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Games on 2016-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox4BoxNate JonesChris TillmanDavid Robertson
New York Mets5Detroit Tigers6BoxMatt BoydLogan VerrettFrancisco Rodriguez
Texas Rangers3Houston Astros2BoxKeone KelaChris DevenskiSam Dyson
Toronto Blue Jays2Kansas City Royals4BoxDanny DuffyAaron SanchezKelvin Herrera
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees2BoxCorey KluberCC SabathiaAndrew Miller
Chicago Cubs4Oakland Athletics0BoxJake ArrietaSonny Gray(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Seattle Mariners8BoxDrew StorenJose ValdezEdwin Diaz
Minnesota Twins3Tampa Bay Rays7BoxChris ArcherJose BerriosAlex Colome
Milwaukee Brewers15Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxMatt GarzaPatrick Corbin(none)
Miami Marlins6Colorado Rockies12BoxChad BettisAndrew Cashner(none)
Boston Red Sox0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRoss StriplingEduardo RodriguezKenley Jansen
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxIvan NovaHomer BaileyTony Watson
Philadelphia Phillies7San Diego Padres9BoxBuddy BaumannJake Thompson(none)
Atlanta Braves13St. Louis Cardinals5BoxFausto CarmonaCarlos Martinez(none)
San Francisco Giants7Washington Nationals1BoxMatt CainStephen Strasburg(none)

Standings as of 2016-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1096247.569--5124823039-1723-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards532726.509
247Toronto Blue Jays1116348.568--5344498532-2431-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre512625.510
3610Boston Red Sox1096049.5502.05935048934-2526-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park533320.623
4917New York Yankees1105555.5007.5451485-3431-2424-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II522923.558
51426Tampa Bay Rays1094564.41317.0437476-3925-3320-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field532330.434
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1086246.574--5424608231-2031-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field533221.604
259Detroit Tigers1106149.5552.05295052433-2028-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park512526.490
31019Chicago White Sox1105357.48210.0440476-3629-2524-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field522527.481
41120Kansas City Royals1105258.47311.0419486-6733-2019-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium522923.558
51528Minnesota Twins1104466.40019.0507574-6723-3221-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field521537.288
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1116447.577--516514234-1730-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington513120.608
2713Houston Astros1105753.5186.54804433734-2523-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park522725.519
3814Seattle Mariners1095653.5147.05114753629-2527-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field533023.566
41223Los Angeles Angels1104961.44514.5514516-226-2923-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim522527.481
51324Oakland Athletics1104862.43615.5448540-9224-3124-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum522131.404
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1106545.591--52138713432-2133-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park523022.577
2612Miami Marlins1105852.5277.04684571129-2429-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park512130.412
3816New York Mets1105654.5099.04103991129-2627-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field523121.596
41021Philadelphia Phillies1125161.45515.0412512-10025-2926-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park502030.400
51530Atlanta Braves1104070.36425.0389515-12618-3922-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field512823.549
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1096841.624--55337318037-1731-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field523517.673
2511St. Louis Cardinals1105852.52710.55494757426-3132-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III522824.538
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1085553.50912.5490495-531-2324-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park532330.434
41122Milwaukee Brewers1084959.45418.5443504-6130-2519-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park542430.444
51327Cincinnati Reds1094465.40424.0470602-13226-2918-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark532429.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1106347.573--4964455132-2131-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park522428.462
248Los Angeles Dodgers1106149.5552.04764205634-2127-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium523022.577
3918Colorado Rockies1105555.5008.05725482428-2627-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field522032.385
41225San Diego Padres1104862.43615.0491532-4127-2921-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park522032.385
51429Arizona Diamondbacks1104466.40019.0483607-12418-3926-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field522527.481


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Casey McGehee3B33.298Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kyle RyanSP24.316Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Jordan ZimmermannSP30.075Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Strained right lat
Nick Castellanos3B24.155Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand
Jose ValdezRP26.158Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Tim LincecumSP32.052Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Matt ThorntonRP39.325San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Andrew BaileyRP32.067Released by Phillies
Brett OberholtzerSP27.036Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jake ThompsonSP22.187Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Taijuan WalkerSP23.358Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Clayton RichardSP32.329San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
Curtis PartchRP29.174Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Roberto HernandezRP35.341Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Desmond JenningsLF29.280Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Left knee contusion
Mikie MahtookCF26.249Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan Zimmerman1B31.312Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Left wrist contusion
Brian GoodwinOF25.277Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Bud NorrisRP31.157Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Mild back strain
Ross StriplingP26.256Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Pat VenditteRP31.037Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Traded from Blue Jays to Mariners for PTBNL
Donn RoachSP26.235Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Hunter CervenkaRP26.215Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Braves to Marlins for Anfernee Seymour and Michael Mader
Michael MaderP22.169Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Marlins with Anfernee Seymour to Braves for Hunter Cervenka
Anfernee SeymourSS21.043Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Marlins with Michael Mader to Braves for Hunter Cervenka
Arquimedes CamineroRP29.051Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Traded from Pirates to Mariners for future considerations
Patrick SchusterP25.280Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Blake ParkerRP31.048Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Doug FisterSP32.184Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
TJ HouseP26.311Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Chasen ShreveRP26.025New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Nate Schierholtzrf32.173Suspended 80 games for violation of MLB drug policy for PED
Scott AlexanderRP27.027Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Eliezer Alvarez2B-3B21.295St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Will AndersonP23.345St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
John BarbatoRP24.026New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Agapito Barriosp22.249Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Carson BlairC26.292Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Jake BrentzP21.326Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Lucas Brownp22.268Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Stephen BrunoSS25.262Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Henry CentenoP21.347Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Nick Collinsc22.115Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Cortland CoxP21.276Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Jason CreasyP24.085Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Activated from disabled list
Matt Crownoverp23.154Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Frederick Cuevasof18.283New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Jacob DahlstrandP24.133Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt Dean3B23.227Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Samuel DedunoSP33.035Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Casey Delgadop26.052New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jordan Desguinp22.280Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Raynel Espinalp22.304New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Jon FitzsimmonsP24.251Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Bladimil FrancoOF22.281St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
J.J. FrancoSS24.186Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Aramis GarciaC23.206San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Jairo Garciap21.193New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Gabby GuerreroP22.238Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Joe HarveyP24.210New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Shawn HavilandP30.269Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Elieser HernandezP21.095Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Jared Jamesof22.165Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Connor Jonesp21.300St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Brian Kellerp22.046New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Nick KinghamP24.272Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Ryan Krill1b23.142New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Trey LambertP25.062Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Trevor Lanep22.102New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Kai-Wei Linp20.140Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Logan Lombanap22.020Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Reinstated to active roster
Grayson Longp22.071Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Braxton Lorenzinip21.123San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Casey McGehee3B33.298Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Zeke McGranahanP25.215Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from disabled list
Shawn MorimandoP23.259Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Jose Ninp21.047Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Paddy O'Brienp22.303New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Brian Olsonc23.197Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Luis OrtizP20.319Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Dillon OvertonP24.355Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Brad PeacockSP28.186Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Shawn PleffnerRF26.354Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jose Polonia3b20.239New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Victor Roblesof19.079Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Elier Sanchezp29.306San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Donny Sands3b20.082New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Wilson SantosP24.291San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Jesse Scholtensp22.122San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Wilson SorianoOF24.219Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Neftali Soto1b27.159Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Ryan StephensOF24.031Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Tyler Stephensonc19.355Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
James Teaguep21.342Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Kodie Tidwellss22.003San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Matt TrowbridgeP23.135Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Chuck Vazquezc22.316New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Carlos Vidalof20.251New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jason VoslerIF22.334Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon Wagner3b20.348New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
TJ WeirIF-P24.326San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Matt WhitehouseP25.115Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Patrick WisdomIF24.345St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Hunter WoodP 22.359Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Bobby KoreckyP36.325Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Marc Krauss1B28.306New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan LollisLF29.233San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Auston BousfieldOF23.032San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brady ShoemakerLF29.088Released by White Sox
John Wernerp24.216Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Jorge MarbanP27.244Released by Red Sox
Angel VillalonaIF25.358San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis Mendez2B-SS23.217Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan CordellOF24.128Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adenson Verasteguip23.168Released by Tigers
Bralin JacksonOF 22.247Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Daniel BravoSS21.171San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Suspended
Edmundo SosaSS20.153St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jason HoppeP24.054Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose FernandezSS23.078Released by Braves
Rogelio Armenterosp22.037Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Wirkin EstevezP24.144Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Austin Smithp20.028San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Dalton Geekiep21.307Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe Pistoresep23.295Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Kevin Franklin3B21.255Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Leudys Baezof20.041Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt JonesOF22.150Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt RaileyOF21.143Released by Diamondbacks
Victor GonzalezP20.264Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Wigberto NevarezC24.324Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Brandon Marshof18.231Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Brandon Bonillap22.289Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Signed out of draft (Hawaii Pacific)
TJ Friedlof20.358Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Nevada)
Juan Torresp21.073Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk)