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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 2016-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Los Angeles Angels6BoxRicky NolascoFrancisco Liriano(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Baltimore Orioles2BoxMatt AndrieseChris TillmanAlex Colome
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox6BoxMatt BarnesAdam WarrenCraig Kimbrel
Detroit Tigers0Cleveland Indians1BoxAndrew MillerJustin Wilson(none)
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals3BoxDillon GeeMiguel GonzalezWade Davis
Houston Astros2Seattle Mariners1BoxMichael FiersJames PaxtonKen Giles
Oakland Athletics11Texas Rangers2BoxRaul AlcantaraYu Darvish(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxBrock StewartShelby Miller(none)
Washington Nationals3Atlanta Braves7BoxJosh CollmenterGio Gonzalez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers11Chicago Cubs3BoxZach DaviesJake Arrieta(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Cincinnati Reds4BoxJameson TaillonAnthony DeSclafaniWade LeBlanc
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds3BoxJuan NicasioBrandon Finnegan(none)
San Diego Padres0Colorado Rockies8BoxJon GrayEdwin Jackson(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Mets3BoxJosh EdginRyan O'Rourke(none)
Miami Marlins0Philadelphia Phillies8BoxJeremy HellicksonJose Urena(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants2BoxSeung Hwan OhSantiago Casilla(none)

Standings as of 2016-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1488464.568--82565017545-3239-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1495.643
348Toronto Blue Jays1488167.5473.07086297942-3239-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1486.571
257Baltimore Orioles1488167.5473.06996732646-2735-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1486.571
4915New York Yankees1487771.5207.0624642-1844-3133-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1477.500
51324Tampa Bay Rays1486484.43220.0631652-2135-4029-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field14410.286
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1488662.581--72461710749-2537-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1385.615
2613Detroit Tigers1487870.5278.0668671-342-3236-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1385.615
31016Kansas City Royals1487573.50711.0607646-3943-3032-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1468.429
41119Chicago White Sox1487276.48614.0622644-2241-3331-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1468.429
51530Minnesota Twins1495594.36931.5681824-14329-4626-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1349.308
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1498861.591--7177061148-2340-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1376.538
2712Houston Astros1487870.5279.56756284741-3337-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1468.429
3811Seattle Mariners1487870.5279.57016534840-3338-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1486.571
41223Oakland Athletics1486583.43922.5610702-9233-4232-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum14410.286
51425Los Angeles Angels1486484.43223.5646688-4234-4030-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim14104.714
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1488860.595--70054715346-2842-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1477.500
2510New York Mets1487969.5349.05825572540-3339-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1486.571
3818Miami Marlins1487375.49315.0606618-1236-3537-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1367.462
41021Philadelphia Phillies1496782.45021.5549702-15334-4133-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1349.308
51529Atlanta Braves1485791.38531.0582737-15525-4932-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field13112.846
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1489454.635--73450822652-2242-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1394.692
2614St. Louis Cardinals1487771.52017.07096496033-4144-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1495.643
3717Pittsburgh Pirates1487474.50020.0678679-136-3838-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1349.308
41122Milwaukee Brewers1496782.45027.5625679-5439-3628-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1367.462
51327Cincinnati Reds1486286.41932.0651785-13436-4126-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1468.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1488464.568--6565768047-2737-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1477.500
249San Francisco Giants1487969.5345.06555886740-3439-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1486.571
3920Colorado Rockies1487177.48013.07927811139-3532-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field14410.286
51226San Diego Padres1486286.41922.0628709-8133-3829-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1468.429
41428Arizona Diamondbacks1486286.41922.0692837-14529-4833-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1477.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Anthony SwarzakRP31.007New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Chad GreenSP25.116New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Donovan Solano2b28.275New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joe RossSP23.119Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Robert WhalenP 22.229Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Adam PlutkoP24.350Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Trey Mancini1B24.183Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Darren O'DayRP33.330Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Steve Pearce1B-LF33.157Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-60 Strained right flexor mass
Michael RothRP26.214Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Oscar HernandezC23.070Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Mobile (AA)
Chien-Ming WangRP36.170Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL and designated for assignment
Lucas Duda1B30.226New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Jason VargasSP33.227Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt MarksberryRP26.023Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Rio Ruiz3B 22.118Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tyrell JenkinsRP24.059Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Emilio BonifacioLF31.147Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Michael ReedOF23.303Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
AJ PierzynskiC39.261Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jon NieseSP29.325New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL