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Games on 2013-08-02

Top2013 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays5Los Angeles Angels7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,8843:15Todd RedmondTommy HansonDane de la Rosa (5-1)Steve Delabar (5-2)Ernesto Frieri (26)John GibbonsMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALSeattle Mariners8Baltimore Orioles11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,9472:45Aaron HarangChris TillmanChris Tillman (14-3)Aaron Harang (5-10)Jim Johnson (38)Robby ThompsonBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
IntArizona Diamondbacks7Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,6523:32Randall DelgadoJon LesterRandall Delgado (4-3)Pedro Beato (1-1)Brad Ziegler (6)Kirk GibsonJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALChicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,1092:07Hector SantiagoDoug FisterDoug Fister (10-5)Hector Santiago (3-7)Joaquin Benoit (11)Robin VenturaJim LeylandComerica Park
ALHouston Astros3Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1330,6334:28Jarred CosartSamuel DedunoRyan Pressly (3-2)Dallas Keuchel (5-6)-Bo PorterRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALTexas Rangers8Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,0673:12Alexi OgandoTom MiloneJason Frasor (2-2)Tom Milone (9-9)-Ron WashingtonBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntSan Francisco Giants4Tampa Bay Rays1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1443:05Madison BumgarnerChris ArcherMadison Bumgarner (11-6)Chris Archer (6-4)Sergio Romo (26)Bruce BochyJoe MaddonTropicana Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Chicago Cubs2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,5203:29Hyun-Jin RyuTravis WoodHyun-Jin Ryu (10-3)Travis Wood (7-8)-Don MattinglyDale SveumWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals13Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,0953:23Shelby MillerBronson ArroyoShelby Miller (11-7)Bronson Arroyo (9-9)-Mike MathenyDusty BakerGreat American Ba
IntCleveland Indians0Miami Marlins10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,7312:34Ubaldo JimenezJose FernandezJose Fernandez (8-5)Ubaldo Jimenez (8-6)-Terry FranconaMike RedmondMarlins Park
NLWashington Nationals4Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,8243:11Jordan ZimmermannTom GorzelannyJordan Zimmermann (13-6)Alfredo Figaro (1-3)Rafael Soriano (27)Davey JohnsonRon RoenickeMiller Park
IntKansas City Royals2New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1131,0324:07Wade DavisDillon GeeCarlos Torres (2-2)Luis Mendoza (2-6)-Ned YostTerry CollinsCiti field
NLAtlanta Braves6Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,0873:10Kris MedlenEthan MartinKris Medlen (8-10)Ethan Martin (0-1)Craig Kimbrel (32)Fredi GonzalezCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies4Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,4872:55Jhoulis ChacinGerrit ColeJhoulis Chacin (10-5)Gerrit Cole (5-5)Rex Brothers (8)Walt WeissClint HurdlePNC Park
IntNew York Yankees2San Diego Padres7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,1242:50CC SabathiaAndrew CashnerAndrew Cashner (8-5)CC Sabathia (9-10)-Joe GirardiBuddy BlackPetco Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2013-08-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1116645.595--5594629737-2129-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park513120.608
225Tampa Bay Rays1096445.5871.04994336635-2129-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field542826.519
358Baltimore Orioles1106149.5554.55214952633-2328-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards522428.462
4813New York Yankees1085652.5198.5414425-1129-2527-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II542925.537
51220Toronto Blue Jays1095059.45915.0501529-2828-2822-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre532429.453
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1076245.579--55141813335-1927-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park553124.564
2710Cleveland Indians1096049.5503.05194734637-1923-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field533221.604
3915Kansas City Royals1065452.5097.5419411827-2427-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium563224.571
41326Minnesota Twins1064660.43415.5424482-5824-2722-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field562036.357
51429Chicago White Sox1074067.37422.0392475-8322-2818-39L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field552332.418
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Oakland Athletics1096346.578--4844255934-1929-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum533320.623
269Texas Rangers1106149.5552.54714472433-2428-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington533023.566
31019Los Angeles Angels1085058.46312.5492504-1229-2821-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim542826.519
41122Seattle Mariners1095059.45913.0443501-5829-2821-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field532132.396
51530Houston Astros1083672.33326.5411570-15918-3718-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park541539.278
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Atlanta Braves1106545.591--50038811238-1527-30W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field523121.596
2716Washington Nationals1095356.48611.5405439-3431-2522-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park533320.623
31021Philadelphia Phillies1095059.45914.5412496-8427-2423-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park532330.434
41123New York Mets1074958.45814.5438470-3222-3027-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field552530.455
51528Miami Marlins1084365.39821.0351433-8226-3017-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park541935.352
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1096544.596--4223734936-2029-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park532924.547
223St. Louis Cardinals1086444.5930.553138914232-1732-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III543321.611
3512Cincinnati Reds1106050.5455.54734007332-1928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark523022.577
41325Chicago Cubs1094960.45016.0434459-2523-3126-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field531736.321
51427Milwaukee Brewers1094663.42219.0425492-6726-3020-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park532825.528
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Los Angeles Dodgers1085949.546--4314181331-2528-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium543321.611
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1095653.5143.54564441230-2426-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field532528.472
3817Colorado Rockies1115259.4688.5484504-2031-2621-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field512229.431
4918San Diego Padres1105159.4649.0441493-5230-2421-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park522527.481
51224San Francisco Giants1084959.45410.0417472-5527-2722-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park542727.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Oswaldo Arciarf-lf22.085Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Melky Cabreralf28.356Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Left knee strain [Attempting to throw ball back in to IF cutoff man]
Neil WagnerRP29.214Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Carlos Penadh35.077Released by Astros
Elian Herreralf28.182Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Scott Van SlykeRF-1B27.009Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Robert Andino3b29.099Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Traded from Mariners to Pirates for future considerations
Luis Rodriguez2B33.036Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Strained left thumb
Ryan RodebaughP24.125Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brett LorinP26.124Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mitch MaierRF31.033Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from DL
Jess ToddP27.104Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL
Jackie BradleyCF23.105Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt HoffmanP24.257Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Angel SanchezSS29.317Released by White Sox
Fred LewisP26.229New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mike DennhardtP23.062Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt SciosciaC-1B24.316Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from DL
Matt SmithP25.233Released by Marlins
Anthony SantanderOF18.287Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Brent PetersonSS20.286Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Cole NelsonP24.019Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Aaron GatesP23.112New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from DL
Brandon LoveP23.149Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from DL
Kelvin De LeonRF22.277New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from DL
Gregory PronRF24.211New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from DL
Jesus GalindoCF22.344San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from DL
Shayne HouckOF 23.065San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from DL
Adam Rosalesss30.074Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Rangers
Ethan MartinSP24.057Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jeremy HorstRP27.305Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Zach MinerRP31.143Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jonathan PettiboneSP23.014Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Strained right shoulder [Felt discomfort for 3 starts]
J.C. RamirezRP24.351Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Vic BlackRP25.071Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jared HughesRP28.029Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Hernan Perez2b22.129Detroit TigersErie (AA)Optioned to Erie (AA)
Josh EdginRP26.228New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Ribcage stress fracture [Pain increased since before all-star break]
Pedro FelicianoRP36.342New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA)
Boof BonserP31.292Released by Indians
Cesar CarrilloP29.095Released by Tigers
Steve JohnsonRP25.337Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Brian Roberts2b35.297Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Curtis Grandersondh-lf32.139New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Melky Mesarf26.183New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Thomas Nealdh-rf25.351New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Engel Beltrelf23.274Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Steve Clevenger3b27.119Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Joe DuniganLF-1B27.126Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Darin Mastroiannicf27.341Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+) for rehab
Buck Britton3B-2B27.078Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Kevin Torres1B-C23.159Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Adam MatthewsOF23.114Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Brandon MillerC23.298Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Matt SnyderIF23.046New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Billy BurnsCF23.337Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Jake BrownIF23.168Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
J.R. ReynoldsC23.002Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
John CannonC23.083Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Daniel TorresC21.065Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
George BarberOF23.359Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Brock HebertIF22.083Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Matty JohnsonLF-RF25.114Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Rougned Odor2B19.180Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Humberto ValorSS20.327Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Matt DuffyIF22.199San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Jerison Lopez21.344New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Rehiner Cordova19.203Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Miguel Del Castillo21.293San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Byron Capellan19.358Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Byron Capellan19.358Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Juan Herrera2B20.035St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Chad BeckP28.197Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Dan SattlerP29.265Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Marco EstradaSP30.028Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA) for rehab
Michael KirkmanRP26.318Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Jose LugoP29.114Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Kyle DrabekP25.238Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Fabian WilliamsonP24.286Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Contract purchased from Laredo (American)
Neftali FelizP25.092Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk) for rehab
Tom CochranP30.290Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jarret MartinP23.353Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Matthew SwilleyP22.226Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Cal BowlingP23.284Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Mike McCarthyP25.258Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Cody KendallP23.233Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Ryan ArrowoodIF-P22.343Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Manuel RiveraP23.335Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Eduardo FigueroaP24.245Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Jon GrayP21.271Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Michael LorenzenOF21.211Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Marco GonzalesP21.168St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Kramer SneedP24.299Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Brody GreerIF22.079Chicago CubsArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent out of college
Dayan DiazP24.173Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Andrew HanseP22.081Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Isliexel Gonzalez22.084Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Jackson Mateo20.345Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Travis SeabrookeP17.321Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Alex PowersP21.158Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Richard TeasleyP22.102Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Junior Morillo21.277Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Eddie ButlerP22.142Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Josh HaderP 19.117Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Traded from Orioles with LJ Hoes to Astros for Bud Norris
Andrew CarpenterIF23.119Released by Angels