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Games on 2018-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxAlex ColomeJake DiekmanEdwin Diaz
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs10BoxJose QuintanaLuis Castillo(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Colorado Rockies9BoxAdam OttavinoDakota Hudson(none)
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxCaleb FergusonRobert Stock(none)
Atlanta Braves1Miami Marlins3BoxWei-Yin ChenAnibal SanchezDrew Steckenrider
Pittsburgh Pirates9Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJameson TaillonJhoulys Chacin(none)
Washington Nationals0New York Mets3BoxZack WheelerTanner Roark(none)
Texas Rangers3San Francisco Giants5BoxAndrew SuarezMartin PerezMark Melancon
Houston Astros8Los Angeles Angels3BoxJustin VerlanderJaime Barria(none)
New York Yankees10Baltimore Orioles3BoxJ.A. HappJimmy YacabonisLuis Cessa
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles1BoxSonny GrayAndrew CashnerDellin Betances
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers1BoxLucas GiolitoRyan Carpenter(none)
Cleveland Indians1Kansas City Royals7BoxHeath FillmyerCorey Kluber(none)
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins2BoxMichael FiersStephen Gonsalves(none)
Boston Red Sox1Tampa Bay Rays5BoxRyne StanekRick Porcello(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Toronto Blue Jays8BoxJoe BiaginiSeranthony DominguezKen Giles

Standings as of 2018-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1319041.687--70549121446-1844-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park311813.581
222New York Yankees1278146.6387.066450815644-2037-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II351916.543
3714Tampa Bay Rays1306961.53120.55425132940-2429-37W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field322111.656
41021Toronto Blue Jays1286068.46928.5576647-7134-3226-36W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre341321.382
51530Baltimore Orioles1303793.28552.5497715-21821-4316-50L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards321022.313
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1287355.570--64851912939-2334-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field341816.529
2920Minnesota Twins1296168.47312.5576609-3339-2822-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field331716.515
31225Detroit Tigers1305377.40821.0499612-11334-3319-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park321121.344
41327Chicago White Sox1295079.38823.5536682-14625-4025-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field331221.364
51429Kansas City Royals1304090.30834.0478696-21820-4420-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium321814.563
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1297950.612--64243021233-2946-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park33249.727
244Oakland Athletics1307852.6001.56205328839-2639-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321913.594
367Seattle Mariners1307456.5695.5542581-3938-2836-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field321517.469
4819Los Angeles Angels1306367.48516.55925692333-3230-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim321715.531
51123Texas Rangers1315873.44322.0625694-6929-3829-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington31922.290
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Atlanta Braves1297257.558--6115179434-2838-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park331815.545
2713Philadelphia Phillies1296960.5353.0555556-141-2228-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park331122.333
31118Washington Nationals1296366.4889.05855295632-3131-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park331914.576
41222New York Mets1285870.45313.5541574-3328-3830-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field341915.559
51426Miami Marlins1315378.40520.0487657-17031-3722-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park301020.333
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1277453.583--61551210341-2333-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field362115.583
239St. Louis Cardinals1307258.5543.55905335734-2838-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III321616.500
3612Milwaukee Brewers1317259.5504.05745542039-2633-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park32248.750
41017Pittsburgh Pirates1296366.48812.0565570-535-3428-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park321913.594
51324Cincinnati Reds1305674.43119.5584662-7831-3525-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark321121.344
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Arizona Diamondbacks1297158.550--5825008234-3137-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field331122.333
2510Colorado Rockies1297158.550--609611-234-2937-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field342014.588
3815Los Angeles Dodgers1306961.5312.561649911734-3335-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium332310.697
4916San Francisco Giants1316467.4898.0520569-4935-2729-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park31922.290
51528San Diego Padres1325082.37922.5501636-13523-4327-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park301614.533


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
AJ LadwigP25.244Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Luis CessaSP26.122New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jimmy YacabonisP26.157Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Brandon NimmoCF25.151New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Julio UriasSP22.013Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from DL and assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Joshua FieldsRP33.006Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Peter MoylanRP39.266Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinett (AAA) for rehab
Brandon McCarthySP35.049Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
AJ SchugelRP29.059Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Clay HolmesP25.151Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Nick KinghamP26.291Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Cody AndersonRP27.345Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to AZL Indians 2 (Rk)
Carlos PerezC27.302Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Hanser Alberto3B25.312Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Right hamstring strain
Nick GardewineP25.010Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm strain
Andrew KittredgeP28.161Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Mallex SmithLF25.111Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Viral infection
Jose Taverasp24.292Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Erick FeddeP25.181Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) for rehab
Jaime GarciaSP32.048Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Aaron SanchezSP26.055Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott ScheblerRF27.323Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Activated from DL
Aristides AquinoRF-OF24.125Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Gary SanchezC25.266New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to GCL Yankees East (Rk) for rehab
Lewis BrinsonCF24.109Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) for rehab
Harrison DiNicolaOF21.119Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Ben BrownP18.351Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Anthony GarciaOF17.354Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Albinson VolquezP21.009Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Dylan StowellP23.224Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Erik ChaP21.313Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Wilmer ReyesSS20.246New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Assigned to Kingsport (Rk)
Hemmanuel RosarioC18.017New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Nelvin CorreaP21.212Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Russ Olive1B22.083Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Ryan KoziolP24.325San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Sam PastroneP21.058Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Jahir VarelaP20.199Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Cooper CasadP22.103San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Raffi VizcainoP22.267San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants Orange (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants Orange (Rk)
Yenci PenaSS18.043Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Zach NeffP22.164Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Jonathan Aranda2B20.094Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Carlos SuniagaP21.091Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Filyer SanchezP21.198Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Henry HenryP19.251San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Hisashi IwakumaP37.135Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Brian Mims2B22.164Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Ryan ValdesOF25.003Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Shawn SempleP22.321New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Luis ReyesP23.333Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Dylan BusbyOF22.271Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Reiver SanmartinP22.132New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Edwar ColinaP21.114Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Jesus LageSS20.267Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Activated from disabled list
Jhenderson HurtadoP22.150Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Jordan BalazovicP19.342Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
AJ FranksP23.061Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Greg BeltonP25.237Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Trevor FrankP27.063Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Ben ShecklerP23.105San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Lazaro Alonso1B23.251Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
B.J. LopezC23.330Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan LillieP22.116Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Connor JohnstoneP23.325Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Alfred GutierrezP23.074Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Matt ManningP20.209Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Nick NelsonP22.264New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Devin WilliamsP23.338Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler PearsonC26.132Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Pat McInerneyOF-1B23.345Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tyler AlamoC23.115Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Ramon Urias2B24.083St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Chase PinderIF-OF22.162St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eric CarterP26.049-Released by Cardinals
Jose QuelizC26.018Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Alex KlonowskiP26.146Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Yasiel BalaguertOF25.235Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Joe GattoP23.072Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Mauricio CabreraP24.337Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Felix PaulinoP23.154Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Brandon BrennanP27.030Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Adam HaseleyOF22.135Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Kyle HolderSS24.092New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Danny YoungP24.090Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew GuillotteIF25.148Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Edgar GarciaP21.325Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jeff SingerP24.346Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Jiandido TrompOF24.332Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Chris TillmanP30.132Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Rangel Ravelo1B26.123St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Alberto RosarioC31.227Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ruben AlanizP27.072Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Preston GuilmetP31.029Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Timmy Lopes2B24.062Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Pedro GonzalezSS20.302Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Zack KellyP23.175Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured