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Games on 2012-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles2BoxTim CollinsBrian MatuszJonathan Broxton
Tampa Bay Rays4Boston Red Sox3BoxJake McGeeAlfredo AcevesFernando Rodney
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox12BoxGavin FloydUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins3BoxBrayan VillarrealMatt CappsJose Valverde
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics0BoxHiroki KurodaTom MiloneRafael Soriano
Los Angeles Angels4Seattle Mariners2BoxC.J. WilsonHector NoesiScott Downs
Toronto Blue Jays6Texas Rangers12BoxYu DarvishKyle Drabek(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxBryan ShawJose VerasJ.J. Putz
Washington Nationals7Atlanta Braves2BoxGio GonzalezBrandon Beachy(none)
Colorado Rockies5Cincinnati Reds7BoxMat LatosJamie MoyerAroldis Chapman
Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxChris CapuanoJ.A. Happ(none)
San Francisco Giants3Miami Marlins2BoxMatt CainRicky NolascoSantiago Casilla
San Diego Padres0New York Mets2BoxR.A. DickeyEdinson VolquezFrank Francisco
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxErik BedardMatt Garza(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3St. Louis Cardinals8BoxAdam WainwrightRoy Halladay(none)

Standings as of 2012-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
223Tampa Bay Rays483018.625--2101931717-713-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1146054.526
115Baltimore Orioles483018.625--2212041716-1114-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1146351.553
3611Toronto Blue Jays482523.5215.02312141711-1114-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1144866.421
4917New York Yankees472324.4896.52171981913-1210-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1157243.626
51327Boston Red Sox471829.38311.5246232149-149-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1155164.443
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians472720.574--206224-1815-1112-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1154174.357
2510Chicago White Sox482622.5421.52281983013-1213-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1145955.518
3713Detroit Tigers472423.5113.0206208-214-910-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1156451.557
4816Kansas City Royals462323.5003.5181206-259-1314-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1164967.422
51429Minnesota Twins471631.34011.0184264-807-169-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1155065.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Los Angeles Angels492821.571--180176411-1017-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1136152.540
21019Oakland Athletics482325.4794.5158190-3210-1513-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum844143.488
31124Texas Rangers482127.4386.5276179979-1412-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1147242.632
41225Seattle Mariners502129.4207.5185201-169-1312-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1125458.482
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals473017.638--1851543116-714-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1156847.591
234New York Mets483018.6250.5204223-1916-814-10W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1144470.386
348Miami Marlins482721.5633.5191195-414-913-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1144272.368
4815Philadelphia Phillies492524.5106.0200195512-1213-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1135657.496
51121Atlanta Braves492227.4499.0234214208-1214-15L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1137241.637
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cincinnati Reds472621.553--1911771414-1012-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1157144.617
2714Pittsburgh Pirates472423.5112.0140166-2613-1111-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1155560.478
3918St. Louis Cardinals482325.4793.52511886311-1312-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1146549.570
41222Houston Astros472126.4475.0189182716-105-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1153481.296
51323Milwaukee Brewers472126.4475.0206233-2712-129-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1156253.539
61528Chicago Cubs471730.3629.0161215-549-158-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1154471.383
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers473215.681--2131644920-612-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1155461.470
2612San Francisco Giants482523.5217.5196195112-1013-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1146945.605
31020Arizona Diamondbacks482226.45810.5201217-1610-1512-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1145955.518
41426Colorado Rockies461927.41312.5223256-339-1410-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1164571.388
51630San Diego Padres491633.32717.0151204-5312-164-17L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1136053.531


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jose CedaP25.119Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kevin MattisonCF26.249Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Justin Ruggianocf30.045Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA)
Erik Komatsucf24.239Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Jeff ManshipRP27.131Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Chad BeckP27.130Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Ryota IgarashiRP32.365Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Yan Gomes1b24.313Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Jesse ChavezRP28.280Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA)
Andrew CarignanRP25.308Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Graham GodfreyRP27.291Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Fernando AbadRP26.161Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Right intercostal strain
Xavier CedenoRP25.274Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Daniel HudsonP25.079Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Konrad Schmidtc27.298Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
Shane LindsayP27.122Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jason SmithP21.293Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Adam JonesCF26.299Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed to 6-year contract for 2013-2018 ($85.5m) [Extension] $2m signing bonus 8.5--13--13--16--16--17
Miguel MonteroC29.322Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($60m) [Extension] 10--10--12--14--14