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Games on 2013-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays6Los Angeles Angels5BoxBrett CecilErnesto FrieriCasey Janssen
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles2BoxJoe SaundersWei-Yin ChenDanny Farquhar
Arizona Diamondbacks0Boston Red Sox4BoxFelix DoubrontBrandon McCarthy(none)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxBruce RondonDylan Axelrod(none)
Houston Astros2Minnesota Twins3BoxCaleb ThielbarBrad PeacockGlen Perkins
Texas Rangers4Oakland Athletics0BoxDerek HollandA.J. Griffin(none)
San Francisco Giants3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxAlexander TorresJose MijaresFernando Rodney
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs0BoxStephen FifeCarlos VillanuevaKenley Jansen
St. Louis Cardinals15Cincinnati Reds2BoxLance LynnMike Leake(none)
Cleveland Indians2Miami Marlins0BoxScott KazmirNathan EovaldiChris Perez
Washington Nationals5Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJohn AxfordFernando AbadJim Henderson
Kansas City Royals6New York Mets2BoxErvin SantanaZack Wheeler(none)
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxAlex WoodCliff LeeCraig Kimbrel
Colorado Rockies1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxA.J. BurnettJuan Nicasio(none)
New York Yankees3San Diego Padres6BoxIan KennedyPhil HughesHuston Street

Standings as of 2013-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1136845.602--56846410439-2129-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park492920.592
224Tampa Bay Rays1116645.5951.05054376837-2129-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field522626.500
3711Baltimore Orioles1126151.5456.55275062133-2528-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards502426.480
4914New York Yankees1105753.5189.5420431-1129-2528-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II522824.538
51221Toronto Blue Jays1115160.45916.0510541-3128-2823-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre512328.451
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1096445.587--55742013737-1927-26W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park532924.547
258Cleveland Indians1116249.5593.05254764937-1925-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field513021.588
3813Kansas City Royals1085652.5197.54294161327-2429-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium543024.556
41325Minnesota Twins1084860.44415.5433488-5526-2722-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field541836.333
51429Chicago White Sox1094069.36724.0394481-8722-2818-41L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field532330.434
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Oakland Athletics1116447.577--4884315735-2029-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum513219.627
2610Texas Rangers1126250.5542.54774512633-2429-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington512922.569
31017Seattle Mariners1115259.46812.0454507-5329-2823-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field511932.373
41119Los Angeles Angels1105159.46412.5504513-930-2921-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim522725.519
51530Houston Astros1103674.32727.5417579-16218-3718-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park521537.288
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves1126745.598--50939311638-1529-30W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field502921.580
2716Washington Nationals1115457.48612.5413447-3431-2523-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park513219.627
31022Philadelphia Phillies1115061.45016.5417505-8827-2623-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park512328.451
41123New York Mets1094960.45016.5443480-3722-3227-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field532528.472
51528Miami Marlins1104367.39123.0354439-8526-3217-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park521933.365
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1116744.604--4323765638-2029-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park512724.529
235St. Louis Cardinals1106545.5911.554939915032-1733-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III523220.615
3512Cincinnati Reds1126151.5456.54834186533-2028-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark502921.580
41326Chicago Cubs1114962.44118.0434463-2923-3326-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field511734.333
51427Milwaukee Brewers1114764.42320.0433500-6727-3120-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park512724.529
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Los Angeles Dodgers1106149.555--4354181731-2530-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium523121.596
2615Arizona Diamondbacks1115655.5055.5458453530-2426-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field512526.490
3818San Diego Padres1125260.46410.0447499-5231-2521-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park502426.480
4920Colorado Rockies1135261.46010.5487514-2731-2621-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field492227.449
51224San Francisco Giants1104961.44512.0421478-5727-2722-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park522725.519


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Pedro BeatoRP26.281Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Rubby De La RosaRP24.153Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Dewayne Wisecf35.161Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Curtis PartchRP26.172Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Optioned to Louisville (AAA)
Pedro VillarrealSP25.239Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Joe MartinezRP30.159Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Outrighted to Columbus (AAA)
Steve JohnsonRP25.339Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Jimmy Paredes2b24.252Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ted LillySP37.213Released by Dodgers
Tyler Colvinlf27.333Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Armando GalarragaP31.201Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from DL
Coty WoodsP25.143Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jake SmolinskiLF24.176Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis HernandezSS29.039Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff LarishLF-1B30.297Released by Pirates
Josh SpenceP25.195Released by Yankees
Matt TracyP24.251New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Lower body
Tyler ClarkP24.212Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Wilkin Ramirezcf27.283Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA) for rehab
Aaron DudleyC25.169Released by Marlins
Michael JohnsonP22.180Released by Angels
Tyler DeloachP22.114Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Phillip EvansSS20.328New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Lower back strain
Matt KochC24.256Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Head
Nick WilliamsOF 19.330Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Joan GregorioP21.205San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe FlatteryP22.308Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)DL-7 Injured
Yi-Hsiang LinP20.231Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Ozzie ChavezSS30.022Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from DL
Brian BixlerSS30.286New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Ricardo NanitaLF32.053Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL
Jesus NavarroC25.214San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from DL
Jamaine CottonP22.311Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from DL
Kyle RyanP21.314Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Activated from DL
Wes Schill2B-SS23.255Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
Eswarlin JimenezP21.251Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from DL
Carson GoldsmithP 23.010Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Activated from DL
Danny Valenciadh28.319Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Darin DownsRP28.221Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Wade DavisSP27.331Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Brett Hayesc29.173Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA)
Salvador Perezc23.086Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-7 Concussion [Hit in the mask with a foul ball]
Will SmithRP24.025Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Luis Valbuena3b-2b27.247Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right oblique strain
Logan Watkins2b23.340Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Brad PeacockSP25.184Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Xavier CedenoRP26.343Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Ross OhlendorfSP-RP30.361Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation [-]
Brandon McCarthySP30.028Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon GuyerRF27.188Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right middle finger
Stephen FifeSP26.304Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott Van SlykeRF-1B27.011Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Steven DelabarRP30.018Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation [-]
J.C. RamirezRP24.353Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Outrighted to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Dontrelle WillisP31.204Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from Long Island (Atlantic)
Evan ReedRP27.216Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Tony SippRP30.023Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
Matt LaPorta1B28.208Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from DL
Tony Thomas2B27.025Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Taylor Wrenn2B23.225Texas RangersHickory (A)Contract purchased from Traverse City (Frontier)
Nelfi ZapataC22.234New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Adam LawSS-2B23.180Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Gary SanchezC20.245New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ryan Brett2B21.300Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Wendell SotoSS21.085Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Eric SimC24.213San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Bo AltobelliC22.179Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Hector Guevara2B21.302Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Jairo RodriguezC24.345Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Brandon TrinkwonIF21.127Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Daniel LockhartSS-2B20.273Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Leonardo RojasC 23.054San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Andres Sotillo19.219Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Mitch StetterP32.200Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Anthony RanaudoP23.329Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
David RollinsP23.226Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
David BuchananP24.085Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Nick McBrideP22.083Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Armando RodriguezP25.189New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Luke JacksonP21.346Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Tyler SkulinaP21.321Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Bobby WahlP21.136Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Daniel TillmanP24.143Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Dan TobikP22.208Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Colton CainP22.180Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Mike MayersP21.242St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Luis PollorenaP22.202Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Charles BasfordP23.019Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Charles BasfordP23.019New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Buddy BordenP21.097Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)
Brian HolmesP22.186Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Abel De Los SantosP21.079Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Andy OteroP21.062Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jacob Newberry22.298Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Andres PerezP22.177Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Junior MendezP20.318Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Seth Lugo23.260New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Fernando NieveP31.020Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Traded from Indians to Athletics for cash
Charlie HaegerP29.320Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list