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Games on 2015-08-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Los Angeles Angels1BoxJered WeaverJeff SamardzijaJoe Smith
New York Mets4Baltimore Orioles5BoxZach BrittonCarlos Torres(none)
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox6BoxJoe KellyCorey KluberJunichi Tazawa
Tampa Bay Rays2Houston Astros3BoxJosh FieldsMatt Andriese(none)
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees4BoxNathan EovaldiErvin SantanaDellin Betances
Los Angeles Dodgers2Oakland Athletics5BoxJesse ChavezAlex WoodDrew Pomeranz
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers7BoxDerek HollandMike Montgomery(none)
Detroit Tigers15Chicago Cubs8BoxNeftali FelizJon Lester(none)
Kansas City Royals4Cincinnati Reds3BoxLuke HochevarKeyvius SampsonWade Davis
Washington Nationals4Colorado Rockies1BoxStephen StrasburgRafael BetancourtJonathan Papelbon
Miami Marlins7Milwaukee Brewers8BoxWily PeraltaTom KoehlerFrancisco Rodriguez
Toronto Blue Jays4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxAdam MorganMark BuehrleKen Giles
Arizona Diamondbacks1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJ.A. HappRobbie RayMark Melancon
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres3BoxShawn KelleyMatt MarksberryCraig Kimbrel
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxKevin SiegristHunter StricklandTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-08-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1196752.563--5715026935-2132-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II432023.465
238Toronto Blue Jays1216655.5452.063449613840-2326-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre412714.659
3612Baltimore Orioles1196257.5215.05344647039-2223-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards431924.442
4916Tampa Bay Rays1205961.4928.5450461-1130-2929-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field422121.500
51423Boston Red Sox1205466.45013.5544591-4731-3023-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park422418.571
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1197346.613--5204408042-2031-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium432221.512
2815Minnesota Twins1205961.49214.5507537-3038-2421-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field422418.571
31018Detroit Tigers1195861.48715.0535578-4328-3030-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park421626.381
41120Chicago White Sox1185563.46617.5437506-6930-2825-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field442123.477
51322Cleveland Indians1195564.46218.0476502-2624-3431-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field422616.619
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Houston Astros1216655.545--5234477642-2024-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park412021.488
2511Los Angeles Angels1206357.5252.54874573039-2324-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim422220.524
3713Texas Rangers1196158.5134.0537562-2528-3033-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington432716.628
41221Seattle Mariners1215665.46310.0459543-8426-3330-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field412021.488
51525Oakland Athletics1225369.43413.5493486729-3424-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum401525.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610New York Mets1206456.533--4474242342-2122-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field422616.619
2714Washington Nationals1196059.5043.54984782031-2329-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park432320.535
31024Atlanta Braves1205367.44211.0441529-8832-2421-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field421428.333
41328Miami Marlins1204971.40815.0450497-4728-3021-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park422220.524
51530Philadelphia Phillies1204773.39217.0445598-15328-3019-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park421626.381
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1207743.642--47234912346-1931-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III422319.548
223Pittsburgh Pirates1187147.6025.05054347141-1930-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park442717.614
334Chicago Cubs1186751.5689.04794562334-2633-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field443014.682
41126Cincinnati Reds1185167.43225.0461512-5128-2823-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark441331.295
51227Milwaukee Brewers1225270.42626.0479543-6428-3824-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park401624.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Los Angeles Dodgers1206753.558--5024455742-2025-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium422517.595
259San Francisco Giants1206555.5422.05224546835-2430-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park421923.452
3817San Diego Padres1215962.4888.5485531-4629-2930-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyAJ PrellerPetco Park411526.366
4919Arizona Diamondbacks1195861.4878.55385102830-2928-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field432122.488
51429Colorado Rockies1184870.40718.0526625-9926-3322-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field442024.455


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Matt AndrieseRP25.356Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Adam Rosales1B32.091Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Hanser Alberto2B22.306Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Derek HollandSP28.314Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jake SmolinskiRF26.191Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Ike Davis1B28.150Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hip
Travis JankowskiLF24.065San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Will VenableCF-RF32.294Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)TradeD from Padres to Rangers for Marcus Greene and a PTBNL (Jon Edwards)
Marcus GreeneC 21.000San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Rangers with PTBNL to Padres for Will Venable
Michael ChoiceRF25.282Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Chi Chi GonzalezSP23.217Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Enny RomeroRP24.207Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Zack GodleyRP25.120Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Mobile (AA)
Chase AndersonSP27.263Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Erick AlgarinP20.141Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Mike BelfioreP26.320Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Auston BousfieldOF22.045San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Chasen BradfordP26.014New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Greg Brodzinskic24.027Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
David CarpenterRP30.035Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Ryan CasteelC24.074Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Lendy CastilloRP26.133Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Nate CauseyC22.166Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Diego Cedeno23.092Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Joba ChamberlainRP29.330Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Zack Cox3B26.102Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Edgar De La RosaP24.272Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Leurys De La RosaP20.287Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Jorge De LeonRP28.004Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jose Diazp22.104Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Riley Drongesenc23.082St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Paul EshlemanC24.350Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Gavin FloydSP32.204Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to AZL Indians (Rk) for rehab
Trevor FossP25.277Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Ernesto FrieriRP30.031Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Marty GanttOF-P25.189Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Brandon GildeaC23.012Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Juan GraterolC26.186New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Michael GunnP22.206Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Ryan HafnerP23.271Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Brian HolbertonC-2B23.070Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose Infantess21.332New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Mickey Jannisp27.247New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Ryder Jones3B21.073San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jeff Kinleyp23.186Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Gerald Lairdc35.280Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Jefry Marte1B24.059Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Yeison MedinaP22.321St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Jose MesaP 22.006New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Garrett Mundellp22.184New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Alex MurphyC20.318Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Matt NewmanLF-CF26.333Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Taylor NunezP23.022Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Ian ParmleyOF-P25.243Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Adys PortilloP23.243San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Roberto Ramos1B20.234Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Tim RemesC23.063Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Hunter RenfroeC23.204San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Tanner ScheppersRP28.214Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Rainis SilvaC19.152Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Activated from disabled list
AJ Simcoxss21.058Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Logan TaylorP 23.250New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt TomshawP26.245Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
John Williamsp22.102Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
George SorianoP16.148Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)