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Games on 2016-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks4Boston Red Sox9BoxDavid PricePatrick Corbin(none)
Los Angeles Angels3Cleveland Indians13BoxCarlos CarrascoTyler Skaggs(none)
Kansas City Royals7Minnesota Twins3BoxYordano VenturaKyle Gibson(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3New York Yankees6BoxCC SabathiaChris ArcherDellin Betances
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics6BoxSean ManaeaJoe WielandRyan Madson
Detroit Tigers5Texas Rangers8BoxYu DarvishAnibal SanchezSam Dyson
Houston Astros5Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJoe MusgroveFrancisco LirianoWill Harris
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs13BoxJake ArrietaAdam Wainwright(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxIvan NovaRoss StriplingTony Watson
Chicago White Sox4Miami Marlins2BoxCarlos RodonAndrew CashnerDavid Robertson
Cincinnati Reds7Milwaukee Brewers4BoxHomer BaileyJimmy Nelson(none)
San Diego Padres8New York Mets6BoxPaul ClemensLogan VerrettBrandon Maurer
Colorado Rockies6Philadelphia Phillies10BoxJake ThompsonJon Gray(none)
Baltimore Orioles5San Francisco Giants2BoxDylan BundyMatt CainZach Britton
Atlanta Braves8Washington Nationals5BoxMike FoltynewiczStephen StrasburgJim Johnson

Standings as of 2016-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Baltimore Orioles1156550.565--5394984139-1726-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards472423.511
247Toronto Blue Jays1166551.5600.55544757934-2631-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre462422.522
359Boston Red Sox1146252.5442.56185328636-2726-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park483117.646
4916New York Yankees1155956.5136.0476501-2533-2426-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II472522.532
51428Tampa Bay Rays1144668.40418.5457504-4725-3421-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field482226.458
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1136548.575--57847810033-2032-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field482919.604
2610Detroit Tigers1156154.5305.05415281333-2128-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park462521.543
31018Kansas City Royals1155659.48710.0443500-5736-2120-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium472522.532
41120Chicago White Sox1155560.47811.0456498-4229-2626-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field472324.489
51529Minnesota Twins1164670.39720.5533617-8424-3622-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field461333.283
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1176948.590--554546836-1833-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington452619.578
2711Seattle Mariners1146054.5267.55294884133-2527-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field482622.542
3812Houston Astros1166155.5267.55214685334-2627-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park462323.500
41222Oakland Athletics1165264.44816.5467558-9128-3324-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum461729.370
51325Los Angeles Angels1154966.42619.0524554-3026-2923-37L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim472522.532
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1146747.588--53540213334-2333-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park482820.583
2513Miami Marlins1156055.5227.54894771230-2730-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park461927.413
3817New York Mets1155758.49610.5424425-129-3028-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field473017.638
41021Philadelphia Phillies1175463.46214.5441543-10226-2928-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park451728.378
51530Atlanta Braves1164472.37924.0415542-12718-3926-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field452421.533
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1147341.640--58138120041-1732-24W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field473017.638
2614St. Louis Cardinals1166056.51714.05695115828-3332-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III462620.565
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1135855.51314.5508511-333-2525-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park482028.417
41123Milwaukee Brewers1145163.44722.0469532-6332-2819-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park482226.458
51427Cincinnati Reds1144767.41226.0497621-12426-2921-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark482127.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1156550.565--5074604732-2233-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park472225.468
248Los Angeles Dodgers1156451.5571.05054436237-2327-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium472720.574
3919Colorado Rockies1165660.4839.56095931628-2928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field461927.413
41224San Diego Padres1155065.43515.0512554-4227-3023-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park471829.383
51326Arizona Diamondbacks1154867.41717.0513624-11119-3929-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field472126.447


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
AJ AchterRP27.350Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Hunter AdkinsP25.326Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Pedro AraujoP23.041Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Carlos ArroyoOF23.045Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Cody AscheLF26.043Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Luis AvilanRP27.024Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Keach Ballardss24.027Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Daniel BardRP31.048St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Anthony BemboomC26.206Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Conor BierfeldtOF25.132Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Wilfredo BoscanRP26.290Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Bobby BoydOF23.220Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Bryce BrentzLF27.225Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Ryan Burrp22.076Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Kevin CanelonP22.208New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Alexi Casilla2b32.023Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael ConfortoLF23.164New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Christian Correac23.086Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Allen CraigDH32.025Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Brandon CunniffRP27.309Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jeff Deganop23.286New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Frandy De La Rosass20.201Texas RangersHickory (A)Reinstated to active roster
Luis DiazP24.125San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Dustin DriverP21.305Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Scott Effrossp22.227Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Jose FernandezSS23.084St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Alejandro Garciaof25.052Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Sean GodfreyOF24.223Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Roger Gonzalezc22.283Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Jarrett GrubeP34.280Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Joey Hawkins2b23.155St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jake Hensonc23.008Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ramon Hernandez1b20.163Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Delvin Hicianop24.232Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Chad HinshawOF25.336Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Mat LatosSP28.247Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Julian Leonc20.201Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Gabriel Macielof17.214Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Westhers Magdalenoss19.286San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Josh Mageeof19.180San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Nick MarondeRP26.341Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Evan MarshallRP26.116Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
JD MartinP33.222Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Darin MastroianniRF30.351Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Brian MatuszRP29.182Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Mark McCoyp22.104Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Stephen McGeeC25.186Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Deck McGuireP27.050St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Trey McNuttP27.010San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Erick Mendezof20.127New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Andrew MoralesP23.208St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jimmy MoranP26.066Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Max MurphyOF23.268Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Wigberto NevarezC24.330Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Logan OndrusekRP31.180Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Braulio OrtizP24.236Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Jensen Parkof23.245Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Nick PivettaP23.179Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Natanael RamosC23.054New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Hunter RedmanC23.352San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
John RichyP24.015Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Yacksel RiosP23.046Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Victor Roblesof19.085Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Herlis RodriguezOF22.063Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Ryan RuaLF-1B26.154Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Patrick SchusterP25.286Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Phillies
Richie Shaffer3B25.150Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Hector SilvestreP23.241Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Trevor Simmsp24.150Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Tim Smalling2B-SS28.303Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Forrest SnowP27.225Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Bo TakahashiP19.201Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jorge TilleroC22.234Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Justin TopaP25.158Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Jose VinicioSS23.033Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jonah WeselyP21.247Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Forrest Whitleyp18.331Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Trey Wingenterp22.119San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Patrick WisdomIF24.351St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Juan Yepez3b18.174Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Chesny YoungIF23.310Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan Zimmerman2b21.264Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose IglesiasSS26.219Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Joe BlantonRP35.244Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Cody EgeRP25.096Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Marlins by Angels
Nick TropeanoSP25.350Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Pat DeanRP27.079Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Tommy MiloneRP29.177Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Left biceps tendinitis
Seth LugoSP26.268New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Teoscar HernandezLF23.301Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Preston TuckerRF-LF26.037Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Strained right shoulder
Matt CarasitiRP25.020Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mark Reynolds1B33.009Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Left hamate surgery
Gonzalez GermenRP28.324Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ben Paulsen1B28.290Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Peter BourjosRF29.134Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Welington CastilloC29.110Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Kyle Kubitza2B26.028Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Braves
Manny BanuelosSP25.152Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Designated for Assignment
Dan RobertsonLF30.316Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Joe WielandP26.203Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jason HurshP24.315Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Roberto HernandezRP35.347Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Akeel MorrisRP23.271Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Mississippi (AA)
Tyler LyonsRP28.173St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Luke WeaverSP22.356St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt HollidayLF-DH36.224St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left thumb
Luis Severinop22.173New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Nathan EovaldiSP26.180New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow tendon
Christopher BeckRP25.342Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Miguel GonzalezSP32.077Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained right groin
Matt DuffySS25.209Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt ThorntonRP39.331Released by Padres
Bruce RondonRP25.246Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Edwin MorenoOF22.289San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Felipe GonzalezP24.363Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gunnar HeidtIF23.334Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael Murrayp22.320Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael Soto1B-3B24.269Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Derek HillOF20.226Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
J.C. Rodriguez2B20.213Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Juan TejadaOF22.180Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Kyle Dowdyp23.190Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Kyle Twomeyp22.226Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Hector Santiagoss18.267San Francisco GiantsDominican Giants (Rk)Assigned to DSL Giants (Rk)
Alsis Herrerap24.079Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to AZL Indians (Rk)