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Friday May 23,2014This 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 2014-05-23

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Los Angeles Angels6BoxC.J. WilsonDanny Duffy(none)
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles8BoxBud NorrisTJ House(none)
New York Yankees5Chicago White Sox6BoxDaniel WebbDavid Robertson(none)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers7BoxAnibal SanchezScott Baker(none)
Houston Astros1Seattle Mariners6BoxFelix HernandezRudy Owens(none)
Boston Red Sox0Tampa Bay Rays1BoxLeo NunezAndrew Miller(none)
Oakland Athletics2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxLiam HendriksScott KazmirCasey Janssen
Colorado Rockies2Atlanta Braves3BoxDavid CarpenterAdam OttavinoCraig Kimbrel
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds5BoxHomer BaileyShelby MillerAroldis Chapman
Milwaukee Brewers9Miami Marlins5BoxMarco EstradaTom Koehler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxClayton KershawFausto CarmonaKenley Jansen
Washington Nationals3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxCharlie MortonJordan ZimmermannJason Grilli
Chicago Cubs1San Diego Padres11BoxTim StaufferEdwin Jackson(none)
Minnesota Twins2San Francisco Giants6BoxTim LincecumKyle GibsonJean Machi

Standings as of 2014-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Toronto Blue Jays492722.551--2382201811-1116-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1135657.496
2511Baltimore Orioles462422.5221.5199198110-1114-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1167244.621
3714New York Yankees472423.5112.0200213-1311-1113-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1156055.522
41326Tampa Bay Rays492128.4296.0187209-2210-1411-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1135657.496
51427Boston Red Sox472027.4266.0185208-2310-1710-10L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1155164.443
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers442816.636--2141674714-914-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1186256.525
2612Minnesota Twins452322.5115.5204217-1312-1111-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1174770.402
3917Chicago White Sox502525.5006.0243252-913-1012-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1124864.429
41018Kansas City Royals472324.4896.5182184-213-1110-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1156649.574
51221Cleveland Indians492326.4697.5214240-2615-118-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1136251.549
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics483018.625--2451509512-1018-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1145856.509
235Los Angeles Angels472720.5742.52331844914-1213-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1157144.617
3813Seattle Mariners472423.5115.51961791710-1014-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1156352.548
41119Texas Rangers482325.4797.0192226-3413-1310-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1144470.386
51530Houston Astros491732.34713.5172236-6410-157-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1135360.469
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Atlanta Braves472720.574--158149917-910-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1155263.452
2715Miami Marlins492524.5103.02322072519-76-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1135261.460
3816Washington Nationals482424.5003.5189186314-1210-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1147242.632
41022New York Mets462125.4575.5185198-1310-1411-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1165858.500
51224Philadelphia Phillies452025.4446.0178210-328-1312-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1175364.453
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers492920.592--191184714-1015-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1135360.469
268St. Louis Cardinals482622.5422.51831661714-712-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1146450.561
3920Cincinnati Reds462224.4785.5165170-512-1010-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1165462.466
41123Pittsburgh Pirates472126.4477.0185206-2115-126-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1156748.583
51428Chicago Cubs461729.37010.5180186-610-137-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1165660.483
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants483018.625--2031693415-815-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1145856.509
249Colorado Rockies482622.5424.02572104716-710-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1144074.351
3510Los Angeles Dodgers482622.5424.020920459-1317-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1146846.596
41325San Diego Padres482127.4389.0151174-2312-149-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1145658.491
51529Arizona Diamondbacks491831.36712.5187255-686-1812-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1134667.407

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Russell MartinC31.097Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Reinstated from suspension
Corey KnebelP22.179Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joey Butlerlf28.072-Released by Cardinals
Esmil RogersRP28.282Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Liam HendriksSP25.102Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Donnie Murphy3b31.074Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Alex WilsonRP27.201Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Prince Fielder1b30.014Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Neck surgery
Rudy OwensP26.157Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Donald Lutzlf25.106Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Justin Maxwellrf30.199Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Sean BurnettRP31.248Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
TJ McFarlandRP24.349Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Jason GrilliRP37.193Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Joey Butlerlf28.072-Signed with Orix (Japan)
Lay BatistaP24.292Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Nolan BeckerP22.345Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Luis CessaP22.028New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Sean Coyle2B22.127Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Michael CrouseRF-CF23.182Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Logan DavisSS22.274Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Stephen Drewss31.068Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Tommy Field2b27.090Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joe GardnerP26.066Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Preston GuilmetRP26.301Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Drew HeidLF-RF26.161Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Colby HolmesP23.211Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Justin JirscheleOF24.038Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Josh JohnsonSS28.132Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Taylor JungmannP24.156Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Ryan KellyP26.206Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Zach KroenkeP30.032Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Connor LienOF 20.069Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Adam Loewen1B-RF30.044Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Matt MaloneyP30.128Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Nick MarondeRP24.260Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Justin Maxwellrf30.199Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Logan Morrison1b26.272Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brad MossC24.225San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Mike Moustakas3b25.254Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Efren Navarro1B28.009Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Yoanner NegrinP30.024Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Jimmy NelsonP24.352Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Sean Nicol3B27.240Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Danny OhOF-1B24.146New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
James PaxtonP25.198Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Mike PelfreySP30.130Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Aneudis Peralta3B20.275Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Robbie RayP22.235Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Nate ReedP26.174Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Julio RodriguezP23.267Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Chance RossIF24.084Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Justin Ruggianocf32.041Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA) for rehab
Pete RuizP26.276Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Raydel SanchezP24.073Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Tony Sanchezc26.003Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Brandon SiskP28.314Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Neftali Soto1b25.084Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Chris SwaugerRF-LF27.285Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Jimmy Swift1B-LF26.154Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Tyler TewellC22.311Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ashur TolliverP26.120Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Ryan UllmannP22.285Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Josh WallRP27.122Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Austin WatesCF-LF25.263Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Everett WilliamsLF23.234Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Josh Willinghamlf-dh35.095Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Josh ZeidRP27.060Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Doug MathisP30.351Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Pedro HernandezSP25.041Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sean KazmarSS29.291Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bryce BrentzRF25.144Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dallas TarletonC26.292Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Francisco RondonP26.034New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose MonegroP24.246Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Alberto RoblesSS-2B23.251San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Eric JagieloSS22.006New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake Kuebler1B24.262New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Keive RojasP21.086Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Kramer ChamplinP24.076Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rafael De PaulaP23.060New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Andy PazC21.138Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ryan HuckC-IF23.088Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Tony WieberP23.102San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Jeff Keppinger3b34.032Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Jimmy Paredes2b25.179Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Jeff Keppinger3b34.032Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Jeff Keppinger3b34.032Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Jeff Keppinger3b34.032Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Jeff Keppinger3b34.032-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
Francisco Martinez3B23.264Detroit TigersErie (AA)Outrighted to minors
Erisbel ArruebarrenaSS24.059Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Chattanooga (AA)