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Games on 2018-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Miami Marlins2Atlanta Braves5BoxKevin GausmanJarlin GarciaA.J. Minter
Milwaukee Brewers4Chicago Cubs8BoxKyle HendricksJunior Guerra(none)
Cleveland Indians4Cincinnati Reds3BoxDan OteroCody ReedBrad Hand
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxPedro BaezCasey Kelly(none)
Boston Red Sox4Philadelphia Phillies7BoxTommy HunterJoe KellySeranthony Dominguez
Los Angeles Angels3San Diego Padres2BoxJose AlvarezKirby YatesBlake Parker
Washington Nationals2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxAustin GomberJeremy HellicksonBud Norris
New York Mets16Baltimore Orioles5BoxZack WheelerDylan Bundy(none)
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers5BoxCarlos RodonJordan ZimmermannLuis Avilan
Colorado Rockies1Houston Astros12BoxGerrit ColeTyler Anderson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Kansas City Royals5BoxMarco EstradaJorge LopezKen Giles
Pittsburgh Pirates4Minnesota Twins6BoxGabriel MoyaEdgar SantanaTrevor Hildenberger
Tampa Bay Rays6New York Yankees1BoxRyan YarbroughLuis Cessa(none)
Seattle Mariners2Oakland Athletics0BoxJames PazosYusmeiro PetitEdwin Diaz

Standings as of 2018-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1228636.705--66545421142-1544-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park402218.550
222New York Yankees1197544.6309.561547813742-1933-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II432518.581
3715Tampa Bay Rays1206159.50824.05024891334-2427-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field422913.690
41021Toronto Blue Jays1205565.45830.0535607-7229-3226-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre421824.429
51530Baltimore Orioles1213685.29849.5478662-18421-4015-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards411130.268
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
155Cleveland Indians1196950.580--61647813837-2232-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field432221.512
2920Minnesota Twins1195663.47113.0524552-2835-2421-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field432221.512
31225Detroit Tigers1215071.41320.0461559-9832-3018-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park411427.341
41328Chicago White Sox1204476.36725.5488646-15822-3822-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field421824.429
51429Kansas City Royals1203684.30033.5441657-21617-4419-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium422220.524
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1217447.612--59539320233-2941-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park412912.707
244Oakland Athletics1217249.5952.05715066535-2437-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412516.610
367Seattle Mariners1227052.5744.5509531-2236-2434-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field401921.475
4816Los Angeles Angels1226260.50812.55585174133-3029-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim401822.450
51123Texas Rangers1225369.43421.5586643-5726-3727-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington401426.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Atlanta Braves1196851.571--5834869734-2434-27W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park432221.512
239Philadelphia Phillies1196653.5552.05144833139-1927-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park431429.326
31119Washington Nationals1205961.4929.55484856329-2830-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park422319.548
41222New York Mets1175166.43616.0479543-6424-3627-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field452619.578
51426Miami Marlins1234875.39022.0452632-18028-3520-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park381523.395
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs1186850.576--5824948838-2330-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field452718.600
2410Milwaukee Brewers1236855.5532.55445152936-2432-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park402812.700
3511St. Louis Cardinals1216655.5453.55525025032-2634-29W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III412219.537
4918Pittsburgh Pirates1206060.5009.0543549-633-2927-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park412219.537
51324Cincinnati Reds1215269.43017.5544620-7628-3524-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark411526.366
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Arizona Diamondbacks1216655.545--5424707232-2934-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field411625.390
2713Colorado Rockies1206456.5331.5557581-2431-2733-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field432716.628
3814Los Angeles Dodgers1226557.5331.55674749332-3033-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium412714.659
41017San Francisco Giants1226161.5005.5492526-3434-2627-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park401228.300
51527San Diego Padres1234875.39019.0472583-11122-4026-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park391821.462


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Evan Phillipsp23.338Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Ryan LamarreCF29.267Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Rene RiveraC35.015Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Akeel MorrisP25.274Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Ross StriplingRP28.265Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-10 Left back inflammation
Hyun-Jin RyuSP31.143Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Tony CingraniRP29.041Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Dan AltavillaRP25.341Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Aaron SanchezSP26.045Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Tommy PhamLF30.160Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-) for rehab
Phil HughesSP32.052Released by Padres
Wilson RamosC31.005Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Andrew KnappC26.280Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Blaine BoyerRP37.035Released by Royals
Jorge LopezSP25.186Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Jose BricenoC25.330Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Austin DeanOF24.305Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Luis CessaSP26.112New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Daniel ButlerC31.302Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Outrighted to minors
George KontosP33.064New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Tim MayzaP26.213Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Thomas PannoneP24.109Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Nick BurdiP25.208Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA) for rehab
Danny Valencia1B33.330Released by Orioles
Brett CecilRP32.044St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Jordan YamamotoP22.096Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Michael GizziP23.092Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Niomar GomezP19.340Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Matt RuppenthalP22.299Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Drew BeyerP22.091Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Andres JimenezP19.296-Released by Red Sox
Freiberg MarinSS20.344-Released by Red Sox
Greyfer EreguaP24.304Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Isaiah HenryP19.146Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Devin SweetP23.???Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Johan SalaOF20.241Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Teddy CillisP24.003Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Cameron WilliamsOF21.211Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Brent DiazC22.146Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Jackson LueckOF21.177Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Juan MezaP20.192-Released by Blue Jays
Ronald SanchezP24.329New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Travis SwaggertyOF-P20.361Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Luke MangieriIF21.304Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Tim CateP20.319Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Connor KaiserIF21.268Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Anderson Franco3B21.000Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Dylan BusbyOF22.261Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Activated from disabled list
Seth RomeroP22.118Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Oneil Cruz3B19.315Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Seuly MatiasOF19.345Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Brewer HicklenC-OF22.188Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Charlie MaddenC22.349Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Ty DamronP24.018Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Ruben CastroC22.036Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Jesus LageSS20.257Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Payton HenryC21.052Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Torii HunterCF23.069Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Steve MoyersP24.326Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Alfredo Angarita2B21.272Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Travis NeubeckC-P23.155Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jose DislaP22.157Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick GreenP23.143New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Dustin BeggsP25.062Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Bryan BakerP23.256Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Li-Jen ChuC24.155Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Joantgel SegoviaOF21.280Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Wuilder RodriguezP25.206Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Connor WalshP25.301Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Blake BattenfieldP23.358Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Greg BeltonP25.227Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Kida De La CruzP24.005Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Marcus BrakemanP24.061Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jake BrayP25.250Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brendon SangerIF24.338Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Victor RoacheOF26.333St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Rodrigo TakahashiP21.204Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jamie Westbrook2B23.058Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel ReynoldsP27.105Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Trey SupakP22.076Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kyle KellerP25.109Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Greg MahleP25.120Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Caleb ThielbarP31.196Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Ryan CastellaniP22.136Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)DL-7 Injured
Craig SchlitterP26.091Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tim DillardP35.027Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brett OberholtzerP29.045Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Michael BradyP31.147Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dustin Ackley2B-CF30.171Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kevin LenikP27.014Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Terrance GoreOF27.068Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Traded from Royals to Cubs for cash
Edgar Corcino3B26.069Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jiandido TrompOF24.322Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Steve GeltzP30.288-Released by Phillies
Tyler WebbP28.026St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
James PaxtonSP29.282Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-10 Left forearm contusion
Christian BergmanRP30.103Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Artie LewickiP26.129Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
Zac ReiningerP25.199Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Chris BostickSS-2B25.144Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Ranger Suarezp22.355Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
David RollinsRP28.237Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Derek FisherLF24.359Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Brandon CumptonP29.272Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Brian McCannC34.177Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
Ty ButtreyP 25.137Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Hansel RoblesRP28.002Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder impingement
Robbie GrossmanDH-RF28.333Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Nomar MazaraRF23.111Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Willie Calhoun2b23.284Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Jacob StallingsC28.236Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Trey JacobsIF21.094Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Alex DemchakP23.211Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)