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Games on 2019-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees12Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDomingo GermanThomas PannoneLuis Cessa
Atlanta Braves2Miami Marlins9BoxElieser HernandezDallas Keuchel
Los Angeles Angels0Boston Red Sox3BoxChris SaleDillon PetersBrandon Workman
Chicago Cubs12Cincinnati Reds5BoxTyler ChatwoodKevin Gausman
Kansas City Royals8Detroit Tigers10BoxJoe JimenezRichard Lovelady
Cleveland Indians7Minnesota Twins5BoxMike ClevingerKyle GibsonBrad Hand
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants5BoxMadison BumgarnerAaron Nola
Colorado Rockies3San Diego Padres9BoxMatt StrahmJon Gray

Standings as of 2019-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000New York Yankees1147539.658--68552915642-1833-21W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman-114-75-39
000Tampa Bay Rays1166650.569--5474529531-2835-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman-116-66-50
000Boston Red Sox1176156.521--6646075729-3032-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski-117-61-56
000Toronto Blue Jays1174770.402--528594-6620-3527-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins-117-47-70
000Baltimore Orioles1143876.333--498708-21017-4121-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette-114-38-76
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Minnesota Twins1147044.614--66553013535-2435-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony-114-70-44
000Cleveland Indians1146846.596--5294537637-2431-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff-114-68-46
000Chicago White Sox1125161.455--481586-10527-2824-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn-112-51-61
000Kansas City Royals1164175.353--502613-11123-3518-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore-116-41-75
000Detroit Tigers1123478.304--413629-21615-3919-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila-112-34-78
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Houston Astros1157540.652--62045716343-1532-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff Luhnow-115-75-40
000Oakland Athletics1156550.565--5835038037-2328-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst-115-65-50
000Texas Rangers1135855.513--594590435-2223-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels-113-58-55
000Los Angeles Angels1165660.483--575597-2229-2827-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler-116-56-60
000Seattle Mariners1174869.410--574689-11527-3321-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto-117-48-69
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Atlanta Braves1156649.574--6175645330-2536-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos-115-66-49
000Washington Nationals1146153.535--5685224631-2530-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo-114-61-53
000New York Mets1155956.513--5545411332-2027-36W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson-115-59-56
000Philadelphia Phillies1155956.513--541572-3134-2625-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak-115-59-56
000Miami Marlins1144371.377--413528-11523-3520-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill-114-43-71
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Chicago Cubs1156352.548--5824968641-1922-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer-115-63-52
000Milwaukee Brewers1166056.517--557578-2133-2427-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns-116-60-56
000St. Louis Cardinals1145856.509--501495631-2427-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike Girsch-114-58-56
000Cincinnati Reds1125458.482--5124793331-2723-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams-112-54-58
000Pittsburgh Pirates1124765.420--524616-9223-3224-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington-112-47-65
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Los Angeles Dodgers1177740.658--63345018346-1531-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi-117-77-40
000Arizona Diamondbacks1155857.504--6005247627-2831-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen-115-58-57
000San Francisco Giants1155758.496--492549-5726-3131-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans-115-57-58
000San Diego Padres1155461.470--516552-3626-3028-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ Preller-115-54-61
000Colorado Rockies1155263.452--610671-6129-2723-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich-115-52-63


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jay Bruce1B32.127Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Adam HaseleyOF23.118Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Felix HernandezSP33.122Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+) for rehab
Adrian MorejonP20.162San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Shoulder impingement
Jose CastilloRP23.211San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Yadiel RiveraSS27.098Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jerad EickhoffSP29.037Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA) for rehab
Ben LivelyRP27.156Released by Diamondbacks
Garrett StubbsC26.074Houston AstrosRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Shaun AndersonP24.283San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Right middle finger blister
Steven Duggarof25.277San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Left shoulder AC joint sprain
Joey RickardLF28.079San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Sam SelmanP28.267San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Josh SmithP29.301Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Hunter WoodP 25.361Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Nick DiniC26.012Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Cam GallagherC26.245Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-10 Left oblique strain
Brandon NimmoCF26.134New York MetsSyracuse (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brad BrachRP33.118New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2019-2019 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Brock StewartSP27.310Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Hector Velazquezp30.255Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
David PriceSP33.347Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Left wrist TFCC cyst
Jonathan LucroyC33.056Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2019-2019 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Taylor DavisC29.253Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Austin BriceRP27.050Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler KinleyRP28.189Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Blake TrahanIF25.337Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Adalberto MejiaP26.049Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Cardinals by Angels
Jeremy WalkerP24.057Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Austin Riley3B22.128Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Right knee sprain
Yadier MolinaC37.026St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Randy DobnakP24.203Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt HallRP26.016Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Trevor RosenthalP29.071Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Eduardo JimenezP24.126Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
John SchreiberP25.156Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Gabriel YanezP20.017Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Angel Lopez AlvarezC22.147Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians Blue (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians Blue (Rk)
Dylan ColemanP22.326San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Nick GallagherP23.334Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Kevin KellyP21.253Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Brandon WulffOF22.232Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Andres NoriegaC18.217Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Albert SuarezSS19.252Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Corbin CarrollCF18.352Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Jacques PucheuP23.220Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Josue HumaSS19.144Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Yovanny CuevasOF21.011Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Dylan BiceP21.356Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Alex ValdezP19.228Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Jasier HerreraP21.219San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Dillon Persinger2B23.190Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Alec ByrdP24.130Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Dominic CanzoneOF21.357Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Liover PegueroSS18.220Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Manuel CachuttP22.062Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Blake BivensP23.363Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Kyle SchmidtC22.026Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Jaret HellingerP22.263Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Fauris GuerreroP22.307Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Connor GreyP25.094Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Casey MeisnerP24.078San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Eddie Hernandez3B20.112Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Reagan ToddP23.344Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Colton HarlowP23.322Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
David GarzaIF24.170Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Hector Martinez2B22.280-Released by Connecticut
Adam CoxP23.343-Released by Williamsport
Jenrry MejiaP29.301Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Ricardo CubillanSS21.188Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Ethan HankinsP19.077Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Thomas PonticelliP22.115Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Jonathan HeasleyP22.193Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Brian Rey2B21.167Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Joey CantilloP19.234San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Rafael KellyP22.060Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Alex IsolaC21.017Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach Biermann1B22.067Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from disabled list
Casey RyanP25.080Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
James MarinanP20.302Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Evan SiskP22.107St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Yonathan Mendoza3B-SS25.179Cincinnati RedsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Angel AguilarSS24.056New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Max KranickP22.018Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luke SherleySS23.093Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bernardo FloresP23.351Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Ben Zobrist2B38.074Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Jason RodriguezC24.209Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Aaron AshbyP21.076Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan TapaniP25.041Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Osvaldo AbreuSS25.056Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Peter BayerP25.155Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt TomshawP30.234Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Ryan ThompsonP27.043Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ian RiceC 25.354Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Anthony VizcayaP25.288Minnesota TwinsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Hector LujanP24.350Minnesota TwinsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cory ThompsonSS24.319Cincinnati RedsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ben KrauthP25.151Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bralin JacksonOF25.249Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Robbie GlendinningIF23.307Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andres SotilloC25.223Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin HaleyP28.053San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Chih-Wei HuP25.277Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Adam MooreC35.092Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Alex KlonowskiP27.129Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Michael KohnP33.043Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis YslaP27.103-Released by Norfolk
Travis BergenP25.304San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan O'RourkeP31.100-Released by Mets
Ryan GustoP20.150Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Alex KlonowskiP27.129Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dillon Persinger2B23.190Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Phil Matonp26.136Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)