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Games on 2016-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners6Los Angeles Angels7BoxBrett OberholtzerArquimedes CamineroFernando Salas
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles3BoxBrad ZieglerBrad BrachCraig Kimbrel
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians3BoxCorey KluberJose QuintanaCody Allen
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers1BoxDanny DuffyJustin Verlander(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Houston Astros5BoxJaime GarciaDallas KeuchelSeung Hwan Oh
Toronto Blue Jays12New York Yankees6BoxScott FeldmanAdam Warren(none)
San Diego Padres1Tampa Bay Rays15BoxBlake SnellEdwin Jackson(none)
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers5BoxKeone KelaJohn Axford(none)
New York Mets7Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxNoah SyndergaardBraden ShipleyJeurys Familia
Minnesota Twins4Atlanta Braves2BoxErvin SantanaJoel de la CruzBrandon Kintzler
Milwaukee Brewers0Chicago Cubs4BoxTrevor CahillMatt GarzaAroldis Chapman
Milwaukee Brewers1Chicago Cubs4BoxJason HammelJhan MarinezAroldis Chapman
Miami Marlins3Cincinnati Reds6BoxAnthony DeSclafaniJose UrenaTony Cingrani
Washington Nationals2Colorado Rockies6BoxChris RusinYusmeiro Petit(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers15Philadelphia Phillies5BoxKenta MaedaVincent Velasquez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Francisco Giants3BoxAntonio BastardoDerek LawTony Watson

Standings as of 2016-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays1206852.567--5794869336-2632-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre422121.500
248Baltimore Orioles1186652.5591.05525163639-1827-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards442321.523
357Boston Red Sox1186652.5591.064854210638-2728-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park442717.614
4916New York Yankees1196158.5136.5494529-3535-2626-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II432320.535
51427Tampa Bay Rays1184969.41518.0496518-2227-3422-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field441925.432
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1176849.581--59348710636-2132-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field442618.591
2711Detroit Tigers1196356.5296.05525371533-2330-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park422319.548
31018Kansas City Royals1195960.49610.0466511-4536-2123-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium432221.512
41120Chicago White Sox1185662.47512.5469513-4429-2627-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field442222.500
51529Minnesota Twins1194871.40321.0546633-8725-3723-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field431132.256
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1217150.587--564561338-2033-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington412417.585
2610Seattle Mariners1186355.5346.55505044633-2530-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field442321.523
3815Houston Astros1196158.5139.05304894134-2727-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park432320.535
41223Oakland Athletics1205268.43318.5480580-10028-3524-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421725.405
51325Los Angeles Angels1195069.42020.0538573-3527-3023-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim432419.558
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1187048.593--55841913936-2334-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park442519.568
2714Miami Marlins1196257.5218.55104981231-2831-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park421725.405
3817New York Mets1196059.50410.5445443231-3029-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field432716.628
41021Philadelphia Phillies1205664.46715.0459567-10828-3028-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park421527.357
51530Atlanta Braves1194475.37026.5424562-13818-4026-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field422418.571
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1187543.636--59739620143-1932-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field432815.651
2512St. Louis Cardinals1196356.52912.55915246728-3335-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III432320.535
3613Pittsburgh Pirates1176156.52113.5535530533-2528-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park441727.386
41122Milwaukee Brewers1185266.44123.0482554-7233-2919-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park442123.477
51326Cincinnati Reds1184969.41526.0520642-12227-3022-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark441925.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1186652.559--5314636838-2428-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium442519.568
249San Francisco Giants1196653.5550.55284824633-2533-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park432122.488
3919Colorado Rockies1205763.47510.06286131529-3028-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field421824.429
41224San Diego Padres1195069.42016.5518585-6727-3023-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park431825.419
51428Arizona Diamondbacks1194970.41217.5533659-12620-4029-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field432023.465


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jayson AquinoRP23.267Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Tim Arakawa2b23.120Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Tyler BashlorP23.122New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Wendolyn Bautistap23.142Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Jeff BeliveauP29.211Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Kirby Bellowp24.276Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Parker BridwellP25.014Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Socrates BritoRF23.344Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Asdrubal CabreraSS30.276New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Leonel CamposRP29.030San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Pat CantwellC26.128Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Matt ChapmanIF23.110Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Alberti Chavez2B-3B21.026Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Joseph ColonRP26.179Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Garrett CortrightP24.319Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Glynn DavisCF24.253Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Brandon DiazCF21.124Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Juan Diazp23.326Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Nick Dinic23.020Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ethan EliasP23.111Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Jacob Evansp21.262St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Chris Falwellp21.124San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Brady FeiglP25.232Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Carlos Fisherp33.175Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jarlin Garciap23.210Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Stone GarrettOF20.268Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Jay GonzalezOF25.248Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Roger Gonzalezc22.287Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Ray Guerrinic22.298Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Yuli Gurriel2b32.068Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Manuel Guzman2B21.187Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Kyle HaynesP25.186New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Mitch HoracekP24.257Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Chris Iriart1b21.313Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Chase JensenSS25.199San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jonathan Johnson2B27.293New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Steven Klimekp22.134Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Karch KowalczykIF25.138Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Sam LewisP24.312Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Adam LiberatoreRP29.096Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Grayson Longp22.081Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Westhers Magdalenoss19.290San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Nick MartiniCF26.050St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Mark McCoyp22.108Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Patrick McCoyP28.013Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael McKenryC31.165Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jeferson MejiaP22.014Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Sean Millerss21.310Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Alec MillsP24.260Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Hoby MilnerP25.215Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Nestor MolinaP27.219San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Jordan MontgomeryP23.232New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Andrew MoralesP23.212St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Will MorrisP23.106Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Max MurphyOF23.272Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Joe NathanRP41.267San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mitch Nay3B 22.330Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ryan NewellP25.059Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Rico NoelCF27.217Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Miles NordgrenP24.065Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Jose PenaP25.147New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Sean Poppenp22.154Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Matt ReistetterC24.103Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Reinstated to active roster
Luis ReyesP21.324Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Eric RuthP25.324New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Sam SelmanP25.275Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from disabled list
Luis Silva2b21.047Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Luis Silvap19.272New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Matt Smithp22.354Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Michael Soto1B-3B24.273Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Tom Spitzof24.122St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
John StrakaP26.209Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Cory Taylorp22.245San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Duane UnderwoodP 22.027Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Austin UrbanP24.039Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jonah WeselyP21.251Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Luke WestphalP27.063Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Rob WootenRP31.026Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brandon WorkmanRP28.003Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Chris YoungLF32.346Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Mike AvilesRF35.156Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Tigers with Kade Scivique to Braves for Erick Aybar
Kade Scivicquec23.147Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Tigers with Mike Aviles to Braves for Erick Aybar
Erick Aybar3B32.215Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Traded from Braves to Tigers for Kade Scivique and Mike Aviles
Steven MoyaLF24.343Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Tyler ChatwoodSP26.243Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Upper back tightness
Christian BergmanRP28.104Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Cody MartinRP26.346Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
James PaxtonP27.283Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow contusion
Mitch HanigerOF25.236Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jose UrenaRP24.339Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Ryan Rua1B-LF26.158Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Shin-Soo ChooRF-DH34.017Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left forearm
Ezequiel CarreraRF29.066Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Junior LakeLF26.142Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Kevin QuackenbushRP27.261San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Omar Infante2B34.233Released by Braves
Casey FienRP32.300Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Michael LorenzenRP24.225Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Tim AdlemanSP28.277Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Sam TuivailalaRP23.301St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Seth ManessRP27.306St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Strained right elbow
Trevor CahillRP28.168Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike BlazekRP27.153Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Strained right forearm
Tyler CravySP27.034Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Damien MagnificoP25.084Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Byung-Ho ParkDH-1B30.037Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Connor OvertonP23.023San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kraig SittonP28.034Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nick Vilter2B-3B22.314San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ryan GebhardtSS24.316Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brad HaynalC24.361Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Vidalof20.261New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chase SimpsonIF24.181Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody Stashakp22.073Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose MesaP 23.003New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Marcus GreeneC 21.362San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Yeudy Garciap23.314Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Carl Wise3b22.083Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Aneury Olivop21.296New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Justin Allemanp22.239San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Nicolas Pierreof19.276Milwaukee BrewersDominican Brewers (Rk)Assigned to DSL Brewers (Rk)
Zach Dalyof22.246Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Sean Coyle2B24.212Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Outrighted to minors
Confesor LaraP26.009Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Assignment Unknown
Vincent DiFazioC30.093Released by Dodgers