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Monday March 16,2015This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Standings at end of 2014 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1629666.593--70559311250-3146-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards000
2813New York Yankees1628478.51912.0633664-3143-3841-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II000
3914Toronto Blue Jays1628379.51213.07236863746-3537-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre000
41019Tampa Bay Rays1627785.47519.0612625-1336-4541-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field000
51225Boston Red Sox1627191.43825.0634715-8134-4737-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1629072.556--7577055245-3645-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park000
247Kansas City Royals1618972.5530.56486202842-3847-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium101.000
3712Cleveland Indians1618477.5225.56656501548-3336-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1101.000
41123Chicago White Sox1627389.45117.0660758-9840-4133-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field000
51326Minnesota Twins1627092.43220.0715777-6235-4635-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Angels1629864.605--77363014352-2946-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
259Oakland Athletics1628874.54310.072957215748-3340-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
3611Seattle Mariners1628775.53711.06345548041-4046-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field000
41427Houston Astros1627092.43228.0629723-9438-4332-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park000
51528Texas Rangers1626795.41431.0637773-13633-4834-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals1629666.593--68655513151-3045-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park000
2817Atlanta Braves1627983.48817.0573597-2442-3937-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field000
3716New York Mets1627983.48817.06296181140-4139-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field000
4918Miami Marlins1627785.47519.0645674-2942-3935-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park000
51222Philadelphia Phillies1627389.45123.0619687-6837-4436-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1629072.556--6196031651-3039-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III000
248Pittsburgh Pirates1628874.5432.06826315151-3037-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
3615Milwaukee Brewers1628280.5068.0650657-742-3940-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
41121Cincinnati Reds1627686.46914.0595612-1744-3732-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark000
51324Chicago Cubs1627389.45117.0614706-9241-4032-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1619467.584--71761410345-3649-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium101.000
2510San Francisco Giants1618774.5407.06606124845-3642-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1101.000
31020San Diego Padres1617685.47218.0532576-4447-3329-52L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1101.000
41429Colorado Rockies1616695.41028.0753814-6145-3521-60L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field101.000
51530Arizona Diamondbacks1626498.39530.5615742-12733-4831-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mark HendricksonP40.266Released by Orioles
Lester OliverosP26.292Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Sent to minors
Xavier Paullf30.019Released by Phillies
Dylan AxelrodRP29.229Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Sent to minors
Ryan DennickP28.065Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Sent to minors
Daniel CorcinoP24.202Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Sent to minors
Carlos ContrerasP24.067Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Sent to minors
David HolmbergP23.241Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Sent to minors
Eury De La RosaRP25.020Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Sent to minors
Chad SmithP25.165Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Sent to minors
Mike KickhamRP26.094Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Sent to minors
Ben Franciscodh33.144Released by Diamondbacks
Taylor HillP26.004Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Sent to minors
Logan DarnellP26.042Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Sent to minors
Jorge PolancoSS-3B21.254Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Sent to minors
Preston GuilmetRP27.233Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Sent to minors
Matt WestP26.115Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Sent to minors
Kevin VanceP24.251Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jairo HerediaP25.159Released by Braves
Elmer Reyes2B24.110Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Optioned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jhonatan RamosP25.221Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Allan Bencidp22.228Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Garrett)
Oliver DrakeP28.062Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Eddie GamboaP30.085Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Carlos MesaRF27.035Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Marcus LemonLF26.286Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Juan DuranLF23.196Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Lance Durham1B27.025Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Christian PowellP23.257Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Robert StockC25.115Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Beau MaggiC24.125Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Drew MaggiSS25.304Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Miles Head1B23.319Released by Athletics
Harold GuerreroP24.299Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Nick HillP30.045Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kevin RossSS 21.180Released by Pirates
Robby RowlandP23.092St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Roman MadridP24.018Released by Padres
Ariel HernandezP23.014Released by Giants
Yaniel CabezasC25.331Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kevin Torres1B-C25.020Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jayson AquinoP22.114Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Optioned to New Hampshire (AA)
Dan KleinC24.199Announced retirement
Alan GarciaP24.081Released by Dodgers