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Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch902:03Jeff SamardzijaUbaldo JimenezUbaldo Jimenez (2-1)Jeff Samardzija (1-2)-Robin VenturaBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALToronto Blue Jays1Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,2202:43R.A. DickeyRick PorcelloRick Porcello (2-2)R.A. Dickey (0-3)Koji Uehara (4)John GibbonsJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALKansas City Royals5Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch910,2842:41Yordano VenturaDanny SalazarDanny Salazar (3-0)Yordano Ventura (2-2)Cody Allen (4)Ned YostTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALDetroit Tigers10Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,4473:33Shane GreenePhil HughesTom Gorzelanny (1-1)Casey Fien (1-2)Joakim Soria (9)Brad AusmusPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALTampa Bay Rays3New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1330,0553:58Drew SmylyMichael PinedaBrandon Gomes (1-1)Chasen Shreve (1-1)Ernesto Frieri (2)Kevin CashJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALLos Angeles Angels6Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,2123:01Matt ShoemakerJesse HahnMike Morin (1-0)Ryan Cook (0-1)Huston Street (8)Mike SciosciaBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALSeattle Mariners5Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,0373:05Felix HernandezWandy RodriguezFelix Hernandez (4-0)Wandy Rodriguez (0-1)Fernando Rodney (7)Lloyd McClendonJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALSeattle Mariners5Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,0373:05Felix HernandezWandy RodriguezFelix Hernandez (4-0)Wandy Rodriguez (0-1)Fernando Rodney (7)Lloyd McClendonJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLColorado Rockies1Arizona Diamondbacks9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,6332:34Jordan LylesJosh CollmenterJosh Collmenter (2-3)Jordan Lyles (2-2)-Walt WeissChip HaleChase Field
NLWashington Nationals13Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,5952:47Jordan ZimmermannAlex WoodJordan Zimmermann (2-2)Alex Wood (1-1)-Matt WilliamsFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates8Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,6343:04Gerrit ColeKyle HendricksGerrit Cole (4-0)Kyle Hendricks (0-1)-Clint HurdleJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers8Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,0122:58Matt GarzaMichael LorenzenMatt Garza (2-3)Michael Lorenzen (0-1)-Ron RoenickeBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLSan Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch953,2852:54Ryan VogelsongZack GreinkeZack Greinke (4-0)Ryan Vogelsong (0-2)-Bruce BochyDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLNew York Mets3Miami Marlins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,0762:54Bartolo ColonMat LatosSam Dyson (1-0)Bartolo Colon (4-1)-Terry CollinsMike RedmondMarlins Park
IntHouston Astros7San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,8242:34Dallas KeuchelAndrew CashnerDallas Keuchel (3-0)Andrew Cashner (1-4)-A.J. HinchBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,3992:38Aaron HarangCarlos MartinezCarlos Martinez (3-0)Aaron Harang (2-2)Trevor Rosenthal (8)Ryne SandbergMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-04-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148New York Yankees22139.591--10984256-67-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1407466.529
3611Tampa Bay Rays221210.5451.0878616-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1406872.486
259Boston Red Sox221210.5451.0113119-66-46-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1406674.471
4713Baltimore Orioles201010.5002.011210486-44-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1427171.500
51021Toronto Blue Jays221012.4553.011711435-55-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1408357.593
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Detroit Tigers22157.682--10790178-57-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1395980.424
225Kansas City Royals21147.6670.511173387-27-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1418160.574
31122Chicago White Sox18810.4445.06277-156-32-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1446876.472
41223Minnesota Twins21912.4295.57498-245-44-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1417467.525
51428Cleveland Indians20713.3507.07893-152-65-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1417467.525
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros21147.667--10073274-510-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1417269.511
3815Seattle Mariners211011.4764.07793-165-75-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1416675.468
2916Los Angeles Angels211011.4764.0838304-66-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1417566.532
41325Oakland Athletics22913.4095.510593124-85-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1405981.421
51529Texas Rangers21714.3337.07596-212-75-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1418160.574
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Mets22157.682--95732210-05-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1407565.536
21018Atlanta Braves211011.4764.59398-54-56-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1415784.404
31120Miami Marlins221012.4555.09787106-64-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1406179.436
41326Washington Nationals22913.4096.095105-105-54-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1407466.529
51427Philadelphia Phillies22814.3647.060100-406-62-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1405585.393
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals20146.700--8352317-27-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1428656.606
247Chicago Cubs20128.6002.08977126-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1428557.599
3510Pittsburgh Pirates221210.5453.08971186-46-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1408654.614
4919Cincinnati Reds211011.4764.58494-106-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1415487.383
51530Milwaukee Brewers22517.22710.071118-473-102-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1406377.450
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers21138.619--100772310-23-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1417962.560
2612Colorado Rockies211110.5242.088105-174-57-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1415784.404
3714San Diego Padres231112.4783.0105108-36-75-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1396376.453
4817Arizona Diamondbacks211011.4763.09686106-84-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1416972.489
51224San Francisco Giants22913.4094.56694-284-65-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1407565.536


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Kyle Blanks1B28.230Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mitch Moreland1b29.235Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow surgery
Enrique HernandezCF-2B23.249Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Carl Crawfordlf33.267Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Jonathan Villarss23.363Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Grant BalfourRP37.120Released by Rays
Steven Wrightp30.242Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Jackie BradleyCF25.010Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Everett TeafordRP30.349Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jose Reyesss31.323Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Cracked left rib
Jonathan Diaz3b30.019Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rafael MonteroP24.194New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) [Option voided]
Homer BaileySP28.361Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Michael LorenzenSP23.116Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Manny ParraRP32.181Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Strained neck
Masahiro TanakaP26.179New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Wrist tendinitis, forearm strain
Gregorio PetitSS30.140New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ryan WebbRP29.083Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jerry SandsLF-1B27.214Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Sammy SolisP26.262Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Harrisburg (AA)
Michael TaylorCF24.034Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Reed Johnsonlf38.142Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Left calf strain
A.J. ColeP23.115Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Taylor GuerrieriP22.149Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jose ValverdeRP37.036Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jackie BradleyCF25.010Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Tom LayneRP30.178Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Dalier HinojosaP29.078Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Anthony VarvaroRP30.180Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jeffrey BaezRF21.181Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Michael BurgessRF26.191Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Rusney CastilloOF27.235Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan CooperP25.354Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Juan GonzalezP25.024Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tucker NeuhausSS19.316Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Kevin NolanSS27.138Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Nick PasqualeP 24.184Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Blake PerryP23.086Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Webster RivasC24.264Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Joey WagmanP23.279Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Ali WilliamsP25.295Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brett Jacksoncf26.270San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris CarpenterRP29.124Released by Reds
Jeff Bianchi2b-3b28.206Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Johnny HellwegSP26.182Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Roger Kieschnicklf28.098Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Fred LewisP28.134Released by Yankees
Mike McDade1B25.356Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Albert AlmoraOF 21.013Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Bryson MylesRF25.223Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kramer SneedP26.204Released by Angels
Christian JonesP24.092San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Darwin FriasP23.071New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Jason ForjetP25.115San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Paul PaezP23.000New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Zach MortonP24.291Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Zach OsborneIF25.009Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Felix CastilloC23.288Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Trent BlankP25.241Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assignment unknown
Trevor Gretzky1B22.227Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assignment unknown
Trevor Mitsui1B22.210Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assignment unknown
Vaughn BryanCF21.328St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Yohander MendezP20.102Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Derek ToadvineIF23.040New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assignment unknown
Matthew Duran1B-3B21.363New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assignment unknown
Alex NewmanCF22.143Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assignment to Burlington (Rk)
Igol FelizP21.333Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Joe MantoniP23.330Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Assignment unknown
John McleodP22.330Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Assignment unknown
Junior MorilloP23.182Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Assignment unknown
Matt McPhearsonCF20.011Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assignment unknown
Allen Valerio1B22.108New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jed Lowrie2B31.012Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Torn ligament in right thumb