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Monday August 27,2018This 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 2018-08-27

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox6New York Yankees2BoxCarlos RodonMasahiro Tanaka
Toronto Blue Jays0Baltimore Orioles7BoxDavid HessSam Gaviglio
Washington Nationals5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxStephen StrasburgZach EflinJustin Miller
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs7BoxSteve CishekJerry BlevinsJesse Chavez
Oakland Athletics4Houston Astros11BoxGerrit ColeBrett Anderson
Colorado Rockies7Los Angeles Angels10BoxJim JohnsonAdam OttavinoNoe Ramirez
Arizona Diamondbacks0San Francisco Giants2BoxChris StrattonPatrick CorbinHunter Strickland

Standings as of 2018-08-27

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1329042.682--70650020646-1844-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park301812.600
222New York Yankees1298247.6366.567151715444-2138-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II311714.548
3714Tampa Bay Rays1317061.53419.55515143741-2429-37W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field312011.645
41021Toronto Blue Jays1306070.46229.0579662-8334-3326-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre311318.419
51530Baltimore Orioles1323894.28852.0507720-21322-4416-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards30921.300
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1297455.574--66052413639-2335-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field321715.531
2920Minnesota Twins1306169.46913.5578615-3739-2922-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field321715.531
31225Detroit Tigers1315378.40522.0501619-11834-3419-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park311120.355
41327Chicago White Sox1315279.39723.0549686-13725-4027-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field311021.323
51429Kansas City Royals1314091.30535.0483708-22520-4520-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium311813.581
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1318150.618--65643522134-2947-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park31229.710
244Oakland Athletics1327953.5982.56305458539-2640-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301812.600
367Seattle Mariners1317457.5657.0544586-4238-2836-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field301515.500
4818Los Angeles Angels1326468.48517.56035792434-3330-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim301614.533
51123Texas Rangers1325874.43923.5626697-7129-3829-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington29821.276
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Atlanta Braves1307357.562--6155179834-2839-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park321715.531
2813Philadelphia Phillies1317061.5343.5566564241-2329-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park311021.323
3916Washington Nationals1316566.4968.56055327332-3133-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park291514.517
41222New York Mets1305872.44615.0545596-5128-3930-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field311912.613
51426Miami Marlins1325379.40221.0487661-17431-3822-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park281018.357
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1297653.589--63151611543-2333-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field331815.545
239St. Louis Cardinals1317358.5574.06025366634-2839-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III311516.484
3410Milwaukee Brewers1327359.5534.55815582340-2633-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park31238.742
41119Pittsburgh Pirates1306367.48513.5569577-835-3428-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park301812.600
51324Cincinnati Reds1315675.42721.0584671-8731-3525-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark301020.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks1317259.550--5875048335-3137-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field311021.323
2612Colorado Rockies1317160.5421.0619633-1434-3037-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field322012.625
3715Los Angeles Dodgers1317061.5342.062350212135-3335-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium322210.688
41017San Francisco Giants1336667.4967.0525570-4537-2729-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park29722.241
51528San Diego Padres1335083.37623.0504643-13923-4327-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park281612.571

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Cody CarrollP25.316Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Tyler ChatwoodSP28.254Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Luis SantosP27.197Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Murphy SmithP31.002Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dan BarnesRP28.310Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Justin ShaferIF-OF25.343Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jake PetrickaP30.083Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jorge SolerLF26.184Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Guillermo HerediaCF27.208Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Marco GonzalesP26.193Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Cervical muscle strain
JaCoby JonesCF26.109Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike GerberOF26.050Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Christian VazquezC28.006Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Max FriedP24.221Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned Gwinnett (AAA)
Rookie DavisP25.120Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Ryan MadsonRP37.364Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Kelvin HerreraRP28.239Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Left lisfranc tear
Jack Zoellner3b23.302Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Traded from Phillies to Orioles for Future Considerations
Gary SanchezC25.268New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Quintin BerryOF33.279New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Zach McAllisterRP30.263Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Pedro FlorimonSS31.260Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Austin DavisP25.205Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Daniel MengdenSP25.189Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Chris BassittSP29.186Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Adam WainwrightSP36.362St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab
Joe RossSP25.098Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Ryan RuaLF28.169Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Kris Bryant3B26.236Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Victor CavalieriP23.001Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Joey GonzalezP-IF21.229Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Yoan AybarOF21.055Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Brandon Howlett3B18.350Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Nicholas NorthcutP19.075Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Chase ShugartP21.307Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jack Zoellner1B23.302Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Juan Carlos AbreuOF21.089Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Elih MarreroC21.067Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Yasel SantanaP21.256Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jose MenaC21.248New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Eric WhiteP22.155Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Tyler MortensenP18.063San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Frank LopezP17.126San Diego PadresArizona Padres 2 (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)
Alexis OlmedaC24.144Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Filyer SanchezP21.200Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Connor BennettP21.139Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Brad CaseP21.348Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Austin PettiboneP25.351Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Matt SandersIF22.081Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Jean CosmeP22.095San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Cam AlldredP22.033Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Ryan SelmerP24.099New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Will HibbsP24.304Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Kevin MerrellSS22.257Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Nicholas EconomosP23.061Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Jhoan QuijadaP23.243Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Derrik WatsonP24.006Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Spencer MoranP22.147Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Kenny OakleyP24.362Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Conner O'NeilP23.336New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Oliver PascualSS21.284New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Max HoganIF24.337Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Wendolyn BautistaP25.153Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Matt EagleP22.276Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Joseph RosaSS21.174Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from disabled list
Anthony DiminoC25.022New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael ByrneP21.133Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josh RavinP30.219Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Juliandry HigueraP23.355Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Adam AtkinsP24.353New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Ian StromCF23.258New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Clark BeekerP25.278Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Rudy MartinOF22.209Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Michael BurkeP-SS26.000Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan O'RourkeP30.119Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Kida De La CruzP24.017Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Mike KaelinP24.150Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake McCaslandP26.349San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Nolan RiggsP25.097San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Luis BarreraOF22.286Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cody StullP26.157Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Anderson MillerOF-P24.113Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Sean MurphyC23.327Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Seth SimmonsP30.074San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Ralph GarzaP24.143Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Ryan Clark1B-P24.261Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Tate MathenyOF 24.199Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Danienger PerezSS21.294New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sam TidabackC24.325Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Johnny BladelOF27.129Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Robbie PerkinsC24.090Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
David SosebeeP25.002New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Caleb ThielbarP31.208Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Mike ConnollyP26.301San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Blake QuinnP23.363Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Andrew CaseP25.233Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Nick TepeschP29.319-Released by Tigers
Kevin McGowanP26.314New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Drew FergusonOF26.024Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Matt GageP25.197New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Edward ParedesP31.331Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Zach McAllisterP30.263Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
D.J. StewartOF 24.270Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Nick RicklesC28.206Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B31.134Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Quintin BerryOF33.279New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Arvicent PerezC24.225Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Edwin FierroP24.362-Released by Rays
Alex KowalczykC24.314Texas RangersDown East (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list