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Games on 2013-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers8Baltimore Orioles5BoxDerek HollandScott FeldmanJoe Nathan
Chicago Cubs8Chicago White Sox2BoxMatt GarzaMatt Thornton(none)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians2BoxDrew SmylyMatt AlbersJoaquin Benoit
Kansas City Royals5New York Yankees1BoxJeremy GuthriePhil HughesGreg Holland
Boston Red Sox4Seattle Mariners11BoxFelix HernandezJon Lester(none)
Minnesota Twins4Tampa Bay Rays7BoxAlexander TorresSamuel DedunoFernando Rodney
Los Angeles Dodgers6Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxZack GreinkeRandall Delgado(none)
Atlanta Braves7Miami Marlins1BoxDavid CarpenterChris Hatcher(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxKyle LohseHomer BaileyFrancisco Rodriguez
Washington Nationals2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJohn LannanDan HarenJonathan Papelbon
Oakland Athletics2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBartolo ColonJeff LockeGrant Balfour
Colorado Rockies4San Diego Padres2BoxTyler ChatwoodEdinson VolquezRafael Betancourt
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants3BoxJosh EdginGeorge KontosBobby Parnell

Standings as of 2013-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox915437.593--4623808231-1623-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park714328.606
259Tampa Bay Rays905040.5563.54273775029-1821-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field734231.575
3610Baltimore Orioles904941.5444.54314092225-1824-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards723636.500
4711New York Yankees894841.5395.0349353-425-2023-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II733736.507
51016Toronto Blue Jays884345.4899.5405411-625-2118-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre743143.419
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Detroit Tigers884939.557--4493579226-1623-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park744430.595
2814Cleveland Indians894643.5173.54294151425-1821-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field734627.630
31119Kansas City Royals864244.4886.0350342822-2220-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium764432.579
41326Minnesota Twins863749.43011.0358408-5021-2316-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field762947.382
51428Chicago White Sox863452.39514.0314380-6619-2115-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field762947.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics905337.589--4193556428-1425-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum724329.597
235Texas Rangers895237.5840.53923623027-1925-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington743935.527
3917Los Angeles Angels884345.4899.0409407224-2519-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim743539.473
41222Seattle Mariners894049.44912.5336392-5622-2218-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field733142.425
51530Houston Astros893257.36020.5337470-13317-3215-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park731954.260
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Atlanta Braves895138.573--3903088229-1322-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field734528.616
2613Washington Nationals894643.5175.0340351-1127-1819-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park734033.548
3715Philadelphia Phillies904446.4897.5353399-4622-1922-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park722943.403
41325New York Mets863848.44211.5351386-3517-2721-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field763640.474
51529Miami Marlins883256.36418.5284378-9418-2514-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park743044.405
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals875334.609--43130912225-1628-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III754431.587
222Pittsburgh Pirates885335.6020.53423014129-1624-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park744133.554
347Cincinnati Reds895039.5624.03883295930-1620-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark734033.548
41123Chicago Cubs873948.44814.0358362-419-2320-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field752748.360
51427Milwaukee Brewers883652.40917.5352415-6321-2515-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park743836.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Arizona Diamondbacks894742.528--3803641624-1723-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field733439.466
2818Los Angeles Dodgers884345.4893.5339365-2625-2118-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium744925.662
3920Colorado Rockies904347.4784.5413411226-2117-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field723141.431
41021San Francisco Giants884048.4556.5346388-4225-1815-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park743638.486
51224San Diego Padres904050.4447.5360410-5025-1915-31L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park723636.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Curtis Grandersonrf32.114New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Travis Ishikawa1b29.288New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Orioles by Yankees
Michael PinedaP24.171New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Kevin Youkilis3b34.115New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Lance Berkmandh37.149Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Left hip inflammation [Trying to break up double-play]
Cory BurnsRP25.273Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Joakim SoriaRP29.051Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Nick TepeschSP24.269Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation [Noticed while playing catch on non-pitching day]
Ross DetwilerSP27.124Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain [Felt discomfort]
Chad GaudinSP30.106San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike KickhamRP24.208San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Chris HatcherRP28.177Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Zack Cox3B24.060Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rob ScahillRP26.143Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Yunesky MayaRP31.314Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Cord Phelps2b26.166Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Sprained right wrist
Kyle HallockP24.336Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tyrell JenkinsP20.353St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jhonatan AriasC24.140Released by Twins
Ronald BarnesP22.364Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 left rib costochrondritis
Beau BishopC20.002Released by Red Sox
Reid Brignacss27.173Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from DL
Josh RichmondRF24.024Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from DL
Juan CroussetLF-RF23.069Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from DL
Chase Brookshirep22.123St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Activated from DL
Mayckol GuaipeP22.331Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from DL
Hector Gimenezc30.283Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Outrighted to Charlotte (AAA)
P.J. WaltersSP28.118Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Outrighted to Rochester (AAA)
Shawn CampRP37.233Released by Cubs
Kyle DrabekP25.213Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Angel Pagancf32.006San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Transferred to 60-day DL
Dan HarenSP32.294Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott Hairstonlf33.044Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Cubs to Nationals for Ivan Pineyro
Ivan PineyroP21.283Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Cubs for Scott Hairston
Justin ThomasP29.172Signed with Nippon Ham Fighters (Japan)
Brooks RaleyRP25.009Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Jonathan Diaz3b28.089Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Outrighted to Pawtucket (AAA)
Louis ColemanRP27.095Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Will SmithRP23.363Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Grant Green2b25.285Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Adam Rosalesss30.049Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jeremy BondermanSP30.253Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Lucas LuetgeRP26.134Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Joaquin Ariasss28.290San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Appendicitis [-]
Nick Noonan2b24.065San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Charlie BlackmonCF27.007Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Roy OswaltSP35.313Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring [Running in to cover home plate on a wild pitch]
Stephen FifeSP26.277Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder bursitis [-]
Matt Kempcf28.288Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 AC Joint irritation in left shoulder [Felt soreness during batting practice]
Scott Van SlykeRF-1B26.349Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Brad BrachRP27.087San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Robbie ErlinSP22.273San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Josh Davisp22.247Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent out of college
Jon LinkP29.107Detroit TigersErie (AA)Contract purchased from Wichita (American)
Erik Kratzc33.023Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Tim Smalling2B-SS25.268Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Shawn McGillC29.130Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Nate Samson3B-2B25.324Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Contract purchased from Winnipeg (American)
Travis TartamellaC25.204St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Chris Jacobs1B24.225Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Oscar Tejeda2B23.194Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Jerry SandsLF-1B25.284Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
AJ Kirby-Jones1B24.279San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Tom BelzaRF-2B23.342Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Drew HeidLF-RF25.207Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Tucker NathansIF24.244Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Kyle JohnsonOF23.241New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Radley HaddadC23.058New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Mike Mosby3B23.251Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Jorge BonifacioRF20.034Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Alex MonsalveC21.077Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Yefri PerezSS22.134Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Gabriel Quintana3B20.304San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Adam Lewis24.087St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Reynaldo Bruguera21.246San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Santos RodriguezP25.188Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Adam LiberatoreP26.057Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
TJ MittelstaedtLF25.146Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Matt BuschmannP29.146Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Chaz RoeRP26.272Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Terry DoyleP27.248Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Michael SolbachP27.342Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Pat VenditteP28.008New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Yohan PinoP29.195Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Jake PetrickaP25.033Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Mike BolsingerP25.161Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Ryan KellyP25.252San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Arnold LeonP24.305Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Dae-Eun RheeP24.107Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Jeremy KehrtP27.199Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt AndrieseP23.314San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Kevin Mager1b24.053Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Asher WojciechowskiP24.199Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Matt LoosenP24.089Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Boone WhitingP23.322St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Paul SmythP26.098Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Derek LawP22.297San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Ben RowenP24.235Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
J.R. BradleyP21.029Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
John SimmsP21.173Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Bobby WahlP21.109Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
CJ RiefenhauserP23.159Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Alex BlackfordP22.234Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Rob SmorolP22.136Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent out of college
Rafael MartinP29.053Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Keone KelaP20.083Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Jacob Newberry22.271Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Sam BraggP20.107Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Ryan EtsellP21.203Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Evan SmithP17.326Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Henry HirschP20.282Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)