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Games on 2018-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros8Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxGerrit ColeKris Medlen(none)
San Francisco Giants9Atlanta Braves4BoxChris StrattonMike Foltynewicz(none)
Miami Marlins1Cincinnati Reds4BoxSal RomanoWei-Yin ChenRaisel Iglesias
Pittsburgh Pirates6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxNick KinghamJunior GuerraFelipe Vazquez
Colorado Rockies8New York Mets7BoxGerman MarquezZack WheelerWade Davis
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres0BoxWalker BuehlerJoey Lucchesi(none)
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMiles MikolasJose QuintanaBud Norris
Philadelphia Phillies3Washington Nationals7BoxGio GonzalezNick Pivetta(none)
Minnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox4BoxJose BerriosCarson FulmerFernando Rodney
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals4BoxBlaine BoyerDaniel StumpfKelvin Herrera
Cleveland Indians6New York Yankees7BoxAroldis ChapmanAlexi Ogando(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics6BoxLou TrivinoBrad BrachBlake Treinen
Los Angeles Angels5Seattle Mariners0BoxGarrett RichardsMike Leake(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Tampa Bay Rays6BoxRyan YarbroughJ.A. Happ(none)
Boston Red Sox5Texas Rangers1BoxRick PorcelloBartolo Colon(none)

Standings as of 2018-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox32239.719--1801196111-412-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1308545.654
222New York Yankees322210.6881.01851295612-510-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1307852.600
3614Toronto Blue Jays331815.5455.5175158179-79-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1295574.426
4921Tampa Bay Rays301416.4678.0136139-37-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1327656.576
51529Baltimore Orioles32824.25015.0114183-695-103-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1303991.300
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1716Cleveland Indians321715.531--1501391111-86-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1307456.569
21022Detroit Tigers311318.4193.5137145-88-85-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1315180.389
31123Minnesota Twins281117.3934.0117151-347-74-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1346767.500
41327Kansas City Royals321022.3137.0120179-595-125-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1304882.369
51428Chicago White Sox30921.3007.0118163-453-116-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1325379.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Angels322012.625--160138228-1012-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1306070.462
245Houston Astros342113.618--162966610-911-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1288246.641
358Seattle Mariners311813.5811.5140142-27-711-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1317160.542
4819Oakland Athletics321616.5004.015315309-67-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1308149.623
51224Texas Rangers341321.3828.0138183-455-138-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1285474.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves311912.613--176124528-511-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1317160.542
2510New York Mets301713.5671.5136142-67-810-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1326072.455
3712Philadelphia Phillies311714.5482.01401261411-56-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1316368.481
41118Washington Nationals331716.5153.0157133249-98-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1296564.504
51325Miami Marlins311120.3558.099154-557-114-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1305278.400
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137St. Louis Cardinals301812.600--1351072810-58-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1327062.530
249Milwaukee Brewers331914.5760.512712078-711-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1307753.592
3611Chicago Cubs291613.5521.5138114248-68-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1347955.590
4815Pittsburgh Pirates331815.5451.5156150610-58-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1286464.500
51530Cincinnati Reds32824.25011.0128171-434-124-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1305971.454
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks322111.656--1391083111-610-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1306169.469
2913Colorado Rockies331815.5453.5137150-135-713-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1307357.562
31017San Francisco Giants321715.5314.0126135-910-77-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1305674.431
41220Los Angeles Dodgers321517.4696.0147131167-88-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1317754.588
51426San Diego Padres331122.33310.5126170-445-136-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1295574.426


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Pedro Castellanos1B20.144Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Vance VizcainoSS 23.276Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Ryan DorowSS22.257Texas RangersHickory (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Zach SterryIF-OF23.334Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Zac LowtherP22.004Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Ryan WilsonP21.179Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Carter HopeP23.088Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
John RileyC24.079San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Alex TroopP21.289Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin McCannaP 24.092Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Jose CuasSS 23.310Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Reinstated to active roster
Dave GerberP23.222Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick BrownP23.165Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Brent DiazC22.043Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Cameron MingoP24.236Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Josh FlemingP21.351Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jhoan DuranP20.116Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Alex WebbP23.289Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jeff SingerP24.233Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
David Olmedo-BarreraSS 23.316Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Justin DunnP22.225New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gary CornishP24.103New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Anthony MarziP25.158Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Juan MartinezP25.293Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Alberto TiradoP23.145Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Connor EllerP24.101Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Hobie HarrisP24.315New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Adam Lind1B-DH34.292New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Blake SmithP23.150Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Spenser WatkinsP25.250Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Mason DavisIF25.113Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Rudy MartinOF22.094Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jordan WeemsC25.178Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Lucas HumpalP24.241Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Matthew GrimesP26.243Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Nolan BeckerP26.326-Released by Royals
Tyler Nevin3B20.340Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wei-Chieh HuangP24.220Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Steve BermanC23.157Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chris BakerIF23.156San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Deion TanselIF23.334San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Keegan LongP24.250-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Luis Yander3B26.147Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Connor JoeIF25.261Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mike Ahmed3B26.105Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Angelo MoraSS-2B25.068Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Randy ArozarenaOF-2B23.065St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Dean KiekheferP28.331Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chris NunnP27.211Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Evan MitchellP26.047Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Josh PrinceOF30.099Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Cito CulverSS25.251Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
James BuckelewP26.274Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Kade ScivicqueC25.043Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Kyle HartP25.162Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonah Arenado3B23.090San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Garrett CleavingerP24.011Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Jayson AquinoP25.163Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Joe HarveyP26.116New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Tim BerryP27.047Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Scotty BurchamIF24.321Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Justus SheffieldP21.356New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ryan BollingerP27.089New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Sean KeselicaP24.324Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Pedro VasquezP22.224Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Bobby WernesIF23.304Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dustin Ackley2B-CF30.068Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Matt PurkeP27.291New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Francisco ArciaC28.232Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Edward MujicaP33.359St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Kevin Cron1B25.076Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Adam LoewenOF34.025Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Cody Asche3B27.308New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Matthew BattenIF22.317San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Logan MooreC27.255Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dustin Peterson3B23.236Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Xavier AveryOF28.123Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Nick BussOF31.140Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Alejandro De AzaCF-LF34.023Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Rougned Odor2B24.090Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Juan MinayaRP27.228Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Juan GraterolC29.079Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan MerrittSP26.073Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Jonathan Schoop2B26.211Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA) for rehab
Dansby SwansonSS24.082Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Left wrist inflammation
Taijuan WalkerSP25.264Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kris MedlenSP32.209Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Silvino BrachoRP25.291Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Martin MaldonadoC31.261Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Jose Bautista3B-DH37.197Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jason AdamRP26.274Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Scott BarlowRP25.137Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Luis SantosP27.082Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jake PetrickaP29.333Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carlos RamirezOF27.010Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Dwight SmithOF25.190Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Dalton PompeyCF25.144Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Javier GuerraSS22.218San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AA)
Miguel Cabrera1B35.016Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Grayson GreinerC25.205Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
J.C. RamirezSP29.261Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jorge LopezSP25.083Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Sam TuivailalaRP25.197St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan SherriffP27.344St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Luke VoitC27.080St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Austin GomberP24.162St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Breyvic ValeraOF-2B25.276Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Walker BuehlerSP23.280Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Edward ParedesP31.216Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Giovanny Urshela3B26.206Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jeff BeliveauRP31.107Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Alexi OgandoP34.212Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brandon Drury3B25.256New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA) for rehab
Chris RusinRP31.194Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Nathan EovaldiSP28.080Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Tanner RaineyIF-P25.130Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Bobby Poynerp25.154Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Marcus WaldenP29.233Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Joe BiaginiSP27.340Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Adam PlutkoP26.214Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Jace FryRP24.299Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Birmingham (AA)
Blaine HardyRP31.051Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Richard UrenaSS22.068Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Keegan LongP24.250-Released by Diamondbacks
Manny JeffersonIF23.060-Released by Diamondbacks
Zachary BirdP23.294-Announced retirement