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Games on 2014-05-08

Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntChicago Cubs12Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,3324:07Jake ArrietaScott CarrollBrian Schlitter (2-0)Scott Carroll (1-2)-Rich RenteriaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
IntChicago Cubs12Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,3324:07Jake ArrietaScott CarrollBrian Schlitter (2-0)Scott Carroll (1-2)-Rich RenteriaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALMinnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,0953:14Kevin CorreiaJustin MastersonJustin Masterson (2-1)Kevin Correia (1-4)-Ron GardenhireTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALHouston Astros6Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,6432:37Dallas KeuchelDrew SmylyDallas Keuchel (3-2)Drew Smyly (2-2)-Bo PorterBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALKansas City Royals0Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,5772:25Danny DuffyHisashi IwakumaHisashi Iwakuma (2-0)Danny Duffy (1-3)Fernando Rodney (10)Ned YostLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALBaltimore Orioles3Tampa Bay Rays1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,0763:33Ubaldo JimenezDavid PriceUbaldo Jimenez (2-4)David Price (3-3)Darren O'Day (2)Buck ShowalterJoe MaddonTropicana Field
IntColorado Rockies0Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,6172:59Franklin MoralesMatt HarrisonMatt Harrison (1-0)Franklin Morales (3-2)-Walt WeissRon WashingtonGlobe Life Park i
IntColorado Rockies0Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,6172:59Franklin MoralesMatt HarrisonMatt Harrison (1-0)Franklin Morales (3-2)-Walt WeissRon WashingtonRangers Ballpark
IntPhiladelphia Phillies6Toronto Blue Jays12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,1583:00A.J. BurnettR.A. DickeyR.A. Dickey (3-3)A.J. Burnett (2-2)-Ryne SandbergJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSan Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1043,0683:47Ryan VogelsongJosh BeckettSantiago Casilla (1-0)J.P. Howell (1-3)Sergio Romo (11)Bruce BochyDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLMiami Marlins3San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1117,8323:22Jacob TurnerIan KennedyA.J. Ramos (3-0)Dale Thayer (2-1)Steve Cishek (7)Mike RedmondBuddy BlackPetco Park
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-05-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Baltimore Orioles321814.563--137138-17-611-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1307852.600
249New York Yankees331815.5450.5141152-119-89-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1296663.512
3614Toronto Blue Jays351817.5141.5178158207-711-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1276562.512
4917Boston Red Sox341717.5002.0141145-410-117-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1285474.422
51425Tampa Bay Rays351520.4294.5145157-127-108-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1276265.488
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers302010.667--1481153312-68-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1327062.530
2816Chicago White Sox361818.5005.0184184010-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1265571.437
31120Kansas City Royals341618.4716.0132137-58-78-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1287355.570
41221Cleveland Indians351619.4576.5140151-1112-84-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1276958.543
51322Minnesota Twins331518.4556.5159164-58-97-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1295574.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Oakland Athletics341915.559--164122426-913-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1286959.539
2512Seattle Mariners341816.5291.014113566-612-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1286959.539
3713Texas Rangers351817.5141.5146174-2810-88-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1274978.386
41019Los Angeles Angels331617.4852.5168145238-108-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1298247.636
51530Houston Astros351124.3148.5120181-616-135-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1275968.465
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Miami Marlins352015.571--1601293117-53-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1275770.449
258Washington Nationals341915.5590.51431291411-98-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1287751.602
3610Atlanta Braves331815.5451.0105102310-88-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1296168.473
4918New York Mets331617.4853.0131138-78-88-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1296366.488
51024Philadelphia Phillies331518.4554.0129160-316-99-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1295871.450
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Milwaukee Brewers352213.629--1391261310-812-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1276067.472
2815St. Louis Cardinals351817.5144.0127110177-511-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1277255.567
31123Cincinnati Reds331518.4556.0126111158-77-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1296168.473
41226Pittsburgh Pirates341420.4127.5134148-1410-104-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1287454.578
51428Chicago Cubs331221.3649.0129139-107-115-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1296168.473
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants352213.629--1471222510-512-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1276661.520
234Colorado Rockies372215.5951.02151655013-59-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1254481.352
3711Los Angeles Dodgers351916.5433.014713896-1013-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1277552.591
41327San Diego Padres351421.4008.089130-418-116-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1276364.496
51529Arizona Diamondbacks371324.35110.0139201-623-1510-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1255174.408

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Matt GuerrierRP35.279Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Omar Quintanillass32.196New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Shawn CampRP38.172Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Luis GarciaRP27.098Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Sam Fuldlf-rf32.169Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-7 Concussion-like symptoms
Eduardo Nunezss26.328Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Buddy BoshersRP25.364Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Adam Lind1b-dh30.296Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Xavier NadyLF35.175San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Hector AmbrizRP29.344San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Josh Wilson3b33.043Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Luis SardinasSS20.357Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Frisco (AA)
Rougned Odor2B20.094Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Donnie Murphy3b31.059Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Strained neck
Justin GermanoP31.275Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Scott BakerP32.231Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Kevin QuackenbushP25.161San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Bryan AugensteinP27.301Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dylan BakerP 22.032Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Randy BooneP29.275Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Shawn CampRP38.172Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Danny CarrollLF-CF25.122Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Zane ChavezC27.129Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
David Chester1B25.038Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Josmar Cordero22.241Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Matt Curry1B25.285Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Jordan Danksrf27.274Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Logan DarnellP25.095Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Zeke Devoss2B23.295Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Brian DupraP25.144Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Leonel EscobarC23.246Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joshua FieldsRP28.262Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Riley GoodOF22.062Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jordan HarrisonLHP23.029Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Tyler HerronP27.276Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
David HuffRP29.259San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jamie JarmonOF 19.321Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Andrew KittredgeP24.052Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Brian LoconsoleP23.271Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Kent MatthesRF27.120Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Jon MatthewsRF23.032Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Brad MeyersP28.237Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Seth MorandaSS21.224Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Xavier NadyLF35.175San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Dennis O'GradyP24.356San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Erasmo RamirezSP24.006Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ryan ReidRP29.014New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Lance RymelC 24.006Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joe SeverIF23.269Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tyler SmithIF22.312Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chris TaladayC-IF22.352Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Devon Travis2B23.076Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jose VinicioSS20.302Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
John WalterP22.354Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brian WardC28.203Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
LeVon WashingtonCF22.287Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jemile Weeks2b27.102Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Mark WilliamsP24.269Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Elliot Johnson2b30.060Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Brooks RaleyRP25.313Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Greg Dobbsdh35.310Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Greg Dobbsdh35.310-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Shawn CampRP38.172-Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Andres BlancoSS30.027Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew BaileyRP29.342New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
B.J. RosenbergRP28.233Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian Bocock2B-SS29.060Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cameron RuppC25.222Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris BootcheckRP35.196Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel MoskosP28.010Released by Dodgers
Travis BuckRF30.172San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bryan WoodallP27.196Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos PaulinoC24.226Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dan BurawaP25.129New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Fred LewisP27.143New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose ToussenSS-2B24.176New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Santos RodriguezP26.127Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony BemboomC24.110Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Chad CarmanC 24.364Released by Phillies
Chris PetriniP27.086Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel PertusatiRF-CF24.011Released by Marlins
Kelson Brown2B26.183Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zack DodsonP23.289Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony CaroniaIF-OF22.352Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Brandon MeredithLF24.140Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bret MitchellP25.149New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin ParrIF-OF23.160Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Reymond Nunez1B23.225New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Ryan WertenbergerP24.106Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Marlins (Rk)
Alex MurphyC19.215Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Austin ChubbC 25.021Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Carlos AlvaradoP24.198San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
David StarnP23.354Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel CornierC21.332San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Joey KrehbielP21.139Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin ComerP21.280Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Mikey ReynoldsIF23.262Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Rafael RodriguezLF21.299San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Raymundo MonteroP24.230San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Trevor Gretzky1B21.236Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Tyler BuckleyP23.180Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Nathan BakerP26.133Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assignment unknown
Gustavo NunezSS26.090Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Strained left hamstring
James SimmonsP27.221Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Matt TreanorC38.066Announced retirement
Edison FriasP23.141Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training