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Games on 2012-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Los Angeles Angels5BoxDan HarenAndy Pettitte(none)
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox6BoxDaniel BardJustin VerlanderAlfredo Aceves
Kansas City Royals8Cleveland Indians2BoxWill SmithJustin Masterson(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins3BoxGlen PerkinsBrian Fuentes(none)
Chicago White Sox7Tampa Bay Rays2BoxPhilip HumberJames Shields(none)
Seattle Mariners10Texas Rangers3BoxJason VargasScott Feldman(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Toronto Blue Jays8BoxRicky RomeroJake Arrieta(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Atlanta Braves5BoxRandall DelgadoJake WestbrookCraig Kimbrel
San Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs5BoxJeff SamardzijaEric StultsJames Russell
Milwaukee Brewers2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMichael FiersNathan EovaldiJohn Axford
Washington Nationals1Miami Marlins3BoxAnibal SanchezEdwin JacksonHeath Bell
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets6BoxJeremy HefnerJoe BlantonFrank Francisco
Cincinnati Reds8Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxHomer BaileyCharlie Morton(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1San Francisco Giants3BoxClay HensleyBryan ShawSantiago Casilla

Standings as of 2012-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225Tampa Bay Rays503020.600--2132021117-913-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1126052.536
114Baltimore Orioles503020.600--2292181116-1114-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1126349.563
3611Toronto Blue Jays502723.5403.02452222313-1114-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1124666.411
4918New York Yankees492326.4696.52262121413-1210-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1137241.637
51226Boston Red Sox492029.4089.52592392011-149-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1134964.434
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Cleveland Indians492821.571--216237-2116-1212-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1134073.354
259Chicago White Sox502822.5600.52372013613-1215-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1125755.509
3715Kansas City Royals482424.5003.5194216-229-1315-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1144866.421
4816Detroit Tigers492425.4904.0213221-814-910-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1136449.566
51428Minnesota Twins491831.36710.0192270-789-169-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1134865.425
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Angels513021.588--194185913-1017-11W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1115952.532
21020Oakland Athletics502327.4606.5164198-3410-1513-12L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum824141.500
31121Texas Rangers502327.4606.52831919211-1412-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1127042.625
41327Seattle Mariners522131.4049.5197208-119-1312-18L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1105456.491
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Mets503119.620--214234-2017-914-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1124369.384
233Washington Nationals493019.6120.51891622716-714-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1136845.602
347Miami Marlins502921.5802.0199199016-913-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1124072.357
4814Philadelphia Phillies512625.5105.5211205612-1214-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1115556.495
51122Atlanta Braves512328.4518.5241226159-1314-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1117140.640
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Cincinnati Reds492722.551--2001821814-1013-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1137043.619
2713Pittsburgh Pirates492524.5102.0145175-3014-1211-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1135459.478
3917St. Louis Cardinals502426.4803.52631956811-1313-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1126448.571
41019Milwaukee Brewers492326.4694.0211236-2512-1211-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1136053.531
51324Houston Astros482127.4385.5196191516-105-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1143480.298
61529Chicago Cubs491831.3679.0177225-4810-168-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1134370.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers493217.653--2161694720-812-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1135459.478
2612San Francisco Giants502723.5405.5203198514-1013-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1126745.598
31223Arizona Diamondbacks502228.44010.5204224-2010-1512-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1125953.527
41425Colorado Rockies472027.42611.0232263-3110-1410-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1154471.383
51630San Diego Padres511734.33316.0161220-5912-165-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1115952.532


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jonathan Lucroyc25.350Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right hand
Martin Maldonadoc25.286Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Justin Turnerss27.187New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Omar Quintanilla2b30.217New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)
Carlos TorresP29.219Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jordan LylesSP21.222Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Mike AntoniniP26.296Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Nathan EovaldiSP22.105Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Chattanooga (AA)
Mike FiersSP26.348Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Steve Clevengerc26.054Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Blake Lallic29.017Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Mike McCoyrf31.057Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Eric Thameslf25.200Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Manny AcostaRP31.028New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris SchwindenRP25.249New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Collin BalesterRP25.357Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Outrighted to Toledo (AAA)
Brandon GuyerRF-CF26.121Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Stephen VogtC-LF27.209Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Optioned to Durham (AAA)
Hideki Matsuidh37.351Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from Durham (AAA)
Yamaico Navarrolf24.211Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jordy Mercerss25.275Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Xavier Averylf22.148Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Endy Chavezrf-lf34.111Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Tommy HunterSP25.330Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Miguel GonzalezRP28.002Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Roy HalladaySP35.015Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Right latissimus dorsi strain
Erik KratzC31.348Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Torii Hunterrf36.316Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from Restricted List
Andrew RomineSS26.156Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jered WeaverSP29.237Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Strained lower back
Garrett RichardsSP24.002Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Michael McClendonRP27.056Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Matt Kempcf27.248Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jerry Sandslf24.244Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Roy OswaltP34.273Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Russ Mitchell3B27.103-Released by Marlins
Jason MarquisSP33.281San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract