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Wednesday May 23,2018This 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 2018-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Arizona Diamondbacks2Milwaukee Brewers9BoxBrent SuterZack Godley
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins1BoxMichael FulmerKyle GibsonShane Greene
Kansas City Royals5St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBlaine BoyerBud NorrisKelvin Herrera
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros4BoxJustin VerlanderJeff SamardzijaKen Giles
San Diego Padres3Washington Nationals1BoxTyson RossErick FeddeBrad Hand
Atlanta Braves0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJake ArrietaLuiz Gohara
New York Yankees10Texas Rangers12BoxAlex ClaudioDavid RobertsonKeone Kela
Los Angeles Angels5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJustin AndersonTyler ClippardBlake Parker
Boston Red Sox4Tampa Bay Rays1BoxJoe KellyAlex ColomeCraig Kimbrel
Miami Marlins2New York Mets1BoxAdam ConleyJeurys FamiliaBrad Ziegler
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds4BoxSteven BraultDylan FloroKyle Crick
Cleveland Indians1Chicago Cubs0BoxAdam PlutkoJon LesterCody Allen
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox11BoxDylan CoveyAlex Cobb
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics0BoxMarco GonzalesDaniel GossettEdwin Diaz
Colorado Rockies0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxKenta MaedaKyle FreelandKenley Jansen

Standings as of 2018-05-23

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox493415.694--2611818015-719-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski493415.694
222New York Yankees463115.6741.52751987718-713-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman483117.646
3819Toronto Blue Jays492326.46911.0233241-812-1611-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins462026.435
4920Tampa Bay Rays472225.46811.0200214-148-1214-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman492722.551
51530Baltimore Orioles491534.30619.0192270-7810-135-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette481335.271
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1615Cleveland Indians472423.511--2251972813-911-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff482820.583
21021Minnesota Twins452124.4672.0188204-1611-1210-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony492326.469
31123Detroit Tigers492128.4294.0205228-2312-109-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila492029.408
41328Kansas City Royals491633.3279.0192275-837-189-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore461135.239
51429Chicago White Sox461531.3268.5182247-658-177-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn491831.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros503218.640--23612611016-1116-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park493217.653
245Seattle Mariners482919.6042.0215206912-1017-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto492920.592
3510Los Angeles Angels492722.5514.52272072012-1715-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler482226.458
4716Oakland Athletics492524.5106.5224226-211-1114-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst483018.625
51225Texas Rangers512031.39212.5216275-599-1711-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels462125.457
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves482919.604--2461866011-918-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos462323.500
237Philadelphia Phillies472819.5960.52141744018-710-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak482523.521
3712Washington Nationals482622.5423.02091763312-1414-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo472126.447
4813New York Mets452421.5333.5182194-1212-1312-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson481533.313
51426Miami Marlins491930.38810.5167252-8510-159-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill492227.449
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Milwaukee Brewers503119.620--2041792513-918-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns482424.500
248Pittsburgh Pirates482721.5633.02322122015-912-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington492128.429
359St. Louis Cardinals472621.5533.52051792615-1111-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike Girsch472225.468
4611Chicago Cubs462521.5434.02381766213-1012-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer462917.630
51527Cincinnati Reds501733.34014.0202257-558-199-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams462620.565
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1914Colorado Rockies502624.520--196224-287-1119-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich462521.543
21017Arizona Diamondbacks492524.5100.5180178214-1211-12L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen482820.583
31118San Francisco Giants502426.4802.0204240-3614-1010-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans482622.542
41222Los Angeles Dodgers492227.4493.52101941610-1412-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi473116.660
51324San Diego Padres512130.4125.5191235-4411-1810-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. Preller481929.396

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ryan BollingerP27.108New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan BollingerP27.108New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Brandon WoodruffP25.102Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Ji-Man Choi1B27.004Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
J.T. ChargoisRP27.171Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Nathan EovaldiSP28.099Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Transferred to 60-day DL
Vidal NunoP30.302Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jake FariaP24.297Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Strained left oblique
Dan AltavillaRP25.257Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
John AndreoliRF27.348Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Daniel GossettP25.191Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Franklin Barreto2B22.086Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Khris DavisDH30.154Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Right groin strain
Wilmer FontRP27.364Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Raisel IglesiasRP28.139Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Left biceps strain
Austin BriceRP25.338Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Mid-back strain
Tanner RaineyP25.149Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Vincenzo AielloP23.290Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Tyler KeeleP24.279Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Akil BaddooOF19.280Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Andre ScrubbP23.130Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Jacob PearsonCF19.356Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Mack LemieuxP21.259Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Felix TatiP21.052Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Chad SedioOF24.054Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Mitchell KransonC24.132Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt FrawleyP22.289New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Robert MolinaC21.249Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Jorgan CavanerioP23.278Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Sam McWilliamsP22.262Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Zach PlesacP23.122Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Jose PaulinoP23.044Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Erick LealP23.067Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Elvis DiazP25.106-Released by Cubs
Kyle MillerP24.172-Released by Cubs
Marcus BrakemanP23.342Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Melvin Mercedes2B26.131Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
James CarterP24.074Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jared RuxerP25.298-Released by Royals
Bo WayOF26.188Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Taylor WardC24.160Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daury TorrezP24.346Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Luis MarteSS24.159Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Mike KickhamP29.162Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Zach HedgesP25.214Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Cleuluis Rondon2B24.040-Released by Braves
Jake YacinichIF25.082-Released by Angels
John MagliozziP26.307-Released by Mets
Blaise SalterC24.332Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sam HaggertyIF23.362Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan MilbrathP26.296Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
J.T. BrubakerP24.187Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Matt WhitehouseP27.040Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Zack ZehnerOF25.288New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Adam WalkerRF-OF26.218Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Alex BurgOF30.288Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Donovan Solano2B30.158Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Antonio NunezSS25.133Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Garrett StubbsC24.362Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Keith HesslerP29.069Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Richie Shaffer3B27.069Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justus SheffieldP22.010New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
T.J. HouseP28.236Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Hague1B32.276Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh EdginP31.157Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Michael LorenzenRP26.140Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon GuyerLF-RF32.115Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Left cervical strain
Adam PlutkoP26.233Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Tom KahnleRP28.289New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Hansel RoblesRP27.283New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) for rehab
Kevin PlaweckiC27.086New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) for rehab
Ervin SantanaSP35.133Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA) for rehab
Nathan EovaldiSP28.099Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab
Jeimer Candelario3B24.180Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Erick FeddeP25.087Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Edward ParedesP31.235Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Josh ReddickRF-LF31.093Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-10 Infection
Jake MarisnickCF27.054Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Giovanny GallegosP26.283New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Carlos Tocciof22.274Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Carlos TorresP35.213Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
James CarterP24.074Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Alex PresleyCF-OF32.302Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract