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Monday August 17,2015This 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.

2015 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 2015-08-17

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Los Angeles Angels2BoxFernando SalasCarlos RodonHuston Street
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles4BoxChris TillmanSonny GrayZach Britton
Cleveland Indians8Boston Red Sox2BoxDanny SalazarMatt Barnes(none)
Tampa Bay Rays9Houston Astros2BoxErasmo RamirezScott Kazmir(none)
Minnesota Twins7New York Yankees8BoxAndrew MillerGlen Perkins(none)
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers4BoxShawn TollesonFernando Rodney(none)
Miami Marlins6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJustin NicolinoMatt Garza(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJeremy HellicksonGerrit ColeBrad Ziegler
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres5BoxColin ReaWilliams PerezCraig Kimbrel
San Francisco Giants1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKevin SiegristHunter StricklandTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees1176552.556--5594956433-2132-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II452223.489
237Toronto Blue Jays1196554.5461.062248413840-2325-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre432815.651
3511Baltimore Orioles1176156.5214.05264557138-2123-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards452025.444
4914Tampa Bay Rays1185959.5006.5446455-930-2929-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field442123.477
51424Boston Red Sox1185266.44113.5529586-5729-3023-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloBen CheringtonFenway Park442618.591
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1177146.607--5134367742-2029-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium452421.533
2815Minnesota Twins1185959.50012.5500525-2538-2421-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field442420.545
31019Detroit Tigers1175661.47915.0510562-5228-3028-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park441826.409
41120Chicago White Sox1165561.47415.5434500-6630-2825-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field462125.457
51221Cleveland Indians1175562.47016.0471487-1624-3431-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field442618.591
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1196455.538--5174437440-2024-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park432221.512
2612Los Angeles Angels1186157.5172.54814542737-2324-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim442420.545
3713Texas Rangers1176057.5133.0528557-2927-2933-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington452817.622
41322Seattle Mariners1195564.4629.0454534-8026-3329-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field432122.488
51527Oakland Athletics1205169.42513.5483480327-3424-35L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421725.405
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610New York Mets1186355.534--4384162242-2121-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field442717.614
2816Washington Nationals1175859.4964.5479471831-2327-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park452520.556
31023Atlanta Braves1185365.44910.0439517-7832-2421-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field441430.318
41429Miami Marlins1184870.40715.0434483-4928-3020-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park442321.523
51530Philadelphia Phillies1184672.39017.0433586-15327-2919-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park441727.386
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1187642.644--46834412445-1831-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III442420.545
223Pittsburgh Pirates1166947.5956.04924256739-1930-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park462917.630
334Chicago Cubs1166749.5788.04634313234-2433-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field463016.652
41125Cincinnati Reds1165165.44024.0457505-4828-2623-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark461333.283
51226Milwaukee Brewers1205169.42526.0465527-6227-3724-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park421725.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1186751.568--4964356142-2025-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium442519.568
258San Francisco Giants1186454.5423.05174506735-2429-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park442024.455
3717Arizona Diamondbacks1175859.4968.55294973230-2928-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field452124.467
4918San Diego Padres1195762.47910.5473529-5627-2930-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park431726.395
51328Colorado Rockies1164868.41418.0519606-8726-3122-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field462026.435

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jose DominguezRP25.010Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Aaron LoupRP27.242Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Tommy MiloneSP28.182Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Peter MoylanRP36.258Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
J.B. ShuckLF28.060Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Emilio BonifacioDH30.116Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Matt ShoemakerSP28.324Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Mike MorinRP24.106Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Cam BedrosianRP23.320Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
C.J. WilsonSP34.272Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Cory RasmusRP27.285Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm strain
Ryan Jackson2B27.099Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Taylor Featherston3B-SS25.313Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Upper back strain
Joba ChamberlainRP29.328Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Wandy RodriguezSP36.211Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Taylor ThompsonP28.060Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Ken RobertsP27.161Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Enny RomeroRP24.205Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Richie Shaffer3B24.155Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Randall DelgadoRP25.189Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Jamie RomakRF-1B29.321Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Taylor Lindsey2B23.259San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Outrighted to minors
Andrew SusacC25.148San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Hector Sanchezc25.273San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Heath HembreeRP26.216Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt BarnesSP25.061Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Garin Cecchini3B24.119Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Edgar OlmosRP25.127Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Rob RasmussenRP26.137Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Andrew Benintendiof21.042Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Dan BurawaRP26.230Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Taylor ByrdP23.002Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Activated from disabled list
Ruben CastroC19.038Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Ryan CookRP28.048Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Devon DavisP23.363Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Edgar De La RosaP24.270Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tim DillardP32.029Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Matt HeidenreichP24.212Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Gregory InfanteP28.038Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Micah JohnsonIF-OF24.242Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Hunter JonesOF24.000Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
James Kaprielianp21.168New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Angelo LeclercP23.313Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Reinstated to active roster
David LedbetterP23.186Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Walker LockettP 21.106San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Andrew LongleyC26.316Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jose Mariac20.260New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Mac Marshallp19.203San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Casey McElroy2B25.232San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Trevor Megillp21.255San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Ben Meyerp22.199Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Brad MillsSP30.165Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Luis MirandaP20.346Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Marcos MolinaP20.162New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Alex MurphyC20.316Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Mark Nelsonof24.161San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Sean O'ConnellP23.249Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Luis ParraP23.270Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
David PaulinoP21.192Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Pedro Payanop20.324Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Josmil PintoC26.139Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Christian PowellP24.045Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chris Powellp22.330Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Wandy RodriguezSP36.211Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Andrew Suarezp22.340San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Matt SummersP26.000Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Max Wattp21.008Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Aaron Whitefieldof18.349Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Reinstated to active roster