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Games on 2016-04-05

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntChicago Cubs6Los Angeles Angels1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,0422:34Jon LesterAndrew HeaneyJon Lester (1-0)Andrew Heaney (0-1)-Joe MaddonMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALBoston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,4933:13David PriceCorey KluberDavid Price (1-0)Corey Kluber (0-1)-John FarrellTerry FranconaProgressive Field
IntNew York Mets2Kansas City Royals0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,7822:51Noah SyndergaardChris YoungNoah Syndergaard (1-0)Chris Young (0-1)Jeurys Familia (1)Terry CollinsNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALHouston Astros5New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch947,8203:17Dallas KeuchelMasahiro TanakaDallas Keuchel (1-0)Dellin Betances (0-1)Luke Gregerson (1)A.J. HinchJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALChicago White Sox5Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch910,4783:28Jose QuintanaChris BassittNate Jones (1-0)Sean Doolittle (0-1)David Robertson (2)Robin VenturaBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALToronto Blue Jays2Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,7573:07Aaron SanchezJake OdorizziAlex Colome (1-0)Brett Cecil (0-1)-John GibbonsKevin CashTropicana Field
ALSeattle Mariners10Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,3863:30Hisashi IwakumaMartin PerezNick Vincent (1-0)Tony Barnette (0-1)-Scott ServaisJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALSeattle Mariners10Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,3863:30Hisashi IwakumaMartin PerezNick Vincent (1-0)Tony Barnette (0-1)-Scott ServaisJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLColorado Rockies6Arizona Diamondbacks11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,8303:14Chad BettisShelby MillerTyler Clippard (1-0)Christian Bergman (0-1)-Walt WeissChip HaleChase Field
IntDetroit Tigers8Miami Marlins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1136,9113:47Justin VerlanderWei-Yin ChenDrew VerHagen (1-0)Craig Breslow (0-1)Shane Greene (1)Brad AusmusDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLSan Francisco Giants2Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1232:29Johnny CuetoJimmy NelsonJohnny Cueto (1-0)Jimmy Nelson (0-1)Santiago Casilla (1)Bruce BochyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1126,0493:27Michael WachaJon NieseKyle Lobstein (1-0)Seth Maness (0-1)-Mike MathenyClint HurdlePNC Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3San Diego Padres0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,3292:36Scott KazmirJames ShieldsScott Kazmir (1-0)James Shields (0-1)Kenley Jansen (1)Dave RobertsAndy GreenPetco Park
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-04-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
129Boston Red Sox1101.000--6240-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1619269.571
246Baltimore Orioles1101.000--3211-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1618873.547
3612Toronto Blue Jays321.667--12930-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1598772.547
41019Tampa Bay Rays312.3331.0912-31-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1596792.421
51326New York Yankees101.0001.035-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1618477.522
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
254Detroit Tigers1101.0000.58710-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1608575.531
138Chicago White Sox2201.000--9720-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1607684.475
3818Kansas City Royals211.5001.045-11-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1608080.500
41429Cleveland Indians101.0001.526-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1609466.588
51522Minnesota Twins101.0001.523-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field16159102.366
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1101.000--5320-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1618378.516
3914Texas Rangers211.5000.5512-71-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1609466.588
2716Seattle Mariners211.5000.512570-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1608575.531
41130Los Angeles Angels202.0001.5115-140-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1607486.463
51225Oakland Athletics202.0001.579-20-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1606991.431
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1101.000--4310-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1619467.584
2915New York Mets211.5000.55410-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1608674.538
41220Atlanta Braves101.0001.034-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1606892.425
51421Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.026-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1617190.441
31528Miami Marlins101.0001.078-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1607981.494
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
325Cincinnati Reds1101.0000.56241-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1616794.416
157Chicago Cubs2201.000--151140-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field15910158.635
2410Pittsburgh Pirates2201.000--10642-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1597683.478
51123St. Louis Cardinals202.0002.0610-40-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1608674.538
41327Milwaukee Brewers202.0002.0414-100-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1607387.456
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
232San Francisco Giants2201.000--144100-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1608575.531
1611Los Angeles Dodgers2201.000--180180-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1608971.556
3717Arizona Diamondbacks211.5001.0161601-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1606892.425
4813Colorado Rockies211.5001.0161600-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1607486.463
51024San Diego Padres202.0002.0018-180-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1606892.425


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ernesto FrieriRP30.260Released by Phillies
Matt GarzaSP32.146Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Right lat strain
Tyler CravyRP26.266Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Chris O'DowdC25.183Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jake HernandezC23.304Released by Yankees
Jamie MitchellC26.057Released by Rays
Frank FriasOF22.007Released by Mariners
Tyler PalmerIF-OF24.198Released by Angels
Sam FreemanRP28.286Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Rangers to Brewers for cash
Ariel PenaP26.320Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Mike ThomasP27.089Released by Dodgers
Christopher BreenC 22.010Released by Yankees
Devin IvanyC33.252Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Richard GonzalezC22.138Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Yerison Pena1b24.262Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Placed on restricted list