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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox8Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,1523:42Mat LatosKevin GausmanNate Jones (2-0)Zach Britton (1-1)-Robin VenturaBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALNew York Yankees0Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,9013:30Michael PinedaRick PorcelloRick Porcello (5-0)Michael Pineda (1-3)-Joe GirardiJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,1092:51Jordan ZimmermannTyler DuffeyJordan Zimmermann (5-0)Tyler Duffey (0-1)Francisco Rodriguez (6)Brad AusmusPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALHouston Astros0Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,0842:27Chris DevenskiJesse HahnJesse Hahn (1-0)Chris Devenski (0-1)Ryan Madson (8)A.J. HinchBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals0Seattle Mariners6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,4442:28Yordano VenturaWade MileyWade Miley (2-2)Yordano Ventura (2-1)-Ned YostScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALToronto Blue Jays3Tampa Bay Rays4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,9482:52J.A. HappChris ArcherXavier Cedeno (2-0)Brett Cecil (0-5)-John GibbonsKevin CashTropicana Field
ALLos Angeles Angels2Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5712:55Matt ShoemakerDerek HollandDerek Holland (3-1)Matt Shoemaker (1-4)-Mike SciosciaJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALLos Angeles Angels2Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5712:55Matt ShoemakerDerek HollandDerek Holland (3-1)Matt Shoemaker (1-4)-Mike SciosciaJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLColorado Rockies5Arizona Diamondbacks2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,9873:16Chris RusinZack GreinkeChad Qualls (2-0)Brad Ziegler (1-1)Jake McGee (5)Walt WeissChip HaleChase Field
NLSan Diego Padres5Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,7403:06Colin ReaRoss StriplingColin Rea (2-1)Ross Stripling (0-2)Fernando Rodney (4)Andy GreenDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLMiami Marlins7Milwaukee Brewers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,1933:24Wei-Yin ChenChase AndersonWei-Yin Chen (2-1)Chase Anderson (1-3)David Phelps (1)Don MattinglyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLSan Francisco Giants5New York Mets6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,4663:09Matt CainJacob deGromJacob deGrom (3-0)Matt Cain (0-3)Jeurys Familia (8)Bruce BochyTerry CollinsCiti field
IntCleveland Indians3Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,6363:03Trevor BauerJerad EickhoffAndrew Bailey (1-0)Tommy Hunter (0-1)Jeanmar Gomez (8)Terry FranconaPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLCincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,8103:17Alfredo SimonFrancisco LirianoFrancisco Liriano (2-1)Alfredo Simon (0-3)Mark Melancon (7)Bryan PriceClint HurdlePNC Park
NLWashington Nationals6St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,7233:02Joe RossJaime GarciaJoe Ross (3-0)Jaime Garcia (1-2)-Dusty BakerMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-04-30.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Baltimore Orioles23149.609--10886229-25-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1397564.540
237Boston Red Sox241410.5830.5126105217-77-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1387959.572
3918Tampa Bay Rays231112.4783.07680-48-73-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1395782.410
41223Toronto Blue Jays251114.4404.0100102-25-76-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1377859.569
51326New York Yankees22814.3645.574104-305-73-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1407664.543
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago White Sox25178.680--9576196-311-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1376176.445
2511Detroit Tigers231310.5653.010993165-68-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1387365.529
3712Kansas City Royals231211.5224.07781-48-34-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1396970.496
41020Cleveland Indians211011.4765.0918563-57-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1408456.600
51428Minnesota Twins24717.2929.580110-306-71-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1385286.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers241410.583--106901610-44-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1388157.587
2610Seattle Mariners231310.5650.510076245-68-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1397366.525
3814Oakland Athletics251312.5201.59098-85-78-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1375681.409
41122Los Angeles Angels241113.4583.08093-136-65-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1386375.457
51529Houston Astros24717.2927.090123-334-63-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1387761.558
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals23167.696--9360338-48-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1397960.568
233New York Mets22157.6820.510766417-48-3W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1407268.514
358Philadelphia Phillies241410.5832.58097-177-57-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1385781.413
4613Miami Marlins231211.5224.09294-22-710-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1386771.486
51530Atlanta Braves23518.21711.075122-471-124-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1386375.457
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs22175.773--13657797-210-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1398653.619
245Pittsburgh Pirates24159.6253.0128109197-38-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1376374.460
3715St. Louis Cardinals241212.5006.0142103395-67-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1387464.536
41325Cincinnati Reds24915.3759.087140-538-51-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1385979.428
51427Milwaukee Brewers23815.3489.589137-485-83-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1396574.468
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1916Los Angeles Dodgers251213.480--1059784-88-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1377958.577
2817San Francisco Giants251213.480--12412138-64-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1377562.547
31019Colorado Rockies231112.478--126135-94-87-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1396475.460
41121Arizona Diamondbacks261214.4620.5120138-185-117-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1365779.419
51224San Diego Padres24915.3752.595123-284-85-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1385979.428


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Grant BalfourRP38.121Announced retirement
Charlie BlackmonCF29.303Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Daniel WebbRP26.255Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow flexor inflammation
Tom KahnleRP26.266Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Sam FuldLF34.161Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Sean ManaeaSP24.089Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew TriggsP27.045Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Chris BassittSP27.067Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Torn ligament, right elbow, Tommy John surgery
Cole GillespieRF31.314Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Antoan RichardsonCF32.205Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Cam BedrosianRP24.211Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Wandy RodriguezSP37.102Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jay BruceRF29.027Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Adrian AbreuC24.321New York MetsColumbia (A)Reinstated to active roster
Audie Afenirc24.075New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Ozzie AlbiesSS19.113Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Marlon AveaC22.242Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Chad BellP27.061Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Cody Bellinger1B20.292Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Danny De la Callec23.224Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jose Duartec23.007Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Justin FerrellP22.009Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Ian Gibautp22.162Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Jay GonzalezOF25.140Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Eric HaaseC23.133Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jon Harrisp22.196Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Reinstated to active roster
Juliandry Higuerap21.236Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Paul Hoenecke3B25.296Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Kyle Holderss21.340New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Jeff Kinleyp24.075Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Pat LightP25.032Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Seth LugoP26.164New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Matt MagillSP26.171Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Camden MaronC25.100Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
El'Hajj MuhammadP24.298Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Michael O'Nealp23.329Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Chad OberackerLF27.106Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Nick RicklesC26.087Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Rob ScahillRP29.074Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Troy ScribnerP24.303Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Yaisel Sierrap24.330Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Seth SimmonsP27.320Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Layne SomsenP26.329Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Jackson StephensP 21.354Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Rodrigo TakahashiP19.097Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Matt TomshawP27.134Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Andrew TriggsP27.045Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Jackson WilliamsC29.351Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Enmanuel ZabalaOF21.213New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Andrew SusacC26.039San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bobby KoreckyP36.227Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Triunfelss26.062Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Tyler MooreLF29.090Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew LongleyC27.207Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Anthony GallasLF28.138Released by Indians
Ben Carhart3B26.099Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Braeden SchlehuberC28.114Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
John Wernerp24.118Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Yhoxian MedinaSS25.354Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Angel VillalonaIF25.260San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dace KimeP24.055Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Emilio GuerreroSS23.252Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Heri QuevedoP25.327Released by Red Sox
Jake Hensonc22.269Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Juan SantosP20.244Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Michael JensenP25.141Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tucker NathansIF27.175Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Josh WirsuP22.238St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Robbie PerkinsC21.336Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Wyatt StrahanP23.012Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Fernando Perezp22.134Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Jack Graham2b23.232Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jeffeson Medinap21.334Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Tyler Stephensonc19.257Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Zack Bowersc22.198San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training