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Games on 2017-08-28

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch938,4532:50Trevor WilliamsMike MontgomeryMike Montgomery (5-6)Trevor Williams (5-7)-Clint HurdleJoe MaddonWrigley Field
IntDetroit Tigers4Colorado Rockies3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,7543:29Jordan ZimmermannAntonio SenzatelaJordan Zimmermann (8-11)Antonio Senzatela (10-5)Shane Greene (6)Brad AusmusBuddy BlackCoors Field
NLAtlanta Braves1Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,1542:52Lucas SimsAaron NolaAaron Nola (10-9)Lucas Sims (2-4)-Brian SnitkerPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLSan Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,5942:31Jeff SamardzijaJhoulys ChacinJeff Samardzija (9-12)Jhoulys Chacin (11-10)-Bruce BochyAndy GreenPetco Park
NLMiami Marlins2Washington Nationals11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,8383:06Jose UrenaMax ScherzerMax Scherzer (13-5)Jose Urena (12-6)-Don MattinglyDusty BakerNationals Park
ALOakland Athletics1Los Angeles Angels3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,7192:53Daniel GossettAndrew HeaneyAndrew Heaney (1-0)Daniel Gossett (3-7)Blake Parker (3)Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALSeattle Mariners6Baltimore Orioles7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,1063:01Marco GonzalesChris TillmanDonnie Hart (2-0)Emilio Pagan (1-3)Zach Britton (12)Scott ServaisBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALTampa Bay Rays12Kansas City Royals0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,8662:43Austin PruittIan KennedyAustin Pruitt (7-4)Ian Kennedy (4-10)Matt Andriese (1)Kevin CashNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALCleveland Indians6New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,2532:42Corey KluberLuis SeverinoCorey Kluber (13-4)Luis Severino (11-6)-Terry FranconaJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALBoston Red Sox6Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,6303:23Drew PomeranzMarcus StromanDrew Pomeranz (14-4)Danny Barnes (2-5)Craig Kimbrel (30)John FarrellJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-08-28.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1307456.569--6255329340-2434-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park321913.594
249New York Yankees1296960.5354.567554213337-2432-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II332211.667
3716Baltimore Orioles1306565.5009.0624659-3539-2626-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards321022.313
4917Tampa Bay Rays1336667.4969.5578577134-3332-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field291415.483
51221Toronto Blue Jays1316170.46613.5559652-9335-3226-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre311516.484
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians1307456.569--64049114936-2938-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field32284.875
2511Minnesota Twins1306763.5157.0624652-2831-3536-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field321814.563
31119Kansas City Royals1306466.49210.0560618-5835-3129-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium321616.500
41425Detroit Tigers1305773.43817.0619688-6931-3226-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park32725.219
51528Chicago White Sox1295277.40321.5558656-9830-3422-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field331518.455
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1307951.608--72756116637-2942-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park322210.688
2613Los Angeles Angels1326765.50813.0566566036-3131-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim301317.433
3815Seattle Mariners1326666.50014.0613637-2434-3232-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field301218.400
41018Texas Rangers1306466.49215.06516302135-2929-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington321418.438
51323Oakland Athletics1315873.44321.5577676-9937-3121-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311714.548
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1307951.608--68954814138-2741-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park321814.563
2712Miami Marlins1306664.50813.0617632-1535-2931-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park321121.344
31022New York Mets1285771.44521.0592653-6128-3829-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field341321.382
41124Atlanta Braves1295772.44221.5586662-7629-3628-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park331518.455
51530Philadelphia Phillies1304981.37730.0536648-11228-3521-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park321715.531
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Chicago Cubs1307060.538--6485757335-2835-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field322210.688
2610Milwaukee Brewers1316863.5192.55965771935-3033-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park311813.581
3814St. Louis Cardinals1306565.5005.06115714037-3128-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III321814.563
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1326369.4778.0556608-5235-3128-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park301218.400
51327Cincinnati Reds1315576.42015.5622730-10831-3524-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark311318.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1299138.705--64542621952-1639-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium331320.394
236Arizona Diamondbacks1317358.55719.063453210242-2331-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field312011.645
347Colorado Rockies1317160.54221.06726244838-2633-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field311615.516
41226San Diego Padres1315774.43535.0498656-15833-3124-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park311417.452
51429San Francisco Giants1335380.39840.0527645-11831-3522-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park291118.379

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dean AldridgeP23.030Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Abraham AlmonteLF-RF28.068Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Dan AltavillaRP24.354Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Drew AndersonRP23.159Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
John BarbatoRP25.048Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Barrett BarnesCF26.030Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Rafael BautistaRF24.173Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Tyler Bensonof21.072San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Garrett BoulwareC24.353Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Yeizo Camposp21.121New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Yender CaramoP26.003Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Brock Carpenter3b22.084Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Luis Castro3B21.344Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Erlin Cerda3b23.115Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Lonnie ChisenhallCF28.328Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Tim CooneySP26.252Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Garrett CooperIF26.246New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA) for rehab
Eduardo de OleoC24.215Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Bobby Eveldp25.268Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Sal GiardinaC25.120Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Marcus GreeneC 23.009San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from disabled list
Justin GrimmRP29.012Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Alberto Guerrerop19.258Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Carter HopeP22.204Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Bryce Howep21.285Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Chih-Wei HuP23.297Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Luke JacksonRP26.004Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Tim LocastroSS25.045Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Morgan LofstromC22.011Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Carlos Machadoof19.084Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Matt McCannss22.228Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Hunter Owenof23.340Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Ulises PerezP20.045Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Dustin PetersonSS22.352Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kenny Rosenbergp22.050Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Reinstated to active roster
Addison RussellSS23.217Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Brendan RyanSS35.155Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin Santass22.172Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Wynston SawyerC25.288Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Eric SkoglundP24.306Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Andrew Stevensonof23.088Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Nick Tanielu3B24.358Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Raimel TapiaCF23.205Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Mitch TreesC22.041Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Mark Vientosss17.261New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Lachlan Wellsp20.182Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Matt WilliamsSS27.364Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Mike WrightSP27.237Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
T.J. Zeuchp22.027Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Ian DesmondCF31.342Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Dovydas NeverauskasP24.226Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Adam FrazierLF-2B25.258Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Jordan LuplowOF23.336Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Taylor Featherston2B27.324Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Matt AndrieseSP28.000Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Stephen Drew3B-SS34.165Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Max ScherzerSP33.032Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jayson WerthLF38.100Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Leonel CamposRP30.042Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Norichika AokiRF35.235Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brian FlynnRP27.131Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Donnie HartRP26.356Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Stuart TurnerC25.245Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave list
Christian BergmanRP29.116Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Francisco CervelliC31.175Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Left quad irritation
Donovan HandRP31.130New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jose RondonSS23.178San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Adam Brayp24.136Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Garrett NussP24.135Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt FlemerP26.279Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew ThurmanP25.262Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jack Wynkoopp23.299Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brandon Montgomery2b21.198Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Devin Smeltzerp21.356Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mark ReyesP24.324San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Aaron Myersp23.360Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Christopher Shawc23.125Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Dalton Blaser1b23.209New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
James BourqueP24.050Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt TrowbridgeP24.157Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Steven Sensley1b21.357New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Troy Sieber1b22.067Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Weston DavisP21.053Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Rodriguezp18.258New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees East (Rk)
Luis Lirianoc19.245Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk)