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Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLNew York Mets4Arizona Diamondbacks5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,4712:52Tom MiloneZack GreinkeZack Greinke (5-2)Tom Milone (1-1)Fernando Rodney (10)Terry CollinsTony LovulloChase Field
NLCincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,6533:07Bronson ArroyoJohn LackeyJohn Lackey (4-3)Bronson Arroyo (3-3)-Bryan PriceJoe MaddonWrigley Field
IntHouston Astros12Miami Marlins2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,0563:00Dallas KeuchelTom KoehlerDallas Keuchel (7-0)Tom Koehler (1-2)-A.J. HinchDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLWashington Nationals8Pittsburgh Pirates4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,9923:30Stephen StrasburgChad KuhlStephen Strasburg (4-1)Chad Kuhl (1-4)-Dusty BakerClint HurdlePNC Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers6San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,6572:41Jimmy NelsonClayton RichardJimmy Nelson (2-2)Clayton Richard (2-5)-Craig CounsellAndy GreenPetco Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers1San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3662:47Rich HillTy BlachTy Blach (1-2)Luis Avilan (0-1)Derek Law (4)Dave RobertsBruce BochyAT&T Park
IntBoston Red Sox6St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,5143:21Eduardo RodriguezLance LynnEduardo Rodriguez (2-1)Lance Lynn (4-2)Craig Kimbrel (12)John FarrellMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
ALChicago White Sox6Los Angeles Angels7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1136,0894:01Derek HollandJ.C. RamirezYusmeiro Petit (1-0)David Robertson (2-1)-Rich RenteriaMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTampa Bay Rays6Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,2383:12Jake OdorizziDanny SalazarJake Odorizzi (3-2)Danny Salazar (2-4)Alex Colome (10)Kevin CashTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALBaltimore Orioles13Detroit Tigers11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1325,1095:19Wade MileyMatt BoydRichard Bleier (1-1)Francisco Rodriguez (1-5)-Buck ShowalterBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALNew York Yankees7Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,8783:02CC SabathiaJason HammelCC Sabathia (3-2)Jason Hammel (1-5)-Joe GirardiNed YostKauffman Stadium
IntColorado Rockies7Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,2953:13Kyle FreelandPhil HughesKyle Freeland (4-2)Phil Hughes (4-2)Greg Holland (17)Buddy BlackPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALOakland Athletics9Seattle Mariners6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,9553:25Andrew TriggsChase De JongRyan Madson (1-3)Steve Cishek (0-1)-Bob MelvinScott ServaisSafeco Field
IntPhiladelphia Phillies1Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,1102:44Jerad EickhoffYu DarvishYu Darvish (4-2)Jerad Eickhoff (0-4)-Pete MackaninJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
IntPhiladelphia Phillies1Texas Rangers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,1102:44Jerad EickhoffYu DarvishYu Darvish (4-2)Jerad Eickhoff (0-4)-Pete MackaninJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
IntAtlanta Braves9Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,4313:07Jaime GarciaMarco EstradaJose Ramirez (2-1)Danny Barnes (0-1)-Brian SnitkerJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-05-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Yankees362313.639--2081495913-610-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1266858.540
235Baltimore Orioles372314.6220.51751631213-310-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1255273.416
3512Boston Red Sox382018.5264.0171162912-98-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1247351.589
41018Tampa Bay Rays422022.4766.01931791412-108-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1206060.500
51422Toronto Blue Jays401723.4258.0162181-1910-117-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1225963.484
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Minnesota Twins351916.543--158165-78-1111-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1276661.520
2611Cleveland Indians382018.5260.5164152128-912-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1248242.661
3917Detroit Tigers371819.4862.0181193-129-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1254679.368
41119Chicago White Sox371720.4593.015515148-89-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1255075.400
51524Kansas City Royals381622.4214.5120162-4211-105-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1246460.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros402812.700--2081505814-614-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1227349.598
2814Los Angeles Angels422121.5008.0163176-1314-87-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1205961.492
3713Texas Rangers402020.5008.01851691614-86-12W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1225864.475
41220Seattle Mariners401822.45010.0194196-211-67-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1226062.492
51321Oakland Athletics391722.43610.5154195-4111-86-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1235865.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals382513.658--2321755712-713-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1247252.581
2923New York Mets381622.4219.0191215-248-128-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1245470.435
31025Atlanta Braves361521.4179.0166189-235-810-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1265769.452
41328Philadelphia Phillies361422.38910.0166176-108-86-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1265274.413
51429Miami Marlins381424.36811.0161193-326-138-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1246361.508
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals372116.568--1681521611-1010-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1256263.496
258Milwaukee Brewers402218.5500.52141872712-1110-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1226458.525
3815Chicago Cubs381919.5002.518117568-911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1247351.589
4716Cincinnati Reds381919.5002.5186179712-107-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1244975.395
51227Pittsburgh Pirates391623.4106.0142184-428-88-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1235964.480
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Colorado Rockies402515.625--1941831113-1012-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1226260.508
247Arizona Diamondbacks412318.5612.52011683317-86-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1217051.579
369Los Angeles Dodgers402218.5503.01961465013-69-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1228240.672
41126San Francisco Giants411724.4158.5141197-5611-96-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1214774.388
51530San Diego Padres411526.36610.5148216-688-107-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1215665.463

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Harold ArauzP21.353Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Francisco ArciaC27.244Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Abiatal AvelinoSS22.091New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ricardo BautistaRF21.141St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Grant Bornep23.040Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Auston BousfieldOF23.315San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Brett2B25.220Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
J.T. Brubakerp23.180Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin CanelonP23.120New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Andrew CaseP24.130Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Fabio CastilloP28.086Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Kyle Codyp22.280Texas RangersHickory (A)Reinstated to active roster
Jharel CottonSP25.118Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Michael Cruzc21.124Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Austin DavisP24.102Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Grant DaytonRP29.173Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Michael De La CruzC24.001Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Francisco DiazC27.056New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Yandy Diaz3B25.282Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Danny DiekroegerIF24.356St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Kody Eaves2B 23.312Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Derek EitelP29.177Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Colton Frabasilioc24.028Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from disabled list
Craig GentryLF-RF33.169Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Ronnie Glennp23.305Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Reinstated to active roster
Adrian Gonzalez1B35.008Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Matt GraceRP28.153Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Aaron HillLF35.056San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+) for rehab
Taylor HillRP28.065Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Danny JansenC22.031Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Landon Lassiterof23.336Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Leandro LinaresP23.109Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt LipkaSS25.031Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Jean MachiRP34.104Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Connor Marabellof23.049Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
David MartinezP29.286Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Harold Martinez3B27.013Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Marcos MolinaP22.069New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andruw Monasterioss19.351Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Logan MoonOF25.091Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Luis NieblaP26.132Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Antonio NunezSS24.126Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Brallan Perez2B21.110Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Stephen PiscottyRF26.122St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Tim RemesC24.333Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nick RicklesC27.103Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Michael Ruckerp23.019Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Alec SoleSS23.349Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Shea Spitzbarthp22.224Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Ryan StrausborgerCF29.073Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Drew StubbsRF32.224Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Sean Stutzmanp23.312Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Nik TurleyP27.247Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Tyler VizaP22.207Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Art Warrenp24.054Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Jemile Weeks2b30.110Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Asher WojciechowskiP28.146Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
John GantRP24.283St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Welington CastilloC30.022Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Craig GentryLF-RF33.169Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Matt Den DekkerRF-CF29.280Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Hanser Alberto3B24.211Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jared HoyingRF27.363Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tony WoltersC24.341Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC32.014Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Carlos GomezCF31.163Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Strained right hamstring
Brandon FinneganSP24.032Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Peter O'BrienC26.305Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Royals by Reds and assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Steve Lombardozzi2b28.238Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Christian Colon2B28.002Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Royals by Marlins
Darrell CecilianiRF26.328Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Jeurys FamiliaRP27.218New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Asdrubal CabreraSS31.184New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Sprained left thumb
Neil RamirezRP27.356New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0m)
Juan Francisco1b29.327Released by Orioles
Carlos FriasRP27.184Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Abraham AlmonteRF-CF27.329Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Strained right biceps
Bradley ZimmerCF24.170Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Shawn ArmstrongRP26.247Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Brett OberholtzerSP27.319Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel BardRP31.325Released by Cardinals
Ji-Man Choi1B25.363New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike HauschildRP27.114Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tyler GoeddelLF24.208Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Aneury Tavarez2B25.032Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Austin AdamsP26.011Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris AndersonP24.291Released by Twins
Daniel CamarenaP24.188New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Garrett CooperIF26.142Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy BleichP29.333Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nate SmithP25.262Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Trent Thorntonp23.228Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Courtney HawkinsOF 23.185Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose SermoRF26.055Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rehiner Cordova2B23.125Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Royce BolingerOF26.277Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony Ciavarellap23.276St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Avain RachalP 23.094Released by Reds
Connor KadenP24.201San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dexter KjerstadOF25.118Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Elys Escobarc20.237Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to GCL Tigers East (Rk)
Griffin Glaudep25.040Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Joel HuertasP21.092New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Sam StreetP25.059Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Seranthony DominguezP22.172Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Steven De La CruzP24.020St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Austin Frenchp23.244Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Bobby Dalbec3b21.322Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Herrerass20.235Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Suspended
Carter Kieboomss19.255Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Danny Hudzina3b23.078St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
J.R. Davis2b22.279St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Josh Merriganof23.243Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Matt Clancyp23.045Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Patrick Riehlp22.362Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Hartmanp23.025Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Steve Moyersp23.235Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Tucker Davidsonp21.052Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Casey LawrenceRP29.201Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Pierce JohnsonP26.006Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Miguel CastroP22.143Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Bowie (AA)
Matt GraceRP28.153Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Joe BlantonRP36.156Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Kevin QuackenbushRP28.169San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Trevor CahillSP29.076San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Strained right shoulder
Stefan CrichtonRP25.076Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Francisco PenaC27.216Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Michael Freemanp25.222Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assignment Unknown
Yordan Alvarezdh19.323Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Miguel Guzmanc22.067Released by Athletics