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Games on 2017-04-21

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Arizona Diamondbacks13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,0183:28Alex WoodTaijuan WalkerArchie Bradley (1-0)Ross Stripling (0-1)-Dave RobertsTony LovulloChase Field
NLChicago Cubs6Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1129,3503:57Jon LesterTim AdlemanCarl Edwards (1-0)Robert Stephenson (0-1)Wade Davis (4)Joe MaddonBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLSan Francisco Giants5Colorado Rockies6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,6632:59Johnny CuetoTyler ChatwoodTyler Chatwood (2-2)Johnny Cueto (3-1)Greg Holland (9)Bruce BochyBuddy BlackCoors Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,1262:56Adam WainwrightWily PeraltaAdam Wainwright (1-3)Wily Peralta (3-1)Seung Hwan Oh (3)Mike MathenyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLWashington Nationals4New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1134,7733:43Tanner RoarkMatt HarveyEnny Romero (1-0)Josh Smoker (0-1)Shawn Kelley (3)Dusty BakerTerry CollinsCiti field
NLAtlanta Braves3Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1892:38Bartolo ColonJeremy HellicksonJeremy Hellickson (3-0)Bartolo Colon (1-2)Hector Neris (2)Brian SnitkerPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
IntNew York Yankees3Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,5653:19CC SabathiaTyler GlasnowJuan Nicasio (1-2)CC Sabathia (2-1)Tony Watson (5)Joe GirardiClint HurdlePNC Park
NLMiami Marlins3San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,4132:28Adam ConleyTrevor CahillTrevor Cahill (1-2)David Phelps (2-2)-Don MattinglyAndy GreenPetco Park
ALToronto Blue Jays8Los Angeles Angels7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1340,1765:36Mat LatosAlex MeyerRyan Tepera (1-0)Jesse Chavez (1-3)Joe Biagini (1)John GibbonsMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALBoston Red Sox0Baltimore Orioles2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,4423:20Drew PomeranzDylan BundyDylan Bundy (3-1)Drew Pomeranz (1-1)Brad Brach (3)John FarrellBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALCleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,1592:45Corey KluberJose QuintanaCorey Kluber (2-1)Jose Quintana (0-4)-Terry FranconaRich RenteriaGuaranteed Rate F
ALCleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,1592:45Corey KluberJose QuintanaCorey Kluber (2-1)Jose Quintana (0-4)-Terry FranconaRich RenteriaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALDetroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,6472:59Justin VerlanderHector SantiagoHector Santiago (2-1)Justin Verlander (1-2)Brandon Kintzler (4)Brad AusmusPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALSeattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,2552:51Hisashi IwakumaSean ManaeaSean Manaea (1-1)Hisashi Iwakuma (0-2)Santiago Casilla (3)Scott ServaisBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALHouston Astros6Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,6833:16Michael FiersAlex CobbMichael Feliz (1-0)Alex Cobb (1-2)Ken Giles (4)A.J. HinchKevin CashTropicana Field
ALKansas City Royals2Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,3202:45Nathan KarnsCole HamelsCole Hamels (1-0)Nathan Karns (0-1)-Ned YostJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALKansas City Royals2Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,3202:45Nathan KarnsCole HamelsCole Hamels (1-0)Nathan Karns (0-1)-Ned YostJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-04-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15114.733--625395-16-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1476483.435
235New York Yankees16106.6251.58055258-12-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1468165.555
347Boston Red Sox17107.5882.0696817-23-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1458362.572
4812Tampa Bay Rays1899.5003.5837858-31-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1447173.493
51530Toronto Blue Jays16412.2507.55373-202-72-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1467274.493
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cleveland Indians1697.563--787262-47-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1469353.637
2916Detroit Tigers1688.5001.06690-245-23-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1465690.384
3713Minnesota Twins1688.5001.06653135-53-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1467769.527
41019Chicago White Sox1578.4671.54952-32-45-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1476087.408
51123Kansas City Royals1679.4382.04353-105-32-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1467373.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros17125.706--7358157-45-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1458956.614
2611Oakland Athletics1798.5293.07174-36-53-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1456679.455
31224Texas Rangers17710.4125.0797544-43-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1457174.490
51326Seattle Mariners18711.3895.57680-46-31-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1447173.493
41427Los Angeles Angels18711.3895.56481-174-33-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1447371.507
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Washington Nationals16115.688--8472126-35-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1468660.589
2715Miami Marlins1688.5003.0736854-24-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1466977.473
3818New York Mets1789.4713.5757324-64-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1456283.428
41221Philadelphia Phillies1679.4384.0767333-44-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1465987.404
51428Atlanta Braves16610.3755.06076-164-32-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1466680.452
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago Cubs1697.563--726574-55-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1468363.568
2510Cincinnati Reds1798.5290.57760174-75-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1455986.407
3614Milwaukee Brewers1899.5001.0868243-66-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1447767.535
41122Pittsburgh Pirates1679.4382.05566-114-33-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1466878.466
51325St. Louis Cardinals17710.4122.55977-185-42-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1457669.524
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Colorado Rockies17116.647--6067-74-37-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1457669.524
236Arizona Diamondbacks18117.6110.59272207-14-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1448262.569
3917Los Angeles Dodgers1789.4713.07460146-42-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1459649.662
41020San Diego Padres18810.4443.55783-265-23-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1446381.438
51529San Francisco Giants17611.3535.06669-33-43-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1455887.400

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ehire AdrianzaSS27.243Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+) for rehab
Dan AltavillaRP24.225Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Francisco ArciaC27.219Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Brett AshP25.330Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Christoph Bonoof24.197San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Alex Bosticp22.158San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Johan Camargoss23.129Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Carter CappsRP26.257San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA) for rehab
Ali Castillo2B27.306San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Henry CastilloSS22.134Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Garrett CortrightP25.202Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Mason DavisIF24.100Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Joey Denatop25.035Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Connor Ellerp23.088Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Raynel Espinalp23.197New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Tim FederowiczC29.260San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Isaac GallowayCF27.193Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Chris Gittens1B23.071New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Luis GonzalezSS22.267Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Nelson GonzalezP27.065Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Didi GregoriusSS27.062New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab
Donovan HandRP31.001New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Brian HolmesP26.081Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Sam HowardP24.047Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Luke JacksonRP25.241Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Connor KadenP24.176San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Ben LivelyP25.047Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Emerson MartinezP22.100Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Luis Mendez2B-SS24.110Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Raul Mondesi2B21.269Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Tyler Moore1B30.081Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Bryan MorrisRP30.024San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Mike Morse1B35.030San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Tucker NathansIF28.166Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Raymar Navarrop26.033Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
James Nelsonss19.185Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Walker Olisof22.352Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Andy OliverP29.140Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Paulo OrlandoRF31.171Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Rafael Pinedap26.077Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Chris Powellp24.212Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
David RamosP25.221Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Adam RavenelleP24.198Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
J.T. RiddleSS25.192Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
John RileyC23.066San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Edgardo Sandovalp20.286Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Jean SeguraSS27.035Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA) for rehab
Chad Smithp21.318Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Jorge SolerLF25.056Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Locke St. JohnP24.080Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Chris TillmanSP29.006Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+) for rehab
Kyle Twomeyp23.113Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Jose ValdespinaP25.030Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Cesar ValdezSP32.035Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Ross Vancep25.136St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Josciel VerasSS24.135Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Spenser WatkinsP24.237Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Allen WebsterSP27.070Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Mac WilliamsonOF26.280San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Danny Woodrowof22.085Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Mike ZagurskiRP34.084Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Geovany SotoC34.091Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike PelfreySP33.098Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan GartonRP27.137Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Xavier CedenoRP30.238Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Left forearm tightness
Nick MartinezRP26.259Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Charlie TilsonCF-LF24.140Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Trevor BrownC25.158San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from DL
James ShieldsSP35.122Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-10 Strained right lat
Ty KellyLF28.275Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Mat LatosRP29.134Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
A.J. GriffinSP29.084Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Gout in left ankle
Mike MorinRP25.354Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Neck tightness
Alex MeyerSP27.108Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Tyler Moore1B30.081Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Matt Olson1B 23.023Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Chase De JongP 23.113Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Pat NeshekRP36.229Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave list
Chris StrattonP26.242San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Madison BumgarnerSP27.263San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Left shoulder strain
Brent SuterRP27.235Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Kirk NieuwenhuisCF-LF29.258Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
T.J. Rivera3B28.176New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Wilmer Flores3B-1B25.259New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Right knee infection
Lucas Duda1B31.077New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Hyperextended left elbow
Grant Green2B29.207Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Trea TurnerSS23.295Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh HamiltonLF35.335Released by Rangers
Brock HoltLF28.314Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Vertigo
Jackie BradleyCF27.002Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Phil ErvinOF24.278Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Tony CingraniRP27.290Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Strained right oblique
Matt StrahmRP25.161Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Jorge BonifacioRF23.321Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Joe JimenezP22.094Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Jose IglesiasSS27.106Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Mitch HarrisRP31.165St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rob WootenRP31.274Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tim DillardP33.277Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tony RendaSS26.087Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bobby BundyP27.098Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (Rk)
Brett McKinneyP26.153Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jimmy ReedP26.124St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler BremerP27.135Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zach VincejIF25.356Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Derek MillerIF24.277Released by Red Sox
Esmerling De La Rosap25.342Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Johan MiesesOF21.283Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jorgan CavanerioP22.246Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Paul PaezP24.357Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Cristian QuintinP23.115Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Emilio Vargasp20.252Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Gavin Pittorep23.215Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Grant Bornep23.015Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jordan MinchP23.279Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joseph PalumboP22.177Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josh Grahamp23.189Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Lourdes Gourriel2b23.184Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan BoruckiP 23.021Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Seranthony DominguezP22.147Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Taylor Guilbeaup23.344Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Victor Roblesof19.337Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alex Schickp22.141Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Felix Paulinop22.028Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Tyler Phillipsp21.050Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Sean GilmartinRP26.348New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jason Kipnis2B30.018Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL