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Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays3Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,4153:02R.A. DickeyRick PorcelloRick Porcello (2-0)R.A. Dickey (1-2)Craig Kimbrel (3)John GibbonsJohn FarrellFenway Park
IntNew York Mets6Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,3653:37Bartolo ColonCody AndersonBartolo Colon (1-1)Cody Anderson (0-1)Jeurys Familia (3)Terry CollinsTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALDetroit Tigers0Houston Astros1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,0922:34Mike PelfreyDallas KeuchelDallas Keuchel (2-1)Mike Pelfrey (0-2)Luke Gregerson (3)Brad AusmusA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALLos Angeles Angels4Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,4613:29Garrett RichardsTom MiloneCasey Fien (1-0)Fernando Salas (0-1)Kevin Jepsen (1)Mike SciosciaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALSeattle Mariners7New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,5313:18Nathan KarnsLuis SeverinoNathan Karns (1-1)Luis Severino (0-2)-Scott ServaisJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALKansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,4513:15Edinson VolquezRich HillEdinson Volquez (2-0)Rich Hill (1-2)Wade Davis (5)Ned YostBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALChicago White Sox1Tampa Bay Rays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,8012:23Chris SaleJake OdorizziChris Sale (3-0)Alex Colome (1-1)-Robin VenturaKevin CashTropicana Field
ALBaltimore Orioles11Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,6282:47Vance WorleyMartin PerezVance Worley (1-0)Tom Wilhelmsen (1-1)-Buck ShowalterJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALBaltimore Orioles11Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,6282:47Vance WorleyMartin PerezVance Worley (1-0)Tom Wilhelmsen (1-1)-Buck ShowalterJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLColorado Rockies6Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,4372:59Chad BettisKyle HendricksChad Bettis (2-0)Kyle Hendricks (1-1)-Walt WeissJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLSan Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch953,4492:45Madison BumgarnerClayton KershawClayton Kershaw (2-0)Madison Bumgarner (1-1)-Bruce BochyDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves6Miami Marlins3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,0713:05Williams PerezWei-Yin ChenAlexi Ogando (1-0)David Phelps (2-1)Arodys Vizcaino (1)Fredi GonzalezDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLWashington Nationals9Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,6243:11Joe RossJeremy HellicksonJoe Ross (2-0)Jeremy Hellickson (1-1)-Dusty BakerPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLMilwaukee Brewers8Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,2803:30Jimmy NelsonJeff LockeJimmy Nelson (2-1)Jeff Locke (0-1)-Craig CounsellClint HurdlePNC Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks3San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,9553:08Zack GreinkeJames ShieldsDaniel Hudson (1-0)Fernando Rodney (0-1)Brad Ziegler (2)Chip HaleAndy GreenPetco Park
NLCincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals14Boxscore - PBP - Pitch944,9972:31Tim MelvilleCarlos MartinezCarlos Martinez (2-0)Tim Melville (0-1)-Bryan PriceMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-04-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles1082.800--5637195-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1528171.533
2510Boston Red Sox954.5562.5494632-23-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1538865.575
3917Toronto Blue Jays1156.4553.5454233-32-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1518467.556
41021New York Yankees945.4443.54344-12-22-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1538073.523
51427Tampa Bay Rays1037.3005.02438-143-50-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1526587.428
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Chicago White Sox1082.800--3522131-17-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1527082.461
215Kansas City Royals1082.800--3827114-14-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1527379.480
346Detroit Tigers963.6671.54935142-24-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1528072.526
4815Cleveland Indians844.5003.0353231-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1539063.588
51530Minnesota Twins1019.1007.01940-211-30-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1525894.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Los Angeles Angels1055.500--3041-112-43-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1526983.454
2612Texas Rangers1266.500--535302-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1508961.593
31122Seattle Mariners1046.4001.0393901-53-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1528270.539
51324Oakland Athletics1147.3641.52938-91-73-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1516586.430
41226Houston Astros1147.3641.54355-122-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1518071.530
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals981.889--4120215-13-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1538766.569
2919Philadelphia Phillies1156.4554.03042-123-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1516685.437
31120New York Mets945.4444.02630-42-42-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1538370.542
41223Miami Marlins835.3754.53435-10-33-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1537677.497
51529Atlanta Braves1019.1007.53058-280-51-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1516784.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs1082.800--6527383-15-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1519556.629
248St. Louis Cardinals1064.6002.07338353-13-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1528072.526
3816Cincinnati Reds1055.5003.04054-145-10-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1526389.414
4713Milwaukee Brewers1055.5003.03654-183-32-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1526884.447
51018Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4553.54353-103-32-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1507377.487
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers1174.636--5936233-14-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1518467.556
259Colorado Rockies1064.6000.56471-73-33-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1526983.454
3611San Francisco Giants1165.5451.06555103-13-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1518170.536
41325Arizona Diamondbacks1147.3643.04359-162-52-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1516586.430
51428San Diego Padres1138.2734.03954-150-43-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1516586.430


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Scott McGoughRP26.166Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Chris HatcherRP31.093Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Adam LiberatoreRP28.339Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Justin MastersonRP31.024Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Charlie BlackmonCF29.288Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Turf toe, left foot
Dustin GarneauC28.246Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Rob ScahillRP29.059Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Rusney CastilloLF28.221Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Austin BarnesC-2B26.108Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Alex BlandinoSS23.160Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel BravoSS21.058San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Matt CappsP32.225Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Luis CessaP23.355New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Lonnie ChisenhallRF27.193Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Eduardo de OleoC23.080Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Allan De San MiguelC28.074Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Frank DuncanP24.076Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Josh EdginRP29.119New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Christian FriedrichRP28.282San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Wilson GarciaC22.094Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Domingo GermanP23.254New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ben GuezRF29.081Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Ronald HerreraP20.348New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Gregory InfanteP28.280Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Brent JonesP23.095Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Matt Jonesc24.001Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mike KickhamRP27.124San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
John KuchnoP24.330Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Joshua LopezC20.042St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Jose MartinezP22.001Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Brian MatuszRP29.063Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+) for rehab
Brad MillsSP31.041Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Hutton Moyer2b22.350Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
David MurphyLF34.179Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ryan NewellP24.302Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron NorthcraftP25.322San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Red PattersonP28.340Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Adonis Paula3B21.298Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Steve PerakslisP25.090Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mark PetersonP25.220Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Chris Powellp23.206Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Heri QuevedoP25.312Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Will RemillardC23.209Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Angel RinconP23.201New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Josh Satin1b-3B31.113San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Jake SmithP25.317San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew Sopkop21.251Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Brock StewartSS24.195Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Blake SwihartC24.012Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Berry Tannerp25.357Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Chad TaylorSS25.229New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Michael WagnerP24.195Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Philip WalbyP23.265New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Duke WelkerRP30.064San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
John Williamsonp23.200Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Jose Zapatap22.272Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Aaron CrowRP29.155Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Allen CraigDH31.271Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bronson ArroyoSP39.050Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle BlanksLF29.216San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike FoltynewiczSP24.191Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nefi OgandoP26.316Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nevin AshleyC31.244New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Austin FleetP28.364San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris O'GradyP25.363Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Frank BatistaP26.354Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-60 Injured
Jairo RodriguezC27.234Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jake MayersP25.250Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jason AdamP24.255Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jeffrey GlennC24.206New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Michael BradyP29.025Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Pedro RodriguezP28.167San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robby ScottP26.229Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos AlvaradoP26.175San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos DiazP22.148San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Christian JonesP25.078San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Engelb VielmaSS21.297Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Harrison CooneyP24.021Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake ZokanP24.354Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin SeagerIF23.335Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Nick BurdiP23.086Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Niko GoodrumSS24.047Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Raywilly GomezC26.080New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler BrunnemannP24.250Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Dallas MartinezP21.169New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Daniel McGrathP21.282Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dylan Tice2b23.121St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk)
Fernando PerezSS 22.214San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Junior Arias3B24.097San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt Clancyp22.014Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Stryker TrahanC 21.355Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Austin DavisP23.071Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin DeCarrP21.032New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Bernardo ReyesP20.268Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Billy Strodep23.248Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Brantley Bell2b21.150Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Brian HunterC23.144Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Drew AndersonP 22.024Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Jack Graham2b23.217Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jimy Perez3b22.062Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Luis GonzalezSS21.261Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Mark ArmstrongP21.140Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Matthew Popep21.284San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Scott HarrisP22.336Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Will Carterp23.087New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured