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Games on 2017-04-05

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLSan Francisco Giants6Arizona Diamondbacks8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,6753:15Matt MooreTaijuan WalkerTaijuan Walker (1-0)Matt Moore (0-1)Fernando Rodney (1)Bruce BochyTony LovulloChase Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies0Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,9442:25Jerad EickhoffBrandon FinneganBrandon Finnegan (1-0)Jerad Eickhoff (0-1)Raisel Iglesias (1)Pete MackaninBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLSan Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,3732:43Trevor CahillRich HillRich Hill (1-0)Trevor Cahill (0-1)Kenley Jansen (1)Andy GreenDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLColorado Rockies1Milwaukee Brewers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,8243:03Tyler ChatwoodWily PeraltaWily Peralta (1-0)Tyler Chatwood (0-1)Neftali Feliz (1)Buddy BlackCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLAtlanta Braves3New York Mets1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1228,1133:51Bartolo ColonJacob deGromJim Johnson (1-0)Rafael Montero (0-1)-Brian SnitkerTerry CollinsCiti field
NLMiami Marlins4Washington Nationals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,7153:06Dan StrailyTanner RoarkTanner Roark (1-0)Dan Straily (0-1)Blake Treinen (2)Don MattinglyDusty BakerNationals Park
ALToronto Blue Jays1Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,0862:23J.A. HappDylan BundyDylan Bundy (1-0)J.A. Happ (0-1)Zach Britton (1)John GibbonsBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
IntPittsburgh Pirates0Boston Red Sox3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1236,1373:53Jameson TaillonChris SaleJoe Kelly (1-0)Antonio Bastardo (0-1)-Clint HurdleJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALSeattle Mariners3Houston Astros5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1320,3034:25James PaxtonCharlie MortonBrad Peacock (1-0)Chase De Jong (0-1)-Scott ServaisA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALKansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,1713:06Ian KennedyHector SantiagoHector Santiago (1-0)Ian Kennedy (0-1)-Ned YostPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALLos Angeles Angels5Oakland Athletics0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,4053:15Garrett RichardsJharel CottonJ.C. Ramirez (1-0)Jharel Cotton (0-1)-Mike SciosciaBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALNew York Yankees1Tampa Bay Rays4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,7373:17Michael PinedaAlex CobbAlex Cobb (1-0)Michael Pineda (0-1)Alex Colome (2)Joe GirardiKevin CashTropicana Field
ALCleveland Indians9Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,6493:25Danny SalazarCole HamelsShawn Armstrong (1-0)Sam Dyson (0-2)Bryan Shaw (1)Terry FranconaJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALCleveland Indians9Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,6493:25Danny SalazarCole HamelsShawn Armstrong (1-0)Sam Dyson (0-2)Bryan Shaw (1)Terry FranconaJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-04-05.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235Boston Red Sox2201.000--8352-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1609169.569
124Baltimore Orioles2201.000--6332-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1607387.456
379Tampa Bay Rays321.6670.511922-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1597881.491
41019New York Yankees312.3331.5911-20-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1599069.566
51427Toronto Blue Jays202.0002.036-30-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1607684.475
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
313Detroit Tigers1101.0001.06330-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1616398.391
147Cleveland Indians3301.000--211470-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1599960.623
262Minnesota Twins2201.0000.5162142-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1608377.519
51525Chicago White Sox101.0002.036-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1616794.416
41226Kansas City Royals202.0002.5216-140-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1608080.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Houston Astros3301.000--10463-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1599861.616
2810Los Angeles Angels321.6671.0141040-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1597881.491
3922Oakland Athletics312.3332.01014-41-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1597485.465
51328Texas Rangers303.0003.01421-70-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1597881.491
41124Seattle Mariners303.0003.0410-60-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1597881.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals2201.000--10642-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1609565.594
4614Philadelphia Phillies211.5001.045-10-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1606595.406
3715New York Mets211.5001.07341-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1606991.431
2917Atlanta Braves211.5001.037-40-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1607189.444
51430Miami Marlins202.0002.0610-40-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1607783.481
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2513Chicago Cubs211.500--5500-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1609169.569
1818Cincinnati Reds211.500--5411-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1606793.419
31016St. Louis Cardinals211.500--5501-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1608278.513
41123Milwaukee Brewers312.3330.5161421-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1598574.535
51529Pittsburgh Pirates202.0001.038-50-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1607585.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2311Colorado Rockies321.667--1416-20-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1598574.535
1212Arizona Diamondbacks321.667--1819-12-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1599168.572
348Los Angeles Dodgers321.667--17892-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium15910257.642
51320San Francisco Giants312.3331.0191810-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1596396.396
41221San Diego Padres312.3331.0817-90-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1597089.440

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Drew StubbsRF32.183San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Blaine HardyRP30.022Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Kyle RyanSP25.193Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Mike BlazekRP28.020Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jason MotteRP34.287Released by Rockies
Cesar VargasSP25.097San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Keith HesslerRP28.021San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Nick FranklinLF26.034Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Rays by Brewers
Jesse HahnSP27.249Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
John AxfordRP34.004Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Strained right shoulder
Anthony DeSclafaniSP26.352Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Tyler GoeddelLF24.167Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Phillies by Reds and assigned to minors
Ryan WebbRP31.059San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Austin AdamsRP30.229Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Kirby YatesRP30.011Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Desmond JenningsLF30.157New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mike PelfreySP33.082Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract