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Games on 2012-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays2Los Angeles Angels6BoxC.J. WilsonKyle Drabek(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Boston Red Sox2BoxJason HammelAaron Cook(none)
Texas Rangers5Cleveland Indians2BoxAlexi OgandoJoe SmithJoe Nathan
Chicago White Sox3Detroit Tigers2BoxNate JonesJose ValverdeAddison Reed
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals5BoxFelipe PaulinoHiroki Kuroda(none)
Minnesota Twins0Seattle Mariners7BoxFelix HernandezJason Marquis(none)
Oakland Athletics4Tampa Bay Rays3BoxBrian FuentesJoel PeraltaGrant Balfour
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs1BoxChris CapuanoChris Volstad(none)
Atlanta Braves13Colorado Rockies9BoxCristhian MartinezEsmil RogersLivan Hernandez
St. Louis Cardinals2Houston Astros8BoxBud NorrisJaime Garcia(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3New York Mets4BoxJohan SantanaPatrick CorbinFrank Francisco
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJames McDonaldMike LeakeJoel Hanrahan
Miami Marlins4San Diego Padres1BoxMark BuehrleClayton Richard(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2San Francisco Giants5BoxMadison BumgarnerRandy WolfSantiago Casilla
Philadelphia Phillies1Washington Nationals7BoxGio GonzalezVance Worley(none)

Standings as of 2012-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays28208.714--1281121613-27-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1347064.522
224Baltimore Orioles271710.6302.512291318-49-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1357659.563
347Toronto Blue Jays281612.5714.0135114218-78-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1345777.425
41122New York Yankees271215.4447.513112566-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1358352.615
51329Boston Red Sox26719.26912.0138147-93-104-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1366274.456
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers261511.577--112117-510-75-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1367363.537
268Chicago White Sox271512.5560.510710438-67-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1357065.519
3812Cleveland Indians251312.5201.5113114-16-77-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1375582.401
41225Kansas City Royals261115.4234.0100123-234-97-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1366175.449
51430Minnesota Twins26719.2698.090146-563-84-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1365977.434
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Texas Rangers271512.556--14495497-68-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1357857.578
2711Oakland Athletics281513.5360.588107-196-79-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1044955.471
3918Los Angeles Angels281315.4642.599105-68-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1347658.567
41021Seattle Mariners291316.4483.0111118-74-79-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1336271.466
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals27198.704--93732013-26-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1357956.585
235New York Mets271611.5933.0103133-309-67-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1355877.430
3917Miami Marlins271314.4816.094101-76-57-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1355679.415
51020Philadelphia Phillies281315.4646.5101106-55-58-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1346866.507
41119Atlanta Braves281315.4646.5155133226-77-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1348153.604
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2714Pittsburgh Pirates271413.519--7899-216-58-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1356570.481
1513Milwaukee Brewers271413.519--110138-287-57-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1356966.511
3816Cincinnati Reds261313.5000.510010008-65-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1368452.618
41223Houston Astros271215.4442.0131110219-53-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1354392.319
51324St. Louis Cardinals271215.4442.014489555-77-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1357659.563
61527Chicago Cubs271116.4073.094117-236-95-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1355085.370
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers27189.667--112991310-28-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1356867.504
2410Arizona Diamondbacks281513.5363.512211847-68-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1346668.493
3615San Francisco Giants271413.5194.010410227-77-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1358055.593
41426Colorado Rockies261115.4236.5144146-27-104-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1365383.390
51628San Diego Padres28919.3219.591112-217-122-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1346767.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jose ArredondoRP28.054Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Bronson ArroyoSP35.070Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Homer BaileySP26.002Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Aroldis ChapmanCL24.067Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Mat LatosSP24.148Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Mike LeakeSP24.175Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Sam LeCureRP28.001Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Ryan Haniganc31.262Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Devin Mesoracoc23.320Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Zack Cozartss26.266Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Scott Rolen3B37.031Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Wilson Valdezss33.350Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Jay Brucerf25.032Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Chris Heiseylf27.142Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Drew Stubbscf27.213Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Bill BrayP28.335Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)
Miguel Cairo2B38.001Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
Jeanmar GomezSP24.085Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Ubaldo JimenezSP28.104Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Derek LoweSP38.338Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Justin MastersonSP27.044Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Chris PerezCL26.308Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Vinnie PestanoRP27.074Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Tony SippRP28.298Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Joe SmithRP28.044Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Josh TomlinP27.198Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Louis Marsonc25.313Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Asdrubal Cabrerass26.173Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Jason DonaldSS27.243Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Jason Kipnis2b25.032Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Shin-Soo Choorf29.279Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Aaron Cunninghamlf26.011Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Shelley Duncanlf32.219Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Travis Hafnerdh34.336Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Carlos CarrascoP25.045Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Rafael PerezP29.355Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)
Edwin Maysonet2B30.200Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from Nashville (AAA)
Shawn KelleyRP28.009Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Adrian Sanchez2B21.262Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from DL
Louis ColemanRP26.031Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Dan JenningsRP25.018Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)