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Games on 2015-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4Los Angeles Angels5BoxTrevor GottChaz Roe(none)
Minnesota Twins1Cleveland Indians8BoxCorey KluberPhil Hughes(none)
Boston Red Sox7Detroit Tigers2BoxHenry OwensJustin Verlander(none)
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals5BoxKelvin HerreraJake PetrickaRyan Madson
Toronto Blue Jays2New York Yankees0BoxMarco EstradaMasahiro TanakaRoberto Osuna
Houston Astros4Oakland Athletics5BoxFernando AbadLuke Gregerson(none)
Texas Rangers2Seattle Mariners4BoxFelix HernandezColby LewisCarson Smith
New York Mets3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxXavier CedenoBartolo ColonJake McGee
Cincinnati Reds3Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxJosh CollmenterRyan Mattheus(none)
Miami Marlins4Atlanta Braves1BoxBrad HandShelby MillerA.J. Ramos
San Francisco Giants0Chicago Cubs2BoxJake ArrietaJake PeavyHector Rondon
St. Louis Cardinals4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxWill SmithJonathan BroxtonFrancisco Rodriguez
Los Angeles Dodgers6Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxArquimedes CamineroJim Johnson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres3BoxJerome WilliamsAndrew CashnerKen Giles
Colorado Rockies6Washington Nationals4BoxJohn AxfordDrew StorenTommy Kahnle

Standings as of 2015-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees1106149.555--5294686132-2129-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II522626.500
238Toronto Blue Jays1136152.5401.559746812936-2125-31W8T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre493217.653
3613Baltimore Orioles1105654.5095.04844315334-2122-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards522527.481
4715Tampa Bay Rays1125656.5006.0416425-928-2928-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field502426.480
51526Boston Red Sox1125062.44612.0472538-6627-2823-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park502822.560
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1106644.600--4764136337-1829-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium522923.558
2916Minnesota Twins1115556.49511.5465500-3534-2221-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field512823.549
31018Detroit Tigers1115457.48612.5492535-4328-3026-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park502030.400
41119Chicago White Sox1095158.46814.5408481-7326-2625-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field532528.472
51322Cleveland Indians1105159.46415.0442463-2122-3329-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field513021.588
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Houston Astros1136152.540--4994217838-1823-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park492524.510
259Los Angeles Angels1105951.5360.54604164436-2323-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim522626.500
3814Texas Rangers1105555.5004.5493525-3223-2932-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington523319.635
41221Seattle Mariners1125260.4648.5419477-5824-3228-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field502426.480
51424Oakland Athletics1135162.45110.04634283527-3424-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum491732.347
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610New York Mets1115952.532--4093951438-1821-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field513120.608
2712Washington Nationals1105753.5181.54594322731-2326-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park522626.500
31023Atlanta Braves1125161.4558.5421490-6930-2321-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field501634.320
41429Philadelphia Phillies1124567.40214.5418541-12327-2918-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park501832.360
51530Miami Marlins1124468.39315.5400458-5826-3018-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park502723.540
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1117140.640--44031912140-1631-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III512922.569
223Pittsburgh Pirates1096544.5965.04604025839-1826-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park533320.623
334Chicago Cubs1106248.5648.54324131931-2431-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field523517.673
41125Cincinnati Reds1094960.45021.0426471-4528-2621-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark531538.283
51328Milwaukee Brewers1134865.42524.0443499-5624-3624-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park492029.408
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1116249.559--4674105737-1825-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium513021.588
2511San Francisco Giants1115952.5323.04854335230-2329-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park512526.490
3817Arizona Diamondbacks1105456.4917.5482476628-2826-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field522527.481
4920San Diego Padres1125260.46410.5436497-6124-2828-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyAJ PrellerPetco Park502228.440
51227Colorado Rockies1094762.43114.0499567-6825-2922-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field532132.396


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Frank GarcesRP25.204San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Will VenableCF-RF32.284San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave
Wil Myersrf24.242San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Marcos MateoRP31.113San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Strained neck
Matt SzczurLF26.020Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Bud NorrisRP30.160Released by Orioles
Cliff Pennington2B-SS31.055Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Blue Jays for Dawel Lugo
Dawel LugoIF20.239Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Diamondbacks for Cliff Pennington
Nick SwisherRF-1B34.257Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Samuel DedunoSP32.038Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Oliver PerezRP33.359Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Astros for Junior Garcia
Junior GarciaP19.313Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Traded from Astros to Diamondbacks for Oliver Perez
Asher WojciechowskiP26.231Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Stephen StrasburgSP27.020Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Dan Uggla2B35.151Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Back spasms
Abraham AlmonteCF26.049Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Cody AndersonSP24.329Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Left oblique strain
Shawn ArmstrongRP24.332Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Jamie RomakRF-1B29.313Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Keith HesslerRP26.147Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mayobanex AcostaC27.263Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Chance Adamsp20.364New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Nicholas AdditonP27.237Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Martin AgostaP24.124San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joe BiaginiP25.072San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jorgan Cavanerio20.356Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Jared Cheekp22.282Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Mike DowdC25.121Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from DL
Jake DunningRP26.362San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Scott Effrossp21.224Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Billy Fleming2B22.323New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Erik ForgioneSS22.334Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Eric FryerC29.348Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Junior GarciaP19.313Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Silfredo GarciaP24.021St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Shane GreeneRP26.265Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Tanner GriggsP21.056Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Luis HernandezP20.149Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Jose JoseP25.019Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Munenori Kawasaki2B34.067Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Pete KelichSS24.174San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Brandon KintzlerRP31.008Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jason LeblebijianIF24.088Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Dawel LugoIF20.239Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Adam MillerP30.256Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jared MillerP21.353Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Kevin Newmanss22.005Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Dennis O'GradyP26.084San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Ryan OrtizC27.315Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt Pare1B24.265San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Chris Parmelee1B27.167Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Chris Paulof22.301Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Brandon PetersonP23.321Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Guillermo PimentelRF22.308Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Rigap22.291Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Amed RosarioSS19.263New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alex Santana3B21.353Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Edgar Santanap23.298Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Taylor ThompsonP28.052Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Matt TomshawP26.235Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Quintin Torres-Costap20.332Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Grady WoodP 25.083Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Activated from disabled list
Paulo OrlandoRF29.281Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Cam BedrosianRP23.312Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Justin Sellersss29.189Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike ThomasP26.215Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Parker BridwellP24.007Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tim BerryP24.144Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon BrennanP24.014Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jacob PetersenP24.119Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Lino MartinezP23.327Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Rowdy Tellez1B20.146Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Omar CarrizalesOF20.191Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Morgan LofstromC19.358Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Yerison Pena1b24.022Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Ivan Cespedesp20.310Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)DL-7 Injured
Mookie BettsCF22.306Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab