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Saturday May 23,2015This 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 2015-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels3Boston Red Sox8BoxSteven WrightC.J. Wilson(none)
Minnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox3BoxTrevor MayChris SaleGlen Perkins
Cincinnati Reds1Cleveland Indians2BoxCorey KluberTony CingraniCody Allen
Houston Astros3Detroit Tigers2BoxLance McCullersKyle LobsteinLuke Gregerson
St. Louis Cardinals2Kansas City Royals3BoxEdinson VolquezJohn Lackey(none)
Texas Rangers15New York Yankees4BoxNick MartinezCC Sabathia(none)
Oakland Athletics5Tampa Bay Rays0BoxKendall GravemanNathan Karns(none)
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJames PaxtonMark BuehrleFernando Rodney
Chicago Cubs9Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxJason MotteEnrique BurgosPedro Strop
Milwaukee Brewers2Atlanta Braves3BoxLuis AvilanBrandon Kintzler(none)
San Francisco Giants10Colorado Rockies8BoxChris HestonJordan LylesSantiago Casilla
San Francisco Giants3Colorado Rockies5BoxDavid HaleYusmeiro PetitJohn Axford
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMike BolsingerIan KennedyKenley Jansen
Baltimore Orioles0Miami Marlins1BoxCarter CappsT.J. McFarland(none)
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxA.J. BurnettMatt Harvey(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Washington Nationals1BoxCole HamelsStephen Strasburg(none)

Standings as of 2015-05-23

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Tampa Bay Rays442420.545--1701511913-1011-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1185662.475
2612New York Yankees432221.5121.519219209-913-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1196554.546
31019Baltimore Orioles401921.4753.0180173713-96-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1226260.508
41120Boston Red Sox432023.4653.5170207-379-1211-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1195861.487
51426Toronto Blue Jays451926.4225.52282141411-118-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1177443.632
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals422814.667--2101407017-611-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1206753.558
235Detroit Tigers442618.5913.01921731914-1112-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1174869.410
347Minnesota Twins422418.5714.0189183614-610-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1205961.492
4918Chicago White Sox401921.4758.0146180-3412-97-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1225765.467
51323Cleveland Indians421923.4529.0181191-108-1211-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1196257.521
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros442816.636--1921672515-1013-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1185860.492
2713Los Angeles Angels432221.5125.5166165110-912-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1196356.529
3815Seattle Mariners422022.4767.0159173-1411-109-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1205664.467
41221Texas Rangers432023.4657.5191197-66-1314-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1196851.571
51530Oakland Athletics451530.33313.5192204-125-1410-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1175364.453
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Washington Nationals432518.581--2081862213-712-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1195861.487
2610New York Mets442420.5451.5161154717-67-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1186652.559
3714Atlanta Braves422121.5003.5177182-511-1010-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1204674.383
41225Philadelphia Phillies451926.4227.0145195-5012-107-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1174473.376
51428Miami Marlins441727.3868.5168187-199-158-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park1185464.458
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals432716.628--1831335015-512-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1197346.613
248Chicago Cubs422418.5712.5182177513-811-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1207347.608
3817Pittsburgh Pirates422022.4766.51661481811-99-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1207842.650
41124Cincinnati Reds421824.4298.5158190-329-99-15L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1204674.383
51529Milwaukee Brewers441628.36411.5169219-508-158-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1185266.441
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers422616.619--1901395119-57-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1206654.550
259San Francisco Giants442519.5682.01791661314-911-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1185959.500
3916Arizona Diamondbacks422022.4766.02001891110-1310-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1205961.492
41022San Diego Padres442024.4557.0182203-2111-129-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1185464.458
51327Colorado Rockies411625.3909.5171219-487-139-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1215269.430

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Robbie RossRP25.333Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Heath HembreeP26.130Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Tyler WilsonP25.240Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Oliver DrakeP28.130Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Enny RomeroP24.119Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Henderson AlvarezSP25.035Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder inflammation
Mat LatosSP27.166Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Left knee inflammation
Andre RienzoSP26.352Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Vincent MazzaroRP28.238Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kendall GravemanSP24.153Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Coco Crispcf35.204Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Cervical Strain
Yasmani Grandalc26.196Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Mickey StoreyRP29.068Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Eury De La RosaRP25.088Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Josh JohnsonSP31.113San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ken RobertsP27.075Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow inflammation
Brooks BrownP29.337Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
David HaleP27.239Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Will SmithRP25.317Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Suspended 8 games for using illegal substance
Eric SurkampSP27.312Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from White Sox to Dodgers for Blake Smith
Blake SmithRF27.166Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Dodgers to White Sox for Eric Surkamp
Edward MujicaRP31.013Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right thumb
Andy Parrino2b29.204Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Kyle Blanks1B28.254Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Cyst removal
Sammy SolisP26.286Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Kyuji FujikawaRP34.306Released by Rangers
Ian ThomasP28.033Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Tim StaufferRP32.355Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Brock Petersonlf31.185Released by Twins
Devon Travis2B24.091Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder inflammation
Munenori Kawasaki2b33.354Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Everth Cabrerass28.187Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Rusney CastilloOF27.259Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Darin DownsRP30.148Released by Astros
T.J. HouseP25.236Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated and sent to minors
Jim HendersonRP32.214Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Darwin Barney2b29.196Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Tim BeckhamSS-2B25.116Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Matt BenedictP26.109Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Danny BetheaC25.112Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Corey BlackP23.293Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Travis BlackleySP32.200Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Ray Chang3B31.273Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Austin ChubbC 26.036Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Vince CondeIF21.222New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Nick CunninghamP24.002Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Jaff Deckerlf25.089Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Bryan EvansP28.087Colorado RockiesNew Britain (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jason ForjetP25.139San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jeff FrancisRP34.135Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Rene GarciaC25.063Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Activated from disabled list
Reed GarrettP22.141Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Dusten KnightP24.258San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Jake Kuebler1B25.262New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from disabled list
Mitch LambsonP24.307Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Daniel MengdenP22.093Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Jim MillerP33.025Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Mike MillerIF25.238Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Greg NappoP26.271Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jorge PerezP21.297Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Eduard PintoOF20.212Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from disabled list
Collin RadackOF23.054St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Dustin RichardsonP31.135Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Activated from disabled list
Darren Seferina2B21.119St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Jake StinnettP23.028Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)Activated from disabled list
Michael StrentzC23.195Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Derrick SylvesterP24.034Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Derek ToadvineIF23.064New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
A.J. VanegasP22.280Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan WalkerIF23.058Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Activated from disabled list
Raudel LazoP26.041Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from disabled list