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Games on 2016-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles9Boston Red Sox5BoxMike WrightClay Buchholz(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Detroit Tigers8BoxAnibal SanchezJuan Nicasio(none)
Kansas City Royals3Houston Astros2BoxKris MedlenMichael FiersWade Davis
Los Angeles Angels5Oakland Athletics4BoxMike MorinSean DoolittleHuston Street
Texas Rangers8Seattle Mariners0BoxDerek HollandWade Miley(none)
Cleveland Indians1Tampa Bay Rays5BoxXavier CedenoCorey Kluber(none)
New York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJohnny BarbatoBrett CecilAndrew Miller
San Francisco Giants7Colorado Rockies2BoxJeff SamardzijaTyler Chatwood(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTyler ClippardChris HatcherBrad Ziegler
Miami Marlins2New York Mets1BoxDavid PhelpsJim HendersonA.J. Ramos
San Diego Padres0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCharlie MortonRobbie ErlinJeanmar Gomez
Atlanta Braves1Washington Nationals2BoxBlake TreinenJim JohnsonFelipe Rivero

Standings as of 2016-04-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles7701.000--4022185-02-0W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1558273.529
249New York Yankees642.6672.53826122-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1568076.513
4920Tampa Bay Rays734.4294.02327-43-20-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1556590.419
31019Boston Red Sox734.4294.04041-10-23-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1559065.581
51323Toronto Blue Jays835.3754.53133-21-32-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1548668.558
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
226Chicago White Sox752.714--282171-14-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1557382.471
135Kansas City Royals752.714--242134-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1557679.490
358Detroit Tigers642.6670.5352782-22-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1558273.529
41121Cleveland Indians523.4002.02025-51-11-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1569264.590
51530Minnesota Twins707.0005.01330-170-10-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1555996.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Texas Rangers954.556--403551-24-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1539063.588
2713Los Angeles Angels844.5000.52135-142-42-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1547084.455
3816Oakland Athletics945.4441.02629-31-53-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1536588.425
41225Houston Astros835.3751.53845-71-12-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1548173.526
51428Seattle Mariners826.2502.52836-80-52-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1548470.545
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals651.833--231763-12-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1569066.577
2714Miami Marlins633.5002.0302730-23-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1557679.490
31124Philadelphia Phillies835.3753.02432-81-12-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1546886.442
41427New York Mets725.2863.51824-61-41-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1558570.548
51529Atlanta Braves707.0005.52246-240-50-2L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1546886.442
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs761.857--4718291-05-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1549757.630
247Cincinnati Reds752.7141.03423115-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1556392.406
3510Pittsburgh Pirates853.6251.5323113-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1537380.477
4611St. Louis Cardinals743.5712.04829191-03-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1558273.529
51018Milwaukee Brewers734.4293.02239-173-30-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1557085.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants862.750--5027233-13-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1548173.526
2815Los Angeles Dodgers844.5002.04430140-14-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1548767.565
3917Colorado Rockies734.4292.53758-211-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1557283.465
41322Arizona Diamondbacks835.3753.03749-122-51-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1546688.429
51226San Diego Padres835.3753.03646-100-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1546589.422


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Josh WallRP29.081Released by White Sox
Donnie VealRP31.206Released by Rangers
Joel De La CruzP26.307Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Hunter CervenkaRP26.099Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Michael BournLF33.106Released by Braves
Kevin ReiherC21.323Released by Braves
Genison ReyesP24.206Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Josh WalkerP24.116Released by Orioles
Kevin GrendellP 22.233Released by Orioles
Kevin GrendellP 22.233Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Allan Bencidp23.255Released by Orioles
Greg WilliamsP26.103Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Beamer WeemsSS28.259Released by Reds
Grant Fink3B25.119Released by Indians
Hunter BrothersP24.114Released by Rockies
Brock HuntzingerP27.284Released by Rockies
Raffy LopezC28.193Released by Tigers
Wandy RodriguezSP37.084Released by Astros
Julio MorbanCF-LF24.059Released by Dodgers
Austen Smith1B24.071Released by Marlins
Jorge ZavalaP21.306Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jaron LongP24.228Released by Yankees
K.J. AlexanderC24.202Released by Yankees
Taylor DugasOF26.118Released by Yankees
Michael MillerC23.320Released by Padres
Jake LoweryC25.265Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Bobby WilsonC33.004Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew LongleyC27.189Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
James McCannC25.303Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Courtney HawkinsOF 22.151Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Duanel Jones3B22.336Released by Padres
P.J. Jonesc23.046Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Yasmani GrandalC27.155Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Howie KendrickLF32.275Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott Van SlykeLF-1B29.262Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Lower back irritation
David Graybillp22.344San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Suspended 50 games for violation of MLB drug policy for drug of abuse
Brandon AllenIF30.059Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Mark ArmstrongP21.137Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Joel BenderP24.253Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Michael BrantleyLF28.333Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Nick ChristianiRP28.270Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Juan Ciriaco2B25.280Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Austin Davis3B22.351Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Joel De La CruzP26.307Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Francisco DiazC26.022New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Matt Duffy3B27.065Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Jarrod DysonCF31.240Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Peter Fairbanksp22.117Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Luis GonzalezSS21.258Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Eric HaaseC23.115Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Juliandry Higuerap21.218Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Brian HunterC23.141Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Chris LerouxRP31.363Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Lance McCullersSP22.192Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA) for rehab
Dominic Morenop23.031Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Rey Navarro2B-3B26.111Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Zach OsborneIF25.357Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Tim RemesC23.299Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Brendan Ryan3B34.017Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Edgardo Sandovalp19.277Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
David Schmidtp23.081Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Kevin ShackelfordP27.005Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Eric Sogard2B29.325Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab
Justin Toole2B29.214Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Jon WandlingP23.319Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
LeVon WashingtonCF24.261Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Casey WeathersP30.306Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Zack WeissP23.300Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Sutton Whiting2b23.334Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Evan GattisDH29.237Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Brennan BoeschLF31.000Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bryce BrentzRF27.103Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ike Davis1B29.021Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt MurtonOF34.191Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Michael RothRP26.056Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike KickhamRP27.121San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick RumbelowRP24.219New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony CarterP30.008Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ben Carhart3B26.081Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy DowdyC25.273Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Johan Diazp23.162Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Logan BawcomP27.161Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alex BlandinoSS23.157Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Erick CastilloC23.046Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Heri QuevedoP25.309Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jake SmithP25.314San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mark LeiterP25.030Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andrew Brodbeck2b23.080St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brandon LeibrandtP23.120Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chuck TaylorOF 22.203Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody Poncep21.352Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dan LangfieldP25.081Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dillon MaplesP23.338Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gavin LaValley3B21.105Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Hunter AdkinsP25.204Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Jake DrehoffP23.311Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jonathon CrawfordP24.163Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nolan BeckerP24.304Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ronald BuenoSS23.190Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Stuart Levyc23.234Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin Anderson3B23.298Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Chris Chineac21.344St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Emmanuel Ramirezp21.271San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Fernando Baezp24.071Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Guilermo SalasSS21.356Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Jamill MoqueteOF24.059Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Jery ThenP20.342St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Zeke McGranahanP25.099Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Nefi OgandoP26.313Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cameron MaybinCF29.008Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab