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Games on 2016-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Los Angeles Angels3BoxClay BuchholzHuston StreetBrad Ziegler
Oakland Athletics0Cleveland Indians8BoxCorey KluberSonny Gray(none)
Houston Astros0Detroit Tigers11BoxMike PelfreyDallas Keuchel(none)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins6BoxErvin SantanaCarlos RodonRyan Pressly
New York Yankees3Tampa Bay Rays5BoxBlake SnellMichael PinedaAlex Colome
Kansas City Royals3Texas Rangers5BoxLucas HarrellDillon GeeSam Dyson
Baltimore Orioles6Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMychal GivensFranklin Morales(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves2BoxMauricio CabreraAndrew BaileyJim Johnson
Seattle Mariners6Chicago Cubs7BoxHector RondonCody Martin(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers14BoxLouis ColemanPatrick Corbin(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Miami Marlins5BoxA.J. RamosMatt Bowman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMatt GarzaFrancisco LirianoJeremy Jeffress
Colorado Rockies4New York Mets6BoxJerry BlevinsBoone LoganJeurys Familia
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres2BoxHomer BaileyPaul ClemensTony Cingrani
Washington Nationals1San Francisco Giants3BoxMatt CainGio GonzalezSantiago Casilla

Standings as of 2016-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1045945.567--4924652737-1622-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards583028.517
247Toronto Blue Jays1055946.5620.55184378132-2427-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre573027.526
359Boston Red Sox1035746.5531.55744908434-2523-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park593623.610
4917New York Yankees1045252.5007.0419452-3329-2223-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II583226.552
51427Tampa Bay Rays1034261.40816.5411459-4822-3020-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field592633.441
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1026042.588--5054089730-1730-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field593425.576
2611Detroit Tigers1055748.5434.55034851829-1928-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park562927.518
31019Chicago White Sox1055154.48610.5419451-3228-2423-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field572730.474
41120Kansas City Royals1044955.47112.0404463-5932-1917-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium583226.552
51529Minnesota Twins1044064.38521.0461540-7923-3217-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field581939.328
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1066244.585--505496934-1728-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington563323.589
2713Houston Astros1045549.5296.04684303832-2123-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park582929.500
3815Seattle Mariners1035251.5058.54864553125-2327-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field593425.576
51224Oakland Athletics1054758.44814.5428510-8224-2923-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum572235.386
41323Los Angeles Angels1054758.44814.5485484124-2823-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim572730.474
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Washington Nationals1056144.581--48337111231-2030-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park573423.596
2510Miami Marlins1055748.5434.04514292229-2428-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park562234.393
3714New York Mets1045450.5196.5381372928-2526-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field583325.569
41122Philadelphia Phillies1074859.44914.0380484-10423-2825-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park552332.418
51530Atlanta Braves1053768.35224.0360498-13816-3821-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field563125.554
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1046341.606--52936516434-1729-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field574017.702
2612St. Louis Cardinals1055649.5337.55334448925-3031-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III573027.526
3816Pittsburgh Pirates1035251.50510.5471474-329-2323-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park582632.448
41021Milwaukee Brewers1034756.45615.5417474-5730-2517-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park592633.441
51428Cincinnati Reds1044262.40421.0447584-13724-2818-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark582632.448
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1056144.581--4734195432-2129-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park572631.456
248Los Angeles Dodgers1055946.5622.04643907433-2026-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium573225.561
3918Colorado Rockies1055253.4959.0536528825-2427-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field572334.404
41225San Diego Padres1054560.42916.0457511-5424-2721-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park572334.404
51326Arizona Diamondbacks1054362.41018.0466558-9217-3526-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field572631.456


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brian MatuszRP29.170Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Hector Olivera2b31.117San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Braves to Padres for Matt Kemp
Matt KempLF31.311Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres to Braves for Hector Olivera
Steve HathawayP25.321Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Adam LoewenRP32.113Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike Freeman2B28.362Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Josh CollmenterRP30.174Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Craig GentryCF32.245Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL and designated for assignment
Daniel Navalf-RF33.161Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Shane RobinsonLF31.274Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Jose ReyesSS33.050New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Matt HarveySP27.126New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Justin Ruggianocf34.110New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
Billy BurnsCF26.335Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Traded from Athletics to Royals for Brett Eibner
Brett EibnerRF27.241Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Traded from Royals to Athletics for Billy Burns
Reynaldo LopezP22.208Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Felipe VazquezRP25.026Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from Pirates with Taylor Hearn to Nationals for Mark Melancon
Taylor Hearnp21.335Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from Nationals with Felipe Rivero to Pirates for Mark Melancon
Mark MelanconRP31.125Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Pirates to Nationals for Felipe Rivero and Taylor Hearn
Brian EllingtonRP25.361Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Dillon OvertonP24.349Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Rich HillSP36.142Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Blister, left hand
Ramiro Pena2b31.013San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Hunter PenceRF33.109San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Nate KarnsSP28.249Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Cody MartinRP26.330Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Leonel CamposRP29.014San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Al AlburquerqueRP30.051Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Argenis AnguloP22.155Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Carlos ArroyoOF23.033Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Austin Barnes2B26.215Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Brandon BeachySP29.331Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jon Berti2B26.190Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Didimo Bracho2b19.332Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Steven BraultSP24.093Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Greg BrodyIF24.283San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Ryan Burrp22.064Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Will Carterp23.194New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Michael ChoiceRF26.263Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Nick CiuffoC21.146Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Nick Collinsc22.109Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Kevin ComerP23.364Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Josh ConwayOF25.110Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Chris CottonP25.252Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Zac CurtisRP24.027Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Paxton De La Garzass22.226Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Esmerling De La Rosap25.077Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Tim DillardP33.012Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Nattino Diplanp22.213Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Tanner EnglishOF23.142Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Raynel Espinalp22.298New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Aramis GarciaC23.200San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Rene GarciaC26.132Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Daniel GibsonP24.289Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Justin GrimmRP27.349Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Kris HallP25.053Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Hunter HarveyP21.234Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Wes Helsabeckp24.024Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jordan Hicksp19.328St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Dustin HouleC22.264Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Michael KellyP23.328San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
John Kilichowskip22.075St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Keenan Kishp24.253Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Conor KraussP23.047Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk)
Mark Lairdof23.124Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Ryan Lawlorp22.204Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Greg MaistoP21.256Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Sean McLaughlinp22.076Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Angel MejiaP21.171San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Jared MillerP22.344Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
J.B. Mossof23.040Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Jairo MunozP24.354Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Dorssys PaulinoSS21.252Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Jeremias PinedaCF25.257Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Roman QuinnSS23.078Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Matt RamseyP26.310Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Chris SadberryP24.266Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Alejandro Salazarss19.299Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Wilson SantosP24.285San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Jesse Scholtensp22.116San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Jordan Sheffieldp21.060Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Dan SlaniaP24.068San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Adam SonabendC24.080San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Andrew Sopkop21.358Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Gabe SpeierP21.110Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Kanekoa TexeiraP30.175Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew Tomasovichp23.057Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Nick TorresOF23.031San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Ronnie WilliamsP20.207St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Ty WilliamsP 22.160New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Brandon AllenIF30.169Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Wilkin CastilloC32.060Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ben KlimeshP 26.078Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bryson SmithCF27.226Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ricky Oropesa1B26.228San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stewart IjamesOF27.344Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Billy Fleming2B23.314New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Omar GarciaCF22.364Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trevor HildenbergerP25.228Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathon CrawfordP24.273Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Matt StalcupP26.025Announced retirement
Wendolyn Bautistap23.126Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris Paddackp20.205San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Zac Personp23.291Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Bo Bichetteif18.148Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Freddy RodriguezOF19.258Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Jairo Rosariop22.283Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Luis Vasquezp22.252Announced retirement
Cole Figueroa3B29.031Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Edwin Fidelp21.229Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)
Jose Geraldop21.017New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Jerry Keelp22.308San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)