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Games on 2016-04-19

Top2016 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALToronto Blue Jays4Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,7832:50Marcus StromanMike WrightMarcus Stroman (3-0)Mike Wright (1-1)Roberto Osuna (5)John GibbonsBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALTampa Bay Rays3Boston Red Sox0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1032,0613:25Drew SmylyJoe KellyErasmo Ramirez (3-0)Matt Barnes (1-1)Alex Colome (2)Kevin CashJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALLos Angeles Angels0Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,0932:46Matt ShoemakerMat LatosMat Latos (3-0)Matt Shoemaker (1-2)Nate Jones (1)Mike SciosciaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALLos Angeles Angels0Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,0932:46Matt ShoemakerMat LatosMat Latos (3-0)Matt Shoemaker (1-2)Nate Jones (1)Mike SciosciaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALSeattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch99,3932:56Wade MileyCarlos CarrascoCarlos Carrasco (2-0)Wade Miley (0-2)Cody Allen (4)Scott ServaisTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALDetroit Tigers6Kansas City Royals8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,8893:08Shane GreeneYordano VenturaYordano Ventura (1-0)Shane Greene (1-1)Wade Davis (6)Brad AusmusNed YostKauffman Stadium
IntMilwaukee Brewers6Minnesota Twins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,5973:23Wily PeraltaErvin SantanaTyler Thornburg (2-0)Kevin Jepsen (0-3)Jeremy Jeffress (5)Craig CounsellPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALOakland Athletics3New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1131,9523:30Eric SurkampMichael PinedaFernando Rodriguez (1-0)Johnny Barbato (1-1)Ryan Madson (5)Bob MelvinJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALHouston Astros5Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1813:22Scott FeldmanDerek HollandDerek Holland (2-0)Scott Feldman (0-2)Shawn Tolleson (4)A.J. HinchJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALHouston Astros5Texas Rangers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1813:22Scott FeldmanDerek HollandDerek Holland (2-0)Scott Feldman (0-2)Shawn Tolleson (4)A.J. HinchJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,1602:57Alex WoodWilliams PerezRyan Weber (1-0)Alex Wood (1-2)-Dave RobertsFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLColorado Rockies3Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,2402:52Jorge de la RosaRobert StephensonRobert Stephenson (2-0)Jorge de la Rosa (1-2)-Walt WeissBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLWashington Nationals7Miami Marlins0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,5292:38Stephen StrasburgAdam ConleyStephen Strasburg (3-0)Adam Conley (0-1)-Dusty BakerDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLNew York Mets11Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,4173:03Logan VerrettVincent VelasquezLogan Verrett (1-0)Vincent Velasquez (2-1)-Terry CollinsPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLPittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,4494:01Francisco LirianoColin ReaColin Rea (1-1)Francisco Liriano (1-1)Fernando Rodney (2)Clint HurdleAndy GreenPetco Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks3San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,2183:08Robbie RayMatt CainRobbie Ray (1-0)Matt Cain (0-2)Tyler Clippard (1)Chip HaleBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLChicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,8413:20Jason HammelJaime GarciaJason Hammel (2-0)Jaime Garcia (1-1)Hector Rondon (3)Joe MaddonMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2016-04-19.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles1284.667--6349145-13-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1508169.540
2712Toronto Blue Jays1587.5331.5605553-35-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1478166.551
4919Tampa Bay Rays1367.4622.53742-55-51-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1496287.416
31020Boston Red Sox1367.4622.55960-13-53-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1498762.584
51223New York Yankees1257.4173.05153-23-42-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1507971.527
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1394.692--5141105-14-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1497277.483
235Chicago White Sox1495.6430.5443952-27-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1486979.466
346Detroit Tigers1275.5831.56451132-25-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1497970.530
4610Cleveland Indians1165.5452.0454503-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1508862.587
51530Minnesota Twins14410.2865.54056-164-40-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1485593.372
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Texas Rangers1486.571--686264-34-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1488761.588
2815Oakland Athletics1477.5001.04045-53-74-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1486286.419
31121Los Angeles Angels1468.4292.04355-122-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1486880.459
41325Seattle Mariners1358.3852.54748-11-54-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1498168.544
51427Houston Astros1459.3573.05671-153-42-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1487969.534
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals13103.769--5930295-15-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1498564.570
2511New York Mets1376.5383.05340132-45-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1498069.537
31224Philadelphia Phillies1569.4005.03768-314-52-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1476582.442
41428Miami Marlins1248.3335.54955-61-63-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1497574.503
51529Atlanta Braves1349.3086.05068-181-53-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1486484.432
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs14113.786--7832464-27-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1479255.626
4614St. Louis Cardinals1477.5004.08657294-43-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1487969.534
2716Cincinnati Reds1477.5004.05774-176-21-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1486187.412
3813Pittsburgh Pirates1477.5004.0616105-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1477176.483
51122Milwaukee Brewers1468.4295.04980-313-33-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1486781.453
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Colorado Rockies1486.571--7682-63-35-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1486781.453
247Los Angeles Dodgers1486.571--6649174-24-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1488365.561
4917San Francisco Giants1578.4671.5777343-34-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1478067.544
31018Arizona Diamondbacks1578.4671.56574-92-55-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1476285.422
51326San Diego Padres1459.3573.05268-162-53-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1486385.426


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Fernando AbadRP30.123Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Alfredo MarteRF27.019Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Orioles to Phillies for future considerations
Humberto Quinteroc36.261Released by Blue Jays
Gordon Beckham2B29.215Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Ryan WeberP25.250Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Tyler WagnerIF25.085Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
David LoughLF-RF30.089Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Logan KensingRP33.290Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Blaine HardyRP29.036Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Ruben Tejada2B26.174St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Eric FornataroP28.108Released by Orioles
Sean Buckley3B26.228Released by Reds
Jose FernandezOF22.142Released by Reds
Luis LaraC21.075Released by Royals
Eury SanchezP23.162Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Forrestt AlldayOF24.361Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Milan PostC22.028Released by Brewers
Omar Cottoof24.051Released by Brewers
Nick WittgrenP24.326Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Dillon GeeSP29.356Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Heath HembreeRP27.096Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Victor Araujop23.161Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Nevin AshleyC31.248New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Pedro Avilap19.095Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Nick BakerP23.260Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Archie BradleySP23.252Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jake BrayP23.132Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Devin BurkeP25.058Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Chris Chineac21.351St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Jumbo DiazP32.052Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Casey FrawleySS28.215Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Dalton Geekiep21.198Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Connor Goedert3B22.126Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Chris HestonSP28.009San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Cory JonesP24.212Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Lucas LongP23.194Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Alfredo MarteRF27.019Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Michael McKenryC31.046Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Alex MejiaIF25.091St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Drew MurenRF27.148Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Matt MurtonOF34.198Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brian O'KeefeC22.278St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Noe RamirezRP26.118Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Chad RogersP26.259Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Angel RosaSS23.212Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Carlos Sepulveda2b19.235Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
J.B. ShuckLF28.306Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Elliot SotoSS26.241Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Giovanni SotoP24.337Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Maxx Tissenbaum2B24.269Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Bryton TrepagnierP24.214Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ricardo ValenzuelaC25.258San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Julio VivasP22.200Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Tyler WatsonP 22.314Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Eric YardleyP25.244San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Brandon CumptonSP27.154Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Burke BadenhopRP33.070Released by Rangers
Casey SadlerP25.280Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jack LeathersichRP25.279Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan PettiboneSP25.274Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick ChristianiRP28.277Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Aroni NinaP26.010Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eric RuthP25.205New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jesus Pirelap27.037Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Joel BenderP24.260Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-60 Injured
Michael HeeschP25.339St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Michael WagnerP24.199Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Robert Zaratep29.077Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Tommy John Surgery
Trevor WilliamsP23.359Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Calten DaalSS22.261Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel CarbonellOF25.021San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
David GarnerP23.210Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ian GardeckP25.149San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kevin ShackelfordP27.012Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle KinmanP25.206Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick TraviesoP 22.078Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Starlin PeraltaP25.159Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tyler MizenkoP26.010San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Yeyfry Del RosarioP21.357Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Zack WeissP23.307Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adam Laup21.288Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ben GrisetP24.038New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Bryan VerbitskyP23.312San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose Zapatap22.276Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-60 Injured
Kaleb EarlsP23.033Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan AperCF22.317Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Walker WeickelP 22.156San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-60 Injured
Adonis Paula3B21.302Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Angel YepezP20.358Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Brent JonesP23.099Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Eduardo de OleoC23.084Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Francisco JimenezP21.197Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jose GarciaC21.167New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose MartinezP22.005Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Oriel CaicedoP22.095Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Roldani Baldwinc20.034Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Seth LucioP22.354San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Spenser WatkinsP23.235Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Placed on restricted list
Tucker NeuhausSS20.306Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Jacob LeeIF-P26.176Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Solterp22.319San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Furman)
Brent JonesP23.099Released by Diamondbacks