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Games on 2014-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros7Boston Red Sox10BoxAlex WilsonJosh Fields(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Chicago White Sox3BoxBrett CecilMatt LindstromCasey Janssen
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians6BoxCarlos CarrascoUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Seattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers4BoxDavid PriceFelix HernandezJoe Nathan
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins4BoxPhil HughesYordano VenturaGlen Perkins
New York Yankees3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxDellin BetancesJake McGeeDavid Robertson
Los Angeles Angels5Texas Rangers4BoxMatt ShoemakerColby LewisHuston Street
Oakland Athletics3Atlanta Braves4BoxJulio TeheranSonny GrayCraig Kimbrel
Milwaukee Brewers3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxYovani GallardoClayton KershawFrancisco Rodriguez
Arizona Diamondbacks1Miami Marlins2BoxHenderson AlvarezWade MileySteve Cishek
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets7BoxJon NieseDan Straily(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5San Francisco Giants6BoxJeremy AffeldtAntonio BastardoSergio Romo
San Diego Padres9St. Louis Cardinals5BoxAlex TorresKevin Siegrist(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Washington Nationals4BoxMatt ThorntonJustin Wilson(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1216952.570--5194685134-2635-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards412714.659
2713Toronto Blue Jays1246460.5166.55535421133-2631-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre381919.500
3814New York Yankees1216259.5127.0477516-3929-2933-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II412219.537
41019Tampa Bay Rays1236162.4969.04904652528-3333-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field391623.410
51223Boston Red Sox1225666.45913.5474523-4929-3227-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park401525.375
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals1226755.549--4954722333-2834-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium402218.550
258Detroit Tigers1216655.5450.55555144133-2833-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park412417.585
3916Cleveland Indians1226260.5085.05335171637-2325-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field402317.575
41121Chicago White Sox1235865.4729.5525582-5730-2928-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field391524.385
51324Minnesota Twins1215566.45511.5509544-3526-3129-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field411526.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1217249.595--5724848841-2331-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim412615.634
222Oakland Athletics1237350.593--59443216240-2133-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391524.385
369Seattle Mariners1226656.5416.54823909234-3232-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field402119.525
41428Houston Astros1245173.41122.5493591-9829-3622-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park381919.500
51530Texas Rangers1234776.38226.0491627-13622-3825-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington392019.513
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Washington Nationals1216853.562--5084179136-2432-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park412813.683
2715Atlanta Braves1236360.5126.0459457236-2827-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field391623.410
3918Miami Marlins1236162.4968.0489522-3335-3026-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park391623.410
41020New York Mets1245965.47610.5473476-330-3029-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field382018.526
51225Philadelphia Phillies1235469.43915.0476551-7526-3628-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park391920.487
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Milwaukee Brewers1246955.556--5324933934-2835-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park381325.342
2410St. Louis Cardinals1226557.5333.0454463-935-2630-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III402515.625
3612Pittsburgh Pirates1236459.5204.5518511739-2425-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park392415.615
4817Cincinnati Reds1226161.5007.04624372532-2929-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark401525.375
51427Chicago Cubs1225270.42616.0466519-5328-3124-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field402119.525
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1247054.565--5104535730-2940-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium382414.632
2511San Francisco Giants1226458.5255.04744472731-3233-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park402416.600
31122San Diego Padres1215764.47111.5398409-1133-2724-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park412021.488
41326Arizona Diamondbacks1235370.43116.5487571-8425-3928-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field391128.282
51529Colorado Rockies1224775.38522.0561636-7529-3118-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field401921.475


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Henderson AlvarezSP24.120Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Dan StrailySP25.258Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Kyle DrabekP26.252Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Vince Belnome2B-1B26.158Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Avisail Garciarf23.065Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Avisail GarciaRF23.065Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Charles LeesmanSP27.159Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Moises Sierrarf25.326Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Eric SurkampSP27.031Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Dylan AxelrodRP29.017Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Homer BaileySP28.105Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Strained right flexor tendon
Joey Votto1b30.341Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Blake Tekottecf27.084-Released by Diamondbacks
Mike MorinP23.105Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Brett AndersonRP26.197Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brooks BrownP29.057Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Michael Cuddyerrf35.142Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris LerouxRP30.124New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Javy GuerraRP28.289Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Placed on Bereavement list
Carlos Triunfelss24.170Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Juan Uribe3b35.147Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Tom KahnleP25.009Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Erisbel ArruebarrenaSS24.144Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Dodgers (Rk) for rehab
Jesus Monteroc24.260Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jo-Jo ReyesP29.269Released by Phillies
Jacob PettitP27.292Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle HeckathornP26.060Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Merrill KellyP25.306Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Rich Poythress1B27.005Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
David Nick2B24.194Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Drew Robinson3B22.118Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler ClarkP25.224Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alex WilsonP23.135Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Austin SchottsOF 20.334Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Damien MagnificoP23.084Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nathan DorrisP23.250Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rosell HerreraSS21.304Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sam Mende3B24.219San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tanner BaileyP24.041Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chase De JongP 20.230Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Greg HarrisP19.364Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Victor AranoP19.190Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Josh MillerC23.097Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Bernardo MoretaP21.195Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Chris Kohlerp19.104Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Euri MinayaOF18.310San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Ross IsmailP17.178Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Ryan AtwoodP23.004San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Troy SteinC22.121Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Billy BucknerRP30.355Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Donnie Murphy3b31.159Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to minor league contract