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Friday August 19,2016This 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 2016-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Los Angeles Angels0BoxMasahiro TanakaJered Weaver(none)
Houston Astros15Baltimore Orioles8BoxChris DevenskiUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Oakland Athletics9Chicago White Sox0BoxKendall GravemanJames Shields(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Cleveland Indians3BoxJeff ManshipRoberto Osuna(none)
Boston Red Sox10Detroit Tigers2BoxRick PorcelloMichael Fulmer(none)
Minnesota Twins4Kansas City Royals5BoxChien-Ming WangJ.T. Chargois(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Seattle Mariners7BoxWade LeBlancBrent SuterEdwin Diaz
Texas Rangers6Tampa Bay Rays2BoxCole HamelsMatt Andriese(none)
Washington Nationals7Atlanta Braves6BoxKoda GloverJim JohnsonMark Melancon
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds9BoxTim AdlemanBud Norris(none)
Chicago Cubs6Colorado Rockies7BoxMatt CarasitiAroldis Chapman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSeung Hwan OhFrank HerrmannAlex Reyes
Miami Marlins6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxNick WittgrenNeftali FelizFernando Rodney
Arizona Diamondbacks4San Diego Padres7BoxKevin QuackenbushPatrick Corbin(none)
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants8BoxJohnny CuetoSeth Lugo(none)

Standings as of 2016-08-19

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays1226953.566--5884939536-2633-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre402020.500
246Boston Red Sox1216853.5620.566954912038-2730-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park412516.610
359Baltimore Orioles1216754.5541.55745443040-2027-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards412219.537
4815New York Yankees1216259.5126.5505536-3135-2727-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II412219.537
51427Tampa Bay Rays1205070.41718.0500524-2428-3522-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field421824.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1207050.583--60850310538-2232-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field412417.585
2712Detroit Tigers1226458.5257.0559554534-2530-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park392217.564
3916Kansas City Royals1226260.5089.0483517-3438-2124-39W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium401921.475
41120Chicago White Sox1215764.47113.5483534-5129-2728-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field412120.512
51529Minnesota Twins1224973.40222.0561649-8825-3724-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field401030.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1237350.593--5765651139-2034-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels392217.564
2610Seattle Mariners1216556.5377.05655194634-2531-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field412120.512
31017Houston Astros1226260.50810.55525183434-2828-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park402218.550
41222Oakland Athletics1225369.43419.5491586-9528-3525-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum401624.400
51326Los Angeles Angels1225171.41821.5547588-4128-3223-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim402317.575
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1217249.595--58343914436-2336-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park412318.561
2714Miami Marlins1226359.5169.55225111131-2832-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park391623.410
3818New York Mets1226062.49212.5458474-1631-3029-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field402713.675
41021Philadelphia Phillies1235766.46316.0469582-11329-3228-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park391425.359
51530Atlanta Braves1224478.36128.5435587-15218-4326-35L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field392415.615
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1217744.636--61841020845-1932-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field402614.650
2511St. Louis Cardinals1216556.53712.06035297428-3337-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III412120.512
3613Pittsburgh Pirates1196257.52114.0546541533-2629-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park421626.381
41224Cincinnati Reds1215269.43025.0537650-11330-3022-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark411625.390
51123Milwaukee Brewers1215269.43025.0495576-8133-2919-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park412120.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1226854.557--5514965535-2633-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park401921.475
248Los Angeles Dodgers1216754.5540.55444796538-2429-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium412417.585
3919Colorado Rockies1225963.4849.06476291831-3028-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field401624.400
41325San Diego Padres1225270.42616.0534599-6529-3023-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park401624.400
51428Arizona Diamondbacks1225072.41018.0558680-12221-4029-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field401921.475

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Hunter AdkinsP25.333Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Will AndersonP23.358St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Chris Bakerss21.263San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Bryce Beeler1B23.163New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Aaron BlairSP24.085Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael BradyP29.151Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Dalton Brownp22.338Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Sean BurnettRP33.336Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Traded from Twins to Nationals for cash considerations
Darrell CecilianiLF-RF26.058Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Franklin Correa2B20.231New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Garrett CortrightP24.322Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Kyle CrockettRP24.248Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Eury De La RosaRP26.176Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Luis DiazP24.132San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Anthony Diminoc23.014New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Kyle Dowdyp23.197Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Chris DulaP24.013Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Josh EdginRP29.245New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Woody Edwardsof21.139San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Ethan EliasP23.114Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Carlos EstevezRP23.234Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Jacob Evansp22.265St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Taylor Featherston2B26.315Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Drew Fergusonof24.016Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Casey FienRP32.303Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jake Fincherof23.205Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Giovanny GallegosP25.005New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Erik Garciac23.149St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Hector GarciaP20.320Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Ruddy GironSS19.227San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jose Gonzalezof20.220Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Zac Grotzp23.183Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Brooks HallP26.054Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jake Hensonc23.015Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Kurt Hoekstra2b23.053Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
James HoytP29.323Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Jeff JohnsonP26.191Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jonathan Johnson2B27.296New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Ty Kelly3B-LF28.030New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jeff KempIF26.149Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Junior LakeLF26.145Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Erick LealP21.155Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Dae-ho Lee1B34.059Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Mitch LivelyP30.346Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Adam LoewenRP32.132Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Grayson Longp22.084Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Logan Longwithp22.142Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Westhers Magdalenoss19.293San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Damien MagnificoP25.087Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Justin MillerRP29.067Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
Albert MinnisP24.288Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Tyler Mooreof23.083San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Steven MoyaLF24.346Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Danny MunoSS27.191Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Franklin NavarroC21.306Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Mitch Nay3B 22.333Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Angel NesbittP25.258Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
James NorwoodP22.238Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Edgar OlmosRP26.129Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Josh OsichRP27.350San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Thomas PannoneOF 22.113Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
David PaulinoP22.194Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
James PazosP25.106New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Activated from disabled list
Max PentecostC23.162Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Conner Porterp24.129Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
David RamosP24.341Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Henry RamosCF-RF24.126Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Bryan Reynoldsof21.204San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
T.J. Rivera2B27.296New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Oscar Rojasof20.045Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Nick SaboP23.066San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Hudson Pottsss17.295San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Braeden SchlehuberC28.225Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
John Schuknechtof22.038Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Evan ScribnerRP31.031Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Josh SmithP26.312Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ty SternerP23.253Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Brock StewartSS24.321Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Andres Sthormesc20.012Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Ross StriplingP26.269Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Fernando Tatis3b17.229San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Jacob Taylorp21.045Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Kodie Tidwellss22.016San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Matt TrowbridgeP23.148Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joshua UhenP24.134Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Kyle WaldropOF24.267Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Thad WeberRP31.325Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Joe WielandP26.210Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Stephen Woodsp21.070San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Josh SmokerRP27.266New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Ramon FloresRF24.146Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Domingo SantanaRF24.014Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Brent SuterRP26.355Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Stefen Romero2B27.306Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Asdrubal CabreraSS30.279New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Yoenis CespedesLF30.313New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Chad QuallsRP38.002Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Dallas BeelerSP27.068Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Aaron BrooksSP26.114Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Felix PenaRP26.175Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rob ZastryznyRP24.146Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Hector RondonCL28.175Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained right triceps
John LackeySP37.300Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained right shoulder
Brad PeacockRP28.199Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Ryan Goins2B-SS28.188Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Oswaldo ArciaRF25.102Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL and designated for assignment
Emmanuel BurrissSS31.214Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Zach EflinSP22.133Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Bud NorrisSP31.170Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Adam LiberatoreRP29.099Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris NarvesonRP34.242Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Xavier Scruggs1B28.331Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Shawn ArmstrongRP25.342Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Michael LorenzenRP24.228Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Julio TeheranSP25.204Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Eric O'FlahertyRP31.195Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow neuritis
Carlos GomezCF30.258Released by Astros
Chris Parmelee1B28.177New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh RoenickeRP34.015Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Logan VerrettRP26.061New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nick TepeschSP27.311Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Quintin Berrylf31.271Released by Angels
Steven BaronC25.255Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andy FergusonP27.351Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Angelo Amendolare2b23.260Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Brian HolmesP25.201Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chad RogersP27.016Released by Braves
Edison FriasP25.244Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Johnny FasolaP24.251Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle JohnsonOF26.283New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike HauschildP26.209Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Reed GragnaniSS25.348Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Shane OpitzSS24.222Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Victor MateoP27.023Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Webster RivasC26.011Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Adderling RuizC25.108Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Andrew ThurmanP24.253Released by Braves
Mason MelotakisP25.052Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Pat BlairSS24.323Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Peter TagoP24.045Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Reese McGuireC21.170Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Taylor ColeP26.364Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Willie GabayP 25.047Released by Yankees
Alex Webbp22.031Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Caleb SmithP23.319San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Jorge TilleroC22.241Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt Smithp22.357Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Samil De Los SantosP22.223Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler Stephensonc20.003Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael MedinaOF19.360Los Angeles DodgersDominican Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to DSL Dodgers 2 (Rk)
Jeremias Portorrealof19.012Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk)