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Games on 2017-04-18

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLWashington Nationals3Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,8343:09Max ScherzerMike FoltynewiczMax Scherzer (2-1)Mike Foltynewicz (0-2)Shawn Kelley (1)Dusty BakerBrian SnitkerSunTrust Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers7Chicago Cubs9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,0263:00Jimmy NelsonBrett AndersonJustin Grimm (1-0)Jared Hughes (1-1)Wade Davis (3)Craig CounsellJoe MaddonWrigley Field
IntBaltimore Orioles3Cincinnati Reds9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,0183:05Kevin GausmanBronson ArroyoBronson Arroyo (1-2)Kevin Gausman (1-1)-Buck ShowalterBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLColorado Rockies4Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,9603:17Kyle FreelandHyun-Jin RyuChris Rusin (2-0)Hyun-Jin Ryu (0-3)Greg Holland (8)Buddy BlackDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1023,5363:58Zach EflinZack WheelerLuis Garcia (1-0)Rafael Montero (0-2)-Pete MackaninTerry CollinsCiti field
NLArizona Diamondbacks11San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,8693:20Shelby MillerJarred CosartShelby Miller (2-1)Jarred Cosart (0-1)-Tony LovulloAndy GreenPetco Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates1St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,8062:31Chad KuhlMike LeakeMike Leake (2-1)Chad Kuhl (1-1)Seung Hwan Oh (2)Clint HurdleMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
ALLos Angeles Angels5Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,7603:05Ricky NolascoJoe MusgroveRicky Nolasco (1-2)Joe Musgrove (1-1)Cam Bedrosian (3)Mike SciosciaA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
IntSan Francisco Giants2Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1120,8633:37Matt CainJason HammelDerek Law (1-0)Scott Alexander (0-1)Mark Melancon (3)Ron WotusNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALCleveland Indians11Minnesota Twins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,5533:15Josh TomlinPhil HughesJosh Tomlin (1-2)Phil Hughes (2-1)-Terry FranconaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALChicago White Sox4New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,0752:16Miguel GonzalezLuis SeverinoMiguel Gonzalez (2-0)Luis Severino (1-1)David Robertson (4)Rich RenteriaJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTexas Rangers2Oakland Athletics4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,0912:48Yu DarvishAndrew TriggsAndrew Triggs (3-0)Yu Darvish (1-2)Santiago Casilla (2)Jeff BanisterBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
IntMiami Marlins5Seattle Mariners0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,1262:33Wei-Yin ChenYovani GallardoWei-Yin Chen (2-0)Yovani Gallardo (0-2)-Don MattinglyScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALDetroit Tigers1Tampa Bay Rays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,2653:19Michael FulmerMatt AndrieseMatt Andriese (1-0)Michael Fulmer (1-1)-Brad AusmusKevin CashTropicana Field
ALBoston Red Sox8Toronto Blue Jays7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,2813:48Brian JohnsonMarcus StromanBrian Johnson (1-0)Marcus Stroman (1-2)-John FarrellJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-04-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1284.667--565244-14-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1506783.447
325New York Yankees1495.643--6848207-12-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1488266.554
236Boston Red Sox1495.643--656237-22-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1488464.568
4919Tampa Bay Rays1578.4672.5646406-21-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1477374.497
51530Toronto Blue Jays13211.1546.54162-211-61-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1497475.497
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Detroit Tigers1385.615--5568-135-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1495693.376
2611Chicago White Sox1376.5381.0484082-35-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1496089.403
3713Cleveland Indians1477.5001.56970-12-45-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1489553.642
4815Minnesota Twins1477.5001.55844144-43-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1487870.527
51120Kansas City Royals1367.4622.03946-74-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1497475.497
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Houston Astros1495.643--605375-44-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1489256.622
21017Los Angeles Angels1578.4672.55566-114-23-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1477374.497
31223Oakland Athletics1468.4293.05066-163-53-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1486979.466
41324Seattle Mariners1569.4003.55963-45-31-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1477275.490
51427Texas Rangers1459.3574.0716472-43-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1487375.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Washington Nationals1385.615--636306-32-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1498960.597
2510Miami Marlins1486.5710.56553124-24-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1486979.466
3816New York Mets1477.5001.5635943-44-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1486385.426
41021Atlanta Braves1367.4622.05155-44-12-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1496683.443
51326Philadelphia Phillies1358.3853.0626112-43-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1496188.409
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cincinnati Reds1495.643--7150214-45-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1485989.399
2612Milwaukee Brewers1587.5331.5726482-56-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1477869.531
3714Chicago Cubs1477.5002.0595633-54-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1488563.574
41122Pittsburgh Pirates1468.4293.04861-133-33-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1486979.466
51428St. Louis Cardinals1459.3574.04666-204-41-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1487870.527
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Colorado Rockies15105.667--5258-63-37-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1477770.524
111Arizona Diamondbacks15105.667--7862166-14-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1478364.565
3918Los Angeles Dodgers1578.4673.06545205-42-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1479750.660
41225San Francisco Giants1569.4004.0616103-43-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1475889.395
51529San Diego Padres15510.3335.04779-322-23-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1476681.449

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brad Anderson1b23.098Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Justin AndersonP24.202Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Carlos ArroyoOF23.294Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Blaine BoyerRP35.281Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Jackie BradleyCF26.364Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Joe BroussardP26.080Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Trevor BrownC25.155San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Shane CarleRP25.232Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Darrell CecilianiRF26.300Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Carlos CorporanC33.102Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Tyler Davisp24.103Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Frandy De La Rosass21.085San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Luis De PaulaP24.357Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Matt DermodyRP26.288Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Argenis DiazSS30.065Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Carlos Diazss24.154Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Brady DragmireP24.072Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Jake EschRP27.022San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Paul FryP24.266Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Carlos GarayC22.195Texas RangersDown East (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Willy GarciaLF24.226Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Tony Gonsolinp22.339Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Cameron GriffinP25.298New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Ray Hendersonc21.113Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Travis HissongP25.274New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Garrett Hopec23.112Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Joel HuertasP21.064New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Francisco JimenezP22.196Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Logan Landonof24.060Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
James Loney1B32.346Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Greg MahleRP24.001Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Seth ManessRP28.186Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Gilberto MendezP24.152Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Luis Mendez2B-SS24.107Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Bryan MorrisRP30.021San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Mike Morse1B35.027San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B26.217Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
R.C. OrlanP26.202Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Juan PaniaguaP27.014Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Roel RamirezP21.328Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Yonathan Ramirezp20.005Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Darwin RamosP21.147New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Matt ReynoldsRP32.198San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Noel Rodriguezp22.305Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Joe RogersP26.059Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Sal RomanoSP23.188Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
JoJo Romerop20.221Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Joshua Rutledge3B-2B27.362Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Tanner ScheppersRP30.091Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Ryan ScottC22.070Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Dan SlaniaP24.329San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Murphy SmithP29.237Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Joey TerdoslavichLF28.221Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Miguel Urenap22.050Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Pedro Vasquezp21.208Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Nelson WardIF24.255Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Signed to minor league contract
T.J. WeirIF-P25.216San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jesse WinkerOF 23.244Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Jake Winstonp23.217Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Chris WithrowRP28.017Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Daniel WrightRP26.015Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Danny Youngp22.326Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Keegan YuhlP25.086Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Joshua FieldsRP31.242Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Grant DaytonRP29.145Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left intercostal strain
Buster PoseyC-DH30.022San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Tim FederowiczC29.257San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Pat ValaikaIF24.221Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Mark LeiterP26.036Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Howie KendrickLF33.281Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Right abdominal strain
Ryan LamarreCF28.148Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Juan GraterolC28.063Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Angels for future considerations
Jose OsunaRF24.127Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
J.A. HappSP34.181Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Left elbow inflammation
Ty KellyLF28.272Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Starling MarteCF28.191Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Suspended 80 games for violating MLB drug policy
Whit Merrifield2B28.084Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Lisalverto BonillaP26.304Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Dan BarnesRP27.179Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Zach EflinSP23.010Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Clay BuchholzSP32.247Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Flexor tear in right forearm
Brian JohnsonSP26.132Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Daniel SchlerethP30.344Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
David GoforthRP28.189Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Gerardo ParraLF29.348Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave list
David HaleSP29.204Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jair JurrjensRP31.079Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Brian HolmesP26.078Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Drew MaggiSS27.337Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Henry RamosCF-RF25.003Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge MarbanP28.134Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle CrickP24.139San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle McgrathP24.261San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sam HowardP24.044Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Adam LawSS-2B27.072Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Edgardo Sandovalp20.283Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Garrett Stubbsc23.327Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle Petty1B26.048Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alex Callof22.203Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Connor Ellerp23.085Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Jared Carkuffp23.236Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Kevin Brownp24.313Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Magneuris SierraOF21.011St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Shawon DunstonCF24.072San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Skye Boltof23.093Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tito PoloOF22.238New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ty WashingtonSS23.229Released by Marlins
Erlin Cerda3b22.348Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Erling Morenop20.095Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick Jobstp22.363Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (Rk)
Tyler Brittonp23.043Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Anibal Sierrass23.062Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Paddy O'Brienp23.193Released by Yankees