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Games on 2016-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals10Boston Red Sox4BoxMatt StrahmEduardo Rodriguez(none)
Seattle Mariners1Chicago White Sox4BoxCarlos RodonTaijuan WalkerDavid Robertson
Los Angeles Angels5Detroit Tigers0BoxTyler SkaggsAnibal Sanchez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays10Houston Astros4BoxChris ArcherDoug Fister(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees0BoxKevin GausmanCC Sabathia(none)
Cleveland Indians1Texas Rangers2BoxDerek HollandDanny SalazarSam Dyson
Minnesota Twins6Toronto Blue Jays9BoxScott FeldmanPat Light(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Arizona Diamondbacks11BoxArchie BradleyHomer Bailey(none)
Chicago Cubs0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJoe BlantonTrevor CahillKenley Jansen
San Diego Padres3Miami Marlins1BoxLuis PerdomoJustin Nicolino(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxIvan NovaChase AndersonTony Watson
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets1BoxDavid HernandezRobert Gsellman(none)
Atlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants13BoxMadison BumgarnerAaron Blair(none)
Oakland Athletics7St. Louis Cardinals4BoxAndrew TriggsJaime GarciaRyan Madson
Colorado Rockies5Washington Nationals3BoxChad BettisLucas GiolitoAdam Ottavino

Standings as of 2016-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Toronto Blue Jays1307456.569--64053810240-2834-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre321517.469
247Boston Red Sox1307258.5542.070458911539-2933-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park322111.656
359Baltimore Orioles1307159.5463.06156041142-2229-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards321814.563
41016New York Yankees1296762.5196.5552561-937-2830-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II331716.515
51426Tampa Bay Rays1295574.42618.5541557-1632-3723-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field331320.394
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians1297356.566--6325448839-2334-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field322111.656
2610Detroit Tigers1306961.5314.56025841836-2833-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park311714.548
3813Kansas City Royals1306862.5235.5520538-1840-2128-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium321319.406
41119Chicago White Sox1296366.48810.0526557-3135-2928-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field331518.455
51529Minnesota Twins1304981.37724.5595718-12325-4024-41L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field321022.313
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1317754.588--607602542-2135-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington311813.581
2914Houston Astros1306862.5238.55935514236-2932-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park321616.500
3715Seattle Mariners1306862.5238.56005643636-2832-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field321814.563
41222Oakland Athletics1305773.43819.5520608-8830-3627-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321220.375
51324Los Angeles Angels1305674.43120.5576611-3529-3327-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim321814.563
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1307555.577--63149613538-2637-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park322012.625
2717Miami Marlins1306763.5158.05415301133-3234-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park311219.387
3818New York Mets1306664.5089.0509507233-3133-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field322111.656
41021Philadelphia Phillies1306070.46215.0489627-13830-3330-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park321121.344
51530Atlanta Braves1314883.36627.5485649-16419-4429-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field302010.667
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1298247.636--65543821745-1937-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field322111.656
2511St. Louis Cardinals1296861.52714.06415627930-3738-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III331815.545
3612Pittsburgh Pirates1286761.52314.55815681334-3033-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park331122.333
41123Milwaukee Brewers1305674.43126.5533617-8436-3320-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park321715.531
51225Cincinnati Reds1295574.42627.0583694-11132-3323-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark331320.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1307357.562--5855166942-2631-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium321814.563
248San Francisco Giants1307159.5462.05865246237-2934-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park321616.500
3920Colorado Rockies1306268.47711.06866741232-3130-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field321319.406
41327San Diego Padres1305575.42318.0561626-6530-3425-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park321319.406
51428Arizona Diamondbacks1315576.42018.5600735-13525-4330-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field311417.452


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jorge AlfaroC23.078Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Josh Altmannss22.053Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Mike BaxterRF31.264Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Tyler BremerP26.264Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Aaron BrownRF24.069Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Hunter CervenkaRP26.237Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Matt Clancyp22.149Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Dustin DriverP21.321Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Jake Drossnerp22.104Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Ethan EliasP23.123Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Wander Franco3B21.258Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Adam FrazierIF24.258Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
John GantRP24.022Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Roger Gonzalezc22.299Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Marvin GorgasP20.222Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Mayckol GuaipeRP26.017Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Joey Hawkins2b23.171St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Henry HirschP23.333Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Eric JokischP27.030Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
John KuchnoP25.099Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Mikie MahtookCF26.271Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Greg MaistoP21.284Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Humberto Mejiap19.178Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Tim MelvilleP26.323Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Danny MunoSS27.200Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Rico NoelCF27.229Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ronald PenaP 24.344Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Rafael Pinedap25.206Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Tony RendaSS25.216Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Cord SandbergCF21.238Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Steve SelskyRF-LF27.039Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Chris Smith2b28.010Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jhonatan SolanoC31.016Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler SturdevantP30.251Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Juan TejadaOF22.196Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Mitchell Whitep21.243Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Samm Wigginsc23.242Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Trey York2b22.146Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Josh TholeC29.304Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Alex CobbSP28.326Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Logan SchaferCF29.354Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Danny SantanaCF25.294Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left shoulder
Johnny Giavotella2B29.049Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Shawn ZarragaC27.219Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Outrighted to minors
Derek LawRP25.348San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Strained right elbow
Jarrett ParkerLF27.239San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
AJ SchugelRP27.062Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
TJ McFarlandRP27.081Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Julio BorbonCF30.189Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Oliver DrakeRP29.227Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Tommy HunterRP30.056Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
Lucas GiolitoSP22.045Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Desmond JenningsLF29.302Activated from DL and released
Dylan FloroP25.244Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Reymond FuentesCF25.197Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Albert MinnisP24.297Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Christopher PerryP 26.044St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Drew SteckenriderOF-P25.230Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Erik SwansonP22.358New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees East (Rk)
Pat CantwellC26.140Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen BrunoSS25.284Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Eduardo de OleoC23.215Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Gittens1B22.200New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Garrett NussP23.135Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose Adamesp23.223Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael PritchardOF24.292St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Preston Guilloryp23.012Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin Davis3B23.124Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Cody Poteetp22.029Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Franklin Perezp18.265Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Jake Thomasof23.038Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Julian Fernandezp20.267Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Kieran LovegroveP 22.031Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Robbie DickeyP22.144Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Wesley Benjaminp23.033Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Gregorio Sequerap18.262Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)DL-60 Injured
James Carterp22.171Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)DL-60 Injured