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Games on 2018-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants8Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxMadison BumgarnerZack Greinke(none)
San Diego Padres6Chicago Cubs1BoxRobbie ErlinJesse Chavez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Los Angeles Dodgers21BoxClayton KershawJhoulys Chacin(none)
Atlanta Braves4New York Mets2BoxMike FoltynewiczJason VargasA.J. Minter
Miami Marlins2Philadelphia Phillies5BoxTommy HunterKyle Barraclough(none)
Colorado Rockies2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxChasen ShreveWade Davis(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Washington Nationals10BoxMax ScherzerTyler Mahle(none)
New York Yankees7Boston Red Sox15BoxBrian JohnsonJonathan Holder(none)
Kansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox6BoxXavier CedenoJason AdamLuis Avilan
Toronto Blue Jays7Seattle Mariners3BoxMike HauschildJuan Nicasio(none)
Los Angeles Angels2Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJalen BeeksAndrew HeaneySergio Romo
Baltimore Orioles8Texas Rangers17BoxYovani GallardoAndrew CashnerEddie Butler

Standings as of 2018-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1107634.691--58740318439-1537-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park523220.615
222New York Yankees1066838.6426.055542413138-1630-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II563224.571
3714Tampa Bay Rays1095653.51419.5461456532-2024-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field533419.642
41021Toronto Blue Jays1084959.45426.0484549-6527-2822-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre542430.444
51530Baltimore Orioles1093376.30342.5425576-15120-3513-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards531439.264
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Cleveland Indians1065947.557--54944310632-2027-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field563224.571
2920Minnesota Twins1074958.45810.5475501-2630-2419-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field552926.527
31123Detroit Tigers1094762.43113.5424501-7729-2718-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park531736.321
41328Chicago White Sox1083870.35222.0443589-14621-3317-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field542430.444
51429Kansas City Royals1083474.31526.0402593-19115-3719-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium542430.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1106941.627--54636118532-2437-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park523418.654
244Oakland Athletics1106446.5825.05294785129-2235-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum523319.635
355Seattle Mariners1096346.5785.5455468-1335-2228-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field532627.491
4819Los Angeles Angels1105456.49115.04984732529-2825-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim522626.500
51224Texas Rangers1104763.42722.0512580-6821-3426-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington522032.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Philadelphia Phillies1086048.556--4734472635-1825-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park542034.370
2511Atlanta Braves1055847.5520.55094387128-2330-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park573225.561
31118Washington Nationals1075453.5055.54954306525-2529-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park552827.509
41325New York Mets1054461.41914.5416501-8521-3323-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field573324.579
51426Miami Marlins1104664.41815.0421560-13926-3120-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park511734.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs1076146.570--5394419833-2028-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field563422.607
227Milwaukee Brewers1126349.5630.54874523533-2130-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park513318.647
3815St. Louis Cardinals1095653.5146.04854681729-2627-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III533221.604
4916Pittsburgh Pirates1085553.5096.5484493-932-2723-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park532726.509
51222Cincinnati Reds1094861.44014.0506562-5626-3122-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark531934.358
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Los Angeles Dodgers1106149.555--53342410930-2631-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium533122.585
2612Arizona Diamondbacks1106050.5451.04934345928-2732-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field522230.423
3713Colorado Rockies1085850.5372.0515520-527-2431-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field553322.600
41017San Francisco Giants1105654.5095.0449470-2132-2224-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park521735.327
51527San Diego Padres1114368.38718.5411526-11520-3623-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park512328.451


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dustin FowlerCF23.216Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Todd Frazier3B32.171New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Darnell SweeneySS27.182Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Garrett HampsonSS23.296Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
DJ LeMahieu2B30.020Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Kyle Seager3B30.273Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Zach VincejSS27.093Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Luis CessaSP26.099New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Luke VoitC27.170New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Recalled from Scranton Wilkes/Barre (AAA)
Tyler WadeSS23.252New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
J.A. HappSP35.287New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Hand, foot and mouth disease
Gordon BeckhamSS31.320Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Chris TillmanSP30.109Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kolten Wong2B27.296St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A) for rehab
Hyun-Jin RyuSP31.130Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Zac RosscupRP30.054Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Wes ParsonsP25.330Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Breyvic ValeraOF-2B26.001Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Jacob RhameP25.139New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Bobby WahlP26.134New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Silvino BrachoRP26.016Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Phillip EvansSS25.326New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-10 Fractured left tibia
Adam MorganRP28.156Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Yacksel RiosP25.036Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jake ThompsonSP24.183Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Kevin KaczmarskiOF26.215New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Eric SkoglundP25.280Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Carlos CorreaSS23.314Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA) for rehab
Dwight SmithOF25.280Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Nick KinghamP26.268Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Chase Utley2B39.228Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left wrist inflammation
Justin Turner3B33.252Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Bryan MitchellRP27.105San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+) for rehab
