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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,6223:11Kyle GibsonYovani GallardoYovani Gallardo (1-0)Kyle Gibson (0-1)Zach Britton (1)Paul MolitorBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALBoston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch910,2983:29Clay BuchholzCarlos CarrascoZach McAllister (1-0)Junichi Tazawa (0-1)Cody Allen (1)John FarrellTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALHouston Astros6New York Yankees16Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,4933:45Collin McHughMichael PinedaMichael Pineda (1-0)Collin McHugh (0-1)Ivan Nova (1)A.J. HinchJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALChicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,4682:54Carlos RodonSonny GraySonny Gray (1-0)Carlos Rodon (0-1)Ryan Madson (1)Robin VenturaBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALToronto Blue Jays3Tampa Bay Rays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,2572:47J.A. HappMatt MooreErasmo Ramirez (1-0)Gavin Floyd (0-1)-John GibbonsKevin CashTropicana Field
ALSeattle Mariners9Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,9452:56Wade MileyColby LewisJoaquin Benoit (1-0)Shawn Tolleson (0-1)-Scott ServaisJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALSeattle Mariners9Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,9452:56Wade MileyColby LewisJoaquin Benoit (1-0)Shawn Tolleson (0-1)-Scott ServaisJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLColorado Rockies4Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,5722:39Tyler ChatwoodPatrick CorbinTyler Chatwood (1-0)Patrick Corbin (0-1)Jake McGee (1)Walt WeissChip HaleChase Field
NLWashington Nationals3Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,5312:53Stephen StrasburgBud NorrisStephen Strasburg (1-0)Bud Norris (0-1)Jonathan Papelbon (2)Dusty BakerFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,6212:23Aaron NolaBrandon FinneganBlake Wood (1-0)Dalier Hinojosa (0-1)-Pete MackaninBryan PriceGreat American Ba
IntDetroit Tigers7Miami Marlins3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,8833:22Anibal SanchezJose FernandezAnibal Sanchez (1-0)Jose Fernandez (0-1)Francisco Rodriguez (1)Brad AusmusDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLSan Francisco Giants3Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,0983:19Jeff SamardzijaTaylor JungmannTyler Thornburg (1-0)Javier Lopez (0-1)Jeremy Jeffress (1)Bruce BochyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,8903:08Mike LeakeJuan NicasioJuan Nicasio (1-0)Mike Leake (0-1)Mark Melancon (1)Mike MathenyClint HurdlePNC Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers7San Diego Padres0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,0542:57Kenta MaedaAndrew CashnerKenta Maeda (1-0)Andrew Cashner (0-1)-Dave RobertsAndy GreenPetco Park
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-04-06.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles2201.000--7432-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1608773.544
5517Toronto Blue Jays422.5001.0151410-02-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1588771.551
4615Tampa Bay Rays422.5001.01415-12-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1586692.418
3716New York Yankees211.5001.0191181-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1608377.519
21014Boston Red Sox211.5001.012930-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1609268.575
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Detroit Tigers2201.000--151050-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1598475.528
2311Chicago White Sox321.6670.510910-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1597683.478
3918Cleveland Indians211.5001.0912-31-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1599366.585
41113Kansas City Royals211.5001.045-11-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1608080.500
51425Minnesota Twins202.0002.047-30-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field16059101.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Seattle Mariners321.667--2110110-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1598475.528
2812Houston Astros211.5000.51119-80-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1608377.519
41320Texas Rangers312.3331.01021-111-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1599465.591
31223Oakland Athletics312.3331.0910-11-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1596891.428
51527Los Angeles Angels202.0001.5115-140-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1607486.463
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Washington Nationals2201.000--7430-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1609367.581
2819New York Mets211.5001.05410-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1608674.538
51524Philadelphia Phillies202.0002.049-50-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1607189.444
31429Atlanta Braves202.0002.047-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1596891.428
41328Miami Marlins202.0002.01015-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1597980.497
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
253Pittsburgh Pirates3301.0000.515783-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1587583.475
316Chicago Cubs2201.000--151140-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field15910158.635
125Cincinnati Reds2201.000--9452-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1606694.413
41022Milwaukee Brewers312.3331.5817-91-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1597287.453
51226St. Louis Cardinals303.0002.5715-80-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1598673.541
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
131Los Angeles Dodgers3301.000--250250-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1598871.553
378San Francisco Giants321.6671.017890-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1598574.535
2610Colorado Rockies321.6671.0201910-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1597386.459
4921Arizona Diamondbacks312.3332.01920-11-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1596891.428
51130San Diego Padres303.0003.0025-250-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1596891.428


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
A.J. PollockCF28.123Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Silvino BrachoRP23.263Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to minors
Kyle DrabekP28.120Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rob BrantlyC26.266Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Burke BadenhopRP33.057Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jake GoebbertLF-RF28.195Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Pirates by Rays
Ben RevereCF-LF27.338Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right oblique strain
Matt Den DekkerRF-CF28.240Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from minors
Orlando CalixteSS24.063Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Tom Eshelmanp21.290Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Daniel Palka1B24.161Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Rene RiveraC32.250New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Bryce BrentzRF27.097Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Oblique
P.J. Jonesc23.040Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Johendi Jiminianp23.174Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)