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Games on 2019-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJoey LucchesiJared HughesKirby Yates
Baltimore Orioles7Boston Red Sox13BoxMarcus WaldenPaul Fry
Cleveland Indians8New York Yankees4BoxMike ClevingerCC Sabathia
Seattle Mariners7Toronto Blue Jays0BoxYusei KikuchiWilmer Font
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds4BoxJack FlahertyAlex WoodCarlos Martinez
Detroit Tigers4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxJose AlvaradoJoe Jimenez
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves5BoxAnthony SwarzakDustin MayMark Melancon
Milwaukee Brewers8Washington Nationals16BoxErick FeddeChase Anderson
New York Mets11Kansas City Royals5BoxJeurys FamiliaKevin McCarthy
Minnesota Twins6Texas Rangers3BoxSam DysonEmmanuel ClaseTaylor Rogers
Miami Marlins6Colorado Rockies7BoxCarlos EstevezJeff Brigham
Houston Astros4Oakland Athletics1BoxZack GreinkeBrett AndersonRoberto Osuna
Chicago White Sox2Los Angeles Angels9BoxGriffin CanningDylan Cease
San Francisco Giants1Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxMerrill KellyMadison Bumgarner
Chicago Cubs7Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJose QuintanaMitch Keller

Standings as of 2019-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000New York Yankees1258243.656--74359714648-2034-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman-125-82-43
000Tampa Bay Rays1257352.584--58348110233-2940-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman-125-73-52
000Boston Red Sox1266759.532--7316498233-3234-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski-126-67-59
000Toronto Blue Jays1265274.413--576626-5025-3927-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins-126-52-74
000Baltimore Orioles1243985.315--539800-26118-4321-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette-124-39-85
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Minnesota Twins1237647.618--72157414736-2640-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony-123-76-47
000Cleveland Indians1247351.589--5904979338-2635-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff-124-73-51
000Chicago White Sox1225567.451--524638-11430-3125-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn-122-55-67
000Kansas City Royals1244480.355--531644-11324-3920-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore-124-44-80
000Detroit Tigers1213784.306--437674-23717-4320-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila-121-37-84
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Houston Astros1257946.632--68550717843-1536-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff Luhnow-125-79-46
000Oakland Athletics1247153.573--6245309440-2431-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst-124-71-53
000Los Angeles Angels1266264.492--637666-2933-3129-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler-126-62-64
000Texas Rangers1246064.484--633664-3135-2625-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels-124-60-64
000Seattle Mariners1265274.413--615721-10627-3625-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto-126-52-74
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Atlanta Braves1247252.581--6676105734-2738-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos-124-72-52
000Washington Nationals1236756.545--6435756836-2631-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo-123-67-56
000New York Mets1246460.516--6025861634-2130-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson-124-64-60
000Philadelphia Phillies1246460.516--592610-1838-2826-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak-124-64-60
000Miami Marlins1234578.366--453599-14625-3920-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill-123-45-78
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Chicago Cubs1246658.532--6105407041-1925-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer-124-66-58
000St. Louis Cardinals1236558.528--5495232634-2431-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike Girsch-123-65-58
000Milwaukee Brewers1246460.516--601630-2936-2628-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns-124-64-60
000Cincinnati Reds1225864.475--5605352535-3023-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams-122-58-64
000Pittsburgh Pirates1215071.413--564663-9924-3426-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington-121-50-71
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Los Angeles Dodgers1268244.651--69348321048-1634-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi-126-82-44
000San Francisco Giants1246361.508--547597-5029-3334-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans-124-63-61
000Arizona Diamondbacks1256263.496--6505846628-3134-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen-125-62-63
000San Diego Padres1245965.476--562598-3629-3330-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ Preller-124-59-65
000Colorado Rockies1245767.460--661722-6133-2924-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich-124-57-67


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dayeison AriasP22.223Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Deven MarreroSS28.358Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Felix HernandezSP33.132Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Duane UnderwoodP 25.029Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Mark ZagunisC26.194Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Craig KimbrelRP31.082Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Montana DurapauP27.144Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Miguel Del PozoP26.308Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jose SuarezP21.227Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Scott ObergRP29.158Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-10 Blood clot in right arm
DJ JohnsonRP29.353Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Travis BergenP25.314San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Abiatal AvelinoSS24.185San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Bo TakahashiP22.207Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Jackson (AA)
Stefan CrichtonRP27.170Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Aledmys Diaz3B29.017Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-10 Bruised left foot
Brad PeacockRP31.198Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Rogelio ArmenterosP25.049Houston AstrosRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Cy SneedP26.321Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Brian O'GradyOF27.093Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Jerad EickhoffSP29.047Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA) for rehab
Kyle McgowinRP27.265Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Sean DoolittleRP32.326Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Right knee tendinitis
Freddy PeraltaP23.075Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Aaron WilkersonP30.085Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AAA)
Jay JacksonP31.296Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AAA)
Eduardo VeraP25.046Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Thairo EstradaSS23.178New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Tyler WadeSS24.268New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Peter FairbanksP25.245Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Trevor Richardsp26.095Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Corey KluberSP33.130Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Edwin Rios1b25.119Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Josh SborzP25.244Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jedd Gyorko3B-2B30.329Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Tony GonsolinP25.096Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
CC SabathiaSP39.028New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Clay BuchholzSP35.004Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Justin FerrellP25.119Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Ludwin JimenezP18.009St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Kit ScheetzP25.092Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Yan SanchezSS22.352Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Samuel WilliamsP23.???San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Eddys LeonardSS18.281Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Tristen LutzOF20.361Milwaukee BrewersRocky Mountain (Rk)Assigned to Rocky Mountain (Rk)
Bernie MartinezP22.237Seattle MarinersWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Juan ThenP19.193Seattle MarinersWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Tom SuteraP22.081Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Jhon PeluffoP22.063Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Gilmael TroyaP22.136Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan FritzeP25.156Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Bryan MenendezC23.213Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jose CuasSS 25.051Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Brian RappP24.008Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Anthony ChurlinCF22.083Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Bryce NightengaleP23.002Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Erik ChaP22.306Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Kody Hoese3B22.036Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Jermaine Palacios3B23.030Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Will VestP24.073Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Niko HulsizerOF22.198Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Eric GonzalezC22.350Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
D.L. HallP20.333Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bryan HudsonP22.102Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Aaron AshbyP21.086Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nelson HernandezP22.158Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick KuziaP23.193San Diego PadresAmarillo (AA)Assigned to Amarillo (AA)
Jayson McKinleyP25.212Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Max MurphyOF26.274Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Michael GroveP22.243Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Connor StrainP25.014Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
David EllingsonP24.207Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin DonatellaP24.336Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Skyler EwingIF-C26.361Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Andrew WantzP23.310Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adrian AlmeidaP24.174Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jhonny PeredaC23.122Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eduardo VeraP25.046Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Andres SotilloC25.233Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Forrest Wall2B23.272Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Hunter JonesOF28.001Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tommy JosephC28.033Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tom KoehlerP33.050Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Elvis EscobarOF24.346Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kutter CrawfordP23.139Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eric CampbellOF32.131Oakland AthleticsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin De FratusP31.302Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Wesley BenjaminP26.023Texas RangersNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Craig BrooksP26.329Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Carson LaRueP23.165Houston AstrosRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Justin HaleyP28.063San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Teddy StankiewiczP25.266Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Mitch TalbotP35.306Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ray BlackRP29.053Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Assigned to San Antonio (AAA)
Joey Votto1B35.343Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-10 Low back strain