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Wednesday June 17,2015This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2015-06-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago White Sox2BoxJeff LockeJohn DanksMark Melancon
Chicago Cubs17Cleveland Indians0BoxTsuyoshi WadaShaun Marcum(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Kansas City Royals10BoxJoe BlantonMichael Fiers(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Minnesota Twins3BoxTom MiloneCarlos MartinezGlen Perkins
Miami Marlins1New York Yankees2BoxMichael PinedaJose UrenaDellin Betances
San Diego Padres2Oakland Athletics16BoxJesse ChavezOdrisamer Despaigne(none)
San Francisco Giants0Seattle Mariners2BoxFelix HernandezMadison BumgarnerCarson Smith
New York Mets0Toronto Blue Jays8BoxDrew HutchisonJon Niese(none)
Los Angeles Angels2Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxChase AndersonHector SantiagoBrad Ziegler
Boston Red Sox2Atlanta Braves5BoxNick MassetJunichi TazawaJason Grilli
Detroit Tigers4Cincinnati Reds8BoxBurke BadenhopIan Krol(none)
Houston Astros8Colorado Rockies4BoxBrett OberholtzerKyle Kendrick(none)
Texas Rangers5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxWandy RodriguezClayton KershawKeone Kela
Baltimore Orioles6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxUbaldo JimenezKevin CorreiaZach Britton
Tampa Bay Rays5Washington Nationals0BoxMatt AndrieseJordan Zimmermann(none)

Standings as of 2015-06-17

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Tampa Bay Rays673730.552--2512391218-1719-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field954352.453
259New York Yankees653530.5381.02922791317-1118-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II975245.536
3712Baltimore Orioles653431.5232.02942573724-1410-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards974750.485
4814Toronto Blue Jays673532.5222.03692927721-1214-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre955837.611
51528Boston Red Sox672839.4189.0260320-6016-1812-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park955045.526
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals623725.597--2762156120-1117-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1005842.580
2610Minnesota Twins653530.5383.5270268221-1214-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field974849.495
3915Detroit Tigers663432.5155.0276273318-1816-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park954055.421
41121Cleveland Indians643034.4698.0265286-2112-1918-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field975146.526
51324Chicago White Sox642836.43810.0223291-6816-1312-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field984850.490
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros673928.582--2952583723-1416-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park954748.495
248Texas Rangers663630.5452.53012841715-1621-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels965244.542
31017Los Angeles Angels663333.5005.5257261-419-1514-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim965244.542
41223Seattle Mariners663036.4558.5225268-4314-1916-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field964650.479
51427Oakland Athletics682939.42610.53042663812-1817-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum943955.415
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511New York Mets673631.537--254260-626-1110-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field955441.568
2716Washington Nationals663432.5151.5289285416-1318-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park964947.510
3919Atlanta Braves663234.4853.5283297-1416-1416-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field963561.365
41225Miami Marlins672938.4337.0260272-1217-1712-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park954253.442
51530Philadelphia Phillies672245.32814.0204317-11315-177-28L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park954154.432
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals654322.662--2541866826-717-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III975740.588
223Pittsburgh Pirates653827.5855.02672076021-1117-16W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park976037.619
346Chicago Cubs633528.5567.02672501718-1317-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field996237.626
41122Cincinnati Reds653035.46213.0265281-1618-1312-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark973463.351
51429Milwaukee Brewers672443.35820.0243323-8011-2413-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park954451.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers663729.561--2842305425-1112-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium965541.573
2613San Francisco Giants673532.5222.5265261417-1818-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park954946.516
3818Arizona Diamondbacks653233.4924.5294287716-1616-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field974750.485
41020San Diego Padres683236.4716.0286315-2916-1916-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park944252.447
51326Colorado Rockies652837.4318.5281326-4513-1915-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field974057.412

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
C.J. RiefenhauserRP25.138Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Kyle SchwarberC-OF22.104Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brian SchlitterP29.178Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jon MoscotP 23.307Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Dislocated left shoulder
Donovan HandRP29.058Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Danny DornRF30.332Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Matt Dominguez3b25.293Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Zack Cozartss29.309Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Carlos ContrerasRP24.160Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Cory Segui3B23.180Released by Orioles
Hector Veloz3B21.136Released by Orioles
Alexander Mercedes2B23.089Released by Orioles
Pedro DiazP22.049Released by Reds
Gabriel Rosa3B21.350Released by Reds
Kyle HudsonOF28.161Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Bil BereszniewiczOF23.280Released by Dodgers
Salvador SanchezP29.277Released by Marlins
Zach HaydenP23.232Released by Twins
Gabriel OjedaC19.321Released by Twins
Dubal BaezOF22.003Released by Twins
Jonatan Hinojosa2b22.237Released by Twins
Tyler Mautner3B22.070Released by Twins
Frank EncarnacionOF19.229Released by Marlins
Justin SprengerP24.006Released by Rangers
Christopher GraysonRF-LF25.275Released by Rangers
Zac RosscupRP27.008Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Yoervis MedinaRP26.325Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Jose De PaulaP27.105New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jose RamirezRP25.147New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Mike FoltynewiczRP23.254Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Daniel Castro2B-SS22.215Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Corey DickersonDH26.026Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Plantar Fasciitis in left foot
Justin MillerP28.004Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jordan LylesRP24.241Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Scott Van SlykeLF-1B28.328Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris HatcherRP30.156Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left oblique strain
Jeremy BarfieldRF26.340Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Aaron BlairP23.022Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Scott BrattvetP23.332Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Jose BricenoC22.271Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Geoff BroussardP 24.269Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt BuschmannP31.125Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Felix CastilloC23.337Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Reinstated to active roster
Paul ClemensSP27.124Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Taylor DavisC25.201Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Drew DoschIF22.358Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Jason Esposito3B24.333Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Mike FishOF24.165Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jordan FoleyP21.340New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Anthony GiansantiRF26.262Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Scott GriggsP24.035Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Bradin HagensP26.036Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Chris Jacobs1B26.204Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Corban Joseph2B26.232Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Jason LaneP38.177San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Rainy LaraP24.095New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Brad MarkeyP 23.106Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Chris Marrero1b26.350Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Ethan MartinSP26.011Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ethan MildrenP24.013Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Matt MilroyP24.255Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Burt Reynoldsof26.277Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Jordan Ribera1B26.177Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Victor RoacheOF23.274Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Esmil RogersRP29.307New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B28.063Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
K.C. Serna3B25.245Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Zach ShankIF24.162Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Michael SullivanP21.154Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Brandon ThomasOF24.130New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Mark ThomasC27.043Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dayron Varonaof27.114Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Michael WagnerP23.258Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Jake WalshP24.167Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Chien-Ming WangSP35.078Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Gianfranco Wawoe2B20.327Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Collin WilesP 21.018Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Atahualpa SeverinoP30.223Released by Angels
Kevin Frandsen1b33.024San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Mickey StoreyRP29.093Released by Dodgers
Darin GorskiP27.255New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Derrik GibsonSS25.194Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jairo Perez3B27.007New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick HillP30.138Released by Phillies
Sherman LacrusOF 21.176Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Yeyson YrizarriSS18.135Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Gary SanchezC22.197New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Lee RidenhourP25.314Released by Phillies
Luis DiazP23.069Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Will MorrisP22.046Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Drew LeenhoutsP25.081San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Nate FuryP24.131Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Pedro GonzalezC23.141Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Ryan YarbroughP23.169Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Adam MartinC23.193Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Carlos Lopez3B-C25.150Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Connor SpencerIF22.146New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Derek HillOF19.170Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Left quad strain
Dominic DeMasiP22.114Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Luis MirandaP20.285Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Michael DannerOF23.273Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick RodeskyP24.082Released by Phillies
Victor GonzalezP19.214Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Jonathan MartijnOF21.114Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Dylan Silvap21.172Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)SIgned out of draft (Florida State)
Matt BuschmannP31.125Released by Rays
Neil RamirezRP26.023Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab
Barret LouxP26.072Released by Cubs