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Games on 2017-08-24

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLChicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,1912:47Jake ArrietaSal RomanoMichael Lorenzen (8-2)Pedro Strop (3-4)Raisel Iglesias (24)Joe MaddonBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLArizona Diamondbacks3New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2843:45Robbie RayRafael MonteroRobbie Ray (10-5)Rafael Montero (2-9)Fernando Rodney (30)Tony LovulloTerry CollinsCiti field
NLMiami Marlins9Philadelphia Phillies8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,0833:14Vance WorleyJake ThompsonJarlin Garcia (1-2)Luis Garcia (1-4)Brad Ziegler (8)Don MattinglyPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,1153:37Hyun-Jin RyuChad KuhlHyun-Jin Ryu (5-6)Chad Kuhl (6-9)Brandon Morrow (1)Dave RobertsClint HurdlePNC Park
NLSan Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,7263:06Luis PerdomoCarlos MartinezKirby Yates (3-4)Sam Tuivailala (3-2)Brad Hand (12)Andy GreenMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
ALTexas Rangers3Los Angeles Angels0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,0322:46Martin PerezTroy ScribnerMartin Perez (9-10)Troy Scribner (2-1)Ricardo Rodriguez (1)Jeff BanisterMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALMinnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,0132:53Jose BerriosDerek HollandDerek Holland (7-13)Jose Berrios (11-6)-Paul MolitorRich RenteriaGuaranteed Rate F
ALMinnesota Twins1Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch916,0132:53Jose BerriosDerek HollandDerek Holland (7-13)Jose Berrios (11-6)-Paul MolitorRich RenteriaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALBoston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians13Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,6433:28Chris SaleTrevor BauerTrevor Bauer (13-8)Chris Sale (14-6)-John FarrellTerry FranconaProgressive Field
ALNew York Yankees6Detroit Tigers10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,6224:13Jaime GarciaMichael FulmerAlex Wilson (2-4)Dellin Betances (3-5)Shane Greene (4)Joe GirardiBrad AusmusComerica Park
IntWashington Nationals5Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1124,7613:47Stephen StrasburgDallas KeuchelMatt Albers (7-2)Tyler Clippard (2-7)Sammy Solis (1)Dusty BakerA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
IntColorado Rockies3Kansas City Royals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,3142:43German MarquezJake JunisAdam Ottavino (2-3)Mike Minor (5-6)Greg Holland (36)Buddy BlackNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALToronto Blue Jays0Tampa Bay Rays2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch910,1333:21Tom KoehlerAlex CobbSteve Cishek (3-1)Tom Koehler (1-6)Alex Colome (38)John GibbonsKevin CashTropicana Field
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-08-24.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1277354.575--61851810040-2233-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park352015.571
249New York Yankees1256758.5365.065653012635-2232-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II372413.649
31018Tampa Bay Rays1296366.48811.0552566-1434-3329-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field331716.515
41119Baltimore Orioles1276265.48811.0608652-4438-2624-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards351322.371
51221Toronto Blue Jays1276067.47213.0541624-8334-2926-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre351619.457
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians1267056.556--61448912533-2937-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field36324.889
2511Minnesota Twins1276562.5125.5602639-3731-3534-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field352015.571
3612Kansas City Royals1266462.5086.0560586-2635-3029-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium361620.444
41325Detroit Tigers1265571.43715.0606672-6631-3224-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park36927.250
51529Chicago White Sox1265076.39720.0545647-10228-3322-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field361719.472
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1277750.606--71254816437-2940-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park352411.686
3814Seattle Mariners1286563.50812.5601613-1234-3231-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field341321.382
2713Los Angeles Angels1286563.50812.5550550034-2931-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim341519.441
4915Texas Rangers1276463.50413.06446113335-2929-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington351421.400
51426Oakland Athletics1275572.43322.0557666-10934-3121-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum352015.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1257649.608--65752812935-2541-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park372116.568
2817Miami Marlins1266363.50013.5599612-1332-2931-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park361422.389
31123Atlanta Braves1255669.44820.0574644-7028-3428-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park371621.432
41224New York Mets1255570.44021.0578637-5928-3827-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field371522.405
51530Philadelphia Phillies1264680.36530.5515626-11125-3421-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park362016.556
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Chicago Cubs1266858.540--6215596234-2834-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field362412.667
2610Milwaukee Brewers1286662.5163.05895721735-3031-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park342014.588
3716St. Louis Cardinals1276463.5044.56005574336-2928-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III351916.543
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1286167.4778.0544591-4735-3126-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park341420.412
51327Cincinnati Reds1285474.42215.0611719-10830-3324-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark341420.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1269036.714--64041922151-1439-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium361422.389
236Arizona Diamondbacks1287058.54721.06175288939-2331-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field342311.676
347Colorado Rockies1276958.54321.56576094838-2531-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field351817.514
41022San Diego Padres1275770.44933.5489637-14833-3024-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park351421.400
51428San Francisco Giants1295277.40339.5520628-10831-3521-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park331221.364

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dean AldridgeP23.026Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Peter Alonsoif22.260New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Alec AsherRP25.325Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Chad BellRP28.177Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Blake BivensP22.013Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Michael BradyP30.156Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Mike BroadwayRP30.147Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Aaron BrooksSP27.119Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Wil BrowningP28.350Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin CanelonP23.220New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Luis Carrascop22.347Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Juan CentenoC27.281Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Carlos CorreaSS22.336Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
Cale CoshowP25.039New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Parker Curryp23.276Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Matt Davidson3B26.151Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab
Rafael De PaulaP26.153Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Ian DesmondCF31.338Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
Heath Donicap23.096Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Raymel FloresSS22.336Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jared Foster2b24.295Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Matt Fosterp22.209Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Jake FraleyOF22.091Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Max FriedP 23.218Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Julio Garciass20.024Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Jeff GelalichOF26.161Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk)
Pedro Gonzalezof19.301Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Severino GonzalezRP24.330Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Javy GuerraRP31.297Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jacob Heatherlyp19.096Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Johnny HellwegSP28.299Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Angel HerediaP25.033Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Chase Hodsonp25.045New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jonathan HolderRP24.076New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Adrian HouserRP24.203Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Johendi Jiminianp24.314Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan JohnsonP23.343San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jerry Keelp23.332San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Andrew KittredgeP27.160Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Alex KlonowskiP25.145Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt KochSP26.295Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Mauricio Lloverap21.129Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Andrew LockettP 23.113Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Josh LucasP26.292St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Greg MaistoP22.280Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Deven Marrero2B26.364Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Lance McCullersSP23.326Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
Levi MichaelSS26.196Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Jordan MontgomeryP24.240New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Mike PapiOF24.339Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Eduardo ParedesP22.171Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Manny Pazosc22.213Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
David PetersonP27.232Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ricardo PintoP23.216Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Nick PivettaP24.191Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Anderson Polancop24.352Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Jose Quijadap21.289Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Cesar Rosadop21.063Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from disabled list
Parker Sanburnp22.285Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Brendon Sangerof23.347Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Daniel SchlerethP31.107Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Craig SchlitterP25.100Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Robby Sextonp23.117Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Kevin SiegristRP28.035St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+) for rehab
Keith Skinnerc23.132New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
David Sosebeep23.364New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Brock StewartSP25.326Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Matt Swarmerp23.333Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Hector Velazquezp28.271Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Mitchell WaldingSS24.348Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Gianfranco Wawoe2B23.030Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Colton Welkerif19.319Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Chase WhitleyRP28.071Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Wes WilsonC28.006New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Enmanuel ZabalaOF22.329New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Shawn ZarragaC28.215Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Shane ZeileC24.071Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Mark CanhaRF28.190Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Troy ScribnerP26.053Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Brian McCannC33.186Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Zack GraniteOF24.341Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Jason CastroC30.067Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Zac ReiningerP24.208Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Blaine BoyerRP36.044Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Alex CobbSP29.322Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Chih-Wei HuP23.293Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Tom KoehlerSP31.056Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Dunedin (A+)
Robbie RaySP25.328Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Jake ThompsonSP23.205Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Dylan FloroP26.240Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Brendan RyanSS35.151Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brennan BernardinoP25.222Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ivan PineyroP25.330Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
John StilsonP27.027Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian O'GradyOF25.099Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
David HolmanP27.085Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jeff KempIF27.154Announced retirement
Ryan Halsteadp25.103San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trevor CliftonP22.105Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brendan Butlerp24.114Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
David SopilkaC23.359Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gage HinszP21.126Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis GonzalezP25.220Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Arden Pabstc22.163Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Brandon MIllerp22.069Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Gustavo Cabreraof21.214San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)DL-7 Injured
Kenny Rosenbergp22.046Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Will Albertsonc23.059San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Kendry MeloP23.229San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)DL-7 Injured
Braeden Oglep20.025Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Luis Lebronc20.230New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Suspended 25 games for violating minor league drug policy
Joe Panik2B26.298San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Transferred to 10-day DL
Pablo Abreuof17.310Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Brewers (Rk)
Rafael Monsionp18.008Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)
Yunior Hinojosap17.247Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)