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Games on 2017-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers3Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxAlex WoodZack GreinkeKenley Jansen
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves2BoxJerad EickhoffSean NewcombHector Neris
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds8BoxAsher WojciechowskiTravis Wood(none)
Minnesota Twins4Milwaukee Brewers0BoxBartolo ColonBrandon Woodruff(none)
Texas Rangers5New York Mets1BoxMartin PerezRafael Montero(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants3BoxMadison BumgarnerBrian DuensingSam Dyson
Kansas City Royals5St. Louis Cardinals8BoxMatt BowmanBrandon MaurerTrevor Rosenthal
Miami Marlins1Washington Nationals10BoxGio GonzalezAdam Conley(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Los Angeles Angels5BoxTroy ScribnerKevin Gausman(none)
Houston Astros1Chicago White Sox7BoxMiguel GonzalezCollin McHugh(none)
Colorado Rockies3Cleveland Indians2BoxCarlos EstevezZach McAllisterTyler Chatwood
Pittsburgh Pirates0Detroit Tigers10BoxJustin VerlanderIvan Nova(none)
Seattle Mariners6Oakland Athletics3BoxEmilio PaganJharel CottonEdwin Diaz
Boston Red Sox8Tampa Bay Rays2BoxRick PorcelloJake Odorizzi(none)
New York Yankees11Toronto Blue Jays5BoxChad GreenNick Tepesch(none)

Standings as of 2017-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1146549.570--5434588536-2029-29W8T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park482820.583
248New York Yankees1126052.5364.058646711932-2028-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II503119.620
3714Tampa Bay Rays1155857.5047.5509513-430-2728-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field472225.468
41018Baltimore Orioles1145658.4919.0531585-5435-2321-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards481929.396
51221Toronto Blue Jays1135360.46911.5483574-9128-2725-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre492326.469
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1116051.541--5364389831-2729-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field51429.824
2613Kansas City Royals1135756.5044.0492516-2432-2725-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium492326.469
3815Minnesota Twins1125656.5004.5510571-6127-3329-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field502921.580
41322Detroit Tigers1135261.4609.0542570-2828-2524-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park491237.245
51529Chicago White Sox1114368.38717.0480557-7723-2920-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field512427.471
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1137142.628--66250116133-2538-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park493019.612
2510Seattle Mariners1155956.51313.0546548-232-2727-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field471928.404
3916Los Angeles Angels1155758.49615.0489502-1333-2624-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim472324.489
41119Texas Rangers1135459.47817.0554550428-2626-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington492425.490
51426Oakland Athletics1145064.43921.5498592-9431-2719-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482523.521
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1126745.598--61449611831-2336-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park503020.600
2920Miami Marlins1125359.47314.0524546-2227-2826-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park502426.480
31023Atlanta Braves1125161.45516.0508568-6026-3025-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park502129.420
41124New York Mets1115061.45016.5518585-6726-3224-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field512031.392
51530Philadelphia Phillies1114269.37824.5445530-8523-2819-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park512427.471
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago Cubs1135954.522--5304943629-2630-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field493316.673
2611St. Louis Cardinals1145856.5091.55254735232-2626-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III482523.521
3712Milwaukee Brewers1165957.5091.55305141631-2828-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park462719.587
4817Pittsburgh Pirates1145658.4913.5481512-3132-2624-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park481929.396
51327Cincinnati Reds1144767.41212.5522617-9528-3119-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark482127.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1138033.708--57537320247-1333-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium492425.490
235Colorado Rockies1146549.57015.55975494835-2130-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field482226.458
346Arizona Diamondbacks1136449.56616.056244611637-1927-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field492920.592
41225San Diego Padres1135063.44230.0433577-14429-2721-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park492128.429
51428San Francisco Giants1164670.39735.5465568-10327-3219-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park461828.391


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Carlos AlvaradoP27.291San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Jose AlvarezRP28.095Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Willie ArgoOF27.298Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Jeffrey BaezRF23.283Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Adam Bledayp22.280Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Louis Boydss23.097Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Craig BreslowRP37.001Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Yeizo Camposp21.102New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Jeimer Candelario3B23.258Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Felipe Castanedap17.218Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Chris Castellanosp22.093Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Elio Castillo1B23.161Texas RangersDown East (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose CastilloP21.212San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Francis Christyc21.343Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Eduardo de OleoC24.196Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Carlos DiazP25.188Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Elniery GarciaP22.228Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Brent Gibbsc22.316Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Michael Gigliottiof20.238Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Donnie HartRP26.337Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Josh HartCF22.311Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Sam HentgesP21.022Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Adrian HouserRP24.188Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Greg Jacknewitzp22.044San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Patrick JohnsonP28.360Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Raudel LazoRP28.119Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jose MartinezP23.117Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Nick MartinezRP27.004Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Domenic Mazzap23.011San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Max McDowellc23.209Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Yeison Meloof22.010Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Charlie Meyerc24.211Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Zach Muckenhirnp22.163Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Emilio OgandoP23.361Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Alexis Olmedac23.126Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Eric Peterson2b23.321Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Alex PresleyRF-LF32.015Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
A.J. Puckettp22.074Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Carlos RamirezOF26.107Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Ryan Rigap24.291Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Leovanny Rodriguezp21.057Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Ramon Rossop21.061Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Jose Sanchezof23.019Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Ozziel Sanchez-Galanss19.283Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Kevin Santass22.153Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Yeison Santanap20.288Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Jordan Sheffieldp22.069Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jake SmithP27.068San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Andrew Sopkop23.002Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Logan Taylorof23.321Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Michael TaylorCF26.136Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab
Mick VanVossenp24.283Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Donnie Waltonss23.076Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Tyler White3B26.284Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Cole WiperP25.067Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Activated from disabled list
Dietrich EnnsP26.085Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Jay BruceRF-1B30.128Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Mets to Indians for Ryder Ryan
Ryder Ryanp22.090New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Traded from Indians to Mets for Jay Bruce
George SpringerCF-RF27.324Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Steve JohnsonRP29.344Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Orioles to White Sox for cash considerations
Luke Farrellp26.063Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Dodgers by Reds
Cody MartinRP27.339Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Cesar PuelloCF-RF26.130Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Koji UeharaRP42.128Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Neck stiffness
Justin GrimmRP28.358Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Mark TrumboRF-DH31.205Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Kennys Vargas1B27.008Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Adalberto MejiaP24.050Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-10 Left arm brachialis strain
Troy TulowitzkiSS32.303Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Dansby SwansonSS23.179Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Johan Camargoss23.239Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Right knee bruise
Erik Gonzalez2B25.344Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Michael BrantleyLF30.086Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Sprained right ankle
Bobby LaFromboiseRP31.045Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dan RobertsonLF31.313Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eddie ButlerRP26.149Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jaye ChapmanP30.079Released by Rangers
Jonathan HolderRP24.061New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin MastersonRP32.140Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nick FranklinLF26.160Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Todd CunninghamLF28.142Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler CravySP28.027Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Suspended for violation of team rules
Angel Franco2B27.078Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Beau TaylorC27.177Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Vidalof21.254New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael DimockP27.287Released by Angels
Rafael De PaulaP26.138Released by Padres
Raul FernandezP27.048Released by Twins
Jose Antequerass22.008Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose QuelizC25.002Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
LaMonte Wadeof23.220Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael MaderP23.172Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Shed LongC21.353Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alexis BastardoOF23.164Released by Pirates
Carlos DuranOF22.260Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Chase VallotC20.353Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Injured
D.J. BurtSS21.301Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Injured
Devin Smeltzerp21.337Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Edgar Garciap20.309Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gage HinszP21.111Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wes RogersOF 23.155Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Herrerass20.320Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Colin Holdermanp21.306New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)DL-7 Injured
Evan SmithP21.358Released by Angels
Lorenzo Cedrolaof19.209Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt Andersonp23.011Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Natanael RamosC24.051New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Ronnie Glennp24.025Released by Angels
Bryndan Arredondoc22.274Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)DL-60 Injured
A.J. Franksp22.045Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
George Capenp22.229Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Johnny CuetoSP31.175San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from rehab assignment
Mitch Viydop24.058Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (College of Idaho)
Victor RoacheOF25.327Released by Dodgers
Jose IglesiasSS27.216Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list