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Games on 2012-06-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Los Angeles Angels3BoxBobby CassevahYu DarvishErnesto Frieri
Seattle Mariners10Chicago White Sox8BoxTom WilhelmsenAddison ReedHisashi Iwakuma
Minnesota Twins7Cleveland Indians4BoxBrian DuensingJosh TomlinMatt Capps
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers4BoxJose ValverdeDavid Phelps(none)
Oakland Athletics9Kansas City Royals3BoxBrandon McCarthyLuke Hochevar(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Tampa Bay Rays1BoxBrian MatuszJeremy HellicksonJim Johnson
Boston Red Sox7Toronto Blue Jays4BoxFelix DoubrontKyle DrabekAlfredo Aceves
Los Angeles Dodgers6Colorado Rockies2BoxAaron HarangJuan Nicasio(none)
Cincinnati Reds12Houston Astros9BoxSam LeCureFernando RodriguezAroldis Chapman
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxShaun MarcumErik Bedard(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0New York Mets5BoxR.A. DickeyLance Lynn(none)
Miami Marlins5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRicky NolascoCole HamelsHeath Bell
Arizona Diamondbacks4San Diego Padres2BoxDaniel HudsonJoe ThatcherJ.J. Putz
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants2BoxMatt CainMatt GarzaSergio Romo
Atlanta Braves0Washington Nationals2BoxStephen StrasburgBrandon BeachyTyler Clippard

Standings as of 2012-06-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Baltimore Orioles533122.585--232228416-1115-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1096247.569
237Tampa Bay Rays533122.585--2222081418-1113-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1095950.541
3612Toronto Blue Jays532825.5283.02552371814-1314-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1094564.413
4918New York Yankees522527.4815.52442251913-1212-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1107040.636
51225Boston Red Sox532330.4348.02822562612-1511-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1094663.422
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago White Sox533122.585--2562183815-1216-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1095455.495
259Cleveland Indians522923.5581.5230251-2117-1412-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1103971.355
3714Kansas City Royals512625.5104.0205228-2310-1416-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1114665.414
4816Detroit Tigers532627.4915.0232242-1015-1011-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1096247.569
51327Minnesota Twins522032.38510.5204281-7710-1610-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1104664.418
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Angels543222.593--2061951115-1117-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1085751.528
21023Oakland Athletics532429.4537.5173207-3410-1514-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum794039.506
31121Texas Rangers532429.4537.52952197612-1412-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1096940.633
41428Seattle Mariners552134.38211.523223119-1312-21L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1075453.505
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets533419.642--233244-1120-914-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1094069.367
233Washington Nationals513120.6082.01941672717-714-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1116744.604
346Miami Marlins533122.5853.0213212117-914-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1093871.349
4815Philadelphia Phillies542727.5007.52312201113-1314-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1085454.500
51324Atlanta Braves532330.43411.0251235169-1414-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1097138.651
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Cincinnati Reds522824.538--2171942314-1014-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1106941.627
2713Pittsburgh Pirates522725.5191.0156183-2715-1212-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1105258.473
3917Milwaukee Brewers532627.4912.5230250-2013-1313-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1095752.523
41019St. Louis Cardinals532528.4723.52702185211-1314-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1096346.578
51122Houston Astros532429.4534.5222238-1617-117-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1093178.284
61529Chicago Cubs521933.3659.0189237-4811-168-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1104268.382
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers533419.642--2301963420-1014-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1095257.477
2510San Francisco Giants532924.5475.0210206416-1113-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1096544.596
31220Arizona Diamondbacks532429.45310.0213234-2110-1514-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1095752.523
41426Colorado Rockies522131.40412.5278288-1011-1810-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1104367.391
51630San Diego Padres541836.33316.5176233-5713-175-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1085850.537


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Bill Hallrf32.157Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Nick Markakisrf28.198Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Broken hamate bone, right wrist
Brian Roberts2B34.236Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kyle WaldropRF-P26.218Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Jamie MoyerSP49.206-Released by Rockies
Michael MainP23.170Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Signed to minor league contract
Sean HennP31.040Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)
Brandon McCarthySP28.331Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Daric Barton1b26.290Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Bill Hallrf32.157Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Steve Pearce1B-3B29.050Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Yankees for cash
Steve Pearcelf29.050Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Daniel SchlerethP26.024Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Danny FarquharP25.105Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris SchwindenP25.253Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Mets
Chris SchwindenRP25.253Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Fernando Martinezrf23.235Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Travis Bucklf28.197Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Sore right heel
Jose ContrerasRP40.179Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Torn UCL, right elbow
Michael SchwimerRP26.103Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Rex BrothersRP24.167Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Carlos TorresRP29.223Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jeff FiorentinoCF29.049-Released by Athletics
Luke Hughes2B-1B27.304Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Pedro TiradoP21.166Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to AZL Rangers (Rk)
Ignacio Valdezof16.322Detroit TigersDominican Tigers (Rk)Assigned to DSL Tigers (Rk)
Jorge MateoSS16.345New York YankeesDominican Yankees 2 (Rk)Assigned to DSL Yankees 2 (Rk)
Pedro PayanoP17.248Texas RangersDominican Rangers (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dom Republic)
Pedro PayanoP17.248Texas RangersDominican Rangers (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dom Republic)