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Games on 2012-05-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6Los Angeles Angels5BoxIvan NovaHisanori TakahashiRafael Soriano
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox6BoxMatt AlbersOctavio DotelAlfredo Aceves
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians3BoxBruce ChenJeanmar GomezJonathan Broxton
Oakland Athletics0Minnesota Twins4BoxFrancisco LirianoTyson Ross(none)
Chicago White Sox4Tampa Bay Rays3BoxNate JonesAlex CobbAddison Reed
Seattle Mariners21Texas Rangers8BoxBlake BeavanDerek HollandHisashi Iwakuma
Baltimore Orioles1Toronto Blue Jays4BoxBrandon MorrowJason HammelCasey Janssen
St. Louis Cardinals7Atlanta Braves10BoxJonny VentersMarc RzepczynskiCraig Kimbrel
San Diego Padres6Chicago Cubs8BoxJames RussellDale Thayer(none)
Houston Astros5Colorado Rockies13BoxChristian FriedrichLucas Harrell(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxYovani GallardoClayton KershawJohn Axford
Washington Nationals3Miami Marlins5BoxJosh JohnsonChien-Ming WangHeath Bell
Philadelphia Phillies10New York Mets6BoxAntonio BastardoJon Rauch(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxA.J. BurnettJohnny CuetoJoel Hanrahan
Arizona Diamondbacks4San Francisco Giants1BoxIan KennedyTim LincecumDavid Hernandez

Standings as of 2012-05-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Baltimore Orioles513021.588--230222816-1114-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1116348.568
224Tampa Bay Rays513021.588--2162061017-1013-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1116051.541
3610Toronto Blue Jays512823.5492.02492232614-1114-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1114566.405
4918New York Yankees502426.4805.52322171513-1211-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1127141.634
51226Boston Red Sox502129.4208.52652432212-149-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1124864.429
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago White Sox512922.569--2412043713-1216-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1115655.505
259Cleveland Indians502822.5600.5219243-2416-1312-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1124072.357
3714Kansas City Royals492524.5103.0200219-199-1316-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1134766.416
4819Detroit Tigers502426.4804.5217227-1014-910-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1126448.571
51429Minnesota Twins501931.3809.5196270-7410-169-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1124765.420
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Angels523022.577--199191813-1117-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1105951.536
21020Texas Rangers512427.4715.52912127912-1412-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1116942.622
31121Oakland Athletics512328.4516.5164202-3810-1513-13L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum814140.506
41327Seattle Mariners532132.3969.521821629-1312-19L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1095455.495
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Mets513219.627--220244-2418-914-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1114269.378
233Washington Nationals503020.6001.51921672516-714-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1126844.607
346Miami Marlins513021.5882.0204202217-913-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1113972.351
4815Philadelphia Phillies522626.5006.52212111012-1214-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1105555.500
51223Atlanta Braves522329.4429.5251233189-1414-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1107139.645
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Cincinnati Reds502723.540--2011841714-1013-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1127042.625
2713Pittsburgh Pirates502624.5201.0147176-2915-1211-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1125359.473
3916St. Louis Cardinals512526.4902.52702056511-1314-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1116348.568
41017Milwaukee Brewers502426.4803.0217239-2212-1212-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1125953.527
51324Houston Astros502228.4405.0207211-416-106-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1123379.295
61528Chicago Cubs501931.3808.0185231-4611-168-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1124270.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers503218.640--2191754420-912-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1125458.482
2612San Francisco Giants512724.5295.5204202214-1113-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1116744.604
31122Arizona Diamondbacks512328.4519.5208225-1710-1513-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1115853.523
41425Colorado Rockies492128.42910.5252274-2211-1510-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1134370.381
51630San Diego Padres521735.32716.0167228-6112-165-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1105951.536


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Steve HolmC32.222Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Ryan Raburnrf31.043Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Brad MeyersP26.259New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kris MedlenRP26.235Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Optioned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jose Constanzalf28.272Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Erik KomatsuCF24.242Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Returned from Twins
Erik KomatsuCF24.242Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Outrighted to Syracuse (AAA)
Ryota IgarashiRP33.002New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Blue Jays by Yankees
Travis HafnerDH34.361Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Right knee inflammation
Scott BarnesRP24.268Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Omir Santosc31.031Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
Doug FisterSP28.116Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left side
Casey CrosbySP23.255Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Jamie MoyerSP49.203Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for assignment
Carlos TorresRP29.220Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Ronny Cedenoss29.117New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Dl-15 Strained left calf
Jordany Valdespin2b-dh24.159New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Jason Kubellf30.005Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Placed on Paternity List
AJ Pollocklf24.177Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Shane LindsayP27.125Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Phillips ValdezP20.196Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to minor league contract