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Games on 2017-04-16

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLSan Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,1472:46Trevor CahillBartolo ColonBartolo Colon (1-1)Trevor Cahill (0-2)-Andy GreenBrian SnitkerSunTrust Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,4223:02Jameson TaillonJon LesterJameson Taillon (1-0)Koji Uehara (0-1)-Clint HurdleJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers4Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,6252:56Wily PeraltaSal RomanoWily Peralta (3-0)Sal Romano (0-1)Neftali Feliz (4)Craig CounsellBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLArizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,8223:22Taijuan WalkerRich HillTaijuan Walker (2-1)Rich Hill (1-1)Fernando Rodney (4)Tony LovulloDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLNew York Mets2Miami Marlins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,0282:58Matt HarveyDan StrailyDavid Phelps (2-1)Addison Reed (0-1)-Terry CollinsDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLColorado Rockies4San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,4552:46Antonio SenzatelaJeff SamardzijaAntonio Senzatela (2-0)Jeff Samardzija (0-3)Greg Holland (7)Buddy BlackBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,7743:11Jerad EickhoffGio GonzalezShawn Kelley (2-0)Joaquin Benoit (0-1)-Pete MackaninDusty BakerNationals Park
ALTampa Bay Rays5Boston Red Sox7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,2093:46Alex CobbDrew PomeranzJoe Kelly (2-0)Danny Farquhar (0-1)Craig Kimbrel (5)Kevin CashJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,7393:15Matt BoydCarlos CarrascoMatt Boyd (2-1)Carlos Carrasco (1-1)Francisco Rodriguez (5)Brad AusmusTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALLos Angeles Angels0Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,9502:37Tyler SkaggsIan KennedyKelvin Herrera (1-0)Blake Parker (0-1)-Mike SciosciaNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1019,5113:15James ShieldsHector SantiagoNate Jones (1-0)Ryan Pressly (0-2)David Robertson (3)Rich RenteriaPaul MolitorTarget Field
IntSt. Louis Cardinals3New York Yankees9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,7063:17Adam WainwrightMichael PinedaMichael Pineda (2-1)Adam Wainwright (0-3)-Mike MathenyJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTexas Rangers7Seattle Mariners8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,6783:39Cole HamelsHisashi IwakumaEdwin Diaz (1-1)Sam Dyson (0-3)-Jeff BanisterScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALBaltimore Orioles11Toronto Blue Jays4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,1883:30Dylan BundyJ.A. HappDylan Bundy (2-1)J.A. Happ (0-3)-Buck ShowalterJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-04-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1183.727--5343104-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1516784.444
243New York Yankees1284.6670.56040206-02-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1508367.553
3611Boston Red Sox1275.5831.5535216-21-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1508664.573
4919Tampa Bay Rays1367.4623.05659-35-21-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1497475.497
51530Toronto Blue Jays12210.1676.53454-201-51-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1507476.493
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers1284.667--5463-95-23-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1505694.373
259Minnesota Twins1275.5831.05330234-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1507872.520
3712Chicago White Sox1165.5451.5403282-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1516190.404
4816Kansas City Royals1266.5002.03844-64-22-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1507476.493
51122Cleveland Indians1257.4173.05565-102-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1509753.647
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros1284.667--554874-34-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1509357.620
21020Los Angeles Angels1367.4622.55061-114-22-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1497475.497
31223Oakland Athletics1257.4173.04657-112-43-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1507080.467
41324Seattle Mariners1358.3853.55357-44-21-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1497376.490
51427Texas Rangers1248.3334.0626022-42-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1507476.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2410Washington Nationals1275.583--6062-26-31-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1509060.600
158Miami Marlins1275.583--5947124-23-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1507080.467
3813New York Mets1376.5380.5615383-34-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1496386.423
41121Atlanta Braves1156.4551.54548-33-02-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1516784.444
51428Philadelphia Phillies1248.3333.05659-32-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1506288.413
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cincinnati Reds1385.615--6247153-45-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1496089.403
2714Milwaukee Brewers1376.5381.0595272-55-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1497970.530
41018Pittsburgh Pirates1266.5001.54657-113-33-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1506981.460
3917Chicago Cubs1266.5001.5474342-44-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1508664.573
51529St. Louis Cardinals1239.2504.54264-222-41-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1508070.533
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Colorado Rockies1495.643--4855-73-36-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1487870.527
226Arizona Diamondbacks1385.6150.5635856-12-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1498564.570
3615Los Angeles Dodgers1376.5381.56037235-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1499752.651
41225San Diego Padres1358.3853.54163-222-13-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1496683.443
51326San Francisco Giants1459.3574.05960-13-42-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1485989.399

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Lourdes Gourriel2b23.179Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Anthony BassRP29.167Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Austin BriceRP24.301Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Alexander CapriataC24.256Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Juan Ciriaco2B26.284Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
William CuevasRP26.184Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Ismael GuillonP25.063Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Brent HoneywellP22.016Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Nick Jobstp22.361Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Ryder Jones3B22.313San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Drew MaggiSS27.335Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Greg MaistoP22.150Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Jorge MarbanP28.132Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Melvin MercedesSS 25.094Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Jose MujicaP20.291Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Kevin QuackenbushRP28.139San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Henry RamosCF-RF25.001Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Corey Rayof22.206Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
J.C. Rodriguez2B21.095Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Trayce ThompsonCF26.032Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Alberto TriunfelSS23.074Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Dylan UnsworthP24.205Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Brant WhitingC25.070Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Clayton BlackburnP24.100Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Traded from Giants to Rangers for Frandy de la Rosa
Rich HillSP37.036Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Rich HillSP37.036Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Blister on left middle finger
Steven OkertRP25.282San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Jarrett ParkerLF28.105San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Broken right collarbone
Stefan CrichtonRP25.046Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Zach BrittonCL29.116Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-10 Left forearm strain
Chad PinderSS25.018Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Marcus SemienSS26.211Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Right wrist contusion
Trevor CahillSP29.046San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Aaron SanchezSP24.289Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Right middle finger blister
Matt DermodyRP26.286Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Brandon FinneganSP24.002Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Strained left shoulder
Tim AdlemanRP29.155Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Sal RomanoSP23.186Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Colton MurrayRP26.359Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Everth Cabrerass30.150Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jake BuchananSP27.204Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Richard BleierRP30.000Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Adam WeisenburgerC28.124Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Dietrich EnnsP25.336New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jason JesterP25.348San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose RosarioP26.230Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tim ShibuyaP27.214Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
A.J. Minterp23.226Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)DL-7 Injured
Austin DeanOF 23.184Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Emerson MartinezP22.095Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Tim RemesC24.303Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Trey MartinCF24.126Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Connor Marabellof23.019Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Darwin RamosP21.145New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Joel HuertasP21.062New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Jordan YamamotoP20.340Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Peter Fairbanksp23.121Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Spencer HermannP23.253Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Albert Baur1b25.025Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Christopher Comitop20.295Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Dalton Brownp23.213Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Francisco JimenezP22.194Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (Rk)
Jonathan Hernandezp20.284Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Kyle Codyp22.250Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Mike Wallacep22.330Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Nate Nolanc22.187Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Victor Fernandezof22.181Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Robert Zaratep30.074Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)