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Games on 2015-08-29

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners7Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,0114:16Hisashi IwakumaJeff SamardzijaHisashi Iwakuma (6-3)Jeff Samardzija (8-11)Tom Wilhelmsen (6)Lloyd McClendonRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALSeattle Mariners7Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,0114:16Hisashi IwakumaJeff SamardzijaHisashi Iwakuma (6-3)Jeff Samardzija (8-11)Tom Wilhelmsen (6)Lloyd McClendonRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALLos Angeles Angels3Cleveland Indians8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,8432:58Garrett RichardsCorey KluberBryan Shaw (3-2)Joe Smith (4-4)-Mike SciosciaTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALHouston Astros4Minnesota Twins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,8763:22Michael FiersMike PelfreyMichael Fiers (7-9)Mike Pelfrey (6-8)Luke Gregerson (25)A.J. HinchPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALKansas City Royals6Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,3723:20Kris MedlenJake OdorizziKris Medlen (3-0)Jake Odorizzi (6-7)Wade Davis (13)Ned YostKevin CashTropicana Field
ALBaltimore Orioles3Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,7682:33Ubaldo JimenezMartin PerezMartin Perez (2-3)Ubaldo Jimenez (9-9)Shawn Tolleson (28)Buck ShowalterJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALBaltimore Orioles3Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,7682:33Ubaldo JimenezMartin PerezMartin Perez (2-3)Ubaldo Jimenez (9-9)Shawn Tolleson (28)Buck ShowalterJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALDetroit Tigers1Toronto Blue Jays15Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,4443:25Buck FarmerDrew HutchisonDrew Hutchison (13-2)Buck Farmer (0-3)-Brad AusmusJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
IntOakland Athletics3Arizona Diamondbacks2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,9902:40Aaron BrooksJhoulys ChacinFernando Rodriguez (4-1)Andrew Chafin (5-1)Drew Pomeranz (3)Bob MelvinChip HaleChase Field
IntNew York Yankees3Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch949,2433:04Luis SeverinoMatt WislerLuis Severino (2-2)Matt Wisler (5-5)Andrew Miller (28)Joe GirardiFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLChicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch951,6973:23Jon LesterMat LatosJ.P. Howell (5-1)Jon Lester (8-10)Kenley Jansen (27)Joe MaddonDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds12Milwaukee Brewers9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,3653:59Keyvius SampsonMatt GarzaJ.J. Hoover (6-0)Francisco Rodriguez (0-3)Aroldis Chapman (25)Bryan PriceCraig CounsellMiller Park
IntBoston Red Sox3New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,2552:51Joe KellyJacob deGromJoe Kelly (8-6)Jacob deGrom (12-7)Jean Machi (3)Tony LovulloTerry CollinsCiti field
NLSan Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,0902:56Colin ReaAdam MorganAdam Morgan (5-4)Colin Rea (2-2)Ken Giles (11)Pat MurphyPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies3Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,8383:09Chris RusinJ.A. HappJ.A. Happ (7-7)Chris Rusin (4-7)Mark Melancon (43)Walt WeissClint HurdlePNC Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,7963:11Lance LynnRyan VogelsongLance Lynn (11-8)Ryan Vogelsong (9-10)-Mike MathenyBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLMiami Marlins1Washington Nationals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,5192:25Tom KoehlerJordan ZimmermannJordan Zimmermann (11-8)Tom Koehler (8-13)-Dan JenningsMatt WilliamsNationals Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Toronto Blue Jays1297356.566--70952318642-2331-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre332013.606
237New York Yankees1287157.5551.56075446337-2634-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II341618.471
3816Baltimore Orioles1296366.48810.05645194539-2624-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards331815.545
4917Tampa Bay Rays1296366.48810.0480503-2331-3332-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field331716.515
51422Boston Red Sox1296069.46513.0585622-3733-3227-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park331815.545
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1298049.620--5674818645-2135-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium331518.455
2612Minnesota Twins1296663.51214.0557566-939-2527-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field331716.515
31018Cleveland Indians1286266.48417.5521530-928-3434-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field331914.576
41221Chicago White Sox1286068.46919.5487546-5932-3228-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field341618.471
51323Detroit Tigers1296069.46520.0565631-6630-3530-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park321418.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Houston Astros1307258.554--5574599845-2127-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park321418.438
2511Texas Rangers1286761.5234.0569594-2531-3236-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington342113.618
3714Los Angeles Angels1296564.5046.5513524-1139-2726-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim332013.606
41120Seattle Mariners1306169.46911.0504594-9029-3632-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJeff KingstonSafeco Field321517.469
51524Oakland Athletics1305674.43116.0531522930-3626-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321220.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159New York Mets1297158.550--5254735242-2329-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field331914.576
2713Washington Nationals1286563.5085.55435133036-2629-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park341816.529
31025Atlanta Braves1295475.41917.0469591-12233-2821-47L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field331320.394
41430Miami Marlins1305278.40019.5477541-6430-3622-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park321913.594
51529Philadelphia Phillies1305278.40019.5497654-15730-3422-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park321121.344
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1298346.643--51738213546-1937-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III331716.515
223Pittsburgh Pirates1287949.6173.55464608646-2033-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park341915.559
334Chicago Cubs1287355.5709.55254982739-2634-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field342410.706
41126Milwaukee Brewers1295475.41929.0517590-7329-3925-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park331419.424
51227Cincinnati Reds1285375.41429.5504570-6629-3524-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark341123.324
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Los Angeles Dodgers1287256.563--5274626544-2028-36W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium342014.588
2610San Francisco Giants1296960.5353.55554916438-2631-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park331518.455
3815Arizona Diamondbacks1296366.4889.55805532731-3432-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field331617.485
4919San Diego Padres1296267.48110.5520572-5231-3031-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park331221.364
51328Colorado Rockies1275176.40220.5568678-11027-3624-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field351718.486

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Drew HutchisonRP25.007Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Josh Tholec28.305Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jake BrighamRP27.201Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Williams PerezSP24.100Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jason CastroC28.072Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Strained right quad
Max Stassidh24.167Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Zach PutnamRP28.057Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right groin strain
Daniel WebbRP26.011Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Aaron BrooksSP25.124Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Matt Den DekkerRF28.019Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Elvis AraujoRP24.045Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Strained left groin
Nefi OgandoP26.087Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Trevor RosenthalCL25.092St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Sam TuivailalaRP22.314St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Danny DornOF31.040Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Diamondbacks by Blue Jays
Dariel AlvarezRF26.295Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Max Muncy3B25.004Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Andrew FaulknerRP22.351Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris RearickP27.268Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Chris HestonSP27.141San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Matt CainSP30.332San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow nerve irritation
Jose PerazaSS21.121Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Yasiel PuigRF24.265Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Jason GurkaRP27.232Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ken RobertsP27.173Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Alexander Guillenp19.280Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Aneury Olivop20.309New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Joseph Astacioss21.085Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Marlon AveaC21.363Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Brooks Conrad1B-3B35.226New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jarek Cunningham2B25.247Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Edgar De La RosaP24.282Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Esmerling De La Rosap24.106Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Joey Denatop23.165Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jordan Edgerton3B21.364Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Mitchell Esserof22.292Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Bryant Flete2B22.210Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Wander Franco3b18.322Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Oliver GarciaP24.265Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jonah HeimC20.063Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Mitch LambsonP25.040Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Lucas LongP22.326Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from disabled list
Adalberto MejiaP22.070San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Carlos Munoz1B21.061Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Ramiro Pena2b30.042San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tanner PetersP25.023Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
John PoloniusSS24.228San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Adam Quintanap23.218Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
David RichardsonP24.210Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Juan Roblesp17.296Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Ryan Schimpf2B27.140Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jacob Shortslefp20.243Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Jeffrey Springsp22.343Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
River StevensIF 23.232San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Dallas TarletonC28.024Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Josh Tholec28.305Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Sam Triecep22.012Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Josh WalkerP23.255Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Travis WitherspoonCF26.135Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Trent WoodwardC23.207Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Matt WotherspoonP23.328New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Victor Delgadop20.207Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)