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Games on 2016-08-27

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,9333:03Danny DuffyDavid PriceDavid Price (13-8)Danny Duffy (11-2)-Ned YostJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALSeattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,3182:51Ariel MirandaJose QuintanaJose Quintana (11-9)Ariel Miranda (1-1)-Scott ServaisRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALSeattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,3182:51Ariel MirandaJose QuintanaJose Quintana (11-9)Ariel Miranda (1-1)-Scott ServaisRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALLos Angeles Angels3Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,1153:17Brett OberholtzerMichael FulmerJhoulys Chacin (5-8)Michael Fulmer (10-5)Fernando Salas (5)Mike SciosciaBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALTampa Bay Rays2Houston Astros6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,5442:58Blake SnellDallas KeuchelDallas Keuchel (9-12)Blake Snell (4-7)-Kevin CashA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALBaltimore Orioles5New York Yankees13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,8433:29Dylan BundyChad GreenTom Layne (1-1)Dylan Bundy (7-5)-Buck ShowalterJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALCleveland Indians0Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,9442:57Carlos CarrascoA.J. GriffinA.J. Griffin (6-3)Carlos Carrasco (9-7)-Terry FranconaJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALCleveland Indians0Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,9442:57Carlos CarrascoA.J. GriffinA.J. Griffin (6-3)Carlos Carrasco (9-7)-Terry FranconaJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALMinnesota Twins7Toronto Blue Jays8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch947,4853:06Ervin SantanaMarcus StromanJason Grilli (5-3)Ryan Pressly (6-6)Roberto Osuna (29)Paul MolitorJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLCincinnati Reds13Arizona Diamondbacks0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,3952:32Anthony DeSclafaniZack GodleyAnthony DeSclafani (8-2)Zack Godley (4-3)-Bryan PriceChip HaleChase Field
NLChicago Cubs2Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch949,5223:08Jason HammelJulio UriasJulio Urias (5-2)Jason Hammel (13-7)Kenley Jansen (38)Joe MaddonDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres1Miami Marlins0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,0073:11Clayton RichardJose UrenaClayton Richard (1-3)Jose Urena (2-5)Kevin Quackenbush (1)Andy GreenDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates9Milwaukee Brewers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,9253:21Jameson TaillonJimmy NelsonJeff Locke (9-7)Blaine Boyer (1-3)Neftali Feliz (2)Clint HurdleCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1New York Mets12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,8323:07Jeremy HellicksonNoah SyndergaardNoah Syndergaard (12-8)Jeremy Hellickson (10-8)-Pete MackaninTerry CollinsCiti field
NLAtlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,6352:34Mike FoltynewiczAlbert SuarezMike Foltynewicz (7-5)Albert Suarez (3-2)Jim Johnson (13)Brian SnitkerBruce BochyAT&T Park
IntOakland Athletics3St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,6072:52Zach NealAlex ReyesDaniel Coulombe (2-1)Matt Bowman (2-5)Ryan Madson (26)Bob MelvinMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLColorado Rockies9Washington Nationals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1127,9014:49Jorge de la RosaA.J. ColeJake McGee (1-3)Yusmeiro Petit (3-4)-Walt WeissDusty BakerNationals Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-08-27.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays1297356.566--6315329939-2834-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre331617.485
246Boston Red Sox1297257.5581.070057912139-2833-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park332112.636
359Baltimore Orioles1297059.5433.0610604642-2228-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards331914.576
4914New York Yankees1286761.5235.5552556-437-2730-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II341717.500
51426Tampa Bay Rays1285474.42218.5531553-2232-3722-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field341420.412
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1287355.570--6315428939-2334-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field332112.636
2610Detroit Tigers1296960.5354.56025792336-2733-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park321715.531
31016Kansas City Royals1296762.5196.5510534-2440-2127-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium331419.424
41119Chicago White Sox1286266.48411.0522556-3434-2928-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field341618.471
51529Minnesota Twins1294980.38024.5589709-12025-4024-40L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field331023.303
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers1307654.585--605601441-2135-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington321913.594
2712Houston Astros1296861.5277.55895414836-2832-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park331617.485
3813Seattle Mariners1296861.5277.55995603936-2832-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field331815.545
41222Oakland Athletics1295673.43419.5513604-9130-3626-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331320.394
51325Los Angeles Angels1295574.42620.5571611-4029-3326-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim331914.576
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1297554.581--62849113738-2537-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park332013.606
2717Miami Marlins1296762.5198.05405271333-3134-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park321220.375
3818New York Mets1296663.5129.0508502633-3033-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field332112.636
41021Philadelphia Phillies1295970.45716.0484626-14230-3329-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park331221.364
51530Atlanta Braves1304882.36927.5481636-15519-4429-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field312011.645
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1288246.641--65543721845-1937-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field332112.636
2511St. Louis Cardinals1286860.53114.06375558230-3638-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III341816.529
3615Pittsburgh Pirates1276661.52015.55785671134-3032-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park341222.353
41123Milwaukee Brewers1295673.43426.5532614-8236-3220-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park331716.515
51224Cincinnati Reds1285573.43027.0581683-10232-3323-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark341321.382
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers1297257.558--5845166841-2631-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium331914.576
248San Francisco Giants1297059.5432.05735205336-2934-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park331716.515
3920Colorado Rockies1296168.47311.06816711032-3129-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field331419.424
41327San Diego Padres1295475.41918.0558625-6730-3424-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park331419.424
51428Arizona Diamondbacks1305476.41518.5589733-14424-4330-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field321517.469

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Micker AdolfoOF19.350Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Activated from disabled list
Tyler AlamoC21.117Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Albert AlmoraCF22.133Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josh Altmannss22.052Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Norichika AokiLF34.234Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Joey Armstrongof23.007Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Harrison Baderof22.085St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Cavan Biggioof21.138Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Tyler Brittonp22.174Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Casey ColemanP29.055Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Josh ConwayOF25.137Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Juan De La CruzC23.022Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Chris DulaP24.021Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Kaleb EarlsP23.163Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
David Edwards2b23.217Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Raynel Espinalp22.325New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Irving Falu2b-ss33.082Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brady FeiglP25.243Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Mike Freeman2B29.023Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Erik Garciac23.157St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Evan GrillsP24.075Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Hunter HarveyP21.261Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Joey Hawkins2b23.170St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Travis HissongP25.039New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Chase Hodsonp24.048New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Jake JohansenP25.216Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Branden KelliherP20.260Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Jon Kennedyp20.342Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Taylor Kohlweyof22.038San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Trevor Lanep22.123New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Will LocanteP26.206Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Seth LucioP23.119San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Kenta MaedaSP28.138Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Kenny MathewsP23.021Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Ian McKinneyp21.282St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Mason MelotakisP25.060Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Alex MeyerRP26.236Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Edwin MorenoOF22.304San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Carlos Navas24.014Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Mitch Nay3B 22.341Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Michael O'Nealp24.083Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ricky Oropesa1B26.255San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joshua Palaciosof21.028Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Joey PankakeP23.277Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt PearceP22.184St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Jose PenaP25.158New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Cesar PuelloCF-RF25.148New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Roberto Ramos1B21.242Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Chris RiveraSS21.170St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Hector Rodriguezp21.314Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Bubby RossmanP24.059Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Rock Ruckerp23.156Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Guilermo SalasSS22.128Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Hector SilvestreP23.256Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Kyle SkipworthC26.179Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Jeff Smith2b23.329Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Tom Spitzof24.133St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Troy StokesOF20.207Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Starlyn SurielP22.283Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Kane Sweeney1b23.325New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
German TaverasP23.193Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Jacob Taylorp21.053Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Juan TejadaOF22.195Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Walker WeickelP 22.286San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Jonah WeselyP21.262Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Collin WilesP 22.089Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Reinstated to active roster
J.B. Woodmanof21.257Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Mike WrightSP26.236Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Shawn ZarragaC27.218Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Steve GeltzRP28.300Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Justin NicolinoSP24.279Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Aaron BlairSP24.093Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Raffy Lopez1B28.330Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Justin Ruggianocf34.137New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder discomfort
T.J. Rivera2B-3B27.304New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jon JayCF31.165San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Oswaldo ArciaRF25.110San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Marlins by Padres
Tom WilhelmsenRP32.255Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Lower back spasms
Dan AltavillaRP23.353Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Pat VenditteRP31.058Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Dae-ho Lee1B34.067Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Nick FranklinDH25.178Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Alex PresleyRF-LF31.033Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jose IglesiasSS26.234Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Albert SuarezSP26.323San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Jake PeavySP35.088San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Strained lower back
Bo SchultzRP30.336Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Aaron LoupRP28.252Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Julio BorbonCF30.188Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Bobby KoreckyP36.346Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Clayton MortensenRP31.139Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Edgar OlmosRP26.137Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Sam LeCureRP32.115Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon MaciasSS-3B27.321Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Shannon WilkersonLF-CF28.038Released by Twins
Alex Balogp24.042Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos DiazP22.282San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin O'ConnerC24.149Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Spencer KieboomC25.164Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brad KellerP21.031Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joe MunozOF22.242Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Natanael MejiaC24.048Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Burrp22.091Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Turner Parryp24.000Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (SUNY Cortland)
Eric Veglahnp22.230Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (St. Thomas MN)
Yohan Ramirezp21.113Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to GCL Astros (Rk)