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Games on 2016-08-11

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees4Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,1613:02Michael PinedaEduardo RodriguezLuis Cessa (2-0)Brad Ziegler (2-6)Dellin Betances (3)Joe GirardiJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALLos Angeles Angels4Cleveland Indians14Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,6523:10Jhoulys ChacinCorey KluberCorey Kluber (12-8)Jhoulys Chacin (3-8)-Mike SciosciaTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALChicago White Sox1Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,3102:25Miguel GonzalezDanny DuffyDanny Duffy (9-1)Carson Fulmer (0-2)-Robin VenturaNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALHouston Astros15Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,9603:02Doug FisterJose BerriosDoug Fister (12-7)Jose Berrios (2-4)-A.J. HinchPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALHouston Astros10Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,9352:46Chris DevenskiTom MiloneChris Devenski (1-4)Tom Milone (3-4)-A.J. HinchPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALBaltimore Orioles9Oakland Athletics6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,6103:10Chris TillmanAndrew TriggsChris Tillman (15-4)Andrew Triggs (0-1)Zach Britton (35)Buck ShowalterBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntColorado Rockies12Texas Rangers9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,7204:03Chad BettisLucas HarrellScott Oberg (1-1)Jake Diekman (3-2)Adam Ottavino (1)Walt WeissJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
IntColorado Rockies12Texas Rangers9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,7204:03Chad BettisLucas HarrellScott Oberg (1-1)Jake Diekman (3-2)Adam Ottavino (1)Walt WeissJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1140,5973:55Carlos MartinezJon LesterMike Montgomery (4-5)Zach Duke (2-1)-Mike MathenyJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLAtlanta Braves3Milwaukee Brewers11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,1673:19Fausto CarmonaMatt GarzaMatt Garza (4-4)Fausto Carmona (1-1)-Brian SnitkerCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks9New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,2712:52Braden ShipleyNoah SyndergaardBraden Shipley (2-1)Noah Syndergaard (9-8)-Chip HaleTerry CollinsCiti field
NLSan Diego Padres0Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,0712:37Christian FriedrichJameson TaillonJameson Taillon (3-2)Christian Friedrich (4-8)Tony Watson (4)Andy GreenClint HurdlePNC Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-08-11.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Toronto Blue Jays1156550.565--5514708134-2531-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre472423.511
248Baltimore Orioles1146450.5610.55344963839-1725-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards482523.521
359Boston Red Sox1136152.5403.06095288135-2726-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park493217.653
4916New York Yankees1145856.5096.5470498-2832-2426-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II482622.542
51428Tampa Bay Rays1134667.40718.0454498-4425-3421-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field492227.449
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1126448.571--5654759032-2032-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field493019.612
2610Detroit Tigers1146153.5354.05365201633-2128-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park472522.532
31019Kansas City Royals1145559.48210.0436497-6136-2119-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium482622.542
41120Chicago White Sox1145460.47411.0452496-4429-2625-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field482424.500
51529Minnesota Twins1154669.40019.5530610-8024-3522-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field471334.277
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1166848.586--546541535-1833-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington462719.587
2711Seattle Mariners1136053.5316.55264824433-2527-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field492623.531
3813Houston Astros1156055.5227.55164655134-2626-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park472423.511
41223Oakland Athletics1155164.44316.5461555-9427-3324-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum471829.383
51325Los Angeles Angels1144965.43018.0521541-2026-2923-36L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim482523.521
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1136746.593--53039413634-2233-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park492821.571
2512Miami Marlins1146054.5267.54874731430-2630-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park471928.404
3817New York Mets1145757.50010.5418417129-2928-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field483018.625
41021Philadelphia Phillies1165363.45715.5431537-10625-2928-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park461828.391
51530Atlanta Braves1154372.37425.0407537-13018-3925-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field462521.543
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1137241.637--56837918940-1732-24W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field483117.646
2614St. Louis Cardinals1156055.52213.05674986928-3332-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III472621.553
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1125755.50914.5503510-733-2524-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park492128.429
41122Milwaukee Brewers1135162.45121.0465525-6032-2719-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park492227.449
51427Cincinnati Reds1134667.40726.0490617-12726-2920-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark492227.449
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1146549.570--5054555032-2133-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park482226.458
247Los Angeles Dodgers1146450.5611.05044386637-2227-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium482721.563
3918Colorado Rockies1155659.4879.56035832028-2928-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field471928.404
41224San Diego Padres1144965.43016.0504548-4427-3022-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park481929.396
51326Arizona Diamondbacks1144866.42117.0509615-10619-3929-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field482127.438

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jose Adamesp23.206Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Aaron AttawayIF24.158Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brian Baylissp22.007Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Stephen BrunoSS25.267Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Zack Burdip21.155Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Frank Califanoof22.133Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Oswaldo CastilloP19.358Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Enmanuel De Jesusp19.244Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Allan De San MiguelC28.192Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mark Eckerp21.076Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Jason Foleyp20.284Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Robert Galliganp23.041Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Jarlin Garciap23.205Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Derian Gonzalezp21.192St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Roger Gonzalezc22.282Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Nick GoodyRP25.036New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Connor Greyp22.097Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Joe HarveyP24.215New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Joey Havrilakof24.260Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Spencer HermannP23.005Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Harley Holtp24.288St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
T.J. HouseP26.316Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Brian HunterC23.262Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Stewart IjamesOF27.355Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Christian Kelleyc22.322Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Taylor Kohlweyof22.022San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Dean Kremerp20.217Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
John KuchnoP25.082Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Angelo LeclercP24.307Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Grayson Longp22.076Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Greg MaistoP21.267Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Kelvin MarteP28.261Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kuehl MceachernP23.096Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Zeke McGranahanP25.220Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Darien McLemore2b22.243Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Melky Mesarf29.192Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Salvador Montanop22.028Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Max MurphyOF23.267Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Dallas NewtonP21.342Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Braulio OrtizP24.235Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Jose PenaP25.142New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Gavin Pittorep22.327Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Rob RefsnyderIF-OF25.138New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Tim RemesC24.055Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Jacob Robsonof21.264Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Robby RowlandP24.240St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Max SchuhP24.151Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Dan SlaniaP24.079San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Jordan SmithP24.110Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Forrest SnowP27.224Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Christian Talleyp24.324Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Joe ThatcherRP35.123Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Matt TrowbridgeP23.140Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
John WalterP25.083St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jonah WeselyP21.246Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Donnie HartRP25.339Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Bowie (AA)
Luke GregersonRP32.089Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Ken GilesRP25.325Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Buddy BoshersRP28.094Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow inflammation
Pedro StropRP31.059Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Torn left meniscus
Ben HellerP25.006New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Luis CessaSP24.108New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jeff ManshipRP31.207Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL
Sean O'SullivanSP28.345Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from DL and outrighted to minors
Roenis EliasRP28.010Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt Adams1B27.345St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Randal GrichukLF-RF24.364St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Kevin ChapmanRP28.174Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Andrew AlbersSP30.309Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew AlbersSP30.309Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Ryan Jackson2B28.093Released by Angels
Samuel DedunoSP33.040Released by Yankees
Wilfredo BoscanRP26.289Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Pirates by Braves
Mallex SmithCF23.097Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Maikel CletoRP27.102Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Patrick McCoyP28.008Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bryan HarperP26.225Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Alonso2B28.178Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Johnny OmahenP27.149Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Marcus WaldenP27.332Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Casey TurgeonSS23.317St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge SaezC 25.348Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron Barbosa2B24.119Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
David LyonC26.204Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Natanael RamosC23.053New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Josh Thomas-Dotsonof31.315Released by Yankees
Kevin Duchenep22.244Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Luke Gillinghamp22.160Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Military Leave
Cole Ragansp18.242Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Tai Tiedemannp20.072Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Long Beach CC)
Tyree Thompsonp19.060Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Louisiana HS)