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Games on 2017-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers3Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxDavid HernandezTony WatsonFernando Rodney
Philadelphia Phillies5Atlanta Braves2BoxZach EflinJulio TeheranHector Neris
San Diego Padres7Cincinnati Reds3BoxLuis PerdomoSal Romano(none)
Texas Rangers4New York Mets5BoxChris FlexenA.J. GriffinA.J. Ramos
Detroit Tigers3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxChad KuhlMatt BoydFelipe Rivero
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants6BoxTy BlachJose QuintanaSam Dyson
Miami Marlins7Washington Nationals3BoxVance WorleyA.J. Cole(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Los Angeles Angels3BoxParker BridwellJeremy HellicksonKeynan Middleton
Houston Astros5Chicago White Sox8BoxDerek HollandDallas KeuchelTyler Clippard
Colorado Rockies1Cleveland Indians4BoxCorey KluberGreg Holland(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10Kansas City Royals3BoxMichael WachaJason Vargas(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Minnesota Twins11BoxTyler DuffeyMatt GarzaDillon Gee
Seattle Mariners7Oakland Athletics6BoxMarc RzepczynskiJosh SmithEdwin Diaz
Boston Red Sox2Tampa Bay Rays0BoxChris SaleAustin PruittCraig Kimbrel
New York Yankees2Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJ.A. HappCC SabathiaRoberto Osuna

Standings as of 2017-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox1136449.566--5354567936-2028-29W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park492920.592
248New York Yankees1115952.5324.057546211332-2027-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II513219.627
3613Tampa Bay Rays1145856.5096.5507505230-2628-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field482226.458
4816Baltimore Orioles1135657.4968.0530580-5035-2321-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards491930.388
51221Toronto Blue Jays1125359.47310.5478563-8528-2625-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre502327.460
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1106050.545--5344359931-2629-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field524210.808
2511Kansas City Royals1125755.5094.0487508-2132-2725-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium502327.460
3917Minnesota Twins1115556.4955.5506571-6527-3328-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field513021.588
41323Detroit Tigers1125161.45510.0532570-3827-2524-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park501337.260
51529Chicago White Sox1104268.38218.0473556-8322-2920-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field522527.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1127141.634--66149416733-2538-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park503020.600
2712Seattle Mariners1145856.50914.0540545-532-2726-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field482028.417
31018Los Angeles Angels1145658.49116.0484501-1732-2624-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim482424.500
41120Texas Rangers1125359.47318.0549549028-2625-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington502525.500
51426Oakland Athletics1135063.44221.5495586-9131-2619-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492524.510
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1116645.595--60449510930-2336-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park513120.608
2919Miami Marlins1115358.47713.0523536-1327-2826-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park512427.471
31022Atlanta Braves1115160.45915.0506565-5926-2925-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park512130.412
41124New York Mets1105060.45515.5517580-6326-3124-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field522032.385
51530Philadelphia Phillies1104169.37324.5442528-8623-2818-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park522527.481
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago Cubs1125953.527--5294913829-2630-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field503317.660
2610Milwaukee Brewers1155956.5131.55305102031-2728-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park472720.574
3714St. Louis Cardinals1135756.5042.55174684931-2626-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III492623.531
4815Pittsburgh Pirates1135657.4963.5481502-2132-2624-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park491930.388
51327Cincinnati Reds1134667.40713.5514614-10027-3119-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark492227.449
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1127933.705--57237120147-1332-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium502525.500
234Arizona Diamondbacks1126448.57115.056044311737-1827-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field502921.580
346Colorado Rockies1136449.56615.55945474735-2129-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field492326.469
41225San Diego Padres1125062.44629.0430569-13929-2721-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park502129.420
51428San Francisco Giants1154570.39135.5462567-10526-3219-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park471928.404


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Andury AcevedoP26.350Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Dean AldridgeP23.010Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Chase AndersonSP29.252Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A) for rehab
Andrew BaileyRP33.069Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Travis Bergenp23.304Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Casey Bloomquistp23.195Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Walter Borkovichp22.036Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Austin Bossartc24.035Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Jake BrentzP22.328Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Jose Brizuela3B24.342Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
John Brontsema3b22.238Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Zack Brownp22.236Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Carlos Canelonc22.237Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Luis Carrascop22.331Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Chris Castellanosp22.092Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Luis Castro3B21.324Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Blake Cederlindp21.207Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Kyle Codyp22.364Texas RangersDown East (A+)Activated from disabled list
Louis ColemanRP31.126Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Josh CollmenterRP31.182Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Troy Conyersp23.119Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Clayton CookP27.016Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Nestor CortesP22.241New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Galli CribbsIF24.304Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Parker Curryp23.260Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tucker Davidsonp21.136Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Chase De JongP 23.222Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Andy Diazof21.261New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Raymel FloresSS22.320Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Activated from disabled list
Reymond FuentesCF26.177Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Reed Gamache2b23.217New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Jake GatewoodSS21.318Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Sean GilmartinRP27.092St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk) for rehab
Severino GonzalezRP24.314Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Emilio GuerreroSS24.352Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
David HaleSP29.316Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Josh HartCF22.310Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Aaron HicksLF-RF27.310New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA) for rehab
Chase Hodsonp25.029New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Carter HopeP22.184Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Garrett Hopec23.224Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Taylor Hyssongp23.216Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Derek Jenkinsof23.178Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Mark Karaviotisss21.301Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dace KimeP25.155Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Nick Kingss23.269Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Alex KlonowskiP25.129Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Mauricio Lloverap21.113Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Keegan Longp23.346Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Jack LopezSS24.235Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Matt LujanP28.350San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Jordan LylesRP26.293San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Andres MachadoP24.108Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Tyler MarincovOF25.293Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Domenic Mazzap23.010San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Jose Morelp23.336San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Carlos Munoz1B23.040Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Jake NewberryP 22.261Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Chace NumataC24.359Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Emilio OgandoP23.360Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Brallan Perez2B21.194Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Travis RadkeP24.155San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Roel RamirezP22.074Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Alejandro Requenap20.252Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Seth Romerop21.111Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Adonis Rosap22.264New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Austin RossP28.361Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jagger Rusconiof21.021Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Brandon Sandovalof22.045Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Michael SaundersRF30.262Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josh Sborzp23.234Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt Skole3B28.009Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Activated from disabled list
Tyler SmithIF26.038Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Tyler Stevensp21.126Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Jake OdorizziSP27.134Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
John StilsonP27.011Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jerrick SuiterP24.157Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Kyle Survanceof23.245Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dillon Tatep23.099New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ben TaylorRP24.269Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Logan Taylorof23.320Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Dillon ThomasLF24.241Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dominique Thompson-Williamsof22.109New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Nick TepeschSP28.300Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ramon TorresSS-2B24.198Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Dario Undaof21.076New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Yunel Escobar3B34.279Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Strained right oblique
Eduardo ParedesP22.155Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Brock StewartSP25.310Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Luis AvilanRP28.020Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Placed on paternity leave list
Kyle WaldropOF25.256Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Donnie Waltonss23.075Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Cam Warnerif23.157Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Spenser WatkinsP24.346Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Bo WayOF25.265Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Ernesto FrieriRP32.020Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Traded from Rangers to Mariners for cash considerations
Cesar ValdezSP32.144Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder impingement
Leonel CamposRP30.022Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Ricardo RodriguezP24.342Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Cesar YanezP22.312San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Keone KelaRP24.114Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder soreness
Alex CobbSP29.306Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Turf toe, right big toe
Blake SnellSP24.247Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Matt Olson1B 23.132Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Chris O'GradyP27.113Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-10 Strained right oblique
Javy GuerraRP31.281Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Blaine BoyerRP36.028Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Neck strain
Dustin Pedroia2B33.357Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Cheslor CuthbertDH24.265Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
David PhelpsRP30.303Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow impingement
Avisail GarciaRF26.057Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Bryan MitchellRP26.111New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Zach EflinSP23.122Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Matt Davidson3B26.135Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-10 Right wrist contusion
Robbie RaySP25.312Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 10-day DL
Andrew KnappC25.273Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Right hand contusion
Gio GonzalezSP31.323Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave list
Jose AlvarezRP28.094Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Shane RobinsonLF32.282Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Cameron MaybinLF30.126Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Jeimer Candelario3B23.257Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Carter CappsRP27.001San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Dexter FowlerRF31.139St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Austin BriceRP25.050Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Devin MesoracoC29.050Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Placed on paternity leave list
Danny OrtizRF-LF27.215Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Bobby WahlP25.140Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from rehab assignment
Jered WeaverSP34.308San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Aaron LaffeyRP32.115Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Grant Green2B29.316Released by White Sox
Jeanmar GomezRP29.180Granted free agency
Jesse HahnSP28.009Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jhonatan SolanoC31.361Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kevin QuackenbushRP28.253San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Alec SoleSS24.068Released by Rays
Alex BlackfordP26.265Released by Angels
AJ JimenezC27.099Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Drew MurenRF28.259Released by Diamondbacks
Luis MarteSS23.236Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis SantosP26.178Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nelson GonzalezP27.174Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stewart IjamesOF28.352Released by Diamondbacks
Tucker HealyP 27.054Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Willians Astudilloc25.299Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Michael Gibbonsp24.106New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tito PoloOF22.350Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathon CrawfordP25.281Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bryan De La RosaC 23.135Released by Marlins
Joey Benitezp22.113Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Placed on temporary inactive list
Hunter Greenep18.002Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Signed out of draft (California HS)
Travis JankowskiLF26.054San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to minors