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Games on 2015-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox4BoxJoe KellyJeff SamardzijaJean Machi
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals8BoxKris MedlenUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Houston Astros0New York Yankees1BoxAndrew MillerOliver Perez(none)
Oakland Athletics11Seattle Mariners5BoxEdward MujicaHisashi Iwakuma(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxLance LynnJhoulys ChacinTrevor Rosenthal
Colorado Rockies3Atlanta Braves5BoxJulio TeheranJorge de la RosaArodys Vizcaino
Cleveland Indians1Chicago Cubs2BoxHector RondonZach McAllister(none)
Detroit Tigers5Cincinnati Reds12BoxCollin BalesterAl Alburquerque(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Miami Marlins2BoxJ.A. HappTom KoehlerMark Melancon
New York Mets16Philadelphia Phillies7BoxSean GilmartinHector Neris(none)

Standings as of 2015-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225Toronto Blue Jays1246955.556--67050616440-2329-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre382414.632
136New York Yankees1246955.556--5865186837-2432-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II381820.474
4915Tampa Bay Rays1246262.5007.0460474-1430-2932-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field381820.474
3817Baltimore Orioles1246262.5007.05474984939-2623-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards381919.500
51323Boston Red Sox1255768.45612.5569612-4333-3224-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park372116.568
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1247648.613--5454638243-2033-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium381919.500
2613Minnesota Twins1246361.50813.0533547-1438-2425-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field382018.526
31019Detroit Tigers1245965.47617.0549601-5229-3330-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park371522.405
41120Chicago White Sox1235865.47217.5472528-5630-2928-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field391821.462
51221Cleveland Indians1245866.46818.0493518-2524-3434-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field372314.622
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Houston Astros1266957.548--5324528045-2124-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park361719.472
2511Texas Rangers1236459.5203.5548571-2328-3036-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington392415.615
3712Los Angeles Angels1246361.5085.0499501-239-2724-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim382216.579
41422Seattle Mariners1255768.45611.5479577-9827-3630-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field371918.514
51524Oakland Athletics1265571.43714.05175001730-3625-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361323.361
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Mets1246856.548--4964504642-2126-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field382216.579
2714Washington Nationals1236261.5045.55184972133-2429-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park392118.538
31025Atlanta Braves1255471.43214.5460562-10233-2421-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field371324.351
51429Philadelphia Phillies1255075.40018.5472626-15428-3122-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park371324.351
41328Miami Marlins1255075.40018.5464522-5829-3421-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park372116.568
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1247945.637--49037211846-1933-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III382117.553
223Pittsburgh Pirates1237548.6103.55264468044-2031-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park392316.590
334Chicago Cubs1237251.5856.55114714039-2633-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field392514.641
41126Milwaukee Brewers1255372.42426.5495561-6628-3825-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park371522.405
51227Cincinnati Reds1235271.42326.5487543-5629-3223-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark391227.308
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Los 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
3816Arizona Diamondbacks1246262.5005.55675293830-3032-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field381721.447
4918San Diego Padres1246163.4926.5505544-3931-3030-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyAJ PrellerPetco Park381325.342
51530Colorado Rockies1234974.39818.0551665-11427-3622-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field391920.487


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Steve Pearce1B-LF32.133Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
J.J. HardySS33.005Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Groin strain
Eury PerezLF25.086Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Sugar Ray MarimonRP26.328Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Christian BethancourtC23.357Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
David AardsmaRP33.240Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
David Wright3B32.247New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Yimi GarciaRP25.006Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tommy La Stella3B26.205Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Jason MotteRP33.063Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder sprain
Zac RosscupRP27.076Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Jorge SolerRF23.181Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Quintin Berrylf30.276Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jairo DiazRP24.089Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Simon CastroRP27.137Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Fernando RodneyRP38.159Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Logan KensingRP33.052Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Roenis EliasSP27.023Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Matt ReynoldsRP30.326Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Dario AlvarezP26.219New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Lance McCullersSP21.326Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Corpus Christi (AA)
Matt Hague3B-1B30.004Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Greg GarciaSS26.016St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Travis IshikawaLF-1B31.335Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Jordy MercerSS28.362Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh WallRP28.215Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Josh Tholec28.300Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Quintin Berrylf30.276Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Alex Bisaccap22.062New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Ty BoylesP19.329Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Archie BradleyP23.014Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Diego Cedeno23.097Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Hunter CervenkaP25.233Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
JD Davis3B22.119Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
David Denson1B20.219Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Sammy Diaz2B24.177Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Arjenis Fernandez22.026Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Caleb FrareP 22.047New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Anthony GallasLF27.254Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Jake GatewoodSS19.334Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Sam GaviglioP25.094Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Tom Gavittc23.008Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Alex GlennOF24.074Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Alec GrosserP20.224Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
David HaleSP27.332Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Cody HarrisP23.142Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Carlos Hiraldop19.040Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
James JonesCF26.334Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Mycal JonesCF28.086Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Kyle Kellerp22.118Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Justin MarksP27.225Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Henry Martinezp21.119Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Lino MartinezP23.342Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Kevin McGowanP23.311New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Martin Medina1B-C25.153Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan NewellP24.067Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Sean OchinkoC-3B27.308Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Eduar QuinonezP26.015Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
David Reid-FoleyC24.234Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jorge SaezC 24.361Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Braeden SchlehuberC27.230Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Joey Strainp21.219Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Drew StubbsLF30.324Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chuck TaylorOF 21.337Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Taylor ThompsonP28.067Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Stryker TrahanC 21.121Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Josh WallRP28.215Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Chris CapuanoRP36.005Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Luis OrtegaP22.126Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list