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Games on 2016-04-03

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntNew York Mets3Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,0303:13Matt HarveyEdinson VolquezTerry CollinsNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays5Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,0422:51Marcus StromanChris ArcherMarcus Stroman (1-0)Chris Archer (0-1)Roberto Osuna (1)John GibbonsKevin CashTropicana Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,5003:02Adam WainwrightFrancisco LirianoFrancisco Liriano (1-0)Adam Wainwright (0-1)-Mike MathenyClint HurdlePNC Park
3 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-04-03.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Toronto Blue Jays1101.000--5320-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1618873.547
235Tampa Bay Rays101.0001.035-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1616893.422
31323Baltimore Orioles0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1628973.549
5610New York Yankees0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1628478.519
41224Boston Red Sox0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1629369.574
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1101.000--4311-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1618081.497
4919Detroit Tigers0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1618675.534
31028Cleveland Indians0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1619467.584
579Minnesota Twins0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field16259103.364
21125Chicago White Sox0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1627884.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
11420Los Angeles Angels000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1627488.457
2818Houston Astros000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1628478.519
51516Texas Rangers000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1629567.586
4414Seattle Mariners000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1628676.531
3511Oakland Athletics000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1626993.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Mets101.000--34-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1618774.540
387Miami Marlins0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1617982.491
4612Philadelphia Phillies0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1627191.438
51530Washington Nationals0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1629567.586
21322Atlanta Braves0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1616893.422
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1101.000--4131-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1607783.481
234St. Louis Cardinals101.0001.014-30-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1618675.534
578Milwaukee Brewers0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1627389.451
41127Cincinnati Reds0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1626894.420
31226Chicago Cubs0000.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field16110358.640
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3917Los Angeles Dodgers000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1629171.562
5415San Francisco Giants000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1628775.537
4513San Diego Padres000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1626894.420
11421Arizona Diamondbacks000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1626993.426
21029Colorado Rockies000--0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1627587.463

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jon GraySP24.150Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Abdominal strain
Jason MotteRP33.285Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder strain
Jason GurkaRP28.084Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Peter O'BrienC25.262Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to minors
Evan MarshallP25.350Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to minors
Enrique BurgosRP25.131Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to minors
Chris CapuanoRP36.228Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Yhonathan BarriosRP24.124Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-60 Strained right shoulder
Sean NolinSP26.098Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Will SmithRP26.267Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Torn LCL in right knee
Ryan TeperaRP28.152Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to minors
Sam FuldLF34.134Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained left shoulder
Eric Sogard2B29.316Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Cervical strain
R.J. AlvarezRP24.300Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Bone chips in right elbow
Henderson AlvarezSP25.350Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right shoulder surgery
Andrew Lamborf27.235Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assigned to minors
Aaron ThompsonRP29.034Released by Twins
Jefry Marte1B24.287Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to minors
Rey Navarro2B-3B26.102Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Assigned to minors
Shae SimmonsP25.212Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Andrew McKirahanRP26.054Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Torn left elbow ligament
Brayan PenaC34.086St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Left knee surgery
Austin HedgesC23.228San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to minors
Eric FryerC30.220St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
John MayberryLF-RF32.104Released by Tigers
Kyle ParkerRF26.185Released by Rockies
Tyler CravyRP26.264Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to minors
Alex Liddi1b27.232Released by Orioles
Mike Carp1b29.277Released by Orioles
Jeff BianchiSS29.180Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jesse BiddleP24.164Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from Tommy John surgery
Eduardo RodriguezSP22.361Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Dislocated right kneecap
Christian VazquezC25.225Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Recovering from April 2015 Tommy John surgery
Carson SmithRP26.166Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained flexor mass in right forearm
Javier Baez2B23.123Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Left thumb contusion
Jumbo DiazP32.036Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Cory LuebkeP31.030Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Pedro Florimon2B29.114Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jung-Ho KangSS-3B28.364Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Knee
Jared HughesRP30.273Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Strained lat
Elias DiazC25.137Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Elbow
Cole Figueroa3B28.278Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt JoyceLF31.243Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jordan WaldenRP28.139St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Luis AvilanRP26.258Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to minors
Mitch HarrisRP30.147St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Nerve issues in right elbow
Lance LynnSP28.327St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-60 Recovery from Tommy John Surgery
Jhonny PeraltaSS33.310St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Recovering from November 2015 Tommy John surgery
Ruben TejadaSS26.158St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Strained left quad
Jake GoebbertLF-RF28.192Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Designated for Assignment
John HoldzkomP28.167Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Reed Johnsonlf39.116Released by Nationals
Sean BurnettRP33.198Released by Nationals
Luke JacksonRP24.223Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Stress reaction, lower back
Josh HamiltonLF34.317Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left knee surgery
Chris GimenezC33.097Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Lower left leg infection
Yu DarvishSP29.230Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
C.J. WilsonSP35.136Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
James Loney1B31.331Released by Rays
Neal CottsRP36.009Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jarrod DysonCF31.231Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Tim CollinsRP26.225Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-60 Left elbow surgery
Chien-Ming WangRP36.003Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Evan ScribnerRP30.258Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder strain
Charlie FurbushRP29.357Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Left biceps/shoulder tendinitis
Rob BrantlyC26.263Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Marco EstradaSP32.273Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Back soreness
Devon Travis2B25.041Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left shoulder surgery
Bo SchultzRP30.190Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from hip surgery
Aaron LoupRP28.106Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow soreness
Cole GillespieRF31.287Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brad HandRP26.014Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris NarvesonRP34.104Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dustin McGowanRP34.010Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Craig BreslowRP35.238Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carter CappsRP25.239Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-60 Right elbow surgery
Raudel LazoRP26.356Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder strain
Michael DunnRP30.315Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Left forearm strain
Jeremy HazelbakerLF-CF28.233St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Adam RosalesSS-3B32.319San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jairo DiazRP24.312Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-60 Right elbow surgery
Daniel Descalso2B29.166Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand
Tyler MatzekP25.166Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Anxiety disorder
Tyler AndersonP26.094Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left elbow surgery
Robbie ErlinSP25.177San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to minors
Jose Pirela2B26.133San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to minors
Jordan Pacheco1B30.063Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mason WilliamsCF24.226New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right shoulder surgery
Bryan MitchellRP24.350New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left big toe
Greg Bird1B23.145New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Torn right labrum
Charlie CulbersonSS26.358Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Hyun-Jin RyuSP29.009Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left shoulder surgery
Josh RavinRP28.073Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Broken left forearm
Howie Kendrick2B32.266Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left calf
Yasmani Grandal1B27.146Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm soreness
Alex Guerrero3B29.104Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left knee contusion
Andre EthierRF33.358Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right tibia
Mike BolsingerSP28.065Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Brett AndersonSP28.062Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-60 Surgery on bulging disc
Brandon WorkmanRP27.233Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Logan KensingRP33.274Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Marlon ByrdLF-RF38.216Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Giovanni SotoP24.321Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Zach WaltersSS26.210Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Matt ThorntonRP39.200San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Buddy BaumannP28.116San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Michael BrantleyLF28.324Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right shoulder surgery
Jimmy ParedesDH27.129Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Strained left wrist
Brian MatuszRP29.051Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Back discomfort
Kevin GausmanSP25.087Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder tendinitis
Munenori Kawasaki3B34.304Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Miguel GonzalezSP31.311Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Alex WilsonRP29.151Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder soreness
Daniel NorrisP22.343Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Angel NesbittP25.120Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Cameron MaybinCF28.365Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left wrist
Blaine HardyRP29.020Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder impingement
Jeff FerrellRP25.131Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder impingement
Christian Villanueva3B24.289Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right fibular fracture
Dallas BeelerSP26.295Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Aaron BrooksSP25.341Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Hip contusion
Kyle SkipworthC26.033Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from ankle surgery
Yorman RodriguezRF23.231Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Hamstring strain
Michael LorenzenRP24.090Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right UCL
Jon MoscotSP24.232Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Strained intercostal muscle
John LambSP25.267Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from back surgery
Anthony DeSclafaniSP25.350Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Tyler HoltCF27.024Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Jose PerazaSS21.338Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Ramon CabreraC26.149Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Assigned to minors
Alexi AmaristaLF26.362San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Scott ObergRP26.021Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Tyler Kriegerss22.077Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Max MoroffSS 22.325Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jason Rogers1B28.021Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)