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Games on 2016-09-15

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays7Los Angeles Angels2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,5593:15J.A. HappDaniel WrightJ.A. Happ (19-4)Daniel Wright (0-3)-John GibbonsMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTampa Bay Rays7Baltimore Orioles6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,2333:27Blake SnellYovani GallardoBrad Boxberger (4-1)Yovani Gallardo (5-8)Alex Colome (33)Kevin CashBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALNew York Yankees5Boston Red Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,7673:52Masahiro TanakaEduardo RodriguezJoe Kelly (3-0)Dellin Betances (3-6)-Joe GirardiJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,1903:12Mike ClevingerJames ShieldsDavid Robertson (4-3)Bryan Shaw (2-5)-Terry FranconaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,1903:12Mike ClevingerJames ShieldsDavid Robertson (4-3)Bryan Shaw (2-5)-Terry FranconaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALMinnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,9323:04Hector SantiagoMike PelfreyHector Santiago (12-8)Mike Pelfrey (4-10)-Paul MolitorBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALOakland Athletics14Kansas City Royals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,1763:19Daniel MengdenEdinson VolquezDaniel Mengden (2-7)Edinson Volquez (10-11)-Bob MelvinNed YostKauffman Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3Arizona Diamondbacks7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,1262:39Rich HillArchie BradleyArchie Bradley (7-9)Rich Hill (13-4)Patrick Corbin (1)Dave RobertsChip HaleChase Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers5Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3623:10Jimmy NelsonMike MontgomeryJimmy Nelson (8-14)Justin Grimm (1-1)Tyler Thornburg (10)Craig CounsellJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates15Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,2472:54Chad KuhlJerad EickhoffChad Kuhl (4-3)Jerad Eickhoff (10-14)-Clint HurdlePete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLSt. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,2102:33Adam WainwrightJohnny CuetoJohnny Cueto (16-5)Adam Wainwright (11-9)-Mike MathenyBruce BochyAT&T Park
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-09-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox1468264.562--81264117143-3239-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park16115.688
257Baltimore Orioles1468066.5482.06926642845-2635-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1697.563
348Toronto Blue Jays1468066.5482.07026237942-3238-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1697.563
4813New York Yankees1467769.5275.0615629-1444-3133-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1679.438
51324Tampa Bay Rays1466383.43219.0622645-2335-4028-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field16511.313
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1468462.575--7126139947-2537-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field15105.667
2610Detroit Tigers1467868.5346.0664659542-3236-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1587.533
31016Kansas City Royals1467472.50710.0600637-3742-2932-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1679.438
41119Chicago White Sox1467175.48613.0613637-2441-3330-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1679.438
51530Minnesota Twins1475592.37429.5679818-13929-4626-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field15411.267
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1478760.592--7086891947-2240-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1587.533
2711Seattle Mariners1467868.5348.57006455540-3138-37W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1688.500
3914Houston Astros1467670.52110.56676274041-3335-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1688.500
41223Oakland Athletics1466482.43822.5593693-10033-4231-40W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16511.313
51425Los Angeles Angels1466383.43223.5640682-4233-3930-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim16115.688
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1468759.596--69053815246-2841-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1688.500
2512New York Mets1467769.52710.05765552138-3339-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field16106.625
3717Miami Marlins1467373.50014.0603606-336-3537-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1569.400
41122Philadelphia Phillies1476582.44222.5537699-16232-4133-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1569.400
51529Atlanta Braves1465690.38431.0573727-15424-4832-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field15123.800
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1469353.637--72649323351-2142-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field15105.667
2615St. Louis Cardinals1467670.52117.07046396533-4143-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III16106.625
3818Pittsburgh Pirates1457174.49021.5652665-1336-3835-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1679.438
41021Milwaukee Brewers1476681.44927.5610671-6139-3627-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1578.467
51226Cincinnati Reds1456283.42830.5637759-12236-3826-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark17611.353
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1468264.562--6475727547-2735-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1697.563
249San Francisco Giants1467868.5344.06455836239-3339-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1697.563
3920Colorado Rockies1466977.47313.0776774237-3532-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field16610.375
51327San Diego Padres1466284.42520.0621693-7233-3829-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park16610.375
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1466284.42520.0688828-14029-4633-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1679.438


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Robert Andino2B32.143Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Odrisamer DespaigneRP29.164Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Orioles by Marlins
Billy ButlerDH30.150New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0m)
Nathan EovaldiSP26.214New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Dillon OvertonP25.029Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Jorge GonzalezP19.355Released by Angels
Joey CurlettaOF 22.191Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Dodgers to Phillies to complete Carlos Ruiz trade