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Games on 2018-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers8Colorado Rockies5BoxCaleb FergusonWade DavisScott Alexander
San Diego Padres8Milwaukee Brewers4BoxKirby YatesCorey Knebel(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10San Francisco Giants5BoxIvan NovaAndrew Suarez(none)
Atlanta Braves3Washington Nationals6BoxGio GonzalezWes Parsons(none)
Minnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians5BoxAndrew MillerAddison Reed(none)
Seattle Mariners8Houston Astros6BoxJames PaxtonJustin VerlanderEdwin Diaz
Texas Rangers3New York Yankees7BoxJ.A. HappAriel Jurado(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxYonny ChirinosCody CarrollSergio Romo
Boston Red Sox5Toronto Blue Jays8BoxRyan BoruckiRick Porcello(none)

Standings as of 2018-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1168135.698--62542919642-1539-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park462719.587
222New York Yankees1147242.6328.058945113839-1633-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II482820.583
3717Tampa Bay Rays1155857.50422.5484481334-2424-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field473215.681
41021Toronto Blue Jays1145262.45628.0519583-6428-3024-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre482127.438
51530Baltimore Orioles1153580.30445.5450609-15920-3515-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards471235.255
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Cleveland Indians1146450.561--58246911337-2327-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field482721.563
2920Minnesota Twins1145361.46511.0504534-3033-2420-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field482523.521
31225Detroit Tigers1154768.40917.5432533-10129-2718-41L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park471730.362
41328Chicago White Sox1144173.36023.0462617-15521-3620-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field482127.438
51429Kansas City Royals1143579.30729.0423621-19816-3919-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium482325.479
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1167343.629--57537520032-2541-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park463016.652
244Oakland Athletics1156847.5914.55434855833-2335-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum472918.617
356Seattle Mariners1166650.5697.0487514-2736-2430-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field462323.500
4818Los Angeles Angels1165858.50015.05314914032-2826-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim462224.478
51122Texas Rangers1175166.43622.5560615-5525-3626-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington451629.356
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Philadelphia Phillies1146450.561--4984653338-1826-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park481632.333
2410Atlanta Braves1126250.5541.05334646928-2334-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park502822.560
31016Washington Nationals1155956.5135.55274606730-2829-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park472324.489
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
239Milwaukee Brewers1186652.5592.05214873436-2430-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park453015.667
3713St. Louis Cardinals1156055.5226.55124852729-2631-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III472819.596
4915Pittsburgh Pirates1166056.5177.0527521633-2927-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park452223.489
51223Cincinnati Reds1155065.43516.5526586-6026-3124-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark471730.362
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2611Arizona Diamondbacks1166452.552--5214507132-2932-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field461828.391
1512Los Angeles Dodgers1166452.552--5514529931-2833-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium472819.596
3814Colorado Rockies1156055.5223.5539559-2028-2732-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field483117.646
41119San Francisco Giants1165759.4917.0465502-3732-2525-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park461630.348
51527San Diego Padres1174671.39318.5452559-10720-3626-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park452025.444


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chance AdamsSP23.364New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Roenis EliasRP30.008Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Nomar MazaraRF23.105Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Yency AlmonteRP24.066Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Chris RusinRP31.291Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Randy RosarioP24.083Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Enyel De Los Santosp22.228Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Brandon MannP34.085Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Drew RucinskiP29.222Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) for rehab
Thomas PannoneP24.103Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
J.A. HappSP35.294New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Nick TepeschP29.301Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Traded from Blue Jays to Tigers for cash
Sam TuivailalaRP25.294Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Strained right achilles
Chasen BradfordRP29.004Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Nick RumbelowRP26.338Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Casey LawrenceRP30.286Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Ross StriplingRP28.259Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Pat VenditteRP33.040Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Chaz RoeRP31.304Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Hunter StricklandRP29.319San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Greg AllenCF25.147Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Leonys MartinCF30.156Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Non-baseball medical condition
Aaron SanchezSP26.039Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk) for rehab
Fernando RodneyCL41.144Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Twins to Athletics for Dakota Chalmers
Stone GarrettOF22.261Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Victor CavalieriP22.349Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Jon KennedyP22.324Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Joe McCarthyOF-1B24.167Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Kyle JohnsonOF24.324New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Eric VillanuevaP20.143Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Ciriaco JavierP22.221Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Raffy OzunaDH19.337St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
JD HammerP23.270Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies West (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies West (Rk)
Jarryd DaleSS17.332San Diego PadresArizona Padres 2 (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)
Jean CosmeP22.077San Diego PadresArizona Padres 2 (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)
Robinson PinaP19.256Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Harrison FrancisP19.287Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Luis EusebioP22.147San Diego PadresArizona Padres 2 (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)
Daniel JamesP22.203Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Rito LugoP22.280Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Caden LemonsP19.250Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Justin JonesSS22.081Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Michele VassalottiP18.007Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Joel PintoP21.318Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Michael CantuC22.347San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Jake BrayP25.244Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Andrew ShapsP22.248Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
J.C. CloneyP24.006Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Joel InoaP22.170Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Daniel DuarteP21.248Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Ron MarinaccioP23.039New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jairo DiazP27.074Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
J.J. Santa CruzP21.???San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Robinson Cano2B35.291Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Garrett CaveP22.022San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
JD OsborneC23.027Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Alan MarreroC20.162Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Cole SturgeonOF-P26.327Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Cody SedlockP23.051Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Ryan McKayP21.323Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Bubba Hollins3B22.247Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Tim HardyP22.161Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Isaias LucenaC23.267Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Kole CottamC21.071Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis PintorSS23.064Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Steven FarnworthP24.337Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Carlos HernandezP21.151Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeronimo CastroP21.340Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Andy CoxUT24.290Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Aneuris ZabalaP21.231Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Jairo SolisP18.231Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Kirk McCartyP-OF22.302Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Luis JimenezP23.219Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jose MedinaOF23.176Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Dakota ChalmersP21.305Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Brian HunterC25.260Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Aaron QuillenP24.233-Released by Reds
Tyler Friis2B22.179Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
J.C. MillanOF22.204Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chase PinderIF-OF22.146St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Reilly HovisP24.286Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Travis RadkeP25.156San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Hudson PottsSS19.285San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Elliot AshbeckP24.266San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Michel BaezP22.201San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Victor RoacheOF26.327St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Carlos SierraP23.295Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ty FranceIF24.027San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Pedro FernandezP24.076Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
River Stevens2B-3B26.212San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Jeff KinleyP-OF26.176Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Chris DiazSS-2B27.273Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Charlie MaddenC22.343Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jaycob BrugmanOF26.204Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Connor MarabellOF-IF24.134Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Michael RothP28.175Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Diego Goris1B-2B27.244San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Placed on restricted list
Quintin Torres-CostaP23.332Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Tommy JosephC27.024Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Hunter ColeOF25.310Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ivan PineyroP26.315Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Michael MariotP29.293-Released by Royals
Jan VazquezC27.102Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eric CampbellOF31.122Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen FifeP31.309Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Collin CowgillLF-CF32.079Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh EdginP31.235Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eddie GamboaP33.231Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nick TepeschP29.301Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Jesus CamargoP22.260Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Ernie ClementIF22.140Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jodd CarterOF22.020Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Connor LienOF24.147Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Darnell SweeneySS27.189Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Wilfrido MatosSS17.315Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Diego CorderoP18.293New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Andy PagesOF17.244Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Ty ButtreyP 25.131Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from DL