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Thursday July 9,2015This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2015-07-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays0Chicago White Sox2BoxJeff SamardzijaR.A. Dickey(none)
Houston Astros1Cleveland Indians3BoxCody AndersonBrett OberholtzerCody Allen
Tampa Bay Rays3Kansas City Royals8BoxYordano VenturaNathan Karns(none)
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins2BoxDavid PriceMike PelfreyJoakim Soria
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees6BoxMasahiro TanakaJesse Chavez(none)
Los Angeles Angels2Seattle Mariners7BoxFelix HernandezGarrett RichardsCarson Smith
Atlanta Braves3Colorado Rockies5BoxDavid HaleJake BrighamJohn Axford
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxZack GreinkeSeverino Gonzalez(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Miami Marlins2BoxJose FernandezMichael LorenzenA.J. Ramos
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxCarlos MartinezJeff LockeTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-07-09

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Yankees854639.541--3933712225-1621-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II774136.532
2713Baltimore Orioles854342.5063.03783364228-1715-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards773839.494
3816Toronto Blue Jays884444.5003.54703888226-1818-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre744925.662
4917Tampa Bay Rays884345.4894.5322337-1520-2523-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field743737.500
51221Boston Red Sox864145.4775.5364403-3921-2120-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park763739.487
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals835033.602--3643016328-1522-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium794534.570
2510Minnesota Twins864640.5355.53593481128-1618-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field763739.487
3611Detroit Tigers854441.5187.0386389-322-2322-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park763046.395
41120Cleveland Indians854144.48210.0338358-2018-2423-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field764036.526
51322Chicago White Sox833944.47011.0285361-7623-1716-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field793742.468
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros884939.557--3913355628-1621-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park743737.500
238Los Angeles Angels854639.5411.53513242725-1821-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim773938.506
31019Texas Rangers854144.4826.5360384-2415-2426-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels774730.610
41423Seattle Mariners864046.4658.0301343-4219-2521-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field763640.474
51526Oakland Athletics883949.44310.03823374518-2621-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum742945.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Washington 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 Braves864244.4885.0339366-2723-1719-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field762551.329
41429Miami Marlins863650.41911.0308349-4122-2214-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park763541.461
51530Philadelphia Phillies882959.33019.0299441-14218-2511-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park743440.459
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals865630.651--3432479631-1125-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III764432.579
223Pittsburgh Pirates855035.5885.53392805929-1621-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park774829.623
346Chicago Cubs844638.5489.03313121924-1822-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field785127.654
41024Cincinnati Reds833845.45816.5326357-3122-1816-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark792653.329
51227Milwaukee Brewers873750.42519.5348401-5316-2821-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park753144.413
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers874938.563--3683026631-1618-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium754332.573
2814Arizona Diamondbacks844242.5005.5385379622-2120-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field783741.474
3715San Francisco Giants864343.5005.5350342822-2221-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park764135.539
41125San Diego Padres873948.44810.0341390-4918-2221-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park753540.467
51328Colorado Rockies853649.42412.0370435-6518-2418-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field773245.416

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brett OberholtzerSP26.008Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Taylor HillRP26.119Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Eric FryerC29.317Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris HerrmannC27.228Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Tyler LyonsSP27.139St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA) [return of 26th man]
Marcus HatleyRP27.105St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Dan Johnson1B35.334St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Nick MassetRP33.053Released by Braves
Dana EvelandRP31.254Released by Braves
Christian WalkerDH24.103Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Andrew BellattiRP23.339Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Everett TeafordRP31.055Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ramon FloresRF23.105New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jacoby EllsburyCF31.302New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Andrew MillerRP30.049New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Nick RumbelowRP23.307New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Buck FarmerRP24.139Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Ricky NolascoSP32.208Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Nick HagadoneRP29.189Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Kyle CrockettRP23.207Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Brett BochyP27.317San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Josh RavinRP27.170Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ian ThomasRP28.080Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Chin-Hui TsaoRP34.037Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Eric SurkampRP27.359Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Dale ThayerRP34.204San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Vincent VelasquezSP23.032Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Alex GordonLF31.150Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Strained left groin muscle
David CarpenterRP29.359Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave
Martires AriasP24.241New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Tyler AustinRF23.307New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan BoruckiP 21.100Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Dale BurdickSS19.271New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Miguel CelestinoP25.272Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Alex ClaudioRP23.160Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler Collinslf25.033Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Cyrp22.065San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Jonathan DavisIF23.058Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Geoff Degrootp22.057New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Cody DentSS23.343Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Dan FioritoSS24.323New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Angel Franco2B25.047Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Michael Gibbonsp22.076New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
J.A. HappSP32.263Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Chad HinshawOF24.302Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Juan JaimeP27.342Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Connor KadenP22.255San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Tyler KniggeP26.255Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
John Kravetzp22.279Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Jackson Loweryp22.351Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Craig ManuelC25.048Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Blake MillerIF25.075San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bryce MorrowP27.189San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Jairo MunozP23.332Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Tyler PearsonC23.085Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dillon PetersP22.312Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Rohn PierceP22.169Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Milton RamosSS19.257New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Matt ReistetterC23.065Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Steve SabatinoP25.123St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Adrian Sanchez2B24.327Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Myles SmithP 23.108Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Tyler Spoonof22.284Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Ethan StewartP24.171Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Trace Tam Sing2B23.215Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Justin Toole2B28.302Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Cal ToweyIF25.153Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Dylan UnsworthP22.289Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Bobby WahlP23.110Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bradley WallaceP22.300Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Mike Wallacep21.049Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Sutton Whiting2b23.057Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Jason ZgardowskiP21.285Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Jeff FrancisRP34.182Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Steven TollesonSS31.251Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
John AndreoliLF25.030Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt ReynoldsIF24.218New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan RobowskiP27.157Released by Tigers
Sean HaganP24.126Released by White Sox
Tim AthertonP25.244Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Aneury Tavarez2B23.086Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Carlos AlvaradoP25.260San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Hunter RedmanC22.318Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ronny RodriguezSS23.083Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ryon Healy3B23.181Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon ThomasOF24.152Released by Yankees
Casey Gillaspie1B22.165Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dylan DavisOF21.354San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Harold RamirezOF20.306Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Quinten DavisOF 22.342Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mark ArmstrongP20.225Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Osvaldo AbreuSS21.026Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Rodolfo MartinezP21.096San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Shane DawsonP 21.303Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tommy ThorpeP22.292Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Deibi YrizarriP20.279Released by Nationals
Dylan KellyC24.034Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)DL-7 Injured
D.J. Wilsonof18.274Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Ohio HS)
Isaac Anestyp18.033Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Signed out of draft (Ontario HS)
J.D. Salmon-Williams2b18.110Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to AZL Reds (Rk)
M.T. Minaccip20.033Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Michael Fosterof21.247Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Northeastern)
Jared Lakind1B23.122Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)