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Games on 2019-08-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals10BoxDakota HudsonTrevor Bauer
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJohn GantRaisel Iglesias
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees4BoxCory GearrinLou Trivino
Milwaukee Brewers2Chicago Cubs0BoxJunior GuerraCole HamelsJosh Hader
Houston Astros4Toronto Blue Jays6BoxClay BuchholzFramber ValdezKen Giles
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSteven MatzJason VargasSeth Lugo
Cleveland Indians6Tampa Bay Rays9BoxJalen BeeksZach PlesacEmilio Pagan
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers10BoxMatthew BoydMartin Perez
Miami Marlins0Washington Nationals7BoxStephen StrasburgPablo Lopez
Baltimore Orioles5Kansas City Royals7BoxScott BarlowPaul FryIan Kennedy
Chicago White Sox5Atlanta Braves11BoxDallas KeuchelReynaldo Lopez
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers3BoxEmmanuel ClaseMatt Magill
Los Angeles Dodgers5Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxRobbie RayClayton KershawArchie Bradley
Pittsburgh Pirates11Colorado Rockies4BoxJoe MusgroveTim Melville
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants1BoxCraig StammenTony WatsonKirby Yates
Boston Red Sox4Los Angeles Angels10BoxLuis GarciaRyan Brasier

Standings as of 2019-08-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000New York Yankees1368848.647--79363715649-2139-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman-136-88-48
000Tampa Bay Rays1377958.577--6425588436-3143-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman-137-79-58
000Boston Red Sox1357263.533--7806909033-3439-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski-135-72-63
000Toronto Blue Jays1365581.404--611683-7227-4128-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins-136-55-81
000Baltimore Orioles1354590.333--598840-24222-4623-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette-135-45-90
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Minnesota Twins1348351.619--80162917239-2944-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony-134-83-51
000Cleveland Indians1347856.582--6335389540-2738-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff-134-78-56
000Chicago White Sox1346074.448--574706-13233-3527-39L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn-134-60-74
000Kansas City Royals1364888.353--578729-15126-4322-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore-136-48-88
000Detroit Tigers1334093.301--485749-26418-4722-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila-133-40-93
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Houston Astros1378849.642--76655321351-1737-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff Luhnow-137-88-49
000Oakland Athletics1357857.578--69557911643-2635-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst-135-78-57
000Texas Rangers1376770.489--678716-3840-2827-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels-137-67-70
000Los Angeles Angels1376572.474--687723-3635-3330-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler-137-65-72
000Seattle Mariners1385781.413--669778-10929-4028-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto-138-57-81
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Atlanta Braves1358154.600--7256428339-2742-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos-135-81-54
000Washington Nationals1347658.567--72060311739-2737-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo-134-76-58
000Philadelphia Phillies1346965.515--652669-1740-3129-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak-134-69-65
000New York Mets1346866.507--6496311836-2732-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson-134-68-66
000Miami Marlins1354887.356--499670-17128-4320-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill-135-48-87
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000St. Louis Cardinals1347559.560--6245566842-2433-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike Girsch-134-75-59
000St. Louis Cardinals1337459.556--6215546741-2433-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike Girsch-133-74-59
000Chicago Cubs1357362.541--6645907445-2328-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer-135-73-62
000Milwaukee Brewers1346866.507--629674-4539-2929-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns-134-68-66
000Cincinnati Reds1336370.474--6075901737-3126-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams-133-63-70
000Cincinnati Reds1346371.470--6095931637-3126-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams-134-63-71
000Pittsburgh Pirates1345876.433--640743-10328-3730-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington-134-58-76
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Los Angeles Dodgers1388850.638--75153521652-1836-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi-138-88-50
000Arizona Diamondbacks1367066.515--7026336933-3237-34W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen-136-70-66
000San Francisco Giants1346668.493--594645-5130-3736-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans-134-66-68
000San Diego Padres1366472.471--596654-5831-3733-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ Preller-136-64-72
000Colorado Rockies1375978.431--719817-9834-3425-44L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich-137-59-78


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Cam BedrosianRP27.334Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm strain
Jose RodriguezP24.002Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Robinson Cano2B36.313New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) for rehab
Wei-Chung WangP27.128Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Pirates
Gregory PolancoLF27.352Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Clayton RichardSP35.354Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab
Chris MazzaP29.318New York MetsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Walker LockettP 25.120New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Tyler NaquinCF28.129Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Right knee ACL tear
Jose UrquidyP24.122Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Collin McHughRP32.073Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-10 Injured
Caleb ThielbarP32.212Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Tigers to Braves
Genesis CabreraP22.325St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Travis Shaw1B29.137Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AAA)
Ben GamelRF27.106Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AAA)
Keston Hiura2B23.029Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Jake Bauers1B23.330Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Sal RomanoSP25.323Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Devin WilliamsP24.344Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Jonathan LoaisigaRP24.302New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
CC SabathiaSP39.041New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Right knee inflammation
