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Top2014 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALHouston Astros3Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch928,8752:29Scott FeldmanWei-Yin ChenWei-Yin Chen (4-2)Jerome Williams (1-2)Tommy Hunter (11)Bo PorterBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
IntArizona Diamondbacks3Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,1182:45Brandon McCarthyAndre RienzoAndre Rienzo (3-0)Brandon McCarthy (1-6)-Kirk GibsonRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
IntArizona Diamondbacks3Chicago White Sox9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,1182:45Brandon McCarthyAndre RienzoAndre Rienzo (3-0)Brandon McCarthy (1-6)-Kirk GibsonRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALMinnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch935,8143:00Phil HughesJustin VerlanderPhil Hughes (4-1)Justin Verlander (4-2)Glen Perkins (9)Ron GardenhireBrad AusmusComerica Park
IntWashington Nationals0Oakland Athletics8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,1592:42Doug FisterTom MiloneTom Milone (1-3)Doug Fister (0-1)-Matt WilliamsBob MelvinOakland-Alameda C
ALKansas City Royals6Seattle Mariners1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch920,8582:45Jason VargasBrandon MaurerJason Vargas (3-1)Brandon Maurer (1-1)-Ned YostLloyd McClendonSafeco Field
ALCleveland Indians6Tampa Bay Rays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch917,5414:10Corey KluberJake OdorizziCorey Kluber (3-3)Joel Peralta (1-3)Cody Allen (1)Terry FranconaJoe MaddonTropicana Field
ALBoston Red Sox0Texas Rangers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,3923:10Clay BuchholzYu DarvishYu Darvish (3-1)Clay Buchholz (2-3)-John FarrellRon WashingtonGlobe Life Park i
ALBoston Red Sox0Texas Rangers8Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,3923:10Clay BuchholzYu DarvishYu Darvish (3-1)Clay Buchholz (2-3)-John FarrellRon WashingtonRangers Ballpark
ALLos Angeles Angels4Toronto Blue Jays3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch921,3833:09Garrett RichardsDustin McGowanJoe Smith (2-0)Brett Cecil (0-3)Ernesto Frieri (4)Dino EbelJohn GibbonsRogers Centre
NLChicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1027,1453:07Jason HammelJulio TeheranAlex Wood (3-5)Wesley Wright (0-1)-Rich RenteriaFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLColorado Rockies3Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,1872:34Jhoulys ChacinJohnny CuetoJonathan Broxton (1-0)Boone Logan (1-1)-Walt WeissBryan PriceGreat American Ba
NLSan Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch949,1712:57Madison BumgarnerPaul MaholmMadison Bumgarner (4-3)Paul Maholm (1-3)Sergio Romo (12)Bruce BochyDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
IntNew York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,1233:02Masahiro TanakaYovani GallardoMasahiro Tanaka (5-0)Yovani Gallardo (2-2)David Robertson (6)Joe GirardiRon RoenickeMiller Park
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1130,0364:39Fausto CarmonaJenrry MejiaMario Hollands (1-1)Carlos Torres (2-2)Jonathan Papelbon (10)Ryne SandbergTerry CollinsCiti field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,6962:48Michael WachaFrancisco LirianoJustin Wilson (1-0)Carlos Martinez (0-2)Mark Melancon (3)Mike MathenyClint HurdlePNC Park
NLMiami Marlins1San Diego Padres10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,5532:54Jose FernandezTyson RossTyson Ross (4-3)Jose Fernandez (4-2)-Mike RedmondBuddy BlackPetco Park
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2014-05-09.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles331914.576--14114108-611-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1297752.597
248New York Yankees341915.5590.5146155-99-810-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1286563.508
3917Toronto Blue Jays361818.5002.5181162197-811-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1266561.516
41019Boston Red Sox351718.4863.0141153-1210-117-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1275473.425
51427Tampa Bay Rays361521.4175.5148163-157-118-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1266264.492
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers312011.645--1491173212-78-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1317061.534
2714Chicago White Sox371918.5144.0193187611-88-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1255471.432
31118Kansas City Royals351718.4865.013813808-79-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1277255.567
41220Cleveland Indians361719.4725.5146154-812-85-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1266858.540
51324Minnesota Twins341618.4715.5161165-48-98-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1285474.422
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics362115.583--174122528-913-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1266759.532
2512Texas Rangers361917.5282.0154174-2011-88-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1264878.381
3613Seattle Mariners351817.5142.514214116-712-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1276958.543
4815Los Angeles Angels341717.5003.0172148248-109-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1288147.633
51530Houston Astros361125.30610.0123185-626-135-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1265967.468
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Atlanta Braves341915.559--108104411-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1286068.469
259Miami Marlins362016.556--1611392217-53-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1265769.452
3610Washington Nationals351916.5430.5143137611-98-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1277750.606
41021New York Mets341618.4713.0133141-88-98-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1286365.492
51123Philadelphia Phillies341618.4713.0132162-306-910-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1285771.445
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Milwaukee Brewers362214.611--1421311110-912-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1266066.476
2816St. Louis Cardinals361818.5004.0131116157-511-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1267254.571
3922Cincinnati Reds341618.4715.0130114169-77-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bryan PriceWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1286068.469
41225Pittsburgh Pirates351520.4296.5140152-1211-104-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1277354.575
51428Chicago Cubs341222.3539.0131142-117-115-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1286167.477
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants362313.639--1501232710-513-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1266561.516
235Colorado Rockies382216.5792.02181694913-59-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1244480.355
3711Los Angeles Dodgers361917.5284.014814176-1113-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1267551.595
41326San Diego Padres361521.4178.099131-329-116-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1266264.492
51529Arizona Diamondbacks381325.34211.0142210-683-1510-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1245173.411


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brooks RaleyRP25.314Los Angeles AngelsClaimed off waivers from Twins by Angels
Joey Butlerlf28.058St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Jose CisneroRP25.028Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow discomfort
Scott FeldmanSP31.091Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Reid Brignacss28.113Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Brent Morel3b27.018Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Paul ClemensSP26.085Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Travis Sniderrf26.097Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Started serving suspension
Wilmer Flores3b22.277New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Doug FisterSP30.095Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris Parmeleerf26.075Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Aaron Hickscf24.219Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Efren Navarro1B27.360Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Alex SanabiaSP25.243Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Joe SaveryRP28.186Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Fernando RodriguezRP29.325Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Ryan CookRP26.314Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm strain
Johnny Giavotella2B26.304Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Shelley Duncandh34.223Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Louis Marsonc27.317Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Yoshinori TateyamaP38.135-Released by Yankees
Beau AmaralOF23.087Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Oswaldo Arciarf-lf23.000Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Tyler AustinRF22.246New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Nick Benedetto21.071Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Eric BergerP28.017Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Collin CargillP26.216Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Tyler ChismCF-LF25.215Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jesen TherrienP21.052Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Pedro Florimonss27.150Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Reymond FuentesCF23.086San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Freddy Galvis3b24.176Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jaime GarciaSP27.305St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Ken GilesP23.231Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Randal GrichukRF22.270St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Mike HauschildP24.107Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Chris Herrmannc26.167Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Phillip IrwinP27.073Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Chad JenkinsRP26.139Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Elliot Johnson2b30.061Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Arnold LeonP25.245Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Chris LerouxRP30.025New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Jheyson ManzuetaP24.155Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Nick MarondeRP24.246Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Ethan MartinSP24.337Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab
Arlett MavareP24.079Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Adam MillerP29.164Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Bryan MitchellP23.020New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler Moore1b-lf27.099Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jason MotteCL31.321St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA) for rehab
Colton MurrayP24.017Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Brett OberholtzerSP24.312Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Andy OteroP21.340Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Ramon OviedoP23.289Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Matt PagnozziC31.180Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Francisco PegueroLF25.342Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Branden PinderP25.103New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Luke PutkonenRP27.364Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Mauricio RamosSS22.097Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Activated from disabled list
Luis RicoP20.161Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Kyle Roller1B26.043New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Miguel Rosario21.099Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Darin Rufrf-lf27.285Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab
Kyle SimonP23.264Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Dan StrailySP25.159Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Marc WikCF21.295Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Shawn CampRP38.173Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Refused Minor League Assignment
Shawn CampRP38.173-Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
Gabriel AlfaroP30.330Loaned to Oaxaca (Mexico)
Justin SouzaP28.199Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Luis CaballeroSS21.305Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ryan DaltonIF22.290Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan SearleP24.321Released by Cubs
Tyler LaTorreC31.017San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian RauhP 22.291Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Bruce KernP26.015Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-CIty (A-)
Gregory BilloP23.298Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan Rodriguez1B24.261St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Edgar De La RosaP23.170Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Eswarlin JimenezP22.164Released by Angels
Jack McGearyP25.051Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Julio MorilloC21.133Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Lindsey CaughelP23.269Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Injured
Nick SawyerP22.229Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Colin BrayOF-P20.325Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael FransosoIF23.286Pittsburgh PiratesJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Pete KelichSS23.082San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler LinehanP22.253Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Michael De LeonSS17.115Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Ryne StanekP22.288Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)