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Sunday May 31,2009This 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 2009-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Atlanta Braves9Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxKris MedlenMax Scherzer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Chicago Cubs2BoxEric MiltonSean Marshall(none)
San Diego Padres5Colorado Rockies2BoxChad GaudinJorge de la RosaHeath Bell
Cincinnati Reds2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxYovani GallardoMicah OwingsTrevor Hoffman
Florida Marlins2New York Mets3BoxJohn MaineChris VolstadFrancisco Rodriguez
Washington Nationals2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJamie MoyerJohn LannanBrad Lidge
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxMike HamptonPaul MaholmLaTroy Hawkins
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants5BoxMerkin ValdezAdam WainwrightBrian Wilson
Seattle Mariners8Los Angeles Angels9BoxJustin SpeierDavid Aardsma(none)
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles0BoxEdwin JacksonJason BerkenFernando Rodney
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians5BoxKerry WoodPhil Coke(none)
Chicago White Sox7Kansas City Royals4BoxMatt ThorntonJohn BaleBobby Jenks
Minnesota Twins3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxNick BlackburnMatt GarzaJoe Nathan
Oakland Athletics5Texas Rangers4BoxAndrew BaileyFrank Francisco(none)
Boston Red Sox8Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJon LesterRicky Romero(none)

Standings as of 2009-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees503020.600--2832632014-916-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1127339.652
2511Toronto Blue Jays532825.5283.52702412916-912-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre1094762.431
3614Boston Red Sox512625.5104.52672363115-811-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1116942.622
4816Baltimore Orioles512427.4716.5250288-3815-149-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1114071.360
51224Tampa Bay Rays532330.4348.52942603414-109-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1096148.560
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers492920.592--2562114514-815-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1145757.500
2920Minnesota Twins522428.4626.5261254719-115-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1116348.568
31022Cleveland Indians522329.4427.5274288-1413-1210-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1104268.382
41123Kansas City Royals502228.4407.5209231-2215-157-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1124369.384
51326Chicago White Sox492128.4298.0212226-1412-109-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1135855.513
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Texas Rangers503020.600--2712343717-1013-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1125755.509
2410Los Angeles Angels492722.5512.5233244-1114-1213-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1137043.619
3717Seattle Mariners512427.4716.5197230-3312-1212-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1116150.550
41428Oakland Athletics482028.4179.0205247-4210-1410-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1145559.482
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Mets493019.612--2342082617-913-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1134073.354
2813Florida Marlins512625.5105.0231266-3513-1013-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1116150.550
3915Philadelphia Phillies482325.4796.52672452210-1613-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1147044.614
41221Atlanta Braves502327.4607.5220224-410-1313-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1126349.563
51630Washington Nationals501931.38011.5241308-6710-149-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1124072.357
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Milwaukee Brewers503020.600--2352112414-1116-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1125062.446
247Cincinnati Reds492821.5711.5222216617-811-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1135063.442
359St. Louis Cardinals502822.5602.02281953317-911-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1126349.563
41018Chicago Cubs492326.4696.5218213516-107-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1126052.536
51327Houston Astros492128.4298.5205242-379-1512-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1135360.469
61529Pittsburgh Pirates501931.38011.0214216-211-128-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1114368.387
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers523319.635--2872008718-515-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1106248.564
268San Diego Padres502822.5604.0200230-3017-611-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1124765.420
3712Arizona Diamondbacks512625.5106.5217254-3717-149-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field1114467.396
41119San Francisco Giants492326.4698.5193196-316-117-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1136548.575
51425Colorado Rockies492128.42910.5238255-177-1614-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1137142.628