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Games on 2018-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxHunter StricklandBrad BoxbergerCory Gearrin
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves7BoxBrandon McCarthyVincent Velasquez(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Milwaukee Brewers2BoxZach DaviesTyler MahleJacob Barnes
Washington Nationals5New York Mets11BoxA.J. RamosRyan Madson(none)
Colorado Rockies2Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxChad KuhlKyle Freeland(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers13San Diego Padres4BoxKenta MaedaLuis Perdomo(none)
Boston Red Sox9Los Angeles Angels0BoxRick PorcelloTyler Skaggs(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Detroit Tigers6BoxShane GreenePedro Araujo(none)
Cleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins2BoxAlan BusenitzJosh Tomlin(none)
Chicago White Sox11Oakland Athletics12BoxLou TrivinoJames Shields(none)
Houston Astros7Seattle Mariners1BoxGerrit ColeMike Leake(none)
Texas Rangers2Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJacob FariaCole HamelsAlex Colome
Kansas City Royals5Toronto Blue Jays15BoxJ.A. HappIan Kennedy(none)

Standings as of 2018-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox17152.882--10848608-17-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1459352.641
235Toronto Blue Jays17125.7063.010365387-35-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1456184.421
3816New York Yankees1688.5006.5908734-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1469254.630
41327Baltimore Orioles18513.27810.55896-382-43-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards14442102.292
51226Tampa Bay Rays18513.27810.56294-323-72-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1448559.590
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Minnesota Twins1385.615--5444105-33-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1497079.470
2712Cleveland Indians1697.5630.5564886-23-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1468264.562
31022Detroit Tigers1569.4003.05965-63-53-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1475889.395
41428Chicago White Sox15411.2675.06293-311-53-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1475889.395
51529Kansas City Royals16313.1886.55190-391-72-6L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1465591.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Angels18135.722--10474304-49-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1446777.465
247Houston Astros19127.6321.57953266-36-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1439152.636
3613Seattle Mariners1697.5633.06674-85-44-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1468066.548
4918Oakland Athletics19910.4744.51049956-53-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1438855.615
51123Texas Rangers20713.3507.068100-322-85-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1426082.423
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets17134.765--8461237-46-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1456481.441
3411Philadelphia Phillies17107.5883.08868205-15-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1457075.483
2610Atlanta Braves17107.5883.09265276-34-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1458065.552
4917Washington Nationals19910.4745.08590-53-76-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1437370.510
51425Miami Marlins17512.2948.05997-383-92-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1445886.403
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates18126.667--9978215-47-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1437073.490
259St. Louis Cardinals17107.5881.57959202-48-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1457867.538
3815Milwaukee Brewers19109.5262.56479-154-66-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1448658.597
41120Chicago Cubs1578.4673.57564112-45-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1488860.595
51530Cincinnati Reds18315.1679.054100-461-72-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1446480.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Arizona Diamondbacks17125.706--8155266-26-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1457075.483
2714Colorado Rockies20119.5502.57688-122-49-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1438063.559
31019Los Angeles Dodgers1789.4714.08472124-54-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1468462.575
41221San Francisco Giants17710.4125.05065-153-44-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1456679.455
51324San Diego Padres20713.3506.57699-234-103-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1425983.415


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Sam ClayP24.301Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Left shoulder inflammation
Delino DeshieldsLF25.245Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Adam Lind1B34.276New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Johan Camargo3B24.126Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Anibal SanchezSP34.051Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Jose RamirezRP28.087Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder tightness
Jesse BiddleRP26.179Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Byron BuxtonCF24.121Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-10 Migraines
Ben GamelOF25.336Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Ariel MirandaP29.098Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
James HoytP31.200Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Tony SippRP34.281Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott BarlowP25.121Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Joe BiaginiSP27.324Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Rich HillSP38.038Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left third digit inflammation
Jose BautistaDH37.181Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Luke JacksonRP26.238Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Adam LiberatoreRP30.342Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
AJ GriffinP30.081Released by Mets
David PetersonP22.228New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Dylan ProhoroffP23.140Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Marcel RenteriaP23.203New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Glenn OttoP22.038New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Reilly HovisP24.173Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Jake BelindaP23.206Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
John RileyC24.063San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Connor JohnstoneP23.196Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Matt SeelingerP22.365Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Jose NinP22.303Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Dalton RodriguezP21.241Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Jon Laureano3B22.119Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Activated from disabled list
Michael CruzC22.096Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose MedinaOF23.063Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Tyler ZombroP25.228Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Andrew VasquezP24.216Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Alejandro RequenaP21.140Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Justin KellyP24.361Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brandon LopezSS 24.221Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Sean BurnettP35.213Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Connor SeaboldP22.085Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Alex RoblesIF22.286Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Carlos SuniagaP20.327Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Kyle MillerP24.137Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Anthony Miller1B23.196Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Casey BloomquistP24.083Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Steve BermanC23.141Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mac MarshallP22.082San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose SuarezP20.105Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Dylan UnsworthP25.207Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Tyler PikeP24.082Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Trent GrishamOF21.168Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler HeinemanC26.304Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Quintin BerryOF33.148Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Robie RojasC23.136Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Courtney HawkinsOF24.157-Released by White Sox
Jorge SaezC27.233New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan ProcyshenC25.038Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eury PerezOF27.323San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
AJ GriffinP30.081-Released by
Anyelo GomezP25.048New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sam ClayP24.301Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
AJ GriffinP30.081-Released by
AJ GriffinP30.081-Released by
AJ GriffinP30.081-Released by
AJ GriffinP30.081-Released by
AJ GriffinP30.081-Released by