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Games on 2013-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros8Los Angeles Angels2BoxBrad PeacockJerome Williams(none)
Colorado Rockies6Baltimore Orioles3BoxJuan NicasioWei-Yin Chen(none)
New York Yankees10Boston Red Sox3BoxAndy PettitteFelix Doubront(none)
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers1BoxDanny DuffyJustin VerlanderGreg Holland
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers0BoxJames ShieldsJose AlvarezGreg Holland
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins2BoxJose QuintanaKevin CorreiaAddison Reed
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics3BoxSean DoolittleJustin MastersonGrant Balfour
Toronto Blue Jays4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxFernando RodneyAaron Loup(none)
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers1BoxHisashi IwakumaNeal CottsDanny Farquhar
Washington Nationals2Atlanta Braves3BoxScott DownsIan Krol(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Chicago Cubs7BoxJake ArrietaJake Westbrook(none)
San Francisco Giants14Miami Marlins10BoxSandy RosarioNathan Eovaldi(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJohn AxfordAroldis Chapman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies0BoxZack GreinkeCliff Lee(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxGerrit ColeBrandon McCarthy(none)
New York Mets5San Diego Padres2BoxJonathon NieseIan KennedyLaTroy Hawkins

Standings as of 2013-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox1247252.581--6165209639-2233-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park382513.658
236Tampa Bay Rays1206951.5751.05434865740-2229-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field432320.535
3611Baltimore Orioles1216556.5375.55745393533-2632-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards412021.488
4914New York Yankees1216358.5217.5481486-534-2729-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II412219.537
51120Toronto Blue Jays1225666.45915.0555595-4031-3225-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre401822.450
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Detroit Tigers1227151.582--61446315138-2133-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park402218.550
2712Cleveland Indians1226557.5336.05625342838-2527-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field402713.675
3813Kansas City Royals1216457.5296.54824532933-2831-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium412219.537
41221Minnesota Twins1205466.45016.0480542-6228-3026-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field421230.286
51428Chicago White Sox1214774.38823.5447525-7828-3219-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field411625.390
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers1227052.574--5294824734-2636-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington412120.512
258Oakland Athletics1216952.5700.55364657137-2232-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412714.659
31019Seattle Mariners1215665.46313.5486561-7531-3225-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field411526.366
41323Los Angeles Angels1215467.44615.5550585-3530-3324-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim412417.585
51530Houston Astros1214081.33129.5460635-17519-4321-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park411130.268
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1227547.615--54741513243-1732-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field402119.525
2716Washington Nationals1215962.48815.5457479-2236-2923-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park412714.659
3918New York Mets1205664.46718.0487510-2325-3231-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field421824.429
41225Philadelphia Phillies1215368.43821.5456556-10029-2824-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park412021.488
51529Miami Marlins1204674.38328.0386488-10226-3320-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park421626.381
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1217249.595--4714175442-2030-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park412219.537
249St. Louis Cardinals1216952.5703.058545413136-2333-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III412813.683
3510Cincinnati Reds1226953.5663.55244438137-2132-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark402119.525
41326Chicago Cubs1215368.43819.0472512-4024-3629-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field411328.317
51427Milwaukee Brewers1225369.43419.5482531-4928-3225-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park402119.525
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Los Angeles Dodgers1217150.587--4944464837-2534-25W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium412120.512
2615Arizona Diamondbacks1206258.5178.5502498436-2626-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field421923.452
3817Colorado Rockies1235865.47214.0538545-736-2722-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field391623.410
41022San Francisco Giants1215467.44617.0463530-6730-3124-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park412219.537
51124San Diego Padres1225468.44317.5472556-8431-2923-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park402218.550


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mickey StoreyRP27.153Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Adron Chambersrf26.312St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Kolten Wong2b22.310St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from Memphis (AAA)
Jose AlvarezRP-SP24.102Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Danny DuffySP24.238Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Anthony Gosecf23.006Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Mike WilsonOF30.048San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron Hickscf23.318Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brad DavisC30.230Announced retirement
Kelson Brown2B25.283Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Hector NeloP26.284Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jake LemmermanSS24.104St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Josh MuellerP24.210Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael SolbachP28.016Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Roman HernandezLF25.220Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nathan MelendresCF-LF23.134Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt DuffyIF22.213San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Byron CapellanSS20.007Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matthew ShepherdSS23.106San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
James BaldwinCF21.311Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Ramon Del OrbeP21.181Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Skull fracture
Jeffrey GibbsP22.115Released by Pirates
Moises HernandezP29.151Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from DL
Ryan BradleyP25.032San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from DL
Luis FloresC26.287Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from DL
Matt HoffmanP24.271Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL
Tyler DeloachP22.126Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from DL
Eric SemmelhackP22.221Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from DL
Ryan GarveyOF20.139Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Trevor MillerP22.064Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from DL
Luis NieblaP22.224New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from DL
J.A. HappSP30.301Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement List
Munenori Kawasaki2b32.074Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
John LannanSP28.323Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Left knee tendinitis
B.J. RosenbergRP27.333Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Brett Hayesc29.185Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Outrighted to Omaha (AAA)
Phil Gosselin2b24.317Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from Gwinnett (AAA)
Tyler Pastornicky2b23.246Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Torn left ACL [Collision in field with RF Jason Heyward]
Jake ArrietaSP27.163Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Eduardo SanchezRP24.181Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Alfredo FigaroRP29.040Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Sean Halton1b26.070Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Chris Colabellorf29.297Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Ryan Doumitc-dh32.135Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Mark Reynolds1b30.013New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($0m)
Dee Gordonss25.116Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Scott Van SlykeRF-1B27.023Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Arquimedes CamineroRP26.061Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from Jacksonville (AA)
Justin Maxwellrf29.284Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Will SmithRP24.037Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Preston ClaiborneRP25.208New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Luis Cruz3b29.188New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Luis Cruz3b29.188New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Cristhian MartinezRP31.163Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kyle FarnsworthRP37.124Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Peter Bourjoscf26.138Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Tommy Field2b26.175Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Angel Pagancf32.045San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk) for rehab
Chad NobleC25.272Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Vladimir FriasRF-LF26.344Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Rocky GaleC25.176San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Ben Lasater1B29.083Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Guillermo PimentelRF20.315Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Ben GamelRF21.091New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Mike DowdC23.128Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Cody GriceLF23.209New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Dawel Lugo18.246Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Dawel Lugo18.246Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Herlis Rodriguez19.067Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Franklin Barreto17.171Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Zach DukeRP30.119Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Justin HessP23.000Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Ross OhlendorfRP31.008Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Cole DevriesP28.185Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Josh TomlinP28.301Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Shaun EllisP26.257Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Carmine GiardinaP25.178Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Henry MabeeP28.037Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Francisley BuenoRP32.164Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Outrighted to Omaha (AAA)
Tommy HansonSP26.353Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Martin ViramontesP24.035Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Rob RasmussenP24.136Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Tyler WaldronP24.107Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Grant MonroeP24.321Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Cody WiniarskiP23.354Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Zack DodsonP23.024Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Ben PaullusP23.350New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
David MartinezP26.012Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Cam BedrosianP21.319Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Michael LorenzenOF21.225Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Daniel GibsonP21.305Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Cody ForsytheP22.333Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Francisco TaverasP23.085Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Jose RosarioP22.352Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Matt AlvarezP22.217Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent out of college
Mike ConnollyIF21.290San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Robert StephensonP20.173Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Rigoberto ArrebatoP27.193New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Onelki GarciaP24.014Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Austin FairchildP 19.144Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
J.B. WendelkenP 20.145Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Oderman Rocha20.282Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Armando Rivero25.197Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Oswaldo Mieres21.094Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Ismael BritoP20.146St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Richard PaulinoP18.141Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Mike ZagurskiRP30.201Opted out of contract and became Free Agent