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Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners0Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,2172:33Hisashi IwakumaChris TillmanChris Tillman (8-5)Hisashi Iwakuma (9-6)Zach Britton (23)Lloyd McClendonBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALNew York Yankees8Boston Red Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,0353:42David PhelpsClay BuchholzEsmil Rogers (1-0)Craig Breslow (2-3)David Robertson (29)Joe GirardiJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALMinnesota Twins16Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,4714:01Kyle GibsonJose QuintanaKyle Gibson (10-8)Javy Guerra (1-3)-Ron GardenhireRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALMinnesota Twins16Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,4714:01Kyle GibsonJose QuintanaKyle Gibson (10-8)Javy Guerra (1-3)-Ron GardenhireRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALTexas Rangers3Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1218,4223:58Yu DarvishTrevor BauerScott Atchison (5-0)Phil Klein (0-1)-Ron WashingtonTerry FranconaProgressive Field
IntColorado Rockies0Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,4872:58Jorge de la RosaAnibal SanchezAnibal Sanchez (8-5)Jorge de la Rosa (11-7)-Walt WeissBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALToronto Blue Jays1Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,9322:39Marcus StromanScott FeldmanScott Feldman (5-8)Marcus Stroman (7-3)-John GibbonsBo PorterMinute Maid Park
ALKansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,6122:32James ShieldsScott KazmirJames Shields (10-6)Scott Kazmir (12-4)Greg Holland (31)Ned YostBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALLos Angeles Angels7Tampa Bay Rays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,8773:46Jered WeaverJake OdorizziJered Weaver (12-6)Jake Odorizzi (7-9)Huston Street (30)Mike SciosciaJoe MaddonTropicana Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates2Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1026,9133:13Francisco LirianoTrevor CahillEvan Marshall (4-2)Mark Melancon (1-3)-Clint HurdleKirk GibsonChase Field
NLChicago Cubs7Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,7133:34Edwin JacksonJosh BeckettEdwin Jackson (6-11)Josh Beckett (6-6)-Rich RenteriaDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds7Miami Marlins3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,7073:05Mike LeakeJacob TurnerMike Leake (9-9)Jacob Turner (4-7)-Bryan PriceMike RedmondMarlins Park
NLSan Francisco Giants9New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,4082:40Madison BumgarnerBartolo ColonMadison Bumgarner (13-8)Bartolo Colon (10-9)-Bruce BochyTerry CollinsCiti field
NLAtlanta Braves3San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1030,8614:01Aaron HarangTyson RossTim Stauffer (4-2)David Hale (3-4)-Fredi GonzalezBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,6622:50Matt GarzaJohn LackeyJohn Lackey (12-7)Jeremy Jeffress (0-1)Trevor Rosenthal (34)Ron RoenickeMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLPhiladelphia Phillies0Washington Nationals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,0382:47Cole HamelsStephen StrasburgStephen Strasburg (8-9)Cole Hamels (6-6)-Ryne SandbergMatt WilliamsNationals Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-08-03.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Baltimore Orioles1106248.564--4584292930-2532-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards523418.654
2511Toronto Blue Jays1136053.5313.55164853130-2330-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre492326.469
3713New York Yankees1105753.5185.0446474-2825-2632-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II522725.519
41018Tampa Bay Rays1115457.4868.5439440-127-3227-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field512328.451
51324Boston Red Sox1114962.44113.5427484-5727-3122-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park512229.431
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers1086147.565--5104605030-2731-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park542925.537
2612Kansas City Royals1105753.5185.0434434027-2730-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium523220.615
3916Cleveland Indians1115655.5056.54974801733-2123-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field512922.569
41120Chicago White Sox1125458.4829.0493518-2528-2626-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field501931.380
51223Minnesota Twins1105060.45512.0467499-3224-2926-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field522032.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1106743.609--54538116435-1932-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522131.404
222Los Angeles Angels1106644.6001.05334468738-1928-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim523220.615
3815Seattle Mariners1115754.51410.54213675426-3131-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field513021.588
41428Houston Astros1124765.42021.0441528-8726-3321-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park502327.460
51530Texas Rangers1114368.38724.5442572-13021-3322-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington512427.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Washington Nationals1096049.550--4583788032-2228-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park533617.679
2714Atlanta Braves1125854.5183.5421412931-2427-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field502129.420
3919Miami Marlins1115457.4867.0450476-2631-2823-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park512328.451
41021New York Mets1115358.4778.0428425328-2625-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field512625.510
51225Philadelphia Phillies1124963.43812.5428504-7622-3327-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park502426.480
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers1126151.545--4874582930-2631-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park502129.420
259St. Louis Cardinals1105951.5361.0409407231-2428-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III523121.596
3610Pittsburgh Pirates1115952.5321.5468459934-2125-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park512922.569
4817Cincinnati Reds1115655.5054.54174001729-2527-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark512031.392
51427Chicago Cubs1104763.42713.0429468-3925-2722-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field522626.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1116348.568--4644095529-2634-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium513120.608
248San Francisco Giants1116051.5413.04354033229-3031-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park512823.549
31122San Diego Padres1105060.45512.5354377-2330-2720-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud Black Petco Park522725.519
41326Arizona Diamondbacks1124963.43814.5447525-7823-3526-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field501535.300
51529Colorado Rockies1114467.39619.0513579-6627-2817-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field512229.431

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Nate Freiman1b27.215Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Nick Punto3b-2b36.268Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Ryan Wheeler1b26.024Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Claimed on Unconditional Release Waivers
Cam BedrosianP22.306Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Arkansas (AA)
Fernando SalasRP29.065Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Joe ThatcherRP33.115Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left ankle
Jesus Guzman1b-LF30.050Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Back spasms
Domingo SantanaRF21.363Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Hector NerisP25.050Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dean Anna2B27.252Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Nick Noonan2B25.091San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Alexi OgandoSP30.303Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Tony Gwynnlf31.303Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Donnie JosephRP26.276Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Xavier Paullf29.159-Released by Orioles
Lane AdamsCF24.263Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Brandon AllenIF28.172New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Phillippe AumontRP25.208Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Anthony BandaP20.358Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Tim BeckhamSS-2B24.188Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Dan Black1B27.032Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Tyler BremerP24.239Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
David CalesP27.007Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Collin Cowgillrf-LF28.073Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Johnny DavisLF24.099Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis DeJesusP22.231Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Jason DonaldSS29.333Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan DoranP23.363Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Scott ElbertP28.355Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Jake Elmore2b27.049Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Mike FordP22.030New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Perci GarnerP25.233Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nicholas HansonP 22.110Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Rich HillRP34.145New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David HurlbutP24.252Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Zach JonesC-LF23.242Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Brett Lawrie3b24.197Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Pat LudwigP24.296Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Luis Martinezc29.122Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kevin MatthewsP21.247Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Tim MayzaP22.201Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Jared MitchellCF25.294Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Tyler MizenkoP24.116San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brent Morel3b27.104Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Toru MurataP29.075Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Matt PalmerP35.135Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael PinedaP25.197New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Tony RizzottiP22.104San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
George RobertsIF-P24.108Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Brady RodgersP23.320Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Eduardo RodriguezP21.118Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Angel SanchezP24.248Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Carlos SanchezC20.271Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Rob ScahillRP27.169Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Logan Schafercf-lf27.329Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Braden ShipleyP22.163Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from restricted list
Ruben Sosa2B-CF23.314Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Dallas TarletonC26.364Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Blake Tekottecf27.071Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Traded from White Sox to Diamondbacks for cash
Jesmuel ValentinSS 20.083Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose VinicioSS21.024Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Zachary VoightP23.342Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Ryan WebbRP28.179Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Joe WielandP24.194San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA) for rehab
Brett Hayesc30.172Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Atahualpa SeverinoP29.270Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Radhames LizP31.054Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Rowland-SmithP31.189Released by Reds
John NesterC25.067San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kai GronauerC27.248New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan StrausborgerCF26.152Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rylan Sandoval2B26.359Released by Mets
Giuseppe PapaccioIF23.056Released by Cubs
Nate SmithP22.341Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan FraserP25.341New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
William SwannerC22.328Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zack CatesP24.229Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brett MooneyhamP24.191Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Evan DeLucaP23.147Released by Rockies
Wes ParsonsP21.331Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andrew WalterP23.289Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin DeanOF 20.293Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Chaz FrankOF23.289Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
James PuglieseP21.356Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Kenny MathewsP20.362Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Taylor GuerrieriP21.245Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler BarnetteP22.067Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach Kapstein1B22.067Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Cale ElamP23.315Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)DL-7 Injured
Patrick MurphyP19.054Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Jordan Schafercf-RF27.333Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Braves by Twins
Mike Carp1b28.034Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Red Sox by Rangers
Jim JohnsonRP31.037-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Brett WileyIF22.253St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Reinstated from restricted list
Mike Jacobs1B33.277Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Reinstated from suspension
Ryan Haniganc33.352Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Allen ScottP23.278Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Donnie JosephRP26.276Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Donnie JosephRP26.276Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Donnie JosephRP26.276Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Steven WrightSP29.338Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Donnie JosephRP26.276Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Donnie JosephRP26.276Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Cole Gillespierf30.044Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Donnie JosephRP26.276Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Erik BedardSP35.150-Released by Rays
Javi SalasP22.136Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Juan DelisP20.066Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Kyle PorterP22.063Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Luke WeaverP20.347St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Miguel LealC23.030New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Jordan MinchP21.018Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Purdue)
T.J. WhiteIF22.192Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Signed out of draft (UNLV)
Hudson BoydP21.289Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Reinstated to active roster
Brandon KochP18.240Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Signed out of draft (California HS)
Frankeny Fernandez2B17.239Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)
Nestor TejadaOF17.108Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)