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Games on 2014-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners6Baltimore Orioles3BoxDominic LeoneMiguel Gonzalez(none)
New York Yankees6Boston Red Sox4BoxShawn KelleyAllen WebsterDavid Robertson
Minnesota Twins8Chicago White Sox6BoxRyan PresslyRonald BelisarioGlen Perkins
Texas Rangers0Cleveland Indians2BoxScott AtchisonMiles MikolasCody Allen
Colorado Rockies5Detroit Tigers11BoxRick PorcelloTyler Matzek(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Houston Astros8BoxBrett OberholtzerR.A. Dickey(none)
Kansas City Royals3Oakland Athletics8BoxJon LesterJason Vargas(none)
Los Angeles Angels3Tampa Bay Rays10BoxChris ArcherC.J. Wilson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxJared HughesBrad Ziegler(none)
Chicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJamey WrightBlake Parker(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Miami Marlins2BoxMichael DunnSam LeCure(none)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets4BoxJacob deGromJake PeavyJenrry Mejia
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres3BoxTim StaufferCraig Kimbrel(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7St. Louis Cardinals9BoxJustin MastersonKyle LohseTrevor Rosenthal
Philadelphia Phillies0Washington Nationals11BoxJordan ZimmermannA.J. Burnett(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Baltimore Orioles1096148.560--4574292829-2532-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards533518.660
2510Toronto Blue Jays1126052.5362.55154793630-2330-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre502327.460
3815New York Yankees1095653.5145.0438467-2925-2631-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II532825.528
41018Tampa Bay Rays1105456.4917.5434433127-3127-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field522329.442
51324Boston Red Sox1104961.44512.5420476-5627-3022-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park522230.423
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers1076047.561--5064604629-2731-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park553025.545
2714Kansas City Royals1095653.5145.0430432-227-2729-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium533320.623
3916Cleveland Indians1105555.5006.54934771632-2123-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field523022.577
41120Chicago White Sox1115457.4868.0490502-1228-2526-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field511932.373
51223Minnesota Twins1094960.45012.0451496-4524-2925-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field532132.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1096742.615--54337716635-1832-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532132.396
222Los Angeles Angels1096544.5962.05264418538-1927-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim533320.623
3613Seattle Mariners1105753.51810.54213665526-3131-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field523022.577
41428Houston Astros1114665.41422.0435527-9225-3321-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park512427.471
51530Texas Rangers1104367.39124.5439568-12921-3322-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington522428.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Washington Nationals1085949.546--4543787631-2228-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park543717.685
2712Atlanta Braves1115853.5232.54184081031-2427-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field512130.412
3919Miami Marlins1105456.4916.0447469-2231-2723-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park522329.442
41021New York Mets1105357.4827.04284161228-2525-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field522626.500
51225Philadelphia Phillies1114962.44111.5428500-7222-3327-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park512427.471
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Milwaukee Brewers1116150.550--4854553030-2631-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park512130.412
259Pittsburgh Pirates1105951.5361.54664561034-2125-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park522923.558
3611St. Louis Cardinals1095851.5322.0406405130-2428-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III533221.604
4817Cincinnati Reds1105555.5005.54103971329-2526-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark522131.404
51427Chicago Cubs1094663.42214.0422465-4325-2721-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field532726.509
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1106347.573--4614025929-2534-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium523121.596
248San Francisco Giants1105951.5364.04264032329-3030-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park522923.558
31122San Diego Padres1094960.45013.5350374-2429-2720-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud Black Petco Park532825.528
41326Arizona Diamondbacks1114863.43215.5444523-7922-3526-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field511635.314
51529Colorado Rockies1104466.40019.0513575-6227-2817-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field522230.423


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Angel SanchezP24.247Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Claimed off waivers from White Sox by Pirates
Daniel ButlerC27.289Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
David Rossc37.136Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right foot
Eric Hosmer1b24.282Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Stress fracture, right hand
David CarpenterP26.336Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
TJ HouseP24.307Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Corey Hart1b32.131Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Right knee contusion
James PaxtonP25.269Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Nick ChristianiRP27.016Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Paul Goldschmidt1b26.327Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand
Paul MaholmSP32.038Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Out for season
Paco RodriguezRP23.108Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Pedro HernandezSP25.112Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jason PridieLF-RF30.298Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alfredo Martelf25.124Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Blake BeavanRP25.197Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Blake BeavanRP25.197Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Bruce BillingsP28.257-Released by Yankees
Billy BucknerRP30.341-Released by Padres
Willy AdamesSS18.335Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Austin AdamsP27.348Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Nicholas AdditonP26.230Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Martires AriasP23.265New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Greg BirdC21.266New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Yeicok CalderonRF22.223New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Francisco CarrilloP24.140Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Ryan CordellOF22.124Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Timothy CrabbeP26.164Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jeremy DowdyC24.020Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Douglas DuranSS21.258Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Carl EdwardsP22.334Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Brandon FinneganP21.110Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Zac FisherC22.233Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Roberto GomezP24.364Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jose GonzalezC27.040Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Gregory GreveP22.210Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
David HurlbutP24.251Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tyler KaneP21.344Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Stephen KohlscheenP25.316San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Jon LerouxC23.317New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from disabled list
Cody LivesayOF21.027Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Daniel LockhartSS-2B21.271Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Blake LoganP 22.203Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Ryan LollisRF27.229San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Starling Martelf25.297Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab
Jonathan MartinezP20.036Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Duncan McAlpineC-P23.114Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Casey McCarthyP 24.111Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Alexander MelendezOF19.103Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Mike MillerIF24.309Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Tommy MiloneSP27.167Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Josh MuellerP25.196Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Mark PaytonOF22.239New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jaime Pedroza2B27.324Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Cliff Penningtonss30.048Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
AJ Pollockcf26.241Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab
Josh Princelf26.189Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Anthony RanaudoP24.327Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Frank SchwindelC-1B22.034Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Evan ScribnerRP29.014Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
J.B. Shucklf27.045Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Tyler SkulinaP22.319Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Taylor Teagardenc30.225New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jose ValdezP31.192Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Suk-Min YoonP28.009Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron PoredaP27.305Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Angel SanchezSS30.317Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brooks Conrad1B-3B34.199San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Frank HerrmannRP30.064Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ian ThomasP27.104Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Omir SantosC33.095Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Will RemillardC21.318Chicago CubsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Alfredo Lopez2B24.299Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Suspended for role in brawl
Andrew ChafinP24.046Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Suspended for role in brawl
Brad MossC24.296San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Riley GoodOF22.148Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan BradleyP26.018San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Blake McFarlandP26.182Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel CamarenaP21.266New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jheyson ManzuetaP24.240Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Suspended for role in brawl
Josh RichmondRF25.049Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Suspended for role in brawl
Rangel Ravelo3B22.100Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Suspended for role in brawl
Tanner PoppeP24.014Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)DL-7 Injured
B.A. Vollmuth3B24.222Released by Athletics
Dreily Guerrero2B-3B23.294Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jeff RoyOF22.191Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Joey CudaP 24.323Released by Cardinals
Seth StreichP23.164Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tim ShibuyaP24.322Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Calten DaalSS21.001Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan ReynosoOF21.207Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Mike BenjaminSS22.137Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Andres MendozaP22.060Released by Pirates
Leonardo FuentesRF21.246San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)DL-7 Injured
Angel SanchezP21.153Released by Pirates
Ryan Wheeler1b26.023Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Rockies by Angels
Scott Sizemore2b29.210-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Matt AngleCF28.326Released by Marlins
Sam Travis3B20.340Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Nick RodeskyP23.128Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to GCL Phillies (Rk)
Andrew MoralesP21.198St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Bo WayOF22.259Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Ryan Wheeler1b26.023Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Rockies by Angels
CJ WilsonSP33.257Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Jim ThomeDH43.340Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jim ThomeDH43.340-Announced retirement
Jason VargasSP31.181Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Blake BeavanRP25.197Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Blake BeavanRP25.197Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Nick ChristianiRP27.016Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jake Elmore2b27.048Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Reds
Paul MaholmSP32.038Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Torn right ACL
Jason PridieLF-RF30.298Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Derek CallahanP21.216New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jeremy NullP20.309Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
John MoraOF21.063New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Keegan YuhlP22.192Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Luis MartinezP19.185Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Mat BattsP23.027Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Tyler CarpenterP22.159Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Yosmany GuerraSS31.097Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Zach HouchinsSS21.320Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Brandon PoulsonP24.167Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Signed as undrafted Free Agent (Academy of Art)