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Games on 2018-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Francisco Giants3Arizona Diamondbacks9BoxClay BuchholzAndrew Suarez(none)
San Diego Padres4Chicago Cubs5BoxKyle HendricksWalker LockettPedro Strop
Houston Astros14Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxBrad PeacockKenta Maeda(none)
Colorado Rockies4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxFreddy PeraltaTyler AndersonJosh Hader
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets3BoxZack WheelerKevin GausmanRobert Gsellman
Miami Marlins3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxZach EflinJose Urena(none)
St. Louis Cardinals8Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDakota HudsonAlex McRae(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Washington Nationals1BoxAnthony DeSclafaniGio Gonzalez(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Washington Nationals6BoxJeremy HellicksonMatt Harvey(none)
New York Yankees1Boston Red Sox4BoxNathan EovaldiChance Adams(none)
Los Angeles Angels0Cleveland Indians3BoxCorey KluberFelix Pena(none)
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins8BoxJose BerriosBurch Smith(none)
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics2BoxEdwin JacksonJordan ZimmermannBlake Treinen
Toronto Blue Jays5Seattle Mariners1BoxMarco EstradaJames Paxton(none)
Chicago White Sox2Tampa Bay Rays1BoxXavier CedenoYonny ChirinosThyago Vieira
Baltimore Orioles1Texas Rangers3BoxMike MinorDylan BundyJose Leclerc

Standings as of 2018-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1127834.696--59540519041-1537-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park503020.600
233New York Yankees1086840.6308.055743212538-1630-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II543222.593
3717Tampa Bay Rays1115655.50521.5464461332-2224-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field513417.667
41021Toronto Blue Jays1105159.46426.0496552-5627-2824-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre522230.423
51530Baltimore Orioles1113378.29744.5429590-16120-3513-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards511437.275
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
169Cleveland Indians1086048.556--55645010633-2127-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field543123.574
2920Minnesota Twins1095158.4689.5489507-1832-2419-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field532726.509
31224Detroit Tigers1114764.42314.5425504-7929-2718-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park511734.333
41328Chicago White Sox1104070.36421.0448592-14421-3319-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field522230.423
51429Kansas City Royals1103476.30927.0408607-19915-3719-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium522428.462
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros1127141.634--56236220032-2439-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park503218.640
244Oakland Athletics1126646.5895.05324795331-2235-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum503119.620
357Seattle Mariners1116348.5687.5458480-2235-2428-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field512625.510
4819Los Angeles Angels1125557.49116.05054802529-2826-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim502525.500
51123Texas Rangers1124963.43822.0526584-5823-3426-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington501832.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1106248.564--4864513537-1825-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park521834.346
2511Atlanta Braves1075948.5511.55114426928-2331-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park553124.564
31016Washington Nationals1095554.5056.55024396326-2629-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park532726.509
41325New York Mets1074562.42115.5420503-8322-3423-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field553223.582
51426Miami Marlins1124666.41117.0425573-14826-3120-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park491732.347
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1096346.578--54944910035-2028-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field543222.593
226Milwaukee Brewers1146549.5700.55004594135-2130-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park493118.633
3814St. Louis Cardinals1115754.5147.04994792029-2628-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III513120.608
4915Pittsburgh Pirates1105654.5097.5495507-1233-2823-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park512625.510
51222Cincinnati Reds1114962.44115.0515569-5426-3123-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark511833.353
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410Arizona Diamondbacks1126250.554--5084406830-2732-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field502030.400
2612Los Angeles Dodgers1126151.5451.05344409430-2831-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium513120.608
3713Colorado Rockies1105852.5273.0522533-1127-2431-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field533320.623
41118San Francisco Giants1125656.5006.0455485-3032-2224-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park501733.340
51527San Diego Padres1134370.38119.5419536-11720-3623-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park492326.469


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Francisco RiosP23.090Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Corey BirdOF22.359Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Jake CousinsP24.021Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Adonis UcetaP24.086New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Jose GonzalezP20.008Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Delino DeshieldsLF25.353Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Hunter StricklandRP29.314San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to AZL Giants Black (Rk)
Matt GageP25.174New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kelby TomlinsonSS28.049San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Chris StrattonP27.347San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Derek LawP27.324San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Pierce JohnsonP27.086San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Alex WoodSP27.204Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left abductor tendonitis
Zac RosscupRP30.056Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Austin BriceRP26.046Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Austin VothP26.039Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Jorge De La RosaRP37.121Released by Diamondbacks
Taylor ColeP28.349Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Tyler SkaggsSP27.022Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Left abductor strain
Jerad EickhoffSP28.033Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab
Eric VillanuevaP20.138Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Traded from Mets to Tigers for cash
Austin PruittRP28.338Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Aaron SlegersP25.334Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Giovanny Urshela3B26.298New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Traded from Blue Jays to Yankees
Drew Robinson3B26.106Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Drew RucinskiP29.217Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Corey DickersonLF29.074Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris BostickSS-2B25.133Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jacob BarnesRP28.112Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Taylor WilliamsP27.014Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow soreness
