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Games on 2018-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
San Diego Padres6Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxBryan MitchellZack Godley(none)
Boston Red Sox8Atlanta Braves2BoxBrandon WorkmanTouki Toussaint(none)
San Francisco Giants8Colorado Rockies9BoxSeung Hwan OhTony WatsonWade Davis
New York Mets4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDrew SmithKenta MaedaRobert Gsellman
Philadelphia Phillies1Miami Marlins3BoxJose UrenaVincent VelasquezDrew Steckenrider
Chicago Cubs3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJeremy JeffressSteve Cishek(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTrevor WilliamsMatt Harvey(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Washington Nationals4BoxGreg HollandChasen Shreve(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox4BoxJace FryShane Greene(none)
Kansas City Royals5Cleveland Indians1BoxJake JunisAdam PlutkoTim Hill
Minnesota Twins1Houston Astros4BoxDallas KeuchelKyle GibsonBrad Peacock
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics6BoxTrevor CahillCC SabathiaBlake Treinen
Baltimore Orioles1Seattle Mariners2BoxErasmo RamirezJosh RogersEdwin Diaz
Los Angeles Angels3Texas Rangers1BoxTaylor ColeZac CurtisBlake Parker
Tampa Bay Rays7Toronto Blue Jays1BoxYonny ChirinosMarcus Stroman(none)

Standings as of 2018-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox1399544.683--75253421848-1847-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park231310.565
222New York Yankees1368551.6258.570355614747-2438-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II261511.577
3713Tampa Bay Rays1377463.54020.05825394341-2433-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field25169.640
41021Toronto Blue Jays1366274.45631.5605703-9834-3428-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre261115.423
51530Baltimore Orioles1384098.29054.5537755-21824-4416-54L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards24717.292
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
156Cleveland Indians1367759.566--68754813942-2735-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field261412.538
2920Minnesota Twins1376374.46014.5605667-6239-2924-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field251510.600
31225Chicago White Sox1385682.40622.0580710-13028-4228-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field24618.250
41327Detroit Tigers1385583.39923.0532661-12934-3421-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park24915.375
51429Kansas City Royals1374691.33631.5526720-19425-4521-46W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium251213.480
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Houston Astros1388553.616--68145722438-3247-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park24186.750
244Oakland Athletics1398356.5972.56675788942-2841-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum23149.609
368Seattle Mariners1387761.5588.0572620-4839-2838-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field241212.500
4818Los Angeles Angels1386771.48618.06215962534-3433-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim241311.542
51123Texas Rangers1386078.43525.0664729-6531-4229-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington24717.292
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Atlanta Braves1377661.555--6475509737-3239-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park251411.560
2815Philadelphia Phillies1377265.5264.0583594-1143-2629-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park25817.320
3916Washington Nationals1376869.4968.06305646634-3334-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park251411.560
41222New York Mets1366274.45613.5566612-4628-3934-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field261511.577
51426Miami Marlins1385583.39921.5515699-18433-4022-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park23815.348
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago Cubs1368056.588--66053912144-2436-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field271512.556
227Milwaukee Brewers1397861.5613.56245933141-2637-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park24186.750
3410St. Louis Cardinals1387662.5515.06315597237-3139-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike GirschBusch Stadium III241212.500
41119Pittsburgh Pirates1376671.48214.5585600-1536-3430-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park24168.667
51324Cincinnati Reds1385979.42822.0622714-9232-3727-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark24816.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Colorado Rockies1377562.547--644658-1435-3040-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field261610.615
2612Los Angeles Dodgers1387563.5430.564652012638-3537-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium25178.680
3714Arizona Diamondbacks1387464.5361.56015227935-3239-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field24816.333
41017San Francisco Giants1396871.4898.0544588-4439-3029-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park23518.217
51528San Diego Padres1405585.39321.5535662-12727-4528-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ PrellerPetco Park221111.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Josh Donaldson3B32.269Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Murphy SmithP31.009Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Matt ShoemakerSP31.341Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Tommy MiloneSP31.199Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Kirby YatesRP31.162San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Luis PerdomoSP25.117San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from DL
Ben LivelyP26.182Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Jerad EickhoffSP28.063Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Kevin PlaweckiC27.189New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Reinstated to active roster
Rob ZastryznyRP26.161Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Drew HutchisonP28.012Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Adam MooreC34.118Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Placed on restricted list due to passport issues
Luke Farrellp27.088Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Cubs by Angels
Albert PujolsDH38.231Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Marcus StromanSP27.125Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Logan MorrisonDH31.009Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Gregorio Petit2B33.267Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chase De JongP24.248Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
John CurtissP25.151Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Yoan LopezRP25.244Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jake Lamb3B27.329Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jake ThompsonSP24.215Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Daniel CoulombeRP28.312Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Aaron BrooksP28.129Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Brewers to Athletics for cash
Ryan CordellCF26.156Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Casey KellySP28.334San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Pierce JohnsonRP27.116San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Steven OkertRP27.056San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
John BrebbiaRP28.096St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Arodys VizcainoRP27.294Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Drew SmylySP29.082Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Jose RamirezRP28.225Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Anthony SwarzakRP32.358New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) for rehab
Nick CiuffoC23.180Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tyler ChatwoodSP28.261Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Brian DuensingRP35.193Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Ian KennedySP33.258Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) for rehab
Jimmy YacabonisP26.166Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Chance SiscoC23.191Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Shane RobinsonRF-CF33.308New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Ryan BollingerP27.211New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Outrighted to minors
Dominic Smith1B23.080New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jack ReinheimerSS26.046New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Drew GagnonP28.069New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Mallex SmithLF25.120Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Osmer MoralesP25.308Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Josh Shaw2B-3B21.277St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
William HancockC21.307Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Cesar Izturis2B18.297Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Elias EspinoP21.137Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Bryce HensleyP22.336Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Jose VerrierOF20.275Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Daniel OzoriaSS18.010Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Robert GarciaP22.081Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Collin SniderP22.329Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Keylan KillgoreP21.338Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Luis CedenoP24.051Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Ismael CabreraP24.076Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Kyle YoungP20.275Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Activated from disabled list
Calvin FaucherP22.347Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Austin OrewilerP25.108Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Stefan Trosclair2B24.042St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Tommy BergjansP25.276Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joshua PalaciosOF23.035Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Scott HurstOF22.162St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Alec AsherP26.335Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Carlos SalazarP23.284Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nate BertnessP23.030Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Mike KaelinP24.157Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
Simon MathewsP22.345Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chase PinderIF-OF22.171St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Sam LewisP26.330Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Blake BivensP23.023Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Daniel SweetOF 23.249Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Juan Kelly1B24.049Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eduard PintoOF23.315Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
David RoseboomP26.109New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Audry PerezC29.254Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Ranfi CasimiroP26.049Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Gunnar HeidtIF25.356Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Albert SuarezP28.330Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Paolo EspinoP31.236Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kyle LobsteinP29.022Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Edward ParedesP31.338Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Trevor Plouffe3B32.080Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sharlon Schoop1B-2B31.141Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brett AustinC25.283Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list