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Thursday May 1,2014This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.



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Month Day Year

Games on 2014-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Pittsburgh Pirates1Baltimore Orioles5BoxBud NorrisCharlie MortonTommy Hunter
Pittsburgh Pirates5Baltimore Orioles6BoxTommy HunterStolmy Pimentel(none)
Tampa Bay Rays2Boston Red Sox1BoxBrandon GomesJake PeavyGrant Balfour
Tampa Bay Rays6Boston Red Sox5BoxJake McGeeKoji UeharaGrant Balfour
Toronto Blue Jays7Kansas City Royals3BoxMark BuehrleJeremy GuthrieAaron Loup
Los Angeles Dodgers9Minnesota Twins4BoxDan HarenMike PelfreyChris Perez
Los Angeles Dodgers4Minnesota Twins3BoxJamey WrightBrian DuensingKenley Jansen
Seattle Mariners4New York Yankees2BoxRoenis EliasHiroki KurodaFernando Rodney
Milwaukee Brewers3Cincinnati Reds8BoxHomer BaileyJim Henderson(none)
New York Mets4Colorado Rockies7BoxJuan NicasioBartolo Colon(none)
Atlanta Braves4Miami Marlins5BoxMichael DunnIan ThomasSteve Cishek

Standings as of 2014-05-01

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139New York Yankees271512.556--112125-138-67-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1356966.511
2411Baltimore Orioles261412.5380.5119120-17-67-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1368254.603
3919Toronto Blue Jays281315.4642.5129131-25-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1347064.522
51223Tampa Bay Rays291316.4483.0120130-107-76-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1336469.481
41324Boston Red Sox291316.4483.0118132-146-107-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1335875.436
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers23149.609--1049599-55-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1397663.547
2613Kansas City Royals271413.5192.010810358-46-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1357560.556
3818Chicago White Sox291415.4833.015415049-75-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1335974.444
41121Minnesota Twins261214.4623.5138141-36-86-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1365878.426
51426Cleveland Indians281117.3935.5106132-267-64-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1347460.552
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics281810.643--14889596-612-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1347064.522
2512Texas Rangers281513.5363.0114135-219-76-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon Daniels1345282.388
3714Los Angeles Angels271413.5193.5149109406-68-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1358451.622
41022Seattle Mariners261214.4625.0101104-35-67-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1367561.551
51529Houston Astros28919.3219.088142-545-114-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1346173.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves271710.630--9681159-38-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1356273.459
257Washington Nationals281612.5711.5126108189-87-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1348054.597
3710New York Mets271512.5562.011010828-87-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1356471.474
4917Miami Marlins281414.5003.51311092212-42-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1346371.470
51016Philadelphia Phillies261313.5003.5107122-154-69-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1366076.441
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers29209.690--117103149-611-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1336271.466
2815St. Louis Cardinals291514.5175.010591147-58-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1337558.564
31120Cincinnati Reds281315.4646.511096146-67-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1346371.470
41327Pittsburgh Pirates281018.3579.5102115-136-84-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1347856.582
51428Chicago Cubs26917.3469.599108-95-84-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1366472.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Los Angeles Dodgers281711.607--120107136-911-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1347757.575
235San Francisco Giants281711.607--1201021810-57-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1347163.530
368Colorado Rockies301713.5671.0164137279-48-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1324983.371
41225San Diego Padres281216.4295.074102-286-66-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1346569.485
51530Arizona Diamondbacks31922.2909.5117179-623-156-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1315576.420

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Nick BussCF27.137Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Red PattersonP26.356Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mitch MaierRF31.305Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Moises Sierrarf25.219Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Anthony Gosecf23.264Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Rob WootenRP28.284Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Steven TollesonSS30.182Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kris JohnsonRP29.199Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Manny Machado3b21.299Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Tony CingraniSP24.300Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder tendinitis
Curtis PartchRP27.077Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Juan Lagarescf25.045New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Drake BrittonRP24.344Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Brad BoxbergerRP25.339Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Troy PattonRP28.240Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Alex AllbrittonSS23.143Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Robert Andino3b30.006Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Lay BatistaP24.270Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Eric BergerP28.009Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Matt BoydP23.088Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Luis Caballero21.297Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Mitch CanhamC29.218Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Anthony CaroniaIF-OF22.345Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose De PaulaP26.058San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Joe De Pinto2B25.028Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jonathan Diaz3b29.021Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Tim DillardP30.287Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Adam EhrlichC21.139St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kent EmanuelP21.331Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Jose Flores21.121Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Edison Frias23.134Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Paul FryP21.279Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Christian GarciaRP28.250Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Anthony GomezIF23.156Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Leuris GomezP27.193Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Matt HauserP26.032Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Elian Herreralf29.089Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
David HolmanP23.335Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Activated from disabled list
Colby HolmesP23.189Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Destin HoodRF24.028Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Chase JensenSS23.092San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Coco JohnsonOF22.364Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Kyle KrausP-IF24.102Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Quincy LatimoreLF25.087Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Steve Lombardozzi2b25.223Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Johnnie LoweP29.041Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Warner MadrigalP30.041Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kevin Mager1b24.350Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Jheyson ManzuetaP24.147Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Christian Marrero1B27.275Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
Rafael MartinP29.350Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Casey McCarthyP 24.018Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Tommy Medica1B26.022San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Brad MeyersP28.230Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ronnie MitchellOF22.315Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Hiroyuki NakajimaSS31.274Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Kirk Nieuwenhuislf26.268New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
James NygrenP25.054Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Randolph OduberRF25.044Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Tyler OlsonP24.211Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Wes ParsonsP21.237Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Alejandro Piloto22.023Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Will Piwnica-WormsOF24.030Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Adolfo ReinaC24.099San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Mauricio RoblesP25.057Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Wandy RodriguezSP35.103Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Michael RothRP24.075Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Outrighted to minors
Matt SheltonP25.152Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Luis SierraC26.283Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from disabled list
John SimmsP22.105Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Chance SiscoC19.066Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Activated from disabled list
Sammy SolisP25.264Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Matthew SpannP23.073Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Mike SylvestriC23.321Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Luis Tejada1B21.201San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Kylin TurnbullP24.231Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Tyler VanderheidenP23.308New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Luis VillegasC21.150Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
JaDamion WilliamsRF23.162Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jake ZokanP23.004Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Carl EdwardsP22.241Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Julio MorbanCF-LF22.078Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ryan KellyP26.184Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos PerezP22.163Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brad AllenP25.036Released by Diamondbacks
Carter Bell3B23.323Released by Diamondbacks
Daniel WattsP24.187Released by Diamondbacks
Adam LandeckerIF23.089Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Austin PlattP22.057Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Felipe PerezP20.099Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Jairo LabourtP20.055Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Jared DettmanP21.348Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jin-Ho ShinC22.194Announced retirement
Josh ParrSS24.232Announced retirement
Ajay MeyerP26.287Announced retirement
Adalberto SantosLF-2B26.216Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)