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Tuesday May 2,2017This 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 2017-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets7Atlanta Braves9BoxR.A. DickeyMatt HarveyJim Johnson
Philadelphia Phillies3Chicago Cubs8BoxJon LesterJeremy Hellickson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates12Cincinnati Reds3BoxTyler GlasnowScott FeldmanWade LeBlanc
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers13BoxAlex WoodMatt Moore(none)
Tampa Bay Rays3Miami Marlins1BoxAlex CobbEdinson VolquezAlex Colome
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres6BoxTrevor CahillTyler Chatwood(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxCarlos MartinezWily PeraltaTrevor Rosenthal
Arizona Diamondbacks6Washington Nationals3BoxT.J. McFarlandTanner RoarkFernando Rodney
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox5BoxChris SaleAlec AsherCraig Kimbrel
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers5BoxJustin VerlanderCorey KluberFrancisco Rodriguez
Texas Rangers7Houston Astros8BoxJames HoytKeone KelaWill Harris
Chicago White Sox6Kansas City Royals0BoxJose QuintanaDanny Duffy(none)
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins9BoxErvin SantanaSonny Gray(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5New York Yankees11BoxMasahiro TanakaMat Latos(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Seattle Mariners4BoxDeolis GuerraJames Pazos(none)

Standings as of 2017-05-02

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
233New York Yankees25169.640--140974311-35-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1377562.547
124Baltimore Orioles25169.640--10810718-38-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1375978.431
3612Boston Red Sox261412.5382.5100100010-64-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1367957.581
41016Tampa Bay Rays281414.5003.511811269-45-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1346668.493
51429Toronto Blue Jays27918.3338.0101122-214-85-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1356768.496
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago White Sox251411.560--10589166-58-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1375384.387
258Minnesota Twins241311.5420.511098126-77-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1387266.522
3710Cleveland Indians261412.5380.512011376-68-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1368848.647
489Detroit Tigers261412.5380.5130136-69-65-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1365086.368
51530Kansas City Royals25817.3206.069107-386-62-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1377265.526
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros27189.667--126982811-57-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1358352.615
2913Los Angeles Angels281513.5363.5105114-99-46-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1346569.485
31124Oakland Athletics261115.4236.592126-347-64-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1366472.471
51227Texas Rangers271116.4077.012312038-83-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1356768.496
41326Seattle Mariners271116.4077.0123128-56-45-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1356768.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals26179.654--173128457-610-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1368056.588
2818Philadelphia Phillies251213.4804.511911097-45-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1375483.394
41221Miami Marlins251114.4405.5107110-35-66-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1376671.482
31122Atlanta Braves251114.4405.5118121-35-46-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaSunTrust Park1376176.445
51425New York Mets261115.4236.0117142-254-107-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1365977.434
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Chicago Cubs261412.538--132117155-69-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1367858.574
3617St. Louis Cardinals261313.5001.0106114-89-74-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1367066.515
2715Milwaukee Brewers281414.5001.014313587-107-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1347262.537
5920Pittsburgh Pirates261214.4622.0105117-126-66-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1366373.463
41019Cincinnati Reds261214.4622.0121132-116-96-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1365680.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2017 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Arizona Diamondbacks281711.607--1471153212-55-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1347658.567
236Colorado Rockies271611.5930.5121131-107-69-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1357164.526
3514Los Angeles Dodgers281513.5362.01281012710-55-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1348945.664
41323San Diego Padres281216.4295.0108135-276-46-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1345975.440
51528San Francisco Giants281018.3577.096136-406-84-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1345480.403

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Audie Afenirc25.077New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Osmel Aguilaof27.288Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Yordy Alejop23.170Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Rogelio Armenterosp22.306Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Danny BetheaC27.091Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Christoph Bonoof24.208San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Geoffrey Bramblettp22.006Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Mauricio CabreraRP23.222Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Ranfi CasimiroP24.290Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Jarred CosartSP26.342San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+) for rehab
Carlos DiazP23.165San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Nick Dinic23.279Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Reinstated to active roster
Chris Dominguez1b30.161Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Logan Forsythe2B-3B30.108Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Ryan GartonRP27.148Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Wil Gilbertp23.082Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Zack GodleyRP27.011Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Ryan Hartmanp23.011Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Kevin HergetP26.029St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Carlos HernandezP23.006Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jonathan Hernandezp20.300Texas RangersHickory (A)Reinstated to active roster
Carlos Herrerass20.221Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
John Hicks1B27.244Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Colt HynesRP31.308Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Joshua JamesP24.055Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Gosuke Katoh2B22.206New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Stephen KohlscheenP28.224Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from disabled list
A.J. LadwigP24.129Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Deiner Lopez22.337Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Nick Lovulloss23.152Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Cory LuebkeRP32.059Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Luis MarteSS23.138Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Mark Mathias2b22.273Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jacob MayCF25.100Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Seth Mejias-BreanIF26.027Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Luis Mendez2B-SS24.121Texas RangersDown East (A+)Assigned to Down East (A+)
Heiker MenesesSS-2B25.306Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Melvin MercedesSS 25.110Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Bryan MitchellRP26.013New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Ryan Moseleyp22.208Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Manny Olloque3B20.356Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Danny OrtizRF-LF27.117Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Paul PaezP25.003Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Matthew PageOF25.193Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Brallan Perez2B21.096Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Julio Perezp25.107Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Julio PintoP21.166Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Reinstated to active roster
Jurickson ProfarLF24.071Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Isaias QuirozC20.192Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Lane RatliffP22.041Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Joe RossSP23.346Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jagger Rusconiof20.288Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Gary SanchezC24.151New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab
Tyler Seleskyif23.208San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Jake Shullp23.006Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Jake Simonp20.101New York MetsColumbia (A)Assigned to Columbia (A)
Andrew Stevensonof22.335Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Aneury Tavarez2B25.018Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Logan TaylorP 25.141New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Andrew Tomasovichp23.332Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Jose ValdezRP27.062Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Scott Van SlykeLF30.282Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ross Vancep25.147St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Logan VerrettRP26.317Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Kender VillegasP23.328Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Tyler VizaP22.193Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Dan Vogelbach1B24.136Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Luke WeaverSP23.254St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jonah WeselyP22.145Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Hector SantiagoSP29.138Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement list
Damien MagnificoRP25.344Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Casey ColemanP29.304Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Zach StewartP30.216Released by Orioles
Michael ChoiceRF27.173Released by Orioles
Shawn O'MalleyRF-3B29.126Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jean MachiRP34.090Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Emilio PaganP25.361Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Casey FienRP33.194Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Luis Valbuena3B31.153Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Francisco PenaC27.202Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Welington CastilloC30.008Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-10 Shoulder tendinitis
Franklin GutierrezLF34.070Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh OsichRP28.241San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Shawn ArmstrongRP26.233Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Zach BrittonCL29.132Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Austin JacksonCF30.090Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-10 Hyperextended left big toe
Rob RefsnyderLF26.037New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Greg Bird1B24.174New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Right ankle bruise
Miguel Cabrera1B34.014Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Shane PetersonDH-LF29.081Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Colby RasmusLF30.264Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Sam TuivailalaRP24.195St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Tyler LyonsRP29.071St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-10 Right intercostal strain
Rajai DavisCF36.195Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
A.J. ColeSP25.118Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA) (finished serving last season's suspension for first 3 days)
Willy GarciaLF24.240Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Recalled from Charlotte (AAA)
Chasen ShreveRP26.294New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Adrian SampsonP25.208Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-60 Injured
Gordon Beckham3B30.228Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jake EschRP27.036San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
James JonesRF28.220Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-60 Injured
Carlos Diazss24.168Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Clayton BlackburnP24.116Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Hunter AdkinsP26.224Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose RosarioSS-2B25.155Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nick RouttP26.247Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Ryan ThompsonP24.310Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Trace Tam Sing2B25.147Released by Pirates
David Bergp24.035Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff McNeilIF-OF25.024New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rashad CrawfordOF 23.199New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Wes Helsabeckp24.299Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris Mathewsonp20.341Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Colin Pochep23.105Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
D.K. CareyOF25.170Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Heath Holderp24.252Colorado RockiesLancaster (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Jared RobinsonP22.163Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jomar Reyes3B20.071Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jon Olczakp23.169Milwaukee BrewersCarolina (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luke Dykstra2B21.177St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Zack Hartmanp25.122Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Zack LittellP21.210New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Casey Thomas2b24.047Deceased
Julian Villamarp23.009Released by Pirates