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Monday April 18,2016This 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 2016-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox3BoxJ.A. HappKoji UeharaDrew Storen
Los Angeles Angels7Chicago White Sox0BoxHector SantiagoCarlos Rodon(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Minnesota Twins7BoxPhil HughesChase Anderson(none)
Colorado Rockies5Cincinnati Reds1BoxJordan LylesRoss Ohlendorf(none)
Washington Nationals1Miami Marlins6BoxJose FernandezTanner Roark(none)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxNoah SyndergaardJerad Eickhoff(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks9San Francisco Giants7BoxRubby de la RosaChris HestonBrad Ziegler
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJohn LackeyMike Leake(none)

Standings as of 2016-04-18

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1183.727--6045155-03-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1518170.536
3614Toronto Blue Jays1477.5002.5565243-34-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1488266.554
2815Boston Red Sox1266.5002.5595723-43-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1508763.580
41120New York Yankees1156.4553.04950-13-32-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1517972.523
51324Tampa Bay Rays1257.4173.53442-85-50-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1506387.420
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals1284.667--433584-14-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1507377.487
235Detroit Tigers1174.6360.55843152-25-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1507971.527
346Chicago White Sox1385.6150.5393901-27-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1497079.470
4716Cleveland Indians1055.5002.04243-12-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1518962.589
51528Minnesota Twins1349.3084.53550-154-30-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1495594.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Texas Rangers1376.538--615743-34-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1498861.591
3918Oakland Athletics1367.4621.03743-63-73-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1496386.423
21017Los Angeles Angels1367.4621.04350-72-44-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1496881.456
41223Seattle Mariners1257.4171.5454501-54-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1508169.540
51426Houston Astros1358.3852.05164-133-42-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1497970.530
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1293.750--5230225-14-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1508664.573
2713New York Mets1266.5003.0423932-44-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1508169.540
31122Philadelphia Phillies1468.4294.03657-214-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1486583.439
41327Miami Marlins1147.3644.5494811-53-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1507575.500
51530Atlanta Braves1239.2506.04267-250-53-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1496584.436
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs13103.769--7631454-26-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1489355.628
369Pittsburgh Pirates1376.5383.0575615-32-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1487177.480
2511St. Louis Cardinals1376.5383.08555304-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1497970.530
4919Cincinnati Reds1367.4624.05371-185-21-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1496287.416
51225Milwaukee Brewers1358.3855.04375-323-32-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1496881.456
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
237Los Angeles Dodgers1385.615--6541244-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1498366.557
148Colorado Rockies1385.615--7378-53-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1496782.450
3812San Francisco Giants1477.5001.5777073-24-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1488068.541
41021Arizona Diamondbacks1468.4292.56274-122-54-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1486385.426
51429San Diego Padres1349.3084.04764-171-53-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1496485.430

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dustin McGowanRP34.025Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jon MoscotSP24.247Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Lars Anderson1B28.206Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Nick BakerP23.259Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jordan BettsIF24.195Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Tyler Brashearsp22.053Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Drew Bridges3B21.074New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Socrates BritoCF23.224Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Keon BroxtonCF25.346Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Gustavo Cabreraof20.086San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Daniel CamarenaP23.160New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Vince CondeIF22.187New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jimmy CorderoP24.182Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Garrett CortrightP24.199Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Austin DavidsonIF23.105Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
James DykstraP25.147Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dan FioritoSS25.241New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Mike FoltynewiczSP24.194Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Edison FriasP25.121Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Greg GarciaSS26.253St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Severino GonzalezSP23.202Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Mitch Gunsolus3b23.085Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Frank HerrmannRP31.323Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Cedric HunterLF-CF28.039Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Steve Kentp26.345Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Lucas LongP23.193Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Tate Mathenyof22.068Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Jake McCaslandP24.218San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Yoervis MedinaRP27.265Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Rico NoelCF27.097Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Robbie PerkinsC21.324Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
James PuglieseP23.249Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Arturo RodriguezC24.198Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Jordan Smith3B25.287Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Paul SmythP29.017Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Troy SteinC24.001Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Rodrigo TakahashiP19.085Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Clint TerryP 23.313Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Jantzen WitteIF26.104Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Christian FriedrichRP28.285San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cory MazzoniRP26.181San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh Satin1b-3B31.116San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt CappsP32.228Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin Toole2B29.220Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Leonardo HerasOF25.324Loaned to Mexico City (Mex)
Mike StrongP27.152Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Sean O'ConnellP24.128Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Casey WeathersP30.312Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dylan BakerP 24.012Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eric HaaseC23.121Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle RegnaultP27.126New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
LeVon WashingtonCF24.267Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Zack DodsonP25.269Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Damion CarrollP 22.077Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Placed on restricted list
David Reid-FoleyC25.106Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dillon MoyerSS24.275Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Donavan TateCF25.203Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josh MichalecP23.302Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Justin TopaP25.042Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Pablo Fernandezp26.256Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan MetzlerIF23.029Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Cory ThompsonSS21.207Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Johan CruzSS20.193Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan Hernandezp19.286Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Patrick PetersonP23.041Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Stephen FifeSP29.196Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Left side strain
Erick Mattac22.009Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Kyle Dowdyp23.074Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Josh MichalecP23.302Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assignment Unknown