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Wednesday May 20,2009This date in baseball
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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 2009-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies4Atlanta Braves12BoxJavier VazquezJorge de la Rosa(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds5BoxAaron HarangJamie Moyer(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks6Florida Marlins8BoxChris VolstadDoug DavisMatt Lindstrom
Arizona Diamondbacks11Florida Marlins9BoxChad QuallsLeo NunezJon Rauch
Milwaukee Brewers4Houston Astros6BoxWandy RodriguezYovani GallardoChris Sampson
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBrent LeachJ.J. PutzJonathan Broxton
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres2BoxChad GaudinJonathan SanchezHeath Bell
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxChris CarpenterRyan DempsterRyan Franklin
Pittsburgh Pirates2Washington Nationals1BoxJohn GrabowJoel HanrahanMatt Capps
Toronto Blue Jays3Boston Red Sox8BoxBrad PennyBrett Cecil(none)
Minnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox7BoxJohn DanksFrancisco LirianoBobby Jenks
Texas Rangers3Detroit Tigers5BoxJustin VerlanderMatt HarrisonFernando Rodney
Cleveland Indians6Kansas City Royals5BoxAaron LaffeySidney PonsonKerry Wood
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees11BoxPhil HughesJeremy GuthrieMariano Rivera
Los Angeles Angels0Seattle Mariners1BoxChris JakubauskasErvin SantanaDavid Aardsma
Oakland Athletics7Tampa Bay Rays6BoxBrett AndersonScott KazmirBrad Ziegler

Standings as of 2009-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees402515.625--225223212-713-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1227844.639
246Toronto Blue Jays432518.5811.52381845414-811-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre1195069.420
3610Boston Red Sox402218.5503.02181942414-58-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1227349.598
4920Tampa Bay Rays421923.4527.02282072111-98-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1206555.542
51227Baltimore Orioles401723.4258.0197245-4810-127-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1224775.385
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers382315.605--2101733712-611-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1256362.504
2717Kansas City Royals401921.4755.01841661813-106-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1224676.377
31022Minnesota Twins411823.4396.5195220-2515-83-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1226953.566
41328Chicago White Sox391623.4107.5157185-2810-86-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1236360.512
51429Cleveland Indians411625.3908.5214236-228-108-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1214972.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers392316.590--2121882413-710-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1236459.520
257Los Angeles Angels392217.5641.0191192-111-911-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1237548.610
3819Seattle Mariners411922.4635.0162192-3010-109-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1216655.545
41124Oakland Athletics371621.4326.0164190-267-119-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1255966.472
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159New York Mets402218.550--1951742112-810-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1224874.393
2713Atlanta Braves392019.5131.517717528-1112-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1236657.537
3814Florida Marlins412021.4882.5194215-2110-910-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1216754.554
41221Philadelphia Phillies381721.4474.021220396-1411-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1247648.613
51526Washington Nationals401723.4255.0206257-518-129-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1224280.344
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers402416.600--2021653710-914-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1225666.459
238Cincinnati Reds392217.5641.5175166911-711-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1235667.455
3411St. Louis Cardinals402218.5502.01911761514-88-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1226953.566
4915Houston Astros391920.4874.5172192-209-1110-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1235568.447
51118Chicago Cubs381820.4745.01831721111-87-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1236558.528
61425Pittsburgh Pirates401723.4257.01841711310-107-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1214576.372
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers422715.643--2321587416-411-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1206852.567
2612San Diego Padres402119.5255.0149194-4513-68-13W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1225468.443
31016Arizona Diamondbacks401921.4757.0166192-2613-116-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field1225171.418
41323San Francisco Giants391722.4368.5152169-1711-106-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1237152.577
51630Colorado Rockies391524.38510.5193204-114-1311-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1237746.626


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve RegisterP26.004Claimed off waivers by Phillies from Rockies