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Games on 2016-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Los Angeles Angels6BoxMatt ShoemakerHisashi Iwakuma(none)
Houston Astros5Baltimore Orioles13BoxKevin GausmanJoe Musgrove(none)
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians5BoxAndrew MillerJacob Turner(none)
Boston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers4BoxJustin WilsonJunichi TazawaFrancisco Rodriguez
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals8BoxDillon GeeTyler Duffey(none)
Washington Nationals8Atlanta Braves2BoxReynaldo LopezRob Whalen(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago Cubs9BoxJake ArrietaZach DaviesAroldis Chapman
Miami Marlins4Cincinnati Reds5BoxDan StrailyJose FernandezRaisel Iglesias
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxMichael MariotGrant DaytonJeanmar Gomez
Arizona Diamondbacks8San Diego Padres9BoxRyan BuchterJake BarrettBrandon Maurer
New York Mets7San Francisco Giants10BoxMadison BumgarnerJacob deGromSantiago Casilla

Standings as of 2016-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays1216952.570--5864909636-2633-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre412021.488
248Baltimore Orioles1206753.5581.55665293740-1927-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards422220.524
357Boston Red Sox1206753.5581.565954711238-2729-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park422616.619
4815New York Yankees1206159.5087.5498536-3835-2726-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II422319.548
51427Tampa Bay Rays1195069.42018.0498518-2028-3422-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field431825.419
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians1196950.580--60550110437-2232-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field422517.595
2712Detroit Tigers1216457.5296.05575441334-2430-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park402218.550
3916Kansas City Royals1216160.5049.0478513-3537-2124-39W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium412021.488
41120Chicago White Sox1205763.47512.5483525-4229-2628-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field422121.500
51529Minnesota Twins1214972.40521.0557644-8725-3724-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field411031.244
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers1227250.590--570563739-2033-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington402317.575
2611Seattle Mariners1206456.5337.05585134533-2531-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field422220.524
31017Houston Astros1216160.50410.55375102734-2827-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park412318.561
41223Oakland Athletics1215269.43019.5482586-10428-3524-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum411724.415
51326Los Angeles Angels1215170.42120.5547581-3428-3123-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim412318.561
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1207149.592--57643314336-2335-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park422418.571
2714Miami Marlins1216259.5129.55165061031-2831-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park401723.425
3818New York Mets1216061.49611.5457466-931-3029-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field412714.659
41021Philadelphia Phillies1225765.46715.0466578-11229-3128-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park401426.350
51530Atlanta Braves1214477.36427.5429580-15118-4226-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field402416.600
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs1207743.642--61240320945-1932-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field412615.634
2510St. Louis Cardinals1206456.53313.05995267328-3336-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III422220.524
3613Pittsburgh Pirates1186256.52514.0541535633-2529-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park431627.372
41122Milwaukee Brewers1205268.43325.0489569-8033-2919-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park422121.500
51224Cincinnati Reds1205169.42526.0528648-12029-3022-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark421725.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers1206753.558--5424707238-2429-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium422418.571
249San Francisco Giants1216754.5540.55434954834-2633-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park412021.488
3919Colorado Rockies1215863.4799.56406231730-3028-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field411724.415
41325San Diego Padres1215170.42116.5527595-6828-3023-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park411724.415
51428Arizona Diamondbacks1215071.41317.5554673-11921-4029-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field411922.463


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Albert Abreup20.327Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Forrestt AlldayOF25.116Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Logan Allenp19.087San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Ryan Atkinsonp23.100Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Kelvin Beltress19.327San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Anthony BemboomC26.212Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Omar Bencomop27.189Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Michael BradyP29.150Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Austin BriceRP24.060Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Connor BuchmannP23.038New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Alan BusenitzP25.361Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Luis Carrenop21.006New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Ryan ChaffeeP28.092Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Enrique Chavezp20.127Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Josh ConwayOF25.128Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Ryan Cookp23.106Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Danny DiekroegerIF24.085St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brady FeiglP25.234Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Giovanny GallegosP25.004New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jarlin Garciap23.212Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Domingo GermanP24.014New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Roger Gonzalezc22.289Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Brian GoodwinOF25.289Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Preston Guilloryp23.002Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
David HarrisSS25.008Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Spencer HermannP23.012Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Marco Hernandez2B23.346Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Nick Hernandezp21.231Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Chase Hodsonp24.039New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Kurt Hoekstra2b23.052Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Brian HunterC23.269Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Jason HurshP24.321Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Christopher McFarlandSS23.267Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin McGowanP24.305New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Francisco MendozaP28.255Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Hoby MilnerP25.217Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Tyler MooreLF29.200Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Diego MorenoRP29.028New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ryan NewellP25.061Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Rico NoelCF27.219Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ronald PenaP 24.334Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
AJ PollockCF28.257Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+) for rehab
Jo-Jo ReyesP31.271Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
J.T. RiddleSS24.311Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Isaac SanchezP23.308Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Miguel Sanchezp22.230Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Shane Sawczakp20.272Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Wynston SawyerC24.278Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andrew Schwaabp23.191New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Luis Silvap19.274New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Austin Smithp20.040San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Spoonof23.324Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Activated from disabled list
Tyler SpurlinP25.062Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
John StilsonP26.021Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
German TaverasP23.184Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Juan TejadaOF22.186Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Joe ThatcherRP35.130Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Kyle Tuckerof19.213Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Todd Van Steenselp25.216Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Walker WeickelP 22.277San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Greg Weissertp21.195New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
John Wernerp24.228Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Gabriel YnoaP23.084New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Matt CainSP31.321San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Cory GearrinRP30.126San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin Ruggianocf34.128New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
AJ ColeP24.226Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Arodys VizcainoRP25.278Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Bobby ParnellRP31.344Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Hanley RamirezDH32.239Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Alex PresleyRF-LF31.024Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew SusacC26.149Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Danny MunoSS27.190Released by White Sox
Ramiro Pena2b31.031San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Telvin Nash1B25.179Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Suspended
Anthony CaroniaIF-OF25.088Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Casey McElroy2B26.233San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Lewis BrinsonOF 22.102Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Danry VasquezRF22.222Released by Astros
Grant HeymanOF 22.284Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Isaias TejedaC24.295Released by Braves
Karch KowalczykIF25.140Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt TrowbridgeP23.147Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-60 Injured
Wes Helsabeckp24.042Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tanner GriggsP22.065Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Troy StokesOF20.198Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Clyde Kendrickp22.270Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Suspended