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Games on 2014-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Los Angeles Angels5BoxJoe SmithDrew Pomeranz(none)
Tampa Bay Rays0Baltimore Orioles3BoxMiguel GonzalezJake OdorizziTommy Hunter
Boston Red Sox6Chicago White Sox4BoxChris CapuanoLeury GarciaBurke Badenhop
Cleveland Indians3Detroit Tigers2BoxZach McAllisterAnibal SanchezJohn Axford
Kansas City Royals6Houston Astros4BoxDanny DuffyJerome WilliamsGreg Holland
Chicago Cubs0New York Yankees3BoxMasahiro TanakaJason HammelShawn Kelley
Chicago Cubs0New York Yankees2BoxMichael PinedaTravis WoodAdam Warren
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers3BoxPedro FigueroaFernando Rodney(none)
New York Mets5Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxDillon GeeBrandon McCarthy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Cincinnati Reds4BoxJohnny CuetoFrancisco Liriano(none)
Washington Nationals6Miami Marlins3BoxDrew StorenMichael DunnRafael Soriano
St. Louis Cardinals1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxWily PeraltaJoe Kelly(none)
Atlanta Braves1Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJulio TeheranCliff Lee(none)
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres4BoxAndrew CashnerJorge de la RosaHuston Street
Los Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants2BoxJean MachiJ.P. HowellSergio Romo

Standings as of 2014-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128New York Yankees1596.600--545406-33-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1477572.510
239Toronto Blue Jays1486.5710.56150113-35-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1487573.507
3916Baltimore Orioles1477.5001.55657-14-43-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1488959.601
41018Tampa Bay Rays1578.4672.04553-84-33-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1477077.476
51425Boston Red Sox1569.4003.05359-62-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1476582.442
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Detroit Tigers1165.545--424204-22-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1518467.556
2511Chicago White Sox1587.533--868336-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1476582.442
3715Cleveland Indians1477.5000.56465-13-34-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1487870.527
41320Kansas City Royals1367.4621.04252-104-22-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1498366.557
51221Minnesota Twins1367.4621.07073-33-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1496485.430
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Oakland Athletics15105.667--6848203-37-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1477869.531
2612Texas Rangers1587.5332.05463-96-32-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1475988.401
3814Seattle Mariners1477.5002.55542132-35-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1488068.541
41117Los Angeles Angels1578.4673.08371123-64-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1479156.619
51528Houston Astros15510.3335.04469-253-62-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1476582.442
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves14104.714--5639174-26-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1486979.466
266Washington Nationals1596.6001.57766114-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1478760.592
3713New York Mets1587.5332.5686802-46-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1477176.483
41024Philadelphia Phillies1468.4294.06272-103-53-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1486781.453
51327Miami Marlins16610.3755.0767516-40-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1467175.486
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers15114.733--6340235-46-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1477176.483
257St. Louis Cardinals1596.6002.0595454-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1478166.551
3819Pittsburgh Pirates1578.4674.05761-44-23-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1478166.551
41226Cincinnati Reds1569.4005.0585174-52-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1477077.476
51429Chicago Cubs14410.2866.54760-132-42-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1486979.466
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133San Francisco Giants15105.667--7159125-35-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1477869.531
245Los Angeles Dodgers1495.6430.56451132-37-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1488563.574
3922Colorado Rockies1679.4383.57980-14-23-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1465987.404
41123San Diego Padres1468.4293.54150-94-42-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1487177.480
51530Arizona Diamondbacks18414.2227.567115-481-113-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1446084.417


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Adalberto SantosLF-2B26.201Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
George SpringerCF24.209Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Barret LouxP25.010Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)In organization but inactive
Carter JuricaSS25.205San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)In organization but inactive
Casey Stevenson3B-RF25.333New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Chad BellP25.047Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Recovering from Tommy John Surgery
Scott FeldmanSP31.068Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Lucas HarrellRP28.317Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Casey ColemanP26.288Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Doug MathisP30.314Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
John LannanSP29.201New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Daisuke MatsuzakaSP33.215New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Nick Franklin2b23.045Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from minors
Logan Morrison1b26.235Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Daniel McCutchenP31.202Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
James JonesRF25.204Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from minors
Blake BeavanRP25.089Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder tightness
Shane GreeneP25.150New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from minors
Brennan Boeschrf29.004Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan BrasierRP26.234Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kole Calhounrf26.185Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Marcus WaldenP25.215Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Blue Jays by Athletics
Zac RosscupP25.311Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from minors
Zac RosscupP25.311Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Optioned to minors
Jeremy AffeldtRP34.316San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Juan PerezLF27.154San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Optioned to minors
Ryan Adams2B26.361Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Tim AldersonP25.164Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Francisco ArciaC24.214New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Bryan AugensteinP27.279Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Luis AyalaRP36.094Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Aaron Bates1B30.037Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Gordon Beckham2b27.212Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA) for rehabilitation
Jeff BeliveauP27.089Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Tyson BlaserC-1B26.130New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Zach BookerC28.357Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Wilfredo BoscanP24.172Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt BranhamP26.201San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Buddy CarlyleP36.116New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Adron Chambersrf27.190Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Casey ColemanP26.288Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
James Darnell3B-LF27.087Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Kentrail DavisRF25.291Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Chris DwyerP26.006Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Giovanny Gallegos22.246New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Eric GarciaIF23.057Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Luis GarciaRP27.076Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Taylor GroverP22.360Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Gerard HallSS25.281Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Lucas HerbstOF-P23.219Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
David HolmanP23.320Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Jeremy JeffressP26.208Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Ellis Jimenez21.294Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Aaron LaffeyRP-SP29.001Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
John LannanSP29.201New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Quincy LatimoreLF25.072Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Hak-Ju LeeSS23.163Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Chris LerouxRP30.002New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Doug MathisP30.314Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Daniel McCutchenP31.202Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Willie MedinaIF23.081Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Anthony MeoP24.056Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Melvin MercedesSS 22.094Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Jeremy MooreRF26.292Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Nyjer MorganCF33.288Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Kevin NolanSS26.125Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B23.215Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Michael RamirezC23.354Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Jordan Ribera1B25.115Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
Steve RodriguezC24.098Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Alberto RosarioC27.096Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Johan SantanaP35.034Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Brandon ShortCF-LF25.219Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Francisco SosaLF24.048Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ruben Sosa2B-CF23.205Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Matt StalcupP23.284Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Kale Sumner3B22.305New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Justin Toole2B27.218Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Jose ToussenSS-2B24.154New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Dominique Vattuonep23.063Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Zach Wilson3B23.253New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Taijuan WalkerP21.246Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Casey JanssenRP32.211Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Toru MurataP28.331Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
AJ JimenezC23.350Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
David RollinsP24.116Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt BuschmannP30.063Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike McDade1B24.343Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Randy BooneP29.253Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dustin AntolinP24.250Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Humberto ValorSS21.219Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Julio MorilloC21.110Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Junior MorilloP22.169Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Reed HarperSS23.116Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
B.J. HermsenP24.136Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Josh RavinP26.086Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Kevin PucetasP29.140Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Lance DayP24.194Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assignment unknown
Leuris GomezP27.178Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assignment unknown
Matt Lawson2B28.149Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Assignment unknown
Matt PackerP26.232Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Assignment unknown
Cory Spangenberg2B23.031San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Head
Grant SidesP24.298Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)