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Games on 2016-05-02

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins6Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,2433:08Jose BerriosDallas KeuchelJose Berrios (1-1)Dallas Keuchel (2-4)-Paul MolitorA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
IntWashington Nationals2Kansas City Royals0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,3943:09Gio GonzalezEdinson VolquezGio Gonzalez (2-1)Edinson Volquez (3-2)Jonathan Papelbon (9)Dusty BakerNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners4Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch910,5352:45Nathan KarnsKendall GravemanNathan Karns (3-1)Kendall Graveman (1-3)Steve Cishek (7)Scott ServaisBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALTexas Rangers2Toronto Blue Jays1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,3232:44A.J. GriffinR.A. DickeyTony Barnette (1-1)Gavin Floyd (0-2)Shawn Tolleson (9)Jeff BanisterJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSan Francisco Giants9Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,8293:17Johnny CuetoBrandon FinneganVin Mazzaro (1-0)J.C. Ramirez (0-2)Santiago Casilla (5)Bruce BochyBryan PriceGreat American Ba
IntLos Angeles Angels5Milwaukee Brewers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,3523:30Jered WeaverJimmy NelsonJimmy Nelson (4-2)Jered Weaver (3-1)-Mike SciosciaCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLAtlanta Braves1New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,8472:31Mike FoltynewiczBartolo ColonBartolo Colon (2-1)Mike Foltynewicz (0-1)-Fredi GonzalezTerry CollinsCiti field
NLChicago Cubs7Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,3763:18Jason HammelGerrit ColeJason Hammel (4-0)Gerrit Cole (2-3)-Joe MaddonClint HurdlePNC Park
NLColorado Rockies1San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,0133:01Jon GrayJames ShieldsJames Shields (1-4)Jon Gray (0-1)Fernando Rodney (5)Walt WeissAndy GreenPetco Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,4383:01Jeremy HellicksonAdam WainwrightAdam Wainwright (2-3)Jeremy Hellickson (2-2)-Pete MackaninMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-05-02.

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
246Baltimore Orioles241410.5830.510993169-35-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1387563.543
31020Tampa Bay Rays241113.4583.57785-88-83-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1385781.413
41223Toronto Blue Jays271215.4444.010610515-87-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1357758.570
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
237Detroit Tigers241410.5833.011598175-69-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1377265.526
3712Kansas City Royals251312.5204.58184-38-45-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1376869.496
41121Cleveland Indians221012.4556.0928753-57-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1398455.604
51428Minnesota Twins26818.30810.091118-276-82-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1365185.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Texas Rangers261511.577--1141001410-55-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1368056.588
2611Seattle Mariners251411.5600.510583225-79-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1377265.526
3817Oakland Athletics271314.4812.594104-105-98-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1355679.415
4919Los Angeles Angels261214.4623.094107-136-66-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1366274.456
51529Houston Astros26818.3087.094130-364-74-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1367660.559
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals25187.720--10161408-410-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1377760.562
234New York Mets24168.6671.511273398-58-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1387167.514
359Philadelphia Phillies261511.5773.585108-238-57-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1365680.412
4915Miami Marlins241212.5005.597108-112-710-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1376770.489
51530Atlanta Braves25619.24012.080129-491-125-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1366274.456
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs24186.750--14663837-311-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1378552.620
248Pittsburgh Pirates261511.5774.0135122137-58-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1356372.467
3816St. Louis Cardinals261313.5006.0153112416-77-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1367363.537
41224Milwaukee Brewers251015.4008.5111147-367-83-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1376374.460
51426Cincinnati Reds261016.3859.099154-558-62-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1365878.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613San Francisco Giants271413.519--139128118-66-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1357362.541
2714Los Angeles Dodgers261313.5000.51069795-88-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1367858.574
31018Colorado Rockies251213.4801.0133140-74-88-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1376374.460
41122Arizona Diamondbacks271215.4442.0123144-215-127-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1355778.422
51325San Diego Padres261016.3853.597125-285-85-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1365878.426

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Adam MooreC31.359Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Roberto PerezC27.130Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right thumb, Surgery
Shane RobinsonLF31.184Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
C.J. WilsonSP35.165Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Craig GentryCF32.155Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Right lumbar spine strain
A.J. AchterRP27.248Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Wilson RamosC28.266Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Sean BurnettRP33.227Released by Dodgers
Blayne WellerP26.092Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jordan CooperP26.357Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose MonegroP26.225Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Berry Tannerp26.009Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Jose VelezP26.239Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Radley HaddadC25.356New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
T.J. OlesczukOF24.087Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Yoely BelloP25.137Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Drew Bridges3B21.088New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Travis Maezesss22.143Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Anthony AlfordOF 21.286Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joshua Banuelos1B24.242Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Logan BawcomP27.181Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jordan BettsIF24.209Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Charles BrewerRP28.025Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Cesar CabralP27.080Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Ross DetwilerRP30.057Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Kaleb EarlsP23.046Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Christian FriedrichRP28.299San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Kevin GrendellP 22.253Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Mitch Gunsolus3b23.099Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Kris HallP24.329Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Oscar HernandezC22.297Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt KennellyC27.042Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Emerson Landoni2B27.072Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Alexander LaviskyC25.109Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Adam LawSS-2B26.086Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Trace LoehrSS20.345Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Quinnton Mackof24.081Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Alex MejiaIF25.104St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon MorrowSP31.280San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Steven OkertP24.298San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Juan PerezP20.285St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Jace Peterson2B25.358Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Elias PinalesP23.176Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Jesus Reyesp23.070Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Mikey ReynoldsIF25.256St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
David RichardsonP25.091Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
John RichyP23.278Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Bryan RodriguezP24.301San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Jorge RodriguezP22.045St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Elvis RubioOF21.304Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Josh Satin1b-3B31.130San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Zach Shieldsof22.355Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Drew Smithp22.220Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Kenny Towns3b23.134Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Angel VillalonaIF25.262San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jason WheelerP25.187Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Brandon HicksSS30.230Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Leury GarciaCF25.045Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Reymond FuentesCF25.079Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
David BoteSS 23.025Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
O'Koyea Dickson1B26.082Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brennan SmithP26.271Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Forrestt AlldayOF25.008Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis MarteSS22.138Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon BrosherOF21.074New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Brandon Kochp22.128Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Franklin GuzmanOF24.088Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jairo MunozP24.264Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sean Reid-FoleyP20.246Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Daniel Kihleof22.213Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Jordan ParoubeckCF21.181Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Manuel Guzman2B21.081Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Bryce BandillaP26.105San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assignment Unknown
Tanner PetersP25.269Released by Athletics