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Games on 2018-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Miami Marlins2Atlanta Braves0BoxDan StrailyMatt WislerBrad Ziegler
Chicago Cubs8Cincinnati Reds1BoxJon LesterHomer Bailey(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1New York Mets3BoxJacob deGromZack GodleyJeurys Familia
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxTyson RossIvan NovaBrad Hand
Colorado Rockies6San Francisco Giants1BoxKyle FreelandDerek Holland(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals12BoxMichael WachaJake Arrieta(none)
Tampa Bay Rays8Los Angeles Angels3BoxBlake SnellNick Tropeano(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Boston Red Sox4BoxAlex CobbDrew PomeranzBrad Brach
Texas Rangers12Chicago White Sox5BoxJesse ChavezCarson Fulmer(none)
Cleveland Indians1Houston Astros4BoxCharlie MortonMike ClevingerKen Giles
New York Yankees2Kansas City Royals5BoxJake JunisCC SabathiaKelvin Herrera
Milwaukee Brewers8Minnesota Twins3BoxBrent SuterKyle Gibson(none)
Detroit Tigers4Seattle Mariners5BoxDan AltavillaBuck FarmerEdwin Diaz
Oakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxDaniel CoulombeMarco EstradaBlake Treinen

Standings as of 2018-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox453015.667--2421756713-717-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1177839.667
221New York Yankees422814.6670.52361766018-710-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1207248.600
3717Toronto Blue Jays452223.4898.0218219-111-1311-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1175166.436
4918Tampa Bay Rays432122.4888.0190198-88-1013-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1196950.580
51328Baltimore Orioles441430.31815.5183243-6010-134-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1183385.280
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1819Cleveland Indians432122.488--2081891913-98-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1197049.588
21021Detroit Tigers442024.4551.5195207-1212-108-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1184474.373
31122Minnesota Twins401822.4501.5170192-228-1010-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1226062.492
41429Kansas City Royals441430.3187.5178248-707-167-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1184474.373
51530Chicago White Sox411130.2689.0158238-804-167-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1215170.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros462917.630--2141179713-1016-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1167442.638
2410Seattle Mariners442519.5683.0201200110-1015-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1186454.542
3513Los Angeles Angels452520.5563.52111912011-1614-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1175562.470
4616Oakland Athletics452322.5115.5208216-811-912-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1177443.632
51224Texas Rangers461828.39111.0190243-537-1611-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1164967.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Atlanta Braves432617.605--225168579-917-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1196455.538
236Philadelphia Phillies422517.5950.51981603816-69-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1205565.458
358Washington Nationals432518.5811.01941573711-1014-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1195762.479
41015New York Mets402119.5253.5169182-139-1112-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1225666.459
51426Miami Marlins441727.3869.5150230-8010-157-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1174671.393
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers452718.600--1841681610-917-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1186949.585
247Pittsburgh Pirates442618.5910.52181873115-711-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1175661.479
369St. Louis Cardinals422418.5711.51851612413-811-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1206456.533
4812Chicago Cubs412318.5612.02171595813-810-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1227250.590
51527Cincinnati Reds451530.33312.0185230-456-169-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1175265.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1711Arizona Diamondbacks442519.568--1711551614-1211-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1185761.483
2914Colorado Rockies452520.5560.5182197-157-1118-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1186652.559
31120San Francisco Giants462224.4784.0183216-3312-1010-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1165165.440
41223Los Angeles Dodgers431726.3957.518518238-139-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1207545.625
51325San Diego Padres461828.3918.0171215-4411-187-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1164868.414


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Durin O'LingerP24.220Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Robert TylerP22.335Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Michael OsinskiSS22.288Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Joel Cesar ToribioP22.113Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Reid AndersonP22.270Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Travis MacGregorP20.215Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeison GuzmanSS19.222Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin EscorciaP23.133Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Travis SeabrookeP22.245Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Brian TrieglaffP23.339New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jay Jabs3B23.230New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Zach MuckenhirnP23.080Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jaylen FergusonOF20.301Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Tim NaughtonP22.186Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Wuilmer BecerraRF-OF23.229New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Kyle YoungP20.167Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Cole BrannenOF19.287Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Hildemaro RequenaP20.302Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
David ParkinsonP22.156Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Dominique Thompson-WilliamsOF23.027New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Robbie RossP28.328Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Mike BaumannP22.251Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Max KranickP20.301Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Ben BowdenP23.209Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Jio OrozcoP20.276New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Carlos VidalOF22.171New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Cristian PerezSS19.204Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Cameron MingP22.016Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Kevin WilliamsOF21.335Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Graham SprakerP23.060Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Domingo JimenezP24.262Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Placed on restricted list
Christian Williams1B23.246Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Roman GarciaIF22.178Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose ChacinP21.054Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Sam PastroneP20.324Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Mack LemieuxP21.254Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Brandon MarshOF20.151Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jose VasquezP22.060Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Robbie PodorskyIF-OF23.111San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Andrew DeramoP22.358Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Jose MartinezSS21.276St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Kyle HalbohnP25.119Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Oliver OrtegaP21.228Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Eudis IdrogoP22.347Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Alex FagaldeP24.019St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Cody BeckmanP23.198Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Braulio OrtizP26.150Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Tanner DuncanP23.279Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Taylor Bryant2B23.163St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Tyler KeeleP24.274Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Noel GonzalezP24.080-Released by Cardinals
Dane MyersIF-P22.071Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Devin MaloneP26.310-Released by Blue Jays
Chase PinderIF-OF22.063St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Joel EspinalP21.276Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Placed on restricted list
Jackson McClellandP 23.303Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jordan YamamotoP22.007Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Estevan FlorialOF20.174New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Calten DaalSS24.290Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Robert DuggerP22.320Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Danny HudzinaIF24.080St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Evan MendozaP21.324St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Colton ThomsonP25.300St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jon KennedyP22.241Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Joe NavilhonP24.309Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Stefan Trosclair2B23.299St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Eric CarterP25.315St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Robbie GordonP24.344St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Trevor LaneP-OF24.022New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Carlos Rivero2B21.018Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Josh DeGraafP25.110Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Bryan HudsonOF23.097-Released by Blue Jays
Brian GonzalezP22.206Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Branden KlineP26.232Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Steve BermanC23.171Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jason AlexanderP25.078Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Trevor FrankP26.330San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Eduardo RiveraP25.236Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Greg LambertOF22.234San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Sean IsaacP25.152Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Alex KlonowskiP26.047Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Ramon Urias2B23.349St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Corey ToupsIF25.095Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Yanio PerezOF22.282Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler PillP27.354Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Randy ArozarenaOF-2B23.079St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Hector MendozaP24.074St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Luis MarteSS24.154-Released by Rangers
Johnny Giavotella2B30.313Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel ProcopioP22.243Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tito PoloOF23.268Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan MeisingerP24.014Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Sam TidabackC24.224Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Activated from disabled list
Josh TobiasSS25.176Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin McavoyP24.301Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Armando AraizaC24.333Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
John MeansP25.024Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Andrew ChurchP23.223New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Scott CopelandP30.155New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Paul FryP25.296Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Tyler PearsonC26.033Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andres BlancoSS34.037Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Taylor DavisC28.171Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sherman Johnson3B27.307Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chris Shaw1B 24.210San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Vance WorleyP30.236New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Christian Colon2B-SS29.004New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Colton TurnerP27.121Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jason MartinsonSS29.215Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jason GurkaP30.129Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tim BerryP27.061-Released by Phillies
Tom LayneP33.197-Released by Red Sox
Josh EdginP31.152-Released by Orioles
Alex PresleyCF-OF32.297-Released by Orioles
Matt WislerSP25.248Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Ryan DullRP28.228Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Dillon PetersP25.260Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Ji-Man Choi1B26.365Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Deck McGuireP28.329Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Michael HermosilloCF23.121Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Jaime GarciaSP31.314Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Left Shoulder inflammation
Josh LucasP27.194Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Starling MarteCF29.221Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Right oblique strain
Max FriedP24.120Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Juan LagaresCF29.062New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Tear of the left big toe plantar plate
Ryan CarpenterSP27.269Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Tyler O'Neillc22.331St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Henry OwensP25.301Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Released and re-signed by Dodgers
Tyler CloydSP-RP31.002Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Christian WalkerDH27.051Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Braden ShipleySP26.086Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Reno (AAA)
Matt BowmanRP26.353St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-10 Blisters on right and middle index fingers
Paul DeJongSS24.289St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Fractured left hand
Leonys MartinCF30.073Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Andrew TriggsSP29.063Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Right arm nerve irritation
Jake Lamb3B27.221Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Jason HeywardRF28.282Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL