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Games on 2017-08-29

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Arizona Diamondbacks7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2193:08Rich HillZack GodleyZack Godley (6-7)Rich Hill (9-6)Fernando Rodney (33)Dave RobertsTony LovulloChase Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,3702:49Chad KuhlJake ArrietaJake Arrieta (14-8)Chad Kuhl (6-10)Wade Davis (27)Clint HurdleJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLNew York Mets4Cincinnati Reds14Boxscore - PBP - Pitch912,9463:30Chris FlexenSal RomanoSal Romano (4-5)Chris Flexen (3-3)-Terry CollinsBryan PriceGreat American Ba
IntDetroit Tigers3Colorado Rockies7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,7213:08Michael FulmerGerman MarquezPat Neshek (5-3)Michael Fulmer (10-12)-Brad AusmusBuddy BlackCoors Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals10Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,9853:33Luke WeaverMatt GarzaLuke Weaver (3-1)Matt Garza (6-8)-Mike MathenyCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLSan Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,6312:38Matt MooreLuis PerdomoLuis Perdomo (7-8)Matt Moore (4-13)Brad Hand (13)Bruce BochyAndy GreenPetco Park
NLMiami Marlins3Washington Nationals8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,9243:11Vance WorleyEdwin JacksonEdwin Jackson (5-3)Vance Worley (2-4)-Don MattinglyDusty BakerNationals Park
ALOakland Athletics2Los Angeles Angels8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch936,2292:53Chris SmithTroy ScribnerJesse Chavez (7-10)Chris Smith (0-4)-Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALSeattle Mariners0Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,7362:26Erasmo RamirezDylan BundyDylan Bundy (13-8)Erasmo Ramirez (5-5)-Scott ServaisBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALTexas Rangers12Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch93,4853:27Martin PerezMichael FiersMartin Perez (10-10)Michael Fiers (8-9)-Jeff BanisterA.J. HinchTropicana Field
ALTampa Bay Rays2Kansas City Royals6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2042:57Alex CobbJake JunisJake Junis (6-2)Alex Cobb (9-9)-Kevin CashNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,5303:12James ShieldsErvin SantanaErvin Santana (14-7)James Shields (2-5)Matt Belisle (5)Rich RenteriaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALBoston Red Sox3Toronto Blue Jays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,6742:44Chris SaleBrett AndersonChris Sale (15-6)Brett Anderson (2-3)Craig Kimbrel (31)John FarrellJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-08-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1317556.573--6285329640-2435-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park311813.581
249New York Yankees1296960.5355.067554213337-2432-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II332211.667
3715Baltimore Orioles1316665.5049.0628659-3140-2626-39W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards31922.290
41119Tampa Bay Rays1346668.49310.5580583-334-3332-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field281414.500
51221Toronto Blue Jays1326171.46214.5559655-9635-3326-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre301515.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians1307456.569--64049114936-2938-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field32284.875
2510Minnesota Twins1316863.5196.5630656-2632-3536-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field311714.548
3818Kansas City Royals1316566.4969.5566620-5436-3129-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium311516.484
41426Detroit Tigers1315774.43517.5622695-7331-3226-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park31724.226
51528Chicago White Sox1305278.40022.0562662-10030-3422-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field321517.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1317952.603--72957315637-3042-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park31229.710
2612Los Angeles Angels1336865.51112.0574568637-3131-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim291217.414
4917Texas Rangers1316566.49614.06636323135-2930-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington311318.419
31016Seattle Mariners1336667.49614.0613641-2834-3232-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field291217.414
51323Oakland Athletics1325874.43921.5579684-10537-3121-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301713.567
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1318051.611--69755114639-2741-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park311714.548
2714Miami Marlins1316665.50414.0620640-2035-2931-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park311120.355
31022Atlanta Braves1295772.44222.0586662-7629-3628-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park331518.455
41225New York Mets1305773.43822.5600672-7228-3829-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field321319.406
51530Philadelphia Phillies1304981.37730.5536648-11228-3521-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park321715.531
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Chicago Cubs1317160.542--6525767636-2835-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field312110.677
2611Milwaukee Brewers1326864.5153.55985871135-3133-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park301812.600
3813St. Louis Cardinals1316665.5045.06215734837-3129-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III311714.548
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1336370.4749.0557612-5535-3128-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park291217.414
51327Cincinnati Reds1325676.42415.5636734-9832-3524-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark301218.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1309139.700--65143321852-1639-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium321319.406
236Arizona Diamondbacks1327458.56118.064153810343-2331-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field301911.633
347Colorado Rockies1327260.54520.06796275239-2633-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field301515.500
41124San Diego Padres1325874.43934.0504659-15534-3124-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park301317.433
51429San Francisco Giants1345381.39640.0530651-12131-3522-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park281117.393

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Carlos AlvaradoP27.311San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Matt BarnesRP27.073Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Armando Bastardop23.049Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Cody Bellinger1B22.047Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk) for rehab
Chris Bettsc20.172Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Joel Bookerof23.301Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Ryan BoruckiP 23.151Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Cody Brickhousec20.249San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Reinstated to active roster
Daniel Butlerp22.138Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Leonel CamposRP30.043Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Carlos Canelonc22.258Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Luis Castro3B21.345Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Dusty Coleman3B30.131San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Jesus Cruzp22.136St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Rafael De PaulaP26.158Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Jason Delayc22.175Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Yunel Escobar3B34.300Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) for rehab
Yoel EspinalP24.295Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Erick FeddeP24.185Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jeff GelalichOF26.166Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Cristian GomezSS21.231Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Mikell Granberryif22.010Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Kelvin GutierrezSS23.001Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Chris Iriart1b22.326Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Anthony Jimenezof21.313Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Ben Johnsonof23.117Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Reinstated to active roster
Stephen JohnsonP 26.189San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dace KimeP25.176Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Jeff Kinleyp25.196Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Will LaMarcheP 26.022San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brandon Lawsonp22.259Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Randy LeBlancP25.175Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Adam LiberatoreRP30.109Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Andrew LockettP 23.118San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Francisco LopezP23.197Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Will MaddoxIF25.079Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Kevin McGowanP25.316New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Alec MillsRP25.273Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Brandon Montgomery2b21.199Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mike MorinRP26.118Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Trevor OaksP24.156Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
David PerezP24.252Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Austin RobichauxP24.279Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brendan Rodgersss21.020Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Activated from disabled list
Fernando RodriguezRP33.072Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ryan Rua1B-LF27.171Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Casey SadlerP27.047Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ian Sagdal2b24.235Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from disabled list
Adrian Sanchez2B27.013Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Brendon Sangerof23.352Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Hector SantiagoSP29.257Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Justus SheffieldP21.108New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Yosmer Solorzanop20.199Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Juan Sotoof18.308Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Nick TepeschSP28.321Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Alexis Torresss19.260Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Josh TurleyP27.003Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Gianfranco Wawoe2B23.035Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Brad WieckP 25.320Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Daniel Zamorap24.136Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
T.J. HouseP27.334Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Miguel DiazRP22.274San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Dillon OvertonRP26.012San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Huston StreetCL34.027Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Eric YoungCF32.096Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Bud NorrisRP32.180Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right knee inflammation
Drew StubbsRF32.329Released by Rangers
Joey Gallo3B23.283Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Tanner ScheppersRP30.224Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Dylan BundySP24.287Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Ryan RaburnLF36.134Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Trea TurnerSS24.060Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Brian FlynnRP27.132Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-10 Strained left groin
Eric SkoglundP24.307Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Norichika AokiRF35.236Released by Blue Jays
Brett AndersonSP29.210Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Adrian NietoC27.290Released by Reds
David CarpenterRP32.045Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeanmar GomezRP28.331Released by Mariners
Wilfredo BoscanRP27.307New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brent HoneywellP22.151Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Suspended 4 games for disciplinary reasons
Brian ClarkP24.124Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Evan MitchellP25.164Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
O'Koyea Dickson1B27.201Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Tim ShibuyaP27.349Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brady Andersonp24.292Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brady Andersonp24.292Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Denis Diazp22.282Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Josh Penningtonp22.054Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Spencer MoranP21.149Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Edward Cabrerap19.138Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-60 Injured
Samuel Castro2b19.317Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-60 Injured