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Saturday May 16,2015This 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 2015-05-16

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels6Baltimore Orioles1BoxMatt ShoemakerUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Houston Astros6BoxScott FeldmanJeff FrancisLuke Gregerson
New York Yankees5Kansas City Royals1BoxCC SabathiaDanny Duffy(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Minnesota Twins6BoxBrian DuensingKevin JepsenGlen Perkins
Chicago White Sox4Oakland Athletics3BoxJohn DanksFernando RodriguezDavid Robertson
Boston Red Sox4Seattle Mariners2BoxRick PorcelloFelix HernandezKoji Uehara
Cleveland Indians10Texas Rangers8BoxScott AtchisonNeftali FelizCody Allen
Pittsburgh Pirates1Chicago Cubs4BoxJon LesterGerrit ColeTravis Wood
San Francisco Giants11Cincinnati Reds2BoxRyan VogelsongMike Leake(none)
Colorado Rockies7Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJorge de la RosaZack Greinke(none)
Atlanta Braves5Miami Marlins3BoxAlex WoodMat LatosJason Grilli
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Mets14BoxJacob deGromMatt Garza(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks5Philadelphia Phillies7BoxJerome WilliamsArchie BradleyJonathan Papelbon
Washington Nationals4San Diego Padres1BoxMax ScherzerAndrew CashnerDrew Storen
Detroit Tigers4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBlaine HardyMatt BelisleJoakim Soria

Standings as of 2015-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Yankees382216.579--171150219-713-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1246559.524
2712Tampa Bay Rays382018.5262.0145136911-99-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1246064.484
3816Boston Red Sox371819.4863.5151179-287-911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1256065.480
41020Toronto Blue Jays381721.4475.0198186129-78-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1247648.613
51222Baltimore Orioles341519.4415.0153155-210-85-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1286662.516
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225Kansas City Royals372314.622--1861374912-611-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1257253.576
134Detroit Tigers372314.622--1691482111-812-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1245173.411
359Minnesota Twins372116.5682.01681581014-57-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1256263.496
4917Chicago White Sox331617.4855.0125158-3310-56-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1296069.465
51426Cleveland Indians351421.4008.0158174-166-128-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1266759.532
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros372413.649--1651442112-912-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1256263.496
2611Los Angeles Angels361917.5284.5134126810-99-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1266660.524
31121Seattle Mariners361620.4447.5135152-1710-106-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1266066.476
41325Texas Rangers371522.4059.0153177-245-1310-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1257352.584
51530Oakland Athletics381325.34211.5175176-15-138-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1245569.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148New York Mets372116.568--1441212314-47-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1256956.552
2510Washington Nationals382117.5530.51841642010-611-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1246262.500
3918Atlanta Braves361719.4723.5153162-98-89-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1265076.397
41123Miami Marlins371621.4325.0151153-28-98-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1255570.440
51327Philadelphia Phillies381523.3956.5114174-6011-104-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1244876.387
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals362412.667--1591154414-510-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1267650.603
236Chicago Cubs362115.5833.0160157313-78-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1267650.603
3815Cincinnati Reds371819.4866.5145162-179-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1254679.368
41019Pittsburgh Pirates371720.4597.5143133109-78-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1258144.648
51529Milwaukee Brewers371324.35111.5141193-528-155-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1255570.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers362313.639--1851285716-57-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1266957.548
2613San Francisco Giants371918.5144.5136137-111-98-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1256560.520
3714San Diego Padres381919.5005.0170180-1010-99-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1245569.444
41224Arizona Diamondbacks351520.4297.5169159109-126-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1276463.504
51428Colorado Rockies331320.3948.5132178-464-99-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1295574.426

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Archie BradleyP22.279Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Kelly Johnsondh33.083Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Right oblique strain
Jose VerasRP34.208Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kyle McPhersonSP-RP27.187Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jonathan Diaz3b30.036Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Dustin McGowanRP33.053Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Todd Cunninghamrf26.057Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Jean Segurass25.060Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right pinky finger
Luis SardinasSS22.000Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jake Fox1B-LF32.300Signed with Hanwha Eagles (Korea)
Jayson Nix3b32.263Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Traded from Orioles to Phillies for cash
Jordan Schafercf-RF28.254Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Right knee sprain
Shane RobinsonLF30.198Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Brian SchlitterP29.146Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Matt SzczurCF25.300Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Joe BlantonCL34.156Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Aaron BrooksP25.019Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Brian FlynnP25.027Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled and Transferred to 60-day DL
Wilfredo BoscanP25.202Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Randal GrichukCF23.277St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Activated from DL
Xavier Scruggs1B27.236St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Hunter Pencerf32.033San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Hector Sanchezc25.180San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Bryan MitchellP24.027New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jose RamirezP25.115New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Bruce ChenSP37.331Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Andrew AplinOF24.056Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Matt BenedictP26.102Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ray BlackP24.324San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Hiram BurgosSP27.286Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Chris CarlsonOF 24.017Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Boomer CollinsIF25.337Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Cale CoshowP22.304New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Narciso CrookRF19.309Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Activated from disabled list
Robbie DickeyP21.040Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Kenny DiekroegerSS24.192Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Ronald DominguezP21.123Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Samir Duenez1B18.339Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Blake ForsytheC25.289Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Traded from Athletics to Phillies for cash
Derrik GibsonSS25.162Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Jeffrey GlennC23.237New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Juan GonzalezP25.041Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Luis HerediaP20.279Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Shane HoelscherIF23.238Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Dusty IsaacsP23.283Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Austin Jacksoncf28.104Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Hunter JonesOF23.273Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Activated from disabled list
Phillip Kish25.259Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Stephen LandazuriP23.131Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jeremy LucasC24.126Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Seth LucioP22.016San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Reinstated to active roster
Brett MartinP20.018Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Eric MarzecP27.124Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Phil McCormickP26.251San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Josh McElweeP 25.338Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jared MitchellCF26.215Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Will MorrisP22.014Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Steven NeffP26.081San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Mike NessethP27.027Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jacob Newberryp24.218Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Ryan NewellP23.333Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list
Luis NieblaP24.132New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jayson Nix3b32.263Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Carlos Pinalesp23.041Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Rafael Pinedap24.102Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Max PovseP21.266Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
T.J. Rivera2B26.201New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Richard RodriguezP25.073Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jarrod Saltalamacchiac30.014Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Luke Scott1B36.325Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Mark ShannonOF-P24.034Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Roderick Shoulders1B23.233Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Caleb SmithP23.293New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bryce StowellP28.235Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Miguel SulbaranP21.058New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Kanekoa TexeiraP29.099Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Derek ToadvineIF23.057New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ben TurnerC-1B25.019San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Devin WilliamsP20.237Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Matt WotherspoonP23.223New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Tony ZychP24.282Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Adron Chambersrf28.220Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Placed on bereavement list
Brandon SnyderLF28.174Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)DL-7 Injured
Charles LeesmanSP28.067Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chien-Ming WangSP35.046Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Javy GuerraRP29.197Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Munenori Kawasaki2b33.347Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bryson SmithCF26.150Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Edgar DuranSS24.095Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Edwin FierroP21.259Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Gonzalo SanudoP23.127Signed with Mexico City (Mexico)
Leuris GomezP28.208Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Logan DavisSS23.267Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Scott SitzP24.248Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Willy ParedesP26.103Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Casey MedlenP25.285Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris GariaOF22.151Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cody BuckelP22.332Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Tyler MizenkoP25.037San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew ThurmanP23.158Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Benjamin WellsP22.248Released by Cubs
David LedbetterP23.093Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
David PetersonP25.132Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Dustin PetersonSS20.248Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake Schrader1B24.076Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kaleb EarlsP22.060Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Lucas SimsP 21.006Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Marcos MolinaP20.069New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael StrentzC23.188Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Rayan GonzalezP24.210Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Scott SilversteinP24.354Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler BrosiusP23.130Atlanta BravesCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler WamplerIF23.258Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Connor SpencerIF22.114New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Jordan MontgomeryP22.140New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose MonteroP22.114Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Luis AvilesSS20.061Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Payton BasketteP21.227San Diego PadresTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Benny SuarezP 23.231Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Suspended
Steve Lombardozzi2b26.238Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)