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Tuesday May 8,2018This date in baseball
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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 2018-05-08

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJake OdorizziCarlos Martinez
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxDavid RobertsonHeath HembreeAroldis Chapman
Kansas City Royals15Baltimore Orioles7BoxDanny DuffyDylan Bundy
San Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxAaron NolaDerek HollandHector Neris
Seattle Mariners5Toronto Blue Jays0BoxJames PaxtonMarcus Stroman
Atlanta Braves1Tampa Bay Rays0BoxSean NewcombBlake SnellArodys Vizcaino
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds7BoxLuis CastilloJason Vargas
Cleveland Indians2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBrent SuterCorey KluberJosh Hader
Detroit Tigers7Texas Rangers4BoxMike FiersMike MinorShane Greene
Miami Marlins3Chicago Cubs4BoxCarl EdwardsKyle BarracloughBrandon Morrow
Pittsburgh Pirates10Chicago White Sox6BoxTyler GlasnowChris Volstad
Los Angeles Angels2Colorado Rockies4BoxJon GrayAndrew HeaneyWade Davis
Houston Astros4Oakland Athletics2BoxLance McCullersSean ManaeaKen Giles
Arizona Diamondbacks8Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxT.J. McFarlandYimi Garcia
Washington Nationals4San Diego Padres0BoxJeremy HellicksonClayton Richard

Standings as of 2018-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222New York Yankees352510.714--2001376315-510-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II855035.588
111Boston Red Sox352510.714--1941286611-414-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park876126.701
3616Toronto Blue Jays361917.5286.5180169119-810-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre853649.424
41021Tampa Bay Rays331518.4559.0142145-38-97-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field884741.534
51530Baltimore Orioles35827.22917.0122202-805-113-16L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards862858.326
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1819Cleveland Indians351718.486--158154411-86-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field845232.619
2920Minnesota Twins321517.4690.5143159-167-78-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field884246.477
31122Detroit Tigers351520.4292.0155162-78-87-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park873552.402
41327Kansas City Royals351223.3435.0141191-506-136-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium862561.291
51428Chicago White Sox33924.2737.0131186-553-146-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field873552.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros382315.605--1861077910-913-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park835132.614
245Los Angeles Angels352114.6000.5178153258-1013-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim884147.466
358Seattle Mariners342014.5881.0156158-28-812-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field885038.568
4718Oakland Athletics361818.5004.0161174-1311-87-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum855431.635
51225Texas Rangers381424.3689.0155208-536-168-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington854045.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves342014.588--182139438-712-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park864838.558
2611Philadelphia Phillies352015.5710.51621342813-57-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park864739.547
3914Washington Nationals372017.5411.51751453010-1010-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park844044.476
41015New York Mets341816.5292.0147160-137-1011-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field853451.400
51324Miami Marlins351322.3717.5118177-597-116-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park883553.398
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137St. Louis Cardinals342014.588--1481291912-78-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III884642.523
249Milwaukee Brewers362115.583--135134110-811-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park874740.540
3712Pittsburgh Pirates362016.5561.01781611710-510-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park854045.471
4813Chicago Cubs331815.5451.51651313410-68-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field865135.593
51529Cincinnati Reds36927.25012.0146194-485-154-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark854342.506
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Arizona Diamondbacks352411.686--1541173713-611-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field874344.494
2510Colorado Rockies362115.5833.5146154-86-715-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field854441.518
31117San Francisco Giants361917.5285.5143155-1210-79-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park864244.488
41223Los Angeles Dodgers351520.4299.015614977-98-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium875037.575
51426San Diego Padres371324.35112.0141186-457-156-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park873552.402

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
C.J. ChathamSS23.137Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Michael MertzP24.226Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
T.J. BennettIF25.290San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Jose BermudezOF20.303Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Kyle MullerP20.213Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Tyler FrohwirthP24.237-Released by Marlins
Jose VizcainoSS 24.033San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose MedinaOF23.083Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jo AdellOF19.030Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
MacKenzie GoreP19.073San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from disabled list
Osvaldo HernandezP19.358San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Brusdar GraterolP19.255Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
J.J. MatijevicSS22.176Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Nelson VelazquezOF19.133Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Jonathan LacroixRF21.089Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Spenser WatkinsP25.254Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Nate PearsonP21.261Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bryse WilsonP20.139Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Jon KennedyP22.231Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Blake SmithP23.154Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Esmerling De La RosaP26.359Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Robert MolinaC21.234Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
T.J. ZeuchP22.281Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Carson CritesIF23.110Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Chase WilliamsP25.166Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin FerrellP24.017Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Durin O'LingerP24.210Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Braden WebbP23.013Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Junior GarciaP22.220Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matthew BattenIF22.321San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Hamlet MarteC24.094Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Carlos SalazarP23.166Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jeff BurkeP24.335San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Nolan RiggsP24.351San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Nate Easley2B22.118San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kevin HillP25.269Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony MisiewiczP23.188Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Wes Darvill2B26.241Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Will SmithUT23.041Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eric Peterson2B24.228Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Chris MazzaP28.203Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Jake StinnettP26.013Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sal GiardinaC26.008Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler PikeP24.102Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cody PonceP24.013Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Zach HedgesP25.199Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Dan RobertsonOF32.220Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Andres SantiagoP28.194Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Conor FiskP26.034Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Will MaddoxIF25.331Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kody Eaves2B24.304Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Harold Castro2B24.159Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Kyle LloydP27.204San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Clay BuchholzP33.267Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
David PetersonP28.124Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
A.J. LadwigP25.135Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Caleb ThielbarP31.097Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
James RussellP32.120-Released by Tigers
Tyler FrohwirthP24.237-Released by Marlins
James RussellP32.120-Released by Tigers
Luke JacksonRP26.258Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Boone LoganRP33.268Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Devin MesoracoC29.323New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Traded from Reds to Mets for Matt Harvey
Matt HarveySP29.042Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Traded from Mets to Reds for Devin Mesoraco
Tony CruzC31.263Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Silvino BrachoRP25.295Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Braden ShipleySP26.076Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
Rougned Odor2B24.094Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Anthony SwarzakRP32.240New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Todd Frazier3B32.085New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Cory MazzoniP28.201Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Nick Franklin2B27.067Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Eric Sogard2B31.351Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Stephen VogtC-DH33.188Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jen-Ho TsengP23.217Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Rob ZastryznyRP26.043Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Pat ValaikaIF25.241Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
D.J. LeMahieu2B29.299Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Engelb VielmaSS23.320Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Adrian Beltre3B39.031Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Eliezer Alvarez2B-3B23.205Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Mac WilliamsonOF27.297San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Concussion
Roberto OsunaRP23.090Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Placed on restricted list
Keynan MiddletonRP24.238Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Derek LawP27.236San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
D.J. SneltenP25.344San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Jonathan Schoop2B26.215Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Jason HeywardRF28.272Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Luiz GoharaP21.281Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Aledmys DiazSS27.280Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Left ankle sprain
Richard UrenaSS22.072Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Alexi OgandoP34.216Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Martin MaldonadoC31.265Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Juan GraterolC29.083Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jose OsunaRF25.147Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Tzu-Wei LinSS24.082Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Brock HoltLF29.331Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Yasiel PuigRF27.152Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Brett CecilRP31.310St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Rich HillSP38.058Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt GraceRP29.145Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Corey OswaltP24.247New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
P.J. ConlonP24.178New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Ryan SherriffP27.348St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
John BrebbiaRP27.343St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Jordan ZimmermannSP31.350Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder impingement
Pete KozmaSS30.027Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Daniel NorrisSP25.013Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Alex WilsonRP31.186Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-10 Left plantar fascia strain
Zac ReiningerP25.100Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
David Bote3B25.031Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Patrick KivlehanRF28.137Released by Reds
Ordomar Valdez2B24.011Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ken Figueroap21.343Released by Tigers
M.J. Sanchezc23.264Released by Royals
Zack Kellyp23.066Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Max CordyOF-P24.333Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded to Angels from Twins for cash
Paolo EspinoP31.118Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Wilson GarciaC24.117Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Orioles for cash
Luis AnguizolaC24.070Released by Padres
Cole GillespieLF-OF33.322Released by Padres
Angel Santosof22.116Released by Padres
Tyler FrohwirthP24.237-Released by Marlins
James RussellP32.120-Released by Tigers