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Games on 2015-08-22

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays15Los Angeles Angels3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,5783:16Marco EstradaAndrew HeaneyMarco Estrada (11-7)Andrew Heaney (5-2)-John GibbonsMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,3013:01Kyle GibsonChris TillmanCasey Fien (4-5)Chris Tillman (9-8)Kevin Jepsen (7)Paul MolitorBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALKansas City Royals6Boston Red Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,1353:29Yordano VenturaMatt BarnesYordano Ventura (8-7)Matt Barnes (3-4)Greg Holland (28)Ned YostTony LovulloFenway Park
ALTexas Rangers5Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,0822:55Yovani GallardoRandy WolfYovani Gallardo (10-9)Randy Wolf (0-1)-Jeff BanisterBrad AusmusComerica Park
IntLos Angeles Dodgers1Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,9992:28Zack GreinkeScott KazmirScott Kazmir (7-8)Zack Greinke (13-3)Luke Gregerson (24)Don MattinglyA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALCleveland Indians2New York Yankees6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch947,0312:52Danny SalazarLuis SeverinoLuis Severino (1-2)Danny Salazar (11-7)-Terry FranconaJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTampa Bay Rays5Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,0672:37Erasmo RamirezSonny GrayAlex Colome (6-4)Pat Venditte (0-2)-Kevin CashBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALChicago White Sox6Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1032,0853:23Carlos RodonVidal NunoNate Jones (1-0)Danny Farquhar (0-4)David Robertson (25)Robin VenturaLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
NLAtlanta Braves7Chicago Cubs9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,1962:42Williams PerezDan HarenPedro Strop (2-6)Edwin Jackson (2-2)Hector Rondon (23)Fredi GonzalezJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLArizona Diamondbacks11Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,2163:41Randall DelgadoAnthony DeSclafaniZack Godley (4-0)Anthony DeSclafani (7-9)Daniel Hudson (2)Chip HaleBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLNew York Mets14Colorado Rockies9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,1703:27Jon NieseChris RusinJon Niese (8-9)Chris Rusin (4-6)-Terry CollinsWalt WeissCoors Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Miami Marlins2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,1132:50Aaron HarangJustin NicolinoElvis Araujo (2-1)A.J. Ramos (1-4)Ken Giles (9)Pete MackaninDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLSan Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,2592:34Mike LeakeGerrit ColeMark Melancon (3-1)George Kontos (2-2)-Bruce BochyClint HurdlePNC Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals0San Diego Padres8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,8163:11Carlos MartinezIan KennedyIan Kennedy (8-11)Carlos Martinez (12-6)-Mike MathenyPat MurphyPetco Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers1Washington Nationals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,1712:44Taylor JungmannJoe RossJoe Ross (4-5)Taylor Jungmann (7-5)-Craig CounsellMatt WilliamsNationals Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-22.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees1226854.557--5825146836-2332-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II401921.475
236Toronto Blue Jays1236855.5530.565850115740-2328-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre392514.641
3713Baltimore Orioles1226260.5086.05414865539-2523-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards401921.475
4914Tampa Bay Rays1236261.5046.5458466-830-2932-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field391821.462
51323Boston Red Sox1235667.45512.5558600-4233-3123-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park392217.564
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1227448.607--5294547542-2032-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium402119.525
2815Minnesota Twins1236261.50412.5529544-1538-2424-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field392118.538
31019Detroit Tigers1225963.48415.0542585-4329-3230-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park391524.385
41120Chicago White Sox1215863.47915.5462515-5330-2828-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field411823.439
51221Cleveland Indians1225765.46717.0488513-2524-3433-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field392415.615
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Houston Astros1246856.548--5294498044-2124-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park381820.474
2511Texas Rangers1226359.5164.0544569-2528-3035-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington402515.625
3612Los Angeles Angels1236360.5124.5494489539-2624-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim392217.564
41422Seattle Mariners1235667.45511.5466560-9426-3530-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field392019.513
51526Oakland Athletics1245371.42715.0498493529-3624-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum381523.395
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159New York Mets1226656.541--4754423342-2124-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field402416.600
2816Washington Nationals1226161.5005.05094921732-2429-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park402218.550
31024Atlanta Braves1235370.43113.5452550-9832-2421-46L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field391425.359
41328Miami Marlins1235073.40716.5462515-5329-3221-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park392118.538
51530Philadelphia Phillies1234974.39817.5463610-14728-3021-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park391425.359
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1227745.631--47536610946-1931-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III402317.575
223Pittsburgh Pirates1217348.6033.55164427443-2030-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park412516.610
334Chicago Cubs1217051.5796.55004673337-2633-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field412714.659
41125Milwaukee Brewers1245371.42725.0490552-6228-3825-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park381523.395
51227Cincinnati Reds1215170.42125.5475534-5928-3123-39L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark411328.317
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Los Angeles Dodgers1226755.549--5034515242-2025-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium402515.625
2610San Francisco Giants1236657.5371.55304656535-2431-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park391821.462
3717Arizona Diamondbacks1226161.5006.05605243630-2931-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field401822.450
4918San Diego Padres1236162.4966.5502534-3231-2930-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park391326.333
51429Colorado Rockies1214972.40517.5547655-10827-3522-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field411922.463

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Josh Harrison2B28.045Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh WallRP28.213Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Neal CottsRP35.150Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Traded from Brewers to Twins for PTBNL
A.J. AchterRP26.360Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Trea TurnerSS22.053Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Aaron BarrettRP27.233Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Tyler MooreLF28.204Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Left ankle sprain
Rob RasmussenRP26.142Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Joe BeimelRP38.125Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Alberto Callaspo3B32.125Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris RearickP27.261San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Designated for Assignment
Domingo SantanaRF23.017Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Ryan LollisLF28.249San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Mike LeakeSP27.284San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris AndersonP23.024Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Frank BatistaP26.118Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jalen BeeksP22.043Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Jake BrayP22.257Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Brooks BrownRP30.063Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jose CasillaP26.093San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
David Chester1B26.144Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Rehiner Cordova2B21.223Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jarred CosartSP25.089Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jharel CottonP23.216Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Collin Cowgillrf-LF29.092Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Grant DaytonP27.271Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Edwin Drexlerof23.052Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Daniel FajardoC20.276Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Austin FisherIF22.226Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Ernesto FrieriRP30.034Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Ashford Fulmerof22.054San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Nick GardewineP22.007Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Dalton Geekiep20.323Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Conor Gillaspie3B28.035Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Dean Green1B26.053Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Jairo HerediaP25.318Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Juan JaimeP28.020Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jose JoseP25.032Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Rob KralC26.147San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
London Lindleyof22.071Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Brian LoconsoleP25.012Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jose Lozada3B-SS29.236Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Chris MartinRP29.081New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler MasseyLF26.032Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Jeff McVaneyOF-P25.218Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Juan MinayaP24.338Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Ryan Mountcastless18.185Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Alex MurenOF-P23.290Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Taylor NunezP23.025Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Danny OteroRP30.184Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Steve Pearce1B-LF32.131Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA) for rehab
Kevin PerezP22.021Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Ramon Ramirez2b23.177Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
David RichardsonP24.203Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
C.J. RobinsonP22.103Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Guilder RodriguezSS32.029Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jose RodriguezSS19.293Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Angel RosaSS22.337Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Adderling RuizC24.111Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Jorge SaezC 24.359Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Adrian SalcedoP24.198Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Craig SchlitterP23.098Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Scott Sizemore2b30.230Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Isael SotoOF18.293Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Justin Toole2B28.346Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jose ValdezP25.174Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Dan Vogelbach1B22.248Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Drew Ward3B20.270Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Chad ZuratP23.274Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Jair JurrjensRP29.205Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Joe ThatcherRP34.134Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Phillippe AumontSP26.227Released by Blue Jays
Quintin Berrylf30.274Released by Red Sox
Raffy LopezC27.325Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Fractured left hand
Stephen SmithP29.099Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler PearsonC23.129Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Edwin Espinal1B21.211Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jesen TherrienP22.157Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Luis De PaulaP23.118Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Yuniel Ramirezof26.243Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured
Chris Paulof22.314Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Clinton HollonP20.241Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Suspended 50 games for violating Minor League drug program
Jake MayersP25.014Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Josh Rogersp21.043New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Max GeorgeSS19.137Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Taylor Hicksp23.178Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)DL-60 Injured
Travis Neubeckp20.162Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured
Miguel DiazP20.267Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Brandon BeachySP28.353Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Taylor ThompsonP28.065Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Enosil TejedaP26.062Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robert StephensonP22.179Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan OrtizC27.328Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Todd Hankins2B24.277Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Raul FernandezP25.061Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zachary BirdP 21.039Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Calten DaalSS22.021Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
J.P. SportmanIF23.209Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
John PoloniusSS24.221San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan DavisIF23.102Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mitch Nay3B 21.336Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Reynaldo LopezP21.230Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler KinleyP24.203Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Argenis AldazoroOF22.339Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Wilfredo TovarSS24.011New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 concussion
Andres SantiagoP25.300Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brett EibnerCF26.263Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh JohnsonSS29.223Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sean Coyle2B23.218Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)DL-7 Injured
Adam LawSS-2B25.198Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Marcos MolinaP20.167New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alex Robinettp22.270New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Placed on military leave
Gregori RiveroC19.087Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)DL-7 Injured
Dan RobertsonLF29.326Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
James NeedyP24.145San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt WilliamsSS25.358St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Shane HalleyP25.328Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Placed on temporary inactive list
Billy McKinneyCF20.364Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos GonzalezP25.071Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chad JamesP24.211Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
J.D. Davis3B22.117Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tim LocastroSS23.039Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick KielP22.265Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Chuck Weaverp24.230Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Signed to Minor League Contract
Anthony Dirocieof18.120New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Miguel Patino2b19.249New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Garrett MattlageSS22.178Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
John Wernerp23.232Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Starlyn SurielP21.278Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Hunter RedmanC22.362Released by Dodgers
Yordy CabreraSS24.353Released by Marlins
Kentrell DewittLF24.155Released by Marlins