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Games on 2018-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds10BoxSal RomanoSam FreemanRaisel Iglesias
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees14BoxMasahiro TanakaJake Odorizzi
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles1BoxCarlos CarrascoKevin GausmanCody Allen
Oakland Athletics9Texas Rangers4BoxRyan BuchterKevin Jepsen
Los Angeles Angels2Houston Astros0BoxTyler SkaggsGerrit ColeKeynan Middleton
Seattle Mariners4Chicago White Sox10BoxCarson FulmerMike LeakeChris Beck
San Diego Padres13Colorado Rockies5BoxRobbie ErlinJake McGee
Miami Marlins1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxAdam LiberatoreKyle BarracloughJosh Fields
Washington Nationals2San Francisco Giants4BoxChris StrattonGio GonzalezHunter Strickland

Standings as of 2018-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox21174.810--12460648-19-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park996831.687
248Toronto Blue Jays21138.6194.011688287-36-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre974057.412
3612New York Yankees21129.5715.0127101268-54-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II966234.646
41123Tampa Bay Rays21813.3819.088108-206-72-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field975245.536
51427Baltimore Orioles23617.26112.073123-503-73-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards962967.302
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cleveland Indians20128.600--7055156-26-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field975542.567
2919Minnesota Twins1789.4712.56984-155-33-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1004654.460
31021Detroit Tigers20911.4503.0949046-73-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park994158.414
41326Chicago White Sox19514.2636.574124-502-83-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field993762.374
51528Kansas City Royals20515.2507.068112-441-74-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium983167.316
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros24168.667--11559566-410-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park955738.600
236Los Angeles Angels23158.6520.511597185-710-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim974552.464
3715Seattle Mariners211110.5243.591109-185-56-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field995841.586
4817Oakland Athletics231211.5223.5123111128-64-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum965937.615
51225Texas Rangers24816.3338.088128-403-115-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington974552.464
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets20146.700--9680167-47-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field953659.379
234Philadelphia Phillies21147.6670.510673339-15-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park965145.531
3611Atlanta Braves21129.5712.511587288-44-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park965442.563
41222Washington Nationals231013.4355.595104-93-77-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park944945.521
51429Miami Marlins22517.22710.070129-593-92-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park994356.434
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147St. Louis Cardinals21138.619--10174275-48-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III975047.515
259Milwaukee Brewers23149.609--948958-66-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park985345.541
3713Pittsburgh Pirates221210.5451.51049685-47-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park964848.500
4814Chicago Cubs19109.5262.011086243-47-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field975740.588
51530Cincinnati Reds22418.1829.571121-502-72-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark974849.495
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks21156.714--9564319-36-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field995049.505
2916Los Angeles Dodgers211110.5244.09681157-64-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium995346.535
31018Colorado Rockies241212.5004.598128-303-79-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field945143.543
41120San Francisco Giants221012.4555.57077-74-46-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park985048.510
51324San Diego Padres24915.3757.597115-184-105-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park973958.402


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
David HaleP30.209New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
A.J. ColeSP26.109New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Traded from Nationals to Yankees for cash
Alan BusenitzRP27.244Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Walker Buehlerp23.269Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tim MayzaP26.099Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
J.T. RiddleSS26.194Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Jaime BarriaSP21.279Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Eduardo ParedesP23.048Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Blake WoodRP32.258Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow posterior impingement
Jason VargasSP35.080New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) for rehab
Chris RusinRP31.183Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-10 Right intercostal muscle strain.
Harrison MusgraveP26.051Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Drew VerhagenRP27.183Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Mike GerberOF25.289Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Tyler FlowersC32.089Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Roenis EliasRP29.265Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to Mariners for PTBNL
Danny FarquharRP31.065Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Christopher BeckRP27.231Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Wilmer FontRP27.334Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
John AxfordRP35.022Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Joey Martarano3B23.269Released by Cubs
Spencer MoranP22.021Released by Rays
Spencer MoranP22.021Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Drew Westonp23.131Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Taylor Murphy3B25.171Released by Indians
Will LambP27.226Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Nick Jobstp24.003Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Scott CopelandSP30.130New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Nick DignaccoP26.022Released by Rangers
Jose BermudezOF20.288Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Adderling RuizC26.356Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Mike BaumannP22.226Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Reinstated to active roster
Drew WatersOF19.114Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Griffin Benson1B20.207Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Juan SotoOF19.180Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Alex DunlapOF23.199Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
William ContrerasC20.120Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Jack SundbergOF24.276Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Matthew HardyP22.283Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Bowden FrancisP22.001Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Alec BettingerP22.285Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Zach McKinstrySS22.360Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick KuziaP22.076San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Tanner DuncanP23.254Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Gersel PitreC21.274Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Mark ContrerasIF23.089Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Carlos SanabriaP21.089Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Robert CornielP22.305Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Cole WattsP22.173Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Jean Carlos AriasOF20.099Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Josh PenningtonP22.292Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Evan MillerP22.336San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Reimin RamosP21.361Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Aaron WhitefieldOF21.233Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose BautistaRF37.186Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Omar ObregonSS24.005Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Hobie HarrisP24.304New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Briam CampusanoP22.028New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Michael GibbonsP24.364New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Deivy MendezP22.179Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Peter BayerP24.048Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Angel PerdomoP23.351Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Yoel EspinalP25.167Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Austin DavidsonIF25.110Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Michel BaezP22.093San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mac MarshallP22.087San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Scott KuzminskyP26.174Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Melvin Mercedes2B26.101Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Jarret MartinP28.252Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Preston BeckOF27.179Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony MisiewiczP23.173Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Werner LealP22.290Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Austin O'BanionOF22.286Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Joe FilomenoP25.113-Released by Rangers
James DykstraP27.152-Released by Rangers
Jake JohansenP27.090Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt TomshawP29.127Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Nick Ramirez1B28.265Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Jose AntequeraSS22.266Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Drew Ward3B23.149Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt ReistetterC25.353Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jordan MilbrathP26.266Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Heiker MenesesSS-2B26.297Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Jordan BettsIF26.200Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Jacob Wilson2B27.268Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Tyler VizaP23.184Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Gordon Beckham2B31.219Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyrone TaylorOF24.091Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle WrenOF27.000Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David HolmanP27.327Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Chris JensenP27.205Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Gabriel NoriegaSS27.222Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Nelson GonzalezP28.067Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Danny SantanaSS27.167Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Dominguez3B31.152Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kody Eaves2B24.289Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jantzen Witte3B28.109Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Justin MillerP30.315Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Chad SmithOF20.205Texas RangersHickory (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Joe FilomenoP25.113-Released by
James DykstraP27.152-Released by
Roenis EliasRP29.265Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Traded from Red Sox to Mariners for PTBNL
Carlos EstevezRP25.116Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL