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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 2012-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox8Cleveland Indians1BoxJake PeavyJeanmar Gomez(none)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxBruce ChenJon LesterJonathan Broxton
Los Angeles Angels6Minnesota Twins2BoxErvin SantanaCarl Pavano(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4New York Yankees1BoxFernando RodneyDavid Robertson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics2BoxBrandon MorrowTyson RossCasey Janssen
Detroit Tigers1Seattle Mariners2BoxJason VargasLuke PutkonenBrandon League
St. Louis Cardinals7Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxKyle LohseWade MileyJason Motte
Atlanta Braves0Chicago Cubs1BoxPaul MaholmTim HudsonRafael Dolis
Miami Marlins5Houston Astros3BoxRyan WebbDavid Carpenter(none)
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJamey WrightTim Lincecum(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxAroldis ChapmanJohn AxfordLogan Ondrusek
New York Mets10Philadelphia Phillies6BoxTim ByrdakKyle Kendrick(none)
Washington Nationals2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBrad LincolnRoss DetwilerJoel Hanrahan
Colorado Rockies6San Diego Padres2BoxChristian FriedrichAnthony Bass(none)

Standings as of 2012-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays312110.677--1401271313-38-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1316962.527
222Baltimore Orioles302010.6670.51371211610-410-6W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1327359.553
347Toronto Blue Jays311714.5484.0146127198-79-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1315675.427
41225New York Yankees301317.4337.5147136117-86-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1328250.621
51430Boston Red Sox30723.23313.5162171-93-114-12L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1326270.470
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers301713.567--124127-311-76-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1327161.538
269Cleveland Indians301614.5331.0132137-59-97-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1325280.394
3712Chicago White Sox321715.5311.012912278-69-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1306862.523
41018Kansas City Royals301515.5002.0119151-328-97-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1325775.432
51329Minnesota Twins30822.2679.0102165-634-104-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1325874.439
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Oakland Athletics311714.548--106120-147-810-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1014754.465
2816Los Angeles Angels321616.5001.5117118-19-87-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1307357.562
3917Texas Rangers301515.5001.5170105657-68-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1327854.591
41119Seattle Mariners331617.4852.0125129-47-89-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1295970.457
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Washington Nationals301911.633--102911113-36-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1327953.598
235New York Mets311912.6130.5128146-1810-69-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1315576.420
3814Miami Marlins311615.5163.511111016-510-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1315378.405
41123Atlanta Braves321517.4695.0166142246-79-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1307951.608
51021Philadelphia Phillies321517.4695.0122131-96-79-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1306664.508
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2511Pittsburgh Pirates301614.533--87110-238-68-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1326369.477
1410Cincinnati Reds301614.533--11611068-68-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1328151.614
3615St. Louis Cardinals311615.5160.517499755-711-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1317259.550
4920Milwaukee Brewers311516.4841.5123153-308-77-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1316863.519
51324Chicago Cubs311417.4522.5105124-199-105-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1314784.359
61426Houston Astros311318.4193.5138129910-83-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1314289.321
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers312011.645--1311082312-38-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1316665.504
2713San Francisco Giants311615.5164.0113121-88-78-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1317853.595
31222Arizona Diamondbacks321517.4695.5132143-117-98-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1306664.508
41527Colorado Rockies301218.4007.5155161-67-115-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1325280.394
51628San Diego Padres321121.3449.5102127-259-142-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1306565.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jeff Keppinger2B32.018Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Personal matters
Brandon GuyerIF-OF26.101Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Rhiner CruzRP25.189Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Aneury RodriguezP24.148Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Adam OttavinoP26.168Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Christian FriedrichSP24.306Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Cliff LeeSP33.252Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Jonathan SanchezP29.171Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Left biceps tendinitis
Michael SchwimerP26.079Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Johnny Giavotella2b24.304Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Taylor TeagardenC28.140Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Enerio Del RosarioP26.205Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Steven Tolleson3b28.190Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Zach PhillipsP25.230Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Juan RiveraRF-LF33.310Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Scott Van Slyke1b25.289Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Joe SaveryP26.186Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Francisco DiazC22.049Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Raudel Lazo23.027Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)