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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 2018-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves5Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxChad SobotkaAndrew ChafinA.J. Minter
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds7BoxMatt HarveyRobbie Erlin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Colorado Rockies4BoxKyle FreelandWalker BuehlerWade Davis
San Francisco Giants3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxGio GonzalezChris StrattonJeremy Jeffress
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets10BoxNoah SyndergaardZach Eflin(none)
Miami Marlins1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxIvan NovaWei-Yin Chen(none)
Chicago Cubs3Washington Nationals10BoxMax ScherzerJaime Garcia(none)
Chicago Cubs5Washington Nationals6BoxWander SueroJustin WilsonGreg Holland
Houston Astros5Boston Red Sox3BoxCharlie MortonEduardo RodriguezRoberto Osuna
Los Angeles Angels12Chicago White Sox3BoxMatt ShoemakerJames Shields(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Detroit Tigers4BoxShane GreeneBud Norris(none)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins1BoxJorge LopezJose BerriosWily Peralta
Texas Rangers6Oakland Athletics8BoxRyan BuchterChris MartinBlake Treinen
New York Yankees4Seattle Mariners2BoxLance LynnNick VincentDellin Betances
Baltimore Orioles5Tampa Bay Rays10BoxRyan YarbroughDavid Hess(none)
Cleveland Indians9Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJosh TomlinSean Reid-FoleyCody Allen

Standings as of 2018-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1439746.678--77255421848-2049-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park19118.579
232New York Yankees1428953.6277.572857715148-2441-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II20119.550
3712Tampa Bay Rays1417764.54619.06135565743-2434-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field21138.619
41022Toronto Blue Jays1426478.45132.5635737-10236-3728-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre20911.450
51530Baltimore Orioles14241101.28955.5551787-23624-4417-57L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards20614.300
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1428161.570--71957414544-2837-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field201010.500
2920Minnesota Twins1416477.45416.5619691-7240-3024-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field21147.667
31225Detroit Tigers1425983.41522.0559672-11336-3423-49W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park20515.250
41326Chicago White Sox1425686.39425.0590745-15528-4628-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field20614.300
51429Kansas City Royals1414794.33333.5540743-20325-4522-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium211110.524
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros1428953.627--70646624040-3249-21W7T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park20146.700
244Oakland Athletics1438657.6013.56925959745-2941-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19118.579
3610Seattle Mariners1427864.54911.0582635-5340-3138-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field20119.550
4818Los Angeles Angels1427072.49319.06496084134-3436-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim201010.500
51123Texas Rangers1426181.43028.0681756-7532-4329-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington20614.300
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Atlanta Braves1427864.549--6715799237-3441-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park20128.600
2815Philadelphia Phillies1417467.5253.5602613-1143-2631-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park21615.286
31017Washington Nationals1437172.4977.56695997037-3634-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park19118.579
41221New York Mets1416477.45413.5590637-4729-4135-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field21138.619
51427Miami Marlins1425686.39422.0525719-19434-4122-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park19712.368
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1428359.585--68357410944-2439-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field21129.571
227Milwaukee Brewers1438162.5662.56476054244-2737-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park20155.750
3511St. Louis Cardinals1427864.5495.06555827337-3141-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III201010.500
4916Pittsburgh Pirates1427171.50012.0612609340-3431-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park19118.579
51324Cincinnati Reds1436182.42722.5648738-9034-3827-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark19613.316
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Colorado Rockies1417863.553--661669-838-3140-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field22139.591
2613Los Angeles Dodgers1427765.5421.566653712939-3638-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium21156.714
3714Arizona Diamondbacks1427666.5352.56225378537-3439-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field20614.300
41119San Francisco Giants1436875.47611.0554607-5339-3029-45L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park19514.263
51528San Diego Padres1445688.38923.5549689-14027-4529-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park18108.556


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chad SobotkaP25.060Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Anthony SwarzakRP32.363New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Bobby WahlP26.171New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Michael KopechP22.131Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-60 Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprain in right elbow
Rob ScahillP31.205Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mitchell WaldingSS25.363Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Charlie MortonSP34.301Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Jose LobatonC33.322New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tommy RomeroP21.062Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Mikey YorkP22.197Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jared FinkelP22.134Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Jhoan DuranP20.243Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Randy DobnakP23.234Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Yunior SeverinoSS18.341Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Josh TolsP28.337Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Erik SwansonP25.004New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured