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Games on 2017-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets4Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxTom WilhelmsenRafael Montero(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Atlanta Braves8BoxMike FoltynewiczJoe Biagini(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs7BoxKyle HendricksScott FeldmanWade Davis
Houston Astros3Miami Marlins0BoxLance McCullersJose UrenaKen Giles
Washington Nationals1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxGerrit ColeJacob Turner(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3San Diego Padres1BoxJacob BarnesBrandon MaurerCorey Knebel
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Francisco Giants1BoxClayton KershawJohnny Cueto(none)
Boston Red Sox5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxFernando AbadSam TuivailalaBen Taylor
Chicago White Sox8Los Angeles Angels12BoxMatt ShoemakerMiguel Gonzalez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Cleveland Indians4BoxAlex CobbJosh Tomlin(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers5BoxMichael FulmerUbaldo JimenezJustin Wilson
New York Yankees11Kansas City Royals7BoxMichael PinedaJason VargasDellin Betances
Oakland Athletics0Seattle Mariners4BoxChristian BergmanJesse Hahn(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Texas Rangers9BoxAndrew CashnerZach Eflin(none)

Standings as of 2017-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees372413.649--2191566313-611-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1256758.536
235Baltimore Orioles382315.6051.51791681113-310-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1245272.419
3511Boston Red Sox392118.5384.01761661012-99-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1237251.585
41017Tampa Bay Rays432122.4886.02001831712-109-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1195960.496
51424Toronto Blue Jays411724.4159.0166189-2310-117-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1215962.488
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Minnesota Twins351916.543--158165-78-1111-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1276661.520
2612Cleveland Indians392019.5131.016815998-1012-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1238241.667
3916Detroit Tigers381919.5001.5186197-1110-89-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1244579.363
41220Chicago White Sox381721.4473.516316308-89-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1245074.403
51525Kansas City Royals391623.4105.0127173-4611-115-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1236459.520
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros412912.707--2111506114-615-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1217249.595
2714Texas Rangers412120.5128.01941722215-86-12W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1215764.471
3815Los Angeles Angels432221.5128.0175184-915-87-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1195861.487
41119Seattle Mariners411922.46310.0198196212-67-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1215962.488
51322Oakland Athletics401723.42511.5154199-4511-86-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1225864.475
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Washington Nationals392514.641--2331815212-713-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1237251.585
2921Atlanta Braves371621.4328.0174193-196-810-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1255669.448
31126New York Mets391623.4109.0195220-258-128-11L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1235469.439
41328Philadelphia Phillies371423.37810.0169185-168-86-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1255273.416
51429Miami Marlins391425.35911.0161196-356-148-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1236360.512
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Milwaukee Brewers412318.561--2171882912-1111-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1216358.521
269St. Louis Cardinals382117.5530.51721571511-1110-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1246262.500
3713Chicago Cubs392019.5132.018818089-911-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1237251.585
4818Cincinnati Reds391920.4873.0191186512-107-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1234974.398
51023Pittsburgh Pirates401723.4255.5148185-379-88-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1225864.475
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Colorado Rockies402515.625--1941831113-1012-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1226260.508
236Arizona Diamondbacks422418.5712.02061723418-86-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1206951.575
348Los Angeles Dodgers412318.5612.52021475513-610-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1218140.669
41227San Francisco Giants421725.4059.0142203-6111-106-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1204773.392
51530San Diego Padres421527.35711.0149219-708-117-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1205664.467


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mark MelanconCL32.050San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Danny OrtizRF-LF27.132Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Gregory PolancoLF25.246Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Strained left hamstring
Johan Camargoss23.155Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Adonis Garcia3B32.035Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Left achilles tendinitis
Mike Aviles3B36.065Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Junichi TazawaRP30.345Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-10 Rib cartilage inflammation
Odrisamer DespaigneRP30.043Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Brian EllingtonRP26.286Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Jorge Alcalap21.294Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Victor AlcantaraP24.044Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Willians Astudilloc25.216Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Wilfredo BoscanRP27.203New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Huascar Brazobanp27.214Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Craig Brooksp24.236Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Jeimer Candelario3B23.174Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Rashad CrawfordOF 23.214New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Chris FlexenP 22.320New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kyle Funkhouserp23.062Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Bryan Garciap22.028Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Jose GarciaC22.195New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dustin GarneauC29.278Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Taylor Guilbeaup24.005Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Ivan HernandezP25.294Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Wei-Chieh Huangp23.233Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Activated from disabled list
Cooper Hummelc22.170Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Tom KoehlerSP30.322Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Blake Lalli1B34.005Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Logan Landonof24.089Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jack LopezSS24.152Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Luis LugoP23.073Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Jose MartinezP23.033Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
LJ MazzilliIF26.253New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Trever Morrisonss22.026Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Sean Murphyc22.225Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nefi OgandoRP27.348Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Paul PaezP25.018Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Steven Ridingsp23.078Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Wendell Rijo2b21.256Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Andrew RobinsonP29.094Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Javi SalasP25.058Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Carlos Sanabriap20.113Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Nolan SanburnOF25.301Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Matt Sergeyp27.292Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jake Shullp23.021Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Adam SonabendC25.005San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sam Thoelep24.212Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Ryan ThompsonP24.325Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Zack TilleryIF-P24.125Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Kelby TomlinsonSS26.335San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Kelvin VasquezP24.041Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Angel VenturaP24.040Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Adam Waltonof23.237Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Logan Watkins2b27.261Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Spenser WatkinsP24.263Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Alec MillsRP25.169Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Billy BurnsLF27.260Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Logan DarnellP28.104Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Manny ParraRP34.199Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nick ChristianiRP29.305Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Paul ClemensSP29.093Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler HoltCF28.068Released by Dodgers
Zach LeeRP25.247San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
AJ JimenezC27.016Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Frank LopezP23.088Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jayce BoydIF26.138New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jeff ArnoldC29.125San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis DiazP25.038Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brandon LeibrandtP24.155Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Chris DiazIF26.189Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Eric PetersonP24.070Released by Astros
Francisco RiosP22.011Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jake JohansenP26.114Released by Nationals
Justin BrantleyP26.073New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mark BlackmarP25.019Released by Nationals
Phillips ValdezP25.183Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Steve AscherP23.211Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Tom WindleP25.068Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Tyler Wolfe2b23.238Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Carlos Sepulveda2b20.263Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody Sedlockp21.333Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jeff DiehlC23.229New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jefry Rodriguezp23.295Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Placed on restricted list
Nick Sergakis2b24.041New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Campbell Wearc23.206Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Jake Lemoinep23.170Texas RangersHickory (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Luis Morap21.335Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Mitchell Akerp22.329Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Alvaro MonteroSS16.324Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)