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Games on 2012-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox6Los Angeles Angels1BoxChris SaleC.J. Wilson(none)
Seattle Mariners5Cleveland Indians6BoxJoe SmithBrandon League(none)
Minnesota Twins4Detroit Tigers3BoxP.J. WaltersDoug FisterMatt Capps
Baltimore Orioles5Kansas City Royals3BoxBrian MatuszLuke HochevarJim Johnson
Boston Red Sox5Tampa Bay Rays3BoxFelix DoubrontMatt MooreAlfredo Aceves
Oakland Athletics5Texas Rangers4BoxRyan CookMike AdamsBrian Fuentes
New York Yankees1Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDrew HutchisonPhil HughesCasey Janssen
Miami Marlins0Atlanta Braves7BoxBrandon BeachyRicky Nolasco(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Chicago Cubs7BoxRoy HalladayChris VolstadJonathan Papelbon
Arizona Diamondbacks9Colorado Rockies7BoxBrad ZieglerRafael BetancourtJ.J. Putz
Milwaukee Brewers0Houston Astros4BoxJ.A. HappShaun Marcum(none)
Cincinnati Reds4New York Mets9BoxBobby ParnellLogan Ondrusek(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8San Diego Padres1BoxAaron HarangEdinson Volquez(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Francisco Giants7BoxMatt CainAdam WainwrightSantiago Casilla
Pittsburgh Pirates5Washington Nationals3BoxJames McDonaldJordan ZimmermannJoel Hanrahan

Standings as of 2012-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles392613.667--1821641814-712-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1236756.545
222Tampa Bay Rays392514.6411.01741591514-411-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1236558.528
368Toronto Blue Jays392118.5385.01791542510-911-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1235271.423
41022New York Yankees381721.4478.5178171710-97-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1247846.629
51329Boston Red Sox381325.34212.5205192138-125-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1245668.452
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians382117.553--172175-311-910-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1244777.379
2711Chicago White Sox392118.5380.5158159-111-810-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1236459.520
3814Detroit Tigers382018.5261.0167178-1112-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1246856.548
4916Kansas City Royals371918.5141.5149171-228-1111-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1255372.424
51430Minnesota Twins381127.28910.0135202-676-145-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1245569.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2510Oakland Athletics392118.538--138150-129-1012-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum934350.462
149Los Angeles Angels392118.538--142156-1411-1010-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1236855.553
31123Texas Rangers391722.4364.0220143778-129-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1237647.618
41224Seattle Mariners401723.4254.5144169-257-810-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1225864.475
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Washington Nationals382414.632--1401261415-59-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1247450.597
235New York Mets382216.5792.0161182-2112-810-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1245272.419
347Philadelphia Phillies392118.5383.5159151810-811-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1236063.488
4715Miami Marlins382018.5264.014414409-711-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1244975.395
5918Atlanta Braves392019.5134.5207168398-912-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1237449.602
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Pittsburgh Pirates382018.526--111137-2610-810-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1245965.476
2817Cincinnati Reds371918.5140.514414409-810-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1257847.624
31120Milwaukee Brewers381820.4742.0153185-3210-88-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1246559.524
41019St. Louis Cardinals381820.4742.0207142656-1112-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1247054.565
51425Chicago Cubs381622.4214.0143170-279-127-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1244579.363
61326Houston Astros381622.4214.01591491012-84-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1243985.315
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers382414.632--1651283715-59-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1246262.500
2513San Francisco Giants382018.5264.0141147-610-910-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1247450.597
31221Arizona Diamondbacks391821.4626.5158173-158-1110-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1236360.512
41527Colorado Rockies371522.4058.5184198-148-127-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1254976.392
51628San Diego Padres391425.35910.5125157-3210-154-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1236261.504


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
DJ CarrascoP35.035New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ben Revererf24.014Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Ryan Doumitc-dh31.044Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)
Nick BlackburnSP30.082Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Strained left quadriceps
Vincent MazzaroP25.232Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Nate AdcockP24.082Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Everett TeafordP28.002Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Louis ColemanRP26.043Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Brandon Inge3B34.363Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained right groin
Adam Rosales1b-2b28.363Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Adam Lind1B28.305Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Yan Gomes1b24.303Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA)
Brett Lawrie3B22.119Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Suspended 4 games for throwing helmet at umpire
Jamie Romak1B26.229St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Traded from Royals for cash
Brandon KintzlerP27.289Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon KintzlerP27.289Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Optioned to Huntsville (AA)
Matt Antonelli3B-2B27.039New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Orioles
Cesar CabralP23.095New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Alexi Amaristacf23.041San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Everth Cabrerass25.181San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Jason Bartlettss32.200San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Strained right knee
Orlando Hudson2B34.156-Released by Padres
Brad BergesenP26.234Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA)
Blake ParkerRP26.332Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA)
Jake Blackwood3B26.245San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Jedd Gyorko3B23.236San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tuscon (AAA)
Miguel Del Pozo19.215Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Marlins (Rk)
Brian TalletP34.238Released by Padres
Chris YoungRF-LF28.255Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Josh PoytressP21.301Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)