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Wednesday August 29,2018This 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 2018-08-29

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Houston Astros5BoxRoberto OsunaJeurys Familia
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals9BoxDanny DuffyMichael Fulmer
New York Mets10Chicago Cubs3BoxJason VargasAlec Mills
Seattle Mariners3San Diego Padres8BoxJoey LucchesiErasmo Ramirez
Miami Marlins6Boston Red Sox14BoxTyler ThornburgAdam Conley
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees1BoxReynaldo LopezCC SabathiaJace Fry
Toronto Blue Jays5Baltimore Orioles10BoxSean GilmartinDanny BarnesMychal Givens
Washington Nationals6Philadelphia Phillies8BoxSeranthony DominguezJimmy CorderoTommy Hunter
Milwaukee Brewers13Cincinnati Reds12BoxJeremy JeffressRaisel Iglesias
Minnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians3BoxTrevor MayCody AllenTrevor Hildenberger
Tampa Bay Rays8Atlanta Braves5BoxJalen BeeksSean NewcombJose Alvarado
Los Angeles Dodgers3Texas Rangers1BoxAlex WoodMike MinorKenta Maeda
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxTrevor WilliamsMiles MikolasFelipe Vazquez
Arizona Diamondbacks3San Francisco Giants1BoxZack GodleyDereck RodriguezBrad Boxberger

Standings as of 2018-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1349242.687--72851321548-1844-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park16115.688
222New York Yankees1318348.6347.567752515245-2238-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1679.438
3715Tampa Bay Rays1337162.53420.55645283641-2430-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field16124.750
41021Toronto Blue Jays1326072.45531.0589684-9534-3326-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1789.471
51530Baltimore Orioles1344094.29952.0529730-20124-4416-50W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards16313.188
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1317556.573--67152914240-2435-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1789.471
2920Minnesota Twins1326270.47013.5583626-4339-2923-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field18711.389
41226Detroit Tigers1335380.39823.0505634-12934-3419-46L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1789.471
31325Chicago White Sox1335380.39823.0557692-13525-4028-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field16610.375
51429Kansas City Royals1334291.31634.0498712-21422-4520-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium17107.588
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1338251.617--66444322135-3047-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park17125.706
244Oakland Athletics1348054.5972.56385538539-2641-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16106.625
368Seattle Mariners1337459.5568.0548596-4838-2836-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1798.529
4819Los Angeles Angels1336469.48118.06055822334-3430-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim17107.588
51123Texas Rangers1345876.43324.5631708-7729-4029-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington16610.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Atlanta Braves1327458.561--6295309935-2939-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1899.500
2814Philadelphia Phillies1337162.5343.5578575342-2429-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park16511.313
31017Washington Nationals1336667.4968.56165447232-3134-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1798.529
41222New York Mets1325973.44715.0556601-4528-3931-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field17116.647
51427Miami Marlins1345381.39622.0500683-18331-3822-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park16610.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1317754.588--63652710944-2433-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field18108.556
239St. Louis Cardinals1337459.5564.06075406735-2939-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III1899.500
3410Milwaukee Brewers1347460.5524.56015792240-2634-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park17125.706
41118Pittsburgh Pirates1326468.48513.5573582-935-3429-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park16106.625
51324Cincinnati Reds1335776.42921.0605691-8632-3625-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark17611.353
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks1337360.549--5905068435-3138-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field18513.278
2612Colorado Rockies1327260.5450.5622635-1334-3038-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field18108.556
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1337261.5411.063450712735-3337-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium18117.611
4916San Francisco Giants1356768.4967.0527573-4638-2829-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park16412.250
51528San Diego Padres1355283.38522.0514647-13325-4327-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1587.533

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Matt ShoemakerSP31.336Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) for rehab
Buster PoseyC-DH31.155San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Gregor BlancoRF-LF34.261San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jake MarisnickCF27.152Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA) for rehab
Nick Franklin2B27.180Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+) for rehab
Jordy MercerSS32.002Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Sean Rodriguez1B-3B33.125Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jaime GarciaSP32.052Released by Blue Jays
Lucas Duda1B32.207Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Royals to Braves for cash
Dan AltavillaRP25.355Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Juan NicasioRP31.363Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ian KennedySP33.253Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Jackson StephensP 24.110Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Amir GarrettRP26.118Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Bone bruise on left foot
Chad SobotkaP25.050Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Kolby AllardRP21.016Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Jedd Gyorko3B-2B29.340St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Left groin strain
Jose Garciaof25.180St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Tyler OlsonP28.331Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Andrew MillerRP33.100Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 External left shoulder impingement
James NorwoodP24.248Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Jacob RhameP25.166New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Rene RiveraC35.029Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Angels by Braves
Rafael Devers3B21.309Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Charlie MortonSP34.291Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder discomfort
Chris DevenskiRP27.289Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Rajai DavisCF37.314Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Rajai DavisCF37.314Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Neil RamirezP29.096Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Steven Duggarof24.298San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Left shoulder bruise
Felix ViloriaP21.270Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Keegan FishC18.345Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Victor MuesesP22.321Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Luis Roman3B23.253San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Raymond BurgosP19.273Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Rymer LirianoRF27.070Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Steven KwanOF20.358Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Nick GatewoodC21.043San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Alison QuinteroC18.127San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Rylan KaufmanP19.067Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Zach HaakeP21.325Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Kevin WatsonOF19.096Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
David GarzaIF23.191Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Ivan MedinaP22.185Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Nathan SweeneyP21.008Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Joey CantilloP18.255San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Dylan ColemanP21.347San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Emilker GuzmanP19.200Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Jerryell RiveraP19.132Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Connor HigginsP22.039Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Grant HolmesP22.160Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Mario FelicianoC19.282Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Thomas PonticelliP21.136Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Travis PerryP21.174San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Luis PatinoP18.306San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Efrain ContrerasP18.240San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Jeferson GarciaP18.207San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Agustin RuizOF18.341San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Jose NateraP18.273Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Jack PattersonP23.026Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Andrew EdwardsP26.327Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Andrew JordanP21.026Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Joe JacquesP23.171Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Tanner AllisonP23.098Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Zach JacksonC20.097St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Allen MontgomeryP22.014Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Nick KuziaP22.204San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Troy ScribnerP27.058Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
John RussellP22.317San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Nick JobstP24.131Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Matthew GunterP23.203Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Turner LarkinsP22.297Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
J.D. BusfieldP23.116Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Garrett WhitlockP22.079New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brian O'KeefeC25.045St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alberti Chavez2B-3B23.039Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Owen SpiwakC23.098Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Stefan Trosclair2B24.037St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Alberto MineoC24.037Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Robie RojasC23.269Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Rudy MartinOF22.211Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Julio UriasP22.017Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Evan ManarinoP25.244Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Leonardo CrawfordP21.208Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jonah ToddOF22.346Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)
Tyler DavisP25.236Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Anderson MillerOF-P24.115Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Ramon Urias2B24.087St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Joe HudsonC27.100Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jose RojasSS25.186Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Preston ClaiborneP30.221Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Justin DillonP 24.358Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trevor LaneP-OF24.125New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dominic DeMasiP25.187Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Aaron CivaleP23.078Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
David SosebeeP25.004New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Andrew GuillotteIF25.152Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
R.C. OrlanP27.335Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Mike ConnollyP26.303San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Andrew CaseP25.235Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Melvin Mercedes2B26.229Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tim DillardP35.041Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Logan BawcomP29.300Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Sean IsaacP25.255Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Trevor Plouffe3B32.075Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chad BellP29.182Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Francisco JimenezP23.329Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jason Leblebijian3B-1B27.108Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Max KranickP21.039Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list