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Saturday April 21,2018This 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 2018-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees9BoxJordan MontgomeryMarcus Stroman
Kansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers12BoxMike FiersDanny DuffyWarwick Saupold
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJordan HicksJared Hughes
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles0BoxMike ClevingerChris Tillman
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies6BoxAaron NolaMichael FelizHector Neris
Minnesota Twins1Tampa Bay Rays10BoxBlake SnellKyle Gibson
Houston Astros10Chicago White Sox1BoxDallas KeuchelLucas Giolito
Miami Marlins5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJeremy JeffressJunichi Tazawa
New York Mets3Atlanta Braves4BoxJesse BiddleJeurys Familia
Seattle Mariners9Texas Rangers7BoxChasen BradfordAlex ClaudioEdwin Diaz
Chicago Cubs2Colorado Rockies5BoxTyler AndersonYu DarvishWade Davis
San Diego Padres2Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxZack GodleyClayton Richard
Boston Red Sox0Oakland Athletics3BoxSean ManaeaChris Sale
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Angels4BoxGarrett RichardsDerek HollandKeynan Middleton
Washington Nationals0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxHyun-Jin RyuStephen Strasburg

Standings as of 2018-04-21

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox20173.850--12356678-19-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski785127.654
246Toronto Blue Jays20137.6504.011583327-36-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins753045.400
3816New York Yankees19109.5266.51089996-54-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman755223.693
41124Tampa Bay Rays20713.35010.080102-225-72-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman764234.553
51326Baltimore Orioles21615.28611.569114-453-53-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette762254.289
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1613Cleveland Indians18108.556--6151106-24-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff774235.545
2715Minnesota Twins1587.5330.5626205-33-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony793643.456
31020Detroit Tigers19910.4741.5898276-63-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila793247.405
41428Chicago White Sox17413.2355.563113-501-73-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn782949.372
51529Kansas City Royals19415.2116.560107-471-73-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore762353.303
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros22157.682--10856526-39-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park774928.636
235Los Angeles Angels21147.6670.511193185-69-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler763541.461
3511Seattle Mariners19118.5792.58392-95-56-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto784731.603
4919Oakland Athletics211011.4764.511010647-63-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst764531.592
51225Texas Rangers22715.3188.077115-382-105-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels753441.453
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets20146.700--9680167-47-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson732548.342
237Philadelphia Phillies20137.6501.010371328-15-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak754035.533
348Atlanta Braves20128.6002.011177348-44-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos744034.541
41018Washington Nationals211011.4764.59096-63-77-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo743737.500
51427Miami Marlins20515.2509.067123-563-92-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill783642.462
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159St. Louis Cardinals20128.600--9272204-48-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike Girsch743638.486
2610Milwaukee Brewers22139.591--908737-66-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns764234.553
3712Pittsburgh Pirates21129.5710.51029395-47-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington763640.474
4917Chicago Cubs1899.5002.010179223-46-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer744529.608
51530Cincinnati Reds20317.1509.059108-491-72-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams764036.526
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks20146.700--9162298-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen773938.506
2814Colorado Rockies221210.5453.086106-203-59-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich743935.527
31121Los Angeles Dodgers19910.4744.59077135-64-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi774433.571
41222San Francisco Giants20812.4006.06273-113-45-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans784236.538
51323San Diego Padres22814.3647.082106-244-104-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. Preller773245.416

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Gabriel MoyaP23.102Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Phil HughesSP31.301Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh RavinRP30.091Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jon Berti2B28.089Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Indians for cash
Brandon Snyder1B-3B31.149Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Yusmeiro PetitRP33.150Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Reinstated from medical emergency list
Josh LucasP27.167Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Josh PhegleyC30.069Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Jose LeclercRP24.123Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Ryan Rua1B-LF28.041Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Matt GraceRP29.128Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-10 Left groin strain
Trevor GottRP25.238Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Eduardo ParedesP23.046Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Luke BardRP27.159Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Miguel SocolovichRP31.271Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Manuel MargotCF23.205San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Ben ZobristRF-2B36.330Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Back tightness
David Bote3B25.014Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Kevan SmithC29.297Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Gregory InfanteP30.286Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Danny FarquharRP31.063Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-10 Brain aneurysm
Luiz GoharaP21.264Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Gerson BautistaRP22.326New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Corey OswaltP24.230New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jonathan HolderRP24.316New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Adam WarrenRP30.240New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Right back strain
Mike GerberOF25.287Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Scott BarlowP25.124Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Bobby Poynerp25.141Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Hunter RenfroeRF26.084San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
J.P. SearsP22.062New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Nic PerkinsC22.062Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Sergio CubileteP23.033Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Adderling RuizC26.354Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Hunter StrattonP21.155Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Cole WattsP22.171Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Adam BledayP23.170Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Reinstated to active roster
Javier HernandezC21.274Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Andres SotilloC24.114Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos SanabriaP21.087Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Robert CornielP22.303Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Patrick SandovalP21.185Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Calvin FaucherP22.212Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Carlos SuniagaP20.330Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Tanner DuncanP23.252Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Zach RiceP22.189Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Kelvin VasquezP25.015Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Jon KennedyP22.214Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Omar ObregonSS24.003Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Troy BaconP21.207Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Mitch GhelfiC25.209Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Clint CoulterC24.265Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Franklin NavarroC23.186Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kyle HalbohnP25.092Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jahmai JonesOF20.260Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jon DuplantierP23.284Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Jake YacinichIF25.050Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Sam TewesP23.074St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eric YardleyP27.246San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Lindsey CaughelP27.251Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Chris HooC26.062Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Pablo LopezP22.045Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Zach GibbonsOF24.189Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony VasquezP31.214Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Elniery GarciaP23.118Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jacob WaguespackP 24.167Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Chris JensenP27.203Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Andy IbanezIF25.018Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Patrick BiondiOF27.102New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Sherman Johnson3B27.280Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jordan JankowskiP28.339Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Elliot SotoSS28.243Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Milton RamosSS22.178Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Zach NealP29.163Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)