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Games on 2013-05-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles5BoxChris TillmanLuis MendozaJim Johnson
Minnesota Twins15Boston Red Sox8BoxRyan PresslyAllen Webster(none)
Oakland Athletics3Cleveland Indians4BoxJustin MastersonA.J. GriffinChris Perez
Los Angeles Angels1Houston Astros3BoxBud NorrisJoe BlantonJose Veras
Toronto Blue Jays4Tampa Bay Rays10BoxMatt MooreRicky Romero(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago Cubs4BoxSeth ManessMichael BowdenEdward Mujica
Atlanta Braves7Cincinnati Reds2BoxMike MinorMike Leake(none)
New York Yankees3Colorado Rockies2BoxDavid RobertsonRafael BetancourtMariano Rivera
Arizona Diamondbacks3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxWade MileyKenley JansenHeath Bell
Texas Rangers4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDerek HollandKyle LohseJoe Nathan
Chicago White Sox6New York Mets3BoxJake PeavyJeremy Hefner(none)
Seattle Mariners2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxFelix HernandezA.J. BurnettTom Wilhelmsen
Miami Marlins0San Diego Padres1BoxJason MarquisRicky NolascoHuston Street
Philadelphia Phillies3San Francisco Giants4BoxJavier LopezAntonio Bastardo(none)
Detroit Tigers1Washington Nationals3BoxJordan ZimmermannAnibal SanchezRafael Soriano

Standings as of 2013-05-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles342113.618--168139299-512-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1286464.500
233Boston Red Sox342113.618--1671412612-79-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1287652.594
357New York Yankees321913.5941.0136127912-77-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1306664.508
41122Tampa Bay Rays331518.4555.515214849-66-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1307753.592
51327Toronto Blue Jays351322.3718.5135185-507-126-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1276166.480
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Detroit Tigers311912.613--1651155010-49-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1317457.565
2610Kansas City Royals301713.5671.51281141410-57-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1326963.523
3712Cleveland Indians311714.5482.0154128269-78-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1317556.573
4917Minnesota Twins301515.5003.513713257-68-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1325181.386
51223Chicago White Sox321418.4385.5110122-127-77-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1304981.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Texas Rangers342113.618--1461143211-410-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1297059.543
2816Oakland Athletics351817.5143.5177162159-89-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1277849.614
31021Seattle Mariners351619.4575.5120147-279-87-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1275572.433
41428Los Angeles Angels331122.3339.5136171-357-94-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1296762.519
51529Houston Astros341024.29411.0133205-726-124-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1284187.320
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Atlanta Braves332013.606--147110379-511-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1297653.589
2714Washington Nationals331815.5452.0116126-1010-78-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1296861.527
31120Philadelphia Phillies351619.4575.0128155-278-108-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1275770.449
41224New York Mets301317.4335.5141144-38-95-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1326171.462
51530Miami Marlins351025.28611.099148-495-115-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park1275275.409
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals332112.636--156114427-514-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1297653.589
2613Pittsburgh Pirates331815.5453.0130129110-78-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1297653.589
3815Cincinnati Reds351916.5433.01581372113-66-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1277156.559
41019Milwaukee Brewers321517.4695.5142155-1310-115-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1305971.454
51426Chicago Cubs341321.3828.5128144-167-116-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1285375.414
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138San Francisco Giants342014.588--148145312-68-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1285672.438
249Colorado Rockies331914.5760.51681402811-68-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1295574.426
3511Arizona Diamondbacks341915.5591.0153128258-811-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1286266.484
4918San Diego Padres341618.4714.0131147-1610-86-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1286068.469
51325Los Angeles Dodgers331320.3946.5111148-377-116-9L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1297950.612


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Bobby CassevahP27.239Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Right shoulder strain
Tim WheelerCF25.108Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)DL-7 Strained left calf
Tyler Bortnick2B25.310Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Juan RiveraLF-1B34.309Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Cory WadeP29.346Released by Cubs
Lance ZawadzkiIF27.347Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jordan ParrazRF28.212Released by Braves
Josh Bell3B26.176Released by White Sox
Jack SnodgrassP25.150San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Hamstring
Tyler BurgoonP24.013Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kyuji FujikawaRP32.291Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab
Danny BlackSS24.262Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Left oblique strain
Jae-Hoon HaCF22.191Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew BarbosaP25.172Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tanner RoblesP24.073Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Placed on restricted list
Robbie GarveyCF-LF24.012Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Yazy Arbelo1B25.031Released by Diamondbacks
Taylor JordanP24.111Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Adrian Williams2B22.125Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Albert CorderoC23.114New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Drew TysonP23.270Released by Athletics
Sharif OthmanC24.046Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Right finger fracture
Darnell McDonaldSS-C34.172Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from DL
Chris Jacobs1B24.164Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Activated from DL
Josh Harrison3b25.305Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Duke WelkerP27.087Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Daric Barton1b27.265Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from Sacramento (AAA)
Jordan NorbertoP26.151Released by Athletics
Josh Reddickrf26.078Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right wrist
Derek Dietrich2b23.294Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from Jacksonville (AA)
Casey Kotchman1B30.075Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chris Valaika2b27.267Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left wrist
J.A. HappSP30.201Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Head contusion [Line-drive by Desmond Jennings off his left ear while pitching]
Edgar GonzalezRP30.074Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)
Jonathan SanchezSP-RP30.170Released by Pirates
Ian Stewart3B28.033Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Will HarrisRP28.253Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
J.J. PutzRP36.075Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Strained right elbow
Danny SantanaSS22.182Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from New Britain (AA)
Tim Federowiczc25.277Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Justin Sellersss27.096Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Luis AyalaRP35.116Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Tim TorresLF-RF29.178Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Bobby CoyleLF-RF24.063Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Xorge CarrilloC24.026New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Juan CastilloC23.146St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Ryan Court3B24.345Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Joe SclafaniIF23.016Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Jairo RodriguezC24.257Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Matty JohnsonLF-RF25.028Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Justin Miller2B-LF24.145San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Miguel Del Castillo21.207San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Claudio Bautista19.160Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Eric EadingtonP25.089Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Chad BeckP28.111Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Franklin MoralesP27.104Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Brett JacobsonP26.180Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Richard SeidelP25.248Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Dean KiekheferP23.335St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Elvin RamirezRP25.211Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Mike ThomasP24.122Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Mike FiersRP27.327Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Blake HauserP22.024Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Alex MurenOF-P21.184Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Kyle SchepelP22.274Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Justin HenryCF-3B28.008Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Bradley BlanksP28.052Signed by Laredo (American)
Neritzon OsorioP19.130Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)