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Games on 2009-05-30

Top2009 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
NLAtlanta Braves2Arizona Diamondbacks3Boxscore - PBP1135,0393:06Javier VazquezDoug DavisTony Pena (5-2)Jeff Bennett (2-2)-Bobby CoxA.J. HinchChase Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers0Chicago Cubs7Boxscore - PBP941,1532:46Eric StultsRyan DempsterRyan Dempster (4-3)Eric Stults (4-2)-Joe TorreLou PiniellaWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres7Colorado Rockies8Boxscore - PBP932,0642:48Josh GeerJason HammelHuston Street (1-1)Heath Bell (2-1)-Buddy BlackJim TracyCoors Field
NLCincinnati Reds5Milwaukee Brewers9Boxscore - PBP944,1723:16Aaron HarangDavid BushSeth McClung (2-1)Aaron Harang (5-5)-Dusty BakerKen MachaMiller Park
NLFlorida Marlins7New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP940,7273:01Josh JohnsonTim ReddingJosh Johnson (4-1)Tim Redding (0-2)Leo Nunez (1)Fredi GonzalezJerry ManuelCiti field
NLWashington Nationals6Philadelphia Phillies9Boxscore - PBP945,1213:09Shairon MartisCole HamelsCole Hamels (3-2)Shairon Martis (5-1)Brad Lidge (11)Manny ActaCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLHouston Astros4Pittsburgh Pirates7Boxscore - PBP937,1672:54Wandy RodriguezJeff KarstensJeff Karstens (2-2)Wandy Rodriguez (5-4)Matt Capps (10)Cecil CooperJohn RussellPNC Park
NLSt. Louis Cardinals6San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP935,5922:45Chris CarpenterBarry ZitoChris Carpenter (3-0)Barry Zito (1-6)-Tony LaRussaBruce BochyAT&T Park
ALSeattle Mariners4Los Angeles Angels3Boxscore - PBP1039,3293:11Felix HernandezMatt PalmerMiguel Batista (3-1)Jose Arredondo (1-2)David Aardsma (8)Don WakamatsuMike SciosciaAngel Stadium of
ALDetroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles3Boxscore - PBP934,5672:55Justin VerlanderJeremy GuthrieJustin Verlander (6-2)Matt Albers (0-2)Fernando Rodney (9)Jim LeylandDave TrembleyOriole Park at Ca
ALNew York Yankees10Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP934,3963:16CC SabathiaFausto CarmonaCC Sabathia (5-3)Fausto Carmona (2-5)-Joe GirardiEric WedgeProgressive Field
ALChicago White Sox5Kansas City Royals3Boxscore - PBP937,8942:29Mark BuehrleGil MecheScott Linebrink (2-2)Juan Cruz (3-1)Bobby Jenks (11)Ozzie GuillenTrey HillmanKauffman Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins2Tampa Bay Rays5Boxscore - PBP936,0522:54Francisco LirianoDavid PriceDavid Price (1-0)Francisco Liriano (2-7)Randy Choate (2)Ron GardenhireJoe MaddonTropicana Field
ALOakland Athletics1Texas Rangers14Boxscore - PBP945,3252:38Brett AndersonBrandon McCarthyBrandon McCarthy (5-2)Brett Anderson (2-5)-Bob GerenRon WashingtonGlobe Life Park i
ALOakland Athletics1Texas Rangers14Boxscore - PBP945,3252:38Brett AndersonBrandon McCarthyBrandon McCarthy (5-2)Brett Anderson (2-5)-Bob GerenRon WashingtonRangers Ballpark
ALBoston Red Sox3Toronto Blue Jays5Boxscore - PBP935,4842:53Brad PennyBrian TalletBrian Tallet (3-3)Ramon Ramirez (4-2)Scott Downs (7)Terry FranconaCito GastonRogers Centre
16 Games on this date

Standings as of 2009-05-30.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees493019.612--2792582114-916-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1137340.646
2511Toronto Blue Jays522824.5383.52682333516-812-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJ.P. RicciardiRogers Centre1104763.427
3614Boston Red Sox502525.5005.52592342515-810-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park1127042.625
4815Baltimore Orioles502426.4806.5250285-3515-139-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards1124072.357
51123Tampa Bay Rays522329.4428.52922573514-99-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1106149.555
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers482820.583--2532114214-814-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1155857.504
2920Minnesota Twins512328.4516.5258252619-114-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome1126448.571
31022Kansas City Royals492227.4496.5205224-1915-147-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1134370.381
41225Cleveland Indians512229.4317.5269284-1512-1210-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field1114368.387
51326Chicago White Sox482028.4178.0205222-1712-108-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1145955.518
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Texas Rangers493019.612--2672293817-913-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1135756.504
2410Los Angeles Angels482622.5423.5224236-1213-1213-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim1147143.623
3716Seattle Mariners502426.4806.5189221-3212-1212-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1126151.545
41428Oakland Athletics471928.40410.0200243-4310-149-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1155659.487
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets482919.604--2312062516-913-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field1144173.360
2812Florida Marlins502624.5204.0229263-3413-1013-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium1126151.545
31018Philadelphia Phillies472225.4686.5263243209-1613-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1157144.617
41221Atlanta Braves492227.4497.5211221-1010-1312-14L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1136449.566
51630Washington Nationals491930.38810.5239304-6510-149-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMichael RizzoNationals Park1134073.354
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Milwaukee Brewers492920.592--2302092113-1116-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park1135162.451
246Cincinnati Reds482820.5830.5220211917-811-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1145064.439
358St. Louis Cardinals492821.5711.02251903517-911-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1136350.558
4917Chicago Cubs482325.4795.52162051116-97-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field1136053.531
51427Houston Astros482028.4178.5203241-389-1511-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park1145460.474
61529Pittsburgh Pirates491930.38810.0213214-111-118-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1124369.384
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers513219.627--2791988118-514-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium1116348.568
269San Diego Padres492722.5514.0195228-3317-610-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park1134865.425
3713Arizona Diamondbacks502624.5205.5214245-3117-139-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field1124468.393
41119San Francisco Giants482226.4588.5188193-515-117-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1146648.579
51324Colorado Rockies482127.4389.5236250-147-1514-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1147143.623


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lance BroadwayP 25.284Traded by Mets to White Sox for Ramon Castro 
Ramon CastroC33.090Traded by White Sox to Mets for Lance Broadway