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Saturday May 23,2009This 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 2009-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays3Atlanta Braves4BoxDerek LoweCasey JanssenRafael Soriano
Cleveland Indians7Cincinnati Reds6BoxLuis VizcainoDavid WeathersKerry Wood
Tampa Bay Rays10Florida Marlins3BoxGrant BalfourLeo Nunez(none)
Texas Rangers6Houston Astros3BoxScott FeldmanBrian MoehlerC.J. Wilson
Los Angeles Angels4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJonathan BroxtonJose Arredondo(none)
Chicago Cubs1San Diego Padres3BoxJosh GeerRandy WellsEdward Mujica
Kansas City Royals0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxKyle LohseLuke Hochevar(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Washington Nationals1BoxBrian BassJulian TavarezGeorge Sherrill
New York Mets3Boston Red Sox2BoxPedro FelicianoJonathan PapelbonJ.J. Putz
Pittsburgh Pirates0Chicago White Sox4BoxClayton RichardRoss Ohlendorf(none)
Colorado Rockies4Detroit Tigers3BoxJason MarquisArmando GalarragaHuston Street
Milwaukee Brewers2Minnesota Twins6BoxAnthony SwarzakBraden Looper(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Yankees5BoxJose VerasBrad Lidge(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks8Oakland Athletics7BoxTony PenaCraig BreslowChad Qualls
San Francisco Giants5Seattle Mariners1BoxMatt CainMark Lowe(none)

Standings as of 2009-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees432716.628--240238214-813-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1197643.639
2511Toronto Blue Jays462521.5433.52421944814-811-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1165066.431
3612Boston Red Sox432320.5354.02282032515-78-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1197247.605
4919Tampa Bay Rays452025.4448.02592174212-98-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1176453.547
51121Baltimore Orioles431924.4428.0207255-4810-129-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1194574.378
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers412516.610--2211833814-711-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1226161.500
2817Minnesota Twins442024.4556.5232226616-94-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1196752.563
31020Kansas City Royals431924.4427.0187184313-116-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1194673.387
41224Chicago White Sox421824.4297.5164205-4112-96-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1206159.508
51327Cleveland Indians441826.4098.5230248-188-1010-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1184771.398
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers422517.595--2272002713-712-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1206258.517
248Los Angeles Angels422418.5711.0201198311-913-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1207347.608
3716Seattle Mariners442024.4556.0165201-3611-129-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1186553.551
41429Oakland Athletics401624.4008.0177206-297-139-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1225963.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157New York Mets422418.571--2031792412-812-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1204674.383
2713Atlanta Braves422220.5242.0182187-510-1212-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1206456.533
3915Florida Marlins442222.5003.0202244-4212-1010-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1186553.551
41122Philadelphia Phillies411823.4395.5235216196-1412-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1217546.620
51426Washington Nationals431825.4196.5214267-539-149-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1194178.345
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers432617.605--2111852610-916-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1195465.454
236St. Louis Cardinals432518.5811.02041772717-88-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1196653.555
349Cincinnati Reds422418.5711.5189186313-811-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1205466.450
41018Houston Astros421923.4526.5183208-259-1410-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1205565.458
51223Chicago Cubs411823.4397.0185182311-87-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1206555.542
61630Pittsburgh Pirates431726.3959.0188182610-107-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1184573.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers442816.636--2381657317-511-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1186751.568
2610San Diego Padres432419.5583.5159197-3816-68-13W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1195168.429
3814Arizona Diamondbacks432221.5125.5180203-2313-119-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field1194871.403
41325San Francisco Giants421824.4299.0160175-1511-107-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1207050.583
51528Colorado Rockies421725.40510.0209211-24-1313-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1207545.625