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Games on 2017-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs2Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxPatrick CorbinJon LesterDavid Hernandez
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTony WatsonCraig StammenKenley Jansen
Colorado Rockies3Miami Marlins4BoxJustin NicolinoJeff HoffmanBrad Ziegler
Cincinnati Reds5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxCorey KnebelTim Adleman(none)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxAaron NolaSteven MatzLuis Garcia
Atlanta Braves5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxCarlos MartinezLucas SimsTrevor Rosenthal
San Francisco Giants1Washington Nationals3BoxEdwin JacksonJeff SamardzijaSean Doolittle
Kansas City Royals5Chicago White Sox4BoxScott AlexanderAaron BummerKelvin Herrera
Minnesota Twins11Detroit Tigers12BoxShane GreeneMatt Belisle(none)
Boston Red Sox10New York Yankees5BoxDrew PomeranzLuis Severino(none)
Baltimore Orioles12Oakland Athletics5BoxDylan BundySean Manaea(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Seattle Mariners3BoxKeynan MiddletonTony ZychCam Bedrosian
Cleveland Indians3Tampa Bay Rays0BoxMike ClevingerChris ArcherCody Allen
Houston Astros3Texas Rangers8BoxTyson RossMichael Fiers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Toronto Blue Jays7BoxChris RowleyTrevor Williams(none)

Standings as of 2017-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1166650.569--5574688936-2030-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park462719.587
248New York Yankees1156154.5304.559648511133-2128-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II473017.638
3715Tampa Bay Rays1185959.5008.0513522-931-2928-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field442123.477
41017Baltimore Orioles1175859.4968.5554597-4335-2323-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards451728.378
51221Toronto Blue Jays1165561.47411.0496580-8430-2825-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre462125.457
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1146252.544--54544210331-2731-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field48408.833
2612Minnesota Twins1155857.5044.5537589-5227-3331-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field472720.574
3914Kansas City Royals1165858.5005.0506534-2832-2726-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium462224.478
41322Detroit Tigers1165363.45710.0563597-3429-2724-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park461135.239
51528Chicago White Sox1144569.39517.0493567-7425-3020-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field482226.458
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1167145.612--67151815333-2538-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park463016.652
2511Los Angeles Angels1186058.50812.0507513-633-2627-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim442024.455
3816Seattle Mariners1185959.50013.0557566-932-3027-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field441925.432
41119Texas Rangers1155659.48714.55685571130-2626-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington472225.468
51426Oakland Athletics1175166.43620.5510615-10532-2919-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452421.533
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1146945.605--62049912133-2336-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park482820.583
2920Miami Marlins1155560.47814.5536555-1929-2826-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park472225.468
31023New York Mets1145262.45617.0536594-5826-3226-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field481830.375
41124Atlanta Braves1145163.44718.0518582-6426-3025-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park482127.438
51530Philadelphia Phillies1144371.37726.0454548-9424-3019-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park482325.479
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago Cubs1156055.522--5405033729-2631-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field473215.681
2610St. Louis Cardinals1176156.521--5474895835-2626-30W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III452223.489
3713Milwaukee Brewers1196059.5042.05485371132-3028-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park432617.605
4818Pittsburgh Pirates1175859.4963.0494526-3232-2626-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park451728.378
51327Cincinnati Reds1174968.41912.0548636-8829-3120-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark451926.422
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1168234.707--59238620648-1434-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium462224.478
346Colorado Rockies1166551.56017.06035594435-2130-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field462224.478
235Arizona Diamondbacks1166551.56017.057746411338-2127-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field462818.609
41225San Diego Padres1165165.44031.0443596-15329-2722-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park462026.435
51429San Francisco Giants1174671.39336.5466571-10527-3219-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park451827.400


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Edwin Martinezp22.012Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Yhoan AcostaP22.056Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
James AdduciRF32.089Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Mike AhmedIF-P25.205Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dean AldridgeP23.014Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Stetson Allie3B26.152Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Marcos Almonte3b21.137Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from disabled list
Michael Arroyoc21.225Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Patrick BakerP23.362Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Daniel Barrios2b22.116New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Pedro BeatoRP30.289Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab
Travis Bergenp23.308Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Scott Bochesp22.299Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Colten BrewerP24.287New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Carlos Bustamantep22.324Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Vicente CamposP25.016Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Henry CentenoP22.353Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Gene Coneof22.325New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Cookp24.100Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Geno Encinap23.036Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Tyler Esplinof18.037Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Billy Fleming2B24.326New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Angel Franco2B27.081Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin Franklin3B22.261Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Jeanmar GomezRP29.184Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Gabe Gonzalezp20.361Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Matthew GrimesP25.343Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andres Guerrac20.070Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Mitch HanigerRF26.232Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Hobie Harrisp24.050New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Matt HarveySP28.138New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) for rehab
Shawn HavilandP31.275Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Kyle HigashiokaC27.114New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Hisseyc23.126Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Ryan Howard1B37.267Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dustin Huntp23.010Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Cory JonesP25.327Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kevin KiermaierCF27.112Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Royce Lewisss18.068Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Jose Lezamac19.174San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Andres MachadoP24.112Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Damien MagnificoRP26.080Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Matt McCannss22.212Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Alex MonsalveC25.112Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Andrew Moorep23.071Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Parker MorinC 26.041Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Mitchell OsnowitzP26.041Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Kyle Overstreetc23.342San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Chris Paulof24.304Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Jose PenaP26.143New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Kevin QuackenbushRP28.257San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Travis RadkeP24.159San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
James Reevesp24.066New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Cesar Rosadop21.051Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from disabled list
Kit Scheetzp23.086Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Chandler Seaglec21.081San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Ariel Serranoof21.050Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Activated from disabled list
Christopher Shawc23.109Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Carson SmithRP27.297Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Andres Sotilloc23.227Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Nathan Thompsonp23.271Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Placido Torresp24.087New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Brian Trieglaffp23.060New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Colton TurnerP26.207Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
LaMonte Wadeof23.223Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon Wagner3b21.354New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Bo WayOF25.269Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Thad WeberRP32.318Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron Whitefieldof20.344Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Kevin Williamsof21.056Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Dash Winningham1B21.306New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Matt Wivinisp24.019New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Angel YepezP22.107Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Activated from disabled list
Neil Walker2B31.336Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Mets to Brewers for PTBNL
Mark MelanconCL32.137San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Mark MelanconCL32.137San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Miguel Gomezc24.238San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Right knee inflammation
Cesar PuelloCF-RF26.133Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Andrew BaileyRP33.073Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Christian BergmanRP29.100Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Arismendy Alcantara2B25.288Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Scott FeldmanSP34.186Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyson RossSP30.112Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler SmithIF26.042Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Phil Gosselin2B28.313Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Claimed off waivers from PIrates by Rangers
Masahiro TanakaSP28.284New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Giovanny GallegosP25.364New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Chris Smith2b28.359Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris Coghlan3B32.055Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL and designated for assignment
Russell MartinC34.178Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Strained left oblique
Mike OhlmanC26.241Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris RowleyP26.363Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Robby ScottRP27.348Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Dustin Pedroia2B33.361Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Recurring left knee inflammation
Alex PresleyRF-LF32.018Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Alex Castellanoslf31.008Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
David HaleSP29.320Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Scott SnodgressP27.326Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sam MollP25.222Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Brandon Waddellp23.070Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Clayton CookP27.020Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Craig SchlitterP25.088Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nolan SanburnOF26.022Released by Nationals
Troy Montgomeryof22.364Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Wade HinkleIF27.341Released by Tigers
Ryan Burrp23.076Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to White Sox for future considerations
Andrew Leep23.253Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Connor Rileyp22.097Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
JD Busfieldp22.099Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
James Nelsonss19.298Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose Vicentec21.273Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
William SotoP21.181Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Ronny Britoss18.143Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Jackson Sigmanp22.060Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to AZL Royals (Rk)
Jairon Peguerop20.059Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Nationals (Rk)
Dan RobertsonLF31.316Released by Indians
Paulo OrlandoRF31.284Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab