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Games on 2018-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies0Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxPatrick CorbinVincent Velasquez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Colorado Rockies3BoxChris ArcherGerman MarquezFelipe Vazquez
St. Louis Cardinals7Miami Marlins1BoxJohn GantTrevor Richards(none)
San Diego Padres4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJhoulys ChacinBrett Kennedy(none)
Cincinnati Reds0New York Mets8BoxJacob deGromRobert Stephenson(none)
Atlanta Braves8Washington Nationals3BoxMike FoltynewiczTom Milone(none)
Detroit Tigers0Los Angeles Angels6BoxJaime BarriaBlaine Hardy(none)
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox3BoxLuis SeverinoLucas Giolito(none)
Minnesota Twins2Cleveland Indians5BoxCody AllenTrevor Hildenberger(none)
Chicago Cubs0Kansas City Royals9BoxHeath FillmyerJose Quintana(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Oakland Athletics3BoxJeurys FamiliaJ.T. ChargoisBlake Treinen
Baltimore Orioles5Tampa Bay Rays4BoxMike WrightSergio RomoMychal Givens
Seattle Mariners7Texas Rangers11BoxYovani GallardoMarco Gonzales(none)
Boston Red Sox10Toronto Blue Jays5BoxBrian JohnsonMike Hauschild(none)

Standings as of 2018-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1158134.704--62042119942-1539-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park472720.574
233New York Yankees1137142.6289.058244813438-1633-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II492920.592
3717Tampa Bay Rays1145757.50023.5479477233-2424-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field483315.688
41021Toronto Blue Jays1135162.45129.0511578-6727-3024-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre492227.449
51530Baltimore Orioles1143579.30745.5446604-15820-3515-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards481236.250
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Cleveland Indians1136350.558--57746511236-2327-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field492821.571
2920Minnesota Twins1135360.46910.0500529-2933-2420-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field492524.510
31225Detroit Tigers1154768.40917.0432533-10129-2718-41L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park471730.362
41328Chicago White Sox1144173.36022.5462617-15521-3620-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field482127.438
51429Kansas City Royals1143579.30728.5423621-19816-3919-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium482325.479
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros1157342.635--56936720232-2441-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park473017.638
244Oakland Athletics1156847.5915.05434855833-2335-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum472918.617
356Seattle Mariners1156550.5658.0479508-2936-2429-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field472423.511
4818Los Angeles Angels1165858.50015.55314914032-2826-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim462224.478
51122Texas Rangers1165165.44022.5557608-5125-3626-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington461630.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1146450.561--4984653338-1826-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park481632.333
249Atlanta Braves1116249.5590.55304587228-2334-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park512823.549
31016Washington Nationals1145856.5096.05214576429-2829-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park482424.500
41324New York Mets1124765.42016.0439520-8124-3723-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field503020.600
51426Miami Marlins1164769.40518.0433589-15627-3320-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park451629.356
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1146648.579--5654699635-2131-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field492920.592
227Milwaukee Brewers1176651.5641.55174793836-2330-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park463016.652
3814St. Louis Cardinals1156055.5226.55124852729-2631-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III472819.596
4915Pittsburgh Pirates1155956.5137.5517516133-2926-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park462323.500
51223Cincinnati Reds1155065.43516.5526586-6026-3124-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark471730.362
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks1166452.552--5214507132-2932-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field461828.391
2612Los Angeles Dodgers1156352.5480.55434479631-2832-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium482919.604
3713Colorado Rockies1146054.5263.0534551-1728-2632-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field493118.633
41119San Francisco Giants1155758.4966.5460492-3232-2425-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park471631.340
51527San Diego Padres1164571.38819.0444555-11120-3625-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park462125.457


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Artie LewickiP26.122Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Josh TomlinSP33.293Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Viosergy Rosa1B28.053Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Rafael Devers3B21.288Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Tony Renda2B27.196Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Kelvin HerreraRP28.220Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Right rotator cuff impingement
Koda GloverRP25.117Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Jason HurshP26.311Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Outrighted to minors
Grayson GreinerC25.301Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Evan MarshallP28.112Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated and assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Daniel StumpfP 27.216Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
John Hicks1B28.342Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-10 Right groin strain
Jose OsunaRF25.239Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Josh Bell1B25.359Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Kolby AllardRP20.360Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jefry Rodriguezp25.013Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Robert StephensonRP25.165Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Jesus Reyesp25.168Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Harrison DiNicolaOF21.102Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Liam SabinoIF22.099St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Yerry De Los SantosP20.239Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Luis Nova--Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Nathan PerryC19.032Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
J.T. PerezP22.287Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Steven LedesmaP22.260Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Juan AguileraP23.???Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Bradley WelshP21.155Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Alex ScherffP20.184Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Alex MejiasP21.255Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Ismaldo RodriguezSS20.036Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Nick Noonan2B29.096Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk) for rehab
Xavier EdwardsSS18.365San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Tucupita Marcano2B18.327San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Tito PoloOF23.350Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk)
Luis AlmanzarSS18.281San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Cristopher CespedesOF20.082Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Felix FernandezC21.242Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Wilfred SalamanP20.307Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Chad McClanahan3B20.229Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Alec RennardP23.094Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Zach DanielsP-IF21.109Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Argenis RomanoP23.053Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Nolan Gorman3B18.090St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Mitch McKownP22.079Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)DL-7 Injured
Garrett CaveP22.021San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Owen MillerSS21.266San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Trevor HornP22.227San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
DJ MyersP23.227San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Bryan Lizardo3B21.013Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Olivier BasabeSS21.024San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Cesar SalazarC22.146Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Carson LanceP23.097Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Drew CrosbyP22.266Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Connor SmithIF21.108Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
John PomeroyP23.303Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Zach SchellengerP22.212Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
John TimminsP24.200San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Rodolfo CastroSS19.079Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Daysbel HernandezP21.327Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Juan HillmanP21.085Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Reinstated to active roster
Robbie PodorskyIF-OF23.193San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Richie PalaciosIF21.084Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Activated from disabled list
Tarik SkubalP21.261Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin VicunaSS20.206Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Rodrigo BenoitP24.166Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Bowden FrancisP22.108Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Christian TaugnerP23.086Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Mickey McDonaldIF23.067Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Kade ScivicqueC25.139Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Ian AndersonP20.098Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
John SilvianoC24.028Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Pat McInerneyOF-1B23.328Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Conor HarberP24.233Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Braden WebbP23.105Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Edwin DiazSS22.349Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Brallan Perez2B22.194Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sandber Pimentel1B23.330Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Viosergy Rosa1B28.053Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
TJ WeirIF-P26.328San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
JP SportmanIF26.195Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Emmanuel RamirezP24.024San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Landon BeckP25.242St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Framber ValdezP24.262Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Brett VertiganOF27.352Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Daniel GibsonP26.297Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan NewellP27.051Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trey SupakP22.069Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nate Lowe1B23.032Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Forrest SnowP29.221Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Mike BlazekP29.145Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Harol GonzalezP23.159New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Joseph ZanghiP23.250New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Audry PerezC29.228Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Jason Leblebijian3B-1B27.087Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Moises SierraRF-OF29.318Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tom WindleP26.151Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Gift NgoepeSS28.202Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Danny Espinosa2B31.105-Released by Phillies
Alejandro De AzaCF-LF34.119-Released by Nationals
Moises Perez1B19.356Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Mitch BrownP24.117Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jeff BeliveauP31.203-Released by Indians
Tristan BeckP22.045Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Victor VodnikP18.304Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Denny RomanP19.312Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Alberti Chavez2B-3B23.018Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Audry PerezC29.228Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured