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Games on 2009-04-16

Top2009 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLFlorida Marlins6Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP921,0722:49Anibal SanchezKenshin KawakamiAnibal Sanchez (1-0)Kenshin Kawakami (1-1)-Fredi GonzalezBobby CoxTurner Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals7Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP938,9092:59Adam WainwrightSean MarshallAdam Wainwright (2-0)David Patton (0-1)Ryan Franklin (2)Tony LaRussaLou PiniellaWrigley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP936,5533:06Barry ZitoEric StultsEric Stults (2-0)Barry Zito (0-2)-Bruce BochyJoe TorreDodger Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres6New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP935,9853:00Jake PeavyJohn MaineJake Peavy (2-1)John Maine (0-1)Heath Bell (5)Buddy BlackJerry ManuelCiti field
NLHouston Astros6Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP913,8773:28Russ OrtizJeff KarstensWesley Wright (1-0)Sean Burnett (0-1)LaTroy Hawkins (1)Cecil CooperJohn RussellPNC Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Washington Nationals8Boxscore - PBP920,4942:32Joe BlantonShairon MartisShairon Martis (1-0)Joe Blanton (0-1)-Charlie ManuelManny ActaNationals Park
ALToronto Blue Jays9Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP915,1692:57Roy HalladayFrancisco LirianoRoy Halladay (3-0)Francisco Liriano (0-3)-Cito GastonRon GardenhireHubert H. Humphre
ALCleveland Indians10New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP948,2713:56Cliff LeeCC SabathiaCliff Lee (1-2)Jose Veras (0-1)-Eric WedgeJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALLos Angeles Angels5Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP918,5282:40Joe SaundersChris JakubauskasJoe Saunders (2-1)Chris Jakubauskas (1-1)-Mike SciosciaDon WakamatsuSafeco Field
ALChicago White Sox3Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP913,8033:11John DanksJeff NiemannJohn Danks (1-0)Jeff Niemann (0-2)Bobby Jenks (3)Ozzie GuillenJoe MaddonTropicana Field
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 2009-04-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles972.778--5669-135-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1535796.373
222New York Yankees1073.7000.55357-41-06-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1529656.632
3817Toronto Blue Jays1156.4553.07748292-23-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1517081.464
41326Boston Red Sox936.3334.03745-81-22-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1539261.601
51429Tampa Bay Rays1028.2005.5514380-42-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1528270.539
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers963.667--5643134-12-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1548074.519
2615Chicago White Sox954.5561.0373614-21-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1537479.484
3713Kansas City Royals954.5561.0312923-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1536093.392
41123Cleveland Indians1046.4002.55370-172-12-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1526191.401
51225Minnesota Twins1147.3643.03968-294-40-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1528369.546
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Seattle Mariners1064.600--4732151-25-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1527973.520
2512Los Angeles Angels954.5560.53639-33-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1539261.601
3919Oakland Athletics945.4441.53740-32-42-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1537182.464
41021Texas Rangers945.4441.5716293-31-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1538370.542
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
234Florida Marlins963.667--5833254-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1538172.529
125Atlanta Braves963.667--4547-24-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1538073.523
358Philadelphia Phillies853.6250.54254-121-24-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1548866.571
41222New York Mets945.4442.0474161-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1536687.431
51528Washington Nationals826.2503.54256-141-11-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1545797.370
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds853.625--3643-73-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1547381.474
2714Houston Astros954.5560.52647-212-13-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1536984.451
3916St. Louis Cardinals1165.5450.56541244-32-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1518566.563
51018Milwaukee Brewers945.4441.54152-112-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1537677.497
41120Chicago Cubs945.4441.5443771-23-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1527973.520
61427Pittsburgh Pirates936.3332.5383351-22-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1525993.388
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Diego Padres1073.700--443865-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1526884.447
2610Los Angeles Dodgers1064.6001.05530253-03-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1528963.586
3811Arizona Diamondbacks954.5561.53858-205-40-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1536588.425
41324Colorado Rockies835.3753.0443590-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1548965.578
51630San Francisco Giants918.1115.53353-201-20-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1538766.569


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Drew Sutton1B25.291Traded by Astros to Reds as player to be named later for Jeff Keppinger (Mar 31)