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Games on 2013-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Detroit Tigers4BoxAnibal SanchezJeremy GuthrieJoaquin Benoit
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxJared BurtonRamon Troncoso(none)
Los Angeles Angels8New York Yankees4BoxC.J. WilsonPhil Hughes(none)
Houston Astros0Oakland Athletics5BoxSonny GrayErik Bedard(none)
Seattle Mariners1Tampa Bay Rays7BoxAlex CobbJoe Saunders(none)
Boston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMark BuehrleJake PeavyCasey Janssen
Cincinnati Reds2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTony CingraniKyle LohseAroldis Chapman
New York Mets4San Diego Padres1BoxScott AtchisonLuke GregersonGonzalez Germen
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxKevin SiegristBryan Morris(none)
San Francisco Giants4Washington Nationals3BoxJavier LopezRafael SorianoSergio Romo

Standings as of 2013-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1237251.585--61351010339-2133-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park392514.641
248Tampa Bay Rays1196851.5712.05384825639-2229-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field442420.545
3611Baltimore Orioles1206555.5425.55715333833-2532-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards422022.476
4915New York Yankees1206258.5178.5471483-1234-2728-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II422319.548
51018Toronto Blue Jays1215665.46315.0551590-3931-3225-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre411823.439
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Detroit Tigers1207149.592--61345815538-1933-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park422220.524
2712Cleveland Indians1216556.5376.55605312938-2527-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field412714.659
3814Kansas City Royals1196257.5218.54774522533-2829-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium432419.558
41221Minnesota Twins1195465.45416.5478537-5928-2926-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field431231.279
51429Chicago White Sox1204674.38325.0442523-8128-3218-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field421725.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1217051.579--5284794934-2536-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington422121.500
2510Oakland Athletics1206852.5671.55334637036-2232-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum422814.667
31120Seattle Mariners1205565.45814.5483560-7731-3224-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field421626.381
41322Los Angeles Angels1205466.45015.5548577-2930-3224-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim422418.571
51530Houston Astros1203981.32530.5452633-18119-4320-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park421230.286
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1217447.612--54441313142-1732-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field412219.537
2716Washington Nationals1205961.49214.5455476-2136-2923-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park422715.643
3919New York Mets1195564.46218.0482508-2625-3230-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field431924.442
41224Philadelphia Phillies1205367.44220.5456552-9629-2724-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park422022.476
51528Miami Marlins1194673.38727.0376474-9826-3220-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park431627.372
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1207149.592--4654155041-2030-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park422319.548
247St. Louis Cardinals1206951.5752.058544713836-2333-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III422814.667
359Cincinnati Reds1216952.5702.55184368237-2132-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark412120.512
41326Chicago Cubs1205268.43319.0465512-4723-3629-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field421428.333
51427Milwaukee Brewers1215269.43019.5475525-5027-3225-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park412219.537
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1207050.583--4904464437-2533-25W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium422220.524
2613Arizona Diamondbacks1196257.5217.5500492836-2626-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field431924.442
3817Colorado Rockies1225765.46714.0532542-1036-2721-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field401723.425
41023San Diego Padres1215467.44616.5470551-8131-2823-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park412219.537
51125San Francisco Giants1205367.44217.0449520-7130-3123-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park422319.548


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ydwin VillegasSS22.348San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eli WhitesideC33.298Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Charlie HaegerP29.331Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Taylor HillP24.156Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Wilson Betemitdh31.286Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA) for rehab
Chorye SpooneP27.333Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from DL
Seth RosinP24.286Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Right shoulder soreness
Taylor DavisC23.260Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Phil KleinP24.107Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Shawn TollesonRP25.209Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Bobby CoyleLF-RF24.162Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bill RankinOF28.334Released by Rockies
Bo GreenwellRF-LF24.304Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Knee soreness
Carlos PerezP21.269Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris Coghlancf28.058Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Neftali RosarioC20.024Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Garrett CooperIF22.233Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Aaron SiligaLF20.356Released by Indians
Jacob DunningtonP22.194San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Francisco RosarioSS23.034Released by Yankees
Jantzen WitteIF23.223Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)DL-7 Injured
Shawon DunstonCF20.191Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Activated from DL
Douglas DuranSS20.271Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Alex ClaudioP21.197Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from DL
Darin Mastroiannicf27.354Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Rochester (AAA)
David PhelpsSP26.310New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ryan MattheusRP29.279Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Optioned to Syracuse (AAA)
Drew StorenRP26.004Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Tony Cruzc26.362St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Stress fracture in left forearm [-]
Yadier Molinac31.033St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jermaine CurtisLF-3B26.036St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Shane Robinsoncf-RF28.289St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Dellin BetancesRP25.145New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
David HuffRP28.358New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Elliot Johnson2b29.159Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Alex CobbSP25.313Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan Roberts2b32.330Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Nick Hundleyc29.342San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Jason MarquisSP34.359San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chris RobinsonC29.095San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from Tucson (AAA)
Eliezer AlfonzoC34.189Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Corey Jones2B25.336Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Brad GlennRF26.135Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
David Cooper1B26.184Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Edinson Rincon3B23.004Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Austin GreenC23.174Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Taylor Wrenn2B23.236Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Ryan Stovall3b26.242Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jimmy RiderIF.23.098Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
John CannonC23.096Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Denver ChavezIF23.117Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Wendell SotoSS21.096Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Mason WilliamsCF21.360New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jose RosarioSS-2B21.260New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Trevor BrownC21.274San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Beau MaggiC22.277Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Brett ThomasOF21.176Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Hunter DozierSS21.359Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Ian MillerOF21.176Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Gabriel LinoC20.090Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Pedro PerezC22.099Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Kevin HellerOF 23.337Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Chad CarmanC 24.098Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Jiandido Tromp19.322Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Cesar Galvez22.022Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Eris Peguero23.259New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Lewis Urena2B22.101Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Steven NegronSS20.094Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Cody FerrellOF23.108Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Roy HalladaySP36.093Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk) for rehab
Rafael BetancourtRP38.108Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Chad JenkinsSP25.237Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Jesus CastilloP29.076Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Contract purchased from Reynosa (Mexico)
Joe BiseniusP30.331Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Blake JohnsonP28.062Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Pat VenditteP28.046New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jay VossP26.115St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Kevin ThomasP27.038St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Ryan WeberP23.003Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Sean GilmartinP23.099Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
John LambP23.036Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Nick MarondeRP23.344Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Steve SabatinoP23.160St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Alan WilliamsP23.163Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Dustin AntolinP24.006Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Jeff AntiguaP23.053Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Drew PermisonP24.172Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Hamilton BennettP25.050New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Ryan SearleP24.054Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Gera SanchezP24.068Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Andrew WalterP22.301Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Dayton MarzeP24.226Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Jake BoydP23.221Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Ralston CashP21.361Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Cody AndersonP22.335Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Tripp DavisP22.184Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Blake HauserP22.123Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Travis HenkeP25.037Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Emilio PaganP22.100Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Dylan UnsworthP20.326Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Braden ShipleyP-IF21.175Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Gonzalo SanudoP21.218Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Shane BroylesP21.362Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Nic DellatorreP 21.353Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Cesar Vargas21.229New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Kyle SchepelP23.008Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Keynan MiddletonP19.337Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Mario Fernandez19.342Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Mike JeffreysP21.291Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)
Brett Hayesc29.184Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Tyler Rahmatulla2B23.170St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from DL