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Games on 2018-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres0Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxRobbie RayJoey Lucchesi(none)
Boston Red Sox5Atlanta Braves1BoxRick PorcelloSean Newcomb(none)
San Francisco Giants2Colorado Rockies6BoxChris RusinReyes Moronta(none)
New York Mets4Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxRich HillJason Vargas(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Miami Marlins4BoxJake ArrietaTrevor Richards(none)
Chicago Cubs1Milwaukee Brewers11BoxWade MileyMike Montgomery(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJoe MusgroveCody Reed(none)
St. Louis Cardinals11Washington Nationals8BoxTyson RossAusten WilliamsJordan Hicks
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox3BoxFrancisco LirianoLucas Giolito(none)
Kansas City Royals3Cleveland Indians9BoxMike ClevingerDanny Duffy(none)
Minnesota Twins2Houston Astros5BoxJustin VerlanderTrevor MayRoberto Osuna
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics1BoxDavid RobertsonFernando Rodney(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Seattle Mariners3BoxAlex CobbAdam WarrenMychal Givens
Los Angeles Angels2Texas Rangers4BoxMike MinorAndrew HeaneyJose Leclerc
Tampa Bay Rays4Toronto Blue Jays0BoxHunter WoodRyan BoruckiSergio Romo

Standings as of 2018-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1409644.686--75753522248-1848-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park221210.545
222New York Yankees1398752.6268.571856715148-2439-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II231310.565
3713Tampa Bay Rays1387563.54320.05865394741-2434-39W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field24159.625
41021Toronto Blue Jays1386276.44933.0610714-10434-3528-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre241113.458
51530Baltimore Orioles1394198.29554.5542758-21624-4417-54W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards23617.261
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1387860.565--69655813843-2835-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field241311.542
2920Minnesota Twins1386375.45715.0607672-6539-2924-46L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field24159.625
31325Chicago White Sox1395683.40322.5583718-13528-4328-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field23617.261
41226Detroit Tigers1395683.40322.5540664-12434-3422-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park23815.348
51429Kansas City Royals1384692.33332.0529729-20025-4521-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium241212.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1398653.619--68645922739-3247-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park23176.739
244Oakland Athletics1408357.5933.56685838542-2941-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum22148.636
369Seattle Mariners1397762.5549.0575625-5039-2938-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field231211.522
4819Los Angeles Angels1396772.48219.06236002334-3433-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim231310.565
51123Texas Rangers1396178.43925.0668731-6332-4229-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington23617.261
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Atlanta Braves1387662.551--6485559337-3339-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park241410.583
2815Philadelphia Phillies1387365.5293.0592598-643-2630-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park24717.292
3916Washington Nationals1396970.4967.56435786535-3434-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park231310.565
41222New York Mets1386276.44914.0570625-5528-4034-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field24159.625
51427Miami Marlins1395584.39621.5519708-18933-4122-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park22814.364
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1388157.587--66355011344-2437-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field251411.560
227Milwaukee Brewers1407961.5643.06355944142-2637-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park23176.739
338St. Louis Cardinals1397762.5544.56425677537-3140-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III231112.478
41017Pittsburgh Pirates1396871.48913.5599603-437-3431-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park22148.636
51324Cincinnati Reds1395980.42422.5625721-9632-3727-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark23815.348
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Colorado Rockies1387662.551--650660-1036-3040-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field251510.600
2612Los Angeles Dodgers1397663.5470.565752413339-3537-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium24168.667
3714Arizona Diamondbacks1397564.5401.56075228536-3239-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field23716.304
41118San Francisco Giants1406872.4869.0546594-4839-3029-42L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park22517.227
51528San Diego Padres1415586.39022.5535668-13327-4528-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park211110.524


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Buddy BoshersRP30.118Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Daniel Robertson3B-SS24.166Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Yonathan DazaOF24.188Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-60 Left shoulder strain
Raimel TapiaCF24.212Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Sam HowardP25.183Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Garrett HampsonSS23.329Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
JP CrawfordSS23.236Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Mark ZagunisC25.211Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Jaime GarciaRP32.058Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joe HudsonC27.106Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jabari BlashRF29.062Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Michael HermosilloCF23.230Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Francisco MejiaC22.313San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from minors
Joe BiaginiRP28.098Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Left oblique strain
Nolan FontanaIF27.090Released by Angels
Jake PetrickaP30.091Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Dean DeetzP24.279Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Evan MarshallP28.139Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Luis OrtizP22.348Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jarlin GarciaRP25.229Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Elieser HernandezP23.124Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Jeff SamardzijaSP33.224San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Abiatal AvelinoSS23.202San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryder Jones3B24.089San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Austin BriceRP26.077Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Zack GodleyRP28.136Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Placed on the paternity leave list
Matt AndrieseRP29.007Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Visalia (A+)
Ildemaro VargasSS27.050Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Adam MooreC34.119Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Jake FariaP25.036Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Eric SkoglundP25.313Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jerry VastoP26.205Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Glenn SparkmanP26.116Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Jonathan DavisCF26.115Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dwight SmithOF25.313Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Rowdy Tellez1B23.172Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Richard UrenaSS22.191Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Mike HauschildP28.225Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Hanser AlbertoSS25.322Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Austin Bibens-DirkxRP33.128Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Willie CalhounLF23.304Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Adrian SampsonP26.333Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
C.D. PelhamP23.195Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
JD Davis1B25.130Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Jesmuel ValentinSS 24.115Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jesus MarriagaOF19.261Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Daniel WasingerC22.295Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Trent AutryP21.023Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Zach AlmondC22.145Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Zack ShannonIF22.074Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Buddy Kennedy3B19.334Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Carlos SuniagaP21.101Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Xavier AltamiranoP24.046Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Edgar GonzalezP21.256St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Cory ThompsonSS23.346Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Logan LongwithP24.158Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jairo DiazP27.100Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Kevin MerrellSS22.265Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Austin HamiltonP25.024Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Sven SchuellerP22.231Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Johnny BladelOF27.137Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Martin Prado3B34.313Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Right abdominal strain
Garrett CooperIF27.253Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chris BostickSS-2B25.164Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Tyler KinleyRP27.216Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Peter O'BrienC28.051Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tyler NaquinCF27.133Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
James HoytP31.339Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Adam RosalesSS-2B35.107Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joe RossSP25.106Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon BarnesRF32.112Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Casey LawrenceRP30.312Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Dan Vogelbach1B25.261Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Gordon Beckham3B31.353Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Kyle McgowinRP26.282Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Erick FeddeSP25.191Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Adrian Sanchez2B28.019Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Austin VothP26.070Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Victor Roblesof21.108Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
DJ JohnsonRP29.005Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kevin Kramer2B24.336Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ryan LavarnwayC31.028Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jordan LuplowOF24.343Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Michael FelizRP25.068Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Clay HolmesSP25.161Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Tanner AndersonRP25.100Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Jose RuizC23.318Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt Skole3B29.036Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Rafael Devers3B21.315Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon Phillips2B37.068Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Keury MellaP25.033Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-60 Left oblique strain
Gabby GuerreroRF24.267Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tim FederowiczC31.030Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tyler MahleP23.340Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Angel Medina3B19.306-Released by Royals
David OcaP23.062-Released by Cardinals
Caleb SimpsonP26.355San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list