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Games on 2014-08-28

Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics3Los Angeles Angels4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1041,0563:44Sonny GrayC.J. WilsonFernando Salas (5-0)Ryan Cook (1-2)-Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTampa Bay Rays4Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,9153:26Jeremy HellicksonBud NorrisAndrew Miller (4-5)Kirby Yates (0-2)Zach Britton (29)Joe MaddonBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALCleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,0163:18Carlos CarrascoJohn DanksCarlos Carrasco (6-4)John Danks (9-9)Cody Allen (18)Terry FranconaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,0163:18Carlos CarrascoJohn DanksCarlos Carrasco (6-4)John Danks (9-9)Cody Allen (18)Terry FranconaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALNew York Yankees2Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,6472:54Hiroki KurodaKyle LobsteinPhil Coke (2-2)Shawn Kelley (2-5)-Joe GirardiBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALTexas Rangers2Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,3993:04Nick TepeschCollin McHughCollin McHugh (7-9)Roman Mendez (0-1)Tony Sipp (2)Ron WashingtonBo PorterMinute Maid Park
ALMinnesota Twins11Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1017,2193:50Tom MiloneJeremy GuthrieAnthony Swarzak (3-1)Bruce Chen (2-4)-Ron GardenhireNed YostKauffman Stadium
NLChicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,3163:14Jake ArrietaDylan AxelrodDylan Axelrod (1-0)Jake Arrieta (7-5)-Rich RenteriaBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLAtlanta Braves6New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,1542:31Mike MinorJon NieseMike Minor (6-8)Jon Niese (7-10)-Fredi GonzalezTerry CollinsCiti field
NLColorado Rockies1San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,0172:50Jordan LylesYusmeiro PetitYusmeiro Petit (4-3)Jordan Lyles (6-2)Santiago Casilla (13)Walt WeissBruce BochyAT&T Park
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-08-28.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1327656.576--5634986537-2739-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards302010.667
2712New York Yankees1326963.5237.0526553-2733-3136-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II301515.500
3916Toronto Blue Jays1336766.5049.5589591-235-3032-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre291613.552
41019Tampa Bay Rays1346569.48512.05235081529-3636-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field281216.429
51326Boston Red Sox1335875.43618.5512584-7229-4029-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park291316.448
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1337459.556--5495212835-3039-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium291514.517
269Detroit Tigers1327260.5451.56135833035-3037-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park301812.600
3815Cleveland Indians1326864.5155.55675491839-2529-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field301713.567
41123Chicago White Sox1336073.45114.0559633-7432-3428-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field291316.448
51225Minnesota Twins1335974.44415.0583619-3629-3730-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field291118.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1338053.602--62451910544-2436-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim291811.621
222Oakland Athletics1337855.5862.063747316443-2335-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum291019.345
358Seattle Mariners1327260.5457.552842710135-3437-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field301515.500
41427Houston Astros1355778.42224.0535625-9031-3826-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park271314.481
51530Texas Rangers1335281.39128.0527663-13624-4028-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington291514.517
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Washington Nationals1327557.568--56346210143-2532-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park30219.700
2613Atlanta Braves1347064.5226.05084822637-2833-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field28919.321
3817Miami Marlins1326567.49210.0538565-2737-3128-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park301218.400
41121New York Mets1346272.46314.0508520-1231-3431-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field281711.607
51222Philadelphia Phillies1336172.45914.5520585-6533-3828-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park291217.414
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers1337360.549--5725343836-3137-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park29920.310
2410St. Louis Cardinals1327161.5381.5496508-1239-2632-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III301911.633
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1336964.5194.05635521142-2727-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park291910.655
4918Cincinnati Reds1346569.4858.55094991036-3229-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark281117.393
51324Chicago Cubs1335974.44414.0503552-4932-3327-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field291415.483
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1337657.571--5514945734-3242-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium291811.621
2511San Francisco Giants1337162.5345.05234863735-3336-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park291712.586
31020San Diego Padres1316170.46614.0433454-2135-2826-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park311615.516
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1335578.41421.0517620-10327-4228-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field29920.310
51529Colorado Rockies1335380.39823.0613693-8034-3319-47L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field291316.448

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Bo ThompsonIF22.039New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Suspended 50 games for testing positive for amphetamine
Dylan AxelrodRP29.029Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Evan ScribnerRP29.040Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jimmy Paredes2b25.276Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Scott DownsRP38.164Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Wade LeBlancRP30.021Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Michael MariotP25.312Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Vic BlackRP26.097New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Herniated disk
Daisuke MatsuzakaSP33.349New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Daisuke MatsuzakaSP33.349New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Michael MariotP25.312Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-60 Strained right hamstring
Jayson Nix3b32.002Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Pirates by Royals
Nolan Reimolddh30.321Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Blue Jays by Diamondbacks
Josh OutmanRP29.348New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Traded from Indians to Yankees for future considerations
Cristhian AdamesSS23.033Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Luis ArrizurietaC23.018New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Tanner BanksP22.309Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Rony Cabrera3B18.212Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Randy Cesar3B19.229Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Zane ChavezC27.241Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Wei-Yin ChenSP29.038Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Daniel CorcinoP24.002Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Kevin CorneliusSS22.000New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Cale CoshowP22.043New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Sean DonatelloP24.004Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Andrew CarrawayP27.358Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jake BrighamP26.200Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tyler FordP22.352Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
David FreitasC25.163Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Janluis Castro2B 20.236Texas RangersHickory (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Kevin GausmanRP23.234Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Ben EckelsP 20.213Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)DL-7 Injured
Omar GarciaCF21.027Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Gregory GreveP22.236Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Jordan GuthP23.143Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Brandon HardinP 24.192Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Heath HembreeP25.227Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Liam HendriksSP25.199Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Dilson Herrera2B20.178New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Wade LeBlancRP30.021Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Chris LoftonCF24.100San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Brett McKinneyP23.282Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Trevor MillerP23.076Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Rafael MonteroP23.315New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Corban Joseph2B25.304Released by Yankees
Troy PattonRP28.359San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA) for rehab
Drew PomeranzSP25.279Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Mike Hessman1B36.176Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Eduar QuinonezP25.019Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Chris RahlLF-RF30.267Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Pete RuizP27.007Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Ryan Seiz1B22.264Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Tyler SmithP 22.207Texas RangersHickory (A)Reinstated to active roster
D.J. SneltenP22.091San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Luis SanzC-1B23.186Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jeb StefanP24.129Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Mike StrongP25.284Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Tyrone TaylorOF 20.218Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Chase WellbrockP22.235Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Brandon WorkmanRP26.015Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Austin WynnsC23.261Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Chris Youngcf30.358New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Christopher ThomasP26.165St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured