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Tuesday August 21,2018This 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 2018-08-21

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves6Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxKevin GausmanIvan Nova
Philadelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals10BoxJimmy CorderoVictor Arano
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays8BoxSam GaviglioDylan Bundy
San Francisco Giants3New York Mets6BoxCorey OswaltTony Watson
Chicago Cubs1Detroit Tigers2BoxJordan ZimmermannKyle HendricksShane Greene
Cleveland Indians6Boston Red Sox3BoxShane BieberNathan EovaldiBrad Hand
Kansas City Royals1Tampa Bay Rays4BoxBlake SnellGlenn SparkmanSergio Romo
New York Yankees2Miami Marlins1BoxA.J. ColeJavy GuerraTommy Kahnle
Cincinnati Reds9Milwaukee Brewers7BoxRaisel IglesiasDan Jennings
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox2BoxTrevor MayDylan CoveyTaylor Rogers
San Diego Padres4Colorado Rockies3BoxRobbie ErlinTyler AndersonKirby Yates
Los Angeles Angels4Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxBrad BoxbergerCam Bedrosian
Texas Rangers0Oakland Athletics6BoxBrett AndersonAriel Jurado
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxLuke WeaverHyun-Jin RyuBud Norris
Houston Astros3Seattle Mariners2BoxFramber ValdezRoss DetwilerHector Rondon

Standings as of 2018-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1278839.693--68447221244-1844-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park352015.571
222New York Yankees1237845.6348.063949014944-2034-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II372116.568
3715Tampa Bay Rays1266561.51622.55175031436-2429-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field362511.694
41021Toronto Blue Jays1255768.45630.0558639-8131-3226-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre361620.444
51530Baltimore Orioles1263789.29450.5488687-19921-4016-49L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards361026.278
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
155Cleveland Indians1247351.589--63949014939-2334-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field371819.486
2920Minnesota Twins1256065.48013.5564585-2138-2622-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field371819.486
31225Detroit Tigers1265274.41322.0486590-10433-3019-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park361224.333
41328Chicago White Sox1254778.37626.5515668-15324-4023-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field371522.405
51429Kansas City Royals1263888.30236.0460681-22118-4420-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium362016.556
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144Houston Astros1267650.603--61541719833-2943-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park36279.750
233Oakland Athletics1267650.603--6015198239-2537-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum362115.583
367Seattle Mariners1277255.5674.5525565-4038-2734-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field341717.500
4816Los Angeles Angels1276364.49613.55855473833-3030-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim351718.486
51124Texas Rangers1285672.43821.0611681-7029-3827-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington331023.303
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Atlanta Braves1257055.560--6035129134-2836-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park372017.541
2713Philadelphia Phillies1256857.5442.0538536241-2227-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park371225.324
3917Washington Nationals1256263.4968.05775146331-3031-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park351817.514
41323New York Mets1245569.44414.5529568-3925-3730-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field372215.595
51426Miami Marlins1275077.39421.0474648-17428-3622-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park331320.394
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs1237053.569--5875018638-2332-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field392415.615
2410St. Louis Cardinals1277057.5512.05795186134-2836-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III351817.514
3511Milwaukee Brewers1287058.5472.55625392337-2533-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park35269.743
41018Pittsburgh Pirates1266264.4929.5549560-1135-3327-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park341915.559
51222Cincinnati Reds1265670.44415.5575638-6331-3525-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark351025.286
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Arizona Diamondbacks1267056.556--5714898233-2937-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field361224.333
2612Colorado Rockies1256857.5441.5585598-1331-2837-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field382315.605
3814Los Angeles Dodgers1276760.5283.559949110832-3235-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium362511.694
41119San Francisco Giants1276265.4888.5503553-5034-2628-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park351124.314
51527San Diego Padres1285078.39121.0491610-11923-4327-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park331617.485

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Austin AdamsRP32.002Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chasen BradfordRP29.016Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ross DetwilerP32.168Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Justin UptonLF30.362Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Left index finger laceration
Jabari BlashLF29.048Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Michael DunnRP33.090Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
Jason CreasyP26.100Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Tommy MiloneSP31.186Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Left shoulder soreness
Lourdes Gurriel2B24.306Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab
Kelvin HerreraRP28.233Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jose UrenaRP26.344Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Suspended 6 games for hitting Ronald Acuna with a pitch
Zach McAllisterRP30.257Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Kyle Tuckerof21.216Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Jose Altuve2B28.107Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Cionel Perezp22.122Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Framber ValdezP24.275Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andrew Stevensonof24.081Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Adrian Sanchez2B28.005Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Clay HolmesP25.147Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Jordan LuplowOF24.329Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Casey SadlerP28.039Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Dane Hutcheonss24.038Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Michael ReedOF25.276Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Bryse WilsonP20.244Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Daniel NorrisSP25.118Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A) for rehab
Matt Adams1B29.355St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Nationals by Cardinals
Dillon ThomasLF25.254Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chris StrattonP27.364San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Derek LawP27.341San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Daniel Murphy2B33.142Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Cubs for Andruw Monasterio
Andruw Monasterioss21.083Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Traded from Cubs to Nationals for Daniel Murphy
Brandon PurcellC24.050St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Yerry De Los SantosP20.252Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Lizardy Dicent21.191Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Alejandro De La RosaP23.188San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Zach WillemanP22.147Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Sam LewisP26.317Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Melvin AdonP24.073San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants Orange (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants Orange (Rk)
Jesse StallingsP23.298Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Alexis OlmedaC24.138Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Justin MarsdenP21.206Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Mickey GasperC22.315New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Noah ZavolasP22.102Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Trey DawsonSS21.323Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Robert MullenC22.090Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Orlando MarquezC22.162Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Will HibbsP24.298Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Connor SmithIF21.121Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Eduardo NavasC22.138New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Andre JacksonP22.112Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Osvaldo HernandezP20.098San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Skyler WeberC23.076Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Carl ChesterOF22.253Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Colton Shaver3B22.338Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Dane HutcheonSS24.038Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
J.D. HammerP23.282Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Will LatchamP22.208St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Clark BeekerP25.272Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Chace NumataC26.007New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Joe McCarthyOF-1B24.179Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Jason ZgardowskiP24.328-Released by Cardinals
Dillon ThomasOF25.254Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Michael BurkeP-SS25.359Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody SedlockP23.063Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Adderling RuizC27.110Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy McKinneyP23.256Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from disabled list
Bailey ClarkP23.261Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andruw MonasterioSS21.083Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Weston WilsonIF23.344Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Luis Castro3B22.337Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Steven LinkousIF23.327Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake WinstonP-IF24.342Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jason CreasyP26.100Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Connor JonesP23.315St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Justin De FratusP30.305Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Layne SomsenP29.077Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Karch KowalczykIF27.143Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Sean IsaacP25.247Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Joe GattoP23.068Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Zach GibbonsOF24.311Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Zander WielIF25.222Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Forrest SnowP29.234Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Andy Wilkins1B29.342Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Austin AdamsP32.002Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Reid HumphreysSS23.273Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)
Christian Colon2B-SS29.099New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)
Cody Decker1B31.216Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Greg MahleP25.126Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cody Asche3B28.052New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Cesar PuelloOF27.142San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeffrey GlennC26.334New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Alberto RosarioC31.223Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Drew MaggiOF-SS29.097Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Preston GuilmetP31.025Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Shao-Ching ChiangP24.284Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jacob Wilson2B28.023Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mike FrancoP26.275Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Josh EdginP31.247Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jason MartinsonSS29.310Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mac JamesC25.080Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dexter FowlerRF32.152St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Patrick WisdomIF26.360St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Carlos MartinezSP26.335St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Leury GarciaCF27.156Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-10 Strained left hamstring
Tyler DanishP23.343Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Michael KopechP22.113Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan LamarreCF29.273Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Zach VincejSS27.112Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Steve WilkersonSS26.223Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Michael PinedaSP29.215Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Didi GregoriusSS28.184New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Left heel contusion
Luke VoitC27.189New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
J.T. ChargoisRP27.261Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Nerve irritation
Pat VenditteRP33.052Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)