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Games on 2018-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBryse WilsonChris ArcherDan Winkler
Baltimore Orioles3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxMarco EstradaAndrew CashnerKen Giles
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox4BoxCorey KluberRick PorcelloCody Allen
Kansas City Royals0Tampa Bay Rays1BoxRyan YarbroughJorge LopezJose Alvarado
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets1BoxDerek LawTyler Bashlor
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins5BoxLucas GiolitoStephen Gonsalves
Cincinnati Reds2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxChase AndersonHomer BaileyJeremy Jeffress
Texas Rangers0Oakland Athletics9BoxMike FiersBartolo Colon
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBrett CecilKenley JansenBud Norris
Houston Astros4Seattle Mariners7BoxAlex ColomeCollin McHughEdwin Diaz

Standings as of 2018-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1268838.698--68146621544-1744-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park362016.556
222New York Yankees1227745.6319.063748914844-2033-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II382216.579
3715Tampa Bay Rays1256461.51223.55135021135-2429-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field372611.703
41021Toronto Blue Jays1245668.45231.0550637-8730-3226-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre371720.459
51530Baltimore Orioles1253788.29650.5486679-19321-4016-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards371027.270
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
155Cleveland Indians1237251.585--63348714639-2333-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field381919.500
2920Minnesota Twins1245965.47613.5559583-2438-2621-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field381919.500
31225Detroit Tigers1255174.40822.0484589-10532-3019-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park371324.351
41328Chicago White Sox1244777.37925.5513663-15024-3923-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field381523.395
51429Kansas City Royals1253887.30435.0459677-21818-4420-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium372017.541
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Houston Astros1257550.600--61241519733-2942-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park37289.757
233Oakland Athletics1257550.600--5955197638-2537-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372215.595
367Seattle Mariners1267254.5713.5523562-3938-2634-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field351718.486
4816Los Angeles Angels1266363.50012.55815423933-3030-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim361719.472
51122Texas Rangers1275671.44120.0611675-6429-3827-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington341024.294
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Atlanta Braves1246955.556--5975118634-2835-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park382117.553
2512Philadelphia Phillies1246856.5481.0534526841-2227-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park381226.316
31119Washington Nationals1246163.4928.05675105730-3031-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park361917.528
41324New York Mets1235469.43914.5523565-4224-3730-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field382315.605
51426Miami Marlins1265076.39720.0473646-17328-3522-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park341321.382
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs1227052.574--5864998738-2332-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field402416.600
2410Milwaukee Brewers1277057.5512.55555302537-2433-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park362610.722
3713St. Louis Cardinals1266957.5483.05745165834-2835-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III361917.528
4917Pittsburgh Pirates1256263.4969.5548554-635-3227-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park351916.543
51223Cincinnati Reds1255570.44016.5566631-6531-3524-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark361125.306
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Arizona Diamondbacks1256956.552--5664858132-2937-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field371324.351
2611Colorado Rockies1246856.5480.5582594-1231-2737-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field392316.590
3814Los Angeles Dodgers1266759.5322.559748611132-3135-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium372512.676
41018San Francisco Giants1266264.4927.5500547-4734-2628-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park361125.306
51527San Diego Padres1274978.38621.0487607-12023-4326-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park341717.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Anderson PolancoP25.348Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Sam HentgesP22.033Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin De FratusP30.304Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
John BrebbiaRP28.082St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Brandon NimmoCF25.146New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Bruised left index finger
Aaron SanchezSP26.050Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA) for rehab
Luke MaileC27.195Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Sean Reid-FoleyP22.356Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Chad BellRP29.173Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Ryan Flaherty3B32.024Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Bryse WilsonP20.243Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Erick FeddeP25.176Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab
Adam JonesCF33.019Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Mark TrumboRF-DH32.216Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-10 Right knee inflammation
John AndreoliRF28.072Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Steven BraultRP26.113Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Buddy BoshersRP30.103Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ray BlackRP28.055San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Derek LawP27.340San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Matt FestaP25.162Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Guillermo HerediaLF27.201Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ben GamelRF26.095Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Jean SeguraSS28.156Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Dominic Smith1B23.066New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Andrew KnappC26.285Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jhan MarinezP30.008Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk) for rehab
Eduardo RodriguezSP25.135Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Scott ScheblerRF27.318Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA) for rehab
Zac RosscupRP30.072Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left calf strain
Matt RuppenthalP22.304Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Kelyn JoseP23.093Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Ronny Mauricio--New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Miguel PenaC20.218Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Gabriel MoraC18.080New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Simeon Woods-RichardsonP17.327New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Carlos VegaP22.236Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Christian PedrolP18.066Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Durna1B21.280Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Jean CosmeP22.088San Diego PadresArizona Padres 2 (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)
Matthew WillrodtP20.305Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Victor RuizC18.305Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Cristhopher MarteP19.140Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Leonardo Seminati--Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Matt SandersIF22.074Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Brandon WithersP24.047Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Cooper GoldbyC23.214Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Activated from disabled list
Nick Dunn2B21.203St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Connor SmithIF21.120Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Logan StoelkeP22.360Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Zach WolfP20.278Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Alex DunlapOF23.318Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Joey HarrisC24.188Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Travis MacGregorP20.309Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Adderling RuizC27.109Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Paul BalestrieriP23.350St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Joseph RosaSS21.167Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Erlin Cerda2B24.107Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Heath BowersIF25.026Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Miles MastrobuoniSS22.294Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Jason AlexanderP25.172Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zack BrownP23.248Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mike BrosseauIF24.158Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Conor HarberP24.245Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Joe GattoP23.067Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Herlis RodriguezOF24.071Detroit TigersErie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan HisseyC24.134Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Pat CantwellC28.132Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt JoyceLF34.017Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA) for rehab
Yosmer LealP22.176-Released by Brewers
Matthew WillrodtP20.305Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Jose MaldonadoP19.215Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Braham RosarioP18.184Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Brayan BelloP19.095Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Andres MelendezC17.091Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Jhan MarinezP30.008Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)