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Standings at end of 2014 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1629666.593--70559311250-3146-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards000
2813New York Yankees1628478.51912.0633664-3143-3841-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II000
3914Toronto Blue Jays1628379.51213.07236863746-3537-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre000
41019Tampa Bay Rays1627785.47519.0612625-1336-4541-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt SilvermanTropicana Field000
51225Boston Red Sox1627191.43825.0634715-8134-4737-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1629072.556--7577055245-3645-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park000
247Kansas City Royals1618972.5530.56486202842-3847-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium101.000
3712Cleveland Indians1618477.5225.56656501548-3336-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1101.000
41123Chicago White Sox1627389.45117.0660758-9840-4133-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field000
51326Minnesota Twins1627092.43220.0715777-6235-4635-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry RyanTarget Field000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1629864.605--77363014352-2946-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
259Oakland Athletics1628874.54310.072957215748-3340-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
3611Seattle Mariners1628775.53711.06345548041-4046-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field000
41427Houston Astros1627092.43228.0629723-9438-4332-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park000
51528Texas Rangers1626795.41431.0637773-13633-4834-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals1629666.593--68655513151-3045-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park000
2817Atlanta Braves1627983.48817.0573597-2442-3937-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field000
3716New York Mets1627983.48817.06296181140-4139-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field000
4918Miami Marlins1627785.47519.0645674-2942-3935-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park000
51222Philadelphia Phillies1627389.45123.0619687-6837-4436-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1629072.556--6196031651-3039-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III000
248Pittsburgh Pirates1628874.5432.06826315151-3037-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
3615Milwaukee Brewers1628280.5068.0650657-742-3940-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
41121Cincinnati Reds1627686.46914.0595612-1744-3732-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark000
51324Chicago Cubs1627389.45117.0614706-9241-4032-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1619467.584--71761410345-3649-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyDodger Stadium101.000
2510San Francisco Giants1618774.5407.06606124845-3642-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1101.000
31020San Diego Padres1617685.47218.0532576-4447-3329-52L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park1101.000
41429Colorado Rockies1616695.41028.0753814-6145-3521-60L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field101.000
51530Arizona Diamondbacks1626498.39530.5615742-12733-4831-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field000


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chris Valaika2b29.078Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Outrighted to minors
David Rossc37.226Granted free agency
Ryan DempsterSP37.181Granted free agency
Koji UeharaRP39.211Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($18m) Extension
Kelly Johnsondh32.251Granted free agency
Delmon YoungDH29.047Granted free agency
Nelson Cruzdh34.122Granted free agency
Johan SantanaP35.232Granted free agency
Joe SaundersSP33.137Granted free agency
Wei-Yin ChenSP29.102Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Orioles exercised option for 2015 ($4.75m)
Darren O'DayRP32.009Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Orioles exercised option for 2015 ($4.25m)
Andrew MillerRP29.163Granted free agency
Alexi Casilla2b30.103Granted free agency
Alex RodriguezDH39.096New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Kevin Youkilis3b35.230Announced retirement
Chase Headley3b30.175Granted free agency
Brandon McCarthySP31.116Granted free agency
Chris CapuanoSP35.073Granted free agency
Rich HillRP34.234Granted free agency
Hiroki KurodaSP39.263Granted free agency
David RobertsonRP29.205Granted free agency
Ichiro Suzukirf41.008Granted free agency
Derek JeterSS-DH40.127Announced retirement
Stephen Drewss31.229Granted free agency
Clint Barmesss35.239Granted free agency
Russell MartinC31.258Granted free agency
Francisco LirianoSP31.005Granted free agency
Edinson VolquezSP31.120Granted free agency
Melky Cabreralf30.081Granted free agency
Liam HendriksRP25.263Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Royals to Blue Jays for Santiago Nessy
Santiago NessyC21.327Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Royals for Liam Hendriks
Colby Rasmuscf28.081Granted free agency
Munenori Kawasaki2b33.150Granted free agency
Victor Martinezdh35.312Granted free agency
Torii Hunterrf39.105Granted free agency
Jim JohnsonRP31.126Granted free agency
Joel HanrahanRP33.025Granted free agency
Max ScherzerSP30.096Granted free agency
Phil CokeRP32.104Granted free agency
Joba ChamberlainRP29.038Granted free agency
Mike PelfreySP30.291Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Jared BurtonRP33.151Team option declined, declared free agent
Wil Nievesc37.036Granted free agency
Mike AdamsRP36.094Team option declined, declared free agent
Kyle KendrickSP30.066Granted free agency
Pat NeshekRP34.057Granted free agency
Jason MotteCL32.131Granted free agency
Justin MastersonSP29.223Granted free agency
John LackeySP36.008St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Cardinals exercised option for 2015 ($0.5m)
AJ Pierzynskic37.305Granted free agency
Mark Ellis2b37.147Granted free agency
Rafael FurcalSS37.068Granted free agency
Kevin GreggRP36.133Granted free agency
Jose FernandezSP22.092Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Reed Johnsonlf37.327Granted free agency
Brad PennyP36.160Granted free agency
Aaron HarangSP36.175Granted free agency
Ervin SantanaP31.294Granted free agency
Gavin FloydSP31.277Granted free agency
Ryan Doumitc-dh33.211Granted free agency
Gerald Lairdc34.353Granted free agency
Emilio Bonifacio2b29.191Granted free agency
Matt AlbersRP31.284Team option declined, declared free agent
Jesse CrainRP33.118Granted free agency
Jose VerasRP34.011Granted free agency
Daisuke MatsuzakaSP34.048Granted free agency
Bobby AbreuLF40.234Announced retirement
Asdrubal Cabrerass28.352Granted free agency
Nate Schierholtzrf30.259Granted free agency
Denard Spancf30.247Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Nationals exercised option for 2015 ($9m)
Scott Hairstonlf34.159Granted free agency
Matt LindstromRP34.263Granted free agency
Paul Konerko1b38.240Granted free agency
Jason GrilliRP37.354Granted free agency
Huston StreetRP31.090Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Angels exercised option for 2015 ($7m)
Joe ThatcherRP33.204Granted free agency
John McDonaldss40.037Granted free agency
Neal CottsRP34.220Granted free agency
Scott BakerP33.042Granted free agency
Colby LewisP35.090Granted free agency
Alex Riosrf33.255Team option declined, declared free agent
Norichika Aokirf32.299Granted free agency
James ShieldsSP32.315Granted free agency
Luke HochevarRP31.046Granted free agency
Scott DownsRP38.228Granted free agency
Jason FrasorRP37.083Granted free agency
Raul Ibanezlf42.151Granted free agency
Josh Willinghamlf-dh35.256Granted free agency
Michael MariotP26.011Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jonny Gomeslf33.343Granted free agency
Luke GregersonRP30.170Granted free agency
AJ GriffinSP26.277Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Jason HammelSP32.059Granted free agency
Jarrod ParkerSP25.341Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Jon LesterSP30.298Granted free agency
Geovany Sotoc31.284Granted free agency
Alberto Callaspo2b-dh31.195Granted free agency
Kyle Blanks1B28.050Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Jed Lowriess30.197Granted free agency
Kendrys Moralesdh31.133Granted free agency
Endy Chavezrf36.266Granted free agency
Chris Denorfiarf-lf34.108Granted free agency
Humberto Quinteroc35.090Granted free agency
Franklin GutierrezRF31.252Granted free agency
Chris YoungP35.159Granted free agency
Joe BeimelP37.195Granted free agency
Jason Giambidh43.296Granted free agency
Bronson ArroyoSP37.249Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
David HernandezRP29.171Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Daniel HudsonRP27.236Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Diamondbacks exercised option for 2015 ($0.8m)
Matt ReynoldsRP30.029Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Patrick CorbinSP25.104Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Pablo Sandoval3b28.081Granted free agency
Mike Morserf-lf32.223Granted free agency
Sergio RomoRP31.241Granted free agency
Ryan VogelsongSP37.101Granted free agency
Jake PeavySP33.153Granted free agency
Hanley Ramirezss30.313Granted free agency
Chris PerezCL29.122Granted free agency
Kevin CorreiaSP34.068Granted free agency
Paul MaholmSP32.128Granted free agency
Jamey WrightRP40.249Granted free agency
Roberto HernandezSP34.062Granted free agency
Josh BeckettSP34.169Announced retirement
Dan HarenSP34.044Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Exercised option for 2015 ($10m)
Tim StaufferRP32.151Granted free agency
Carlos VillanuevaRP30.338Granted free agency
Zach DukeRP31.195Granted free agency
Francisco RodriguezRP32.297Granted free agency
Tom GorzelannySP32.111Granted free agency
Yovani GallardoSP28.246Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Brewers exercise option for 2015 ($13m)
Lyle Overbay1b37.276Granted free agency
Mark Reynolds1b31.089Granted free agency
Ramon Santiagoss35.061Granted free agency
Jack Hannahan3b34.241Team option declined, declared free agent
Joey Votto1b31.051Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Sean MarshallRP32.062Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Homer BaileySP28.181Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan Ludwicklf36.110Team option declined, declared free agent
Matt BelisleRP34.147Granted free agency
Nick MassetP32.167Granted free agency
Franklin MoralesRP28.280Granted free agency
Michael Cuddyerrf35.218Granted free agency
Brian MoranP26.031Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Returned to Mariners
Colt HynesRP29.125Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
Asher WojciechowskiP25.314Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from minors