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Games on 2016-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Baltimore Orioles0BoxCC SabathiaTyler Wilson(none)
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox2BoxClay BuchholzCarlos RodonCraig Kimbrel
Detroit Tigers0Cleveland Indians4BoxCorey KluberAnibal Sanchez(none)
Minnesota Twins4Houston Astros16BoxScott FeldmanPhil Hughes(none)
Washington Nationals13Kansas City Royals2BoxStephen StrasburgKris Medlen(none)
Seattle Mariners9Oakland Athletics8BoxMike MontgomeryJohn AxfordSteve Cishek
Los Angeles Dodgers5Tampa Bay Rays8BoxErasmo RamirezAlex WoodAlex Colome
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRoberto OsunaTony Barnette(none)
San Francisco Giants4Cincinnati Reds7BoxDan StrailyJake Peavy(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Miami Marlins4BoxJose FernandezRubby de la RosaA.J. Ramos
Los Angeles Angels7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxFernando SalasTyler ThornburgJoe Smith
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets8BoxSteven MatzJhoulys Chacin(none)
Chicago Cubs6Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJon LesterJuan Nicasio(none)
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres0BoxTyler ChatwoodCesar VargasJake McGee
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxKevin SiegristJeanmar Gomez(none)

Standings as of 2016-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Boston Red Sox271611.593--140118228-78-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1357758.570
247Baltimore Orioles261511.5770.51131011210-45-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1367462.544
3918Toronto Blue Jays291415.4833.011310947-87-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1337558.564
41121Tampa Bay Rays261214.4623.590100-109-93-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1365680.412
51327New York Yankees25916.3606.089116-275-74-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1377562.547
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox28199.679--10883257-412-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1345975.440
259Detroit Tigers261412.5384.011810995-69-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1357263.533
3713Kansas City Royals271413.5194.590103-139-55-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1356768.496
4816Cleveland Indians241212.5005.010390135-57-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1378255.599
51529Minnesota Twins28820.28611.099140-416-82-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1345183.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners271611.593--12293295-711-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1357065.519
2611Texas Rangers281513.5361.51181071110-55-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1348054.597
31020Los Angeles Angels281315.4643.5105115-106-67-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1346173.455
41222Oakland Athletics291316.4484.0104121-175-118-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1335677.421
51428Houston Astros281018.3576.5116138-226-74-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1347460.552
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals27198.704--12070508-411-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1357659.563
234New York Mets26179.6541.512076449-68-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1367066.515
348Philadelphia Phillies281612.5713.590113-238-58-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1345579.410
4510Miami Marlins261412.5384.5108115-74-710-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1356570.481
51530Atlanta Braves27720.25912.083137-541-126-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1346173.455
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs26206.769--15966937-313-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1358352.615
2612Pittsburgh Pirates281513.5366.013813537-78-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1336370.474
3817St. Louis Cardinals281414.5007.0158117417-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1347262.537
41224Milwaukee Brewers271116.4079.5119158-398-93-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1356273.459
51426Cincinnati Reds281117.39310.0107161-549-72-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1345777.425
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714San Francisco Giants291514.517--146136108-67-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1337261.541
2915Los Angeles Dodgers281414.5000.5121110115-89-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1347757.575
31019Colorado Rockies271314.4811.0138146-84-89-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1356273.459
41123Arizona Diamondbacks291217.4143.0130155-255-127-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1335776.429
51325San Diego Padres281117.3933.5103130-276-95-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1345777.425


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chad GirodoRP25.087Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
J.R. GrahamRP26.110Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
J.J. HardySS33.258Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left foot
Ryan Flaherty2B29.281Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Tony ZychP25.270Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Right rotator cuff tendinitis
Steve JohnsonRP28.247Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt SzczurLF26.288Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Christian Villanueva3B24.320Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ryan KalishLF28.037Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
John LambSP25.298Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
James McCannC25.325Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Nefi OgandoP26.335Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Bobby WilsonC33.026Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from Tigers to Rangers for Chad Bell
Chad BellP27.065Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Traded from Rangers to Tigers for Bobby Wilson
Chris GimenezC33.128Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL and designated for assignment
Carson SmithRP26.197Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Junior GuerraSP31.108Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Sam FreemanRP28.315Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Matt BuschmannRP32.081Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Chad BellP27.065Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Yoely BelloP25.139Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Ryan Burrp21.341Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jack Charlestonp23.232Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Christopher Comitop19.313Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Cody EgeRP24.362Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Edgar GarciaP28.227Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Yeudi Grullon2B21.290Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Brendon Hayden1b23.129Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Activated from disabled list
Drew HayesRP28.244Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Jordan HollowayP19.325Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Ryan HorstmanP23.288Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Kyle HunterP26.320Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Michael JensenP25.145Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Erison MendezOF24.000Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Alex MeyerRP26.121Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Jared MillerP22.256Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Sean Millerss21.206Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Mark MontgomeryP25.247New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Tyler MooreLF29.094Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Osmer MoralesP23.186Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Ryan O'Hearn1B22.282Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Nick PasqualeP 25.189Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Alex Perezss23.192Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Gregorio Petit3B31.145Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Rohn PierceP23.103Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Seth RosinRP27.183San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B29.019Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Kraig SittonP27.295Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Troy StokesOF20.092Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Billy Strodep23.267Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Michael SuiterCF24.025Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Andrew TolesCF23.345Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Steven TollesonSS32.185Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan WalkerIF24.039Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Blair WaltersP26.177Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Tanner Witt2b25.099Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Matt WotherspoonP24.211New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Dale ThayerRP35.138Released by Dodgers
Joey GalloLF22.166Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kanekoa TexeiraP30.087Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Herlis RodriguezOF21.328Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sutton Whiting2b23.356Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Jason CreasyP23.356Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Troy ScribnerP24.307Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Angelo Gumbs2B23.203Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Juliandry Higuerap21.240Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Brody GreerIF24.355Released by Diamondbacks
Conor Harberp22.137Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Mitch Ghelfic23.222Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler Bortnick2B28.306Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Left oblique strain
Drew StubbsLF31.212Released by Braves
Collin Chapmanp23.123Released by Rays