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Games on 2016-07-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Boston Red Sox13BoxSteven WrightTyler Duffey(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox1BoxMike PelfreyJames ShieldsShane Greene
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees1BoxChris TillmanCC SabathiaZach Britton
Tampa Bay Rays7Oakland Athletics3BoxMatt MooreSonny GrayAlex Colome
Atlanta Braves3Colorado Rockies7BoxChad BettisMike FoltynewiczCarlos Estevez
Miami Marlins9Philadelphia Phillies3BoxTom KoehlerJerad Eickhoff(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxFrancisco LirianoMatt GarzaMark Melancon
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJonathan BroxtonCarlos Villanueva(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Washington Nationals3BoxAdam LiberatoreStephen StrasburgKenley Jansen

Standings as of 2016-07-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox935439.581--5294418833-2021-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park693930.565
236Baltimore Orioles945440.5740.54564253133-1421-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards683533.515
358Toronto Blue Jays965442.5631.54783938527-2027-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre663531.530
4917New York Yankees954847.5057.0394422-2827-2121-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II673631.537
51427Tampa Bay Rays953857.40017.0385440-5519-3019-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field673037.448
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians945638.596--4723779526-1630-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field673829.567
2714Detroit Tigers965046.5217.0444450-626-1924-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park653629.554
31018Kansas City Royals944747.5009.0378411-3330-1517-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium683434.500
41119Chicago White Sox954649.48410.5384409-2524-2322-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field673235.478
51529Minnesota Twins953560.36821.5415498-8320-2915-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field672443.358
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers965541.573--463461229-1526-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington664026.606
2611Houston Astros955144.5373.54303874328-1923-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park673334.493
3816Seattle Mariners954847.5056.54514133825-2323-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field673829.567
41222Los Angeles Angels954352.45311.5443439422-2621-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim673136.463
51323Oakland Athletics964254.43813.0396472-7621-2921-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum662739.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Washington Nationals965739.594--44933511430-1827-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park663828.576
2510Miami Marlins955243.5474.5399394524-1928-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park662739.409
3713New York Mets945044.5326.03523341826-2024-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field683731.544
41021Philadelphia Phillies974453.45413.5345442-9723-2821-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park652738.415
51530Atlanta Braves963363.34424.0326454-12814-3619-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field653530.538
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs945737.606--48233115130-1627-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field674621.687
2612St. Louis Cardinals955144.5376.549239010224-2827-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III673532.522
3815Pittsburgh Pirates954946.5168.5439442-326-2123-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park662937.439
41124Milwaukee Brewers934053.43016.5369438-6923-2217-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park693336.478
51428Cincinnati Reds953659.37921.5401553-15222-2714-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark673235.478
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants955738.600--4413825929-1728-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park673037.448
249Los Angeles Dodgers975443.5574.04163595730-1824-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium653728.569
3920Colorado Rockies954451.46313.0487502-1522-2422-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field673136.463
41225San Diego Padres964155.42716.5420474-5423-2518-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park662739.409
51326Arizona Diamondbacks954055.42117.0422490-6817-3523-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field672938.433


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dan Vogelbach1B23.216Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Traded from Cubs with Paul Blackburn to Mariners for Mike Montgomery and Jordan Pries
Paul BlackburnP 22.229Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Traded from Cubs with Dan Vogelbach to Mariners for Mike Montgomery and Jordan Pries
Jordan PriesP26.175Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Mariners with Mike Montgomery to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn
Mike MontgomeryRP27.020Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Mariners with Jordan Pries to Cubs for Dan Vogelbach and Paul Blackburn
Delino DeshieldsLF23.339Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Hanser Alberto3B23.277Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Prince FielderDH-1B32.073Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Herniated discs in neck
Shin-Soo ChooRF33.356Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Lower back inflammation
Charlie CulbersonSS27.102Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Chris HatcherRP31.190Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Scott CarrollRP31.300Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from White Sox to Rangers for cash considerations
Koda Gloverp23.099Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Elias DiazC25.246Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ruben Tejada2B26.267San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Matt CainSP31.293San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Noe RamirezRP26.211Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Koji UeharaRP41.109Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right pectoral strain
Keith HesslerRP27.128San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Mike ZuninoC25.118Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Norichika AokiLF34.197Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Felix HernandezSP30.104Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Dean KiekheferRP27.044St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Arismendy AlcantaraSS24.266Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Spencer AdamsP20.099Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Ryan Aguilarof21.313Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Alexi AmaristaSS27.106San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Dakota BacusP 25.110Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Andrew BarbosaP28.246New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Preston BeckOF25.268Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Travis Bergenp22.286Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Branden Berry1b23.063Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Paul BlackburnP 22.229Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Pat BlairSS24.294Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Aaron BummerP22.303Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Luis Carrenop20.344New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Carlos Castroc22.058Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Randy Cesar3B21.191Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Garrett CortrightP24.293Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Seamus Curran1b18.318Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
L.B. DantzlerIF25.060Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
DJ DavisOF 21.361Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Adrian De HortaP21.130San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Austin DeCarrP21.129New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Yeyfry Del RosarioP22.085Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Osvaldo DuarteSS20.185Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Max Duttoss22.261Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Kyle FarmerIF25.338Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Alfredo FigaroRP32.014Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Heath FillmyerP22.066Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Icezack Flemmingp24.027New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Darryl FlorentinoOF20.202Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Mike FordP24.017New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Sam GaviglioP26.060Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Mike GerberOF24.013Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Jay GonzalezOF25.222Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Nick GoodyRP25.015New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Austin GreenC26.149Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Keith Grieshaberss21.022Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Cody Hamlinp23.162New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Jordan HarrisonP25.103Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Hunter HarveyP21.224Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jeremy HefnerSP30.132St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Michael HermosilloCF21.185Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Keith HesslerRP27.128San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Jonathan HolderP23.042New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
John HoldzkomP28.276Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David HolmbergSP25.002Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Chris JensenP25.294Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
AJ JimenezC26.081Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Juan JimenezP22.288New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Clyde Kendrickp22.242Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Dean KiekheferRP27.044St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Daniel Kogerp22.343Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Brady LailP 22.346New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jordy Lara1B25.061Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Eric Lauerp21.048San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Ramon LaureanoOF22.006Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Sam LeCureRP32.078Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan LeonardsSS24.365Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Andrew LongleyC27.289Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Reynaldo LopezP22.198Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Cory LuebkeRP31.139Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Colby Lusignan1b23.248Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Jeff Malm1B25.263Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Parker MarkelP25.309Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Juan MartinezP24.006Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jorge MateoSS21.028New York YankeesTampa (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Ryan McBroom1B24.103Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Ryan McCormickp22.128Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Rob McDonnellp24.084Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Ranyelmy MendozaOF22.055Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Heiker MenesesSS-2B25.020Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Michael Mertzp22.300Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Aaron Mizellof22.280Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Chan MoonSS25.120Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Chase Mullinsp22.002Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Michael Murrayp22.298Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Aaron Myersp22.322Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
James Nailep23.163Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Tommy Nancep25.124Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Gustavo NunezSS28.164Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Garrett NussP23.097Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Chad OberackerLF27.188Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Dimas Ojedaof20.306Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Braulio OrtizP24.214Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Joshua Palaciosof20.357Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Wes ParsonsP23.318Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to GCL Braves (Rk) for rehab
Christian PowellP25.018Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Jordan PriesP26.175Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Neil RamirezRP27.057Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Josh RapaczC26.011Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Remey Reedp21.077Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Tim RemesC24.034Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Artie ReyesP24.106St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Genison ReyesP24.306Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Herlis RodriguezOF22.041Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Reynaldo Rodriguez1B30.164Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Tanner ScottP21.364Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Thomas Szapuckip20.039New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Andrew ThurmanP24.224Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Sixto Torresp20.112New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
David TrexlerP25.320Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Lou Trivinop24.294Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Spencer TurnbullP23.306Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Dan Vogelbach1B23.216Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Austin VothP24.025Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Zach WaltersSS26.319Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tom WindleP24.133Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Tyler Wolfe2b22.303Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Niuman RomeroSS31.178New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Austin CousinoOF23.095Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Danny HultzenP26.235Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Gonzalo SanudoP24.193Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose VinicioSS23.011Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kurt SpomerP27.011Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nelson GonzalezP26.156Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan KussmaulP29.305Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Josh Altmannss22.015Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Manolo ReyesP26.249Released by Yankees
Shane WatsonP 22.342Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jermaine Palacios3b20.002Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Josh Silverss26.088Released by Cubs
Peter Fairbanksp22.217Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Sthervin Matos3B22.158Released by Brewers
Edward Olivaresof20.137Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Ty Damronp21.358Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Signed out of draft (Texas Tech)
Chris Mathewsonp20.056Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Long Beach State)
Jordan Balazovicp17.307Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Signed out of draft (Ontario HS)
Kevin Malisheskip18.317Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Illinois HS)
Michael McKenryC31.139Released by Cardinals