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Games on 2014-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers16Chicago White Sox0BoxColby LewisJohn Danks(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Cleveland Indians2BoxJohnny CuetoJosh Tomlin(none)
San Diego Padres1Minnesota Twins3BoxPhil HughesJesse HahnGlen Perkins
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees3BoxJoakim SoriaMatt DaleyJoe Nathan
Tampa Bay Rays0Oakland Athletics3BoxJason HammelDrew SmylySean Doolittle
Atlanta Braves2Seattle Mariners4BoxFelix HernandezAlex WoodFernando Rodney
Baltimore Orioles9Toronto Blue Jays3BoxBud NorrisMark Buehrle(none)
Kansas City Royals12Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxDanny DuffyWade Miley(none)
Chicago Cubs6Colorado Rockies5BoxHector RondonBoone LoganCarlos Villanueva
Los Angeles Angels4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxKenley JansenKevin Jepsen(none)
San Francisco Giants3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJimmy NelsonJean MachiFrancisco Rodriguez
Houston Astros1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxHector NerisJake Buchanan(none)
Miami Marlins6Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxA.J. RamosJared Hughes(none)
Boston Red Sox2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxPat NeshekJunichi TazawaTrevor Rosenthal
New York Mets6Washington Nationals1BoxZack WheelerGio Gonzalez(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1126448.571--4744353930-2534-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards503218.640
2511Toronto Blue Jays1146054.5265.05194942530-2430-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre482325.479
3814New York Yankees1125854.5186.0451479-2826-2732-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II502624.520
41120Tampa Bay Rays1135459.47810.5441446-527-3227-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field492326.469
51325Boston Red Sox1124963.43815.0429487-5827-3122-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park502228.440
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Detroit Tigers1106248.564--5154655030-2732-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park522824.538
2612Kansas City Royals1115853.5234.54464361027-2731-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium513120.608
3916Cleveland Indians1135756.5046.55064901634-2223-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field492821.571
41019Chicago White Sox1145559.4829.0498537-3929-2726-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field481830.375
51222Minnesota Twins1115160.45911.5470500-3025-2926-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field511932.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1126943.616--55138316837-1932-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum501931.380
222Los Angeles Angels1126745.5982.05424519138-1929-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim503119.620
3713Seattle Mariners1125854.51811.04253695627-3131-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field502921.580
41428Houston Astros1134766.41622.5442530-8826-3321-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park492326.469
51530Texas Rangers1134469.38925.5461577-11621-3323-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington492326.469
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Washington Nationals1116051.541--4623917132-2428-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park513615.706
2715Atlanta Braves1135855.5133.0423416731-2427-31L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field492128.429
3918Miami Marlins1125557.4915.5456479-2331-2824-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park502228.440
41021New York Mets1135459.4787.0437430728-2726-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field492524.510
51224Philadelphia Phillies1135063.44211.0430505-7523-3327-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park492326.469
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Milwaukee Brewers1136251.549--4914613031-2631-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park492029.408
238St. Louis Cardinals1116051.5411.0412409332-2428-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III513021.588
3610Pittsburgh Pirates1125953.5272.5471465634-2225-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park502921.580
4817Cincinnati Reds1135756.5045.04274091829-2528-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark491930.388
51427Chicago Cubs1114863.43213.0435473-3825-2723-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field512526.490
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1136449.566--4694185130-2734-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium493019.612
259San Francisco Giants1136152.5403.04424103229-3032-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park492722.551
31123San Diego Padres1115061.45013.0355380-2530-2720-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park512724.529
41326Arizona Diamondbacks1134964.43415.0449537-8823-3626-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field491534.306
51529Colorado Rockies1124468.39319.5518585-6727-2917-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field502228.440


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jayson Nix3b31.344Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0m)
Brett Lawrie3b24.199Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Nyjer MorganCF34.034Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL
Nyjer MorganCF34.034-Released by Indians
Josh TomlinP29.290Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Matt GarzaSP30.268Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Left oblique strain
Rob WootenRP29.015Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Rich HillRP34.147New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Corey BrownCF28.252Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Allen Craig1b30.018Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Left ankle injury
Javier BaezSS21.247Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Taylor JordanSP25.200Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Taylor JordanSP25.200Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-60 Right elbow soreness
Matt ThorntonRP37.324Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Nationals
Pedro Baez3B26.147Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Paco RodriguezRP23.111Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder strain
Jeff FrancisRP33.209-Released by Yankees
Jorge AlfaroC21.055Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Danny BetheaC24.186Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Carson BlairC24.291Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Michael Bourncf31.221Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Michael BradyP27.137Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jake BrighamP26.177Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Dusty BrownC32.047Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
John CannonC24.086Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Ian ClarkinP19.172New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Caleb CothamP26.273New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Christopher De LeonP22.003Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Luis De PaulaP22.101Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Joe DeCarloSS 20.326Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Douglas DuranSS21.261Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Alfredo Escalera-MaldonadoOF 19.169Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Kyle FischerP23.175Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Ryan FraserP25.343New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Eddie GamboaP29.227Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Reinstated from suspension
Simon GravelC20.078Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Josh HaderP 20.120Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Nate Hanson1B27.178Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Elieser HernandezP19.094Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Pedro HernandezSP25.115Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Aaron Hickscf24.307Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Kyle HigashiokaC24.107New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Krishawn HolleyP22.179Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Tyler HoltCF25.148Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Edgar IbarraP25.066Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Zach JonesC-LF23.244Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Gerardo JuarezP21.329Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Jack LeathersichP24.022New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jacob LindgrenP21.146New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ryan LongstrethP 24.111Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Sicnarf LoopstokC21.101Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Joe MantiplyP23.157Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Shaun MarcumSP32.234Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Joe Mauer1b-dh31.108Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A) for rehab
Nomar Mazara19.101Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Melky Mesarf27.186Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brian MillerP22.021Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Marek MinarikP21.038Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Jose Montero21.195Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Josh MuellerP25.199Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Toru MurataP29.077Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Ricky NolascoSP31.235Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A) for rehab
Jarrett ParkerRF25.216San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Oscar PerezC22.270Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Reynaldo Rodriguez1B28.179Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Starlin Rodriguez2B24.235St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jake RomanskiC23.226Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Nick RumbelowP22.334New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Joe SaundersSP33.050Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Dan SlaniaP22.073San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Brennan SmithP25.001Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Sam StaffordP24.100Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dominique TaylorOF21.359Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Brett ThomasOF22.166Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Taylor ThompsonP27.048Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Ydwin VillegasSS23.338San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Joey Wendle2B 24.101Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to AZL Indians (Rk) for rehab
Taylor WilliamsP23.015Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Austin WilsonOF22.180Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Justin WrightP24.352St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Steven WrightSP29.340Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Josh RoenickeRP32.001Released by Nationals
Micah Owings1B31.311Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alex BurgC-3B26.362Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alfredo SilverioCF-LF27.091Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brett KrillRF25.193San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Casey McCarthyP 24.114Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Mitch CanhamC29.314Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Blake LoganP 22.206Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Corey AdamsonLF22.164San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brent JonesP21.207Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Franderlyn RomeroP21.165Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Jaime SchultzP23.046Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Luis VillegasC21.246Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Ian McKinneyp19.260St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)DL-7 Injured
Darryl KnightC21.160New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
eucebio AriasP19.319New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Greg Valencia3B21.139New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Tayron GuerreroP23.208San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tim PetersonP23.164New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Zach MarberryC23.185Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Signed out of draft (Stephen F. Austin)
Adonis UcetaP20.087New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Alexander De La CruzC22.349Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk)
Heath HembreeP25.204Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from - (-)
David CarpenterP26.339Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Wilmer FontRP24.073Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Chone Figgins3B36.195Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Connor KadenP21.282San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Steven TollesonSS30.278Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Chone Figgins3B36.195Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Bobby AbreuLF40.147New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Pedro Alvarez3b27.180Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Placed on Bereavement list
Sandy Leonc25.145Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Jim JohnsonRP31.039Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Nyjer MorganCF34.034Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL
Nyjer MorganCF34.034-Released by Indians
Wilson Ramosc26.361Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Starling MarteLF25.300Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Jacob TurnerSP23.076Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
David ArmendarizOF22.349Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
David CarverP22.285Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Geraldo Valor3B20.095Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to AZL Reds (Rk)
Juan HernandezP21.193Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)
Miguel Mendez2B21.111Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to AZL Reds (Rk)
Roberto GonzalezOF19.144Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Touki ToussaintP18.046Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Mark ReyesP21.301San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Signed out of draft (Crowder CC)
Joan BaezP19.222Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Nationals (Rk)