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Games on 2018-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxBrad HandJeff Mathis(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs6BoxLuke FarrellJackson Stephens(none)
Atlanta Braves3Milwaukee Brewers10BoxJunior GuerraSean Newcomb(none)
Tampa Bay Rays9New York Mets0BoxNathan EovaldiChris Flexen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxNick KinghamDrew AndersonFelipe Vazquez
St. Louis Cardinals8San Francisco Giants13BoxMadison BumgarnerJohn Brebbia(none)
Miami Marlins10Washington Nationals2BoxAdam ConleyTanner Roark(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Los Angeles Angels4BoxAndrew HeaneyJ.T. ChargoisJustin Anderson
Oakland Athletics6Cleveland Indians0BoxBrett AndersonShane Bieber(none)
Texas Rangers3Detroit Tigers0BoxAustin Bibens-DirkxMichael FulmerKeone Kela
Chicago White Sox1Houston Astros2BoxDallas KeuchelLucas GiolitoHector Rondon
Boston Red Sox7Kansas City Royals4BoxRick PorcelloHeath FillmyerCraig Kimbrel
Baltimore Orioles1Minnesota Twins10BoxJake OdorizziAlex Cobb(none)
Colorado Rockies4Seattle Mariners6BoxWade LeBlancAntonio SenzatelaEdwin Diaz
New York Yankees2Toronto Blue Jays1BoxChad GreenTyler ClippardDavid Robertson

Standings as of 2018-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox916229.681--48934014928-1234-17W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park714625.648
222New York Yankees875829.6672.044633011633-1325-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II754233.560
3716Tampa Bay Rays894544.50616.03473351223-1722-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field734528.616
4919Toronto Blue Jays894148.46120.0391432-4124-2517-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre733241.438
51530Baltimore Orioles892465.27037.0317461-14412-2912-36L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards732350.315
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cleveland Indians884939.557--4403687228-1521-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field744232.568
21021Minnesota Twins873948.4489.5376397-2124-2015-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field753936.520
31223Detroit Tigers924052.43511.0366422-5625-2315-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park702446.343
41328Chicago White Sox903060.33320.0359484-12516-2714-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field723240.444
51429Kansas City Royals892564.28124.5310496-18611-3514-29L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium733340.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros926131.663--47228418829-1732-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park704228.600
244Seattle Mariners915734.6263.53933761731-1726-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field713239.451
3610Oakland Athletics905040.55610.04174001724-2126-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum724725.653
4818Los Angeles Angels914645.50514.53953811422-2224-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim713437.479
51122Texas Rangers914051.44020.5408459-5119-2821-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington712744.380
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Philadelphia Phillies874938.563--3863662030-1619-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park753144.413
248Atlanta Braves895039.562--4393716823-1727-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park734033.548
31017Washington Nationals894544.5065.03923623022-2423-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park733736.507
41426New York Mets863551.40713.5336401-6515-2820-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field764234.553
51527Miami Marlins923755.40214.5351469-11819-2618-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park692643.377
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Milwaukee Brewers905436.600--3963366030-1824-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park734231.575
226Chicago Cubs875136.5861.544634110528-1523-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field764432.579
3713St. Louis Cardinals894643.5177.53903751523-2223-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III734231.575
41120Pittsburgh Pirates894148.46112.5388427-3922-2319-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park724131.569
51224Cincinnati Reds903951.43315.0422456-3421-2618-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark722844.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks915041.549--4073456226-2324-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field713239.451
2612Los Angeles Dodgers894841.5391.04253517426-2322-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium744430.595
3814Colorado Rockies904644.5113.5422449-2718-2228-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field734528.616
4915San Francisco Giants924745.5113.5380407-2728-1619-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park702644.371
51325San Diego Padres923953.42411.5341426-8519-2520-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park702743.386


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mike ZagurskiRP35.162Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris FlexenP24.007New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Dixon Machado2B26.137Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
George KontosP33.026Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Dallas BeelerSP29.026Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kazuhisa Makitap33.240San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Miguel DiazRP23.222San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AA)
Noah SyndergaardSP25.313New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) for rehab
Jim JohnsonRP35.011Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) for rehab
Austin JacksonCF31.157Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from Giants with Cory Gearrin and Jason Bahr to Rangers for PTBNL
Cory GearrinRP32.085Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from Giants with Austin Jackson and Jason Bahr to Rangers for PTBNL
Jason BahrP23.143Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Traded from Giants with Cory Gearrin and Austin Jackson to Rangers for PTBNL
Ray BlackRP28.012San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Steven Duggarof24.246San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt BushRP32.150Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Tony BarnetteRP34.242Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jake JunisRP25.295Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-10 Lower back inflammation
Glenn SparkmanP26.058Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Drew AndersonSP24.108Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Yacksel RiosP25.011Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Nate OrfC28.157Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jacob StallingsC28.198Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Francisco CervelliC32.124Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Artie LewickiP26.091Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Joey GunkelP26.191Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Brennan PriceP22.359Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Ben YokleyP25.310St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Yenci PenaSS17.360Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Joe MortillaroP24.297-Released by Dodgers
Anthony DirocieOF21.075New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Keenan BartlettP22.285San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Jansiel RiveraCF19.314Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
DJ MyersP23.196San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Gabriel MejiaOF22.344Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Trent JohnsonP21.330New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Seamus Curran1B20.305Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Wil CroweP23.302Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Trey CobbP24.014New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Alexis OlmedaC24.094Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Ryne InmanP22.056Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from disabled list
Harrison WensonC23.078Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Leonardo RivasSS20.271Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Caleb BoushleyP24.280San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Colton ThomsonP25.351St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Ian OxnevadP21.278St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Juan MartinezP25.358Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Matt CrownoverP25.125Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
David HillP 24.042Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ruddy GironSS21.185San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nick YarnallOF23.264Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Saige JencoOF23.335Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Parker CurryP24.229Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Wes RogersOF 24.123Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dallas BeelerP29.026Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Karch KowalczykIF27.099Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Logan BawcomP29.248Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin De FratusP30.261Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Hector MendozaP24.125St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Tanner EnglishOF25.119Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zach HouchinsSS25.295Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Evan MarzilliOF27.117Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Victor PayanoP25.264Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jay GonzalezOF27.209Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jason AlexanderP25.129Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Alex BurgOF30.334Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B31.084Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jaff DeckerOF28.135Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Moises SierraRF-OF29.287Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jacob NottinghamC23.096Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Aaron WilkersonP29.044Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Corbin BurnesP23.259Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan BraunLF34.234Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-10 Back strain
Manny PinaC31.033Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-10 Left biceps strain
Lorenzo CainCF32.086Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Anthony BassRP30.250Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Illness
James NorwoodP24.196Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
William CuevasP27.267Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Austin MaddoxC27.056Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ryan BrasierRP30.317Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brian JohnsonSP27.213Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Left hip inflammation
Christian VazquezC27.321Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Right fifth finger fracture
Chaz RoeRP31.272Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Left meniscus tear
Jaime SchultzP27.018Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Tim MayzaP26.175Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Rhiner CruzP31.249Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Right groin strain
Drew SmithP24.287New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Matt SzczurLF28.353San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Paul BlackburnSP24.216Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow lateral epicondylitis
Brett AndersonSP30.158Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Fitz StadlerP21.097Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Nolan KinghamP21.324Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Beau BrundageSS21.070Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Derek CaseyP22.144Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Rodney Theophile--Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Michael ByrneP21.083Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Jeren KendallOF22.155Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris RobertsP21.005San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Chase CalabuigOF22.211Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Orlandy NavarroP19.035Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Jonathan LopezSS18.330Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Aaron PintoP22.005Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Parker Joe RobinsonP22.327Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Korry HowellSS19.310Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)