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Games on 2016-08-29

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntCincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Angels9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,1612:51Dan StrailyMatt ShoemakerMatt Shoemaker (9-13)Dan Straily (10-7)-Bryan PriceMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays5Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,5322:35Marco EstradaWade MileyMarco Estrada (8-6)Wade Miley (8-11)-John GibbonsBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALTampa Bay Rays4Boston Red Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,9483:11Matt AndrieseRick PorcelloRick Porcello (18-3)Matt Andriese (6-7)-Kevin CashJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALMinnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1011,3273:19Hector SantiagoTrevor BauerZach McAllister (3-2)Brandon Kintzler (0-1)-Paul MolitorTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALChicago White Sox3Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,2013:20James ShieldsMatt BoydJustin Wilson (4-3)Nate Jones (5-3)Francisco Rodriguez (37)Robin VenturaBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALOakland Athletics0Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,6132:45Sean ManaeaJoe MusgroveJoe Musgrove (2-2)Sean Manaea (5-9)-Bob MelvinA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALNew York Yankees5Kansas City Royals8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,8593:17Michael PinedaDillon GeeDillon Gee (6-7)Michael Pineda (6-11)Kelvin Herrera (11)Joe GirardiNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners3Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,9723:18Hisashi IwakumaYu DarvishYu Darvish (5-3)Hisashi Iwakuma (14-10)Sam Dyson (30)Scott ServaisJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALSeattle Mariners3Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,9723:18Hisashi IwakumaYu DarvishYu Darvish (5-3)Hisashi Iwakuma (14-10)Sam Dyson (30)Scott ServaisJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLPittsburgh Pirates7Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1338,9515:03Steven BraultJake ArrietaRob Zastryzny (1-0)Jeff Locke (9-8)-Clint HurdleJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1Colorado Rockies8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,3083:36Kenta MaedaJon GrayJon Gray (9-6)Kenta Maeda (13-8)-Dave RobertsWalt WeissCoors Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6Milwaukee Brewers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,6633:24Carlos MartinezZach DaviesMiguel Socolovich (1-0)Tyler Thornburg (5-5)Seung Hwan Oh (16)Mike MathenyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLMiami Marlins1New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1032,1883:30Jose FernandezRafael MonteroJosh Smoker (1-0)Nick Wittgren (4-3)-Don MattinglyTerry CollinsCiti field
NLWashington Nationals4Philadelphia Phillies0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,0562:58Tanner RoarkJake ThompsonTanner Roark (14-7)Jake Thompson (1-4)-Dusty BakerPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-08-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Toronto Blue Jays1317556.573--64553910640-2835-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre311417.452
247Boston Red Sox1317358.5572.071359312040-2933-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park312011.645
359Baltimore Orioles1317160.5424.0616609742-2329-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards311813.581
41016New York Yankees1306763.5157.5557569-1237-2830-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II321715.531
51425Tampa Bay Rays1305575.42319.5545566-2132-3723-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field321319.406
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians1307456.569--6335448940-2334-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field312011.645
2610Detroit Tigers1317061.5344.56065871937-2833-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park301614.533
3713Kansas City Royals1316962.5275.5528543-1541-2128-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium311219.387
41119Chicago White Sox1306367.48511.0529561-3235-2928-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field321517.469
51529Minnesota Twins1314982.37425.5595719-12425-4024-42L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field311021.323
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1327854.591--613605843-2135-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington301713.567
2812Houston Astros1316962.5278.55995514837-2932-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park311516.484
3915Seattle Mariners1316863.5199.56035703336-2832-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field311813.581
51223Oakland Athletics1315774.43520.5520614-9430-3627-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311219.387
41322Los Angeles Angels1315774.43520.5585613-2830-3327-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim311714.548
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1317655.580--63549613938-2638-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park311912.613
3817New York Mets1316764.5119.0511508334-3133-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field312011.645
2718Miami Marlins1316764.5119.05425321033-3234-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park301218.400
41021Philadelphia Phillies1316071.45816.0489631-14230-3430-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park311120.355
51530Atlanta Braves1314883.36628.0485649-16419-4429-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field302010.667
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1308347.638--66344521846-1937-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field312011.645
2511St. Louis Cardinals1306961.53114.06475678030-3739-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III321715.531
3614Pittsburgh Pirates1296762.51915.55885761234-3033-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park321121.344
41124Milwaukee Brewers1315675.42727.5538623-8536-3420-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park311714.548
51226Cincinnati Reds1305575.42328.0585703-11832-3323-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark321319.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1317358.557--5865246242-2631-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium311813.581
248San Francisco Giants1307159.5461.55865246237-2934-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park321616.500
3920Colorado Rockies1316368.48110.06946751933-3130-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field311219.387
41327San Diego Padres1305575.42317.5561626-6530-3425-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park321319.406
51428Arizona Diamondbacks1315576.42018.0600735-13525-4330-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field311417.452

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
A.J. AchterRP28.002Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Lane AdamsCF26.289Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Arismendy AlcantaraSS24.305Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Daniel Alvarezp20.062New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Bruce CaldwellSS 24.276St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Ray Chang3B33.005Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Lupe Chavezp18.269Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Josmar CorderoC-1B24.354Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Miguel Del CastilloC24.320San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Sam Dexterss22.175Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Wilmer DifoSS24.149Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Eric Diomartichp22.117Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Billy Fleming2B23.343New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Wander Franco3B21.259Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Johnny Giavotella2B29.050Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Lucas GiolitoSP22.046Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Daniel GossettP23.289Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Mike HauschildP26.219Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Bralin JacksonOF 22.270Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Chris JensenP25.333Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Jeremy KehrtP30.251Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Cole LankfordC23.360St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Randy LeBlancP24.175Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Matt LipkaSS24.136Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron LoupRP28.254Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Josh LucasP25.297St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Seth LucioP23.121San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Francis Martinezof19.062Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Brian MatuszRP29.199Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Mike McCarthyP28.285Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Reinstated to active roster
T.J. McFarlandRP27.082Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Albert MinnisP24.298Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Mitch Nay3B 22.343Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Tucker NeuhausSS21.072Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Brian Olsonc23.220Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Corey OswaltP 22.360New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Carlos PaulinoC26.339Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Ronald PenaP 24.345Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Tyler PillP26.092New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Alex PresleyRF-LF31.035Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Cesar PuelloCF-RF25.150New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Mike ReevesC25.344Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
T.J. Rivera2B-3B27.306New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Joey Rose3b18.221Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Kenny Rosenbergp21.051Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Greg RossP26.357Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Rock Ruckerp23.158Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Gus SchlosserP27.313Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Steve SelskyRF-LF27.040Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Craig StammenRP32.173Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Brock StewartSP24.331Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Ashur TolliverP28.218Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Walker WeickelP 22.288San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
T.J. Zeuchp21.028Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Daniel Navalf-RF33.190Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Traded from Angels to Royals for future considerations
Steven BraultSP24.122Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Gerrit ColeSP25.355Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Alfredo SimonRP35.113Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon MorrowRP32.034San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Rafael MonteroSP25.316New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Binghamton (AA)
Rafael OrtegaLF25.106Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Kenta MaedaSP28.140Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Austin BriceRP24.071Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Shawn ArmstrongRP25.352Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Danny SalazarSP26.230Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Michael TaylorCF25.156Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Billy ButlerDH30.133Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Dean KiekheferRP27.083St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Mike LeakeSP28.291St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Shingles
Chris LerouxRP32.137Released by Blue Jays
Tyler GlasnowP23.006Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Alec SoleSS23.089Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Allan De San MiguelC28.210Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cameron Seitzer1B26.230Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nelson GonzalezP26.195Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Robert RogersP25.308Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jack LopezSS23.256Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Caleb BeechP23.133Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joey PankakeP23.279Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
L.B. DantzlerIF25.099Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael De La CruzC23.106Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan StephensOF24.054Released by Rockies
Jordan Desguinp22.303Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Michael Russellss23.211Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Trevor Kelleyp22.313Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach Morrisp23.176Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured