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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2018-03-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies2Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxBryan ShawFernando SalasWade Davis
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves15BoxBrandon McCarthyVincent Velasquez(none)
Washington Nationals13Cincinnati Reds7BoxStephen StrasburgLuis Castillo(none)
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxKenta MaedaDerek Holland(none)
Chicago Cubs10Miami Marlins6BoxPedro StropBrad Ziegler(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets6BoxJacob deGromMichael WachaJeurys Familia
Milwaukee Brewers7San Diego Padres3BoxBrent SuterLuis Perdomo(none)
Minnesota Twins6Baltimore Orioles2BoxKyle GibsonAndrew Cashner(none)
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals3BoxDanny FarquharBrandon MaurerJoakim Soria
Los Angeles Angels8Oakland Athletics3BoxMatt ShoemakerDaniel Mengden(none)
Cleveland Indians6Seattle Mariners5BoxCarlos CarrascoJames PaxtonCody Allen
Boston Red Sox3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxRick PorcelloAndrew KittredgeCraig Kimbrel
Houston Astros9Texas Rangers3BoxLance McCullersMatt Moore(none)
New York Yankees3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxRyan TeperaDellin BetancesRoberto Osuna

Standings as of 2018-03-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1312Boston Red Sox321.667--8800-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park15910653.667
247New York Yankees321.667--13850-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1579760.618
3915Baltimore Orioles211.5000.558-31-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards16046114.288
51319Toronto Blue Jays312.3331.0813-51-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1587286.456
41120Tampa Bay Rays312.3331.08801-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1598970.560
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago White Sox2201.000--181080-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field16060100.375
2817Cleveland Indians211.5001.07700-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1599069.566
3714Minnesota Twins211.5001.08530-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1607783.481
51529Detroit Tigers101.0001.51013-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1616497.398
41428Kansas City Royals202.0002.01018-80-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium16058102.363
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Los Angeles Angels321.667--151050-02-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1597881.491
259Houston Astros321.667--14950-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park15910158.635
3616Seattle Mariners211.5000.57701-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1598871.553
51218Texas Rangers312.3331.0914-51-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1586593.411
41024Oakland Athletics312.3331.01015-51-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1599663.604
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222Washington Nationals2201.000--15780-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1587880.494
133New York Mets2201.000--15692-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1597584.472
3610Atlanta Braves321.6670.52712152-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1598871.553
41023Miami Marlins312.3331.51219-71-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1576295.395
5925Philadelphia Phillies312.3331.51227-150-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1597980.497
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
211Pittsburgh Pirates1101.0001.0131030-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1598079.503
145Milwaukee Brewers3301.000--171070-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1609367.581
3813Chicago Cubs321.6671.0191270-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1599267.579
41327Cincinnati Reds202.0002.5715-80-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1596693.415
51526St. Louis Cardinals202.0002.5615-90-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1608872.550
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
276San Francisco Giants321.667--25-30-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1597188.447
1511Arizona Diamondbacks321.667--181262-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1598079.503
31221Colorado Rockies312.3331.01218-60-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1609070.563
41122Los Angeles Dodgers312.3331.05231-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1609169.569
51430San Diego Padres303.0002.01017-70-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1586692.418


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ian Kinsler2B35.282Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Left abductor strain
Nolan FontanaIF26.299Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Nick GardewineP24.228Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Josh LucasP27.146Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Traded from Cardinals to Athletics for Casey Meisner
Stuart TurnerC26.095Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Yovani GallardoSP32.032Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($0.75m)
Zack WeissP25.288Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Greg HollandCL32.131St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Alex ReyesSP23.214St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brett CecilRP31.272St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Left shoulder strain
Ryan SherriffP27.310St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Delino DeshieldsLF25.227Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Fractured hamate bone in left hand
Kyle LohseRP39.178Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Wily PeraltaSP28.327Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Oliver PerezRP36.228New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Cael BrockmeyerC-1B26.175Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Shawn ZarragaC29.069Released by Dodgers
Darnell SweeneySS27.058Released by Reds
Carlos PerezC27.155Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from angels to Braves for Ryan Schimpf
Josh RavinRP30.070Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rex BrothersRP30.104Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Sam MollP26.088Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Miguel AndujarDH23.029New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Billy McKinneyCF23.220New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-10 Left AC Shoulder Sprain
Clay HolmesP25.004Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Akeel MorrisRP25.137Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Brian EllingtonRP27.239Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Braxton LeeOF24.220Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Severino GonzalezRP25.184Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan CarpenterP27.221Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Ryan Schimpf3B29.354Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Traded from Braves to Angels for Carlos Perez
Ben RevereCF29.332Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Raisel IglesiasRP28.086Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Nick MartiniCF27.277Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Alfredo GonzalezC25.261Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Josh ReddickRF-LF31.040Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
J.D. Davis3B24.338Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Marc RzepczynskiRP32.235Released by Mariners
J.P. CrawfordSS23.079Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Mitchell WaldingSS25.202Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Zack LittellP22.178Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)