Blake SnellSP25.243Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon Lowe2B24.029Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Daniel Robertson3B-SS24.135Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Left thumb sprain
Dexter FowlerRF32.135St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Left foot fracture
Kolten Wong2B27.298St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Tom KahnleRP28.362New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Chance AdamsSP23.359New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Franmil ReyesRF-OF23.030San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Wil Myers1B27.237San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Left foot contusion/bone bruise
Tony Renda2B27.192Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dustin Pedroia2B34.353Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ian Kinsler2B36.043Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Trevor BettencourtP24.014Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Eric VillanuevaP20.138Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Chris MullerP22.104Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Luis ArcayaC19.159Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Miguel TorresC18.154New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Nick FortesC21.266Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Yair BabiloniaC20.344-Released by Pirates
Logan BrowningP22.336Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Connor NurseP19.004San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Deiyerbert BolivarP22.123San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants Orange (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants Orange (Rk)
Reiss KnehrP21.274San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Andre JacksonP22.095Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Luis EusebioP22.142San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Zack BurdiP23.148Chicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)Assigned to Arizona White Sox (Rk)
Eric Peterson2B24.316Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Elio SerranoP20.002Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Matt EagleP22.253Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Jared SolomonP21.055Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Jose BermudezOF21.026Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jeffrey PassantinoP22.314Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
D.J. MyersP23.223San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Brad SchreiberP27.172Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Austin GloriusP25.086Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Jhenderson HurtadoP22.129Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Samuel MirandaC20.348Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Gus VarlandP21.271Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Brady FeiglP22.251Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Jaimito LebronP21.288Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Josh ReaganP23.306Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Jhoan Herrera3B23.051Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Eduard BazardoP22.338Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Ben BengtsonSS23.007Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Deon StaffordC22.140Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Will GaddisP22.145Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Activated from disabled list
Max HoganIF24.314Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Nicholas KennedyP22.045Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Garrett Benge3B22.220Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Injured
Scott BurkeP24.063Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Alexander VargasP21.011New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Kutter CrawfordP22.125Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Raul Siri2B23.287Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Denyi ReyesP21.275Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Juan HillmanP21.081Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Andrew WantzP22.296Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Wandisson CharlesP21.331Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Hunter GreeneP18.364Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Owen SpiwakC23.073Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Travis RadkeP25.151San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Owen SpiwakC23.073Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Eleardo CabreraOF22.270Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Andres SotilloC24.219Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Jose GutierrezOF19.268Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Will HibbsP24.281Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Blake TaylorP22.353New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Lucius FoxSS21.033Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Matt GageP25.174New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Roberto CaroOF24.313Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan MoseleyP23.302Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Emmanuel RamirezP24.020San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Trevor MegillP24.242San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Ben HolmesP26.327Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Drew JacksonSS 25.007Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mike Ahmed3B26.197Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Logan BawcomP29.275Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tyler HigginsP27.104Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Alex De GotiIF23.350Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Eric YardleyP27.351San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Adam HofacketP24.167Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trent GiambroneSS 24.227Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Peter MarisIF24.322Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan MoralesC23.187Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Jeffrey BaezOF24.278Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Cole SulserP28.145Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Pat CantwellC28.116Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan HisseyC24.118Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Austin ColeyP26.021Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mike KingP23.071New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jantzen Witte3B28.212Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Logan DarnellP29.183Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Joey WongSS-3B30.114-Released by Mets
Bruce Caldwell2B26.251New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Sean IsaacP25.230Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josh SborzP24.230Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Johnny MonellC-1B32.130-Announced retirement
LaMonte WadeOF24.215Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Giovanny Urshela3B26.298New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Roy MoralesC23.040-Released by Marlins
George KontosP33.053New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Traded from Indians to Yankees for cash
Hsin-Chih LinP19.139Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Kyle ArjonaP22.???Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Yoan AntonacP18.008Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Matt HartmanP22.158Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Mason McReakenP23.???Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)