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Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox1Los Angeles Angels11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,5033:05Eduardo RodriguezHector SantiagoHector Santiago (7-4)Eduardo Rodriguez (5-3)-John FarrellMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALBoston Red Sox3Los Angeles Angels7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,0422:34Steven WrightAndrew HeaneyAndrew Heaney (4-0)Steven Wright (3-3)Joe Smith (1)John FarrellMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALSeattle Mariners4Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,3532:54J.A. HappAlfredo SimonAl Alburquerque (1-0)Mark Lowe (0-1)Joakim Soria (21)Lloyd McClendonBrad AusmusComerica Park
IntPittsburgh Pirates10Kansas City Royals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,1693:31A.J. BurnettYordano VenturaA.J. Burnett (8-3)Yordano Ventura (4-7)Mark Melancon (30)Clint HurdleNed YostKauffman Stadium
NLMiami Marlins1Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,6682:58David PhelpsRubby de la RosaRubby de la Rosa (7-5)David Phelps (4-6)Brad Ziegler (15)Dan JenningsChip HaleChase Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,0723:01Brandon BeachyMatt WislerMatt Wisler (4-1)Adam Liberatore (2-2)Jim Johnson (7)Don MattinglyFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLChicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,9003:09Clayton RichardMichael LorenzenRyan Mattheus (1-1)Justin Grimm (1-3)Aroldis Chapman (19)Joe MaddonBryan PriceGreat American Ba
IntTexas Rangers7Colorado Rockies8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,0273:31Nick MartinezChris RusinJohn Axford (2-2)Tanner Scheppers (3-1)-Jeff BanisterWalt WeissCoors Field
IntTampa Bay Rays3Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1482:44Matt MooreDavid BuchananDavid Buchanan (1-5)Matt Moore (1-1)Jonathan Papelbon (16)Kevin CashPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLSan Francisco Giants2San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,0333:13Tim HudsonIan KennedyIan Kennedy (5-9)Tim Hudson (5-8)Craig Kimbrel (26)Bruce BochyPat MurphyPetco Park
NLNew York Mets2Washington Nationals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,3262:50Matt HarveyGio GonzalezGio Gonzalez (7-4)Matt Harvey (8-7)-Terry CollinsMatt WilliamsNationals Park
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-07-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Yankees915041.549--4183912727-1723-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II713734.521
2613Baltimore Orioles914645.5054.04023584429-1917-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards713536.493
3814Toronto Blue Jays944747.5004.54984098928-1919-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre684622.676
4916Tampa Bay Rays954748.4955.0340358-1823-2524-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field673334.493
51525Boston Red Sox934251.4529.0380441-6122-2320-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park693633.522
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals915536.604--4023386430-1725-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium714031.563
248Minnesota Twins925042.5435.53913771431-1619-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field703337.471
3715Detroit Tigers924646.5009.5413432-1924-2522-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park692841.406
41017Cleveland Indians914447.48411.0362379-1719-2625-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field703733.529
51222Chicago White Sox904248.46712.5303380-7724-2018-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field723438.472
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Angels925240.565--3903395129-1823-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim703337.471
259Houston Astros945143.5432.04143546030-1721-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park683533.515
31121Texas Rangers924349.4679.0386422-3616-2627-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington704525.643
41323Oakland Athletics944351.45710.04073545320-2723-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum682543.368
51426Seattle Mariners934251.45210.5324374-5020-2722-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field693435.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Washington Nationals915041.549--3863503627-1823-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park713338.465
2712New York Mets934845.5163.0319335-1632-1416-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field694227.609
3918Atlanta Braves934449.4737.0359400-4125-1919-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field692346.333
41429Miami Marlins933855.40913.0342374-3224-2314-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park693336.478
51530Philadelphia Phillies953362.34719.0330482-15222-2511-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park673037.448
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals925834.630--37127110033-1225-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III704228.600
223Pittsburgh Pirates925438.5874.03733175632-1622-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park704426.629
3510Chicago Cubs914942.5388.53493292025-2024-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field714823.676
41124Cincinnati Reds904149.45616.0349398-4924-2017-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark722349.319
51227Milwaukee Brewers934152.44117.5378416-3819-2822-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park692742.391
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers945341.564--3933286533-1720-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium683929.574
2611San Francisco Giants934944.5273.53953653025-2224-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park693534.507
3819San Diego Padres934449.4738.5365408-4321-2223-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park693039.435
41020Arizona Diamondbacks914348.4738.5405409-423-2420-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field713635.507
51328Colorado Rockies914051.44011.5403459-5622-2418-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field712843.394

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Rafael SorianoRP35.214Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Anthony ReckerC31.326New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Edwin JacksonRP31.315Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Gorkys HernandezLF27.317Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder discomfort
Kevin CorreiaSP34.330Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Wilfredo BoscanP25.267Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Matt StitesRP25.053Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Jesus Montero1B25.233Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Johnny MonellC29.115New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Ryan KellyRP27.264Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Andrew SusacC25.120San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right thumb
