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Games on 2015-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Baltimore Orioles4BoxZach BrittonPat Venditte(none)
Seattle Mariners10Boston Red Sox22BoxWade MileyFelix Hernandez(none)
Chicago Cubs6Chicago White Sox3BoxJake ArrietaJose QuintanaHector Rondon
Detroit Tigers4Houston Astros2BoxAl AlburquerquePat NeshekNeftali Feliz
Los Angeles Angels4Kansas City Royals9BoxJohnny CuetoMatt Shoemaker(none)
Cleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins4BoxTyler DuffeyJosh Tomlin(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Texas Rangers12BoxColby LewisChris Archer(none)
New York Yankees4Toronto Blue Jays1BoxMasahiro TanakaMarco Estrada(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks8Atlanta Braves4BoxPatrick CorbinMike Foltynewicz(none)
San Diego Padres7Colorado Rockies5BoxKevin QuackenbushTommy KahnleCraig Kimbrel
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxBrett AndersonDavid Holmberg(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxWill SmithJustin De FratusFrancisco Rodriguez
Pittsburgh Pirates5New York Mets3BoxJoe BlantonSean GilmartinMark Melancon
Washington Nationals6San Francisco Giants12BoxJake PeavyGio Gonzalez(none)
Miami Marlins2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJohn LackeyBrad Hand(none)

Standings as of 2015-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees1156451.557--5504856532-2132-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II472324.489
238Toronto Blue Jays1186454.5421.561948313639-2325-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre442915.659
3612Baltimore Orioles1155956.5135.05044515336-2123-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards472225.468
4914Tampa Bay Rays1165858.5006.5434448-1430-2928-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field462224.478
51424Boston Red Sox1165264.44812.5519568-4929-2823-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloBen CheringtonFenway Park462620.565
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1167046.603--5094337641-2029-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium462521.543
2815Minnesota Twins1165858.50012.0489516-2737-2421-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field462521.543
31018Detroit Tigers1165660.48314.0505556-5128-3028-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park451827.400
41120Chicago White Sox1145460.47415.0430497-6729-2825-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field482226.458
51221Cleveland Indians1155461.47015.5462481-1924-3430-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field462719.587
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1176354.538--5094298039-1924-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park452322.511
2511Los Angeles Angels1166056.5172.54764492736-2324-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim462521.543
3713Texas Rangers1155857.5044.0519551-3225-2933-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington473017.638
41322Seattle Mariners1175463.4629.0441522-8126-3328-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field452223.489
51526Oakland Athletics1185167.43212.54794582127-3424-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum441727.386
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610New York Mets1176354.538--4374082942-2021-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field452718.600
2716Washington Nationals1165858.5004.54794661331-2327-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park462521.543
31023Atlanta Braves1165264.44810.5434511-7731-2421-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field461531.326
41429Miami Marlins1164670.39716.5422477-5528-3018-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park462521.543
51530Philadelphia Phillies1174671.39317.0432580-14827-2919-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park451728.378
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1167541.647--46233712544-1731-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III462521.543
223Pittsburgh Pirates1146846.5966.04834206339-1829-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park483018.625
334Chicago Cubs1156748.5837.54624283434-2433-24W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field473017.638
41125Cincinnati Reds1155164.44323.5456503-4728-2623-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark471334.277
51227Milwaukee Brewers1185068.42426.0457520-6326-3624-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park441826.409
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1176651.564--4944346041-2025-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium452619.578
257San Francisco Giants1166353.5432.55114486334-2429-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park462125.457
3817Arizona Diamondbacks1155758.4968.05244943030-2927-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field472225.468
4919San Diego Padres1175661.47910.0468521-5326-2930-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyAJ PrellerPetco Park451827.400
51328Colorado Rockies1154768.40918.0514606-9225-3122-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field472126.447


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Steven WrightRP30.350Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-7 concussion
Garin Cecchini3B24.117Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Chris CapuanoRP35.362New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Caleb CothamRP27.283New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Tyler DuffeySP24.231Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Danny FarquharRP28.179Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Josh TomlinP30.300Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Shawn ArmstrongRP24.338Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Carlos FriasSP25.275Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Juan NicasioRP28.349Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left abdominal strain
Chris HatcherRP30.215Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Trevor CahillSP-RP27.167Granted free agency
Cory Spangenberg2B24.152San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike BlazekRP26.152Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-15 Fractured right hand
Mayckol GuaipeRP25.004Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Brad MillsSP30.163Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Taylor ThompsonP28.058Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jose ValverdeRP37.144Suspended 80 games for violating MLB drug program.
Emilio BonifacioDH30.114Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Blaine BoyerRP34.035Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Mike TonkinRP25.269Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Miguel Cabrera1B32.119Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Edwin JacksonRP31.341Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)
Dan BurawaRP26.228Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Braves
Desmond JenningsLF28.289Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Joba ChamberlainRP29.326Released by Blue Jays
Kyle RyanSP23.325Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
David LoughLF29.207Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Steve ClevengerDH29.132Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
David GoforthRP26.308Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Gonzalez GermenRP27.327Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Boone LoganRP31.002Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow inflammation
Ken RobertsP27.159Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Trey Amburgeyof20.295New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Trevor Belicekp22.248Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Brock Bond2B29.338Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron BrooksSP25.110Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Alberto CabreraRP26.294Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Diego Cedeno23.088Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Zach CooperP25.221Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose Diazp22.100Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Robinzon DiazC31.331Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Brandon DixonIF23.199Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Ryan DoranP25.010Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Kelvin EstevezOF19.272Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Jeff FerrellRP24.265Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brian FletcherLF26.293Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jim FullerP28.075Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Marty GanttOF-P25.185Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Anthony GiansantiRF26.321Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon GildeaC23.008Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Severino GonzalezSP22.321Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan HafnerP23.267Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Justin HancockP24.291San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Taylor HillRP26.156Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David HurlbutP25.264Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Dylan Jamesp23.049Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Tom JamesonP24.011Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Brandon KintzlerRP31.014Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Brad Kuntzp22.321Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Junior LakeLF25.141Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Lucas LuetgeRP28.172Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Troy MarksP25.227Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Chris Marrero1b27.044Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Daniel Mayora3B30.019Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Mike McCarthyP27.271Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Natanael MejiaC23.036Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Keynan MiddletonP21.337Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Alec MillsP23.259Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from disabled list
Franklin NavarroC20.302Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Sean NolinSP25.232Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jensen Parkof22.248Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Jordan ParoubeckCF20.286Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Jimy Perez3b21.184Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Rossmel PerezC25.354Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Ramon Ramirez2b23.170Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Brian ReyesC20.048New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Jose Santosp23.160Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
AJ SchugelP26.049Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan ScottC20.189Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
KC Serna3B25.304Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Johnny ShuttlesworthP25.319Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Louis SilverioOF21.243Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Chad SobotkaP22.036Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Robert StockC25.267Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Everett TeafordRP31.092Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Ronald Torreyes2B22.347Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Ramon TroncosoRP32.180Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Luis VillegasC22.256Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Dan Vogelbach1B22.241Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Zach WaltersSS25.344Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Brian JohnsonP24.251Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris McGuiness1b27.126Released by Phillies
Jeff BianchiSS28.314Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Joel De La CruzP26.067New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt StitesRP25.079Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Hector HernandezP24.176Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Jarret MartinP26.001Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt SheltonP26.258Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andrew LongleyC26.314Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Teodoro MartinezCF-LF23.152New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Yoan LopezP22.225Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Champ StuartCF22.308New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dylan CoveyP24.001Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Lino MartinezP23.333Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Robert WhalenP 21.196Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wes ParsonsP22.343Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
David CarverP23.295Released by Brewers
Cisco Tellez1B23.071Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Jordan Edgerton3B21.350Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick GardewineP22.000Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Vicente LupoOF21.262New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel Limap19.105Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to AZL Cubs (Rk)
Ronny DominguezOF18.071Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)