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Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntDetroit Tigers7Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,4453:22Justin VerlanderRobbie RayJustin Verlander (3-2)Robbie Ray (2-3)-Brad AusmusTony LovulloChase Field
IntNew York Yankees3Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,0352:49CC SabathiaTim AdlemanTim Adleman (2-1)CC Sabathia (2-2)Raisel Iglesias (6)Joe GirardiBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLChicago Cubs4Colorado Rockies10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,7793:01Jake ArrietaAntonio SenzatelaAntonio Senzatela (5-1)Jake Arrieta (4-2)-Joe MaddonBuddy BlackCoors Field
NLChicago Cubs8Colorado Rockies1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,5633:01John LackeyKyle FreelandJohn Lackey (3-3)Kyle Freeland (3-2)-Joe MaddonBuddy BlackCoors Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates3Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1047,7203:38Ivan NovaJulio UriasKenley Jansen (2-0)Daniel Hudson (0-2)-Clint HurdleDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6Miami Marlins5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,1662:56Adam WainwrightDan StrailyTrevor Rosenthal (1-1)A.J. Ramos (1-2)Seung Hwan Oh (8)Mike MathenyDon MattinglyMarlins Park
IntBoston Red Sox7Milwaukee Brewers11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,5243:38Drew PomeranzWily PeraltaCarlos Torres (2-3)Drew Pomeranz (3-2)-John FarrellCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLSan Francisco Giants1New York Mets6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,0302:38Jeff SamardzijaZack WheelerZack Wheeler (2-2)Jeff Samardzija (0-5)-Bruce BochyTerry CollinsCiti field
IntSeattle Mariners10Philadelphia Phillies9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,7153:48Ariel MirandaJerad EickhoffNick Vincent (1-0)Hector Neris (1-2)Edwin Diaz (7)Scott ServaisPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
IntTexas Rangers11San Diego Padres0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,2242:33A.J. GriffinJered WeaverA.J. Griffin (4-0)Jered Weaver (0-4)-Jeff BanisterAndy GreenPetco Park
IntWashington Nationals4Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1226,3483:53Max ScherzerUbaldo JimenezLogan Verrett (2-0)Jacob Turner (1-1)-Dusty BakerBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALMinnesota Twins7Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,4982:58Hector SantiagoMike PelfreyHector Santiago (4-1)Mike Pelfrey (0-3)-Paul MolitorRich RenteriaGuaranteed Rate F
ALMinnesota Twins7Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,4982:58Hector SantiagoMike PelfreyHector Santiago (4-1)Mike Pelfrey (0-3)-Paul MolitorRich RenteriaU.S. Cellular Fie
IntAtlanta Braves3Houston Astros8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,7242:41Bartolo ColonCharlie MortonCharlie Morton (4-2)Bartolo Colon (1-4)-Brian SnitkerA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALLos Angeles Angels7Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch911,3833:07Alex MeyerJharel CottonAlex Meyer (1-1)Jharel Cotton (3-4)Bud Norris (6)Mike SciosciaBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals7Tampa Bay Rays6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch129,9214:24Chris YoungMatt AndrieseJake Junis (1-0)Diego Moreno (0-1)Kelvin Herrera (5)Ned YostKevin CashTropicana Field
ALCleveland Indians6Toronto Blue Jays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,6882:46Carlos CarrascoMike BolsingerCarlos Carrasco (4-2)Mike Bolsinger (0-1)-Terry FranconaJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-05-09.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles322210.688--1431291413-39-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1305377.408
222New York Yankees312110.6770.51801245612-39-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1317061.534
3611Boston Red Sox321715.5315.01451321311-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1307654.585
41120Tampa Bay Rays351619.4577.5149148111-95-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1276463.504
51529Toronto Blue Jays331221.36410.5122149-275-97-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1296465.496
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians321814.563--136123136-612-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1308446.646
2510Minnesota Twins301614.5331.0140143-38-108-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1326963.523
3713Detroit Tigers311615.5161.5157158-19-77-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1314883.366
41019Chicago White Sox311516.4842.512311946-69-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1315279.397
51427Kansas City Royals321220.3756.096130-348-94-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1306862.523
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros332211.667--1611233813-69-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1297950.612
2817Los Angeles Angels351718.4866.0135152-1710-67-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1276364.496
3918Seattle Mariners331617.4856.01651551010-56-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1296267.481
41221Oakland Athletics331518.4557.0126165-3910-85-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1296069.465
51324Texas Rangers341420.4128.515415228-86-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1286464.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Washington Nationals332112.636--202152509-612-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1297653.589
2916New York Mets321616.5004.5162168-68-118-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1305476.415
31123Philadelphia Phillies311318.4197.014614518-75-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1315378.405
41225Miami Marlins321319.4067.5144155-115-88-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1306466.492
51428Atlanta Braves301119.3678.5133166-335-86-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1326171.462
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals321814.563--146135119-89-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1306565.500
259Cincinnati Reds331815.5450.51721541812-106-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1295079.388
3715Chicago Cubs331716.5151.5166155117-910-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1297554.581
4814Milwaukee Brewers331716.5151.5166154128-109-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1296960.535
51022Pittsburgh Pirates331419.4244.5121151-308-76-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1296168.473
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Colorado Rockies342113.618--163157610-811-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1286662.516
236Los Angeles Dodgers331914.5761.51631135012-67-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1298544.659
3612Arizona Diamondbacks341816.5293.01621451712-66-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1287553.586
41326San Diego Padres341321.3828.0122179-577-96-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1285870.453
51530San Francisco Giants341123.32410.0109178-696-85-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1285375.414


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ronald Acunaof19.142Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Lane AdamsCF27.177Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Shawn ArmstrongRP26.240Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Sandy BaezP23.165Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nathan Bannisterp23.143Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Luis Barreraof21.176Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Nathan Batesp23.069Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
David Bergp24.042Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Corey BlackP25.279Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jabari BlashLF-RF27.309San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Parker BridwellRP25.281Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Leon Byrd2b23.071New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Cody ClarkP23.291Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Adam ConleySP26.350Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jermaine CurtisLF-3B29.304Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Logan DarnellP28.096Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
J.D. Davis3B24.012Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Esmerling De La Rosap25.360Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Dayan DiazP28.088Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Michael DimockP27.195Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Thomas DorminyP24.342San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Matt DuffySS26.114Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Elys Escobarc20.230Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Jeff FerrellRP26.167Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Casey FienRP33.201Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Traded from Mariners to Phillies for cash considerations
Jake FraleyOF21.350Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Zach Gibbonsof23.207Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Alsis Herrerap24.349Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Ryan Hisseyc23.031Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Waldis Joaquinp30.135Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Casey KellySP27.217Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Tyler KinleyP26.098Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Jordan KipperP24.215Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Michael Kovalp22.019Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
B.J. LopezC22.222Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Sean ManaeaSP25.098Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA) for rehab
Andrew Moorep22.341Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Roy MoralesC21.319Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Conor MulleeRP29.074Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Alex MurenOF-P25.185Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Aaron NolaSP23.339Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Jon Olczakp23.176Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Pedro Payanop22.224Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Michael PeoplesP 25.247Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Austin PruittRP27.251Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Michael Riverap19.324Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Fernando RodriguezRP32.325Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
K.C. Serna3B27.206Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Tim ShibuyaP27.237Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Nate SmithP25.255Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Elliot SotoSS27.261Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Denard SpanCF33.072San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+) for rehab
Christian Stolop23.000Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Bradley Strongss24.312Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Anthony VasquezP30.232Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Jemile Weeks2b30.103Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Patrick Weigelp22.305Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Caleb Whalenof24.202Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Jackson WilliamsC30.360Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Max Wotellp20.238Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Mark CanhaRF28.083Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Jeff HoffmanSP24.121Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA) as 26th man
Jeimer Candelario3B23.166Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA) as 26th man
Mitch HarrisRP31.183Released by Cardinals
Diego MorenoRP29.293Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mike BolsingerSP29.101Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Neil RamirezRP27.349Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Miguel RojasSS-3B28.074Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-60 Fractured right thumb
Tyler Moore1B30.099Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tomas TelisC25.326Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Ty KellyLF28.293Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jeanmar GomezRP28.219Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow impingement
Andre EthierLF35.029Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Justin MarksRP29.118Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Rays by Dodgers
Michael FelizRP23.315Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Quintin Berrylf32.169Released by Twins
Jake JunisRP24.235Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Scott AlexanderRP27.303Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-10 Strained right hamstring
Drew StubbsRF32.217San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Marco GonzalesP25.083St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Nick ChristianiRP29.297Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Tyler WagnerIF26.105Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Connor Greyp23.003Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Edison FriasP26.142Released by Astros
Lane RatliffP22.048Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Michael Suarezp22.049Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Rando Moreno2B24.337San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Antonio NunezSS24.119Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Chad Nadingp29.305San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dante Bichette3B24.225New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Reed HarperSS26.139Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alan Garciaof20.098San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Alan Garciaof20.098San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Audie Afenirc25.084New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Brennan Leitaop23.322St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brennan Leitaop23.322St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Corey BassC26.012Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Deiferson Barreto1B21.356Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Kevin KrauseC24.167Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Owen Spiwakc21.352Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Brett Adcockp21.255Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Buddy Reedof22.012San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Dylan Leep22.281Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Evan Millerp21.352San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Greg Tomchickp24.130Released by Cardinals
Matthew Popep22.308San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Lunap23.230Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Ryne Inmanp20.361Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Tyler Seleskyif23.215San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Josh Penningtonp21.308Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Mark MelanconCL32.042San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Mild right pronator strain
Boomer Synekc23.334Announced retirement