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Tuesday May 22,2012This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2012-05-22

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles4BoxBrian MatuszFelix DoubrontJim Johnson
Minnesota Twins9Chicago White Sox2BoxP.J. WaltersGavin Floyd(none)
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians5BoxUbaldo JimenezRick PorcelloChris Perez
Kansas City Royals2New York Yankees3BoxPhil HughesLuke HochevarRafael Soriano
Los Angeles Angels5Oakland Athletics0BoxC.J. WilsonGraham Godfrey(none)
Texas Rangers3Seattle Mariners1BoxMatt HarrisonHector NoesiJoe Nathan
Toronto Blue Jays5Tampa Bay Rays8BoxWade DavisDrew HutchisonFernando Rodney
Los Angeles Dodgers8Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxJosh LindblomJ.J. PutzKenley Jansen
Atlanta Braves3Cincinnati Reds4BoxMat LatosBrandon BeachyAroldis Chapman
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros2BoxJ.A. HappTravis WoodBrett Myers
Colorado Rockies6Miami Marlins7BoxRicky NolascoJuan NicasioHeath Bell
San Francisco Giants6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMatt CainShaun MarcumSantiago Casilla
Washington Nationals5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJordan ZimmermannRoy HalladayTyler Clippard
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxR.A. DickeyJuan CruzFrank Francisco
San Diego Padres0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxAdam WainwrightEdinson Volquez(none)

Standings as of 2012-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles442915.659--2031881515-814-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1186454.542
224Tampa Bay Rays442717.6142.01921791316-711-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1186355.534
3812Toronto Blue Jays442321.5236.02111753611-1112-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1185068.424
41224New York Yankees431924.4429.5192190212-127-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1197643.639
51328Boston Red Sox431627.37212.5230214168-128-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1195366.445
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Chicago White Sox432419.558--176174211-913-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1196158.513
249Cleveland Indians422319.5480.5184186-213-1110-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1204575.375
3511Detroit Tigers422220.5241.5183190-714-98-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1206654.550
4916Kansas City Royals422121.5002.5168185-179-1312-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1205169.425
51430Minnesota Twins421428.3339.5164227-636-148-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1205268.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2713Oakland Athletics442321.523--152170-1810-1113-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum884147.466
1614Los Angeles Angels442321.523--159166-711-1012-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1186652.559
31021Texas Rangers442024.4553.0239158818-1212-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1187345.619
41122Seattle Mariners452025.4443.5171180-98-912-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1175562.470
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals432716.628--1621402216-711-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1197148.597
235New York Mets432518.5812.0179210-3112-813-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1194970.412
358Miami Marlins432419.5583.0166161511-713-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1194574.378
5918Philadelphia Phillies442222.5005.5174174011-1211-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1185959.500
4817Atlanta Braves442222.5005.5220184368-914-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1187246.610
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Cincinnati Reds422319.548--163159411-812-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1207446.617
2715Pittsburgh Pirates432221.5121.5125157-3211-911-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1195762.479
31019St. Louis Cardinals432023.4653.5225163628-1112-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1196851.571
41225Houston Astros431924.4424.5177169815-104-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1193683.303
51323Milwaukee Brewers431924.4424.5183215-3211-128-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1196455.538
61527Chicago Cubs431627.3727.5154196-429-157-12L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1194574.378
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers432914.674--1971465118-511-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1195762.479
246San Francisco Giants432419.5585.0165166-112-1012-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1197049.588
31120Arizona Diamondbacks442024.4559.5177198-218-1312-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1186157.517
41426Colorado Rockies421626.38112.5201232-319-147-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1204872.400
51629San Diego Padres441628.36413.5136176-4012-164-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1186058.508

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jason MarquisP33.274Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Cole DevriesSP27.099Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA)
Scott Podsedniklf-cf36.065Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Cody Rossrf31.150Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left foot
Erik KratzC31.341Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jimmy RollinsSS33.176Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Placed on Paternity List
Ryan Raburn2B-LF31.035Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Placed on Bereavement list
Danny Worth2b26.234Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Chien-Ming WangRP-SP32.052Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan MattheusRP28.194Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Plantar fasciitis on left foot
Orlando Hudsondh-2b34.161Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed 1-year contract
Brent Morel3b25.031Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Lumbar back strain
Chris Getz2b28.266Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-15 Left ribcage contusion
Will SmithSP22.316Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA)
Blake WoodP26.287Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Cory AldridgeRF-LF32.344Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Shane LindsayP27.117-Released by Dodgers
Welington Castilloc25.028Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-15 Right MCL sprain
Travis WoodSP25.105Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Daisuke MatsuzakaP31.251Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ryan Sweeneycf27.091Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Kevin Youkilis3b33.068Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Pedro FigueroaP26.180Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Graham GodfreyP27.286Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Patrick CorbinSP22.307Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
Konrad Schmidtc27.293Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Felix SanchezCF29.292Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from DL
Joe BiaginiP21.358San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Vidal NunoP24.301New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Josh PoytressP21.306Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris Valaika2b26.281Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Right knee strain