Hector Sanchezc25.245San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Chase AndersonSP27.233Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Right triceps inflammation
Chad BettisSP26.085Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Carlos BeltranDH-RF38.087New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Yohan PinoSP31.207Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Brandon AlgerP 24.016Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Angelo Amendolare2b22.230Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Yeison AsencioRF25.248Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Luis AvilesSS20.126Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Jon Berti2B25.179Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Endrys BricenoP23.164Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Cael BrockmeyerC-1B23.286Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Luke CarlinC34.212Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Adam CimberP24.339Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Brandon CunniffRP26.286Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Derek De YoungP 23.216Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Tyler DeloachP24.099Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Will Dennisp21.345Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Michael DimockP25.267Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Anderson Gerdel22.120St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Jack Graham2b22.313Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Ryan HafnerP23.241Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Brock HebertIF24.070Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Leonardo HerasOF25.052Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
D.J. HicksIF-P25.109Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Chad HinshawOF24.313Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Branden KaupeSS 21.101New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Casey KellySP25.289Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Erik Kratzc35.035Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jordy Lara1B24.060Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Dustin Lawley3B-CF26.100Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Mark LeiterP24.129Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Christian LopesSS22.292Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Vimael Machinss21.298Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Carlos Machorrop18.303Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Tyler MapesP24.002Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Francis MartesP19.239Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Luis MateoP25.120New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Elliot MorrisP23.085Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Hunter Morris1B26.286Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Bryce MorrowP27.200Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Joe MusgroveP22.228Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Paddy O'Brienp21.286New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)
Mike O'NeillLF27.159St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Faustino Oguisten2B-SS24.184Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Hector Olivera2b30.106Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel PigottC-OF25.289Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Tyler PillP25.052New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Yohan PinoSP31.207Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
John PoloniusSS24.188San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Anthony RanaudoRP25.314Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Jomar Reyes3B18.150Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Kelvin Rivasp23.045Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Thomas RobsonP22.023Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Oderman Rochap22.255Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Champ Rowlandss23.143St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Jeff RoyOF23.178Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Yeixon Ruizss24.123New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Eric RuthP24.297New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Andrew Schwaabp22.162Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Jordan SchwartzP23.143Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Blake SnellP22.228Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Andrew SohnIF22.073St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Andrew Sopkop20.347Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Keaton SteeleP 23.264Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Alixon Suarez20.360Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Christopher ThomasP27.126St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Blake TreinenRP27.020Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Austin WilsonOF23.164Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Wright2B25.229Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Nelfi ZapataC24.219New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Steven WrightRP30.324Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Cory RasmusRP27.257Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Manny ParraRP32.263Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow strain
Nick MartinezSP24.349Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Alex Castellanoslf28.350Released by Mets
Terrance GoreCF24.042Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge ReyesP27.226Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robert Zaratep28.169Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron WestP25.049Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose De LeonP22.347Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cameron GarfieldC24.058Released by Brewers
Carlos MesaRF27.161Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Evan Van Hoosier2B 21.208Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Jeffrey GlennC23.302New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josue CarrenoP24.024Released by Cubs
Max MurphyOF22.245Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Luke Wakamatsuss18.283Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Signed out of draft (Texas HS)
Luke Willisof22.253Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Signed out of draft (George Mason)
Chris Valaika2b29.340Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list