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Games on 2013-04-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox1BoxJeremy GuthrieGavin FloydGreg Holland
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins8BoxMike PelfreyRick Porcello(none)
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees4BoxAndy PettitteRyan DempsterMariano Rivera
Seattle Mariners2Oakland Athletics8BoxA.J. GriffinBrandon Maurer(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Tampa Bay Rays3BoxMiguel GonzalezFausto CarmonaJim Johnson
Cleveland Indians8Toronto Blue Jays10BoxSteve DelabarBrett MyersCasey Janssen
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves0BoxCliff LeeKris MedlenJonathan Papelbon
Los Angeles Angels4Cincinnati Reds5BoxBronson ArroyoJoe BlantonAroldis Chapman
San Diego Padres2New York Mets1BoxEric StultsDillon GeeHuston Street
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxTravis WoodJames McDonaldCarlos Marmol
Miami Marlins1Washington Nationals6BoxJordan ZimmermannWade LeBlanc(none)

Standings as of 2013-04-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Baltimore Orioles321.667--201550-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1598376.522
2512Boston Red Sox321.667--171070-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1599564.597
51321Toronto Blue Jays312.3331.01315-21-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1597386.459
3926New York Yankees312.3331.01017-71-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1598475.528
41222Tampa Bay Rays312.3331.01520-51-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1609169.569
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
325Minnesota Twins321.667--13852-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1596495.403
238Cleveland Indians321.667--151320-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1599069.566
1411Chicago White Sox321.667--7522-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1596198.384
41128Detroit Tigers312.3331.0813-50-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1599267.579
51027Kansas City Royals312.3331.057-20-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1598574.535
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Texas Rangers321.667--13850-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1608971.556
3716Seattle Mariners422.5000.51315-20-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1586989.437
2815Oakland Athletics422.5000.5151322-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1589464.595
51417Houston Astros312.3331.0813-51-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park15950109.314
41529Los Angeles Angels312.3331.0111100-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1597782.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals3301.000--111103-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1598376.522
354New York Mets321.6671.0208122-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1597287.453
2213Atlanta Braves321.6671.016972-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1599465.591
41325Philadelphia Phillies312.3332.0916-70-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1597287.453
51530Miami Marlins303.0003.0111-100-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park1596297.390
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
279Cincinnati Reds321.667--111102-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1598871.553
1810Chicago Cubs321.667--6600-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1596495.403
51418St. Louis Cardinals312.3331.0171700-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1599663.604
41020Milwaukee Brewers312.3331.01219-71-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1597386.459
31224Pittsburgh Pirates312.3331.06601-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1599366.585
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
233Colorado Rockies321.667--191270-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1597287.453
367San Francisco Giants321.667--8710-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1597485.465
142Arizona Diamondbacks321.667--171702-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1597980.497
5919Los Angeles Dodgers312.3331.078-11-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1599168.572
41123San Diego Padres312.3331.0820-120-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1597584.472


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Tyler Greeness29.231Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Chris YoungP33.315Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jose ValverdeP35.011Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Daric Barton1B27.231Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Jason BerkenP29.129Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Joshua StinsonRP25.021Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Orioles and sent to minors
Elvis AndrusSS24.221Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to 8-year contract for 2015-2022 ($120m) [Extension]
Stephen Drewss30.019Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Tsuyoshi WadaP32.042Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
David AardsmaP31.098Released by Yankees
Chad BillingsleyP28.249Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Travis BlackleySP-RP30.151Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Athletics to Astros for Jake Goebbert
Jeremy BleichP25.291New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jack LeathersichP22.264New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Scott McGoughP23.155Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Raudel Lazo23.357Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Graham GodfreyP28.238Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Luis Mateo23.013New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Wes DarvillSS21.207Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Carlos EscobarC22.094Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Vladimir GuerreroDH38.054Signed by Long Island (Atlantic)
Jose Ruiz18.165San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to AZL Padres (Rk)
Davis Stoneburner2B28.080Released by Indians
Ian Gac1B27.237Released by Royals
Fabio CastroP28.074Released by Dodgers
Ryan McIntyreRF22.313Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Shane OpitzSS21.085Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Ervis ManzanilloP21.223Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)DL-7 Injured
Mike Flacco1B26.077Announced retirement
Zach BookerC27.345Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured