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Games on 2016-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago White Sox3BoxJerad EickhoffJames ShieldsJeanmar Gomez
Detroit Tigers9Minnesota Twins4BoxMatt BoydTyler Duffey(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics5BoxKendall GravemanTrevor Bauer(none)
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners0BoxMasahiro TanakaHisashi IwakumaDellin Betances
Boston Red Sox3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxBrad BoxbergerHeath Hembree(none)
Los Angeles Angels8Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMatt ShoemakerMarco Estrada(none)
Atlanta Braves9Arizona Diamondbacks10BoxPatrick CorbinJose Ramirez(none)
Texas Rangers6Cincinnati Reds5BoxJake DiekmanBlake WoodSam Dyson
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRich HillJohnny CuetoKenley Jansen
Kansas City Royals0Miami Marlins3BoxJose FernandezDillon GeeFernando Rodney
Colorado Rockies1Milwaukee Brewers7BoxZach DaviesTyler Anderson(none)
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxCollin McHughGerrit ColeKen Giles
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres3BoxKyle HendricksPaul ClemensAroldis Chapman
New York Mets1St. Louis Cardinals8BoxCarlos MartinezJacob deGrom(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Washington Nationals8BoxWade MileyTanner Roark(none)

Standings as of 2016-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
237Toronto Blue Jays1267155.563--6055119437-2734-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre361818.500
146Boston Red Sox1267155.563--68856812038-2733-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park362214.611
358Baltimore Orioles1267056.5561.06015732842-2228-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards361917.528
4916New York Yankees1266561.5166.0525547-2235-2730-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II361917.528
51325Tampa Bay Rays1255372.42417.5523541-1831-3722-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field371522.405
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1257253.576--6195259439-2333-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field362214.611
2612Detroit Tigers1266759.5325.55885691935-2632-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park351916.543
31015Kansas City Royals1266561.5167.5496521-2540-2125-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium361620.444
41119Chicago White Sox1256065.48012.0505544-3932-2828-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field371819.486
51529Minnesota Twins1264977.38923.5569678-10925-3924-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field361026.278
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1277453.583--588589-139-2035-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington352114.600
2711Seattle Mariners1266759.5326.55875434436-2831-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field361917.528
3814Houston Astros1276661.5208.05785354334-2832-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park351817.514
41223Oakland Athletics1275572.43319.0509599-9030-3625-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351421.400
51426Los Angeles Angels1265373.42120.5560602-4229-3324-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim362115.583
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1267353.579--61247713536-2437-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park362214.611
2613Miami Marlins1266660.5247.05315151632-2934-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park351322.371
3818New York Mets1266363.50010.0477491-1431-3032-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field362412.667
41021Philadelphia Phillies1275968.46514.5479605-12630-3329-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park351223.343
51530Atlanta Braves1274681.36227.5475627-15219-4427-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field342212.647
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1268145.643--64743021745-1936-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field352213.629
2510St. Louis Cardinals1256758.53613.56265418529-3438-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III371918.514
3717Pittsburgh Pirates1246361.50817.0561556534-3029-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park371522.405
41122Milwaukee Brewers1265670.44425.0521597-7636-2920-41W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park361719.472
51224Cincinnati Reds1265472.42927.0565679-11432-3322-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark361422.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1267155.563--5775047340-2431-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium362016.556
249San Francisco Giants1266858.5403.05615174435-2833-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park361917.528
3920Colorado Rockies1276067.47211.5667659832-3128-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field351520.429
51327San Diego Padres1275374.41718.5551618-6730-3423-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park351520.429
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1275374.41718.5584714-13023-4130-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field351619.457


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ronald Acunaof18.249Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Osmel Aguilaof27.037Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Logan Allenp19.093San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Dean Anna2B29.273St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Lake Bacharp21.082San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Parker Buggp21.302Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Pat CantwellC26.136Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Colton Davisp22.231Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Luis DiazP24.137San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Ethan EliasP23.119Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Joshua FieldsRP31.005Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ramon FloresRF24.151Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Anthony GarciaLF24.233St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Hector GarciaP20.325Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Daniel Gonzalezp20.197Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Reinstated to active roster
Marcus GreeneC 22.005San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from disabled list
Ke'Bryan Hayes3b19.208Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Brian HunterC23.275Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Bralin JacksonOF 22.265Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jerry Keelp22.332San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Corey KimberP22.057San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Dinelson LametP24.037San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Luke LanphereP20.329Texas RangersHickory (A)Reinstated to active roster
Rainy LaraP25.163New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
David LoughLF-RF30.216Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
David LyonC26.217Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Greg MaistoP21.280Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Malvin Martinezp21.127Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Phil Matonp23.152San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Roydrick MerrittP30.336Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tyler OgleC26.015Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
James PazosP25.111New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Roberto Ramos1B21.239Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Hunter RedmanC23.364San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Jagger Rusconiof20.037Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Evan RutckyjP24.206New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Alejandro Salazarss19.323Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Chad Sedioss22.147Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
German TaverasP23.190Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Jacob Taylorp21.050Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Collin Therouxc22.106Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Christian Trentp23.348Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Raffi Vizcainop20.266San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Burris Warnerp21.313Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Shawn ZarragaC27.215Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Matt WislerSP23.346Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Robert WhalenP 22.205Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder fatigue
Jeff FrancoeurRF32.229Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Braves to Marlins in 3-team trade. Dylan Moore traded from Rangers to Braves. Matt Foley traded from Marlins to Braves. Rangers receive Intl bonus slots.
Bryan MitchellRP25.127New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to minors
Rich HillSP36.166Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Rob Segedin3B27.287Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Chris TillmanSP28.131Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder bursitis
Mike WrightSP26.233Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
J.B. WendelkenRP23.153Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Marcus SemienSS25.341Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Erik GoeddelRP27.247New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jon NieseSP29.301New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Left knee surgery
Melky Mesarf29.205Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tim DillardP33.036Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cael BrockmeyerC-1B24.321Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
DJ Peterson1B-3B24.237Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dakota BacusP 25.144Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Emerson Landoni2B27.186Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Evan GrillsP24.072Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jason StoffelP27.343Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff HowellC33.145Released by Rays
Matt AndersonP24.280Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt LipkaSS24.131Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Miguel Mejiap28.218Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eric AguileraOF26.052Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Suspended
Javi SalasP24.157Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jhohan AcevedoOF23.149Released by Cardinals
Jordan HarrisonP25.137Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan YarbroughP24.237Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler CarpenterP24.181Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zac ReiningerP23.208Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Aaron Barbosa2B24.132Announced retirement
Bryce Beeler1B23.168New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Chris Paulof23.316Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris RiveraSS21.167St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Danny MarsOF22.214Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Derek CampbellIF25.057Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Domingo AcevedoP22.082New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Domingo GermanP24.020New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
George Iskenderianss22.177Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake StinnettP24.121Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joey PankakeP23.274Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josh AlmonteOF 22.208Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mike ReevesC25.339Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan McNeilP 22.204Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Zach Nehrirof23.208Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Agapito Barriosp22.267Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Jay Flaap24.075Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach Dalyof22.254Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)DL-7 Injured