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Games on 2017-05-08

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntNew York Yankees10Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,9603:28Masahiro TanakaRookie DavisMasahiro Tanaka (5-1)Rookie Davis (1-2)-Joe GirardiBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLPittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,3143:08Trevor WilliamsAlex WoodAlex Wood (3-0)Trevor Williams (1-2)-Clint HurdleDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals9Miami Marlins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,7502:47Carlos MartinezAdam ConleyCarlos Martinez (2-3)Adam Conley (2-3)Miguel Socolovich (1)Mike MathenyDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLSan Francisco Giants3New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,4533:22Matt MooreJacob deGromJeurys Familia (1-0)Josh Osich (0-1)-Bruce BochyTerry CollinsCiti field
IntTexas Rangers1San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,7562:38Nick MartinezTrevor CahillTrevor Cahill (3-2)Nick Martinez (0-2)-Jeff BanisterAndy GreenPetco Park
IntWashington Nationals4Baltimore Orioles6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,5252:54Gio GonzalezKevin GausmanKevin Gausman (2-3)Gio Gonzalez (3-1)Brad Brach (8)Dusty BakerBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALLos Angeles Angels2Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1110,2923:06Ricky NolascoKendall GravemanLiam Hendriks (1-0)Deolis Guerra (2-2)-Mike SciosciaBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals7Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,8263:18Nathan KarnsBlake SnellNathan Karns (2-2)Blake Snell (0-3)-Ned YostKevin CashTropicana Field
ALCleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,0142:55Trevor BauerMarcus StromanMarcus Stroman (3-2)Trevor Bauer (2-4)Roberto Osuna (5)Terry FranconaJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
9 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-05-08.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees30219.700--1771195812-39-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1327062.530
222Baltimore Orioles312110.6770.51381251312-39-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1315477.412
348Boston Red Sox311714.5484.51381211711-76-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1317655.580
4918Tampa Bay Rays341618.4717.0143141211-85-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1286464.500
51428Toronto Blue Jays321220.37510.0122143-215-87-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1306466.492
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Cleveland Indians311714.548--13012376-611-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1318546.649
2612Minnesota Twins291514.5171.0133141-88-107-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1337063.526
3816Chicago White Sox301515.5001.512111296-59-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1325280.394
4714Detroit Tigers301515.5001.5150155-59-76-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1324983.371
51529Kansas City Royals311120.3556.089124-358-93-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1316962.527
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros322111.656--1531203312-69-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1308050.615
21019Los Angeles Angels341618.4716.0128149-2110-66-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1286464.500
41120Seattle Mariners321517.4696.0155146910-55-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1306367.485
31221Oakland Athletics321517.4696.0123158-3510-75-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1306070.462
51325Texas Rangers331320.3948.5143152-98-85-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1296564.504
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Washington Nationals322111.656--198147519-612-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1307654.585
2917New York Mets311516.4845.5156167-117-118-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1315576.420
31123Philadelphia Phillies301317.4337.013713528-65-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1325379.402
41224Miami Marlins311318.4197.5139149-105-78-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1316467.489
51427Atlanta Braves291118.3798.5130158-285-86-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1336172.459
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149St. Louis Cardinals311714.548--140130109-88-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1316665.504
2611Cincinnati Reds321715.5310.51671511611-106-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1305179.392
3713Chicago Cubs311615.5161.0154144107-99-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1317655.580
4815Milwaukee Brewers321616.5001.515514787-109-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1307060.538
51022Pittsburgh Pirates321418.4383.5118147-298-76-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1306169.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Colorado Rockies322012.625--15214579-711-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1306763.515
236Los Angeles Dodgers321814.5632.01591104911-67-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1308644.662
3510Arizona Diamondbacks331815.5452.51591382112-56-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1297554.581
41326San Diego Padres331320.3947.5122168-467-86-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1295871.450
51530San Francisco Giants331122.3339.5108172-646-85-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1295376.411

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Adrian AlmeidaP22.072Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Josh AlmonteOF 23.100Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Rafael BautistaRF24.061Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Shane Billingsof22.145St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Michael BournRF34.132Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Everth Cabrerass30.172Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Wilkin CastilloC32.341New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Anthony Ciavarellap23.268St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Brandon CrawfordSS30.107San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA) for rehab
Victor CruzadoOF24.339New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Elias DiazC26.172Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Francisco DiazC27.048New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Nate Easley2b21.118San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Tom Eshelmanp22.322Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Raynel Espinalp23.214New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Joe FilomenoP24.128Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
David Fletcherss22.342Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Adam FrazierLF-2B25.146Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab
Joe Galindop21.358San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Braxton Garrettp19.276Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Granden GoetzmanOF24.175Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Brandon Goldp22.234Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Anyelo GomezP24.068New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Phil Gosselin2B28.217Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
C.J. Hinojosass22.297San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
David HolmanP26.342Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Brock HoltLF28.331Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Levi HyamsIF27.214Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Kirby1b22.103San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Mat LatosRP29.151Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jeff LockeRP29.170Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Jeremy LucasC26.118Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
J.D. MartinezRF29.261Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Ryan McNeilP 23.096Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel MengdenSP24.078Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA) for rehab
Jose Morelp23.244San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis NieblaP26.124Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Enoli Paredesp21.223Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Frederis ParraP22.198St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Manny ParraRP34.190Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Nick Plummerof20.281St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Juniel QuerecutoSS24.231San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Logan Ratledgess24.292Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Rob RefsnyderLF26.043New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ben Rutaof22.334New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B30.023Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Austin Sextonp22.295St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Jake SmithP26.340San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Matt SnyderIF26.325New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Kristian TrompizSS21.158Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Josciel VerasSS24.152Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Zach VincejIF26.007Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Rob ZastryznyRP25.043Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Buddy BaumannRP29.151San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Matt SzczurLF27.292San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Cubs to Padres for Justin Hancock
Justin HancockP26.192Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Padres to Cubs for Matt Szczur
Dylan FloroP26.132Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jason HeywardRF-CF27.272Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Sprained right finger
Brandon McCarthySP33.306Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left shoulder soreness
Adam LiberatoreRP29.362Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Dario AlvarezRP28.111Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Jose LeclercRP23.140Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Bruised right index finger
Micah JohnsonLF26.141Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kevin ChapmanRP29.079Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Traded from Braves to Twins for Danny Santana
Danny SantanaRF-LF26.182Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Twins to Braves for Kevin Chapman
Adam WilkP29.151New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ryan Howard1B37.171Released by Braves
Max MoroffSS 23.360Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Chris BostickSS-2B24.045Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Mike OhlmanC26.145Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Russell MartinC34.082Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Nerve irritation in left shoulder
Casey LawrenceRP29.193Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Chad GreenSP25.350New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Cory LuebkeRP32.065Announced retirement
Martin Prado3B33.194Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-10 Strained right hamstring
J.T. RiddleSS25.209Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Brian GoodwinLF26.187Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Yandy Diaz3B25.274Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Jamie RomakRF-1B31.220Signed with SK Wyverns (Korea)
Dustin MollekenP32.260Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Alex MonsalveC25.016Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cody ClarkP23.290Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Dayron Varonaof29.074Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Juan PerezSS25.189Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis Mendez2B-SS24.127Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan WilliamsP25.189Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Todd GlaesmannRF26.196Released by Cubs
Willians Astudilloc25.207Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Yender CaramoP25.257Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Edgardo Sandovalp20.303Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
James DykstraP26.167Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Michael SuchyOF-1B24.023Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Broken left hamate bone
Austin DavisP24.094Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Austin Grebeckof22.273Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Carlos SalazarP22.166Released by Braves
Fidel Pena2B-C25.294Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Ian ClarkinP22.083New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josh HartCF22.218Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tanner Stanleyof23.238Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dakota Smithp24.195Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Eric Carterp24.305St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose Medinaof22.083Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael Matuellap22.339Texas RangersHickory (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Reggie Johnsonp23.192Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ridge Smithc22.012Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Victor DiazP23.214Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Mike Bunalp23.171Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise
Tyler Brownss22.110San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Junior Arrojoss28.344Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Yonny Hernandez2b19.004Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)