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Games on 2015-04-21

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics1Los Angeles Angels14Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,1373:15Drew PomeranzHector SantiagoHector Santiago (2-1)Drew Pomeranz (1-2)-Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALCleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,0323:07Carlos CarrascoHector NoesiCarlos Carrasco (2-1)Hector Noesi (0-2)-Terry FranconaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,0323:07Carlos CarrascoHector NoesiCarlos Carrasco (2-1)Hector Noesi (0-2)-Terry FranconaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALNew York Yankees5Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,0313:24Nathan EovaldiKyle LobsteinNathan Eovaldi (1-0)Kyle Lobstein (1-1)Andrew Miller (5)Joe GirardiBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALMinnesota Twins5Kansas City Royals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,9902:55Tom MiloneJason VargasChris Young (1-0)Casey Fien (0-1)Wade Davis (3)Paul MolitorNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALHouston Astros6Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,9493:00Collin McHughTaijuan WalkerCollin McHugh (3-0)Charlie Furbush (0-1)Chad Qualls (1)A.J. HinchLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALBoston Red Sox1Tampa Bay Rays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,3072:48Wade MileyChris ArcherWade Miley (1-1)Chris Archer (2-2)Koji Uehara (2)John FarrellKevin CashTropicana Field
ALBaltimore Orioles6Toronto Blue Jays13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,1842:53Bud NorrisMark BuehrleMark Buehrle (3-0)Bud Norris (0-2)-Buck ShowalterJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
IntTexas Rangers7Arizona Diamondbacks1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,3453:04Nick MartinezChase AndersonShawn Tolleson (1-0)Daniel Hudson (0-1)-Jeff BanisterChip HaleChase Field
NLSan Diego Padres7Colorado Rockies6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,6003:06Brandon MorrowTyler MatzekBrandon Maurer (1-0)Boone Logan (0-1)Craig Kimbrel (5)Buddy BlackWalt WeissCoors Field
NLCincinnati Reds16Milwaukee Brewers10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,2933:22Jason MarquisMichael FiersJason Marquis (1-1)Michael Fiers (0-3)-Bryan PriceRon RoenickeMiller Park
NLAtlanta Braves1New York Mets7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,0332:41Trevor CahillJon NieseJon Niese (2-0)Trevor Cahill (0-2)-Fredi GonzalezTerry CollinsCiti field
NLMiami Marlins3Philadelphia Phillies7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,9932:29Dan HarenJerome WilliamsJerome Williams (1-1)Dan Haren (1-1)-Mike RedmondRyne SandbergCitizens Bank Par
NLChicago Cubs9Pittsburgh Pirates8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,6803:18Travis WoodFrancisco LirianoEdwin Jackson (1-0)Mark Melancon (0-1)Hector Rondon (3)Joe MaddonClint HurdlePNC Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3863:09Brett AndersonTim LincecumTim Lincecum (1-1)Brett Anderson (1-1)Santiago Casilla (5)Don MattinglyBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Washington Nationals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1027,0213:43Lance LynnGio GonzalezAaron Barrett (2-0)Carlos Villanueva (1-1)-Mike MathenyMatt WilliamsNationals Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-04-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Boston Red Sox1495.643--716564-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1486979.466
4615Toronto Blue Jays1477.5002.08367163-54-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1488662.581
3511New York Yankees1477.5002.07060102-45-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1488068.541
2714Baltimore Orioles1477.5002.06873-53-34-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1487474.500
5919Tampa Bay Rays1468.4293.05164-131-65-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1487474.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
213Kansas City Royals14113.786--8146357-14-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1488464.568
121Detroit Tigers14113.786--7241316-25-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1476384.429
41223Cleveland Indians1358.3855.54452-81-44-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1487672.514
31324Chicago White Sox1358.3855.54461-173-22-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1497178.477
51426Minnesota Twins1459.3576.04572-274-21-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1487870.527
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Houston Astros1486.571--4748-14-54-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1487870.527
2818Oakland Athletics1578.4671.57460143-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1476186.415
41020Texas Rangers1468.4292.05867-92-44-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1488266.554
31122Los Angeles Angels1468.4292.0605731-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1487969.534
51527Seattle Mariners1459.3573.05575-203-52-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1487177.480
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets14113.786--6442228-03-3W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1487969.534
259Atlanta Braves1385.6152.5555143-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1495990.396
3812Washington Nationals1477.5004.0555325-32-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1487672.514
41225Philadelphia Phillies1459.3576.03959-204-31-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1485890.392
51429Miami Marlins14311.2148.05372-191-52-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1486880.459
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1284.667--4426185-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1509258.613
268Chicago Cubs1385.6150.5595364-44-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1498960.597
31016Cincinnati Reds1477.5002.05961-24-23-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1485791.385
41121Pittsburgh Pirates1468.4293.0565154-42-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1489256.622
51530Milwaukee Brewers14212.1437.04187-461-71-5L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1486682.446
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers1394.692--6552138-11-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1498366.557
246San Diego Padres15105.667--8056245-25-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1476483.435
3713Arizona Diamondbacks1477.5002.5615653-44-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1487276.486
4917Colorado Rockies1477.5002.56066-61-46-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1486187.412
51328San Francisco Giants15510.3335.04364-212-63-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1477968.537

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Peter Bourjoscf28.021St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Mitch HarrisP29.165St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Zack WheelerSP24.326New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chasen ShreveRP24.283New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Branden PinderP26.085New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Kelvin HerreraRP25.111Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Suspended 5 games for throwing at Brett Lawrie
Addison Russell2B21.088Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Arismendy AlcantaraSS23.175Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Mike Olt3b26.237Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
David OrtizDH39.155Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Suspended 1 game for making contact with umpire
Jonathan Lucroyc28.312Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Broken left toe
Brandon KintzlerRP30.263Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Elian Herreralf30.079Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Juan CentenoC25.156Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Scooter Gennett2b24.355Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Left hand laceration
Gerald Lairdc35.160Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jake Lamb3B24.194Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Stress reaction left foot
Danny Dorn1B30.275Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ian ThomasP28.001Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Jose UrenaP23.222Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Nick MassetP32.339Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt TracyP26.146Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Juan Francisco1b27.302Signed with Yomiuri (Japan)
Cam BedrosianP23.202Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Efren Navarro1B28.342Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Blake ParkerRP29.306Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nick ChristianiRP27.279Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Wilkin CastilloC30.324Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
O'Koyea Dickson1B25.071Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ray Chang3B31.241Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Domingo TapiaP23.127New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt HobgoodP24.261Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
T.J. Rivera2B26.176New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Julio FelixP 23.058Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Philip WalbyP22.271New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Reinier RoibalP26.092Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Bobby Bradley1B18.327Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Brock HudgensP23.188Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Christopher BreenC 21.026New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Dane PhillipsC24.124San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Darwin FriasP23.063New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Anthony AlfordOF 20.275Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
James BaldwinCF23.194Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Activated from disabled list
Richard BleierP28.005Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Devin BurkeP24.060Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Juan CiriacoSS-LF31.250San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Paul EshlemanC24.230Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Blake ForsytheC25.264Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael HeeschP24.341Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ralph HenriquezC28.014Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Carlos HernandezP28.048Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Brett MooneyhamP25.087Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Delvis MoralesSS24.235Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Rey Navarro2B-3B25.120Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mike O'NeillLF27.069St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tyson PerezP25.115Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Bryan RadziewskiP23.060Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Jose RegaladoP23.154Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Derrick Robinsonlf27.206Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Troy ScottP21.155Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
James SimmonsP28.204Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Josh SmithP27.258Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Pedro VillarrealRP27.134Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Allen WebsterSP25.070Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jair JurrjensRP29.082Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
John LannanSP30.206Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Zach StewartP28.205Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Evan MarzilliOF24.039Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jon KemmerLF24.155Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Adrian HouserP22.078Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Derek CallahanP22.113New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jordan HershiserP26.218Released by Dodgers
Manny RodriguezP26.099Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick SawyerP23.211Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Robbie GarveyCF-LF25.360Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Will MorrisP21.354Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to GCL Phillies (Rk)
Jake DrehoffP22.320Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe JimenezP20.094Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
John CurtissP22.016Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Jorge FernandezC 21.022Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Johan MiesesOF19.283Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Dreily Guerrero2B-3B24.191Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Assignment unknown
Ellis JimenezP22.299Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Assignment unknown
Genison ReyesP23.215San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Granden GoetzmanOF22.158Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assignment unknown
Gregory GreveP23.107Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Assignment unknown
Huascar Brazobanp25.188Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assignment unknown
Ismael GuillonP23.068Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Assignment unknown
Ivan HernandezP23.268Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jacob BoodenP24.250St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jacob Newberryp24.193Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jon MatthewsRF24.015Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jordan HankinsIF-C23.063Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Assignment unknown
Kevin Frandsen1b32.332Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Steel RussellC24.228Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Yadir Drakeof25.009Texas RangersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Elliott BlairLF-CF27.078Announced retirement