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Games on 2018-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates1Atlanta Braves5BoxJonny VentersSteven Brault(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxKenley JansenBrad Boxberger(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Miami Marlins1BoxSean Reid-FoleyJeff Brigham(none)
Chicago Cubs8Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJon LesterAaron Nola(none)
Colorado Rockies7San Diego Padres3BoxKyle FreelandJacob Nix(none)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants1BoxNoah SyndergaardChris Stratton(none)
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxMichael LorenzenBud NorrisRaisel Iglesias
Milwaukee Brewers9Washington Nationals4BoxBrandon WoodruffJefry Rodriguez(none)
Boston Red Sox0Chicago White Sox8BoxJames ShieldsBrian Johnson(none)
Tampa Bay Rays6Cleveland Indians4BoxRyan YarbroughCarlos CarrascoJose Alvarado
Los Angeles Angels2Houston Astros4BoxGerrit ColeShohei OhtaniRoberto Osuna
Baltimore Orioles1Kansas City Royals9BoxJorge LopezDavid Hess(none)
Detroit Tigers11New York Yankees7BoxMatt BoydLance Lynn(none)
Seattle Mariners2Oakland Athletics8BoxEdwin JacksonFelix HernandezBlake Treinen
Minnesota Twins4Texas Rangers18BoxYohander MendezGabriel MoyaEddie Butler

Standings as of 2018-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1389444.681--74453221248-1846-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park241410.583
222New York Yankees1358550.6307.570055015047-2438-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II271512.556
3714Tampa Bay Rays1367363.53720.05755383741-2432-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field26179.654
41021Toronto Blue Jays1356273.45930.5604696-9234-3328-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre271116.407
51530Baltimore Orioles1374097.29253.5536753-21724-4416-53L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards25718.280
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1357758.570--68654314342-2635-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field271413.519
2920Minnesota Twins1366373.46314.5604663-5939-2924-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field261511.577
31326Chicago White Sox1375582.40123.0576708-13227-4228-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field25718.280
41225Detroit Tigers1375582.40123.0530657-12734-3421-48W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park25916.360
51429Kansas City Royals1364591.33132.5521719-19825-4520-46W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium261313.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1378453.613--67745622137-3247-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park25196.760
244Oakland Athletics1388256.5942.56615758641-2841-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum24159.625
369Seattle Mariners1377661.5558.0570619-4938-2838-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field251312.520
4818Los Angeles Angels1376671.48218.06185952334-3432-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim251411.560
51123Texas Rangers1376077.43824.0663726-6331-4129-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington25718.280
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Atlanta Braves1367660.559--64554210337-3139-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park261412.538
2815Philadelphia Phillies1367264.5294.0582591-943-2629-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park26818.308
31017Washington Nationals1366769.4939.06265616533-3334-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park261511.577
41222New York Mets1356174.45214.5562610-4828-3933-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field271611.593
51427Miami Marlins1375483.39422.5512698-18632-4022-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park24915.375
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1358055.593--65753512244-2436-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field281513.536
238Milwaukee Brewers1387761.5584.56205903040-2637-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park25196.760
3410St. Louis Cardinals1377661.5555.06285557337-3139-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III251213.480
41119Pittsburgh Pirates1366571.47815.5580599-1935-3430-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park25178.680
51324Cincinnati Reds1375978.43122.0621709-8832-3727-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark25817.320
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Los Angeles Dodgers1377562.547--64451612838-3437-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium26179.654
2612Colorado Rockies1367462.5440.5635650-1534-3040-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field271710.630
3713Arizona Diamondbacks1377463.5401.05995168335-3139-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field25817.320
4916San Francisco Giants1386870.4937.5536579-4339-3029-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park24519.208
51528San Diego Padres1395485.38822.0529660-13127-4527-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park231211.522


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Zack LittellSP22.333Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Cody AndersonRP27.353Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA) for rehab
Cory MazzoniP28.318Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jonathan LoaisigaRP23.304New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Welington CastilloC31.131Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Tyler WatsonP 25.085Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Traded from Braves to White Sox
Justin Bour1B-DH30.097Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Kelby TomlinsonSS28.078San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Zach DaviesSP25.207Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Corey KnebelRP26.281Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Neil RamirezP29.100Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from DL
Yohander MendezRP23.228Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Andrew VelazquezSS24.050Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jeremiah VisonCF21.006Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Fauris GuerreroP21.332Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Jose MartinezP19.132Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Yonathan Perlaza2B19.296Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Tristen LutzOF20.011Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Alexander Guerra--Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Peyton RemyP22.013Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Aldrich De JonghOF20.001Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Elio SerranoP20.031Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Aaron PhillipsP21.326San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants Orange (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants Orange (Rk)
Leonel ValeraSS19.055Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
David FryC22.287Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Matt CogenOF23.014Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Josh DyeP21.353Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Yeudy GarciaP25.331Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Abdiel MendozaP19.348Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Juan De PaulaP20.345San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Tyler PhillipsP22.184Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Jon Laureano3B22.256Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Gian Paul GonzalezC22.235Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Wood Myers2B-SS23.326St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Victor Tademo3B19.055Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Josh McLainOF21.344Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Wilfred SalamanP20.332Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Yariel Gonzalez2B24.093St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Jay FelicianoPF22.340Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis CarpioSS21.053New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Blake TaylorP23.016New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Deivi GarciaP19.106New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Carlos TovarSS23.013Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alex KowalczykC24.320Texas RangersDown East (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jason BahrP23.199Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brett EibnerOF29.274Texas RangersDown East (A+)DL-7 Injured
Victor Acosta3B22.092Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Logan LongwithP24.156Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Steven LinkousIF23.339Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Vince FernandezOF23.039Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Willie AbreuRF23.165Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jacob HeywardRF23.032San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Genesis CabreraP21.327St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Sam BraggP25.163Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Travis OttP23.065Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Jake CronenworthIF-P24.224Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Joshua UhenP26.148Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Reece KaralusP24.080Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mike BrosseauIF24.171Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Activated from disabled list
Daniel ReynoldsP27.123Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Taylor HillP29.174San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Chris Gittens1B24.205New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew ElyIF25.222New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ian KrolP27.116-Released by Mets
Logan BawcomP29.304Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Tyler WatsonP 25.085Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Yuta OkazakiC27.060Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Roberto PenaC26.086Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Shao-Ching ChiangP24.296Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Rocky GaleC30.193Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brock StewartSP26.335Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-60 Right oblique strain
Ryan Flaherty1B32.037Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Michael ReedOF25.288Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-10 Left low back strain
Preston TuckerRF-LF28.058Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Braves to Reds for cash
Elieser HernandezP23.122Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) for rehab
Jarlin GarciaRP25.227Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA) for rehab
Jose MujicaP22.065Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-60 Injured
Dustin Peterson3B23.357Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Gustavo PolancoC21.081Chicago CubsEugene (A-)DL-7 Injured
Yovanny CruzP19.010Chicago CubsEugene (A-)DL-7 Injured
David HolmbergP27.045Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured