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Standings at end of 2017 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox1619368.578--78065412648-3245-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park101.000
248New York Yankees1619071.5593.085565520051-3039-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1101.000
3714Tampa Bay Rays1628082.49413.5694704-1042-3938-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field000
41119Toronto Blue Jays1627686.46917.5693784-9142-3934-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre000
51322Baltimore Orioles1617487.46019.0727838-11146-3528-52L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1101.000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians16210260.630--81856425449-3253-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field000
2511Minnesota Twins1618576.52816.58137852841-3944-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field101.000
3815Kansas City Royals1628082.49422.0702791-8943-3837-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium000
41427Chicago White Sox1626795.41435.0706820-11439-4228-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field000
51530Detroit Tigers1616398.39138.5732892-16034-4729-51L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1101.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros16210161.623--89670019648-3353-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park000
2613Los Angeles Angels1628082.49421.0710709143-3837-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
41016Texas Rangers1627884.48123.0799816-1741-4037-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington000
3917Seattle Mariners1627884.48123.0750772-2240-4138-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field000
51220Oakland Athletics1627587.46326.0739826-8746-3529-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Washington Nationals1629765.599--81967214747-3450-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park000
2818Miami Marlins1627785.47520.0778822-4443-3834-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park000
31023Atlanta Braves1627290.44425.0732821-8937-4435-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park000
41225New York Mets1617091.43526.5732858-12637-4333-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field101.000
51428Philadelphia Phillies1626696.40731.0690782-9239-4227-54W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs1629270.568--82269512748-3344-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field000
2610Milwaukee Brewers1628676.5316.07326973544-3742-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park000
3712St. Louis Cardinals1628379.5129.07617055644-3739-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III000
4921Pittsburgh Pirates1627587.46317.0668731-6344-3731-50W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
51326Cincinnati Reds1626894.42024.0753869-11639-4229-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers16210458.642--77058019057-2447-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium000
236Arizona Diamondbacks1629369.57411.081265915352-2941-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field000
359Colorado Rockies1628775.53717.08247576746-3541-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field000
41124San Diego Padres1627191.43833.0604816-21243-3828-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park000
51529San Francisco Giants1626498.39540.0639776-13738-4326-55W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Didi GregoriusSS27.042New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Bruised right shoulder
Brian DuensingRP34.038Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Sore back
Kirby YatesRP30.007Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Austin AdamsRP30.225Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Yusmeiro PetitRP32.130Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Blake ParkerRP31.286Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Bud NorrisRP32.030Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Nick TropeanoSP26.217Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-60 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Luis Valbuena3B31.122Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Strained right hamstring
Huston StreetCL33.243Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Strained right lat
Andrew HeaneySP25.301Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Tommy John Surgery recovery
Mark LoweRP33.299Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ross DetwilerRP31.026Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Steven OkertRP25.267San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to minors
Whit Merrifield2B28.067Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Assigned to minors
Tyler ThornburgCL28.184Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder impingement
Carson SmithRP27.164Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Tommy John Surgery recovery
Joshua Rutledge3B-2B27.345Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Strained left hamstring
David PriceSP31.218Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Left elbow strain
Ben TaylorRP24.140Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Steve SelskyCF27.255Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from minors
Jake SmolinskiCF28.051Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder surgery
Joey Wendle2B26.340Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Strained right shoulder
Daniel MengdenSP24.041Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Fractured right foot
Sonny GraySP27.145Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Strained right shoulder
Chris BassittSP28.038Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Recovery from Tommy John surgery
Colby RasmusLF30.233Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Recovery from hip surgery
Matt DuffySS26.076Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Recovery from left Achilles surgery
Brad BoxbergerRP28.309Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Lat strain
Rickie Weeks1B-DH34.200Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jesus SucreC28.336Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tommy HunterRP30.272Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Peter BourjosLF-CF30.001Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alex DickersonLF26.310San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Disc protrusion in back
Christian FriedrichSP29.268San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Strained left lat
Carter CappsRP26.237San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Buddy BaumannRP29.114San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Shoulder soreness
Keith HesslerRP28.017San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Cory Spangenberg2B26.016San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to minors
Hector SanchezC27.135San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Silvino BrachoRP24.258Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to minors
Josh OsichRP28.210San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to minors
Kelby TomlinsonSS26.289San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to minors
Nick FranklinDH26.030Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris Coghlan1B31.287Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mike MorinRP25.334Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assigned to minors
Dillon GeeRP30.338Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m)
Marco Hernandez2B24.207Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Matthew TaylorP26.000Announced retirement
Vicente CamposP24.248Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow nerve irritation
Albert SuarezSP27.175San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Roenis EliasRP28.243Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Right oblique strain