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Games on 2018-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves4BoxBrandon KintzlerMike FoltynewiczPedro Strop
Milwaukee Brewers2Cincinnati Reds1BoxJoakim SoriaAustin BriceJosh Hader
Arizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRobbie RayRich HillBrad Boxberger
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres3BoxRobert StockBryan Shaw(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJohn GantJoe Musgrove(none)
Boston Red Sox9Chicago White Sox4BoxRyan BrasierThyago Vieira(none)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians5BoxMike ClevingerJake OdorizziBrad Hand
Los Angeles Angels5Houston Astros2BoxAndrew HeaneyJustin Verlander(none)
Detroit Tigers8New York Yankees7BoxAlex WilsonDellin BetancesShane Greene
Seattle Mariners7Oakland Athletics1BoxWade LeBlancFrankie Montas(none)

Standings as of 2018-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1359342.689--73751722048-1845-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park271512.556
222New York Yankees1328349.6298.568453315145-2338-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II281612.571
3715Tampa Bay Rays1337162.53421.05645283641-2430-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field291910.655
41021Toronto Blue Jays1326072.45531.5589684-9534-3326-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre291316.448
51530Baltimore Orioles1344094.29952.5529730-20124-4416-50W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards28721.250
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1327656.576--67653214441-2435-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field291514.517
2920Minnesota Twins1336271.46614.5586631-4539-2923-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field291613.552
31225Detroit Tigers1345480.40323.0513641-12834-3420-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park281018.357
41327Chicago White Sox1345381.39624.0561701-14025-4128-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field28919.321
51429Kansas City Royals1334291.31634.5498712-21422-4520-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium291613.552
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1348252.612--66644821835-3147-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park28217.750
244Oakland Athletics1358055.5932.56395607939-2741-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum271710.630
368Seattle Mariners1347559.5607.0555597-4238-2837-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field271413.519
4818Los Angeles Angels1346569.48517.06105842634-3431-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim281513.536
51123Texas Rangers1345876.43324.0631708-7729-4029-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington27819.296
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Atlanta Braves1337459.556--6335359835-3039-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park291613.552
2814Philadelphia Phillies1337162.5343.0578575342-2429-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park29920.310
31017Washington Nationals1336667.4968.06165447232-3134-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park271413.519
41222New York Mets1325973.44714.5556601-4528-3931-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field291811.621
51426Miami Marlins1345381.39621.5500683-18331-3822-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park261016.385
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1327854.591--64153111044-2434-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field301614.533
227St. Louis Cardinals1347559.5604.06125407236-2939-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III281315.464
3410Milwaukee Brewers1357560.5564.56035802340-2635-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park28217.750
41119Pittsburgh Pirates1336469.48114.5573587-1435-3429-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park271710.630
51324Cincinnati Reds1345777.42522.0606693-8732-3725-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark27918.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks1347460.552--5935078635-3139-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field28820.286
2612Colorado Rockies1337261.5411.5624638-1434-3038-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field301911.633
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1347262.5372.063551012535-3437-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium29209.690
4916San Francisco Giants1356768.4967.5527573-4638-2829-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park27621.222
51528San Diego Padres1365383.39022.0517649-13226-4327-40W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park251312.520


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chris StewartC36.192Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Traded from Braves to Diamondbacks for cash
Joshua FieldsRP33.011Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Drew SmylySP29.078Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A) for rehab
Colten BrewerRP25.305San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Eric LauerP23.088San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Cory MazzoniP28.315Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Rio Ruiz3B 24.100Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Mike MontgomerySP29.060Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Bobby WilsonC35.144Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Traded from Twins to Cubs for Chris Gimenez
Chris GimenezC35.246Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Traded from Cubs to Twins for Bobby Wilson
J.B. WendelkenP25.159Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Nick MartiniCF28.064Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Frankie MontasSP25.162Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Ivan HerreraC18.090St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Angel ReyesP20.317Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Chavez FernanderP21.054Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Jack O'LoughlinP18.169Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Griffin RobertsP22.078St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Xavier JavierP20.202Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Thaddeus WardP21.226Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Hector Martinez2B21.302Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Josh Shaw2B-3B21.273St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Matt PitaRF21.131New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Kingston LiniakCF18.293Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Ezequiel De La CruzP19.221Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Jake LeeP23.061Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Oliver RosarioP19.076Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Rymer LirianoRF27.071Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jorge BarrosaOF17.194Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Douglas LanzaC20.169Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Rigo FernandezP20.276Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Jorge BenitezP19.090Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Luis AlvaradoOF21.237Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Tyler SmithP22.284Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Danny HultzenP28.275Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Billy WilsonOF22.094Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Jonathan EngelmannOF21.346Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Michel GelabertP21.235Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Liu FuenmayorP19.209Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Kyle TylerP21.246Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Carlos MachorroP21.344Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Jonathan Willems3B19.296Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Reagan BiechlerP23.294Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk)
Miguel HernandezSS19.139Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Mike SpoonerOF21.194Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Reniel OzunaOF20.032Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Austin GardnerP23.271New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Ryan PeurifoyOF23.157Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Nate ScantlinCF19.194Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Daniel BiesP22.143New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Alexander VizcainoP21.100New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Michael BerglundC21.043Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Jesus OrtizP21.026Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jhoan QuijadaP23.246Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Chris SharpeOF22.085Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Raul WallaceOF23.011Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Lorenzo CedrolaOF20.230Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Adam ScottP22.325Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Donny Sands3B22.106New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brendan McKayP22.256Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin TopaP27.176Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Nick PasqualeP27.307Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Matt PeacockP24.184Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake WinstonP-IF24.351Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Steven LinkousIF23.336Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Julian LeonC22.219Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Vince FernandezOF23.036Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jose VinicioSS25.051Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Luis BarreraOF22.289Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Marshall KasowskiP23.173Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
James NaileP25.203Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Nathan BannisterP24.256Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jordan GoreSS24.027Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan YamamotoP22.111Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Forrest SnowP29.243Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Thomas JankinsP23.059Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
John PoloniusSS-2B27.229San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Josh DeGraafP25.214Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kurt SpomerP29.051Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan RomanoP25.131Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adonis RosaP23.286New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Ryan BollingerP27.207New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jordan JohnsonP24.349San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Erik DavisP31.326Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin McGowanP26.317New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Dylan UnsworthP25.341Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Anthony BassP30.303Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Casey ColemanP31.058Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chris StewartC36.192Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Kristopher NegronSS32.210Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Traded from Diamondbacks to Mariners for cash
Asher WojciechowskiP29.252Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Todd Hankins3B-OF27.285Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chris GimenezC-OF35.246Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Ryan DullRP28.332Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Albert PujolsDH38.227Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Left knee surgery
Justin UptonLF31.005Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Jose BricenoC25.345Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Dawel Lugo2B23.260Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Jose IglesiasSS28.237Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-10 Lower abdominal strain
Cody AndersonRP27.350Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-) for rehab
Ariel HernandezP26.181Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Aaron BrooksP28.125Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jacob BarnesRP28.138Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Taylor WilliamsP27.040Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Freddy PeraltaP22.087Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Joey Votto1B34.355Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Austin BriceRP26.072Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Preston TuckerRF-LF28.055Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Robert StephensonRP25.187Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder tendinitis
Clint FrazierOF23.358New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab
Alec MillsRP26.274Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jacob RhameP25.167New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
James NorwoodP24.249Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Yimi GarciaRP28.012Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Austin HaleC22.309-Announced retirement
Kristopher NegronSS32.210Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Mac JamesC25.089Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from disabled list