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Sunday May 17,2015This 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 2015-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels0Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike WrightGarrett RichardsZach Britton
Toronto Blue Jays2Houston Astros4BoxCollin McHughMark BuehrleLuke Gregerson
New York Yankees0Kansas City Royals6BoxEdinson VolquezChris Capuano(none)
Tampa Bay Rays11Minnesota Twins3BoxChris ArcherKyle Gibson(none)
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics3BoxJeff SamardzijaScott Kazmir(none)
Boston Red Sox0Seattle Mariners5BoxJames PaxtonSteven Wright(none)
Cleveland Indians1Texas Rangers5BoxNick MartinezCarlos Carrasco(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs0BoxA.J. BurnettJake ArrietaMark Melancon
San Francisco Giants9Cincinnati Reds8BoxYusmeiro PetitAnthony DeSclafaniSantiago Casilla
Colorado Rockies0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMike BolsingerKyle KendrickKenley Jansen
Atlanta Braves6Miami Marlins0BoxShelby MillerHenderson Alvarez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Mets5BoxNoah SyndergaardWily Peralta(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks0Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSean O'SullivanJosh Collmenter(none)
Washington Nationals10San Diego Padres5BoxStephen StrasburgIan Kennedy(none)
Detroit Tigers1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxLance LynnAlfredo SimonTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-05-17

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148New York Yankees392217.564--171156159-713-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1236558.528
2611Tampa Bay Rays392118.5381.01561391711-910-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1235964.480
3918Boston Red Sox381820.4743.5151184-337-911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1246064.484
41121Baltimore Orioles351619.4574.0156155111-85-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1276562.512
51222Toronto Blue Jays391722.4365.0200190109-78-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1237647.618
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals382414.632--1921375513-611-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1247153.573
235Detroit Tigers382315.6051.01701502011-812-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1235172.415
3510Minnesota Twins382117.5533.0171169214-67-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1246262.500
4814Chicago White Sox341717.5005.0132161-2910-57-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1285969.461
51427Cleveland Indians361422.3899.0159179-206-128-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1256758.536
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros382513.658--1691462313-912-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1246163.492
2713Los Angeles Angels371918.5145.5134129510-99-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1256659.528
31020Seattle Mariners371720.4597.5140152-1211-106-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1255966.472
41323Texas Rangers381622.4219.0158178-206-1310-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1247252.581
51530Oakland Athletics391326.33312.5178183-55-148-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1235568.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets382216.579--1491222715-47-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1246856.548
259Washington Nationals392217.5640.51941692510-612-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1236162.496
3816Atlanta Braves371819.4863.5159162-38-810-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1254976.392
41124Miami Marlins381622.4216.0151159-88-108-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1245569.444
51326Philadelphia Phillies391623.4106.5120174-5412-104-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1234776.382
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals372512.676--1611164515-510-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1257550.600
247Chicago Cubs372116.5684.0160160013-88-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1257649.608
3919Cincinnati Reds381820.4747.5153171-189-99-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1244678.371
41017Pittsburgh Pirates381820.4747.5146133139-79-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1248044.645
51529Milwaukee Brewers381325.34212.5142198-568-155-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1245569.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers372413.649--1861285817-57-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1256857.544
2612San Francisco Giants382018.5264.5145145011-99-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1246460.516
3715San Diego Padres391920.4876.0175190-1510-109-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1235568.447
41225Arizona Diamondbacks361521.4178.516916549-126-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1266462.508
51428Colorado Rockies341321.3829.5132179-474-99-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1285573.430

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Nick Franklin2b24.076Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris CapuanoRP35.272New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Bryan MitchellP24.028New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Sam Tuivailala3B22.210St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Tyler LyonsSP27.086St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Henderson AlvarezSP25.029Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Nick MassetP33.000Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ross OhlendorfSP32.282Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ross DetwilerSP29.072Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Tanner ScheppersRP28.120Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Kyuji FujikawaRP34.300Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Craig Gentrylf-cf31.170Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Ike Davis1b28.056Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained left quad
Erik CordierP29.081San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Erik CordierP29.081San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Rafael YnoaLF27.284Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Justin Morneau1b34.002Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-7 Concussion [Diving for ball at 1b]
Austin AdamsP28.271Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Eric CampbellLF28.038New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Dilson Herrera2B21.075New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right middle finger
Andrew BellattiP23.286Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Jared BurtonRP33.349Released by Yankees
Brandon CumptonSP26.182Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Eduardo NunezSS27.337Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Kennys Vargas1B24.289Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Josh AlmonteOF 21.109Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Activated from disabled list
Tanner BanksP23.206Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Nick BastoSS 21.046Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Anthony CaroniaIF-OF23.361Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Felix CastilloC23.306Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Devon DavisP23.271Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Jose DominguezRP24.283Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Sean DoolittleRP28.233Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab
Jeremy DowdyC24.308Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Omar DuranP25.080Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Signed to Minor League Contract
Julio EusebioP22.349Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Gilbert GomezRF23.070New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Josh Hamiltondh33.361Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Ryne HarperP26.051Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler KniggeP26.202Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Tommy La Stella2B26.106Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab
Daniel LewisP24.052Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Brad MarkeyP 23.075Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Kuehl MceachernP22.010Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Yoel MeciasP21.218Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Peter MoylanRP36.166Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Sean O'ConnellP23.157Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Alexander PalmaOF19.212New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Jairo Perez3B26.341New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Cesilio PimentelP22.132Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Leonardo Reginatto3B25.037Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Ricardo RodriguezP22.259Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Tyler RogersP24.151San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Robby ScottP25.261Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Zack SegoviaP32.036San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Chris SmithP34.038San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Chad SobotkaP21.311Atlanta BravesRome (A)Activated from disabled list
Matthew SpannP24.089Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Tyler SpurlinP23.335Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Michael SuiterCF23.038Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Trace Tam Sing2B23.162Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Kanekoa TexeiraP29.100Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Jorge TilleroC21.147Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Touki ToussaintP18.331Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Richard VargasP24.028Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Anthony VasquezP28.240Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Alex VerdugoOF19.002Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from disabled list
Joey WagmanP23.297Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Philip WalbyP22.297New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ryan WeberP24.278Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Nate Freiman1b28.137Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jimmy PattersonP26.097Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonas DufekP26.321Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Myles SmithP 23.055Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Devin LohmanSS-2B26.033Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)DL-7 Injured
Giovanny GallegosP23.277New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Yonathan Mendoza3b21.096Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Brennan MetzgerOF25.153San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Danny OhOF-1B25.140New York YankeesTampa (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jason ForjetP25.133San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kevin Torres1B-C25.082Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Michael KraftP23.257Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Steven FarnworthP21.253Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Aaron BlantonSS21.258Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Austin AuneOF 21.253New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin Padlo3B18.306Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Reed GarrettP22.135Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Brandon NimmoCF22.051New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Left knee strain