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Games on 2018-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs3BoxMike MontgomeryChad KuhlPedro Strop
St. Louis Cardinals7Cincinnati Reds6BoxBud NorrisRaisel IglesiasJohn Brebbia
Arizona Diamondbacks9Colorado Rockies4BoxZack GreinkeGerman Marquez(none)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxWalker BuehlerBrandon McCarthy(none)
San Diego Padres0Miami Marlins4BoxCaleb SmithEric Lauer(none)
New York Yankees4New York Mets1BoxChad GreenJacob deGromAroldis Chapman
Milwaukee Brewers12Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJhoulys ChacinVincent Velasquez(none)
San Francisco Giants9Washington Nationals5BoxReyes MorontaStephen Strasburg(none)
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox0BoxDylan CoveyChris SaleJoakim Soria
Cleveland Indians4Detroit Tigers1BoxTrevor BauerShane GreeneCody Allen
Los Angeles Angels4Minnesota Twins2BoxNoe RamirezRyan PresslyBlake Parker
Kansas City Royals2Oakland Athletics7BoxFrankie MontasJake JunisLou Trivino
Seattle Mariners4Tampa Bay Rays3BoxMarco GonzalesWilmer FontEdwin Diaz
Houston Astros7Texas Rangers3BoxJustin VerlanderDoug Fister(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxJ.A. HappAndrew CashnerRyan Tepera

Standings as of 2018-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees594118.695--3312419022-919-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1035944.573
222Boston Red Sox644321.6720.53352399622-1021-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park986533.663
3921Tampa Bay Rays622834.45214.5249266-1711-1517-19L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1006238.620
41124Toronto Blue Jays632835.44415.0282312-3014-1914-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre994554.455
51530Baltimore Orioles621943.30623.5223320-9710-189-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1002872.280
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Cleveland Indians613328.541--3012742720-1113-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1015843.574
2819Detroit Tigers653035.4625.0273299-2620-1510-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park973463.351
31022Minnesota Twins602733.4505.5257269-1216-1611-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1025151.500
41327Chicago White Sox612140.34412.0239318-7910-1911-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1014160.406
51429Kansas City Royals642143.32813.5248359-11110-2111-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium983761.378
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Seattle Mariners634023.635--2762532320-1220-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field994950.495
244Houston Astros654025.6151.032119612519-1421-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park976334.649
359Los Angeles Angels643628.5634.52922553717-1819-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim984454.449
4714Oakland Athletics643331.5167.52862751117-1516-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum986434.653
51225Texas Rangers662739.40914.5275343-6813-2114-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington964056.417
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Washington Nationals613526.574--2672145314-1521-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1014754.465
248Atlanta Braves633627.571--3152536216-1220-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park995445.545
3713Philadelphia Phillies613229.5253.02572372019-1013-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1014853.475
41220New York Mets592732.4587.0232266-3412-1915-13L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1035053.485
51426Miami Marlins632340.36513.0219324-10511-1812-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park984058.408
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Milwaukee Brewers633825.603--2692353418-1120-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1005842.580
226Chicago Cubs593524.5931.03062159118-1217-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1046044.577
3510St. Louis Cardinals613427.5573.02632432019-1415-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1015447.535
41118Pittsburgh Pirates633132.4927.0290287318-1513-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park985147.520
51528Cincinnati Reds642242.34416.5267343-7610-2212-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark984553.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Arizona Diamondbacks623329.532--2492232619-1314-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1004951.490
21016Colorado Rockies633231.5081.5278310-3211-1721-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1005941.590
4915San Francisco Giants633231.5081.5268295-2719-1113-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park994158.414
3817Los Angeles Dodgers633231.5081.53022574515-1717-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1006040.600
51323San Diego Padres652936.4465.5253302-4918-2111-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park973760.381


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mike MayersRP26.185St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Dennis SantanaSS22.057Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Right rotator cuff strain
Pat VenditteRP32.343Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jon Berti2B28.137Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Traded from Indians to Blue Jays
Michael DunnRP33.016Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-10 Left rhomboid strain
Jeff HoffmanSP25.151Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Santiago CasillaRP35.093Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan DullRP28.249Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Shohei OhtaniP23.338Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow UCL sprain
Kaleb Cowart2B26.006Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Left ankle sprain
Nolan FontanaIF27.002Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Tim FederowiczC30.308Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brian McCannC34.109Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler LyonsRP30.108St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Left elbow sprain
Adam LiberatoreRP31.027Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Phillip EvansSS25.271New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Buddy BaumannRP30.182New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jeurys FamiliaRP28.241New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Sore right shoulder
Jacob RhameP25.084New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Yoenis CespedesLF32.241New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA) for rehab
Dan AltavillaRP25.273Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow UCL sprain
Juan NicasioRP31.281Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Right knee effusion
Dan Vogelbach1B25.173Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Spencer HowardP21.315Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Miguel YajureP20.038New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Zach SterryIF-OF24.004Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Omar Meregildo3B20.294Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Jordan WrenOF24.258Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Mason MartinRF19.006Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Frank RubioP23.046San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Brandon BoggettoSS24.210Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Kyle YoungP20.188Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Jacob Condra-BoganP23.282Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Cameron MingP22.037Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Max KnutsonP23.068Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Jesse MedranoIF23.073Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Chad MartinP24.157-Released by Yankees
Austin O'BanionOF22.332Texas RangersHickory (A)Reinstated to active roster
Michael BeltreOF22.341Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Harrison WensonC23.048Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Tommy DeJuneasP22.228Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Sarkis OhanianP24.306Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Zack KellyP23.097Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Aneuris ZabalaP21.169Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Edwin UcetaP20.150Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Rafael NareaSS20.066Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Spencer GriffinCF21.227Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Aaron QuillenP24.171Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Denny BradyP21.141Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Michael SantosP23.010Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Riley EcholsP23.057Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Ben RortvedtC20.256Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
David Jacob1B22.355Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Delvin ZinnSS21.010Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Robert MolinaC21.265Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Jordan BalazovicP19.264Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Simon MathewsP22.258Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Tyler DayP24.137Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Shane Mardirosian2B22.239-Released by Reds
Thomas McIlraithP24.111New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kevin CanelonP24.143Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis CarpioSS20.332New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jacob ZanonCF22.349New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis Silva2B22.344Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Juan Yepez3B20.109St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tommy BergjansP25.189Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Matt PobereykoP26.167New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Brian HunterC25.198Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Jim VoylesP23.080St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Mitchell KransonC24.148Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
J.C. CardenasSS23.346-Released by Blue Jays
Jermaine Palacios3B21.324Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Christian TorresP24.274Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Conner CapelOF21.020Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bryan Mejia2B24.098Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alejandro Juvier2B22.140Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Locke St. JohnP25.128Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Durin O'LingerP24.241Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Anthony GoseCF-OF27.302Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Taylor AhearnOF23.195Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Alexis TorresSS20.178Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Tre' GanttOF22.029Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Ryan ScottOF24.337Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Parker CurryP24.199Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jonah WeselyP23.182Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt BowerP23.357Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Max CordyOF-P24.364Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dylan RheaultP26.079San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Keenan BartlettP22.255San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Dustin HuntP23.310Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Evan White1B-OF22.043Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Luis Lara3B23.033Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Manny PazosC23.136Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ryan Garcia1B22.336Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Peter BayerP24.094Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Jason AlexanderP25.099Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Raymel FloresSS23.259Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Sven SchuellerP22.143Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Matt BallP23.075Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Michael MariotP29.231Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Karch KowalczykIF27.069Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Wesley BenjaminP24.317Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael JohnsonP27.156Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Brian OlsonC25.138Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mason McCulloughP25.152Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Samil De Los SantosP24.151Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kevin Medrano2B-3B28.018Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Juniel Querecuto2B-SS25.262Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
TJ WhiteIF26.136-Released by Twins
Ryan McNeilP24.127Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan McBroom1B26.060New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Teddy StankiewiczP24.195Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B31.054Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Ricky SurumIF23.183New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jon Berti2B28.137Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Cody Decker1B31.142Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Efren Navarro1B32.025Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
David HolmanP28.008Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Gregor BlancoCF-LF34.179-Released by Giants
Gregor BlancoCF-LF34.179San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Louis HeadP28.046Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike Ford1B25.339New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mitch TalbotP34.235Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Matt WhitehouseP27.056Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Josh SmithP30.306Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Mike MorinRP27.036Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Richard RodriguezP28.096Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Dovydas NeverauskasP25.145Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Phil Matonp25.075San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA) for rehab
Justin HaleyRP26.358Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jalen BeeksP24.333Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Brock StewartSP26.249Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jose Miguel Fernandez2b30.042Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joshua LopezC22.096-Released by Cardinals
Juan Barriento1B22.041-Released by Red Sox
TJ DixonOF23.237-Released by Twins
Carson CritesIF23.141-Released by Twins
Andrew CarberP22.328-Released by Red Sox
Obed DiazP21.034-Released by Marlins
Victor SobilP21.326Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Gregor BlancoCF-LF34.179San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)