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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox1Los Angeles Angels2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,2573:05David PriceJered WeaverCam Bedrosian (2-0)Brad Ziegler (2-5)-John FarrellMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles2Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,5693:00Ubaldo JimenezKyle GibsonRyan Pressly (5-5)Odrisamer Despaigne (0-2)-Buck ShowalterPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALKansas City Royals2Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,0082:26Yordano VenturaCole HamelsCole Hamels (12-2)Yordano Ventura (6-9)Sam Dyson (21)Ned YostJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALKansas City Royals2Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,0082:26Yordano VenturaCole HamelsCole Hamels (12-2)Yordano Ventura (6-9)Sam Dyson (21)Ned YostJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLPhiladelphia Phillies7Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,7853:25Aaron NolaMatt WislerAaron Nola (6-9)Matt Wisler (4-11)Jeanmar Gomez (27)Pete MackaninBrian SnitkerTurner Field
IntChicago White Sox1Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,1572:51Chris SaleJohn LackeyJohn Lackey (8-7)Chris Sale (14-4)Aroldis Chapman (21)Robin VenturaJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Miami Marlins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,0602:28Michael WachaJose FernandezMichael Wacha (6-7)Jose Fernandez (12-5)Seung Hwan Oh (9)Mike MathenyDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks4Milwaukee Brewers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,9712:50Robbie RayZach DaviesZach Davies (8-4)Robbie Ray (5-10)Jeremy Jeffress (24)Chip HaleCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLColorado Rockies2New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,2923:13Tyler AndersonJacob deGromJordan Lyles (3-3)Jeurys Familia (2-3)Carlos Estevez (11)Walt WeissTerry CollinsCiti field
NLWashington Nationals4San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,0013:28Tanner RoarkJohnny CuetoTanner Roark (10-6)Johnny Cueto (13-3)Shawn Kelley (5)Dusty BakerBruce BochyAT&T Park
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-07-28.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles1015843.574--4804483237-1621-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards613130.508
248Toronto Blue Jays1025745.5591.55014257630-2327-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre603228.533
359Boston Red Sox1005545.5502.55614808134-2521-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park623824.613
4816New York Yankees1015249.5156.0412436-2429-2223-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II613229.525
51428Tampa Bay Rays1003961.39018.5395452-5719-3020-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field622933.468
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Cleveland Indians995742.576--4864028427-1730-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field623725.597
2713Detroit Tigers1025448.5294.5475477-226-1928-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park593227.542
31019Chicago White Sox1025052.4908.5408438-3028-2422-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field602832.467
41120Kansas City Royals1014952.4859.0397448-5132-1917-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium613229.525
51529Minnesota Twins1013863.37620.0448529-8121-3117-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field612140.344
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Texas Rangers1035944.573--490489131-1728-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington593623.610
2610Houston Astros1015546.5453.04604025832-2123-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park612932.475
3917Seattle Mariners1005149.5106.54754354025-2326-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field623527.565
41221Oakland Athletics1024755.46111.5422491-6924-2923-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum602238.367
51323Los Angeles Angels1024656.45112.5475471423-2623-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim602832.467
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1026042.588--47536211331-2029-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park603525.583
2512Miami Marlins1025547.5395.04294141527-2328-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park592435.407
3714New York Mets1015348.5256.53723551727-2326-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field613427.557
41022Philadelphia Phillies1044757.45214.0369475-10623-2824-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park582434.414
51530Atlanta Braves1023567.34325.0351487-13614-3721-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field593326.559
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1016140.604--50935415532-1629-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field604218.700
2611St. Louis Cardinals1025547.5396.55184229625-3030-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III603129.517
3815Pittsburgh Pirates1005248.5208.5465462329-2323-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park612635.426
41124Milwaukee Brewers1004456.44016.5405468-6327-2517-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park622933.468
51427Cincinnati Reds1014061.39621.0437580-14324-2816-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark612833.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133San Francisco Giants1025943.578--4644115330-2029-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park602832.467
247Los Angeles Dodgers1025745.5592.04393766331-1926-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium603426.567
3918Colorado Rockies1025052.4909.0519519025-2425-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field602535.417
41225San Diego Padres1024458.43115.0453501-4823-2521-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park602436.400
51326Arizona Diamondbacks1024260.41217.0452533-8117-3525-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field602733.450

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Lucas HarrellRP31.055Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from Braves with Dario Alvarez to Rangers for Travis Demeritte
Dario AlvarezRP27.192Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from Braves with Lucas Harrell to Rangers for Travis Demeritte
Travis DemeritteSS21.301Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Rangers to Braves for Lucas Harrell and Dario Alvarez
Matt Duffy3B27.172Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jacob BarnesRP26.105Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow soreness
Mike BlazekRP27.134Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jason MotteRP34.036Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Right rotator cuff strain
Chris RusinRP29.279Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Yolmer Sanchez2B-DH24.029Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Brett Lawrie2B26.191Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Cesar RamosRP32.036Granted free agency
Justin Ruggianocf34.107Released by Rangers
Wilmer DifoSS24.117Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Harrisburg (AA)
Stephen Drew2B33.134Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Vertigo
Buddy BaumannRP28.232San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Yangervis Solarte3B-2B29.021San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Alexi AmaristaLF-SS27.113San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Rubby De La RosaSP27.146Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Devan AhartOF23.280Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Scott AlexanderRP27.018Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Marcos Almonte3b20.122Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Carl AndersonOF-P23.330Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Keyder Aristigueta2b20.177Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Abiatal AvelinoSS21.164New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Dakota BacusP 25.117Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Agapito Barriosp22.240Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Alexeis Bellof32.300Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Moises Bello3b19.045Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Aaron Bossic22.279New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Colin BrayOF-P23.040Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Parker Buggp21.275Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Austin Byler1b23.286Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Lorenzo CainCF30.106Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Jodd CarterOF20.008Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Elio Castillo1B22.149Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Dusty Coleman3B29.099Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Vince CondeIF22.288New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Josh ConwayOF25.107Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Yeison Correderass22.179New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Johandry Cortezc18.065Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Jarrett Costac23.096Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Joey CurlettaOF 22.142Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Isrrael De la Cruzss19.043Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Eduardo de OleoC23.184Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Austin DeCarrP21.136New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Ben Deluzioss21.353Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Joey Denatop24.133Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Robert Duggerp21.025Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Frank DuncanP24.180Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Grant Dyerp20.363Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Luke Dykstra2B20.264Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Alfredo FigaroRP32.021Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Jorge FloresSS24.246Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Alexis Garciass19.027Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Isaac GilP24.294Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Connor Goedert3B22.226Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Gerardo Gonzalezss17.219Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Jose Gonzalezof18.014Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Kris HallP25.050Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Travis Harrison3B23.284Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Hector Hernandezof20.156Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Ivan HernandezP25.000Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chase Hodsonp24.018New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Bryan HoladayC28.252Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Brian HolmesP25.179Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Raul Jacobsonp24.107New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Cristian Javierp19.124Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Kyle KendrickSP31.336Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Mark Lairdof23.121Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Luke Leftwichp22.049Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Richard Loveladyp21.021Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
J.D. MartinP33.207Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Nick MartinezRP25.357Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Victor MateoP27.001Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler MatzekP25.282Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Billy McKinneyCF21.339New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Alex MejiaIF25.191St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Miguel Mejiap28.191Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon Montgomery2b20.167Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Brandon Moss1B32.316St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Zach Nehrirof23.181Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Makay Nelsonp22.001Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Michael O'Nealp24.053Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chad OberackerLF27.195Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Johnny OmahenP27.135Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Samuel Ortiz2b19.358Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Jensen Parkof23.230Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Oliver Pascualss19.254New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Noah Perio2B24.257Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Robbie PerkinsC22.060Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
John PoloniusSS25.196San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Benino PrunedaP27.354Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josh RapaczC26.018Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Jose RegaladoP24.252Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Kyle RegnaultP27.227New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Trevor Richardsp23.074Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Edwin Rios1b22.098Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Terrance Robertsonof19.252New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Brayan Rodriguezc19.093New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Bryan RodriguezP25.022San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ben Rortvedtc18.306Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Javi SalasP24.130Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Jose Salasss19.102Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Troy ScribnerP25.026Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Angelo Serranop24.071Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Tom ShirleyP27.259Detroit TigersErie (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Hector SilvestreP23.226Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Rinku SinghP27.354Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Gabe SpeierP21.107Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Connor SpencerIF23.187New York YankeesTampa (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Ruben Tejada2B26.274San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Josh Tobias2b23.247Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Greg Tomchickp23.210St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Stryker TrahanC 22.094Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Carlos Vidalof20.242New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Shane WatsonP 22.349Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
T.J. WeirIF-P24.317San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
David WhiteheadP24.098Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Shane ZeileC23.044Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Mark Zimmermanp22.121San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Casey ColemanP29.025Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Anderson Polancop23.325Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Yeyfry Del RosarioP22.092Released by Astros
Christian PowellP25.025Released by Astros
Ian Ricec22.343Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Armando Ruizp23.009Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ranyelmy MendozaOF22.062Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Trace LoehrSS21.066Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Juan Gomesc24.216Released by Marlins
Ruben Perezc20.311Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Daniel Barrios2b21.101New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees West (Rk)
Blake Lillisp18.140Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Kansas HS)
Delvin Zinn2b19.060Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Itawamba JC)
Jesus Navarross18.196Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)
Jose Benjaminof20.225Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)
A.J. Ramirez3b23.115San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (USC)
Willie Riosp20.173Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Signed out of draft (Florida Southwestern)