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Thursday August 16,2018This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2018-08-16

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets24Philadelphia Phillies4BoxCorey OswaltRanger Suarez
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies9BoxZach EflinSteven MatzSeranthony Dominguez
Tampa Bay Rays3New York Yankees1BoxBlake SnellMasahiro TanakaAdam Kolarek
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJon LesterIvan NovaPedro Strop
Washington Nationals5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxTanner RoarkLuke WeaverKoda Glover
Colorado Rockies5Atlanta Braves3BoxSeunghwan OhBrad BrachWade Davis
Los Angeles Angels6Texas Rangers8BoxMatt MooreJustin AndersonJose Leclerc
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins15BoxTrevor MayFrancisco Liriano
Toronto Blue Jays2Kansas City Royals6BoxBrian FlynnSam Gaviglio
Arizona Diamondbacks5San Diego Padres1BoxClay BuchholzJacob Nix

Standings as of 2018-08-16

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1228636.705--66545421142-1544-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park301713.567
222New York Yankees1207545.62510.061648113542-2033-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II291712.586
3715Tampa Bay Rays1216259.51223.55054901534-2428-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field30237.767
41021Toronto Blue Jays1215566.45530.5537613-7629-3226-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre301416.467
51530Baltimore Orioles1213685.29849.5478662-18421-4015-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards31823.258
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
155Cleveland Indians1196950.580--61647813837-2232-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field311615.516
2920Minnesota Twins1205763.47512.5539560-2136-2421-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field321418.438
31225Detroit Tigers1225072.41020.5469574-10532-3018-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park301119.367
41328Chicago White Sox1204476.36725.5488646-15822-3822-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field311516.484
51429Kansas City Royals1213784.30633.0447659-21218-4419-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium311516.484
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1217447.612--59539320233-2941-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park312110.677
244Oakland Athletics1217249.5952.05715066535-2437-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311912.613
367Seattle Mariners1227052.5744.5509531-2236-2434-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field301416.467
4816Los Angeles Angels1236261.50413.05645253933-3029-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim291316.448
51122Texas Rangers1235469.43921.0594649-5527-3727-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington291019.345
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Atlanta Braves1206852.567--5864919534-2534-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park321616.500
239Philadelphia Phillies1216754.5541.55275131440-2027-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park301119.367
31019Washington Nationals1216061.4968.55534896429-2831-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park301614.533
41223New York Mets1195267.43715.5509556-4724-3628-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field321814.563
51426Miami Marlins1234875.39021.5452632-18028-3520-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park281117.393
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs1196950.580--5834948938-2331-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field321913.594
2410Milwaukee Brewers1236855.5533.05445152936-2432-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park301911.633
3612St. Louis Cardinals1226656.5414.55565074932-2734-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III311813.581
41118Pittsburgh Pirates1216061.49610.0543550-733-3027-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park291613.552
51324Cincinnati Reds1215269.43018.0544620-7628-3524-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark311219.387
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks1226755.549--5474717632-2935-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field311219.387
2713Colorado Rockies1216556.5371.5562584-2231-2734-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field311714.548
3814Los Angeles Dodgers1226557.5332.05674749332-3033-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium312011.645
4917San Francisco Giants1226161.5006.0492526-3434-2627-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park311120.355
51527San Diego Padres1244876.38720.0473588-11522-4126-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park281315.464

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ranger Suarezp22.356Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Tim PetersonP27.175New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Steven MatzSP27.079New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Brian GoodwinLF27.287Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Kevin Newmanss25.012Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Casey SadlerP28.034Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jordan LuplowOF24.324Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Jordy MercerSS31.354Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Left calf strain
Austin DavisP25.194Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Lower back tightness
Aaron LoupRP30.241Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Left forearm strain
Kelvin GonzalezP20.235Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Traded from Royals to Rangers for FC
Mark LeiterP27.156Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Zach EflinSP24.130Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jacob RhameP25.153New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Zach DaviesSP25.190Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Tommy PhamLF30.161Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Jake FariaP25.017Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Joe RossSP25.087Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Tom KahnleRP29.009New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Yacksel RiosP25.050Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Luis CessaSP26.113New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Austin MaddoxC27.095Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to GCL Red Sox (Rk) for rehab
Anderson NunezP20.167Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Roither HernandezP20.164Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Jurgen JimenezP22.215New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Chace NumataC26.002New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Shane CarrierOF22.074Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Brad CaseP21.337Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Matt HarrisP24.037Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Andres RegnaultC19.238New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Will BradshawCF20.113Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Mark MontgomeryP27.351Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Jose Alberto RiveraP21.183Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Bradin HagensP29.096Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Omar HermanP21.148Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Zack BrownP23.244Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Kelvin GonzalezP20.235Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Camden DuzenackIF23.161Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Reagan ToddP22.352Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Reagan BiechlerP23.280Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Shane BazP19.060Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)
Zack TragetonP19.348Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Domenic MazzaP24.018San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Alex McKennaOF20.344Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Dave SmithP23.300Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Justin GarzaP 24.149Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Yeral EncarnacionOF20.298Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Alan MarreroC20.169Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Logan MattixCF22.092Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Gage CanningCF21.115Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Scott SebaldP24.061Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Alex ScherffP20.192Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Edward CabreraP20.125Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Will AllenC26.144Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Carlos SalazarP23.266Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Max HerrmannP25.030Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin KrzeminskiP-OF21.320Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Reinstated to active roster
Steve MoyersP24.327Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Joe McCarthyOF-1B24.174Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
J.C. MillanOF22.211Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Zach LeeP26.338Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
James BuckelewP27.012Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Erich UelmenP22.089Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brallan Perez2B22.202Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Trace LoehrSS23.085Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dillon DobsonIF24.360San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Patrick SandovalP21.302Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Austin HutchisonP23.129Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Juan MartinezP26.032Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from disabled list
Joe GattoP23.063Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Michael RussellOF25.198Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Harold ArauzP23.079Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
John RileyC24.183San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Juan Kelly1B24.031Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Gunnar HeidtIF25.338Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Alfred GutierrezP23.065Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Jeff SingerP24.337Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Brady LailP25.007New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Erik DavisP31.312Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Melvin Mercedes2B26.216Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Trey MartinOF25.248Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
David RollinsP28.238Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Rey Navarro3B-2B28.237New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Phillippe AumontP29.221Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Franco3B26.240Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin NicolinoP26.268Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
L.J. Mazzilli2B27.344New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jason Leblebijian3B-1B27.095Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike FrancoP26.270Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Kurt SpomerP29.037Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Weilly YanP22.199San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)