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Games on 2015-08-12

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALLos Angeles Angels2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1317,1714:44Andrew HeaneyJohn DanksMatt Albers (2-0)Cesar Ramos (2-1)-Mike SciosciaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALLos Angeles Angels2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1317,1714:44Andrew HeaneyJohn DanksMatt Albers (2-0)Cesar Ramos (2-1)-Mike SciosciaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALNew York Yankees1Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,8442:54CC SabathiaDanny SalazarDanny Salazar (10-6)CC Sabathia (4-9)Cody Allen (23)Joe GirardiTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALDetroit Tigers7Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,7323:09Daniel NorrisEdinson VolquezNeftali Feliz (2-3)Edinson Volquez (11-7)Bruce Rondon (2)Brad AusmusNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALTexas Rangers1Minnesota Twins11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,6832:53Nick MartinezMike PelfreyMike Pelfrey (6-7)Nick Martinez (7-7)-Jeff BanisterPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALBaltimore Orioles0Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,6612:29Kevin GausmanHisashi IwakumaHisashi Iwakuma (4-2)Kevin Gausman (2-4)-Buck ShowalterLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
IntAtlanta Braves6Tampa Bay Rays9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,3373:12Matt WislerJake OdorizziAlex Colome (5-4)Matt Marksberry (0-1)Brad Boxberger (29)Fredi GonzalezKevin CashTropicana Field
ALOakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,5972:39Aaron BrooksR.A. DickeyR.A. Dickey (7-10)Aaron Brooks (1-1)-Bob MelvinJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7Arizona Diamondbacks6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,0473:34Aaron NolaChase AndersonAaron Nola (3-1)Chase Anderson (5-5)Ken Giles (7)Pete MackaninChip HaleChase Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers2Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1036,4382:55Matt GarzaJason HammelTommy Hunter (3-2)Michael Blazek (5-3)-Craig CounsellJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLWashington Nationals0Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,9112:20Jordan ZimmermannClayton KershawClayton Kershaw (10-6)Jordan Zimmermann (8-8)Kenley Jansen (22)Matt WilliamsDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
IntBoston Red Sox6Miami Marlins14Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,0413:07Eduardo RodriguezAdam ConleyKyle Barraclough (1-0)Eduardo Rodriguez (6-5)-John FarrellDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLColorado Rockies0New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,1752:35Jorge de la RosaJacob deGromJacob deGrom (11-6)Jorge de la Rosa (7-5)Jeurys Familia (32)Walt WeissTerry CollinsCiti field
NLCincinnati Reds7San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,3972:58Raisel IglesiasJames ShieldsRaisel Iglesias (3-4)James Shields (8-5)-Bryan PricePat MurphyPetco Park
IntHouston Astros2San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,9672:54Scott FeldmanChris HestonScott Feldman (5-5)Chris Heston (11-7)Luke Gregerson (23)A.J. HinchBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,4932:49Gerrit ColeMichael WachaMichael Wacha (14-4)Gerrit Cole (14-6)Trevor Rosenthal (35)Clint HurdleMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-12.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Toronto Blue Jays1156352.548--61147313838-2125-31W10T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre473017.638
237New York Yankees1126151.5450.55344755932-2129-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II502624.520
3613Tampa Bay Rays1145856.5094.5427431-430-2928-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field482226.458
4814Baltimore Orioles1135756.5045.04924425034-2123-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards492425.490
51526Boston Red Sox1145064.43912.5482557-7527-2823-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park482820.583
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1136845.602--4904216939-1929-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium492722.551
2715Minnesota Twins1135756.50411.0479503-2436-2221-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field492623.531
31018Detroit Tigers1145559.48213.5500549-4928-3027-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park471928.404
41119Chicago White Sox1125458.48213.5422485-6329-2625-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field502228.440
51220Cleveland Indians1125359.47314.5449468-1924-3329-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field492821.571
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1156253.539--5024247838-1824-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park472423.511
2511Los Angeles Angels1135954.5222.04644303436-2323-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim492623.531
3917Texas Rangers1125557.4915.5496539-4323-2932-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington503317.660
41322Seattle Mariners1155461.4708.0430485-5526-3328-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field472225.468
51425Oakland Athletics1155164.44311.04684422627-3424-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum471730.362
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158New York Mets1146252.544--4203972341-1821-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field482820.583
2712Washington Nationals1135855.5133.54674432431-2327-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park492524.510
31023Atlanta Braves1145163.44711.0427501-7430-2321-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field481632.333
41429Miami Marlins1144668.40416.0419468-4928-3018-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park482523.521
51530Philadelphia Phillies1154669.40016.5429573-14427-2919-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park471730.362
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1137340.646--44832412442-1631-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III492722.551
223Pittsburgh Pirates1116546.5867.04654105539-1826-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park513318.647
334Chicago Cubs1126448.5718.54414182333-2431-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field503317.660
41124Cincinnati Reds1125062.44622.5440487-4728-2622-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark501436.280
51328Milwaukee Brewers1154867.41726.0448508-6024-3624-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park472027.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1146450.561--4784186039-1925-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium482820.583
2610San Francisco Giants1136053.5313.54884365231-2429-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park492425.490
3816Arizona Diamondbacks1135657.4967.55144872730-2926-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field492326.469
4921San Diego Padres1155461.47010.5452511-5926-2928-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park472027.426
51227Colorado Rockies1124765.42016.0501578-7725-2922-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field502129.420

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Cesar JimenezRP30.273Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
David BuchananSP26.093Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Justin NicolinoSP23.264Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Anthony ReckerC31.349New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Kevin PlaweckiC24.167New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jose FernandezSP23.012Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Right biceps strain
Ryan CookRP28.043Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Tom LayneRP30.283Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Wilfredo BoscanP25.290Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Tony Campanacf29.074Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Keone KelaRP22.118Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Frisco (AA)
Ryan RaburnDH34.117Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Zach WaltersSS25.341Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Juan PerezLF28.272San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Angel PaganCF34.041San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Right patella tendinitis
Joel PeraltaRP39.142Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right neck sprain
Yimi GarciaRP24.359Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Colin ReaSP25.042San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brandon MaurerRP25.040San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Dale ThayerRP34.238San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Bud NorrisRP30.163San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m) [Free Agent]
David RossC38.146Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Devan AhartOF22.295Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Matt BuschmannP31.181Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Edwar CabreraP27.297Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ramon CabreraC25.280Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jorgan Cavanerio20.359Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Miguel CelestinoP25.306Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Ji-Man Choi1B-C24.085Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Robert CoelloRP30.262Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Jordan CooperP26.094Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Reegie Corona2b28.278Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Andrew DanielIF22.197Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jeff Deganop22.286New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Roemon FieldsOF24.257Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Jarlin Garciap22.206Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Terrance GoreCF24.065Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler HerbP23.106Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose Hernandezp20.103Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Stewart IjamesOF26.356Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan JohnsonP21.331San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Patrick KaminskaP24.188Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jeff Kinleyp23.179Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Jake Kuebler1B25.343New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Matt LujanP26.354San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Teodoro MartinezCF-LF23.149New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ryan McCarvelc20.232St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Casey McElroy2B25.227San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Luis MoralesP22.149Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Ronan PachecoP27.014Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Angel PerdomoP21.097Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Branden PinderRP26.198New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
David RamosP23.334Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Dan RohlfingC26.181New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Eric RuthP24.320New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Rob Segedin3B26.275New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tucker Simpsonp22.092Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Markus SolbachP23.352Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Jason StoffelP26.331Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Skyler StromsmoeSS-LF31.135San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Dansby Swansonss21.182Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Stryker TrahanC 21.109Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Activated from disabled list
Carlos Triunfelss25.166San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joe TuschakCF22.299New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from disabled list
Josh Van MeterSS20.155San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Taylor WilliamsP24.022Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Ryan YarbroughP23.225Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Alex Youngp21.337Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Monte' Reesep23.280Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Thomas)