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Games on 2017-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners6Atlanta Braves5BoxAndrew AlbersMike FoltynewiczEdwin Diaz
Arizona Diamondbacks3New York Mets2BoxJimmie SherfyErik GoeddelFernando Rodney
Los Angeles Dodgers6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxLuis AvilanDovydas NeverauskasRoss Stripling
Milwaukee Brewers0San Francisco Giants2BoxChris StrattonZach DaviesSam Dyson
Texas Rangers5Los Angeles Angels3BoxCole HamelsTyler SkaggsAlex Claudio
Oakland Athletics3Baltimore Orioles7BoxWade MileyChris SmithZach Britton
Minnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox7BoxCarlos RodonTim MelvilleJuan Minaya
Minnesota Twins10Chicago White Sox2BoxDillon GeeCarson FulmerTyler Duffey
Boston Red Sox4Cleveland Indians5BoxCody AllenBrandon Workman(none)

Standings as of 2017-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox1247153.573--5995019840-2231-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park382216.579
248New York Yankees1236657.5374.563051911135-2231-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II392514.641
31018Baltimore Orioles1256164.48810.5596639-4337-2524-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards371423.378
41119Tampa Bay Rays1266165.48411.0538554-1632-3229-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field361917.528
51221Toronto Blue Jays1245965.47612.0529610-8134-2925-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre381721.447
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians1236954.561--59946813132-2737-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field39336.846
2510Minnesota Twins1246460.5165.5594629-3531-3533-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field382117.553
3815Kansas City Royals1236261.5047.0549577-2833-2929-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium391821.462
41324Detroit Tigers1235469.43915.0590643-5330-3024-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park391029.256
51529Chicago White Sox1234875.39021.0535639-10426-3222-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field391920.487
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros1247648.613--69953816136-2740-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park382513.658
2612Los Angeles Angels1256461.51212.5535539-433-2731-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim371621.432
3714Seattle Mariners1266462.50813.0592603-1134-3230-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field361422.389
4916Texas Rangers1246262.50014.06335963735-2927-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington381622.421
51426Oakland Athletics1255471.43222.5544654-11034-3120-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372116.568
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals1227448.607--64751513235-2539-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park402317.575
2817Miami Marlins1226062.49214.0571584-1332-2928-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park401723.425
31022Atlanta Braves1235568.44719.5564635-7127-3328-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park391722.436
41225New York Mets1235469.43920.5571630-5927-3727-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field391623.410
51530Philadelphia Phillies1224577.36929.0487598-11124-3121-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park402119.525
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Chicago Cubs1236657.537--5975435434-2832-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field392613.667
2611Milwaukee Brewers1266561.5162.55835651835-3030-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park362115.583
3713St. Louis Cardinals1246361.5083.55875394835-2728-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III382018.526
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1256065.4807.0536578-4234-2926-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park371522.405
51327Cincinnati Reds1255372.42414.0595695-10029-3124-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark371522.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1238835.715--62741121651-1437-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium391623.410
236Colorado Rockies1246856.54820.56485985038-2530-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field381919.500
347Arizona Diamondbacks1256857.54421.06055188739-2329-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field372512.676
41123San Diego Padres1245569.44433.5471624-15333-3022-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park381622.421
51428San Francisco Giants1275176.40239.0513622-10930-3421-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park351322.371


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jeff AmesP26.202Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Junior Arrojoss29.084Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Barrett BarnesCF26.023Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Anthony BemboomC27.215Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler Bensonof21.065San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Walter Borkovichp22.049Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Blaine BoyerRP36.041Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Rex BrothersRP29.247Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jonathan Cheshirep22.279Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Brady Coxc22.301Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Brandon CumptonSP28.278Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Joe DiBenedettop22.088Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Emmanuel Estevezp20.364Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Casey FienRP33.305Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sal GiardinaC25.113Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Hector Gomez2B29.169Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Phil Gosselin2B28.322Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Matt HarveySP28.147New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA) for rehab
Henry Henryp18.247San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Tyler HerbP25.115San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Dany Jimenezp23.241Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Tyler KolekP21.250Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Alex Langep21.324Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Connor Lawp23.116Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Andres Martinof20.188Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Zach Matsonp21.302Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Brandon MIllerp22.066Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Charlie Neuweilerp18.194Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Ivan Pelaezp23.201Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Yohan PinoSP33.239Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Will RemillardC24.337Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Marcus Reyesp22.164Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Rafael Romero3b18.280Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Jordan Schafercf-RF30.351St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Daniel SchlerethP31.104Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Kelly SecrestP25.343New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Carlos Sepulveda2b20.359Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Braden ShipleySP25.181Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
William SotoP21.190Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jacob StallingsC27.242Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Trea TurnerSS24.052Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Alex Valverdep20.329Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Tyler Wellsp22.360Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Jayson WerthLF38.093Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Weilly Yanp21.204San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Madison YounginerP26.291Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
B.J. UptonLF-CF33.000Released by Giants
J.C. RamirezSP29.005Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm strain
Andrew BaileyRP33.082Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Jose AlvarezRP28.107Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Tyler SkaggsSP26.039Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Matt BushRP31.194Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 MCL Sprain, right knee
Ryan Rua1B-LF27.163Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Nick GardewineP24.006Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Danny WinklerP27.200Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt KochSP26.292Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Tim MelvilleP27.316Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kennys Vargas1B27.020Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Miguel Sano3B-DH24.102Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-10 Left shin stress reaction
Carson Fulmerp23.251Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
JP HowellRP34.118Granted free agency
Nik TurleyP27.344Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Jaycob BrugmanOF25.216Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Zac RosscupRP29.073Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Angel VenturaP24.136Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brad WieckP 25.312San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cameron Gannp24.317Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
TJ Bennettif25.030San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tim LocastroSS25.038Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dorssys PaulinoSS22.273Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jacob LeeIF-P27.300Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Juan De La CruzC24.016Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stuart Levyc25.000Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Tanner ChleboradP24.290Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Yonathan Mendoza3b23.192Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Boo Vazquezof24.139Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Markel Jonesof23.013Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Suspended 50 games for violating minor league drug program
Steven Brucep25.167Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan Henniganp22.359Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Jesus Cruzp22.128St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk)