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Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox0Los Angeles Angels3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,6312:37Rick PorcelloGarrett RichardsGarrett Richards (10-6)Rick Porcello (5-10)-John FarrellMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALKansas City Royals7Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1333,5594:56Jeremy GuthrieJose QuintanaBrandon Finnegan (3-0)Dan Jennings (1-3)Ryan Madson (1)Ned YostRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALKansas City Royals7Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1333,5594:56Jeremy GuthrieJose QuintanaBrandon Finnegan (3-0)Dan Jennings (1-3)Ryan Madson (1)Ned YostRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALBaltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,0332:57Chris TillmanDavid PriceChris Tillman (7-7)David Price (9-3)Zach Britton (24)Buck ShowalterBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALTexas Rangers7Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,9413:28Colby LewisScott FeldmanColby Lewis (9-4)Scott Feldman (4-5)Shawn Tolleson (14)Jeff BanisterA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALSeattle Mariners4New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,1193:12Hisashi IwakumaMichael PinedaHisashi Iwakuma (2-1)Michael Pineda (9-6)Carson Smith (7)Lloyd McClendonJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALMinnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1030,7783:00Phil HughesScott KazmirDrew Pomeranz (4-3)Casey Fien (2-4)-Paul MolitorBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALTampa Bay Rays3Toronto Blue Jays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5832:38Erasmo RamirezR.A. DickeyKevin Jepsen (2-5)Ryan Tepera (0-1)Jake McGee (4)Kevin CashJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSan Francisco Giants8Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,6093:38Jake PeavyChase AndersonJake Peavy (1-4)Chase Anderson (4-4)Sergio Romo (1)Bruce BochyChip HaleChase Field
NLChicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,7583:06Jon LesterManny BanuelosJon Lester (5-8)Manny Banuelos (1-1)-Joe MaddonFredi GonzalezTurner Field
IntCleveland Indians9Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,5883:04Corey KluberAnthony DeSclafaniCorey Kluber (5-10)Anthony DeSclafani (5-7)-Terry FranconaBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLPittsburgh Pirates5Milwaukee Brewers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,1043:24Vance WorleyJimmy NelsonJimmy Nelson (7-9)Vance Worley (3-5)Francisco Rodriguez (21)Clint HurdleCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLMiami Marlins1Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,6552:39Tom KoehlerChad BillingsleyChad Billingsley (2-3)Tom Koehler (7-6)Jonathan Papelbon (15)Dan JenningsPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies4San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,2452:39Chad BettisTyson RossBrandon Maurer (6-2)Christian Friedrich (0-2)Craig Kimbrel (25)Walt WeissPat MurphyPetco Park
NLNew York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,8523:01Bartolo ColonJohn LackeyJohn Lackey (8-5)Bartolo Colon (9-8)-Terry CollinsMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4Washington Nationals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,4262:43Clayton KershawDoug FisterClayton Kershaw (7-6)Doug Fister (3-5)-Don MattinglyMatt WilliamsNationals Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-07-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148New York Yankees904941.544--4163902626-1723-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II723834.528
2613Tampa Bay Rays934746.5053.5337349-1223-2524-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field693336.478
3814Baltimore Orioles904545.5004.03933553829-1916-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards723636.500
4916Toronto Blue Jays934647.4954.54944098527-1919-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre694722.681
51424Boston Red Sox914249.4627.5376423-4722-2320-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park713635.507
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals895435.607--3913276430-1624-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium734132.562
237Minnesota Twins915041.5495.03903632731-1619-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field713338.465
3715Detroit Tigers904545.5009.5405419-1423-2422-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park712942.408
41018Cleveland Indians904347.47811.5357376-1919-2624-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field713833.535
51221Chicago White Sox894247.47212.0302376-7424-1918-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field733439.466
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Angels905040.556--3723353727-1823-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim723537.486
2510Houston Astros935043.5381.54043545029-1721-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park693633.522
31117Texas Rangers904347.4787.0379404-2516-2627-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington724527.625
41323Seattle Mariners914249.4628.5319367-4820-2722-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field713437.479
51526Oakland Athletics934251.4529.53933534019-2723-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum692643.377
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Washington Nationals894940.551--3793433626-1723-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park733439.466
2712New York Mets914744.5163.0314327-1332-1415-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field714328.606
3819Atlanta Braves914348.4737.0351391-4024-1819-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field712447.338
41429Miami Marlins913853.41812.0334363-2924-2314-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park713338.465
51530Philadelphia Phillies933162.33320.0317472-15520-2511-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park693237.464
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals915833.637--37026810233-1125-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III714229.592
223Pittsburgh Pirates905337.5894.53623045832-1621-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park724527.625
359Chicago Cubs894841.5399.03413231825-2023-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field734924.671
41125Cincinnati Reds884048.45516.5341389-4823-1917-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark742450.324
51227Milwaukee Brewers924052.43518.5372415-4318-2822-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park702842.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers925240.565--3833216233-1719-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium704030.571
2611San Francisco Giants914843.5273.53913603125-2223-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park713635.507
3920Arizona Diamondbacks894247.4728.5401406-522-2320-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field733736.507
41022San Diego Padres924349.4679.0361406-4520-2223-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park703139.443
51328Colorado Rockies903951.43312.0395452-5721-2418-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field722943.403


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Travis Shaw1B25.093Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Noe RamirezRP25.208Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Alex PresleyLF29.358Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Zach LeeP23.309Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Taylor JordanRP26.182Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Scott FeldmanSP32.161Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Branden PinderRP26.173New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Bryan MitchellRP24.090New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Luke CarlinC34.210Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ryan KellyRP27.262Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Erik Kratzc35.033Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Grant GreenPH27.295Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Dustin Pedroia2B31.336Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC30.077Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Strained neck
Ender InciarteRF24.262Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Ross DetwilerRP29.134Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m) [Free Agent]
David CarpenterRP27.321Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Joey TerdoslavichLF26.312Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Jason GrilliCL38.249Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Torn left achilles
Tomas TelisC24.030Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Matt HollidayLF-DH35.199St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Carlos CorporanC31.193Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left thumb
Kyle SchwarberDH22.135Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Miguel MonteroC33.009Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left thumb
Jaff DeckerLF25.145Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Brendan Ryan3B33.114New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Dixon MachadoSS23.147Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Jason FrasorRP37.343Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Tom WilhelmsenRP31.215Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Sammy SolisRP26.342Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Dana EvelandRP31.263Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Martin Prado3B31.265Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Dee Gordon2B27.087Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Dislocated left thumb
Osvaldo AbreuSS21.035Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Cristian AlvaradoP20.301Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Brian AndersonSS22.060Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Erisbel ArruebarrenaSS25.115Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Colin BatesP27.130Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Evan BealP21.350Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Daniel CorderoP22.041Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Dylan CozensOF 21.048Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jeff Deganop22.261New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Torey Deshazier21.305Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Aaron DottP27.062New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Riley Drongesenc23.050St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Heath Dwyerp22.044Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Dietrich EnnsP24.063New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Roemon FieldsOF24.232Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dan FioritoSS24.332New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jarlin Garciap22.181Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Reinstated to active roster
D.J. HicksIF-P25.107Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Wade HinkleIF25.316Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Chad HinshawOF24.311Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Jairo LabourtP21.133Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Michael LeeP28.242Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Devin LohmanSS-2B26.095Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Junior LopezP24.021Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Zach Lutz3b29.045New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Lino MartinezP23.305Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jacob MaySS23.177Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Mike MayersP23.225St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Stephen McGeeC24.161Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Anderson Millerof21.073Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Delvis MoralesSS24.323Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Dillon MoyerSS24.000Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose MujicaP19.019Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jairo MunozP23.341Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
D'Arby MyersLF26.221Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B24.308Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Brian O'KeefeC22.003St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Luis PaulaP22.026Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Luis Penap19.329Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Luis PerezP30.179Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brian RauhP 23.361Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Colton ReavisP25.214Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Gary SanchezC22.228New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Wilson SantosP23.272San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Luis SardinasSS22.063Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
K.C. Serna3B25.276Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ty SternerP22.221Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Brock StewartSS23.289Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tommy ThorpeP22.301Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Andrew ThurmanP23.221Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Engelb VielmaSS21.026Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mike Wallacep21.058Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Max WhiteOF 21.281Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Matt WilliamsSS25.323St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Andrew BellattiRP23.348Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Mike BowdenRP28.312Released by Orioles
Audy Ciriaco3B28.032Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Drew HeidLF-RF27.217Released by Phillies
Eric MarzecP27.187Released by Brewers
J.T. WiseC29.046Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose Rivera2B25.091Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luke Murton1B29.058Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ralph HenriquezC28.102Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan ArrowoodIF-P24.328Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ryan Schimpf2B27.098Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Charley ThurberRF25.202Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Pierce RankinC26.083Released by Blue Jays
Derek MillerIF23.000Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis De PaulaP23.083Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Carlos Apontep19.309Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Assigned to DSL Twins (Rk)
Augustus Craigof22.099Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Signed out of draft (Columbia)
Edrick Agostop18.232Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Signed out of draft (Puerto Rico)
Kirvin Moesquitif20.130Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Signed out of draft (Seminole State-FL)
Chris Paulof22.279Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Signed out of draft (California)
Josh Rogersp21.008New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Signed out of draft (Louisville)
Ryley MacEachernp21.052Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Signed out of draft (Stony Brook)
Jesus FloresC30.265Released by Marlins