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Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLAtlanta Braves12Chicago Cubs14Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3293:49Lucas SimsJon LesterJon Lester (9-7)Lucas Sims (2-5)-Brian SnitkerJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLArizona Diamondbacks6Colorado Rockies2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,4423:38Patrick CorbinJon GrayPatrick Corbin (13-11)Jon Gray (6-4)-Tony LovulloBuddy BlackCoors Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies9Miami Marlins10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,2623:37Aaron NolaDan StrailyDan Straily (9-8)Aaron Nola (10-10)Drew Steckenrider (1)Pete MackaninDon MattinglyMarlins Park
NLWashington Nationals3Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,3413:01Max ScherzerBrandon WoodruffRyan Madson (5-4)Josh Hader (1-2)Sean Doolittle (17)Dusty BakerCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLCincinnati Reds0Pittsburgh Pirates5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,5292:53Tyler MahleJameson TaillonA.J. Schueler (4-0)Michael Lorenzen (8-3)-Bryan PriceClint HurdlePNC Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5San Diego Padres6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,1403:11Brock StewartClayton RichardBrad Hand (3-4)Pedro Baez (3-3)-Dave RobertsAndy GreenPetco Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,1303:40Yu DarvishJordan LylesBuddy Baumann (1-1)Yu Darvish (8-11)-Dave RobertsAndy GreenPetco Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1039,5132:58Lance LynnJeff SamardzijaSam Dyson (3-8)Ryan Sherriff (0-1)-Mike MathenyBruce BochyAT&T Park
ALToronto Blue Jays7Baltimore Orioles2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,8153:02Marcus StromanWade MileyMatt Dermody (2-0)Wade Miley (8-11)-John GibbonsBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALTampa Bay Rays4Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,7003:14Chris ArcherCarlos RodonCarson Fulmer (1-1)Chris Archer (9-8)Juan Minaya (4)Kevin CashRich RenteriaGuaranteed Rate F
ALTampa Bay Rays4Chicago White Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,7003:14Chris ArcherCarlos RodonCarson Fulmer (1-1)Chris Archer (9-8)Juan Minaya (4)Kevin CashRich RenteriaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALCleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,2723:02Corey KluberJordan ZimmermannCorey Kluber (14-4)Jordan Zimmermann (8-12)Cody Allen (23)Terry FranconaBrad AusmusComerica Park
IntNew York Mets8Houston Astros12Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,3193:27Matt HarveyCharlie MortonCharlie Morton (11-6)Matt Harvey (4-4)-Terry CollinsA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
IntNew York Mets1Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,9043:15Seth LugoBrad PeacockJoe Musgrove (7-8)Seth Lugo (5-4)Ken Giles (28)Terry CollinsA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALKansas City Royals0Minnesota Twins17Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,4133:05Onelki GarciaKyle GibsonKyle Gibson (9-10)Onelki Garcia (0-1)-Ned YostPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALBoston Red Sox1New York Yankees5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,5362:58Drew PomeranzMasahiro TanakaMasahiro Tanaka (11-10)Drew Pomeranz (14-5)-John FarrellJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALOakland Athletics6Seattle Mariners7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2453:37Jharel CottonYovani GallardoEdwin Diaz (3-5)Blake Treinen (1-4)-Bob MelvinScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALLos Angeles Angels7Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1025,1384:09Ricky NolascoA.J. GriffinYusmeiro Petit (4-0)Jose Leclerc (2-3)Blake Parker (5)Mike SciosciaJeff BanisterGlobe Life Park i
ALLos Angeles Angels7Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1025,1384:09Ricky NolascoA.J. GriffinYusmeiro Petit (4-0)Jose Leclerc (2-3)Blake Parker (5)Mike SciosciaJeff BanisterRangers Ballpark
19 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-09-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1357758.570--6425459740-2437-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park271611.593
249New York Yankees1347163.5305.569256013239-2732-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II28208.714
3714Baltimore Orioles1356867.5049.0647684-3742-2826-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards27720.259
4916Tampa Bay Rays1376869.49610.0592592034-3334-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field251213.480
51221Toronto Blue Jays1366373.46314.5578673-9535-3428-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre261313.500
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1357956.585--66950016936-2943-27W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field27234.852
2510Minnesota Twins1357164.5268.0669668135-3636-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field271413.519
31119Kansas City Royals1346668.49312.5576648-7236-3230-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium281414.500
41425Detroit Tigers1355877.43021.0632715-8331-3527-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park27621.222
51528Chicago White Sox1345381.39625.5573685-11231-3522-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field281414.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1358253.607--75159116040-3142-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park27198.704
2612Los Angeles Angels1367066.51512.56005901038-3132-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim261016.385
3815Seattle Mariners1366868.50014.5630657-2736-3232-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field261016.385
41017Texas Rangers1356768.49615.06866543236-3031-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington271116.407
51326Oakland Athletics1355877.43024.0595704-10937-3121-46L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271710.630
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1358253.607--70756014740-2742-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park271512.556
2818Miami Marlins1356768.49615.0633658-2536-3131-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park271017.370
31123Atlanta Braves1345975.44022.5614687-7329-3630-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park281315.464
41224New York Mets1345876.43323.5613695-8228-3830-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field281216.429
51530Philadelphia Phillies1355184.37831.0553675-12228-3723-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park271512.556
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs1357560.556--6915939840-2835-32W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field271710.630
2611Milwaukee Brewers1367165.5224.56135981538-3233-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park261511.577
3713St. Louis Cardinals1356867.5047.06435895437-3131-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III271512.556
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1366472.47111.5568636-6836-3228-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park261115.423
51327Cincinnati Reds1365878.42617.5650746-9633-3625-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark261016.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1359243.681--66446020452-1640-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium271215.444
235Arizona Diamondbacks1367858.57414.567055012045-2333-35W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field261511.577
358Colorado Rockies1357263.53320.06886484039-2933-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field271512.556
41022San Diego Padres1366175.44931.5522667-14537-3224-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park261016.385
51429San Francisco Giants1385484.39139.5540673-13332-3722-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park241014.417


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Andury AcevedoP27.010Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Mark AppelP26.049Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Jeff ArnoldC29.233San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Ryan Askewp22.269Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Michael Barashc22.325Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Jeremy BarfieldRF29.052Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Brandon BarnesLF31.110Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Cole Billingsleyof23.096Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Justin Bour1B29.097Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA) for rehab
Tyler Brashearsp23.190Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Jose BricenoC24.348Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Mike BroadwayRP30.156Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Bobby BundyP27.232Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Luke Burchof23.137Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Jose CardonaOF23.170Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Drew Carltonp21.360Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Kenny Coreyif22.199Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Joe Croninif23.110Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Todd CunninghamLF28.166Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Bryan De la Cruzof20.260Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Imeldo Diazss19.304St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Kody Eaves2B 24.056Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Ti'Quan ForbesSS21.007Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Jake FraleyOF22.100Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Isaac GallowayCF27.327Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Justin GarciaP24.351Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Miguel Gutierrezp22.273New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Jesse HahnSP28.034Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Eugene Helder2b21.189Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Kenny Hernandezp19.070Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Ryan Hisseyc23.147Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Keston Hiura2b21.031Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Colt HynesRP32.066Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Derek Jenkinsof23.203Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Ricky Karcherp19.349Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Trey Killianp23.190Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kevin Kramer3b23.334Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Ladendorf2B29.179Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Irving Lopez2b22.064St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Tristen Lutzof19.011Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Greg MahleRP24.138Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Dailyn MartinezP24.136St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Luis MateoP27.164New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Patrick Mathisof21.163Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Conner Menezp22.096San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Charlie Meyerc24.235Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Ariel MontesinoSS21.347Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Alex MurenOF-P25.301Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Tim Naughtonp21.293Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Raymar Navarrop26.167Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Winston Nicaciop20.247St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Nestor Ramirezp21.364Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Daniel ReynoldsP26.123Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Julio Rodriguezc20.083St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Danny SantanaRF-LF26.299Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Wynston SawyerC25.293Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B30.140Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Devin Smeltzerp21.361Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Blake Smithp22.271Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Kurt SpomerP28.054Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Kohl StewartP22.330Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Logan Taylorof23.345Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jeff ThompsonP25.345Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Alberto TiradoP22.266Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Josh TurleyP27.007Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Dylan UnsworthP24.344Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Paul Youngp24.171New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Madison YounginerP26.303Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Eliezer ZambranoC30.351San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Jackson Zarubinp24.237Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Nick TepeschSP28.325Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Luis SantosP26.203Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Craig GentryLF-RF33.278Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-10 Fractured right finger
Donnie HartRP26.361Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Alec AsherRP25.334Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Jimmie SherfyP25.250Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Shawn O'MalleyRF-3B29.249Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Gordon BeckhamSS30.351Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jett BandyC27.160Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jerad EickhoffSP27.062Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jordan JankowskiC28.108Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Kevin SiegristRP28.044Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Phillies by Cardinals
Wilmer FontRP27.101Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rymer LirianoRF26.074Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Leury GarciaCF26.168Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-10 Sprained right thumb
Jack LeathersichRP27.050Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Leonys MartinCF29.180Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Norichika AokiRF35.240New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jeimer Candelario3B23.282Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Myles JayeP25.249Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Tony SippRP34.052Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler White3B26.308Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Tony KempLF25.307Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Reymin GuduanP25.170Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Brady RodgersP26.350Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-60 Tommy John Surgery
Tzu-Wei LinSS23.199Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Dan RobertsonLF31.337Granted free agency
Dean KiekheferRP28.087Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan AlbaladejoP34.307New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Miguel SocolovichRP31.040St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Oswaldo ArciaRF26.116Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kevin MatthewsP24.277Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis DiazP25.146Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ruben AlanizP26.080Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan YarbroughP25.246Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Adrian De HortaP22.173San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Fernando RomeroP22.252Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Mathewsonp21.099Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Johneshwy FargasCF22.261San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis ReyesP22.341Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael VelasquezP24.186Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Anderson Tejedass19.124Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Brett EibnerCF28.274Released by Dodgers