John SilvianoC24.022Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Donovan CaseyOF22.161Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Jordan SheffieldP23.062Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Jose AlmonteOF21.327Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Wes HelsabeckP26.026Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Ramon Beltre2B21.288Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Connor FitzsimonsR23.338Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Moises GomezP21.175Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Carlos HernandezP24.098Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Justin GrimmP29.351Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Brett EibnerOF29.243Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Danienger PerezSS21.269New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Samuel MirandaC20.346Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Marty AndersonP25.201-Released by Marlins
Dakody ClemmerOF22.196Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
David ParkinsonP22.232Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Andrew BrownP20.282Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Jose DeversSS18.239Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Charlie MaddenC22.336Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Rodrigo Ayarza2B23.163Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Isaias LucenaC23.260Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Anthony Villa1B24.126-Released by White Sox
Nolan Jones3B20.087Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Bryce ConleyP23.345Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Breckin WilliamsP-IF24.331Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Wyatt MarksP23.035Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Zach DavisOF24.034Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
J.B. WoodmanCF23.232-Released by Cardinals
Adonis RosaP23.258New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Hobie HarrisP25.040New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tom HackimerP24.035Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Danny HudzinaIF24.156-Released by Cardinals
Jose MartinezSS21.352St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Mitch RomanIF23.133Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Robie RojasC23.242Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Nattino DiplanP24.215Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Kevonte Mitchell3B22.356Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alec HansenP23.296Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
R.C. OrlanP27.308Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Nathan RodriguezC22.307Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jordan ProcyshenC25.144-Released by Red Sox
Austin HamiltonP24.356Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jason RichmanP24.291Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Jacob NixP22.206San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Ramon Urias2B24.060St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Samil De Los SantosP24.206Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Clark1B-P24.236Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Brett AustinC25.251Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Craig BrooksP25.313Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Paco RodriguezP27.108-Released by Twins
Ryan WalkerSS26.129-Released by Twins
Dominic DeMasiP25.160Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Tyler MapesP27.015Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
John MoraOF25.063New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Gunnar HeidtIF25.324Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Gosuke Katoh2B23.298New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jake PaulsonP26.167Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin DillonP 24.331Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alfredo ReyesSS24.302Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Henry MartinezP24.097Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Connor MarabellOF-IF24.127Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Austen WilliamsP25.226Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Nellie Rodriguez1B24.051Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Bobby Bradley1B22.065Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Ryan McBroom1B26.115New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
David SosebeeP24.342New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Dorssys PaulinoSS23.254-Released by Indians
Pedro VasquezP22.314Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kirk NieuwenhuisOF30.361-Released by Mariners
Tucker HealyP28.048-Released by Mariners
Anthony VasquezP31.317-Released by Diamondbacks
Jake SanchezP28.348-Released by A's
Justin GrimmP29.351Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chris TillmanP30.109Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Colin ReaP28.032San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jake HagerSS25.151Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
LJ HoesRF-OF28.150Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Steve Selsky1B-OF29.013Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Forrest SnowP29.215Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Louis HeadP28.101-Released by Indians
Josh Allen2b27.129New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trevor PutzigIF22.357Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Justin MorrisC22.129Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Randy VasquezP19.272New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Jose MarcanoP19.145Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Bradley WelshP21.149Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Mason FishbackC23.317Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Matt McGarry2B22.131New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Dylan StowellP23.201Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Ryan HaugC23.216Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Griffin BarnesC22.289Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Andy Weber2B21.009Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Axel AnduezaC19.279Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Luis AlvaradoC18.253San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants Orange (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants Orange (Rk)
Rito LugoP22.273Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Jeifry NunezP20.123Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Antonio HernandezP18.310Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Shane McCarthyP22.004Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Cesar MendozaC21.155Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Cole TaylorSS22.052Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
D.C. ClawsonC21.074Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Liover PegueroSS17.214Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
Kiki MenendezOF23.176Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Steele WalkerOF22.003Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Justin MontgomeryP21.326Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Ryne OgrenIF21.113Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Jameson McGrane--Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Simon Rosenblum-LarsonP21.172Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Adam ScottP22.297Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Nick MadrigalSS21.150Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Mike HauschildP28.192Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract