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Games on 2015-09-18

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,1492:46Chris SaleCody AndersonCody Anderson (5-3)Chris Sale (12-10)-Robin VenturaTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALKansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1232,9264:09Johnny CuetoJustin VerlanderDrew VerHagen (2-0)Greg Holland (3-2)-Ned YostBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALOakland Athletics4Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,5673:13Felix DoubrontMichael FiersDrew Pomeranz (5-5)Pat Neshek (3-6)Ryan Dull (1)Bob MelvinA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALBaltimore Orioles6Tampa Bay Rays8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch910,6972:51Tyler WilsonDrew SmylyDrew Smyly (3-2)Tyler Wilson (2-2)Brad Boxberger (35)Buck ShowalterKevin CashTropicana Field
ALSeattle Mariners3Texas Rangers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,7273:15James PaxtonYovani GallardoDanny Farquhar (1-4)Yovani Gallardo (12-11)Tom Wilhelmsen (12)Lloyd McClendonJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALSeattle Mariners3Texas Rangers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,7273:15James PaxtonYovani GallardoDanny Farquhar (1-4)Yovani Gallardo (12-11)Tom Wilhelmsen (12)Lloyd McClendonJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALBoston Red Sox1Toronto Blue Jays6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch947,1262:32Rick PorcelloMarcus StromanMarcus Stroman (2-0)Rick Porcello (8-13)-Tony LovulloJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,5252:58Adam MorganWilliams PerezWilliams Perez (6-6)Adam Morgan (5-7)Arodys Vizcaino (5)Pete MackaninFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,8463:26Lance LynnDan HarenTommy Hunter (4-2)Seth Maness (4-2)-Mike MathenyJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres4Colorado Rockies7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,3033:12Ian KennedyChad BettisChad Bettis (8-5)Ian Kennedy (8-15)John Axford (24)Pat MurphyWalt WeissCoors Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch949,5292:48Jeff LockeZack GreinkeZack Greinke (18-3)Jeff Locke (8-11)-Clint HurdleDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds5Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,1583:20Brandon FinneganZach DaviesBrandon Finnegan (4-0)Zach Davies (1-2)Aroldis Chapman (31)Bryan PriceCraig CounsellMiller Park
IntNew York Yankees1New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,6022:56Masahiro TanakaSteven MatzSteven Matz (4-0)Masahiro Tanaka (12-7)-Joe GirardiTerry CollinsCiti field
NLArizona Diamondbacks2San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3462:56Rubby de la RosaMadison BumgarnerRubby de la Rosa (13-8)Madison Bumgarner (18-8)Brad Ziegler (27)Chip HaleBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLMiami Marlins4Washington Nationals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1027,4953:22Jose FernandezMax ScherzerCasey Janssen (2-5)Brian Ellington (1-1)-Dan JenningsMatt WilliamsNationals Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-09-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Toronto Blue Jays1478562.578--81259721548-2537-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1587.533
238New York Yankees1468066.5484.57046287641-3239-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1679.438
3916Baltimore Orioles1477275.49013.06516272444-3028-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1596.600
41118Tampa Bay Rays1477176.48314.0565579-1435-3836-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1596.600
51321Boston Red Sox1466977.47315.5678695-1739-3530-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloDave DombrowskiFenway Park1697.563
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1478661.585--6585847448-2738-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1596.600
2613Minnesota Twins1467571.51410.5636643-743-2932-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1688.500
3815Cleveland Indians1467373.50012.56085951334-3739-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1587.533
41220Chicago White Sox1466977.47316.5579645-6637-3832-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1679.438
51423Detroit Tigers1466878.46617.5635738-10334-3834-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1569.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers1477968.537--656665-938-3441-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1596.600
2511Houston Astros1487771.5202.56415578448-2529-46L5T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1495.643
3714Los Angeles Angels1467472.5074.5586602-1644-3130-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim16115.688
41017Seattle Mariners1487276.4867.5596657-6134-4138-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJeff KingstonSafeco Field14410.286
51525Oakland Athletics1486484.43215.5632635-333-4231-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum14410.286
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157New York Mets1478463.571--6265547247-2637-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1569.400
2712Washington Nationals1477671.5178.06545896542-3034-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1578.467
31024Miami Marlins1486484.43220.5553604-5136-3928-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park1477.500
41429Atlanta Braves1485890.39226.5523718-19535-3823-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1495.643
51530Philadelphia Phillies1485692.37828.5565767-20233-4223-50L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninScott ProefrockCitizens Bank Park1477.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1479255.626--58947611350-2442-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1587.533
222Pittsburgh Pirates1478760.5925.06305458550-2537-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park15114.733
334Chicago Cubs1478661.5856.06315755644-2842-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field15114.733
41126Cincinnati Reds1466284.42529.5596653-5734-4028-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark16214.125
51327Milwaukee Brewers1476285.42230.0603675-7233-4329-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1569.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1468561.582--6065258150-2235-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1679.438
2610San Francisco Giants1477770.5248.56375587943-2934-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1578.467
3819Arizona Diamondbacks1477077.47615.56566461035-4035-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1596.600
4922San Diego Padres1486979.46617.0606671-6535-3734-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Patrick MurphyA.J. PrellerPetco Park1459.357
51228Colorado Rockies1476285.42223.5651760-10932-4030-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1569.400


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jason CastroC28.092Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Mat LatosSP27.284Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jorge SolerLF23.206Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott CarrollRP30.359Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Jesse ChavezSP32.028Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-60 Fractured rib
Barry ZitoSP37.128Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Trevor BrownC23.308San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mac WilliamsonOF25.065San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joe Panik2B24.323San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-60 Lower back discomfort
Scott CopelandSP27.278Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Radhames LizP32.100Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Leonys MartinCF27.196Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin HenryCF-3B30.141Released by Red Sox