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Friday May 2,2014This 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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Games on 2014-05-02

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Los Angeles Angels2BoxColby LewisHector SantiagoJoakim Soria
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox7BoxClay BuchholzDan Straily(none)
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians12BoxDanny SalazarJohn Danks(none)
Seattle Mariners4Houston Astros5BoxAnthony BassCharlie Furbush(none)
Detroit Tigers8Kansas City Royals2BoxRick PorcelloJames Shields(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Minnesota Twins0BoxUbaldo JimenezRicky NolascoTommy Hunter
Tampa Bay Rays10New York Yankees5BoxHeath BellChris Leroux(none)
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves1BoxTim LincecumMike MinorSergio Romo
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago Cubs6BoxTravis WoodAdam WainwrightHector Rondon
Milwaukee Brewers2Cincinnati Reds0BoxWily PeraltaMike LeakeFrancisco Rodriguez
New York Mets3Colorado Rockies10BoxJorge de la RosaZack Wheeler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Miami Marlins6BoxTom KoehlerJosh Beckett(none)
Washington Nationals5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJerry BlevinsMike AdamsRafael Soriano
Toronto Blue Jays5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxMark MelanconSergio Santos(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2San Diego Padres0BoxBronson ArroyoAndrew CashnerAddison Reed

Standings as of 2014-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Baltimore Orioles271512.556--12212027-68-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1358154.600
2512New York Yankees281513.5360.5117135-188-77-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1346965.515
31018Boston Red Sox301416.4672.5125133-87-107-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1325775.432
4920Tampa Bay Rays301416.4672.5130135-57-77-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1326369.477
51121Toronto Blue Jays291316.4483.0134137-35-78-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1337063.526
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers24159.625--11297159-56-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1387563.543
2716Kansas City Royals281414.5003.0110111-18-56-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1347559.560
3819Chicago White Sox301416.4674.0159162-39-75-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1325973.447
41224Minnesota Twins271215.4444.5138144-66-96-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1355877.430
51425Cleveland Indians291217.4145.5118137-198-64-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1337360.549
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics291811.621--14996536-612-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1337063.526
2410Texas Rangers291613.5522.0119137-189-77-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1335182.383
3615Los Angeles Angels281414.5003.5151114376-78-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1348450.627
41323Seattle Mariners271215.4445.0105109-45-67-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1357560.556
51529Houston Astros291019.3458.093146-536-114-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1336073.451
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Atlanta Braves281711.607--9783149-48-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1346272.463
246Washington Nationals291712.5860.5131111209-88-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1337954.594
3711New York Mets281513.5362.0113118-58-87-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1346470.478
4813Miami Marlins291514.5172.51371122513-42-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1336271.466
51017Philadelphia Phillies271314.4813.5110127-174-79-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1356075.444
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers30219.700--119103169-612-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1326171.462
2914St. Louis Cardinals301515.5006.011097137-58-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1327557.568
31122Cincinnati Reds291316.4487.511098126-77-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1336370.474
41327Pittsburgh Pirates291118.3799.5108120-127-84-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1337756.579
51428Chicago Cubs271017.3709.5105113-86-84-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1356372.467
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants291811.621--1221031910-58-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1337063.526
257Los Angeles Dodgers291712.5861.0123113106-911-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1337756.579
368Colorado Rockies311813.5811.01741403410-48-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1314883.366
41226San Diego Padres291217.4146.074104-306-76-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1336568.489
51530Arizona Diamondbacks321022.3139.5119179-603-157-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1305476.415

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jim HendersonRP31.193Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Caleb Gindlrf-LF25.244Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Brad BrachRP28.020Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Joel HanrahanRP32.208Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1m)
Aaron BrooksP24.005Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Bruce ChenSP36.317Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Inflamed disc, lower back
Jesse CrainRP32.301Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jason Kipnis2b27.029Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Mike MinorSP26.128Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Erik Kratzc33.321Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Aaron Hickscf24.212Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-7 Concussion-like symptoms
Logan DarnellP25.089Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Jose Ramirez2B21.227Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Jose DominguezRP23.268Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Ryan Wheeler1b25.296Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Josh Rutledge2B25.011Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Viral infection
Hyun-Jin RyuSP27.038Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Chone Figgins3B36.100Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Mike PelfreySP30.109Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Strained left groin
Alfredo Martelf25.032Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Grant Green2b26.218Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Chris Johnson3b29.213Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed to 3-year contract for 2015-2017 ($23.5m) Extension.
Tony SippRP30.295Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0.7m)
Vance AlbitzSS26.092Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Brad BoxbergerRP25.340Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Drake BrittonRP24.345Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Ty ButtreyP 21.032Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Tony Campanacf27.337Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Paul ClemensSP26.078Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Kevin ComerP21.274Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Matt DermodyP23.302Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Jason DonaldSS29.240Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Yoslan HerreraP33.004Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Brian HolmesP23.092Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Chad JenkinsRP26.132Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Brian JohnsonP23.146Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Kris JohnsonRP29.200Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Kenn KasparekP28.221Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Cody KukukP21.022Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Evan MeekP30.356Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Navery MooreP23.265Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Jack MurphyC26.026Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Randolph OduberRF25.045Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Ronan PachecoP25.277Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Red PattersonP26.357Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Michael QuesadaC-LF24.090Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Avain RachalP 20.080Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Elvin RamirezRP26.205Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Matt RamseyP24.220Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Activated from disabled list
Richard RodriguezP24.059Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Gus SchlosserP25.194Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Mark ShannonOF-P23.020Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Kyle SmithP21.234Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Joshua StinsonRP26.049Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jordany Valdespin2b26.131Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Gavin FloydSP31.095Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Mike BelfioreP25.211Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Burch SmithRP24.020San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Hiram BurgosSP26.272Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh WallRP27.101Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Jackson2B-SS25.357San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tommy Field2b27.069Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan Galvez2B23.104San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Troy HanzawaSS28.232Released by Phillies
Zach ZaneskiC27.309Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alonzo HarrisLF25.106Released by Marlins
Chris PetriniP27.080Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kelly DuganRF23.226Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Gedman3B25.218Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Pierce RankinC25.006Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan DemminP26.027Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dylan BakerP 22.026Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Eli EcharryP21.305Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Greg BirdC21.174New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joe SeverIF23.263Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose VinicioSS20.296Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
LeVon WashingtonCF22.281Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt SnyderIF23.319New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Patrick ScogginP23.070Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Yeicok CalderonRF22.131New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Franchy CorderoSS19.242San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Jon KemmerLF23.166Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jose UrenaOF19.108San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Victor CastroOF22.113Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Ramire CletoP21.028Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Hunter JonesOF22.259Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Manny MartinezP22.123Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Oderman Rochap21.176Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Mike BlankeC25.197Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training (Converting from C to P)
Odrisamer DespaigneP27.028San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Benino PrunedaP25.267Pittsburgh PiratesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchurg (A+)
Chris CostantinoP22.207Released by Braves