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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,0832:43Luis SeverinoChris TillmanChris Tillman (3-1)Luis Severino (0-4)Darren O'Day (2)Joe GirardiBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALBoston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,0252:53Steven WrightJose QuintanaJose Quintana (4-1)Steven Wright (2-3)David Robertson (9)John FarrellRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALBoston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,0252:53Steven WrightJose QuintanaJose Quintana (4-1)Steven Wright (2-3)David Robertson (9)John FarrellRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALDetroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,0223:12Justin VerlanderJosh TomlinJosh Tomlin (4-0)Justin Verlander (2-3)-Brad AusmusTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALMinnesota Twins4Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,1533:01Alex MeyerCollin McHughCollin McHugh (3-3)Alex Meyer (0-1)Luke Gregerson (6)Paul MolitorA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
IntWashington Nationals6Kansas City Royals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,7293:05Tanner RoarkChris YoungChien-Ming Wang (1-0)Jonathan Papelbon (0-2)-Dusty BakerNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners8Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,5842:38Hisashi IwakumaSonny GrayHisashi Iwakuma (1-3)Sonny Gray (3-3)-Scott ServaisBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntLos Angeles Dodgers10Tampa Bay Rays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,1163:11Scott KazmirMatt MooreScott Kazmir (2-2)Matt Moore (1-3)Kenley Jansen (10)Dave RobertsKevin CashTropicana Field
ALTexas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1024,4373:25Martin PerezMarco EstradaJoe Biagini (1-1)Phil Klein (0-1)-Jeff BanisterJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSan Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,3093:05Jeff SamardzijaJohn LambJeff Samardzija (4-1)Caleb Cotham (0-1)Santiago Casilla (6)Bruce BochyBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLArizona Diamondbacks4Miami Marlins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,3233:11Patrick CorbinJustin NicolinoJustin Nicolino (2-0)Andrew Chafin (0-1)A.J. Ramos (8)Chip HaleDon MattinglyMarlins Park
IntLos Angeles Angels4Milwaukee Brewers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,1802:41Nick TropeanoJunior GuerraJunior Guerra (1-0)Nick Tropeano (1-1)Jeremy Jeffress (7)Mike SciosciaCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLAtlanta Braves3New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,3562:38Matt WislerMatt HarveyMatt Wisler (1-2)Matt Harvey (2-4)Arodys Vizcaino (3)Fredi GonzalezTerry CollinsCiti field
NLChicago Cubs7Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,1952:31Jake ArrietaJon NieseJake Arrieta (6-0)Jon Niese (3-1)-Joe MaddonClint HurdlePNC Park
NLColorado Rockies3San Diego Padres6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,3942:46Eddie ButlerAndrew CashnerAndrew Cashner (2-2)Eddie Butler (0-1)Fernando Rodney (6)Walt WeissAndy GreenPetco Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,0872:31Aaron NolaMichael WachaAaron Nola (2-2)Michael Wacha (2-2)Jeanmar Gomez (9)Pete MackaninMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-05-03.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles251510.600--113941910-35-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1377463.540
237Boston Red Sox261511.5770.5135116198-77-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1367858.574
31018Toronto Blue Jays281315.4643.510910636-87-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1347658.567
41222Tampa Bay Rays251114.4404.08295-138-93-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1375780.416
51328New York Yankees24816.3336.582116-345-73-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1387662.551
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox27198.704--10678287-312-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1355976.437
259Detroit Tigers251411.5604.0118105135-69-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1367264.529
3712Kansas City Royals261412.5384.58890-29-45-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1366769.493
4817Cleveland Indians231112.4786.0999094-57-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1388355.601
51529Minnesota Twins27819.29611.095124-296-82-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1355184.378
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Seattle Mariners261511.577--11385285-710-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1367165.522
2611Texas Rangers271512.5560.51151031210-55-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1358055.593
3919Oakland Athletics281315.4643.096112-165-108-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1345678.418
41121Los Angeles Angels271215.4443.598112-146-66-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1356273.459
51427Houston Astros27918.3336.5100134-345-74-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1357560.556
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals26188.692--10768398-410-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1367759.566
234New York Mets25169.6401.511276368-68-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1377166.518
346Philadelphia Phillies271611.5932.586108-228-58-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1355580.407
4714Miami Marlins251312.5204.5104112-83-710-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1366670.485
51530Atlanta Braves26719.26911.083129-461-126-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1356174.452
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs25196.760--15364897-312-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1368452.618
2510Pittsburgh Pirates271512.5565.013612977-68-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1346371.470
3916St. Louis Cardinals271314.4817.0153113406-87-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1357362.541
41224Milwaukee Brewers261115.4238.5116151-358-83-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1366274.456
51426Cincinnati Reds271017.37010.0100157-578-72-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1355877.430
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613San Francisco Giants281513.536--142129138-67-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1347262.537
2815Los Angeles Dodgers271413.5190.5116102145-89-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1357758.570
31020Colorado Rockies261214.4622.0136146-104-88-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1366373.463
41123Arizona Diamondbacks281216.4293.0127151-245-127-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1345777.425
51325San Diego Padres271116.4073.5103128-256-85-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1355778.422


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Trevor Plouffe3B29.322Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh RavinRP28.103Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Suspended 80 games for violation of MLB drug policy for PED
Devin MesoracoC27.318Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Torn labrum, left shoulder
Ramon CabreraC26.179Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Michael KirkmanRP29.227San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Alex DickersonLF25.342San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Drew StubbsLF31.211Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chase D'ArnaudLF29.102Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Reid Brignac2B30.107Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joe WielandP26.102Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Mac WilliamsonOF25.292San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Matt Tuiasosopolf29.358Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike FoltynewiczSP24.209Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Luke CarlinC35.134Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ross DetwilerRP30.058Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Sean BurnettRP33.228Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Junior Arias3B24.115San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon BayardiOF25.157Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jeff BeliveauP29.106Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Didimo Bracho2b19.243Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Brandon BrennanP24.282Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Mike BroadwayRP29.034San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Sean BurnettRP33.228Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jose CasillaP26.347San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Keith CouchP26.179Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Ryan Court3B27.340Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Jose De LeonP23.269Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mitch DelfinoIF25.110San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Eric FornataroP28.122Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Sal GiardinaC24.003Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Miguel GonzalezC25.151Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jabari HenryOF25.173Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Marco Hernandez2B23.239Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Tyler IhrigP24.229Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Sherman JohnsonIF25.292Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Raffy LopezC28.214Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
David Lucroyp23.242Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Raymar Navarrop25.045Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Brian O'KeefeC22.292St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
T.J. OlesczukOF24.088Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Red PattersonP28.358Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jorge PolancoSS-3B22.302Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Reinier RoibalP27.104Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Deibinson Romero3B29.221New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Angel RosaSS23.226Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Tim ShibuyaP26.231Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Carlos Triunfelss26.065Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Casey TurgeonSS23.217St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Jose ValdezP26.063Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Brandon Waddellp21.334Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Neil WagnerRP32.123Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andrew WalterP25.197Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Blayne WellerP26.093Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Zach Welzof23.361Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Andrew BellattiRP24.272Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cory MazzoniRP26.196Released by Padres
Rob WootenRP30.286Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Taylor JordanRP27.106Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tony Campanacf29.338Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Yunesky MayaRP34.248Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jhombeyker Moralesss21.290Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Martin AgostaP25.026San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Nick RicklesC26.090Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Reymin GuduanP24.048Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Scott BrattvetP24.287Released by Reds
Tom BelzaRF-2B26.276Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Greg Brodzinskic24.285Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Yeyfry Del RosarioP22.006Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Chris Powellp23.224Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
David Fletcherss21.337Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jeff Kinleyp24.078Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
John PoloniusSS25.110San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assignment Unknown
Matt Pare1B25.167San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Maxx Tissenbaum2B24.283Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael O'Nealp23.332Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Michael PritchardOF24.175St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ronald PenaP 24.227Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Tanner ChleboradP23.180Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Zach HirschP25.301Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Cody Popep22.355Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Gustavo Cabreraof20.101San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Jhon NunezC21.149Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Joe McCarthyof22.069Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Luke Harrisonp23.067St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Matthew Popep21.302San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Sasha KuebelP23.305Released by Cardinals
Telmito Agustinof19.206Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Kyle SimmonsP24.221Released by Nationals
Nate HyattIF-P25.219Announced retirement