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Games on 2016-05-06

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTampa Bay Rays5Los Angeles Angels2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,2533:06Chris ArcherCory RasmusChris Archer (2-4)Cory Rasmus (0-2)Alex Colome (7)Kevin CashMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,0542:54Ricky NolascoMat LatosMat Latos (5-0)Ricky Nolasco (1-1)-Paul MolitorRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALMinnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,0542:54Ricky NolascoMat LatosMat Latos (5-0)Ricky Nolasco (1-1)-Paul MolitorRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALKansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,5872:44Yordano VenturaDanny SalazarDanny Salazar (3-2)Yordano Ventura (2-2)-Ned YostTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALTexas Rangers5Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,5222:31Cole HamelsJordan ZimmermannCole Hamels (4-0)Jordan Zimmermann (5-1)-Jeff BanisterBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALSeattle Mariners3Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,4132:46Taijuan WalkerDoug FisterDoug Fister (3-3)Taijuan Walker (2-2)Luke Gregerson (7)Scott ServaisA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALBoston Red Sox2New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,7563:10Rick PorcelloMichael PinedaKirby Yates (1-0)Rick Porcello (5-1)Andrew Miller (6)John FarrellJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
IntLos Angeles Dodgers2Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,3042:53Kenta MaedaMarcus StromanGavin Floyd (1-2)Joe Blanton (2-2)Drew Storen (2)Dave RobertsJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLArizona Diamondbacks7Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,5143:18Zack GreinkeAaron BlairZack Greinke (3-2)Aaron Blair (0-2)-Chip HaleFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLWashington Nationals6Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,2062:46Max ScherzerJohn LackeyJohn Lackey (4-1)Max Scherzer (3-2)Hector Rondon (5)Dusty BakerJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers1Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,2492:52Tyler CravyTim AdlemanTim Adleman (1-0)Tyler Cravy (0-1)Tony Cingrani (1)Craig CounsellBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Miami Marlins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,9832:49Vincent VelasquezWei-Yin ChenKyle Barraclough (2-0)Hector Neris (0-1)David Phelps (2)Pete MackaninDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLNew York Mets0San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,1083:00Noah SyndergaardDrew PomeranzDrew Pomeranz (3-3)Noah Syndergaard (2-2)Fernando Rodney (8)Terry CollinsAndy GreenPetco Park
NLColorado Rockies4San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3582:40Chad BettisMadison BumgarnerMadison Bumgarner (4-2)Chad Bettis (3-2)Santiago Casilla (7)Walt WeissBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,0932:54Francisco LirianoCarlos MartinezFrancisco Liriano (3-1)Carlos Martinez (4-2)Mark Melancon (8)Clint HurdleMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-05-06.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles271611.593--1141011311-45-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1357362.541
237Boston Red Sox291712.586--149124258-79-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1337657.571
3714Toronto Blue Jays311615.5162.0130113179-87-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1317358.557
41020Tampa Bay Rays271314.4813.095102-79-94-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1355580.407
51327New York Yankees271017.3706.092119-276-74-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1357461.548
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox302010.667--12194278-512-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1325874.439
2510Cleveland Indians261412.5384.011995247-57-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1358055.593
4916Kansas City Royals281414.5005.091110-199-55-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1346767.500
3815Detroit Tigers281414.5005.012312305-79-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1337261.541
51529Minnesota Twins29821.27611.5103150-476-82-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1335182.383
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Seattle Mariners291712.586--131102295-712-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1336964.519
2612Texas Rangers301614.5331.5125120510-56-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1327953.598
31121Los Angeles Angels291316.4484.0107120-136-77-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1336172.459
41222Oakland Athletics291316.4484.0104121-175-118-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1335677.421
51428Houston Astros301119.3676.5125147-227-84-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1327359.553
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals291910.655--12883458-411-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1337657.571
234New York Mets281711.6071.512383409-68-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1347064.522
348Miami Marlins281612.5712.5118119-16-710-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1336370.474
4611Philadelphia Phillies301614.5333.594123-298-58-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1325577.417
51530Atlanta Braves28721.25011.585144-591-136-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1336172.459
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs28226.786--17274989-313-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1338152.609
259Pittsburgh Pirates291613.5526.514213757-79-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1326270.470
3817St. Louis Cardinals301515.5008.0164121438-97-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1327161.538
41124Cincinnati Reds301317.43310.0121167-4611-72-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1325577.417
51426Milwaukee Brewers291118.37911.5125172-478-93-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1336271.466
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713San Francisco Giants311615.516--15915729-77-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1317160.542
31019Los Angeles Dodgers291415.4831.012311585-89-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1337756.579
2918Colorado Rockies291415.4831.015915904-810-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1336172.459
41223San Diego Padres301317.4332.5110133-238-95-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1325577.417
51325Arizona Diamondbacks311318.4193.0137161-245-128-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1315675.427


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ben GamelRF23.354New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Spencer PattonRP28.076Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Jake PetrickaRP27.335Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right hip impingement
Tom KahnleRP26.272Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Erik JohnsonSP26.127Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
John DanksSP31.021Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Michael KirkmanRP29.230Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Padres by Brewers
Aaron Barbosa2B24.022Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Kyle Barrettof22.275Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Devyn BolaskyOF23.102New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Devin BurkeP25.075Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Daniel CamarenaP23.178New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ben Carhart3B26.105Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Erick CastilloC23.070Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Ivan Castillo20.342Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Ray Chang3B32.256Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Jason Coatsof26.071Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Austin CousinoOF23.019Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Shane DawsonP 22.239Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Juan De La CruzC22.274Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Eduardo de OleoC23.101Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Activated from disabled list
Matt Den DekkerRF-CF28.270Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Tim DillardP32.292Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brett DoeIF-C25.328Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Reymond FuentesCF25.083Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Leury GarciaCF25.049Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Todd GlaesmannRF25.194Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Terrance GoreLF24.333Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Josh Grahamp22.204Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Deolis GuerraRP27.019Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Todd Hankins2B25.169Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Jeff Kinleyp24.081Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Phil KleinRP27.006Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Tyler Ladendorf2B28.060Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Marcus LemonLF27.337Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Luis LiberatoOF20.140Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from disabled list
Evan MarzilliOF25.054Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Leonardo MolinaOF18.297New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Adam MooreC31.363Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Outrighted to minors
John Ryan MurphyC24.359Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Tom MurphyC25.033Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Rafael Ortegacf24.357Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Kyle ParkerRF26.218Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Philip Pfeiferp23.295Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Chris RiveraSS21.057St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Jason Rogers1B28.054Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ryan TeperaRP28.185Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jose VelezP26.243Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Shane VictorinoRF35.157Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Carlos Vidalof20.159New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ivan Vieitezp22.363Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Cesar CabralP27.084Released by Orioles
Patrick McCoyP27.276Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Red PattersonP28.361Released by Dodgers
Austen WilliamsP23.138Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brooks HallP25.314Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Jason HagertyC28.236San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jesus ZambranoP19.256Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Willy ParedesP27.093Released by Tigers
Carlos Garcia2B24.049Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Engelb VielmaSS21.318Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
J.D. Davis3B23.009Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nick BurdiP23.107Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick SarianidesP26.250Released by Diamondbacks
Danny JansenC21.021Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ian TompkinsP22.225Released by Royals
Jake PaulsonP24.079Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Omar GarciaCF22.278Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Riley Ferrellp22.200Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Thomas RobsonP22.313Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Trever Allenof24.203Released by Angels
Carlos Sepulveda2b19.252Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Cortland CoxP21.184Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Gavin Pittorep22.230Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Natanael MejiaC23.300Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)