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Games on 2018-04-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds2BoxCarlos MartinezHomer BaileyBud Norris
Arizona Diamondbacks2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxClayton KershawZack Godley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Miami Marlins3BoxIvan NovaJose Urena(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Mets3BoxJeurys FamiliaMatt Albers(none)
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres10BoxJoey LucchesiTyler Beede(none)
Colorado Rockies6Washington Nationals5BoxAdam OttavinoSean DoolittleWade Davis
Baltimore Orioles1Boston Red Sox3BoxHeath HembreeDylan BundyCraig Kimbrel
Texas Rangers3Houston Astros1BoxKeone KelaHector RondonJake Diekman
Oakland Athletics2Seattle Mariners1BoxSean ManaeaFelix HernandezBlake Treinen
Philadelphia Phillies10Tampa Bay Rays4BoxYacksel RiosRyan Yarbrough(none)

Standings as of 2018-04-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox15132.867--8947428-15-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1479552.646
236Toronto Blue Jays1495.6433.57253194-35-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1486484.432
3816New York Yankees1477.5005.5777703-34-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1489355.628
41225Baltimore Orioles16511.3138.55186-352-43-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards14642104.288
51529Tampa Bay Rays15312.20010.04881-331-62-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1478760.592
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Minnesota Twins1174.636--5137144-23-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1517180.470
2711Cleveland Indians1486.5710.5494546-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1488365.561
31124Chicago White Sox1248.3333.54863-151-53-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1505892.387
41326Detroit Tigers1349.3084.04958-91-53-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1496089.403
51428Kansas City Royals13310.2315.03959-201-72-3L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1495594.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Angels16133.813--10355484-29-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1466779.459
259Houston Astros16106.6253.06749186-34-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1469353.637
3610Seattle Mariners1385.6153.5626204-24-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1498168.544
4921Oakland Athletics16610.3757.07485-113-53-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1469155.623
51023Texas Rangers17611.3537.55586-312-84-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1456184.421
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets14122.857--6543226-26-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1486583.439
247Philadelphia Phillies1495.6433.07958215-14-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1487177.480
3512Atlanta Braves1486.5714.08256264-24-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1488266.554
41018Washington Nationals1679.4386.06771-43-74-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1467571.514
51427Miami Marlins15411.2678.54984-353-91-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1465987.404
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Pittsburgh Pirates15114.733--8768194-27-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1467175.486
2613St. Louis Cardinals1697.5632.57456182-47-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1467967.541
3917Milwaukee Brewers1688.5003.55669-132-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1478859.599
4815Chicago Cubs1477.5003.57259132-35-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1498861.591
51530Cincinnati Reds15213.1339.04492-481-71-6L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1476582.442
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks15114.733--7751265-16-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1477176.483
2714Colorado Rockies1798.5293.06676-102-47-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1468264.562
31119San Diego Padres17710.4125.06669-34-73-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1455986.407
41220San Francisco Giants1569.4005.04661-153-43-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1476780.456
51322Los Angeles Dodgers1459.3575.55462-84-51-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1498762.584


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ryan WeberRP27.246Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Luke JacksonRP26.235Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Efren Navarro1B31.336Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Lucas SimsP 23.340Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Renato Nunez3B24.011Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Rangers
Tim LincecumSP33.304Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Shane RobinsonLF33.167New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Luis CessaSP25.355New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Breyvic ValeraOF-2B25.257Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Logan Forsythe3B31.091Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Silvino BrachoRP25.272Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Taijuan WalkerSP25.245Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm inflammation, Tommy John Surgery
Dominic Smith1B22.305New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Alan BusenitzRP27.236Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Scott ScheblerRF27.191Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Salvador PerezC-DH27.340Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) for rehab
Donnie HartRP27.221Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
David HessP24.279Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Jace PetersonLF27.341Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Tyler BeedeSP24.327San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Jefferson OlacioP24.089Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
David HolmbergSP26.271Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Malcolm CulverP28.065Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Matt Bowerp23.303Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Fernando PerezSS 24.214Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Alan Garciaof21.074Released by Padres
Bryant Aragonc29.005Released by Padres
Wilfri De La Cruzc24.107Released by Angels
Denzell Gowdy3b21.136Released by Padres
Luis Castroof19.304Released by Padres
Cesar YanezP23.197Released by Giants
Sean Rackoskip22.339Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent [Kansas]
Tyler Ladendorf2B30.039Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Juan Barriento1B21.352Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Connor BrogdonP23.076Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Will StewartP20.275Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Hunter HargroveIF-OF23.218Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Miguel Mercedes3B22.216Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Max HerrmannP24.272Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jon MalminP23.225Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Joe CroninP-IF23.335Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Fernando PerezP24.119Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Mitchell KransonC24.094Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jakob HernandezP21.331Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Samir VivasP23.073Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Justin GarciaP25.211Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Micah MiniardP22.003Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Evy RuibalP22.199Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Rafael De PaulaP27.022Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Andres SantiagoP28.171Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Matt Oberste1B26.250New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Phillippe AumontP29.098Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Josh TurleyP27.232Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
David HurlbutP28.142Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Bijan RademacherRF-OF26.305Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rymer LirianoRF26.300Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Rib contusion
Bradin HagensP28.338Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Paul YoungP25.031New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
James RamseyOF28.117Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)