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Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALHouston Astros6Los Angeles Angels5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,2102:42Dallas KeuchelMatt ShoemakerDallas Keuchel (4-0)Matt Shoemaker (2-3)Chad Qualls (3)A.J. HinchMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
IntCincinnati Reds10Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch903:33Johnny CuetoHector NoesiJohnny Cueto (3-3)Scott Carroll (0-1)-Bryan PriceRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
IntCincinnati Reds10Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch903:33Johnny CuetoHector NoesiJohnny Cueto (3-3)Scott Carroll (0-1)-Bryan PriceRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
IntCincinnati Reds2Chicago White Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,9802:53Jason MarquisCarlos RodonCarlos Rodon (1-0)Jason Marquis (3-2)-Bryan PriceRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
IntCincinnati Reds2Chicago White Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,9802:53Jason MarquisCarlos RodonCarlos Rodon (1-0)Jason Marquis (3-2)-Bryan PriceRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALMinnesota Twins7Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,1993:02Phil HughesBruce ChenPhil Hughes (2-4)Bruce Chen (0-1)Glen Perkins (11)Paul MolitorTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALKansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,4562:40Jeremy GuthrieAnibal SanchezJeremy Guthrie (2-2)Anibal Sanchez (2-4)-Ned YostBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALBaltimore Orioles6New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,2802:55Wei-Yin ChenChase WhitleyWei-Yin Chen (1-1)Chase Whitley (1-1)Zach Britton (6)Buck ShowalterJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALOakland Athletics2Seattle Mariners7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,4413:36Jesse HahnJ.A. HappJ.A. Happ (3-1)Jesse Hahn (1-3)-Bob MelvinLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALTexas Rangers2Tampa Bay Rays7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,9433:18Ross DetwilerMatt AndrieseAndrew Bellatti (1-0)Ross Detwiler (0-4)Brad Boxberger (8)Jeff BanisterKevin CashTropicana Field
ALBoston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,9173:12Joe KellyDrew HutchisonDrew Hutchison (3-0)Joe Kelly (1-2)-John FarrellJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSan Diego Padres6Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1227,3404:17Tyson RossChase AndersonKevin Quackenbush (1-0)Randall Delgado (1-2)-Buddy BlackChip HaleChase Field
NLChicago Cubs4Milwaukee Brewers12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,6003:03Travis WoodKyle LohseKyle Lohse (2-4)Travis Wood (2-2)-Joe MaddonCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLNew York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,3732:44Jon NieseAaron HarangJon Niese (3-2)Aaron Harang (3-3)Jeurys Familia (12)Terry CollinsRyne SandbergCitizens Bank Par
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,0682:34Carlos MartinezVance WorleyRob Scahill (1-2)Carlos Martinez (3-1)Mark Melancon (6)Mike MathenyClint HurdlePNC Park
NLMiami Marlins6San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,2853:24David PhelpsMadison BumgarnerDavid Phelps (2-0)Madison Bumgarner (3-2)-Mike RedmondBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLAtlanta Braves6Washington Nationals8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,1933:12Julio TeheranDoug FisterDrew Storen (1-0)Cody Martin (1-1)-Fredi GonzalezMatt WilliamsNationals Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-05-09.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Yankees311912.613--143117268-711-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1316863.519
269Tampa Bay Rays311714.5482.0120109118-79-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1316368.481
3713Toronto Blue Jays311615.5163.0169147229-67-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1317754.588
4819Baltimore Orioles281315.4644.513612798-55-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1346866.507
51022Boston Red Sox301317.4335.5129158-297-96-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1326567.492
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Kansas City Royals301911.633--1541084611-58-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1327656.576
247Detroit Tigers311912.6130.513713169-610-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1305575.423
358Minnesota Twins311813.5811.51491272212-56-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1316566.496
41224Chicago White Sox271116.4076.595132-379-52-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1356570.481
51529Cleveland Indians291019.3458.5126151-254-106-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1327161.538
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros312011.645--139117228-812-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1316665.504
2920Los Angeles Angels311417.4526.0115120-57-97-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1317160.542
31123Seattle Mariners301317.4336.5113134-217-76-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1326369.477
41326Texas Rangers301218.4007.5118141-233-99-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1327656.576
51427Oakland Athletics321220.3758.5150152-24-98-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1305674.431
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Mets301911.633--113912213-36-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1327161.538
2612Washington Nationals311615.5163.513613069-67-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1316764.511
3816Miami Marlins311516.4844.5134120148-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1315675.427
41117Atlanta Braves301416.4675.0133141-88-86-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1325379.402
51428Philadelphia Phillies311120.3558.587144-577-74-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1315279.397
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals30228.733--139914814-38-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1327854.591
2511Chicago Cubs291514.5176.5125133-87-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1338251.617
3714Cincinnati Reds301515.5007.0124128-46-59-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1324983.371
41018Pittsburgh Pirates301416.4678.0113103108-76-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1328448.636
51530Milwaukee Brewers311021.32312.5116162-466-134-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1315873.443
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers291910.655--145984713-26-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1337360.549
2410San Diego Padres321715.5313.515214849-78-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1305773.438
3915San Francisco Giants311516.4845.098122-2410-95-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1316962.527
41221Arizona Diamondbacks291316.4486.0138121177-106-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1336667.496
51325Colorado Rockies271116.4077.0108151-434-87-8L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1355778.422


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Drew SmylyRP25.330Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder soreness
Alex CobbSP27.215Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Andrew BellattiP23.278Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Wilin Rosario1B-DH26.075Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Shawn KelleyRP31.013San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Wil Nievesc37.226San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Anthony VarvaroRP30.190Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Rey Navarro2B-3B25.138Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Ryan Flaherty2b-ss28.286Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Joe NathanRP40.168Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chris Nelson3b29.248Released by Phillies
Luke GregersonRP30.360Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Asher WojciechowskiP26.139Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Ryan MattheusRP31.181Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Angel CastroP32.176Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alex HassanLF27.038Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Tom WilhelmsenRP31.145Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Carlos MarmolRP32.207Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mike Aviles3b34.057Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Zach WaltersSS25.246Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Joe WielandP25.108Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Ronald Torreyes2B22.249Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Alex AvilaC28.100Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Let knee
Matt BarnesP24.326Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Travis Shaw3B25.023Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Bruce ChenSP37.324Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Anthony SwarzakRP29.241Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Bryan HoladayC27.172Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Andury AcevedoP24.259New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ehire AdrianzaSS25.261San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew BaileyRP30.343New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Nick BenedettoOF22.071Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Bobby Bradley1B18.345Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jorgan Cavanerio20.264Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Yonny ChirinosP21.134Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Jose Constanzalf31.251Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jarek Cunningham2B25.135Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Carlos DiazP21.172San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Kyle GaedeleCF25.189San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Leuris GomezP28.201Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Marco GonzalesP23.083St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Miguel GonzalezC24.157Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Yovan GonzalezC25.179Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Foster GriffinP19.287Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Kyle HaldP25.347St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jordan HarrisonP24.030Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Kevin HellerOF 25.239Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Kenley JansenP27.222Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Scott LieserP25.016Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan LindemuthIF24.024New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Adam Loewen1B-RF31.030Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Ryan LollisRF28.144San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Andrew LongleyC26.216Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Troy MarksP25.129Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Kevin McCarthyP23.077Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Joe MusgroveP22.156Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Chris Nelson3b29.248Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Rico NoelCF26.118San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Chace NumataC22.268Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Activated from disabled list
Zach OsborneIF25.019Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tim RemesC22.326Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Eric RuthP24.225New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ryne Slackp22.291Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Chad SmithP25.219Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Angels
Josh SmithP27.276Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Wendell SotoSS22.363Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Carlos Triunfelss25.071San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dylan UnsworthP22.228Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Chase VallotC18.261Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Pedro VillarrealRP27.152Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Pedro VillarrealRP27.152Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Christopher BeckP24.247Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joel PineiroP36.226Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kevin MattisonCF29.231Released by Nationals
Paul ClemensSP27.085Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Wheeler1b26.303Released by Angels
Sean KazmarSS30.277Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Elmer Reyes2B24.164Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tim AldersonP26.187Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler DeloachP24.027Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Placed on bereavement list
Alec AsherP23.218Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Cito CulverSS22.256New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Greg BirdC22.181New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Right shoulder
Josh McElweeP 25.331Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kes CarterCF25.067Released by Rays
Tyler SampleP25.316Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Ambiorix De LeonP23.306Released by Astros
Chih Fang Pan2B24.178Released by Athletics
Jobduan MoralesC-1B23.337Released by Astros
Jobduan MoralesC-1B23.337Released by Astros
Jordan PattersonOF23.087Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose ValdespinaP23.048Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sammy Diaz2B24.070Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler SmithP 23.096Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Walker WeickelP 21.176San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick CunninghamP23.354Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Taylor HawkinsC 21.234Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Wilman RodriguezOF23.337Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Claudio CustodioSS24.191New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ryan UllmannP23.271Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Calvin RayburnP23.090Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Joey WebbP24.224Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training