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Games on 2017-04-15

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLSan Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,1492:20Clayton RichardR.A. DickeyR.A. Dickey (1-1)Clayton Richard (1-2)Jim Johnson (3)Andy GreenBrian SnitkerSunTrust Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates8Chicago Cubs7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,8143:25Tyler GlasnowJake ArrietaTrevor Williams (1-0)Pedro Strop (0-1)Tony Watson (4)Clint HurdleJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers5Cincinnati Reds7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,0083:10Zach DaviesBrandon FinneganRaisel Iglesias (1-0)Carlos Torres (0-1)Michael Lorenzen (1)Craig CounsellBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLArizona Diamondbacks4Los Angeles Dodgers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch948,0703:03Patrick CorbinKenta MaedaAlex Wood (1-0)Patrick Corbin (1-2)Kenley Jansen (3)Tony LovulloDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLNew York Mets4Miami Marlins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,1372:30Jacob deGromAdam ConleyJunichi Tazawa (1-0)Fernando Salas (0-1)A.J. Ramos (2)Terry CollinsDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLColorado Rockies5San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,3712:26Tyler ChatwoodMatt MooreTyler Chatwood (1-2)Matt Moore (1-2)-Buddy BlackBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,6262:39Jeremy HellicksonTanner RoarkJeremy Hellickson (2-0)Joe Blanton (0-2)Joaquin Benoit (1)Pete MackaninDusty BakerNationals Park
ALTampa Bay Rays1Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,6862:54Jake OdorizziChris SaleChris Sale (1-1)Tommy Hunter (0-1)Craig Kimbrel (4)Kevin CashJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,6913:36Justin VerlanderCorey KluberCorey Kluber (1-1)Justin Verlander (1-1)-Brad AusmusTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALLos Angeles Angels2Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1623:16Matt ShoemakerNathan KarnsJoakim Soria (1-0)Jose Alvarez (0-1)Kelvin Herrera (2)Mike SciosciaNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox0Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,9382:26Jose QuintanaErvin SantanaErvin Santana (3-0)Jose Quintana (0-3)-Rich RenteriaPaul MolitorTarget Field
IntSt. Louis Cardinals2New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,0313:05Carlos MartinezCC SabathiaCC Sabathia (2-0)Carlos Martinez (0-2)Tyler Clippard (1)Mike MathenyJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALHouston Astros10Oakland Athletics6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1403:55Lance McCullersSean ManaeaWill Harris (1-0)Santiago Casilla (0-1)-A.J. HinchBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALTexas Rangers0Seattle Mariners5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,9272:24Andrew CashnerJames PaxtonJames Paxton (2-0)Andrew Cashner (0-1)-Jeff BanisterScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALBaltimore Orioles1Toronto Blue Jays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,7432:39Alec AsherMarco EstradaRoberto Osuna (1-0)Tyler Wilson (1-1)-Buck ShowalterJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-04-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1073.700--423934-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1526884.447
244New York Yankees1174.6360.55137145-02-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1518467.556
3613Boston Red Sox1165.5451.54647-15-21-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1518764.576
4915Tampa Bay Rays1266.5002.05152-15-21-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1507476.493
51530Toronto Blue Jays1129.1825.53043-131-41-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1517477.490
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
256Minnesota Twins1174.636--5227254-13-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1517873.517
135Detroit Tigers1174.636--5062-125-22-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1515794.377
3818Chicago White Sox1055.5001.5373162-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1526290.408
51019Kansas City Royals1156.4552.03744-73-22-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1517576.497
41121Cleveland Indians1156.4552.05461-72-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1519754.642
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1284.667--554874-34-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1509357.620
2717Los Angeles Angels1266.5002.05060-104-22-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1507476.493
31222Oakland Athletics1257.4173.04657-112-43-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1507080.467
41327Texas Rangers1147.3643.5555232-42-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1517477.490
51428Seattle Mariners1248.3334.04550-53-21-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1507476.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410New York Mets1275.583--5949103-34-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1506387.420
3611Washington Nationals1165.5450.55458-45-31-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1519160.603
2714Miami Marlins1165.5450.55545103-23-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1517180.470
41224Atlanta Braves1046.4002.03646-102-02-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1526884.447
51426Philadelphia Phillies1147.3642.55253-12-42-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1516289.411
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1284.667--6043173-35-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1506090.400
2812Chicago Cubs1165.5451.5463792-34-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1518665.570
3916Milwaukee Brewers1266.5002.0555052-54-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1508070.533
41020Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4552.54056-163-32-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1517081.464
51529St. Louis Cardinals1138.2734.53955-162-41-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1518071.530
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Colorado Rockies1385.615--4452-83-35-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1497970.530
358Los Angeles Dodgers1275.5830.55934255-12-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1509753.647
239Arizona Diamondbacks1275.5830.5605736-11-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1508664.573
41123San Diego Padres1257.4172.53954-152-13-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1506684.440
51325San Francisco Giants1358.3853.0565603-32-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1495990.396


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Micker AdolfoOF20.216Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Activated from disabled list
Andrew AlbersRP31.191Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Edgar Arredondop19.334Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Ryan BeckmanP27.103Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Wesley Benjaminp23.263Texas RangersDown East (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Parker BerberetC-1B27.177Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Tim BerryP26.028Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Trenton Brooksof21.287Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Mark CanhaRF28.059Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Adam CimberP26.243San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Stefan CrichtonP25.045Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Cesar DiazOF24.003New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jeurys FamiliaRP27.187New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Jason Kipnis2B30.012Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Jimmy Lambertp22.148Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Reinstated to active roster
Rymer LirianoRF25.300Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew LongleyC28.192Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Greg MahleRP23.363Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Miguel Mejiap29.087Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Sal Mendezp22.049Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Alex MonsalveC24.358Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Trey NielsenP25.227St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Lenix OsunaP21.156Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Paul PaezP24.351Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Steve PerakslisP26.090Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Williams PerezSP25.330Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Sandber Pimentel1b22.215Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kyle RegnaultP28.123New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Wilfredo RodriguezC 23.080Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Wuilder Rodriguezp24.084Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Josh Sborzp23.119Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Chuck TaylorOF 23.206Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Cam Vieauxp24.069Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Tyler WebbP26.269New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Chase WhitleyRP27.305Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Jake OdorizziSP27.019Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Strained left hamstring
Tanner ScheppersRP30.088Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Tanner ScheppersRP30.088Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Andrew CashnerSP30.216Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Warwick SaupoldRP27.089Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Jake SmolinskiCF28.065Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jaff DeckerCF-RF27.051Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alec AsherRP25.194Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Andrew SusacC27.024Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Juan GraterolC28.060Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Alec MillsRP25.137Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Joel De La CruzRP27.310Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dakota BacusP26.013Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Keegan YuhlP25.083Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Michael Riverap19.300Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jorge FloresSS25.142Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose TrevinoIF24.138Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Cory JonesP25.208Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Danny Youngp22.323Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Denis Diazp22.146Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Elieser HernandezP21.348Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Franklyn KilomeP21.295Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Jared Walsh1b23.259Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josh DeGraafp24.077Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Josh Roederp24.134New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Matt McLeanof23.212Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Anderson Tejedass18.349Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Blaine Prescottp21.262Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Carlos Acevedop22.200Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Dustin Huntp22.256Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Greg Beltonp24.105Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Jake Drossnerp22.334Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis GonzalezSS22.261Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt Custredp23.219Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Nick Plummerof20.258St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Franklin Rollinof21.233Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Adam WeisenburgerC28.123Released by Brewers
Adam WeisenburgerC28.123Released by Brewers