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Games on 2016-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Nationals1Baltimore Orioles8BoxKevin GausmanReynaldo LopezVance Worley
Philadelphia Phillies1Chicago White Sox9BoxCarlos RodonJake Thompson(none)
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins3BoxAnibal SanchezKyle Gibson(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics9BoxSean ManaeaDanny Salazar(none)
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners1BoxCC SabathiaTaijuan Walker(none)
Boston Red Sox2Tampa Bay Rays1BoxClay BuchholzChris ArcherCraig Kimbrel
Los Angeles Angels2Toronto Blue Jays7BoxR.A. DickeyTyler Skaggs(none)
Atlanta Braves7Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxJose RamirezJake BarrettJim Johnson
Texas Rangers0Cincinnati Reds3BoxDan StrailyDerek HollandTony Cingrani
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxKenta MaedaMadison BumgarnerKenley Jansen
Kansas City Royals1Miami Marlins0BoxYordano VenturaAndrew CashnerKelvin Herrera
Colorado Rockies4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBrent SuterBoone LoganCorey Knebel
Houston Astros1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxIvan NovaJoe Musgrove(none)
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres3BoxJake ArrietaChristian FriedrichAroldis Chapman
New York Mets7St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRobert GsellmanJaime GarciaJeurys Familia

Standings as of 2016-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235Toronto Blue Jays1257154.568--60350310037-2634-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre371819.486
146Boston Red Sox1257154.568--68556412138-2733-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park372215.595
358Baltimore Orioles1256956.5522.05915652642-2227-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards372017.541
41017New York Yankees1256461.5127.0520547-2735-2729-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II372017.541
51326Tampa Bay Rays1245272.41918.5519538-1930-3722-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field381622.421
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians1247252.581--6185209839-2333-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field372215.595
2712Detroit Tigers1256659.5286.55795651435-2631-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park362016.556
3813Kansas City Royals1256560.5207.5496518-2240-2125-39W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium371621.432
41119Chicago White Sox1246064.48412.0502539-3732-2728-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field381820.474
51529Minnesota Twins1254976.39223.5565669-10425-3824-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field371027.270
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers1267353.579--582584-239-2034-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington362214.611
2610Seattle Mariners1256758.5365.55875384936-2731-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field371918.514
3915Houston Astros1266561.5168.05735314234-2831-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park361917.528
41224Oakland Athletics1265472.42919.0504598-9429-3625-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361521.417
51427Los Angeles Angels1255273.41620.5552600-4829-3323-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim372215.595
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1257352.584--60446713736-2337-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park372215.595
2614Miami Marlins1256560.5208.05285151331-2934-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park361422.389
3818New York Mets1256362.50410.0476483-731-3032-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field372413.649
41021Philadelphia Phillies1265868.46015.5474602-12830-3328-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park361323.361
51530Atlanta Braves1264680.36527.5466617-15119-4427-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field352213.629
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1258045.640--64142721445-1935-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field362313.639
2511St. Louis Cardinals1246658.53213.56185407828-3438-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III382018.526
3716Pittsburgh Pirates1236360.51216.0557551634-2929-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park381523.395
41122Milwaukee Brewers1255570.44025.0514596-8235-2920-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park371819.486
51223Cincinnati Reds1255471.43226.0560673-11332-3222-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark371423.378
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers1257055.560--5765047239-2431-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium372116.568
249San Francisco Giants1256857.5442.05615164535-2833-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park371918.514
3920Colorado Rockies1266066.47610.56666521432-3128-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field361521.417
41325San Diego Padres1265373.42117.5548612-6430-3323-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park361521.417
51428Arizona Diamondbacks1265274.41318.5574705-13122-4130-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field361719.472


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brett AndersonSP28.204Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Blister, left hand
Scott KazmirSP32.212Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Neck soreness
Ross StriplingRP26.273Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Luis AvilanRP27.035Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Charlie Culberson2B27.135Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Gregor BlancoLF-CF32.255San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder impingement
Gorkys HernandezCF28.351San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tony ZychP26.016Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
TJ Rivera2B27.300New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Neil Walker2B30.347New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Shawn TollesonCL28.217Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Josh HamiltonLF35.094Activated from DL and released by Rangers
Kevin PillarCF27.231Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin Bour1B28.087Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Derek Dietrich1B27.036Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Right knee contusion
Oswaldo ArciaRF25.106Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Rays by Marlins
Taijuan WalkerSP24.010Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Anthony SwarzakRP30.347New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Right rotator cuff inflammation
Ben HellerRP25.018New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Avisail GarciaDH25.072Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Derek HollandRP29.318Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jesse Adamsp23.011Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Al AlburquerqueRP30.074Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Gabriel Britoc18.293Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk)
Will AndersonP23.362St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Tim Arakawa2b23.127Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Wadye Ynfanteof19.008St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk)
Alec AsherSP24.324Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to GCL Phillies (Rk)
Bryan Saucedop22.201Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Signed out of draft (Davenport)
Braden Bishopof23.001Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Activated from disabled list
Parker BerberetC-1B26.307Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
B.J. BoydOF 23.038Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Lewis BrinsonOF 22.107Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryne Birk2b21.285Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Walker Buehlerp22.026Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ryan CarpenterP26.001Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Luis CastilloP23.254Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Michael ChavisSS21.012Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Matt Clancyp22.144Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jason CoatsRF26.180Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Justin Cohenc19.331Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Casey ColemanP29.051Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Pat CantwellC26.135Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis De Los Santosp22.208New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Eduardo de OleoC23.210Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Ryan Deemesp23.073Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Dean DeetzP22.267Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Sean DoolittleRP29.331Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA) for rehab
Samir Duenez1B20.073Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Jacob DahlstrandP24.150Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Chris DulaP24.017Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Bryan EvansP29.179Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Carlos FelixP20.291Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Alfredo FigaroRP32.047Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Cam GallagherC23.260Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Alec Hansenp21.317Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Chris HestonSP28.135San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+) for rehab
Justin HigleyOF23.241Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Jose IglesiasSS26.230Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Dan JohnsonP37.013Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jeremy KivelP 22.311Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Cole LankfordC23.354St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jared Lyonsp23.097Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Austin MaddoxC25.102Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Matt MarshP25.044New York YankeesTampa (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Cody MartinRP26.353Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Robert MartinezOF 22.196Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Scott McGoughRP26.296Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Zeke McGranahanP25.232Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Tim MelvilleP26.318Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Albert MinnisP24.292Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Tyler MooreLF29.205Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Chris Murphyp23.329Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Carlos PaulinoC26.333Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Jose PenaP25.154New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Blake Quinnp21.359Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Brandon Quinterop22.202Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Stefen Romero2B27.310Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Alejandro Salazarss19.322Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Juan SantosP20.359Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Andres Sthormesc20.016Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Ryan TeperaRP28.294Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Stryker TrahanC 22.120Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Activated from disabled list
Austin UrbanP24.046Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler Watsonp19.093Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Jonah WeselyP21.258Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Jacob WilsonIF26.025St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Austin WynnsC25.256Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jhonatan SolanoC31.011Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Niuman RomeroSS31.211New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian MoranP27.327Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff JohnsonP26.195Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy KehrtP30.245Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge SaezC 25.360Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jake JohansenP25.212Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Starlyn SurielP22.279Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Dylan Silvap22.239Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Wigberto NevarezC24.341Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Alirio Negrettep21.147Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)DL-60 Injured