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Games on 2016-07-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels21Boston Red Sox2BoxHector SantiagoClay Buchholz(none)
Chicago White Sox7Houston Astros6BoxChris SaleDoug FisterDavid Robertson
Texas Rangers5Minnesota Twins17BoxTyler DuffeyChi Chi Gonzalez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Oakland Athletics2BoxJuan NicasioDaniel CoulombeMark Melancon
Baltimore Orioles6Seattle Mariners12BoxJames PaxtonTyler WilsonNathan Karns
Detroit Tigers3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxJustin VerlanderBlake SnellFrancisco Rodriguez
Cleveland Indians6Toronto Blue Jays9BoxJason GrilliDan OteroRoberto Osuna
San Francisco Giants5Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxJake BarrettHunter StricklandBrad Ziegler
Miami Marlins1Atlanta Braves9BoxLucas HarrellJose Fernandez(none)
Colorado Rockies1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxScott KazmirChad Bettis(none)
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets4BoxBartolo ColonJake ArrietaJeurys Familia
Kansas City Royals6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDanny DuffyAaron Nola(none)
New York Yankees1San Diego Padres2BoxBrad HandAndrew Miller(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxAdam WainwrightJimmy NelsonSeung Hwan Oh
Cincinnati Reds9Washington Nationals4BoxJosh SmithSammy Solis(none)

Standings as of 2016-07-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles804733.588--4113674431-1316-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards824240.512
258Boston Red Sox804337.5384.04413954624-1919-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park825032.610
3813Toronto Blue Jays834439.5304.53933563720-1924-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre794534.570
41119New York Yankees803941.4888.0329362-3323-1816-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II824537.549
51326Tampa Bay Rays803347.41314.0325372-4717-2416-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field823547.427
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians804931.613--3892979223-1226-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field814536.556
2410Kansas City Royals804337.5386.0327336-927-1116-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium823844.463
3612Detroit Tigers814338.5316.5397388923-1620-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park804337.538
41017Chicago White Sox814140.5068.5338351-1321-1920-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field813744.457
51530Minnesota Twins802654.32523.0336437-10116-2610-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field823349.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers825230.634--4033594428-1224-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington804337.538
2711Houston Astros814338.5318.53693402923-1620-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park814140.506
3916Seattle Mariners814239.5199.53983485021-2021-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field814437.543
41225Oakland Athletics813546.43216.5340398-5817-2518-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum813447.420
51427Los Angeles Angels813348.40718.5358389-3116-2617-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim814140.506
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Washington Nationals824933.598--3822938925-1324-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park804634.575
259New York Mets804337.5385.02942801422-1621-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field824438.537
3715Miami Marlins814239.5196.5339348-921-1921-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park803743.463
41122Philadelphia Phillies823646.43913.0284382-9817-2319-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park803545.438
51529Atlanta Braves812853.34620.5278376-9813-3315-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field804040.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs805129.638--42026016025-1126-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field815229.642
2614St. Louis Cardinals804238.5259.04163358117-2325-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III824438.537
3818Pittsburgh Pirates814041.49411.5375383-822-1918-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park803842.475
41223Milwaukee Brewers803545.43816.0318384-6622-2013-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park823844.463
51428Cincinnati Reds823052.36622.0351486-13518-2512-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark803842.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants835132.614--3943346024-1627-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park793643.456
247Los Angeles Dodgers834637.5545.03492975225-1521-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium794534.570
3920Colorado Rockies803743.46312.5419433-1418-2019-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field823844.463
41021Arizona Diamondbacks833746.44614.0377411-3414-2923-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field793247.405
51324San Diego Padres813546.43215.0348401-5320-2415-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park813348.407


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Steven SouzaRF27.069Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Will VenableCF-RF33.246Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Layne SomsenP27.027Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Joc PedersonCF24.072Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right AC joint
Cesar VargasSP24.185San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Buddy BaumannP28.206San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Jose DominguezRP25.329San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tuffy GosewischC32.320Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Rickie WeeksLF33.292Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Tyler Ladendorf2B28.117Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Jo-Jo ReyesP31.224Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Justin NicolinoSP24.223Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Danny MunoSS27.143Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jaff DeckerRF26.129Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Joe SmithCL32.102Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Sam TuivailalaRP23.256St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Kevin SiegristRP26.347St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Mononucleosis
Brock Holt3B28.021Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Miguel Sano3B-DH23.052Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Yolmer Sanchez3B24.003Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Matt Davidson3b25.098Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right foot
Bryan MorrisRP29.096Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jesus Alastreof19.219Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Nick Androsp23.223Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Andy BeltreP22.361Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
TJ Bennettif23.345San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Andrew Brodbeck2b23.161St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Matt CainSP31.274San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to AZL Giants (Rk) for rehab
Andrew CaseP23.177Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Maikel CletoRP27.062Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jimmy CorderoP24.257Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan CowanSS21.080Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Augustus Craigof23.083Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Austin DeCarrP21.110New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jaff DeckerRF26.129Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Vincent DiFazioC30.048Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt Ditmanp23.323Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Jose Duartec23.070Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Andy FergusonP27.303Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Andy Fermin3B26.340Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dan FioritoSS25.316New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Preston GaineyP25.139Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Francisco Germanp19.188Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Alfredo GonzalezC23.354Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Claimed off waivers from Astros by White Sox
