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Games on 2012-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles3BoxGreg HollandPedro StropJonathan Broxton
Tampa Bay Rays2Boston Red Sox3BoxRich HillFernando Rodney(none)
Cleveland Indians7Chicago White Sox14BoxJake PeavyDerek Lowe(none)
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins3BoxMax ScherzerCarl PavanoJose Valverde
New York Yankees9Oakland Athletics2BoxCC SabathiaBartolo Colon(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Seattle Mariners3BoxJerome WilliamsFelix HernandezErnesto Frieri
Toronto Blue Jays7Texas Rangers8BoxYoshinori TateyamaJason Frasor(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Arizona Diamondbacks8BoxWade MileyZack GreinkeJ.J. Putz
Washington Nationals8Atlanta Braves4BoxStephen StrasburgKris MedlenTyler Clippard
Colorado Rockies3Cincinnati Reds10BoxJ.J. HooverJeremy Guthrie(none)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxKenley JansenWesley Wright(none)
San Francisco Giants3Miami Marlins5BoxMark BuehrleMadison BumgarnerRandy Choate
San Diego Padres0New York Mets9BoxJohan SantanaClayton Richard(none)
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJoel HanrahanRafael Dolis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxKyle KendrickJaime Garcia(none)

Standings as of 2012-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles473017.638--2192001916-1014-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1156352.548
224Tampa Bay Rays472918.6171.02061901617-712-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1156154.530
3613Toronto Blue Jays472423.5116.02252022311-1113-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1154966.426
41018New York Yankees462224.4787.52151981713-129-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1167343.629
51327Boston Red Sox461828.39111.5243228159-139-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1165165.440
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians462620.565--200212-1215-1111-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1164274.362
259Chicago White Sox472621.5530.52161922413-1113-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1155956.513
3715Detroit Tigers462323.5003.0202205-314-99-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1166551.560
4917Kansas City Royals452223.4893.5177204-279-1313-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1175067.427
51429Minnesota Twins461630.34810.0181260-797-159-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1165066.431
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Angels482721.563--176174211-1016-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1146252.544
2816Oakland Athletics472324.4893.5158188-3010-1413-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum854144.482
31123Texas Rangers472126.4475.5264173919-1312-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1157243.626
41225Seattle Mariners492128.4296.5183197-149-1212-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1135459.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals462917.630--1781522616-713-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1166947.595
235New York Mets472918.6170.5202223-2115-814-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1154570.391
346Miami Marlins472720.5742.5189192-314-813-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1154273.365
4712Philadelphia Phillies482523.5215.01971871012-1213-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1145658.491
51020Atlanta Braves482226.4588.0232207258-1114-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1147242.632
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cincinnati Reds462521.543--1841721213-1012-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1167244.621
2611Pittsburgh Pirates462422.5221.0130162-3213-1011-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1165561.474
3919St. Louis Cardinals472225.4683.52431855810-1312-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1156649.574
41222Houston Astros462125.4574.01881771116-105-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1163482.293
51121Milwaukee Brewers462125.4574.0203229-2612-129-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1166254.534
61528Chicago Cubs461630.3489.0157205-489-157-15L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1164571.388
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers463115.674--2081634519-612-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1165561.474
2814San Francisco Giants472423.5117.5193193012-1012-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1157045.609
31324Arizona Diamondbacks472126.44710.5197214-179-1512-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1156055.522
41426Colorado Rockies451926.42211.5218249-319-1410-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1174572.385
51630San Diego Padres481632.33316.0151202-5112-164-16L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1146054.526


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chuck FickRP26.196St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Fernando SalasRP26.361St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Chipper Jones3b40.032Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Left calf contusion
J.C. Boscanc32.152Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from Gwinnett (AAA)
Cesar Izturisss32.106Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Edwin Maysonetss30.221Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Bill Hall2B32.150Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA)
Jason MarquisSP33.278-Released by Twins
Justin RuggianoLF30.044Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Astros to Marlins
Carlos Santanadh-c26.048Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Rafael PerezP30.011Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Luke Carlinc31.157Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA)
Ryan DentSS23.072Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured