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Games on 2018-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers0Chicago Cubs3BoxJose QuintanaJunior Guerra(none)
Colorado Rockies1Miami Marlins4BoxWei-Yin ChenGerman MarquezKyle Barraclough
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMike FoltynewiczNick PivettaArodys Vizcaino
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxTrevor WilliamsJack Flaherty(none)
New York Mets2San Diego Padres12BoxJoey LucchesiJason Vargas(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers15San Francisco Giants6BoxWalker BuehlerChris Stratton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants8BoxJohnny CuetoAlex Wood(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Washington Nationals3BoxYoshihisa HiranoSammy SolisBrad Boxberger
New York Yankees11Los Angeles Angels1BoxMasahiro TanakaGarrett Richards(none)
Detroit Tigers9Baltimore Orioles5BoxFrancisco LirianoAndrew Cashner(none)
Tampa Bay Rays12Boston Red Sox6BoxRyan YarbroughDavid Price(none)
Seattle Mariners12Cleveland Indians4BoxMike LeakeCarlos Carrasco(none)
Oakland Athletics0Houston Astros11BoxLance McCullersDaniel Mengden(none)
Chicago White Sox8Kansas City Royals0BoxCarson FulmerTrevor Oaks(none)
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals5BoxEric SkoglundDylan CoveyKelvin Herrera
Cincinnati Reds1Minnesota Twins3BoxJake OdorizziSal RomanoFernando Rodney
Texas Rangers7Toronto Blue Jays4BoxBartolo ColonJaime GarciaKeone Kela

Standings as of 2018-04-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox26197.731--14587588-311-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1368947.654
223New York Yankees26179.6542.01611154611-56-4W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1368353.610
3715Toronto Blue Jays261412.5385.0135113228-76-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1365977.434
4919Tampa Bay Rays251213.4806.5121126-56-76-6W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1377859.569
51428Baltimore Orioles27720.25912.593149-564-103-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1354095.296
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Cleveland Indians251411.560--918838-56-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1377760.562
21021Detroit Tigers251114.4403.0119120-16-75-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1375384.387
31122Minnesota Twins22913.4093.591119-286-43-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1406971.493
41326Chicago White Sox25817.3206.0100141-412-106-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1375483.394
51529Kansas City Royals26620.2318.584146-622-124-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1365284.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros281810.643--13977628-610-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1348549.634
247Los Angeles Angels271611.5931.512912455-911-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1356471.474
3510Seattle Mariners261511.5772.0118126-85-510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1367462.544
4817Oakland Athletics271413.5193.513612978-66-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1358352.615
51224Texas Rangers281117.3937.0107141-344-127-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1345678.418
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Mets25169.640--11311127-49-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1376176.445
236Philadelphia Phillies261610.6150.5125992611-45-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1366472.471
3612Atlanta Braves261511.5771.5141112298-47-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1367561.551
41223Washington Nationals271116.4076.012011913-98-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1357164.526
51427Miami Marlins26818.3088.585139-544-104-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1355580.407
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Pittsburgh Pirates271611.593--135119169-57-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1346668.493
259Chicago Cubs241410.5830.512895336-48-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1398158.583
3711St. Louis Cardinals261511.5770.512696307-58-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1367363.537
4813Milwaukee Brewers281612.5710.510710078-68-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1358055.593
51530Cincinnati Reds27621.22210.0104152-483-93-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1356174.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks26197.731--12382419-310-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1366373.463
2916Colorado Rockies281513.5365.0113134-215-710-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1357659.563
31018San Francisco Giants271314.4816.596117-217-66-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1356075.444
41120Los Angeles Dodgers261214.4627.0126112147-85-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1378057.584
51325San Diego Padres281018.35710.0112135-235-115-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1345678.418


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dylan CoveySP26.258Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mark MelanconCL33.031San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Scott BarlowRP25.131Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Steven WrightSP33.241Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Placed on restricted list
Josh Donaldson3B32.141Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Jason VargasSP35.085New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Jacob RhameP25.043New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Tanner ScottP23.280Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Wei-Yin ChenSP32.281Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Tomas TelisC26.315Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jack FlahertyP22.196St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Tyler O'Neillc22.311St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Alen Hanson2B25.188San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Luiz GoharaP21.271Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Joe Panik2B27.180San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Left thumb sprain
Mac WilliamsonOF27.287San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Cliff PenningtonSS33.317Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Walker Buehlerp23.274Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Trevor OaksP25.033Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
David HaleP30.214Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris StrattonP27.249San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Derek LawP27.226San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Ben ZobristRF36.337Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
David Bote3B25.021Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Matt MagillRP28.169Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Juan MinayaRP27.222Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Alex VerdugoOF21.348Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
DJ SneltenP25.334San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Rickey RamirezP21.190Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Orlando PascualP22.173Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Mac ScerolerP23.019Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Nicholas PadillaP21.125Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Leonardo CrawfordP21.085Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt ShannonP22.333Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Sarkis OhanianP24.265Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Marcus BrakemanP23.317Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jesus CamargoP22.157Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Jesse AdamsP-OF24.259Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Edgar CabralC22.229Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jorge GuzmanP22.091Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Kevin Josephina2B21.208Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Wilson GarciaC24.107Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Omar ObregonSS24.010-Released by Braves
Bladimir MatosP24.098-Released by Braves
Tanner BanksP26.187Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Braden WebbP23.003Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Daniel BrownP23.037Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Alex KlonowskiP26.027Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Franklin NavarroC23.193Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Adrian AlmeidaP23.062Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Reggie McClainP25.163Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Justin HoytP22.364Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Nate EspositoC24.307Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Johnny FasolaP26.138Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Matt JonesC26.014Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis OrtizP22.219Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Bryant Flete2B25.087Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis Lara3B22.358Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Brandon BarkerP25.251-Announced retirement
Kurt SpomerP28.292Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Adam RavenelleP25.205Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trey AmburgeyOF23.186New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
John MagliozziP26.282New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kody Eaves2B24.294Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Scott CopelandP30.135New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Cesar DiazOF25.016New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Audry PerezC29.126Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Evan MarzilliOF27.046Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Anthony PhillipsSS-2B28.017Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Stephen CardulloSS30.241Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Seth ManessP29.196Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Brett OberholtzerP28.301Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Brandon BarkerP25.251-Announced retirement
Jhombeyker MoralesSS23.285-Released by Mariners
Brandon BarkerP25.251-Announced retirement
Brett OberholtzerP28.301Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)