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Games on 2019-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers9Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxAriel JuradoTyler LyonsChris Martin
Arizona Diamondbacks3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxArchie BradleyAdam KolarekZack Godley
Washington Nationals3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBrandon WoodruffJeremy HellicksonJosh Hader
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJerad EickhoffJack Flaherty
New York Mets2San Diego Padres3BoxGerardo ReyesTyler BashlorKirby Yates
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians5BoxBrad HandJace Fry
Seattle Mariners10New York Yankees1BoxYusei KikuchiJonathan Loaisiga
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles1BoxRyan BrasierYefry RamirezHeath Hembree
Minnesota Twins9Toronto Blue Jays1BoxKyle GibsonTrent Thornton
Los Angeles Angels3Detroit Tigers10BoxMatthew BoydTyler Skaggs
Miami Marlins2Chicago Cubs3BoxCarl EdwardsJose Quijada
Kansas City Royals0Houston Astros9BoxBrad PeacockJorge Lopez
Cincinnati Reds4Oakland Athletics5BoxLiam HendriksRobert Stephenson
Atlanta Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxClayton KershawMike Foltynewicz

Standings as of 2019-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Tampa Bay Rays362313.639--1691105911-812-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt Silverman1267353.579
000New York Yankees352015.571--1801512911-99-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian Cashman1278344.654
000Boston Red Sox381919.500--18618518-711-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave Dombrowski1246559.524
000Toronto Blue Jays371522.405--134160-267-118-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss Atkins1255273.416
000Baltimore Orioles371324.351--149218-695-138-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan Duquette1254184.328
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Minnesota Twins342311.676--1851384711-512-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob Antony1287850.609
000Cleveland Indians351916.543--124138-1410-79-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike Chernoff1277453.583
000Detroit Tigers331617.485--121150-299-77-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto Avila1283197.242
000Chicago White Sox361719.472--177203-269-108-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick Hahn1255570.440
000Kansas City Royals381325.342--180192-128-115-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton Moore1244678.371
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Houston Astros372215.595--1881414712-410-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff Luhnow1258540.680
000Seattle Mariners402020.500--229217127-1113-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry Dipoto1134964.434
000Texas Rangers341717.500--2021831912-75-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1286167.477
000Oakland Athletics381721.447--176180-412-85-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid Forst1248044.645
000Los Angeles Angels361620.444--166186-2011-95-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly Eppler1265670.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Philadelphia Phillies362115.583--1881573114-77-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt Klentak1266066.476
000Atlanta Braves371819.486--181184-310-108-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex Anthopoulos1257946.632
000New York Mets371720.459--165192-277-810-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy Alderson1256956.552
000Washington Nationals361422.389--165188-237-117-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael Rizzo1267947.627
000Miami Marlins361026.278--101177-766-154-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael Hill1264779.373
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Chicago Cubs342113.618--1961425412-59-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed Hoyer1286365.492
000Milwaukee Brewers392316.590--190188216-87-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid Stearns1236657.537
000St. Louis Cardinals382117.553--1841731113-78-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike ShildtMike Girsch1247054.565
000Pittsburgh Pirates321616.500--117147-308-98-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal Huntington1305377.408
000Cincinnati Reds371522.405--151131209-86-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick Williams1256065.480
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2019 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
000Los Angeles Dodgers392514.641--2141635115-410-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan Zaidi1238142.659
000Arizona Diamondbacks372116.568--194177177-714-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike Hazen1256461.512
000San Diego Padres392217.564--154151310-1112-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenAJ Preller1234875.390
000San Francisco Giants351619.457--135161-267-99-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby Evans1276166.480
000Colorado Rockies361620.444--170188-186-1010-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff Bridich1265571.437


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Tyler WadeSS24.166New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Austin PruittRP29.250Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Nick CiuffoC24.062Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Casey SadlerP28.299Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Michael PerezC26.274Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-10 Right oblique tightness
Carlos MartinezSP27.230St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab
Jonathan LoaisigaRP24.187New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Cal QuantrillP24.087San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Gerardo ReyesP25.360San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Kyle WrightP23.219Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Garrett CooperIF28.134Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Addison RussellSS25.105Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Keone KelaRP26.022Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
J.B. ShuckLF31.325Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Grant DaytonRP31.165Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Drew SteckenriderP28.118Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
Jose QuijadaP23.181Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Derek HollandRP32.211San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Ben ZobristRF37.347Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Leave of absence
Mike MontgomerySP29.311Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Pedro StropRP33.329Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-10 Left hamstring strain
Williams JerezRP26.357San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Nick MartiniLF28.315Oakland AthleticsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA) for rehab
Jay JacksonP31.194Milwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Daniel CamarenaP26.180New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Trey TurnerOF-P22.327Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Kellen RhollP22.360Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Jhoandro AlfaroC23.186Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Nate BertnessP23.278Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jonathan DziedzicP28.093Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Shane BazP19.326Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Dalton GeekieP24.217Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Riley McCauleyP22.154Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Brendan KingP24.304Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
James SmithOF23.255Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
J.J. Santa CruzP21.???San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Jhonatan GermanP24.104Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Zach HaakeP22.212Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Dakody ClemmerOF23.110Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Michael PlassmeyerP22.184Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Dylan Harris3B24.101Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Mike SianiOF19.297Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
Jordan GroshansSS19.180Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Jeffrey PassantinoP23.226Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach MortP21.351Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Josh RoederP26.157Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Billy LescherP23.234Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Nick HernandezP24.129Houston AstrosFayetteville (A+)Assigned to Fayetteville (A+)
Drew RasmussenP23.286Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Manuel RondonP24.062Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Steven FuentesP22.004Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Tommy NanceP28.050Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Jake StinnettP27.013Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Felix TatiP22.037Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Caleb BaragarP25.029San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Travis HerrinP24.009Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel AriasIF19.071San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kyle McgrathP26.281San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Samir Duenez1B22.331Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Zach HouchinsSS26.234-Released by Angels
Michael KohnP32.316Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Jordan MilbrathP27.281Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Erick SalcedoSS25.314Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Bailey ClarkP24.156Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt PeacockP25.070Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Alberto BaldonadoP26.096Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Andrew AplinOF28.048Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list