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Games on 2013-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros6Los Angeles Angels3BoxDallas KeuchelTommy HansonJose Veras
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles7BoxDarren O'DayJose Valverde(none)
Tampa Bay Rays9Cleveland Indians2BoxJamey WrightScott BarnesCesar Ramos
Seattle Mariners3Minnesota Twins0BoxHisashi IwakumaMike PelfreyTom Wilhelmsen
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees4BoxCC SabathiaJon LesterMariano Rivera
Chicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics3BoxBartolo ColonDylan Axelrod(none)
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers7BoxDerek HollandWade Davis(none)
Washington Nationals3Atlanta Braves2BoxCraig StammenJulio TeheranRafael Soriano
Arizona Diamondbacks2Chicago Cubs7BoxMatt GarzaWade Miley(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Colorado Rockies5BoxBrandon LeagueRafael BetancourtRonald Belisario
New York Mets1Miami Marlins5BoxJacob TurnerShaun Marcum(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Philadelphia Phillies5BoxYovani GallardoCole HamelsFrancisco Rodriguez
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJohnny CuetoWandy Rodriguez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3San Diego Padres4BoxClayton RichardTodd Redmond(none)

Standings as of 2013-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Boston Red Sox563323.589--2752284717-1216-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1066442.604
237New York Yankees543123.5741.02222041816-1115-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1085454.500
359Baltimore Orioles553124.5641.52802572314-1217-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1075453.505
4610Tampa Bay Rays543024.5562.02712442717-1013-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1096247.569
51427Toronto Blue Jays552332.4189.5244286-4214-169-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1075156.477
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1712Detroit Tigers532924.547--2732126117-912-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1096445.587
2813Cleveland Indians542925.5370.52662452117-1112-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1086345.583
3919Chicago White Sox522428.4624.5183215-3213-1111-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1103971.355
41121Minnesota Twins522329.4425.5222248-2611-1412-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1104367.391
51325Kansas City Royals522230.4236.5205215-1010-1412-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1106446.582
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers543420.630--2571976017-717-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1095752.523
248Oakland Athletics563224.5713.02652362916-1016-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1066442.604
31020Los Angeles Angels552530.4559.5247258-1114-1411-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1075354.495
41222Seattle Mariners552431.43610.5202236-3413-1211-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1074760.439
51529Houston Astros551837.32716.5220312-929-219-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1073374.308
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Atlanta Braves543222.593--2421934916-716-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1086444.593
2815Washington Nationals552827.5094.5193215-2215-1113-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1075849.542
3917Philadelphia Phillies552629.4736.5192242-5012-1414-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1074760.439
41326New York Mets522230.4239.0207244-3712-1710-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1105258.473
51530Miami Marlins551441.25518.5152238-868-206-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park1074859.449
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals533518.660--2501787215-920-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1096247.569
234Cincinnati Reds553421.6182.02621956720-714-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1075651.523
323Pittsburgh Pirates553421.6182.02091862320-1014-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1076047.561
41224Chicago Cubs532330.43412.02212101113-1410-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1094366.394
51428Milwaukee Brewers532033.37715.0216261-4512-178-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1095455.495
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Arizona Diamondbacks543024.556--2222051716-1214-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1085157.472
2614San Francisco Giants542925.5371.0243245-220-109-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1084761.435
3716Colorado Rockies552827.5092.52612362516-1212-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1074661.430
41018San Diego Padres542529.4635.0216242-2615-1310-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1085157.472
51123Los Angeles Dodgers532330.4346.5187222-3514-159-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1096940.633


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Tim Federowiczc25.300Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Stephen FifeSP26.239Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Matt Kempcf28.250Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring [Running down a double in OF]
Duane BelowRP27.197Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jacob TurnerSP22.010Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
David HaleP25.247Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from DL
Gabe Jacobo1B26.047Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from DL
Kai GronauerC26.184New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Chad Zurcher2B-SS24.279New York MetsSavannah (A)Activated from DL
Jerrud Sabourin1B23.210Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Activated from DL
Cory BrownstenC24.362Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from DL
Patrick BradyLF-RF25.116Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from DL
Onelki GarciaP23.302Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Activated from DL
Barret LouxP24.055Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Elian Herreralf28.119Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Scott Cousinslf28.129Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Abdominal strain
Nick Green3b34.263Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Outrighted to New Orleans (AAA)
Louis Marsonc26.339Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Corey WimberlyCF29.218Released by Braves
Dylan OwenP26.323New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Right knee strain
Cedric HunterLF-CF25.082Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Left shoulder strain
Clint Robinson1B28.104Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Outrighted to New Hampshire (AA)
CJ Retherford3B27.290Released by Dodgers
Josh BowmanP24.264Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brian HumphriesCF23.072Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jordan Ribera1B24.160Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tony PenaP31.142Released by Angels
Owen DewP24.247Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Right shoulder strain
Gabriel AriasP23.176Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel Quintana3B20.266San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt Duffy3B24.114Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Atahualpa SeverinoP28.206Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Traded from Royals to Pirates for cash considerations
Willie Bloomquist2b35.185Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Eric Chavez3b35.175Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique [Swinging and missing pitch during game]
Ivan NovaRP26.139New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Vidal NunoSP-RP25.310New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Mark Teixeira1b33.050New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL [Related to wrist injury earlier in season]
Kevin Youkilis3b34.077New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Ramon OrtizSP-RP40.069Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Chad DurbinRP35.179Released by Phillies
Joe SaveryRP27.208Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Josh Harrison3b25.328Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Alex Presleyrf27.310Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Chase D'Arnaud2b26.130Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from DL
Jeff BeliveauP26.134Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Alex ColomeSP24.151Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Optioned to Durham (AAA)
Scott ElbertP27.291Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Javy GuerraRP27.212Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Peter MoylanRP34.180Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA)
Mitchell BoggsRP29.106St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Keith ButlerRP24.121St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Springfield (AA)
Rajai Davisdh32.224Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Hanley Ramirezss29.160Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Taylor Teagardenc29.162Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA) for rehab
Miguel AbreuSS-3B28.198Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Rylan Sandoval2B25.295New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Mario Martinez3B23.199Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Mike Olt3b24.277Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Wendell SotoSS21.020Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Joe SeverIF22.292Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Kyle Von TungelnOF22.255Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Alberto Robles22.259San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Matt BuschmannP29.108Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Alexi OgandoSP29.239Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Christian GarciaRP27.280Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab
Daniel TurpenP26.287Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Ryan FraserP24.277New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Joel CarrenoP26.085Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Mauricio RoblesP24.087Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Zack ThorntonP25.012Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Cesar CabralP24.109New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA) for rehab
Matt HauserP25.062Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Jose GonzalezP23.117Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Jacob DunningtonP22.118San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Joel LimaP23.297Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jake ThompsonP 19.120Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Chris JakubauskasP34.160Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Andy Gonzalez3B31.167Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Contract purchased from York (Atlantic)
Jake FloetheP24.002Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Johan Camargo19.169Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jose ZapataP20.010Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to AZL Indians (Rk)