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Games on 2013-08-01

Top2013 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays2Los Angeles Angels8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,1792:38Josh JohnsonGarrett RichardsGarrett Richards (3-4)Josh Johnson (1-8)-John GibbonsMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALHouston Astros3Baltimore Orioles6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,9092:52Jordan LylesBud NorrisBud Norris (7-9)Jordan Lyles (4-5)Jim Johnson (37)Bo PorterBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALSeattle Mariners7Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,8863:17Felix HernandezRyan DempsterSteven Wright (2-0)Oliver Perez (2-3)-Robby ThompsonJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALChicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1892:27Chris SaleJustin MastersonJustin Masterson (13-7)Chris Sale (6-11)-Robin VenturaTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALKansas City Royals7Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,4483:00James ShieldsScott DiamondJames Shields (6-7)Scott Diamond (5-10)-Ned YostRon GardenhireTarget Field
IntArizona Diamondbacks1Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5692:47Zeke SpruillYu DarvishYu Darvish (10-5)Zeke Spruill (0-1)-Kirk GibsonRon WashingtonGlobe Life Park i
IntArizona Diamondbacks1Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5692:47Zeke SpruillYu DarvishYu Darvish (10-5)Zeke Spruill (0-1)-Kirk GibsonRon WashingtonRangers Ballpark
NLColorado Rockies2Atlanta Braves11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,0693:15Chad BettisJulio TeheranJulio Teheran (8-5)Chad Bettis (0-1)-Walt WeissFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,0053:05Ricky NolascoChris RusinRicky Nolasco (7-9)Chris Rusin (1-1)Kenley Jansen (15)Don MattinglyDale SveumWrigley Field
NLNew York Mets0Miami Marlins3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,9163:07Matt HarveyTom KoehlerTom Koehler (3-6)Matt Harvey (8-3)Steve Cishek (23)Terry CollinsMike RedmondMarlins Park
NLSan Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,6452:45Matt CainCole HamelsMatt Cain (7-6)Jonathan Papelbon (2-1)Sergio Romo (25)Bruce BochyCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLSt. Louis Cardinals13Pittsburgh Pirates0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,9993:22Joe KellyCharlie MortonJoe Kelly (2-3)Charlie Morton (3-3)-Mike MathenyClint HurdlePNC Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 2013-08-01.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1106644.600--5534559837-2029-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park523121.596
223Tampa Bay Rays1086444.5931.04984296935-2029-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field552827.509
369Baltimore Orioles1096049.5505.55104872332-2328-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards532528.472
4813New York Yankees1075651.5238.5412418-629-2527-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II552926.527
51118Toronto Blue Jays1085058.46315.0496522-2628-2822-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre542430.444
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Detroit Tigers1066145.575--54941713234-1927-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park563224.571
258Cleveland Indians1086048.5562.05194635637-1923-29W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field543222.593
3914Kansas City Royals1055451.5146.54174071027-2427-27W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium573225.561
41326Minnesota Twins1054560.42915.5420479-5923-2722-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field572136.368
51429Chicago White Sox1064066.37721.0391473-8222-2818-38L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field562333.411
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Oakland Athletics1086345.583--4814176434-1829-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum543321.611
2710Texas Rangers1096049.5503.54634441933-2427-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington543123.574
31019Seattle Mariners1085058.46313.0435490-5529-2821-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field542133.389
41222Los Angeles Angels1074958.45813.5485499-1428-2821-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim552926.527
51530Houston Astros1073671.33626.5408566-15818-3718-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park551540.273
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Atlanta Braves1096445.587--49438411038-1526-30W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field533221.604
2716Washington Nationals1085256.48111.5401438-3731-2521-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park543420.630
3920Philadelphia Phillies1085058.46313.5408490-8227-2323-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park542331.426
41224New York Mets1064858.45314.5434468-3421-3027-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field562630.464
51528Miami Marlins1074265.39321.0341433-9225-3017-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park552035.364
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1086543.602--4203695136-1929-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park542925.537
224St. Louis Cardinals1076344.5891.551838613232-1731-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III553421.618
3411Cincinnati Reds1096049.5505.54703878332-1828-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark533023.566
41123Chicago Cubs1084959.45416.0432453-2123-3026-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field541737.315
51427Milwaukee Brewers1084662.42619.0424488-6426-2920-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park542826.519
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Los Angeles Dodgers1075849.542--425416931-2527-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium553421.618
2615Arizona Diamondbacks1085553.5093.54494381130-2425-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field542628.481
3817Colorado Rockies1105159.4648.5480502-2231-2620-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field522329.442
41021San Diego Padres1095059.4599.0434491-5729-2421-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park532627.491
51325San Francisco Giants1074859.44910.0413471-5827-2721-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park552827.509

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dallas MartinezP18.277New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees (Rk)
Yovani GallardoSP27.155Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring [-]
Scooter Gennett2b23.092Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Kameron LoeRP31.325Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Outrighted to Gwinnett (AAA)
