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Games on 2015-08-30

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners5Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1128,0314:01Edgar OlmosJose QuintanaDavid Robertson (6-3)David Rollins (0-1)-Lloyd McClendonRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALSeattle Mariners5Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1128,0314:01Edgar OlmosJose QuintanaDavid Robertson (6-3)David Rollins (0-1)-Lloyd McClendonRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALLos Angeles Angels2Cleveland Indians9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,3282:40Jered WeaverJosh TomlinJosh Tomlin (3-1)Jered Weaver (6-10)-Mike SciosciaTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALHouston Astros5Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,8773:03Lance McCullersErvin SantanaErvin Santana (3-4)Lance McCullers (5-5)-A.J. HinchPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALKansas City Royals2Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,6342:57Danny DuffyNathan KarnsXavier Cedeno (3-1)Luke Hochevar (1-1)Brad Boxberger (32)Ned YostKevin CashTropicana Field
ALBaltimore Orioles0Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2562:41Miguel GonzalezDerek HollandDerek Holland (2-1)Miguel Gonzalez (9-11)-Buck ShowalterJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALBaltimore Orioles0Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2562:41Miguel GonzalezDerek HollandDerek Holland (2-1)Miguel Gonzalez (9-11)-Buck ShowalterJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALDetroit Tigers2Toronto Blue Jays9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,6252:38Alfredo SimonMark BuehrleMark Buehrle (14-6)Alfredo Simon (11-9)-Brad AusmusJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
IntOakland Athletics7Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1129,5764:03Jesse ChavezAllen WebsterPat Venditte (1-2)Brad Ziegler (0-2)-Bob MelvinChip HaleChase Field
IntNew York Yankees20Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,0933:46Nathan EovaldiJulio TeheranNathan Eovaldi (14-2)Julio Teheran (9-7)-Joe GirardiFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLChicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,6792:42Jake ArrietaAlex WoodJake Arrieta (17-6)Alex Wood (9-9)-Joe MaddonDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds1Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,2932:38John LambWily PeraltaWily Peralta (5-8)John Lamb (0-3)Francisco Rodriguez (31)Bryan PriceCraig CounsellMiller Park
IntBoston Red Sox4New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,9382:56Wade MileyNoah SyndergaardTyler Clippard (3-3)Robbie Ross (0-2)Jeurys Familia (35)Tony LovulloTerry CollinsCiti field
NLSan Diego Padres9Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,6243:13James ShieldsAlec AsherJames Shields (10-6)Alec Asher (0-1)-Pat MurphyPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies5Pittsburgh Pirates0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,2712:55Jorge de la RosaCharlie MortonJorge de la Rosa (8-6)Charlie Morton (8-6)-Walt WeissClint HurdlePNC Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals7San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,7703:08Jaime GarciaChris HestonJaime Garcia (7-4)Chris Heston (11-8)Kevin Siegrist (6)Mike MathenyBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLMiami Marlins4Washington Nationals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,4883:05Brad HandStephen StrasburgDoug Fister (5-7)Brad Hand (4-4)Jonathan Papelbon (22)Dan JenningsMatt WilliamsNationals Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-08-30.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Toronto Blue Jays1307456.569--71852519343-2331-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre321913.594
237New York Yankees1297257.5581.56275507737-2635-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II331518.455
3815Tampa Bay Rays1306466.49210.0483505-2232-3332-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field321616.500
41019Baltimore Orioles1306367.48511.05645253939-2624-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards321814.563
51423Boston Red Sox1306070.46214.0589627-3833-3227-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park321814.563
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1308050.615--5694848545-2135-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium321517.469
2612Minnesota Twins1306763.51513.0564571-740-2527-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field321616.500
3916Cleveland Indians1296366.48816.5530532-229-3434-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field321814.563
41120Chicago White Sox1296168.47318.5493551-5833-3228-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field331518.455
51322Detroit Tigers1306070.46220.0567640-7330-3530-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park311417.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1317259.550--5624669645-2127-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park311417.452
2511Texas Rangers1296861.5273.0575594-1932-3236-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington332013.606
3714Los Angeles Angels1306565.5006.5515533-1839-2726-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim322012.625
41221Seattle Mariners1316170.46611.0509600-9129-3632-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJeff KingstonSafeco Field311516.484
51524Oakland Athletics1315774.43515.05385261230-3627-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311120.355
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158New York Mets1307258.554--5304775343-2329-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field321814.563
2713Washington Nationals1296663.5125.55505173337-2629-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park331716.515
31126Atlanta Braves1305476.41518.0475611-13633-2921-47L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field321319.406
41530Miami Marlins1315279.39720.5481548-6730-3622-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park311912.613
51429Philadelphia Phillies1315279.39720.5501663-16230-3522-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park311120.355
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1308446.646--52438713746-1938-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III321616.500
223Pittsburgh Pirates1297950.6124.55464658146-2133-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park331914.576
334Chicago Cubs1297455.5749.55274982939-2635-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field332310.697
41025Milwaukee Brewers1305575.42329.0521591-7030-3925-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park321319.406
51227Cincinnati Reds1295376.41130.5505574-6929-3524-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark331122.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Los Angeles Dodgers1297257.558--5274646344-2128-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium332013.606
2610San Francisco Giants1306961.5313.55604986238-2731-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park321517.469
4817San Diego Padres1306367.4859.5529576-4731-3032-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park321121.344
3918Arizona Diamondbacks1306367.4859.55845602431-3532-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field321616.500
51328Colorado Rockies1285276.40619.5573678-10527-3625-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field341618.471

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Telmito Agustinof18.325Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Sam AlvisOF23.080Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Ryan ArrowoodIF-P25.006Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Joan BaezP20.247Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Jacob Bodnerp22.211Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Jhoulys ChacinSP27.236Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Andrew ChafinRP25.074Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Ji-Man Choi1B-C24.103Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Josmar CorderoC-1B23.355Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Rehiner Cordova2B21.231Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Christian Coxp23.130Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Leurys De La RosaP20.298Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Matthew DerosierP21.048Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Matt Ditmanp23.017Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Robert GsellmanP22.043New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bryan HaarOF25.264Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Kyle HaldP26.095St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Harley Holtp23.307St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Chris HooC23.193Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Steven InchP24.210Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
James JonesCF26.340Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jeremy KehrtP29.252Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Javier LopezSS20.351Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Lino MartinezP23.348Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Ben Meyerp22.212Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Mike MontgomerySP26.060Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Julio MorilloC22.246Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Elliot MorrisP23.126San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Wigberto NevarezC23.348Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B24.351Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Nefi OgandoP26.088Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Tyler PearsonC23.137Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Chris RearickP27.269San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Padres
C.J. RobinsonP22.111Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Gonzalo SanudoP23.233Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Brett ShankinP25.304Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Tucker Simpsonp22.110Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Isael SotoOF18.301Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Luis Vilorioc22.002Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
John Wernerp23.240Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Darrell CecilianiCF-LF25.069New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Strained left hamstring
Eury PerezLF25.092Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Keith ButlerRP26.212St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wilkin CastilloC31.090Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk)
Jon Mota3B28.090Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ty Kelly3B-LF27.041Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Joe MusgroveP22.269Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mitch DelfinoIF24.229San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick PetreeP25.045St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick RicklesC25.209Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin FerrellP21.131Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Kelvin VasquezP22.146Texas RangersHickory (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nick Tanielu3B22.360Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
eucebio AriasP20.344New York MetsKingsport (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Joe Shawp21.253New York MetsKingsport (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Clayton MortensenRP30.142Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Todd RedmondRP30.105Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Angel Franco2B25.099Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Boone WhitingP26.010Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brady RodgersP24.347Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dayan DiazP26.201Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kelson Brown2B27.297Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mario Lisson1B-3B31.091Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike HauschildP25.220Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tyson PerezP25.246Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Adam ParksP22.324Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Austin SlaterSS22.260San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jacob RhameP22.167Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis DomoromoLF23.208San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mike Snyder3B 25.074Released by Angels
Nick WilliamsOF 21.356Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robbie GarveyCF-LF26.126Released by Dodgers
Blake PerryP23.209Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Clay HolmesP22.156Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Daury TorrezP22.080Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Harold GuerreroP25.101Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Matt SmoralP 21.165Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Blake ShouseP22.174Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Dillon MaplesP23.113Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Drew Van OrdenP23.224Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Jairo RosarioC22.221Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Placed on temporary inactive list
John SheehanP25.014Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Julian MerryweatherP23.321Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Taylor ByrdP23.015Released by Mariners
Zach ShepherdSS19.351Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Anthony Chavez3B22.295New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Luke Irvinep26.272Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Adrian NietoC25.291Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tim Federowiczc28.025San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brock HuntzingerP27.059Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cameron HobsonP26.142Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Sharif OthmanC26.160Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Travis WitherspoonCF26.136Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Neil RamirezRP26.097Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab
Cody Gunter3B 21.134Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Nationals (Rk)