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Games on 2015-07-08

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntMiami Marlins3Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,0092:41Tom KoehlerRick PorcelloRick Porcello (5-9)Tom Koehler (7-5)Koji Uehara (21)Dan JenningsJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1117,0323:51Drew HutchisonJohn DanksZach Putnam (3-3)Roberto Osuna (1-3)-John GibbonsRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALToronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1117,0323:51Drew HutchisonJohn DanksZach Putnam (3-3)Roberto Osuna (1-3)-John GibbonsRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALHouston Astros2Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,2552:39Dan StrailyTrevor BauerTrevor Bauer (8-5)Joe Thatcher (1-3)Cody Allen (17)A.J. HinchTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALTampa Bay Rays7Kansas City Royals9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,2042:52Chris ArcherJeremy GuthrieJeremy Guthrie (7-5)Chris Archer (9-6)Greg Holland (17)Kevin CashNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles3Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,2892:59Ubaldo JimenezTom MiloneTom Milone (5-1)Bud Norris (2-9)Glen Perkins (28)Buck ShowalterPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALOakland Athletics4New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,6263:09Scott KazmirCC SabathiaCC Sabathia (4-8)Evan Scribner (2-2)Andrew Miller (18)Bob MelvinJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALDetroit Tigers5Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,4883:28Anibal SanchezJ.A. HappAnibal Sanchez (8-7)Mayckol Guaipe (0-2)Joakim Soria (19)Brad AusmusTrent JewettSafeco Field
IntArizona Diamondbacks7Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,3903:26Jeremy HellicksonMatt HarrisonRandall Delgado (4-2)Matt Harrison (0-1)Brad Ziegler (14)Chip HaleJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
IntArizona Diamondbacks7Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,3903:26Jeremy HellicksonMatt HarrisonRandall Delgado (4-2)Matt Harrison (0-1)Brad Ziegler (14)Chip HaleJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,9933:11Michael WachaJason HammelMiguel Socolovich (3-1)Pedro Strop (1-4)Trevor Rosenthal (25)Mike MathenyJoe MaddonWrigley Field
IntLos Angeles Angels3Colorado Rockies2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,6603:27Matt ShoemakerChris RusinJoe Smith (3-2)John Axford (1-2)Huston Street (24)Mike SciosciaWalt WeissCoors Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,1352:41Adam MorganClayton KershawClayton Kershaw (6-6)Adam Morgan (1-2)-Pete MackaninDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves5Milwaukee Brewers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,3383:00Julio TeheranMichael FiersJeremy Jeffress (3-0)Luis Avilan (2-3)Francisco Rodriguez (19)Fredi GonzalezCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLSan Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,0352:48Andrew CashnerCharlie MortonDeolis Guerra (2-0)Andrew Cashner (3-10)Antonio Bastardo (1)Pat MurphyClint HurdlePNC Park
NLNew York Mets4San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,9142:28Jacob deGromJake PeavyJacob deGrom (9-6)Jake Peavy (0-4)Jeurys Familia (24)Terry CollinsBruce BochyAT&T Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-07-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510New York Yankees844539.536--3873691824-1621-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II784236.538
2713Baltimore Orioles854342.5062.53783364228-1715-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards773839.494
3814Toronto Blue Jays874443.5062.54703868426-1818-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre754926.653
4917Tampa Bay Rays874344.4943.5319329-1020-2523-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field753738.493
51120Boston Red Sox864145.4775.0364403-3921-2120-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park763739.487
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals824933.598--3562985827-1522-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium804634.575
249Minnesota Twins854639.5414.53573441328-1518-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field773740.481
3611Detroit Tigers844341.5127.0382387-522-2321-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park773146.403
41221Cleveland Indians844044.47610.0335357-2217-2423-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field774136.532
51323Chicago White Sox823844.46311.0283361-7822-1716-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field803842.475
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros874938.563--3903325828-1621-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park753738.493
236Los Angeles Angels844638.5481.53493173225-1821-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim783939.500
31019Texas Rangers854144.4827.0360384-2415-2426-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington774730.610
41424Seattle Mariners853946.4599.0294341-4718-2521-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field773740.481
51525Oakland Athletics873948.44810.03803314918-2621-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum752946.387
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Washington Nationals844638.548--3603273325-1621-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park783741.474
2612New York Mets864442.5123.0297305-829-1415-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field764630.605
3918Atlanta Braves854243.4944.5336361-2523-1719-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field772552.325
41429Miami Marlins853550.41211.5306349-4321-2214-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park773641.468
51530Philadelphia Phillies872958.33318.5299435-13618-2511-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park753441.453
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals855530.647--3392469331-1124-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III774532.584
223Pittsburgh Pirates845034.5954.53382766229-1521-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park784830.615
358Chicago Cubs844638.5488.53313121924-1822-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field785127.654
41022Cincinnati Reds823844.46315.5326355-2922-1816-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark802654.325
51227Milwaukee Brewers873750.42519.0348401-5316-2821-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park753144.413
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers864838.558--3623026030-1618-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium764432.579
3715San Francisco Giants864343.5005.0350342822-2221-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park764135.539
2816Arizona Diamondbacks844242.5005.0385379622-2120-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field783741.474
41126San Diego Padres873948.4489.5341390-4918-2221-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park753540.467
51328Colorado Rockies843549.41712.0365432-6717-2418-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field783345.423

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Hunter PenceRF32.086San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh Wilson3B34.104Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ian ThomasRP28.079Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Eric SurkampRP27.358Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jenrry MejiaRP25.270New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Reinstated from restricted list
Buddy CarlyleP37.199New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Travis Shaw1B25.083Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Justin Morneau1b34.054Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ryan O'RourkeRP27.069Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joey TerdoslavichLF26.302Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Severino GonzalezSP22.283Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Mike FoltynewiczRP23.275Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Khris DavisLF27.200Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Kevin CorreiaSP34.318Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Steven SouzaRF26.075Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Right pinkie finger laceration
Jake SmolinskiRF26.149Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Sean O'SullivanSP27.311Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Hector NerisCL26.024Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Preston GuilmetRP27.347Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Chris BassittSP26.136Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
John JasoLF31.293Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt AndrieseSP25.314Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) [return of 26th man]
Justin Atkinson3B21.349Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Joan BaezP20.194Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Dallas BeelerSP26.026Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) [return of 26th man]
Jesse BiddleP23.260Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Daniel BravoSS20.142San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Derek CampbellIF24.010Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Sean CarleyP24.192New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Roberto Caroof21.286Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Felix CastilloC23.358Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Mike CettaP22.190Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Austin Davis3B22.073Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Joel De La CruzP26.029New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Marcos Derkesof23.300Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Ryan DoranP24.337Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Brandon FinneganRP22.085Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Parker FrazierP26.239Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Frank GarcesRP25.172San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Yimi GarciaRP24.324Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Kevin GausmanSP24.183Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Koda Gloverp22.086Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Tom GorzelannyRP32.361Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Taylor Guilbeaup22.057Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Clay HolmesP22.103Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Tyrell JenkinsP22.353Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Steve JohnsonRP27.312Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Keaton Jonesss22.273Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Taylor JordanRP26.172Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Juan Kelly1B20.357Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Tyler KniggeP26.254Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sandy Lugop21.104Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Ketel MarteSS21.269Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk) for rehab
Jake MayersP24.334Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Stephen McGeeC24.151Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Trevor Megillp21.215San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Melvin MercedesP24.248Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Jacob MoodyOF-P22.252Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Jose MoralesP20.146Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Matt NewmanLF-CF26.291Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sean O'SullivanSP27.311Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Chris OliverP22.000Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Orlando Oliveraof24.264St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Tyler PalmerIF-OF23.292Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Nick PivettaP22.144Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Matt PurkeP24.356Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Henry RamosCF-RF23.084Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Tim RobersonC25.354Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Alex Robinettp22.225New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Kyle RyanSP23.287Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Alex SantanaP21.258Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Ryan Schimpf2B27.088Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
A.J. Simcoxss21.016Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Eason SpiveyC23.053Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Allen Statonc22.301St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Alixon Suarez20.348Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Josh TaylorP22.128Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Gilmael Troyap18.095New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Austen WilliamsP22.201Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Josh Wilson2B34.104Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Alex ClaudioRP23.159Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jeff BianchiSS28.276Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Luis SardinasSS22.053Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Patrick McCoyP26.339Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Robinzon DiazC31.293Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sugar Ray MarimonRP26.281Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Curley3B27.318Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jarret MartinP25.328Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mac WilliamsonOF24.358San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Mike O'NeillLF27.147St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ruben Sosa2B-CF24.288Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Sean Coyle2B23.173Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Steven HensleyP28.193Released by Angels
Jared MortensenP27.037Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jared ReavesIF24.353Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Austin SchottsOF 21.295Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Britt Robertshawp25.164Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler KaneP22.319Released by Marlins
Andy PazC22.184Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Santiago Rodriguezp21.024Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Tito PoloOF20.319Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Wuilmer BecerraLF-RF20.280New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Injured
Craig Brooksp22.288Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Catawba)
Mike Sorokap17.338Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Signed out of draft (Alberta HS)
Nick Fantip18.190Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Signed out of draft (New York HS)
Brad Zunica1b19.261San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Signed out of draft (California HS)
Christian Morrisp21.166New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Signed out of draft (Indiana)
Keaton Aldridgep22.353New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Signed out of draft (Tampa)
Rhett Wisemanof21.016Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Signed out of draft (Vanderbilt)
Brad GlennRF28.097Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Casey McGehee3B32.269Released by Giants
Evan Parkerp22.214Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dixie State)
Jake ThompsonP25.334Released by Rays