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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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Games on 2016-04-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles4BoxYovani GallardoKyle GibsonZach Britton
Boston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians7BoxZach McAllisterJunichi TazawaCody Allen
Houston Astros6New York Yankees16BoxMichael PinedaCollin McHughIvan Nova
Chicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics2BoxSonny GrayCarlos RodonRyan Madson
Toronto Blue Jays3Tampa Bay Rays5BoxErasmo RamirezGavin Floyd(none)
Seattle Mariners9Texas Rangers5BoxJoaquin BenoitShawn Tolleson(none)
Colorado Rockies4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxTyler ChatwoodPatrick CorbinJake McGee
Washington Nationals3Atlanta Braves1BoxStephen StrasburgBud NorrisJonathan Papelbon
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds3BoxBlake WoodDalier Hinojosa(none)
Detroit Tigers7Miami Marlins3BoxAnibal SanchezJose FernandezFrancisco Rodriguez
San Francisco Giants3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxTyler ThornburgJavier LopezJeremy Jeffress
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJuan NicasioMike LeakeMark Melancon
Los Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres0BoxKenta MaedaAndrew Cashner(none)

Standings as of 2016-04-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles2201.000--7432-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1608773.544
5517Toronto Blue Jays422.5001.0151410-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1588771.551
4615Tampa Bay Rays422.5001.01415-12-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1586692.418
3716New York Yankees211.5001.0191181-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1608377.519
21014Boston Red Sox211.5001.012930-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1609268.575
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Detroit Tigers2201.000--151050-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1598475.528
2311Chicago White Sox321.6670.510910-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1597683.478
3918Cleveland Indians211.5001.0912-31-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1599366.585
41113Kansas City Royals211.5001.045-11-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1608080.500
51425Minnesota Twins202.0002.047-30-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field16059101.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Seattle Mariners321.667--2110110-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1598475.528
2812Houston Astros211.5000.51119-80-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1608377.519
41320Texas Rangers312.3331.01021-111-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1599465.591
31223Oakland Athletics312.3331.0910-11-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1596891.428
51527Los Angeles Angels202.0001.5115-140-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1607486.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Washington Nationals2201.000--7430-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1609367.581
2819New York Mets211.5001.05410-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1608674.538
51524Philadelphia Phillies202.0002.049-50-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1607189.444
31429Atlanta Braves202.0002.047-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1596891.428
41328Miami Marlins202.0002.01015-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1597980.497
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
253Pittsburgh Pirates3301.0000.515783-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1587583.475
316Chicago Cubs2201.000--151140-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field15910158.635
125Cincinnati Reds2201.000--9452-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1606694.413
41022Milwaukee Brewers312.3331.5817-91-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1597287.453
51226St. Louis Cardinals303.0002.5715-80-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1598673.541
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
131Los Angeles Dodgers3301.000--250250-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1598871.553
378San Francisco Giants321.6671.017890-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1598574.535
2610Colorado Rockies321.6671.0201910-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1597386.459
4921Arizona Diamondbacks312.3332.01920-11-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1596891.428
51130San Diego Padres303.0003.0025-250-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1596891.428


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
AJ PollockCF28.123Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Silvino BrachoRP23.263Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to minors
Kyle DrabekP28.120Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rob BrantlyC26.266Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Burke BadenhopRP33.057Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jake GoebbertLF-RF28.195Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Pirates by Rays
Ben RevereCF-LF27.338Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right oblique strain
Matt Den DekkerRF-CF28.240Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from minors
Orlando CalixteSS24.063Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Tom Eshelmanp21.290Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Daniel Palka1B24.161Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Rene RiveraC32.250New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Bryce BrentzRF27.097Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Oblique
Jordan DanksLF29.242Released by Rangers
P.J. Jonesc23.040Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Johendi Jiminianp23.174Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Jabari HenryOF25.146Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Ben KlimeshP 25.327Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)