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Games on 2012-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays5Los Angeles Angels0BoxBrandon MorrowDan Haren(none)
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox5BoxJustin MastersonJohn DanksChris Perez
New York Yankees3Kansas City Royals4BoxDanny DuffyDavid PhelpsJonathan Broxton
Seattle Mariners3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJeff NiemannKevin MillwoodFernando Rodney
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves0BoxJoe BlantonRandall Delgado(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds4BoxLogan OndrusekRafael Dolis(none)
Miami Marlins3San Francisco Giants2BoxAnibal SanchezRyan VogelsongEdward Mujica
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxErik BedardJake Westbrook(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Washington Nationals2BoxRoss DetwilerIan KennedyHenry Rodriguez

Standings as of 2012-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays26197.731--1181061212-17-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1367165.522
225Baltimore Orioles251510.6003.510885238-47-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1377859.569
347Toronto Blue Jays261511.5774.0129108218-77-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1365878.426
41122New York Yankees251114.4407.512411866-75-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1378453.613
51329Boston Red Sox24717.29211.0132133-13-84-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1386276.449
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers241410.583--105110-59-65-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1387464.536
269Chicago White Sox251411.5600.51009738-66-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1377166.518
3812Cleveland Indians231211.5221.5105106-15-67-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1395683.403
41225Kansas City Royals241014.4174.093116-233-87-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1386276.449
51430Minnesota Twins24618.2508.087137-503-83-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1386078.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Texas Rangers251411.560--13687497-67-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1377958.577
2710Oakland Athletics261412.5380.58297-156-78-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1065056.472
3919Los Angeles Angels261214.4622.59399-67-75-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1367759.566
41021Seattle Mariners271215.4443.0102115-133-69-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1356372.467
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals25178.680--82691311-26-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1378156.591
234New York Mets251510.6002.095125-308-57-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1375978.431
3916Philadelphia Phillies261313.5004.5979525-58-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1366868.500
41120Atlanta Braves261214.4625.5133116176-76-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1368254.603
51223Miami Marlins251114.4406.08192-116-55-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1375879.423
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2514Milwaukee Brewers251312.520--102129-277-56-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1377067.511
1615Pittsburgh Pirates251312.520--7491-175-48-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1376671.482
3817Cincinnati Reds241212.5000.59296-48-64-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1388553.616
41018St. Louis Cardinals251213.4801.013876625-77-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1377661.555
51527Chicago Cubs251015.4003.088108-205-85-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1375186.372
61426Houston Astros251015.4003.0118104147-53-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1374592.328
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers25178.680--103931010-27-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1376968.504
2411Arizona Diamondbacks261412.5383.511411047-67-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1366769.493
3713San Francisco Giants251312.5204.0959416-67-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1378156.591
41324Colorado Rockies241014.4176.512712436-94-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1385484.391
51628San Diego Padres26917.3468.58299-177-102-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1366769.493


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
David PriceSP26.250Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
Stephen StrasburgSP23.287Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)
Justin VerlanderSP29.072Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)
Cole HamelsSP28.128Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
Josh CollmenterSP-RP26.085Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Patrick CorbinP22.288Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
David HernandezRP26.355Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Ian KennedySP27.135Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Bryan ShawRP24.177Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Brad ZieglerRP32.206Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Henry Blancoc40.248Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Willie Bloomquistss-2b34.157Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Paul Goldschmidt1b24.236Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Aaron Hill2b30.043Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
John McDonaldss37.221Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Lyle Overbay1b35.095Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Ryan Roberts3b31.226Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Jason Kubellf29.343Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Gerardo Parralf24.363Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Justin Uptonrf24.252Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Geoff Blum3B-2B39.007Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Carl CrawfordLF30.271Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kerry WoodP34.321Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Joakim SoriaP27.350Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Yuniesky BetancourtSS30.092Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Ankle
Brooks Conrad2B32.108Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from Nashville (AAA)
Jayson Nix3b-2b29.250New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Eric Chavez3B34.147New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)D7 Concussion
Ernesto FrieriCL26.288Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded from Padres to Angels for Donn Roach and Alexi Amarista
Vernon WellsCF33.146Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
Jose Iglesiasss22.118Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Randy WellsP29.248Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Mike MacDougalP35.059Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Alexi AmaristaIF23.027San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Traded from Angels with Donn Roach to Padres for Ernesto Frieri
Donn RoachP22.140San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Traded from Angels with Alexi Amarista to Padres for Ernesto Frieri
Blake HassebrockP22.292Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Felix SanchezCF29.273Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
DJ CarrascoP35.021New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab