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Games on 2013-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Angels6BoxScott DownsEdward Mujica(none)
San Diego Padres2Boston Red Sox8BoxAllen WebsterEric Stults(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox3BoxAddison ReedTommy Hunter(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Houston Astros5BoxJamey WrightJosh FieldsFernando Rodney
Cleveland Indians7Kansas City Royals10BoxLuke HochevarBryan ShawGreg Holland
New York Yankees9Minnesota Twins5BoxDavid PhelpsKyle Gibson(none)
Chicago Cubs0Oakland Athletics1BoxDan StrailyMatt GuerrierGrant Balfour
Seattle Mariners4Texas Rangers5BoxJosh LindblomHisashi IwakumaJoe Nathan
Detroit Tigers11Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJustin VerlanderEsmil Rogers(none)
Miami Marlins4Atlanta Braves3BoxA.J. RamosCraig KimbrelSteve Cishek
Los Angeles Dodgers5Colorado Rockies9BoxJhoulis ChacinChris Capuano(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5New York Mets4BoxChaz RoeScott RiceBrad Ziegler
Philadelphia Phillies6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxCole HamelsGerrit ColeJonathan Papelbon
Milwaukee Brewers5Washington Nationals8BoxDrew StorenTom GorzelannyRafael Soriano

Standings as of 2013-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox875334.609--4453559031-1622-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park754431.587
248Baltimore Orioles864838.5584.54183922625-1723-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards763739.487
3610New York Yankees854639.5416.0339340-123-1823-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II773938.506
4711Tampa Bay Rays864640.5356.54063693725-1821-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field774631.597
51117Toronto Blue Jays854144.48211.0390400-1023-2018-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre773344.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Detroit Tigers844638.548--4233428126-1620-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park784731.603
2812Cleveland Indians854540.5291.54143892524-1521-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field774730.610
3916Kansas City Royals824042.4885.03343221221-2019-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium804634.575
41223Minnesota Twins823646.4399.0343386-4321-2315-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field803050.375
51427Chicago White Sox823448.41511.0308358-5019-2015-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field802951.363
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics865036.581--3983435528-1422-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum764630.605
237Texas Rangers854936.5760.53643392525-1824-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington784236.538
31018Los Angeles Angels854144.4828.5395394122-2419-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim773740.481
41324Seattle Mariners853748.43512.5314372-5821-2216-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field773443.442
51530Houston Astros863155.36019.0319450-13117-3214-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park762056.263
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Atlanta Braves854936.576--3632917229-1320-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field774730.610
2614Washington Nationals854342.5066.0314332-1824-1819-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park774334.558
3819Philadelphia Phillies864145.4778.5334377-4319-1822-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park763244.421
41326New York Mets823547.42712.5327370-4317-2718-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field803941.488
51529Miami Marlins843252.38116.5276359-8318-2414-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park783048.385
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates845232.619--3312894229-1523-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park784236.538
223St. Louis Cardinals845034.5952.041930211722-1628-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III784731.603
346Cincinnati Reds854936.5763.53693145529-1420-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark774136.532
41225Chicago Cubs833647.43415.5340350-1017-2219-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field793049.380
51428Milwaukee Brewers843450.40518.0335392-5719-2315-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park784038.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1513Arizona Diamondbacks854441.518--357356121-1623-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field773740.481
2715Colorado Rockies864244.4882.54073872026-2116-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field763244.421
3920Los Angeles Dodgers844044.4763.5317357-4025-2115-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium785226.667
41021San Diego Padres864046.4654.5342382-4025-1815-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park763640.474
51122San Francisco Giants843945.4644.5336368-3224-1515-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park783741.474


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Cory RiordanP27.040Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Left ankle sprain
Chad Tracy1B28.000Released by Royals
Jon RauchRP34.280Released by Orioles
Danny LehmannC27.302Released by Twins
Paul DemnyP23.335Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cedric HunterLF-CF25.116Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sergio EscalonaP28.335Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Timothy SextonP26.024Released by Rockies
Joe Terry2B-LF23.198Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Placed on restricted list
Orangel ArenasP24.095Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Right shoulder strain
Tommy ToledoP24.203Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chasen BradfordP23.333New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Joey O'GaraP25.075Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Right arm radial nerve injury
Eric Avila3B23.025Released by Pirates
Yoandy BarrosoOF24.220Released by White Sox
Mitch Glasser2B23.262Released by White Sox
Aaron CookP34.146Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from DL
Bobby KoreckyP33.292Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL
Miguel PerezC29.283Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from DL
Moises HernandezP29.108Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from DL
Kelvin PerezP27.267New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL
Shawn GriffithP26.041Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from DL
Reymond FuentesCF22.142San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from DL
Wilson Ramosc25.329Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jhonatan Solanoc27.326Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Optioned to Syracuse (AAA)
Dan StrailySP24.215Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Stephen Vogtc28.245Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Jordan Schaferlf26.303Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 right ankle contusion [Fouled ball off ankle]
Joey Terdoslavichlf24.298Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from Gwinnett (AAA)
Jordan Dankscf26.331Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Optioned to Charlotte (AAA)
Henderson AlvarezSP23.077Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Tom KoehlerSP27.005Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Hector Gimenezc30.279Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Mike PelfreySP29.172Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
P.J. WaltersSP28.114Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris Valaika2b27.324Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Brandon Waring3B27.183Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Eduardo Nunezss26.019New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA) for rehab
Carlos Rivero3B25.045Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Brett Lawrie3b23.167Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A) for rehab
Zack Cox3B24.056Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Josh WhitakerRF-LF24.146Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Ramon CabreraC23.241Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Diomedes LopezC24.155Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Eric JagieloSS21.048New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Christian YelichLF21.212Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Matt FoatIF23.106Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Dan GulbransenOF22.180Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Micah JohnsonIF-OF22.198Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Sharif OthmanC24.103Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Jean Batista3B-2B21.232Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Brett PhillipsOF 19.035Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Justin Chigbogu1B 18.361Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Chad CarmanC 24.056Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Malquiel Brito19.314San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Abiatal AvelinoSS18.140New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Adrian CastanoCF17.319Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Taylor Johnson2B22.317Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Javy GuerraRP27.246Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Blake WoodP27.330Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Jake PetrickaP25.029Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Matt SheltonP24.216Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Niko SpezialP22.245Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Chris BurgessP22.314Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Tim FlightP22.189New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Chris O'GradyP23.078Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Kyle McMillenP23.112Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Brett HuberP23.103Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Chad RogersP23.335Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Charles BasfordP22.353Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Charles BasfordP22.353New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Zach GoodP21.026Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Nic DellatorreP 21.311Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Chris NicholsP 22.317Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Ethan CarnesP21.187New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Mark MeadorsP21.145Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Luis Ramirez20.357Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Ben Broussardof36.283Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Contract purchased from Long Island (Atlantic)
Robbie RayP21.277Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Jason HurshP21.276Atlanta BravesRome (A)Signed out of draft
Luis PollorenaP22.171Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Signed out of draft
Billy FlamionOF20.166Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed out of draft
Edgar GonzalezIF35.020Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Hobbs JohnsonP22.066Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Signed out of draft