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Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntMiami Marlins1Los Angeles Angels6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,6572:51Henderson AlvarezHector SantiagoHector Santiago (4-7)Henderson Alvarez (10-6)-Mike RedmondMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTampa Bay Rays3Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,7622:44Drew SmylyKevin GausmanDrew Smyly (9-10)Kevin Gausman (7-6)Jake McGee (15)Joe MaddonBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALCleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,9763:07Corey KluberHector NoesiHector Noesi (8-9)Corey Kluber (13-8)Zach Putnam (4)Terry FranconaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,9763:07Corey KluberHector NoesiHector Noesi (8-9)Corey Kluber (13-8)Zach Putnam (4)Terry FranconaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALNew York Yankees8Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,8763:29Shane GreeneDavid PriceShane Greene (4-1)David Price (12-10)-Joe GirardiBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALOakland Athletics5Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,7913:43Drew PomeranzBrad PeacockDan Otero (8-1)Chad Qualls (1-4)Eric O'Flaherty (1)Bob MelvinBo PorterMinute Maid Park
ALMinnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,6682:27Phil HughesLiam HendriksWade Davis (8-2)Phil Hughes (14-9)-Ron GardenhireNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALTexas Rangers12Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,4632:24Colby LewisErasmo RamirezColby Lewis (9-11)Erasmo Ramirez (1-6)-Ron WashingtonLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALBoston Red Sox2Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,2852:38Joe KellyMarcus StromanMarcus Stroman (8-5)Tom Layne (1-1)Brett Cecil (5)John FarrellJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3Arizona Diamondbacks1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,3942:55Clayton KershawWade MileyClayton Kershaw (16-3)Wade Miley (7-10)Kenley Jansen (38)Don MattinglyKirk GibsonChase Field
NLChicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,4973:19Jacob TurnerMat LatosMat Latos (5-3)Jacob Turner (4-8)Aroldis Chapman (28)Rich RenteriaBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLAtlanta Braves3New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,0142:48Julio TeheranZack WheelerJulio Teheran (13-9)Zack Wheeler (9-9)Craig Kimbrel (39)Fredi GonzalezTerry CollinsCiti field
NLWashington Nationals4Philadelphia Phillies8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,1833:04Doug FisterKyle KendrickKyle Kendrick (7-11)Doug Fister (12-5)-Matt WilliamsRyne SandbergCitizens Bank Par
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,9052:43Adam WainwrightJeff LockeJeff Locke (6-3)Adam Wainwright (15-9)Mark Melancon (24)Mike MathenyClint HurdlePNC Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers2San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1021,1563:36Yovani GallardoOdrisamer DespaigneDale Thayer (4-3)Zach Duke (4-1)-Ron RoenickeBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLColorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,0712:54Franklin MoralesTim HudsonSantiago Casilla (2-3)Juan Nicasio (5-6)-Walt WeissBruce BochyAT&T Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-08-27.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1317556.573--5584946436-2739-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards312110.677
2712New York Yankees1316962.5276.0524550-2633-3136-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II311516.484
3916Toronto Blue Jays1336766.5049.0589591-235-3032-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre291613.552
41018Tampa Bay Rays1336568.48911.05195031629-3636-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field291217.414
51326Boston Red Sox1335875.43618.0512584-7229-4029-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park291316.448
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1327458.561--5445103435-2939-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium301515.500
269Detroit Tigers1317160.5422.56105812934-3037-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park311912.613
3815Cleveland Indians1316764.5116.55645471739-2528-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field311813.581
41123Chicago White Sox1326072.45514.0557630-7332-3328-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field301317.433
51225Minnesota Twins1325874.43916.0572614-4229-3729-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field301218.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1327953.598--62051610443-2436-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim301911.633
222Oakland Athletics1327854.5911.063446916543-2335-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301020.333
358Seattle Mariners1327260.5457.052842710135-3437-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field301515.500
41427Houston Astros1345678.41824.0531623-9230-3826-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park281414.500
51530Texas Rangers1325280.39427.0525659-13424-4028-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington301515.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Washington Nationals1327557.568--56346210143-2532-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park30219.700
2614Atlanta Braves1336964.5196.55024812137-2832-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field291019.345
3817Miami Marlins1326567.49210.0538565-2737-3128-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park301218.400
41020New York Mets1336271.46613.5507514-731-3331-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field291712.586
51222Philadelphia Phillies1336172.45914.5520585-6533-3828-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park291217.414
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers1337360.549--5725343836-3137-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park29920.310
2410St. Louis Cardinals1327161.5381.5496508-1239-2632-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III301911.633
3713Pittsburgh Pirates1336964.5194.05635521142-2727-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park291910.655
4919Cincinnati Reds1336469.4819.0502497535-3229-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark291217.414
51324Chicago Cubs1325973.44713.5501545-4432-3327-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field301416.467
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1337657.571--5514945734-3242-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium291811.621
2511San Francisco Giants1327062.5305.55194853434-3336-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park301812.600
31121San Diego Padres1316170.46614.0433454-2135-2826-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park311615.516
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1335578.41421.0517620-10327-4228-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field29920.310
51529Colorado Rockies1325379.40222.5612689-7734-3319-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field301317.433

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Steve Clevenger3b28.144Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Edwin EscobarP22.127Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Liam HendriksSP25.198Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Alfredo AcevesRP31.262-Released by Yankees
Drew PomeranzSP25.278Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Erasmo RamirezSP24.117Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Chad JenkinsRP26.249Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Sergio SantosRP31.054Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Justin Ruggianocf32.137Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left ankle
Jorge SolerRF22.184Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Ryan SweeneyCF29.188Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Logan Watkins2b24.363Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Christian FriedrichRP27.050Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Boone LoganRP30.014Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow inflammation
Wilin Rosarioc25.185Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Left wrist inflammation
Jackson WilliamsC28.105Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Corey BakerP24.277St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Colby BluebergP21.108San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
David BoteSS 21.142Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Steven BraultP22.120Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Vaughn BryanCF21.083St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Curt CasaliC25.291Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Kramer ChamplinP24.172Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Robert CoelloRP29.277Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Kyle CrickP21.270San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron CrowRP27.289Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Jordan Danksrf28.020Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Jonathan DavisIF22.107Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
David DeJesuslf34.251Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Willie EthingtonP 20.262Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Luke Farrellp23.081Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Andy FergusonP25.359Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Nate Freiman1b27.239Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Adonis GarciaOF29.137New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Gerard HernandezOF18.316Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Trevor HildenbergerP23.255Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
A.J. JimenezC24.118Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dan Johnson1B35.017Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab
Smerling Lantigua20.205Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Dixon LlorensP21.282St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Daniel LopezCF-LF22.223New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Matt McPhearsonCF19.131Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Brauly MejiaOF19.303Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Kendry MeloP20.232San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Sam MollP22.237Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Brandon MorrowSP30.032Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Sharif OthmanC25.157Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Rudy OwensP26.253Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
James PaxtonP25.294Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Carlos PerezP22.281Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Kevin PerezP21.026Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Pedro PerezC23.111Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Raburnrf-LF33.132Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Wilking RodriguezP24.178New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Allen ScottP23.302Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Moises Sierrarf25.337Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
D.J. SneltenP22.090San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Steven Souza1B25.125Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Ryne StanekP23.032Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Zack TilleryIF-P21.227Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Kristian TrompizSS18.269Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Neil WagnerRP30.239Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL
Wei-Chung WangP22.124Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+) for rehab
Corey WimberlyCF30.306Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel StangeRP28.248Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
David Adams2B27.104Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin Maxwellrf30.295Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Manny RamirezDH42.089Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Marcos MateoP30.131Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bryan EvansP27.183Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Casio GriderSS27.010Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Giancarlo AlvaradoP36.215New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose Lozada3B-SS28.241Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose YepezC33.069Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike McDade1B25.111Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Shawn McGillC30.180Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Colton CainP23.203Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis SierraC27.035Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Travis BallewP23.118Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jake ZokanP23.122Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jon KemmerLF23.283Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler GagnonP25.158Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Andrew BeresfordP24.182New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Suspended 50 games for testing positive for amphetamine
Brandon TrinkwonIF22.150Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Chris SadberryP22.293Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Mike FishOF23.236Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Brallan Perez2B18.213Texas RangersDominican Rangers (Rk)Assigned to DSL Rangers (Rk)
Mason FeltP 20.164Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured
P.J. CerretoP23.162Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Wynston SawyerC22.287Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured