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Games on 2015-09-08

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntLos Angeles Dodgers6Los Angeles Angels4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,0863:12Clayton KershawAndrew HeaneyClayton Kershaw (13-6)Andrew Heaney (6-3)Kenley Jansen (31)Don MattinglyMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays5Boston Red Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1033,4323:23R.A. DickeyHenry OwensAaron Sanchez (7-5)Alexi Ogando (2-1)-John GibbonsTony LovulloFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,9902:54Carlos CarrascoCarlos RodonCarlos Rodon (7-6)Carlos Carrasco (12-10)-Terry FranconaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,9902:54Carlos CarrascoCarlos RodonCarlos Rodon (7-6)Carlos Carrasco (12-10)-Terry FranconaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALTampa Bay Rays7Detroit Tigers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1326,5265:03Erasmo RamirezMatt BoydKyle Ryan (2-3)Andrew Bellatti (2-1)-Kevin CashBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALMinnesota Twins2Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,8342:29Kyle GibsonEdinson VolquezEdinson Volquez (13-7)Kyle Gibson (9-10)Greg Holland (30)Paul MolitorNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles2New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,7852:58Kevin GausmanMasahiro TanakaDarren O'Day (6-2)Chasen Shreve (6-2)Zach Britton (31)Buck ShowalterJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALHouston Astros0Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,3642:33Scott KazmirSonny GraySonny Gray (13-7)Scott Kazmir (7-10)-A.J. HinchBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALTexas Rangers9Seattle Mariners6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,3893:12Cole HamelsTaijuan WalkerCole Hamels (9-8)Taijuan Walker (10-8)Shawn Tolleson (31)Jeff BanisterLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
NLSan Francisco Giants6Arizona Diamondbacks2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,6832:49Tim HudsonChase AndersonTim Hudson (7-8)Chase Anderson (6-6)-Bruce BochyChip HaleChase Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,1513:19Francisco LirianoRaisel IglesiasFrancisco Liriano (10-7)Raisel Iglesias (3-7)-Clint HurdleBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLMilwaukee Brewers4Miami Marlins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,9583:37Taylor JungmannAdam ConleyKyle Barraclough (2-0)Taylor Jungmann (9-6)A.J. Ramos (24)Craig CounsellDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLAtlanta Braves0Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,6102:30Ryan WeberAaron NolaAaron Nola (6-2)Ryan Weber (0-1)Ken Giles (12)Fredi GonzalezPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies1San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,1122:40Jon GrayColin ReaCraig Kimbrel (2-2)Boone Logan (0-3)-Walt WeissPat MurphyPetco Park
NLChicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,2063:07Jason HammelMichael WachaJason Hammel (8-6)Michael Wacha (15-5)Hector Rondon (27)Joe MaddonMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLNew York Mets8Washington Nationals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,5073:20Matt HarveyJordan ZimmermannAddison Reed (3-2)Jonathan Papelbon (3-2)Jeurys Familia (38)Terry CollinsMatt WilliamsNationals Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-09-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Toronto Blue Jays1387959.572--75656019647-2532-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre241410.583
237New York Yankees1377760.5621.56685808840-2837-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II251015.400
3916Tampa Bay Rays1386771.48612.0526543-1732-3335-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field241311.542
41118Baltimore Orioles1386672.47813.05995742540-2826-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards24159.625
51322Boston Red Sox1386573.47114.0636664-2838-3527-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park241311.542
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1388355.601--6145318348-2635-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium241212.500
2612Minnesota Twins1387167.51412.0595607-1242-2629-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field241212.500
3815Cleveland Indians1376770.48915.5557560-329-3438-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field241410.583
41017Chicago White Sox1376671.48216.5539580-4134-3332-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field251015.400
51423Detroit Tigers1386474.46419.0601695-9433-3731-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park231013.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Houston Astros1397564.540--6055069948-2427-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park231112.478
2510Texas Rangers1377364.5331.0603629-2632-3241-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington251510.600
3714Los Angeles Angels1386969.5005.5557567-1041-3028-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim24168.667
41221Seattle Mariners1396673.4759.0555641-8629-3837-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJeff KingstonSafeco Field231013.435
51525Oakland Athletics1396079.43215.0582577533-4127-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum23815.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158New York Mets1387761.558--5815186345-2432-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field241311.542
2713Washington Nationals1387167.5146.06125615141-2830-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park241212.500
31126Miami Marlins1395881.41719.5516580-6433-3825-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park231310.565
41429Atlanta Braves1395584.39622.5495672-17733-3222-52L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field231211.522
51530Philadelphia Phillies1395485.38823.5536712-17631-3623-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park23914.391
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1388751.630--55643512149-2438-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III241311.542
223Pittsburgh Pirates1378255.5994.55825008246-2136-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park25169.640
334Chicago Cubs1378057.5846.55815364543-2837-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field25178.680
41024Milwaukee Brewers1386177.44226.0573624-5133-3928-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park24717.292
51227Cincinnati Reds1375780.41629.5550615-6531-3826-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark25718.280
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1388058.580--5714947747-2133-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium241212.500
2611San Francisco Giants1397267.5188.55915355638-2734-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park231211.522
4819San Diego Padres1396673.47514.5566617-5134-3632-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park23815.348
3920Arizona Diamondbacks1396673.47514.56206101032-3634-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field231310.565
51328Colorado Rockies1385781.41323.0621721-10031-4026-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field241113.458

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ryan WeberP25.027Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Logan VerrettRP25.081New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Nevin AshleyC31.025Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Luis SardinasSS22.115Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Tony CingraniRP26.065Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Kristopher Negron2b29.219Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Brandon FinneganSP22.147Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Josh SmithSP28.032Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Preston GuilmetRP28.043Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Brandon KintzlerRP31.038Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Robinson ChirinosC31.095Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Louis ColemanRP29.157Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joba ChamberlainRP29.350Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dusty Coleman3B28.141Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Yohan PinoSP31.257Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Danny FarquharRP28.203Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
David BuchananSP26.120Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Ken RobertsP27.183Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Nefi OgandoP26.097Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Junior LakeLF25.165Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Cesar CabralP26.209Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Oliver DrakeP28.238Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Henderson AlvarezSP25.143Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
J.C. RamirezRP27.023Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Neil RamirezRP26.106Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Miguel Del PozoP22.329Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from DL
Blake MillerIF25.136Announced retirement