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Games on 2015-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays12Los Angeles Angels5BoxR.A. DickeyGarrett Richards(none)
Minnesota Twins4Baltimore Orioles3BoxGlen PerkinsBrian MatuszTom Milone
Kansas City Royals8Boston Red Sox6BoxChris YoungJunichi TazawaWade Davis
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers2BoxCole HamelsMatt BoydShawn Tolleson
Los Angeles Dodgers2Houston Astros3BoxLuke GregersonChris Hatcher(none)
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees3BoxBryan ShawDellin BetancesCody Allen
Tampa Bay Rays2Oakland Athletics8BoxFernando RodriguezSteve Geltz(none)
Chicago White Sox6Seattle Mariners8BoxTaijuan WalkerJohn DanksTom Wilhelmsen
Atlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs9BoxJason HammelMatt Wisler(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Cincinnati Reds0BoxChase AndersonRaisel Iglesias(none)
New York Mets5Colorado Rockies1BoxLogan VerrettDavid Hale(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Miami Marlins0BoxAaron NolaAdam ConleyKen Giles
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxFrancisco LirianoRyan VogelsongMark Melancon
St. Louis Cardinals10San Diego Padres3BoxMichael WachaColin Rea(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Washington Nationals9BoxJordan ZimmermannMatt Garza(none)

Standings as of 2015-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Toronto Blue Jays1246955.556--67050616440-2329-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre382414.632
236New York Yankees1236855.5530.55855186736-2432-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II391920.487
3816Baltimore Orioles1236261.5046.55444905439-2623-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards391920.487
4917Tampa Bay Rays1246262.5007.0460474-1430-2932-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field381820.474
51423Boston Red Sox1245668.45213.0564608-4433-3223-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park382216.579
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1237548.610--5374607742-2033-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium392019.513
2712Minnesota Twins1246361.50812.5533547-1438-2425-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field382018.526
31019Detroit Tigers1235964.48016.0544589-4529-3330-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park381523.395
41120Chicago White Sox1225864.47516.5468523-5530-2828-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field401822.450
51221Cleveland Indians1235865.47217.0492516-2424-3434-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field382315.605
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Houston Astros1256956.552--5324518145-2124-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park371720.459
2511Texas Rangers1236459.5204.0548571-2328-3036-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington392415.615
3613Los Angeles Angels1246361.5085.5499501-239-2724-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim382216.579
41322Seattle Mariners1245767.46011.5474566-9227-3530-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field381919.500
51524Oakland Athletics1255471.43215.05064951130-3624-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum371423.378
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159New York Mets1236756.545--4804433742-2125-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field392316.590
2814Washington Nationals1236261.5045.05184972133-2429-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park392118.538
31025Atlanta Braves1245371.42714.5455559-10432-2421-47L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field381424.368
41329Miami Marlins1245074.40317.5462517-5529-3321-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park382117.553
51428Philadelphia Phillies1245074.40317.5465610-14528-3022-44W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park381325.342
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1237845.634--48536911646-1932-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III392217.564
223Pittsburgh Pirates1227448.6073.55214447744-2030-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park402416.600
334Chicago Cubs1227151.5826.55094703938-2633-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field402614.650
41126Milwaukee Brewers1255372.42426.0495561-6628-3825-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park371522.405
51227Cincinnati Reds1225171.41826.5475538-6328-3223-39L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark401327.325
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Dodgers1236756.545--5054545142-2025-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium392514.641
2610San Francisco Giants1246658.5321.55324706235-2431-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park381820.474
3715Arizona Diamondbacks1236261.5045.05645244030-2932-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field391722.436
4918San Diego Padres1246163.4926.5505544-3931-3030-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyAJ PrellerPetco Park381325.342
51530Colorado Rockies1224973.40217.5548660-11227-3622-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field401921.475


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jose DominguezRP25.016Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Branden PinderRP26.209New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Chris CapuanoRP36.004New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Marc Krauss1B27.323Released by Tigers
Randy WolfP39.001Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Preston TuckerRF-LF25.048Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Eric Younglf30.090New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Traded from Braves to Mets for cash considerations
Dario AlvarezP26.218New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Lucas Duda1B29.201New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Grant Green2B27.331Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Nick TropeanoP24.361Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Adam Rosales1B32.095Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Sean DoolittleRP28.331Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Ike Davis1B28.154Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Cesar JimenezRP30.284Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Phillies by Brewers
Manny ParraRP32.297Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Biceps tendinitis in left shoulder
Collin BalesterRP29.078Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Donn RoachSP25.252Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jonathan AroRP24.317Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt BarnesSP25.067Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Rafael BetancourtRP40.116Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Andrew AlbersSP29.321Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
K.J. AlexanderC23.335New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jorge AlfaroC22.073Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon BrennanP24.028Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Bryan BrickhouseP23.078Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Alexander BurgosP24.265Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Jordan CowanSS20.132Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Quinten DavisOF 23.022Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dominic DeMasiP22.097Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Aledmys DiazSS25.022St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Danny FarquharRP28.187Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Nathan Foriestp23.208San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Bryan HaarOF25.257Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from DL
Keith HesslerRP26.161Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Mycal JonesCF28.085Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jose JoseP25.033Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Tyler KinleyP24.204Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan LeonardsSS24.032Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
David LoughLF29.215Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Tyler LyonsRP27.184St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Gabriel Mejiaof20.024Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Justin MillerRP28.071Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Johnny MonellC29.149New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
John MoraOF22.084New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from disabled list
Jefferson OlacioP21.219Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
CJ RobinsonP22.104Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Christopher ThomasP27.160St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Breyvic Valera2B23.022St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Tucker Wardp23.105Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Joe WatsonP22.333Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Trevor WilliamsP23.120Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Eric Younglf30.090New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)