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Games on 2014-07-04

Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALHouston Astros6Los Angeles Angels7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,5573:02Dallas KeuchelC.J. WilsonJoe Smith (3-0)Tony Sipp (1-1)-Bo PorterMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALSeattle Mariners1Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,2972:28Roenis EliasChris SaleChris Sale (8-1)Roenis Elias (7-7)-Lloyd McClendonRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALSeattle Mariners1Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,2972:28Roenis EliasChris SaleChris Sale (8-1)Roenis Elias (7-7)-Lloyd McClendonRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALKansas City Royals7Cleveland Indians1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,0202:50Yordano VenturaJosh TomlinYordano Ventura (6-7)Josh Tomlin (5-6)-Ned YostTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALTampa Bay Rays6Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,6573:18Alex CobbDrew SmylyAlex Cobb (4-6)Drew Smyly (4-8)Jake McGee (4)Joe MaddonBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALNew York Yankees6Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,9523:17Chase WhitleyKyle GibsonDavid Huff (3-0)Kyle Gibson (7-7)David Robertson (20)Joe GirardiRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALToronto Blue Jays0Oakland Athletics1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1222,3224:05Marcus StromanTom MiloneDan Otero (7-1)Chad Jenkins (0-1)-John GibbonsBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
NLArizona Diamondbacks2Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch948,8152:54Josh CollmenterErvin SantanaErvin Santana (7-5)Josh Collmenter (7-5)Craig Kimbrel (27)Kirk GibsonFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers2Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,1202:49Kyle LohseAlfredo SimonAlfredo Simon (11-3)Kyle Lohse (9-3)Aroldis Chapman (17)Ron RoenickeBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLLos Angeles Dodgers9Colorado Rockies0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch948,8153:13Clayton KershawJair JurrjensClayton Kershaw (10-2)Jair Jurrjens (0-1)-Don MattinglyWalt WeissCoors Field
IntTexas Rangers5New York Mets6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,3774:08Yu DarvishJon NieseJenrry Mejia (5-3)Aaron Poreda (2-1)-Ron WashingtonTerry CollinsCiti field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,9773:13Fausto CarmonaGerrit ColeGerrit Cole (7-4)Fausto Carmona (3-8)-Ryne SandbergClint HurdlePNC Park
NLSan Francisco Giants0San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,1262:31Matt CainEric StultsEric Stults (3-11)Matt Cain (1-7)Huston Street (23)Bruce BochyBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLMiami Marlins2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,1313:01Nathan EovaldiLance LynnLance Lynn (9-6)Nathan Eovaldi (5-4)Trevor Rosenthal (26)Mike RedmondMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLChicago Cubs7Washington Nationals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,2742:54Jason HammelTanner RoarkJason Hammel (8-5)Tanner Roark (7-6)-Rich RenteriaMatt WilliamsNationals Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-07-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Baltimore Orioles854639.541--3693492023-2123-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards775027.649
2612Toronto Blue Jays884741.5340.54043723225-2122-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre743638.486
3816New York Yankees854342.5063.0343376-3318-2325-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II774136.532
41221Boston Red Sox853847.4478.0321364-4320-2218-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park773344.429
51325Tampa Bay Rays893950.4389.0337373-3619-2520-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field733835.521
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers834835.578--3893563323-2025-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park794237.532
2713Kansas City Royals854540.5294.03543351921-2224-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium774433.571
3917Cleveland Indians854144.4828.0373393-2023-1618-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field774433.571
41019Chicago White Sox874146.4719.0377407-3023-2018-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field753243.427
51123Minnesota Twins853847.44711.0355389-3420-2118-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field773245.416
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics865333.616--43030112926-1527-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum763541.461
234Los Angeles Angels854936.5763.54153556028-1421-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim774928.636
348Seattle Mariners864739.5476.03602966421-2226-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field764036.526
41426Texas Rangers863749.43016.0353427-7418-2319-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington763046.395
51529Houston Astros883652.40918.0328404-7620-2616-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park743440.459
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Atlanta Braves864838.558--316308824-1824-20W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field763145.408
259Washington Nationals854639.5411.53442994526-1820-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park775027.649
3918Miami Marlins864145.4777.0370371-127-2214-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park763640.474
41224New York Mets863848.44210.0334339-518-2120-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field764135.539
51327Philadelphia Phillies863749.43011.0326377-5118-2719-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park763640.474
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Milwaukee Brewers875136.586--3903583224-1827-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park753144.413
2611St. Louis Cardinals874740.5404.03192982124-1723-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III754332.573
3714Pittsburgh Pirates864541.5235.5353359-627-2018-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park764333.566
4815Cincinnati Reds854441.5186.03293151420-1824-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark773245.416
51020Chicago Cubs843846.45211.5330329119-2019-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field783543.449
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers885038.568--3753165922-2328-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium744430.595
247San Francisco Giants864739.5472.03413172425-2322-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park764135.539
31122San Diego Padres853847.44710.5253302-4923-2315-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud Black Petco Park773938.506
41428Colorado Rockies873651.41413.5422457-3520-2116-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field753045.400
51530Arizona Diamondbacks883652.40914.0349417-6815-3021-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field742846.378

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Domonic Brownlf26.305Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave list
Brandon Belt1b26.075San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Logan Schafercf-lf27.299Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Cole Gillespierf30.014Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Corey Hart1b32.102Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Jonathan SanchezRP31.227-Released by Cubs
Brett CecilRP28.002Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Jeff BeliveauP27.168Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Cesar RamosRP30.012Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Justin Smoak1b27.211Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Justin Smoak1b27.211Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Neftali FelizP26.063Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Joe SaundersSP33.018-Released by Rangers
Joshua FieldsRP28.319Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Derek Dietrich2b24.351Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Strained right wrist
Jake Marisnickcf23.096Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Jair JurrjensRP28.156Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Martin AgostaP23.088San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Hanser AlbertoSS21.260Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Vance AlbitzSS26.155Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Cory AldridgeRF35.021Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Aaron AltherrLF-CF23.171Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Andrew BarbosaP26.229Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Clayton BlackburnP21.179San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Trent BlankP24.307Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Royce BolingerOF23.326Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Matt BowmanP-IF23.034New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Yimmi BrasobanP20.012San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Parker BridwellP22.337Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Lewis BrinsonOF 20.057Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Juan Caballero21.318St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Austin ChubbC 25.078Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Adam Duvall3B25.303San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Daniel FieldsCF23.162Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to GCL Tigers (Rk) for rehab
Edwin GarciaSS-2B23.125Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Christopher GraysonRF-LF24.292Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Kevin GrendellP 20.316Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Evan GrillsP22.021Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Elian Herreralf29.153Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Blake HolovachP23.099Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Jeffrey InmanP26.223Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Paul Janish3b-2b31.265Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Tyler KaneP21.315Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Jared KingOF22.266New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Kameron LoeRP32.297Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Nick MarondeRP24.302Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Activated from DL
Kent MatthesRF27.177Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Cory MazzoniP24.258New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Toru MurataP29.045Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Shawn O'MalleySS-2B26.189Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from DL
Braulio OrtizP22.197Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Michael QuesadaC-LF24.153Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose RamirezP24.164New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ryan RodebaughP25.096Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ben RowenP25.231Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Rob ScahillRP27.139Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Justin Smoak1b27.211Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ryan StrausborgerCF26.122Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Carlos Triunfelss24.127Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Beck WheelerP25.203New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Adron Chambersrf27.269Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jason DonaldSS29.303Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff LorickP26.199Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mason TobinP26.362Released by Giants
Brian GoodwinOF23.244Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Christian Villanueva3B23.015Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Timothy SextonP27.024Released by Padres
Jochi OgandoP21.038Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick AvilaP25.309Announced retirement
Ruben AlanizP23.020Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Ryan DemminP26.090Announced retirement
Courtney HawkinsOF 20.234Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Frankie MontasP21.105Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan SchwindC24.035Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Juan SilvaLF23.177Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Taylor LewisCF24.198Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tim AndersonSS21.011Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brandon BayardiOF23.219Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Chris FlexenP 20.003New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Tommy John Surgery
Zachary BirdP 19.355Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Caleb KelloggP22.031Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Chris CapuanoSP34.320Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Scott ElbertP28.325Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Jhoulys ChacinSP26.179Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Nick BussCF27.201Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jason HammelSP31.305Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Cubs with Jeff Samardzija to Athletics for Addison Rusell, Billy McKinney, Dan Straily and PTBNL
John McleodP22.031Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Signed out of draft (Wake Forest)
Derek FisherOF20.317Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Signed out of draft (Virginia)
Mike FrancoP22.227Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Austin YoungP22.075Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Signed out of draft (Virginia)
Brock BurkeP17.334Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Signed out of draft (Colorado HS)
Chris HarveyC21.116Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Vanderbilt)
Forrest Wall2B18.227Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
John CurtissP21.090Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Signed out of draft (Texas)
Jordan RomanoP21.074Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Kurtis HorneP17.333New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Signed out of draft (British Columbia HS)
Patrick BakerP20.323Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Signed out of draft (Anne Arundel CC)
Rafael Devers3B17.253Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to GCL Red Sox (Rk)
Raphael RamirezOF18.202New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Signed out of draft (Georgia HS)
Taylor Sparks3B21.092Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Signed out of draft (UC Irvine)
Caleb FergusonP18.002Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed out of draft (Ohio HS)