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Games on 2018-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets6BoxNoah SyndergaardHomer BaileyJerry Blevins
Minnesota Twins0Cleveland Indians10BoxTrevor BauerKyle Gibson
St. Louis Cardinals1Miami Marlins2BoxWei-Yin ChenLuke WeaverJavy Guerra
Seattle Mariners4Texas Rangers3BoxSam TuivailalaEddie ButlerEdwin Diaz
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox0BoxLance LynnDylan Covey
Chicago Cubs3Kansas City Royals1BoxCole HamelsKevin McCarthyPedro Strop
Pittsburgh Pirates0Colorado Rockies2BoxKyle FreelandJoe MusgroveWade Davis
Philadelphia Phillies2Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxYoshihisa HiranoAustin Davis
Detroit Tigers2Los Angeles Angels6BoxNick TropeanoMatthew Boyd
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants1BoxRoberto OsunaWill SmithHector Rondon

Standings as of 2018-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1137934.699--60040919142-1537-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park492920.592
233New York Yankees1106941.6278.556843713138-1631-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II503020.600
3716Tampa Bay Rays1125656.50022.5471469232-2324-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field503416.680
41021Toronto Blue Jays1115160.45927.0499558-5927-2824-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre502228.440
51429Baltimore Orioles1123478.30444.5438596-15820-3514-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards501337.260
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
168Cleveland Indians1106248.564--57045311735-2127-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field512922.569
2920Minnesota Twins1115259.46810.5495522-2733-2419-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field512625.510
31225Detroit Tigers1134766.41616.5427516-8929-2718-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park491732.347
41328Chicago White Sox1124171.36622.0456606-15021-3420-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field502129.420
51530Kansas City Royals1123478.30429.0414616-20215-3819-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium502426.480
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros1147242.632--56736620132-2440-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park483117.646
244Oakland Athletics1136746.5934.55384795932-2235-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum493019.612
356Seattle Mariners1136548.5756.5468486-1836-2429-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field482424.500
4819Los Angeles Angels1145658.49116.05144862830-2826-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim482424.500
51123Texas Rangers1144965.43023.0535597-6223-3626-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington471730.362
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Philadelphia Phillies1126349.563--4934573638-1825-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park501733.340
2410Atlanta Braves1086048.5561.05164467028-2332-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park543024.556
3915Washington Nationals1105654.5096.05044406427-2629-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park502426.480
41324New York Mets1094663.42215.5430512-8223-3523-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field523121.596
51426Miami Marlins1144767.41217.0430579-14927-3120-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park461630.348
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1116447.577--5584609835-2129-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field513021.588
227Milwaukee Brewers1156550.5651.05044644035-2230-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park483117.646
3814St. Louis Cardinals1135855.5137.05024822029-2629-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III493019.612
41118Pittsburgh Pirates1125656.5008.5496511-1533-2923-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park482523.521
51222Cincinnati Reds1134964.43416.0520577-5726-3123-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark481731.354
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks1146351.553--5134456831-2832-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field481929.396
2612Los Angeles Dodgers1136251.5490.55374429531-2831-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium503020.600
3713Colorado Rockies1126052.5362.0529537-828-2432-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field513120.608
41017San Francisco Giants1145757.5006.0459490-3132-2325-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park481632.333
51527San Diego Padres1144470.38619.0429542-11320-3624-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park472225.468


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Derek FisherLF24.350Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Jose Miguel Fernandez2b30.101Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Franklin Barreto2B22.161Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Tyler O'Neillc23.045St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 DL-10 Inflammation of the groin area
Sandy AlcantaraSP22.334Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Kevin KaczmarskiOF26.219New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Adeiny HechavarriaSS29.113Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from Rays to Pirates for Matt Seelinger
Matt SeelingerP23.109Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Traded from Pirates to Rays for Adeiny Hechevarria
Brett CecilRP32.035St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab
Jeremy BleichRP31.049Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Mike FiersSP33.052Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Tigers to Athletics for future considerations
Hunter StricklandRP29.316San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+) for rehab
Adolis Garciaof25.157St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rafael Devers3B21.286Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-) for rehab
Ryan LamarreCF29.258Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Dustin GarneauC30.359Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Kevan SmithC30.039Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Leury GarciaCF27.141Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Robbie GrossmanDH-RF28.324Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Johnny FieldOF26.168Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Dylan StowellP23.205Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Matt McGarry2B22.135New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Doug DomnarskiP24.029Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Luis ArcayaC19.161Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Nick DuronP22.189Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Layne HendersonP22.059Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Ryan HaugC23.220Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Desmond LindsayOF21.203New York MetsGulf Coast Mets (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Mets (Rk)
Andrew KarpP22.311Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Doug NormanP22.291Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Reds (Rk)
Kevin MerrellSS22.236Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Alex BosticP23.265San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants Orange (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants Orange (Rk)
Daniel De La FuenteP21.019Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Eric Sogard2B32.076Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Eduardo SalazarP20.093Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Santis SanchezC19.350Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Mitch SpiresSS22.148Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Jordan QsarCF22.248Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Michael HelmanIF22.075Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
David MetzgarIF-OF23.239New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Eric HanholdP 24.278New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Bubba Hollins3B22.244Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Jake StoneOF23.187Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Nolan MartinezP20.037New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Justin Bridgman2B23.047Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jose DeversSS18.243Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Ricky SurumIF23.242New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Alexander VargasP21.013New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Deivi GarciaP19.079New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Luis PintorSS23.061Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Domingo RoblesP20.099Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Tom De BlokP22.090Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis JimenezP23.216Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Jose MirandaSS20.038Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Phoenix SandersP23.062Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Matt SeelingerP23.109Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Chad SpanbergerC22.279Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Vidal Brujan2B20.178Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Edwin UcetaP20.209Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Brandon LopezSS 24.331-Released by Twins
James MarvelP 24.323Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Connor JohnstoneP23.306Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Kyle MullerP20.303Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Anthony MarziP25.252Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
David Jacob1B23.048-Announced retirement
Austin HamiltonP24.360Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ralph GarzaP24.122Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Jon OlczakP24.265Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Nate GriepP24.299Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jorge AlcalaP23.009Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sherman Johnson3B28.022Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Kyle HolderSS24.073New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Shane OpitzSS26.209Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Scott McGoughP28.279Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Parker MorinC27.035Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Matt PurkeP28.020New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Nelson GonzalezP28.172Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Tommy JosephC27.021Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Cody Decker1B31.201Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Osmer MoralesP25.280Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Robinson Cano2B35.288Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Myles JayeP26.222Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen FifeP31.306Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Michael PinedaSP29.200Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Twins (Rk) for rehab
Joe RossSP25.077Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Nationals (rk) for rehab
Deck McGuireP29.044Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Garrett BrownCF24.143-Released by Pirates
Aaron CoxP24.001-Announced retirement
Charlie MaddenC22.340Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jackson WilliamsC32.084Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Michael BurrowsP18.272Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
George SpringerCF-RF28.321Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-10 Sprained left thumb