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Games on 2013-08-22

Top2013 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,6532:59Andrew AlbersJustin VerlanderCasey Fien (3-2)Bruce Rondon (1-2)Glen Perkins (30)Ron GardenhireJim LeylandComerica Park
ALChicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1213,3633:49Jose QuintanaJames ShieldsJake Petricka (1-0)Luke Hochevar (3-2)Addison Reed (34)Robin VenturaNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,1163:07J.A. HappAndy PettitteAndy Pettitte (9-9)J.A. Happ (3-3)David Robertson (2)John GibbonsJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
NLWashington Nationals5Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1329,3934:04Stephen StrasburgTravis WoodCraig Stammen (7-5)Michael Bowden (1-3)Drew Storen (3)Davey JohnsonDale SveumWrigley Field
NLArizona Diamondbacks1Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,1662:46Trevor CahillMat LatosMat Latos (13-4)Eury de la Rosa (0-1)Sam LeCure (1)Kirk GibsonDusty BakerGreat American Ba
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Miami Marlins0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,6092:44Clayton KershawHenderson AlvarezClayton Kershaw (13-7)Henderson Alvarez (2-3)-Don MattinglyMike RedmondMarlins Park
NLColorado Rockies4Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,6193:17Chad BettisKyle KendrickCesar Jimenez (1-0)Rafael Betancourt (2-5)-Walt WeissRyne SandbergCitizens Bank Par
NLPittsburgh Pirates10San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,7333:17Jeff LockeMatt CainJeanmar Gomez (3-0)Guillermo Moscoso (1-2)-Clint HurdleBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLAtlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,3632:56Paul MaholmJoe KellyJoe Kelly (5-3)Paul Maholm (9-10)-Fredi GonzalezMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
9 Games on this date

Standings as of 2013-08-22.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Boston Red Sox1297554.581--64953411540-2335-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park332211.667
248Tampa Bay Rays1257253.5761.05605045641-2331-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field382018.526
3712Baltimore Orioles1266858.5405.56005584236-2832-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards361719.472
4813New York Yankees1276859.5356.0511509238-2730-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II351718.486
51122Toronto Blue Jays1285771.44517.5573619-4631-3226-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre341717.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1277453.583--64248515741-2333-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park351916.543
2611Cleveland Indians1276958.5435.05845463838-2531-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field352312.657
3915Kansas City Royals1266462.5089.54954761933-3131-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium362214.611
41223Minnesota Twins1265670.44417.5502577-7528-3328-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field361026.278
51428Chicago White Sox1265274.41321.5471537-6628-3224-42W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field361125.306
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Texas Rangers1277453.583--5725007238-2736-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington361719.472
2510Oakland Athletics1267155.5632.55534886539-2532-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum362511.694
31017Seattle Mariners1265967.46814.5506588-8231-3228-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field361224.333
41325Los Angeles Angels1265571.43718.5565609-4431-3724-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim362313.639
51530Houston Astros1264185.32532.5483671-18819-4322-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park361026.278
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1277750.606--56543612944-1833-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field351916.543
2716Washington Nationals1276364.49614.0487511-2436-2927-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park352312.657
3818New York Mets1255867.46418.0504530-2626-3332-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field371621.432
41021Philadelphia Phillies1275770.44920.0476579-10333-3024-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park351619.457
51529Miami Marlins1264878.38128.5407517-11028-3720-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park361422.389
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
132Pittsburgh Pirates1277552.591--5004455542-2233-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park351916.543
245St. Louis Cardinals1277453.5831.062047414637-2337-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III352312.657
359Cincinnati Reds1287355.5702.55524629040-2233-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark341717.500
41326Milwaukee Brewers1275572.43320.0502559-5730-3525-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park351916.543
51427Chicago Cubs1275473.42521.0496543-4725-4129-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field351223.343
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1277552.591--5194605937-2538-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium351718.486
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1266561.5169.55375241336-2629-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field361620.444
3919Colorado Rockies1295970.45717.0560577-1736-2723-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field331518.455
41120San Diego Padres1275770.44918.0488573-8534-3123-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park351916.543
51224San Francisco Giants1275671.44119.0483571-8831-3425-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park352015.571

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Donovan HandRP27.124Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Blake Tekottecf26.090Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Optioned to Charlotte (AAA)
Mike WilsonOF30.054San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Activated from DL
Rusty Ryal2B-3B30.159Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Strained left calf
Ydwin VillegasSS22.355San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Activated from DL
Seth RosinP24.293Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from DL
Brody ColvinP23.008Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Right rotator cuff strain
Osvaldo MartinezSS25.107Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Activated from DL
Elevys Gonzalez2B-3B23.303Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Julio MorbanCF-LF21.191Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Fractured right fibula
Brooks PoundersP22.330Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle ZimmerP21.344Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Shaeffer HallP25.325Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
David FischerP23.134Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan JonesCF24.020Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from DL
Nicky Delmonico1B-2B21.041Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Lance McCullersP 19.324Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Eric SemmelhackP22.227Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach CooperP23.228Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Activated from DL
John MinconeP24.030New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)DL-7 Injured
Nick Vander TuigP21.257San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)DL-7 Injured
Shane DawsonP 19.347Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)DL-7 Injured
Trae SantosP20.315San Diego PadresEugene (A-)DL-7 Injured
Kevin KuntzSS23.085Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Matthew SwilleyP22.246Released by Rays
Frank FranciscoRP33.072New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk) for rehab
Daryl MadayP28.010San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Activated from DL
Ryan BrasierRP25.362Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from DL
Corey MacdonaldP22.095Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Activated from DL
Preston ClaiborneRP25.214New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jayson Nix3b30.361New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand [Hit on hand by RA Dickey fastball]
Ryan Goins2b25.191Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Maicer Izturis2b32.344Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left ankle [Hitting 1B while running full speed]
Leury GarciaSS22.157Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Delmon Youngrf27.342Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jonathan BroxtonRP29.067Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Flexor mass strain, right forearm
Nick ChristianiRP26.036Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA)
Johnny CuetoSP27.188Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jeff Francoeurlf29.227Released by Giants
Cameron Maybincf26.140San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Recalled from Tucson (AAA) rehab
Phil Gosselin2b24.323Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Optioned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Derek Jeterss39.057New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Wilson Betemitdh31.293Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA) for rehab
Ryan LangerhansLF-RF33.184Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Contract purchased from Sugar Land (Atlantic)
Mark WagnerC29.072San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Adam Abraham3B26.148Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Neil MedchillRF-LF26.058New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Travis Sniderrf25.202Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab
Alex Avilac26.205Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Juan AvilaOF21.309Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Ronnie RichardsonOF23.109San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Ryan KinsellaC-1B21.156Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Cody LivesayOF20.047Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Ryan BattagliaC21.054Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Byron CapellanSS20.013Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Sergio SantosRP30.049Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Joe SaveryRP27.291Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk) for rehab
Josh TomlinP28.307Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Brett AndersonRP25.203Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab
Zach RussellP24.026St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Pedro ViolaP30.054Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Brett MooneyhamP23.210Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Geoffrey DavenportP23.161Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Tyler VanderheidenP23.056New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Andrew TriggsP24.159Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Kramer SneedP24.319Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Mike ClevingerP22.244Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)
Dan TobikP22.226Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Alvido JimenezP21.274Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Cam BooserP21.110Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Bud JeterP21.300Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Tyler KaneP-IF20.364Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Austin VothP21.057Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Billy FlamionOF20.215Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Luis DiazP21.135Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)