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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2018-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Dodgers7Miami Marlins0BoxKenta MaedaCaleb Smith(none)
San Diego Padres4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxEdgar SantanaMatt StrahmFelipe Vazquez
Colorado Rockies5San Francisco Giants3BoxJake McGeePierce JohnsonWade Davis
Philadelphia Phillies6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxVincent VelasquezLuke Weaver(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Los Angeles Angels1BoxChris ArcherTyler Skaggs(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox6BoxDavid PriceKevin Gausman(none)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox4BoxLuis AvilanJose LeclercNate Jones
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners2BoxWarwick SaupoldNick VincentShane Greene
Oakland Athletics10Toronto Blue Jays5BoxYusmeiro PetitAaron Sanchez(none)

Standings as of 2018-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord 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 CashmanYankee Stadium II1207149.592
222Boston Red Sox443014.682--2381687013-617-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1187840.661
3618Toronto Blue Jays442222.5008.0217216111-1211-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1175166.436
4920Tampa Bay Rays422022.4769.0182195-138-1012-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1207050.583
51328Baltimore Orioles431330.30216.5176239-6310-133-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1193485.286
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1816Cleveland Indians422121.500--2071852213-98-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1197049.588
21021Detroit Tigers432023.4651.5191202-1112-108-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1194475.370
31122Minnesota Twins391821.4621.5167184-178-910-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1236063.488
41429Kansas City Royals431330.3028.5173246-736-167-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1194574.378
51530Chicago White Sox401129.2759.0153226-734-157-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1225171.418
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros452817.622--2101169412-1016-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1177542.641
2410Los Angeles Angels442519.5682.52081832511-1514-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1185563.466
3512Seattle Mariners432419.5583.019619609-1015-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1186553.551
4717Oakland Athletics442222.5005.5205215-1011-911-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1187543.636
51224Texas Rangers451728.37811.0178238-607-1610-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1164967.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Atlanta Braves422616.619--225166599-817-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1206456.533
225Philadelphia Phillies412516.6100.51941484616-69-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1215566.455
369Washington Nationals422418.5712.01891543510-1014-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1185662.475
41015New York Mets392019.5134.5166181-158-1112-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1225765.467
51426Miami Marlins431627.37210.5148230-8210-156-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1174770.402
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates432617.605--2161843215-611-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1175562.470
247Milwaukee Brewers442618.5910.51761651110-916-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1197049.588
3711St. Louis Cardinals412318.5612.01731571612-811-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1216556.537
4813Chicago Cubs402218.5502.52091585113-89-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1227250.590
51527Cincinnati Reds441529.34111.5184222-386-159-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1175166.436
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Arizona Diamondbacks432518.581--1701521814-1211-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1195762.479
2914Colorado Rockies442420.5451.5176196-207-1117-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1196752.563
31119San Francisco Giants452223.4894.0182210-2812-910-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1175166.436
41223Los Angeles Dodgers431726.3958.018518238-139-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1207545.625
51325San Diego Padres451728.3789.0168213-4511-186-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park1164967.422


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Austin MeadowsCF23.014Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Chase Headley3B34.008Released by Padres
Adam MorganRP28.079Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike SorokaP20.286Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder strain
Max FriedP24.119Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Ryan CookRP30.322Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Christian BergmanSP30.013Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Randy RosarioP23.364Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
David Bote3B25.040Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Adam WainwrightSP36.260St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Steven BaronC27.161St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carson KellyC23.307St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strai
Julio GonzalezSS22.338Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Seuly MatiasOF19.255Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Luis RamirezP20.245Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Nerluis MartinezC22.037Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Austin BushIF22.147Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Anfernee BenitezP22.298Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Willis MontgomerieP22.350Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Sarkis OhanianP24.284Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Javier HernandezC21.300Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Andres SotilloC24.140Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Juan TorresP22.358Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jorma RodriguezSS22.053Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Max WotellP21.246Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Cole StaplerP23.146Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Skylar AriasP20.321Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Dakody ClemmerOF22.119Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jeremy BeasleyP22.179Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Miguel EladioSS22.007Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jose GarciaC23.195New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Jose GodoyC23.216St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jordan ProcyshenC25.067Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Nick HeathOF24.171Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from disabled list
Eddy ReynosoC23.283Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Anibal SierraSS24.091Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Marcus BrakemanP23.336Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Jeffeson MedinaP23.351Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Matt BallP23.053Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Hamlet MarteC24.103Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Tyler Goeddel3B25.209Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Sam SelmanP27.184Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick Tanielu3B25.255Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Andrew KniznerIF23.103St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Chris NunnP27.224Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Miguel SanchezP24.137Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Jose VinicioSS24.311Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trent GrishamOF21.197Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan McNeilP24.105Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Luis Lara3B23.011Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Joshua UhenP26.040Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
James PuglieseP25.278-Released by Cubs
D'Arby MyersOF29.159Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Tyler MooreC-IF24.282New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Garrett HampsonSS23.219Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Reymond FuentesOF27.094Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Logan MoonOF26.092Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Jordan SchaferCF-RF31.255San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
J.T. BrubakerP24.181Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jackson WilliamsC32.003Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ezequiel CarreraOF30.341-Released by Braves
Bruce MaxwellC27.148Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Placed on restricted list for off-field incident
Josh PhegleyC30.095Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Caleb JosephC31.333Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Andrew SusacC28.056Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Dansby SwansonSS24.095Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A) for rehab
Victor AranoRP23.099Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Brett GravesP25.107Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Ryan Braun1B-LF34.182Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-10 Middle back tightness
Cliff PenningtonSS-2B33.336Granted free agency