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Games on 2013-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox4BoxCraig BreslowTommy HunterKoji Uehara
Houston Astros1Chicago White Sox6BoxChris SaleLucas Harrell(none)
Oakland Athletics14Detroit Tigers4BoxDan StrailyDoug FisterBrett Anderson
Kansas City Royals8Minnesota Twins1BoxDanny DuffyAndrew Albers(none)
Texas Rangers12Seattle Mariners4BoxMartin PerezFelix Hernandez(none)
Los Angeles Angels1Tampa Bay Rays4BoxChris ArcherGarrett RichardsFernando Rodney
New York Yankees2Toronto Blue Jays7BoxTodd RedmondHiroki Kuroda(none)
San Diego Padres5Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxRobbie ErlinWade Miley(none)
Cleveland Indians2Atlanta Braves3BoxCraig KimbrelJoe Smith(none)
San Francisco Giants4Colorado Rockies5BoxJhoulis ChacinMadison BumgarnerRex Brothers
Chicago Cubs0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxRicky NolascoEdwin Jackson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6New York Mets2BoxCole HamelsDaisuke Matsuzaka(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxCharlie MortonTom Gorzelanny(none)
Cincinnati Reds10St. Louis Cardinals0BoxHomer BaileyAdam Wainwright(none)
Miami Marlins3Washington Nationals4BoxDrew StorenMichael DunnRafael Soriano

Standings as of 2013-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox1347955.590--67854413442-2337-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park281810.643
248Tampa Bay Rays1317556.5732.55835295444-2531-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field321715.531
3712Baltimore Orioles1317061.5347.56255873838-2932-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards311516.484
4813New York Yankees1337063.5268.5529535-638-2732-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II291514.517
51122Toronto Blue Jays1346074.44819.0597651-5433-3327-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre281414.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers1337756.579--67551715841-2636-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park291613.552
2611Cleveland Indians1327161.5385.55975593840-2631-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field30219.700
3914Kansas City Royals1326864.5158.55385013735-3333-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium301812.600
41326Minnesota Twins1315774.43519.0512602-9028-3529-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field31922.290
51427Chicago White Sox1325676.42420.5502566-6432-3424-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field30723.233
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers1337855.586--6115238838-2740-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington301317.433
259Oakland Athletics1327557.5682.55935217239-2536-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum30219.700
31021Los Angeles Angels1315972.45018.0586620-3431-3728-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim311912.613
41223Seattle Mariners1325973.44718.5518626-10831-3828-35L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field301218.400
51530Houston Astros1324488.33333.5518700-18221-4423-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park30723.233
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1328052.606--57844912946-1834-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field301614.533
2716Washington Nationals1326765.50813.0515533-1838-2929-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park301911.633
3918Philadelphia Phillies1336172.45919.5504607-10335-3126-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park291217.414
41120New York Mets1315972.45020.5516558-4227-3832-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field311516.484
51529Miami Marlins1314982.37430.5419530-11129-3920-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park311318.419
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals1337855.586--64549914641-2537-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III291910.655
246Pittsburgh Pirates1327755.5830.55194645543-2334-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park301713.567
3510Cincinnati Reds1347559.5603.55804889241-2434-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark281513.536
41325Milwaukee Brewers1325874.43919.5522583-6130-3528-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park301614.533
51428Chicago Cubs1335677.42122.0512568-5625-4131-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field291019.345
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Los Angeles Dodgers1337855.586--5364775940-2838-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium291415.483
2615Arizona Diamondbacks1326864.5159.55745591538-2730-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field301317.433
3817Colorado Rockies1356372.46716.0581595-1438-2825-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field271116.407
41019San Diego Padres1336073.45118.0516601-8536-3224-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park291613.552
51224San Francisco Giants1335974.44419.0504591-8733-3526-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park291712.586


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chien-Ming WangSP33.150Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Xavier CedenoRP27.002Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Optioned to Syracuse (AAA)
Ryan MattheusRP29.292Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Russ Canzler1B-LF27.139Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Kyle McPhersonSP-RP25.291Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Kyle McPhersonSP-RP25.291Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL6- Recovery from right elbow surgery
Yorvit Torrealbac35.040Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan Wheeler1b25.049Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Michael BrenlyC26.318Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler ChatwoodSP23.255Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Mike Zuninoc22.156Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Chris Coghlancf28.071Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) for rehab
Luis PerdomoP29.123Released by Twins
Cory WadeP30.092Released by Rays
Kyle DaviesP29.354Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Activated from DL
Matt SwynenbergP24.193Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Manuarys CorreaP24.235Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick TepeschSP24.320Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Sean LucasP 24.144Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Activated from DL
Jaron LongP22.000New York YankeesTampa (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Amir GarrettP21.117Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Joe BiaginiP23.091San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick LeeP22.227Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)DL-7 Injured
Narciso MesaCF21.286Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeff RoyOF21.217Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)Transferred to 60-day DL
Hector Veloz3B19.208Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)DL-7 Injured
Shane CarleP21.364Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)DL-7 Injured
Jorge RiveraP22.302Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)DL-60 Injured
Matt WestP24.280Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Rangers (Rk) for rehab
Shawn GriffithP26.096Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from DL
Tyler AustinRF21.357New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
Cristhian AdamesSS22.033Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Activated from DL
Franklin DiazC23.039Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Activated from DL
Wei-Yin ChenSP28.038Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Optioned to GCL Orioles (Rk)
Kevin GausmanRP22.234Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Matt CarsonRF32.058Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA)
Cord Phelps2b26.217Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled and transferred to 60-day DL
Ryan Raburnrf32.133Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Strained left achilles
Louis ColemanRP27.146Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Optioned to Wilmington (A+)
Wade DavisSP27.355Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Optioned to Wilmington (A+)
Danny DuffySP24.250Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Luke HochevarRP29.348Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave list
Pat NeshekRP32.358Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Outrighted to Sacramento (AAA)
Tony Sanchezc25.100Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Brad BoxbergerRP25.093San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Robbie ErlinSP22.324San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Tim WoodP30.285Activated from DL and released by Twins
Brett AndersonRP25.209Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Todd Cunninghamrf24.161Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Optioned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Dan Uggla2b33.170Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Joe SaveryRP27.297Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from DL and optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Mike BlazekRP24.165St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Carlos MartinezRP21.342St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Vic BlackRP25.097New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Traded from Pirates with Dilson Herrera to Mets for Marlon Byrd and John Buck
Jeff LockeSP25.282Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Kelly Shoppachc33.121Released by Pirates
Willie Bloomquistss35.274Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
David HolmbergP22.040Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Optioned to Mobile (AA)
Xavier NadyLF34.287Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jose GilC26.358New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Adam HeislerCF25.082Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Adam HeislerCF25.082Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Ryan Flahertyss-2b27.032Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Sherman JohnsonIF23.044Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Michael AntonioSS21.307Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Brent PetersonSS20.312Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Dustin Lawley3B-CF24.139New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Matt Pare1B22.284San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Dominic Smith1B18.074New York MetsKingsport (Rk)
Ryan MillerC20.284San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Tyler WadeSS18.278New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Billy McKinneyCF19.005Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Justin WilliamsSS18.008Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Ronarsy Ledesma20.131Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Chris YoungP34.095Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Steven DelabarRP30.042Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk) for rehab
Taylor ColeP24.008Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Matt HeidenreichP22.223Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Christopher BeckP22.358Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Kenny Hatcher3B23.116Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Kenny Hatcher3B23.116Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Joseph Michaudc22.146Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Charles BasfordP23.043New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Rookie DavisP20.121New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Ben O'SheaP21.354St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Dakota BacusP 22.148Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Matt TenutaP 19.255Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Jose AriasP22.223Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Rony Bautista21.346New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Alex PowersP21.184Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Alejandro Arteaga19.120Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Carlos MisellP21.125Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)
Wander BerasP25.041Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Dan Johnson1B34.018Released by Yankees