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Games on 2016-07-16

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox0Los Angeles Angels1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,6202:20James ShieldsMatt ShoemakerMatt Shoemaker (5-9)James Shields (4-11)-Robin VenturaMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALKansas City Royals8Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,5943:16Danny DuffyMike PelfreyDanny Duffy (5-1)Mike Pelfrey (2-9)-Ned YostBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALCleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1129,4473:50Trevor BauerTyler DuffeyTrevor May (1-2)Joseph Colon (0-1)-Terry FranconaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALBoston Red Sox5New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch948,3292:56Eduardo RodriguezCC SabathiaEduardo Rodriguez (2-3)CC Sabathia (5-7)Koji Uehara (6)John FarrellJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALToronto Blue Jays4Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,5102:41R.A. DickeySonny GraySonny Gray (4-8)R.A. Dickey (7-10)Ryan Madson (19)John GibbonsBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALHouston Astros0Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3862:46Lance McCullersHisashi IwakumaHisashi Iwakuma (10-6)Lance McCullers (4-4)Steve Cishek (22)A.J. HinchScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALBaltimore Orioles2Tampa Bay Rays1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,6382:33Chris TillmanMatt MooreChris Tillman (13-2)Matt Moore (5-7)Zach Britton (29)Buck ShowalterKevin CashTropicana Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1Arizona Diamondbacks2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1238,8994:31Brandon McCarthyArchie BradleyRandall Delgado (2-1)Casey Fien (1-1)-Dave RobertsChip HaleChase Field
NLColorado Rockies4Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,3933:02Chad BettisMike FoltynewiczBoone Logan (1-0)Jim Johnson (1-5)Carlos Estevez (5)Walt WeissBrian SnitkerTurner Field
IntTexas Rangers1Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3462:47Yu DarvishJason HammelJason Hammel (8-5)Yu Darvish (2-1)Hector Rondon (15)Jeff BanisterJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers9Cincinnati Reds1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,3283:03Jimmy NelsonJohn LambJimmy Nelson (6-7)John Lamb (1-7)-Craig CounsellBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLNew York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,3243:11Logan VerrettJerad EickhoffEdubray Ramos (1-0)Jerry Blevins (3-1)Jeanmar Gomez (25)Terry CollinsPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLSan Francisco Giants6San Diego Padres7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1040,5504:05Jeff SamardzijaLuis PerdomoKevin Quackenbush (6-3)Santiago Casilla (1-3)-Bruce BochyAndy GreenPetco Park
NLMiami Marlins0St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,8402:39Tom KoehlerAdam WainwrightAdam Wainwright (9-5)Tom Koehler (6-8)-Don MattinglyMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLPittsburgh Pirates0Washington Nationals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,8612:36Gerrit ColeTanner RoarkTanner Roark (9-5)Gerrit Cole (5-5)-Clint HurdleDusty BakerNationals Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-07-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles895336.596--4484054333-1420-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards733637.493
247Boston Red Sox895138.5732.05004297130-2021-18W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park734231.575
359Toronto Blue Jays935142.5484.04583857327-2024-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre693831.551
41119New York Yankees904446.4899.5376415-3923-2021-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II724032.556
51427Tampa Bay Rays903456.37819.5348424-7618-3016-26L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field723438.472
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cleveland Indians905337.589--4453628326-1627-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field714130.577
2714Detroit Tigers914744.5166.5434437-324-1723-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park703931.557
3815Kansas City Royals904644.5117.0362386-2429-1317-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium723537.486
41018Chicago White Sox904545.5008.0368388-2024-2221-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field723339.458
51528Minnesota Twins903357.36720.0402475-7320-2813-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field722646.361
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers925438.587--444436829-1525-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington704129.586
2610Houston Astros914942.5384.54083753328-1921-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park713536.493
3917Seattle Mariners914645.5057.54393914823-2123-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field714031.563
41222Oakland Athletics914051.44013.5379446-6719-2621-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum712942.408
51325Los Angeles Angels913952.42914.5411423-1218-2621-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim713536.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Washington Nationals925636.609--43331811529-1527-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park703931.557
2511Miami Marlins904842.5337.0378381-324-1924-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park713140.437
3612New York Mets904842.5337.03423222026-2022-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field723933.542
4920Philadelphia Phillies924349.46713.0335422-8722-2421-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park702842.400
51530Atlanta Braves913160.34124.5312429-11713-3618-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field703733.529
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs905535.611--46932214728-1427-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field714823.676
2713St. Louis Cardinals904743.5228.04663739320-2727-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III723933.542
3816Pittsburgh Pirates914645.5059.5424427-324-2022-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park703238.457
41224Milwaukee Brewers893950.43815.5355424-6923-2216-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park733439.466
51429Cincinnati Reds913358.36322.5382543-16119-2614-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark713536.493
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants925735.620--4313626929-1728-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park703040.429
248Los Angeles Dodgers935241.5595.53963385830-1822-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium693930.565
31021Colorado Rockies904248.46714.0469473-420-2222-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field723339.458
41123San Diego Padres914051.44016.5404448-4422-2518-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park712843.394
51326Arizona Diamondbacks923953.42418.0411470-5916-3323-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field703040.429

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Alexi AmaristaSS27.101San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Buddy BaumannP28.220San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Edwin EscobarRP24.085Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Donnie HartP25.313Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Anthony ReckerC32.322Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tyler FlowersC30.173Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand
Nick TepeschSP27.277Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Edward MujicaRP32.067Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ryon Healy1B-DH24.188Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Yefri PerezSS25.142Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from Jacksonville (AA)
Kevin KiermaierCF26.085Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Kevin SiegristRP26.361St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Joe BeimelRP39.088Released by Royals
David RossC39.119Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Trevor CahillRP28.137Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right patellar tendinitis
Clayton RichardRP32.308Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler CollinsRF26.040Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Carson Fulmerp22.215Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Justin MorneauDH35.062Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Eduardo RodriguezSP23.100Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Jake DiekmanRP29.176Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Lacerated left index finger
Derek HollandSP29.280Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Keone KelaRP23.091Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Joel PeraltaRP40.115Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Mayobanex AcostaC28.239Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Carl AndersonOF-P23.318Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Andrew BarbosaP28.241New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Daniel Barrios2b21.089New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Josh BellRF23.336Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Martin CervenkaC23.347Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Li-Jen ChuC22.125Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Vince CondeIF22.276New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Hank CongerC28.169Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Jonathon CrawfordP24.258Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Austin DeCarrP21.124New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Yusniel Diazof19.282Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Riley Drongesenc24.048St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Jhoan Duranp18.189Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Max Duvalp25.092Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Pedro Echemendiap25.032St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Caleb FergusonP20.014Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Cole Figueroa3B29.016Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
Junior Floresp21.276Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Mike FordP24.012New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Activated from disabled list
Junior GarciaP20.289Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Reed GarrettP23.195Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Derian Gonzalezp21.166St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Manuel Guzman2B21.156Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Hunter HarveyP21.219Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Joe HarveyP24.189New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Brandon HicksSS30.305Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Neil HollandP27.336Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Chase HuchingsonP27.093New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Chris Iriart1b21.282Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Chase JensenSS25.168San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Mike Kingp21.052Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Nick KinghamP24.251Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Adam KolarekP27.183Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
George Kottarasc33.061Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mark Lairdof23.109Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Mitch LambsonP25.361Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Jack LeathersichRP26.002Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Jose LeclercP22.209Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Stuart Levyc23.329Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Domingo Leyba2B20.309Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Sicnarf LoopstokC23.081Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Eduar LopezP21.145Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Cory LuebkeRP31.134Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Kenny MathewsP22.344Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jayson McKinleyp22.179Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Alex MonsalveC24.085Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Adam MooreC32.069Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Edward MujicaRP32.067Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Tommy Nancep25.119Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Chris NarvesonRP34.208Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Zach NudingP26.109Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Andy PazC23.192Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Richelson PenaP22.290Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Brooks PoundersP25.293Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Christian PowellP25.013Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Josh PrevostP24.183New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Alex ReyesP21.321St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jo-Jo ReyesP31.238Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Jason Richmanp22.274Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Niuman RomeroSS31.173New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Eduard Rosillop22.206Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Mark SappingtonP 25.241Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Hector SilvestreP23.214Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from disabled list
Devon Stewartp23.202Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Elias TorresOF24.145Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Casey TurgeonSS23.291St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Spencer TurnbullP23.301Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
A.J. VanegasP23.334Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ildemaro VargasSS25.000Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Gerwuins VelazcoC24.283St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Victor VelizP22.283Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
David WhiteheadP24.086Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Tom WindleP24.128Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Josh ZeidRP29.114New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Carson BlairC26.271Released by Athletics
Justin De FratusRP28.269Released by Rangers
Kanekoa TexeiraP30.160Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rico NoelCF27.186Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ross DetwilerRP30.132Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Sam LeCureRP32.073Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tim DillardP32.363Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron JudgeOF24.081New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt FlemerP25.236Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Vimael Machinss22.294Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon AlgerP 25.012Released by Padres
Mason SmithCF21.122Released by Padres
Michael JohnsonP25.194Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Travis Harrison3B23.272Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Joe Chavezss23.020Announced retirement
Max PentecostC23.128Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Sean Reid-FoleyP20.321Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Cameron Palmerp24.226Released by Dodgers
Cristian GomezSS20.187Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Garrett Harrisonp22.336Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
J.J. FrancoSS24.165Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Jordan Hillyerp22.297Released by Marlins
Pedro Payanop21.292Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Jansiel Riveraof17.322Seattle MarinersDominican Mariners (Rk)Assigned to DSL Mariners (Rk)
Jose Sotilloof20.064San Diego PadresDominican Padres (Rk)Assigned to DSL Padres (Rk)
Rafael Ordazp21.149Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Kevin Santiagoss18.291Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Signed out of draft (Miami-Dade)
Matt Swarmerp22.294Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Kutztown)
Thomas Jonesof18.219Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Signed out of draft (South Carolina HS)
Brayan Hernandezof18.308Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Duncan Robinsonp22.223Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Dartmouth)
Hunter Wellsp21.055Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Signed out of draft (Gonzaga)
Jordan Sheffieldp21.045Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Signed out of draft (Vanderbilt)
Zach McKinstryss21.078Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Central Michigan)
Miguel Sanchezp20.232Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to AZL Athletics (Rk)