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Games on 2015-08-02

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,3812:32Daniel NorrisUbaldo JimenezDaniel Norris (2-1)Ubaldo Jimenez (8-7)-Brad AusmusBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALTampa Bay Rays4Boston Red Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,6993:10Jake OdorizziWade MileySteve Geltz (2-4)Junichi Tazawa (2-4)Brad Boxberger (26)Kevin CashJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALNew York Yankees12Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,8403:09Ivan NovaJeff SamardzijaIvan Nova (4-3)Jeff Samardzija (8-6)-Joe GirardiRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALNew York Yankees12Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,8403:09Ivan NovaJeff SamardzijaIvan Nova (4-3)Jeff Samardzija (8-6)-Joe GirardiRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
IntArizona Diamondbacks1Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,8712:54Robbie RayCollin McHughCollin McHugh (13-5)Robbie Ray (3-6)Luke Gregerson (22)Chip HaleA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALSeattle Mariners4Minnesota Twins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1130,3253:12Hisashi IwakumaMike PelfreyFernando Rodney (4-4)Kevin Jepsen (2-6)Tom Wilhelmsen (2)Lloyd McClendonPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALCleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1021,4983:14Trevor BauerSonny GrayFernando Rodriguez (2-1)Cody Allen (1-3)-Terry FranconaBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntSan Francisco Giants1Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2342:19Mike LeakeMartin PerezMartin Perez (1-2)Mike Leake (9-6)Sam Dyson (1)Bruce BochyJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
IntSan Francisco Giants1Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2342:19Mike LeakeMartin PerezMartin Perez (1-2)Mike Leake (9-6)Sam Dyson (1)Bruce BochyJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALKansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,7363:02Edinson VolquezR.A. DickeyR.A. Dickey (6-10)Edinson Volquez (10-6)Roberto Osuna (7)Ned YostJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLPittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,5962:49Charlie MortonKeyvius SampsonCharlie Morton (7-4)Keyvius Sampson (0-1)Joakim Soria (24)Clint HurdleBryan PriceGreat American Ba
IntLos Angeles Angels3Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1052,1163:19Cory RasmusMat LatosPedro Baez (4-2)Drew Rucinski (0-2)-Mike SciosciaDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres2Miami Marlins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2283:05James ShieldsJose FernandezA.J. Ramos (1-3)Brandon Maurer (7-4)-Pat MurphyDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLChicago Cubs4Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,5363:12Clayton RichardKyle LohseClayton Richard (2-0)Kyle Lohse (5-13)Hector Rondon (16)Joe MaddonCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLWashington Nationals2New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,3742:42Jordan ZimmermannNoah SyndergaardNoah Syndergaard (6-5)Jordan Zimmermann (8-7)Tyler Clippard (18)Matt WilliamsTerry CollinsCiti field
NLAtlanta Braves6Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,3612:48Julio TeheranAdam MorganJulio Teheran (7-6)Adam Morgan (2-3)-Fredi GonzalezPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies2St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,7433:16Yohan FlandeJaime GarciaTrevor Rosenthal (2-2)Scott Oberg (2-2)-Walt WeissMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1045945.567--5124526030-1729-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II582830.483
2613Baltimore Orioles1045351.5106.04554084734-2119-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards582830.483
3714Toronto Blue Jays1065452.5096.056145510632-2122-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre563917.696
4815Tampa Bay Rays1065254.4918.0383401-1826-2826-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field562828.500
51426Boston Red Sox1064759.44313.0446511-6527-2820-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park563125.554
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1046242.596--4493905934-1828-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium583325.569
2512Minnesota Twins1045450.5198.0438440-234-2220-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field582929.500
31017Detroit Tigers1055154.48611.5470503-3325-2726-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park562333.411
41120Chicago White Sox1035053.48511.5383445-6225-2425-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field592633.441
51221Cleveland Indians1044856.46214.0399439-4020-3228-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field573324.579
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1066046.566--4733878638-1822-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park562630.464
249Los Angeles Angels1045549.5294.04383944432-2123-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim583028.517
3916Texas Rangers1045153.4908.0457499-4220-2931-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington583721.638
41323Seattle Mariners1064858.45312.0385443-5822-3126-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field562828.500
51525Oakland Athletics1064759.44313.04394013823-3124-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562135.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Washington Nationals1035449.524--4243962828-1926-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park592930.492
2711New York Mets1055550.524--373375-238-1817-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field573522.614
31124Atlanta Braves1054758.4488.0385451-6626-2021-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field572037.351
41429Miami Marlins1054362.41012.0375410-3526-2717-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park572829.491
51530Philadelphia Phillies1064165.38714.5388517-12926-2715-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park562234.393
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1056738.638--41830811040-1627-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III573324.579
223Pittsburgh Pirates1046143.5875.54293775235-1726-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park583721.638
348Chicago Cubs1045747.5489.5400393727-2430-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field584018.690
41022Cincinnati Reds1034756.45619.0413455-4227-2420-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark591742.288
51328Milwaukee Brewers1064462.41523.5411466-5520-3324-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park562432.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1056045.571--4363696737-1823-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium573225.561
257San Francisco Giants1045747.5482.54503985230-2327-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park582731.466
3818San Diego Padres1055154.4869.0408457-4924-2527-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park572334.404
4919Arizona Diamondbacks1035053.4859.0451448326-2724-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field592930.492
51227Colorado Rockies1034459.42715.0469530-6124-2720-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field592435.407

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mikie MahtookLF-RF25.245Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Steven SouzaRF26.100Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand
Leonel CamposRP28.016San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Adam ConleySP25.070Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Aaron BrooksSP25.097Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Chris ReedP25.074Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Scott ObergRP25.142Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Mike WrightSP25.211Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Strained left calf
Christian BergmanRP27.090Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Vincent VelasquezSP23.056Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Chin-Hui TsaoRP34.061Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Nick RumbelowRP23.331New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Grady SizemoreDH33.000Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
J.B. ShuckLF28.045Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Ezequiel CarreraLF28.052Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Mike BaxterRF30.238Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to minors
John MayberryLF-RF31.225Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Corey DickersonLF26.072Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Non-displaced rib fracture
Kyle ParkerRF25.306Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Travis Shaw3B-1B25.108Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Munenori Kawasaki2B34.060Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Danny ValenciaLF-3B30.317Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Robinson ChirinosC31.058Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder sprain
Tim Federowiczc27.363San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Ian KennedySP30.226San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Eric O'FlahertyRP30.178Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Aaron LaffeyRP30.109Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Kyle KendrickSP30.341Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Yoervis MedinaRP27.006Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jorge RondonP27.168Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Matt HarrisonSP29.351Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Lower back inflammation
R.J. AlvarezRP24.055Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Alec AsherP23.303Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Kirby Bellowp23.262Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Ben Carhart3B25.193Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Cesar Carrasco21.303Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Jodd CarterOF19.013Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Ryan CasteelC24.057Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Paul ClemensSP27.170Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Matt DavenportP25.295Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Shane DawsonP 21.327Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Juan De La CruzC21.362Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Luis De PaulaP23.098Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Derek De YoungP 23.229Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Geoff Degrootp22.081New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Cody EgeP24.086Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Pablo Fernandezp25.362Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Pedro FernandezP21.069Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Kyle FreelandP22.080Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Michael Freemanp23.300Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Yimi GarciaRP24.349Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Taylor GarrisonP25.070New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jeffrey GlennC23.315New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Josh HaderP 21.117Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Traded from Astros with Brett Phillips, Domingo Santana and Adrian Houser to Brewers for Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers
Shane HalleyP25.308Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Misja HarcksenP20.105Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Chaz HebertP22.332New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Adrian HouserP22.181Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Chih-Wei HuP21.271Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Tyler IhrigP23.320Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Dan Johnson1B35.358St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Ryder Jones3B21.056San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tommy La Stella2B26.183Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Connor Marabellof21.127Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Brooks Marlow2b22.039Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Dexture McCall1B21.185Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Stephen McGeeC24.176Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brandon McNittP23.206Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Reinstated to active roster
Yoervis MedinaRP27.006Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Aderlin MejiaSS-2B23.082Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Keury MellaP22.000Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Miguel MonteroC33.024Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab
Colton MurrayP25.102Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Sean NewcombP22.051Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Antonio NunezSS22.204Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Shawn O'MalleySS-2B27.218Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Fernando Perezp21.228Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Jesus Pirelap26.142Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Pat Porterof22.053Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Marcel PradoP27.254Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Austin PruittP25.336Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Activated from disabled list
Stephen PryorRP26.010Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Luis RamosP20.058Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Joey RickardOF24.073Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Alex Robinettp22.250New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Bryan RodriguezP24.027San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Richard RodriguezP25.151Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Reinier RoibalP26.195Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sal RomanoP21.294Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Steel RussellC24.331Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Evan RutckyjP23.184New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Daniel Saltersc22.178Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Domingo SantanaRF22.362Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Warwick SaupoldP25.198Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Silento SaylesCF20.127Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Jonathan SchwindC25.064Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Luke Scott1B37.038Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan Serenass22.363Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
John Sewaldof21.264Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Casey Shanep19.345Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Ryne Slackp23.011Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Alex SmithP25.307New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Chris Smith2b26.349Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Josh SmithSP27.361Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Junior SosaRF-LF24.303Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
J.P. SportmanIF23.189Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Skyler StromsmoeSS-LF31.125San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Alex SwimC24.129Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nick Swisher1b34.250Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A) for rehab
Ka'ai Tomof21.070Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Chase UtleyDH36.228Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Richard VargasP24.105Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Forrest Wall2B19.256Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Juan Roblesp17.269Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)
Donnie Murphy3b32.145Released by Brewers