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Games on 2012-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox8Baltimore Orioles6BoxAndrew MillerKevin GreggAlfredo Aceves
Kansas City Royals6New York Yankees0BoxFelipe PaulinoHiroki Kuroda(none)
Los Angeles Angels1Oakland Athletics2BoxTom MiloneJerome WilliamsBrian Fuentes
Texas Rangers1Seattle Mariners6BoxFelix HernandezYu Darvish(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Tampa Bay Rays2BoxKyle DrabekJeremy Hellickson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxChris CapuanoPatrick Corbin(none)
Atlanta Braves1Cincinnati Reds4BoxMike LeakeMike MinorSean Marshall
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros8BoxBud NorrisMatt Garza(none)
Colorado Rockies4Miami Marlins7BoxMark BuehrleJamie MoyerHeath Bell
San Francisco Giants4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxSantiago CasillaJuan Perez(none)
Washington Nationals2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxGio GonzalezKyle KendrickSean Burnett
New York Mets4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJared HughesJon RauchJoel Hanrahan
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJason MotteAndrew Cashner(none)

Standings as of 2012-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles432815.651--1991871214-814-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1196554.546
224Tampa Bay Rays432617.6052.01841741015-711-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1196455.538
3713Toronto Blue Jays432320.5355.02061673911-1112-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1195069.420
41225New York Yankees421824.4299.5189188111-127-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1207743.642
51328Boston Red Sox421626.38111.5229210198-128-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1205367.442
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago White Sox422418.571--174165911-813-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1206159.508
3410Detroit Tigers412219.5371.5180185-514-98-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1216655.545
259Cleveland Indians412219.5371.5179183-412-1110-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1214675.380
4815Kansas City Royals412120.5122.5166182-169-1312-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1215170.421
51430Minnesota Twins411328.31710.5155225-706-147-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1215368.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Oakland Athletics432320.535--152165-1310-1013-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum894148.461
2917Los Angeles Angels432221.5121.0154166-1211-1011-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1196752.563
31020Seattle Mariners442024.4553.5170177-78-812-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1185563.466
41123Texas Rangers431924.4424.0236157798-1211-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1197445.622
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals422616.619--1571381916-710-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1207248.600
236New York Mets422418.5712.0176208-3212-812-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1205070.417
358Miami Marlins422319.5483.0159155410-713-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1204674.383
4818Atlanta Braves432221.5124.5217180378-914-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1197247.605
5916Philadelphia Phillies432221.5124.5172169311-1111-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1195960.496
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Cincinnati Reds412219.537--159156310-812-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1217546.620
2714Pittsburgh Pirates422220.5240.5123154-3111-811-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1205763.475
41122St. Louis Cardinals421923.4523.5221163587-1112-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1206951.575
31221Milwaukee Brewers421923.4523.5179209-3011-118-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1206456.533
51324Houston Astros421824.4294.5175168714-104-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1203783.308
61527Chicago Cubs421626.3816.5153194-419-157-11L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1204575.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers422814.667--1891395018-510-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1205862.483
247San Francisco Giants422319.5485.0159162-312-1011-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1207149.592
31019Arizona Diamondbacks432023.4658.5170190-208-1212-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1196158.513
41426Colorado Rockies411625.39011.5195225-309-147-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1214873.397
51629San Diego Padres431627.37212.5136172-3612-164-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1196059.504


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Vinny Rottinodh-1b32.044New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Chris SchwindenP25.241New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Drew Sutton2B-3B28.326Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Pirates to Rays
Neftali FelizSP24.019Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Yoshinori TateyamaRP36.147Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Vinnie ChulkRP33.153Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Outrighted to Nashville (AAA)
Cody RansomSS-3B36.094Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Josh Bell3b25.189Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Coco Crispcf32.202Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Eric Sogard3b25.364Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Josh Barfield2B29.155Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Jordan LylesSP21.214Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Enerio Del RosarioRP26.217Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jeff Keppinger3b32.030Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Broken right big toe
John GaubP27.023Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brett Lawrie3b22.123Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from Restricted List
Drew Sutton2b-3b28.326Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB) Contract purchased from Durham (AAA)
Armando GalarragaP30.126Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Vernon Wellslf33.164Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Torn ligament in right thumb
Ryan Langerhanslf32.091Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Separated right shoulder
Michael KohnP25.329Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kole Calhounlf24.220Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from Salt Lake (AAA)
Bobby CassevahRP26.252Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake City (AAA)