MLB Standings & Scores

Posted on 19 Sep, 2016, by in MLB


The Boston Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees to establish their 3-game lead on top of the AL East. The Baltimore Orioles grab sole hold of first in the AL Wild Card Standings, while the Toronto Blue Jays are chased by the Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners. In the National League, the New York Mets continue to create distance between them and the San Francisco Giants, who are one more loss away from losing their wild card spot to the St. Louis Cardinals.

Detroit Tigers 9 Cleveland Indians 5: The Tigers improve their situation with a big win, that included a big 2-run homer from Chris Upton to give them a lead the Indians wouldn’t erase.

Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Cincinnati Reds 7: If the Pirates had any illusions about making the playoffs, they’re over. Joey Votto hit a home run, and Tucker Barnhart finished with 4 RBIs on two sac fly and one 2-run single.

Minnesota Twins 2 New York Mets 3: The Mets win their third in a row to take first on the wild card standings, despite their rotation injury crisis. Gabriel Ynoa looked good in his first major league start, striking out 8 in 4.2 innings, while the offense of Michael Conforto and T.J. Rivera pulled them through.

Tampa Bay Rays 1 Baltimore Orioles 2: Home runs from Manny Machado and Mark Trumbo put the Orioles on top of the wild card standings.

Washington Nationals 2 Atlanta Braves 6: The Nats can afford these losses, while the Braves try to find out what will work for them next season. Adonis Garcia stood out with 3 hits and 3 RBIs.

Miami Marlins 5 Philadelphia Phillies 4: The Marlins score 3 runs in the 8th to come from behind and win, thanks to a 2-run homer by Christian Yelich and the winning at-bat from J.T. Realmuto.

Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City Royals 10: Alex Gordon hit his 16th home run of the season and Kendrys Morales, with a homer too, finished with 4 RBIs, while Danny Duffy struck out 8 in an earned win.

Milwaukee Brewers 3 Chicago Cubs 1: The Brewers beat the NL Central champions for the second straight time, as nine strikeouts from Kyle Hendricks weren’t enough. Chris Carter hit his 36th home run of the season.

Oakland Athletics 5 Texas Rangers 2: Khris Davis hit two home runs, making it to 40 this season, as the Rangers don’t really mind as long as the Indians don’t get close to them.

Toronto Blue Jays 0 Los Angeles Angels 4: The Blue Jays fall to second in the wild card standings, shutout and held to only 4 hits by Alex Meyer and the bullpen. Albert Pujols had one of the four RBIs, reaching 112 this season.

St. Louis Cardinals 3 San Francisco Giants 0: Alex Reyes had another terrific performance (3-1, 1.03 ERA), allowing only 4 hits as the Cards move to one game behind the Giants for the last wild card spot.

Houston Astros 3 Seattle Mariners 7: Seth Smith hits two home runs to put the Mariners two games behind the Blue Jays for the 2nd wild card ticket. Ariel Miranda struck out 8 in his impressive performance.

San Diego Padres 3 Colorado Rockies 6: The Rockies sweep the Padres as Mark Reynolds hits a home run and later left the game with a broken bone due to getting hit by a pitch. Carlos Gonzalez picked up 2 RBIs, and is one more shy of 100 this season.

Los Angeles Dodgers 9 Arizona Diamondbacks 10: The D-Backs tied the game in the 8th with a 2-run homer by Chris Owings. In the 12th, Brandon Drury hit a walk-off single for the rare win.

New York Yankees 4 Boston Red Sox 5: The Yankees lose another game by one run, letting a 4-run lead slip away, and with it their playoff hopes. Hanley Ramirez hit two home runs, including the 7th inning bomb that put the Red Sox in front.

American League Standings

American League EastWLPct.GBHomeRoad
Boston Red Sox85640.57046–3239–32
Baltimore Orioles82670.550347–2735–40
Toronto Blue Jays81680.544442–3239–36
New York Yankees77720.517844–3133–41
Tampa Bay Rays64850.4302135–4029–45
Cleveland Indians86620.58149–2537–37
Detroit Tigers78700.527842–3236–38
Kansas City Royals76730.51010½44–3032–43
Chicago White Sox72770.48314½41–3331–44
Minnesota Twins55950.3673229–4626–49
Texas Rangers88620.58748–2440–38
Seattle Mariners79700.53041–3338–37
Houston Astros78710.52341–3337–38
Oakland Athletics66830.44321½33–4233–41
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim65840.43622½35–4030–44

National League Standings

National League EastWLPct.GBHomeRoad
Washington Nationals88610.59146–2842–33
New York Mets80690.537841–3339–36
Miami Marlins73750.49314½36–3537–40
Philadelphia Phillies67820.4502134–4133–41
Atlanta Braves58910.3893026–4932–42
Chicago Cubs94550.63152–2342–32
St. Louis Cardinals78710.5231633–4145–30
Pittsburgh Pirates74750.4972036–3838–37
Milwaukee Brewers68820.45326½39–3629–46
Cincinnati Reds63860.4233137–4126–45
Los Angeles Dodgers84650.56447–2737–38
San Francisco Giants79700.530540–3539–35
Colorado Rockies72770.4831240–3532–42
Arizona Diamondbacks63860.4232130–4833–38
San Diego Padres62870.4162233–3829–49

Wild Card Standings

American League
Texas Rangers88620.587
Cleveland Indians86630.577
Boston Red Sox85640.570

(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)

Baltimore Orioles82670.550+1
Toronto Blue Jays81680.544
Detroit Tigers79700.5302
Seattle Mariners79700.5302
Houston Astros78710.5233
New York Yankees77720.5174
Kansas City Royals76730.5105
Chicago White Sox72770.4839
Oakland Athletics66830.44315
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim65840.43616
Tampa Bay Rays64850.43017
Minnesota Twins55950.36726½
Division LeadersWLPct.
Chicago Cubs94550.631
Washington Nationals88610.591
Los Angeles Dodgers84650.564

(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)

New York Mets80690.537+1
San Francisco Giants79700.530
St. Louis Cardinals78710.5231
Miami Marlins74750.4975
Pittsburgh Pirates74750.4975
Colorado Rockies72770.4837
Milwaukee Brewers68820.45311½
Philadelphia Phillies67830.44712½
Arizona Diamondbacks63860.42316
Cincinnati Reds63860.42316
San Diego Padres62870.41617
Atlanta Braves58910.38921
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