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Games on 2015-04-18

Top2015 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBaltimore Orioles4Boston Red Sox1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,6553:24Chris TillmanClay BuchholzChris Tillman (2-1)Clay Buchholz (1-2)Zach Britton (4)Buck ShowalterJohn FarrellFenway Park
ALChicago White Sox12Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,8773:01Chris SaleAnibal SanchezChris Sale (2-0)Anibal Sanchez (1-2)-Robin VenturaBrad AusmusComerica Park
ALLos Angeles Angels0Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,2092:38C.J. WilsonDallas KeuchelDallas Keuchel (2-0)C.J. Wilson (1-2)-Mike SciosciaA.J. HinchMinute Maid Park
ALOakland Athletics5Kansas City Royals0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,1512:34Jesse HahnYordano VenturaJesse Hahn (1-1)Yordano Ventura (2-1)Jesse Chavez (1)Bob MelvinNed YostKauffman Stadium
ALCleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,9492:33Danny SalazarPhil HughesDanny Salazar (1-0)Phil Hughes (0-3)Cody Allen (3)Terry FranconaPaul MolitorTarget Field
ALTexas Rangers1Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,0173:00Colby LewisFelix HernandezFelix Hernandez (2-0)Colby Lewis (1-1)Fernando Rodney (3)Jeff BanisterLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALNew York Yankees9Tampa Bay Rays0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,8243:07Masahiro TanakaJake OdorizziMasahiro Tanaka (2-1)Jake Odorizzi (2-1)-Joe GirardiKevin CashTropicana Field
IntAtlanta Braves5Toronto Blue Jays6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1034,7432:41Alex WoodR.A. DickeyBrett Cecil (1-1)Sugar Ray Marimon (0-1)-Fredi GonzalezJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLSan Diego Padres6Chicago Cubs7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1133,9583:49Tyson RossKyle HendricksZac Rosscup (1-0)Craig Kimbrel (0-1)-Buddy BlackJoe MaddonWrigley Field
NLColorado Rockies3Los Angeles Dodgers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,9122:55Jordan LylesZack GreinkeZack Greinke (2-0)Jordan Lyles (1-1)Joel Peralta (3)Walt WeissDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLMiami Marlins4New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,8442:51Mat LatosJacob deGromJacob deGrom (2-1)Mat Latos (0-3)Alex Torres (1)Mike RedmondTerry CollinsCiti field
NLMilwaukee Brewers2Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,9612:30Kyle LohseJeff LockeJeff Locke (2-0)Kyle Lohse (0-3)-Ron RoenickeClint HurdlePNC Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks1San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,7562:38Rubby de la RosaChris HestonChris Heston (2-1)Rubby de la Rosa (2-1)Santiago Casilla (4)Chip HaleBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLCincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,9062:42Homer BaileyCarlos MartinezCarlos Martinez (1-0)Homer Bailey (0-1)Trevor Rosenthal (4)Bryan PriceMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5Washington Nationals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,3302:56Aaron HarangJordan ZimmermannAaron Harang (2-1)Jordan Zimmermann (1-2)Jonathan Papelbon (3)Ryne SandbergMatt WilliamsNationals Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 2015-04-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Boston Red Sox1174.636--605643-24-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1517180.470
2411Baltimore Orioles1165.5451.0535033-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1517576.497
4712Toronto Blue Jays1266.5001.56856122-44-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1508763.580
3515Tampa Bay Rays1266.5001.54858-101-45-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1507476.493
5916New York Yankees1156.4552.0595362-43-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1518269.543
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers1192.818--5934254-15-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1506585.433
224Kansas City Royals1183.7271.06438264-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1518764.576
41223Cleveland Indians1046.4004.53339-61-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1517774.510
31324Chicago White Sox1046.4004.53743-62-12-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1527280.474
51425Minnesota Twins1147.3645.03257-253-21-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1517972.523
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Oakland Athletics1266.500--6539263-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1506288.413
3817Houston Astros1156.4550.53037-73-52-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1518170.536
21018Los Angeles Angels1156.4550.54046-60-35-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1518071.530
41121Texas Rangers1257.4171.04155-142-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1508367.553
51526Seattle Mariners1147.3641.53652-162-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1517279.477
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets1293.750--5035156-03-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1508169.540
247Atlanta Braves1174.6361.5494273-34-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1516091.397
31122Washington Nationals1257.4174.04951-23-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1507872.520
41227Philadelphia Phillies1248.3335.03152-213-31-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1505991.393
51429Miami Marlins1239.2506.04458-141-52-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1506882.453
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1073.700--4123184-13-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1529359.612
269Chicago Cubs1064.6001.0433854-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1529161.599
41020Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4552.5413563-22-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1519358.616
3919Cincinnati Reds1156.4552.53648-124-21-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1515992.391
