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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2018-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros1Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxMatt KochJustin VerlanderBrad Boxberger
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves3BoxAndrew SuarezMike SorokaHunter Strickland
Miami Marlins8Cincinnati Reds5BoxNick WittgrenBrandon FinneganBrad Ziegler
Pittsburgh Pirates9Milwaukee Brewers0BoxChad KuhlChase Anderson(none)
Colorado Rockies3New York Mets2BoxKyle FreelandHansel RoblesAdam Ottavino
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Diego Padres3BoxEric LauerTony CingraniBrad Hand
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxMike MayersLuke Farrell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals5BoxSean DoolittleHector Neris(none)
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox3BoxZach DukeBruce RondonFernando Rodney
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals4BoxJake JunisMatt BoydKelvin Herrera
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees7BoxChasen ShreveCody Allen(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Oakland Athletics2BoxAndrew TriggsAlex CobbBlake Treinen
Los Angeles Angels8Seattle Mariners2BoxShohei OhtaniFelix Hernandez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Tampa Bay Rays1BoxRyan TeperaAlex ColomeRoberto Osuna
Boston Red Sox6Texas Rangers1BoxChris SaleDoug Fister(none)

Standings as of 2018-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox34259.735--1921256711-414-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1288345.648
222New York Yankees342410.7061.01971356214-510-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1287652.594
3613Toronto Blue Jays351916.5436.5180164169-710-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1275473.425
4920Tampa Bay Rays321517.4699.0142144-28-87-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1307555.577
51529Baltimore Orioles34826.23517.0115187-725-103-16L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1283989.305
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1819Cleveland Indians341717.500--156151511-86-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1287454.578
21022Minnesota Twins301317.4332.0130158-287-76-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1326567.492
31123Detroit Tigers331419.4242.5142151-98-86-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1295079.388
41327Kansas City Royals341123.3246.0126184-586-135-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1284781.367
51428Chicago White Sox32923.2817.0125176-513-136-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1305377.408
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels342113.618--176149278-1013-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1285969.461
246Houston Astros362115.5831.01661036310-911-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1268244.651
358Seattle Mariners331914.5761.5151158-78-811-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1297059.543
4716Oakland Athletics341816.5293.0157154311-67-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1287949.617
51226Texas Rangers361323.3619.0144195-515-158-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1265472.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Atlanta Braves331914.576--181139428-711-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1297158.550
2712Philadelphia Phillies331815.5451.01471321511-57-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1296267.481
3915New York Mets321715.5311.5138147-97-1010-5L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1306070.462
41118Washington Nationals351817.5142.01631402310-108-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1276463.504
51324Miami Marlins331320.3946.0113159-467-116-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1285078.391
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals322012.625--1471163112-58-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1306862.523
249Milwaukee Brewers352015.5711.513213209-811-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1287652.594
3814Pittsburgh Pirates351916.5432.51681551310-59-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1266363.500
41017Chicago Cubs311615.5163.5147126218-68-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1327953.598
51530Cincinnati Reds34826.23513.0133185-524-144-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1285969.461
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks342311.676--1461123413-610-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1285969.461
2510Colorado Rockies352015.5713.5142152-105-715-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1287157.555
3611San Francisco Giants341915.5594.0141140110-79-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1285474.422
41221Los Angeles Dodgers341519.4418.0151141107-88-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1297752.597
51425San Diego Padres351322.37110.5136174-387-136-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1275374.417


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Angel PadronP20.232Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Nicholas KennedyP21.320Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Reinstated to active roster
Damon JonesP23.218Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Carlos HernandezP21.056Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
David ParkinsonP22.144Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Denyi ReyesP21.185Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Reggie PruittOF20.364Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Marvin GorgasP22.108Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Danny WoodrowOF23.100Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Activated from disabled list
Derek HillOF22.128Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nate CoronadoIF25.335New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jon KennedyP22.229Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Vince CondeIF24.205New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Connor EllerP24.103Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Justin DillonP 24.243Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Matt FrawleyP22.272New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Anfernee SeymourSS22.317-Released by Braves
Taylor Murphy3B25.184Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Tyler PearsonC26.021Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
P.J. HigginsIF24.361Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andrew IstlerP-OF25.230Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Yadier AlvarezP22.060Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zach Shank2B-SS27.120Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Connor JonesP23.208St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Riley FerrellP24.200Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Joshua JamesP25.059Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Mike O'ReillyP23.245St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Karch KowalczykIF27.036Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jay GonzalezOF27.146Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ian RiceC 24.260Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Will RemillardC25.230Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Todd Hankins3B-OF27.169Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Joe HarveyP26.118New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Bruce Caldwell2B26.161New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
John MagliozziP26.290New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Scott Van Slyke1B-LF31.286Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Danny Espinosa2B31.011Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jesse JennerC24.292St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Anyelo GomezP25.066New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Billy Fleming2B25.228New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luke JacksonRP26.256Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Clayton KershawSP30.048Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left biceps tendinitis
Amir GarrettRP26.003Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Eduardo ParedesP23.061Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jabari BlashRF28.306Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Jacob DeGromSP29.321New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Hyperextended right elbow
Mark LeiterP27.054Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab
Brock StewartSP26.216Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
P.J. ConlonP24.176New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Joe MusgroveSP25.153Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA) for rehab
Tanner RaineyIF-P25.132Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Lucas SimsP 23.361Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Justin Smoak1B31.152Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Mike MayersRP26.152St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Carson KellyC23.296St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Dominic LeoneRP26.193St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Right upper arm nerve irritation
Yadier MolinaC35.297St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Pelvic injury with traumatic hematoma
Shawn KelleyCL34.010Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Ben TaylorRP25.175Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Greg AllenCF25.052Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Luis SantosP27.084Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Outrighted to minors