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Games on 2018-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers5Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxZack GreinkeRoss StriplingBrad Boxberger
Colorado Rockies2Chicago Cubs3BoxLuke FarrellKyle FreelandSteve Cishek
Milwaukee Brewers6Cincinnati Reds5BoxBrandon WoodruffWandy PeraltaJosh Hader
Philadelphia Phillies4Miami Marlins8BoxMerandy GonzalezJake Arrieta(none)
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants6BoxPierce JohnsonBrad Hand(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Washington Nationals3BoxTanner RoarkJameson TaillonBrandon Kintzler
Kansas City Royals6Boston Red Sox10BoxHector VelazquezJason Hammel(none)
Texas Rangers5Cleveland Indians7BoxCody AllenChris MartinJeff Beliveau
Tampa Bay Rays3Detroit Tigers2BoxJacob FariaShane GreeneJose Alvarado
New York Yankees1Houston Astros2BoxCharlie MortonSonny GrayKen Giles
Toronto Blue Jays7Minnesota Twins5BoxAaron SanchezLance LynnRoberto Osuna

Standings as of 2018-04-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox28217.750--159966310-311-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1348747.649
235New York Yankees281810.6433.01641184611-57-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1348252.612
3510Toronto Blue Jays281612.5715.0149120299-77-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1345777.425
4919Tampa Bay Rays271314.4817.5127132-56-77-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1357758.570
51428Baltimore Orioles28820.28613.098152-545-103-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1343995.291
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Cleveland Indians271512.556--102103-19-66-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1357659.563
21022Detroit Tigers271116.4074.0124128-46-85-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1355382.393
31123Minnesota Twins24915.3754.598134-366-63-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1386969.500
41327Chicago White Sox26818.3086.5104146-422-106-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1365482.397
51529Kansas City Royals28721.2508.595160-653-124-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1345183.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros302010.667--149826710-610-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1328349.629
247Seattle Mariners271611.5932.5128130-25-511-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1357362.541
3611Los Angeles Angels281612.5713.013012645-1011-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1346470.478
4818Oakland Athletics281414.5005.014013738-66-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1348351.619
51224Texas Rangers301119.3679.0114155-414-127-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1325676.424
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets26179.654--127113147-410-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1366076.441
248Atlanta Braves271611.5931.5151113388-48-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1357461.548
3612Philadelphia Phillies281612.5712.01301171311-55-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1346470.478
41120Washington Nationals291316.4485.512612245-98-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1336964.519
51325Miami Marlins281018.3578.096143-476-104-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1335380.398
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago Cubs261610.615--13397368-48-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1377958.577
259Pittsburgh Pirates291712.5860.51421222010-57-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1326567.492
3713Milwaukee Brewers301713.5671.011310768-69-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1337954.594
4815St. Louis Cardinals271512.5561.5126101257-58-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1357362.541
51530Cincinnati Reds29722.24110.5117160-433-104-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1336073.451
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks28208.714--132904210-310-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1346272.463
2916San Francisco Giants291514.5175.5106124-189-66-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1335875.436
31017Colorado Rockies301515.5006.0115140-255-710-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1337657.571
41221Los Angeles Dodgers281216.4298.013312497-85-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1358055.593
51426San Diego Padres301020.33311.0119155-365-125-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1325676.424


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Corey SeagerSS24.003Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Tommy John Surgery
Breyvic ValeraOF-2B25.272Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Silvino BrachoRP25.287Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Victor AranoRP23.082Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Right rotator cuff strain
Zach EflinSP24.022Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Zac CurtisRP25.300Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jake ThompsonSP24.089Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
David HaleP30.216Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Chase WhitleyRP28.320Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Adalberto Mondesi2B22.278Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Randal GrichukRF26.261Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Right knee sprain
Gift NgoepeSS-2B28.102Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
J.T. RiddleSS26.201Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) for rehab
DJ LeMahieu2B29.291Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Carlos GonzalezRF32.195Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Daniel NorrisSP25.005Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-10 Left groin strain
Chad BellRP29.061Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Tyler CloydSP-RP30.350Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Placed on paternity leave list
Dan StrailySP29.150Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Martin PerezSP27.026Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow discomfort
Jose LeclercRP24.132Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Wander SueroP26.228Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Austin VothP25.308Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Tyler ThornburgCL29.213Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
John CurtissP25.025Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Robbie RaySP26.212Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-10 Strained right oblique
Brian EllingtonRP27.269Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Andres Sanchezp21.205Released by White Sox
Barrett AstinRP26.191Released by Reds
Melky CabreraLF33.262Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Eduardo Del RosarioP22.347Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Anfernee BenitezP22.281Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Zack Kellyp23.058Released by Athletics
Ty HensleyP24.274Released by Rays
Brian MillerP25.289Released by Rays
Justin SmithOF22.061Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Gary SchwartzOF22.099Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Connor JohnstoneP23.208Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Yeison MedinaP25.210St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Justin EllisonOF23.083-Released by Braves
Kyle KubatP25.147Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Carlos SalazarP23.158Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Chris PaddackP22.113San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Saige JencoOF23.266Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Chris BakerIF23.152San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
John RichyP25.276Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
Logan LandonP25.072Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Gerardo ReyesP24.352San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Scott KuzminskyP26.181Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Tayler ScottP25.333Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Corey ToupsIF25.077Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ronnie WilliamsP22.115St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Reed GarrettP25.118Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Kyle GarlickOF26.095Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ryan HelsleyP23.286St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Robert StockP28.160San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Clayton CookP27.281-Released by Rangers
Cameron MingoP24.232Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Michael PeoplesP26.238Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Esteban QuirozOF26.073Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon Bednar2B-SS26.040Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dusten KnightP27.235San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Heiker MenesesSS-2B26.304Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Tony Renda2B27.096Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Abiatal AvelinoSS23.075New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jeff AmesP27.089Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Phillips ValdezP26.166Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Tyrone TaylorOF24.098Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan GartonP28.146Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew ThomeP25.107Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cesar PuelloOF27.029Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ali SolisC30.214Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Seth ManessP29.198Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Drew WeeksSS24.325Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Anthony VasquezP31.223Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Stephen CardulloSS30.243Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Johnny DavisOF28.004-Released by Brewers
Danny SantanaSS27.174Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Murphy SmithP30.249Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Matt DermodyP27.300Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Evan MarshallP28.012Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Joey RickardLF26.345Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)