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Games on 2017-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays9Atlanta Braves0BoxMarcus StromanJulio Teheran(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs9BoxJon LesterAmir GarrettKoji Uehara
Miami Marlins2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxHyun-Jin RyuEdinson VolquezKenley Jansen
Washington Nationals4Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxTyler GlasnowTanner Roark(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4San Diego Padres2BoxZach DaviesKevin QuackenbushCorey Knebel
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers6BoxJordan ZimmermannDylan BundyAlex Wilson
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals5BoxDanny DuffyJordan Montgomery(none)
Colorado Rockies5Minnesota Twins1BoxGerman MarquezErvin SantanaGreg Holland
Colorado Rockies0Minnesota Twins2BoxJose BerriosTyler ChatwoodBrandon Kintzler
Boston Red Sox3Oakland Athletics8BoxSonny GrayHector Velazquez(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners5BoxNick VincentDan Jennings(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Texas Rangers8BoxMartin PerezJoely Rodriguez(none)

Standings as of 2017-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees382414.632--2201615913-611-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1246757.540
235Baltimore Orioles392316.5901.51841741013-310-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1235271.423
3512Boston Red Sox402119.5254.0179174512-99-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1227250.590
41017Tampa Bay Rays432122.4885.52001831712-109-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1195960.496
51423Toronto Blue Jays421824.4298.0175189-1410-118-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1205862.483
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Minnesota Twins372017.541--161170-99-1211-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1256560.520
3814Cleveland Indians392019.5131.016815998-1012-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1238241.667
2715Detroit Tigers392019.5131.0192202-1011-89-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1234479.358
41322Chicago White Sox391722.4364.0167168-18-89-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1235073.407
51524Kansas City Royals401723.4254.5132174-4212-115-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1226359.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros412912.707--2111506114-615-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1217249.595
2613Texas Rangers422220.5247.52021762616-86-12W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1205664.467
3916Los Angeles Angels432221.5128.0175184-915-87-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1195861.487
41118Seattle Mariners422022.4769.5203200313-67-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1205862.483
51221Oakland Athletics411823.43911.0162202-4012-86-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1215764.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Washington Nationals402515.625--2371914612-713-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1227250.590
21025Atlanta Braves381622.4218.0174202-286-910-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1245668.452
31126New York Mets391623.4108.5195220-258-128-11L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1235469.439
41328Philadelphia Phillies381424.36810.0173193-208-86-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1245272.419
51429Miami Marlins401426.35011.0163203-406-148-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1226359.516
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Milwaukee Brewers422418.571--2211903112-1112-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1206258.517
269St. Louis Cardinals382117.5531.01721571511-1110-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1246262.500
3711Chicago Cubs402119.5252.01971851210-911-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1227151.582
4819Cincinnati Reds401921.4754.0196195112-107-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1224973.402
5920Pittsburgh Pirates411823.4395.5158189-3110-88-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1215764.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Colorado Rockies422616.619--1991861313-1013-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1206159.508
238Los Angeles Dodgers422418.5712.02091496014-610-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1208040.667
346Arizona Diamondbacks422418.5712.02061723418-86-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1206951.575
41227San Francisco Giants421725.4059.0142203-6111-106-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1204773.392
51530San Diego Padres431528.34911.5151223-728-127-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1195663.471


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Rayder AscanioSS21.062Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Barrett AstinRP25.209Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Adam Atkinsp23.252New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Brandon Baileyp22.211Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Wendolyn Bautistap24.052Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Dustin Beggsp23.338Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Andy BeltreP23.316Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
David Bergp24.051Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Jeremy BleichP29.335Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jared Carkuffp23.266Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Nick ChristianiRP29.306Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Travis D'ArnaudC28.097New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Adrian De HortaP22.066San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Chase De JongP 23.140Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Joel Diazc21.243Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Jake DunningRP28.279Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Yoel EspinalP24.192Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Randolph Gassaway1B21.361Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Manuel Geraldoss20.237San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Domingo GermanP24.287New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jared Gesellp23.059Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Tayron GuerreroRP26.129Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Halleadp22.001Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Eric Hanholdp23.198Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Donnie HartRP26.254Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Josh HartCF22.228Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chris HarveyC24.069Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Sam Heldp22.267Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Jason HeywardRF-CF27.282Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A) for rehab
Chad HinshawOF26.250Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Chris HuffmanP24.174San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Tanner Kirkss23.277Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Kyle LobsteinRP27.279Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Nolan Longp23.119Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Seth LugoSP27.182New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Steven MatzSP25.355New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Jack MayfieldIF-P26.230Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Manuel Melendezof20.128Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Eric Meza1b19.074Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Albert MinnisP25.195Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Logan MoonOF25.093Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Greg NappoP28.266Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Ivan PineyroP25.232Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jake SanchezP27.272Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel SchlerethP31.009Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Frank SchwindelC-1B24.323Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Cody Sedlockp21.334Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jordan Sheffieldp21.352Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Trevor Simmsp25.064Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Layne SomsenP27.347Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Trent Thorntonp23.230Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Raffi Vizcainop21.168San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Alex WimmersRP28.198Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Buck FarmerSP26.087Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Victor MartinezDH38.146Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Paolo EspinoP30.128Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carlos EstevezRP24.141Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA) as 26th man
Drew RucinskiP28.139Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA) as 26th man
Steven WrightSP32.261Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Hector Velazquezp28.173Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chase D'ArnaudLF30.117Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Steve Lombardozzi2b28.240Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Dwight SmithOF24.204Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kevin PillarCF28.134Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Suspended by team for 2 games for comments made during a game
Adrian Gonzalez1B35.010Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Rio Ruiz3B 22.361Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Freddie Freeman1B27.248Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Fractured left wrist
Xavier CedenoRP30.265Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Michael Martinez3B34.244Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Indians to Rays for future considerations
Brad Miller2B27.212Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Left abdominal strain
Amir GarrettP25.015Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
David LoughLF-RF31.118Released by Tigers
Kyle HigashiokaC27.028New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Logan VerrettRP26.333Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Deiferson Barreto1B21.365Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Gustavo NunezSS29.100New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brookyln (A-)
Kyle WinklerP26.334Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Michael Almanzar1B26.167Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Hiraldop20.307Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
David HolmanP26.352Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Luiz GoharaP20.291Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Natanael MejiaC24.312Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Ariel SandovalOF21.194Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Iolana AkauC21.261Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jeffrey Springsp24.240Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Joe Pistoresep24.215Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andrew Vinsonp23.187Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan OquendoSS21.058Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Riley Smithp22.123Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Mike Aviles3B36.066Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
James Loney1B33.011Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jemile Weeks2b30.112Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Yoan Moncada3B21.357Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Isaac GallowayCF27.220Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Skole3B27.292Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dennis Santanap21.036Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kevin Brownp24.343Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael Murrayp23.234Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick Highbergerp23.195Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Shane Kennedy1b25.108Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alex Mateop23.120Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Irving Ortegass20.200Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (Rk)
Justin Lawrencep22.174Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Paxton De La Garzass23.152Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Tyler Paynec24.205Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Robinson Cano2B34.208Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Gabriel YnoaP23.357Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Jake BuchananSP27.236Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Warwick SaupoldRP27.122Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Mike ZuninoC26.054Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Emilio PaganP26.011Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Zac RosscupRP28.343Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tyler Peytonp23.048Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)