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Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLCincinnati Reds1Atlanta Braves8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,7583:11Luis CastilloSean NewcombSean Newcomb (2-7)Luis Castillo (2-6)-Bryan PriceBrian SnitkerSunTrust Park
IntToronto Blue Jays5Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1041,4593:44Marco EstradaKyle HendricksJustin Wilson (4-4)Roberto Osuna (3-4)-John GibbonsJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLMilwaukee Brewers8Colorado Rockies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,4264:04Chase AndersonKyle FreelandChase Anderson (7-2)Kyle Freeland (11-8)Corey Knebel (26)Craig CounsellBuddy BlackCoors Field
NLMiami Marlins6New York Mets4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch926,4642:53Adam ConleyJacob deGromAdam Conley (6-5)Jacob deGrom (13-7)Brad Ziegler (6)Don MattinglyTerry CollinsCiti field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch92,5962:58Mike LeakeIvan NovaIvan Nova (11-10)Mike Leake (7-12)Felipe Rivero (14)Mike MathenyClint Hurdle
NLWashington Nationals4San Diego Padres1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,2923:23Gio GonzalezDinelson LametGio Gonzalez (12-5)Dinelson Lamet (7-5)Sean Doolittle (14)Dusty BakerAndy GreenPetco Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,9213:14Ben LivelyMadison BumgarnerAdam Morgan (2-1)Hunter Strickland (2-3)Hector Neris (15)Pete MackaninBruce BochyAT&T Park
ALLos Angeles Angels5Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,7153:25Parker BridwellChris TillmanCam Bedrosian (3-2)Brad Brach (3-4)Bud Norris (19)Mike SciosciaBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALNew York Yankees1Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,9113:36Sonny GrayRick PorcelloRick Porcello (8-14)Sonny Gray (7-8)-Joe GirardiJohn FarrellFenway Park
IntLos Angeles Dodgers1Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,9012:33Kenta MaedaJustin VerlanderJustin Verlander (9-8)Kenta Maeda (11-5)-Dave RobertsBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALOakland Athletics3Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,0113:17Jharel CottonBrad PeacockJharel Cotton (6-10)Brad Peacock (10-2)Blake Treinen (7)Bob MelvinA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALCleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,4173:02Danny SalazarJason HammelJason Hammel (6-9)Danny Salazar (5-6)-Terry FranconaNed YostKauffman Stadium
IntArizona Diamondbacks5Minnesota Twins12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,3673:06T.J. McFarlandBartolo ColonBartolo Colon (5-10)T.J. McFarland (4-5)-Tony LovulloPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALSeattle Mariners0Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,3542:44Yovani GallardoBlake SnellBlake Snell (2-6)Yovani Gallardo (5-9)Alex Colome (36)Scott ServaisKevin CashTropicana Field
ALChicago White Sox3Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,8613:20Miguel GonzalezA.J. GriffinMiguel Gonzalez (7-10)A.J. Griffin (6-4)Juan Minaya (2)Rich RenteriaJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALChicago White Sox3Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,8613:20Miguel GonzalezA.J. GriffinMiguel Gonzalez (7-10)A.J. Griffin (6-4)Juan Minaya (2)Rich RenteriaJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-08-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1237152.577--5934989540-2231-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park392217.564
249New York Yankees1226557.5335.562751411335-2230-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II402614.650
31018Tampa Bay Rays1266165.48411.5538554-1632-3229-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field361917.528
41119Baltimore Orioles1246064.48411.5589636-4736-2524-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards381523.395
51221Toronto Blue Jays1245965.47612.5529610-8134-2925-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre381721.447
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians1226854.557--59446413031-2737-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field40346.850
2511Minnesota Twins1226359.5165.0578620-4231-3532-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field402218.550
3714Kansas City Royals1236261.5046.5549577-2833-2929-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium391821.462
41325Detroit Tigers1235469.43914.5590643-5330-3024-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park391029.256
51529Chicago White Sox1214774.38820.5526623-9725-3122-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field412021.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1247648.613--69953816136-2740-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park382513.658
2612Los Angeles Angels1246460.51612.0532534-233-2631-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim381622.421
3815Seattle Mariners1256362.50413.5586598-1234-3229-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field371522.405
4916Texas Rangers1236162.49614.56285933535-2926-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington391722.436
51426Oakland Athletics1245470.43522.0541647-10634-3120-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum382117.553
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1227448.607--64751513235-2539-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park402317.575
2817Miami Marlins1226062.49214.0571584-1332-2928-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park401723.425
31022Atlanta Braves1225567.45119.0559629-7027-3228-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park401723.425
41123New York Mets1215467.44619.5566622-5627-3527-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field411625.390
51530Philadelphia Phillies1224577.36929.0487598-11124-3121-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park402119.525
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Chicago Cubs1236657.537--5975435434-2832-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field392613.667
2610Milwaukee Brewers1256560.5202.05835632035-3030-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park372116.568
3713St. Louis Cardinals1246361.5083.55875394835-2728-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III382018.526
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1246064.4846.5531572-4134-2826-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park381523.395
51327Cincinnati Reds1255372.42414.0595695-10029-3124-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark371522.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1228735.713--62140621551-1436-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium401723.425
236Colorado Rockies1246856.54820.06485985038-2530-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field381919.500
347Arizona Diamondbacks1246757.54021.06025168639-2328-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field382612.684
41224San Diego Padres1245569.44433.0471624-15333-3022-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park381622.421
51428San Francisco Giants1265076.39739.0511622-11129-3421-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park361422.389


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Logan Allenp20.089San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Adbert AlzolayP22.172Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan Atkinsonp24.102Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Barrett BarnesCF26.022Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jared Barnesc21.273Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Rafael BautistaRF24.165Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Silvino BrachoRP25.034Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
J.R. BradleyP25.072Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Mike BroadwayRP30.143Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Jose Caraballoof20.225Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Matt CarasitiRP26.028Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Victor CaratiniC-IF24.003Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Wilkin CastilloC33.080New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Mauro Condeof20.080Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Jonathon CrawfordP25.293Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mason DavisIF24.221Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Rafael De PaulaP26.149Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Elvis Diazp24.195Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Oneiver Diazp20.357St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Andre EthierLF35.132Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA) for rehab
Trevor FrankP26.058San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jacob Heatherlyp19.092Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Isaiah Henryof18.151Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Osvaldo Hernandezp19.097San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
J.J. HooverRP30.007Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Carter HopeP22.196Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Colt HynesRP32.053Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew Istlerp24.336Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Tyler Jamesof20.340Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Jordan JankowskiC28.095Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Astros by Dodgers
A.J. JimenezC27.111Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Micah JohnsonLF26.245Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Alex Jonesc24.185Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Shane kempp23.039Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Dace KimeP25.167Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Rollie Lacyp22.034Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Aaron LaffeyRP32.127Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Luis Ledop22.084Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Nolan Longp23.213Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jose LopezP23.353Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Ismael Maldonadop21.327Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Chris Mathewsonp21.086Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Zach McKinstryss22.113Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Angel Medina3b18.291Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
M.J. Melendezc18.264Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Evan Millerp22.089San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Parker MorinC 26.049Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Mike OhlmanC26.249Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Cristian Perezss18.298Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Nick Pratto1b18.318Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Gerardo ReyesP24.099San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jacob RhameP24.157New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Traded from Dodgers to Mets for Curtis Granderson
Ryan Rigap24.302Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Manuel Rodriguezp21.014Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Mattingly Romanin2b24.174Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Franderlyn RomeroP24.180Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Keibert Ruizc19.031Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Fernando SalasRP32.082Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jose Salasss20.125Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Ariel SandovalOF21.288Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Nathaniel Scantlinof18.184Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Sven SchuellerP21.216Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Justin ShaferIF-OF24.336Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jordan Sheffieldp22.080Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Keith Skinnerc23.128New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Isaiah Smithof18.062Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Kohl StewartP22.317Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Andrew ThurmanP25.254Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Luis Valdesss18.214Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Peter Van Gansenss23.169San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Chris VolstadRP30.331Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jonathan Willems3b18.286Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Brandon WoodruffP24.191Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Michael YnoaRP25.331Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Rob ZastryznyRP25.147Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jimmie SherfyP25.237Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Miguel CastroP22.239Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Placed on bereavement/Family Emergency List
Alec AsherRP25.321Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Koji UeharaRP42.139Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Jake FariaP24.021Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Left abdominal strain
Braden ShipleySP25.180Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Ben LivelyP25.168Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jacob StallingsC27.241Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Stephen PiscottyRF26.218St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Chase AndersonSP29.264Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Danny Espinosa2B30.117Released by Mariners
Taylor MotterSS27.336Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Jairo DiazRP26.085Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Right elbow inflammation
Kyle HigashiokaC27.122New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Austin RobichauxP24.270Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt WilliamsSS27.356Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Richelson PenaP23.325Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler Warmothp25.077Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy RhoadesP24.189Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick Neidertp20.273Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan HorstmanP25.031Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Caleb FergusonP21.049Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Henry CentenoP22.361Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Kelvin VasquezP24.136Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kevin CanelonP23.216New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Aneudy Duartep19.304Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Nik TurleyP27.343Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)