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Games on 2015-05-21

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALSeattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,0853:30J.A. HappChris TillmanTommy Hunter (2-1)Danny Farquhar (0-3)Zach Britton (9)Lloyd McClendonBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALTexas Rangers3Boston Red Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,9452:49Wandy RodriguezClay BuchholzWandy Rodriguez (2-2)Clay Buchholz (2-5)Shawn Tolleson (2)Jeff BanisterJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,3213:04Danny SalazarJohn DanksDanny Salazar (5-1)John Danks (2-4)-Terry FranconaRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,3213:04Danny SalazarJohn DanksDanny Salazar (5-1)John Danks (2-4)-Terry FranconaRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALHouston Astros5Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1133,1933:40Scott FeldmanDavid PriceAlex Wilson (1-0)Tony Sipp (2-1)-A.J. HinchBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALOakland Athletics0Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch910,6052:58Jesse ChavezAlex ColomeAlex Colome (3-1)Jesse Chavez (1-4)Brad Boxberger (12)Bob MelvinKevin CashTropicana Field
ALLos Angeles Angels4Toronto Blue Jays8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,0142:22Matt ShoemakerR.A. DickeyR.A. Dickey (2-5)Matt Shoemaker (3-4)-Mike SciosciaJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLMilwaukee Brewers1Atlanta Braves10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,2392:49Matt GarzaJulio TeheranJulio Teheran (4-1)Matt Garza (2-6)-Craig CounsellFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Colorado Rockies7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,4183:15Jerome WilliamsJorge de la RosaChristian Bergman (2-0)Jerome Williams (3-4)-Ryne SandbergWalt WeissCoors Field
NLArizona Diamondbacks7Miami Marlins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,6923:02Archie BradleyMat LatosAndrew Chafin (2-0)Sam Dyson (2-1)Brad Ziegler (1)Chip HaleDan JenningsMarlins Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals0New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,7832:26Jaime GarciaJacob deGromJacob deGrom (5-4)Jaime Garcia (0-1)-Mike MathenyTerry CollinsCiti field
NLChicago Cubs3San Diego Padres0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,0212:08Kyle HendricksOdrisamer DespaigneKyle Hendricks (1-1)Odrisamer Despaigne (2-3)-Joe MaddonBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,8402:54Clayton KershawMadison BumgarnerMadison Bumgarner (5-2)Clayton Kershaw (2-3)-Don MattinglyBruce BochyAT&T Park
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-05-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Tampa Bay Rays422319.548--1651442112-911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1205763.475
2612New York Yankees412219.5370.5179167129-713-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1216556.537
3917Baltimore Orioles381820.4743.0172167513-95-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1246361.508
41019Boston Red Sox411922.4633.5157192-358-1111-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1215962.488
51223Toronto Blue Jays431924.4424.52232071611-98-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1197445.622
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals402614.650--2021386415-611-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1226953.566
235Detroit Tigers422517.5952.01841681613-1012-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1194970.412
348Minnesota Twins402317.5753.0183177614-69-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1226062.492
4818Chicago White Sox381820.4747.0140174-3411-87-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1245866.468
51425Cleveland Indians401723.4259.0172187-156-1211-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1216457.529
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros422715.643--1871592815-1012-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1205961.492
2713Los Angeles Angels412120.5125.5151152-110-911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1216457.529
31121Seattle Mariners401822.4508.0152168-1611-107-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1225864.475
41324Texas Rangers411823.4398.5166184-186-1312-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1217051.579
51530Oakland Athletics431429.32613.5185199-145-149-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1195465.454
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Washington Nationals412417.585--2051772812-612-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1215962.488
259New York Mets422418.5710.51581421617-67-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1206654.550
3714Atlanta Braves402020.5003.5174169510-910-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1224775.385
41226Philadelphia Phillies431825.4197.0136192-5612-106-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1194574.378
51428Miami Marlins421626.3818.5162179-178-148-12L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park1205565.458
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals412714.659--1811255615-512-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1217348.603
247Chicago Cubs402317.5753.5169166313-810-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1227448.607
41122Pittsburgh Pirates401822.4508.515414599-99-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1228042.656
31020Cincinnati Reds401822.4508.5154181-279-99-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1224676.377
51529Milwaukee Brewers421527.35712.5156216-608-157-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1205367.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers402416.600--1861384817-57-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1226854.557
2610San Francisco Giants412318.5611.51551451014-99-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1216160.504
3815San Diego Padres422022.4765.0181199-1811-129-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1205466.450
4916Arizona Diamondbacks401921.4755.0189176139-1210-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1226062.492
51327Colorado Rockies381523.3958.0150195-456-119-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1245371.427

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chase WhitleyP25.341New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jeff FrancisRP34.133Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Alex HassanLF27.050Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Hector NerisP25.341Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Stolmy PimentelP25.109Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
John Bakerc34.121Released by Mariners
Edgar OlmosRP25.039Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jaime GarciaSP28.317St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Sam TuivailalaRP22.214St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Luke BardP24.189Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Brandon BarkerP22.274Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Mat BattsP23.320Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Travis BrewsterOF23.121Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Cody BuckelP22.337Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Michael DannerOF23.246Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Logan DavisSS23.272Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Kenny DiekroegerSS24.197Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Brandon FinneganP22.037Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Zach FishC22.197Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Blake ForsytheC25.294Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Nick FreyP23.265St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Carlos Garcia23.064Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Reed GarrettP22.139Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Murilo GouveaP26.248Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin GreggRP36.335Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jake GronskyIF23.182St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Reymin GuduanP23.066Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
David HuffRP30.272Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David HurlbutP25.178Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Juan JaimeP27.293Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Chris LambP24.326Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Chris LerouxRP31.037Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Felix MarteRF24.188Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Dane McFarlandCF20.209Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Erison MendezOF23.017Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Jose MonteroP22.119Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from disabled list
Julio MorilloC22.145Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Zach NealP26.193Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Danny OhOF-1B25.144New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jefferson OlacioP21.125Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Stolmy PimentelP25.109Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Rafael Pinedap24.107Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Ryan PlourdeC-OF23.085Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Leonardo Reginatto3B25.041Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Jordan Ribera1B26.150Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Jairo RodriguezC26.270Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Luis Severinop21.090New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Drew Stubbsrf30.229Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Miguel SulbaranP21.063New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Giovanny Urshela3B23.223Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jose VelezP25.258Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Chien-Ming WangSP35.051Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Seth Websterp25.328Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Mason WilliamsCF23.274New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Eric WootenP25.064New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Irving Falu2b-ss31.350Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jim MillerP33.023Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Deck McGuireP25.332Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tim AldersonP26.199Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brian RauhP 23.303Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ian McKinneyp20.184St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Aaron CressleyP22.261San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Andrew CaseP22.135Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Jalen BeeksP21.315Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Victor GonzalezP19.187Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Dan Henniganss25.021Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ariel HernandezP23.080Signed to Minor League Contract
Audy Ciriaco3B27.340Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Franco Terrerop20.001Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to AZL Royals (Rk)
Alec CrawfordP23.132Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)