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Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics0Los Angeles Angels4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,1772:54Jon LesterJered WeaverJered Weaver (15-7)Jon Lester (13-9)-Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,4642:40Trevor MayMiguel GonzalezMiguel Gonzalez (7-7)Trevor May (0-4)-Ron GardenhireBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALDetroit Tigers7Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,0713:28Justin VerlanderScott CarrollJustin Verlander (12-11)Scott Carroll (5-9)-Brad AusmusRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALDetroit Tigers7Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,0713:28Justin VerlanderScott CarrollJustin Verlander (12-11)Scott Carroll (5-9)-Brad AusmusRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALTexas Rangers13Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,9313:16Scott BakerBrett OberholtzerScott Baker (3-3)Brett Oberholtzer (4-10)-Ron WashingtonBo PorterMinute Maid Park
ALCleveland Indians6Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,3413:17Danny SalazarJason VargasDanny Salazar (5-6)Jason Vargas (10-7)-Terry FranconaNed YostKauffman Stadium
IntWashington Nationals8Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,6162:55Jordan ZimmermannFelix HernandezJordan Zimmermann (10-5)Felix Hernandez (13-5)-Matt WilliamsLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALBoston Red Sox8Tampa Bay Rays4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,1073:34Anthony RanaudoChris ArcherAnthony Ranaudo (3-0)Chris Archer (8-7)-John FarrellJoe MaddonTropicana Field
ALNew York Yankees6Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,3183:20Chris CapuanoMark BuehrleChris Capuano (2-3)Mark Buehrle (11-9)David Robertson (35)Joe GirardiJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLColorado Rockies2Arizona Diamondbacks5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,5852:54Christian BergmanJosh CollmenterBrad Ziegler (5-2)Rex Brothers (4-6)Addison Reed (31)Walt WeissKirk GibsonChase Field
NLMiami Marlins2Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,2783:01Tom KoehlerErvin SantanaDavid Carpenter (5-3)Chris Hatcher (0-2)Craig Kimbrel (40)Mike RedmondFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2502:31David BuchananJacob deGromJacob deGrom (7-6)Jake Diekman (3-4)Jenrry Mejia (20)Ryne SandbergTerry CollinsCiti field
NLCincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,2092:30Mike LeakeEdinson VolquezTony Watson (10-1)Jonathan Broxton (4-2)Mark Melancon (25)Bryan PriceClint HurdlePNC Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1230,8184:12Dan HarenAndrew CashnerTim Stauffer (5-2)Kevin Correia (7-15)-Don MattinglyBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers2San Francisco Giants13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3483:17Wily PeraltaRyan VogelsongRyan Vogelsong (8-9)Wily Peralta (15-9)-Ron RoenickeBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLChicago Cubs7St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,1812:52Kyle HendricksShelby MillerNeil Ramirez (2-1)Pat Neshek (6-1)-Rich RenteriaMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-08-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1337756.579--5724997338-2739-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards291910.655
2712New York Yankees1337063.5267.0532556-2433-3137-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II291415.483
3916Toronto Blue Jays1346767.50010.5592597-535-3132-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre281612.571
41019Tampa Bay Rays1356570.48113.05275161129-3736-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field271215.444
51325Boston Red Sox1345975.44018.5520588-6829-4030-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park281216.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1347460.552--5505272335-3139-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium281513.536
257Detroit Tigers1337360.5490.56205843635-3038-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park291712.586
3815Cleveland Indians1336964.5194.55735502339-2530-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field291613.552
41123Chicago White Sox1346074.44814.0560640-8032-3528-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field281315.464
51226Minnesota Twins1345975.44015.0584628-4429-3730-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field281117.393
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1348153.604--62851910945-2436-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim281711.607
222Oakland Athletics1347856.5823.063747716043-2335-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281018.357
369Seattle Mariners1337261.5418.55314359635-3537-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field291514.517
41427Houston Astros1365779.41925.0541638-9731-3926-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park261313.500
51529Texas Rangers1345381.39628.0540669-12924-4029-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington281414.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Washington Nationals1337657.571--57146510643-2533-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park29209.690
2613Atlanta Braves1357164.5266.05134842938-2833-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field27819.296
3817Miami Marlins1336568.48911.0540570-3037-3128-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park291217.414
41121New York Mets1356372.46714.0512521-932-3431-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field271611.593
51222Philadelphia Phillies1346173.45515.5521589-6833-3828-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park281216.429
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Milwaukee Brewers1347361.545--5745472736-3137-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park28919.321
2511St. Louis Cardinals1337162.5341.5498515-1739-2732-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III291910.655
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1347064.5223.05655531243-2727-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park281810.643
4918Cincinnati Reds1356570.4818.5510501936-3229-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark271116.407
51324Chicago Cubs1346074.44813.0510554-4432-3328-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field281315.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1347658.567--5534975634-3242-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium281810.643
2410San Francisco Giants1347262.5374.05364884836-3336-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park281612.571
31020San Diego Padres1326270.47013.0436456-2036-2826-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park301515.500
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1345678.41820.0522622-10028-4228-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field28820.286
51530Colorado Rockies1345381.39623.0615698-8334-3319-48L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field281315.464


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Daniel Murphy2b29.150New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Strained right calf
Dilson Herrera2B20.179New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Anthony RanaudoP24.354Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Dane De la RosaRP31.209Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Chris Gimenez3B31.245Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Jose OrtegaRP25.321Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Evan ReedRP28.241Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Bruce ChenSP37.071Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Louis ColemanRP28.147Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Rich HillRP34.171New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Josh OutmanRP29.349New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
James JonesRF25.339Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
James AdduciLF-DH29.106Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Phillip IrwinP27.185-Released by Rangers
Ryan Rua3B24.171Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Yadier MolinaC32.047St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Xavier Paullf29.185-Released by Diamondbacks
Andrew Lamborf26.018Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Russell Branyan1B38.254Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Tyler AndersonP24.242Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler BarnetteP22.093Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Cody Bellinger1B19.047Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Madison BoerP24.293Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Russell Branyan1B38.254Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Bryan BritoSS22.195Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Cole BrockerP24.134Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Daniel CarelaP26.346Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Contract purchased from Windy City (Ind)
Jordan CooperP25.111Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Tony CruzC28.011St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
David DahlOF 20.150Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Austin DavidsonIF21.238Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Quinten DavisOF 22.028Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Dane De la RosaRP31.209Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Cody DentSS23.028Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Adam EhrlichC21.259St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Edwin EscobarP22.129Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Dreily Guerrero2B-3B23.321Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
James HoytP27.333Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
JaCoby JonesSS22.111Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
David KandilasCF23.349Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Danny KellerP22.060Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Tanner Krietemeier1B-P22.110Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ryan LavarnwayC27.022Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ronarsy Ledesma21.132Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Kyle LobsteinP25.017Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Gregory LorenzoCF23.090Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jose Lozada3B-SS28.243Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Joseph MaherP22.024New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Kevin MatthewsP21.273Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Jason McCrackenP22.360Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Scott McGregorP27.253Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Nick MerulloC22.174Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Sam MollP22.239Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Rob NixonP25.301Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ian ParmleyOF-P24.253Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Christopher PerryP 24.045St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Derek PetersonIF23.176Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Marcel PradoP26.281Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Jose Rivera2B24.133Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Trevor SeidenbergerP22.081Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Anthony SlamaP30.236Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brian BixlerSS31.311San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Joey O'GaraP26.131Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Kentrail DavisRF26.061Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nik TurleyP24.352New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ross SeatonP24.345Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Placed on temporary inactive list
Angel BaezP23.196Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tyler AustinRF22.358New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
David PutmanP24.182Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
John KuchnoP23.100Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tanner MathisOF23.063Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kohl StewartP19.326Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan JonesIF23.355San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Cory PattonOF32.072Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Wilking RodriguezP24.180-Released by Yankees
Tommy Field2b27.188Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors