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Games on 2014-08-21

Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALLos Angeles Angels2Boston Red Sox0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,1603:10Matt ShoemakerRubby de la RosaMatt Shoemaker (12-4)Rubby de la Rosa (4-5)Jason Grilli (12)Mike SciosciaJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,0332:54Corey KluberPhil HughesPhil Hughes (14-8)Corey Kluber (13-7)Glen Perkins (32)Terry FranconaRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALHouston Astros0New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,7672:07Dallas KeuchelBrandon McCarthyBrandon McCarthy (8-12)Dallas Keuchel (10-9)-Bo PorterJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALDetroit Tigers0Tampa Bay Rays1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,1892:34David PriceAlex CobbAlex Cobb (9-6)David Price (12-9)Jake McGee (14)Brad AusmusJoe MaddonTropicana Field
NLSan Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,5413:16Madison BumgarnerTravis WoodMadison Bumgarner (14-9)Travis Wood (7-11)Santiago Casilla (12)Bruce BochyRich RenteriaWrigley Field
NLAtlanta Braves8Cincinnati Reds0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,2433:10Julio TeheranDavid HolmbergJulio Teheran (12-9)David Holmberg (0-1)-Fredi GonzalezBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLSan Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,5962:23Tyson RossClayton KershawClayton Kershaw (15-3)Tyson Ross (11-12)Kenley Jansen (36)Buddy BlackDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks0Washington Nationals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,3112:51Wade MileyGio GonzalezRafael Soriano (4-1)Oliver Perez (2-3)-Kirk GibsonMatt WilliamsNationals Park
8 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-08-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1257352.584--5404756534-2639-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards372314.622
2713New York Yankees1256461.5129.0490530-4030-3134-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II372017.541
3815Toronto Blue Jays1276562.5129.0568560833-2632-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre351817.514
41018Tampa Bay Rays1276265.48812.04994831629-3633-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field351520.429
51324Boston Red Sox1275671.44118.0483549-6629-3727-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park351520.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals1267056.556--5224913133-2837-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium361917.528
259Detroit Tigers1256857.5441.55705294133-2935-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park372215.595
3916Cleveland Indians1266462.5086.05475301737-2427-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field362115.583
41121Chicago White Sox1275968.46511.5538604-6631-3228-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field351421.400
51223Minnesota Twins1265670.44414.0528575-4727-3529-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field361422.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1267650.603--5924959741-2335-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim362214.611
222Oakland Athletics1267452.5872.060844616241-2233-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361422.389
3610Seattle Mariners1266858.5408.04994019834-3234-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field361917.528
41427Houston Astros1285474.42223.0513601-8829-3625-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park341618.471
51530Texas Rangers1264977.38927.0502637-13523-3826-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington361818.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Washington Nationals1267353.579--53142910241-2432-29W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park362313.639
2612Atlanta Braves1286761.5237.04914692237-2830-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field341222.353
3817Miami Marlins1266363.50010.0507533-2637-3126-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park361422.389
41020New York Mets1286068.46914.0485493-830-3230-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field341915.559
51225Philadelphia Phillies1275671.44117.5488565-7728-3728-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park351718.486
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Milwaukee Brewers1277156.559--5505054535-2936-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park351124.314
248St. Louis Cardinals1266957.5481.5479481-239-2630-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III362115.583
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1276562.5126.0532537-540-2625-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park352312.657
4919Cincinnati Reds1286167.47710.5488483532-3029-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark341519.441
51326Chicago Cubs1275572.43316.0480534-5429-3326-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field351817.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1287256.563--5234715232-3140-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium342212.647
2511San Francisco Giants1266759.5324.04924573532-3235-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park362115.583
31122San Diego Padres1255867.46412.5415427-1233-2725-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park371918.514
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1285375.41419.0497598-10125-3928-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field341123.324
51529Colorado Rockies1265076.39721.0590659-6932-3218-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field361620.444

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Franklin Correa2B18.233New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Pedro DamianP21.265Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to AZL Reds (Rk)
Rubell CastroOF18.008Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Rangers (Rk)
Alex LakatosP22.271Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to GCL Tigers (Rk)
Daniel MengdenP21.183Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Signed out of draft (Texas A&M)
Zelous Wheeler3B27.217New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Luis SantosP23.191Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Traded from Pirates with Luis Rico to Royals for Vin Mazzaro and Clint Robinson
Edwin JacksonSP30.347Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained right lat
Zac RosscupP26.073Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Logan Watkins2b24.357Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Starlin Castross24.150Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Placed on Bereavement list
Allen Craig1b30.034Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Cam BedrosianP22.324Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Wade LeBlancRP30.014Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
David HolmbergP23.033Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Pedro VillarrealRP26.256Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Bradin HagensP25.101Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Blake ParkerRP29.063Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
George KontosRP29.070San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Brooks Conrad1B-3B34.218-Released by Padres
Garrett RichardsSP26.086Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-60 Torn left patellar tendon
Jeff AntiguaP24.059Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
D.J. BaxendaleP23.256Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Cody Bellinger1B19.039Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Christian BinfordP21.244Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Brennan Boeschrf29.131Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Michael BradyP27.153Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Corey BrownCF28.268Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Oliver Caraballo19.361Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Carlos ContrerasP23.225Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Daniel CorderoP21.075Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Caleb CothamP26.289New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Sean Coyle2B22.217Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Zach DavisP22.249Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Ambiorix De LeonP23.044Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Dutch DeolLF21.305Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Andrew ElyIF21.210Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jeremy GabryszwskiP21.158Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Henry Garcia1B20.334Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Marcus GreeneC 20.002Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Jason HagertyC26.343San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from disabled list
Spencer HermannP21.015Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Juan Herrera2B21.054St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Brian HolmesP23.203Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
J.J. HooverRP27.008Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Jordan JankowskiC25.096Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Brent JonesP21.223Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Patrick KaminskaP23.197Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Merrill KellyP25.311Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Seth Loman1B28.248Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Hiram MartinezSS21.325Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Lucas MayC29.301Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Duncan McAlpineC-P23.133Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Keury MellaP21.019San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Tanner MendoncaP22.064Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Sam MollP22.231Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Brent Morel3b27.122Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
A.J. MorrisP27.263Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Hunter Morris1B25.318Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
John Ryan MurphyC23.100New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael O'BrienP24.171Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joel PayampsP20.136Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Gustavo PierreSS22.237Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Ivan PineyroP22.327Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Rich Poythress1B27.010Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Eduar QuinonezP25.012Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Josh RichardsonP23.020San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Oderman Rochap21.287Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Shane RowlandC22.273Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Gary SanchezC21.262New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Rob Segedin3B25.284New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Rubi SilvaCF25.057Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Nathan Sopena2B23.097Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Sean TownsleyP23.336Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Julio VivasP20.324Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Chase WhitleyP25.068New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Trevor WilliamsP22.118Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Tony ZychP24.014Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Adam WilkP26.256Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andy LaRoche3b31.008Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cory AldridgeRF35.069Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Doug MathisP31.075Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dustin MoseleyP32.238Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
James HouserP29.249Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike Olt3b25.359Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Delvis MoralesSS23.357Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jairo HerediaP24.317New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jared Goedert3B-LF29.088Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose GilC27.351New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Micah JohnsonIF-OF23.246Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Richard RodriguezP24.170Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Cody ScarpettaP25.361Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Drew MaggiSS25.097Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Josh BellRF22.007Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Steven Proscia3B24.056Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bryan BritoSS22.187Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chace NumataC22.007Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Ismael GuillonP22.190Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake SanchezP25.002Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mike Tauchman1B23.261Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
JaCoby JonesSS22.103Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Martin PegueroSS20.291Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose De SousaP22.098Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Allison Reyes2B21.339New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees (Rk)
Wirfin ObispoP29.329Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to Indianapolis (AAA)
Wilking RodriguezP24.172New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Kevin ReiherC20.089Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Signed out of draft (Prairie State College)
Kevin SteenP18.028Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed out of draft (Tennessee HS)
Jeong-Hyeon YoonP21.096Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk)
Nick FullerP23.161Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dartmouth)
Kyle Blanks1B27.344Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Ryan LamarreCF25.273Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent