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Games on 2014-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Chicago White Sox5BoxHector NoesiNick Martinez(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Cleveland Indians7BoxCorey KluberAlfredo SimonJohn Axford
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees2BoxBrandon McCarthyMax ScherzerDavid Robertson
Tampa Bay Rays2Oakland Athletics3BoxRyan CookGrant Balfour(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxGarrett RichardsZack Greinke(none)
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets3BoxSergio RomoJenrry MejiaSantiago Casilla
Baltimore Orioles7Washington Nationals3BoxKevin GausmanTanner Roark(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1116348.568--4654323330-2533-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards513318.647
2511Toronto Blue Jays1136053.5314.05164853130-2330-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre492326.469
3612New York Yankees1115853.5235.0448475-2726-2632-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II512625.510
41120Tampa Bay Rays1125458.4829.5441443-227-3227-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field502327.460
51324Boston Red Sox1114962.44114.0427484-5727-3122-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park512229.431
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Detroit Tigers1096148.560--5114624930-2731-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park532924.547
2713Kansas City Royals1105753.5184.5434434027-2730-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium523220.615
3916Cleveland Indians1125755.5095.55044812334-2123-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field502822.560
41018Chicago White Sox1135558.4878.0498521-2329-2626-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field491831.367
51222Minnesota Twins1105060.45511.5467499-3224-2926-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field522032.385
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1116843.613--54838316536-1932-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512031.392
222Los Angeles Angels1116744.6041.05384469238-1929-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim513120.608
3815Seattle Mariners1115754.51411.04213675426-3131-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field513021.588
41428Houston Astros1124765.42021.5441528-8726-3321-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park502327.460
51530Texas Rangers1124369.38425.5445577-13221-3322-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington502426.480
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Washington Nationals1106050.545--4613857632-2328-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park523616.692
2714Atlanta Braves1125854.5183.0421412931-2427-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field502129.420
3919Miami Marlins1115457.4866.5450476-2631-2823-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park512328.451
41021New York Mets1125359.4738.0431429228-2725-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field502624.520
51326Philadelphia Phillies1124963.43812.0428504-7622-3327-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park502426.480
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Milwaukee Brewers1126151.545--4874582930-2631-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park502129.420
259St. Louis Cardinals1105951.5361.0409407231-2428-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III523121.596
3610Pittsburgh Pirates1115952.5321.5468459934-2125-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park512922.569
4817Cincinnati Reds1125656.5005.04184071129-2527-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark502030.400
51427Chicago Cubs1104763.42713.0429468-3925-2722-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field522626.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1126349.563--4644145029-2734-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium503119.620
238San Francisco Giants1126151.5452.04394063329-3032-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park502723.540
31123San Diego Padres1105060.45512.0354377-2330-2720-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud Black Petco Park522725.519
41225Arizona Diamondbacks1124963.43814.0447525-7823-3526-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field501535.300
51529Colorado Rockies1114467.39618.5513579-6627-2817-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field512229.431


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Maikel CletoRP25.095Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Nate McLouthlf32.280Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Steven Souza1B25.102Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Graham GodfreyP29.360Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Heath HembreeP25.203Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt DaleyP32.042New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
David PhelpsSP27.299New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow tendinitis
Ryan FeierabendP28.347Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Kirk Nieuwenhuislf26.363New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Mike MorinP23.093Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Left foot laceration
Carlos FriasP24.264Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Paul MaholmSP32.040Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chris PerezCL29.034Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Bone spurs, right ankle
Tony AmezcuaP23.069Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Jake Anderson2B22.245New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Blake BeavanRP25.199Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Brian Boguseviclf30.168Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Tyler ClarkC22.127Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Andy Dirkslf28.192Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A) for rehab
Luis DomoromoLF22.182San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan FeierabendP28.347Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Brian FletcherLF25.282Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Isaac GilP22.301Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Cole Gillespierf30.045Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Wagner GomezC22.246Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
B.J. GuinnSS25.122San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Rick HagueSS25.320Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mitch HanigerOF23.224Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Nathan HassC20.150Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Brett Hayesc30.173Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Kyle HelisekP24.103St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Stefen HendersonOF-P22.206Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Zak HermansP23.044Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Chris Herrmannc26.254Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josh LucasP23.272St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Zach McAllisterSP26.240Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Scott McGregorP27.228Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Evan MitchellP22.139Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Sam MollP22.214Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Conor MulleeP26.161New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
David NapoliP23.305Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Mike NickeasC31.172Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron NolaP21.061Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Nick Noonan2B25.092San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Johnny OmahenP25.142Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Joel PayampsP20.119Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Ricardo Pereira23.108Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Brett PhillipsOF 20.066Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Sam RunionP25.268Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Raydel SanchezP24.146Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Chris SchaefferC26.259Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Troy ScribnerP23.033Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Stephen SmithP28.081Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Tyler SpurlinP23.048Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Blake SwihartC22.123Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Michael TaylorCF23.131Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Toby ThomasSS20.238Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Nick UrbanusSS-2B22.128Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Justin WilliamsSS18.350Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Alex WilsonRP27.274Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Aaron CunninghamCF28.102Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Suspended for role in brawl
Corban Joseph2B25.280New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Donnie Murphy3b31.147Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Lucas MayC29.284Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis Expositoc27.196Released by Athletics
Giancarlo AlvaradoP36.192New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin FitzgeraldP28.154Released by Diamondbacks
Kyler NewbyP29.163Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt AndersonP22.260Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brian RagiraOF22.195San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ethan StewartP23.197Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose QuelizC21.362Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin Miller1B25.249Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mason McVayP23.354San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael PeoplesP 22.334Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick BastoSS 20.125Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ramon OviedoP24.011Released by Phillies
Ryan CarpenterP23.347Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
John MurphyIF23.124New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick BakerP22.002Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Signed out of draft (Chico State)
Josh WallRP27.195Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Pedro HernandezSP25.114Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Teoscar HernandezOF21.293Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Will HarrisRP29.341Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Suspended for role in brawl
Isaiah YatesOF 19.338Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Collin Cowgillrf-LF28.074Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris Gimenez3B31.220Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Luis CruzP23.328Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Scott Price1B22.208San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Nick SaboP21.051San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Signed out of draft (Long Beach State)