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Games on 2015-08-25

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,3933:00Wade MileyJose QuintanaJake Petricka (4-3)Wade Miley (10-10)David Robertson (26)Tony LovulloRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALBoston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,3933:00Wade MileyJose QuintanaJake Petricka (4-3)Wade Miley (10-10)David Robertson (26)Tony LovulloRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
IntMilwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,6872:54Wily PeraltaJosh TomlinJosh Tomlin (2-1)Wily Peralta (4-8)-Craig CounsellTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALLos Angeles Angels8Detroit Tigers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,6493:27Jered WeaverAlfredo SimonJered Weaver (6-9)Alfredo Simon (11-8)Huston Street (30)Mike SciosciaBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALBaltimore Orioles2Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,7342:57Miguel GonzalezDanny DuffyDanny Duffy (7-6)Miguel Gonzalez (9-10)Wade Davis (12)Buck ShowalterNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALHouston Astros15New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,0153:05Dallas KeuchelIvan NovaDallas Keuchel (15-6)Ivan Nova (5-6)-A.J. HinchJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALOakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,4983:05Jesse ChavezMike MontgomeryEdgar Olmos (1-0)Jesse Chavez (7-13)Tom Wilhelmsen (4)Bob MelvinLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALMinnesota Twins11Tampa Bay Rays7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch99,6323:24Ervin SantanaNathan KarnsJ.R. Graham (1-1)Matt Andriese (3-4)-Paul MolitorKevin CashTropicana Field
ALToronto Blue Jays6Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2273:02Mark BuehrleDerek HollandLaTroy Hawkins (3-1)Shawn Tolleson (5-3)Roberto Osuna (15)John GibbonsJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALToronto Blue Jays6Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2273:02Mark BuehrleDerek HollandLaTroy Hawkins (3-1)Shawn Tolleson (5-3)Roberto Osuna (15)John GibbonsJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLSt. Louis Cardinals9Arizona Diamondbacks1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,7203:10Jaime GarciaRobbie RayJaime Garcia (6-4)Robbie Ray (3-10)-Mike MathenyChip HaleChase Field
NLColorado Rockies5Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,8633:08Chad BettisMike FoltynewiczChad Bettis (6-4)Mike Foltynewicz (4-6)-Walt WeissFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,7833:04Alex WoodJohn LambAlex Wood (9-8)John Lamb (0-2)-Don MattinglyBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLPittsburgh Pirates2Miami Marlins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,3712:48Charlie MortonBrad HandBrad Hand (4-3)Charlie Morton (8-5)A.J. Ramos (22)Clint HurdleDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLNew York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,5443:31Noah SyndergaardJerome WilliamsNoah Syndergaard (8-6)Jerome Williams (4-10)Jeurys Familia (34)Terry CollinsPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLChicago Cubs8San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5953:08Jake ArrietaMatt CainJake Arrieta (16-6)Matt Cain (2-4)Hector Rondon (24)Joe MaddonBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLSan Diego Padres3Washington Nationals8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,1993:08James ShieldsStephen StrasburgStephen Strasburg (8-6)James Shields (9-6)-Pat MurphyMatt WilliamsNationals Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-25.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Toronto Blue Jays1257055.560--67651116540-2330-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre372314.622
237New York Yankees1256956.5521.05875335437-2532-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II371819.486
3816Baltimore Orioles1256263.4968.05495014839-2623-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards371918.514
4917Tampa Bay Rays1256263.4968.0467485-1830-3032-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field371819.486
51423Boston Red Sox1265769.45213.5573617-4433-3224-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park362115.583
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1257748.616--5484658344-2033-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium371819.486
2712Minnesota Twins1256461.51213.0544554-1038-2426-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field371918.514
31019Chicago White Sox1245965.47617.5477532-5531-2928-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field381721.447
51120Detroit Tigers1255966.47218.0556609-5329-3430-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park361521.417
41221Cleveland Indians1255966.47218.0504524-2025-3434-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field362214.611
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Houston Astros1277057.551--5474539445-2125-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park351619.457
2511Texas Rangers1246460.5164.5553577-2428-3136-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington382414.632
3613Los Angeles Angels1256461.5125.0507508-139-2725-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim372116.568
41322Seattle Mariners1265868.46011.5485582-9728-3630-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field361818.500
51524Oakland Athletics1275572.43315.05225061630-3625-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351322.371
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Mets1256956.552--5024554742-2127-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field372116.568
2714Washington Nationals1246361.5085.55265002634-2429-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park382018.526
31025Atlanta Braves1265472.42915.5461567-10633-2521-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field361323.361
41328Miami Marlins1265175.40518.5469524-5530-3421-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park362016.556
51530Philadelphia Phillies1265076.39719.5477632-15528-3222-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park361323.361
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1258045.640--49937312646-1934-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III372017.541
223Pittsburgh Pirates1247549.6054.55284517744-2031-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park382315.605
334Chicago Cubs1247351.5896.55194764339-2634-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field382414.632
41126Milwaukee Brewers1265373.42127.5501572-7128-3825-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park361521.417
51227Cincinnati Reds1245272.41927.5488548-6029-3323-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark381226.316
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Los Angeles Dodgers1246856.548--5104555542-2026-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium382414.632
2610San Francisco Giants1256659.5282.55374785935-2531-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park371819.486
3815Arizona Diamondbacks1256263.4966.55685383030-3132-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field371720.459
4918San Diego Padres1256164.4887.5508552-4431-3030-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park371324.351
51429Colorado Rockies1245074.40318.0556666-11027-3623-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field381820.474

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Steve ClevengerDH29.142Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Paul JanishSS32.317Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Juan NicasioRP28.359Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Max Muncy3B25.000Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Danny DornOF31.036Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jhoulys ChacinSP27.231Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Gerald Lairdc35.286Released by Diamondbacks
Zack GodleyRP25.126Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Jack LeathersichRP25.042New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kendall GravemanSP24.247Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Jorge RondonP27.191Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Nolan ReimoldLF31.318Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
C.C. SabathiaSP35.035New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Right knee inflammation
Chad BettisSP26.121Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Denard SpanCF31.180Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Tanner RoarkRP28.324Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Rogelio Armenterosp21.056Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Nick BenedettoOF22.179Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Alex Bisaccap22.063New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Emilio BonifacioDH30.124Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Taylor Cockrellp21.065Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Cortland CoxP20.295Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Shane DawsonP 21.350Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Esmerling De La Rosap24.102Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Michael DimockP25.303San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Justin Donatellap20.343Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Jacob Dorrisp22.154Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Brett EibnerCF26.266Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Pedro FlorimonSS28.258Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Nate FuryP24.200Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Phil Gosselin2b26.326Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Jake HernandezC23.081New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
John HoldzkomP27.311Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan HorstmanP23.036Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Steven InchP24.205Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Chad JamesP24.214Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Casey KellySP25.325San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Michael KohnRP29.060Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to GCL Braves (Rk) for rehab
Justin Lawrencep20.273Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Jason LeblebijianIF24.104Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Vimael Machinss21.334Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Francis MartesP19.275Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Chris NunnP24.324San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chad OberackerLF26.223Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jefferson OlacioP21.221Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Eduar QuinonezP26.016Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Yuniel Ramirezof26.246Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Activated from disabled list
David RichardsonP24.206Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Raul Siri1b20.308Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Jacob SmigelskiP23.066Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Chad SobotkaP22.046Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Matt StitesRP25.089Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joey Strainp21.220Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Andres Tejadap20.204Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Joe ThatcherRP34.137Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Ryan ThompsonP23.060Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Luis VillegasC22.266Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Matt WestRP26.277Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Matt WhitehouseP24.134Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Chris CapuanoRP36.006New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m)
Brent LeachP32.280Released by Brewers
Jeff BianchiSS28.324Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chasen BradfordP26.020New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jim FullerP28.085Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ben HellerP24.020Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge AlfaroC22.075Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robert GsellmanP22.038New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan GuerreroP 21.086Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Pablo Fernandezp26.020Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Pedro GonzalezC23.210Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Richelson PenaP21.330Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
J.D. UnderwoodP22.357Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Junior MorilloP23.300Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Lane ThomasOF20.002Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Riley Ferrellp21.311Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Brandon Mageeof24.307Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Placed on restricted list
Kyle Barrettof22.021Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-60 Injured
Lawrence PardoP23.308Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)DL-60 Injured
Hutton Moyer2b22.117Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Michael Pierson3b23.114Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Tanner KiestP20.343Released by Phillies
Eddy RodriguezC29.267New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Juan GraterolC26.192New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Justin HancockP24.301San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Edwin QuirarteP28.248San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jake SanchezP26.006Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Keenyn WalkerCF-RF25.013Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt GageP22.195San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt PurkeP25.039Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Travious RelafordSS23.104San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Rony Bautistap23.343New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Connor KadenP22.302San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Cristian Paulino2B23.356San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Johneshwy FargasCF20.253San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Steven PattersonIF23.022Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Bryan HoladayC27.280Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Leonys MartinCF27.172Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ross WolfRP32.311Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Shane GreeneRP26.281Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Darin GorskiP27.324New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Dylan FloroP24.241Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
J.T. RiddleSS23.318Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Austin WynnsC24.258Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ricardo Valenciac22.224Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rob ZastryznyP23.152Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ronan PachecoP27.027Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan MartinezP21.059Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jordan HankinsIF-C23.189Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick FullerP24.165Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Rashad BrownOF 21.251Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Damion CarrollP 21.206Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Blaine Prescottp20.028Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Midland College)
Welfrin Mateo2b19.352New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees (Rk)
Raul Jacobsonp23.135New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (UC Davis)
Blaine Prescottp20.028Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Jorge PerezP22.026Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Suspended
Matt Rosep21.023Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Wei-Chieh Huangp21.333Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Daniel Brownp22.059Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Flagler)
Tucker HealyP 25.071Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from DL