End Of Round One

So, how does it look today in the marathon called a ‘Season’?

There have been so many unusual happenings on the fields of play in April 2016. Jake Arrieta threw his second no-hitter. Adam Conley of the Marlins tried but was taken out after 7 2/3rds and 116 pitches. The Brewers threw up the first triple play of the season, around the horn, 5-4-3 on Friday while the no-hitter was being attempted against Miami. Dee Gordon, after a spectacular beginning of a season following his NL Batting Title, was banned for 80 games for PEDs violation. Chris Colabello of the Toronto Blue Jays was also suspended 80 games for PEDs violation.

The Orioles are leading the AL East; the White Sox are leading the AL Central and the Rangers are leading the AL West.
The Nationals are leading the NL East; the Cubs are leading the NL Central and the San Francisco Giants & Los Angeles Dodgers are leading the NL West.
The Minnesota Twins & Houston Astros are at the bottom of the NL with 7 wins.
The Atlanta Braves are at the bottom of the NL with 5 wins.
Nick Castellans of the Detroit Tigers is the American League leader in batting average with .363.
Aledmys Diaz of the St. Louis Cardinals is the National League leader in batting average with .423.
Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays & Robinson Cano, Seattle mariners are the American League home run leaders with 8.
Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story, both of the Colorado Rockies, are the National League home run leaders with 10.
Robinson Cano of the Seattle mariners is the American League leader in RBIs with 24.
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs are the National League leaders in RBIs with 24.
Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox, Jordan Zimmerman of the Detroit Tigers & Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox leads the American League pitchers with 5 wins.
Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs leads the National League pitchers with 5 wins.
Jordan Zimmermann of the Detroit Tigers is the American League ERA leader with 0.55.
Jason Hammel of the Chicago Cubs is the National League ERA leader with 0.75.
Shawn Tolleson of the Texas Rangers, Ryan Madson of the Oakland A’s and David Robertson of the Chicago White Sox lead the American League in Saves with 8.
Kelley Jansen of the Los Angeles Dodgers lead the National League in Saves with 9.
The Kansas City Royals are the best fielding team in the American League with a .990 FLDP.
The Washington National are the best fielding team in the National League with a .991 FLDP.
The Texas Rangers have pulled off the most Double Plays in the America League with 35.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have completed the most Double Plays in the Nation al League with 29.
The Boston Red Sox have scored the most runs in the American League with 126.
The St. Louis Cardinals have scored the most runs in the National League with 142.
The Houston Astros have struck out the most in the American League with 238 Ks.
The San Diego Padres have struck out the most in the National League with 230 Ks.
The Oakland A’s have the most errors in the American League with 19.
The St. Louis Cardinals have the most errors in the National League with 24.
The Texas Rangers have given up the most home runs in the American League with 35.
The Cincinnati Reds have given up the most home runs in the National League with 43.

The Atlanta Braves have Ender Inciarte on the 15-Day DL.
The Baltimore Orioles have Yovani Gallardo and Jimmy Paredes on the 15-Day DL.
The Boston Red Sox have Joe Kelly, Eduardo Rodriguez, Joe Kelly, Pablo Sandoval and Carson Smith on the 15-Day DL.
The Chicago Cubs have Miguel Montego on the 15-Day DL.
The Cincinnati Reds have John Lamb n the 15-Day DL.
The Cleveland Indians have Tommy Hunter on the 15-Day DL.
The Colorado Rockies have Charlie Blackmon, Tyler Maszek, Jason Motte, Miguel Castro and Jorge De La Rosa on the 15-Day DL.
The Detroit Tigers have Cameron Maybin, Shane Greene and James McCann on the 15-Day D:.
The Houston Astros have Lance McCullers on the 15-Day DL.
The Los Angeles Angels have Huston Street, C.J. Wilson and Andrew Heaney on the15-Day DL.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have Andre Ether, Brandon McCarthy and Brett Anderson on the 60-Day DL along with Hyun-Jin Ryu, Alex Guerrero and Scott Van Slyke on the 15-Day DL.
The Miami Marlins have Dee Gordon suspended as he tested positive for Testosterone and Clostebol. He is out for 80 games and will not be eligible for post season action.
The Milwaukee Brewers* have Matt Garza on the 60-Day DL and Scooter Gennett on the 15-Day DL
The Minnesota Twins have Ervin Santana, Glen Perkins, Kyle Gibson and Trevor Plouffe on the 15-Day DL.
The New York Mets have Zach Wheeler on the 60-Day DL and Travis d’artaud on the 15-Day DL.
The Oakland A’s have Sam Fuld and Felix Doubrant on the 60-Day DL along with Danny Valencia, Chris Bassitt and Henderson Alvarez on the 15-Day DL.
The Philadelphia Phillies have Michael Mariot and Charlie Morton on the 15-Day DL.
The Pittsburgh Pirates hav Jared Huges on the 15-Day DL.
The San Diego Padres have Alixi Amorist, Cory Spangenberg, Yangervis Solarte and Robbie Erlin on the 15-Day DL.
The San Francisco Giants have Sergio Romo on the 15-Day DL.
The Tampa Bay Rays have Brad Boxberger on the 15-Day DL.
The Texas Rangers have Tanner Scheppers on the 60-Day DL along with Shin-Soo Choo, Josh Hamilton and Yu Darvis on the 15-Day DL.
The Toronto Blue Jays have Devon Travis, Aaron Loup, Bo Schultz and Franklin Morales on the 15-Day DL. Chris Colabello tested positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing substance and has been suspended for 80 games.
The Washington Nationals have Wilson Ramos under Bereavement while Ben Revere and Matt Belisle are on the 15-Day DL.

*The Milwaukee Brewers, while playing in the Major Leagues in 2016 are closer to a AAA team. They are in danger of relegation along with Atlanta, Minnesota and Houston in place of Toledo, Des Moines, Salt Lake City and New Orleans.

On a high note, the Milwaukee Brewers won 2 more games in April 2016 vs same month 2015.#watchingattanasio

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