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Games on 2013-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Los Angeles Angels4BoxTommy HunterGarrett RichardsJim Johnson
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians7BoxScott KazmirKevin Correia(none)
Detroit Tigers17Houston Astros2BoxMax ScherzerLucas Harrell(none)
Chicago White Sox0Kansas City Royals2BoxJeremy GuthrieDylan Axelrod(none)
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees4BoxPhil HughesBartolo Colon(none)
Boston Red Sox1Texas Rangers5BoxAlexi OgandoJohn Lackey(none)
Seattle Mariners8Toronto Blue Jays1BoxHisashi IwakumaR.A. Dickey(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Chicago Cubs4BoxLogan OndrusekCarlos MarmolAroldis Chapman
Tampa Bay Rays3Colorado Rockies9BoxJon GarlandDavid Price(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Milwaukee Brewers6BoxSeth ManessJim HendersonEdward Mujica
Miami Marlins2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJose FernandezCole HamelsSteve Cishek
Washington Nationals5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxTyler ClippardTony WatsonRafael Soriano
Arizona Diamondbacks8San Diego Padres1BoxPatrick CorbinClayton Richard(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9San Francisco Giants10BoxSantiago CasillaBrandon League(none)

Standings as of 2013-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox302010.667--1491113811-59-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1327755.583
234New York Yankees291811.6211.51291181112-66-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1336766.504
3610Baltimore Orioles311813.5812.5151129227-511-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1316764.511
41121Tampa Bay Rays291316.4486.5123127-48-45-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1347955.590
51428Toronto Blue Jays311021.32310.5107162-556-124-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1316467.489
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Detroit Tigers291811.621--1551124310-48-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1337558.564
256Kansas City Royals261610.6150.511598179-47-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1367066.515
3815Cleveland Indians271413.5193.0140118226-68-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1357857.578
41019Minnesota Twins261214.4624.5107115-87-65-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1365482.397
51224Chicago White Sox281216.4295.597111-147-75-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1345183.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers301911.633--133953810-49-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1337261.541
2712Oakland Athletics311714.5482.5166146209-88-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1317952.603
3918Seattle Mariners321517.4695.0115132-179-86-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1305674.431
41327Los Angeles Angels301119.3678.0125153-287-84-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1326765.508
51530Houston Astros31823.25811.5123189-664-114-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1314388.328
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Atlanta Braves291712.586--12095258-59-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1337954.594
2816Washington Nationals311615.5162.0107123-169-77-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1317061.534
31020Philadelphia Phillies311417.4524.0111133-228-96-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1315972.450
41223New York Mets271215.4444.013312947-85-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1356273.459
51529Miami Marlins31922.2909.084135-515-114-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park1315378.405
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals301911.633--140107337-512-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1327854.591
2511Pittsburgh Pirates301713.5672.012312039-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1327755.583
3613Cincinnati Reds311714.5482.51401152512-45-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1317358.557
4917Milwaukee Brewers291415.4834.5134138-49-95-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1336073.451
51426Chicago Cubs301119.3678.0109129-205-96-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1325577.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Colorado Rockies301812.600--1611293210-48-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1325676.424
238San Francisco Giants301812.600--136127910-48-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1325874.439
3714Arizona Diamondbacks301614.5332.0135116198-88-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1326567.492
41122Los Angeles Dodgers291316.4484.5101127-267-86-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1337954.594
51325San Diego Padres301218.4006.0115145-306-86-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1326468.485


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Neil Walker2b27.236Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Right hand laceration
Ted LillySP37.121Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right rib cage strain
Clayton KershawSP25.046Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Reinstated from Bereavement List
Cody EppleyRP27.208New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Designated for assignment
Andrew Rominess27.131Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Preston ClaiborneRP25.104New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Francisco Peguerolf24.337San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Alberto Callaspo2b-dh30.015Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Shelley Duncandh33.218Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Outrighted to Durham (AAA)
J.R. TowlesC29.083St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL
Bryan HarperP23.126Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
James RamseyOF-IF23.136St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from DL
Drew Sutton2B29.309Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Muscle strain in side
Chris PetriniP26.082Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Kris WattsC28.293Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Taylor JungmannP23.137Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan ChaffeeP24.351Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Sore right elbow
Ramon Morla3B23.165Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Barrett BarnesCF21.280Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)DL-7 Injured
Creede SimpsonSS23.238Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Hamstring
Jordy Mercer2b26.250Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Hector Sanchezc23.168San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Zach ClarkRP29.298Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Designated for assignment
Luis Expositoc26.104Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA)
Freddy GarciaSP-RP36.210Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Michael Taylorrf27.136Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Chris Youngrf29.242Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained left quad
Justin GermanoP30.271Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Didi Gregoriusss23.075Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Alfredo Martelf24.034Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
Dee Gordonss25.012Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Hanley Ramirezss29.133Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Daniel WebbP23.259Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)
Henry GarciaP22.323Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)
Ozzie ChavezSS29.296Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Jeff LarishLF-1B30.205Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)
Leury Bonilla3B-2B28.085Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Ray Chang3B29.254Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Matt Adams1b24.246St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Tyson GilliesCF24.185Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Alex Buchholz3B25.217Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Joey PaciorekC24.226Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Wes WilsonC23.259New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Casio GriderSS25.261Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jonathan WalshOF22.171Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
AJ Pettersen2B24.166Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Gustavo GonzalezSS22.101Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
J.R. BallingerP25.032Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Andy LoomisP27.160Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Jeremy JeffressP25.226Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Justin JacksonRF-CF24.144Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Brandon EffersonP24.160Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Josh JudyP27.084Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Tom CochranP30.200Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Zach PetersimeP24.105Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Cody WheelerOF-P23.258Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Elvis AraujoP21.294Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Brandon HardinP 23.076Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Tim DillardP29.290Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Contract purchased from Lancaster (Atlantic)
Andres AvilaP22.318Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)