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Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians3Los Angeles Angels4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,0992:59Danny SalazarHector SantiagoCam Bedrosian (1-0)Cody Allen (1-4)-Terry FranconaMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTampa Bay Rays5Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1020,0283:20Erasmo RamirezCarlos RodonDavid Robertson (5-3)Brad Boxberger (4-7)-Kevin CashRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALTampa Bay Rays5Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1020,0283:20Erasmo RamirezCarlos RodonDavid Robertson (5-3)Brad Boxberger (4-7)-Kevin CashRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALKansas City Royals1Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,6282:38Johnny CuetoMatt BoydMatt Boyd (1-2)Johnny Cueto (7-7)Alex Wilson (2)Ned YostBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALBoston Red Sox2New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch947,4892:51Steven WrightLuis SeverinoSteven Wright (5-4)Luis Severino (0-1)Koji Uehara (24)John FarrellJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALBaltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1020,1763:33Wei-Yin ChenKendall GravemanZach Britton (2-0)Arnold Leon (0-1)-Buck ShowalterBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALHouston Astros3Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,7823:23Scott KazmirNick MartinezNick Martinez (7-6)Scott Kazmir (6-6)Sam Dyson (2)A.J. HinchJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALHouston Astros3Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,7823:23Scott KazmirNick MartinezNick Martinez (7-6)Scott Kazmir (6-6)Sam Dyson (2)A.J. HinchJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALMinnesota Twins7Toronto Blue Jays9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,7253:06Tyler DuffeyDrew HutchisonDrew Hutchison (10-2)Tyler Duffey (0-1)LaTroy Hawkins (3)Paul MolitorJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSan Francisco Giants6Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,4442:52Madison BumgarnerWilliams PerezMadison Bumgarner (12-6)Williams Perez (4-2)-Bruce BochyFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1334,7004:14Carlos MartinezDavid HolmbergSeth Maness (4-1)Dylan Axelrod (0-1)-Mike MathenyBryan PriceGreat American Ba
IntSeattle Mariners5Colorado Rockies7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1130,1964:06Taijuan WalkerChris RusinYohan Flande (2-1)Mayckol Guaipe (0-3)-Lloyd McClendonWalt WeissCoors Field
NLNew York Mets8Miami Marlins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,8973:07Matt HarveyDavid PhelpsMatt Harvey (10-7)David Phelps (4-8)Jeurys Familia (29)Terry CollinsDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLSan Diego Padres5Milwaukee Brewers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,9752:57Ian KennedyTaylor JungmannTaylor Jungmann (6-3)Ian Kennedy (6-10)Francisco Rodriguez (25)Pat MurphyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,1973:12Brett AndersonAaron HarangBrett Anderson (6-6)Aaron Harang (5-12)Kenley Jansen (20)Don MattinglyPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLChicago Cubs5Pittsburgh Pirates7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,7593:05Dan HarenJeff LockeAntonio Bastardo (3-1)Travis Wood (5-4)Mark Melancon (34)Joe MaddonClint HurdlePNC Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks11Washington Nationals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,5723:56Rubby de la RosaGio GonzalezRubby de la Rosa (9-5)Aaron Barrett (3-3)-Chip HaleMatt WilliamsNationals Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1066046.566--5264576931-1829-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II562729.482
2511Toronto Blue Jays1095752.5234.557846411435-2122-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre533617.679
3613Baltimore Orioles1075552.5145.54714185334-2121-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards552629.473
4916Tampa Bay Rays1095455.4957.5404414-1026-2828-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field532627.491
51425Boston Red Sox1084860.44413.0451525-7427-2821-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park543024.556
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1066343.594--4553936234-1829-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium563224.571
2715Minnesota Twins1075453.5059.5447457-1034-2220-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field552926.527
31018Detroit Tigers1075255.48611.5473509-3626-2826-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park542232.407
41120Chicago White Sox1065155.48112.0396466-7026-2625-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field562531.446
51322Cleveland Indians1074958.45814.5408448-4020-3229-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field543222.593
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1096049.550--4884078138-1822-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park532627.491
2410Los Angeles Angels1075750.5332.04474034434-2223-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim552827.509
3814Texas Rangers1075453.5055.0477514-3723-2931-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington553421.618
41221Seattle Mariners1095059.45910.0408461-5322-3128-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field532627.491
51526Oakland Athletics1094861.44012.04494173224-3324-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532033.377
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169New York Mets1085850.537--3983831538-1820-32W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field543222.593
2712Washington Nationals1065551.5192.04374172029-2126-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park562828.500
31124Atlanta Braves1084860.44410.0398473-7527-2221-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field541935.352
41429Miami Marlins1084365.39815.0383435-5226-3017-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park542826.519
51530Philadelphia Phillies1084266.38916.0397523-12627-2815-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park542133.389
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1076839.636--42431411040-1628-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III553223.582
223Pittsburgh Pirates1066244.5855.54363874936-1826-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park563620.643
358Chicago Cubs1065848.5479.54104001027-2431-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field563917.696
41023Cincinnati Reds1054857.45719.0419461-4228-2520-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark571641.281
51328Milwaukee Brewers1094663.42223.0428485-5722-3424-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park532231.415
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1076146.570--4423786437-1824-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium553124.564
246San Francisco Giants1075948.5512.04724116130-2329-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park552530.455
3817Arizona Diamondbacks1065254.4918.54724611126-2726-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field562729.482
4919San Diego Padres1085256.4819.5427474-4724-2528-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park542232.407
51227Colorado Rockies1064561.42515.5487553-6625-2920-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field562333.411


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Tyler CravySP26.023Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Daniel Navalf-RF32.166Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Red Sox by Rays
Luis Severinop21.166New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt BoydSP24.184Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Alex TorresRP27.241New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Daniel WebbRP25.352Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Mid-right back strain
Nate JonesRP29.189Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Jon GraySP23.274Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ian KennedySP30.229San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave
Preston GuilmetRP28.009Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Wandy RodriguezSP36.199Released by Rangers
Ryan StrausborgerCF27.154Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mayckol GuaipeRP24.359Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Eric O'FlahertyRP30.181New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Traded from Athletics to Mets for future considerations (Darwin Frias)
Josh OutmanRP30.325Released by Braves
Jose ValdezP25.157Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Nick RumbelowRP23.334New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Tyler WilsonRP25.314Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Henry OwensP23.015Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
T.J. McFarlandRP26.058Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Anthony Aliotti1B28.020Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Austin Baileyss23.033Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Jake BurnetteP22.360Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Derrick ChungIF27.164Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Dusty Coleman3B28.107Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dustin Cookp21.275New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Ryan CookRP28.036Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Daniel CorderoP22.059Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Caleb CothamRP27.273New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Cortland CoxP20.275Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
John CurtissP22.122Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Logan DavisSS23.348Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Derek De YoungP 23.232Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Yeyfry Del RosarioP21.100Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Edwin Drexlerof23.035Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Luke Dykstra2B19.272Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Icezack Flemmingp23.042New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Drew GagnonP25.040Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Brock Hartsonp21.361Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Hector HernandezP24.166Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Clinton HollonP20.224Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Connor KadenP22.282San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Kenn KasparekP29.316Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Jeremy KehrtP29.227Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Leandro LinaresP21.190Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Mario Lisson1B-3B31.066Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Shedric LongC19.349Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Deiner Lopez21.067Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Hector LorenzanaIF23.311Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Seth Lugo25.261New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Mikie MahtookLF-RF25.248Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Yoiber MarquinaC19.184Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Nick MartiniCF25.039St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Sean McLaughlinp21.081Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Marcos MolinaP20.150New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jon Mota3B28.065Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Griffin MurphyP24.201Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tanner PetersP24.364Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Rangel Ravelo3B23.103Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Chris ReedP25.077Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
J.T. RiddleSS23.298Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Isaac SanchezP22.295Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Robert StockC25.257Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Albert SuarezP25.301Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brent SuterP-OF25.341Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Tony Thomas2B29.026Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Tyler WadeSS20.255New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Trey Wingenterp21.112San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Ryan YarbroughP23.218Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Adam Quintanap23.194Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Peru State)
Lupe Chavezp17.245Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)
Jose Suarezp17.214Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to AZL Angels (Rk)
Roberto Lierac22.002Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Faulkner)
Zach Welzof23.090Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Texas Southern)