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Games on 2012-05-15

Top2012 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics0Los Angeles Angels4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,7622:26Bartolo ColonErvin SantanaErvin Santana (2-6)Bartolo Colon (3-4)-Bob MelvinMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALNew York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,0552:43CC SabathiaWei-Yin ChenWei-Yin Chen (4-0)CC Sabathia (5-1)Jim Johnson (12)Joe GirardiBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALSeattle Mariners0Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,2922:53Blake BeavanJosh BeckettJosh Beckett (3-4)Blake Beavan (1-4)-Eric WedgeBobby ValentineFenway Park
ALDetroit Tigers10Chicago White Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,4733:42Max ScherzerJake PeavyCollin Balester (2-0)Will Ohman (0-2)Octavio Dotel (1)Jim LeylandRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALDetroit Tigers10Chicago White Sox8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,4733:42Max ScherzerJake PeavyCollin Balester (2-0)Will Ohman (0-2)Octavio Dotel (1)Jim LeylandRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALCleveland Indians5Minnesota Twins0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,7322:27Derek LoweJason MarquisDerek Lowe (6-1)Jason Marquis (2-3)-Manny ActaRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALKansas City Royals7Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,2102:41Vin MazzaroColby LewisVin Mazzaro (1-0)Colby Lewis (3-3)-Ned YostRon WashingtonGlobe Life Park i
ALKansas City Royals7Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,2102:41Vin MazzaroColby LewisVin Mazzaro (1-0)Colby Lewis (3-3)-Ned YostRon WashingtonRangers Ballpark
ALTampa Bay Rays4Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,6122:36David PriceHenderson AlvarezDavid Price (6-2)Henderson Alvarez (3-3)Fernando Rodney (11)Joe MaddonJohn FarrellRogers Centre
NLCincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,5302:51Johnny CuetoTim HudsonTim Hudson (2-1)Johnny Cueto (4-1)-Dusty BakerFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLArizona Diamondbacks5Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch947,0773:01Wade MileyChad BillingsleyWade Miley (4-1)Chad Billingsley (2-3)-Kirk GibsonDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates2Miami Marlins6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,2422:49Kevin CorreiaJosh JohnsonJosh Johnson (1-3)Kevin Correia (1-4)-Clint HurdleOzzie GuillenMarlins Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers8New York Mets0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,2682:42Zack GreinkeDillon GeeZack Greinke (4-1)Dillon Gee (2-3)-Ron RoenickeTerry CollinsCiti field
NLHouston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1043,7813:05Jordan LylesCliff LeeJacob Diekman (1-0)Brett Myers (0-1)-Brad MillsCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLColorado Rockies5San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch941,3323:33Jeremy GuthrieTim LincecumRex Brothers (2-2)Santiago Casilla (0-2)Rafael Betancourt (7)Jim TracyBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLChicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,5382:49Paul MaholmKyle LohseJason Motte (2-1)Rafael Dolis (2-3)-Dale SveumMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
NLSan Diego Padres6Washington Nationals1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,9022:46Anthony BassStephen StrasburgAnthony Bass (2-4)Stephen Strasburg (3-1)-Buddy BlackDavey JohnsonNationals Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2012-05-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
221Tampa Bay Rays372413.649--1691531613-311-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1256659.528
112Baltimore Orioles372413.649--1731581514-710-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1256956.552
3916Toronto Blue Jays371918.5145.0167152158-911-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1255471.432
41020New York Yankees361719.4726.51761591710-97-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1267848.619
51329Boston Red Sox361224.33311.5199187128-124-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1265769.452
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals351916.543--143162-198-911-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1275374.417
259Chicago White Sox372017.541--150151-111-89-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1256560.520
3710Cleveland Indians361917.5280.5157167-109-910-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1264977.389
4811Detroit Tigers361917.5280.5157163-611-78-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1266957.548
51430Minnesota Twins361026.2789.5120192-726-144-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1265670.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
267Oakland Athletics372017.541--132142-109-1011-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum954451.463
148Los Angeles Angels372017.541--134148-1410-910-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1256956.552
31123Seattle Mariners381721.4473.5136154-187-810-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1245866.468
41225Texas Rangers371621.4324.0212137757-119-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1257748.616
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Washington Nationals362313.639--1301171314-49-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1267551.595
235New York Mets362115.5832.0149172-2311-710-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1265373.421
3612Miami Marlins361917.5284.013613339-710-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1265076.397
5917Philadelphia Phillies371918.5144.5142142010-89-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1256263.496
4818Atlanta Braves371918.5144.5196160367-812-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1257550.600
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1514Pittsburgh Pirates361917.528--102127-2510-89-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1266066.476
2715Cincinnati Reds351817.5140.513413229-89-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1277948.622
31019Milwaukee Brewers361818.5001.0150173-2310-88-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1266561.516
41121St. Louis Cardinals361719.4722.0198134646-1111-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1267155.563
51324Chicago Cubs361620.4443.0134153-199-107-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1264581.357
61527Houston Astros361422.3895.0147146110-84-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1264185.325
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers362313.639--1551233215-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1266363.500
2413San Francisco Giants361917.5284.0133138-59-810-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1267551.595
31222Arizona Diamondbacks371720.4596.5148160-128-119-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1256461.512
41426Colorado Rockies351421.4008.5171188-177-117-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1275077.394
51628San Diego Padres371324.35110.5120147-279-144-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1256362.504


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ryan GarkoC31.133Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Kevin MattisonOF26.237Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Matt KempOF27.234Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Jerry Sandslf24.230Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Ichiro Suzukirf38.204Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)
Jeff NiemannP29.076Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right fibula
Carlos Maldonadoc33.132Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA)
Jesse CrainRP30.314Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Eric StultsP32.158Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Sandy LeonC23.063Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Wilson RamosC24.279Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jon JayOF27.061St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder soreness
Shane Robinsoncf27.197St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
David CarpenterP26.304Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jordan LylesP21.208Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Mike MacDougalP35.071Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Brahiam MaldonadoOF26.239Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Signed and assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Travis BlackleyP29.192Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Giants
Joey DevineP28.239Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Josh LuekeP27.161Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
David RobertsonP27.036New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Strained left oblique
Cody EppleyRP26.219New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jeremy GuthrieSP-RP33.037Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Carlos TorresP29.205Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Chris ParmeleeOF24.081Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Justin Morneau1b31.000Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL