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Games on 2018-04-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs1BoxTrevor WilliamsKyle Hendricks
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians9BoxTrevor BauerMichael Fulmer
St. Louis Cardinals13Cincinnati Reds4BoxMichael WachaAustin BriceMike Mayers
Colorado Rockies5Washington Nationals1BoxChad BettisGio Gonzalez
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox6BoxRick PorcelloSonny GrayCraig Kimbrel
Chicago White Sox0Minnesota Twins4BoxJose BerriosLucas Giolito
Los Angeles Angels7Kansas City Royals1BoxNick TropeanoIan Kennedy
San Francisco Giants7San Diego Padres0BoxChris StrattonBryan Mitchell

Standings as of 2018-04-12

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox12102.833--6940295-15-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski865828.674
258Toronto Blue Jays1385.6152.56449154-34-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins823547.427
3819New York Yankees1367.4624.56971-23-33-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman815625.691
41020Baltimore Orioles1358.3855.54466-222-43-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette842361.274
51528Tampa Bay Rays1239.2507.03960-211-32-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman844638.548
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Minnesota Twins1174.636--5137144-23-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony833746.446
269Cleveland Indians1385.615--453786-12-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff824438.537
31123Chicago White Sox1248.3333.54863-151-53-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn832954.349
41224Detroit Tigers1248.3333.54350-71-43-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila863749.430
51427Kansas City Royals1138.2734.03249-171-52-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore842460.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Angels14113.786--9348454-27-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler833845.458
236Houston Astros1394.6921.55838205-14-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park865531.640
3710Seattle Mariners1064.6003.04448-42-14-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto875235.598
4921Oakland Athletics1358.3855.56067-73-52-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst845034.595
51325Texas Rangers14410.2867.04477-332-82-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels833746.446
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets11101.909--5531244-16-0W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson822953.354
2411Atlanta Braves1275.5833.56842264-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos824537.549
3512Philadelphia Phillies1165.5454.0584995-11-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak844737.560
41117Washington Nationals1367.4625.05561-62-54-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo824141.500
51429Miami Marlins1239.2507.53974-352-71-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill863848.442
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1293.750--7758194-25-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington853946.459
2613Milwaukee Brewers1376.5382.54459-152-55-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns854837.565
3714Chicago Cubs1266.5003.05845131-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer804832.600
41018St. Louis Cardinals1367.4623.56050102-44-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike Girsch814239.519
51530Cincinnati Reds12210.1677.03878-401-41-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick Williams844143.488
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Arizona Diamondbacks1293.750--5836225-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen854441.518
2915Colorado Rockies1477.5003.05664-82-45-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich824438.537
3816San Francisco Giants1266.5003.04041-13-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans864442.512
41222Los Angeles Dodgers1147.3644.53943-43-31-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi854936.576
51326San Diego Padres14410.2866.04663-171-73-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. Preller853649.424


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Will SmithRP28.276San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+) for rehab
Colten BrewerRP25.165San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Yovani GallardoSP32.044Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Outrighted to Louisville (AAA)
Jaime Barriap21.268Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
J.D. Davis3B24.350Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
A.J. SchugelRP28.289Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehab
Derek LawP27.210San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Andrew SuarezP25.213San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Ian Kinsler2B35.294Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Nick TropeanoSP27.228Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Ryan Schimpf3B30.001Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Yimi GarciaRP27.237Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Aaron HicksLF-RF28.192New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Shane RobinsonLF33.164New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Josh RavinRP30.082Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Johnny FieldOF26.052Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chad BellRP29.043Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Sam TuivailalaRP25.175St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Left knee strain
Mike MayersRP26.128St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Carlos RodonSP25.123Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chris VolstadP31.201Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Bobby Poynerp25.132Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Marcus WaldenP29.211Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Mikie MahtookLF28.133Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Buddy BaumannRP30.125San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Joe KellyRP29.307Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Suspended 6 games for throwing at Tyler Austin
Tyler Austin1B26.219New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Suspended 5 games for charging Joe Kelly on the mound
Yovani GallardoSP32.044Released by Reds
Juan Barriento1B21.349Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Rony GarciaP20.114New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Jagger RusconiOF21.268Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Timmy RobinsonOF 23.299New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Yahir GurrolaOF22.024Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Malvin MatosOF21.236Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Janser LaraP21.245Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Cal JonesCF20.208Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Dillon DrabbleP21.274Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Moises CejaP22.239Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Travis NeubeckC-P23.030Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Simon MathewsP22.201Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Randy DobnakP23.085Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Stephen SmithOF-P23.160Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Enrique De Los RiosP22.346Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Yapson GomezP24.192Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Cesar RosadoP21.294Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Derek MolinaP20.259Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Andres SotilloC24.105Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Ryan GrotjohnSS22.353Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Connor SeaboldP22.079Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Alex RobinsonP23.244Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ismael CabreraP23.297Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Drew HaslerP24.241Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Tyler CoolbaughSS24.165Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Alex MurphyC23.189Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ian SagdalIF25.096Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
David MastersSS24.354Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alejandro Juvier2B22.083Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
J.C. EscarraC22.354Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jason MorozowskiP23.306Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Caleb BaragarP24.003San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Jake YacinichIF25.041Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Conner MenezP22.319San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Roberto BaldoquinSS23.333Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jared CarkuffP24.230San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Angel VenturaP25.005Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Alberti Chavez2B-3B22.266Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Nathan BatesP24.042Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jay GonzalezOF27.122Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rafael BautistaOF25.035Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Hunter JonesOF26.239Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
David RoseboomP25.330New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Kyle WrenOF26.355Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jason AlexanderP25.042Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Luis Garcia21.120Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Ridge Smith3B22.352Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Remey ReedP22.343Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured