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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals2Los Angeles Angels4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,1422:51Chris YoungNick TropeanoFernando Salas (1-1)Chris Young (1-4)Joe Smith (1)Ned YostMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
IntAtlanta Braves4Boston Red Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,3803:02Bud NorrisSteven WrightSteven Wright (2-2)Bud Norris (1-4)-Fredi GonzalezJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALOakland Athletics4Detroit Tigers9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,6363:23Sonny GrayJustin VerlanderJustin Verlander (2-2)Sonny Gray (3-2)-Bob MelvinBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALCleveland Indians6Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,7463:32Josh TomlinJose BerriosJosh Tomlin (3-0)Jose Berrios (0-1)Cody Allen (7)Terry FranconaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALHouston Astros7Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,1733:23Collin McHughHisashi IwakumaCollin McHugh (2-3)Hisashi Iwakuma (0-3)-A.J. HinchScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALBaltimore Orioles3Tampa Bay Rays1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,8502:43Chris TillmanMatt MooreChris Tillman (2-1)Matt Moore (1-2)Zach Britton (5)Buck ShowalterKevin CashTropicana Field
ALNew York Yankees2Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,4772:44CC SabathiaMartin PerezMartin Perez (1-2)CC Sabathia (1-2)Shawn Tolleson (7)Joe GirardiJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALNew York Yankees2Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,4772:44CC SabathiaMartin PerezMartin Perez (1-2)CC Sabathia (1-2)Shawn Tolleson (7)Joe GirardiJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALChicago White Sox4Toronto Blue Jays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,7592:52Jose QuintanaMarco EstradaJose Quintana (3-1)Marco Estrada (1-2)-Robin VenturaJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSt. Louis Cardinals11Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,3393:32Adam WainwrightPatrick CorbinAdam Wainwright (1-3)Patrick Corbin (1-3)-Mike MathenyChip HaleChase Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates9Colorado Rockies8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1221,3544:58Jon NieseJon GrayKyle Lobstein (2-0)Carlos Estevez (0-1)Mark Melancon (5)Clint HurdleWalt WeissCoors Field
NLMiami Marlins2Los Angeles Dodgers0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,9093:03Justin NicolinoScott KazmirJustin Nicolino (1-0)Scott Kazmir (1-2)Jose Urena (1)Don MattinglyDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds2New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,4812:54Jon MoscotMatt HarveyMatt Harvey (2-3)Jon Moscot (0-2)Addison Reed (1)Bryan PriceTerry CollinsCiti field
NLSan Diego Padres9San Francisco Giants13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3573:21Andrew CashnerJeff SamardzijaJeff Samardzija (3-1)Andrew Cashner (1-2)-Andy GreenBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Washington Nationals0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1862:59Jeremy HellicksonGio GonzalezJeremy Hellickson (2-1)Gio Gonzalez (1-1)Jeanmar Gomez (6)Pete MackaninDusty BakerNationals Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-04-27.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles20128.600--8573127-15-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1427765.542
247Boston Red Sox21129.5710.511198135-67-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1418160.574
31120Tampa Bay Rays211011.4762.5717107-63-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1415883.411
41222Toronto Blue Jays231013.4353.59197-65-75-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1397960.568
51325New York Yankees20812.4004.07292-205-73-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1427666.535
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox22166.727--8253296-310-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1406278.443
238Kansas City Royals21129.5713.5777438-34-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1416972.489
3612Cleveland Indians19109.5264.5857783-57-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1428458.592
41016Detroit Tigers201010.5005.0898724-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1417665.539
51428Minnesota Twins22715.3189.07797-206-51-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1405288.371
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Texas Rangers221210.545--958698-44-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1408357.593
2713Seattle Mariners211110.5240.59376173-68-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1417566.532
4817Oakland Athletics221111.5001.07887-93-78-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1405882.414
3918Los Angeles Angels221111.5001.07682-66-65-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1406377.450
51529Houston Astros22715.3185.086114-284-63-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1407763.550
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals20146.700--8252308-36-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1428161.570
234New York Mets20137.6501.08860285-48-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1427468.521
3714Philadelphia Phillies211110.5243.56991-225-56-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1416081.426
41021Miami Marlins20911.4505.07483-92-77-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1417071.496
51530Atlanta Braves21417.19010.569113-441-123-5L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1406476.457
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs20155.750--12354695-210-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1418853.624
246Pittsburgh Pirates22139.5913.0119107125-38-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1396574.468
359St. Louis Cardinals21129.5713.513789485-47-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1417467.525
41224Cincinnati Reds22913.4097.085131-468-51-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1405981.421
51326Milwaukee Brewers20812.4007.079117-385-63-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1426577.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Los Angeles Dodgers221210.545--9982174-58-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1407961.564
2815San Francisco Giants231211.5220.5118102168-64-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1397564.540
3919Arizona Diamondbacks231112.4781.5115124-94-97-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1395881.417
41123Colorado Rockies21912.4292.5112133-214-85-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1416675.468
51427San Diego Padres22715.3185.085120-354-83-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1406179.436

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jorge PolancoSS-3B22.296Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Kyle GibsonSP28.187Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Strained right shoulder
Cory MazzoniRP26.190San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Michael KirkmanRP29.221San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carl CrawfordLF-DH34.265Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Martin Prado3B32.183Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Daniel NorrisP23.002Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Pedro SeverinoC22.281Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Wilson RamosC28.261Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Buck FarmerRP25.066Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Kevan SmithC27.303Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
Hector Sanchezc26.161Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kyle ParkerRF26.209Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Zack WheelerSP25.332New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Travis D'ArnaudC27.076New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Right rotator cuff strain
Rene RiveraC32.271New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt Dominguez3B26.242Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Antoan RichardsonCF32.202Released by Pirates
Steve Lerudc31.196San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
David MurphyLF34.191Announced retirement
Jonathan PettiboneSP25.282Released by Cubs
Ryan TeperaRP28.176Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Pat VenditteP30.301Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Matt McBride1B30.339Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew TriggsP27.042Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Felix DoubrontRP28.187Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Miguel GonzalezSP31.335Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Daniel WebbRP26.252Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Justin NicolinoSP24.157Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Nick WittgrenP24.334Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Cody AndersonSP25.225Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Kyle CrockettRP24.134Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Connor BachP23.307Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Dylan Becker3b23.111St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Ben BracewellP25.220Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Felix CarvalloP22.204Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Phil CokeRP33.282New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Andrew DanielIF23.090Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Yoel EspinalP23.171Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Mike FaganP23.350Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Jose GarciaC21.175New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Raywilly GomezC26.092New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Lucas HarrellRP30.328Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Roberto HernandezRP35.240Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kevin JohnsonP25.022Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Brett Lilekp22.260Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Jake LoweryC25.280Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Justin MarksP28.106Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Yairo MunozSS21.094Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sean O'ConnellP24.137Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Trevor OaksP23.032Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Orlando Oliveraof25.192St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Cody PalmquistP22.019Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Andy PazC23.112Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Cesar PuelloCF-RF25.026New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Raphael RamirezOF20.134New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Logan Ratledgess23.281Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Jose RegaladoP24.160Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Mikey ReynoldsIF25.251St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Garabez RosaSS26.197Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Justin SeagerIF23.347Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Eric StametsIF24.215Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Angel VillalonaIF25.257San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Miguel GonzalezC25.145Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Alberth MartinezCF25.094San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Loek Van MilP31.224Released by Twins
Zach NudingP26.029Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to AZL Angels (Rk)
Bryton TrepagnierP24.222Released by Braves
David Schmidtp23.096Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Edgardo Sandovalp19.292Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Juancito MartinezRF26.321Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin MaffeiOF24.244Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Shane DawsonP 22.230Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Akeem BostickP20.359Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brian NavarretoC21.119Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris RiveraSS21.048St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
David LyonC26.098Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Garrett Stubbsc22.336Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
James Kaprielianp22.056New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jimmy BoscoOF24.342Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jose FernandezSS22.342Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joshua LopezC20.054St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Kevin ComerP23.269Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Lednier Ricardoc28.105New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Michael DannerOF24.222Released by White Sox
Adonis Paula3B21.310Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Alex Youngp22.230Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Anderson Millerof21.356Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Sepulveda2b19.243Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Cornelius Randolphof18.329Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
David Lucroyp23.236Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Dustin DriverP21.198Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Evan SmithP20.254Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ian Ricec22.251Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Jake BurnetteP23.260Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Jason Richmanp22.194Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Kenny Koplovep22.268Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Lou Distasiop22.081San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Natanael RamosC22.312New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick KielP23.148Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Omarlin LopezP22.201Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Scott FrazierP24.146Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Silento SaylesCF21.030Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Steve Laurino1b23.112Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Trace LoehrSS20.340Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Will RemillardC23.221Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Inactive
Zach Coppolaof21.353Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Chipper SmithP 26.095Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Assignment Unknown
Ben PaullusP26.239San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Inactive