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Standings at end of 2017 season.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox1619368.578--78065412648-3245-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park101.000
248New York Yankees1619071.5593.085565520051-3039-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D - -Brian CashmanYankee Stadium II1101.000
3714Tampa Bay Rays1628082.49413.5694704-1042-3938-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field000
41119Toronto Blue Jays1627686.46917.5693784-9142-3934-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre000
51322Baltimore Orioles1617487.46019.0727838-11146-3528-52L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1101.000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians16210260.630--81856425449-3253-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field000
2511Minnesota Twins1618576.52816.58137852841-3944-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field101.000
3815Kansas City Royals1628082.49422.0702791-8943-3837-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium000
41427Chicago White Sox1626795.41435.0706820-11439-4228-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field000
51530Detroit Tigers1616398.39138.5732892-16034-4729-51L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1101.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros16210161.623--89670019648-3353-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park000
2613Los Angeles Angels1628082.49421.0710709143-3837-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim000
41016Texas Rangers1627884.48123.0799816-1741-4037-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington000
3917Seattle Mariners1627884.48123.0750772-2240-4138-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field000
51220Oakland Athletics1627587.46326.0739826-8746-3529-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Washington Nationals1629765.599--81967214747-3450-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park000
2818Miami Marlins1627785.47520.0778822-4443-3834-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park000
31023Atlanta Braves1627290.44425.0732821-8937-4435-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park000
41225New York Mets1617091.43526.5732858-12637-4333-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field101.000
51428Philadelphia Phillies1626696.40731.0690782-9239-4227-54W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs1629270.568--82269512748-3344-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field000
2610Milwaukee Brewers1628676.5316.07326973544-3742-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park000
3712St. Louis Cardinals1628379.5129.07617055644-3739-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III000
4921Pittsburgh Pirates1627587.46317.0668731-6344-3731-50W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
51326Cincinnati Reds1626894.42024.0753869-11639-4229-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers16210458.642--77058019057-2447-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium000
236Arizona Diamondbacks1629369.57411.081265915352-2941-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field000
359Colorado Rockies1628775.53717.08247576746-3541-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field000
41124San Diego Padres1627191.43833.0604816-21243-3828-53L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park000
51529San Francisco Giants1626498.39540.0639776-13738-4326-55W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Carlos Santana1B-RF31.251Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to 3-year contract for 2018-2020 ($60m) [Free Agent] Club option fro 2021 @$17.5m
Matt MooreSP28.180Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from Giants to Rangers for Israel Cruz and Sam Wolff
Sam WolffP26.245Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Rangers with Israel Cruz to Phillies for Matt Moore
Israel Cruzp20.197Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Rangers with Sam Wolff to Phillies for Matt Moore
Anthony SwarzakRP32.096New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($14m) [Free Agent] 5--8
Rafael OrtegaLF26.214Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Alex WimmersRP29.044Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jose LobatonC33.055New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Preston TuckerRF-LF27.162Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Hector RondonRP29.293Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($8.5m) [Free Agent] 4--4.5
Taylor Featherston2B28.068Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tommy HunterRP31.165Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($18m) [Free Agent] 6--6 $6m signing bonus
Zack CozartSS32.125Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to 3-year contract for 2018-2020 ($38m) [Free Agent] 12.7--12.7--12.7
Fernando RodneyCL36.273Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($4.5m) [Free Agent]
Jose Ruizp23.055San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Designated for Assignment
Freddy GalvisSS28.031San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Padres for Enyel de Los Santos
Enyel De Los Santosp21.356Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Padres to Phillies for Freddy Galvis
Cody AscheDH27.168Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Melvin UptonLF-CF33.116Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Oswaldo ArciaRF26.220Signed with Nippon (Japan)
Cristhian Adames2B26.142Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Shawn O'MalleyRF-3B29.353Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Adrian Gonzalez1B35.221Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Charlie Culberson, Brandon McCarthy and Scott Kazmir to Braves for Matt Kemp
Charlie Culberson2B28.249Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Adrian Gonzalez, Brandon McCarthy and Scott Kazmir to Braves for Matt Kemp
Scott KazmirSP33.326Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Charlie Culberson, Brandon McCarthy and Adrian Gonzalez to Braves for Matt Kemp
Brandon McCarthySP34.161Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Charlie Culberson,Adrian Gonzalez and Scott Kazmir to Braves for Matt Kemp
Matt KempLF33.083Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Braves to Dodgers for Adrian Gonzalez, Charlie Culberson, Scott Kazmir and Brandon McCarthy
Adrian Gonzalez1B35.221Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Steven CishekCL31.180Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($13m) [Free Agent]
Abraham Gutierrezc18.045Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract