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Games on 2007-05-17

Top2007 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks3Colorado Rockies1Boxscore - PBP923,6102:35Livan HernandezJosh FoggLivan Hernandez (4-2)Josh Fogg (1-5)Jose Valverde (14)Bob MelvinClint HurdleCoors Field
NLSan Francisco Giants2Houston Astros1Boxscore - PBP1236,8153:17Tim LincecumRoy OswaltVinnie Chulk (1-2)Brad Lidge (2-1)Armando Benitez (8)Bruce BochyPhil GarnerMinute Maid Park
NLChicago Cubs5New York Mets6Boxscore - PBP942,6672:31Angel GuzmanJason VargasAmbiorix Burgos (1-0)Ryan Dempster (1-2)-Lou PiniellaWillie RandolphShea Stadium
NLMilwaukee Brewers3Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP931,5533:04Ben SheetsFreddy GarciaBen Sheets (4-2)Freddy Garcia (1-3)Francisco Cordero (16)Ned YostCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLFlorida Marlins2Pittsburgh Pirates7Boxscore - PBP99,5822:52Ricky NolascoTony ArmasShawn Chacon (1-0)Ricky Nolasco (1-2)-Fredi GonzalezJim TracyPNC Park
NLAtlanta Braves3Washington Nationals4Boxscore - PBP924,6312:36Chuck JamesMatt ChicoMatt Chico (3-4)Chad Paronto (2-1)Jon Rauch (3)Bobby CoxManny ActaRFK Memorial Stad
ALDetroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP936,7672:48Zach MinerJulian TavarezJulian Tavarez (2-4)Zach Miner (0-1)Jonathan Papelbon (11)Jim LeylandTerry FranconaFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP937,0063:08Chad DurbinCurt SchillingBrendan Donnelly (2-1)Wil Ledezma (3-1)Hideki Okajima (2)Jim LeylandTerry FranconaFenway Park
ALNew York Yankees1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP930,4882:48Matt DeSalvoJon GarlandJon Garland (3-2)Matt DeSalvo (1-1)Bobby Jenks (13)Joe TorreOzzie GuillenGuaranteed Rate F
ALNew York Yankees1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP930,4882:48Matt DeSalvoJon GarlandJon Garland (3-2)Matt DeSalvo (1-1)Bobby Jenks (13)Joe TorreOzzie GuillenU.S. Cellular Fie
ALMinnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP928,6092:18Johan SantanaFausto CarmonaFausto Carmona (5-1)Johan Santana (4-4)-Ron GardenhireEric WedgeProgressive Field
ALKansas City Royals7Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP921,0372:52Scott ElartonDallas BradenScott Elarton (1-0)Dallas Braden (1-3)Joakim Soria (8)Buddy BellBob GerenOakland-Alameda C
ALLos Angeles Angels7Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP920,4882:33Bartolo ColonJarrod WashburnBartolo Colon (5-0)Jarrod Washburn (3-4)-Mike SciosciaMike HargroveSafeco Field
ALTexas Rangers6Tampa Bay Rays8Boxscore - PBP109,6354:13Kameron LoeScott KazmirGary Glover (1-2)Willie Eyre (1-2)-Ron WashingtonJoe MaddonThe Ballpark at D
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2007-05-17.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox392712.692--2131367714-614-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1236954.561
2918Tampa Bay Rays401822.4509.5184238-547-1311-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1224874.393
31019Toronto Blue Jays401822.4509.5176190-146-1112-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1226557.533
41122Baltimore Orioles411823.43910.0177191-146-1512-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1215170.421
51224New York Yankees371621.43210.0212185278-1210-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1257847.624
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians382414.632--2091783110-1114-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1247252.581
235Detroit Tigers392415.6150.52091911814-910-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1236459.520
359Chicago White Sox362016.5563.0141154-1311-89-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1265274.413
4821Minnesota Twins401822.4507.0175178-38-910-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1226161.500
51430Kansas City Royals421527.35711.0164214-508-137-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1205466.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Angels422418.571--1861622410-1214-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1207050.583
3715Seattle Mariners361818.5003.0164182-187-911-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1267056.556
2612Oakland Athletics402020.5003.01751462911-99-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1225666.459
41328Texas Rangers401525.3758.0195235-405-1610-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field1226062.492
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets402614.650--2111545714-512-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1226260.508
237Atlanta Braves412516.6101.51971772012-913-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1215962.488
3916Philadelphia Phillies412021.4886.5208193159-1211-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1216952.570
41223Florida Marlins411823.4398.5198218-208-1210-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium1215368.438
51629Washington Nationals411526.36611.5132194-625-1510-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1215863.479
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers412615.634--2001693110-1016-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1215764.471
2714Houston Astros402020.5005.5172165710-1010-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1225369.434
31017Chicago Cubs391821.4627.01831572610-108-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1236756.545
41120Pittsburgh Pirates401822.4507.5150183-3310-108-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park1225072.410
51325St. Louis Cardinals381622.4218.5129177-489-117-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III1246262.500
61527Cincinnati Reds411625.39010.0181189-88-138-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1215665.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Los Angeles Dodgers412516.610--1881563212-813-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium1215764.471
2510San Diego Padres412219.5373.01711442710-1112-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1226755.549
3611Arizona Diamondbacks422220.5243.5158169-1110-1112-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1206852.567
4813San Francisco Giants402020.5004.5181163189-1011-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1225171.418
51426Colorado Rockies411724.4158.0164215-518-139-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1227349.598


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gregorio RosarioP18.264Traded by Mariners to Indians to complete an earlier trade 
Brian SikorskiP33.294Contract sold to Yakult Swallows of Japanese Central League 
Jason Smith2B-SS29.297Claimed off waivers by Diamondbacks 
Michael TuckerRF-LF35.327Signed by Red Sox 
Pete WalkerP38.039Signed by Yankees 
Todd Walker2B33.357Released by Athletics 
Craig WilsonRF-1B30.168Released by Braves