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Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTampa Bay Rays2Baltimore Orioles0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch99,9452:19Alex ColomeChris TillmanAlex Colome (1-0)Chris Tillman (2-3)Brad Boxberger (6)Kevin CashBuck ShowalterTropicana Field
ALNew York Yankees3Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,4443:14CC SabathiaJustin MastersonEsmil Rogers (1-1)Junichi Tazawa (0-1)Andrew Miller (9)Joe GirardiJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,0882:37Mark BuehrleCarlos CarrascoCarlos Carrasco (3-2)Mark Buehrle (3-2)-John GibbonsTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALSeattle Mariners3Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,8342:50Roenis EliasSamuel DedunoJosh Fields (1-0)Roenis Elias (0-1)Luke Gregerson (5)Lloyd McClendonA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALDetroit Tigers1Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,1862:47Kyle LobsteinChris YoungChris Young (2-0)Kyle Lobstein (2-2)Wade Davis (5)Brad AusmusNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox0Minnesota Twins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,7942:32Jose QuintanaKyle GibsonKyle Gibson (2-2)Jose Quintana (1-2)Glen Perkins (7)Robin VenturaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALOakland Athletics7Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,7003:11Scott KazmirColby LewisDan Otero (2-1)Roman Mendez (0-1)Tyler Clippard (2)Bob MelvinJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALOakland Athletics7Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,7003:11Scott KazmirColby LewisDan Otero (2-1)Roman Mendez (0-1)Tyler Clippard (2)Bob MelvinJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLCincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,1532:36Anthony DeSclafaniMike FoltynewiczMike Foltynewicz (1-0)Anthony DeSclafani (2-2)Jason Grilli (8)Bryan PriceFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers0Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,1282:39Wily PeraltaJon LesterJon Lester (1-2)Wily Peralta (0-4)Hector Rondon (5)Ron RoenickeJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLArizona Diamondbacks0Los Angeles Dodgers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch950,1642:47Rubby de la RosaCarlos FriasCarlos Frias (2-0)Rubby de la Rosa (2-2)-Chip HaleDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Miami Marlins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,5112:57Jerome WilliamsTom KoehlerSteve Cishek (1-1)Ken Giles (1-1)-Ryne SandbergMike RedmondMarlins Park
NLWashington Nationals0New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,1782:29Max ScherzerMatt HarveyMatt Harvey (5-0)Max Scherzer (1-3)Jeurys Familia (10)Matt WilliamsTerry CollinsCiti field
NLColorado Rockies3San Diego Padres14Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,1863:26Eddie ButlerIan KennedyIan Kennedy (1-1)Eddie Butler (2-2)-Walt WeissBuddy BlackPetco Park
IntLos Angeles Angels2San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5073:04C.J. WilsonChris HestonSantiago Casilla (3-0)Joe Smith (0-1)-Mike SciosciaBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1040,9123:31A.J. BurnettLance LynnRandy Choate (1-0)Rob Scahill (0-2)-Clint HurdleMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-05-01.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148New York Yankees23149.609--11286266-68-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1397366.525
259Tampa Bay Rays231310.5651.0898636-67-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1396772.482
3610Boston Red Sox231211.5222.0115122-76-56-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1396673.475
4919Baltimore Orioles211011.4763.011210666-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1417170.504
51020Toronto Blue Jays241113.4583.512612425-56-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1388256.594
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals23167.696--12375489-27-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1397960.568
236Detroit Tigers24159.6251.510910278-57-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1375978.431
3716Minnesota Twins231112.4785.087100-137-44-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1397267.518
41326Chicago White Sox20812.4006.56490-266-32-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1426874.479
51427Cleveland Indians22814.3647.588102-143-75-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1397366.525
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros23167.696--10778296-510-2W8T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1397069.504
2815Los Angeles Angels231112.4785.0919104-67-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1397465.532
31123Seattle Mariners231013.4356.082100-185-75-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1396673.475
41224Oakland Athletics241014.4176.5117104134-96-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1385880.420
51529Texas Rangers22715.3188.580103-232-85-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1408159.579
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets24168.667--101812011-15-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1387464.536
3817Miami Marlins231112.4784.510190117-64-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1396079.432
21014Atlanta Braves231112.4784.598106-85-66-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1395683.403
41325Washington Nationals241014.4176.0103111-85-55-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1387365.529
51428Philadelphia Phillies24816.3338.066113-476-62-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1385583.399
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals22166.727--9456389-27-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1408456.600
247Chicago Cubs21138.6192.59077137-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1418457.596
3511Pittsburgh Pirates231211.5224.59073176-46-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1398653.619
4918Cincinnati Reds231112.4785.59299-76-55-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1395386.381
51530Milwaukee Brewers23518.21711.571119-483-102-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1396376.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers22148.636--108773111-23-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1407862.557
2713Colorado Rockies221111.5003.091119-284-57-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1405783.407
3612San Diego Padres241212.5003.011911187-75-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1386276.449
41121Arizona Diamondbacks221012.4554.0969426-84-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1406971.493
51222San Francisco Giants231013.4354.56996-275-65-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1397465.532


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Alex ColomeCL26.121Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike FoltynewiczP23.207Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Chris Johnson3b30.212Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand
Kevin ChapmanRP27.072Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Rafael MonteroP24.196New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-15 Right rotator cuff inflammation
Donnie VealRP30.225Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tim CooneyP24.133St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Adam WainwrightSP33.244St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Everett TeafordRP30.351Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Brandon McCarthySP31.299Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Eury De La RosaRP25.066Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Orlando CalixteSS23.088Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Will AndersonP22.248St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Carlos ArroyoOF21.307Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Scott BarnesRP27.239Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Austin Bibens-DirkxP30.002Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Danny BlackSS26.255Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jabari BlashLF-RF25.301Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Colby BluebergP21.355San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Ty ButtreyP 22.031Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Ezequiel Carrerarf27.325Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Omar CarrizalesOF20.091Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Kasey CoffmanOF-P23.236Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Austin ColeyP22.291Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Matt CooperP23.214Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Kevin CorreiaSP34.250San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Aaron CressleyP22.241San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Tiago da SilvaP30.034Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Dylan DavisOF21.285San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Jorge De LeonRP27.260Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Wilmer DifoSS23.029Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Carlos DuranOF20.160Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Jorge FernandezC 21.032Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Rafael FernandezSS21.010Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Seth FrankoffP26.247Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Justin GarciaP22.227Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Zack GraniteOF22.226Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Dean Green1B25.305Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Emilio GuerreroSS22.253Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Radley HaddadC24.355New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
David HaleP27.217Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
L.J. Hoesrf25.057Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Tyler HollsteggeP24.135Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Danny HultzenP25.154Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
James JonesRF26.219Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Will KengorSS22.281Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Adam LawSS-2B25.085Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Jason MartinCF19.239Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Kevin MattisonCF29.223Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Yohander MendezP20.104Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Melky Mesarf28.090Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Albert MinnisP23.178Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Daniel MinorP 24.081Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Pat MischP33.256Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chan MoonSS24.039Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Bryson MylesRF25.225Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Nick PasqualeP 24.186Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Dewin PerezP20.214St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Stephen PerezSS24.136Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Ryan PlourdeC-OF23.065Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Jeremy RathjenOF25.093Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Zac ReiningerP22.093Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Artie ReyesP23.025St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Webster RivasC24.266Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Guilder RodriguezSS31.282Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joe RogersP24.072Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Jonathan RoofLF-2B26.098Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Nate Samson3B-2B27.256Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Corey SeagerSS 21.004Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Justin ShaferIF-OF22.225Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Slade SmithP24.217Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Everett TeafordRP30.351Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Nick ThompsonIF22.169St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Dickie ThonSS23.167Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Ben TurnerC-1B25.004San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Mark WilliamsP25.262Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Reinstated to active roster
Wes WilsonC25.256New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Joe MunozOF21.124Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Matt CappsP31.241Released by Braves
Jerry SandsLF-1B27.216Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Alexis TapiaP19.265Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jorge MartinezSS22.033Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Andrew AlbersSP29.207Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew AlbersSP29.207Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)