51530Milwaukee Brewers1129.1825.52860-321-51-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1516685.437
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers1183.727--5646107-11-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1518467.556
256Colorado Rockies1174.6361.05138131-26-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1516190.404
3710San Diego Padres1275.5831.5544595-22-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1506783.447
4813Arizona Diamondbacks1266.5002.5554873-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1507377.487
51328San Francisco Giants1349.3085.03657-211-53-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1498069.537

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
C.J. RiefenhauserP25.078Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Jeff BeliveauP28.091Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder fatigue
Ryan Brett2B23.192Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Danny MunoSS26.068New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tanner ScheppersRP28.091Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Adam LiberatoreP27.342Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tsuyoshi WadaP34.056Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Jim HendersonRP32.179Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+) for rehab
Danny SalazarSP25.097Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Austin AdamsP28.242Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Jonathan Schoop2B23.195Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Ligament tear in right knee
Matt TracyP26.143Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Marlins
Greg HollandRP29.149Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Right pectoral strain
Yohan PinoP31.114Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Domingo AcevedoP20.319New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Tyler BarnetteP22.325Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Reynaldo Bruguera2B23.165San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Clayton CookP24.269Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Jaff Deckerlf25.054Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Austin FleetP28.001San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Cody ForsytheP24.213Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Nate Hanson1B28.069Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Paul Hoenecke3B24.284Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Patrick KaminskaP24.072Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mario Lisson1B-3B30.322Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Casey McCarthyP 25.005Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Mike MeyersSS 21.111Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Julio MorbanCF-LF23.065Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Will MorrisP21.351Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Sean O'ConnellP23.128Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Carlos Pinales23.013Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Reinier RoibalP26.089Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Junior SosaRF-LF24.197Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Matt SpringC30.162Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
River StevensIF 23.099San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Nick Tanielu3B22.226Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Matthew TaylorP24.017Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Andy Vasquez2B-LF27.193Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Jose YepezC33.303Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Shawn ZarragaC26.087Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Orlando CalixteSS23.075Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Edwar CabreraP27.181Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
George Kottarasc31.338Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
John ElyP28.336Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Julio DePaulaP32.108Released by Diamondbacks
Scott BarnesRP27.226Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos GarayC20.195Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Rangers (Rk)
Cody KendallP25.127Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
David FreitasC26.031Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jerry SullivanP27.091San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kelson Brown2B27.163Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Mayobanex AcostaC27.150Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Nik TurleyP25.219San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan RodebaughP26.019Released by Rangers
Daniel MinorP 24.068Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Robert Zaratep28.076Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Victor MateoP25.265Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brad HaynalC23.241Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Jose De LeonP22.254Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Juan GrullonP25.045Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Jairo BerasOF19.115Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Scott KalamarRP24.025Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk)
Tom JamesonP23.258Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ricky RomeroSP30.163Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ben BrewsterP23.156Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ben PaullusP25.230San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Benjamin WellsP22.220Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Brady WagerP24.152Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Assignment unknown
Brandon MartinezP24.144Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Carlos MeloP24.050Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Assignment unknown
Daniel CorcinoP24.235Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Garrett RichardsSP26.326Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL