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Tuesday April 26,2016This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.



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Games on 2016-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Los Angeles Angels9BoxJered WeaverEdinson Volquez(none)
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers1BoxRich HillMike Pelfrey(none)
Cleveland Indians5Minnesota Twins6BoxKevin JepsenCody Allen(none)
Houston Astros1Seattle Mariners11BoxNathan KarnsDallas Keuchel(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Tampa Bay Rays3BoxEnny RomeroUbaldo JimenezAlex Colome
New York Yankees1Texas Rangers10BoxA.J. GriffinLuis Severino(none)
Chicago White Sox10Toronto Blue Jays1BoxChris SaleR.A. Dickey(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxCarlos MartinezShelby Miller(none)
Boston Red Sox11Atlanta Braves4BoxDavid PriceMatt Wisler(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago Cubs4BoxAdam WarrenJimmy NelsonHector Rondon
Pittsburgh Pirates9Colorado Rockies4BoxGerrit ColeJorge de la Rosa(none)
Miami Marlins6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTom KoehlerClayton KershawA.J. Ramos
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets4BoxLogan VerrettTony CingraniJeurys Familia
San Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants1BoxJohnny CuetoJames Shields(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals3BoxVincent VelasquezOliver PerezJeanmar Gomez

Standings as of 2016-04-26

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles19118.579--8272107-14-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1437865.545
249Boston Red Sox20119.5500.51029484-67-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1428260.577
3917Tampa Bay Rays201010.5001.5706827-53-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1425884.408
41221Toronto Blue Jays221012.4552.59193-25-65-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1407961.564
51324New York Yankees19811.4213.07089-195-73-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1437667.531
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox21156.714--7853256-39-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1416378.447
225Kansas City Royals20128.6002.5757058-34-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1426973.486
3816Cleveland Indians1899.5004.5797273-56-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1438558.594
41120Detroit Tigers19910.4745.08083-33-66-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1427765.542
51428Minnesota Twins21714.3338.07291-196-41-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1415289.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Seattle Mariners20119.550--8969203-58-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1427567.528
2713Oakland Athletics211110.5240.57478-43-78-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1415883.411
3612Texas Rangers211110.5240.5928487-44-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1418457.596
41019Los Angeles Angels211011.4761.57280-85-65-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1416477.454
51529Houston Astros21615.2865.579110-314-62-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1417863.553
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals19145.737--8249338-26-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1438162.566
234New York Mets19127.6322.08358254-48-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1437568.524
3818Philadelphia Phillies201010.5004.56691-255-55-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1426181.430
41225Miami Marlins19811.4216.07283-112-76-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1427171.500
51530Atlanta Braves20416.20010.565104-391-123-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1416477.454
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs20155.750--12354695-210-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1418853.624
247Pittsburgh Pirates21129.5713.511099115-37-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1406674.471
3611St. Louis Cardinals20119.5504.012685415-46-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1427567.528
41123Cincinnati Reds21912.4296.583126-438-51-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1415982.418
51326Milwaukee Brewers20812.4007.079117-385-63-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1426577.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Los Angeles Dodgers21129.571--9980194-48-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1417962.560
3714San Francisco Giants221111.5001.510593127-64-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1407664.543
2915Arizona Diamondbacks221111.5001.5111113-24-87-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1405882.414
41022Colorado Rockies20911.4502.5104124-204-75-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1426676.465
51427San Diego Padres21714.3335.076107-314-83-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1416180.433

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dominic LeoneRP24.183Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Phil CokeRP33.281New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Keith HesslerRP27.042Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Mobile (AA)
Kevin GausmanSP25.110Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
David MurphyLF34.190Released by Twins
Louis ColemanRP30.022Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Joaquin BenoitRP38.274Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Mayckol GuaipeRP25.258Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Scott ObergRP26.044Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Nick HundleyC32.231Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Keone KelaRP23.010Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Cesar RamosRP31.308Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carlos CarrascoSP29.036Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Alex MeyerRP26.113Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Danny SantanaCF25.170Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Andrew TriggsP27.041Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Jose ValdezP26.056Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Jeff FerrellRP25.154Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Layne SomsenP26.325Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jay BruceRF29.023Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Miguel GonzalezSP31.334Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Michael FelizRP22.302Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Rogelio Armenterosp21.300Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Blake Bassp22.327Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Steve BeanC 22.223St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Aaron BlantonSS22.237Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Brandon BrosherOF21.068New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Byron BuxtonCF22.129Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Derek CampbellIF24.303Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Jarred CosartSP25.336Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Michael CrottaP31.214Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Cody DentSS24.269Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Alex Farinap22.331Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Ryan Flaherty2B29.273Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Dante Flores2b23.018Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Jared Foster2b23.175Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Jeff GardnerC24.096Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Daniel Gonzalezc20.142Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Ben GrisetP24.045New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Trevor HildenbergerP25.132Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Jesse Hodges3b22.028Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Drew HutchisonRP25.247Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jesse Jennerc22.282St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Ulises JoaquinP23.319Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Christian JonesP25.089San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Max KeplerRF23.075Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Brody Koernerp22.191New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Casey LawrenceP28.181Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Trey Mancini1B24.039Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Danny Mendickss22.210Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Jose MesaP 22.256New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Kyle Millerp22.145Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Luis MoralesP23.041Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Omar NarvaezC-1B24.076Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Miguel NunezP23.181Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Chris O'DowdC25.204Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Brandon PetersonP24.216Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Gustavo PierreSS24.120Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Jose Pirela2B26.156San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
James PuglieseP23.257Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+) for rehab
Yefry RamirezP22.149New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Cody ReedP23.011Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
James Reevesp22.323New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Gerardo ReyesP22.348San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis ReynosoSS21.236Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
John RichyP23.272Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Bryan RodriguezP24.295San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Cleuluis RondonP22.013Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Juan SantosP20.240Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Wynston SawyerC24.164Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Nick SchulzOF24.359San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Louis SilverioOF22.132Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Mason SmithCF21.041San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Jency Solis23.063Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Luis Tejada1B23.196San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Ka'ai Tomof21.337Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Damek Tomscha3B24.243Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Jose ValdezP26.056Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Mick VanVossenp23.178Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Luke WestphalP26.316Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Alex WimmersP27.176Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Eric YardleyP25.251San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Brandon GomesRP31.285Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Chad SmithP26.206Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rob WootenRP30.279Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Kris HallP24.323Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael WagnerP24.206Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Mike McCarthyP28.160Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mitch DelfinoIF25.103San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Seth LugoP26.160New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen LandazuriP24.111Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Victor MateoP26.273Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Brett LeeP25.218Released by Twins
Derek MillerIF23.282Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jeff McNeilIF-OF24.018New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff McNeilIF-OF24.018New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nate HyattIF-P25.212Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Pin-Chieh ChenCF24.278Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Ryan NewellP24.313Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stefan SabolC24.084New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose BerriosP 21.334Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Blake LoganP24.105Announced retirement