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Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntLos Angeles Dodgers2Los Angeles Angels1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,6693:06Dan HarenMatt ShoemakerDan Haren (9-9)Matt Shoemaker (9-4)Kenley Jansen (32)Don MattinglyMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTexas Rangers3Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,8982:57Nick TepeschChris SaleNick Tepesch (4-7)Chris Sale (10-2)Neftali Feliz (4)Ron WashingtonRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALTexas Rangers3Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,8982:57Nick TepeschChris SaleNick Tepesch (4-7)Chris Sale (10-2)Neftali Feliz (4)Ron WashingtonRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
IntSan Diego Padres5Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1034,5673:45Odrisamer DespaigneKevin CorreiaKevin Quackenbush (2-2)Anthony Swarzak (2-1)Joaquin Benoit (4)Buddy BlackRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALDetroit Tigers1New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,0673:10Justin VerlanderChris CapuanoAdam Warren (2-5)Justin Verlander (10-10)-Brad AusmusJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTampa Bay Rays7Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,5133:10Jeremy HellicksonSonny GrayJeremy Hellickson (1-1)Sonny Gray (12-5)-Joe MaddonBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntAtlanta Braves3Seattle Mariners7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,7702:53Julio TeheranChris YoungChris Young (10-6)Julio Teheran (10-8)-Fredi GonzalezLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALBaltimore Orioles1Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,0542:41Wei-Yin ChenDrew HutchisonDrew Hutchison (8-9)Wei-Yin Chen (12-4)-Buck ShowalterJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
IntKansas City Royals4Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,1573:02Yordano VenturaJosh CollmenterYordano Ventura (9-8)Josh Collmenter (8-6)Greg Holland (32)Ned YostKirk GibsonChase Field
IntCleveland Indians3Cincinnati Reds8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,8632:44Danny SalazarMat LatosMat Latos (4-3)Danny Salazar (4-5)-Terry FranconaBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLChicago Cubs4Colorado Rockies13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,8042:51Jake ArrietaJordan LylesJordan Lyles (6-1)Jake Arrieta (6-3)-Rich RenteriaWalt WeissCoors Field
NLSan Francisco Giants7Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,3943:53Ryan VogelsongYovani GallardoRyan Vogelsong (7-8)Yovani Gallardo (6-6)-Bruce BochyRon RoenickeMiller Park
IntHouston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,6912:45Brad PeacockDavid BuchananDavid Buchanan (6-5)Brad Peacock (3-8)-Bo PorterRyne SandbergCitizens Bank Par
NLMiami Marlins3Pittsburgh Pirates7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,9762:43Tom KoehlerJeff LockeJeff Locke (3-3)Tom Koehler (7-9)-Mike RedmondClint HurdlePNC Park
IntBoston Red Sox2St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,7333:01Joe KellyShelby MillerJunichi Tazawa (2-3)Trevor Rosenthal (1-6)Koji Uehara (23)John FarrellMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLNew York Mets1Washington Nationals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,7012:31Jon NieseDoug FisterDoug Fister (11-3)Jon Niese (5-8)-Terry CollinsMatt WilliamsNationals Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-08-06.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Baltimore Orioles1136449.566--4754403530-2534-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards493217.653
2511Toronto Blue Jays1156154.5304.05244952931-2430-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre472225.468
3813New York Yankees1135954.5225.0456480-2427-2732-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II492524.510
41019Tampa Bay Rays1145559.4829.5448449-127-3228-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field482226.458
51325Boston Red Sox1135063.44214.0431488-5727-3123-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park492128.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Detroit Tigers1116249.559--5164704630-2732-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park512823.549
2612Kansas City Royals1125953.5273.54504391127-2732-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium503020.600
3917Cleveland Indians1145757.5006.55094981134-2223-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field482820.583
41120Chicago White Sox1155560.4789.0499540-4129-2826-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field471829.383
51223Minnesota Twins1125161.45511.5474505-3125-3026-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field501931.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1136944.611--55439016437-2032-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum491930.388
222Los Angeles Angels1136746.5932.05434539038-2029-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim493118.633
3714Seattle Mariners1135954.52210.04323726028-3131-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field492821.571
41428Houston Astros1144767.41222.5445540-9526-3321-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park482325.479
51530Texas Rangers1144569.39524.5464578-11421-3324-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington482226.458
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Washington Nationals1126151.545--4693927733-2428-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park503515.700
2815Atlanta Braves1145856.5094.0426423331-2427-32L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field482127.438
3918Miami Marlins1135558.4876.5459486-2731-2824-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park492227.449
41021New York Mets1145460.4748.0438437128-2726-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field482523.521
51224Philadelphia Phillies1145163.44711.0440508-6824-3327-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park482226.458
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Milwaukee Brewers1146252.544--4954682731-2731-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park482028.417
259St. Louis Cardinals1126052.5361.0413411232-2528-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III503020.600
3610Pittsburgh Pirates1136053.5311.54784681035-2225-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park492821.571
4716Cincinnati Reds1145856.5094.04354122330-2528-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark481830.375
51427Chicago Cubs1124864.42913.0439486-4725-2723-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field502525.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1146549.570--4714195230-2735-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium482919.604
238San Francisco Giants1146252.5443.04494143529-3033-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park482622.542
31122San Diego Padres1125161.45513.0360384-2430-2721-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park502624.520
41326Arizona Diamondbacks1144965.43016.0452541-8923-3726-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field481533.313
51529Colorado Rockies1134568.39819.5531589-5828-2917-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field492128.429


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Nate Schierholtzrf30.173Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brad PeacockSP26.186Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
David BuchananP25.087Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Brett AndersonRP26.187Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Brooks BrownP29.047Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jason PridieLF-RF30.302Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Nick ChristianiRP27.020Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Cody Bellinger1B19.024Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Dario BeltreP21.260Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Andrew BrockettP22.032Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Felix Castillo23.021Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Luis ChirinosP24.106Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Taylor CoxP21.035San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Rodney DaalC20.136San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Tripp DavisP23.175Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joey DemicheleIF23.182Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Jake DePewC22.158Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Aledmys DiazSS24.005St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Robbie ErlinSP23.302San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from disabled list
Edwin FierroP20.341Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Fred FordOF 22.118Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Avisail Garciarf23.055Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Juan GraterolC25.173Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Garrett Hughesp22.345San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
David HurlbutP24.255Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Travis JankowskiOF23.052San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Kelly Johnsondh32.165Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Nick MarondeRP24.335Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Francis MartesP18.256Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Duncan McAlpineC-P23.118Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Julio MorilloC21.222Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Josh MuellerP25.200Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Justin O'ConnerC22.128Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Ian ParmleyOF-P24.230Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Tanner PetersP24.000Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Activated from disabled list
David PopkinsOF24.263St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jimmy ReedP23.231St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Jonathan ReynosoOF21.211Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Keive RojasP21.161Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
B.J. RosenbergRP28.323Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to GCL Phillies (Rk) for rehab
Austin RossP25.359Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Nick SawyerP22.318Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Allen ScottP23.281Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Dwight SmithOF21.284Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt SnyderIF24.050New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kurt SpomerP25.027Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Danry VasquezRF20.210Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Wei-Chung WangP22.103Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Brewers (Rk) for rehab
Jordan LylesRP23.291Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Kyuji FujikawaRP34.016Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Cliff Penningtonss30.052Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
James Houser29.234Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Kyle FreelandP21.084Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Miguel FerrerasP22.322Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk)
Neil RamirezRP25.073Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to AZL Cubs (Rk) for rehab