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Games on 2013-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays6Baltimore Orioles10BoxTroy PattonJamey Wright(none)
Boston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians3BoxJon LesterZach McAllisterAndrew Bailey
Arizona Diamondbacks6New York Yankees2BoxHeath BellDavid Phelps(none)
Detroit Tigers0Seattle Mariners2BoxCarter CappsJustin VerlanderTom Wilhelmsen
Chicago White Sox1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxR.A. DickeyChris SaleCasey Janssen
Texas Rangers2Chicago Cubs6BoxCarlos VillanuevaAlexi Ogando(none)
Miami Marlins1Cincinnati Reds11BoxTony CingraniJose Fernandez(none)
New York Mets3Colorado Rockies11BoxJon GarlandJonathon Niese(none)
San Francisco Giants2Milwaukee Brewers7BoxYovani GallardoMatt Cain(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxAdam WainwrightMike AdamsEdward Mujica
Atlanta Braves6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxAnthony VarvaroJared HughesCraig Kimbrel

Standings as of 2013-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox15114.733--7542334-27-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1478661.585
2611New York Yankees1486.5712.57058125-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1487771.520
3714Baltimore Orioles1587.5333.0736763-35-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1477770.524
4920Toronto Blue Jays1679.4384.55782-254-63-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1466779.459
51327Tampa Bay Rays15510.3336.05171-203-32-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1488761.588
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Detroit Tigers1596.600--7652244-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1478463.571
2510Kansas City Royals1486.5710.5564794-24-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1487870.527
3818Minnesota Twins1367.4622.05666-104-32-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1496089.403
41019Chicago White Sox1679.4382.55760-34-23-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1465690.384
51224Cleveland Indians1459.3573.55474-202-63-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1488761.588
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics16124.750--9663336-46-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1468462.575
236Texas Rangers1596.6002.5554784-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1488266.554
31122Seattle Mariners17710.4125.55873-154-63-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1456481.441
41428Los Angeles Angels14410.2867.05279-272-42-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1487474.500
51529Houston Astros15411.2677.56182-211-53-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park14747100.320
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves15132.867--7431436-27-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1478364.565
258Washington Nationals1596.6004.06471-76-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1477770.524
3815New York Mets1477.5005.58473114-23-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1486781.453
41223Philadelphia Phillies16610.3757.55578-233-43-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1466779.459
51530Miami Marlins16313.18810.53375-422-71-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park1465987.404
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147St. Louis Cardinals1596.600--8356274-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1478859.599
2713Cincinnati Reds1697.5630.59264288-21-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1468165.555
3917Pittsburgh Pirates1578.4672.05563-85-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1478760.592
41121Milwaukee Brewers1468.4292.55775-184-52-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1486880.459
51325Chicago Cubs1459.3573.55060-103-52-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1486187.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Colorado Rockies15114.733--9367266-05-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1476384.429
235Arizona Diamondbacks1596.6002.07557185-44-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1477275.490
3612San Francisco Giants1697.5632.57475-14-25-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1466779.459
41016Los Angeles Dodgers1578.4674.04155-144-53-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1478562.578
51426San Diego Padres15510.3336.06175-141-54-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1477176.483


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chris CapuanoSP33.243Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left calf
Tim FederowiczC25.257Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Chase Headley3b28.344San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Cameron Maybincf26.014San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Right wrist impingement [Recurring injury]
Bobby LaFromboiseRP26.297Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Optioned to Tacoma (AAA)
Hector NoesiRP-SP26.082Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Jackson (AA)
Hisanori TakahashiRP37.362Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Xavier CedenoRP26.235Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Designated for assignment
Brandon Laird1b25.220Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Brett Wallace1b26.235Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jerry HairstonLF-3B36.324Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
John LannanSP28.203Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Strained left quadriceps tendon
Nathan EovaldiSP23.064Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Nick Greenss34.220Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA)
Adeiny Hechavarriass24.003Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Bruised left elbow
Adam RosalesSS29.334Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab
Chris LerouxRP29.004Elected Free Agency
Francisco RodriguezP31.101Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Charlie MortonP29.158Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Brandenton (A+) for rehab
Travis BlackleySP-RP30.165Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Justin FreemanP26.178Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Optioned to Louisville (AAA)
Tony CingraniSP23.287Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Scott CousinsRF28.086Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Outrighted to Salt Lake City (AAA)
Anthony OrtegaP27.237Released by Royals
Rick ZagoneP26.200Released by Orioles
Sean GleasonP27.240Loaned to Puebla (Mexico)
Domingo SantanaRF20.256Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan BerryP24.258Released by Orioles
Jonathan JonesCF23.259Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mo WileyP23.128Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Sanchez1B22.014Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick O'Shea1B-C24.079Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt TomshawP24.122Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick MartiniCF22.295St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Brett MooneyhamP23.084Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Bryan HarperP23.110Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
James McDonaldSP28.181Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
Jim ParqueP37.070St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)
Brad Hawpe1B33.301Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Ryan McCurdyC25.112Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Lars Anderson1B25.206Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Shane Peterson1b25.067Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Evan BigleyRF26.040Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Lance ZawadzkiIF27.327Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Leonel EscobarC22.226Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Webster Rivas22.253Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Frank FranciscoRP32.311New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Shaun EllisP26.137Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
John HusseyP26.147San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)
Drew BowlinP26.111San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Bruce PughP24.274Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Carlos TellerP26.197San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Patrick JohnsonP24.247Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Jacob DeGromP24.303New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Nick AvilaP24.232Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Tommy WinegardnerSS23.066Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Steve RodriguezC23.100Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Rian KiniryCF26.127Signed by Long Island (Atlantic)
Freddy PeraltaP16.318Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Ray BlackRP22.296Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)