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Games on 2018-04-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres4Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxBrad HandBrad Boxberger(none)
New York Mets5Atlanta Braves3BoxRobert GsellmanJosh RavinJeurys Familia
Chicago Cubs16Colorado Rockies5BoxKyle HendricksJon Gray(none)
Washington Nationals5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMax ScherzerClayton KershawSean Doolittle
Miami Marlins0Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJhoulys ChacinTrevor Richards(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxLuis GarciaGeorge KontosHector Neris
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxMichael WachaBrandon FinneganBud Norris
San Francisco Giants8Los Angeles Angels1BoxJeff SamardzijaAndrew Heaney(none)
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDylan BundyTrevor BauerDarren O'Day
Houston Astros10Chicago White Sox0BoxJustin VerlanderJames Shields(none)
Kansas City Royals2Detroit Tigers3BoxJoe JimenezBrad Keller(none)
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers2BoxJake JunisShane GreeneKelvin Herrera
Toronto Blue Jays8New York Yankees5BoxMarco EstradaDomingo GermanRoberto Osuna
Boston Red Sox7Oakland Athletics3BoxHector VelazquezKendall Graveman(none)
Minnesota Twins7Tampa Bay Rays8BoxAlex ColomeZach Duke(none)
Seattle Mariners6Texas Rangers2BoxJuan NicasioKeone Kela(none)

Standings as of 2018-04-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox19172.895--12353708-19-1W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1439152.636
224Toronto Blue Jays19136.6844.011474407-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1436083.420
3818New York Yankees1899.5007.5999815-54-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1449153.632
41225Tampa Bay Rays19613.31611.070101-314-72-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1438459.587
51326Baltimore Orioles20614.30011.569110-413-43-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards14241101.289
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Minnesota Twins1486.571--615295-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1487078.473
2715Cleveland Indians1798.5290.5575166-23-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1458263.566
31020Detroit Tigers18810.4442.07778-15-63-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1445688.389
41428Chicago White Sox16412.2505.062103-411-63-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1465888.397
51529Kansas City Royals18414.2226.05695-391-73-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1445490.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros21147.667--9855436-38-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1418952.631
246Los Angeles Angels20137.6500.510790174-69-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1426775.472
3613Seattle Mariners18108.5562.57485-115-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1447965.549
4919Oakland Athletics20911.4504.510710616-63-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1428854.620
51124Texas Rangers21714.3337.070106-362-95-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1416081.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets19145.737--9376177-47-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1436380.441
237Philadelphia Phillies19127.6322.09769287-15-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1436875.476
3510Atlanta Braves19118.5793.010774337-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1437964.552
41017Washington Nationals201010.5004.59092-23-77-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1427270.507
51427Miami Marlins19514.2639.062117-553-92-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1425884.408
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Pittsburgh Pirates20128.600--10087135-47-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1417071.496
269St. Louis Cardinals19118.5790.58869193-48-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1437766.538
3712Milwaukee Brewers21129.5710.5848226-66-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1428458.592
4814Chicago Cubs1798.5291.59974253-46-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1468660.589
51530Cincinnati Reds19316.1588.556104-481-72-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1436479.448
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Arizona Diamondbacks19136.684--8560257-36-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1436974.483
2916Colorado Rockies211110.5243.081104-232-59-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1428062.563
31121Los Angeles Dodgers18810.4444.5867794-64-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1458461.579
41222San Francisco Giants19811.4215.05969-103-45-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1436578.455
51323San Diego Padres21813.3816.080100-204-104-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1415883.411


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
David HernandezRP32.342Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Jeff SamardzijaSP33.087San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Jeff HoffmanSP25.102Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Mac WilliamsonOF27.279San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Hunter PenceRF35.007San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Right thumb sprain
Cody ReedRP25.005Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Scott ScheblerRF27.196Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Wil Myers1B27.131San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler PillP27.326Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Dodgers for cash
Alex GordonCF34.070Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Matt KochSP27.169Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
AJ SchugelRP28.297Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab
Josh RavinRP30.090Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Brad Miller1B28.184Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Carlos TorresP35.180Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
AJ ColeSP26.106Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Derek LawP27.218San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Kirby YatesRP31.026San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Luis PerdomoSP24.346San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Alec AsherRP26.199Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Lucas SimsP 23.345Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Brandon Snyder1B-3B31.148Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ryon Healy1B26.101Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA) for rehab
Tommy HunterRP31.291Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA) for rehab
Luke Farrellp26.318Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Eddie ButlerRP27.038Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Right groin strain
Josh LucasP27.166Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Chris BassittSP29.057Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Daniel CoulombeRP28.176Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Tanner ScottP23.272Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Engelb VielmaSS23.302Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Nick WittgrenRP26.327Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Odrisamer DespaigneRP31.016Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm strain
Steven WrightSP33.233Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Kendrys MoralesDH34.305Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Lourdes Gurriel2B24.183Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from New Hampshire (AA)
Gift NgoepeSS-2B28.092Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Tim MayzaP26.096Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Marcus WaldenP29.219Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Drew PomeranzSP29.149Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike MarjamaC28.274Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Mike ZuninoC27.026Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott BarlowP25.123Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Mike GerberOF25.286Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Warwick SaupoldRP28.094Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Tyler WebbP27.274San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Cameron BishopP22.066Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Shane MathenyIF21.319San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Connor JohnstoneP23.198Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Cannon ChadwickP23.139-Released by
Cam BalegoIF22.313Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Jean Carlos MejiaP21.237Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Dane MyersIF-P22.043Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Jazz ChisholmSS20.078Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt ManningP20.082Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
J.B. BukauskasP21.191Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Cesar RosadoP21.302Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Andro CuturaP24.241Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Will GormanOF23.163Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
David Olmedo-BarreraSS 23.302Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin Bridgman2B22.305Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Matt TrowbridgeP25.027Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Gabriel CancelSS21.133Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody SedlockP22.306Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
John Brontsema3B23.128Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Robert HenryOF22.337Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Daniel BrownP23.029Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Alfredo Angarita2B21.155Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Connor OvertonP24.270San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Will Toffey3B23.110Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Garrett KennedyC25.128Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Jason GoldsteinC24.042Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Luis MarteSS24.126Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Wes Darvill2B26.223Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dillon OvertonP26.247San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Ramon Urias2B23.321St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Andres SantiagoP28.176Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Nestor CortesP23.131New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Matt Snyder1B27.307New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dedgar JimenezP22.045Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Bralin JacksonOF24.139Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Heiker MenesesSS-2B26.294Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jose AntequeraSS22.263Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Jason GurkaP30.101Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Ryan HisseyC24.012Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Pablo Reyes2B24.227Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jordan GeorgeIF25.278Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Kevin KrauseC25.148-Released by Pirates
Allen Craig1B33.276San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Logan TaylorP26.129New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin De FratusP30.182Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Rangel Ravelo1B25.361St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Kelly SecrestP26.220New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joan GregorioP26.099San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Yovani GallardoP32.052Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Angel VenturaP25.013Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Brad MarkeyP 26.048Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Tyler PillP27.326Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Steven DelabarP34.278-Released by Rangers
Alexi AmaristaCF29.014Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jake ReedP25.203Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jake PetrickaP29.319Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Wander SueroP26.218Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Murphy SmithP30.239Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Robbie RossP28.300Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brett McKinneyP27.152Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Cannon ChadwickP23.139-Released by
Cannon ChadwickP23.139-Released by
Ariel HernandezP26.049Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Cannon ChadwickP23.139-Released by
Cannon ChadwickP23.139-Released by
Cannon ChadwickP23.139-Released by
Cannon ChadwickP23.139-Released by
Kevin KrauseC25.148-Released by