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Games on 2015-08-19

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox0Los Angeles Angels1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,0362:56Jeff SamardzijaJered WeaverJered Weaver (5-9)Jeff Samardzija (8-9)Joe Smith (2)Robin VenturaMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
IntNew York Mets4Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,1653:01Noah SyndergaardUbaldo JimenezZach Britton (4-0)Carlos Torres (4-5)-Terry CollinsBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALCleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,4653:09Corey KluberJoe KellyJoe Kelly (6-6)Corey Kluber (8-13)Junichi Tazawa (1)Terry FranconaTony LovulloFenway Park
ALTampa Bay Rays2Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1326,0014:04Nathan KarnsDallas KeuchelJosh Fields (4-1)Matt Andriese (3-3)-Kevin CashA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALMinnesota Twins3New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,0862:34Ervin SantanaNathan EovaldiNathan Eovaldi (13-2)Ervin Santana (2-4)Dellin Betances (8)Paul MolitorJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
IntLos Angeles Dodgers2Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,1222:34Alex WoodJesse ChavezJesse Chavez (7-12)Alex Wood (8-8)Drew Pomeranz (2)Don MattinglyBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALSeattle Mariners2Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1422:39Mike MontgomeryDerek HollandDerek Holland (1-1)Mike Montgomery (4-6)-Lloyd McClendonJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALSeattle Mariners2Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1422:39Mike MontgomeryDerek HollandDerek Holland (1-1)Mike Montgomery (4-6)-Lloyd McClendonJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
IntDetroit Tigers15Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,3103:48Daniel NorrisJon LesterNeftali Feliz (3-3)Jon Lester (8-9)-Brad AusmusJoe MaddonWrigley Field
IntKansas City Royals4Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,0783:38Jeremy GuthrieKeyvius SampsonLuke Hochevar (1-0)Keyvius Sampson (2-2)Wade Davis (10)Ned YostBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLWashington Nationals4Colorado Rockies1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,8632:57Stephen StrasburgJorge de la RosaStephen Strasburg (7-6)Rafael Betancourt (2-4)Jonathan Papelbon (20)Matt WilliamsWalt WeissCoors Field
NLMiami Marlins7Milwaukee Brewers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,4533:11Tom KoehlerWily PeraltaWily Peralta (4-7)Tom Koehler (8-11)Francisco Rodriguez (30)Dan JenningsCraig CounsellMiller Park
IntToronto Blue Jays4Philadelphia Phillies7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,2462:24Mark BuehrleAdam MorganAdam Morgan (4-4)Mark Buehrle (13-6)Ken Giles (8)John GibbonsPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLArizona Diamondbacks1Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,0882:51Robbie RayJ.A. HappJ.A. Happ (5-7)Robbie Ray (3-9)Mark Melancon (38)Chip HaleClint HurdlePNC Park
NLAtlanta Braves2San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,7322:43Julio TeheranTyson RossShawn Kelley (2-2)Matt Marksberry (0-2)Craig Kimbrel (35)Fredi GonzalezPat MurphyPetco Park
NLSan Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,2782:54Matt CainJaime GarciaKevin Siegrist (5-0)Hunter Strickland (2-3)Trevor Rosenthal (38)Bruce BochyMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-19.

TopRecord 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 A.J. 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 DanielsRangers Ballpark 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 Bryan PriceWalt 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 MurphyA.J. 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
A.J. 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-)