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Games on 2018-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies4Baltimore Orioles1BoxNick PivettaAndrew Cashner
Chicago White Sox2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxEdgar SantanaJoakim SoriaFelipe Vazquez
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers0BoxTrevor BauerRyan Carpenter
St. Louis Cardinals7Minnesota Twins5BoxJordan HicksLance LynnBud Norris
Toronto Blue Jays12New York Mets1BoxJ.A. HappZack Wheeler
Tampa Bay Rays5Kansas City Royals3BoxMatt AndrieseJason HammelAlex Colome
Milwaukee Brewers8Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxBrandon WoodruffMatt Koch
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners1BoxBartolo ColonJames Pazos
Cincinnati Reds6San Francisco Giants3BoxJared HughesAndrew SuarezRaisel Iglesias
Los Angeles Dodgers5Miami Marlins6BoxDrew SteckenriderPedro BaezBrad Ziegler
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox6BoxChris SaleTrevor CahillCraig Kimbrel
Chicago Cubs1Atlanta Braves4BoxA.J. MinterCarl Edwards Jr.Arodys Vizcaino
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Angels0BoxJustin VerlanderGarrett Richards

Standings as of 2018-05-16

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees402812.700--2311666518-710-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman543420.630
222Boston Red Sox432914.6740.52321666612-617-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski553916.709
3616Toronto Blue Jays432221.5127.5212206611-1111-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins522131.404
4920Tampa Bay Rays411922.4639.5175194-198-1011-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman553025.545
51328Baltimore Orioles421329.31016.0174233-5910-133-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette551540.273
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1718Cleveland Indians422121.500--2071852213-98-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff533122.585
21021Minnesota Twins391821.4621.5167184-178-910-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony552629.473
31122Detroit Tigers421923.4522.0188200-1212-107-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila562234.393
41429Kansas City Royals431330.3028.5173246-736-167-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore521438.269
51530Chicago White Sox391029.2569.5149224-753-157-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn562333.411
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros452817.622--2101169412-1016-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park543618.667
248Los Angeles Angels432518.5812.02071763111-1414-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler542430.444
3512Seattle Mariners422418.5712.519419319-915-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto553421.618
4819Oakland Athletics432122.4886.0195210-1511-910-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst543420.630
51223Texas Rangers441727.38610.5176234-587-1610-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels532429.453
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Atlanta Braves422616.619--225166599-817-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos522626.500
225Philadelphia Phillies402416.6001.01881464216-68-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak552926.527
3711Washington Nationals422418.5712.01891543510-1014-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo532330.434
41015New York Mets392019.5134.5166181-158-1112-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson541935.352
51325Miami Marlins421626.38110.0148223-7510-146-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill562531.446
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates422517.595--2111803114-611-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington552332.418
247Milwaukee Brewers442618.591--1761651110-916-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns542925.537
3610St. Louis Cardinals402317.5751.01711512012-711-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike Girsch542529.463
4813Chicago Cubs402218.5502.02091585113-89-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer523220.615
51527Cincinnati Reds441529.34111.0184222-386-159-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams522824.538
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Arizona Diamondbacks432518.581--1701521814-1211-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen542826.519
2914Colorado Rockies432320.5352.0171193-227-1116-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich532825.528
31117San Francisco Giants442222.5003.5179205-2612-810-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans542826.519
41224San Diego Padres441727.3868.5164208-4411-186-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. Preller552332.418
51426Los Angeles Dodgers421626.3818.5178182-48-138-13L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi543717.685


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Eduardo ParedesP23.071Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Mark LeiterP27.064Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jaime BarriaSP21.302Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Tony KempLF26.198Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Jake MarisnickCF27.047Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Odrisamer DespaigneRP31.042Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Erik GoeddelRP29.147Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Christian BergmanSP30.012Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carlos GomezRF32.163Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Strained right groin
Christian Arroyo2B-3B22.352Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Jake SmolinskiCF29.096Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Trevor CahillSP30.076Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Deck McGuireP28.327Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Dan BarnesRP28.207Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Artie LewickiP26.038Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Ryan CarpenterSP27.267Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Peter LannooP23.184San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Kurt HoekstraIF24.323Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Tyler SchimpfP22.283San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Luis PatinoP18.201San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Reggie PruittOF21.009Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Riley EcholsP23.034Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jose MedinaOF23.091Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Felix TatiP21.045Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Brandon PolizziOF22.061Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Elijah MorganP22.003Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Yeiler PegueroSS20.238Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Andre ScrubbP23.123Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Nick FantiP21.137Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Trevor CharpieP24.137Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Vimael MachinSS24.233Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Nate Easley2B22.126San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Nevin3B20.352Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mac MarshallP22.110San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bud JeterP26.202Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Nolan RiggsP24.359San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Cael BrockmeyerC26.221Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Caleb FergusonP21.318Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Yordan AlvarezDH20.323Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Drew JacksonSS 24.292Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Logan BawcomP29.195Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Brady FeiglP27.140Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Carlos PenalvarSS23.364-Released by Cubs
Kurt SpomerP28.310Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Kyle DowdyP25.102Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Tommy BergjansP25.166Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Tim BerryP27.059Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Mark MontgomeryP27.259Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Cole IrvinP 24.105Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Dawel LugoIF23.154Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Zac ReiningerP25.108Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Yoenis CespedesLF32.218New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Mild strain of right hip flexor
Phillip EvansSS25.248New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Luke GregersonRP34.002St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder impingement
John BrebbiaRP27.351St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Jason HeywardRF28.280Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Transferred to 10-day DL
Matt BelisleP37.344Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract