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Games on 2017-04-12

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Chicago Cubs0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,8443:20Brandon McCarthyJohn LackeyBrandon McCarthy (2-0)John Lackey (1-1)Kenley Jansen (2)Dave RobertsJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres6Colorado Rockies0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,9682:49Zach LeeKyle FreelandZach Lee (1-0)Kyle Freeland (1-1)-Andy GreenBuddy BlackCoors Field
NLAtlanta Braves5Miami Marlins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,8082:51Jaime GarciaTom KoehlerArodys Vizcaino (1-0)A.J. Ramos (0-1)Jim Johnson (1)Brian SnitkerDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLNew York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,2723:13Zack WheelerVincent VelasquezZack Wheeler (1-1)Vincent Velasquez (0-2)Addison Reed (3)Terry CollinsPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLCincinnati Reds9Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,3272:54Amir GarrettIvan NovaAmir Garrett (2-0)Ivan Nova (1-1)-Bryan PriceClint HurdlePNC Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks2San Francisco Giants6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,6563:21Shelby MillerMatt CainMatt Cain (1-0)Shelby Miller (1-1)-Tony LovulloBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6Washington Nationals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,6473:14Mike LeakeMax ScherzerMike Leake (1-1)Max Scherzer (1-1)-Mike MathenyDusty BakerNationals Park
ALTexas Rangers8Los Angeles Angels3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,5992:59A.J. GriffinJesse ChavezA.J. Griffin (1-0)Jesse Chavez (1-1)Jose Leclerc (1)Jeff BanisterMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles12Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,2113:46Ubaldo JimenezSteven WrightMychal Givens (2-0)Steven Wright (0-1)-Buck ShowalterJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALChicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,6282:58Derek HollandDanny SalazarDerek Holland (1-1)Danny Salazar (0-1)David Robertson (1)Rich RenteriaTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALMinnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,7382:48Kyle GibsonMichael FulmerMichael Fulmer (1-0)Kyle Gibson (0-1)Alex Wilson (1)Paul MolitorBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALOakland Athletics8Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,3803:07Andrew TriggsJason HammelAndrew Triggs (2-0)Jason Hammel (0-1)-Bob MelvinNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALTampa Bay Rays4New York Yankees8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,0023:33Blake SnellJordan MontgomeryBryan Mitchell (1-0)Jumbo Diaz (0-1)Aroldis Chapman (1)Kevin CashJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALHouston Astros10Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,4793:12Michael FiersYovani GallardoBrad Peacock (2-0)Dan Altavilla (1-1)-A.J. HinchScott ServaisSafeco Field
IntMilwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,9192:15Chase AndersonMarcus StromanChase Anderson (1-0)Marcus Stroman (1-1)Neftali Feliz (3)Craig CounsellJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-04-12.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles752.714--333214-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1557085.452
2712Tampa Bay Rays954.5561.03842-45-20-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1537578.490
41018New York Yankees844.5001.54130112-02-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1548767.565
3917Boston Red Sox844.5001.5353323-11-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1548965.578
51530Toronto Blue Jays817.1254.52334-110-21-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1547579.487
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers862.750--323205-11-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1545896.377
247Minnesota Twins853.6251.03420143-02-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1548074.519
3819Cleveland Indians844.5002.03138-71-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1549856.636
41121Chicago White Sox734.4292.5252052-31-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1556491.413
51327Kansas City Royals826.2504.02440-160-22-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1547876.506
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels963.667--444224-12-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1537479.484
2510Houston Astros1064.6000.53840-24-32-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1529557.625
3611Oakland Athletics954.5561.0373702-23-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1537083.458
41224Texas Rangers835.3752.5464242-41-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1547579.487
51429Seattle Mariners1028.2004.53849-111-21-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1527676.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets963.667--4433113-33-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1536489.418
2613Washington Nationals954.5561.04952-34-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1539261.601
3815Miami Marlins844.5001.5393091-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1547381.474
41325Philadelphia Phillies936.3333.04648-22-41-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1536390.412
51528Atlanta Braves826.2503.52742-150-02-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1547084.455
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds972.778--4823252-15-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1536192.399
248Chicago Cubs853.6251.5332581-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1548767.565
31020Milwaukee Brewers945.4443.03538-32-52-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1538271.536
41223Pittsburgh Pirates835.3753.52543-183-30-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1547282.468
51426St. Louis Cardinals936.3334.03448-142-41-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1538073.523
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks1073.700--5542136-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1528666.566
259Colorado Rockies1064.6001.03443-93-33-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1528171.533
3714Los Angeles Dodgers954.5561.54425193-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1539954.647
4916San Diego Padres1055.5002.03545-102-13-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1526686.434
51122San Francisco Giants1046.4003.0474612-12-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1526092.395

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Travis Bergenp23.186Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Jacob Bodnerp24.071Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Bryan Bonnellp23.196Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Tyler BremerP27.126Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Lonnie ChisenhallRF28.190Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Cody Decker1B30.085New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Anthony Diminoc23.250New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Raul FernandezP26.294Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Jose FloresP27.312San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Matt GarzaSP33.153Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Cade GottaOF25.255Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Joey GunkelP25.104Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Nick Hartmanp22.170Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Ty HensleyP23.256Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Javier HernandezC20.265Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Joel HuertasP21.058New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Jay Jabs3b22.194New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Mac JamesC23.314Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Eric JokischP27.257Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Casey LawrenceRP29.167Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Seth Mejias-BreanIF26.007Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Adam MorganRP27.044Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Drew MurenRF28.141Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Sean NewcombP23.304Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Shane OpitzSS25.093Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Matthew Popep22.281San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Martin Prado3B33.168Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Darwin RamosP21.141New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Wilfredo RodriguezC 23.077Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Randy RosarioP22.329Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Robbie RossRP27.292Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Casey Schroederc23.274Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Jordan Sheffieldp21.316Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Adam SonabendC24.335San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Tanner Stanleyof23.212Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Andrew Vernonp23.085Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Kyle Weatherlyp22.191Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Allen WebsterSP27.061Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Eliezer ZambranoC30.208San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Nick MartinezRP26.250Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Andrew BaileyRP32.316Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Daniel WrightRP26.009Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Luis GarciaRP30.072Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jason HurshP25.193Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Chaz RoeRP30.185Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Right lat strain
Jake JunisRP24.208Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Scott AlexanderRP27.276Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Trayce ThompsonCF26.028Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Franklin GutierrezLF34.050Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Strained left hamstring
Evan MarshallRP26.359Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Casey FienRP33.174Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Barrett AstinRP25.173Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Rookie DavisP23.348Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Bruised right forearm
John BarbatoRP24.275New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Grant Green2B29.198Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Stephen Drew3B-SS34.027Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Strained right hamstring
Jake EschRP27.016San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AA)
Luis PerdomoSP23.338San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Andrew AlbersRP31.188Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Brayan PenaC35.095Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian BogusevicRF33.054Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Byung-Ho ParkDH-1B30.276Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dan RobertsonLF31.194Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan Schafercf-RF30.220St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luke WeaverSP23.234St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Marco GonzalesP25.056St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt ReynoldsRP32.192San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Perci GarnerRP28.120Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Steven DelabarRP33.270Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tim CooneySP26.114Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tom GorzelannyRP34.274New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew EdwardsP25.188Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos GarayC22.189Texas RangersDown East (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Carlos PaulinoC27.200Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Danny BetheaC27.071Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Edwin MorenoOF23.167San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B26.211Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Jeffrey GlennC25.203New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kurt HeyerP26.079Released by Cardinals
Nelson GonzalezP27.056Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Nick KinghamP25.156Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tim RobersonC27.267Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Trey NielsenP25.224St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Will RobertsP26.238Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Harrison CooneyP25.018Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose ChavezC21.340Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zech LemondP24.185San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Carlos SalazarP22.140Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Christian Morrisp23.079New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Emilio Vargasp20.243Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Henry CastilloSS22.125Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ismael Cabrerap22.297Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Jordan George1b24.270Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Trevor FrankP25.294San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wesley Benjaminp23.260Texas RangersDown East (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Blake Smithp24.243Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Blake Tiberi3b22.055New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Cam Vieauxp24.066Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Cristian GomezSS21.092Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Garrett Harrisonp23.241Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Gersel Pitrec20.263Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Jacob Zanonof21.292New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Jay MuhammadP22.149Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe Mortillarop23.210Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
John Schuknechtof22.274Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Portuondop29.155Released by Reds