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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 2016 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox1629369.574--87869418447-3446-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park000
348Toronto Blue Jays1628973.5494.07596669346-3543-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre000
257Baltimore Orioles1628973.5494.07447152950-3139-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards000
4915New York Yankees1628478.5199.0680702-2248-3336-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II000
51428Tampa Bay Rays1626894.42025.0672713-4136-4532-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1619467.584--77767610153-2841-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field000
2611Detroit Tigers1618675.5348.07507212945-3541-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park000
31016Kansas City Royals1628181.50013.5675712-3747-3434-47L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium000
41119Chicago White Sox1627884.48116.5686715-2945-3633-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field000
51530Minnesota Twins16259103.36435.5722889-16730-5129-52W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1629567.586--765757853-2842-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington000
2713Seattle Mariners1628676.5319.07687076144-3742-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field000
3814Houston Astros1628478.51911.07247012343-3841-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park000
41221Los Angeles Angels1627488.45721.0717727-1040-4134-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
51324Oakland Athletics1626993.42626.0653761-10834-4735-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1629567.586--76361215150-3145-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park000
2510New York Mets1628775.5378.06716175444-3743-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field000
3717Miami Marlins1617982.49115.5655682-2740-4039-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park000
41123Philadelphia Phillies1627191.43824.0610796-18637-4434-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park000
51326Atlanta Braves1616893.42226.5649779-13031-5037-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs16210359.636--80855625257-2446-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field-10-1
2612St. Louis Cardinals1628676.53117.07797126738-4348-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III000
3818Pittsburgh Pirates1627983.48824.0729758-2939-4240-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park-1-10
41022Milwaukee Brewers1627389.45130.0671733-6241-4032-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park000
51529Cincinnati Reds1626894.42035.0716854-13838-4330-51L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1629171.562--7256388753-2838-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium000
249San Francisco Giants1628775.5374.07156318445-3642-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park000
3920Colorado Rockies1627587.46316.0845860-1542-3933-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field000
41225Arizona Diamondbacks1626993.42622.0752890-13833-4836-45W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field000
51427San Diego Padres1626894.42023.0686770-8439-4229-52L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park000


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Hideki OkajimaRP40.098Released by Orioles
Joe BensonCF28.027Released by Twins
Jake BuchananP26.189Released by Astros
Jake BuchananP26.189Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Maikel CletoRP26.335Released by White Sox
Scott Hairstonlf35.311Released by White Sox
Steve Lombardozzi2b27.193Released by White Sox
Shane RobinsonLF31.153Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Pat VenditteP30.275Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Darrell CecilianiCF-LF25.283Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Zach JonesC-LF25.118Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder soreness
Rymer LirianoRF24.286Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Facial fractures
Sean NolinSP26.096Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow strain
Jeff UrlaubP28.343Released by Athletics
Wade HinkleIF26.208Released by Angels
Jose PenaOF23.029Released by Brewers
Luis OrtegaP22.346Released by Brewers
Joshua TorresP21.340Released by Brewers
Daniel LeonardoSS20.217Released by Brewers
Francisco Castillo2b22.301Released by Brewers
Gaither BumgardnerP25.062Released by Angels
Junior MendezP23.193Released by Athletics
Adam MartinC24.116Released by Mariners
Lachlan Fontaine3B20.218Released by Mariners
Joe SclafaniIF25.344Released by Astros
Travis BallewP24.336Released by Astros
Edgar GomezP23.086Released by Rays
Kenny Peoples-WallsSS22.228Released by Cardinals
Matt SummersP26.227Announced retirement
Chadd KristC26.063Released by White Sox
Jake CoseP25.216Released by White Sox
Jim HendersonRP33.162New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Josh EdginRP29.105New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recovery from Tommy John Surgery
Zack WheelerSP25.306New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recovery from Tommy John Surgery
Mitch MaierRF33.275Released by Royals
Evan GattisDH29.226Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Hernia surgery
Lance McCullersSP22.181Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder
Max Stassidh25.017Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Left wrist surgery
Tyler White1B-DH25.154Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Michael FelizRP22.277Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from minors
Dan StrailySP27.121San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Astros to Padres for Erik Kratz
Dan StrailySP27.121Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Padres by Reds
Patrick Palmeiro3B26.026Released by Orioles
Jose AbreuP23.262Released by Twins
James Robbins1B25.187Released by Tigers
Luke CarlinC35.102Released by Tigers
Gary BrownCF27.185Released by Angels
Isaac GilP24.176Released by Rays
Jon MatthewsRF24.361Released by Reds
Genison ReyesP24.195Released by Padres
Andy OteroP23.302Released by Braves
Dylan RheaultP24.011Released by Orioles
John Williamsp22.327Released by Rays
Adalberto MondesiOF20.249Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Tony CruzC29.226Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Misael Siveriop26.293Released by Mariners
Rob Fonseca1b22.331Released by Mariners
Patrick LeylandC24.173Released by Reds
K.D. KangRF-LF28.055Released by Braves
Eric GarciaIF25.042Released by Braves
Bryan MorgadoP27.114Released by Braves
Yariel Vargas2B21.188Released by Orioles
Paul KronenfeldOF-1B24.187Released by Reds
Burke BadenhopRP33.052Released by Nationals
Oliver DrakeRP29.078Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Lucius Foxss18.273San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Manuel Geraldoss19.190San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Omar Estevez2b18.035Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Taylor ThompsonP28.288Released by Athletics
Delvis MoralesSS25.215Released by Dodgers
Cameron Smithp23.110Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Placed on restricted list
Jose ZapataP22.315Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Assignment Unknown