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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2009-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs5BoxBrian MoehlerRich HardenChris Sampson
Los Angeles Dodgers12Florida Marlins5BoxClayton KershawJohn Koronka(none)
Colorado Rockies4Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxZach DukeAlan Embree(none)
Cincinnati Reds1San Diego Padres3BoxJake PeavyBronson Arroyo(none)
New York Mets0San Francisco Giants2BoxMatt CainMike PelfreyBrian Wilson
Milwaukee Brewers8St. Louis Cardinals2BoxManny ParraTodd Wellemeyer(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Washington Nationals6BoxSergio EscalonaJulian TavarezBrad Lidge
Oakland Athletics7Detroit Tigers11BoxZach MinerTrevor Cahill(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Kansas City Royals7BoxJuan CruzJim Johnson(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees3BoxAlfredo AcevesJesse Crain(none)
Boston Red Sox2Seattle Mariners3BoxDavid AardsmaRamon Ramirez(none)
Cleveland Indians5Tampa Bay Rays7BoxAndy SonnanstineDavid HuffTroy Percival
Los Angeles Angels0Texas Rangers3BoxJason JenningsJered WeaverDarren O'Day
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays8BoxRoy HalladayGavin Floyd(none)

Standings as of 2009-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
121New York Yankees372314.622--198212-1410-613-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1258045.640
234Toronto Blue Jays402416.6000.52311725913-811-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre1225171.418
3612Boston Red Sox382018.5263.52081901812-58-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1247549.605
4715Tampa Bay Rays391920.4875.02081921611-68-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1236558.528
51125Baltimore Orioles381622.4217.5192225-3310-126-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1244876.387
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Detroit Tigers362115.583--2011703110-611-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1276562.512
3919Minnesota Twins381820.4744.0183200-1715-83-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1256956.552
2820Kansas City Royals381820.4744.01731551812-96-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1244777.379
41227Chicago White Sox361422.3897.0142176-348-86-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1266561.516
51328Cleveland Indians391524.3857.5203225-228-107-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1235073.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers372314.622--2091793013-710-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1256461.512
247Los Angeles Angels362115.5831.5175180-511-910-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1267650.603
31022Seattle Mariners381721.4476.5150176-268-99-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1246856.548
41429Oakland Athletics341321.3828.5149170-217-116-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1286266.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Mets372215.595--1891642512-810-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1254877.384
2611Atlanta Braves361917.5282.5156165-97-912-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1266759.532
31118Florida Marlins381820.4744.5174193-198-810-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1246955.556
41323Philadelphia Phillies361620.4445.5207195126-1410-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1267749.611
51424Washington Nationals371621.4326.0193235-427-109-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1254382.344
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Milwaukee Brewers372215.595--1861533310-912-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1255867.464
249Cincinnati Reds372116.5681.0167161610-611-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1255768.456
3510St. Louis Cardinals372017.5412.01821671512-78-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1257154.568
4814Chicago Cubs361818.5003.51821671511-87-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1256560.520
5916Houston Astros371819.4864.0164184-208-1010-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1255669.448
61526Pittsburgh Pirates371522.4057.0162158410-105-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1244777.379
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers392415.615--2221527013-411-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1237152.577
2713San Diego Padres381919.5004.5145192-4711-68-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1245668.452
31017Arizona Diamondbacks371819.4865.0144172-2813-115-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field1255273.416
41221San Francisco Giants371720.4596.0150165-1511-106-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1257154.568
51630Colorado Rockies361323.3619.518318304-139-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1267947.627