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Games on 2017-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds13Chicago Cubs10BoxDrew StorenJustin GrimmRaisel Iglesias
Atlanta Braves10Colorado Rockies4BoxLucas SimsJeff Hoffman(none)
New York Yankees7New York Mets5BoxLuis SeverinoSteven MatzDellin Betances
St. Louis Cardinals11Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxSam TuivailalaJoaquin Benoit(none)
Washington Nationals2San Diego Padres1BoxEdwin JacksonKirby YatesSean Doolittle
Philadelphia Phillies4San Francisco Giants5BoxJeff SamardzijaAaron NolaSam Dyson
Arizona Diamondbacks4Houston Astros0BoxPatrick CorbinMichael Fiers(none)
Cleveland Indians9Minnesota Twins3BoxCarlos CarrascoKyle Gibson(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins4BoxTrevor HildenbergerMike ClevingerMatt Belisle
Chicago White Sox8Texas Rangers9BoxAustin Bibens-DirkxReynaldo LopezAlex Claudio
Tampa Bay Rays3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDominic LeoneTommy HunterRoberto Osuna

Standings as of 2017-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1206951.575--5784859338-2131-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park422418.571
248New York Yankees1206555.5424.061950211735-2230-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II422616.619
31017Tampa Bay Rays1236063.48810.5528540-1231-3029-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field392019.513
51118Baltimore Orioles1215962.48810.5575619-4435-2324-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards411625.390
41219Toronto Blue Jays1215962.48810.5517593-7634-2925-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre411724.415
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians1196653.555--57545611931-2735-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field43367.837
2613Kansas City Royals1206159.5085.5541558-1732-2729-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium421923.452
3714Minnesota Twins1196059.5046.0551612-6128-3532-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field432518.581
41325Detroit Tigers1205367.44213.5579631-5229-2824-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park421131.262
51529Chicago White Sox1184573.38120.5512601-8925-3120-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field442222.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1217447.612--69153415734-2640-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park412714.659
2511Los Angeles Angels1216259.51212.0515520-533-2629-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim411823.439
3816Texas Rangers1206060.50013.56065792734-2726-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington421824.429
4915Seattle Mariners1226161.50013.5572588-1634-3227-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field401723.425
51426Oakland Athletics1215368.43821.0537639-10234-3119-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412219.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1197247.605--63551012535-2537-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park432518.581
2820Miami Marlins1195861.48714.0561571-1032-2926-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park431924.442
31022Atlanta Braves1195465.45418.0540612-7226-3028-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park431825.419
41224New York Mets1195366.44519.0556617-6126-3427-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field431726.395
51530Philadelphia Phillies1194376.36129.0468577-10924-3119-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park432320.535
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago Cubs1206357.525--5805314931-2832-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field422913.690
2610Milwaukee Brewers1226359.5161.05655481735-3028-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park402317.575
3712St. Louis Cardinals1216259.5121.55695175235-2727-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III412120.512
4921Pittsburgh Pirates1215863.4795.5509554-4532-2726-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park411724.415
51327Cincinnati Reds1225171.41813.0578676-9829-3122-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark401723.425
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1198534.714--60939521451-1434-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium431924.442
347Colorado Rockies1216754.55419.06335805337-2330-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field412021.488
236Arizona Diamondbacks1216754.55419.059448910539-2328-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field412615.634
41123San Diego Padres1215467.44632.0466612-14632-2822-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park411724.415
51428San Francisco Giants1234974.39838.0490603-11328-3221-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park391524.385


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jo Adellof18.131Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Ranfy Adonof20.015New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Jose Antequerass22.016Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andrew AplinOF26.149Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Pedro AraujoP24.046Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Tristan ArcherP26.303Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Michael Austinp23.074Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Anthony BandaSP24.007Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Rafael BautistaRF24.162Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Greg Bird1B24.281New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Ray BlackP27.052San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Travis Blankenhorn3b21.014Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Walter Borkovichp22.045Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Sean BradyP23.069Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Ronald BuenoSS24.317Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Hiram BurgosSP30.013Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Corbin Burnesp22.299Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Leonel CamposRP30.031Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Briam Campusanop21.144New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Ralston CashP25.363Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Adrian Chaconp22.162Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Lonnie ChisenhallCF28.317Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Cale CoshowP25.032New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jonathon CrawfordP25.290Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Craig Dedelowof22.275Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Alexis Diazp20.323Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Jake DiekmanRP30.208Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Tim DillardP34.029Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Edward Escobozap21.256Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Yoel EspinalP24.283Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Ben Fisher1b22.274Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Edgar Garciap20.317Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Granden GoetzmanOF24.276Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Harol Gonzalezp22.168New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Zach GreenSS23.163Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
David HaleSP29.325Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ivan HernandezP26.020Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Miguel Hernandezss18.126Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Kyle HigashiokaC27.119New York YankeesPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Carter HopeP22.193Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Kyle HunterP28.060Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
James JonesRF28.327Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Raul Juarez3b19.088Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Jon Kennedyp21.332Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Ernesto Liberatorec21.144Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Keegan Longp23.355Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Michael MaderP23.180Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Luke MaileC26.192Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Kade McClurep21.187Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Jeff McNeilIF-OF25.131New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Ryan McNeilP 23.197Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jose MedinaP20.357New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
McKenzie MillsP21.272Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Tomas MoralesC26.018Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Parker MorinC 26.046Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
J.J. Munoss23.239Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Sean O'SullivanSP29.351Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Mitchell OsnowitzP26.046Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Reniel Ozunaof19.019Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Mark PetersonP26.344Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Ivan PineyroP25.323Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Yohan PinoSP33.235Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Nick PivettaP24.184Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Travis RadkeP24.164San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Robbie RaySP25.321Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+) for rehab
Enny RomeroRP26.205Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Jeffrey Rosap22.073Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Victor Ruizc17.302Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Adrian SampsonP25.315Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Jordan Scottof20.086New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Matt Skole3B28.018Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jhonatan SolanoC32.005Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tyrone TaylorOF 23.207Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Carlos Tocci21.360Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Neil WagnerRP33.229New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Raul Wallaceof21.364Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Forrest Whitleyp19.336Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Colby Woodmanseess22.355New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Edwin Yonof19.024Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Jacob Zanonof22.053New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Shane ZeileC24.064Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Ryan MadsonRP36.354Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Sprained right finger
Shawn KelleyCL33.113Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Pedro FlorimonSS30.250Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Francisco CervelliC31.164Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Left wrist inflammation
Max MoroffSS 24.096Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Buddy BaumannRP29.252San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Matt SzczurLF28.028San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Placed on bereavement/Family Emergency List
Gavin CecchiniSS23.238New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Matt Reynolds3B26.257New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jose Reyes3B-SS34.067New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Sore left ribcage
Nik TurleyP27.340Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Trevor RosenthalRP27.080St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Right posterior elbow irritation
Luke WeaverSP23.361St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Garrett CooperIF26.235New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring tendinitis
Tyler AustinDH-1B25.346New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ruben Tejada2B27.294Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Ryan FlahertySS31.021Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Noe RamirezRP27.238Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Roenis EliasRP29.016Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Anthony SantanderOF22.302Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan MerrittSP25.178Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
David PeraltaRF30.003Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave list
Aaron SlegersP24.347Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Glen PerkinsCL34.168Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Dietrich EnnsP26.093Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-10 Left shoulder strain
Bobby LaFromboiseRP31.053Released by Rangers
Carlos FriasRP27.277Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Garin Cecchini3B26.119Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh Wilson2B36.144Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Madison YounginerP26.287Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Steve GeltzRP29.290Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Steve SelskyCF28.028Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Diazss24.275Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
David Owenp23.300San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dalton Sawyerp23.268Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Garabez RosaSS27.309Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Harold Martinez3B27.106Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Johendi Jiminianp24.307Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan Smith3B27.043Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Yaisel Sierrap26.073Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Adbert AlzolayP22.169Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alberto TiradoP22.250Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ashley GraeterIF27.318Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brett AustinC24.266Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos DiazP23.272San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gerson MorenoP21.342Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose LopezP23.350Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ryan Atkinsonp24.099Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Cookp24.105Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bernardo Floresp21.360Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Hamlet MarteC23.195Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jonny DrozdP25.335Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jhon Peluffop20.062Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Parker Buggp22.295Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Brendan Nailp20.251Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Signed as undrafted free agent (Western Carolina)
Wilmer Reyesss19.238New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to GCL Mets (Rk)
Kevin McGowanP25.304New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jean Carmonass17.291Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Brewers (Rk)