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Games on 2019-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Nationals9Chicago Cubs3BoxAnibal SanchezJon Lester
Tampa Bay Rays7Baltimore Orioles1BoxTrevor RichardsTy BlachAaron Slegers
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxFelipe VazquezRaisel Iglesias
Philadelphia Phillies11Miami Marlins19BoxTyler KinleyNick Pivetta
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets1BoxLuke JacksonJeurys FamiliaMark Melancon
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians4BoxZach PlesacJakob JunisBrad Hand
Los Angeles Angels4Houston Astros5BoxZack GreinkeJose SuarezRoberto Osuna
Arizona Diamondbacks1Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJordan LylesMerrill Kelly
Detroit Tigers9Minnesota Twins6BoxDrew VerHagenJose Berrios
Texas Rangers3Chicago White Sox8BoxDylan CeaseLance Lynn
Colorado Rockies3St. Louis Cardinals8BoxJack FlahertyPeter Lambert
New York Yankees10Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJames PaxtonHyun-Jin Ryu
Toronto Blue Jays4Seattle Mariners7BoxMatt WislerSam GaviglioMatt Magill
Boston Red Sox11San Diego Padres0BoxEduardo RodriguezChris Paddack

Standings as of 2019-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000New York Yankees1298346.643--76261614648-2035-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman-129-83-46
000Tampa Bay Rays1307654.585--60950610334-3142-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman-130-76-54
000Boston Red Sox1296861.527--7466578933-3435-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski-129-68-61
000Toronto Blue Jays1305278.400--586654-6825-3927-39L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins-130-52-78
000Baltimore Orioles1294188.318--558819-26120-4621-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette-129-41-88
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Minnesota Twins1277750.606--74559714837-2940-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony-127-77-50
000Cleveland Indians1277453.583--5995118839-2635-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff-127-74-53
000Chicago White Sox1275968.465--552660-10832-3127-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn-127-59-68
000Kansas City Royals1284583.352--539664-12524-3921-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore-128-45-83
000Detroit Tigers1263987.310--458698-24017-4322-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila-126-39-87
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Houston Astros1308347.638--70852318547-1636-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff Luhnow-130-83-47
000Oakland Athletics1277453.583--64153910243-2431-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst-127-74-53
000Texas Rangers1306367.485--657699-4238-2725-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels-130-63-67
000Los Angeles Angels1316368.481--662691-2933-3130-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler-131-63-68
000Seattle Mariners1305575.423--644739-9528-3627-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto-130-55-75
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Atlanta Braves1287652.594--6826146837-2739-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos-128-76-52
000Washington Nationals1287157.555--68458410036-2635-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo-128-71-57
000New York Mets1276661.520--6165932336-2230-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson-127-66-61
000Philadelphia Phillies1276661.520--611633-2238-2828-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak-127-66-61
000Miami Marlins1274681.362--475623-14826-3920-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill-127-46-81
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000St. Louis Cardinals1276958.543--5755354038-2431-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike Girsch-127-69-58
000Chicago Cubs1286959.539--6315636844-2025-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer-128-69-59
000Milwaukee Brewers1276562.512--611643-3237-2628-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns-127-65-62
000Cincinnati Reds1266066.476--5715452637-3123-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams-126-60-66
000Pittsburgh Pirates1265274.413--573697-12426-3726-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington-126-52-74
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Los Angeles Dodgers1308545.654--71649921751-1734-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi-130-85-45
000Arizona Diamondbacks1296465.496--6666075930-3234-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen-129-64-65
000San Francisco Giants1276364.496--561615-5429-3334-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans-127-63-64
000San Diego Padres1286068.469--569618-4929-3431-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ Preller-128-60-68
000Colorado Rockies1295871.450--686751-6533-2925-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich-129-58-71


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jeff McNeil2B27.137New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) for rehab
Brooks PoundersP28.331New York MetsSyracuse (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Ryan TeperaRP31.294Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab
Brandon Lowe2B25.048Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Braden BishopOF 26.001Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Anthony BandaRP26.013Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from DL
Andrelton SimmonsSS29.353Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Wilfredo TovarSS28.012Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Griffin CanningP23.104Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
Jose SuarezP21.232Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Dillon TateP25.114Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Shawn ArmstrongRP28.346Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm strain
Luke Farrellp28.077Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Locke St. JohnP26.204Texas RangersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Shane CarleRP27.359Texas RangersNashville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Luke VoitC28.191New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Domingo AcevedoP25.081Released by Yankees
Cesar PuelloOF28.144Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Miguel RojasSS-3B30.180Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) For rehab
Cory GearrinRP33.131New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Mariners by Yankees
Justus SheffieldP23.102Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Michael ChavisSS24.012Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Eric SkoglundP26.301Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Richard LoveladyP24.047Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Bryce HarperRF26.311Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Placed on paternity leave list
Maikel Franco3B26.362Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Matt BoydSP28.202Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler AlexanderP25.040Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Derek Dietrich2B30.036Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Jace FryRP26.045Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Placed on paternity leave list
Jake BuchananP29.333Washington NationalsFresno (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jeimer Candelario3B25.272Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Andrew SuarezP26.346San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Jose RuizC24.306Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Darren O'DayRP36.305Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to GCL Braves (Rk) for rehab
Jesus BastidasSS20.343New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Carlos GarciaP20.268Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Gerardo BojorquezP21.304Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Jake HirabayashiC22.329Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Victor RomeroP24.187Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Kale LeachP22.076Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Rylan Thomas3B22.059Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Douglas LanzaC21.162Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Jairo PomaresOF19.019San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Deiyerbert BolivarP23.142San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Anthony LepreC22.086Seattle MarinersWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Edwin BisayC19.168Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Yorlis Rodriguez3B20.034San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Tyler WyattP22.257San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Connor BlairRF21.109Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Ronny BritoSS20.154Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Bryan MenendezC23.218Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Dylan BiceP22.006Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Joey PulidoP23.333Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Thomas PonticelliP22.130Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jose MedinaP22.363New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Tyler CropleyC-OF23.257Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Braulio VasquezSS20.132Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Joan AdonP21.011Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Mark Vientos3B19.256New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Jesse BerardiSS23.223Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Activated from disabled list
DJ NealOF22.224Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis ValdezP22.313Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Yunior SeverinoSS19.325Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy Vasquez1B-OF23.037New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Edgardo FerminSS21.087New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Chandler RaidenP23.077Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Blayne EnlowP20.155Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nick RaquetP23.255Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Marty CostesOF23.249Houston AstrosFayetteville (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andres MatosP23.163Houston AstrosFayetteville (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jorge PantojaP25.150Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from disabled list
Peter BayerP25.170Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Yhoelnys GonzalezOF22.297Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cameron WilliamsOF22.219Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Caleb BoushleyP25.326San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Cristian JavierP22.150Houston AstrosRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Brett AdcockP23.361Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Nick CiuffoC24.169Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Zac RyanP25.087Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Kenny RosenbergP24.045Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Ben RowenP30.281Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jason GarciaP26.275Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan AroP28.317Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brad WilsonP23.008Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
TJ Rivera2B30.300Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ben Zobrist2B38.089Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jake BuchananP29.333Washington NationalsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Ronald PenaP27.339Washington NationalsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Levi MichaelSS-2B28.195San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eli WhiteSS25.058Texas RangersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin DonatellaP24.341Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler CarpenterP27.180Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jose Marmolejos1B26.233Washington NationalsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Alberto RosarioC32.225Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Lucas HerbertC22.268Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brad BoxbergerP31.088-Released by Louisville
Corbin ClouseP24.058Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Darnell SweeneySS28.203Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan MerrittP27.184Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Isiah Kiner-FalefaSS24.153Texas RangersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)