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Games on 2019-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers4Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxChris ArcherJhoulys Chacin
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees4BoxJ.A. HappChris SaleAroldis Chapman
San Francisco Giants6Baltimore Orioles9BoxAndrew CashnerDrew PomeranzRichard Bleier
Washington Nationals3Cincinnati Reds9BoxTyler MahlePatrick Corbin
Minnesota Twins5Tampa Bay Rays3BoxTaylor RogersDiego Castillo
Detroit Tigers8Atlanta Braves2BoxSpencer TurnbullMike Foltynewicz
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers6BoxAriel JuradoDanny Duffy
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox6BoxDylan CoveyTrevor Bauer
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJordan HicksMike Montgomery
Toronto Blue Jays6Colorado Rockies13BoxGerman MarquezEdwin Jackson
New York Mets5Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxZack WheelerMatt AndrieseRobert Gsellman
Houston Astros3Oakland Athletics2BoxHector RondonLou TrivinoRoberto Osuna
Los Angeles Angels3Seattle Mariners4BoxMike LeakeTyler SkaggsAnthony Bass
Miami Marlins2San Diego Padres5BoxJoey LucchesiCaleb SmithKirby Yates
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxKenta MaedaJake ArrietaKenley Jansen

Standings as of 2019-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000New York Yankees553619.655--2962227419-1117-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman1076740.626
000Tampa Bay Rays553520.636--2581748417-1218-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman1076146.570
000Boston Red Sox572928.509--3042743014-1215-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski1055550.524
000Toronto Blue Jays562135.375--217273-5610-1811-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins1064660.434
000Baltimore Orioles571839.316--235343-1088-2110-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette1053669.343
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Minnesota Twins553817.691--33122510619-919-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony1076344.589
000Chicago White Sox562828.500--254292-3816-1312-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn1054461.419
000Cleveland Indians562729.482--224246-2214-1413-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff1066640.623
000Detroit Tigers542232.407--189277-889-1713-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila1072582.234
000Kansas City Royals571938.333--253299-4611-178-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore1054065.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Houston Astros583820.655--2982059322-816-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff Luhnow1046935.663
000Texas Rangers552827.509--3122931918-910-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1075057.467
000Oakland Athletics572928.509--2802522818-1311-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst1056837.648
000Los Angeles Angels572730.474--281287-615-1412-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler1054560.429
000Seattle Mariners612536.410--311371-6012-1713-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto924448.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Philadelphia Phillies573324.579--2842543020-1113-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak1054857.457
000Atlanta Braves573027.526--274274014-1516-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos1056738.638
000New York Mets572829.491--264278-1415-913-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson1055847.552
000Washington Nationals572433.421--269295-2613-1511-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo1056936.657
000Miami Marlins551936.345--171257-8611-188-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill1073869.355
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Chicago Cubs553124.564--2892395018-1013-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer1075354.495
000Milwaukee Brewers583226.552--2882741418-1114-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns1045747.548
000St. Louis Cardinals572829.491--2772641317-1311-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike Girsch1056342.600
000Pittsburgh Pirates552728.491--230296-6610-1517-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington1074265.393
000Cincinnati Reds572730.474--2582164215-1312-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams1054857.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Los Angeles Dodgers583919.672--3142298523-716-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi1046737.644
000San Diego Padres583127.534--231245-1415-1416-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ Preller1043965.375
000Colorado Rockies562927.518--308300816-1213-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich1064264.396
000Arizona Diamondbacks582830.483--3032624111-1417-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen1045747.548
000San Francisco Giants552233.400--207294-8710-1812-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans1075552.514


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Cheslor Cuthbert1B26.196Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris OwingsSS-RF27.293Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Zach DukeRP36.042Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Wandy PeraltaRP27.309Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Robert StephensonRP26.096Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Cervical strain
Spencer TurnbullP26.255Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Erik KratzC38.350Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Mike ZuninoC28.067Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
David McKayP24.061Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Chasen BradfordRP29.299Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Yadier MolinaC36.322St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Right thumb tendon strain
Andrew KniznerIF24.117St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Zack GraniteOF26.256Minnesota TwinsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
David CarpenterP33.320Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kyle FreelandSP26.017Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Jon DuplantierP24.324Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Chris RusinRP32.221Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Jesus TinocoP24.031Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Yonathan DazaOF25.092Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Kevin Cron1B26.103Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
J.T. RiddleSS27.232Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Neil Walker2B33.263Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-10 Right quad strain
Seth LugoSP29.195New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Daniel Zamorap26.046New York MetsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Kevan SmithC30.337Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 10-day DL
Franchy CorderoSS24.271San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA) for rehab
Zach EflinSP25.053Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Mid-back tightness
Cole IrvinP 25.120Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
John CurtissP26.056Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jake JewellP26.015Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Matt RamseyP29.249Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Yefry RamirezP25.184Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Alvery De Los SantosP19.318-Released by Gulf Coast Blue Jays
Wilyer AbreuOF19.342Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Vinny EspositoLF23.082Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Braxton LightP23.231-Released by Arizona Cubs 1
Bryan TorresSS19.172San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Reiss KnehrP22.209San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Alan MundoP19.004San Diego PadresArizona Padres 2 (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)
Vladimir Echavarria3B19.049San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Daniel WasingerC23.199Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Greg MahleP26.044Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Alex KlonowskiP27.060Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Sam McWilliamsOF21.005Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Victor Nova3B19.146San Diego PadresArizona Padres 2 (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres 2 (Rk)
Matias PolancoC18.255San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Hector Guerrero3B21.262-Released by Bluefield
Jose Theran2B20.363-Released by Bluefield
Andrew BeckwithP24.070Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Jake KalishP-OF27.327Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Tanner HowellP24.063Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Brandon PolizziOF23.076-Released by Vancouver
Nelson GonzalezP29.105Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Hasuan VieraOF23.122Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Orlando MarquezC23.080Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Allen MontgomeryP22.289Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Chris MullerP23.039Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Tyler WatsonP 25.356Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Johan CruzSS23.236Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Humberto CastellanosP21.058Houston AstrosRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Zack DraperP24.225Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Cole SandsP21.318Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Jose VasquezP23.073Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Juan MotaP23.027Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose ChacinP22.067Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Reinstated to active roster
Alex HolderbachC22.156Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose HerreraC22.096Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Adrian ValerioSS22.079Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Zach PrendergastP24.025St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Joey GunkelP27.153Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Brady LailP25.295New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ryan ValdesOF25.282Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Rickey RamirezP22.223Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gary SchwartzOF23.130Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)DL-7 Injured
Edwin Lora2B23.260-Released by Potomac
Matt SolterP25.361Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Anderson TejedaSS21.030Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jean CosmeP23.007San Diego PadresAmarillo (AA)Assigned to Amarillo (AA)
Jose CaballeroSS22.274Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose QuelizC26.297Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Hector MendozaP25.087St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Jose GodoyC24.230St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Angelo MoraSS-2B26.095Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Walker ShellerP24.010Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jace VinesP24.269Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle FinneganP27.270Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
David ThompsonOF 25.276New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Pedro VasquezP23.251Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Marc RzepczynskiP33.296-Released by Reno
Joe BroussardP-IF28.123Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kent EmanuelP26.361Houston AstrosRound Rock (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Joey GunkelP27.153Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)
Matt KempCF34.250New York MetsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Dusty IsaacsP27.298Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Michael De La CruzC26.016Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
R.J. AlanizP27.352Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Mariners by Reds
Alvaro MonteroSS18.338Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Marlins (Rk)
Edgardo RodriguezC18.183Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Rays (Rk)
Ronald RomanP17.233New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees West (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees West (Rk)
Angel Rojas2B18.186New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees West (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees West (Rk)