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Games on 2014-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Los Angeles Angels0BoxR.A. DickeyTyler Skaggs(none)
Chicago White Sox8Boston Red Sox3BoxJohn DanksBrandon Workman(none)
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians5BoxTrevor BauerMasahiro TanakaCody Allen
Los Angeles Dodgers5Detroit Tigers14BoxJustin VerlanderHyun-Jin Ryu(none)
San Francisco Giants1Oakland Athletics6BoxSonny GrayMadison Bumgarner(none)
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners0BoxPhil HughesChris YoungGlen Perkins
Kansas City Royals3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxBrad BoxbergerJason VargasJake McGee
Houston Astros8Texas Rangers3BoxBrad PeacockPhil Irwin(none)
Miami Marlins2Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxMichael DunnAddison ReedSteve Cishek
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds4BoxJohnny CuetoTravis WoodAroldis Chapman
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds6BoxLogan OndrusekHector Rondon(none)
San Diego Padres1Colorado Rockies2BoxFranklin MoralesTyson RossLaTroy Hawkins
Philadelphia Phillies9Milwaukee Brewers7BoxKyle KendrickWily PeraltaJonathan Papelbon
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets8BoxJacob deGromJulio Teheran(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxTrevor RosenthalErnesto Frieri(none)

Standings as of 2014-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Baltimore Orioles894940.551--3933642923-2126-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards734726.644
2614Toronto Blue Jays924844.5222.54133862725-2123-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre703535.500
3816New York Yankees894544.5064.0361393-3218-2327-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II733934.534
41121Tampa Bay Rays934251.4529.0355387-3220-2622-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field693534.507
51325Boston Red Sox903951.43310.5337392-5521-2618-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park723240.444
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers864937.570--4083753324-2225-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park764135.539
2715Kansas City Royals894643.5174.53673501721-2225-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium734330.589
3917Cleveland Indians894445.4946.5392405-1326-1718-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field734132.562
41019Chicago White Sox914447.4847.5392413-2124-2120-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field712942.408
51222Minnesota Twins894049.44910.5366401-3521-2219-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field733043.411
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics905733.633--45030514530-1527-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum723141.431
222Los Angeles Angels895237.5844.54373677031-1521-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim734627.630
359Seattle Mariners904941.5448.03653016422-2327-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field723834.528
41427Texas Rangers903852.42219.0372458-8618-2520-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington722943.403
51529Houston Astros923854.41320.0354431-7720-2618-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park703238.457
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Washington Nationals884840.545--3613085328-1920-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park744826.649
258Atlanta Braves904941.544--333327625-1924-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field723042.417
3918Miami Marlins904446.4895.0387390-327-2217-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park723339.458
41020New York Mets904149.4568.0357354321-2220-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field723834.528
51224Philadelphia Phillies903951.43310.0342395-5318-2721-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park723438.472
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Brewers915239.571--4023742824-2028-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park713041.423
2611St. Louis Cardinals914942.5383.03353161926-1923-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III714130.577
3712Cincinnati Reds904842.5333.53523282424-1924-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark722844.389
4813Pittsburgh Pirates904743.5224.5366370-429-2018-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park724131.569
51326Chicago Cubs893851.42713.0341363-2219-2019-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field733538.479
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers915140.560--3953405522-2329-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium714328.606
2410San Francisco Giants904941.5441.53523341825-2324-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park723933.542
31123San Diego Padres893950.43811.0266315-4923-2516-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud Black Petco Park733835.521
41428Colorado Rockies913853.41813.0435479-4422-2316-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field712843.394
51530Arizona Diamondbacks923854.41313.5366431-6516-3122-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field702644.371


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Julio DePaulaP31.189Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tsuyoshi WadaP33.137Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Brayan PenaC32.182Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave list
Joey Votto1b30.302Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Strained left quadriceps
Robbie Grossmanlf24.295Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Alex PresleyCF28.348Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Nick HagadoneRP28.188Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Mark LoweRP31.031Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Justin MastersonSP29.108Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Right knee inflammation
Roberto PerezC25.197Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris Herrmannc26.227Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Ricky NolascoSP31.207Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow strain
John Buckc34.001Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Phillip IrwinP27.133Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Nick MartinezP23.337Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Left side discomfort
Pedro Baez3B26.119Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Josh BeckettSP34.054Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left hip impingement
Joe SaundersSP33.022Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jesus Sucrec26.069Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
David HolmbergP22.355Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Kyle ParkerRF24.281Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Julio DePaulaP31.189Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Bud NorrisSP29.128Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Ramon RamirezRP32.311Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Cam BedrosianP22.280Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Arkansas (AA)
Jerome WilliamsRP32.216-Released by Astros
Steven BaronC23.213Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Pedro BeatoRP27.254Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Roger Bernadinacf30.026Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Kevin BrownSS23.251Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jaycob BrugmanOF22.172Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Billy BucknerRP30.316San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Byron BuxtonOF 20.202Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Yusuf Carterc29.152Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Erick Castillo21.133Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Diego Cedeno22.050Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Logan DavisSS22.320Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Andy Dirkslf28.165Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+) for rehab
Gabe EncinasP22.200New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Yunel Escobarss31.248Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Yohan FlandeP28.162Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Kevin GausmanRP23.183Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Charles GilliesP 23.312Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Brad GlennRF27.097Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Carlos GonzalezLF28.264Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Carlos GonzalezP24.026Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Taylor GuerrieriP21.219Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Todd Hankins2B23.232Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tom HarlanP24.123Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Jonah HeimC19.011Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Justin HigleyOF21.195Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
John HoldzkomP26.263Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Tyler HoltCF25.120Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Jeremy HorstRP28.280Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Chih-Wei Hu20.246Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Sean KazmarSS29.337Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joey KrehbielP21.200Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
David LedbetterP22.146Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Sean LucasP 25.093Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Activated from disabled list
David MastersSS21.076Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Yunesky MayaRP32.314Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Will Middlebrooks3b25.302Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Ethan MildrenP23.034Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Adam MillerP29.224Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Albert MinnisP22.246Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Julio MorilloC21.193Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Dillon MoyerSS22.356Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Luis NieblaP23.185New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Mikey O'BrienP24.127Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Roberto OsunaP19.151Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jose Pena23.108New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Ronald PenaP 22.293Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Nationals (Rk) for rehab
Tyler PillP24.040New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jeremias PinedaCF23.234Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
J.C. RamirezRP25.326Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Matt RamseyP24.287Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Traded from Rays to Marlins for Intl Bonus Slots
Dae-Eun RheeP25.107Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jairo RodriguezC25.318Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Sammie Starr2B-SS26.038Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mickey StoreyRP28.114Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Cole SulserP24.118Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Mark Trumbo1b28.173Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Todd Van Steenselp23.175Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Christian Villanueva3B23.019Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Logan Wade2B22.238Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Colin Walsh3B-LF24.285Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Kyle WeilandP27.299Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Aaron WestP24.037Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Collin WilesP 20.039Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
J.T. WiseC28.036Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Jose RamirezP24.168New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Juan MorilloP30.246Released by Orioles
Lucas MayC29.257Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nick HillP29.159Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyson BlaserC-1B26.213New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron Westlake1B25.193Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adys PortilloP22.201San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin Howard1B26.315Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B27.084Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
David FischerP24.089Released by Nationals
Boog PowellOF 21.175Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Suspended 50 games for violating Minor League policy on PEDs
Sammy Diaz2B23.130Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cale CoshowP21.357New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Cory BafidisP 23.320Released by Nationals
Forrestt AlldayOF23.075Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Ian ClarkinP19.144New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Jake JoyceP22.324Released by Nationals
Sam MulroyC-OF24.270Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jo-Jo ReyesP29.230Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Arismendy AlcantaraSS22.253Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Dillon GeeSP28.071New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) for rehab
Justin HenryCF-3B29.069Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt MontgomeryP26.353Released by Marlins
Wilmer FontRP24.045Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Edgardo Munoz3B22.251Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Jon WandlingP22.041Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)
Cole SturgeonOF-P22.295Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Sam JohnsP22.362Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Brett AshP23.042Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Signed out of draft (Washburn)
Derek FisherOF20.321Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-CIty (A-)
Max PentecostC21.120Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Signed out of draft (Kennesaw State)
Tyler MapesP22.356Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Zach MarberryC23.157Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Connor KadenP21.254San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Signed out of draft (Wake Forest)
Cristian MotaP22.286Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk)
Jhoan Herrera3B19.024Pittsburgh PiratesDominican Pirates (Rk)Assigned to DSL Pirates (Rk)
Jose SantiagoP20.129Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Meibrys VlioriaC17.143Kansas City RoyalsDominican Royals (Rk)Assigned to DSL Royals (Rk)
Tanner GriggsP20.024Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Angelina College)
Chance RuffinP25.303Announced retirement
John TolisanoLF-2B25.274Released by Reds