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Games on 2013-08-03

Top2013 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays3Los Angeles Angels7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,2532:35Esmil RogersJered WeaverJered Weaver (6-5)Esmil Rogers (3-6)-John GibbonsMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALSeattle Mariners8Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,2313:23Erasmo RamirezScott FeldmanErasmo Ramirez (3-0)Scott Feldman (9-9)Danny Farquhar (1)Robby ThompsonBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
IntArizona Diamondbacks2Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,9413:02Patrick CorbinJake PeavyJake Peavy (9-4)Patrick Corbin (12-3)Koji Uehara (10)Kirk GibsonJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALChicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,9062:33John DanksMax ScherzerMax Scherzer (16-1)John Danks (2-9)Joaquin Benoit (12)Robin VenturaJim LeylandComerica Park
ALHouston Astros4Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,0783:24Erik BedardKyle GibsonBrian Duensing (4-1)Lucas Harrell (5-12)Glen Perkins (26)Bo PorterRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALTexas Rangers2Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,3042:58Matt GarzaJarrod ParkerJarrod Parker (7-6)Matt Garza (7-2)Grant Balfour (29)Ron WashingtonBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntSan Francisco Giants1Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1031,9693:27Tim LincecumDavid PriceFernando Rodney (4-2)Jean Machi (2-1)-Bruce BochyJoe MaddonTropicana Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,4903:15Chris CapuanoJeff SamardzijaChris Capuano (4-6)Jeff Samardzija (6-10)Kenley Jansen (16)Don MattinglyDale SveumWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5983:03Jake WestbrookTony CingraniTony Cingrani (5-1)Jake Westbrook (7-6)-Mike MathenyDusty BakerGreat American Ba
IntCleveland Indians4Miami Marlins3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,9973:19Zach McAllisterJacob TurnerCody Allen (5-1)Dan Jennings (1-2)Chris Perez (16)Terry FranconaMike RedmondMarlins Park
NLWashington Nationals3Milwaukee Brewers0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,6902:34Dan HarenDonovan HandDan Haren (6-11)Donovan Hand (0-3)Rafael Soriano (28)Davey JohnsonRon RoenickeMiller Park
IntKansas City Royals4New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1225,0953:46Bruce ChenJeremy HefnerKelvin Herrera (4-5)David Aardsma (2-1)Greg Holland (29)Ned YostTerry CollinsCiti field
NLAtlanta Braves5Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1241,1614:10Brandon BeachyJohn LannanLuis Avilan (4-0)Jacob Diekman (0-2)Craig Kimbrel (33)Fredi GonzalezCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies2Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,4243:15Jorge de la RosaFrancisco LirianoFrancisco Liriano (12-4)Jorge de la Rosa (10-6)Mark Melancon (6)Walt WeissClint HurdlePNC Park
IntNew York Yankees3San Diego Padres0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,1842:35Ivan NovaTyson RossIvan Nova (5-4)Tyson Ross (2-5)Mariano Rivera (35)Joe GirardiBuddy BlackPetco Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2013-08-03.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1126745.598--56446410038-2129-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park503020.600
224Tampa Bay Rays1106545.5911.05014346736-2129-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field532726.509
3610Baltimore Orioles1116150.5505.55255032233-2428-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards512427.471
4813New York Yankees1095752.5238.5417425-829-2528-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II532825.528
51221Toronto Blue Jays1105060.45516.0504536-3228-2822-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre522428.462
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1086345.583--55441813636-1927-26W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park543024.556
258Cleveland Indians1106149.5553.05234764737-1924-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field523121.596
3914Kansas City Royals1075552.5147.5423414927-2428-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium553124.564
41326Minnesota Twins1074760.43915.5430486-5625-2722-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field551936.345
51429Chicago White Sox1084068.37023.0392478-8622-2818-40L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field542331.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Oakland Athletics1106446.582--4884276135-1929-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum523220.615
2711Texas Rangers1116150.5503.54734512233-2428-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington523022.577
31017Los Angeles Angels1095158.46812.5499507-830-2821-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim532726.509
41119Seattle Mariners1105159.46413.0451505-5429-2822-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field522032.385
51530Houston Astros1093673.33027.5415576-16118-3718-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park531538.283
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves1116645.595--50539211338-1528-30W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field513021.588
2716Washington Nationals1105456.49111.5408439-3131-2523-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park523220.615
31022Philadelphia Phillies1105060.45515.5416501-8527-2523-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park522329.442
41123New York Mets1084959.45415.5441474-3322-3127-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field542529.463
51528Miami Marlins1094366.39422.0354437-8326-3117-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park531934.358
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1106644.600--4273755237-2029-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park522824.538
235St. Louis Cardinals1096445.5871.553439713732-1732-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III533320.623
3512Cincinnati Reds1116150.5505.54814037833-1928-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark512922.569
41325Chicago Cubs1104961.44517.0434462-2823-3226-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field521735.327
51427Milwaukee Brewers1104664.41820.0425495-7026-3120-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park522824.538
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Los Angeles Dodgers1096049.550--4344181631-2529-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium533221.604
2615Arizona Diamondbacks1105654.5094.5458449930-2426-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field522527.481
3818Colorado Rockies1125260.4649.5486509-2331-2621-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field502228.440
4920San Diego Padres1115160.45910.0441496-5530-2521-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park512526.490
51224San Francisco Giants1094960.45011.0418474-5627-2722-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park532726.509

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Julio Borbonlf27.164Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Andrew AlbersSP27.301Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA)
Henry RodriguezRP26.159Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Right elbow tendinitis
Damaso EspinoC30.087Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Right calf strain
Andy LoomisP27.251Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew SusacC23.134San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Shoulder impingement
Brian GoodwinOF22.274Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sergio EscalonaP29.000Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jharel CottonP21.197Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brenden WebbRF23.160Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Fu-Lin Kuo1B22.208New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brennan SmithP23.364Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Travis MillerP23.141Released by Cardinals
Tucker DonahueP22.341Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Rio Ruiz3B 19.073Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tyrone TaylorOF 19.193Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe ChurchP23.308San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Ronald GuzmanOF18.287Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Rafael RodriguezLF21.021San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach CooperP23.209Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe DeCarloSS 19.324Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Chris BoydstonP24.287Released by White Sox
Kohl StewartP18.300Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Jim Negrych2B28.154New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL
Tim TorresLF-RF29.265Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from DL
Chase WeemsC24.198Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from DL
Kyle StroupP23.143Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from DL
Michael HeeschP23.080Chicago CubsKane County (A)Activated from DL
Benjamin WellsP20.327Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Activated from DL
Ronald BarnesP23.025Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from DL
Stephen ShacklefordP24.090Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from DL
Michael ReedOF20.258Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from DL
Brad LincolnRP28.070Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Todd RedmondSP28.078Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Evan ScribnerRP28.015Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Gerald Lairdc33.264Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Kidney stone [-]
Melvin Uptoncf28.347Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike Baxterlf28.239New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
David Wright3b30.226New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring [Running out an infield single]
Donnie Murphy3b30.146Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA)
Jayson Nix3b30.342New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh SullivanP29.029Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Michael EarleyLF25.141Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Jake GoebbertLF-RF25.314Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Kyle KnudsonC25.326Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Ryan McCurdyC25.219Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Steve Clevenger3b27.120Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jordan Schaferlf26.333Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Alex BurgC-3B25.360Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jabari BlashLF-RF24.030Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Josh WhitakerRF-LF24.176Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Joseph Jocketty3B22.304Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Jake Lamb3B22.298Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from DL
Julio ConcepcionLF23.332Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Diomedes LopezC24.185Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Corey SeagerSS 19.098Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Juan Herrera2B20.036Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Juan Herrera2B20.036St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Jarrett CaseyP25.281Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Ryan DoolittleP25.131Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Pat VenditteP28.034New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Scott CarrollP28.313Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Kevin PucetasP28.249Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Carlos PimentelP23.245Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Cameron LambP24.075Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Geison AguasvivaP26.000Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Scott McGoughP23.276Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Lee RidenhourP23.361Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Cesar CabralP24.173New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Kyle HallockP24.362Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Wilking RodriguezP23.154Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Kent EmanuelP21.060Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Bobby DoranP24.135Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Joe KurraschP22.045San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Jon MoscotP 21.354Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Kyle SmithP20.327Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Henry OwensP21.013Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Dane StoneP 22.050Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Juan PaniaguaP23.121Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Richard TeasleyP22.103Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Tommy MiloneSP26.168Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)