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Games on 2014-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers7Los Angeles Angels0BoxHyun-Jin RyuC.J. Wilson(none)
Detroit Tigers0New York Yankees1BoxShane GreeneRick PorcelloDavid Robertson
Minnesota Twins0Oakland Athletics3BoxJon LesterYohan Pino(none)
Chicago White Sox3Seattle Mariners13BoxRoenis EliasScott Carroll(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays1BoxMiguel GonzalezJ.A. HappZach Britton
Kansas City Royals6Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxJeremy GuthrieVidal Nuno(none)
Cleveland Indians0Cincinnati Reds4BoxHomer BaileyTJ House(none)
Chicago Cubs6Colorado Rockies2BoxKyle HendricksYohan Flande(none)
San Francisco Giants1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxWily PeraltaJake PeavyFrancisco Rodriguez
Houston Astros5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxMario HollandsTony SippJonathan Papelbon
Miami Marlins2Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxEdinson VolquezBrian Flynn(none)
Boston Red Sox2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxAdam WainwrightBrandon WorkmanPat Neshek
New York Mets3Washington Nationals5BoxCraig StammenCarlos Torres(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Baltimore Orioles1146549.570--4774413630-2535-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards483117.646
2613New York Yankees1146054.5265.0457480-2328-2732-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II482424.500
3814Toronto Blue Jays1166155.5265.05254972831-2530-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre462224.478
41018Tampa Bay Rays1145559.48210.0448449-127-3228-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field482226.458
51325Boston Red Sox1145064.43915.0433493-6027-3123-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park482127.438
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Detroit Tigers1126250.554--5164714530-2732-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park502822.560
2511Kansas City Royals1136053.5312.54564411527-2733-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium492920.592
3917Cleveland Indians1155758.4966.5509502734-2223-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field472819.596
41120Chicago White Sox1165561.4749.0502553-5129-2826-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field461828.391
51224Minnesota Twins1135162.45111.5474508-3425-3026-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field491930.388
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1147044.614--55739016738-2032-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum481830.375
222Los Angeles Angels1146747.5883.05434608338-2129-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim483117.646
3712Seattle Mariners1146054.52610.04453757029-3131-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field482721.563
41428Houston Astros1154768.40923.5450546-9626-3321-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park472324.489
51530Texas Rangers1144569.39525.0464578-11421-3324-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington482226.458
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Washington Nationals1136251.549--4743957934-2428-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park493415.694
2816Atlanta Braves1145856.5094.5426423331-2427-32L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field482127.438
3919Miami Marlins1145559.4827.5461493-3231-2824-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park482226.458
41021New York Mets1155461.4709.0441442-128-2726-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field472522.532
51223Philadelphia Phillies1155263.45211.0446513-6725-3327-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park472126.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers1156352.548--4984692932-2731-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park471928.404
248St. Louis Cardinals1136152.5401.0418413533-2528-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III492920.592
3610Pittsburgh Pirates1146153.5351.54854701536-2225-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park482721.563
4715Cincinnati Reds1155956.5134.04394122731-2528-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark471730.362
51326Chicago Cubs1134964.43413.0445488-4325-2724-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field492425.490
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1156649.574--4784195930-2736-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium472819.596
259San Francisco Giants1156253.5394.04504173329-3033-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park472621.553
31122San Diego Padres1125161.45513.5360384-2430-2721-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park502624.520
41427Arizona Diamondbacks1154966.42617.0454547-9323-3826-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field471532.319
51529Colorado Rockies1144569.39520.5533595-6228-3017-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field482127.438


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Juan Carlos OviedoP30.359Released by Rays
Brett Lawrie3b24.201Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Left oblique strain
Rob RasmussenP25.127Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
C.C. LeeRP27.290Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Wilson Ramosc26.363Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave list
Angel PaganCF33.036San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Juan NicasioSP27.341Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Sean O'SullivanRP26.341Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andy Marte3B30.260Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Tommy Field2b27.166Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Lane AdamsCF24.267Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Steven AmesRP26.145Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Tony AmezcuaP23.072Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Mookie BettsOF21.304Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Dante Bichette3B21.315New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Bruce BillingsP28.262Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Richard BleierP27.113Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan BradleyP26.023San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bryce BrentzRF25.220Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Mike BroadwayP27.130San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
John CannonC24.088Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Matt CappsP30.339Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to AZL Indians (Rk) for rehab
Hunter CarnevaleP25.345Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Drew CiscoP23.009Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Activated from disabled list
Paul ClemensSP26.175Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Cheslor Cuthbert3B21.264Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Kellin DeglanC22.096Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Alberto DiazP23.056Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Matt DuffyIF23.204San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Leonel EscobarC23.337Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Scott FirthP23.217Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Cesar Galvez2B23.014Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Aramis GarciaC21.207San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Amir GarrettP22.096Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Terrance GoreCF23.060Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Marcus GreeneC 19.353Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Taylor GroverP23.107Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Dreily Guerrero2B-3B23.299Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jay JacksonP26.285Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Donnie JosephRP26.280Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Brady LailP 20.363New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Sandy Leonc25.147Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Ericson LeonoraOF21.347New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Matt LindstromRP34.178Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab
Kyle McMyneP24.293Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Rene MelendezC19.199San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Keury MellaP21.005San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Activated from disabled list
Jose MonegroP24.322Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Hunter Morris1B25.304Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Hector NerisP25.054Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Alex NewmanCF21.243Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Mike O'NeillLF26.177St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Blake ParkerRP29.049Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Xavier Paullf29.163Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Andy PetersonIF22.110Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Manny RamirezDH42.069Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chris ReedP24.079Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Felipe VazquezP23.033Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Colin RodgersP 20.248Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Chad RogersP25.004Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jeff RoyOF22.196Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Danny SalazarSP24.208Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Michael SaundersLF-cf27.261Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Bo SchultzP28.316Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jordan SchwartzP22.161Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Chipper SmithP 24.197Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Stephen SmithP28.084Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Matt SmoralP 20.142Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
DJ SneltenP22.070San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Activated from disabled list
Jake ThompsonP24.364Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Blake TreinenP26.038Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Neil WagnerRP30.219Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk) for rehab
David Washington1B23.260St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Adam WeisenburgerC25.237Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Blake WoodP28.364Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Bryan WoodallP27.287Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Shawn ZarragaC25.198Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Dean Anna2B27.256Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Tyler Colvinlf28.336San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Clayton RichardSP30.330Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Christian Marrero1B28.008Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jon Mota3B27.067Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Juan NoriegaP23.338Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin WrightP24.354St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Christopher GraysonRF-LF24.326Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Danny MirandaP23.347Released by Cardinals
David Vidal3B24.288Released by Reds
Luis SierraC27.015Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mitch HanigerOF23.227Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Starlin Rodriguez2B24.237St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Lindsey CaughelP23.359Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matthew TaylorP23.128Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryne StanekP23.012Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Daury TorrezP21.057Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Paul EshlemanC23.338Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Ricardo RodriguezP21.341Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Clay RapadaRP33.151Released by Orioles
Clayton MortensenRP29.119Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Elvin RamirezRP26.302Released by Reds
Adam Abraham3B27.133Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adonis GarciaOF29.117New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
AJ JimenezC24.098Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt ZaleskiP32.248Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cody HallP26.214San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Emmanuel De LeonP23.225Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose BerriosP 20.072Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mason MelotakisP23.040Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-60 Injured
Tony WoltersSS22.059Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Claudio CustodioSS23.281New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Conner KendrickP21.353New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis CabreraP23.358Released by Rays
Zach IslerP23.280Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Doug VotolotoIF23.039Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Daniel FajardoC19.261Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Jose AbreuP22.025Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Stefen HendersonOF-P22.209Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)DL-60 Injured
George Kottarasc31.083Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jake Lamb3B23.302Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Roberto HernandezSP33.342Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Dodgers for future considerations
Kelly Johnsondh32.166Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris Gimenez3B31.223Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave list
Chris Gimenez3B31.223Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Dillon OvertonP22.356Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Jeff FrancisRP33.211-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Dan Uggla2b34.149-Released by Giants
Hector AsencioOF20.166New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees (Rk)
Irving Falu2b-ss31.062Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Luis OrtizP18.320Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Andy Dirkslf28.195Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Robert KahanaP21.083Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-CIty (A-)
Yosmany GuerraSS31.102Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Jared RuxerP22.009Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Signed out of draft (Louisville)
John NorwoodOF21.317Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Signed as undrafted free agent (Vanderbilt)
Daniel SchlerethP28.090Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Michael KnightonP20.099Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Central Alabama CC)
Abrahan RodriguezP19.109Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Rays (Rk)
Leyfer RamirezP17.292New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees (Rk)
Mark ClarkC18.042Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Arkansas HS)