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Games on 2017-04-20

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLWashington Nationals3Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,4982:41Stephen StrasburgR.A. DickeyStephen Strasburg (2-0)R.A. Dickey (1-2)Shawn Kelley (2)Dusty BakerBrian SnitkerSunTrust Park
IntBaltimore Orioles2Cincinnati Reds1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1011,9102:37Wade MileyScott FeldmanDarren O'Day (1-1)Blake Wood (0-2)Brad Brach (2)Buck ShowalterBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Milwaukee Brewers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,4513:08Carlos MartinezZach DaviesZach Davies (1-2)Carlos Martinez (0-3)Jacob Barnes (1)Mike MathenyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies6New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,6563:14Aaron NolaNoah SyndergaardAaron Nola (2-0)Noah Syndergaard (1-1)Hector Neris (1)Pete MackaninTerry CollinsCiti field
NLArizona Diamondbacks1San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,8312:24Patrick CorbinClayton RichardClayton Richard (2-2)Patrick Corbin (1-3)Brandon Maurer (3)Tony LovulloAndy GreenPetco Park
ALLos Angeles Angels1Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,1732:37Matt ShoemakerLance McCullersLance McCullers (2-0)Matt Shoemaker (0-1)Chris Devenski (1)Mike SciosciaA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALCleveland Indians6Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,3393:36Trevor BauerErvin SantanaTrevor Bauer (1-2)Tyler Duffey (0-1)-Terry FranconaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALSeattle Mariners6Oakland Athletics9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch910,7073:09James PaxtonCesar ValdezRyan Dull (1-1)Evan Scribner (0-2)-Scott ServaisBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALDetroit Tigers1Tampa Bay Rays8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,2673:02Daniel NorrisErasmo RamirezErasmo Ramirez (2-0)Daniel Norris (1-1)-Brad AusmusKevin CashTropicana Field
ALKansas City Royals0Texas Rangers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1326,8983:47Danny DuffyAndrew CashnerDario Alvarez (1-0)Travis Wood (0-1)-Ned YostJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALKansas City Royals0Texas Rangers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1326,8983:47Danny DuffyAndrew CashnerDario Alvarez (1-0)Travis Wood (0-1)-Ned YostJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALBoston Red Sox4Toronto Blue Jays1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1044,2833:07Chris SaleMarco EstradaCraig Kimbrel (1-0)Jason Grilli (0-2)-John FarrellJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-04-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles14104.714--605374-16-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1486583.439
234New York Yankees15105.6670.57749288-12-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1478166.551
345Boston Red Sox16106.6251.0696637-23-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1468363.568
4713Tampa Bay Rays1798.5292.5807288-21-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1457174.490
51530Toronto Blue Jays15312.2007.54566-212-71-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1477374.497
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2610Detroit Tigers1587.533--6384-215-23-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1475691.381
1511Cleveland Indians1587.533--757232-46-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1479453.639
3818Chicago White Sox1477.5000.5494902-35-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1486088.405
41120Kansas City Royals1578.4671.04147-65-32-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1477374.497
51019Minnesota Twins1578.4671.06050104-53-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1477869.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros16115.688--6755127-44-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1469056.616
2915Oakland Athletics1688.5003.06873-55-53-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1466779.459
41222Seattle Mariners17710.4124.57577-26-31-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1457174.490
31321Los Angeles Angels17710.4124.55773-164-23-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1457372.503
51427Texas Rangers16610.3755.0737303-43-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1467274.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Washington Nationals15105.667--8069116-34-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1478760.592
2612Miami Marlins1587.5332.0706374-24-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1476978.469
3816New York Mets1688.5002.5726934-54-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1466284.425
51124Philadelphia Phillies1569.4004.0727022-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1476087.408
41325Atlanta Braves1569.4004.05772-154-32-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1476681.449
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cincinnati Reds1697.563--7254184-65-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1465987.404
259Chicago Cubs1587.5330.5666064-54-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1478463.571
3714Milwaukee Brewers1798.5290.5837673-56-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1457768.531
41226Pittsburgh Pirates1569.4002.54963-143-33-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1476978.469
51428St. Louis Cardinals16610.3753.05374-215-41-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1467769.527
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Colorado Rockies16106.625--5462-83-37-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1467769.527
237Arizona Diamondbacks17107.5880.57967126-14-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1458362.572
3917Los Angeles Dodgers1688.5002.06947226-42-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1469650.658
41023San Diego Padres17710.4123.55280-284-23-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1456481.441
51529San Francisco Giants16610.3754.06163-23-43-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1465888.397


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Blaine HardyRP30.037Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Asher WojciechowskiP28.120Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Anthony BassRP29.171Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike HauschildRP27.088Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
David Wright3B34.121New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kevin PlaweckiC26.053New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jeurys FamiliaRP27.192New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Tyler LyonsRP29.059St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jhonny Peralta3B34.327St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Upper respiratory infection
Aaron BlairSP24.329Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Matt KempLF32.209Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Marcus SemienSS26.215Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Cesar ValdezSP32.034Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jandel GustaveRP24.190Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm tightness
James HoytRP30.202Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Travis BallewP25.355Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Aaron BarrettRP29.109Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Alex BlackfordP26.155Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Bobby BoydOF24.106Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Tyler BrayP25.200St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Steven Brucep25.044Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Nick ChristianiRP29.278Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Steven CishekCL30.306Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Kyle Codyp22.254Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Tim CollinsRP27.242Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Garrett CortrightP25.201Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Greyfer EreguaP23.187Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jecksson FloresSS23.174Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Ronnie Glennp23.279Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Sam Heldp22.239Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Kevin HergetP26.017St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Spencer HermannP23.257Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chris HooC25.061Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
J.P. HowellRP33.361Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Dustin Huntp22.261Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Hernan IribarrenCF32.295Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Cody Jonesof23.330Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Franklyn KilomeP21.300Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Kenny Koplovep23.261Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Logan Lombanap22.277Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Grayson Longp22.328Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Dailyn MartinezP24.001St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Bruce MaxwellC26.121Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
L.J. MazzilliIF26.226New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Kyle McgowinP25.145Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Rafael MonteroRP26.185New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Mike O'Reillyp22.229St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Jorge Pantojap23.025Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Andruth RamirezC28.041Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Bradley Roney3B24.231Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Activated from disabled list
Greg RossP27.226Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Carlos Sierrap22.184Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Jake SmithP26.322San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Riley Smithp22.095Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Sean Stutzmanp23.286Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Jack Sundbergof23.273Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Ben TaylorRP24.159Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Logan TaylorP 25.129New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Andrew Thomep24.097Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Ryan ThompsonP24.298Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Corey WalterP24.252Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Josh Wilson2B36.025Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Asher WojciechowskiP28.120Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Alex Castellanoslf30.259Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris WithrowRP28.019Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin MastersonRP32.029Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Justin Ruggianocf35.008San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nick BussLF30.126San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Seth ManessRP28.188Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Will MiddlebrooksSS28.223Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Lou Distasiop23.074San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ronald HerreraP21.353New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Wil BrowningP28.224Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Dillon PetersP24.232Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Gleyber TorresSS20.128New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
J.P. FeyereisenP24.072New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Joe RogersP26.061Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kellin DeglanC24.352New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis RamirezP24.282Released by Rockies
Rob KaminskyP22.230Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Powellp24.211Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jacob Evansp23.144St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rodrigo TakahashiP20.087Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Rohn PierceP24.089Released by Mariners
A.J. Boguckip21.354Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Bladimir Matosp23.090Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Demarcus Evansp20.180Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Trevor Bettencourtp22.273Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Weston DavisP20.288Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Wilmer Torresp20.324San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Sean GilmartinRP26.347New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)