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Games on 2016-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels9Baltimore Orioles5BoxMatt ShoemakerUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Boston Red Sox6BoxRobbie RossChris ArcherKoji Uehara
Atlanta Braves11Chicago White Sox8BoxMatt WislerChris Sale(none)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians10BoxCorey KluberChad Green(none)
Oakland Athletics9Houston Astros10BoxMichael FelizRyan Madson(none)
Seattle Mariners3Kansas City Royals2BoxHisashi IwakumaYordano VenturaSteve Cishek
Minnesota Twins5Texas Rangers6BoxTony BarnetteRyan PresslySam Dyson
Detroit Tigers0Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJ.A. HappMike Pelfrey(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Colorado Rockies3BoxVincent VelasquezJake McGeeJeanmar Gomez
San Diego Padres6Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxPedro BaezAndrew Cashner(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Miami Marlins3BoxJose FernandezDan StrailyA.J. Ramos
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJeremy JeffressTrevor Rosenthal(none)
Washington Nationals3New York Mets1BoxStephen StrasburgNoah SyndergaardJonathan Papelbon
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxNeftali FelizJake ArrietaMark Melancon
Arizona Diamondbacks2San Francisco Giants6BoxJeff SamardzijaPatrick Corbin(none)

Standings as of 2016-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles854936.576--4353973831-1418-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards774037.519
247Toronto Blue Jays895039.5621.04393687126-1924-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre733934.534
358Boston Red Sox854738.5532.04824235928-2019-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park774631.597
41119New York Yankees864244.4887.5353392-3923-1819-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II764234.553
51427Tampa Bay Rays863452.39515.5343410-6718-2816-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field763442.447
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians865234.605--4233378626-1426-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field754233.560
2714Detroit Tigers874542.5177.5422419323-1622-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park744133.554
3917Chicago White Sox864442.5128.0363374-1123-2121-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field763442.447
4815Kansas City Royals864442.5128.0342367-2528-1216-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium763739.487
51529Minnesota Twins863056.34922.0372455-8319-2711-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field762947.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers885434.614--4324042829-1325-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington744133.554
2611Houston Astros874740.5406.53973673027-1820-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park753738.493
31018Seattle Mariners874443.5069.54243745022-2022-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field754233.560
51225Oakland Athletics873750.42516.5362431-6917-2620-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum753243.427
41326Los Angeles Angels873750.42516.5399416-1716-2621-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim753738.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Washington Nationals885236.591--4133149927-1525-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park744331.581
2510New York Mets864739.5474.03323062626-1821-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field764036.526
3612Miami Marlins864541.5236.0360365-522-1923-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park753441.453
4920Philadelphia Phillies884147.46611.0315404-8921-2320-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park743044.405
51530Atlanta Braves873057.34521.5301409-10813-3417-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field743836.514
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs865234.605--44830414426-1426-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field755124.680
2713Pittsburgh Pirates874542.5177.5406404223-1922-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park743341.446
3816St. Louis Cardinals864442.5128.04423647819-2625-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III764234.553
41122Milwaukee Brewers853847.44713.5340405-6523-2015-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park773542.455
51428Cincinnati Reds873255.36820.5371519-14818-2514-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark753639.480
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants885533.625--4163496727-1728-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park743242.432
249Los Angeles Dodgers894940.5516.53753255028-1821-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium734231.575
31021Colorado Rockies863947.45315.0443455-1219-2120-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field763640.474
41223San Diego Padres873849.43716.5389434-4520-2518-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park753045.400
51324Arizona Diamondbacks883850.43217.0400448-4815-3223-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field743143.419


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Eric SurkampRP28.358Released and Signed with Hanwha (Korea)
Will VenableCF-RF33.252Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Carlos FriasRP26.237Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Hyun-Jin RyuSP29.105Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan LamarreCF27.229Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Aaron Hill3B34.109Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Brewers to Red Sox for Aaron Wilkerson and Wendell Rijo
Wendell Rijo2b20.308Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Red Sox with Aaron Wilkerson to Brewers for Aaron Hill
Aaron WilkersonP27.044Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Red Sox with Wendell Rijo to Brewers for Aaron Hill
Emilio BonifacioLF31.076Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Gordon Beckham2B29.295Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Zach McAllisterRP28.213Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Right hip discomfort
Joseph ColonRP26.140Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Austin AdamsRP29.323Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Justin MaxwellRF32.245Signed with Lotte (Korea)
Pedro AlvarezDH29.152Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Tyler GlasnowP22.319Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Matt Carpenter2B30.224St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Michael McKenryC31.126St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jacob StallingsC26.198Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Angel Rodriguezp18.161Tampa Bay RaysDominican Rays (Rk)Assigned to DSL Rays (Rk)
Mayobanex AcostaC28.231Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Aaron AltherrCF25.175Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to GCL Phillies (Rk)
Dariel AlvarezRF27.243Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Beau AmaralOF25.147Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Drew AndersonP 22.108Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Bronson ArroyoSP39.134Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jesus Atencioc19.320Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Luis AvilanRP26.354Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Agapito Barriosp22.220Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Palmer BettsP22.086Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Patrick BiondiOF25.180New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ismael Cabrerap22.019Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Andrew CaseP23.183Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Ledarious Clarkof22.193Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Corey Coppingp22.178Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Chris CottonP25.229Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Austin DavidsonIF23.186Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Austin DavisP23.155Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Brendon Davis3b18.345Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Taylor DavisC26.222Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Ross DetwilerRP30.124Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Seranthony DominguezP21.225Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Drew DoschIF24.014Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Max Duvalp25.084Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Matt Eurestess22.344Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Dana EvelandRP32.253Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Skyler EwingIF-C23.320San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Billy Fleming2B23.291New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Wilmer FontRP26.045Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Charlie FurbushRP30.088Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-) for rehab
Cameron Gannp23.273Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Edgar GarciaP28.292Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Edwin GarciaSS-2B25.129Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Lucas GiolitoP 21.359Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Tyler GlasnowP22.319Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Austin GomberP22.227St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Chi Chi GonzalezRP24.175Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Matt GraceRP27.206Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Reed GragnaniSS25.306Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Alec GrosserP21.177Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Hunter HarveyP21.211Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Drew HutchisonRP25.320Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Danny JansenC21.084Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Spencer Johnsonof22.249Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Ben KlimeshP 26.055Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
John LannanSP31.284Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Rainy LaraP25.116New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt LollisP25.300Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Brandon MaciasSS-3B27.271Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Austin MaddoxC25.056Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Angel Manzanarezss19.050New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Matt MarshP24.364New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
David MartinezP28.339Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Juancito MartinezRF27.028Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Ryan McCormickp22.115Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Narciso MesaCF24.235Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Adam MillerP26.192Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Adalberto MondesiOF20.347Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Adam MorganSP26.131Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Toru MurataSP31.049Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Max MurphyOF23.233Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Efren Navarro1B30.055St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Justin NicolinoSP24.229Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Trey NielsenP24.311St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Khayyan Norfork2B27.170Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Zach NudingP26.101Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Shane OpitzSS24.180Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Randy OrtizOF23.023San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chris Paulof23.269Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Luis PaulaP23.016Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Robert PehlOF23.288Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Zac Personp23.268Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from disabled list
Dalton PompeyCF23.209Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael PritchardOF24.241St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Benino PrunedaP27.334Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Cristian QuintinP22.193Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
John RichyP23.345Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Nick Roscettiss22.244Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Pat Ruotolop21.174San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Jared RuxerP23.344Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Guilermo SalasSS22.078Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Adrian Sanchez2B25.326Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Manny SanchezOF20.276Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Activated from disabled list
Sam SelmanP25.236Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Jake SmithP26.036San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Claimed off waivers from Giants by Padres
Glenn SparkmanP24.058Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Shea Spitzbarthp21.277Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Colby SuggsP24.257Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Nick TorresOF23.008San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Luis UriasSS19.035San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Joe Venturino2b21.355Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Ryan WebbRP30.153Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Garrett WeberSS-2B27.101Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Alex Winkelmanp22.150Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Trent WoodwardC24.155Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt WotherspoonP24.276New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Miguel Yajurep18.068New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Josh ZeidRP29.106New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Chris McDonaldp21.274Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Hillsdale)
Evan Piechotap22.262Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Madonna)
Jeremy Newtonp23.037Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (British Columbia)
Collin RadackOF24.100Announced retirement
Thomas Hatchp21.282Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed out of draft (Oklahoma State)