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Games on 2015-08-27

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,0762:39Roenis EliasCarlos RodonCarlos Rodon (6-5)Roenis Elias (4-7)David Robertson (27)Lloyd McClendonRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALSeattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,0762:39Roenis EliasCarlos RodonCarlos Rodon (6-5)Roenis Elias (4-7)David Robertson (27)Lloyd McClendonRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALLos Angeles Angels2Detroit Tigers0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,1982:39Matt ShoemakerRandy WolfMatt Shoemaker (6-9)Randy Wolf (0-2)Huston Street (31)Mike SciosciaBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALBaltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,1552:46Chris TillmanYordano VenturaYordano Ventura (9-7)Chris Tillman (9-9)-Buck ShowalterNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins4Tampa Bay Rays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch99,3752:49Tom MiloneDrew SmylyBrandon Gomes (2-4)Tom Milone (6-4)Brad Boxberger (31)Paul MolitorKevin CashTropicana Field
ALToronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,8843:40Marco EstradaYovani GallardoYovani Gallardo (11-9)Marco Estrada (11-8)Shawn Tolleson (26)John GibbonsJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALToronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,8843:40Marco EstradaYovani GallardoYovani Gallardo (11-9)Marco Estrada (11-8)Shawn Tolleson (26)John GibbonsJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,0363:24Carlos MartinezRubby de la RosaCarlos Martinez (13-6)Rubby de la Rosa (11-6)Trevor Rosenthal (41)Mike MathenyChip HaleChase Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,5292:54Zack GreinkeAnthony DeSclafaniZack Greinke (14-3)Anthony DeSclafani (7-10)Jim Johnson (10)Don MattinglyBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLPittsburgh Pirates2Miami Marlins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,9502:46Gerrit ColeJustin NicolinoGerrit Cole (15-7)Justin Nicolino (2-2)Mark Melancon (41)Clint HurdleDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLNew York Mets9Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1322,5264:32Jon NieseAaron HarangCarlos Torres (5-5)Hector Neris (2-2)-Terry CollinsPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLChicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,8472:36Dan HarenMadison BumgarnerMadison Bumgarner (16-6)Dan Haren (8-9)-Joe MaddonBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLSan Diego Padres2Washington Nationals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,9083:01Andrew CashnerJoe RossJoe Ross (5-5)Andrew Cashner (5-13)Jonathan Papelbon (21)Pat MurphyMatt WilliamsNationals Park
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-27.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Toronto Blue Jays1277156.559--68951917040-2331-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre352213.629
249New York Yankees1266957.5481.55895395037-2632-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II361818.500
3915Baltimore Orioles1276364.4968.05605114939-2624-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards351817.514
4816Tampa Bay Rays1276364.4968.0475494-1931-3132-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field351718.486
51423Boston Red Sox1275869.45713.0576617-4133-3225-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park352015.571
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1277849.614--5584768245-2133-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium351718.486
2712Minnesota Twins1276562.51213.0553562-938-2427-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field351817.514
31120Chicago White Sox1266066.47617.5481537-5632-3028-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field361620.444
41019Cleveland Indians1266066.47617.5510526-1626-3434-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field352114.600
51221Detroit Tigers1276067.47218.0561611-5030-3530-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park341420.412
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Houston Astros1287157.555--5534559845-2126-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park341519.441
2511Texas Rangers1266561.5165.0561590-2929-3236-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington362313.639
3613Los Angeles Angels1276562.5125.5509513-439-2726-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim352015.571
41322Seattle Mariners1285969.46112.0495588-9329-3630-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field341717.500
51524Oakland Athletics1285573.43016.05245141030-3625-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341321.382
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146New York Mets1277156.559--5204645642-2129-35W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field351916.543
2714Washington Nationals1266462.5086.55355082735-2529-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park361917.528
31025Atlanta Braves1275473.42517.0464573-10933-2621-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field351322.371
41429Miami Marlins1285177.39820.5472533-6130-3621-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park342014.588
51530Philadelphia Phillies1285078.39121.5486650-16428-3422-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park341321.382
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1278245.646--50737713046-1936-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III351817.514
223Pittsburgh Pirates1267749.6114.55374548344-2033-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park362115.583
334Chicago Cubs1267353.5798.55224893339-2634-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field362412.667
41126Milwaukee Brewers1275374.41729.0503578-7528-3825-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park351520.429
51227Cincinnati Reds1265274.41329.5492556-6429-3523-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark361224.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Los Angeles Dodgers1267056.556--5184595942-2028-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium362214.611
2610San Francisco Giants1276859.5352.55504816937-2531-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park351619.457
3918Arizona Diamondbacks1276265.4888.55725462630-3332-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field351718.486
4817San Diego Padres1276265.4888.5516561-4531-3031-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park351223.343
51328Colorado Rockies1255174.40818.5562669-10727-3624-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field371720.459

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Matt ShoemakerSP28.334Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Drew RucinskiP26.240Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
John MayberryLF-RF31.250Released by White Sox
Jorge AlfaroC22.077Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Andrew Amaroif23.147Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Aaron AttawayIF23.174Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Frank BatistaP26.123Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Geoff BroussardP 24.340Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Brandon CunniffRP26.324Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Esmerling De La Rosap24.104Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Luis De PaulaP23.123Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Jared DeaconC24.002San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Eric EadingtonP27.200Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jake EschP25.153Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Matt GageP22.197San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Anthony GallasLF27.257Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Juan GraterolC26.194New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Chaz HebertP22.357New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Josh HodgesP24.067Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bryan HoladayC27.282Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Raul Jacobsonp23.137New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Taylor JordanRP26.222Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sasha KuebelP23.056St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Braulio LaraP26.250San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Stuart Levyc23.006Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Ben LivelyP23.175Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brian LoconsoleP25.017Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Vicente LupoOF21.274New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from disabled list
Scott McGoughRP25.300Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Triston McKenziep18.025Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Stephan Meyerp21.108Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Ethan MildrenP24.084Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Jose MolinaP24.062Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Junior MorilloP23.302Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Reinstated to active roster
Taylor Mundenss22.051Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Renato Nunez3B21.145Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jesus ParedesP22.221Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Spencer PattonRP27.189Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Hector Perezp19.082Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Yohan PinoSP31.245Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
C.J. RobinsonP22.108Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Wes RogersOF 21.173Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Caleb SmithP24.030New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Robert StephensonP22.184Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josh Swirchak2b22.147St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Mick VanVossenp22.301Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Josciel VerasSS22.263Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Bryan MitchellRP24.130New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Nick MartinezSP25.022Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Tom KahnleRP26.020Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Christian Coxp23.127Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Nebraska)