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Sunday April 5,2015This 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 2015-04-05

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St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs0BoxAdam WainwrightJon LesterTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-04-05

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
51514Toronto Blue Jays000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1629369.574
364New York Yankees000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1628775.537
4312Tampa Bay Rays000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1628082.494
11421Baltimore Orioles000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1628181.500
21322Boston Red Sox000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1627884.481
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
573Minnesota Twins000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1628379.512
4829Kansas City Royals000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1629567.586
31027Detroit Tigers000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1617487.460
21125Cleveland Indians000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1618180.503
11223Chicago White Sox000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1627686.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
4410Seattle Mariners000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1627686.469
2928Houston Astros000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1628676.531
5213Texas Rangers000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1628874.543
356Oakland Athletics000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1626894.420
1118Los Angeles Angels000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1628577.525
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
467Philadelphia Phillies000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1626399.389
375New York Mets000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1629072.556
51530Washington Nationals000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1628379.512
2916Miami Marlins000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1627191.438
11320Atlanta Braves000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1626795.414
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1101.000--3030-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1619962.615
222Chicago Cubs101.0001.003-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1619764.602
31224Cincinnati Reds000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1626498.395
558Pittsburgh Pirates000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1629864.605
4815Milwaukee Brewers000--0.50000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1626894.420
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
449San Diego Padres000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1627488.457
5311San Francisco Giants000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1628478.519
21126Colorado Rockies000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1626894.420
11419Arizona Diamondbacks000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1627983.488
31017Los Angeles Dodgers000----0000-00-0T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1629270.568

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Alex WhiteP26.219Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Roberto HernandezRP34.218Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Erik GoeddelP26.106New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Sent to minors
Eric Campbell3B-1B27.362New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Sent to minors
Clint Robinson1B-LF30.048Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt Tuiasosopolf28.330Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Josh Hamiltondh33.319Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right shoulder surgery
Dan RobertsonRF-CF29.187Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Sent to minors
Jeanmar GomezRP26.185Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dustin McGowanRP33.012Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Andy OliverP27.124Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Cesar JimenezRP30.144Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brad HandRP25.016Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Sent to minors
Mike FoltynewiczP23.181Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Sent to minors
Mike MinorSP27.101Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Left rotator cuff inflammation
Todd Cunninghamrf26.016Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Sent to minors
Melvin Uptoncf30.227Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Sesamoiditis, left foot
Mike BowdenRP28.208Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Reds to Orioles for cash considerations
Bradin HagensP25.328Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Rays for cash considerations
Jose PirelaSS25.135New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Gregorio PetitSS30.116New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brendan Ryanss33.010New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Strained right calf
Chris CapuanoSP35.230New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Strained right quadriceps
Ivan NovaSP28.083New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Austin Rominec26.134New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Charlie MortonSP31.145Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Hip
Garrett RichardsSP26.313Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left knee surgery
Tyler SkaggsSP23.267Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left elbow surgery
Cory RasmusRP27.151Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Core muscle surgery
Jonathan EdwardsP27.088Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Sent to minors
Alex ClaudioP23.065Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Sent to minors
Yordano VenturaP23.307Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($23m) [Extension] 0.75--1--3.25--6.25--9.75 Option years for 2020-2021 at $12m each
Sean NolinSP25.100Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from bi-lateral core surgery
Jarrod ParkerSP26.132Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Sean DoolittleRP28.191Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Torn left rotator cuff
Josh Reddickrf28.045Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Nate Freiman1b28.095Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Back strain
Coco Crispcf35.156Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow surgery
Chris TaylorIF24.219Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right wrist
Tyler OlsonP25.185Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Gerald Lairdc35.144Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jordan Pachecoc-1B29.065Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Cody Rosslf34.103Released by Diamondbacks
Bronson ArroyoSP38.040Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-60 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Patrick CorbinSP25.260Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left elbow surgery
David HernandezRP29.327Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Vidal NunoSP27.254Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Sent to minors
Archie BradleyP22.238Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt StitesP24.312Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow pain
Barry EnrightSP29.006Released by Dodgers
Jim HendersonRP32.166Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right shoulder surgery
Bobby WilsonC31.363Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Curt CasaliC26.147Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Sent to minors
C.J. RiefenhauserP25.065Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Sent to minors
Bruce RondonRP24.117Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Right biceps tendinitis
Jordan Danksrf28.241Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Sent to minors
Jeff FrancoeurRF31.088Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jonathan PettiboneSP24.260Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right shoulder surgery
Chad BillingsleySP30.250Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recovery from right elbow surgery
Andres Blanco2B30.359Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mario HollandsP26.222Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-60 Strained flexor tendon, left forearm. Tommy John Surgery
Don Kelly3b-lf35.050Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Aaron CrowRP28.145Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow sprain
Jose FernandezSP22.248Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recovery from right elbow surgery
Anthony SwarzakRP29.207Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Josh TomlinP30.168Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder surgery
Gavin FloydSP32.068Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-60 Right elbow surgery
Zach WaltersSS25.212Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Nick Swisher1b34.131Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from bi-lateral knee surgery
Edgmer EscalonaRP28.181Released by Giants
Enrique HernandezLF23.225Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Sent to minors
Chris Heiseylf30.112Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Sent to minors
Rudy OwensP27.109Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Athletics to Dodgers for cash considerations
J.J. Hardyss32.229Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder strain
T.J. McFarlandRP25.301Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Sent to minors
David Loughrf29.075Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Jimmy Paredes2b26.131Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Matt Wietersc28.319Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Miguel CastroP20.102Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Roberto OsunaRP20.057Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Marcus StromanP23.340Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-60 Torn ACL, left knee
Michael SaundersLF-cf28.137Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from left knee surgery
Maicer Izturisss-2b34.205Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Right groin strain
Denard Spancf31.038Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right core muscle surgery
Dan Uggla2B35.025Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Anthony Rendon2b24.303Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Sprained MCL, left knee
Jayson Werthrf35.321Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right shoulder surgery
Reed Johnsonlf38.118Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Nate McLouthlf33.159Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder surgery
Erik DavisRP28.179Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Casey JanssenRP33.200Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Right rotator cuff tendinitis
Jake PetrickaRP26.304Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained right forearm
Eric SurkampSP27.264Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Strained upper back
Matt AlbersRP32.075Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chris SaleSP26.006Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right foot
Micah JohnsonIF-OF24.108Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Geovany SotoC32.075Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Lisalverto BonillaP24.291Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow impingement
Keone KelaRP21.354Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Yu DarvishSP28.232Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-60 Right elbow surgery
Matt HarrisonSP29.232Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from back surgery
Tanner ScheppersRP28.078Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Anthony BassRP27.156Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Sam FreemanRP27.286Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Kyuji FujikawaRP34.258Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Right groin strain
Ryan MadsonRP34.220Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Luke HochevarRP31.203Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Recovery from right elbow surgery
Tim CollinsRP25.227Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow surgery
Franklin MoralesRP29.071Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brian FlynnP24.351Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Sent to minors
Corey KluberSP28.360Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($38.5m) [Extension] 1--4.5--7.5--10.5--13 Club options for 2020-2021 at 13.5--14. Options can be escalated and buyout is $1m
Erik CordierP29.039San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm strain
Hunter Pencerf31.358San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Broken left forearm
Travis Ishikawa1b31.194San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Lower back strain
Ryan SweeneyCF30.044Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris Denorfiarf-lf34.264Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Mild left hamstring strain
Tsuyoshi WadaP34.043Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Mild left groin strain
Jacob TurnerSP23.320Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Strained flexor tendon, right elbow
Jonathan Herrera3B-2B30.153Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Dallas BeelerP25.297Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Craig KimbrelRP26.312San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Braves with Melvin Upton Jr to Padres for Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Matt Wisler, Jordan Paroubeck and 41st overall pick in 2015 draft
Melvin Uptoncf30.227San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Braves with Craig Kimrbel to Padres for Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Matt Wisler, Jordan Paroubeck and 41st overall pick in 2015 draft
Cameron MaybinCF28.001Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres with Carlos Quentin, Matt Wisler, Jordan Paroubeck and 41st pick in 2015 draft to Braves for Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr.
Carlos Quentinlf32.220Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres with Cameron Maybin, Matt Wisler, Jordan Paroubeck and 41st pick in 2015 draft to Braves for Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr.
Matt WislerP22.205Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres with Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Jordan Paroubeck and 41st pick in 2015 draft to Braves for Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr.
Jordan ParoubeckCF20.154Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Padres with Carlos Quentin, Matt Wisler, Cameron Maybin and 41st pick in 2015 draft to Braves for Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr.
Drew SmylyRP25.296Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder tendinitis
Fernando Baez23.064St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Derek CampbellIF23.282Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Robbie RayP23.187Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Blake HassebrockP25.264Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)