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Games on 2015-04-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles7BoxBrad BrachDavid CarpenterZach Britton
Washington Nationals10Boston Red Sox5BoxGio GonzalezWade Miley(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians4BoxTrevor BauerJohn DanksCody Allen
Oakland Athletics1Houston Astros6BoxCollin McHughDrew Pomeranz(none)
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins3BoxKyle GibsonEdinson VolquezGlen Perkins
Los Angeles Angels10Texas Rangers2BoxHector SantiagoAnthony Ranaudo(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Toronto Blue Jays12BoxMark BuehrleErasmo Ramirez(none)
Miami Marlins6Atlanta Braves2BoxDan HarenEric Stults(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs5BoxTravis WoodJason Marquis(none)
Seattle Mariners2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBrett AndersonTaijuan Walker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets6BoxJon NieseJerome Williams(none)
Detroit Tigers1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxAlfredo SimonFrancisco LirianoJoakim Soria
Arizona Diamondbacks2San Diego Padres3BoxJoaquin BenoitRandall DelgadoCraig Kimbrel
Colorado Rockies4San Francisco Giants2BoxTyler MatzekTim LincecumAdam Ottavino
Milwaukee Brewers2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLance LynnWily PeraltaTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-04-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox963.667--565062-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1537281.471
4514Toronto Blue Jays954.5561.05339141-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1538865.575
3411Tampa Bay Rays954.5561.04042-21-24-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1537578.490
2613Baltimore Orioles954.5561.0474613-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1537677.497
51325New York Yankees936.3333.04549-42-41-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1538469.549
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers981.889--5421333-05-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1526686.434
222Kansas City Royals871.8750.55321323-04-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1548866.571
41220Cleveland Indians835.3754.52734-71-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1537875.510
31121Chicago White Sox835.3754.52438-142-11-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1547381.474
51529Minnesota Twins826.2505.51946-271-11-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1548173.526
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1715Oakland Athletics1055.500--5633233-42-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1526389.414
3916Houston Astros945.4440.52331-82-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1538271.536
2818Los Angeles Angels945.4440.53439-50-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1538172.529
41019Texas Rangers1046.4001.03751-142-42-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1528468.553
51422Seattle Mariners936.3331.53248-161-22-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1537380.477
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
244New York Mets963.667--342593-03-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1538469.549
136Atlanta Braves963.667--362973-33-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1536192.399
41124Philadelphia Phillies936.3333.02237-153-30-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1536093.392
51226Washington Nationals936.3333.03442-81-22-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1538073.523
31327Miami Marlins936.3333.03442-81-52-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1536885.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Chicago Cubs853.625--322753-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1549262.597
2710St. Louis Cardinals743.5710.5262061-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1559659.619
3812Cincinnati Reds954.5560.53337-44-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1535994.386
41023Pittsburgh Pirates936.3332.52930-11-22-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1539558.621
51530Milwaukee Brewers826.2503.02344-211-51-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1546688.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Colorado Rockies972.778--4525201-26-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1536192.399
227Los Angeles Dodgers963.6671.0434035-11-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1538667.562
369San Diego Padres1064.6001.5433495-21-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park1526884.447
4917Arizona Diamondbacks945.4443.0383803-31-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1537578.490
51428San Francisco Giants1037.3004.52640-140-33-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1528171.533


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Anthony RanaudoP25.218Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Xavier CedenoRP28.232Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Rafael MartinP30.334Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alex Riosrf34.056Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand
Shaun MarcumSP33.122Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jhoulys ChacinSP27.099Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Brett Hayesc31.062Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
David HuffRP30.236Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tommy La Stella2B26.074Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Zac RosscupP26.310Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Andy OliverP27.134Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Taylor JordanSP26.088Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Craig StammenRP31.037Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm soreness
David Wright3b32.116New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Phillippe AumontRP26.098Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Collin BalesterP28.313Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Blake BarberIF25.011Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Ronald BelisarioRP32.105Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Ray Chang3B31.235Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Jake EschP25.019Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Kyle HigashiokaC24.360New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Devin JonesP24.285Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Phil KleinP25.350Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Bryan Muniz1B21.314Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Taylor Murphy3B22.163Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Mike NessethP26.361Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Luis NieblaP24.101New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Nik NowottnickP23.132Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Mike PapiOF22.208Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Nick PasqualeP 24.170Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Jose RegaladoP23.148Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Drew RucinskiP26.106Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Guilermo SalasSS20.359Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Arik SikulaP26.115Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Murphy SmithP27.234Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dallas TarletonC27.254Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Nick Vilter2B-3B21.191San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Cody WheelerOF-P25.239Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Nick WittgrenP23.322Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Kirby YatesP28.021Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Ryan DennickP28.095Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Claimed off waivers from Reds by Dodgers and assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Drew VettlesonRF23.271Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Blaine SimsP26.036Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ryan MillerC22.149San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Francisco GracesquiP23.141Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan DavisIF22.338Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Kyle Moorec29.042Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Marcel PradoP27.145Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Assignment unknown
Dustin RichardsonP31.097Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assignment unknown
Stephen SmithP28.335Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Ethan ChapmanOF 25.100Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Assignment unknown
Gerwuins VelazcoC23.191St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Assignment unknown
Hector Guevara2B23.191Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jeffery EnloeP25.245San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assignment unknown
Aldo SilvaP19.179Signed with Saltillo (Mex)