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Games on 2018-04-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves8Colorado Rockies3BoxBrandon McCarthyGerman Marquez(none)
Chicago Cubs4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMatt AlbersMike Montgomery(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates14BoxTrevor WilliamsLuis Castillo(none)
Oakland Athletics9Los Angeles Angels13BoxJim JohnsonBlake Treinen(none)
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians3BoxCarlos CarrascoDanny DuffyCody Allen
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros1BoxLuis PerdomoLance McCullersBrad Hand
Baltimore Orioles7New York Yankees3BoxPedro AraujoJonathan Holder(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8Texas Rangers5BoxMarco EstradaMatt MooreRoberto Osuna

Standings as of 2018-04-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox761.857--241681-05-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park15510253.658
259Toronto Blue Jays853.6251.54433114-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1546886.442
3614New York Yankees844.5002.5403372-22-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1549658.623
41020Baltimore Orioles835.3753.52639-131-22-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards15444110.286
51530Tampa Bay Rays716.1435.01731-141-30-3L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1558966.574
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins642.667--3015151-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1567482.474
2815Chicago White Sox633.5001.03640-40-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1565997.378
3917Cleveland Indians734.4291.52430-61-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1558867.568
41121Detroit Tigers624.3332.0313101-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1566294.397
51428Kansas City Royals514.2002.51427-130-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium15757100.363
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Angels862.750--5133183-13-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1547480.481
236Houston Astros862.750--4224183-13-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1549757.630
3713Seattle Mariners633.5002.02129-82-11-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1568670.551
41324Oakland Athletics936.3333.53648-123-50-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1539459.614
51222Texas Rangers936.3333.52943-141-42-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1536489.418
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Mets651.833--3015154-11-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1567284.462
247Atlanta Braves752.7140.55630264-21-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1558570.548
3611Washington Nationals743.5711.53841-30-14-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1557877.503
41123Philadelphia Phillies624.3333.01933-141-01-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1567878.500
51326Miami Marlins725.2863.52335-122-40-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1546193.396
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates761.857--4932173-13-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1547678.494
2510Milwaukee Brewers853.6251.53140-92-33-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1559164.587
3919Chicago Cubs734.4293.0312470-03-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1569264.590
41018St. Louis Cardinals734.4293.0302820-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1558570.548
51529Cincinnati Reds615.1674.51840-221-30-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1566690.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks761.857--3821175-11-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1557679.490
3812San Francisco Giants633.5002.51621-51-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1567086.449
2716Colorado Rockies844.5002.53441-70-14-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1558768.561
41225Los Angeles Dodgers725.2864.0221932-20-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1569066.577
51427San Diego Padres826.2504.52937-81-61-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1546490.416


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Michael BrantleyLF30.327Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL
JP SearsP22.047New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Manny Olloque3B21.330Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Corey KnebelRP26.132Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring
Andrew HeaneySP26.306Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Elieser HernandezP22.339Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Chris StewartC36.046Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Troy ScribnerP26.279Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Angels by Diamondbacks
Franchy CorderoSS23.216San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA) for rehab
Jeremy HazelbakerCF-LF30.236Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Kyle ZimmerP26.206Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Dustin McGowanRP36.013Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Robby Sextonp23.342Released by Red Sox
Alexander PalmaOF22.171New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake FishmanP23.057Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Cesar DiazOF24.359New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Chris MathewsonP21.315Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Leonardo CrawfordP21.063Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
CJ HinojosaSS 23.265San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Ramon Urias2B23.307St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Luke Dykstra2B22.151St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Tyler PikeP24.070Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Dylan MooreIF25.247Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Enderson FrancoP25.098Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Michael ChavisSS22.239Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Placed on restricted list
Todd Hankins3B-OF27.139Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Billy Fleming2B25.198New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Kaleb OrtP26.061New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Luke VoitC27.052St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
David HolmanP27.310Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Yency AlmonteP23.306Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan Pacheco1B32.066Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mark PaytonOF26.121New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Thairo EstradaSS22.044New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Wander SueroP26.204Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Julian MerryweatherP26.175Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron BarrettP30.095Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh MartinP28.097Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eric StametsSS26.194Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eddie GamboaP33.106Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Casey CrosbyP29.201Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cameron HillP23.317Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan O'RourkeP29.341Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Asher WojciechowskiP29.106Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Michael MartinezSS35.202Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Mike Napoli1B36.157Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Carlos TorresP35.166Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Cody CarrollP25.173New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Cole SulserP28.025Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Brandon BarnesCF31.326Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
David HaleP30.192New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Daniel CamarenaP25.148New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jeremy HellicksonP30.364Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Jimmy CorderoP26.170Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Alejandro De AzaCF-LF33.360Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jason MartinsonSS29.173Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Ryan McBroom1B25.362New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Cody SatterwhiteP31.069Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Junior SotoOF21.075Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Josh RogersP23.270New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jeff BeliveauP31.079Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Evan MarshallP27.353Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Alexi OgandoP34.184Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Neil RamirezP28.316Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Daniel NavaRF-LF35.045Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Kevin SiegristP28.260Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Michael Almanzar3B27.125Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Bengie Gonzalez3B-OF28.080Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jack MurphyC30.000-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Jack MurphyC30.000-Released by
Adrian HouserRP25.063Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Biloxi (AA)
Alsis HerreraP25.316Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Dylan MooreIF25.247Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by
Cortland CoxP23.154-Released by