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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntSt. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Angels2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,3783:00Jaime GarciaMatt ShoemakerJaime Garcia (3-2)Matt Shoemaker (1-5)Trevor Rosenthal (6)Mike MathenyMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALOakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,2833:17Eric SurkampRick PorcelloRick Porcello (6-1)Eric Surkamp (0-3)-Bob MelvinJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians3Houston Astros5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1624,4535:09Danny SalazarDoug FisterMichael Feliz (1-0)Cody Anderson (0-3)-Terry FranconaA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALBaltimore Orioles9Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,0942:54Tyler WilsonPhil HughesTyler Wilson (2-1)Phil Hughes (1-6)-Buck ShowalterPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALKansas City Royals7New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,2263:18Yordano VenturaMichael PinedaYordano Ventura (3-2)Michael Pineda (1-4)-Ned YostJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTampa Bay Rays5Seattle Mariners6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1123,0004:01Chris ArcherTaijuan WalkerSteve Johnson (1-0)Steve Geltz (0-1)-Kevin CashScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALChicago White Sox5Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,0233:07Mat LatosCole HamelsTony Barnette (2-2)Dan Jennings (1-1)Sam Dyson (1)Robin VenturaJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALChicago White Sox5Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,0233:07Mat LatosCole HamelsTony Barnette (2-2)Dan Jennings (1-1)Sam Dyson (1)Robin VenturaJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,7602:20Jerad EickhoffWilliams PerezWilliams Perez (1-0)Jerad Eickhoff (1-5)-Pete MackaninFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLSan Diego Padres7Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,5083:15Colin ReaKyle HendricksCarlos Villanueva (2-0)Pedro Strop (1-2)Fernando Rodney (10)Andy GreenJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres1Chicago Cubs0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,8282:45Drew PomeranzJohn LackeyDrew Pomeranz (4-3)John Lackey (4-2)Fernando Rodney (11)Andy GreenJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,6943:04Juan NicasioAlfredo SimonTony Watson (1-0)Ross Ohlendorf (3-4)Mark Melancon (10)Clint HurdleBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLArizona Diamondbacks7Colorado Rockies8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,8903:19Robbie RayChad BettisGonzalez Germen (1-0)Tyler Clippard (2-1)Jake McGee (9)Chip HaleWalt WeissCoors Field
NLNew York Mets4Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,9703:04Noah SyndergaardKenta MaedaNoah Syndergaard (3-2)Kenta Maeda (3-2)Jeurys Familia (12)Terry CollinsDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLMilwaukee Brewers2Miami Marlins3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,8932:29Chase AndersonWei-Yin ChenWei-Yin Chen (3-1)Chase Anderson (1-5)A.J. Ramos (10)Craig CounsellDon MattinglyMarlins Park
IntToronto Blue Jays4San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1341,3724:28Marcus StromanMadison BumgarnerAlbert Suarez (1-0)Ryan Tepera (0-1)-John GibbonsBruce BochyAT&T Park
IntDetroit Tigers2Washington Nationals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,6952:38Jordan ZimmermannMax ScherzerMax Scherzer (4-2)Jordan Zimmermann (5-2)-Brad AusmusDusty BakerNationals Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-05-11.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles322012.625--1481192913-57-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1306961.531
237Boston Red Sox342113.618--1961484811-710-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1287256.563
3716Toronto Blue Jays361818.5004.0145129169-109-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1267155.563
4920Tampa Bay Rays321517.4695.0113122-99-96-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1305377.408
51125New York Yankees321319.4067.0120143-239-94-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1307159.546
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox352312.657--1551203510-513-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1275572.433
2613Cleveland Indians311615.5165.0132118148-68-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1307852.600
3817Kansas City Royals331617.4856.0119134-159-57-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1296564.504
41021Detroit Tigers331518.4557.0142153-115-910-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1287157.555
51530Minnesota Twins33825.24214.0111174-636-102-15L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1295178.395
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Seattle Mariners342113.618--152120328-713-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1286563.508
258Texas Rangers352015.5711.51661521412-68-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1277552.591
41226Oakland Athletics351421.4007.5132181-495-119-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1275572.433
31327Houston Astros351421.4007.5144159-1510-104-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1277057.551
51428Los Angeles Angels331320.3947.5113140-276-117-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1296168.473
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets332112.636--14397469-612-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1296663.512
236Washington Nationals342113.6180.51481064210-511-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1287454.578
349Philadelphia Phillies341915.5592.5108138-308-511-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1285276.406
4610Miami Marlins331815.5453.0135142-78-1010-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1286167.477
51529Atlanta Braves32824.25012.597157-602-166-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1296069.465
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs33258.758--196979912-513-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1287850.609
2511Pittsburgh Pirates331815.5457.016315587-711-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1286068.469
3712St. Louis Cardinals341816.5297.5188138509-109-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1286860.531
41324Cincinnati Reds341420.41211.5139192-5312-102-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1285474.422
51423Milwaukee Brewers341420.41211.5156192-368-96-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1285969.461
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2814San Francisco Giants361818.500--167171-411-107-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1266957.548
1915Los Angeles Dodgers341717.500--141129126-1011-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1287454.578
31018Arizona Diamondbacks361719.4721.0168180-125-1212-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1265274.413
41119Colorado Rockies341618.4711.0176183-75-1011-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1285969.461
51222San Diego Padres351520.4292.5131155-248-117-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1275374.417


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Raul MondesiOF20.289Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Suspended 50 games for violation of MLB drug policy for PEDs
Keith HesslerRP27.057San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Diamondbacks by Padres
Brendan RyanSS34.046Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Angels for cash considerations
Josh EdginRP29.145New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Garrett RichardsSP27.349Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Andrelton SimmonsSS26.249Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Torn ligament, left thumb
Sam FreemanRP28.322Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Michael BournLF33.135Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Nick WittgrenP24.348Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Nefi OgandoP26.342Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Fractured rib
Jim JohnsonRP32.319Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Right groin strain
Ian KrolRP25.002Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Chris BassittSP27.078Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Andrew TriggsRP27.056Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Tyler Ladendorf2B28.065Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Mark CanhaLF27.085Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Back strain
Liam HendriksRP27.090Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Right triceps strain
Daniel CoulombeRP26.197Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Stephen StrasburgSP27.295Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to 7-year contract for 2017-2023 ($175m) $15m per year [Extension]
Tyler AndersonP26.132Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL and assigned to minors
Carl EdwardsRP24.251Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Craig BreslowRP35.276Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Nate Abelp23.190Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Hunter AdkinsP25.233Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Martin AgostaP25.034San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Bryan AndersonC29.146Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Kyle BirdP23.029Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Michael BournLF33.135Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Tony Campanacf29.346Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jake CaveCF23.155New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Darrell CecilianiCF-LF25.323Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler CollinsCF25.339Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Daniel CoulombeRP26.197Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Brandon CunniffRP27.216Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Johnny FasolaP24.151Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Nate Freiman1b29.131Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Nick GordonSS20.200Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brock HuntzingerP27.313Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Jackson Loweryp23.292Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Phil Matonp23.047San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from disabled list
Reydel MedinaOF23.086Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Yhoxian MedinaSS26.000Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Sean Millerss21.213Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Michael O'Nealp23.340Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Jon Perrinp22.353Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Andrew PullinOF 22.228Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Ismael SalgadoLF-CF23.120Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Jimmie SherfyP24.136Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Chad SobotkaP22.305Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Wilson SorianoOF24.132Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Junior SosaRF-LF25.220Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Drew SteckenriderOF-P25.121Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Ben TurnerC-1B26.014San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Devin WilliamsP21.232Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Charles BrewerRP28.034Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dustin RichardsonP32.123Released by Dodgers
Jim MillerP34.013Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Josmil PintoC27.041Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Matt MurtonOF34.220Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Scott BarnesRP28.249Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Austin FleetP29.024San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ben Carhart3B26.110Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris O'GradyP26.024Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to AZL Angels (Rk)
Gavin CecchiniSS 22.140New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose Duartec23.018Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Kaleb FleckP27.107Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Pierce JohnsonP25.001Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Steven BraultP24.012Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler IhrigP24.237Released by Cubs
Beau AmaralOF25.089Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dylan CoveyP24.271Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Spencer NavinC23.273Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andrew WalterP25.205Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Aramis GarciaC23.119San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Elliot Ashbeckp22.176San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake JohansenP25.108Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Chuck Weaverp25.127Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Didimo Bracho2b19.251Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Bryant Haymanc23.210Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Logan Lombanap21.298Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Suspended 80 games for violation of minor league PED policy
Alberto GuzmanP23.155Released by Blue Jays
Rodolfo FernandezP26.051Released by Athletics