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Games on 2015-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox2BoxZach DukeZach McAllister(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers2BoxJeremy JeffressKyle LobsteinFrancisco Rodriguez
Oakland Athletics2Houston Astros1BoxEdward MujicaJoe ThatcherTyler Clippard
Los Angeles Angels6Toronto Blue Jays10BoxRoberto OsunaMike Morin(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Colorado Rockies3BoxCole HamelsJordan LylesJonathan Papelbon
Arizona Diamondbacks3Miami Marlins2BoxAddison ReedSteve CishekEnrique Burgos
St. Louis Cardinals1New York Mets2BoxCarlos TorresSam Tuivailala(none)

Standings as of 2015-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149New York Yankees392217.564--171156159-713-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1236558.528
2611Tampa Bay Rays392118.5381.01561391711-910-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1235964.480
3917Boston Red Sox381820.4743.5151184-337-911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1246064.484
41121Baltimore Orioles351619.4574.0156155111-85-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1276562.512
51222Toronto Blue Jays401822.4504.52101961410-78-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1227547.615
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals382414.632--1921375513-611-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1247153.573
235Detroit Tigers392316.5901.51721531911-912-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1225171.418
3510Minnesota Twins382117.5533.0171169214-67-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1246262.500
4713Chicago White Sox351817.5144.5134162-2811-57-12W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1275869.457
51427Cleveland Indians371423.3789.5160181-216-128-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1246757.540
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros392514.641--1701482213-1012-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1236162.496
2814Los Angeles Angels381919.5005.5140139110-99-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1246658.532
31020Seattle Mariners371720.4597.0140152-1211-106-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1255966.472
41325Texas Rangers381622.4218.5158178-206-1310-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1247252.581
51530Oakland Athletics401426.35011.5180184-45-149-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1225468.443
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets392316.590--1511232816-47-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1236756.545
258Washington Nationals392217.5641.01941692510-612-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1236162.496
3816Atlanta Braves371819.4864.0159162-38-810-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1254976.392
41224Philadelphia Phillies401723.4256.5124177-5312-105-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1224676.377
51326Miami Marlins391623.4107.0153162-98-118-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park1235568.447
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals382513.658--1621184415-510-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1247549.605
247Chicago Cubs372116.5683.5160160013-88-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1257649.608
3918Cincinnati Reds381820.4747.0153171-189-99-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1244678.371
41019Pittsburgh Pirates381820.4747.0146133139-79-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1248044.645
51529Milwaukee Brewers391425.35911.5145200-558-156-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1235469.439
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers372413.649--1861285817-57-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1256857.544
2612San Francisco Giants382018.5264.5145145011-99-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1246460.516
3715San Diego Padres391920.4876.0175190-1510-109-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park1235568.447
41123Arizona Diamondbacks371621.4328.017216759-127-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1256362.504
51428Colorado Rockies351322.37110.0135183-484-109-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1275572.433


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jeff FrancisRP34.130Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Todd RedmondSP30.001Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chad BillingsleySP30.293Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder strain
Hector NerisP25.338Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Corey KnebelRP23.174Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Scooter Gennett2b25.017Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Lance McCullersSP21.228Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Samuel DedunoSP31.321Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Mike AvilesLF34.066Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Reinstated from restricted list
Austin AdamsP28.272Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Phil Gosselin2b26.227Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Left thumb fracture
Adonis GarciaOF30.036Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Scott CopelandP27.155Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Chris LerouxRP31.034Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Traded from Brewers to Phillies for cash
Bud NorrisSP30.077Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Bronchitis
Tyler WilsonP25.235Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Brandon AlgerP 23.319San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jeff Bianchi2b-3b28.225Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan ButlerP23.085San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Omar CarrizalesOF20.108Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Erick CastilloC22.082Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Federico CelliOF20.092Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Alejandro ChacinP21.328Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Logan DavisSS23.269Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Jonas DufekP26.322Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Ruddy GironSS18.134San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Francisco GonzalezP20.239Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Ethan GrossIF23.249Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Taylor GuerrieriP22.168Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Ryan HafnerP23.178Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Carlos HernandezP28.075Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Nick HillP30.108Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Chih-Wei Hu21.195Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Tyler IhrigP23.244Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Tyler LaTorreC32.026Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Will LocanteP25.105Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Joe MantoniP23.349Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Ian McKinneyp20.181St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Jordan MontgomeryP22.142New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Juan Moreno2B20.182Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Danny OhOF-1B25.141New York YankeesTampa (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Luis PerezP30.118Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Leonardo Reginatto3B25.038Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Elmer Reyes2B24.173Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel SchlerethP29.009Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Steve SelskyRF-LF25.302Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Stephen SmithP29.003Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Keaton SteeleP 23.201Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Brock StewartSS23.228Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Kanekoa TexeiraP29.101Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Kender Villegas21.344St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Ryan WeberP24.279Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Jacob WilsonIF24.293St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Patrick WisdomIF23.265St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Keegan YuhlP23.116Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Guillermo Quirozc33.170San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge De LeonRP27.277Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
John StilsonP24.294Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nate Samson3B-2B27.273Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Troy MarksP25.138Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Arik SikulaP26.148Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Corey BlackP23.288Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Emilio GuerreroSS22.270Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen BrunoSS24.182Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Wilmer Dominguezc24.333Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Brett McKinneyP24.180Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Felipe GonzalezP23.277Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Henry HirschP22.231Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Brian WolfeOF24.214Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Daniel CorderoP21.345Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jake StinnettP23.023Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
James NorwoodP21.145Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Jared MillerP21.270Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Matt HockenberryP23.262Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Robbie DickeyP21.042Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (Rk)
Yoan Moncada2b19.357Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Anyelo GomezP22.078New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Robert FernandezP20.058Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Chris LeeP22.274Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Traded from Astros to Orioles for Intl bonus slots