VillalonaIF24.137San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Outrighted to minors
Tommy BurnsP 21.092Released by Mariners
Leoncio MunozP24.132Released by Mariners
Alex RoyP19.153Released by Mariners
Logan BawcomP26.056Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Merrill KellyP26.075Released by Rays
Merrill KellyP26.075Signed with SK Wyverns (Korea)
Francisco MendozaP27.021Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
J.T. WiseC28.209Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mike McDade1B25.234Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Rafael CovaP32.298Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Richard BleierP27.256Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jake MayersP24.142Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chris Valaika2b29.136Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract and invited to spring training