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Games on 2018-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers7Atlanta Braves8BoxJonny VentersDan JenningsA.J. Minter
Washington Nationals3Chicago Cubs4BoxJustin WilsonRyan Madson(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks9Cincinnati Reds2BoxZack GodleyLuis Castillo(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Colorado Rockies4BoxWade DavisDylan Floro(none)
New York Mets4Miami Marlins3BoxNoah SyndergaardWei-Yin ChenSeth Lugo
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres9BoxJoey LucchesiJake Arrieta(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants4BoxDereck RodriguezJoe MusgroveWill Smith
Oakland Athletics8Los Angeles Angels7BoxFernando RodneyJim JohnsonBlake Treinen
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles1BoxChris SaleAlex CobbCraig Kimbrel
Cleveland Indians9Chicago White Sox7BoxCarlos CarrascoDylan CoveyCody Allen
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers4BoxMatt BoydKohl StewartShane Greene
Seattle Mariners4Houston Astros3BoxZach DukeRoberto OsunaEdwin Diaz
St. Louis Cardinals8Kansas City Royals2BoxTyson RossJason Hammel(none)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees7BoxCC SabathiaMartin Perez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJaime GarciaJose AlvaradoKen Giles

Standings as of 2018-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1208535.708--65944621342-1543-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park422319.548
222New York Yankees1167442.6389.060546314241-1733-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II462620.565
3715Tampa Bay Rays1186058.50824.04954841134-2426-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field443014.682
41021Toronto Blue Jays1175364.45330.5522594-7229-3224-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre452025.444
51530Baltimore Orioles1193584.29449.5467643-17620-3915-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards431231.279
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
167Cleveland Indians1166650.569--59447112337-2229-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field462521.543
2920Minnesota Twins1175463.46212.5513546-3333-2421-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field452421.533
31225Detroit Tigers1184969.41518.0444542-9831-2818-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park441529.341
41328Chicago White Sox1174275.35924.5471629-15822-3820-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field452025.444
51429Kansas City Royals1173582.29931.5428644-21616-4219-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium452322.511
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1197346.613--58238719532-2841-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park433013.698
244Oakland Athletics1187048.5932.55614966533-2337-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442717.614
355Seattle Mariners1196950.5804.0499521-2236-2433-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field432023.465
4818Los Angeles Angels1195960.49614.05425093333-3026-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim432122.488
51123Texas Rangers1205268.43321.5577634-5725-3627-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington421527.357
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Atlanta Braves1156451.557--5534767730-2434-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park472621.553
239Philadelphia Phillies1176552.556--5064772938-1827-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park451530.333
31017Washington Nationals1175958.5046.05364686829-2830-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park452322.511
41324New York Mets1144965.43014.5452527-7524-3625-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field482820.583
51426Miami Marlins1194871.40318.0442602-16028-3520-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park421527.357
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs1166749.578--5744839137-2230-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field472819.596
2410Milwaukee Brewers1216754.5542.55335072636-2431-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park422913.690
3713St. Louis Cardinals1186355.5345.05354904529-2634-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III442519.568
4916Pittsburgh Pirates1186058.5088.0537538-133-2927-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park432221.512
51222Cincinnati Reds1185266.44116.0537598-6128-3224-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark441529.341
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks1196554.546--5334617232-2933-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field431726.395
2612Los Angeles Dodgers1196455.5381.05604649631-2833-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium442816.636
3814Colorado Rockies1186355.5341.5551568-1731-2732-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field452817.622
41119San Francisco Giants1195960.4966.0482519-3734-2625-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park431429.326
51527San Diego Padres1204872.40017.5464567-10322-3726-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park421824.429


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brandon WithersP24.039Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Chris HatcherRP33.212Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Anthony BassRP30.285Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Chris BostickSS-2B25.141Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Pirates to Marlins for cash
Jaime SchultzP27.053Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Jacob StallingsC28.233Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Jordan LuplowOF24.320Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Brock Stassi1B29.005San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Eduardo ParedesP23.159Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Tyler SkaggsSP27.030Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Left abductor strain
Walker LockettP 24.101San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Kazuhisa Makitap33.275San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Jorge SolerLF26.169Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Blaine BoyerRP37.032Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Glenn SparkmanP26.093Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
David Wright3B35.235New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Delino DeshieldsLF25.361Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Drew Robinson3B26.114Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Edwin EncarnacionDH35.217Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Right hand contusion
Yandy Diaz1B27.004Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Danny JansenC23.119Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Yangervis Solarte2B31.036Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Right oblique strain
Erasmo RamirezP28.102Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Nick RumbelowRP26.341Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
William CuevasP27.302Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Brandon WorkmanRP29.364Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Chris SaleSP29.135Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Blake SwihartC26.131Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-) for rehab
Wil Myers1B27.245San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+) for rehab
Kohl StewartP23.309Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Samuel Castro2B20.300Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Filyer SanchezP21.185Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Starling HerediaOF19.187Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Isaiah SmithOF19.054Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Maikel AguiarP21.265Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Scotty SunitschP22.057Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Valentin MartinezC21.325Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Brent DiazC22.143Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Nick JobstP24.114Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Orlandy NavarroP19.070Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Noah ZavolasP22.093Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Domenic MazzaP24.014San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Norwith GudinoP22.264San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Caleb BaragarP24.125San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Cody TylerP23.290San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Carlos SanoP25.169San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Cole SturgeonOF-P26.330Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Blake QuinnP23.348Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Tyler WatsonP 25.064Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Austin KrzeminskiP-OF21.316Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jeter DownsSS20.016Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Carlos SalazarP23.262Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Garrett KellyC-P24.010Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Alexis OlmedaC24.129Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Mitch PiatnikIF23.334-Released by Reds
Claudio Custodio2B27.286Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Juliandry HigueraP23.340Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Will HibbsP24.289Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alberti Chavez2B-3B23.022Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Courtney HawkinsOF24.273Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Zach LeeP26.334Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
James BuckelewP27.008Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Connor WongIF22.085Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sebastian KessayP25.054Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt PeacockP24.166Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Steven LinkousIF23.318Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mike KaelinP24.135Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Carter CappsP28.005San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Luis Castro3B22.328Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andrew KniznerIF23.190St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Alex KlonowskiP26.133Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael MaderP24.175Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Forrest SnowP29.225Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Nick TepeschP29.304Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Stephen AlemaisIF23.122Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jin-De JhangC25.087Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Harold ArauzP23.075Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Luis YslaP26.107Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Sean IsaacP25.238Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Quintin Torres-CostaP23.335Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jonathan AroP27.306San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Buddy BaumannP30.247New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brock Stassi1B29.005San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Michael De La CruzC25.089Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jacob Wilson2B28.014Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Junior SantosP16.361New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Juliandry HigueraP23.340Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured