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Games on 2012-05-24

Top2012 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMinnesota Twins8Chicago White Sox11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1673:13Cole De VriesPhilip HumberNate Jones (2-0)Cole De Vries (0-1)-Ron GardenhireRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALMinnesota Twins8Chicago White Sox11Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1673:13Cole De VriesPhilip HumberNate Jones (2-0)Cole De Vries (0-1)-Ron GardenhireRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALDetroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,6222:21Justin VerlanderJustin MastersonJustin Masterson (2-3)Justin Verlander (5-2)Chris Perez (16)Jim LeylandManny ActaProgressive Field
ALLos Angeles Angels3Seattle Mariners0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,0482:19Dan HarenJason VargasDan Haren (2-5)Jason Vargas (5-4)-Mike SciosciaEric WedgeSafeco Field
NLAtlanta Braves3Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,3122:29Randall DelgadoHomer BaileyHomer Bailey (3-3)Randall Delgado (2-5)Logan Ondrusek (2)Fredi GonzalezDusty BakerGreat American Ba
NLSan Francisco Giants14Miami Marlins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,0993:54Ryan VogelsongAnibal SanchezRyan Vogelsong (3-2)Anibal Sanchez (2-3)-Bruce BochyOzzie GuillenMarlins Park
NLSan Diego Padres11New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch924,1093:22Eric StultsJeremy HefnerEric Stults (1-0)Jeremy Hefner (0-2)-Buddy BlackTerry CollinsCiti field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies10St. Louis Cardinals9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,1353:31Joe BlantonJake WestbrookRaul Valdes (1-0)Fernando Salas (0-3)Jonathan Papelbon (13)Charlie ManuelMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
8 Games on this date

Standings as of 2012-05-24.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles452916.644--2081941415-914-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1176453.547
223Tampa Bay Rays452817.6221.01971831417-711-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1176255.530
3713Toronto Blue Jays452322.5116.02151803511-1112-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1175067.427
41022New York Yankees442024.4558.5200193713-127-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1187543.636
51327Boston Red Sox441727.38611.5236219178-129-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1185266.441
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians442519.568--190189115-1110-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1184375.364
248Chicago White Sox452520.5560.51931821112-1013-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1176057.513
3816Detroit Tigers442222.5003.0186196-1014-98-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1186652.559
4918Kansas City Royals432122.4883.5171193-229-1312-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1195168.429
51430Minnesota Twins441529.34110.0172244-726-149-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1185167.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Los Angeles Angels462521.543--165167-211-1014-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1166452.552
2612Oakland Athletics452322.5111.5153173-2010-1213-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum874146.471
31123Seattle Mariners472126.4474.5176186-109-1012-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1155461.470
41224Texas Rangers452025.4444.5242163798-1212-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1177344.624
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Washington Nationals442717.614--1631441916-711-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1187147.602
235New York Mets452718.6000.5187222-3513-814-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1174770.402
359Miami Marlins452520.5562.5177183-612-813-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1174473.376
4715Philadelphia Phillies462323.5005.0188184412-1211-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1165858.500
51019Atlanta Braves462224.4786.0224192328-914-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1167244.621
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cincinnati Reds442519.568--171163813-812-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1187246.610
2814Pittsburgh Pirates442222.5003.0126160-3411-1011-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1185761.483
3917St. Louis Cardinals452223.4893.52401766410-1112-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1176651.564
51221Milwaukee Brewers442024.4555.0191220-2912-128-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1186355.534
41120Houston Astros442024.4555.01821701216-104-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1183583.297
61528Chicago Cubs441628.3649.0155201-469-157-13L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1184573.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers443014.682--2011574418-512-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1185662.475
2611San Francisco Giants452421.5336.5184181312-1012-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1177047.598
31325Arizona Diamondbacks452025.44410.5188202-148-1412-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1176156.521
41426Colorado Rockies431726.39512.5209236-279-148-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1194772.395
51629San Diego Padres461630.34815.0150187-3712-164-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1166056.517

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jimmy Rollinsss33.178Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from Paternity List
Erik KratzC31.343Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
David PauleyP28.342Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Andrew RomineSS26.151Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from Salt Lake (AAA)
John GaubP27.026Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Rays
Paul PhillipsC35.039Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
Paul PhillipsC35.039Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Brewers for cash
J.C. RomeroP35.354Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Marco EstradaSP28.324Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Right quad strain
Horacio RamirezP32.182-Released by Kia Tigers (Korea)
Casper Wellslf27.182Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Optioned to Tacoma (AAA)
Miguel Olivoc33.313Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Austin Kearnslf32.004Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Kevin MattisonCF26.246Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Luke PutkonenRP26.014Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Luis MarteRP25.271Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Joey GathrightLF30.032Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Joey GathrightLF30.032Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Michael McClendonRP27.051Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Duke WelkerP26.103Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)