David LebronP25.358Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Audry LugoP20.306Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Jose Guzman2B18.350Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Davis Wendzel3B22.100Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Jeferson GarciaP19.209San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Gabriel MoralesP20.139San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Pedro GarciaP24.163Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Heriberto Hernandez1B19.259Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Kumar NambiarP21.136Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
David LealP22.131Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Greg MahleP26.136Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Tyler DriverP18.208Seattle MarinersWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Elvis AlvaradoOF20.189Seattle MarinersWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Carlos GuarateP18.154San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Osleivis BasabeSS18.352Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Randy FlorentinoC19.057Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Leodany PerezOF19.110Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Karsen LindellP23.090Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Jesse WilliamsSS20.092Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Carlos LunaP22.340Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Skyler EwingIF-C27.009Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Ryan Clark1B-P25.265Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Michael WilsonSS21.155Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Erick SalcedoSS26.064Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Miguel Hiraldo3B18.360Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Philip PfeiferP27.047Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Leonardo JimenezSS18.106Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Kyle HuckabyP23.???Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Alan StrongP22.313Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Tom CollettiP24.070San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Niomar GomezP20.356Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Yusniel Padron-ArtillesP21.292Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Jay GroomeP21.008Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Camilo Quinteiro--Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Dylan DavisP-OF26.042San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Tomas AlastreP21.081Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Reeves MartinP22.249Seattle MarinersWest Virginia (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Blake RiveraP21.234San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Josias De Los SantosP20.033Seattle MarinersWest Virginia (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Kevin BiondicIF23.???Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Edwuin BencomoP20.139San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jared TobeyP23.173Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Chris WilliamsC22.281Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Nicholas PadillaP22.250Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Reinstated to active roster
Kyle SchmidtC22.049Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Sean BarryP24.101Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Eduardo Del RosarioP24.104Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Eddy DemuriasIF-P22.030Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Dylan KingP22.269Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Marcus ReyesP24.174Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Troy WatsonP22.081Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
John O'ReillyP23.332Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Will CarterP26.225New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Seth McGarryP25.238Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Joe JacquesP24.173Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Patrick DaytonP24.042St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Cristopher SanchezP22.262Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Will VestP24.086Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Zach JarrettIF24.266Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Aaron LeasherP23.125San Diego PadresAmarillo (AA)Assigned to Amarillo (AA)
Jonah Bride3B23.248Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Marty Herum1B27.259Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Carlos SanoP26.188San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Mario SanjurC23.252Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Sven SchuellerP23.227Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Hidekel GonzalezC22.328Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Casey GoldenOF24.364Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mikey WhiteSS 25.362Oakland AthleticsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Roel RamirezP24.097St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Connor JonesP24.325St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Irving Lopez2B24.062St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Edwar ColinaP22.120Minnesota TwinsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Zac RyanP25.095Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Junichi TazawaP33.086Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Johan BelisarioP26.018Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rodrigo BenoitP25.189Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew WantzP23.323Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan AguilarOF24.354Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adam BrayP26.139Minnesota TwinsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis AvilesSS-3B24.168Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler CyrP26.118San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Jesus LiranzoP24.177Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Elvis EscobarOF24.359Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Carlos NavasP27.018San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Ernie ClementIF23.162Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Sam MollP27.241San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Kaleb OrtP27.208New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Justin HaleyP28.076-Released by Sacramento
Ryan McBroom1B27.144Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Traded from Yankees to Royals for future considerations
JD MartinP36.241Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kit ScheetzP25.105Houston AstrosRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Zack ShortIF24.094Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Adam HofacketP25.194Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Rob ZastryznyP27.158Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Caleb ThielbarP32.212Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Tyler Ladendorf3B-2B31.177Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dylan CozensRF-OF25.092Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from disabled list
DJ BaxendaleP28.266Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ademar RifaelaOF24.284Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jake RomanskiC28.252Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jhoulys ChacinSP31.237Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract