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Games on 2016-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners3Los Angeles Angels2BoxFelix HernandezRicky NolascoEdwin Diaz
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians2BoxDrew PomeranzJosh TomlinCraig Kimbrel
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers1BoxIan KennedyDaniel NorrisKelvin Herrera
Toronto Blue Jays0New York Yankees1BoxChad GreenR.A. DickeyDellin Betances
San Diego Padres2Tampa Bay Rays8BoxDrew SmylyLuis Perdomo(none)
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers5BoxMartin PerezRoss DetwilerSam Dyson
New York Mets6Arizona Diamondbacks10BoxRobbie RayBartolo Colon(none)
Miami Marlins6Cincinnati Reds3BoxDavid PhelpsBrandon FinneganFernando Rodney
Washington Nationals5Colorado Rockies4BoxSammy SolisJordan LylesMark Melancon
Pittsburgh Pirates8San Francisco Giants5BoxRyan VogelsongMatt Moore(none)

Standings as of 2016-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Baltimore Orioles1176651.564--5495113839-1727-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards452322.511
246Toronto Blue Jays1196752.563--5674808736-2631-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre432221.512
359Boston Red Sox1176552.5561.064353910438-2727-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park452817.622
4816New York Yankees1186157.5175.5488517-2935-2526-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II442321.523
51427Tampa Bay Rays1174869.41018.0481517-3626-3422-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field452025.444
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1166749.578--59048610435-2132-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field452718.600
2711Detroit Tigers1186355.5345.05515312033-2230-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park432320.535
31018Kansas City Royals1185860.49210.0460510-5036-2122-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium442321.523
41119Chicago White Sox1175661.47911.5468510-4229-2627-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field452223.489
51529Minnesota Twins1184771.39821.0542631-8925-3722-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field441232.273
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1207050.583--559557237-2033-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington422517.595
2610Seattle Mariners1176354.5385.55444974733-2530-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field452322.511
3915Houston Astros1186157.5178.05254814434-2627-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park442321.523
41223Oakland Athletics1195267.43717.5476575-9928-3524-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431726.395
51326Los Angeles Angels1184969.41520.0531567-3626-3023-39L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim442519.568
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1177047.598--55641314336-2334-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park452520.556
2613Miami Marlins1186256.5258.55074921531-2831-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park431726.395
3817New York Mets1185959.50011.5438438031-3028-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field442816.636
4920Philadelphia Phillies1195663.47115.0454552-9828-2928-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park431528.349
51530Atlanta Braves1184474.37326.5422558-13618-3926-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field432419.558
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1167343.629--58939519441-1932-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field453015.667
2512St. Louis Cardinals1186256.52512.05835196428-3334-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III442420.545
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1166056.51713.0531527433-2527-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park451827.400
41122Milwaukee Brewers1165264.44821.0481546-6533-2919-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park462125.457
51428Cincinnati Reds1174869.41025.5514639-12526-3022-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark452025.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137San Francisco Giants1186652.559--5254784733-2433-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park442123.477
248Los Angeles Dodgers1176552.5560.55164585838-2427-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium452619.578
31021Colorado Rockies1195663.47110.56226111128-3028-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field431924.442
41224San Diego Padres1185068.42416.0517570-5327-3023-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park441826.409
51325Arizona Diamondbacks1184969.41517.0528652-12420-3929-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field442024.455


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Domingo AcevedoP22.073New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Austin AdamsP25.102Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Drew AndersonP 22.146Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Stephen BrunoSS25.271Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Connor BuchmannP23.035New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Jose CastilloP20.218San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Yoenis CespedesLF30.309New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Steven CishekCL30.058Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-) for rehab
Josh CollmenterRP30.189Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Josh ConwayOF25.125Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Jonathon CrawfordP24.288Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Stephen Dezziof23.192Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Edwin DiazSS20.356Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis DiazP24.128San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Ryan DoolittleP28.143Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Cody EgeRP25.099Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Ethan EliasP23.110Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Roenis EliasRP28.014Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Brady FeiglP25.231Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jake Fincherof23.201Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk)
Dylan FloroP25.231Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Ronnie FreemanC25.219Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Luis GamezP20.051Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Hector GarciaP20.316Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jarlin Garciap23.209Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Gonzalez GermenRP28.327Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Sean GodfreyOF24.226Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Jim HendersonRP33.298New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) for rehab
Oscar HernandezC23.037Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Chris HerrmannC-RF28.265Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab
Chase Hodsonp24.036New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Matt Jonesc24.123Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Jake JunisP23.333Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Nick KinghamP24.281Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Deshorn LakeP22.290New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Daniel LietzP22.075Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Reinstated to active roster
Jose LobatonC31.298Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Ryan LollisLF29.242San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Trey McNuttP27.013San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Hengerber Medinap21.307San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Heiker MenesesSS-2B25.045Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Trevor Mitsui1B23.318Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Josh OsichRP27.346San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA) for rehab
Juan PaniaguaP26.133Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jhon Peluffop19.060Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Mayky PerezP19.323San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Chad QuallsRP37.363Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
Chris ReedP26.087Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Cody ReedP23.122Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Rock Ruckerp23.144Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Justin Ruggianocf34.125New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) for rehab
Chris SadberryP24.281Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Luis SardinasSS23.091San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Traded from Mariners to Padres for future considersations
Logan SawyerP23.229Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Evan ScribnerRP31.027Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA) for rehab
Trevor SeidenbergerP24.067San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Luis Severinop22.176New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Luke ShearrowP25.186Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Kal Simmonsss22.248Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Cameron Smithp23.246Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Jake SmithP26.074San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Jacob Taylorp21.041Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Justin TopaP25.161Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
David TrexlerP25.345Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Ryan Uhl1b23.081Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Jose VinicioSS23.036Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Blayne WellerP26.197Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Stephen Zavalac23.095St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Ryan Zimmerman1B31.321Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Michael McKenryC31.164Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Braves to Brewers for future considerations
Jeff FerrellRP25.265Released by Tigers
Welington CastilloC29.113Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Edwin EscobarRP24.115Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Adam LoewenRP32.128Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Joseph ColonRP26.178Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL and assigned to minors
Logan MorrisonDH-1B28.356Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Ken GilesCL25.329Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Kyle WaldropOF24.263Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Manny BanuelosSP25.155Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Deven Marrero3B25.355Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Marco Hernandez2B23.343Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Steven WrightRP31.350Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained right shoulder
Hanley Ramirez1B-DH32.236Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Joe ThatcherRP35.127Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Eury De La RosaRP26.172Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tyler OlsonP26.317Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Outrighted to minors
James JonesRF27.325Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Justin HaleyP25.060Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Kyle McgowinP24.262Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Mitch LambsonP26.026Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen McGeeC25.189Released by Angels
Correlle Prime1B 22.178Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Grayson GarvinP26.292Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tommy Coyle2B-SS25.295Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robbie PerkinsC22.078Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Stryker TrahanC 22.112Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Thomas PannoneOF 22.109Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Zach Kapstein1B24.079Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Blake Bassp23.073Texas RangersHickory (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Bobby Wernes3b22.042Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
David Lucroyp23.346Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Xavier Turner3b22.356Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Edwin Fidelp21.244Released by Astros
Zach WaltersSS26.344Released by Dodgers