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Games on 2018-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs7BoxCole HamelsAnthony DeSclafani(none)
San Diego Padres3Colorado Rockies4BoxChris RusinKirby Yates(none)
Atlanta Braves5Miami Marlins0BoxSean NewcombElieser Hernandez(none)
San Francisco Giants3New York Mets1BoxMadison BumgarnerJacob deGromWill Smith
Philadelphia Phillies2Washington Nationals0BoxAaron NolaMax ScherzerPat Neshek
Cleveland Indians0Boston Red Sox7BoxDavid PriceAdam Plutko(none)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers7BoxMatt BoydJames Shields(none)
Oakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins6BoxAlan BusenitzTrevor CahillTrevor Hildenberger
Kansas City Royals3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxSergio RomoBrian Flynn(none)

Standings as of 2018-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1299039.698--70147622546-1844-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park331815.545
222New York Yankees1247846.6299.564249914344-2034-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II382216.579
3715Tampa Bay Rays1286761.52322.55275091838-2429-37W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field342311.676
41021Toronto Blue Jays1265868.46030.5564639-7532-3226-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre361521.417
51530Baltimore Orioles1273790.29152.0488693-20521-4016-50L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards351025.286
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
155Cleveland Indians1267353.579--64350713639-2334-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field361818.500
2920Minnesota Twins1276166.48012.5573596-2339-2622-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field351718.486
31225Detroit Tigers1285375.41421.0495600-10534-3119-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park341123.324
41328Chicago White Sox1274879.37825.5524678-15425-4023-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field351421.400
51429Kansas City Royals1283890.29736.0466691-22518-4420-46L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium342014.588
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1277750.606--62542420133-2944-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park35269.743
244Oakland Athletics1287652.5941.56075297839-2637-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum342113.618
368Seattle Mariners1287256.5635.5532575-4338-2834-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field341717.500
4817Los Angeles Angels1286365.49214.55865523433-3030-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim341717.500
51123Texas Rangers1295772.44221.0615683-6829-3828-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington331023.303
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Atlanta Braves1277255.567--6105139734-2838-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park351817.514
2713Philadelphia Phillies1276958.5433.0547544341-2228-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park351124.314
3916Washington Nationals1276364.4969.05855236232-3131-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park351916.543
41222New York Mets1265670.44415.5535574-3926-3830-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field362115.583
51426Miami Marlins1295178.39522.0483656-17329-3722-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park321220.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Chicago Cubs1257253.576--6025049839-2333-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field382315.605
2410St. Louis Cardinals1287157.5552.55825196334-2837-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III341717.500
3612Milwaukee Brewers1297158.5503.05665392738-2533-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park34259.735
41119Pittsburgh Pirates1276265.48811.0550562-1235-3427-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park342014.588
51324Cincinnati Reds1285672.43817.5576649-7331-3525-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark341123.324
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Arizona Diamondbacks1277156.559--5764908634-2937-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field351124.314
2511Colorado Rockies1277057.5511.0595603-833-2837-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field362115.583
3814Los Angeles Dodgers1286761.5234.560049410632-3335-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium352510.714
41018San Francisco Giants1296366.4889.0509559-5034-2629-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park331023.303
51527San Diego Padres1305080.38522.5496620-12423-4327-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park321616.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Zac ReiningerP25.207Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Nick Franklin2B27.174Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Brewers (Rk) for rehab
Zach DaviesSP25.197Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Corey KnebelRP26.271Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Pedro FlorimonSS31.256Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA) for rehab
Ryan Flaherty3B32.027Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Danny DuffySP29.245Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Glenn SparkmanP26.104Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Eric LauerP23.081San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA) for rehab
Carlos Asuaje2B26.295San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Christian Villanueva3B27.065San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Fractured right middle finger
Michael FelizRP25.056Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Matt HollidayLF38.235Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Garrett HampsonSS23.317Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Welington CastilloC31.121Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Andrew KnappC26.288Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Edubray RamosRP25.247Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Right index finger blister
Justin Bour1B-DH30.087Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-10 Left oblique strain
Chance AdamsRP24.013New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Neil RamirezP29.090Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Lower back spasms
Josh TomlinSP33.308Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler ChatwoodSP28.250Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Left hip tightness
Jhordany MezquitaP20.205Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies West (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies West (Rk)
Jack PerkinsP21.017Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies West (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies West (Rk)
Ethan EvankoP24.???Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Matthew LiberatoreP18.291Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Rodolfo SanchezP18.224Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Angel RodriguezP20.207Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Michael BerglundC21.036Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Shane McClanahanP21.117Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)Assigned to Princeton (Rk)
Keegan CurtisP22.328New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Blake BennettP22.169Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Manny RamirezP18.276Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Deury CarrascoSS18.338Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Jose BravoP21.074Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Kaleo Johnson3B21.362Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Mario SanchezP23.296Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Jake HabererP23.195Seattle MarinersModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Greifer AndradeSS21.208Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Johan DominguezP22.218Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Yovanny CruzP19.000Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Sean MurphyC23.323Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Manny GuzmanP18.296San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Eric Peterson2B24.335Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Cristopher SanchezP21.254Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Stephen YanceyP22.289Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Steven WilsonP 23.364San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Noah ZavolasP22.104Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Denis Karas3B22.270Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Carlos HiraldoP22.039Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Gunnar SchubertSS22.096Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Brooks KriskeP24.201New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Anderson SeverinoP23.340New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Marcos RiveraSS21.102Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Joey MorganC21.362Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis JimenezP23.233Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Shane BillingsOF23.252St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Owen SpiwakC23.092Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Bryson BrigmanSS23.065Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Alberto MineoC24.031Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Hobie HarrisP25.061New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Yeyson YrizarriSS21.202Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nolan BrownOF24.222Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Robert HenryOF23.096Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick PasqualeP27.300Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wuilder RodriguezP25.214Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mark MontgomeryP27.358Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Cobie Vance2B20.364Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Trace LoehrSS23.092Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Sandber Pimentel1B23.345Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Eric MarinezSS22.346Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Nick SchulzOF27.112San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Carlos GarayC23.322Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Charles MoormanC24.226Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Riley UnroeSS23.020Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Roberto BaldoquinSS24.101Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Blake BivensP23.012Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jose RodriguezP22.360Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Justin TwineSS22.321Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan NewellP27.066Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from disabled list
Casey CrosbyP29.340Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Xavier AveryOF28.234Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Andrew VasquezP24.343Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Sean IsaacP25.249Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jose PenaP27.154-Released by Marlins
Justin DillonP 24.352Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan CastellaniP22.144Colorado RockiesHartford (AA)Activated from disabled list
Josh DeGraafP25.207Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nabil CrismattP23.241New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Kevin McGowanP26.310New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
David SosebeeP24.363New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Derek SelfP28.221Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Bijan RademacherRF-OF27.069Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dustin Ackley2B-CF30.179Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Trey MartinOF25.255Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Quintin BerryOF33.275-Released by Brewers
Cole SturgeonOF-P26.341Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Casey SadlerP28.041Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan GoinsSS30.192Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
JP FeyereisenP25.197New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt TracyP29.270Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis PerdomoSP25.106San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA) for rehab
Dillon MaplesP26.106Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Juan AcostaP18.140Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)