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Games on 2016-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays3Los Angeles Angels1BoxMatt AndrieseNick TropeanoAlex Colome
Oakland Athletics3Baltimore Orioles11BoxChris TillmanKendall Graveman(none)
Minnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox3BoxJose QuintanaTyler DuffeyDavid Robertson
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians5BoxJosh TomlinEdinson VolquezCody Allen
Texas Rangers8Detroit Tigers3BoxTom WilhelmsenMark Lowe(none)
Seattle Mariners1Houston Astros5BoxCollin McHughHisashi Iwakuma(none)
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees1BoxSteven WrightLuis Severino(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Toronto Blue Jays2BoxChris HatcherDrew StorenKenley Jansen
Arizona Diamondbacks5Atlanta Braves3BoxRandall DelgadoJim JohnsonBrad Ziegler
Washington Nationals3Chicago Cubs4BoxTravis WoodBlake Treinen(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cincinnati Reds4BoxChris CapuanoRoss OhlendorfJeremy Jeffress
Philadelphia Phillies6Miami Marlins5BoxHector NerisDavid PhelpsJeanmar Gomez
New York Mets4San Diego Padres3BoxMatt HarveyAndrew CashnerJeurys Familia
Colorado Rockies2San Francisco Giants0BoxEddie ButlerJeff SamardzijaJake McGee
Pittsburgh Pirates10St. Louis Cardinals5BoxGerrit ColeMichael WachaMark Melancon

Standings as of 2016-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles301812.600--1341142013-55-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1327161.538
236Boston Red Sox311813.5810.5156133238-710-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1317556.573
3713Tampa Bay Rays291514.5172.5102105-39-96-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1335380.398
4918Toronto Blue Jays331617.4853.5134123119-107-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1297356.566
51327New York Yankees291118.3796.5101126-257-84-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1337360.549
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox322210.688--131973410-512-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1305674.431
2611Cleveland Indians281513.5365.0124106188-67-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1337954.594
3817Kansas City Royals301515.5006.0102115-139-56-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1326666.500
41020Detroit Tigers301416.4677.0131141-105-99-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1317259.550
51529Minnesota Twins31823.25813.5106160-546-82-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1315180.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Seattle Mariners311813.581--135109265-713-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1316863.519
259Texas Rangers321814.5630.51431281510-58-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1307753.592
31122Oakland Athletics321418.4384.5117141-245-119-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1305575.423
41224Los Angeles Angels311318.4195.0110127-176-97-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1316170.466
51428Houston Astros321220.3756.5132151-198-94-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1307258.554
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets301911.633--13389449-610-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1326864.515
234Washington Nationals311912.6130.513695418-411-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1317655.580
348Philadelphia Phillies321814.5632.0104131-278-510-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1305377.408
4612Miami Marlins301614.5333.0126129-36-910-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1316368.481
51530Atlanta Braves30723.23312.090153-631-156-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1316170.466
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs30246.800--1848210211-313-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1317952.603
2510Pittsburgh Pirates311714.5487.515614887-710-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1306169.469
3916St. Louis Cardinals321616.5009.0175135409-107-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1307060.538
41223Milwaukee Brewers311318.41911.5143183-408-95-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1316071.458
51426Cincinnati Reds321319.40612.0132185-5311-92-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1305575.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Los Angeles Dodgers311615.516--133119145-811-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1317556.573
2815San Francisco Giants331716.515--161160110-87-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1297059.543
31019Colorado Rockies311516.4841.016216114-811-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1316071.458
41121Arizona Diamondbacks331518.4552.0146166-205-1210-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1295475.419
51325San Diego Padres321319.4063.5116143-278-115-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1305575.423


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
TJ McFarlandRP26.334Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Andrew TriggsP27.053Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Josh HamiltonLF34.352Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Devin MesoracoC27.323Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jon MoscotSP24.267Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Steven DelabarRP32.296Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Drew HayesRP28.248Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Pat DeanRP26.348Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tommy MiloneRP29.081Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Brandon KintzlerRP31.280Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Casey FienRP32.200Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Twins by Dodgers
Cody AndersonSP25.236Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Scott McGoughRP26.189Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Paul JanishSS33.208Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Cheslor Cuthbert3B23.173Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Mike Moustakas3B27.239Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left thumb
Tony SippRP32.301Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Jorge Polanco2B22.307Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Eduardo EscobarSS27.123Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Left groin strain
Keon Barnum1B 23.112Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nestor CortesP21.149New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Noel CuevasLF-CF24.219Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Matt Custredp22.242Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
JD Davis3B23.011Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Reinstated to active roster
John GantRP23.275Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jesse HahnSP26.282Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Hernan Iribarren2B-CF31.313Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin Kaczmarskiof24.129New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Parker MarkelP25.235Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Grant Masseyss23.302Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Spencer PattonRP28.078Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
James PazosP25.003New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Robbie PerkinsC21.344Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Edubray RamosP23.140Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Cleuluis RondonP22.025Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Scott ScheblerRF25.214Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Braeden SchlehuberC28.122Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Cole TuckerSS19.309Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Juan Yepez3b18.078Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Clayton MortensenRP31.028Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Greg ReynoldsSP30.309Released by Padres
Justin Ruggianocf34.026Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Michael BournLF33.132Released by Blue Jays
Brandon BayardiOF25.162Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to AZL Angels (Rk)
Jose JoseP25.291Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Trent WoodwardC24.094Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Alex BlackfordP25.173Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mikey ReynoldsIF25.262Announced retirement
Patrick JohnsonP27.267Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Joel FisherC-IF23.120Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
K.J. WoodsRF20.304Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Mitch Piatnikss21.238Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Ofelky Peraltap19.018Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Wendolyn Bautistap23.042Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Drew StubbsLF31.216Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
Jordan CooperP26.363Released by Indians