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Games on 2014-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Los Angeles Angels4BoxC.J. WilsonJose QuintanaErnesto Frieri
Oakland Athletics11Baltimore Orioles1BoxScott KazmirUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers3BoxJohn LackeyJoba ChamberlainKoji Uehara
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals2BoxJames ShieldsHiroki KurodaGreg Holland
Houston Astros14Minnesota Twins5BoxDarin DownsSamuel Deduno(none)
Seattle Mariners5Tampa Bay Rays0BoxYoervis MedinaGrant Balfour(none)
Cleveland Indians3Texas Rangers2BoxJustin MastersonJoe SaundersCody Allen
St. Louis Cardinals5Toronto Blue Jays0BoxJaime GarciaDrew Hutchison(none)
Atlanta Braves5Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxChase AndersonAaron HarangBrad Ziegler
Miami Marlins4Chicago Cubs3BoxMichael DunnPedro StropSteve Cishek
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds4BoxHomer BaileyDavid BuchananAroldis Chapman
Los Angeles Dodgers6Colorado Rockies1BoxClayton KershawJorge de la Rosa(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxYovani GallardoJeff LockeFrancisco Rodriguez
Washington Nationals6San Diego Padres0BoxJordan ZimmermannEric Stults(none)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants6BoxTim LincecumZack WheelerSergio Romo

Standings as of 2014-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Toronto Blue Jays643826.594--3142714319-1519-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre984553.459
2613Baltimore Orioles613130.5085.5264274-1012-1419-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1016536.644
3815New York Yankees623131.5006.0249280-3113-1618-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1005347.530
41323Boston Red Sox622834.4529.0253269-1615-1713-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1004357.430
51530Tampa Bay Rays642440.37514.0236287-5113-1811-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field985345.541
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers593326.559--265256916-1517-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1035746.553
2714Cleveland Indians633231.5083.0278287-921-1111-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field995346.535
31016Kansas City Royals633132.4924.0244259-1516-1615-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium995841.586
41118Chicago White Sox643133.4844.5284302-1817-1414-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field984256.429
51220Minnesota Twins612932.4755.0266290-2415-1714-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1014160.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics633924.619--32719912817-1222-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum994950.495
246Los Angeles Angels623428.5484.52962633318-1316-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1006436.640
357Seattle Mariners623329.5325.52592302914-1519-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1005446.540
4917Texas Rangers633132.4928.0265296-3115-1716-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington993663.364
51425Houston Astros642836.43811.5250289-3914-1814-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park984256.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
239Washington Nationals613229.525--2562183819-1513-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1016437.634
148Atlanta Braves613229.525--212204818-1414-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1014754.465
3610Miami Marlins633330.524--2842622222-1111-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park994455.444
41124New York Mets632835.4445.0252257-513-1715-18L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field995148.515
51529Philadelphia Phillies612536.4107.0236286-5012-1913-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1014853.475
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers643826.594--2772532419-1319-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park984454.449
2712St. Louis Cardinals643331.5165.02432271616-1417-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III985741.582
3819Cincinnati Reds612932.4757.5213229-1615-1514-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1014754.465
41021Pittsburgh Pirates622933.4688.0246266-2017-1512-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1005941.590
51428Chicago Cubs602535.41711.0234243-915-1410-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1024854.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants634221.667--2762116522-920-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park994653.465
2511Los Angeles Dodgers633330.5249.02732492413-1920-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium996138.616
3922Colorado Rockies622933.46812.5306302417-1212-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1003763.370
41226San Diego Padres622735.43514.5192240-4815-1912-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1005050.500
51327Arizona Diamondbacks652837.43115.0271322-5111-2317-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field973661.371


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mike FiersSP28.358Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Mike AdamsRP35.314Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Right rotator cuff inflammation
Ken GilesRP23.261Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rudy OwensP26.173Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jason Kubellf32.014Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Taylor Teagardenc30.170New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Gerrit ColeSP23.273Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder fatigue
Jeff LockeSP26.201Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Kendrys Moralesdh30.354Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($12m)
Tommy HunterRP27.340Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Cesar JimenezRP29.208Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Mike Napoli1B32.220Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Alfredo AcevesRP31.182New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Mario AlcantaraP21.163Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis AyalaRP36.147Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Buddy CarlyleP36.169New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Paul ClemensSP26.115Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Evan CrawfordP27.279Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
DJ CrumlichSS24.046Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Travis D'Arnaudc25.118New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Lars DavisC28.213Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jose FernandezSS21.019Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Alfredo FigaroRP29.336Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Rafael FurcalSS36.288Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA) for rehab
Joey Gallo3B 20.201Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Christopher GraysonRF-LF24.266Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Jarrett GrubeP32.215Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Ryan HorstmanP21.323Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Cesar JimenezRP29.208Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Chad JohnsonC 20.008Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Micah JohnsonIF-OF23.172Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael Johnson2B25.223Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Jeff KempIF24.077Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from disabled list
Arcenio LeonP27.259Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Fabio Martinez MesaP24.222Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Doug MathisP31.001Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Michael McClendonP29.066Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Evan MeekP31.027Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Reymond Nunez1B23.256New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Francisco PenaC24.239Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron PoredaP27.250Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Dante RosenbergC23.338St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Zac RosscupP25.364Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Yeixon Ruiz23.081New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Addison RussellSS 20.136Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kale Sumner3B22.358New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Michael SwannerP21.258Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Alex SwimC23.074Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Dylan UnsworthP21.258Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nick Vickerson3B-LF24.335Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Duke Von SchamannP23.005Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Phil WetherellP24.242New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Brett CarrollRF31.248Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cole KimballP28.311Released by Yankees
Daniel SchlerethP28.030Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Todd Cunninghamrf25.080Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose GilC27.277New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Randy HenryP24.029Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Yeiper CastilloP25.273Released by Angels
Corey BlackP22.309Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jared MortensenP26.007Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Yeral SanchezOF28.325New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Aidan LucasP26.048Released by Cardinals
Beck WheelerP25.177New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ben PaullusP24.281San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Claudio CustodioSS23.221New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Danny OhOF-1B24.162New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jacob Newberryp23.241Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Starlin PeraltaP23.209Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Suspended
Duane UnderwoodP 19.323Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose AriasP23.142Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Victor AranoP19.121Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Blake HolovachP23.073Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assignment unknown
Chad BillingsleySP29.314Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Erisbel ArruebarrenaSS24.075Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Alberto DiazP22.362Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Antonio ValerioC23.079Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Federico CastagniniIF23.085Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)