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Games on 2018-08-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies11Atlanta Braves5BoxKyle FreelandSean Newcomb(none)
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds2BoxDavid HernandezRay Black(none)
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxAaron NolaNoah SyndergaardPat Neshek
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxCole HamelsTrevor WilliamsJesse Chavez
Arizona Diamondbacks9San Diego Padres4BoxYoshihisa HiranoJoey Lucchesi(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJack FlahertyFreddy PeraltaBud Norris
Miami Marlins2Washington Nationals8BoxMax ScherzerDan Straily(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Boston Red Sox7BoxBrian JohnsonYonny Chirinos(none)
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox9BoxJames ShieldsTim Hill(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians2BoxCarlos CarrascoDavid HessCody Allen
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins5BoxKyle GibsonMatt BoydTaylor Rogers
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Yankees7BoxChad GreenJoe BiaginiDavid Robertson
Houston Astros3Oakland Athletics4BoxBlake TreinenTony Sipp(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Seattle Mariners1BoxWalker BuehlerWade LeBlanc(none)
Los Angeles Angels4Texas Rangers6BoxDrew HutchisonOdrisamer DespaigneJose Leclerc

Standings as of 2018-08-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1238736.707--67245721543-1544-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park392118.538
222New York Yankees1207545.62510.561648113542-2033-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II422517.595
3715Tampa Bay Rays1226260.50824.55084971134-2428-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field402812.700
41021Toronto Blue Jays1215566.45531.0537613-7629-3226-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre411823.439
51530Baltimore Orioles1223686.29550.5479664-18521-4015-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards401129.275
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
155Cleveland Indians1207050.583--61847913938-2232-28W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field422121.500
2920Minnesota Twins1215863.47912.5544564-2037-2421-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field412021.488
31225Detroit Tigers1235073.40721.5473579-10632-3018-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park391425.359
41328Chicago White Sox1214576.37225.5497649-15223-3822-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field411724.415
51429Kansas City Royals1223785.30334.0450668-21818-4419-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium402119.525
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1227448.607--59839720133-2941-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park402911.725
244Oakland Athletics1227349.5981.05755096636-2437-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum402416.600
367Seattle Mariners1237053.5694.5510542-3236-2534-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field391920.487
4817Los Angeles Angels1246262.50013.05685313733-3029-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim381820.474
51122Texas Rangers1245569.44420.0600653-5328-3727-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington381226.316
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Atlanta Braves1216853.562--5915028934-2634-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park412219.537
239Philadelphia Phillies1226854.5570.55315151641-2027-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park401228.300
3916Washington Nationals1226161.5007.55614917030-2831-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park402119.525
41324New York Mets1205268.43315.5511560-4924-3628-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field422517.595
51426Miami Marlins1244876.38721.5454640-18628-3520-41L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park371522.405
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs1207050.583--5844949038-2332-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field432518.581
2511Milwaukee Brewers1246856.5484.05465202636-2432-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park392811.718
3612St. Louis Cardinals1236756.5454.55615095233-2734-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III392118.538
41119Pittsburgh Pirates1226062.49211.0543551-833-3127-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park392217.564
51223Cincinnati Reds1225369.43418.0546621-7529-3524-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark401426.350
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Arizona Diamondbacks1236855.553--5564758132-2936-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field391425.359
2713Colorado Rockies1226656.5411.5573589-1631-2735-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field412516.610
3814Los Angeles Dodgers1236657.5372.057847510332-3034-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium402614.650
41018San Francisco Giants1236162.4967.0493528-3534-2627-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park391227.308
51527San Diego Padres1254877.38421.0477597-12022-4226-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park371819.486


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Daniel HudsonP31.161Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Erik GoeddelRP29.240Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
Sherten Apostel3B19.159Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Traded from Pirates to Rangers
Chris MazzaP28.304Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Garrett CooperIF27.235Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Edubray RamosRP25.241Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Miguel DiazRP23.262San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AA)
Kazuhisa Makitap33.280San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Dereck RodriguezOF26.073San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Hamstring strain
Alec AsherRP26.318Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Outrighted to minors
George KontosP33.066New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Deck McGuireP29.055Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Osmer MoralesP25.291Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Odrisamer DespaigneRP31.135Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Taylor ColeP28.362Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Dayan DiazP29.188Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Outrighted to minors
George SpringerCF28.332Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan CarpenterSP27.360Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Blaine HardyRP31.156Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-10 Left elbow tendinitis
Max FriedP24.211Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Carlos MartinezSP26.331St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Randy RosarioRP24.091Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Mike MontgomeryRP29.047Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Left shoulder inflammation
Vidal NunoP31.022Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Billy McKinneyLF23.359Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Luke MaileC27.192Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Placed on the paternity leave list
John AndreoliLF28.069Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jean SeguraSS28.153Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Placed on the paternity leave list
Gordon BeckhamSS31.335Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Drew Robinson3B26.119Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Delino DeshieldsLF26.001Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Right middle finger fracture
Harrison MusgraveP26.167Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Scott ObergRP28.157Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Phillip EvansSS25.341New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Bobby WahlP26.149New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Daniel Zamorap25.124New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joshua FieldsRP32.363Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Jacob RhameP25.154New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Luis ReyesP23.325Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Alfredo SilvaP20.021Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Jordan HollowayP22.065Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Matthew JareckiLF22.097Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Jordan GroshansSS18.281Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Kenny Mauricio2B18.154Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Jose KingSS19.213Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Parker MeadowsOF18.289Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Jose FerrerC19.169Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Matt HarrisP24.038Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Returned to Bluefield (Rk)
Andres NunezP22.332Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Connor McVey3B23.129Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Joshua JavierP19.244Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Traded from Diamondbacks to Rangers
Eli LingosP22.088Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Kristian Robinson17.249Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Chi Chi GonzalezP26.215Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Marcus Chiu2B21.216Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Victor GonzalezP22.275Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Alexis OlmedaC24.134Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Stephen GreenleesP22.102Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Carlos NarvaezC19.264Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Willie AbreuRF23.149Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Chandler SeagleC22.086San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Sherten Apostel3B19.159Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Danienger PerezSS21.284New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Drew FergusonOF26.014Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Wenceel PerezSS18.292Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
JP FranceP23.135Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Blake QuinnP23.353Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Reece HamptonOF22.029Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Donnie SellersP23.022Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Calvin FaucherP22.330Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Bryan WarzekP21.212Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Juan FernandezC19.163San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Mitchell TraverP24.106Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Brock DeatherageOF22.340Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Kody ClemensSS22.094Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Austin HamiltonP25.006Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Troy MontgomeryOF24.004Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Jose DeversSS18.254Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jackson McClellandP 24.029Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Claudio Custodio2B27.291Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Malik Collymore2B23.110Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Herlis RodriguezOF24.068Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Jared JamesOF24.176-Released by Braves
Weston WilsonIF23.340Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Robie RojasC23.257Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Darwinzon HernandezP21.243Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chris MaderaCF25.359Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Mark KaraviotisSS22.310Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Spencer HermannP25.011Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Chris MazzaP28.304Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Joe HudsonC27.088Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Danny YoungP24.082Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tate MathenyOF 24.189Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mandy AlvarezIF24.034New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alexis RiveroP23.303Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trevor KelleyP24.301Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Daz CameronOF21.214Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Alfred GutierrezP23.066Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Andrew SchwaabP25.190Detroit TigersErie (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Casey ColemanP31.045Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mike Freeman2B31.013Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Will RemillardC25.333Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Shaw1B 24.301San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Travis LakinsP24.049Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Ryan McBroom1B26.130New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Collin CowgillLF-CF32.087Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan GoinsSS30.186Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen FifeP31.317Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Myles JayeP26.233Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Welington CastilloC31.115Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Rafael Devers3B21.297Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Ian Kinsler2B36.056Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Mark LeiterP27.157Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Ryan MeisingerP24.105Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Craig GentryRF34.262Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Adam JonesCF33.016Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Aristides AquinoRF-OF24.117Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Pensacola (AA)
Joey Votto1B34.342Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Right lower leg contusion
Zach EflinSP24.131Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Leury GarciaCF27.152Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Joshua JavierP19.244Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Will HibbsP24.294Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jose RivasSS17.346Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)