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Games on 2017-08-16

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLCincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,0213:35Homer BaileyJohn LackeyWade Davis (3-1)Wandy Peralta (3-3)-Bryan PriceJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLAtlanta Braves2Colorado Rockies17Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,6953:16Mike FoltynewiczJon GrayJon Gray (5-2)Mike Foltynewicz (10-8)-Brian SnitkerBuddy BlackCoors Field
IntChicago White Sox4Los Angeles Dodgers5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch952,4132:59Carlos RodonYu DarvishRoss Stripling (2-4)Jake Petricka (1-1)-Rich RenteriaDave RobertsDodger Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants1Miami Marlins8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,1022:49Matt CainJose UrenaJose Urena (11-5)Matt Cain (3-10)-Bruce BochyDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLPittsburgh Pirates6Milwaukee Brewers7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,4393:06Gerrit ColeJimmy NelsonAnthony Swarzak (5-3)Juan Nicasio (1-5)Corey Knebel (24)Clint HurdleCraig CounsellMiller Park
IntNew York Yankees5New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,2603:13Jaime GarciaRobert GsellmanTommy Kahnle (2-3)Paul Sewald (0-5)David Robertson (14)Joe GirardiTerry CollinsCiti field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies0San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,5642:30Nick PivettaClayton RichardClayton Richard (6-12)Nick Pivetta (4-8)-Pete MackaninAndy GreenPetco Park
IntLos Angeles Angels3Washington Nationals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,3072:51Ricky NolascoTanner RoarkRicky Nolasco (6-12)Tanner Roark (9-8)Cam Bedrosian (6)Mike SciosciaDusty BakerNationals Park
IntSt. Louis Cardinals4Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,1813:35Lance LynnEduardo RodriguezCraig Kimbrel (5-0)Zach Duke (0-1)-Mike MathenyJohn FarrellFenway Park
IntArizona Diamondbacks5Houston Astros9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,2783:17Taijuan WalkerCharlie MortonCharlie Morton (10-5)Taijuan Walker (6-7)-Tony LovulloA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALKansas City Royals7Oakland Athletics6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,2393:37Danny DuffyPaul BlackburnBrandon Maurer (2-5)Blake Treinen (1-3)Kelvin Herrera (26)Ned YostBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALBaltimore Orioles6Seattle Mariners7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,4483:13Ubaldo JimenezMarco GonzalesTony Zych (6-3)Ubaldo Jimenez (5-8)Marc Rzepczynski (1)Buck ShowalterScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALDetroit Tigers6Texas Rangers12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,7133:52Anibal SanchezCole HamelsCole Hamels (8-1)Chad Bell (0-1)-Brad AusmusJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALDetroit Tigers6Texas Rangers12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,7133:52Anibal SanchezCole HamelsCole Hamels (8-1)Chad Bell (0-1)-Brad AusmusJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
ALTampa Bay Rays2Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,7843:10Jacob FariaMarcus StromanMarcus Stroman (11-6)Jacob Faria (5-4)Roberto Osuna (31)Kevin CashJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-08-16.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1206951.575--5784859338-2131-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park422418.571
248New York Yankees1186355.5345.060749411335-2228-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II442816.636
31017Tampa Bay Rays1226062.49210.0525535-1031-3029-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field402020.500
41118Baltimore Orioles1215962.48810.5575619-4435-2324-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards411625.390
51220Toronto Blue Jays1205862.48311.0512590-7833-2925-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre421824.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1176552.556--56444911531-2734-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field45378.822
2612Kansas City Royals1206159.5085.5541558-1732-2729-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium421923.452
3714Minnesota Twins1175958.5046.0544601-5727-3432-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field452619.578
41325Detroit Tigers1205367.44213.5579631-5229-2824-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park421131.262
51529Chicago White Sox1174572.38520.0504592-8825-3120-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field452223.489
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1207446.617--69153016134-2540-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park422715.643
2511Los Angeles Angels1216259.51212.5515520-533-2629-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim411823.439
3815Seattle Mariners1226161.50014.0572588-1634-3227-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field401723.425
4916Texas Rangers1195960.49614.55975712633-2726-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington431924.442
51426Oakland Athletics1215368.43821.5537639-10234-3119-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412219.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1187147.602--63350912435-2536-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park442618.591
2819Miami Marlins1195861.48713.5561571-1032-2926-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park431924.442
31022New York Mets1175364.45317.5548605-5726-3227-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field451728.378
41224Atlanta Braves1185365.44918.0530608-7826-3027-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park441925.432
51530Philadelphia Phillies1184375.36428.0464572-10824-3119-44L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park442321.523
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago Cubs1196356.529--5705185231-2732-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field432914.674
2610Milwaukee Brewers1226359.5161.55655481735-3028-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park402317.575
3713St. Louis Cardinals1206159.5082.55585104835-2726-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III422220.524
4921Pittsburgh Pirates1205862.4835.5502543-4132-2626-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park421725.405
51327Cincinnati Reds1215071.41314.0565666-10129-3121-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark411823.439
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1198534.714--60939521451-1434-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium431924.442
235Colorado Rockies1206753.55818.56295705937-2230-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field422022.476
347Arizona Diamondbacks1206654.55019.559048910139-2327-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field422715.643
41123San Diego Padres1205466.45031.5465610-14532-2722-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park421725.405
51428San Francisco Giants1224874.39338.5485599-11427-3221-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park401624.400

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Josh Alberiusp22.270Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Brandon Baileyp22.301Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Keon Barnum1B 24.212Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Vicente CamposP25.020Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Brock Carpenter3b22.072Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Ethan Clarkp22.294Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
A.J. ColeSP25.224Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Zack Collinsc22.191Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Matt Custredp23.342Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Travis DemeritteSS22.320Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Carlos DiazP25.195Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Conor FiskP25.134Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Cameron Gannp24.312Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tom GorzelannyRP35.035New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Yahir Gurrolaof21.150Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Dalton Guthriess21.237Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Hunter HarveyP22.250Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Shawn HavilandP31.279Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Tyler HerbP25.110San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Angel HerediaP25.025Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ivan HernandezP26.019Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Kyle HigashiokaC27.118New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Shao-Pin Hoss23.072Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Landon Hughesp22.330Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Tyler Jayp23.119Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Eloy JimenezOF20.262Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Jeff KempIF27.146Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Collin Koberp22.342Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Michael KohnRP31.051Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Junnell Ledezma1b21.281Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Jonathan Loaisigap22.287New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Max MacNabbP24.353Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Ryan McAuliffep22.058New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Dillon McNamaraP25.315San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Adonis Medinap20.241Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Yohander MendezRP22.211Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew MillerRP32.087Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Brandon MIllerp22.061Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Sam MollP25.226Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Traded from Rockies to Athletics for future considerations
Clayton MortensenRP32.128Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Drew MurenRF28.267San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Daniel NorrisSP24.113Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Sean O'SullivanSP29.350Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Activated from disabled list
Josh PhegleyC29.186Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA) for rehab
Mitch Piatnikss22.338Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Yoanys Quialap23.213Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Sean Reynoldsof19.119Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Dan RobertsonLF31.320Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jefry Rodriguezp24.021Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jose RondonSS23.166San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Vin Santarsierop23.249Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Daniel SchlerethP31.099Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Connor Seaboldp21.205Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Demetrius Simsss22.033Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Josh SmithRP30.009Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Collin Sniderp21.311Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Travis SniderLF29.196New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
David SopilkaC23.351Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Sam Thoelep24.303Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Cole Thompsonc23.127Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Placido Torresp24.091New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Spencer TurnbullP24.332Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Luis ValenzuelaSS23.356Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Mick VanVossenp24.290Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Drew Westonp22.246Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Cameron Williamsof20.212Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Aneuris Zabalap20.238Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Mike BlazekRP28.153Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Zach NealSP28.280Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Mike OhlmanC26.245Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
J.P. HowellRP34.113Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Dominic LeoneRP25.295Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Miguel MonteroC35.038Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Christian BergmanRP29.104Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jered WeaverSP34.316Announced retirement
Trea TurnerSS24.047Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brian GoodwinLF26.287Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Left groin strain
Alejandro De AzaRF33.127Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Fernando SalasRP32.078Released by Mets
Argenis DiazSS30.185Released by Tigers
Chris VolstadRP30.327Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff Kobernuscf29.047Released by Mariners
Mark ZagunisC24.192Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Adam Brayp24.124Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jason AdamP26.012Released by Padres
Kyle McMyneP27.302Released by Reds
Mike AhmedIF-P25.209Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trent WoodwardC25.194Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dale BurdickSS21.309New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Darien Tubbsof22.202Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Junior LopezP26.050Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Adam Atkinsp23.342New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Chase Ingramp22.121New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Chris Mathewsonp21.082Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Geno Encinap23.040Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Keaton SteeleP 25.291Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis Alexander BasabeOF20.355Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mandy Alvarez3b23.033New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
T.J. Zeuchp22.015Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andrew Vernonp23.211Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Angel YepezP22.111Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Breiling Eusebiop20.299Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Erick AlgarinP22.138Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel LlanesP21.214New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Junior Sotoof20.207Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Justin Maesep20.296Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Kyle Weatherlyp22.317Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Nathan Rodriguezc21.321Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryley MacEachernp23.081Released by Marlins
Travis Blankenhorn3b21.013Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
William SotoP21.185Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Ivan Fortunatop18.258Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Alejandro Kirkc18.283Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)
Elvis Lucianop17.183Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk)
Ernesto Wilson Martinez1b18.057Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Brewers (Rk)