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Friday July 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 2015-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0Los Angeles Angels1BoxJoe SmithKoji Uehara(none)
Kansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox2BoxChris YoungJeff SamardzijaGreg Holland
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox2BoxJohn DanksEdinson VolquezDavid Robertson
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers7BoxAnibal SanchezUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Texas Rangers2Houston Astros3BoxCollin McHughMartin PerezLuke Gregerson
Seattle Mariners3New York Yankees4BoxMasahiro TanakaJoe BeimelAndrew Miller
Minnesota Twins5Oakland Athletics0BoxErvin SantanaSonny Gray(none)
Tampa Bay Rays2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDrew HutchisonJake Odorizzi(none)
San Francisco Giants6Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxRyan VogelsongRandall Delgado(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves4BoxArodys VizcainoPedro StropJim Johnson
Cleveland Indians1Cincinnati Reds6BoxMike LeakeTrevor Bauer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMichael FiersCharlie MortonFrancisco Rodriguez
Miami Marlins3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxKen GilesBryan Morris(none)
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres4BoxJames ShieldsJorge de la RosaCraig Kimbrel
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxLance LynnNoah SyndergaardTrevor Rosenthal
Los Angeles Dodgers3Washington Nationals5BoxCasey JanssenPedro BaezDrew Storen

Standings as of 2015-07-17

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Yankees894940.551--4133862726-1623-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II733835.521
3714Toronto Blue Jays924646.5004.54924068627-1819-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre704723.671
2815Tampa Bay Rays924646.5004.5334347-1323-2523-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field703436.486
4916Baltimore Orioles894445.4945.03903553529-1915-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards733736.507
51322Boston Red Sox904248.4677.5376420-4422-2320-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park723636.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals885335.602--3843216330-1623-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium744232.568
226Minnesota Twins905040.5564.03883602831-1619-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field723339.458
3613Detroit Tigers894544.5068.5405416-1123-2322-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park722943.403
41019Chicago White Sox884246.47711.0296369-7324-1818-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field743440.459
51220Cleveland Indians894247.47211.5348372-2419-2623-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field723933.542
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Angels894940.551--3693353426-1823-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim733637.493
259Houston Astros925042.5430.53983475129-1621-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park703634.514
31121Texas Rangers894247.4727.0372398-2616-2626-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels734627.630
41425Seattle Mariners904149.4568.5315364-4920-2721-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field723537.486
51526Oakland Athletics924151.4469.53903513918-2723-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum702743.386
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Washington Nationals884939.557--3773393826-1623-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park743440.459
2712New York Mets904743.5223.0312315-332-1415-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field724329.597
3817Atlanta Braves904347.4787.0351387-3624-1719-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field722448.333
41429Miami Marlins903852.42212.0333360-2724-2314-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park723339.458
51530Philadelphia Phillies923062.32621.0314471-15719-2511-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park703337.471
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals905733.633--3582669232-1125-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III724329.597
223Pittsburgh Pirates895336.5963.53572966132-1621-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park734528.616
3510Chicago Cubs884741.5349.03373231425-2022-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field745024.676
41124Cincinnati Reds874047.46015.5337380-4323-1817-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark752451.320
51328Milwaukee Brewers913952.42918.5364410-4617-2822-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park712942.408
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers915140.560--3793196033-1718-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium714130.577
2611San Francisco Giants904743.5223.53833562725-2222-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park723735.514
3918Arizona Diamondbacks884246.4777.5397398-122-2220-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field743737.500
41023San Diego Padres914249.4629.0356402-4619-2223-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park713239.451
51227Colorado Rockies893950.43811.0391447-5621-2418-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field732944.397

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Zach Lutz3b29.044New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mike AvilesLF34.126Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Jose Ramirez2B22.303Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Rudy OwensP27.212Released by Dodgers
Ross DetwilerRP29.133Released by Rangers
Martires AriasP24.249New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Jeremy BarfieldRF27.005Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Scott BarlowP22.211Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tommy Bergjansp22.228Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Jake BrighamRP27.158Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Tony BucciferroP25.202Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Mauricio CabreraP21.298Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
David CarverP23.266Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Carlos ContrerasRP24.190Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
John CurtissP22.103Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
David DahlOF 21.107Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Chris FlexenP 21.016New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Matthew Foleyc21.093Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Matt GageP22.156San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Juan GonzalezP25.103Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Nick GreenwoodRP27.293St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Radley HaddadC25.067New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Eric Hanholdp21.258Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Greg HarrisP20.334Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
D.J. HicksIF-P25.106Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Zach HirschP25.011Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Destin HoodRF25.105Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dustin HouleC21.250Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Jake JohansenP24.175Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Dylan KellyC24.042Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mitch LambsonP24.362Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Isaias Lucenac20.244Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Sean ManaeaP23.167Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Kevin Martinezc20.187Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Deck McGuireP26.024Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Jose MesaP 21.338New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Albert MinnisP23.255Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose MonteroP22.176Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Charles MoormanC 21.189Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Harrison MusgraveP23.136Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Ryan O'Hearn1B21.356Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Andy OliverP27.227Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Paul PaezP23.079New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Wes ParsonsP22.314Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Vinnie PestanoRP30.147Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
David PetersonP25.194Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Gregorio Petit3B30.219New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Eduard PintoOF20.267Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Dalton PompeyCF22.218Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Oderman Rochap22.252Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Andres Sanchezp18.283Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Michael SantosP20.049San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Juan SilvaLF24.190Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Bryson SmithCF26.212Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Ben Taylorp22.247Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Robert WhalenP 21.167New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Max WhiteOF 21.280Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Brant WhitingC23.162Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Shawn ZarragaC26.177Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Marc Krauss1B27.286Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
David CarpenterRP30.002Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Brett Jacksoncf26.349Released by Giants
Darrell CecilianiCF-LF25.025New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Evan MeekP32.066Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Guillermo Quirozc33.230Released by Giants
J.C. BoscanC35.204Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
James JonesCF26.296Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Joe PatersonRP29.059Released by Reds
Jose Constanzalf31.320Released by Reds
Pat MischP33.333Released by Marlins
Ramon TroncosoRP32.151Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ronny Cedenoss32.165Signed with Oaxaca (Mexico)
Scott Sizemore2b30.194Released by Marlins
Tom GorzelannyRP33.005Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Dustin Lawley3B-CF26.097Released by Mets
Hector Olivera2b30.103Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Jack SnodgrassP27.220San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jim FullerP28.046Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan RoofLF-2B26.175Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis Mateo2B25.055Released by Dodgers
Randy FontanezP26.060Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rob Segedin3B26.249New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen SmithP29.063Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler OgleC24.342Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Aderlin Rodriguez3B23.242Released by Mets
Adrian Sanchez2B24.335Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Clayton CookP24.359Released by Indians
Eudy PinaRF24.096Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jeremy LucasC24.188Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan SwagertyP26.003Released by Cardinals
Julian HilarioP24.334New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mike AuglieraP25.039Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan DoolittleP27.114Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jackson Loweryp22.359Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)
Matt Pare1B24.242San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan HutchisonOF25.208Released by Diamondbacks
Angel AguilarSS20.034New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Jake MayersP24.343Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy SyIF25.276Announced retirement
Lucas LongP22.283Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael KopechP19.078Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Suspended 50 games for testing positive for stimulants
Raymundo MonteroP25.300San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos HerreraP22.013Released by Royals
Max FoodyP 22.036St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Guilder RodriguezSS31.359Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jairo Perez3B27.037Released by Mets
Jesus Pirelap26.126Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan BradleyP27.002San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake ThompsonP 21.167Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nate StrizP26.275Released by Rockies
Adderling RuizC24.075Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Caleb AdamsOF22.172Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Devan AhartOF22.269Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dexter KjerstadOF23.180Released by Royals
Nick HowardP22.102Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ronald PenaP 23.302Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Trevor FossP25.244Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andy PazC22.193Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Brandon BixlerP23.199Released by Twins
Brandon McNittP23.190Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jimmy PickensOF-C23.121Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Jorge FernandezC 21.109Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan JonesIF24.312Released by Giants
Zack TilleryIF-P22.186Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin DeCarrP20.125New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Carlos Tovarss19.332Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Assigned to DSL Red Sox (Rk)
Lee CasasP23.213New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees 2 (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Patrick GradyOF23.207Released by Rays
Alan Garciaof18.167San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Signed out of draft (Arizona HS)
Jordan Humphreysp19.036New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Jovani Moranp18.084Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Signed out of draft (Puerto Rico)
Mike Nikorakp18.304Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Signed out of draft (Pennsylvania HS)
Adonis Diazp20.221San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to AZL Padres (Rk)
Andy Perez2b22.144Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed out of draft (Duke)
Brandon Waddellp21.044Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Signed out of draft (West Virginia)
Conor Harberp21.211Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Signed out of draft (Oregon)
Edwin Drexlerof23.016Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed out of draft (Grambling State)
Kyle Millerp21.227Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)SIgned out of draft (Florida Atlantic)
Ryan Nagleof20.344Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Signed out of draft (Illinois)
Scott Effrossp21.201Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Signed out of draft (Indiana)
Shea Spitzbarthp20.286Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Molloy)
Jake ThompsonP25.343Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ryan BradleyP27.002Released by Giants