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Wednesday May 31,2006This 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 2006-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7Los Angeles Angels1BoxFrancisco LirianoErvin Santana(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Baltimore Orioles6BoxSendy RlealTyler Walker(none)
Chicago White Sox0Cleveland Indians5BoxJake WestbrookFreddy Garcia(none)
New York Yankees6Detroit Tigers1BoxMike MussinaNate Robertson(none)
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics7BoxJoe BlantonScott Elarton(none)
Seattle Mariners14Texas Rangers5BoxFelix HernandezJohn Koronka(none)
Boston Red Sox8Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJermaine Van BurenTed LillyJonathan Papelbon
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves9BoxTim HudsonBrett Tomko(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Chicago Cubs2BoxEric MiltonCarlos ZambranoTodd Coffey
San Francisco Giants6Florida Marlins1BoxJason SchmidtJosh Johnson(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks0New York Mets1BoxDuaner SanchezJason Grimsley(none)
Washington Nationals3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxLivan HernandezCory LidleChad Cordero
Milwaukee Brewers1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxIan SnellChris Capuano(none)
Colorado Rockies2San Diego Padres3BoxClay HensleyJeff FrancisTrevor Hoffman
Houston Astros3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBraden LooperMike Gallo(none)

Standings as of 2006-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
236New York Yankees513120.608--3072337415-1116-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1116645.595
145Boston Red Sox513120.608--2842503415-1216-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1115556.495
359Toronto Blue Jays522923.5582.52932613210-1219-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJP RicciardiRogers Centre1105852.527
4820Baltimore Orioles532528.4727.0268304-369-1616-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1094564.413
51326Tampa Bay Rays532132.39611.0220289-699-2112-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1094069.367
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers533518.660--2631996420-715-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1096049.550
222Chicago White Sox523418.6540.52852246114-1319-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1105654.509
3718Cleveland Indians522626.5008.52932593411-1515-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1105258.473
4921Minnesota Twins522428.46210.5246277-318-1916-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1107238.655
51430Kansas City Royals511239.23522.0200331-1315-238-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1115061.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Texas Rangers532825.528--271262913-915-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJon DanielsAmeriquest Field1095257.477
21022Oakland Athletics532429.4534.0241249-812-1512-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1096940.633
31123Los Angeles Angels532330.4345.0232270-3811-1612-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1096643.606
41224Seattle Mariners552332.4186.0252275-239-1714-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1075552.514
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets523220.615--2572253214-1118-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1106545.591
2613Atlanta Braves532825.5284.52842661815-1713-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1095158.468
3814Philadelphia Phillies522725.5195.0259254511-916-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1105852.527
41325Washington Nationals542232.40711.0235259-2412-1910-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1084959.454
51629Florida Marlins511734.33314.5234270-368-179-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium1116150.550
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113St. Louis Cardinals533419.642--2672135414-1120-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III1084959.454
2510Cincinnati Reds532924.5475.0263266-314-1315-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1095158.468
31117Houston Astros542727.5007.5248270-229-1818-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1085553.509
41219Milwaukee Brewers532627.4918.0259300-419-1817-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1094960.450
51427Chicago Cubs522032.38513.5202263-618-1812-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerJim HendryWrigley Field1104664.418
61528Pittsburgh Pirates531934.35815.0251264-134-2215-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park1094861.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2006 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Arizona Diamondbacks523022.577--2762225413-1317-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1104664.418
248Los Angeles Dodgers533023.5660.52912306114-1316-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium1095851.532
3711San Diego Padres532825.5282.52422301213-915-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersPetco Park1096049.550
51016San Francisco Giants532726.5093.5258250813-1314-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Felipe AlouBrian SabeanAT&T Park1084959.454
4915Colorado Rockies532726.5093.5222238-1614-1613-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1094960.450


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kyle EdensP26.127Traded by Reds to Angels for Esteban Yan and cash. 
Phil Nevin3B-1B35.132Traded by Rangers to Cubs for Jerry Hairston 
Esteban YanP31.343Traded by Angels with cash to Reds for Kyle Edens