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Games on 2014-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Chicago White Sox1BoxJon LesterRonald BelisarioKoji Uehara
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers7BoxJustin VerlanderDanny SalazarJoe Nathan
Kansas City Royals5Houston Astros1BoxJames ShieldsScott Feldman(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Minnesota Twins7BoxKyle GibsonR.A. Dickey(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Minnesota Twins9BoxCasey FienSergio Santos(none)
New York Yankees10Tampa Bay Rays2BoxCC SabathiaDavid Price(none)
Seattle Mariners6Texas Rangers8BoxPedro FigueroaJoe BeimelJoakim Soria
Atlanta Braves0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxAntonio BastardoAlex WoodJonathan Papelbon
Milwaukee Brewers2Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxEdinson VolquezRob Wooten(none)
Colorado Rockies3San Diego Padres1BoxFranklin MoralesIan KennedyLaTroy Hawkins
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants1BoxHyun-Jin RyuMadison BumgarnerKenley Jansen
St. Louis Cardinals8Washington Nationals0BoxAdam WainwrightTaylor Jordan(none)

Standings as of 2014-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees16106.625--645686-34-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1467472.507
2915Toronto Blue Jays1688.5002.0666603-35-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1467571.514
3616Baltimore Orioles1477.5002.05657-14-43-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1488959.601
41423Boston Red Sox1679.4383.05660-42-45-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1466482.438
51324Tampa Bay Rays1679.4383.04763-164-43-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1467076.479
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Detroit Tigers1275.583--494725-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1508367.553
2511Minnesota Twins1587.5330.5867885-43-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1476285.422
3813Chicago White Sox1688.5001.0878616-42-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1466581.445
4717Kansas City Royals1477.5001.04753-64-23-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1488266.554
51020Cleveland Indians1578.4671.56972-33-34-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1477869.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics15105.667--6848203-37-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1477869.531
2410Texas Rangers1697.5631.56269-77-32-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1465888.397
41121Los Angeles Angels1578.4673.08371123-64-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1479156.619
31219Seattle Mariners1578.4673.06150112-35-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1478067.544
51528Houston Astros16511.3135.54574-293-72-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1466581.445
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves15105.667--5640164-26-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1476978.469
269Washington Nationals1697.5631.5777434-35-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1468759.596
3712New York Mets1587.5332.0686802-46-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1477176.483
41022Philadelphia Phillies1578.4673.06372-94-53-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1476681.449
51327Miami Marlins16610.3754.5767516-40-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1467175.486
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers16115.688--6551145-46-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1467175.486
245St. Louis Cardinals16106.6251.06754134-26-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1468066.548
3814Pittsburgh Pirates1688.5003.0686355-23-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1468066.548
41226Cincinnati Reds1569.4004.5585174-52-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1477077.476
51429Chicago Cubs1349.3085.54758-112-42-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1496980.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers15105.667--6652142-38-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1478463.571
257San Francisco Giants16106.6250.57261115-45-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1467868.534
3918Colorado Rockies1789.4713.0828114-24-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1455887.400
41125San Diego Padres1569.4004.04253-114-52-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1477176.483
51530Arizona Diamondbacks18414.2227.567115-481-113-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1446084.417


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chris SwaugerRF-LF27.249St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Assignment unknown
Chris WallaceC25.355Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Assignment unknown
Cole St. ClairP27.261Granted free agency
Elian Herreralf29.075Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from minors
Lyle Overbay1b37.079Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave list
Raul ValdesRP36.141Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Keith ButlerRP25.077St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Optioned to minors
Eric FornataroP26.106St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Joe KellySP25.312St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Jorge RondonP26.061St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from minors
Zach PutnamRP26.289Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Donnie VealRP29.211Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Adam Loewen1B-RF30.008Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Lorenzo CainRF28.004Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Strained left groin
Justin MarksP26.096Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from minors
Eduardo Nunezss26.307Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Anthony Gosecf23.250Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from minors
Anthony Gosecf23.250Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Optioned to minors
Jeremy JeffressP26.209-Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Matt AbramsonP24.026Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Hunter AdkinsP23.209Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Brandon AllenIF28.064New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Collin BalesterP27.315Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Cam BedrosianP22.198Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Austin Bibens-DirkxP28.353Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Sean BiermanP25.179Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Brian Bocock2B-SS29.039Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Michael BradyP27.027Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Keith ButlerRP25.077St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
John CannonC23.341Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David CarpenterP26.229Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Kevin ChapmanRP26.058Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tyler ClarkP25.103Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Evan CrawfordP27.227Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Rhiner CruzRP27.167Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Taylor DavisC24.140Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tripp DavisP23.064Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Frank De los SantosP26.152Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Paul EshlemanC23.226Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Blake ForsytheC24.260Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Clint FrazierOF19.223Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jonathan Galvez2B23.089San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Shane GreeneP25.151New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Enrique HernandezLF22.237Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
John HusseyP27.146San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Ryan Jackson2B-SS25.342San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
James McDonaldSS22.123Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Melky Mesarf27.076Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Albert MinnisP22.164Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Mike MorinP22.350Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jon Mota3B26.321Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Telvin Nash1B23.056Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Matt NeilP27.224Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Shawn O'MalleySS-2B26.111Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Johnny OmahenP25.033Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Giuseppe PapaccioIF22.314Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Juan PerezLF27.155San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Stephen PryorRP24.268Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from DL
Michael RatterreeSS23.067Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Dan RobertsonRF-CF28.199San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mark RogersSP28.077Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Raydel SanchezP24.037Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Eduard Santos24.177Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Juan SosaP24.188Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Kenny SwabC25.240Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Chuck TaylorOF 20.208Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Patrick UrckfitzP25.270Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Marcus WaldenP25.216Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Kevin WhelanP30.100Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Matt WilliamsSS24.231St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Alex SanabiaSP25.221Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from minors
Alex SanabiaSP25.221Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Jason BartlettSS34.170Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Sent to minors for rehabilitation
Denard Spancf30.050Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A) for rehab
Brayan VillarrealRP26.343Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
John GastSP25.060St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Radhames LizP30.312Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dante RosenbergC23.286St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Drew VettlesonRF22.273Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dylan BakerP 22.011Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jackson ValeraC22.009New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Jaron LongP22.233New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Justin GominskyCF24.234Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
LeVon WashingtonCF22.266Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mike Mosby3B24.169Released by Orioles
Trent MummeyCF25.102Released by Orioles
Wilson SorianoOF22.108Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Carlos Lopez3B-C24.089Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Conor MulleeP26.052New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Gabe EncinasP22.118New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin CorneliusSS21.232New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis NieblaP23.103New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis TorrensC17.350New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Matthew Duran1B-3B20.351New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick McBrideP22.340Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-60 Tommy John Surgery
Reymin GuduanP22.032Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assignment unknown
Rylan Sandoval2B26.251New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Assignment unknown
Dontrelle WillisP32.095Released by Giants
Jose ChavezC18.345Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)