Emilio GuerreroSS23.315Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Andrew Guillotte2b23.094Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Manuel Guzman2B21.142Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
John HoldzkomP28.257Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk)
Mike Kaelinp22.094Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Justin KamplainP23.139New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Andrew KittredgeP26.107Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ricky KnappP24.043New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Mitch LambsonP25.347Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Winston Lavendierp23.329Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Adam LawSS-2B26.147Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ernesto Liberatorec20.098Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Seth LugoP26.227New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Nick MarondeRP26.300Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Dailyn MartinezP23.074St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Brian MatuszRP29.141Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to AZL Cubs (Rk) for rehab
Danny Mendickss22.277Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Alberto MineoC21.344Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
AJ Minterp22.303Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Ramon Morla3B26.224Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Taylor MotterSS26.287Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Danny MunoSS27.143Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Angel NesbittP25.210Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Nick Noonan2B27.059San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chris O'BrienC26.343Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Nick PasqualeP 25.248Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Fernando PerezSS 22.292San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
AJ Puckettp21.036Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Luke Raleyof21.286Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Cornelius Randolphof19.030Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Pablo Reyes2B22.300Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Cory RiordanP30.038Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Austin RobichauxP23.221Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Drew Rossi2b27.248Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Keibert Ruizc17.347Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Ariel SandovalOF20.239Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Donny Sands3b20.047New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Bo SchultzRP30.280Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jeff Singerp22.292Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Will Smithc21.096Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Chad SobotkaP22.357Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
David SpeerP23.322Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Bubba StarlingOF23.333Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Allen Statonc23.295St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Derrick SylvesterP25.074Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Domingo TapiaP24.199New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Dian Toscanoof27.115Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
David TrexlerP25.301Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jared Walker3B20.149Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Jacob WebbP22.321Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Blayne WellerP26.153Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Brant WhitingC24.147Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Alex Winkelmanp22.144Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Daniel SchlerethP30.054Released by Blue Jays
Johnny HellwegSP27.246Released by Padres
Casey LawrenceP28.248Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Josciel VerasSS23.207Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Juan GrullonP26.120Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Vimael Machinss22.280Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Collin RadackOF24.094St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Daniel TillmanP27.110Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Javi SalasP24.104Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mason KatzP25.313St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ronnie FreemanC25.175Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Teddy StankiewiczP 22.219Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Chris Paulof23.263Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ethan EliasP23.066Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Garrett NussP23.078Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jacob Evansp21.217St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wilson SorianoOF24.184Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alexis MaldonadoSS25.020Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin DavisP23.149Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Jack Goihlc23.122Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose LopezP22.304Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Kevin GarciaOF23.013Released by Reds
Pedro Perez1b21.305New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Garvis Larass20.044Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Suspended
Grofi CruzSS20.090Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to AZL Indians (Rk)
Alex DurhamP19.289New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Felix FalconP20.330Released by Braves
Gabriel Henryp20.229Released by Braves
Keaton Aldridgep23.347New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Octavio Arroyop19.320Released by Marlins
Alexander Fernandez2b23.094Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Assignment Unknown
Chuck Vazquezc22.281New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Willie Abreuof21.103Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Signed out of draft (Miami)
Garrett Harrisp22.103Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Texas A&M CC)
Gerardo Gonzalezss17.193Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Signed out of draft (Puerto Rico HS)
Hunter Smithp22.106Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed out of draft (UNC Greensboro)
Jared Oliverp23.151Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed out of draft (Truett-McConnell)
Mitchell Whitep21.186Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Santa Clara)
Ryan Atkinsonp23.053Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Sam Heldp21.312Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Signed out of draft (Nevada)
Tyler Fallwellp20.237Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Signed out of draft (Cochise)
Tyler Neslonyof22.139Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Signed out of draft (Texas Tech)
Sam Gilbertp22.261Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assignment Unknown
Felix Viloriap19.212Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Assignment Unknown
Randy Pondlerp19.236Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)
Daison AcostaP17.312New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Hector Acostap19.251Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Francisco Acunass16.172Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Colombia)
Joan AdonP17.324Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Asdrubal Alvarezss16.266New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Venezuela)
Jose DeversSS16.208New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Jose DeversSS16.208New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Felix HernandezSP30.085Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Jeikol Contreras3B16.079Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Edwin BisayC16.116Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Venezuela)
Landerson PenaOF18.261Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)