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Games on 2015-04-16

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,4493:01Jason VargasTom MiloneTom Milone (2-0)Jason Vargas (1-1)Glen Perkins (2)Ned YostPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALTampa Bay Rays4Toronto Blue Jays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,4333:00Chris ArcherAaron SanchezChris Archer (2-1)Aaron Sanchez (0-2)Brad Boxberger (4)Kevin CashJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLMiami Marlins5New York Mets7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,5563:01Jarred CosartDillon GeeJerry Blevins (1-0)Michael Dunn (0-1)Jeurys Familia (4)Mike RedmondTerry CollinsCiti field
NLArizona Diamondbacks7San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1241,5454:20Archie BradleyMadison BumgarnerRandall Delgado (1-1)Sergio Romo (0-1)-Chip HaleBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers0St. Louis Cardinals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,0792:54Michael FiersJohn LackeyJohn Lackey (1-0)Michael Fiers (0-2)-Ron RoenickeMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Washington Nationals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,7682:16Cole HamelsDoug FisterDoug Fister (1-0)Cole Hamels (0-2)Drew Storen (3)Ryne SandbergMatt WilliamsNationals Park
6 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-04-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox963.667--565062-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1537281.471
2410Tampa Bay Rays1064.6000.5444401-25-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1527478.487
3513Baltimore Orioles954.5561.0474613-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1537677.497
4716Toronto Blue Jays1055.5001.55543121-34-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1528864.579
51323New York Yankees936.3333.04549-42-41-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1538469.549
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers981.889--5421333-05-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1526686.434
223Kansas City Royals972.7781.05829293-04-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1538865.575
31221Chicago White Sox835.3754.52438-142-11-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1547381.474
41122Cleveland Indians835.3754.52734-71-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1537875.510
51424Minnesota Twins936.3335.02751-242-11-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1538073.523
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Oakland Athletics1055.500--5633233-42-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1526389.414
3918Houston Astros945.4440.52331-82-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1538271.536
2817Los Angeles Angels945.4440.53439-50-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1538172.529
41020Texas Rangers1046.4001.03751-142-42-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1528468.553
51525Seattle Mariners936.3331.53248-161-22-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1537380.477
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets1073.700--4130114-03-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1528369.546
245Atlanta Braves963.6670.5362973-33-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1536192.399
31019Washington Nationals1046.4003.03944-52-22-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1527973.520
51227Philadelphia Phillies1037.3004.02442-183-30-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1526092.395
41328Miami Marlins1037.3004.03949-101-52-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1526884.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
259Chicago Cubs853.625--322753-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1549262.597
168St. Louis Cardinals853.625--3020102-13-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1549559.617
3812Cincinnati Reds954.5560.53337-44-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1535994.386
41126Pittsburgh Pirates936.3332.52930-11-22-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1539558.621
51530Milwaukee Brewers927.2223.52348-251-51-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1536687.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Colorado Rockies972.778--4525201-26-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1536192.399
237Los Angeles Dodgers963.6671.0434035-11-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1538667.562
3711San Diego Padres1064.6001.5433495-21-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1526884.447
4915Arizona Diamondbacks1055.5002.5454413-32-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1527478.487
51429San Francisco Giants1138.2735.03247-150-43-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1518170.536

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
David PhelpsRP28.189Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Reinstated from Paternity Leave
Jose DominguezRP24.252Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Branden PinderP26.080New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Wilking RodriguezP25.045New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Suspended 80 games for violating MLB drug program.
Kyle DaviesP31.220New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Joel De La CruzP25.311New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Eric Campbell3B-1B28.007New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Tyler SkaggsSP23.278Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Adam WilkP27.129Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Anthony RanaudoP25.219Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Sam FreemanRP27.297Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Terrance GoreCF23.313Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Shaun MarcumSP33.123Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Yasmany TomasLF24.153Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
A.J. SchugelP25.293Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
David HuffRP30.237Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Carlos FriasP25.154Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Josh SmithP27.253Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Pedro VillarrealRP27.129Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Todd RedmondSP29.334Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ryan Goins2B-SS27.063Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Lay BatistaP25.255Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Zach BorensteinLF24.267Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Alexander BurgosP24.136Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andy BurnsSS24.252Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Ethan ChapmanOF 25.101Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Erik CordierP29.050San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+) for rehab
Kyle DaviesP31.220New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Carlos Fisherp32.053Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Todd GlaesmannRF24.174Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Anthony HewittRF25.354Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Justin JirscheleOF25.001Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Alec KellerOF22.338Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Conner KendrickP22.240New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jordan LuplowOF21.202Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Shaun MarcumSP33.123Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Yonathan Mendoza21.065Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Narciso MesaCF23.152Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Steven MoyaRF23.221Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mike PapiOF22.209Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Roberto PenaC22.312Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
John PoloniusSS24.093San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Victor ReyesOF20.193Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jose Rivera2B24.363Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Gonzalo SanudoP23.097Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Ronnie ShabanIF-P25.039St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Sammy SolisP26.249Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ben TurnerC-1B24.354San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Walker WeickelP 21.153San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ethan WilsonIF26.038Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Nelfi ZapataC24.124New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Brad PennyP36.327Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt LindstromRP35.065Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Tuiasosopolf28.341Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Erick CastilloC22.050Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robert StephensonP22.051Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Derek CallahanP22.108New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Dusty IsaacsP23.253Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)
Justin TopaP24.040Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Melvin MorlaP21.325New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Radley HaddadC24.340New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Carl AndersonOF-P22.227Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Erik ForgioneSS22.219Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Josh Van MeterSS20.037San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick Tanielu3B22.224Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City
Steve WilkersonSS23.096Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jeffrey InmanP27.144Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jeremy RodriguezC25.229San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assignment unknown
Joe ChurchP25.199San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assignment unknown
Juan SosaP25.187Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Assignment unknown
Justin Howard1B27.232Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assignment unknown
Kawika Emsley-PaiC26.225Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assignment unknown
Luis Tejada1B22.186San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assignment unknown
Micah GibbsC26.263Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Assignment unknown
Brett BoothC24.186Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list