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Games on 2015-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox3BoxKoji UeharaBrian Matusz(none)
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers2BoxJoakim SoriaZach Duke(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Houston Astros3BoxCesar RamosChad QuallsHuston Street
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals6BoxWade DavisDan OteroGreg Holland
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins3BoxBlaine BoyerBryan Shaw(none)
Texas Rangers3Seattle Mariners1BoxYovani GallardoJ.A. HappNeftali Feliz
New York Yankees5Tampa Bay Rays4BoxDellin BetancesKevin JepsenAndrew Miller
Atlanta Braves8Toronto Blue Jays7BoxCody MartinBrett CecilJason Grilli
San Diego Padres5Chicago Cubs4BoxJames ShieldsBrian SchlitterCraig Kimbrel
Colorado Rockies3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxClayton KershawKyle Kendrick(none)
Miami Marlins1New York Mets4BoxBartolo ColonBrad HandJeurys Familia
Milwaukee Brewers3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxVance WorleyJimmy NelsonMark Melancon
Arizona Diamondbacks9San Francisco Giants0BoxJosh CollmenterJake Peavy(none)
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxMichael WachaJohnny CuetoKevin Siegrist
Philadelphia Phillies2Washington Nationals7BoxMax ScherzerSean O'Sullivan(none)

Standings as of 2015-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1073.700--595273-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1527181.467
2411Tampa Bay Rays1165.5451.54849-11-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1517477.490
3614Baltimore Orioles1055.5002.0494903-32-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1527676.500
4718Toronto Blue Jays1156.4552.56251111-44-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1518863.583
51020New York Yankees1046.4003.05053-32-42-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1528369.546
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1091.900--5622344-05-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1516586.430
222Kansas City Royals1082.8001.06433314-04-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1528765.572
31121Minnesota Twins1046.4005.03053-233-11-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1527973.520
51425Cleveland Indians936.3335.52937-81-42-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1527874.513
41324Chicago White Sox936.3335.52540-152-11-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1537380.477
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1513Los Angeles Angels1055.500--4042-20-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1528072.526
3816Texas Rangers1156.4550.54052-122-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1518368.550
2917Oakland Athletics1156.4550.56039213-42-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1516388.417
41222Houston Astros1046.4001.02637-112-52-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1528270.539
51526Seattle Mariners1037.3002.03351-181-32-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1527379.480
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets1183.727--4531145-03-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1518269.543
227Atlanta Braves1073.7000.5443683-34-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1526092.395
31019Washington Nationals1156.4553.0464603-22-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1517873.517
41327Miami Marlins1138.2735.04053-131-52-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1516883.450
51228Philadelphia Phillies1138.2735.02649-233-30-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1516091.397
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158St. Louis Cardinals963.667--3621153-13-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1539459.614
2710Chicago Cubs954.5561.0363243-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1539261.601
3915Cincinnati Reds1055.5001.53443-94-21-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1525993.388
41123Pittsburgh Pirates1046.4002.5353322-22-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1529458.618
51530Milwaukee Brewers1028.2004.52654-281-51-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1526686.434
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
244Los Angeles Dodgers1073.700--504376-11-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1528567.559
135Colorado Rockies1073.700--4832161-26-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1526191.401
369San Diego Padres1174.6360.54838105-22-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park1516784.444
4812Arizona Diamondbacks1165.5451.55444103-33-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1517378.483
51429San Francisco Giants1239.2505.03256-240-53-4L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1508169.540


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Felipe VazquezP23.287Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Kris Bryant3B23.104Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike Olt3b26.233Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Hairline fracture, right wrist
Neil RamirezP25.327Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Chris Denorfiarf-lf34.276Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Carlos Gomezcf29.134Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Right hamstring strain
Jason Rogers1B27.035Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Reymond FuentesCF24.064Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Terrance GoreCF23.314Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Chris StewartC33.057Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Tony Sanchezc26.332Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Daniel CorcinoP24.234Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Reds by Dodgers
Ryan DennickP28.097Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Designated for Assignment
Brian DuensingRP32.054Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Intercostal strain
Caleb ThielbarRP28.076Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Kyle SkipworthC25.047Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Tucker BarnhartC24.100Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Brad PeacockSP27.075Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Left intercostal strain
Asher WojciechowskiP26.117Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Andury AcevedoP24.237New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
JP Arencibiac29.102Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Angel BaezP24.062Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Brandon Bantzc28.100Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Duane BelowRP29.153New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Chris BersetC27.081Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Carter CappsRP24.253Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jarrett CaseyP27.173Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Erick CastilloC22.051Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Robinzon DiazC31.211Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Tim DillardP31.273Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jeremy DowdyC24.278Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Terry DoyleP29.166Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Josh ElanderC24.029Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Ethan EliasP21.355Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Sam FreemanRP27.298Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Carlos FriasP25.155Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tyler IhrigP23.213Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
AJ JimenezC24.351Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Cesar JimenezRP30.156Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Taylor JordanSP26.090Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Casey Kotchman1b32.054Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Chadd KristC25.079Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Brad LincolnRP29.327Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Mikie MahtookCF25.138Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Daniel McCutchenP32.203San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Dillon McNamaraP23.194New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Daniel MengdenP22.057Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Reinstated to active roster
Rafael MonteroP24.182New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Ryan O'RourkeP26.352Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Andy OliverP27.136Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Robby ScottP25.231Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Chuck TaylorOF 21.208Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Christian Villanueva3B23.303Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Chase WellbrockP23.102Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Matt McBrideRF-1B29.329Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Melky Mesarf28.076Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brady FeiglP24.111Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dallas TarletonC27.256Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jason StoffelP26.214Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike O'NeillLF27.065St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler LaTorreC31.361Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rob ZastryznyP23.022Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adam SonabendC22.340San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to AZL Giants (Rk)
Chance SiscoC20.052Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Christian ArroyoSS19.323San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josh HartCF20.197Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Omar ArtsenIF25.132Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
David PalladinoP22.033New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose RegaladoP23.150Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Omar CarrizalesOF20.077Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Tripp Martin3b23.015Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Michael RatterreeSS24.067Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Nate StrizP26.184Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring trainin
Pat LudwigP25.188Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Robby HefflingerLF25.104Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ryan ArrowoodIF-P24.236Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Tommy ToledoP26.125Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Brewers (Rk)
Tripp DavisP24.064Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Alex BlackfordP24.152Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Arturo NietoC22.129Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Matt TracyP26.142Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Trayvon RobinsonCF27.229Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract