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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox7Baltimore Orioles1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,8033:07Chris SaleUbaldo JimenezChris Sale (6-0)Ubaldo Jimenez (1-3)-Robin VenturaBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALNew York Yankees7Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,2793:17Nathan EovaldiDavid PriceDavid Price (4-0)Ivan Nova (1-1)Craig Kimbrel (8)Joe GirardiJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,7493:33Mike PelfreyRicky NolascoMark Lowe (1-0)Ryan Pressly (1-2)Francisco Rodriguez (7)Brad AusmusPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALHouston Astros2Oakland Athletics1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1352:50Doug FisterRich HillDoug Fister (2-3)Rich Hill (3-3)Luke Gregerson (5)A.J. HinchBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals4Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,0533:14Ian KennedyTaijuan WalkerIan Kennedy (3-2)Taijuan Walker (2-1)Wade Davis (8)Ned YostScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALToronto Blue Jays5Tampa Bay Rays1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,2172:34Marcus StromanJake OdorizziMarcus Stroman (4-0)Xavier Cedeno (2-1)-John GibbonsKevin CashTropicana Field
ALLos Angeles Angels9Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,4013:33Garrett RichardsCole HamelsGreg Mahle (1-0)Tom Wilhelmsen (1-2)-Mike SciosciaJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALLos Angeles Angels9Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,4013:33Garrett RichardsCole HamelsGreg Mahle (1-0)Tom Wilhelmsen (1-2)-Mike SciosciaJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLColorado Rockies6Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,4583:23Chad BettisShelby MillerChad Bettis (3-1)Shelby Miller (0-3)Jake McGee (6)Walt WeissChip HaleChase Field
NLAtlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1040,1643:04Julio TeheranJohn LackeyArodys Vizcaino (1-0)Hector Rondon (0-1)Jason Grilli (2)Fredi GonzalezJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch949,2712:07Drew PomeranzClayton KershawClayton Kershaw (3-1)Drew Pomeranz (2-3)-Andy GreenDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLMiami Marlins5Milwaukee Brewers14Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,1813:21Tom KoehlerWily PeraltaWily Peralta (2-3)Tom Koehler (2-3)-Don MattinglyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLSan Francisco Giants6New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,0773:19Madison BumgarnerNoah SyndergaardMadison Bumgarner (3-2)Noah Syndergaard (2-1)-Bruce BochyTerry CollinsCiti field
IntCleveland Indians1Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,8092:40Danny SalazarVincent VelasquezVincent Velasquez (4-1)Danny Salazar (2-2)Hector Neris (1)Terry FranconaPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLCincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1128,7553:42Tim AdlemanJeff LockeBlake Wood (3-0)Ryan Vogelsong (1-1)-Bryan PriceClint HurdlePNC Park
NLWashington Nationals6St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,9332:47Max ScherzerCarlos MartinezMax Scherzer (3-1)Carlos Martinez (4-1)-Dusty BakerMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-05-01.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox251510.600--134112228-77-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1377859.569
239Baltimore Orioles241410.5830.510993169-35-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1387563.543
31020Toronto Blue Jays261214.4623.510510325-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1367759.566
41121Tampa Bay Rays241113.4583.57785-88-83-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1385781.413
51327New York Yankees23815.3486.081112-315-73-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1397663.547
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox26188.692--10277256-312-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1366076.441
248Detroit Tigers241410.5833.011598175-69-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1377265.526
3611Kansas City Royals241311.5424.08182-18-35-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1386870.493
41222Cleveland Indians221012.4556.0928753-57-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1398455.604
51529Minnesota Twins25718.28010.585116-316-81-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1375285.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Texas Rangers251411.560--112991310-54-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1378156.591
2712Seattle Mariners241311.5420.510180215-78-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1387365.529
3813Oakland Athletics261313.5001.591100-95-88-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1365680.412
4919Los Angeles Angels251213.4802.08999-106-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1376275.453
51428Houston Astros25817.3206.092124-324-64-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1377661.555
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals24177.708--9961388-49-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1387860.565
234New York Mets23158.6521.510872367-58-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1397267.518
356Philadelphia Phillies251510.6002.58298-168-57-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1375681.409
4714Miami Marlins241212.5005.097108-112-710-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1376770.489
51530Atlanta Braves24618.25011.079125-461-125-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1376275.453
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs23176.739--13961787-310-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1388652.623
247Pittsburgh Pirates251510.6003.0133115187-48-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1366373.463
31018St. Louis Cardinals251213.4806.0143109345-77-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1377463.540
41224Cincinnati Reds251015.4008.093145-528-52-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1375879.423
51325Milwaukee Brewers24915.3758.5103142-396-83-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1386474.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3816San Francisco Giants261313.500--13012288-65-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1367462.544
1617Colorado Rockies241212.500--132138-64-88-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1386375.457
2915Los Angeles Dodgers261313.500--1069795-88-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1367858.574
41123Arizona Diamondbacks271215.4441.5123144-215-127-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1355778.422
51426San Diego Padres25916.3603.595124-294-85-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1375978.431


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Zac CurtisRP23.301Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Keith HesslerRP27.047Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Colton MurrayRP26.009Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Dalier HinojosaRP30.080Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Right hand contusion
Vincent MazzaroRP29.216San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jared HughesRP30.301Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Jesse HahnSP26.275Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Marco Hernandez2B23.237Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Kyle SkipworthC26.061Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Raisel IglesiasSP26.117Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder impingement
Tim AdlemanSP28.170Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
David RobertsonCL31.022Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Tom KahnleRP26.267Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Chris WithrowRP27.030Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Victor Araujop23.173Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Tyler BremerP26.145Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Daniel CamarenaP23.173New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Matt CappsP32.241Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Deivy CastilloOF20.285Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Michael CrottaP31.219Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Yoel EspinalP23.175Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Rafael FernandezSS22.010Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from disabled list
Michael HeeschP25.351St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Matt JuengelIF26.108Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Scott LymanP26.041Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Luke MaileC25.084Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chris MazzaP26.196Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Ryan McCormickp22.047Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Daniel MengdenP23.071Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Tyler MizenkoP26.022San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Spencer NavinC23.263Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Zach NudingP26.033Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Felipe PaulinoP32.209Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Anthony RanaudoRP26.234Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Lednier Ricardoc28.109New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Bruce RondonRP25.143Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jose RosarioSS-2B24.154New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Pedro SeverinoC22.285Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Matt ShoemakerSP29.216Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Troy SteinC24.014Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Dansby Swansonss22.079Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)