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Games on 2018-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers5Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxJ.T. ChargoisFernando SalasKenley Jansen
Atlanta Braves11New York Mets0BoxJulio TeheranJason Vargas(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Washington Nationals3BoxSammy SolisTrevor WilliamsSean Doolittle
Baltimore Orioles3Los Angeles Angels12BoxJaime BarriaChris Tillman(none)
Minnesota Twins5Chicago White Sox6BoxNate JonesAddison Reed(none)
Toronto Blue Jays13Cleveland Indians11BoxTim MayzaTyler Olson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians13BoxAdam PlutkoJoe Biagini(none)
New York Yankees6Houston Astros5BoxChasen ShreveWill HarrisAroldis Chapman
Detroit Tigers6Kansas City Royals10BoxKevin McCarthyChad Bell(none)
Oakland Athletics1Seattle Mariners4BoxChasen BradfordSean ManaeaEdwin Diaz
Boston Red Sox5Texas Rangers11BoxMike MinorDavid Price(none)

Standings as of 2018-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox31229.710--1751185711-411-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1318645.656
223New York Yankees312110.6771.01781235511-510-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1317952.603
3613Toronto Blue Jays321814.5634.5173152219-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1305575.423
4921Tampa Bay Rays291316.4488.0130137-76-77-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1337756.579
51529Baltimore Orioles31823.25814.0110177-675-103-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1313992.298
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Cleveland Indians311714.548--1441321211-86-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1317457.565
21022Detroit Tigers301317.4333.5135141-68-85-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1325181.386
31224Minnesota Twins271017.3705.0111147-367-73-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1356867.504
41327Chicago White Sox29920.3107.0114157-433-106-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1335380.398
51428Kansas City Royals31922.2908.0116177-614-125-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1314982.374
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels311912.613--155138178-1011-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1316170.466
246Houston Astros332013.606--154965810-910-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1298346.643
357Seattle Mariners301812.6000.514013737-611-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1327161.538
4819Oakland Athletics311516.4844.0147149-28-67-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1318249.626
51123Texas Rangers331320.3947.0137178-415-128-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1295475.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves301911.633--172115578-411-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1327161.538
2510New York Mets291712.5861.5129134-57-710-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1336073.451
3712Philadelphia Phillies301713.5672.01371191811-56-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1326369.477
41118Washington Nationals321616.5004.0150130208-98-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1306664.508
51325Miami Marlins301119.3678.098150-527-114-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1315279.397
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Milwaukee Brewers321913.594--12311498-611-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1317754.588
249St. Louis Cardinals291712.5860.5132105279-58-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1337162.534
3611Chicago Cubs281612.5711.0136111258-68-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1357956.585
4816Pittsburgh Pirates321715.5312.0150146410-57-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1296564.504
51530Cincinnati Reds31724.22611.5124170-463-124-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1316071.458
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks312110.677--1391003911-510-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1316170.466
2915Colorado Rockies321715.5314.5129143-145-712-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1317457.565
31017San Francisco Giants311615.5165.0117131-1410-76-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1315774.435
41220Los Angeles Dodgers311417.4527.0143131127-87-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1327854.591
51426San Diego Padres321121.34410.5126166-405-126-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1305575.423


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Spencer HowardP21.279Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Roel RamirezP22.343Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Benton MossP25.071Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Phil Gosselin2B29.212Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Reds by Braves and assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Dwight SmithOF25.189Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Jaime BarriaSP21.289Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Dan BarnesRP28.194Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Luis SantosP27.081Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Steve PearceLF35.020Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-10 Oblique strain
Joe BiaginiSP27.339Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Danny SalazarSP28.112Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Nick GoodyRP26.302Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow strain
Evan MarshallP28.015Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Juan CentenoC28.168Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chad BellRP29.064Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Corey KnebelRP26.159Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA) for rehab
Nick GardewineP24.261Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Yohander MendezRP23.106Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Zach DaviesSP25.085Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-10 Right rotator cuff inflammation
Tyler CloydSP-RP30.353Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Dillon PetersP25.245Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Antonio SenzatelaP23.102Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Gift NgoepeSS-2B28.105Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Gift NgoepeSS-2B28.105Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ryan Schimpf3B30.022Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Brandon MaurerRP27.304Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Ichiro SuzukiRF44.192Released by Mariners
Erik GoeddelRP29.134Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Hyun-Jin RyuSP31.039Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left groin strain
Tim LocastroSS25.293Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Yimi GarciaRP27.258Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Breyvic ValeraOF-2B25.275Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Steven SouzaRF29.009Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Christian WalkerDH27.036Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Amir GarrettRP26.000Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Placed on bereavement list
Josh Donaldson3B32.146Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Tim MayzaP26.109Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Adam PlutkoP26.213Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Anthony Rendon3B27.331Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Justin Smoak1B31.149Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave List
Nicholas KennedyP21.317Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Kyle CunninghamC23.210Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Tyler DayP24.101Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler PayneC25.190Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Resly LinaresP20.143Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Yapson GomezP24.213Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Miguel Mercedes3B22.234Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Brandon GrudzielanekIF-OF22.343Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Andy RavelP23.203Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Skylar AriasP20.307Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
James KarinchakP22.224Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Vince CondeIF24.202New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Chase PinderIF-OF22.048St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kirby SneadP23.208Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Hector VargasSS23.096Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Justin DillonP 24.240Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Dilson Herrera2B24.061Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Matt FiedlerP-IF23.042St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Alexis PantojaSS22.106Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Kyle McgowinP26.158Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Tyler MapesP26.290Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gavin CollinsC22.291Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Stuart LevyC25.255Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jake PaulsonP26.076Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Elvis AraujoP26.293Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Dustin MayP20.239Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Stephen SmithOF-P23.181Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Imani AbdullahP21.013Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jason GoldsteinC24.055Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Luis VasquezP32.030Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Connor HeadyIF23.304Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Logan LandonP25.075Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Anthony MisiewiczP23.183Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Ramon Urias2B23.334St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Corey RayP25.139Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Alberto RosarioC31.113Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Marcus LittlewoodC26.046Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Craig BreslowP37.268Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ronnie FreemanC27.115San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Shane BieberP22.338Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Hector SanchezC28.167San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ashton GoudeauP25.284Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Andres BlancoSS34.022Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel NoriegaSS27.232Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Simon CastroP30.024-Released by Athletics
Austin WrightP28.219-Released by Rays
Sam TidabackC24.209Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jake PetrickaP29.332Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Anthony AlfordLF23.287Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryne StanekP26.282Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Ervin SantanaSP35.113Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jason CastroC30.320Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-10 Right knee meniscus tear
Bobby WilsonC35.025Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chih-Wei HuP24.180Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Yoan Moncada2B22.342Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring tightness
Jose RondonSS24.061Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Kris MedlenSP32.208Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Lucas SimsP 23.358Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Matt HarveySP29.037New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Hansel RoblesRP27.263New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Anthony Rendon3B27.331Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Adrian Sanchez2B27.260Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Bobby Poynerp25.153Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Oliver DrakeRP31.110Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Brewers to Indians for cash
Braden ShipleySP26.071Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Tucker HealyP27.322Released by Athletics
Clay BuchholzP33.262Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract