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Games on 2013-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics7Baltimore Orioles9BoxFrancisco RodriguezRyan CookJim Johnson
Texas Rangers11Chicago White Sox5BoxMartin PerezChris Sale(none)
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians1BoxSamuel DedunoUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Houston Astros12BoxJordan LylesTodd Redmond(none)
Washington Nationals11Kansas City Royals10BoxTanner RoarkBruce ChenRafael Soriano
Los Angeles Angels2Seattle Mariners0BoxGarrett RichardsFelix HernandezErnesto Frieri
New York Yankees2Tampa Bay Rays7BoxChris ArcherHiroki Kuroda(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Cincinnati Reds4BoxRob WootenAlfredo SimonJim Henderson
Boston Red Sox0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRicky NolascoJohn LackeyKenley Jansen
Colorado Rockies3Miami Marlins2BoxJhoulis ChacinChad QuallsRex Brothers
Detroit Tigers6New York Mets1BoxDoug FisterDaisuke Matsuzaka(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJonathan PapelbonHeath Bell(none)
Chicago Cubs6San Diego Padres8BoxNick VincentJames RussellHuston Street
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants1BoxCharlie MortonMadison BumgarnerMark Melancon
Atlanta Braves1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxAdam WainwrightKris Medlen(none)

Standings as of 2013-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Tampa Bay Rays1267353.579--5675066142-2331-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field371918.514
248Boston Red Sox1307555.577--64953611340-2335-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park322210.688
3611Baltimore Orioles1276958.5434.56095654437-2832-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards351619.457
4813New York Yankees1286860.5316.0513516-338-2730-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II341717.500
51223Toronto Blue Jays1295772.44217.5577631-5431-3226-40L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre331716.515
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Detroit Tigers1287553.586--64848616241-2334-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park341816.529
2712Cleveland Indians1286959.5396.05855513438-2631-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field342311.676
3915Kansas City Royals1276463.50410.55054871833-3231-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium352213.629
41122Minnesota Twins1275770.44917.5507578-7128-3329-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field35926.257
51428Chicago White Sox1275275.40922.5476548-7228-3324-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field351124.314
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Texas Rangers1287553.586--5835057838-2737-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington351619.457
2510Oakland Athletics1277156.5593.55604976339-2532-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum352510.714
31017Seattle Mariners1275968.46515.5506590-8431-3328-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field351223.343
41324Los Angeles Angels1275671.44118.5567609-4231-3725-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim352213.629
51530Houston Astros1274285.33132.5495675-18020-4322-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park35926.257
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1287751.602--56643912744-1833-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field341915.559
2716Washington Nationals1286464.50013.0498521-2336-2928-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park342212.647
3919New York Mets1265868.46018.0505536-3126-3432-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field361620.444
41020Philadelphia Phillies1285870.45319.0480582-10234-3024-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park341519.441
51529Miami Marlins1274879.37828.5409520-11128-3820-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park351421.400
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates1287652.594--5034465742-2234-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park341816.529
244St. Louis Cardinals1287553.5861.062347514838-2337-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III342212.647
359Cincinnati Reds1297356.5663.55564688840-2333-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark331716.515
41326Milwaukee Brewers1285672.43820.0508563-5530-3526-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park341816.529
51427Chicago Cubs1285474.42222.0502551-4925-4129-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field341222.353
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
132Los Angeles Dodgers1287652.594--5214606138-2538-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium341618.471
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1276562.51210.55405281236-2629-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field351619.457
3818Colorado Rockies1306070.46217.0563579-1636-2724-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field321418.438
41121San Diego Padres1285870.45318.0496579-8335-3123-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park341816.529
51225San Francisco Giants1285672.43820.0484574-9031-3525-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park342014.588


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jason Heywardrf24.014Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right jaw [Hit by pitch in face by Jon Niese]
Paul MaholmSP31.059Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Daisuke MatsuzakaSP32.344New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
Mike KickhamRP24.254San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Nick Noonan2b24.111San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Francisco PegueroLF25.083San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Andres Torrescf35.209San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Strained left achilles + Surgery [Lingered for a couple of years]
Ozzie ChavezSS30.041Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris NarvesonRP31.246Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sean O'SullivanRP25.357San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Outrighted to Tucson (AAA)
Wade LeBlancRP29.016Houston AstrosTucson (AAA)Outrighted to Tucson (AAA)
Scott ShumanP25.148San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Foot
Keith CastilloC26.044Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Brett TeschnerC22.000Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Pedro VidalP26.023Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Bryce BandillaP23.218San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody ScarpettaP24.363Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bryan RodriguezP22.048San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Alex GlennOF22.073Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler SkulinaP21.340Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Wendell SotoSS21.104Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Rob ZastryznyP21.150Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Mitchell WaldingSS20.347Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Angelo Gumbs2B20.314New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Juancito MartinezRF24.074Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Strained left groin
Luis Ortiz2B21.162Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured
David SopilkaC19.358Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)DL-7 Injured
Jaycob BrugmanOF21.218Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Yoenny GonzalezCF-LF21.205St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)suspended for 50 games for violating Minor League drug program
Eric Chavez3b-dh35.259Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab
Kevin Kouzmanoff3B32.029Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from DL
Matthew ShepherdSS23.113San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from DL
Blake DavisSS29.245Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from DL
Mauro Gomez1b28.350Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL
Luis RojasP24.025San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from DL
Brian SmithP20.254Chicago CubsKane County (A)Activated from DL
Jose BerriosP 19.088Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from DL
Pedro Toribio2b23.033Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from DL
Dakota BacusP 22.143Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Athletics to Nationals for Kurt Suzuki
Kurt Suzukic29.324Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Athletics for Dakota Bacus
Caleb Gindlrf-LF24.357Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Aaron LoupRP25.248Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Xavier CedenoRP26.362Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Greg BurkeRP30.336New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Carlos MartinezSP-RP21.337St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Jake WestbrookSP35.328St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
David DeJesuslf33.247Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Rays for future considerations
Rob WootenRP28.033Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave list
Derek Norrisc24.190Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left big toe [Play at the plate with Nick Franklin]
Freddy GarciaSP36.321Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Traded from Orioles to Braves for cash considerations
Cody Clarkc31.343Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from Corpus Christi (AA)
Max Stassidh22.161Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-7 Concussion [Hit in the face by a pitch from Tanner Scheppers]
Jason Bourgeoislf31.231Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Billy BucknerRP29.362Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Cory RasmusRP25.291Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Brandon BeachySP26.354Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Todd Cunninghamlf24.156Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Jhonatan SolanoC28.011Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Matt CainSP28.326San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm contusion [Hit by a Gaby Sanchez line drive]
Yusmeiro PetitSP28.274San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from Fresno (AAA)
Rafael BetancourtRP38.116Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-15 Right elbow sprain
Jhoulys ChacinSP25.229Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement List
Edgmer EscalonaRP26.321Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Rob ScahillRP26.189Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Mike KickhamRP24.254San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Nick Noonan2b24.111San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Guilder RodriguezSS30.030Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
David Cooper1B26.192Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Steven Souza1B24.121Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from DL
Zach ShankIF22.229Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Ryan WalkerIF21.150Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Sharif OthmanC24.153Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Avery RomeroSS 20.104Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Rehiner Cordova19.224Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Oscar Hernandez20.045Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Neftali RosarioC20.032Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Leonardo HerasOF23.086Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Contract purchased from Mexico City (Mexico)
Wade LeBlancRP29.016Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Kyle BlairP24.330Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Zach RussellP24.027St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Matt SummersP24.006Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Alan WilliamsP23.171Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Joel EffertzP22.330Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Brad SchreiberP22.191Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Signed as undrafted free agent out of college
Jake JohansenP22.212Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Ian KrolRP22.106Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Euris QuezadaP24.139Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Greg GonzalezP24.338San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Luis OrdosgoittiP20.335Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Jonathan KeenerC23.256St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Jose Montero20.213Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Ryan McChesney23.201Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Geordy Parra19.351Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Tyler BrosiusP21.229Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Neil RamirezP24.090Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Traded from Rangers to Cubs as PTBNL in Matt Garza deal
Bruedlin SueroP23.176Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)