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Games on 2015-07-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Los Angeles Angels0BoxErvin SantanaGarrett RichardsGlen Perkins
Chicago White Sox8Cleveland Indians1BoxJeff SamardzijaTrevor Bauer(none)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers2BoxFernando RodneyIan KrolTom Wilhelmsen
Boston Red Sox4Houston Astros5BoxJosh FieldsCraig Breslow(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees9BoxMasahiro TanakaUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics2BoxR.A. DickeyDan OteroBo Schultz
Milwaukee Brewers3Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxZack GodleyMichael Fiers(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets0BoxClayton KershawBartolo Colon(none)
Washington Nationals3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxFrancisco LirianoDoug Fister(none)
Miami Marlins4San Diego Padres0BoxTom KoehlerTyson Ross(none)
Kansas City Royals3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJohn LackeyChris YoungTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-07-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees945341.564--4343993530-1723-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II683434.500
2613Toronto Blue Jays974948.5055.55134169728-1921-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre654421.677
3714Tampa Bay Rays974849.4956.5345363-1823-2525-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field653233.492
4916Baltimore Orioles944648.4897.04103743629-1917-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards683533.515
51527Boston Red Sox964254.43812.0389458-6922-2320-31L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park663630.545
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals945737.606--4133446932-1725-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium683830.559
2510Minnesota Twins955144.5376.5396389731-1620-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field673235.478
3815Detroit Tigers954748.49510.5433450-1725-2722-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park662739.409
41118Cleveland Indians944549.47912.0371400-2919-2726-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field673631.537
51221Chicago White Sox934350.46213.5318392-7424-2219-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field693336.478
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Angels955441.568--4023445831-1923-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim673136.463
247Houston Astros975443.5571.04313636833-1721-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park653233.492
31017Texas Rangers944549.4798.5405430-2516-2629-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington684325.632
41322Seattle Mariners964452.45810.5342394-5220-2724-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field663234.485
51424Oakland Athletics974453.45411.04143694521-2923-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum652441.369
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Washington Nationals945143.543--3953672828-1923-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park683236.471
2712New York Mets964947.5103.0329344-1532-1517-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field664125.621
3819Atlanta Braves954550.4746.5364406-4226-2019-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field672245.328
41429Miami Marlins964155.42711.0354377-2324-2317-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park663036.455
51530Philadelphia Phillies973463.35118.5335487-15223-2611-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park652936.446
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals956134.642--38628110534-1227-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III673928.582
223Pittsburgh Pirates955540.5796.03823285433-1622-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park674324.642
349Chicago Cubs945143.5439.53613471425-2026-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field684622.676
41125Cincinnati Reds934251.45218.0367410-4325-2217-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark692247.319
51226Milwaukee Brewers964254.43819.5394432-3820-2922-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park662640.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers975542.567--4023336933-1722-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium653728.569
2611San Francisco Giants955144.5373.04113694225-2226-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park673334.493
3920Arizona Diamondbacks944450.4689.5416420-424-2620-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field683533.515
41023San Diego Padres964452.45810.5369428-5921-2523-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park663036.455
51328Colorado Rockies934053.43013.0411478-6722-2618-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field692841.406


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Joe KellySP27.044Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Brian JohnsonP24.228Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Steve Pearce1B-LF32.101Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Left oblique strain
Kevin GausmanSP24.198Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Pedro FlorimonSS28.225Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Wilfredo BoscanP25.270Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Yordano VenturaSP24.050Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Jason VargasSP32.171Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Torn ligament, left elbow - Tommy John Surgery
Vince Belnome2B-1B27.134Released by Rays
Josh OsichRP26.323San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Jeremy AffeldtRP36.048San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Jose ValverdeRP37.121Released by Nationals
Abraham AlmonteLF26.032San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Ian ThomasRP28.094Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Adam LiberatoreRP28.072Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tony CingraniSP26.018Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Dallas BeelerSP26.041Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Clayton RichardRP31.315Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Yoervis MedinaRP26.361Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Caleb AdamsOF22.178Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Isaac Andersonp21.322Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Mike AuglieraP25.045Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Javier BaezSS22.234Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Cole Baumlof22.263Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Alex Bautistaof21.320Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Roberto Caroof21.301Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Alejandro ChacinP22.029Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joba ChamberlainRP29.303Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Adron Chambersrf28.288Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Matt DavenportP25.285Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Adrian De HortaP20.132San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Torey Deshazier21.310Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Adam DianP22.049Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Michael DimockP25.270San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Ryan DoolittleP27.120Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Luis Espirituss18.305Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Rafael FernandezSS21.093Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Robert FernandezP20.124Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Scott FrazierP23.233Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Isiah Gilliamof19.000New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Marco GonzalesP23.158St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Chase HarrisOF23.361Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Zack Hartmanp23.204Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
John HoldzkomP27.278Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Activated from disabled list
Trevor Kelleyp21.276Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Junnell Ledezma1b19.257Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Taylor Lewisp21.292Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Sutter McLoughlinp21.302Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Daniel MengdenP22.154Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Traded from Astros with Jacob Nottingham to Athletics for Scott Kazmir
Ariel Mirandap26.194Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Jared MitchellCF26.283Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Nick Monroep21.139San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Charles MoormanC 21.195Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Angelo Mora2b22.148Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Bryce MorrowP27.203San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Jared MortensenP27.052Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Tanner MurphyC23.019Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from disabled list
Tom MurphyC24.111Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Matt MurrayP25.207Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Jacob NottinghamC20.111Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Traded from Astros with Daniel Mengden to Athletics for Scott Kazmir
Mikey O'BrienP25.142Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Andy OtamendiP23.069Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Luis ParraP23.245Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Tyler Peitzmeierp22.147Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Brallan Perez2B19.178Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Evan Phillipsp20.315Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Adys PortilloP23.216San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Evan PotterIF23.044San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Travis RadkeP22.139San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Hector Rodriguezp20.279Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Yonauris Rodriguezss18.135New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Wes RogersOF 21.138Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Evan RutckyjP23.174New York YankeesTampa (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Steve SabatinoP25.137St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Blaise Salter1b22.028Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Eury Sanchez22.257San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Dennis Santanap19.102Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
K.C. Serna3B25.281Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Brett Siddallof20.293Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Stephen SmithP29.069Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kurt SpomerP26.013Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Andrew Stevensonof21.052Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Matt StitesRP25.056Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jason StoffelP26.311Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Zack TilleryIF-P22.192Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Ramon TroncosoRP32.157Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Xavier Turner3b21.333Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Jeff UrlaubP28.090Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Activated from disabled list
M.J. VillegasP20.320Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Jacob Waguespackp21.260Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Joel PineiroP36.301Released by Blue Jays
Moises Sierrarf26.302Released by Royals
Cody KendallP25.223Released by Rangers
Jake RomanskiC24.213Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose MonegroP25.307Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Roderick Shoulders1B23.301Released by Rangers
Tyler KniggeP26.269Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Traded from Phillies to Mariners for cash considerations
Jantzen WitteIF25.200Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alex SwimC24.119Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Franklin GuzmanOF23.170Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jimmy YezzoIF23.147Released by Nationals
Justin ShaferIF-OF22.308Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Phildrick LlewellynC 21.301Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
David RichardsonP24.173Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Shed LongC19.336Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Trevor CliftonP20.073Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Domenic Mazzap20.359San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Signed out of draft (UC Santa Barbara)
P.J. Higgins2b22.074Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Old Dominion)
Steel RussellC24.321Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk) for rehab
Raudel LazoP26.102Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Blake HassebrockP26.008Released by Athletics
Yeuri GonzalezP22.213Released by Dodgers