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Games on 2013-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Boston Red Sox4BoxRyan DempsterHector SantiagoKoji Uehara
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers7BoxRick PorcelloZach McAllisterBruce Rondon
Seattle Mariners7Houston Astros1BoxTaijuan WalkerBrad Peacock(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees8BoxCC SabathiaMiguel GonzalezMariano Rivera
Tampa Bay Rays3Oakland Athletics4BoxRyan CookDavid PriceGrant Balfour
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers2BoxLiam HendriksYu DarvishGlen Perkins
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxMark BuehrleErvin SantanaCasey Janssen
San Francisco Giants1Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxTim LincecumRandall DelgadoSergio Romo
Miami Marlins1Atlanta Braves2BoxJulio TeheranJose FernandezAnthony Varvaro
Philadelphia Phillies6Chicago Cubs5BoxB.J. RosenbergKevin GreggJonathan Papelbon
Cincinnati Reds6Colorado Rockies9BoxJorge de la RosaBronson Arroyo(none)
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxHyun-Jin RyuEric Stults(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJered WeaverWily Peralta(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxFrancisco LirianoShelby Miller(none)
New York Mets3Washington Nationals2BoxDillon GeeJordan ZimmermannLaTroy Hawkins

Standings as of 2013-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox1368056.588--68455013443-2437-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park26179.654
259Tampa Bay Rays1337558.5643.55865355144-2631-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field301713.567
3611Baltimore Orioles1337162.5347.56335973638-2933-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards291415.483
4813New York Yankees1347163.5308.0537540-339-2732-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II281414.500
51222Toronto Blue Jays1356174.45218.5600653-5334-3327-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre271314.481
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers1357956.585--68952516443-2636-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park271413.519
2712Cleveland Indians1347163.5307.56005693140-2631-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field28217.750
3914Kansas City Royals1346965.5159.55435053835-3334-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium281711.607
41326Minnesota Twins1335875.43620.0516607-9128-3630-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field29821.276
51427Chicago White Sox1335677.42122.0505570-6532-3424-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field29722.241
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Texas Rangers1347856.582--6135268738-2840-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington291316.448
248Oakland Athletics1347658.5672.06035317240-2536-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum28208.714
31020Los Angeles Angels1336172.45916.5593620-2731-3730-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim291712.586
41121Seattle Mariners1346173.45517.0528629-10131-3830-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field281018.357
51530Houston Astros1344490.32834.0521710-18921-4623-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park28721.250
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1348252.612--58345113248-1834-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field281414.500
2716Washington Nationals1346866.50714.0526536-1039-3029-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park281810.643
3918Philadelphia Phillies1356273.45920.5513623-11035-3127-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park271116.407
41019New York Mets1336172.45920.5530563-3328-3833-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field291316.448
51529Miami Marlins1334984.36832.5420541-12129-3920-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park291316.448
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Pittsburgh Pirates1347856.582--5244685644-2434-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park281612.571
236St. Louis Cardinals1347856.582--64550414141-2537-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III28199.679
3510Cincinnati Reds1357560.5563.55864978941-2434-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark271512.556
41325Milwaukee Brewers1345975.44019.0526588-6230-3629-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park281513.536
51428Chicago Cubs1345678.41822.0517574-5725-4231-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field281018.357
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers1347955.590--5454796641-2838-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium281315.464
2615Arizona Diamondbacks1336865.51110.55745601438-2830-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field291316.448
3817Colorado Rockies1366472.47116.0590601-1139-2825-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field261016.385
51223San Francisco Giants1346074.44819.0505591-8633-3527-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park281612.571
41124San Diego Padres1346074.44819.0518610-9236-3224-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park281612.571


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Edgmer EscalonaRP26.328Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Outrighted to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Walter IbarraSS-2B25.303Released by Yankees
Mike BlazekRP24.167St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Sam FreemanRP26.067St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Michael WachaRP22.060St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Matt FoxP30.269New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Jacob DeGromP25.072New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tom CochranP30.318Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from temporarily inactive list
AJ JimenezC23.121Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Matt MooreSP24.073Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab
Chris CarpenterRP27.247Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Corky Millerc37.165Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Tommy HottovyP32.052Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Diego MorenoP26.040New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Right shoulder soreness
Jason HammelSP30.362Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA) for rehab
J.R. BallingerP25.150Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan McCurdyC25.246Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge BonifacioRF20.087Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
David ColvinP24.235Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cutter Dykstra2B-LF24.062Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Ali WilliamsP24.053Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Taylor ColeP24.010Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Saxon ButlerP23.111New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joely RodriguezP21.290Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Oscar HernandezC20.052Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Tayler ScottP21.090Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Mark AppelP22.046Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Josh RichardsonP22.029San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Jorge Rivero2B24.236New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Left thumb contusion
Cam GallagherC20.267Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Ben Waldrip1B23.064Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Harmen SidhuP23.019Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)DL-7 Injured
Garrett CustonsC-OF28.???Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Placed on military leave list
Nick ParentC23.031Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Placed on restricted list
Matt OyeP27.186Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Activated from DL
Daniel SchlerethP27.113Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from DL
Mike DemarkP30.102Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from DL
Adron Chamberslf-rf26.326St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL
Wendell SotoSS21.111Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from DL
Cael BrockmeyerC-1B21.327Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Activated from DL
Gabriel YnoaP20.096New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from DL
Bryan RodriguezP22.055San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from DL
Mike Morserf-lf31.161Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Mariners to Orioles for Xavier Avery
Scott BarnesRP25.360Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from minors and placed on 60-day DL
Jason Kubellf31.097Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Indians for future considerations (Matt Langwell)
Samuel DedunoSP30.059Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder soreness
Pedro HernandezSP24.140Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from New Britain (AA)
Darin MastroianniRF28.004Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Wilkin Ramirezrf-lf27.309Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left tibia [Fouled pitch off his leg]
Xavier Averycf23.241Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Traded from Orioles to Mariners for Michael Morse
Alfredo FigaroRP29.054Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
John AxfordRP30.151St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Traded from Brewers to Cardinals for PTNBL (Mike Blazek)
Joseph OrtizRP23.017Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Ross WolfRP30.316Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Abraham AlmonteCF24.070Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from Tacoma (AAA)
Erasmo RamirezSP23.120Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Optioned to Tacoma (AAA)
Taijuan WalkerP21.017Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from Tacoma (AAA)
Brandon GomesRP29.046Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Jake OdorizziSP23.156Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Optioned to Durham (AAA)
Nick ChristianiRP26.044Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Optioned to Louisville (AAA)
Zach DukeRP30.133Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA)
Justin FreemanP26.312Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Edinson VolquezSP30.058Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($0m)
Chris WithrowRP24.151Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Kelly Shoppachc33.123Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
James JonesRF24.340Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jimmy Van OstrandLF29.023Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
John RuettigerCF23.343Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Chris SchaefferC25.285Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Tony Sanchezc25.102Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Jimmy RiderIF.23.113Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Chase AnselmentC-OF22.319Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Jack ClearyC23.071Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Reymond Nunez1B22.339New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Chance RossIF23.183Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jonathan KeenerC23.263St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Ydarqui MarteLF20.324Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Yonathan Mejia2B20.345Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Robert Ramirez3B21.042Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Emilio GuerreroSS21.009Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Alberti Chavez18.040Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Kevin Garcia20.072Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Luis Reynoso18.362Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Frank FranciscoRP33.080New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA) for rehab
Dustin McGowanRP31.159Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Sheldon McDonaldP24.298Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Steven DelabarRP30.044Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Nick HillP28.212Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Preston ClaiborneRP25.222New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Tyler LaTorreC30.130San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Jeff BeliveauP26.225Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Richard CastilloP23.323St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Tim MelvilleP23.325Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Kenny SocorroP24.089Chicago CubsKane County (A)
JD OsborneP22.290Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Corey WilliamsP23.057Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Francisco JimenezP24.332Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Casey SadlerP23.048Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
TJ OakesP23.046Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Garrett CortrightP21.333Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Charles BasfordP23.045Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Daniel NorrisP20.127Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Jose AlmaranteP24.315St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Brady LailP 20.021New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Reymin Guduan21.167Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Luis Cabrera23.016Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Nataniel Rodriguez23.003Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Ronald Herrera18.119Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Dallas MartinezP18.306New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Miguel GonzalezP26.341Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to 3-year contract for 2014-2016 ($15m) out of Cuba
Chase BoruffP25.034Released by Royals
Hein RobbP21.110Released by Twins
Pat StoverOF22.352Released by Dodgers
Alan AbreuIF23.077Released by Astros
Niko SpezialP22.302Released by Nationals
Jordan ElliottP23.264Released by Phillies
Ryan WalkerIF21.157Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Twins (Rk)