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Games on 2016-04-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs9Los Angeles Angels0BoxJake ArrietaGarrett Richards(none)
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles3BoxZach BrittonKevin Jepsen(none)
Chicago White Sox4Oakland Athletics3BoxChris SaleRich HillDavid Robertson
Toronto Blue Jays5Tampa Bay Rays3BoxR.A. DickeyDrew SmylyRoberto Osuna
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers3BoxCole HamelsFelix HernandezShawn Tolleson
Colorado Rockies10Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxJustin MillerZack Greinke(none)
Washington Nationals4Atlanta Braves3BoxBlake TreinenEric O'FlahertyJonathan Papelbon
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds6BoxRoss OhlendorfDavid Hernandez(none)
San Francisco Giants12Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMadison BumgarnerWily Peralta(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers15San Diego Padres0BoxClayton KershawTyson Ross(none)

Standings as of 2016-04-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1211Baltimore Orioles1101.000--3211-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1618873.547
253Toronto Blue Jays2201.0000.510640-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1608773.544
3714Tampa Bay Rays202.0001.5610-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1606892.425
41125Boston Red Sox000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1629369.574
51526New York Yankees000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1628478.519
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
245Kansas City Royals1101.000--4311-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1618081.497
1310Chicago White Sox1101.000--4310-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1617784.478
31022Minnesota Twins101.0001.023-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field16159102.366
51330Detroit Tigers000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1618675.534
41229Cleveland Indians000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1619467.584
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1101.000--3211-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1619467.584
4816Seattle Mariners101.0001.023-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1618675.534
2615Los Angeles Angels101.0001.009-90-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1617487.460
3924Oakland Athletics101.0001.034-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1616992.429
51428Houston Astros000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1628478.519
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
164Washington Nationals1101.000--4310-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1619467.584
21318Atlanta Braves101.0001.034-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1606892.425
31123Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.026-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1617190.441
4913New York Mets101.0001.034-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1618774.540
51527Miami Marlins000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1617982.491
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
129Chicago Cubs1101.000--9090-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field16010258.638
3112Pittsburgh Pirates1101.000--4131-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1607783.481
238Cincinnati Reds1101.000--6241-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1616794.416
51420St. Louis Cardinals101.0001.014-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1618675.534
41219Milwaukee Brewers101.0001.0312-90-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1617388.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
256Los Angeles Dodgers1101.000--150150-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1619071.559
147Colorado Rockies1101.000--10550-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1617487.460
371San Francisco Giants1101.000--12390-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1618675.534
51021San Diego Padres101.0001.0015-150-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1616893.422
4817Arizona Diamondbacks101.0001.0510-50-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1616992.429


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brandon ShowP23.155Released by Red Sox
Josh MartinP26.095San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris LerouxRP31.355Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Blue Jays for cash
Jake CaveCF23.118Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Gregory PolancoLF24.203Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to 5-year contract for 2017-2021 ($35m) [Extension] 2 option years for 2022-2023 worth $25m total.
Jose CisneroP26.358Released by Diamondbacks
Tommy PhamLF28.027St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Left oblique strain
Aledmys DiazSS25.246St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
David TrexlerP25.212Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Hyrum FormoP23.356Released by Rays
Sam StaffordP25.342Released by Rangers
Felix DoubrontRP28.164Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left elbow
Andrew Lamborf27.236Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from minors
Dylan Manwaring3B21.189San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Marcus DavisOF-1B23.343Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Homer BaileySP29.336Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from Tommy John surgery
Robert StephensonP23.039Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from minors
Tyler BoltonP23.067Released by Diamondbacks
Markus SolbachP24.222Released by Diamondbacks
Raul NavarroSS24.059Released by Diamondbacks
Dustin EmmonsP24.158Released by Braves
Sean FurneyP24.307Released by Braves
Connor Littlep25.246Released by Braves
Seth Websterp26.281Released by Braves
Jorge ZavalaP21.298Released by Braves
Bryan De La RosaC 22.009Released by Braves
Chris O'DowdC25.182Released by Braves
Jose MorelOF22.245Released by Braves
David RohmRF26.072Released by Braves
Tanner Witt2b25.069Released by Orioles
Oswill LartiguezRF23.236Released by Orioles
Rubi SilvaCF26.283Released by Orioles
Edwar GarciaP22.136Released by Red Sox
Danny RosenbaumP28.177Released by Red Sox
Fernando CruzP26.007Released by Cubs
Corbin HoffnerP 22.248Released by Cubs
Jasvir RakkarP24.343Released by Cubs
Luis ParraP24.135Released by Cubs
Manny ParraRP33.156Released by Cubs
Angelo Amendolare2b23.123Released by Cubs
Zach IslerP25.155Released by White Sox
Devon DavisP24.228Released by White Sox
Hector CaroOF20.184Released by Indians
D'vone McClureOF 22.072Released by Indians
Cole LeonidaC27.100Released by Rockies
Tyler MasseyLF26.257Released by Rockies
Scott SitzP25.206Released by Tigers
Austin ChrismonP23.200Released by Astros
Zac Grotzp23.046Released by Astros
Michel Martinezp22.200Released by Astros
Jose MonteroP23.072Released by Astros
Jordan MillsP23.328Released by Astros
Steve Naemarkp26.012Released by Astros
Ryan Bottgerof22.355Released by Astros
Bruce KernP27.345Released by Royals
DonAndre ClarkOF23.247Released by Royals
Jabari HenryOF25.144Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Francisco Taverasp21.287Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dixon LlorensP23.137Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Samil De Los SantosP22.086Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Nate FuryP25.057Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tyler BrunnemannP24.239Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Trevor FossP26.140Released by Angels
Josh ZeidRP29.011Released by Angels
Brandon Snyderp23.356Released by Angels
Brandon GildeaC23.240Released by Angels
Ryde RodriguezOF28.062Released by Angels
Ruben Sosa2B-CF25.193Released by Angels
Lindsey CaughelP25.234Released by Dodgers
Nick Sell3b24.049Released by Dodgers
Angelo SongcoLF-1B27.207Released by Dodgers
JD UnderwoodP23.214Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Placed on restricted list
Sam AlvisOF23.297Released by Marlins
James WoosterLF26.289Released by Marlins
Matt MartinC23.172Released by Marlins
Roger Avelloof21.120Released by Marlins
Kelvin Floresof19.198Released by Marlins
Cameron Newellof24.247Released by Marlins
Brandon Raweof22.289Released by Marlins
Stephen KohlscheenP27.196Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tommy ToledoP27.112Released by Brewers
Brandon Easton1B23.195Released by Twins
Tanner VavraIF26.272Released by Twins
Jose CelasP25.082Released by Mets
Brent McMinnP25.123Released by Mets
Brandon WelchP 24.224Released by Mets
Carlos ValdezP25.186Released by Mets
Michael BernalOF24.099Released by Mets
Geoff Degrootp22.326Released by Yankees
Cory JordanP25.077Released by Yankees
Junior Valera2B23.189Released by Yankees
Greidy Encarnacionof22.003Released by Rays
Trevor BaylessP24.181Released by Athletics
Seth FrankoffP27.220Released by Athletics
Josh WhitakerRF-LF27.055Released by Athletics
Greg BurkeRP33.195Released by Phillies
Feliberto SanchezP22.186Released by Phillies
Andrew Godailp23.084Released by Phillies
Edgar IbarraP26.308Released by Phillies
Ken RobertsP28.026Released by Phillies
Scott TomassettiC22.275Released by Phillies
Jesus Posso3B21.053Released by Phillies
Dylan Bosheersss23.332Released by Phillies
Chase HarrisOF24.251Released by Phillies
Matt BenedictP27.060Released by Pirates
Christopher De LeonP23.245Released by Pirates
Eric DorschP24.194Released by Pirates
Jandy VasquezP21.267Released by Pirates
Jose BatistaP20.063Released by Pirates
Enyel VallejoSS25.171Released by Pirates
Nick LomascoloP25.150Released by Cardinals
Jake GronskyIF24.135Released by Cardinals
Ronnierd Garcia3B-1B23.093Released by Cardinals
Adam LopezP26.042Released by Padres
Ernesto Montasp24.261Released by Padres
Jerry SullivanP28.077Released by Padres
Nathanael SantiagoP26.032Released by Giants
Shilo McCallOF 21.306Released by Giants
Hawtin BuchananP22.340Released by Mariners
P.J. Jonesc23.038Released by Mariners
Estarlyn MoralesOF23.158Released by Mariners
Sam Triecep22.230Released by Rays
Luis UrenaRF-LF23.226Released by Rays
Ryan PennellP23.264Released by Rays
Dan Scheibep22.346Released by Rangers
Derek ThompsonP23.239Released by Rangers
Bobby DoranP27.014Released by Blue Jays
Roberto HernandezRP35.217Released by Blue Jays
Brandon BixlerP24.095Released by Blue Jays
Joba ChamberlainRP30.193Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
James RamseyOF-IF26.106Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Tommy HunterRP29.275Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Rehab from core muscle surgery
Alex Santana3B22.226Released by Dodgers
Paul FryP23.252Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Chris RowleyP25.233Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Kyle Kubatp23.121Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Bobby KoreckyP36.201Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mark ThomasC27.334Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured