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Thursday May 31,2018This 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 2018-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels2Detroit Tigers6BoxWarwick SaupoldAndrew Heaney
Tampa Bay Rays3Oakland Athletics7BoxDaniel MengdenRyne StanekBlake Treinen
Chicago Cubs5New York Mets1BoxJose QuintanaHansel RoblesBrandon Morrow
Pittsburgh Pirates8St. Louis Cardinals10BoxMike MayersFelipe Vazquez
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxAaron NolaJosh FieldsSeranthony Dominguez
Washington Nationals2Atlanta Braves4BoxSean NewcombTanner RoarkArodys Vizcaino
Boston Red Sox2Houston Astros4BoxLance McCullersDrew PomeranzKen Giles
Cleveland Indians9Minnesota Twins8BoxTyler OlsonAddison ReedCody Allen
Miami Marlins3San Diego Padres8BoxJordan LylesWei-Yin ChenBrad Hand
Texas Rangers1Seattle Mariners6BoxWade LeBlancMike Minor

Standings as of 2018-05-31

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox573918.684--3032168720-819-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski412912.707
222New York Yankees523517.6731.52962247222-913-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman422715.643
3715Tampa Bay Rays552827.50910.0233233011-1317-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman412120.512
41022Toronto Blue Jays562531.44613.5256281-2512-1713-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins391821.462
51429Baltimore Orioles561739.30421.5209297-8810-167-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette411130.268
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cleveland Indians553025.545--2812493218-1112-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff402218.550
2920Detroit Tigers562630.4644.5240257-1717-129-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila421527.357
31124Minnesota Twins522230.4236.5218240-2211-1311-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony422220.524
41327Kansas City Royals562036.35710.5230309-799-1911-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore39732.179
51530Chicago White Sox531637.30213.0209293-848-188-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn421725.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros583622.621--28716212517-1119-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park412813.683
245Seattle Mariners563422.6071.02462331317-1217-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto412417.585
3613Los Angeles Angels573027.5265.52632402312-1718-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler401921.475
4817Oakland Athletics572928.5096.5244251-715-1514-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst402614.650
51225Texas Rangers592435.40712.5251314-6311-1913-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels381721.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves563323.589--2822245814-1119-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos381919.500
237Washington Nationals553223.5820.52401905012-1420-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo401525.375
348Philadelphia Phillies543123.5741.02382013719-912-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak412219.537
41018New York Mets542727.5005.0225245-2012-1415-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson391227.308
51426Miami Marlins562036.35713.0192292-10010-1810-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill422121.500
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Milwaukee Brewers573621.632--2452113418-1118-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns411922.463
259Chicago Cubs533023.5664.02771958215-1115-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer392415.615
3610St. Louis Cardinals543024.5564.52372122516-1114-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike Girsch401822.450
4814Pittsburgh Pirates562927.5186.52652541117-1312-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington411922.463
51528Cincinnati Reds572037.35116.0233300-679-1911-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams392316.590
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Colorado Rockies563026.536--235252-1711-1319-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich402119.525
2916Arizona Diamondbacks552827.5091.52091981116-1312-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen422517.595
31221Los Angeles Dodgers562630.4644.02402172314-1712-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi402713.675
41119San Francisco Giants562630.4644.0230279-4914-1012-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans422418.571
51323San Diego Padres582533.4316.0222267-4514-1911-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. Preller411526.366

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Gordon Beckham2B31.257Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Paul BlackburnSP24.178Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab
Oliver DrakeRP31.138Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Indians by Angels
Trevor GottRP25.278Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Ryan MadsonRP37.276Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan Rua1B-LF28.081Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Adrian Beltre3B-DH39.054Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Tony CruzC31.286Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Curt CasaliC29.203Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Traded from Rays to Reds for cash
Dustin Peterson3B23.263Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Peter BourjosLF31.061Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Aaron BlairSP26.005Released by Braves
Nick GoodyRP26.330Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ben TaylorRP25.200Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Shane BieberP23.000Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Pat VenditteRP32.335Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Clayton KershawSP30.073Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Dee GordonCF30.039Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Grayson GreinerC25.232Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Dylan CozensOF 24.000Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Rhys HoskinsLF25.075Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Fractured jaw
Drew HutchisonRP27.282Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Mark LeiterP27.079Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Ronny RodriguezSS26.044Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carlos RamirezOF27.037Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Khris DavisDH30.162Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Aaron SlegersP25.269Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Tyler DuffeyRP27.155Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Carlos MartinezSP26.253St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Enmanuel de JesusP24.145Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Carlos AcevedoP23.246Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Randy AlcantaraP21.203Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Connor BrogdonP23.122Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Taylor AhearnOF23.187Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jordan BalazovicP19.256Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Emerson JimenezSS23.166Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Sarkis OhanianP24.298Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Tanner KiestP23.257Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Reinstated to active roster
Zach McKinstrySS23.032Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Andy RavelP23.231Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Max WotellP21.260Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Marshall KasowskiP23.082Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
James CarterP24.082Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Diomar LopezP21.167San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Jared CarkuffP24.279-Released by Padres
Sean PoppenP24.077Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Jose AntequeraSS22.304Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Danny HudzinaIF24.093St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick HowardP25.055Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Michael GibbonsP25.037New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose GodoyC23.230St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Shawn SempleP22.235New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Matt PobereykoP26.159New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Josh PrevostP26.137New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Brian Mims2B22.078Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Thomas McIlraithP24.103New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Nick HartmanP23.219Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Elvis AraujoP26.321Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Algenis MartinezP24.261Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Francisco JimenezP23.239Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Reid HumphreysSS23.191Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt BallP23.067Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Franklin NavarroC23.226Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Blake SmithP25.292Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt MilburnP24.306Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Conner MenezP23.002San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Matthew BattenIF22.344San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Anthony MciverP26.053Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Colby BluebergP25.020San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
A.J. FranksP22.341Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Julian LeonC22.128Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Forrestt AlldayOF27.037San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
River Stevens2B-3B26.142San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trevor MegillP24.177San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ralph GarzaP24.055Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Tyler PillP28.002Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Juniel Querecuto2B-SS25.254Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel ProcopioP22.256Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Daury TorrezP24.354Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jose QuelizC25.297Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Brad GoldbergP28.099Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Jose GarciaC23.209New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zac HoustonP23.182Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Dusty IsaacsP26.298Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
John PoloniusSS-2B27.138San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Montana DurapauP26.065Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Michael PerezC25.297Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Colton PlaiaC27.248New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Dario AlvarezP29.134Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Charlie MeyerC25.141Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Adam LoewenOF34.052-Released by Rangers
Louis HeadP28.038Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Oscar HernandezC24.326Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Aaron BlairP26.005Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Adron ChambersOF31.235Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Matt McBrideC33.008Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jose MayorgaC25.284Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cody SatterwhiteP31.124-Released by Nationals
Andrew Pullin2B24.248-Announced retirement
Austin GomberP24.189St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
John GantRP25.298St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Tyler O'Neillc22.344St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Alex ReyesSP23.275St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Right lat strain
Luke VoitC27.107St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Mike MayersRP26.177St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)