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Games on 2013-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Los Angeles Angels1BoxChris TillmanJoe Blanton(none)
Detroit Tigers7Houston Astros3BoxLuke PutkonenDallas Keuchel(none)
Chicago White Sox3Texas Rangers1BoxHector SantiagoJustin GrimmAddison Reed
Boston Red Sox3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxRyan DempsterJ.A. HappJoel Hanrahan
Washington Nationals3Atlanta Braves1BoxDan HarenKris MedlenRafael Soriano
San Diego Padres4Chicago Cubs2BoxJoe ThatcherTravis WoodHuston Street
St. Louis Cardinals6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJake WestbrookWily PeraltaEdward Mujica
Miami Marlins2Philadelphia Phillies7BoxKyle KendrickAlex Sanabia(none)

Standings as of 2013-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox28208.714--148994911-59-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1347757.575
222New York Yankees271710.6302.51251141111-56-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1356867.504
369Baltimore Orioles291712.5863.5146121257-510-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1336865.511
41121Tampa Bay Rays271215.4447.5113114-18-44-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1368056.588
51428Toronto Blue Jays291019.34510.5106150-446-104-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1336469.481
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals251510.600--11398158-47-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1377166.518
258Detroit Tigers271611.593--1341072710-46-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1357758.570
3817Minnesota Twins241212.5002.598101-37-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1385484.391
4919Cleveland Indians251213.4803.0126109174-68-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1378057.584
51022Chicago White Sox271215.4444.097109-127-75-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1355184.378
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers281711.607--12194278-49-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1357461.548
2712Oakland Athletics291613.5521.5162142209-87-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1338053.602
31223Seattle Mariners301317.4335.0103131-289-84-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1325874.439
41327Los Angeles Angels281018.3577.0117148-316-74-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1346866.507
51530Houston Astros29821.2769.5118168-504-94-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1334390.323
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Atlanta Braves281711.607--11588278-49-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1347955.590
2816Washington Nationals291514.5172.5101116-159-76-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1337162.534
31120Philadelphia Phillies291316.4484.5107130-237-86-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1336073.451
41224New York Mets261115.4235.012612427-84-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1366373.463
51529Miami Marlins29821.2769.581131-505-113-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park1335479.406
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals281711.607--127100277-510-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1348054.597
2410Pittsburgh Pirates281612.5711.011611428-48-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1347856.582
3714Milwaukee Brewers271413.5192.512712529-75-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1356075.444
4915Cincinnati Reds291514.5172.51281062212-43-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1337558.564
51326Chicago Cubs281117.3936.0100117-175-76-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1345579.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Colorado Rockies281711.607--148119299-38-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1345777.425
2511San Francisco Giants281612.5711.012411778-48-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1346074.448
3613Arizona Diamondbacks281513.5362.0121108138-87-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1346668.493
41018Los Angeles Dodgers271314.4813.591115-247-86-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1357956.585
51425San Diego Padres281117.3936.0107131-245-76-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1346569.485


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Osvaldo MartinezSS24.360Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Austin WatesCF-LF24.242Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from DL
Brody ColvinP22.261Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from DL
Nick O'Shea1B-C24.093Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Activated from DL
Cory BrownstenC24.333Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from DL
Francisco Cervellic27.057New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chris Nelson3b27.241New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Traded from Rockies to Yankees for future considerations
Chris CapuanoSP33.257Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
Luke PutkonenRP26.357Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Matt Diazlf35.060Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA)
Nick Greenss34.234Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for assignment
Collin BalesterP26.330Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Evan MarshallP23.014Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Joey ButlerRF27.051Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Hamstring
Brian McCannC29.072Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Matt ZaleskiP31.151Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle HigashiokaC23.012New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Right elbow soreness
Rob Segedin3B24.173New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon ErbeP25.129Released by Phillies
Christian BethancourtC21.243Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jan VazquezC22.003Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Onelki GarciaP23.273Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel TillmanP24.049Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rafael Valenzuela1B-3B25.195Released by Astros
Jeff MathisC30.032Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Aaron ShipmanLF-CF21.096Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Sean BiermanP24.194Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Hip
Art Charles1B22.173Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Sam StaffordP23.005Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Trevor BauerSP22.105Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Optioned to Columbus (AAA)
Jeff Bianchi2b-3b26.209Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh JohnsonSP29.092Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Right triceps inflammation
Brad LincolnRP27.342Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Brad BoxbergerRP24.340San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Robbie ErlinRP22.206San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Joba ChamberlainRP27.221New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Corban Joseph2B24.186New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Brad HandP23.043Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Adeiny Hechavarriass24.017Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh JudyP27.082Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from York (Atlantic)
Ezequiel Carrerarf25.326Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Phillies by Indians
Rhiner CruzRP26.182Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Brad PeacockRP25.090Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Dallas KeuchelSP25.122Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jordan LylesRP22.195Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Roy OswaltP35.246Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Matt LaPorta1B28.114Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Ryan Zimmerman3b28.216Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Reegie Corona2b26.176New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Alberto RosarioC26.112Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Alex LlanosCF22.223Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Jake MarisnickCF22.033Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Brian BlasikIF-OF23.048Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Carlos PerezC22.187Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Chad Lewis3B-1B21.144Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Zach Johnson1B24.320Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Ronnier MustelierLF28.267New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Matt BischoffP25.347Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Jason StoffelP24.229Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ryan WoolleyP25.081Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Matt GarzaP29.173Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab
Kyle KaminskaP24.209Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Brian DupraP24.138Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Bobby LaniganP25.363Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Phil KleinP24.002Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Joseph ColonP23.073Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Steel RussellC22.239Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Dontrelle WillisP31.110Signed by Long Island (Atlantic)
Vincent DiFazioC26.352Released by Rangers
Rashad HarlinRF20.084Released by Rangers
Yoel EspinalP20.176Released by Tigers