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Games on 2015-04-06

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins0Detroit Tigers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,0302:30Phil HughesDavid PriceDavid Price (1-0)Phil Hughes (0-1)Joe Nathan (1)Paul MolitorBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALCleveland Indians0Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,7532:30Corey KluberDallas KeuchelDallas Keuchel (1-0)Corey Kluber (0-1)Luke Gregerson (1)Terry FranconaA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALChicago White Sox1Kansas City Royals10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,0852:50Jeff SamardzijaYordano VenturaYordano Ventura (1-0)Jeff Samardzija (0-1)-Robin VenturaNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays6New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch948,4692:59Drew HutchisonMasahiro TanakaDrew Hutchison (1-0)Masahiro Tanaka (0-1)-John GibbonsJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTexas Rangers0Oakland Athletics8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,0672:45Yovani GallardoSonny GraySonny Gray (1-0)Yovani Gallardo (0-1)-Jeff BanisterBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALLos Angeles Angels1Seattle Mariners4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,9092:33Jered WeaverFelix HernandezFelix Hernandez (1-0)Jered Weaver (0-1)Fernando Rodney (1)Mike SciosciaLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALBaltimore Orioles6Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,0423:01Chris TillmanChris ArcherChris Tillman (1-0)Chris Archer (0-1)-Buck ShowalterKevin CashTropicana Field
NLSan Francisco Giants5Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch949,0433:18Madison BumgarnerJosh CollmenterMadison Bumgarner (1-0)Josh Collmenter (0-1)Santiago Casilla (1)Bruce BochyChip HaleChase Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,6332:30Francisco LirianoJohnny CuetoJumbo Diaz (1-0)Tony Watson (0-1)Aroldis Chapman (1)Clint HurdleBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLSan Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch953,5183:04James ShieldsClayton KershawJoel Peralta (1-0)Shawn Kelley (0-1)Chris Hatcher (1)Buddy BlackDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves2Miami Marlins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,9692:36Julio TeheranHenderson AlvarezJulio Teheran (1-0)Henderson Alvarez (0-1)Jason Grilli (1)Fredi GonzalezMike RedmondMarlins Park
NLColorado Rockies10Milwaukee Brewers0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,0323:00Kyle KendrickKyle LohseKyle Kendrick (1-0)Kyle Lohse (0-1)-Walt WeissRon RoenickeMiller Park
IntBoston Red Sox8Philadelphia Phillies0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,5493:01Clay BuchholzCole HamelsClay Buchholz (1-0)Cole Hamels (0-1)-John FarrellRyne SandbergCitizens Bank Par
NLNew York Mets3Washington Nationals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,2952:35Bartolo ColonMax ScherzerBartolo Colon (1-0)Max Scherzer (0-1)Buddy Carlyle (1)Terry CollinsMatt WilliamsNationals Park
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-04-06.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3111Toronto Blue Jays1101.000--6150-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1619269.571
1814Baltimore Orioles1101.000--6240-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1618081.497
2715Boston Red Sox1101.000--8080-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1617784.478
41223New York Yankees101.0001.016-50-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1618774.540
51317Tampa Bay Rays101.0001.026-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1618081.497
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
247Kansas City Royals1101.000--10191-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1619467.584
169Detroit Tigers1101.000--4041-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1607387.456
51124Minnesota Twins101.0001.004-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1618378.516
4927Cleveland Indians101.0001.002-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1608179.506
31028Chicago White Sox101.0001.0110-90-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1617685.472
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
324Seattle Mariners1101.000--4131-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1617586.466
158Houston Astros1101.000--2021-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1618576.528
232Oakland Athletics1101.000--8081-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1616794.416
51418Texas Rangers101.0001.008-80-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1618873.547
41530Los Angeles Angels101.0001.014-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1618576.528
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
233New York Mets1101.000--3120-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1618972.553
1713Atlanta Braves1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1616695.410
31426Miami Marlins101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1617190.441
41222Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.008-80-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1616398.391
5919Washington Nationals101.0001.013-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1618378.516
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
211St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--3030-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1619962.615
1612Cincinnati Reds1101.000--5231-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1616398.391
5816Chicago Cubs101.0001.003-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1619764.602
31325Milwaukee Brewers101.0001.0010-100-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1616893.422
41121Pittsburgh Pirates101.0001.025-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1619863.609
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
325San Francisco Giants1101.000--5410-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1618378.516
246Los Angeles Dodgers1101.000--6331-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1619170.565
1510Colorado Rockies1101.000--100100-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1616794.416
51020San Diego Padres101.0001.036-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1617487.460
41529Arizona Diamondbacks101.0001.045-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1617982.491

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Edwin EscobarP22.349Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow inflammation
Juan Francisco1b27.287Released by Rays
Matt MooreSP25.292Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-60 Recovery from left elbow surgery
Jake McGeeRP28.243Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left elbow surgery
Alex CobbSP27.182Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm tendinitis, Tommy John Surgery
Nick Franklin2b24.035Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Chris Stewartc33.046Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Jaff Deckerlf25.042Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Left calf strain
Rob ScahillRP28.050Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from minors
Brandon CumptonSP26.141Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow surgery
Pedro Florimonss28.117Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Stolmy PimentelP25.064Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Justin Sellersss29.064Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Sore left Achilles
Devon Travis2B24.044Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Cody MartinP25.214Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Danny WinklerP25.063Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Eric StultsSP35.119Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joey Terdoslavichlf26.209Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left wrist
Eric Younglf29.316Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Josh EdginRP28.110New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow surgery
Bobby ParnellRP30.210New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Zack WheelerSP24.311New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Torn ligament, right elbow
Vic BlackRP26.318New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder weakness
Buddy CarlyleP37.106New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ehire AdrianzaSS25.228San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brandon LeagueP32.021Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Sore right shoulder
Kenley JansenP27.189Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left foot surgery
Hyun-Jin RyuSP28.012Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Kevin QuackenbushP26.129San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Sent to minors
Josh JohnsonSP31.066San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Strained right elbow
Brandon MaurerRP24.277San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Sent to minors
Cory LuebkeP30.033San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Strained left elbow
Wil Nievesc37.193San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jason Bourgeoislf-rf33.092Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-60 Fractured left shoulder
Jason MarquisSP36.228Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brennan Boeschrf29.359Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris DominguezLF28.135Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kevin GreggRP36.290Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Sean MarshallRP32.219Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-60 Recovery from left shoulder surgery
Homer BaileySP28.338Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
David HaleP27.192Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Jorge De La RosaSP34.001Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Strained left groin
Nick CiuffoC20.030Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Kevin Cron1B22.048Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Luis OrtegaP21.351Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Daniel Palka1B23.161Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Mark BiggsP21.331Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Phil WetherellP25.179Released by Yankees
J.P. CrawfordSS20.085Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Oblique
John StilsonP24.252Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron Westlake1B26.100Announced retirement