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Games on 2016-05-20

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBaltimore Orioles9Los Angeles Angels4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,9873:20Mike WrightHector SantiagoMychal Givens (3-0)Jose Alvarez (1-2)-Buck ShowalterMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALCleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,3543:07Corey KluberClay BuchholzCorey Kluber (3-5)Clay Buchholz (2-4)Cody Allen (10)Terry FranconaJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALKansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,0202:59Dillon GeeJose QuintanaDillon Gee (1-1)Jose Quintana (5-3)Wade Davis (11)Ned YostRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALKansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,0202:59Dillon GeeJose QuintanaDillon Gee (1-1)Jose Quintana (5-3)Wade Davis (11)Ned YostRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALTampa Bay Rays7Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,3043:26Matt AndrieseAnibal SanchezMatt Andriese (3-0)Anibal Sanchez (3-5)Alex Colome (11)Kevin CashBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALTexas Rangers2Houston Astros1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,7242:33Colby LewisLance McCullersColby Lewis (3-0)Lance McCullers (0-1)Sam Dyson (3)Jeff BanisterA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALToronto Blue Jays9Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,3962:48Aaron SanchezTyler DuffeyAaron Sanchez (4-1)Tyler Duffey (1-3)-DeMarlo HalePaul MolitorTarget Field
ALNew York Yankees8Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,2353:13CC SabathiaSonny GrayCC Sabathia (3-2)Sonny Gray (3-5)-Joe GirardiBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntSeattle Mariners8Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,4353:10Hisashi IwakumaDan StrailyHisashi Iwakuma (2-4)Blake Wood (3-1)-Scott ServaisBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLWashington Nationals4Miami Marlins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,0172:53Tanner RoarkJustin NicolinoTanner Roark (3-3)Justin Nicolino (2-3)Jonathan Papelbon (13)Dusty BakerDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers2New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,2392:31Wily PeraltaSteven MatzSteven Matz (6-1)Wily Peralta (2-5)Jeurys Familia (14)Craig CounsellTerry CollinsCiti field
NLAtlanta Braves7Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,2573:00Matt WislerAaron NolaMatt Wisler (2-3)Aaron Nola (3-3)-Brian SnitkerPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies1Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,4282:33Eddie ButlerGerrit ColeGerrit Cole (5-3)Eddie Butler (2-2)Mark Melancon (14)Walt WeissClint HurdlePNC Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6San Diego Padres7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,8363:25Scott KazmirChristian FriedrichKevin Quackenbush (2-2)Kenley Jansen (1-1)-Dave RobertsAndy GreenPetco Park
NLChicago Cubs8San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,7503:11Jake ArrietaJake PeavyJake Arrieta (8-0)Jake Peavy (1-5)-Joe MaddonBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks11St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,3013:46Patrick CorbinCarlos MartinezPatrick Corbin (2-3)Carlos Martinez (4-4)Jake Barrett (1)Chip HaleMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-05-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles402515.625--1861563017-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1226458.525
225Boston Red Sox422517.5951.02421875514-911-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1206852.567
3714Tampa Bay Rays392019.5134.51661471910-1110-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1234875.390
4919Toronto Blue Jays442123.4776.018017829-1312-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1186850.576
51020New York Yankees411922.4636.5158182-2412-107-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1216556.537
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago White Sox422517.595--1791463311-814-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1205367.442
259Cleveland Indians392217.5641.51901533711-811-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1227250.590
3815Kansas City Royals412120.5123.5148161-1313-78-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1216061.496
41121Detroit Tigers411922.4635.5184195-118-1011-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1206753.558
51530Minnesota Twins411031.24414.5146220-746-124-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1214972.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Seattle Mariners412417.585--192149438-1016-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1216259.512
2612Texas Rangers422319.5481.5188188014-79-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1207248.600
31223Los Angeles Angels421923.4525.5169190-218-1311-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1205565.458
41324Oakland Athletics431924.4426.0168215-478-1311-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1195069.420
51427Houston Astros431726.3958.0179204-2510-117-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1196752.563
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals422616.619--1811305112-714-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1206951.575
237Philadelphia Phillies422418.5712.0137171-3412-812-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1204773.392
3610New York Mets412318.5612.51591362311-812-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1216457.529
4816Miami Marlins412120.5124.5163169-68-1113-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1205862.483
51529Atlanta Braves411130.26814.5135203-682-179-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1205763.475
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs402911.725--22911611314-615-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1217447.612
2511Pittsburgh Pirates412318.5616.5202193911-812-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1205565.458
3713St. Louis Cardinals422220.5248.02351845111-1211-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1206456.533
41225Milwaukee Brewers421824.42912.0179215-3612-126-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1205565.458
51428Cincinnati Reds421527.35715.0172254-8212-133-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1205367.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants442519.568--192189311-1114-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1186256.525
2917Los Angeles Dodgers432122.4883.51831711210-1211-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1197049.588
31018Colorado Rockies412021.4883.5203210-78-1012-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1215566.455
41122Arizona Diamondbacks442024.4555.0205210-57-1713-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1184969.415
51326San Diego Padres431825.4196.5154182-289-149-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1195069.420

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ed Lucas3b33.364Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tyler MatzekP25.213Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Chin-Hui TsaoRP34.352Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Starling MarteLF27.223Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave
Wilfredo BoscanRP26.206Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Elias DiazC25.184Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Andrew FaulknerRP23.250Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Michael MariotRP27.212Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
J.P. ArencibiaC30.135Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Phillippe AumontSP27.133Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kyle BartschP25.071Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Evan BealP22.291Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Trevor Belicekp23.161Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Jairo BerasOF20.147Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tim BerryP25.063Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Daniel ButlerC29.215Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Phil CokeRP33.305New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Brandon ColuccioC23.278Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
J.P. CrawfordSS21.129Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Tyler Davisp23.135Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Grant DeBruin3B25.326Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Anthony FernandezP25.346Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Joe FilomenoP23.140Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Carlos FriasRP26.188Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
John GantRP23.287Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jarlin Garciap23.122Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Kevin Garcia22.335Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Craig GentryCF32.173Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) for rehab
Alex Guerrero3B29.151Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA) for rehab
Alen HansonSS23.210Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jordan HarrisonP25.041Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Bobby IsonOF22.319Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Justin KamplainP23.096New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jeremy KehrtP30.150Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
John KuchnoP24.365Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Gavin LaValley3B21.143Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Ed Lucas3b33.364Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Cory LuebkeRP31.077Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jefry Marte3B24.334Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Victor MateoP26.297Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Tyler MatzekP25.213Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Bruce MaxwellC 25.151Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mike MayersP24.166St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Yohander MendezP21.123Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Harrison MusgraveP24.078Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Scott ObergRP26.068Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Luis OrtizP20.241Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Ben PaullusP26.262San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Shane PetersonLF28.099Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jason Richmanp22.217Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Jared RobinsonP21.181Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Blake Rogersp22.086San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Reinier RoibalP27.121Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Fernando RomeroP21.147Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Hyun-Jin RyuSP29.056Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Cody SchumacherP25.170St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Gage SmithP25.096Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Yangervis Solarte3B-2B28.318San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA) for rehab
Cole SulserP26.069Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Andrew SusacC26.059San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt Tellor1B24.239Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Evan Van Hoosier2B 22.147Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Shane WatsonP 22.280Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Jose Zambrano2B22.197Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Kevin ZiomekP24.060Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Activated from disabled list
Christopher BeckP25.258Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Shane VictorinoRF35.171Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ben GuezRF29.116Released by Brewers
Johnny FasolaP24.160Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ryan DentSS27.066Released by Cubs
Brett PhillipsOF 21.355Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Edgar De La RosaP25.181Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Placed on restricted list
Hobbs JohnsonP25.021Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alejandro ArteagaP22.020Released by Phillies
Austin CousinoOF23.033Released by Mariners
Dorssys PaulinoSS21.180Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ismael SalgadoLF-CF23.129Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Michael O'Nealp23.349Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Christian Cavanessof22.065Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Francisco JimenezP21.228Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Kevin GuzmanP21.195Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Robert Straderp22.066Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)