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Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALHouston Astros8Boston Red Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,7173:11Collin McHughJoe KellyCollin McHugh (6-9)Joe Kelly (2-3)-Bo PorterJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays5Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,7613:00Drew HutchisonScott CarrollScott Carroll (5-7)Drew Hutchison (8-11)Jake Petricka (9)John GibbonsRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALToronto Blue Jays5Chicago White Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,7613:00Drew HutchisonScott CarrollScott Carroll (5-7)Drew Hutchison (8-11)Jake Petricka (9)John GibbonsRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALBaltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,5643:11Kevin GausmanDanny SalazarKevin Gausman (7-4)Danny Salazar (4-6)Zach Britton (26)Buck ShowalterTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALSeattle Mariners8Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,1813:18Chris YoungRobbie RayChris Young (12-6)Robbie Ray (1-3)-Lloyd McClendonBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALKansas City Royals12Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,4552:51Jeremy GuthrieTom MiloneJeremy Guthrie (9-10)Tom Milone (6-4)-Ned YostRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALNew York Yankees4Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,8123:13Hiroki KurodaJeremy HellicksonHiroki Kuroda (8-8)Jeremy Hellickson (1-2)David Robertson (33)Joe GirardiJoe MaddonTropicana Field
ALLos Angeles Angels2Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,9422:51Hector SantiagoNick TepeschNeftali Feliz (1-1)Huston Street (1-1)-Mike SciosciaRon WashingtonGlobe Life Park i
ALLos Angeles Angels2Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,9422:51Hector SantiagoNick TepeschNeftali Feliz (1-1)Huston Street (1-1)-Mike SciosciaRon WashingtonRangers Ballpark
IntOakland Athletics3Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,4612:49Jon LesterMike MinorMike Minor (5-8)Jon Lester (13-8)Craig Kimbrel (37)Bob MelvinFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLCincinnati Reds9Colorado Rockies10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,3103:59Mat LatosJordan LylesRex Brothers (4-5)J.J. Hoover (1-9)-Bryan PriceWalt WeissCoors Field
NLCincinnati Reds5Colorado Rockies10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,6043:06Dylan AxelrodYohan FlandeAdam Ottavino (1-4)Carlos Contreras (0-1)-Bryan PriceWalt WeissCoors Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers7Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,3572:55Wily PeraltaDan HarenWily Peralta (15-7)Dan Haren (10-10)-Ron RoenickeDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks3Miami Marlins10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,2962:56Josh CollmenterTom KoehlerTom Koehler (9-9)Josh Collmenter (8-7)-Kirk GibsonMike RedmondMarlins Park
NLChicago Cubs2New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,9382:55Jake ArrietaRafael MonteroPedro Strop (2-4)Jenrry Mejia (5-6)Hector Rondon (17)Rich RenteriaTerry CollinsCiti field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,8512:57David BuchananTim LincecumTim Lincecum (10-8)David Buchanan (6-7)Santiago Casilla (11)Ryne SandbergBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLSan Diego Padres6St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,1492:56Odrisamer DespaigneAdam WainwrightAdam Wainwright (15-7)Odrisamer Despaigne (3-4)Seth Maness (2)Buddy BlackMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLPittsburgh Pirates5Washington Nationals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1134,4303:42Edinson VolquezDoug FisterRoss Detwiler (2-2)Brandon Cumpton (3-4)-Clint HurdleMatt WilliamsNationals Park
18 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-08-17.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1227052.574--5234695434-2636-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards402614.650
2712New York Yankees1226359.5167.0481518-3729-2934-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II402119.525
3815Toronto Blue Jays1256461.5127.5558549933-2631-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre371918.514
41018Tampa Bay Rays1246163.49210.04924692328-3433-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field381622.421
51223Boston Red Sox1235667.45514.5475531-5629-3327-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park391524.385
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals1236855.553--5074782933-2835-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium392118.538
269Detroit Tigers1226656.5411.55565223433-2933-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park402416.600
3916Cleveland Indians1236261.5046.05345211337-2425-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field392316.590
41120Chicago White Sox1245965.4769.5532587-5531-2928-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field381424.368
51324Minnesota Twins1225567.45112.5515556-4126-3229-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field401525.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1227250.590--5744878741-2331-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim402614.650
222Oakland Athletics1247351.589--59743616140-2133-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum381523.395
358Seattle Mariners1236756.5455.54903919934-3233-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field392019.513
41428Houston Astros1255273.41621.5501592-9129-3623-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park371819.486
51530Texas Rangers1244876.38725.0494629-13523-3825-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington381919.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Washington Nationals1226953.566--5144229237-2432-29W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park402713.675
2614Atlanta Braves1246460.5166.0463460337-2827-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field381523.395
3817Miami Marlins1246262.5008.0499525-2636-3026-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park381523.395
41021New York Mets1255966.47211.5474478-430-3129-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field372017.541
51225Philadelphia Phillies1245470.43516.0478556-7826-3628-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park381919.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers1257055.560--5394954434-2836-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park371225.324
2410St. Louis Cardinals1236657.5373.0461469-836-2630-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III392415.615
3713Pittsburgh Pirates1246460.5165.5523517639-2425-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park382414.632
4919Cincinnati Reds1246163.4928.54764571932-2929-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark381523.395
51326Chicago Cubs1235370.43116.0468520-5228-3125-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field392019.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1257055.560--5124605230-3040-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium372413.649
2511San Francisco Giants1236558.5284.04794493032-3233-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park392316.590
31122San Diego Padres1225765.46711.5404416-1233-2724-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park402020.500
41427Arizona Diamondbacks1245371.42716.5490581-9125-3928-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field381127.289
51529Colorado Rockies1244975.39520.5581650-6931-3118-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field381721.447


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jim JohnsonRP31.051Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Corey BrownCF28.264Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Steven WrightSP29.352Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Danny SalazarSP24.218Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Matt SzczurCF25.028Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Carlos MartinezSP22.331St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Brent Morel3b27.118Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Charlie MortonSP30.279Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Right hip inflammation
Bobby AbreuLF40.159New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Yasiel BalaguertOF21.227Chicago CubsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Travis BallewP23.108Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Tyler BarnetteP22.081Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon BayardiOF23.263Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Rafael BetancourtRP39.110Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jabari BlashLF-RF25.044Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Jacob BoodenP24.003St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Billy BucknerRP30.356Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Oliver Caraballo19.357Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
David DahlOF 20.138Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Kentrail DavisRF26.049Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Derek Dietrich2b25.030Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Andy Dirkslf28.205Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Felix DoubrontSP26.299Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Mitch HanigerOF23.237Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tyler HoltCF25.160Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Brett Jacksoncf26.015Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Williams JerezCF22.093Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Joe KurraschP23.059San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nick LeeP23.216Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Chris LerouxRP30.125New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Sugar Ray MarimonP25.321Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
David MartinezP27.013Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Francisco MartinezP22.258Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Wilton Martinez20.249Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Casey McCarthyP 24.126Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Melvin MercedesP23.288Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Sam MollP22.227Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Brandon MooreP22.172Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Delvis MoralesSS23.353Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Arturo NietoC21.251Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Daryl NorrisP23.066Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Travis OttP19.049Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Chris OwingsSS23.005Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Brandon Phillips2b33.050Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A) for rehab
Branden PinderP25.203New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jose Pujols18.323Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
David PutmanP24.170Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Josh RichmondRF25.064Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Carlos RodonP21.250Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Leo Rodriguez2B-SS22.250Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Elvis Rubio20.046Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Casey SadlerP24.035Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Daniel SchlerethP28.100Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Frank SchwindelC-1B22.049Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Kevin SiegristRP25.028St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Carson SmithP24.302Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dan StrailySP25.259Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Daury TorrezP21.067Chicago CubsKane County (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose ValdezP31.207Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Brayan VillarrealRP27.099Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Kender Villegas21.070St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Connor WalshP21.303Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Tyler WamplerIF22.351Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Wei-Chung WangP22.114Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A) for rehab
Bryan WoodallP27.297Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Matt ZaleskiP32.258Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Erik JohnsonP24.230Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler Pastornicky2b24.247Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis FloresC27.288Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt SpringC29.283Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan JankowskiC25.092Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
M.P. CokinosC24.060Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Aderlin Rodriguez3B22.273New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Aneury Tavarez2B22.125Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chase JensenSS23.200San Diego PadresEugene (A-)DL-60 Injured
Christopher PerryP 24.033St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody EgeP23.101Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Dreily Guerrero2B-3B23.309Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jairo Perez3B26.068New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ashton GoudeauP 22.025Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Dustin FowlerCF19.231New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Ranyelmy MendozaOF20.082Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Victor CastroOF22.220Released by Marlins
Victor DiazP20.315Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Yency AlmonteP 20.074Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Danny WissmannP22.103San Diego PadresEugene (A-)DL-60 Injured
Thomas DorminyP22.077San Diego PadresEugene (A-)DL-60 Injured
Zach HaydenP22.293Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Curtis PartchRP27.185Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Engel BeltreRF24.289Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Alex PresleyCF29.023Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Kevin WhelanP30.222Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jordan JohnsonP20.336San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Signed out of draft (Cal State Northridge)
Michael GunnP21.204Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed out of draft (Arkansas)
Josh TaylorP21.168Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Georgia College & State)
Stephen GaylorOF22.318Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Berry)