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Games on 2018-04-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves2Colorado Rockies3BoxAdam OttavinoArodys Vizcaino(none)
Chicago Cubs5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxPedro StropJacob BarnesBrandon Morrow
Miami Marlins1Philadelphia Phillies20BoxVincent VelasquezDillon PetersJake Thompson
Cincinnati Reds7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxWandy PeraltaGeorge KontosRaisel Iglesias
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants7BoxRoberto GomezWilmer Font(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMichael WachaZack GreinkeBud Norris
New York Mets3Washington Nationals2BoxHansel RoblesBrandon KintzlerJeurys Familia
Oakland Athletics7Los Angeles Angels3BoxAndrew TriggsJ.C. RamirezBlake Treinen
Tampa Bay Rays3Boston Red Sox10BoxRick PorcelloJacob Faria(none)
Detroit Tigers6Chicago White Sox1BoxMichael FulmerLucas Giolito(none)
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians0BoxIan KennedyTrevor BauerKelvin Herrera
San Diego Padres0Houston Astros1BoxChris DevenskiRobbie Erlin(none)
Seattle Mariners11Minnesota Twins4BoxMike LeakeJose Berrios(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees8BoxSonny GrayChris Tillman(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers5BoxMike MinorMarcus Stroman(none)

Standings as of 2018-04-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox871.875--3419152-05-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park15410153.656
3712Toronto Blue Jays954.5562.5453874-31-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1536885.444
2611New York Yankees954.5562.54836123-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1539558.621
41325Baltimore Orioles936.3334.52947-181-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards15344109.288
51530Tampa Bay Rays817.1256.02041-211-30-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1548965.578
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins743.571--342681-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1557481.477
2919Chicago White Sox734.4291.03746-90-23-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1555996.381
3820Detroit Tigers734.4291.0373251-42-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1556194.394
41223Cleveland Indians835.3751.52431-71-12-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1548866.571
51424Kansas City Royals624.3331.51527-120-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium15656100.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros972.778--4324194-13-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1539657.627
236Los Angeles Angels963.6671.05440143-23-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1537479.484
349Seattle Mariners743.5712.03233-12-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1558570.548
51121Texas Rangers1046.4003.53444-102-42-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1526389.414
41022Oakland Athletics1046.4003.54351-83-51-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1529359.612
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets761.857--3317164-12-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1557184.458
247Atlanta Braves853.6251.55833254-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1548569.552
31015Washington Nationals844.5002.54044-40-24-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1547876.506
41118Philadelphia Phillies734.4293.0393452-01-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1557778.497
51327Miami Marlins826.2504.52455-312-40-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1536192.399
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Pittsburgh Pirates862.750--5339143-23-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1537677.497
2613Milwaukee Brewers954.5561.53345-122-43-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1549163.591
4917St. Louis Cardinals844.5002.0353141-13-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1548470.545
3816Chicago Cubs844.5002.03626100-04-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1559164.587
51226Cincinnati Reds725.2863.52544-191-31-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1556590.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks862.750--4126155-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1547678.494
2510San Francisco Giants743.5711.52326-32-12-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1556986.445
3714Colorado Rockies954.5561.53743-61-14-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1548668.558
41428Los Angeles Dodgers826.2504.0272612-20-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1559065.581
51529San Diego Padres927.2224.52938-91-61-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1536489.418


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Miguel MonteroC35.272Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Placed on paternity leave list
Jace PetersonLF27.333New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Domingo GermanP25.246New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Luis CessaSP25.347New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Brandon Drury3B25.229New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Severe migraines
CC SabathiaSP37.260New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Right hip strain
Jonathan HolderRP24.302New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Enny RomeroRP27.073Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brett Nicholas1B29.263San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Rangers to Padres for future considerations
Zach NealSP29.149Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Juan MinayaRP27.201Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Matt KochSP27.156Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
J.J. HooverRP30.238Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Randall DelgadoRP28.057Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+) for rehab
Franklin Barreto2B22.040Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Juan GraterolC29.052Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Akeel MorrisRP25.144Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Ryan Schimpf3B29.361Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Parker BridwellSP26.249Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Nolan FontanaIF26.306Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Erasmo RamirezRP27.340Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+) for rehab
Joshua FieldsRP32.231Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Reinstated from paternity leave list
Matt StrahmRP26.147San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA) for rehab
Luke GregersonRP33.328St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+) for rehab
Daniel GossettP25.145Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Brandon WoodruffP25.056Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Colby RasmusLF31.239Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-10 Left hip flexor strain
Jimmy YacabonisP26.017Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Andy Sugilio3B21.163Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Montrell Marshall3B22.005Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Carlos SuniagaP20.316Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Justin TwineSS22.183Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Robby SextonP23.343Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Junior GarciaP22.189Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Emmanuel De LeonP27.103Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Wes Darvill2B26.210Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt TenutaP24.112Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Daniel CorcinoP27.224Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Vin SantarsieroP24.118Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Lindsey CaughelP27.237Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Nathan BatesP24.037Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Jeff McNeil2B25.364New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
J.J. FrancoSS26.065New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Jason AlexanderP25.037Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Mike BlazekP29.022Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Francisco ArciaC28.205Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eduardo de OleoC25.072Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bradin HagensP28.330Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Tim DillardP34.263Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Sean IsaacP25.111Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Alex DunlapOF23.183Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Daniel CamarenaP25.149New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Eduardo RodriguezSP25.000Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike FiersSP32.296Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jake ArrietaSP32.032Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Clearwater (A+)
Marcus WaldenP29.206Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Chris HerrmannC30.135Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tyler WebbP27.261Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Logan LombanaP23.264Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Wladimir Galindo3B21.152Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Robby SextonP23.343Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Chad PinderSS26.009Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Hyperextended left knee