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Games on 2015-08-21

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays9Los Angeles Angels2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,1103:07David PriceHector SantiagoDavid Price (12-4)Hector Santiago (7-7)-John GibbonsMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins4Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,0253:06Tom MiloneWei-Yin ChenCasey Fien (3-5)Darren O'Day (5-2)Kevin Jepsen (6)Paul MolitorBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALKansas City Royals2Boston Red Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,2032:31Johnny CuetoHenry OwensHenry Owens (2-1)Johnny Cueto (9-8)-Ned YostTony LovulloFenway Park
ALTexas Rangers2Detroit Tigers0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,7183:08Colby LewisJustin VerlanderColby Lewis (14-5)Justin Verlander (1-6)Shawn Tolleson (24)Jeff BanisterBrad AusmusComerica Park
IntLos Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,8332:31Brett AndersonMichael FiersMichael Fiers (6-9)Brett Anderson (7-8)-Don MattinglyA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALCleveland Indians7New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,9403:39Carlos CarrascoMasahiro TanakaCarlos Carrasco (12-9)Masahiro Tanaka (9-6)Cody Allen (25)Terry FranconaJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTampa Bay Rays2Oakland Athletics1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,6712:52Drew SmylyChris BassittDrew Smyly (1-2)Chris Bassitt (1-5)Brad Boxberger (30)Kevin CashBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALChicago White Sox11Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,7703:06Chris SaleFelix HernandezChris Sale (12-7)Felix Hernandez (14-8)-Robin VenturaLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
NLAtlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,2112:53Shelby MillerKyle HendricksJason Motte (8-1)Shelby Miller (5-10)Hector Rondon (22)Fredi GonzalezJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLArizona Diamondbacks6Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,7573:02Rubby de la RosaDavid HolmbergRubby de la Rosa (11-5)David Holmberg (1-3)Brad Ziegler (23)Chip HaleBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLNew York Mets14Colorado Rockies9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,0793:34Bartolo ColonJon GraySean Gilmartin (2-1)Christian Friedrich (0-4)-Terry CollinsWalt WeissCoors Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7Miami Marlins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,3912:36Jerad EickhoffKendry FloresJerad Eickhoff (1-0)Kendry Flores (1-2)-Pete MackaninDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLSan Francisco Giants6Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,6923:12Madison BumgarnerJeff LockeMadison Bumgarner (15-6)Jeff Locke (6-8)Santiago Casilla (30)Bruce BochyClint HurdlePNC Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,7343:07John LackeyAndrew CashnerAndrew Cashner (5-12)John Lackey (10-8)-Mike MathenyPat MurphyPetco Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers10Washington Nationals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,9163:24Jimmy NelsonGio GonzalezJimmy Nelson (10-9)Gio Gonzalez (9-6)Kyle Lohse (1)Craig CounsellMatt WilliamsNationals Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees1216754.554--5765126435-2332-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II412021.488
237Toronto Blue Jays1226755.5490.564349814540-2327-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre402614.650
3712Baltimore Orioles1216259.5125.05394835639-2423-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards411922.463
4914Tampa Bay Rays1226161.5006.5453462-930-2931-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field401921.475
51323Boston Red Sox1225666.45911.5555594-3933-3023-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park402218.550
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1217348.603--5234517242-2031-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium412219.537
2815Minnesota Twins1226161.50012.5526542-1638-2423-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field402218.550
31019Detroit Tigers1215962.48814.0539580-4129-3130-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park401525.375
41120Chicago White Sox1205763.47515.5456512-5630-2827-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field421923.452
51221Cleveland Indians1215764.47116.0486507-2124-3433-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field402416.600
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Houston Astros1236756.545--5264487843-2124-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park391920.487
2511Los Angeles Angels1226359.5163.54914741739-2524-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim402218.550
3613Texas Rangers1216259.5124.0539566-2728-3034-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington412615.634
41422Seattle Mariners1225666.45910.5463554-9126-3430-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field402020.500
51526Oakland Athletics1235370.43114.0494488629-3524-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391524.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610New York Mets1216556.537--4614332842-2123-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field412516.610
2816Washington Nationals1216061.4965.05034911231-2429-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park412318.561
31024Atlanta Braves1225369.43412.5445541-9632-2421-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field401426.350
41328Miami Marlins1225072.41015.5460511-5129-3121-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park402119.525
51530Philadelphia Phillies1224874.39317.5459608-14928-3020-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park401525.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1217744.636--47535811746-1931-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III412318.561
223Pittsburgh Pirates1207248.6004.55134407342-2030-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park422616.619
334Chicago Cubs1206951.5757.54914603136-2633-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field422814.667
41125Milwaukee Brewers1235370.43125.0489546-5728-3825-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park391524.385
51227Cincinnati Reds1205169.42525.5468523-5528-3023-39L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark421329.310
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1216754.554--5024485442-2025-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium412516.610
259San Francisco Giants1226656.5411.55284626635-2431-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park401822.450
3717Arizona Diamondbacks1216061.4967.05495173230-2930-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field411922.463
4918San Diego Padres1226062.4927.5494534-4030-2930-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park401426.350
51429Colorado Rockies1204971.40817.5538641-10327-3422-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field421923.452

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jerad EickhoffSP25.050Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Cesar JimenezRP30.282Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Vincent VelasquezSP23.075Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Corpus Christi (AA)
Garrett Jones1B34.061Released by Yankees
Gerald Lairdc35.282Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Drew StubbsLF30.321Released by Rockies
Rafael MonteroP24.308New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Jeff BianchiSS28.320Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Danny BlackSS27.002Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler BremerP25.257Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Buck Britton3B-2B29.097Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sean Buckley3B25.352Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Alexander BurgosP24.263Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
D.K. CareyOF23.281Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Emanuel ChavezP20.214Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Matt Chavez1b26.168San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Michael ChoiceRF25.284Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Traded from Rangers to Indians for cash
Hunter ColeOF22.322San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Edgar De La RosaP24.274Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Calvin DrummondP25.333Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Jonathan EdwardsRP27.226San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Traded from Rangers to Padres as PTBNL in Will Venable trade
Tom Eshelmanp21.062Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Ernesto FrieriRP30.033Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Derrik GibsonSS25.259Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Bryan HaarOF25.255Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Twins (Rk) for rehab
Corey Hart1B33.150Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mike HauschildP25.211Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Gabe HemmerP25.060Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Hector HernandezP24.182Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Chris HestonSP27.133San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Rob HuberP23.226Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Eduardo JimenezP20.139Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Stephen JohnsonP 24.181Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Tyler Ladendorf2B-SS27.167Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jose LeclercP21.245Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Joe MantiplyP24.173Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Osvaldo MartinezSS27.106Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Teodoro MartinezCF-LF23.158New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Stephen McGeeC24.195Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Ryan Miltonp23.247Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Gerson MorenoP19.346Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Max MurphyOF22.277Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Sean OchinkoC-3B27.305Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
David PalladinoP22.159New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Steve Pearce1B-LF32.130Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk) for rehab
Ariel PenaP26.093Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Derek PetersonIF24.168Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Michael PinedaSP26.215New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Josmil PintoC26.143Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Brian RauhP 24.029Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
John RichyP23.024Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Griffin RussellP 21.169San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Nolan SanburnOF24.031Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Warwick SaupoldP25.217Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Silento SaylesCF20.146Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Blake SchmitIF23.176Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Ryan ScottC20.195Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Brandon SinneryP25.207Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Drew Smithp21.331Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Gage SmithP24.189Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Chad SobotkaP22.042Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Junior SosaRF-LF24.322Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Activated from disabled list
David SpeerP23.007Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Gabe SpeierP20.131Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Locke St. JohnP22.202Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Champ StuartCF22.314New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Erik SwansonP21.351Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Trent SzkutnikP22.000Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Wade WassC 23.333Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Daniel WebbRP26.003Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Matt WestRP26.273Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Steve WilkersonSS23.223Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from disabled list
John Williamsp22.104Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Willy Ortizp20.032Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Rays (Rk)
Joel RamirezSS21.351Released by Twins
David CarpenterRP30.037Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab