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Games on 2007-05-02

Top2007 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP923,6472:49Freddy GarciaChuck JamesChad Paronto (1-0)Freddy Garcia (1-2)Rafael Soriano (2)Charlie ManuelBobby CoxTurner Field
NLCincinnati Reds1Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP929,4682:41Kyle LohseRoy OswaltRoy Oswalt (4-2)Kyle Lohse (1-2)Dan Wheeler (4)Jerry NarronPhil GarnerMinute Maid Park
NLArizona Diamondbacks1Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP934,8252:49Doug DavisMark HendricksonMark Hendrickson (2-0)Doug Davis (2-3)Takashi Saito (8)Bob MelvinGrady LittleDodger Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals0Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP923,2992:31Anthony ReyesChris CapuanoCarlos Villanueva (2-0)Anthony Reyes (0-5)-Tony LaRussaNed YostMiller Park
NLFlorida Marlins3New York Mets6Boxscore - PBP925,2362:56Anibal SanchezOliver PerezOliver Perez (3-2)Anibal Sanchez (2-1)Billy Wagner (5)Fredi GonzalezWillie RandolphShea Stadium
NLChicago Cubs7Pittsburgh Pirates1Boxscore - PBP921,7652:36Jason MarquisIan SnellJason Marquis (4-1)Ian Snell (2-2)-Lou PiniellaJim TracyPNC Park
NLWashington Nationals3San Diego Padres7Boxscore - PBP922,1532:45Matt ChicoClay HensleyDoug Brocail (2-0)Matt Chico (2-3)-Manny ActaBuddy BlackPetco Park
NLColorado Rockies3San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP932,5572:47Jeff FrancisBarry ZitoBrad Hennessey (1-1)Jeff Francis (1-4)-Clint HurdleBruce BochyAT&T Park
ALOakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox6Boxscore - PBP937,0063:11Chad GaudinJosh BeckettJosh Beckett (6-0)Jay Marshall (1-1)Mike Timlin (1)Bob GerenTerry FranconaFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays6Cleveland Indians7Boxscore - PBP1114,1634:17Victor ZambranoJake WestbrookTom Mastny (2-0)Shaun Marcum (1-2)-John GibbonsEric WedgeProgressive Field
ALBaltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers3Boxscore - PBP929,2782:39Steve TrachselNate RobertsonNate Robertson (3-1)Steve Trachsel (1-3)Todd Jones (10)Sam PerlozzoJim LeylandComerica Park
ALLos Angeles Angels1Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP99,6972:26Ervin SantanaJorge de la RosaJorge de la Rosa (3-2)Ervin Santana (2-4)Joakim Soria (4)Mike SciosciaBuddy BellKauffman Stadium
ALChicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners3Boxscore - PBP916,5552:03John DanksMiguel BatistaMiguel Batista (3-2)John Danks (0-4)J.J. Putz (5)Ozzie GuillenMike HargroveSafeco Field
ALMinnesota Twins3Tampa Bay Rays4Boxscore - PBP109,1013:35Boof BonserJae Weong SeoAlberto Reyes (1-0)Matt Guerrier (0-1)-Ron GardenhireJoe MaddonTropicana Field
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2007-05-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox26179.654--13593429-58-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1367957.581
2815Toronto Blue Jays271314.4814.5139125146-77-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1357065.519
31022Tampa Bay Rays271215.4445.5131174-436-86-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1355481.400
41123Baltimore Orioles281216.4296.0119128-95-107-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1345777.425
51225New York Yankees241014.4176.0141126154-86-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1388454.609
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians24168.667--134114206-510-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1388058.580
237Detroit Tigers271611.5931.5135124118-58-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1357263.533
359Minnesota Twins271512.5562.5127109188-57-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1356471.474
4918Chicago White Sox251213.4804.599105-67-65-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1376077.438
51429Kansas City Royals28919.3219.0107140-334-105-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1346074.448
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Angels281612.571--121110115-911-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1347856.582
2611Seattle Mariners221210.5451.098107-94-48-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1407664.543
3717Oakland Athletics271314.4812.51049957-76-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1356372.467
41327Texas Rangers261016.3855.0119155-364-116-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field1366571.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Atlanta Braves271710.630--142126169-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1356768.496
235New York Mets261610.6150.514092489-37-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1367264.529
3814Florida Marlins271314.4814.015114926-77-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium1355877.430
41221Philadelphia Phillies271215.4445.013212936-86-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1357758.570
51630Washington Nationals28919.3218.584146-625-94-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1346470.478
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Brewers27189.667--133116178-510-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1356570.481
2916Cincinnati Reds271314.4815.012111477-76-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1355976.437
41119Pittsburgh Pirates261214.4625.593121-287-65-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park1365680.412
31020Chicago Cubs261214.4625.512798298-54-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1367363.537
51324Houston Astros261115.4236.5104116-126-75-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1366274.456
61528St. Louis Cardinals261016.3857.584127-437-73-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III1366868.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Los Angeles Dodgers281711.607--125103229-48-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium1346569.485
2510Arizona Diamondbacks291613.5521.511811267-89-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1337459.556
3612San Francisco Giants261412.5382.010510236-68-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1365779.419
4713San Diego Padres281513.5362.0125109167-78-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1357461.548
51426Colorado Rockies281117.3936.0118142-245-106-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1357956.585


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ryan LangerhansOF27.072Traded by Athletics to Nationals for Chris Snelling 
Chris SnellingLF-RF25.150Traded by Nationals to Athletics for Ryan Langerhans