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Monday June 8,2015This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 2015-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros1Chicago White Sox3BoxChris SaleLance McCullersDavid Robertson
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins1BoxJason VargasPhil HughesGreg Holland
Miami Marlins3Toronto Blue Jays11BoxMarco EstradaBrad Hand(none)
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves3BoxBrandon MaurerCody MartinCraig Kimbrel
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds6BoxMike LeakeCole HamelsAroldis Chapman
St. Louis Cardinals3Colorado Rockies11BoxDavid HaleJohn Lackey(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxMike BolsingerRubby de la Rosa(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJimmy NelsonA.J. BurnettFrancisco Rodriguez

Standings as of 2015-06-08

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Yankees573225.561--2652353015-1017-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1055550.524
2511Tampa Bay Rays583127.5341.52141961813-1418-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1044955.471
3816Toronto Blue Jays592930.4924.03142615318-1211-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1036439.621
41121Boston Red Sox582731.4665.5221264-4315-1412-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1045153.490
51223Baltimore Orioles562630.4645.5230231-117-139-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1065551.519
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals553223.582--2401974319-1113-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1076344.589
223Minnesota Twins573324.579--2482321620-1013-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1055055.476
3714Detroit Tigers583028.5173.5239242-314-1516-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1034459.427
41018Cleveland Indians562729.4825.5242241111-1616-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1055451.514
51324Chicago White Sox562630.4646.5203257-5414-1212-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1065056.472
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros593425.576--2462301619-1315-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1035251.505
2612Texas Rangers573027.5263.02632521111-1519-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1055847.552
3917Los Angeles Angels572829.4915.0225230-516-1312-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1055748.543
41426Seattle Mariners572532.4398.0196226-3013-1912-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1055154.486
51528Oakland Athletics592336.39011.024824539-1714-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1034558.437
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610New York Mets583127.534--219214521-810-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1045945.567
2713Washington Nationals573027.5260.5246244216-1214-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1055352.505
31019Atlanta Braves572730.4743.5240254-1413-1314-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1054065.381
41327Miami Marlins582434.4147.0224250-2612-1612-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park1044757.452
51429Philadelphia Phillies592237.3739.5190266-7615-167-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1034162.398
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals583820.655--2331716222-716-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1046242.596
248Chicago Cubs553025.5456.5222223-115-1115-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1076740.626
359Pittsburgh Pirates573126.5446.52411984315-1016-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1056738.638
41225Cincinnati Reds562531.44612.0224249-2515-1310-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1063967.368
51530Milwaukee Brewers582137.36217.0214275-619-2012-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1044757.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers583325.569--2592045523-1010-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1045945.567
237San Francisco Giants583226.5521.0239233616-1416-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1045252.500
3815San Diego Padres593029.5083.5259261-215-1515-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1034459.427
4920Arizona Diamondbacks572730.4745.5267266115-1612-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1055253.495
51122Colorado Rockies562630.4646.0257281-2412-1714-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1064264.396

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Kennys Vargas1B-DH24.311Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Carlos CorreaSS20.259Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Zach WaltersSS25.276Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Giovanny Urshela3B23.241Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Lonnie Chisenhall3b26.247Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Jake BuchananP25.257Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Bryan MorrisRP28.072Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Adam ConleyP25.015Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Kevin CorreiaSP34.288Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)
Matt Dominguez3b25.284Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Dylan KellyC24.003Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dana EvelandP31.223Released by Red Sox
Luis FloresC28.218Released by Astros
Anderson De La RosaC30.311Released by Royals
Raul AlcantaraP22.186Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Abraham AlmonteCF25.352San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Darwin Barney2b29.212Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jake BarrettP23.322Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Vic BlackRP27.016New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sean Coyle2B23.143Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan DentSS26.085Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Dana EvelandP31.223Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ernesto FrieriRP29.324Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Silfredo GarciaP23.325St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kevin GuzmanP20.214Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Zach HirschP24.337Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Mott Hyde2B23.090Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Matt Jonesc23.055Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Angelys Nina2B26.204Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David PetersonP25.155Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Manny RodriguezP26.147Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alberto RosarioC28.149St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Kyle SchepelP24.305Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Signed to Minor League Contract
Braeden SchlehuberC27.153Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Seth SimmonsP26.359Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jhonatan SolanoC29.300Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Andrew WalterP24.233Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Robert Zaratep28.127Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Daniel SchlerethP29.030Released by Cubs
Luis Jimenez3B27.142Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Rudy OwensP27.173Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Jordan Ribera1B26.168Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Murilo GouveaP26.266Released by Astros
Ralph HenriquezC28.062Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tucker TharpIF23.195New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Argenis Raga3B20.321Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Luke EubankP21.104Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Mitchell OsnowitzP23.342Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Orlando Torrezp23.055Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Brewers (Rk)
Shawn DuinkerkLF20.294Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Victor GonzalezP19.205Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Juan CiriacoSS-LF31.298San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mark BiggsP22.029Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list