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Games on 2017-05-20

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLWashington Nationals2Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,3473:20Max ScherzerBartolo ColonIan Krol (1-1)Max Scherzer (4-3)Jim Johnson (8)Dusty BakerBrian SnitkerSunTrust Park
NLColorado Rockies8Cincinnati Reds12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,1883:32Antonio SenzatelaTim AdlemanAsher Wojciechowski (1-0)Michael Dunn (2-1)-Buddy BlackBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLMiami Marlins10Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch952,8503:27Dan StrailyJulio UriasDan Straily (2-3)Julio Urias (0-2)-Don MattinglyDave RobertsDodger Stadium
IntLos Angeles Angels5New York Mets7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,2643:37Alex MeyerZack WheelerZack Wheeler (3-2)Alex Meyer (2-2)Addison Reed (6)Mike SciosciaTerry CollinsCiti field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,5722:52Vincent VelasquezIvan NovaIvan Nova (4-3)Vincent Velasquez (2-4)Tony Watson (9)Pete MackaninClint HurdlePNC Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks9San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,9692:56Robbie RayLuis PerdomoRobbie Ray (3-3)Luis Perdomo (0-1)-Tony LovulloAndy GreenPetco Park
NLSan Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1345,0723:42Jeff SamardzijaCarlos MartinezHunter Strickland (1-1)Kevin Siegrist (0-1)Mark Melancon (8)Bruce BochyMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
ALToronto Blue Jays5Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,4163:22Mike BolsingerKevin GausmanMychal Givens (5-0)Danny Barnes (0-2)Brad Brach (9)John GibbonsBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALTexas Rangers3Detroit Tigers9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,1662:58A.J. GriffinJustin VerlanderJustin Verlander (4-3)A.J. Griffin (4-1)-Jeff BanisterBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALCleveland Indians3Houston Astros0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,6982:35Mike ClevingerMichael FiersMike Clevinger (2-1)Michael Fiers (1-2)Cody Allen (12)Terry FranconaA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALBoston Red Sox3Oakland Athletics8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,2353:22Drew PomeranzSean ManaeaSean Manaea (2-3)Ben Taylor (0-1)-John FarrellBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALChicago White Sox16Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,8012:52Mike PelfreyYovani GallardoMike Pelfrey (1-4)Yovani Gallardo (2-4)-Rich RenteriaScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALNew York Yankees5Tampa Bay Rays9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,8643:50Masahiro TanakaMatt AndrieseMatt Andriese (4-1)Masahiro Tanaka (5-3)-Joe GirardiKevin CashTropicana Field
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-05-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles412516.610--1961821415-310-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1215071.413
234New York Yankees402416.6000.52291755413-611-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1226755.549
3815Tampa Bay Rays452322.5114.02141922214-109-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1175760.487
4916Boston Red Sox422121.5004.5184185-112-99-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1207248.600
51527Toronto Blue Jays441826.4098.5183201-1810-118-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1185860.492
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Minnesota Twins382117.553--165173-810-1211-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1246460.516
2510Cleveland Indians412219.5370.5176162148-1014-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1218041.661
3713Detroit Tigers412120.5121.5204210-612-99-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1214378.355
41220Chicago White Sox411922.4633.5185170158-811-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1214873.397
51426Kansas City Royals411724.4155.5135178-4312-115-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1216358.521
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros432914.674--2141585614-815-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1197247.605
2612Texas Rangers442321.5236.52101882216-87-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1185563.466
31017Los Angeles Angels452223.4898.0180194-1415-87-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1175859.496
41119Oakland Athletics432023.4659.0173207-3414-86-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1195564.462
51321Seattle Mariners442024.4559.5205218-1313-87-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1185860.492
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Washington Nationals422517.595--2432034012-713-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1207248.600
2922Atlanta Braves401822.4506.0186208-228-910-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1225468.443
31124New York Mets411823.4396.5205225-2010-128-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1215269.430
41328Philadelphia Phillies401525.3759.0183201-188-87-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1225171.418
51429Miami Marlins421527.35710.0175216-416-149-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1206258.517
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Milwaukee Brewers432518.581--2271933412-1113-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1196158.513
2611St. Louis Cardinals402119.5252.51781661211-1310-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1226260.508
3714Chicago Cubs412120.5123.0200191910-1011-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1217150.587
4818Cincinnati Reds422022.4764.5214215-113-117-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1204872.400
51023Pittsburgh Pirates431924.4426.0166199-3311-98-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1195663.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Colorado Rockies442717.614--2192041513-1014-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1186058.508
236Arizona Diamondbacks442618.5911.02251745118-88-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1186751.568
358Los Angeles Dodgers442519.5682.02221616115-710-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1187939.669
41225San Francisco Giants441925.4328.0151209-5811-108-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1184573.381
51530San Diego Padres451530.33312.5153242-898-147-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1175661.479

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Gabriel AriasP27.165Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Nathan Bannisterp23.154Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Greg Beltonp24.140Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Jeremy BleichP29.337Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Silvino BrachoRP24.307Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
John Brontsema3b22.158Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Rex BrothersRP29.154Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Adam CimberP26.278San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Gavin Collinsc21.308Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Daniel CorcinoP26.267Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Matt Den DekkerRF-CF29.284Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Yoel EspinalP24.194Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Buck FarmerSP26.089Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Doug FisterSP33.106Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.75m)
Aaron Fossasp24.260Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Tyler Frohwirthp23.249Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Carlos GarayC22.227Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Stephen GonsalvesP22.316Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Hartmanp23.029Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Paul Hoenecke3B26.316Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Neil HollandP28.279Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Chris JensenP26.232Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Jin-De JhangC24.003Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Isaias Lucenac22.186Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Tyler LyonsRP29.089St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Austin MaddoxC26.007Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Vincent MazzaroRP30.235Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Yeison MedinaP24.230St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Kris MedlenSP31.225Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Francisco MejiaC21.206Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Drew MurenRF28.179Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Telvin Nash1B26.089Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Raymar Navarrop26.062Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Carlos NavasP24.280Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Brallan Perez2B21.114Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Yankory PimentelP23.233Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Ivan PineyroP25.234Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
James Reevesp23.347New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joe RogersP26.091Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
M.J. Sanchezc22.276Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Jose SantiagoP23.080Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jesse Scholtensp23.044San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Layne SomsenP27.349Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
David SpeerP24.279Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Tom Spitzof25.034St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Cody StullP25.058Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Emilio Vargasp20.281Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jan VazquezC26.021Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Luis VillegasC24.169Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Burris Warnerp22.217Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Chaz RoeRP30.223Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jose ValdezRP27.080San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Jered WeaverSP34.228San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Left hip inflammation
Vance WorleyRP29.238Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt Adams1B28.262Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Cardinals to Braves for Juan Yepez
Chris IannettaC34.042Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike OhlmanC26.157Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Aaron SanchezSP24.323Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Right middle finger laceration
Cesar ValdezSP32.064Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Russell MartinC34.094Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Stephen PiscottyRF26.126St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Andrew BaileyRP32.354Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Tyler CravySP27.311Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Stuart TurnerC25.145Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Strained right hamstring
Asher WojciechowskiP28.150Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Enrique BurgosRP26.178Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Braves for cash
Josh LindblomSP29.340Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Left side discomfort
Luke JacksonRP25.270Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Eric O'FlahertyRP32.104Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Lower back strain
Daniel MengdenSP24.090Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Nashville (AAA)
John AxfordRP34.049Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan DullRP27.230Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Strained right knee
John Hicks1B27.262Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Dallas KeuchelSP29.140Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-10 Pinched nerve in neck
Ashur TolliverP29.117Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Collin BalesterRP30.348San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Luis SardinasSS24.004San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Adalberto MejiaP23.334Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA) as 26th man
Miguel AlmonteRP24.046Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Northwest Arkansas (AA) as 26th man
Jake JunisRP24.246Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Nefi OgandoRP27.351Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL