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Games on 2015-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves0Baltimore Orioles2BoxChris TillmanMike FoltynewiczZach Britton
Chicago White Sox9Boston Red Sox2BoxJose QuintanaRick Porcello(none)
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians12BoxCorey KluberJeremy Guthrie(none)
Los Angeles Angels3Houston Astros6BoxLance McCullersGarrett Richards(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Minnesota Twins4BoxFrancisco LirianoErvin Santana(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks8Seattle Mariners2BoxPatrick CorbinFelix Hernandez(none)
Detroit Tigers2Tampa Bay Rays1BoxJustin VerlanderChris ArcherJoakim Soria
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers5BoxColby LewisMasahiro TanakaShawn Tolleson
Philadelphia Phillies2Toronto Blue Jays8BoxR.A. DickeyJerome Williams(none)
Colorado Rockies2Chicago Cubs3BoxJon LesterEddie ButlerHector Rondon
Oakland Athletics7Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxPedro BaezDrew Pomeranz(none)
Washington Nationals7Miami Marlins2BoxDoug FisterTom Koehler(none)
San Diego Padres7New York Mets3BoxTyson RossBartolo Colon(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0San Francisco Giants5BoxHunter StricklandMichael Fiers(none)
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals0BoxAnthony DeSclafaniJohn LackeyAroldis Chapman

Standings as of 2015-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees1005743.570--4794285130-1727-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II623032.484
2613Baltimore Orioles1005149.5106.04323844832-1919-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards623032.484
3714Toronto Blue Jays1025151.5007.053843810029-2022-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre604218.700
4815Tampa Bay Rays1035152.4957.5367380-1326-2825-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field592930.492
51527Boston Red Sox1024458.43114.0417493-7624-2720-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park603426.567
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1006139.610--4323676534-1827-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium623428.548
2511Minnesota Twins1005248.5209.0424423132-2020-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field623131.500
3916Chicago White Sox994950.49511.5364410-4624-2225-28W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field632736.429
41018Detroit Tigers1014952.48512.5446480-3425-2724-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park602535.417
51221Cleveland Indians1004654.46015.0392430-3820-3226-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field613526.574
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1025745.559--4533787535-1722-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park602931.483
248Los Angeles Angels1005545.5501.04313785332-2123-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim623032.484
31119Texas Rangers1004852.4808.0435480-4517-2831-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington624022.645
41324Seattle Mariners1024656.45111.0368429-6122-3124-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field603030.500
51425Oakland Athletics1024557.44112.04303943621-2924-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum602337.383
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Washington Nationals995346.535--4183863228-1925-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park633033.476
2712New York Mets1015249.5152.0356362-635-1717-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field613823.623
31022Atlanta Braves1014655.4558.0373424-5126-2020-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field612140.344
41429Miami Marlins1014259.41612.0364394-3025-2417-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park612932.475
51530Philadelphia Phillies1023864.37316.5361505-14423-2615-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park602535.417
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1016437.634--39729210537-1527-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III613625.590
223Pittsburgh Pirates1005941.5904.54133545935-1724-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park623923.629
3610Chicago Cubs1005347.53010.5383385-227-2426-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field624418.710
41123Cincinnati Reds994554.45518.0390439-4925-2220-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark631944.302
51328Milwaukee Brewers1024458.43120.5403449-4620-2924-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park602436.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1025745.559--4233626134-1823-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium603525.583
247San Francisco Giants1015645.5540.54373835430-2326-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park612833.459
3817Arizona Diamondbacks1004951.4907.04424311126-2723-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field623032.484
4920San Diego Padres1014853.4758.5385439-5424-2524-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park612635.426
51226Colorado Rockies994356.43412.5453509-5624-2719-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field632538.397


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jorge PolancoSS-3B22.024Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Trevor Plouffe3B29.044Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
David CarpenterRP27.332Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Donovan Solano2b27.225Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Manny BanuelosSP24.138Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow inflammation
Dee Gordon2B27.098Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Jaime GarciaSP29.021St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jenrry MejiaRP25.291New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Suspended 162 games for violating MLB drug program
Emmanuel Burriss2B30.193Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Ryan Zimmerman1B30.304Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jayson WerthLF36.070Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Daniel ButlerC28.285Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jonathan PapelbonRP34.248Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Nationals for Nick Pivetta
Nick PivettaP22.165Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Phillies for Jonathan Papelbon
Troy TulowitzkiSS30.292Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Rockies with Latroy Hawkins to Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, Miguel Castro, Jeff Hoffman and Jesus Tinoco
LaTroy HawkinsRP42.220Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Rockies with Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, Miguel Castro, Jeff Hoffman and Jesus Tinoco
Jose ReyesSS32.048Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays with Miguel Castro, Jesus Tinoco and Jeff Hoffman to Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki and Latroy Hawkins
Brent Morel3B28.099Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Clay BuchholzSP30.349Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jean MachiRP32.178Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Giants by Red Sox
Asdrubal CabreraSS29.258Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Diego MorenoRP28.008New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Efren Navarro1B29.076Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Matt JoyceLF30.360Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
David DeJesusLF35.222Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded from Rays to Angels for Eduar Lopez
Eduar LopezP20.158Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Angels to Rays for David Dejesus
David MurphyLF33.284Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded from Indians to Angels for Eric Stamets
Eric StametsIF23.308Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Angels to Indians for David Murphy
Vinnie PestanoRP30.159Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Ben Zobrist2B-LF34.064Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Traded from Athletics to Royals for Aaron Brooks and Sean Manaea
Sean ManaeaP23.179Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Royals with Aaron brooks to Athletics for Ben Zobrist
Joe BlantonCL34.230Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
R.J. AlvarezRP24.051Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Max Muncy3B24.338Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Michael RothRP25.164Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Nick HagadoneRP29.209Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Dallas BeelerSP26.047Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Wily PeraltaSP26.082Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin MillerRP28.046Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Aaron LaffeyRP30.105Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris Dominguez1b28.249Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Cristhian AdamesSS24.003Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Jayson AquinoP22.249Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Dallas BeelerSP26.047Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Craig Brooksp22.309Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Trevor CliftonP20.079Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Keith CouchP25.266Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Dylan CoveyP23.350Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Derek De YoungP 23.225Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Dean DeetzP21.242Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Justin FerrellP21.099Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Reinstated to active roster
Carson Fulmerp21.228Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Carlos GonzalezP25.047Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Franklin GuzmanOF23.176Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mike HauschildP25.188Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Brock HebertIF24.079Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
D.J. HicksIF-P25.118Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Sam JohnsP24.017Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Eric JokischP26.000Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Phil KleinRP26.090Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Marcus KnechtLF25.038Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Logan Landonof22.162Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Dustin Lawley3B-CF26.109Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Damien MagnificoP24.066Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Camden MaronC24.190Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Nick MarondeRP25.327Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Matt McBrideRF-1B30.067Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Edwin MedinaOF22.168Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Mike MillerIF25.305Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Estarlyn Morales22.274Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Kevin MunsonP26.207Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Chris Murphyp22.304Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Shawn O'MalleySS-2B27.214Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Activated from disabled list
D.J. Peterson1B-3B23.211Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Rohn PierceP22.189Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Tyler PillP25.061New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Moreno Polancop21.000Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Christian PowellP24.026Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Milton RamosSS19.277New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Dan RobertsonLF29.302Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Antonio RomeroP24.219Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Adderling RuizC24.087Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Erick Salcedo22.031Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Adrian Sanchez2B24.347Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tayler Saucedop22.041Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Zach ShankIF24.204Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Sammy SolisRP26.353Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Mike Sorokap17.359Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Christian Turnipseedp23.060Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
M.J. VillegasP20.326Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Jake YacinichIF22.149Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Mookie BettsCF22.295Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-7 concussion
Neil RamirezRP26.065Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Left abdominal soreness
Andrew AlbersSP29.296Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Charles BrewerRP27.113Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Yorman RodriguezRF22.348Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Grant DaytonP27.247Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jeremy McBrydeP28.089Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Mark LammP27.143Released by Braves
Rafael FernandezSS21.099Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Shawn ZarragaC26.189Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen SmithP29.075Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Barrett AstinP23.281Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Colin KlevenP24.105Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Elliot MorrisP23.094San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen JohnsonP 24.158San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adrian MarinSS 21.143Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis De PaulaP23.094Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Pedro Ruiz2B-SS23.334Released by Angels
Alexander HernandezSS23.116Released by Astros
Victor GonzalezP19.256Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Logan Jamesp21.256Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)DL-7 Injured
Lachlan Fontaine3B19.337Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Miguel DiazP20.243Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Miguel FerrerasP23.314Announced retirement
Trevor LubkingP22.328Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Alvin Herrerap22.136Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk)
Angel Jimenez3b20.324Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Jesus Herediap20.189Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to GCL Braves (Rk)