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Games on 2018-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers3Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxSilvino BrachoAdam LiberatoreBrad Boxberger
Colorado Rockies3Chicago Cubs1BoxJon GrayKyle HendricksWade Davis
Milwaukee Brewers7Cincinnati Reds6BoxChase AndersonHomer BaileyJeremy Jeffress
Philadelphia Phillies1Miami Marlins2BoxJunichi TazawaYacksel Rios(none)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets2BoxMike SorokaNoah SyndergaardArodys Vizcaino
San Diego Padres3San Francisco Giants2BoxKirby YatesHunter StricklandBrad Hand
Chicago White Sox2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBud NorrisJoakim Soria(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Washington Nationals12BoxMax ScherzerChad Kuhl(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Los Angeles Angels3BoxCam BedrosianBrad Brach(none)
Kansas City Royals7Boston Red Sox6BoxKelvin HerreraBrian JohnsonBrian Flynn
Texas Rangers8Cleveland Indians6BoxAlex ClaudioNick Goody(none)
Tampa Bay Rays1Detroit Tigers2BoxMatt BoydChris ArcherShane Greene
New York Yankees4Houston Astros0BoxDavid RobertsonKen Giles(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Minnesota Twins4BoxTyler ClippardJohn CurtissRoberto Osuna
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners6BoxFelix HernandezAndrew TriggsEdwin Diaz

Standings as of 2018-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox29218.724--1651036210-411-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1338746.654
223New York Yankees291910.6552.01681185011-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1338152.609
369Toronto Blue Jays291712.5864.0156124329-78-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1335677.421
4920Tampa Bay Rays281315.4647.5128134-66-77-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1347757.575
51429Baltimore Orioles29821.27613.0100155-555-103-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1333994.293
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1715Cleveland Indians281513.536--108111-39-76-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1347658.567
21021Detroit Tigers281216.4293.0126129-37-85-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1345282.388
31225Minnesota Twins25916.3604.5102141-396-73-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1376968.504
41327Chicago White Sox27819.2966.5106149-432-106-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1355481.400
51528Kansas City Royals29821.2767.5102166-643-125-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1335083.376
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros312011.645--149866310-710-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1318348.634
246Seattle Mariners281711.6071.513413316-511-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1347262.537
3510Los Angeles Angels291712.5862.013312856-1011-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1336370.474
4818Oakland Athletics291415.4835.014314308-66-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1338350.624
51123Texas Rangers311219.3878.0122161-394-128-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1315576.420
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Mets271710.630--129116137-510-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1356075.444
237Atlanta Braves281711.6070.5154115398-49-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1347361.545
3814Philadelphia Phillies291613.5522.01311191211-55-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1336469.481
41119Washington Nationals301416.4674.5138126126-98-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1326864.515
51324Miami Marlins291118.3797.098144-467-104-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1325280.394
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago Cubs271611.593--134100348-58-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1367957.581
2511Milwaukee Brewers311813.581--12011378-610-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1327854.591
3612St. Louis Cardinals281612.5710.5129103268-58-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1347262.537
4713Pittsburgh Pirates301713.5670.51461341210-57-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1316566.496
51530Cincinnati Reds30723.23310.5123167-443-114-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1326072.455
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Arizona Diamondbacks29218.724--136934311-310-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1336172.459
2916Colorado Rockies311615.5166.0118141-235-711-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1327557.568
31017San Francisco Giants301515.5006.5108127-199-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1325874.439
41222Los Angeles Dodgers291217.4149.013612887-85-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1348054.597
51426San Diego Padres311120.35511.0122157-355-126-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1315576.420


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Max EngelbrektP24.213Announced retirement
John CurtissP25.026Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Fernando RomeroP23.128Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Miguel Sano3B-DH24.355Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Dietrich EnnsP26.351Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Clint FrazierOF23.237New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Mike MayersRP26.147St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Zac RosscupRP29.326Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ryan McMahon3B23.138Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Daniel CastanoP23.226Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Colin PocheP 24.104Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks with Sam McWilliams to Rays
Mike SorokaP20.270Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Peter BourjosLF31.031Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Guillermo HerediaLF27.090Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Casey LawrenceRP30.186Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Dan AltavillaRP25.235Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Right AC joint inflammation
Erasmo RamirezP27.364Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Right teres major strain
Joe MusgroveSP25.148Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehab
Engelb VielmaSS23.313Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Mark TrumboRF-DH32.105Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Luis SardinasSS24.350Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-10 Lower back strain
Ricardo RodriguezP25.243Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Ryan YarbroughP26.122Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Yonny ChirinosP24.126Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm strain
Edward ParedesP31.213Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Brock StewartSP26.211Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Eduardo ParedesP23.056Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Keynan MiddletonRP24.231Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
Raffy Lopez1B30.212San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Andrew SuarezP25.232San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Johnny CuetoSP32.075San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
Austin HedgesC25.256San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow tendinitis
Tyler KinleyP27.090Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Returned to Marlins
Brett PhillipsOF 23.336Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Aaron KnappOF23.178Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Austin MooreP23.314Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Mike BunalOF24.164Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Steven FuentesP20.362Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Derrik WatsonP23.253Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Thomas JonesOF20.143Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Robert TylerP22.318Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Chad SmithOF20.213Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Noel GonzalezP24.063St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Sean IsaacP25.135Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Cam BalegoIF22.324Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Colin McKeeP23.314Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Jayson McKinleyP24.103Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Adrian RodriguezP21.266Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Chris CarrierOF23.013Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Domingo JimenezP24.245Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin MarnonP24.046Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Kevin HamannP24.158St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Cory MalcomP23.090St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Luis AlecisP20.328Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Jared Young2B22.297Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
CJ SaylorC 24.199St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Carson CritesIF23.103Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Alex PerezP-IF25.189Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Sam McWilliamsP22.240Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Traded from Diamondbacks with Colin Poche to Rays
Robert CalvanoP25.063St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
John La PriseIF24.250Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Josh Rojas2B23.305Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Kyle KubatP25.148Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Gabriel ValdezP22.189Houston AstrosBuies Creek (A+)Assigned to Buies Creek (A+)
Corbin MartinP22.125Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Johan QuevedoC24.176Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
J.C. EscarraC23.007Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Eddy ReynosoC23.267Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Tyler PearsonC26.016Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Trenton KempOF22.214Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
P.J. HigginsIF24.356Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael BurkeP-SS25.247Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Darin GilliesP25.176Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ralph GarzaP24.025Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Preston BeckOF27.187Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Art WarrenP25.039Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jarret MartinP28.260Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Josh PrinceOF30.096Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Wynston SawyerC26.169Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Colin PocheP 24.104Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Sean MillerSS23.203Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Matt GageP25.079San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Andrew ChurchP23.206New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Clay BuchholzP33.260-Released by Royals
Edward MujicaP33.356St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Tyler KinleyP27.090Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Quintin BerryOF33.161Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Gordon Beckham2B31.227Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Cody Asche3B27.305-Released by Yankees
Jaff DeckerOF28.067-Released by Braves
Mark Reynolds1B-3B34.272Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Matt ReistetterC25.361Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Peter BourjosCF31.031Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Brock Stassi1B28.267Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jantzen Witte3B28.117Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David HaleP30.217New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Arturo Michelena3B23.198-Released by Astros
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Max EngelbrektP24.213-Announced retirement
Daniel Castro2B25.168Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Manuel Alvarezp22.227Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)