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Games on 2015-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Los Angeles Angels0BoxUbaldo JimenezGarrett Richards(none)
Minnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians17BoxTrevor BauerErvin Santana(none)
Boston Red Sox6Detroit Tigers7BoxBlaine HardyJunichi TazawaBruce Rondon
Chicago White Sox6Kansas City Royals7BoxJeremy GuthrieJeff SamardzijaGreg Holland
Toronto Blue Jays6New York Yankees0BoxDavid PriceIvan Nova(none)
Houston Astros1Oakland Athletics2BoxJesse ChavezCollin McHughEdward Mujica
Texas Rangers11Seattle Mariners3BoxShawn TollesonRob Rasmussen(none)
New York Mets4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxNathan KarnsNoah SyndergaardBrad Boxberger
Cincinnati Reds4Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxKeyvius SampsonRobbie RayAroldis Chapman
Miami Marlins2Atlanta Braves7BoxMike FoltynewiczTom Koehler(none)
San Francisco Giants6Chicago Cubs8BoxKyle HendricksMatt CainJustin Grimm
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJaime GarciaWily PeraltaTrevor Rosenthal
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJoe BlantonMat LatosMark Melancon
Philadelphia Phillies4San Diego Padres2BoxAdam MorganTyson RossKen Giles
Colorado Rockies1Washington Nationals6BoxStephen StrasburgEddie Butler(none)

Standings as of 2015-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees1096148.560--5294666332-2029-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II532627.491
2410Toronto Blue Jays1126052.5362.559546812736-2124-31W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre503317.660
3613Baltimore Orioles1095653.5145.04804265434-2122-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards532528.472
4916Tampa Bay Rays1115556.4957.0412422-1027-2928-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field512526.490
51526Boston Red Sox1114962.44113.0465536-7127-2822-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park512922.569
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals1096544.596--4714096236-1829-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium533023.566
2815Minnesota Twins1105555.50010.5464492-2834-2221-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field522824.538
31017Detroit Tigers1105456.49111.5490528-3828-2926-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park512031.392
41119Chicago White Sox1085157.47213.5404476-7226-2625-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field542529.463
51323Cleveland Indians1095059.45915.0434462-2821-3329-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field523121.596
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros1126151.545--4954167938-1823-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park502525.500
2511Los Angeles Angels1095851.5321.54554124335-2323-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim532726.509
3714Texas Rangers1095554.5054.5491521-3023-2932-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington533320.623
41222Seattle Mariners1115160.4599.5415475-6023-3228-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field512526.490
51425Oakland Athletics1125062.44611.04584243426-3424-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum501832.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168New York Mets1105951.536--4063911538-1821-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field523121.596
2712Washington Nationals1095752.5231.54554262931-2226-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park532627.491
31021Atlanta Braves1115160.4598.5420486-6630-2221-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field511635.314
41429Philadelphia Phillies1114467.39615.5413538-12527-2917-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park511932.373
51530Miami Marlins1114368.38716.5396457-6126-3017-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park512823.549
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1107139.645--43631412240-1631-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III522923.558
223Pittsburgh Pirates1086444.5936.04473965138-1826-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park543420.630
345Chicago Cubs1096148.5609.54304131730-2431-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field533617.679
41124Cincinnati Reds1084959.45421.0423467-4428-2621-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark541539.278
51328Milwaukee Brewers1124765.42025.0438495-5723-3624-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park502129.420
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers1106248.564--4613976437-1825-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium523022.577
259San Francisco Giants1105951.5363.04854315430-2329-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park522527.481
3818Arizona Diamondbacks1095356.4868.5478473527-2826-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field532627.491
4920San Diego Padres1115259.46810.5433492-5924-2728-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyAJ PrellerPetco Park512229.431
51227Colorado Rockies1084662.42615.0493563-7025-2921-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field542232.407


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Vance WorleyRP27.318Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Mike Napoli1B33.281Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to Rangers for future considerations
Kyle BlanksLF28.331Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Lay BatistaP26.004Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Brandon BeachySP28.339Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Patrick BradyLF-RF27.185Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ryan Burrp21.072Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Ryan ButlerP23.167San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ben Carhart3B25.199Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Ryan CasteelC24.063Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Cale CoshowP23.023New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Braxton DavidsonOF19.051Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Alex Dickerson1B25.074San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Tim DillardP32.020Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Terry DoyleP29.279Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Scott FirthP24.218Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Billy Fleming2B22.322New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Shawn HavilandP29.271Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler HoltCF-LF26.151Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Alex JacksonC-OF19.227Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Activated from disabled list
Conner KendrickP22.354New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Gabriel LlanesP19.206New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Jorge MateoSS20.046New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Alex McKeonC-1B22.080Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Melky Mesarf28.189Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Stephan Meyerp21.089Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Patrick MurphyP20.059Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Sean O'ConnellP23.240Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dennis O'GradyP26.083San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Paul PaezP23.101New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Luis PerdomoP22.091St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Jose Quijadap19.273Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jake ReedP22.313Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Ryan Rohlinger3B-2B31.306Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Cleuluis RondonP21.117Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Jairo RosarioC22.199Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Matt Rosep21.006Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Ryan RuaLF25.150Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Isaac SanchezP22.298Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Nick Sell3b23.175Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Scott SilversteinP25.073Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Sean SmedleyC-1B24.314Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Locke St. JohnP22.189Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Kevin SteenP19.015Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Caleb ThielbarRP28.189San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Twins by Padres
Josh TurleyP24.347Detroit TigersErie (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Breyvic Valera2B23.007St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Edioglis VillasmilP23.120New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Eric WootenP25.143New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Vance WorleyRP27.318Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Austin YoungP23.110Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
David RossC38.142Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Deven Marrero2B24.348Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Bobby KoreckyP35.327Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Caleb Gindlrf-LF26.342Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh Tholec28.284Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian FletcherLF26.286Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kelson Brown2B27.275Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ramon CabreraC25.276Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jefri HernandezP24.103Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael Gibbonsp22.106New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Injured
Mike OhlmanC24.237St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alex SwimC24.135Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brandon LeibrandtP22.238Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bryan Casec22.361San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Drew Ward3B20.256Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Javier BetancourtSS-3B20.092Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Paul EshlemanC24.339Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jesse Hodges3b21.132Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos FriasSP25.268Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Marrero1b27.037Released by White Sox
Evan MarshallP25.112Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Fractured skull
Kyle HudsonOF28.213Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brian BurgamyOF34.042Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy KehrtP29.230Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Will RobertsP24.356Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chad OberackerLF26.206Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dylan UnsworthP22.319Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stewart IjamesOF26.352Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brian WolfeOF24.296Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Connor OliverRF21.299Released by Braves
Dillon MoyerSS24.021Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ivan VelaSS22.327Released by Dodgers
Raymundo MonteroP25.322San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Rob HuberP23.213Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Yasiel BalaguertOF22.218Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Yu ChangSS19.356Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Cody Stashakp21.065Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Dylan SonsP 22.024Announced retirement
Omar Bencomop26.179Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Nick Andersonp25.034Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Signed as undrafted free agent (Mayville State)
Jimy Perez3b21.177Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Dodgers (Rk)
Julio Mendez2b18.288Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Brewers (Rk)
Alex TorresRP27.244New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Derek GibsonOF24.164St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)