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Games on 2015-08-16

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles18Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,2283:09Kendall GravemanWei-Yin ChenWei-Yin Chen (7-6)Kendall Graveman (6-9)-Bob MelvinBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALSeattle Mariners10Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1235,2604:24Vidal NunoHenry OwensRob Rasmussen (2-1)Craig Breslow (0-3)Danny Farquhar (1)Lloyd McClendonTony LovulloFenway Park
IntChicago Cubs1Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,4752:46Dan HarenChris SaleChris Sale (11-7)Dan Haren (8-8)David Robertson (24)Joe MaddonRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
IntChicago Cubs1Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,4752:46Dan HarenChris SaleChris Sale (11-7)Dan Haren (8-8)David Robertson (24)Joe MaddonRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALDetroit Tigers5Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,9693:25Matt BoydMichael FiersWill Harris (5-2)Tom Gorzelanny (1-2)-Brad AusmusA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALLos Angeles Angels3Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1036,8453:12Hector SantiagoYordano VenturaKelvin Herrera (4-2)Trevor Gott (2-1)-Mike SciosciaNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALCleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,2442:48Carlos CarrascoTom MiloneTom Milone (6-3)Carlos Carrasco (11-9)Glen Perkins (31)Terry FranconaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALTampa Bay Rays3Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,1673:04Drew SmylyYovani GallardoYovani Gallardo (9-9)Drew Smyly (0-2)Shawn Tolleson (23)Kevin CashJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALTampa Bay Rays3Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,1673:04Drew SmylyYovani GallardoYovani Gallardo (9-9)Drew Smyly (0-2)Shawn Tolleson (23)Kevin CashJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALNew York Yankees1Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,7922:41Luis SeverinoDrew HutchisonDrew Hutchison (12-2)Luis Severino (0-2)Roberto Osuna (13)Joe GirardiJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLArizona Diamondbacks1Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1020,8403:13Rubby de la RosaShelby MillerDavid Aardsma (1-1)David Hernandez (0-3)-Chip HaleFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLSan Diego Padres0Colorado Rockies5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,9272:31Ian KennedyChris RusinChris Rusin (4-5)Ian Kennedy (7-11)-Pat MurphyWalt WeissCoors Field
NLCincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch947,3882:41Anthony DeSclafaniZack GreinkeZack Greinke (13-2)Anthony DeSclafani (7-8)Kenley Jansen (24)Bryan PriceDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1Milwaukee Brewers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,9203:07Aaron HarangTaylor JungmannTaylor Jungmann (7-4)Aaron Harang (5-14)Francisco Rodriguez (29)Pete MackaninCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates8New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,2503:23Jeff LockeMatt HarveyArquimedes Caminero (4-1)Bobby Parnell (1-3)-Clint HurdleTerry CollinsCiti field
NLWashington Nationals0San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,9042:17Joe RossMadison BumgarnerMadison Bumgarner (14-6)Joe Ross (3-5)-Matt WilliamsBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLMiami Marlins6St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,8263:13David PhelpsCarlos MartinezChris Narveson (1-0)Carlos Martinez (12-5)A.J. Ramos (19)Dan JenningsMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees1166452.552--5514886332-2132-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II462323.500
238Toronto Blue Jays1196554.5460.562248413840-2325-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre432815.651
3511Baltimore Orioles1166056.5174.05224536937-2123-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards462125.457
4915Tampa Bay Rays1175859.4966.5437453-1630-2928-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field452223.489
51424Boston Red Sox1175265.44412.5527578-5129-2923-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloBen CheringtonFenway Park452619.578
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1177146.607--5134367742-2029-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium452421.533
2814Minnesota Twins1175958.50412.0493517-2438-2421-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field452421.533
31018Detroit Tigers1175661.47915.0510562-5228-3028-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park441826.409
41119Chicago White Sox1155560.47815.0433498-6530-2825-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field472126.447
51322Cleveland Indians1165462.46616.5463485-2224-3430-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field452718.600
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1186454.542--5154348140-1924-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park442222.500
2612Los Angeles Angels1176057.5133.54794532636-2324-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim452520.556
3713Texas Rangers1165957.5094.0524554-3026-2933-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington462917.630
41221Seattle Mariners1185563.4669.0451530-7926-3329-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field442123.477
51527Oakland Athletics1195168.42913.5481476527-3424-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431726.395
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610New York Mets1186355.534--4384162242-2121-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field442717.614
2716Washington Nationals1175859.4964.5479471831-2327-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park452520.556
31023Atlanta Braves1175364.4539.5436512-7632-2421-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field451431.311
41429Miami Marlins1174770.40215.5428481-5328-3019-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park452421.533
51530Philadelphia Phillies1184672.39017.0433586-15327-2919-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park441727.386
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1177542.641--46634312344-1831-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III452520.556
223Pittsburgh Pirates1156946.6005.04914217039-1830-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park472918.617
334Chicago Cubs1166749.5787.54634313234-2433-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field463016.652
41125Cincinnati Reds1165165.44023.5457505-4828-2623-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark461333.283
51226Milwaukee Brewers1195168.42925.0463521-5827-3624-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park431726.395
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1186751.568--4964356142-2025-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium442519.568
257San Francisco Giants1176453.5472.55164486835-2429-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park452025.444
3817Arizona Diamondbacks1165759.4919.05254962930-2927-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field462224.478
4920San Diego Padres1185662.47511.0468526-5826-2930-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park441826.409
51328Colorado Rockies1164868.41418.0519606-8726-3122-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field462026.435


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Henry Urrutiadh28.184Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Travis SniderLF27.196Released by Orioles
Mike TonkinRP25.270Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Marcell OzunaCF24.277Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Christian YelichLF-CF23.255Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Right knee contusion
Danny OteroRP30.178Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Brad MillsSP30.164Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Pat VenditteP30.047Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Ryan RaburnDH34.121Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Arismendy AlcantaraSS23.292Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Bryan BrickhouseP23.071Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Jake BrighamRP27.188Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Oswald CaraballoOF22.223New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Diego Castillop21.210Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Ryan DoranP25.011Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Michael FelizP22.049Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Cody ForsytheP24.333Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Johnathan Frebisp22.326Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Edwar Garcia21.270Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Michael Gibbonsp22.114New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from disabled list
Yean Carlos GilP24.308Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Carlos GonzalezP25.065Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Victor GonzalezP19.274Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ben GuezRF28.204Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jefri HernandezP24.111Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Frank HerrmannRP31.078Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chase HuchingsonP26.124New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel HurtadoP23.022Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Kyle KaminskaP26.315Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Troy MarksP25.228Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Adam MartinC23.253Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Jon MatthewsRF24.132Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alex McKeonC-1B22.088Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Carlos MesaRF27.188Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Sean Millerss20.310Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Tyler NaquinOF24.114Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Hector Olivera2b30.133Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Yelmison PeraltaP20.166Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk)
Arvicent PerezC21.214Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Kleiber RivasC20.055San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Webster RivasC25.008Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
C.J. RobinsonP22.097Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Brady RodgersP24.333Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Robby RowlandP23.245St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Alex SanabiaSP26.342Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Blake SchmitIF23.171Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Shea Spitzbarthp20.316Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Nick TraviesoP 21.197Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Cesar Vargas23.230New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Cody WheelerOF-P25.362Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kirby YatesRP28.144Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Drew SmylyRP26.064Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Ali SolisC27.322Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brooks Conrad1B-3B35.213New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Parmelee1B27.174Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dominic LeoneRP23.295Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Guilder RodriguezSS32.023Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Johnny MonellC29.142New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Joseph OrtizRP25.003Released by Cubs
Mike BelfioreP26.317Released by Tigers
Ross WolfRP32.302Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ryan DennickP28.218Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Taylor JordanRP26.211Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony Aliotti1B28.031Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Devin LohmanSS-2B26.124Released by Phillies
Mycal JonesCF28.078Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sean OchinkoC-3B27.300Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ethan StewartP24.209Released by Phillies
Jarek Cunningham2B25.234Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Renato Nunez3B21.134Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew VelazquezSS 21.033Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
David LedbetterP23.185Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Scott SilversteinP25.081Released by Blue Jays
Brandon McNittP23.220Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos LealC 24.034Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Taylor ByrdP23.001Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Jaimito LebronP18.300San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to DSL Padres (Rk)
Jose Salazar3B21.036Announced retirement
Jeremy BleichP28.059Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list