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Games on 2016-06-29

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALHouston Astros10Los Angeles Angels4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,6833:18Dallas KeuchelJered WeaverDallas Keuchel (5-9)Jered Weaver (6-7)-A.J. HinchMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,5713:03Ricky NolascoJames ShieldsJames Shields (3-9)Ricky Nolasco (3-6)Nate Jones (2)Paul MolitorRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALMinnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,5713:03Ricky NolascoJames ShieldsJames Shields (3-9)Ricky Nolasco (3-6)Nate Jones (2)Paul MolitorRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
IntMiami Marlins3Detroit Tigers10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,7603:13Tom KoehlerDaniel NorrisDaniel Norris (1-0)Tom Koehler (6-7)-Don MattinglyBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALTexas Rangers7New York Yankees9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,8753:19Nick MartinezMasahiro TanakaLuis Cessa (1-0)Sam Dyson (1-2)-Jeff BanisterJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
IntSan Francisco Giants1Oakland Athletics7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,8102:44Jake PeavySean ManaeaSean Manaea (3-4)Jake Peavy (4-7)-Bruce BochyBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntPittsburgh Pirates8Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,4772:47Jameson TaillonWade MileyJameson Taillon (2-1)Wade Miley (6-4)-Clint HurdleScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALBoston Red Sox0Tampa Bay Rays4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1102:49David PriceMatt MooreMatt Moore (4-5)David Price (8-5)-John FarrellKevin CashTropicana Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies9Arizona Diamondbacks8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1018,6033:53Zach EflinArchie BradleyJeanmar Gomez (3-2)Silvino Bracho (0-2)Brett Oberholtzer (1)Pete MackaninChip HaleChase Field
IntCleveland Indians3Atlanta Braves0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,6002:51Danny SalazarJoel de la CruzDanny Salazar (10-3)Joel de la Cruz (0-1)Cody Allen (16)Terry FranconaBrian SnitkerTurner Field
NLChicago Cubs9Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,1883:14Kyle HendricksCody ReedKyle Hendricks (6-6)Cody Reed (0-2)-Joe MaddonBryan PriceGreat American Ba
IntToronto Blue Jays5Colorado Rockies3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,4123:17Aaron SanchezTyler AndersonAaron Sanchez (8-1)Tyler Anderson (0-2)-John GibbonsWalt WeissCoors Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers0Milwaukee Brewers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,5662:30Brock StewartJunior GuerraJunior Guerra (5-1)Brock Stewart (0-1)-Dave RobertsCraig CounsellMiller Park
IntBaltimore Orioles12San Diego Padres6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2213:07Yovani GallardoChristian FriedrichYovani Gallardo (3-1)Christian Friedrich (4-3)-Buck ShowalterAndy GreenPetco Park
IntKansas City Royals3St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1244,8404:28Edinson VolquezCarlos MartinezChien-Ming Wang (5-0)Seth Maness (0-2)-Ned YostMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLNew York Mets2Washington Nationals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,3863:01Logan VerrettMax ScherzerMax Scherzer (9-5)Logan Verrett (3-5)Shawn Kelley (4)Terry CollinsDusty BakerNationals Park
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-06-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles774730.610--4003455531-1316-17W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards854243.494
247Boston Red Sox784236.5385.54343706423-1819-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park845133.607
359Toronto Blue Jays804337.5385.53823443819-1724-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre824636.561
41118New York Yankees773839.4949.0320352-3222-1816-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II854639.541
51325Tampa Bay Rays773344.42914.0314349-3517-2116-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field853550.412
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians774730.610--3772869123-1224-18W12T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field844737.560
2610Kansas City Royals774136.5326.0314328-1427-1114-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium854045.471
3815Detroit Tigers784038.5137.5374377-323-1617-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park834637.554
41017Chicago White Sox783939.5008.5325335-1020-1919-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field843945.464
51530Minnesota Twins772552.32522.0312423-11115-2510-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field853451.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers795128.646--3943385628-1223-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington834439.530
2711Houston Astros794237.5329.03583332522-1520-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park834241.506
3916Seattle Mariners783939.50011.53763373918-2021-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field844737.560
41222Oakland Athletics783543.44915.5329375-4617-2218-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum843450.405
51427Los Angeles Angels793247.40519.0333382-4916-2616-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim834241.506
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Washington Nationals794732.595--3622788423-1224-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park834835.578
2512Miami Marlins784137.5265.5326326021-1920-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park833845.458
3713New York Mets774037.5196.0276272419-1621-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field854738.553
41224Philadelphia Phillies803545.43812.5278373-9516-2219-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park823646.439
51529Atlanta Braves782652.33320.5256363-10711-3215-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field834241.506
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs775126.662--41224217025-1126-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field845232.619
2614St. Louis Cardinals774037.51911.04043307415-2225-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III854639.541
3819Pittsburgh Pirates793841.48114.0364378-1422-1916-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park824042.488
41021Milwaukee Brewers773542.45516.0316366-5022-1913-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park853847.447
51428Cincinnati Reds792950.36723.0336466-13018-2511-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark833944.470
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants804931.613--3713185324-1625-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park823844.463
248Los Angeles Dodgers804337.5386.03302953523-1520-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium824834.585
3920Colorado Rockies783741.47411.0418422-418-2019-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field843846.452
41123Arizona Diamondbacks813645.44413.5367400-3313-2823-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field813348.407
51326San Diego Padres793346.41815.5339394-5518-2415-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park833548.422

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Joel De La CruzRP27.020Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brandon GuyerDH-LF30.152Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Jaff DeckerRF26.126Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Josh ReddickRF29.130Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
T.J. McFarlandRP27.021Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Conor MulleeRP28.125New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Alex ColomeCL27.180Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Right biceps tendinitis
Casey KellySP26.268Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
John GantRP23.327Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Jo-Jo ReyesP31.221Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Paul ClemensSP28.136San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Marlins by Padres
Jonathan EdwardsRP28.173San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Cole Figueroa3B28.365Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Pirates by Dodgers
Taylor JordanRP27.163Released by Nationals
Lucas GiolitoP 21.350Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alex DickersonLF26.034San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Eric FryerC30.307St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brayan PenaC34.173St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jon JayCF31.106San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Broken right forearm
Alex PresleyRF-LF30.339Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jake ElmoreLF29.014Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kyle DrabekP28.204Released by Diamondbacks
Pat LightP25.092Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Ruben AlanizP25.015Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Carl AndersonOF-P23.301Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Jean Angomasof21.024San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Joseph Baltripp21.134Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Dustin Beggsp23.015Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Andrew BellattiRP24.329Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Palmer BettsP22.077Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Braden Bishopof22.311Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Nolan Blackwoodp21.105Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Nicco BlankP23.243New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Parker BridwellP24.332Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk) for rehab
Wilkin CastilloC32.028Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Garrett CortrightP24.271Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Dylan DavisOF22.344San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Tyler Davisp23.175Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler Fergusonp22.267Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Alexander Fernandez2b23.091Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Joel FisherC-IF23.172Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matthew Foleyc22.075Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Javier Garciap18.123Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Mike Garzillo2b22.138Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Felipe GonzalezP24.319Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Matt GraceRP27.197Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Reed GragnaniSS25.297Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Hunter HarveyP21.202Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Carlos HernandezP29.117Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Jordan Hillyerp22.280Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Sam HollandP22.129Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
J.J. HooverRP28.321Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
C.K. IrbyP24.054Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Jake JohansenP25.157Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Eric JokischP26.335Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Austin KubitzaP24.226Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Jack LeathersichRP25.350Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Kameron LoeRP34.292Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Chantz MackOF25.056Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Rodolfo MartinezP22.086San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Austin Masonp22.201Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Algeni MateoC20.333New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Yoervis MedinaRP27.337Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Bernardo MoretaP23.147Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
El'Hajj MuhammadP24.358Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Bryson MylesRF26.284Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Randy OrtizOF23.014San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Luis PaulaP23.007Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Evan Phillipsp21.291Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Ivan PineyroP24.274Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Eduard PintoOF21.249Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
John PoloniusSS25.167San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Cornelius Randolphof19.027Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Rafael Valera3B21.318Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Angel VenturaP23.083Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brett WellmanC24.220Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
David WhiteheadP24.069Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Daniel FieldsCF25.157Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Danny MunoSS27.140Released by Mets
Ryan MerrittP24.129Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Antonio SenzatelaP21.159Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
Chase JohnsonP24.172San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Bo ThompsonIF23.344Released by Yankees
Justin AndersonP23.274Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brendon Davis3b18.336Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Deivy CastilloOF20.344Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Jan HernandezSS21.177Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Trent Grishamof19.240Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Alexander De La CruzC24.312Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Burris Warnerp21.257Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Signed out of draft (Marshall)
Danny Garciap22.128Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Signed out of draft (Miami)
Armond Upshawof20.009Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Signed out of draft (Pensacola JC)
Austin Frenchp22.288Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Signed out of draft (Brown)
Austin Tribbyp21.355Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Signed out of draft (Missouri)
Brayan Ulloap21.124Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Marlins (Rk)
Dean Kremerp20.174Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Signed out of draft (San Joaquin Delta)
Kyle Simondsp23.043Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Signed out of draft (Texas A&M)
Matt Hearnof20.121Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Signed out of draft (Mission)
Skylar Szynskip18.350Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Signed out of draft (Indiana HS)
Xavier Javierp18.140Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to GCL Tigers East (Rk)
Tyler Greenep21.197Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Southwestern Illinois JC)