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Games on 2007-05-18

Top2007 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
IntChicago White Sox3Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP940,8742:36Mark BuehrleTed LillyTed Lilly (4-2)Mike MacDougal (1-1)Ryan Dempster (9)Ozzie GuillenLou PiniellaWrigley Field
IntKansas City Royals5Colorado Rockies2Boxscore - PBP922,3992:40Jorge de la RosaJeff FrancisBrandon Duckworth (1-3)Manuel Corpas (0-2)Joakim Soria (9)Buddy BellClint HurdleCoors Field
IntTexas Rangers7Houston Astros4Boxscore - PBP937,6343:02Rob TejedaMatt AlbersRob Tejeda (4-3)Matt Albers (1-3)Eric Gagne (2)Ron WashingtonPhil GarnerMinute Maid Park
IntMinnesota Twins8Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP944,7592:31Boof BonserChris CapuanoBoof Bonser (2-1)Chris Capuano (5-2)-Ron GardenhireNed YostMiller Park
IntNew York Yankees2New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP956,3372:18Andy PettitteOliver PerezOliver Perez (5-3)Andy Pettitte (2-3)Billy Wagner (10)Joe TorreWillie RandolphShea Stadium
IntToronto Blue Jays3Philadelphia Phillies5Boxscore - PBP934,7232:41Dustin McGowanJon LieberJon Lieber (2-2)Dustin McGowan (0-1)Brett Myers (5)John GibbonsCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLArizona Diamondbacks5Pittsburgh Pirates11Boxscore - PBP932,6823:17Doug DavisIan SnellIan Snell (4-2)Doug Davis (2-5)-Bob MelvinJim TracyPNC Park
IntBaltimore Orioles5Washington Nationals4Boxscore - PBP922,3753:12Steve TrachselJason SimontacchiSteve Trachsel (2-3)Jason Simontacchi (1-2)Chris Ray (9)Sam PerlozzoManny ActaRFK Memorial Stad
IntLos Angeles Dodgers1Los Angeles Angels9Boxscore - PBP944,3422:39Brad PennyErvin SantanaErvin Santana (3-5)Brad Penny (5-1)-Grady LittleMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
IntCincinnati Reds4Cleveland Indians9Boxscore - PBP934,2302:48Kyle LohseCliff LeeCliff Lee (2-0)Kyle Lohse (1-5)-Jerry NarronEric WedgeProgressive Field
IntSt. Louis Cardinals4Detroit Tigers14Boxscore - PBP940,8162:59Braden LooperAndrew MillerAndrew Miller (1-0)Braden Looper (5-3)-Tony LaRussaJim LeylandComerica Park
IntSan Francisco Giants3Oakland Athletics15Boxscore - PBP935,0773:17Barry ZitoChad GaudinChad Gaudin (3-1)Barry Zito (3-5)-Bruce BochyBob GerenOakland-Alameda C
IntSan Diego Padres8Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP939,5312:52Chris YoungMiguel BatistaChris Young (5-3)Miguel Batista (3-4)-Buddy BlackMike HargroveSafeco Field
IntFlorida Marlins8Tampa Bay Rays4Boxscore - PBP913,0032:52Byung-Hyun KimEdwin JacksonByung-Hyun Kim (2-2)Edwin Jackson (0-6)-Fredi GonzalezJoe MaddonTropicana Field
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2007-05-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox392712.692--2131367714-614-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1236954.561
2920Baltimore Orioles421923.4529.5182195-137-1512-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Sam PerlozzoMike FlanaganOriole Park at Camden Yards1205070.417
31023Tampa Bay Rays411823.43910.0188246-587-1311-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1214873.397
41122Toronto Blue Jays411823.43910.0179195-166-1212-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1216556.537
51224New York Yankees381622.42110.5214188268-1310-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I1247846.629
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians392514.641--2181823610-1115-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroJacobs Field1237152.577
234Detroit Tigers402515.6250.52231952814-911-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1226359.516
3510Chicago White Sox372017.5414.0144160-1611-99-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1255273.416
4819Minnesota Twins411922.4637.018317949-910-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1216061.496
51429Kansas City Royals431627.37211.0169216-479-137-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buddy BellDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1195366.445
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Angels432518.581--1951633210-1215-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBill StonemanAngel Stadium of Anaheim1196950.580
2611Oakland Athletics412120.5123.01901494111-910-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum1215566.455
3716Seattle Mariners371819.4864.0165190-257-911-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BavasiSafeco Field1257055.560
41327Texas Rangers411625.3908.0202239-376-1610-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsAmeriquest Field1215962.488
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets412714.659--2141565814-513-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Willie RandolphOmar MinayaShea Stadium1216160.504
236Atlanta Braves412516.6102.01971772012-913-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn SchuerholzTurner Field1215962.488
3713Philadelphia Phillies422121.5006.5213196179-1212-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park1206852.567
41221Florida Marlins421923.4528.5206222-169-1210-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry BeinfestDolphin Stadium1205268.433
51630Washington Nationals421527.35712.5136199-635-1510-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenRFK Memorial Stadium1205862.483
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers422616.619--2011772410-1016-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park1205763.475
2814Houston Astros412021.4885.5176172410-1010-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tim PurpuraMinute Maid Park1215368.438
31017Chicago Cubs401921.4756.01891602910-109-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1226656.541
41118Pittsburgh Pirates411922.4636.5161188-2710-109-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDave LittlefieldPNC Park1214972.405
51325St. Louis Cardinals391623.4108.5133191-589-127-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium III1236261.504
61528Cincinnati Reds421626.38110.0185198-138-148-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry NarronDan O'BrienGreat American Ballpark1205664.467
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2007 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Los Angeles Dodgers422517.595--1891652412-913-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Grady LittleNed CollettiDodger Stadium1205763.475
259San Diego Padres422319.5482.01791453411-1112-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1216655.545
3612Arizona Diamondbacks432221.5123.5163180-1710-1212-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1196851.571
4915San Francisco Giants412021.4884.518417869-1111-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1215170.421
51426Colorado Rockies421725.4058.0166220-548-139-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1217348.603


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Todd Linden1B-OF26.322Claimed off waivers by Marlins 
Marcus McBethOF26.268Placed on bereavement list