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Games on 2012-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays3Los Angeles Angels4BoxJerome WilliamsDrew HutchisonLaTroy Hawkins
Baltimore Orioles9Boston Red Sox6BoxChris DavisDarnell McDonald(none)
Texas Rangers2Cleveland Indians4BoxUbaldo JimenezYu DarvishChris Perez
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers3BoxRick PorcelloDylan AxelrodJose Valverde
New York Yankees10Kansas City Royals4BoxPhil HughesLuke Hochevar(none)
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners5BoxHector NoesiNick Blackburn(none)
Oakland Athletics9Tampa Bay Rays5BoxTom MiloneMatt Moore(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs4BoxRafael DolisJamey Wright(none)
Atlanta Braves7Colorado Rockies2BoxBrandon BeachyJuan NicasioCristhian Martinez
St. Louis Cardinals8Houston Astros1BoxAdam WainwrightJ.A. Happ(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1New York Mets3BoxR.A. DickeyTrevor CahillFrank Francisco
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxMat LatosCharlie Morton(none)
Miami Marlins6San Diego Padres3BoxRicky NolascoAndrew CashnerEdward Mujica
Milwaukee Brewers3San Francisco Giants4BoxJavier LopezTim Dillard(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9Washington Nationals3BoxCole HamelsJordan Zimmermann(none)

Standings as of 2012-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays29209.690--1331211213-37-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1337063.526
224Baltimore Orioles281810.6431.513197348-410-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1347559.560
347Toronto Blue Jays291613.5524.0138118208-78-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1335776.429
41226New York Yankees281216.4297.5141129126-76-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1348351.619
51329Boston Red Sox27720.25912.0144156-123-114-9L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1356273.459
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers271611.593--115118-311-75-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1357263.533
269Cleveland Indians261412.5381.511711617-77-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1365482.397
3812Chicago White Sox281513.5361.510810718-67-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1347064.522
41123Kansas City Royals271215.4444.0104133-295-97-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1356075.444
51430Minnesota Twins27720.2599.092151-593-84-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1355976.437
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Oakland Athletics291613.552--97112-156-710-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1034855.466
2710Texas Rangers281513.5360.514699477-68-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1347856.582
3918Los Angeles Angels291415.4832.0103108-59-85-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1337558.564
41021Seattle Mariners301416.4672.5116120-45-79-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1326171.462
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals28199.679--96821413-36-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1347955.590
235New York Mets281711.6072.0106134-2810-67-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1345777.425
3917Miami Marlins281414.5005.0100104-46-58-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1345579.410
51020Philadelphia Phillies291415.4835.511010915-59-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1336766.504
41119Atlanta Braves291415.4835.5162135276-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1338053.602
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1513Cincinnati Reds271413.519--10510058-66-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1358352.615
3815Pittsburgh Pirates281414.5000.578104-266-68-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1346569.485
2716Milwaukee Brewers281414.5000.5113142-297-57-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1346965.515
41222St. Louis Cardinals281315.4641.515290625-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1347559.560
51325Chicago Cubs281216.4292.598120-227-95-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1344985.366
61424Houston Astros281216.4292.5132118149-63-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1344391.321
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers281810.643--1151031210-28-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1346866.507
2411San Francisco Giants281513.5363.010810538-77-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1347955.590
3614Arizona Diamondbacks291514.5173.512312127-68-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1336667.496
41527Colorado Rockies271116.4076.5146153-77-114-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1355382.393
51628San Diego Padres29920.3109.594118-247-132-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1336766.504


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Rafael BetancourtCL37.007Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Rex BrothersP24.140Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Juan NicasioSP25.248Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Josh RoenickeRP29.275Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Esmil RogersRP26.265Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Ramon HernandezC35.351Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Wilin Rosarioc23.072Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Jason Giambi1b41.118Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Todd Helton1b38.259Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Jonathan Herrera2B27.184Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Chris NelsonOF26.245Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Jordan PachecoP26.096Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Troy Tulowitzkiss27.208Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Tyler Colvincf26.243Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Michael Cuddyer1b-rf33.040Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Dexter Fowlercf26.045Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Carlos Gonzalezlf26.201Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Jeremy GuthrieP33.028Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Eric Young2B26.346Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
Andrew MillerRP26.350Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Aaron CookP33.087Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Left knee laceration
Blake DeWitt3B26.259Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)
Travis WoodP 25.089Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Collin BalesterP25.334Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Joaquin BenoitCL34.284Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Phil CokeRP29.291Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Octavio DotelRP36.163Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Rick PorcelloSP23.130Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Luke PutkonenP25.361Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Max ScherzerSP27.283Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Jose ValverdeCL34.043Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Alex Avilac25.097Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Gerald Lairdc32.175Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Prince Fielder1b27.362Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Jhonny Peraltass29.343Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Ramon Santiagoss32.249Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Danny WorthIF26.218Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Brennan Boeschrf27.024Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Andy Dirkslf26.102Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Austin JacksonOF 25.094Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Don Kellyrf32.081Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Ryan Raburn2B31.019Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Jordan Pacheco1b26.096Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)
J.A. HappSP29.199Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Lucas HarrellRP26.337Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Wilton LopezRP28.292Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Brandon LyonRP32.270Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Brett MyersCL31.262Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Bud NorrisSP27.065Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Fernando RodriguezRP27.322Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Wandy RodriguezSP33.108Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Wesley WrightRP27.098Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Jason Castroc24.323Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Christopher Snyderc31.083Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Matt Downsrf-3b28.048Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Marwin Gonzalez3b-ss23.053Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Chris Johnson3b27.217Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Carlos Lee1b35.320Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Brian Boguseviccf-rf28.078Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
JD Martinezlf24.259Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Jordan Schafercf25.244Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Rhiner CruzP25.186Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Kyle WeilandP25.236Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)
Brad Eldred1B31.298Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)
Doug FisterSP28.092Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Brayan VillarrealP24.362Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Dylan AxelrodP26.280Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Optioned to Charlotte (AAA)
Jonathan BroxtonCL27.324Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Bruce ChenSP34.321Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Kelvin HerreraRP22.126Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Luke HochevarSP28.234Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Luis MendozaRP28.188Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Jose MijaresRP27.189Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Felipe PaulinoSP28.214Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Brayan Penac-1b30.119Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Humberto Quinteroc32.278Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Billy Butlerdh26.018Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Irving Falu2b28.335Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Chris GetzSS28.250Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Eric Hosmer1b22.194Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Mike Moustakas3b23.237Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Jarrod Dysoncf27.264Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Jeff Francoeurrf28.119Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Mitch Maierrf29.310Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Salvador PerezC21.361Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)
Manny PinaC24.336Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Ronald BelisarioRP29.126Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Chad BillingsleySP27.281Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Todd CoffeyRP31.239Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Scott ElbertRP26.266Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Javy GuerraRP26.187Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Aaron HarangSP33.362Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Kenley JansenC24.219Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Josh LindblomRP24.326Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
AJ Ellisc31.027Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Matt Treanorc36.064Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Mark Ellis2B34.334Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Jerry Hairston2B35.342Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Adam Kennedy2B36.117Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Juan UribeSS-2B33.045Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Andre Ethierrf30.026Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Tony Gwynnlf29.214Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Matt KempOF27.225Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Juan RiveraRF-LF33.307Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Rubby De La RosaP23.063Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Brian Dozierss24.357Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA)
DJ CarrascoP35.024New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Cesar RamosRP27.318Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)