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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 2014-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers14Los Angeles Angels3BoxYu DarvishTyler Skaggs(none)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox2BoxJim JohnsonChris Capuano(none)
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians3BoxDaniel WebbJohn AxfordMatt Lindstrom
Seattle Mariners8Houston Astros7BoxBrandon MaurerCollin McHughDanny Farquhar
Detroit Tigers9Kansas City Royals4BoxJustin VerlanderJason Vargas(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Minnesota Twins5BoxPhil HughesMiguel GonzalezGlen Perkins
Tampa Bay Rays5New York Yankees1BoxErik BedardCC Sabathia(none)
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves1BoxMadison BumgarnerAlex WoodSantiago Casilla
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago Cubs4BoxKevin SiegristHector RondonTrevor Rosenthal
Milwaukee Brewers3Cincinnati Reds4BoxSam LeCureTyler Thornburg(none)
New York Mets5Colorado Rockies1BoxDillon GeeJhoulys Chacin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Miami Marlins5BoxA.J. RamosJamey Wright(none)
Washington Nationals0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxFausto CarmonaGio GonzalezJonathan Papelbon
Toronto Blue Jays7Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDustin McGowanEdinson Volquez(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3San Diego Padres4BoxHuston StreetOliver Perez(none)

Standings as of 2014-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411New York Yankees301614.533--127143-169-87-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1326864.515
2513Baltimore Orioles291514.5170.5125131-67-68-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1338152.609
3921Boston Red Sox321517.4692.0133139-68-117-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1305674.431
41120Tampa Bay Rays321517.4692.0138145-77-78-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1306268.477
51324Toronto Blue Jays311417.4522.514714705-79-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1316962.527
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers26179.654--130103279-58-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1367363.537
2819Minnesota Twins291415.4834.514914728-96-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1335677.421
31022Chicago White Sox321517.4695.0163167-49-76-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1305872.446
41223Kansas City Royals301416.4675.0116129-138-76-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1327557.568
51426Cleveland Indians311318.4196.5123141-189-74-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1317259.550
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics311912.613--155104516-613-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1316962.527
238Texas Rangers311714.5482.0136145-99-78-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1315081.382
3616Los Angeles Angels301515.5003.5159131287-88-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1328349.629
4718Seattle Mariners291415.4834.0122124-25-69-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1337360.549
51530Houston Astros311021.3239.0108163-556-134-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1316071.458
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Atlanta Braves301713.567--999099-68-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1326270.470
269Washington Nationals311714.5480.5133119149-88-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1317952.603
3710New York Mets301614.5331.0128130-28-88-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1326369.477
4812Philadelphia Phillies291514.5171.5118129-116-79-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1335875.436
5914Miami Marlins311615.5161.51491252414-52-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1316170.466
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers322111.656--124113119-612-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1306169.469
21015St. Louis Cardinals321616.5005.0115104117-59-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1307456.569
31117Cincinnati Reds311516.4845.5120103178-77-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1316170.466
41327Pittsburgh Pirates311219.3878.5118133-158-94-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1317655.580
51428Chicago Cubs291118.3798.5112118-67-94-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1336271.466
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants312011.645--1291052410-510-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1316863.519
235Los Angeles Dodgers311813.5812.0136125116-912-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1317655.580
346Colorado Rockies331914.5762.01861553111-58-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1294782.364
41225San Diego Padres311318.4197.081111-307-86-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1316467.489
51529Arizona Diamondbacks341123.32410.5126186-603-158-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1285375.414


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Stephen FifeSP27.212Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Marcus StromanP23.003Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brandon MorrowSP29.282Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-60 Torn tendon sheath in right hand
Gavin FloydSP31.097Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Darin DownsRP29.129Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Raul ValdesRP36.158Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Heath BellRP36.217Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
David Adams2B26.355Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
David Adams2B26.355Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Nyjer MorganCF33.306Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Tim CollinsRP24.256Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Nate KarnsSP26.161Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Adam RussellP31.020Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jhoulys ChacinSP26.118Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Wilin Rosarioc25.070Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Viral infection
AJ GriffinSP26.097Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Nick BussCF27.140Oakland AthleticsClaimed off waivers from Athletics by Athletics
David Adams2B26.355Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Chad BettisSP25.008Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Andres BlancoSS30.023Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Chris BootcheckRP35.192Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brett BrachP26.036Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Buck Britton3B-2B27.353Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Aaron BrooksP24.007Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Kelson Brown2B26.179Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Matt BuschmannP30.081Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Yordy CabreraSS23.243Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dan ChildP21.284Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Brandon CumptonSP25.169Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Terrence DaylegSS26.228Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Abel De Los SantosP21.164Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Frank De los SantosP26.169Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Kerry DoaneP23.243Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Zack DodsonP23.285Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jose DominguezRP23.270Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Jake DunningRP25.265San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
John ElyP27.352Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Cody EppleyRP28.208Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Miguel FerminP29.082Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Tyler GagnonP25.043Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
B.J. GuinnSS25.030San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Nick HagadoneRP28.123Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Yoslan HerreraP33.006Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Wade HinkleIF24.241Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from disabled list
AJ HollandP24.140Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Rob KaminskyP19.244St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Cody KeeferOF23.179Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Jonathan KeenerC24.145St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bruce KernP26.010Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Yunesky MayaRP32.249Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Frankie MontasP21.044Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Activated from disabled list
Jimmy PattersonP25.084Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Martin PegueroSS20.182Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis PerezP29.104Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Nick PetreeP23.292St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Alex PowersP22.068Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Activated from disabled list
Zac ReiningerP21.096Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
Daniel ReynoldsP23.002Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jordan Ribera1B25.133Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
Dustin RichardsonP30.116Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Cameron RuppC25.218Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Adam RussellP31.020Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Austin SchottsOF 20.230Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from disabled list
J.B. Shucklf26.321Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Giovanni SotoP22.352Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ian ThomasP27.014Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Anthony VasquezP27.227Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Ryan WertenbergerP24.102Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Tommy HottovyP32.299-Released by Cubs
Alex Buchholz3B26.217Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Austin WatesCF-LF25.244Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jesus CastilloP29.338Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ross SeatonP24.228Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Joel EffertzP23.219Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Adam LawSS-2B24.088Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
David Chester1B25.034Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
James McDonaldSS22.140Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Stephen CarmonSS24.074San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Andrew BenakP24.093Released by Yankees
Jordan CoteP21.172New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Luis VillegasC21.153Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Mauricio RamosSS22.092Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Josh Davisp23.182Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ramon OviedoP23.284Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Mike RaylP25.184Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Assignment unknown