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Tuesday May 24,2016This 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 2016-05-24

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Colorado Rockies3Boston Red Sox8BoxDavid PriceJorge de la Rosa(none)
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox2BoxJosh TomlinChris Sale(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Detroit Tigers3BoxJustin VerlanderJeremy HellicksonFrancisco Rodriguez
Baltimore Orioles2Houston Astros3BoxMichael FelizDylan Bundy(none)
Kansas City Royals7Minnesota Twins4BoxEdinson VolquezErvin SantanaWade Davis
Toronto Blue Jays0New York Yankees6BoxNathan EovaldiR.A. Dickey(none)
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners6BoxMike MontgomeryRyan Madson(none)
Los Angeles Angels1Texas Rangers4BoxMartin PerezJhoulys ChacinSam Dyson
Milwaukee Brewers2Atlanta Braves1BoxMichael BlazekBud NorrisJeremy Jeffress
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxMike BolsingerDaniel Wright(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Miami Marlins3BoxJake OdorizziTom KoehlerAlex Colome
Arizona Diamondbacks1Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxFrancisco LirianoShelby Miller(none)
San Diego Padres2San Francisco Giants8BoxJeff SamardzijaAndrew Cashner(none)
Chicago Cubs12St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJason HammelMichael Wacha(none)
New York Mets4Washington Nationals7BoxStephen StrasburgMatt Harvey(none)

Standings as of 2016-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox452817.622--2641937117-911-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1176552.556
224Baltimore Orioles432617.6051.01931702317-89-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1196356.529
3918New York Yankees442222.5005.5174187-1313-109-12W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1186256.525
41019Tampa Bay Rays432122.4886.01841711310-1111-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1194772.395
51121Toronto Blue Jays472225.4687.0186190-49-1313-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1156748.583
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Chicago White Sox472720.574--1931672613-1114-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1155164.443
2611Cleveland Indians442420.5451.52101773311-813-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1177047.598
3713Kansas City Royals452421.5332.0169173-413-711-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1175760.487
4815Detroit Tigers452322.5113.0206208-212-1011-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1166353.543
51530Minnesota Twins451134.24415.0160243-837-154-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1174869.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Seattle Mariners452718.600--207163449-1118-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1175958.504
2510Texas Rangers462620.5651.5203194915-811-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1166947.595
31222Los Angeles Angels462125.4576.5183199-169-1412-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1165363.457
41324Oakland Athletics472027.4268.0183231-488-1512-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1154966.426
51427Houston Astros461828.3919.5185217-3211-137-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1166650.569
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals462818.609--1991465313-815-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1166749.578
247New York Mets452619.5781.51781492913-813-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1176156.521
3612Philadelphia Phillies462521.5433.0147181-3413-912-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1164670.397
4816Miami Marlins452322.5114.5178189-1110-1313-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1165660.483
51529Atlanta Braves441232.27315.0138210-722-1810-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1175661.479
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs443014.682--24712911814-616-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1177344.624
259Pittsburgh Pirates442519.5685.02212021913-912-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1175364.453
3714St. Louis Cardinals462422.5227.02502084213-1411-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1166254.534
41225Milwaukee Brewers451926.42211.5186224-3812-127-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1175463.462
51428Cincinnati Reds461531.32616.0178272-9412-153-16L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1165363.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants482919.604--2071941315-1114-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1145856.509
2917Los Angeles Dodgers472423.5114.52031812212-1212-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1156748.583
31020Colorado Rockies442123.4776.0214225-118-1013-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1185464.458
41123Arizona Diamondbacks472126.4477.5215230-157-1714-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1154867.417
51326San Diego Padres471928.4049.5164202-3810-159-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1154966.426

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Cody AndersonSP25.252Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Brian MatuszRP29.102Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Traded from Orioles to Braves for Brandon Barker and Trevor Belicek
Brandon BarkerP23.277Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Braves with Trevor Belicek to Orioles for Brian Matusz
Trevor Belicekp23.165Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Braves with Brandon Barker to Orioles for Brian Matusz
Erik JohnsonSP26.145Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Clint BarmesSS37.079Released by Royals
Drew StubbsLF31.232Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left toe
Joey GalloLF22.186Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Chin-Hui TsaoRP34.356Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right triceps strain
Luis AvilanRP26.309Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Mike BolsingerSP28.116Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Keith HesslerRP27.070San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Sean BurnettRP33.249Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Steven TollesonSS32.205Released by Orioles
Shane VictorinoRF35.175Released by Cubs
Cheslor Cuthbert3B-DH23.189Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Alex GordonLF32.104Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right wrist
Jared HoyingLF-CF27.006Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Shin-Soo ChooRF33.298Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Lucas Duda1B30.110New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Stress fracture, lower back
Dario AlvarezRP27.127New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Ty Kelly3B-LF27.308New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Joba ChamberlainRP30.243Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Strained left intercostal
Ryan MerrittP24.093Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Nate Schierholtzrf32.099Released by Tigers
Eduardo Escobar2B27.139Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
David AardsmaRP34.148Released by Blue Jays
Erik KratzC35.343Released by Astros
Brandon AllenIF30.101Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Nick Andersonp25.323Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Alberto BaldonadoP23.112New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Ty BoylesP20.237Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Yimmi BrasobanP21.336San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Vaughn BryanCF22.353St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Sean BurnettRP33.249Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Frank Califanoof22.054Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Gavin CecchiniSS 22.153New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael ChoiceRF26.195Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Andrew ChurchP21.229New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Aaron Coxp21.292Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Matt DermodyP25.324Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Lou Distasiop22.108San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from disabled list
Wilmer Dominguezc25.339Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Cutter Dykstra2B-LF26.329Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from disabled list
Thairo Estrada20.092New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Johneshwy FargasCF21.160San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Billy Fleming2B23.246New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Edwin GarciaSS-2B25.084Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Steve GeltzRP28.205Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Brian GonzalezP20.212Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Scott GriggsP25.011Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Mike HeppleP25.353New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Jonathan Hernandezp19.322Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Frank HerrmannRP31.359Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Adam Hofacketp22.095Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jason KrizanLF-RF26.330Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Jose LeclercP22.156Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Zech LemondP23.227San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jordan LylesRP25.217Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Osvaldo MartinezSS28.017Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Mike MinorSP28.150Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA) for rehab
Spencer NavinC23.286Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nick Neidertp19.185Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Zach NudingP26.056Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Jake PaulsonP24.097Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Eric PetersonP23.077Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Tim PetersonP25.091New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Jorge Polanco2B22.323Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Michael PritchardOF24.196St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Kevin QuackenbushRP27.177San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Jose RamirezRP26.123Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Yolmer Sanchez3B23.329Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Lukas SchiraldiP22.303Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Braeden SchlehuberC28.138Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Bo SchultzRP30.241Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Kelly SecrestP24.254New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Michael SuiterCF24.045Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Matt ThorntonRP39.251San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+) for rehab
Ricardo ValenzuelaC25.293San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Drew VerhagenRP25.214Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Jose VinicioSS22.318Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Adam WeisenburgerC27.162Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Matt WhitehouseP25.041Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Eliezer ZambranoC29.250San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from disabled list
Michael ZouzalikP25.315Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Brad PeacockSP28.112Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose TabataRF27.285Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh Satin1b-3B31.152San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Lisalverto BonillaP25.340Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Placed on temporary inactive list
Steve RodriguezC26.136Released by Braves
Adam ParksP23.226Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Devan AhartOF23.215Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Frank LopezP22.095Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Victor Araujop23.196Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)DL-7 Injured
Yadir Drakeof26.042Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Aramis GarciaC23.132San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris RiveraSS21.075St. Louis CardinalsState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Colten BrewerP23.207Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Josh TaylorP23.083Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Shane HoelscherIF24.246Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Shane McCainOF24.294Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Brandon ColuccioC23.282Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Conor KraussP22.344Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)DL-7 Injured
David Thompson3b22.269New York MetsColumbia (A)DL-7 Injured
Jake Johnsonp22.353Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Jose Hernandezp21.023Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Logan Sendelbachp22.019Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Luis MoralesP23.069Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Quinnton Mackof24.103Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ryan Mountcastless19.095Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Brian DuensingRP33.091Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Logan UxaOF25.119Released by Orioles
Richard GonzalezC22.187Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)