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Saturday April 5,2014This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2014-04-05

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers7Boston Red Sox6BoxTyler ThornburgBurke BadenhopFrancisco Rodriguez
Minnesota Twins7Cleveland Indians3BoxKyle GibsonCarlos Carrasco(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Detroit Tigers7BoxRick PorcelloBud NorrisJoe Nathan
Los Angeles Angels5Houston Astros1BoxTyler SkaggsDallas Keuchel(none)
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxWade DavisScott DownsGreg Holland
Seattle Mariners3Oakland Athletics1BoxFelix HernandezDan StrailyFernando Rodney
Texas Rangers4Tampa Bay Rays5BoxBrandon GomesNeal CottsGrant Balfour
New York Yankees0Toronto Blue Jays4BoxR.A. DickeyMichael PinedaSergio Santos
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs0BoxCliff LeeJeff SamardzijaJonathan Papelbon
Arizona Diamondbacks4Colorado Rockies9BoxTommy KahnleBrandon McCarthy(none)
San Francisco Giants7Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMadison BumgarnerPaul Maholm(none)
San Diego Padres0Miami Marlins5BoxJose FernandezAndrew Cashner(none)
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets6BoxCarlos TorresJ.J. Hoover(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJoe KellyFrancisco Liriano(none)
Atlanta Braves6Washington Nationals2BoxJulio TeheranStephen Strasburg(none)

Standings as of 2014-04-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Tampa Bay Rays642.667--3116154-20-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1567383.468
2515Toronto Blue Jays633.5001.01825-71-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1568076.513
41024New York Yankees523.4001.51418-40-02-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1578275.522
31218Boston Red Sox523.4001.51920-10-22-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1576988.439
51527Baltimore Orioles514.2002.51728-111-20-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1579562.605
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers4401.000--231494-00-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1588672.544
2413Cleveland Indians532.6001.5191901-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1578275.522
3614Kansas City Royals422.5002.0151412-00-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1588771.551
5925Minnesota Twins523.4002.52831-30-02-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1576889.433
4819Chicago White Sox523.4002.52930-12-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1577186.452
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Seattle Mariners541.800--3112190-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1578374.529
3722Houston Astros523.4002.01323-102-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1576889.433
51317Texas Rangers523.4002.02232-102-10-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1576592.414
41121Oakland Athletics523.4002.0141402-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1578671.548
21420Los Angeles Angels523.4002.02428-40-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1579661.611
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Miami Marlins651.833--4017235-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1567284.462
234Atlanta Braves541.8000.514770-04-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1577582.478
389Philadelphia Phillies532.6001.5281990-03-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1577087.446
4512Washington Nationals532.6001.5251870-23-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1579364.592
51123New York Mets523.4002.52028-82-30-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1577780.490
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3611St. Louis Cardinals532.600--1620-40-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1578770.554
198Milwaukee Brewers532.600--171431-22-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1577978.503
2710Pittsburgh Pirates532.600--201463-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1578572.541
51226Cincinnati Reds514.2002.01318-51-20-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1577582.478
41328Chicago Cubs514.2002.0816-80-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1577285.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants651.833--3824140-05-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1568373.532
246Los Angeles Dodgers642.6671.0242400-24-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1569066.577
31016Colorado Rockies633.5002.0363332-01-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1566393.404
41429Arizona Diamondbacks817.1255.03054-241-50-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1546391.409
51530San Diego Padres404.0004.0521-160-20-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1587781.487

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Mark Teixeira1b33.359New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Chad JenkinsRP26.105Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from minors
Austin Rominec25.134New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from minors
Jeremy JeffressP26.197Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Pedro CiriacoSS28.190Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Marcus WaldenP25.204Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Nick MartinezP23.243Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Aaron BrooksP23.343Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Craig Gentrylf-cf30.128Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Optioned to minors
Daniel McCutchenP31.191Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Optioned to minors
Dane De la RosaRP31.063Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Sent to minors for rehabilitation
Chia-Jen LoRP27.363Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from minors
Chia-Jen LoRP27.363Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Yunel Escobarss31.154Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed ( 2015-2016; Opt 2017)(two-year extension)
Yunel Escobarss31.154Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed ( 2015-2016; Opt 2017)(two-year extension)
Yunel Escobarss31.154Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed ( 2015-2016; Opt 2017)(two-year extension)
Chris Gimenez3B31.099-Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Yunel Escobarss31.154Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($13m) Option year for 2017 $7m
Wilmer Flores3b22.243New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Kirk Nieuwenhuislf26.242New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Tony PenaP33.013Signed with Laguna (Mexican)
Jose FelixC28.134Released by Rangers
Juremi ProfarSS18.066Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Micah Owings1B31.189Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Ross WilsonLF-2B25.147Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
John StilsonP23.251Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Nick SchmidtP28.177Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Strained left groin