Eli WhitesideC33.284Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from DL
Jeff LarishLF-1B30.294Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from DL
Greg ReynoldsSP28.029Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Outrighted to Louisville (AAA)
Jordan CooperP24.083Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose Ramirez2B20.318Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from DL
Manuel MargotOF18.307Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)DL-7 Injured
Logan EhlersP21.276Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Activated from DL
Carlos AsuajeSS21.273Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)DL-7 Injured
William CastilloRF-2B21.021Released by Diamondbacks
Xavier BatistaOF21.196Released by Cubs
Brandon WorkmanSP24.353Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Chris Getz2b29.337Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Left knee sprain [While running the bases]
Dustin McGowanRP31.130Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique [-]
Brandon MorrowSP29.006Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Transferred to 60-day DL
Sergio SantosRP30.028Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Jimmy Paredes2b24.249Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Brandon LyonRP33.357Released by Red Sox
Chad BettisSP24.097Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from Tulsa (AA)
Jose De La TorreRP27.288Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Steven WrightRP-SP28.336Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Scott DiamondSP27.002Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Aaron Hickscf23.303Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Tuffy Gosewischc29.350Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Reno (AAA)
Miguel Monteroc31.023Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Chaz RoeRP26.296Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
Zeke SpruillSP23.324Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Steve Susdorflf27.126Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Outrighted to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Miles MikolasRP24.343San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Sean O'SullivanRP25.335San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave list
Ramon RamirezRP31.335Released by Rays
Matt TolbertSS31.089Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Matt SciosciaC-1B24.315Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A) for rehab
Jesse Wierzbicki1B24.250Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Rene GarciaC23.133Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Marcus SemienSS22.318Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Avisail Garcialf22.050Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Noah Perio2B21.261Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Dane PhillipsC22.226San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Alex McClureSS24.046Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Luis AlvarezC23.154Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Starlin Rodriguez2B23.231St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jorge FloresSS21.250Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Jose DoreLF21.174Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Eric SimC24.210San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Odubel Herrera2B21.216Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Luis SardinasSS20.077Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Brett WileyIF21.251St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Justin BiancoCF20.342Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Austin HedgesC20.348San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Hanser AlbertoSS20.288Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Rougned Odor2B19.179Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Rougned Odor2B19.179Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Carlos Alvarez2B-3B27.249Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Matt DuffyIF22.198San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Joey Gallo3B 19.255Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Bruce CaldwellSS 21.248St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Cleuluis RondonP19.110Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Juan Herrera2B20.034Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Logan DavisSS21.344Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Frankie ReedP25.171Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Brandon GomesRP29.017Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab
Josh TomlinP28.286Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A) for rehab
Michael SolbachP28.001Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Jon NieseSP26.278New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Jonathan EdwardsP25.206Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Ryan SearleP24.040Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Brady RodgersP22.318Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Andrew HeaneyP22.057Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Kyle MartinP22.195Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Kyle BarracloughP23.070St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Ben TomchickP23.227Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Thomas TaylorP23.156Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Eric CendejasP25.186Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Colton TurnerP22.196Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Francisco MendozaP25.238Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Brandon BixlerP21.214Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Hobbs JohnsonP22.094Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Charles BasfordP23.016New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Eric BrownP24.159Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Wagner MateoCF-1B20.124Chicago CubsArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Werleen TaverasP22.347Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Devonte GermanP18.291Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Dustin DriverP18.294Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)
Luis GomezP20.320Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Ronny Cedenodh30.180San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Signed to minor league contract
Josmil PintoC24.123Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Hunter StricklandP24.311San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Nicholas HernandezP25.002Released by Phillies
Cristian OteroSS20.124San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured