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Games on 2013-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox13BoxFelix DoubrontWei-Yin Chen(none)
Houston Astros3Chicago White Sox4BoxDonald VealErik BedardAddison Reed
Oakland Athletics6Detroit Tigers3BoxTom MiloneJustin Verlander(none)
Kansas City Royals6Minnesota Twins1BoxJames ShieldsJared Burton(none)
Texas Rangers4Seattle Mariners3BoxTanner ScheppersDanny FarquharJoe Nathan
Los Angeles Angels6Tampa Bay Rays5BoxErnesto FrieriFernando RodneyDane de la Rosa
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays1BoxAndy PettitteJ.A. Happ(none)
San Diego Padres9Arizona Diamondbacks10BoxHeath BellDale Thayer(none)
Cleveland Indians0Atlanta Braves2BoxAlex WoodDanny SalazarCraig Kimbrel
San Francisco Giants5Colorado Rockies3BoxYusmeiro PetitChad BettisSergio Romo
Chicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTravis WoodClayton KershawKevin Gregg
Philadelphia Phillies0New York Mets5BoxJonathon NieseKyle Kendrick(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxRob WootenBryan MorrisJim Henderson
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJoe KellyMat Latos(none)
Miami Marlins1Washington Nationals2BoxRoss OhlendorfNathan EovaldiRafael Soriano

Standings as of 2013-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox1337855.586--67454113341-2337-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park291910.655
248Tampa Bay Rays1307456.5692.55795285143-2531-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field331815.545
3712Baltimore Orioles1307060.5386.56225833938-2932-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards321517.469
4813New York Yankees1327062.5307.5527528-138-2732-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II301515.500
51224Toronto Blue Jays1335974.44419.0590649-5932-3327-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre291514.517
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1327755.583--67150316841-2536-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park301614.533
2611Cleveland Indians1317160.5425.55955563940-2631-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field312110.677
3915Kansas City Royals1316764.5119.55305003035-3332-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium311912.613
41326Minnesota Twins1305773.43819.0511594-8328-3429-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field32923.281
51428Chicago White Sox1315576.42021.5496565-6931-3424-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field31823.258
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers1327755.583--5995198038-2739-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington311417.452
259Oakland Athletics1317457.5652.55795176239-2535-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum31229.710
31020Los Angeles Angels1305971.45417.0585616-3131-3728-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim321913.594
41121Seattle Mariners1315972.45017.5514614-10031-3728-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field311219.387
51530Houston Astros1314487.33632.5517694-17721-4423-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park31724.226
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1317952.603--57544712845-1834-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field311714.548
2716Washington Nationals1316665.50413.0511530-1937-2929-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park312011.645
3918Philadelphia Phillies1326072.45519.5498605-10735-3125-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park301317.433
41019New York Mets1305971.45419.5514552-3827-3732-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field321517.469
51529Miami Marlins1304981.37729.5416526-11029-3920-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park321319.406
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals1327854.591--64548915641-2437-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III301911.633
247Pittsburgh Pirates1317655.5801.55124634942-2334-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park311813.581
3510Cincinnati Reds1337459.5564.55704888241-2433-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark291613.552
41325Milwaukee Brewers1315873.44319.5521576-5530-3528-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park311615.516
51427Chicago Cubs1325676.42422.0512564-5225-4131-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field301020.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1327755.583--5324775539-2838-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium301515.500
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1316863.5198.55735541938-2630-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field311318.419
3817Colorado Rockies1346272.46316.0576591-1537-2825-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field281216.429
51222San Francisco Giants1325973.44718.0500586-8633-3526-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park301713.567
41123San Diego Padres1325973.44718.0511600-8936-3223-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park301713.567


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Nicholas AdditonP25.255St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Miles MikolasRP25.004San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Victor MarteRP32.292St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Rohlinger3B-2B29.325Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Mike NickeasC30.195Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Bobby KoreckyP33.346Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Brian Dinkelman2B-RF29.291Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sean OchinkoC-3B25.311Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Suspended 50 games for violating Minor League drug policy
Octavio DotelRP37.276Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Dan Uggla2b33.169Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Chase HuchingsonP24.135New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Suspended 50 games for drug of abuse
Lew FordCF-RF37.015Released by Orioles
Mycal JonesCF26.089Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from DL
Chad WrightCF24.031Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Brandon BayardiOF22.273Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Suspended for 50 games for violating Minor League drug program
Taylor KrickC25.149Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from DL
Jeff HowellC30.148Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from DL
Brooks BrownP28.068Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from DL
Ryan KussmaulP26.342Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from DL
Nick SawyerP21.339Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Activated from DL
Yolmer Sanchez2B21.059Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from DL
Casey Kotchman1b30.186Activated from DL and released by Marlins
Paul ClemensSP25.195Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
David MartinezP26.023Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ryan DempsterSP36.116Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Wilson Betemitdh31.298Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA) rehab
Alex Avilac26.210Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Transferred to 15-day DL
Quintin Berrylf28.279Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Traded from Royals to Red Sox for Clayton Mortensen
Clayton MortensenRP28.139Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Traded from Red Sox to Royals for Quintin Berry
Alex AvilaC26.210Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Bryan Holadayc25.282Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Robert CarsonRP24.216New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Matt HarveySP24.153New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Tommy John Surgery
Anthony ReckerC29.364New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Matt Den DekkerCF26.017New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA)
John Buckc33.051Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from Mets with Marlon Byrd to Pirates for Dilson Herrera and Vic Black
Marlon Byrdrf35.362Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from Mets with John Buck to Pirates for Dilson Herrera and Vic Black
Placido Polanco3B37.322Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Wilson BetemitDH31.298Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan Flaherty2b-ss27.031Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Carlos Penadh35.102Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tyler LyonsRP-SP25.188St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Fernando SalasRP28.089St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
David HolmbergP22.039Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Mobile (AA)
Jason Kubellf-dh31.094Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jeff BeliveauP26.222Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Jeremy HellicksonSP26.141Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Optioned to Charlotte (A+)
Willie BloomquistSS35.273Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Xavier NadyLF34.286Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Luis Valbuena3b27.270Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk) for rehab
Adam HeislerCF25.081Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Greg MiclatSS-2B26.035Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Ryan Stovall3b26.254Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Tyler AustinRF21.356New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Isaac BallouOF23.163Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Jesus Ustariz20.123Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Ryan McChesney23.205Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Yordi Calderon3B19.193Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Gerald Chin2B20.090Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Luis LaraC18.205Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)
Alex SanchezIF21.342Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Carlos Belen3B17.181San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Euri MinayaOF17.321San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Luis ValenzuelaSS20.002Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)
Craig BreslowRP33.019Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Dan HoustonP26.307Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Tyler LaTorreC30.127San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Loek Van MilP28.346Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Tim MelvilleP23.322Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Blake TreinenP25.058Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Eric RuthP22.335New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Bud JeterP21.305Chicago CubsArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Charles BasfordP23.042New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Charles BasfordP23.042Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Jacob Newberry22.321Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Thomas Lee23.311St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Shao-Ching ChiangP19.290Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Oderman Rocha20.293Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Jared MortensenP25.087Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)
Alexander ConstanzaP19.031San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Franklin PerezP19.108Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Wellington SerranoP18.356Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Dilson Herrera2B19.177New York MetsSavannah (A)Traded from Pirates with Vic Black to Mets for John Buck and Marlon Byrd