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Wednesday May 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 -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 2016-05-18

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers1Los Angeles Angels8BoxNick TropeanoMike Bolsinger(none)
Seattle Mariners2Baltimore Orioles5BoxChris TillmanTaijuan WalkerZach Britton
Houston Astros5Chicago White Sox3BoxDoug FisterMat LatosLuke Gregerson
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers6BoxJustin VerlanderRicky NolascoFrancisco Rodriguez
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals3BoxBrian FlynnSteven WrightWade Davis
Boston Red Sox5Kansas City Royals2BoxDavid PriceEdinson VolquezCraig Kimbrel
Texas Rangers1Oakland Athletics8BoxRich HillMartin Perez(none)
Tampa Bay Rays6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJake OdorizziR.A. DickeyAlex Colome
New York Yankees4Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxNathan EovaldiShelby MillerAroldis Chapman
Cleveland Indians8Cincinnati Reds7BoxCody AllenKeyvius SampsonDan Otero
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTravis WoodCarlos TorresClayton Richard
Washington Nationals7New York Mets1BoxGio GonzalezBartolo Colon(none)
Miami Marlins2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJeremy HellicksonTom KoehlerJeanmar Gomez
Atlanta Braves3Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJulio TeheranFrancisco LirianoArodys Vizcaino
San Francisco Giants2San Diego Padres1BoxJohnny CuetoDrew Pomeranz(none)
Colorado Rockies0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxAdam WainwrightChris RusinTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2016-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles382414.632--1751453017-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1246559.524
223Boston Red Sox412516.6100.52401835714-811-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1216853.562
3818Tampa Bay Rays381919.5005.01591421710-119-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1244975.395
41121Toronto Blue Jays421923.4527.0168173-59-1310-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1207050.583
51324New York Yankees391722.4367.5146178-3212-105-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1236756.545
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago White Sox402416.600--1761413510-714-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1225468.443
2510Cleveland Indians372017.5412.51791493011-89-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1247450.597
3717Kansas City Royals402020.5004.0144160-1613-77-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1226161.500
4919Detroit Tigers401921.4755.0179188-98-911-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1216754.554
51529Minnesota Twins391029.25613.5141208-676-104-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1234974.398
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Seattle Mariners392217.564--177144338-1014-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1236459.520
2612Texas Rangers412219.5371.0186187-114-78-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1217348.603
31020Oakland Athletics411922.4634.0164203-398-1111-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1215071.413
41222Los Angeles Angels401822.4504.5158177-197-1211-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1225666.459
51427Houston Astros411724.4156.0177200-2310-107-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1216754.554
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Washington Nationals402416.600--1681284012-712-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1227151.582
236Philadelphia Phillies412417.5850.5136164-2812-712-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1214774.388
358New York Mets392217.5641.51551253010-712-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1236558.528
4814Miami Marlins402119.5253.0162165-38-1013-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1215863.479
51530Atlanta Braves391029.25613.5126194-682-178-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1225864.475
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs382810.737--21811010814-614-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1237548.610
2611Pittsburgh Pirates392118.5387.519219029-812-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1225765.467
3713St. Louis Cardinals402119.5258.02151664910-1111-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1226557.533
41225Milwaukee Brewers401723.42512.0172209-3711-126-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1225666.459
51428Cincinnati Reds401525.37514.0167239-7212-113-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1225369.434
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147San Francisco Giants422418.571--188180811-1013-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1206357.525
2915Colorado Rockies392019.5132.519519508-1012-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1235568.447
31016Los Angeles Dodgers412120.5122.51731571610-1211-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1217051.579
41123Arizona Diamondbacks431924.4425.5194203-97-1712-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1195069.420
51326San Diego Padres411724.4156.5146173-278-139-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1215170.421

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ed Lucas3b33.362Released by Mariners
A.J. AchterRP27.264Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Cory RasmusRP28.194Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Groin strain
Rafael OrtegaLF25.003Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Daniel Navalf-RF33.087Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Left groin strain
Elvis AndrusSS27.265Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Suspended 1 game for participation in brawl vs Toronto
Jesse ChavezRP32.271Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Suspended 3 games for hitting Prince Fielder with a pitch
Michael KirkmanRP29.242Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Jose BautistaRF-DH35.211Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Suspended 1 game for inciting a brawl with a hard slide into Rougned Odor vs Texas
Phil CokeRP33.303New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Rob RefsnyderIF-OF25.053New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Luis CessaP24.023New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
James PazosP25.013New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
George KontosRP30.340San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Rougned Odor2B22.104Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Suspended 8 games for participation in brawl and punching Jose Bautista
Pat VenditteRP30.322Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
David HuffRP31.269Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Rodrigo Ayarzaof21.087Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Patrick BiondiOF25.129New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Thomas DorminyP23.351San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Giovanny GallegosP24.278New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Alberto Gonzalezlf33.030Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Chad GreenSP24.360New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
David HaleSP28.234Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
John HicksC26.260Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Corey Jones2B28.247Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Alexander LaviskyC25.125Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew LockettP 22.015San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Patrick Mazeikac22.216New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Conor MulleeRP28.083New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Makay Nelsonp21.295Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Michael O'NeillOF23.340New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Sean O'SullivanSP28.260Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Zach OsborneIF26.028Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Assigned to Hartford (AA)
Mark PaytonOF24.163New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jose PerazaSS22.018Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Franklin Perezp18.163Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Layne SomsenP26.347Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Michael SuiterCF24.039Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Forrest Wall2B20.180Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
J.T. WatkinsC26.261Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Alec MillsP24.170Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Noe RamirezRP26.147Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Brandon AllenIF30.095Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Triunfelss26.080Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff FerrellRP25.176Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Christopher ThomasP28.063St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
John KuchnoP24.363Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Chad OberackerLF27.124Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mitch GarverC25.123Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tim RobersonC26.303Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Joey Hawkins2b23.069St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Lou Distasiop22.102San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rafael Valera3B21.276Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Tad GoldOF25.078Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Brendan Rodgersss19.282Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Jesus LopezSS19.225Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Jimy Perez3b22.095Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Raymel FloresSS21.238Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Rony Cabrera3B20.110Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Neal CottsRP36.054Released by Angels
Jose MartinezRF27.297Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Designated for Assignment