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Games on 2009-05-02

Top2009 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLHouston Astros5Atlanta Braves1Boxscore - PBP928,2032:48Roy OswaltJair JurrjensFelipe Paulino (1-2)Buddy Carlyle (0-1)-Cecil CooperBobby CoxTurner Field
NLFlorida Marlins1Chicago Cubs6Boxscore - PBP940,0832:34Anibal SanchezTed LillyTed Lilly (3-2)Anibal Sanchez (1-3)-Fredi GonzalezLou PiniellaWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP1047,6803:18Chris YoungRandy WolfGuillermo Mota (2-0)Luke Gregerson (0-2)-Buddy BlackJoe TorreDodger Stadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks4Milwaukee Brewers1Boxscore - PBP942,4222:26Dan HarenBraden LooperDan Haren (3-3)Braden Looper (2-1)Chad Qualls (6)Bob MelvinKen MachaMiller Park
NLNew York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP1045,0693:43Oliver PerezJamie MoyerJack Taschner (1-0)Sean Green (0-2)-Jerry ManuelCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLCincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates8Boxscore - PBP922,8913:03Micah OwingsRoss OhlendorfRoss Ohlendorf (3-2)Micah Owings (1-3)-Dusty BakerJohn RussellPNC Park
NLColorado Rockies5San Francisco Giants1Boxscore - PBP930,1662:26Jason MarquisMatt CainJason Marquis (4-1)Matt Cain (2-1)-Clint HurdleBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1Washington Nationals6Boxscore - PBP919,9502:07Joel PineiroShairon MartisShairon Martis (3-0)Joel Pineiro (4-1)-Tony LaRussaManny ActaNationals Park
ALCleveland Indians7Detroit Tigers9Boxscore - PBP934,6463:19Aaron LaffeyZach MinerJoel Zumaya (1-0)Rafael Betancourt (0-1)Fernando Rodney (5)Eric WedgeJim LeylandComerica Park
ALKansas City Royals10Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP1129,0614:20Brian BannisterGlen PerkinsJoakim Soria (1-0)Craig Breslow (0-1)-Trey HillmanRon GardenhireHubert H. Humphre
ALLos Angeles Angels8New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP944,9703:21Matt PalmerCC SabathiaMatt Palmer (2-0)CC Sabathia (1-3)-Mike SciosciaJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALOakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners2Boxscore - PBP929,4842:43Trevor CahillJarrod WashburnAndrew Bailey (3-0)David Aardsma (0-1)Michael Wuertz (2)Bob GerenDon WakamatsuSafeco Field
ALBoston Red Sox10Tampa Bay Rays6Boxscore - PBP934,9103:24Tim WakefieldJeff NiemannTim Wakefield (3-1)Jeff Niemann (2-3)-Terry FranconaJoe MaddonTropicana Field
ALChicago White Sox6Texas Rangers9Boxscore - PBP926,6732:37Jose ContrerasBrandon McCarthyBrandon McCarthy (3-0)Jose Contreras (0-4)Frank Francisco (7)Ozzie GuillenRon WashingtonGlobe Life Park i
ALChicago White Sox6Texas Rangers9Boxscore - PBP926,6732:37Jose ContrerasBrandon McCarthyBrandon McCarthy (3-0)Jose Contreras (0-4)Frank Francisco (7)Ozzie GuillenRon WashingtonRangers Ballpark
ALBaltimore Orioles4Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP1118,3313:24Brad BergesenRobert RayJason Frasor (4-0)Brian Bass (0-1)-Dave TrembleyCito GastonRogers Centre
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2009-05-02.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees24159.625--142153-117-28-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1388850.638
223Toronto Blue Jays261610.615--155120358-48-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1365977.434
349Boston Red Sox241311.5422.0138119199-34-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1388256.594
41224Baltimore Orioles241014.4175.0124157-337-83-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1385484.391
51326Tampa Bay Rays251015.4005.512211575-55-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1377463.540
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers23149.609--12611886-48-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1407268.514
2817Minnesota Twins241212.5002.5107131-2410-62-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1397564.540
3921Chicago White Sox231112.4783.0107110-36-65-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1396871.489
41125Kansas City Royals241014.4174.511296166-74-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1385583.399
51428Cleveland Indians24915.3755.5130143-136-63-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1385682.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Seattle Mariners241311.542--1039495-68-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1387266.522
3613Texas Rangers231211.5220.5135137-27-65-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1397564.540
2714Los Angeles Angels231211.5220.5122127-55-77-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1398554.612
41023Oakland Athletics21912.4292.58992-34-55-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1416675.468
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Florida Marlins241311.542--11911905-48-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1387464.536
21018Philadelphia Phillies221111.5001.012912455-96-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1408258.586
41120New York Mets231112.4781.510810716-65-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1395980.424
31219Atlanta Braves231112.4781.59397-46-55-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1397564.540
51630Washington Nationals23716.3045.5102131-294-73-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1395287.374
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cincinnati Reds23149.609--88100-126-58-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1396475.460
236St. Louis Cardinals251510.600--140104369-46-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1377661.555
3511Milwaukee Brewers241311.5421.5102106-45-78-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1386771.486
4712Pittsburgh Pirates231211.5222.010985247-45-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1385088.362
5916Houston Astros241212.5002.585100-156-76-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1386276.449
61427Chicago Cubs23914.3915.011111106-53-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1387464.536
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers25169.640--13497378-18-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1377958.577
247Arizona Diamondbacks241410.5831.593108-1511-73-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field1385682.406
3815San Diego Padres241212.5003.597118-216-46-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1386375.457
41322San Francisco Giants221012.4554.58187-68-52-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1407862.557
51529Colorado Rockies22715.3187.511511231-86-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1408555.607