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Saturday April 2,2016This date in baseball
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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.

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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

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Francisco PenaC26.172Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Assigned to minors
Carlos FriasRP26.140Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to minors
Matt Den DekkerRF28.236Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to minors
Trevor GottRP23.219Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to minors
Chris HeiseyLF31.109Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Aaron BarrettRP28.091Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-60 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Taylor TeagardenC32.103Suspended 80 games for violation of MLB drug program
Miguel GonzalezP29.191Released by Phillies
Zach PhillipsP29.193Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Erik GoeddelRP27.103New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Assigned to minors
Matt ReynoldsIF25.120New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Assigned to minors
Jeremy GuthrieRP36.360San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Justin MaxwellRF32.148Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Brian DuensingRP33.039Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Clint BarmesSS37.027Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Travis SniderLF28.060Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chaz RoeRP29.175Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to minors
David HolmanP25.306Released by Mariners
Breland AlmadovaOF25.166Released by Diamondbacks
Brandon SinneryP26.066Announced retirement
Martin PegueroSS22.150Released by Mariners
Junior LakeLF26.006Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Jesus Montero1B26.124Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Justin Chigbogu1B 21.268Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Casey Mulhollandp24.107Released by Dodgers
Shawn DuinkerkLF21.227Announced retirement
Drew StubbsLF31.180Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alexi OgandoRP32.180Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Michael BournLF33.096Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Emilio BonifacioDH30.344Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Calvin RayburnP24.053Released by Phillies
Zack Cox3B26.328Released by Nationals
P.J. WaltersSP31.021Released by Nationals
Melvin Rodriguez2b25.057Released by Nationals
Nick WhiteP20.170Released by Marlins
Julio MorilloC23.096Released by Reds
Philip Diedrickof23.197Released by Nationals
Conor KeniryIF-OF24.122Released by Nationals
Mark BiggsP22.327Released by Blue Jays
Randolph OduberRF27.015Released by Nationals
Gene EscatP26.211Released by Orioles
Mike AuglieraP25.298Released by Red Sox
Logan DavisSS24.223Released by Royals
Jiwan JamesCF26.356Released by Tigers
Cameron FlynnOF-P26.037Released by Marlins
Dominique TaylorOF23.234Released by Royals
Cody ForsytheP25.197Released by Phillies
Edward Salcedo3B24.247Released by Royals
Nate CauseyC23.027Released by Rockies
Henry CharlesOF22.089Released by Padres
Carlos CorporanC32.086Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Yankees to Rays for cash considerations
Michael MariotRP27.164Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Ankle spring
Cody Asche3B25.276Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Oblique
Rymer LirianoRF24.287Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Carlos TorresRP33.162Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
Aaron AltherrCF25.078Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-60 Wrist surgery
Matt HarrisonSP30.229Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-60 Lower back inflammation
Mario HollandsP27.219Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-60 Recovery from Tommy John Surgery
James RussellRP30.084Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Emmanuel BurrissLF31.075Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Cedric HunterLF-CF28.023Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jhoulys ChacinRP28.086Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Manny BanuelosSP25.020Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from bone spur surgery
Dana EvelandRP32.156Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew BellattiRP24.241Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Mikie MahtookCF26.123Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Alex CobbSP28.178Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from Tommy John surgery
Brad BoxbergerRP27.310Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Groin surgery
Corey KnebelRP24.128Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Left oblique strain
Tyler CravyRP26.263Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Rickie WeeksLF33.201Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Lee SosaP24.212Released by Athletics
Evan MarshallP25.349Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to minors
Peter O'BrienC25.261Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to minors
Fernando AbadRP30.106Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
A.J. PollockCF28.119Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow
Josh CollmenterRP30.054Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder
Andrew Lamborf27.234Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Marquez Smith3B31.013Released by Nationals
Jefry Marte1B24.286Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Rafael Ortegacf24.323Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Todd CunninghamRF27.013Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Franklin MoralesRP30.068Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($2m) [Free Agent]
Steven DelabarRP32.260Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Sean GilmartinSP25.329New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Craig ManuelC25.315Released by Nationals