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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics4Los Angeles Angels5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,0522:45Sean ManaeaMatt ShoemakerMatt Shoemaker (6-11)Sean Manaea (3-6)Cam Bedrosian (1)Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTexas Rangers1Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2302:43Yu DarvishDylan BundyDylan Bundy (4-3)Yu Darvish (2-3)Darren O'Day (3)Jeff BanisterBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALMinnesota Twins10Cleveland Indians6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,8353:33Kyle GibsonCarlos CarrascoRyan Pressly (6-5)Carlos Carrasco (7-5)-Paul MolitorTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALChicago White Sox5Detroit Tigers11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,3163:07James ShieldsAnibal SanchezAnibal Sanchez (6-11)James Shields (5-13)-Robin VenturaBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALToronto Blue Jays2Houston Astros1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,3992:40R.A. DickeyLance McCullersR.A. Dickey (8-12)Lance McCullers (6-5)Jason Grilli (4)John GibbonsA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALBoston Red Sox4Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2402:30David PriceWade LeBlancDonn Roach (2-0)Fernando Abad (1-5)Edwin Diaz (1)John FarrellScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALKansas City Royals3Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,6253:04Yordano VenturaMatt AndrieseChris Young (3-8)Xavier Cedeno (3-3)Kelvin Herrera (3)Ned YostKevin CashTropicana Field
NLWashington Nationals10Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,9193:18Tanner RoarkRobbie RayTanner Roark (11-6)Robbie Ray (5-11)-Dusty BakerChip HaleChase Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,6333:20Gerrit ColeMike FoltynewiczGerrit Cole (7-6)Mike Foltynewicz (4-5)Tony Watson (1)Clint HurdleBrian SnitkerTurner Field
NLMiami Marlins2Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,4192:48Jose FernandezJason HammelJason Hammel (11-5)Jose Fernandez (12-6)Aroldis Chapman (22)Don MattinglyJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2703:22Adam WainwrightDan StrailyJumbo Diaz (1-1)Seung Hwan Oh (2-2)-Mike MathenyBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3Colorado Rockies7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,6073:28Brandon McCarthyJon GrayJon Gray (8-4)Brandon McCarthy (2-2)-Dave RobertsWalt WeissCoors Field
IntNew York Yankees1New York Mets7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,8192:39Masahiro TanakaJacob deGromJacob deGrom (7-5)Masahiro Tanaka (7-4)-Joe GirardiTerry CollinsCiti field
NLSan Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,3513:16Madison BumgarnerZach EflinHector Neris (4-3)Will Smith (1-4)-Bruce BochyPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLMilwaukee Brewers3San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,1523:00Zach DaviesLuis PerdomoZach Davies (9-4)Luis Perdomo (5-5)Tyler Thornburg (3)Craig CounsellAndy GreenPetco Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-08-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1056045.571--4974663138-1622-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards572928.509
247Toronto Blue Jays1076047.5611.05214408132-2428-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre552926.527
359Boston Red Sox1055847.5522.05804968434-2524-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park573522.614
4917New York Yankees1065353.5007.5426464-3829-2224-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II563125.554
51428Tampa Bay Rays1054263.40018.0413465-5222-3220-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field572631.456
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1046044.577--5164308630-1930-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field573423.596
2610Detroit Tigers1065848.5473.05144902430-1928-29W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park552827.509
31120Chicago White Sox1065155.48110.0424462-3828-2423-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field562729.482
41019Kansas City Royals1065155.48110.0410465-5532-1919-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium563026.536
51529Minnesota Twins1064264.39619.0483551-6823-3219-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field561739.304
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1076245.579--506501534-1728-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington553322.600
2712Houston Astros1065650.5285.54714333833-2223-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park562828.500
3816Seattle Mariners1055352.5058.04924613126-2427-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field573324.579
41223Los Angeles Angels1064858.45313.5490488225-2823-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim562630.464
51324Oakland Athletics1064759.44314.5432515-8324-2923-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562234.393
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1076344.589--50737613131-2032-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park553223.582
2511Miami Marlins1075750.5336.04534371629-2428-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park542232.407
3714New York Mets1065551.5197.53933791429-2626-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field563224.571
41122Philadelphia Phillies1084959.45414.5393492-9924-2825-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park542232.407
51530Atlanta Braves1063769.34925.5363503-14016-3921-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field553124.564
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1066541.613--53736717036-1729-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field553817.691
2613St. Louis Cardinals1065650.5289.05384518725-3031-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III563026.536
3815Pittsburgh Pirates1045351.51011.0476477-129-2324-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park572532.439
41021Milwaukee Brewers1054857.45716.5423483-6030-2518-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park572532.439
51326Cincinnati Reds1054362.41021.5454589-13525-2818-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark572532.439
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1066145.575--4814324932-2129-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park562630.464
248Los Angeles Dodgers1065947.5572.04673977033-2026-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium563224.571
3918Colorado Rockies1065353.5008.05435311226-2427-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field562234.393
41225San Diego Padres1074661.43015.5466517-5125-2821-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park552233.400
51427Arizona Diamondbacks1074364.40218.5471582-11117-3726-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field552629.473

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Antonio BastardoRP30.315Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from Mets to Pirates for Jonathon Niese
Jesse Adamsp22.355Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Scott AlexanderRP27.023Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Carlos Alonso2B28.169Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Beau AmaralOF25.172Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Chris AndersonP24.004Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Will AndersonP23.341St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Francisco ArciaC26.322Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Carlos ArroyoOF23.035Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Chris Bettsc19.145Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Justin Bour1B28.066Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) for rehab
Lewis BrinsonOF 22.086Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Socrates BritoCF23.330Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Ryan Burrp22.066Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Trevor CahillRP28.154Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Anthony CaroniaIF-OF25.072Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jesus CastilloP20.341Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Lendy CastilloRP27.116Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Cito CulverSS23.341New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Eduardo de OleoC23.189Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Luis De PaulaP24.098Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Reinstated to active roster
Dominic DeMasiP23.160Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Odrisamer DespaigneRP29.120Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Tanner EnglishOF23.144Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Brady FeiglP25.218Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Activated from disabled list
J.P. FeyereisenP23.176New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Joshua FieldsRP30.348Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Trevor FossP26.260Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Signed to Minor League Contract
J.J. FrancoSS24.182Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Joey GalloLF22.256Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Raywilly GomezC26.189New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Trevor GottRP23.341Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Randal GrichukCF24.355St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Yulieski Gurriel2b32.054Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Brock Hartsonp22.358Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Joe HarveyP24.206New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Taylor Hearnp21.337Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Dilson Herrera2B22.152Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Cameron HillP22.070Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Grant HolmesP20.133Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Brian HunterC23.253Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Aaron JudgeOF24.098New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jeremy KehrtP30.224Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Joe KellySP28.054Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Dean KiekheferRP27.056St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Nick KinghamP24.268Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Keenan Kishp24.255Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Ricky KnappP24.074New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Junior LakeLF26.128Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Pat LightP25.126Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Grayson Longp22.067Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Reynaldo LopezP22.210Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Seth LucioP23.094San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from disabled list
Seth LugoP26.258New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Evan Manarinop23.217Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Jose Marmolejos1B23.212Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Stanley Martinezp21.246Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Luis MateoP26.133New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Erick Mattac22.115Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Austin MeadowsCF21.091Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Heiker MenesesSS-2B25.032Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Jio MierSS25.341Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan MontgomeryP23.218New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jairo MunozP24.356Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Michael Murrayp22.310Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Brandon NimmoCF23.128New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Sean O'SullivanSP28.336Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Walker Olisof22.090Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
David PaulinoP22.177Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Jhon Peluffop19.047Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Jose PenaP25.133New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Jose PerazaSS22.094Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Audry PerezC27.222Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tommy Petersonp22.295Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Wladimir Pintop18.171Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Yasiel PuigRF25.238Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Juniel QuerecutoSS23.317Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Roman QuinnSS23.080Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Zach QuintanaP 22.109Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Harold RamirezOF21.330Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Joely RodriguezP24.262Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Franderlyn RomeroP23.162Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jose RosarioSS-2B24.247New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Sam RunionP27.266Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Edgar Santanap24.291Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Trae SantosP23.295San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Jacob Shortslefp21.216Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Jack SnodgrassP28.236Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Jorge SolerLF24.159Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab
Craig StammenRP32.146Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Andrew SusacC26.133Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Rodrigo TakahashiP19.191Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Lane ThomasOF20.345Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Oliver Toribioc20.056Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Spencer TurnbullP23.318Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Luis UriasSS19.060San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
J.B. WendelkenP 23.131Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Tyler WilsonSP26.311Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Austin WynnsC25.235Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Ashur TolliverP28.191Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jermaine CurtisLF-3B29.023Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel RobertsonSS 22.133Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Patrick Kivlehan3B 26.223Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Tyler Jayp22.105Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Austin AuneOF 22.330New York YankeesTampa (A+)
Matt Crownoverp23.150Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Shawon DunstonCF23.178San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Thomas PannoneOF 22.096Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alejandro Salazarss19.301Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Edwin DiazSS20.343Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Greg BrodyIF24.285San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Juan OrtizOF21.316Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Juan PerezP21.011St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Trent Grishamof19.274Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Wigberto NevarezC24.320Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Remey Reedp21.089Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured
Isaac Padillap20.049New York YankeesDominican Yankees (Rk)Assigned to DSL Yankees 2 (Rk)
Orby TaverasP21.320New York YankeesDominican Yankees (Rk)Assigned to DSL Yankees (Rk)
Saul Martinezp21.042Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)
Robby Sextonp22.095Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed out of draft (Wright State)
Carlos CorporanC32.208Released by Marlins
Jhony Britop18.166New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees East (Rk)
Rony Garciap18.226New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees East (Rk)
Asdrubal CabreraSS30.262New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Strained patella tendon in left knee
Deven Marrero2B25.342Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from DL