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Friday April 18,2014This date in baseball
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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 2014-04-18

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles8Boston Red Sox4BoxChris TillmanJohn LackeyDarren O'Day
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve DelabarMarc RzepczynskiSergio Santos
Los Angeles Angels11Detroit Tigers6BoxJered WeaverDrew Smyly(none)
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals5BoxJason VargasRicky Nolasco(none)
Houston Astros3Oakland Athletics11BoxSonny GrayJarred Cosart(none)
New York Yankees5Tampa Bay Rays11BoxJake McGeeAdam Warren(none)
Chicago White Sox0Texas Rangers12BoxMartin PerezFelipe Paulino(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs1BoxAlfredo SimonJeff SamardzijaJonathan Broxton
Philadelphia Phillies1Colorado Rockies12BoxTyler ChatwoodJonathan Pettibone(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJoe ThatcherChris PerezTrevor Cahill
Seattle Mariners4Miami Marlins8BoxSteve CishekYoervis Medina(none)
Atlanta Braves6New York Mets0BoxAaron HarangJon Niese(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxKyle LohseCharlie MortonFrancisco Rodriguez
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres2BoxTyson RossMatt CainHuston Street
St. Louis Cardinals1Washington Nationals3BoxGio GonzalezMichael WachaRafael Soriano

Standings as of 2014-04-18

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138New York Yankees17107.588--696726-34-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1457471.510
2612Baltimore Orioles1587.5331.0646134-44-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1478859.599
3713Toronto Blue Jays1798.5291.0696813-36-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1457471.510
41119Tampa Bay Rays1789.4712.05868-105-43-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1456976.476
51426Boston Red Sox17710.4123.06068-82-55-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1456481.441
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Detroit Tigers1376.538--5558-35-32-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1498366.557
2511Kansas City Royals1587.533--5253-15-23-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1478166.551
3817Minnesota Twins1688.5000.5868335-43-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1466284.425
41018Chicago White Sox1789.4711.08798-116-42-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1456580.448
51221Cleveland Indians1679.4381.57175-43-44-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1467868.534
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics16115.688--7951284-37-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1467769.527
225Texas Rangers17107.5881.5746958-32-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1455788.393
3915Los Angeles Angels1688.5003.09477173-65-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1469056.616
41322Seattle Mariners1679.4384.0655872-35-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1468066.548
51528Houston Astros17512.2946.54885-373-72-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1456580.448
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Atlanta Braves16115.688--6240224-27-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1466878.466
269Washington Nationals17107.5881.5807555-35-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1458659.593
3816New York Mets1688.5003.06874-62-56-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1467175.486
41024Philadelphia Phillies1679.4384.06484-204-53-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1466680.452
51327Miami Marlins17710.4124.5847957-40-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1457075.483
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers17125.706--7054165-47-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1457075.483
246St. Louis Cardinals17107.5882.06857114-26-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1458065.552
3920Pittsburgh Pirates1789.4714.0716835-33-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1458065.552
41225Cincinnati Reds1679.4384.56252104-53-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1466977.473
51429Chicago Cubs15411.2677.04864-162-52-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1476978.469
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers16106.625--6856122-48-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1468462.575
257San Francisco Giants17107.5880.57363105-45-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1457867.538
3714Colorado Rockies1899.5002.09482125-24-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1445787.396
41123San Diego Padres1679.4383.04454-105-52-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1467076.479
51530Arizona Diamondbacks19514.2636.571117-461-114-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1435984.413

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jarrod Dysoncf29.246Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Placed on Bereavement list
Frank BatistaP24.357Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Daniel TorresC21.324Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assignment unknown
Eddie McKiernanP25.028Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assignment unknown
Greg HolleP25.153Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Brock Holt2b25.311Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Xavier CedenoRP27.235Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from minors
Tanner ScheppersRP27.091Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Aaron PoredaP27.199Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Andy Parrino2b28.169Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Justin MillerP26.310Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from minors
Tyler CollinsLF23.316Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Optioned to minors
Josh WallRP27.087Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from minors
Ryan Roberts2b33.211Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jimmy Paredes2b25.144Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from minors
Sean DoolittleRP27.204Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Signed ( 2014-2018; Opt 2019-2020)(five-year contract extension)
Sean DoolittleRP27.204Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Signed to 5-year contract for 2014-2018 ($10.5m) Option years for 2019-2020
Jeremy JeffressP26.210Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Ike Davis1b27.027Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded From Mets to Pirates for Zack Thornton and PTBNL
Cody Rosslf33.116Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Ryan Rowland-SmithP31.082Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Zack ThorntonP25.334New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Traded from Pirates with PTBNL to Mets for Ike Davis
Chris Youngcf30.226New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Alfredo AcevesRP31.131New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Giancarlo AlvaradoP36.084New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jose AlvarezRP24.347Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Victor Araujo21.160Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Chris BootcheckRP35.176Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Shawn CampRP38.152Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Tyler CollinsLF23.316Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Ramon Del OrbeP22.061Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Danny Dorn1B29.272Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Logan EhlersP22.171Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Yowill Espinal2B23.017Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Juan Francisco1b26.299Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jason Giambidh43.100Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Anthony GomezIF23.143Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Anthony Gosecf23.251Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Jason HagertyC26.218San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Shawn HavilandP28.159Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
AJ HollandP24.124Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jake LemmermanSS24.349San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Javier LopezSS19.217Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Chantz MackOF22.350Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Matt MarksberryP23.236Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Ryan McCurdyC26.112Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jack McGearyP25.030Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Junior MendezP21.210Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Navery MooreP23.251Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Colin Moran3B-1B21.199Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Jack MurphyC26.012Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Angelys Nina2B25.153Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Eduardo Nunezss26.308Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Shawn PleffnerRF24.244Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from disabled list
Eduar QuinonezP24.252Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jose RamirezP24.087New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Zac RosscupP25.313Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Alex SanabiaSP25.222Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
B.K. SantyC23.294Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Jaime SchultzP22.303Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jesus SolorzanoCF23.253Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Will StartupP29.257Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Bryce StowellP27.207Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Ryan StrausborgerCF26.045Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Blake TreinenP25.292Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jose ValdezP31.086Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Zelous Wheeler3B27.092New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Kevin WhelanP30.101Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Munenori Kawasaki2b32.319Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Adron Chambersrf27.192Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andy LaRoche3b30.249Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Frank FranciscoRP33.311Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
James Darnell3B-LF27.089Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy MooreRF26.294Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Johan SantanaP35.036Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis AyalaRP36.096Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rafael DolisRP26.099San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rafael PerezP31.338Released by Rangers
Steve JohnsonRP26.231Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Steven AmesRP26.034Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Xavier Paullf29.052Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Hak-Ju LeeSS23.165Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Japhet Amador1B27.089Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Zach BookerC28.359Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brent KeysCF23.278Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
D'Arby MyersLF25.130Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel PertusatiRF-CF23.356Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Rieger1B23.251Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
TJ GeithP24.295Released by Astros
Anderson Feliz2B21.342New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cole Frenzel1B24.036New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
DJ CrumlichSS23.360Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assignment unknown
David HolmanP23.322Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ericson LeonoraOF21.236New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Grady WoodP 23.335Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Greg BirdC21.160New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Guillermo PimentelRF21.195Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jordan Ribera1B25.117Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt SnyderIF23.305New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt TomshawP25.122Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Michael RamirezC23.356Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler GagnonP25.027Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler KaneP21.238Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Austin FairchildP 20.024Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Iolana AkauC18.231Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assignment unknown
Jorge MartinezSS21.020Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Kevin McCarthyP22.056Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Scott FrazierP22.137Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Sam PalaceC27.259Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Assignment unknown
Vance AlbitzSS26.078Released by Cardinals
Aaron MillerP26.213Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Fabio Martinez MesaP24.171Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Arismendy OzoriaP23.254Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured