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Games on 2013-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros11Baltimore Orioles0BoxBrett OberholtzerMiguel Gonzalez(none)
Seattle Mariners4Boston Red Sox5BoxDrake BrittonLucas Luetge(none)
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians6BoxChris PerezDylan Axelrod(none)
Washington Nationals1Detroit Tigers11BoxJustin VerlanderGio Gonzalez(none)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins3BoxJeremy GuthrieCaleb ThielbarGreg Holland
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics2BoxCasey JanssenJesse ChavezBrett Cecil
Arizona Diamondbacks7Tampa Bay Rays0BoxWade MileyJeremy Hellickson(none)
Los Angeles Angels1Texas Rangers2BoxJoe NathanMichael Kohn(none)
Colorado Rockies0Atlanta Braves9BoxMike MinorTyler Chatwood(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Chicago Cubs6BoxEdwin JacksonWily Peralta(none)
New York Yankees3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxBoone LoganRonald BelisarioMariano Rivera
New York Mets2Miami Marlins3BoxHenderson AlvarezJenrry MejiaMichael Dunn
San Francisco Giants9Philadelphia Phillies2BoxChad GaudinKyle Kendrick(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTony WatsonTrevor RosenthalMark Melancon
Cincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres1BoxHomer BaileyEric StultsAroldis Chapman

Standings as of 2013-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1096544.596--5454489736-2029-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park533221.604
223Tampa Bay Rays1086444.5930.54984296935-2029-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field552827.509
3610Baltimore Orioles1085949.5465.55044842031-2328-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards542628.481
4813New York Yankees1075651.5238.0412418-629-2527-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II552926.527
51120Toronto Blue Jays1075057.46714.0494514-2028-2822-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre552431.436
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Detroit Tigers1066145.575--54941713234-1927-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park563224.571
258Cleveland Indians1075948.5512.55134625136-1923-29W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field553322.600
3915Kansas City Royals1045351.5107.0410405527-2426-27W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium583325.569
41326Minnesota Twins1044559.43315.0418472-5423-2622-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field582137.362
51429Chicago White Sox1054065.38120.5390467-7722-2818-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field572334.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Oakland Athletics1086345.583--4814176434-1829-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum543321.611
2711Texas Rangers1085949.5464.04564431332-2427-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington553223.582
31018Seattle Mariners1075057.46712.5428482-5429-2821-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field552134.382
41224Los Angeles Angels1064858.45314.0477497-2027-2821-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim563026.536
51530Houston Astros1063670.34026.0405560-15518-3718-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park561541.268
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Atlanta Braves1086345.583--48338210137-1526-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field543321.611
2716Washington Nationals1085256.48111.0401438-3731-2521-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park543420.630
3919Philadelphia Phillies1075057.46712.5407488-8127-2223-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park552332.418
41223New York Mets1054857.45713.5434465-3121-3027-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field572631.456
51528Miami Marlins1064165.38721.0338433-9524-3017-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park562135.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1076542.607--4203566436-1829-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park552926.527
224St. Louis Cardinals1066244.5852.550538611932-1730-27L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III563521.625
349Cincinnati Reds1096049.5506.04703878332-1828-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark533023.566
41122Chicago Cubs1074958.45816.0428447-1923-2926-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field551738.309
51427Milwaukee Brewers1084662.42619.5424488-6426-2920-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park542826.519
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Los Angeles Dodgers1065749.538--419412731-2526-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium563521.625
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1075552.5142.54484311730-2425-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field552629.473
3817Colorado Rockies1095158.4687.5478491-1331-2620-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field532330.434
41021San Diego Padres1095059.4598.5434491-5729-2421-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park532627.491
51325San Francisco Giants1064759.44310.0411470-5927-2720-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park562927.518


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jake PeavySP32.061Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from White Sox to Red Sox in 3-team 7-player trade
Jose Iglesiasss23.207Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to Tigers as part of 3-team 7-player trade
Avisail Garcialf22.049Chicago White SoxToledo (AAA)Traded from Tigers to White Sox in 3-team 7-player trade
Brayan VillarrealRP26.082Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Tigers to Red Sox in 3-team 7-player trade
Frankie MontasP20.132Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to White Sox in 3-team 7-player trade
Cleuluis RondonP19.109Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to White Sox in 3-team 7-player trade
Grant Green2b25.308Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Traded from Athletics to Angels for Albert Callaspo
Alberto Callaspo2b-dh30.103Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Angels to Athletics for Grant Green
Cameron Maybincf26.118San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA) for rehab
Greg MiclatSS-2B26.008Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Duane BelowRP27.258Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jon LinkP29.130Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jonathan BroxtonRP29.045Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Joel PineiroP34.309Released by Orioles
Jeff HowellC30.121Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Telvin Nash1B22.161Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Stephen ShacklefordP24.087Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jace PetersonSS23.083San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cory BrownstenC25.058Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brett LeeP22.314Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Andrew RayLF22.091Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael ReedOF20.255Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Lewis BrinsonOF 19.084Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Williams LouicoP23.112Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Placed on temporary inactive list
Derek HansenP 22.344Announced retirement
Shawon DunstonCF20.176Chicago CubsBoise (A-)DL-7 Injured
Carson GoldsmithP 23.006Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Kyler BurkeP25.102Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Activated from DL
Devin ShinesCF24.077Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from DL
Rony RodriguezIF23.152Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Activated from DL
Alberth MartinezCF22.189San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from DL
Luis MarteRP26.339Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Luis MarteRP26.339Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder [Recovery from surgery]
Kelly Shoppachc33.093Released by Nationals
Brock Holt3b25.050Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Jordan Danksrf26.358Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Adam Rosalesss30.072Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Scooter Gennett2b23.091Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Jake ArrietaSP27.147Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Brandon CumptonSP24.257Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Tyler LyonsSP25.161St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Brandon Inge2b36.073Released by Pirates
Chris Nelson3b27.331Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from Salt Lake (AAA)
Vinnie PestanoRP28.161Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Optioned to Columbus (AAA)
Justin Maxwellrf29.268Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Traded from Astros to Royals for Kyle Smith
Kyle SmithP20.324Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Royals to Astros for Justin Maxwell
Adron Chambersrf-lf26.296St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Yadier Molinac31.018St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right knee [Playing through it since June]
Brock Petersonlf29.254St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Shane Robinsoncf28.274St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Strained right shoulder [-]
Ian KennedySP28.224San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Padres for Joe Thatcher and Matt Stites
Joe ThatcherRP32.112Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Traded from Padres with Matt Stites to Diamondbacks for Ian Kennedy
Matt StitesP23.064Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Traded from Padres with Joe Thatcher to Diamondbacks for Ian Kennedy
Nate AdcockRP25.157Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Outrighted to Reno (AAA)
Jairo AsencioRP30.062Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA)
Jason HammelSP30.332Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm tenderness [Discomfort began in spring training]
Bud NorrisSP28.151Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Astros to Orioles for LJ Hoes and Josh Hader
LJ Hoesrf23.148Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Orioles with Josh Hader to Astros for Bud Norris
Steve Pearcelf30.109Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Drew Buterac29.357Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Traded from Twins to Dodgers for future considerations
Matt MooreSP24.043Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow soreness [-]
Ryan Roberts2b32.315Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
B.J. Uptoncf28.344Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Mike O'NeillLF25.170St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Scott Cousinslf28.190Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from DL
Evan FreyLF-RF27.054Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Kris WattsC29.016Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from DL
Travis D'ArnaudC24.171New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Edinson Rincon3B22.354Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Brandon ShortCF-LF24.325Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Ronald BermudezRF-CF25.055Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Chris BurkeP-IF23.096San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Lance RoenickeOF25.053Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Jacob WilsonIF23.002St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Kyle AttlSS21.350Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Matt VinsonOF22.288Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Jairo RodriguezC24.341Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Saquan JohnsonLF20.155Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Anthony NunezC23.179Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Wilmer DifoSS21.120Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Deiner Lopez19.062Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Juan Herrera2B20.033St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Calten DaalSS19.364Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Dan FioritoSS22.345New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Raysheron Michel20.243Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Matt HarrisonSP27.349Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Mark RogersSP27.182Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk) for rehab
Trey BarhamP27.266Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Ramon GarciaP28.274Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Marcos MateoP29.104Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Deryk HookerP24.040St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Zach RussellP24.004St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Brayan VillarrealRP26.082Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Kramer ChamplinP23.145Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Jeff AntiguaP23.038Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Carlos FriasP23.260Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Scott LymanP23.132Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Ryan DullP23.302Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Edward ConcepcionP24.301San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Josh CarrP23.247Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Luis OrdosgoittiP20.312Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Arismendy OzoriaP22.358Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Adalberto MejiaP20.041San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Gerardo ConcepcionP21.152Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Dominique Vattuonep22.169Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Taylor MangumP24.149Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
J.B. WendelkenP 20.129Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Traded from Red Sox to White Sox in 3-team 7-player trade
Frankie MontasP20.132Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Christian PerdomoP19.264Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Bernardo ReyesP18.009Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Jordan CooperP24.082Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan MartijnOF19.158Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured