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Games on 2017-09-21

Top2017 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLWashington Nationals2Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch932,7022:18Tanner RoarkR.A. DickeyR.A. Dickey (10-10)Tanner Roark (13-10)Arodys Vizcaino (12)Dusty BakerBrian SnitkerSunTrust Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals8Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,9033:12Carlos MartinezHomer BaileyCarlos Martinez (12-11)Homer Bailey (5-9)-Mike MathenyBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLChicago Cubs5Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1035,1143:57Jake ArrietaZach DaviesWade Davis (4-1)Oliver Drake (3-5)-Joe MaddonCraig CounsellMiller Park
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,7353:39Kenta MaedaMark LeiterWalker Buehler (1-0)Ricardo Pinto (1-2)Kenley Jansen (39)Dave RobertsPete MackaninCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies0San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,9442:46Tyler AndersonClayton RichardClayton Richard (8-14)Tyler Anderson (5-6)Brad Hand (20)Buddy BlackAndy GreenPetco Park
ALCleveland Indians4Los Angeles Angels1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch929,8633:01Danny SalazarParker BridwellZach McAllister (2-2)Parker Bridwell (8-3)Tyler Olson (1)Terry FranconaMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALTampa Bay Rays1Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,9672:28Matt AndrieseGabriel YnoaGabriel Ynoa (2-2)Matt Andriese (5-4)Brad Brach (18)Kevin CashBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALMinnesota Twins12Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch925,4373:34Adalberto MejiaJordan ZimmermannDillon Gee (3-2)Jordan Zimmermann (8-13)-Paul MolitorBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALChicago White Sox3Houston Astros1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,2833:17Carson FulmerDallas KeuchelChris Volstad (1-0)Dallas Keuchel (13-5)Juan Minaya (5)Rich RenteriaA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALTexas Rangers4Seattle Mariners2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch914,8492:45Cole HamelsJames PaxtonCole Hamels (11-4)James Paxton (12-5)Keone Kela (2)Jeff BanisterScott ServaisSafeco Field
ALKansas City Royals1Toronto Blue Jays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,8612:39Jason VargasJ.A. HappJason Vargas (17-10)J.A. Happ (9-11)Mike Minor (2)Ned YostJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 2017-09-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox1518863.583--73460213246-2742-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1156.455
248New York Yankees1518467.5564.080862018846-2838-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1174.636
31017Tampa Bay Rays1537479.48415.0645665-2039-3935-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field963.667
41118Baltimore Orioles1537380.47716.0702785-8345-3328-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards927.222
51220Toronto Blue Jays1537182.46418.0650748-9840-3831-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre954.556
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians1539657.627--77353923445-3051-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field963.667
2512Minnesota Twins1537974.51617.0763755839-3940-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field963.667
3815Kansas City Royals1527577.49320.5666736-7039-3636-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1055.500
41427Detroit Tigers1536291.40534.0708844-13634-4428-47L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park927.222
51528Chicago White Sox1526191.40134.5667772-10534-4027-51W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1064.600
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1529359.612--82367115246-3247-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1082.800
3614Texas Rangers1527676.50017.07747502439-3537-41W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1028.200
2713Los Angeles Angels1527676.50017.0666664241-3735-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1046.400
4916Seattle Mariners1537479.48419.5710730-2039-3935-40L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field945.444
51321Oakland Athletics1526983.45424.0700790-9042-3327-50W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1064.600
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Washington Nationals1529260.605--77762814945-3247-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1055.500
2819Miami Marlins1527280.47420.0711759-4840-3732-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1055.500
31124Atlanta Braves1516883.45023.5690771-8135-4333-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1147.364
41326New York Mets1516586.43026.5695809-11433-4032-46L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1156.455
51429Philadelphia Phillies1536192.39931.5651753-10235-4026-52L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park954.556
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs1528567.559--77066810246-3239-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1073.700
2610Milwaukee Brewers1538172.5294.56966583841-3440-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park954.556
3711St. Louis Cardinals1528072.5265.07276468142-3238-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1037.300
4922Pittsburgh Pirates1536984.45116.5615696-8140-3629-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park963.667
51225Cincinnati Reds1536687.43119.5723828-10539-3927-48L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark927.222
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1539756.634--72255516752-2345-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium972.778
236Arizona Diamondbacks1538865.5759.075561014548-2740-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field954.556
359Colorado Rockies1538271.53615.07727215143-3239-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field954.556
41023San Diego Padres1536984.45128.0582761-17942-3627-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park927.222
51530San Francisco Giants1536093.39237.0603744-14136-4224-51W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park945.444


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Yadiel RiveraSS25.142Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jose ValdezRP27.204San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Dusty Coleman3B30.154San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Danny Espinosa2B30.149Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Breyvic Valera2B25.051St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)