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Games on 2018-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays5Atlanta Braves9BoxBrad BrachChaz Roe(none)
New York Mets1Chicago Cubs2BoxJesse ChavezPaul Sewald(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Cincinnati Reds9BoxAnthony DeSclafaniJunior GuerraRaisel Iglesias
Washington Nationals5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxKoda GloverPat NeshekGreg Holland
Seattle Mariners1San Diego Padres2BoxJacob NixFelix HernandezKirby Yates
Arizona Diamondbacks0San Francisco Giants1BoxWill SmithBrad Ziegler(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJack FlahertyIvan NovaBud Norris
Colorado Rockies3Los Angeles Angels2BoxKyle FreelandNoe RamirezWade Davis
Toronto Blue Jays5Baltimore Orioles12BoxJosh RogersThomas Pannone(none)
Miami Marlins7Boston Red Sox8BoxCraig KimbrelDrew Steckenrider(none)
Minnesota Twins1Cleveland Indians8BoxCarlos CarrascoKyle Gibson(none)
Oakland Athletics4Houston Astros3BoxJeurys FamiliaRoberto OsunaBlake Treinen
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals6BoxJake JunisMatt Boyd(none)
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees5BoxDellin BetancesDylan Covey(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Texas Rangers4BoxCaleb FergusonAriel Jurado(none)

Standings as of 2018-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1339142.684--71450720747-1844-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park291712.586
222New York Yankees1308347.6386.567652115545-2138-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II321715.531
3714Tampa Bay Rays1327062.53020.55565233341-2429-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field302010.667
41021Toronto Blue Jays1316071.45830.0584674-9034-3326-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre311318.419
51530Baltimore Orioles1333994.29352.0519725-20623-4416-50W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards29821.276
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1307555.577--66852514340-2335-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field321616.500
2920Minnesota Twins1316170.46614.5579623-4439-2922-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field311714.548
31225Detroit Tigers1325379.40223.0503625-12234-3419-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park301119.367
41327Chicago White Sox1325280.39424.0553691-13825-4027-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field301020.333
51429Kansas City Royals1324191.31135.0489710-22121-4520-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium301713.567
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1328151.614--65943922034-3047-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park30228.733
244Oakland Athletics1338053.6021.56345488639-2641-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum291712.586
369Seattle Mariners1327458.5617.0545588-4338-2836-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field301515.500
4818Los Angeles Angels1336469.48117.56055822334-3430-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim291613.552
51123Texas Rangers1335875.43623.5630705-7529-3929-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington29920.310
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Atlanta Braves1317457.565--62452210235-2839-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park311615.516
2815Philadelphia Phillies1327062.5304.5570569141-2429-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park301020.333
31017Washington Nationals1326666.5008.56105367432-3134-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park301614.533
41222New York Mets1315873.44316.0546598-5228-3930-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field311912.613
51426Miami Marlins1335380.39822.0494669-17531-3822-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park281018.357
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1307753.592--63351711644-2333-30W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field331815.545
238St. Louis Cardinals1327458.5614.06075386935-2839-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III301416.467
3410Milwaukee Brewers1337360.5495.55885672140-2633-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park30237.767
41119Pittsburgh Pirates1316368.48114.5571582-1135-3428-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park301911.633
51324Cincinnati Reds1325775.43221.0593678-8532-3525-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark301020.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Arizona Diamondbacks1327260.545--5875058235-3137-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field301020.333
2611Colorado Rockies1327260.545--622635-1334-3038-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field311912.613
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1327161.5381.063150612535-3336-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium312110.677
4916San Francisco Giants1346767.5006.0526570-4438-2729-40W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park28622.214
51528San Diego Padres1345183.38122.0506644-13824-4327-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park281513.536


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Taylor ColeP29.008Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Williams JerezCF26.104Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Chris Hallp24.213Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Andrew KnappC26.293Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Josh Donaldson3B32.263Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Delino DeshieldsLF26.012Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Brandon NimmoCF25.154New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Zac RosscupRP30.080Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Shane CarleRP26.364Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Chris StewartC36.190Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Colten BrewerRP25.303San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Clayton RichardSP34.351San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-10 Left knee inflammation
Luis UriasSS21.086San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Carlos Asuaje2B26.300San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
David Wright3B35.251New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) for rehab
Michael WachaSP27.058St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Nick RumbelowRP26.357Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Shawn ArmstrongRP27.351Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt AndrieseRP29.000Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Christian WalkerDH27.153Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Christian VazquezC28.007Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Steven WrightSP33.363Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Ryan DullRP28.330Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Brett AndersonSP30.209Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-10 Strained left forearm
Andrew SusacC28.159Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Placed on the restricted list
Josh RogersP24.049Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Patrick WisdomIF27.001St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Kolten Wong2B27.322St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Jose BautistaRF37.313Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Mets to Phillies for a Player to be Named Later
Mark LeiterP27.168Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Layne HendersonP22.081Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Wilmer PerezDH20.134Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Brandon WaddellP24.086Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Alex HouseP22.004Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Sebastian OchoaOF20.112Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jorge LabradorP19.172San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants Orange (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants Orange (Rk)
Lun ZhaoP16.364Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Dalton ErbP24.107San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Johan MojicaC23.012Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Tim DalPortoC22.112San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Rubendy Jaquez2B19.196Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Chris PaddackP22.233San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Daniel OzoriaSS18.004Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Brett BondC22.318Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Moises PerezSS21.041Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Chris HallC24.213Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Jesse StallingsP23.305Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
J.J. Santa CruzP21.???San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
James McArthurP21.260Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Ricky SurumIF23.264New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Eric De La RosaOF21.086Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Nick FortesC21.290Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Kyle YoungP20.269Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Will StewartP21.045Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Will BanfieldC18.284Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeffry ParraC20.216San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Alex CamachoP22.030Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Dylan RosaOF22.062Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Brandon DownesOF25.333Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)Assigned to Florida (A+)
Taylor GrzelakowskiOF24.251Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Shane CarrierOF22.086Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Josh RavinP30.220Atlanta BravesFlorida (A+)DL-7 Injured
Corbin ClouseP23.063Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Garrett KellyC-P24.026Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
James BuckelewP27.024Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jakson ReetzC22.238Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt ReistetterC26.115Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Travis RadkeP25.175San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Tommy EdmanIF23.111St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Tyler Ladendorf3B-2B30.174Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Conor HarberP24.253Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Lucas Erceg3B23.119Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Joshua UhenP26.143Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Adam HofacketP24.191Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jason AlexanderP25.180Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Evan MarzilliOF27.168Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Marcus LittlewoodC26.163Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Sal GiardinaC26.120Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Sean MillerSS23.322-Released by Twins
David SosebeeP25.003New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Alberto BaldonadoP25.208Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Allen Craig1B34.041San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Cory MazzoniP28.313Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Juliandry HigueraP23.356Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Zachary ClarkCF22.267Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Mike KickhamP29.259Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list