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Games on 2014-08-30

Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics0Los Angeles Angels2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,0182:46Jeff SamardzijaCory RasmusYoslan Herrera (1-1)Jeff Samardzija (6-11)Huston Street (35)Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,3223:12Kyle GibsonChris TillmanAndrew Miller (5-5)Jared Burton (2-3)Zach Britton (30)Ron GardenhireBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALDetroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,5562:54Max ScherzerChris SaleChris Sale (11-3)Max Scherzer (15-5)Jake Petricka (10)Brad AusmusRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALDetroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,5562:54Max ScherzerChris SaleChris Sale (11-3)Max Scherzer (15-5)Jake Petricka (10)Brad AusmusRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALDetroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,7233:23Kyle RyanChris BassittKyle Ryan (1-0)Chris Bassitt (0-1)-Brad AusmusRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALDetroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,7233:23Kyle RyanChris BassittKyle Ryan (1-0)Chris Bassitt (0-1)-Brad AusmusRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALTexas Rangers0Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,7712:25Robbie RossScott FeldmanScott Feldman (8-10)Phil Klein (0-2)-Ron WashingtonBo PorterMinute Maid Park
ALCleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1135,0894:23Trevor BauerJames ShieldsJosh Tomlin (6-8)Scott Downs (0-4)-Terry FranconaNed YostKauffman Stadium
IntWashington Nationals3Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,8942:54Stephen StrasburgRoenis EliasStephen Strasburg (11-10)Roenis Elias (9-12)Rafael Soriano (30)Matt WilliamsLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALBoston Red Sox0Tampa Bay Rays7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,4632:48Allen WebsterJake OdorizziJake Odorizzi (10-11)Allen Webster (3-3)-John FarrellJoe MaddonTropicana Field
ALNew York Yankees0Toronto Blue Jays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,8632:32Michael PinedaDrew HutchisonDrew Hutchison (9-11)Michael Pineda (3-3)Aaron Sanchez (1)Joe GirardiJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLColorado Rockies2Arizona Diamondbacks0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,2722:37Tyler MatzekVidal NunoTyler Matzek (4-9)Vidal Nuno (2-9)LaTroy Hawkins (22)Walt WeissKirk GibsonChase Field
NLMiami Marlins4Atlanta Braves0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,3352:54Jarred CosartAaron HarangJarred Cosart (12-8)Aaron Harang (10-9)-Mike RedmondFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,0532:58Jerome WilliamsBartolo ColonJerome Williams (5-5)Bartolo Colon (12-11)-Ryne SandbergTerry CollinsCiti field
NLCincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,0232:34Alfredo SimonVance WorleyVance Worley (6-4)Alfredo Simon (13-9)Mark Melancon (26)Bryan PriceClint HurdlePNC Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1043,9263:20Zack GreinkeIan KennedyTim Stauffer (6-2)Jamey Wright (4-4)-Don MattinglyBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers1San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3972:57Michael FiersJake PeavyJake Peavy (4-13)Michael Fiers (4-2)Santiago Casilla (14)Ron RoenickeBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLChicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,7552:40Felix DoubrontJustin MastersonFelix Doubront (3-4)Justin Masterson (6-9)-Rich RenteriaMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLChicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,7623:16Tsuyoshi WadaMarco GonzalesMarco Gonzales (1-2)Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2)-Rich RenteriaMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
19 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-08-30.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1347856.582--5755017439-2739-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards281810.643
2813New York Yankees1347064.5228.0532558-2633-3137-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II281414.500
3916Toronto Blue Jays1356867.50410.5594597-336-3132-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre271512.556
41018Tampa Bay Rays1366670.48513.05345161830-3736-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field261115.423
51325Boston Red Sox1355976.43719.5520595-7529-4030-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park271215.444
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Detroit Tigers1357461.548--6315943735-3039-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park271611.593
247Kansas City Royals1357461.548--5525302235-3239-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium271512.556
3714Cleveland Indians1347064.5223.55765522439-2531-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field281513.536
41123Chicago White Sox1366175.44913.5570651-8133-3628-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field261214.462
51226Minnesota Twins1355976.43715.0586631-4529-3730-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field271116.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1358253.607--63051911146-2436-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim271611.593
233Oakland Athletics1357857.5784.063747915843-2335-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271017.370
3610Seattle Mariners1347262.5379.55324389435-3637-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field281513.536
41427Houston Astros1375879.42325.0543638-9532-3926-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park251213.480
51530Texas Rangers1355382.39329.0540671-13124-4029-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington271413.519
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Washington Nationals1347757.575--57446610843-2534-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park28199.679
2715Atlanta Braves1367165.5227.05134882538-2933-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field26818.308
3817Miami Marlins1346668.49311.0544570-2637-3129-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park281117.393
41121New York Mets1366373.46315.0514528-1432-3531-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field261610.615
51222Philadelphia Phillies1356273.45915.5528591-6333-3829-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park271116.407
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Milwaukee Brewers1357362.541--5755502536-3137-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park27918.333
2511St. Louis Cardinals1357263.5331.0512522-1040-2832-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III27189.667
3612Pittsburgh Pirates1357164.5262.05685551344-2727-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park271710.630
4919Cincinnati Reds1366571.4788.5512504836-3229-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark261115.423
51324Chicago Cubs1366175.44912.5517568-5132-3329-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field261214.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers1357659.563--5544995534-3242-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium27189.667
239San Francisco Giants1357362.5413.05394895037-3336-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park271512.556
31020San Diego Padres1336370.47412.0438457-1937-2826-42W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park291415.483
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1355679.41520.0522624-10228-4328-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field27819.296
51529Colorado Rockies1355481.40022.0617698-8134-3320-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field271215.444

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chris BassittP25.189Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from Birmingham (AA)
Eric SurkampSP27.045Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Justin MillerP27.078Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Kyle RyanP22.340Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Felix DoubrontSP26.312Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Zac RosscupP26.082Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from - (-)
Marco GonzalesP22.196St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Brent Morel3b27.131Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Michael RothRP24.196Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Arkansas (AA)
Alfredo FigaroRP30.054Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Aaron ThompsonP27.183Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike Carp1b28.061Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Derek HollandSP27.325Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Robbie RossRP25.067Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Josh ZeidRP27.159Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jesse HahnP25.031San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AA)
Chris Nelson3b28.361San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Cody Bellinger1B19.048Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Matt BischoffP27.101Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Scott CarrollP29.340Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Christian ColonSS25.108Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Tony CruzC28.012St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Blake DavisSS30.252Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Lars DavisC28.296Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Zeke Devoss2B24.044Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Kaleb EarlsP21.166Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Tyler GagnonP25.161Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Cesar Galvez2B23.037Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Omar GarciaCF21.029Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Hector GomezSS26.178Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ismael GuillonP22.199Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Activated from disabled list
Angelo Gumbs2B21.321New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Greg HarrisP20.013Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Zak HermansP23.070Chicago CubsKane County (A)Activated from disabled list
Mitch HoracekP22.271Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
David HurlbutP24.279Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Oswill LartiguezRF22.019Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Jake LemmermanSS25.118San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from disabled list
Zech LemondP21.325San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Jed Lowriess30.135Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Brandon MartinezP23.278Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Eric MarzecP26.230Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Josh MuellerP25.224Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Tanner MurphyC22.057Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Jimmy NelsonP25.086Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Jonathan PadillaP21.153New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Boog PowellOF 21.228Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Steven Proscia3B24.065Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Luc RennieP 20.126Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Jean Rodriguez3B-SS21.361New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Manny RodriguezP25.230Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Zack Segovia31.141Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Tim ShibuyaP24.350Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Scott SitzP23.354Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Nick TepeschSP25.322Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Jose ToussenSS-2B24.290New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew TriggsP25.167Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Adam WilkP26.265Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Bradley ZimmerCF21.276Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Mark BlackmarP22.124Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Orioles with Miguel Chalas to White Sox for Alejandro De Aza
Miguel ChalasP22.064Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Orioles with Mark Blackmar to White Sox for Alejandro de Aza
Michael Almanzar1B23.271Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Traded from Red Sox with Kelly Johnson to Orioles for Jemile Weeks and Ivan Dejesus
Eury Perezcf24.092Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Neil WagnerRP30.242Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Tommy John Surgery
Brady RodgersP23.347Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brandon Waring3B28.240Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Corey WimberlyCF30.309Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Erik Castro1B26.291Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Travis Shaw3B24.136Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Felix PenaP24.186Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jharel CottonP22.224Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kyle CrickP21.273San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis DiazP22.143Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mason MelotakisP23.063Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael FulmerP21.168New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ruben AlanizP23.077Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Suspended 50 games for violating Minor League policy on drugs of abuse
Anderson Feliz2B22.111New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jabari HenryOF23.292Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chad ThompsonP23.205Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Daniel Palka1B22.307Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis RicoP20.274Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Robin LeyerP21.170Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Cody SchumacherP23.272St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)DL-7 Injured
Yael RegaladoP21.188Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Rays (Rk)
Samuel DedunoSP31.059Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Twins by Astros
Alejandro De Azacf30.141Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from White Sox to Orioles for Miguel Chalas and Mark Blackmar
Kelly Johnsondh32.189Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Red Sox with Michael Almanzar to Orioles for Jemile Weeks and Ivan DeJesus
Jemile Weeks2b27.216Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Orioles with Ivan Dejesus to Red Sox for Kelly Johnson and Michael Almanzar
Cord Phelps2b27.219Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Tanner ScheppersRP27.225Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ivan DeJesus2B27.121Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Orioles with Jemile Weeks to Red Sox for Kelly Johnson and Michael Almanzar