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Saturday May 31,2014This 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 2014-05-31

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays1Boston Red Sox7BoxRubby de la RosaJake Odorizzi(none)
San Diego Padres4Chicago White Sox2BoxTyson RossAndre RienzoHuston Street
Colorado Rockies6Cleveland Indians7BoxBryan ShawRex BrothersCody Allen
Baltimore Orioles4Houston Astros1BoxChris TillmanDallas KeuchelZach Britton
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees3BoxMasahiro TanakaBrian DuensingDavid Robertson
Los Angeles Angels3Oakland Athletics11BoxFernando RodriguezTyler Skaggs(none)
Detroit Tigers2Seattle Mariners3BoxChris YoungDrew SmylyFernando Rodney
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays12BoxMarcus StromanAaron BrooksTodd Redmond
Cincinnati Reds5Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxJohnny CuetoBrandon McCarthy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxHyun-Jin RyuBrandon CumptonJamey Wright
Atlanta Braves9Miami Marlins5BoxErvin SantanaJacob TurnerCraig Kimbrel
Chicago Cubs8Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJason HammelWily Peralta(none)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBuddy CarlyleAntonio BastardoCarlos Torres
San Francisco Giants0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMichael WachaYusmeiro PetitTrevor Rosenthal
Texas Rangers2Washington Nationals10BoxDoug FisterNick Tepesch(none)

Standings as of 2014-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Toronto Blue Jays573324.579--2872523517-1316-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1055055.476
258New York Yankees542925.5372.5228238-1012-1217-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1085553.509
3713Baltimore Orioles542727.5004.5225236-1111-1216-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1086939.639
41119Boston Red Sox552629.4736.0227237-1014-1712-12W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1074562.421
51528Tampa Bay Rays562333.4119.5217251-3412-1411-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1065452.509
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers523121.596--2402192114-1117-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1105951.536
2816Chicago White Sox572829.4915.5261276-1516-1412-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1054560.429
31020Kansas City Royals552629.4736.5213232-1913-1413-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1076344.589
41221Minnesota Twins532528.4726.5223247-2413-1412-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1094564.413
51322Cleveland Indians562630.4647.0242263-2117-119-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1065947.557
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics563422.607--29017811216-1218-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1065452.509
246Los Angeles Angels553025.5453.52642313315-1315-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1076839.636
3615Texas Rangers562828.5006.0236261-2513-1315-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1063967.368
4917Seattle Mariners552728.4916.5224215913-1514-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1076047.561
51427Houston Astros572433.42110.5212252-4012-1612-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1054659.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Atlanta Braves553025.545--190181918-1212-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1074958.458
2712Miami Marlins552827.5092.02532341920-108-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1074958.458
3814Washington Nationals542727.5002.52222061616-1411-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1086939.639
4918New York Mets552629.4734.0218223-513-1713-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1075354.495
51326Philadelphia Phillies532429.4535.0211242-3112-1712-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1094960.450
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers563323.589--2312161517-1216-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1064957.462
249St. Louis Cardinals563026.5363.02181972116-1114-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1066046.566
31023Cincinnati Reds542529.4637.0188200-1212-1213-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1085157.472
41124Pittsburgh Pirates552530.4557.5207241-3416-139-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1076344.589
51530Chicago Cubs532033.37711.5207216-910-1310-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field1095356.486
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants563620.643--2411905119-917-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1065254.491
2510Los Angeles Dodgers563026.5366.02462281812-1618-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1066442.604
3611Colorado Rockies552827.5097.52772473016-712-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1073869.355
41225San Diego Padres552530.45510.5180205-2513-1512-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1075255.486
51429Arizona Diamondbacks582335.39714.0224288-649-2114-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1044163.394

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jhohan Acevedo21.064St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Mark AppelP22.321Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Anthony BemboomC24.133Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Jeremy BleichP26.348New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan DaltonIF22.312Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Mark HamburgerP27.115Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Brock HebertIF23.020Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Rosell HerreraSS21.227Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from disabled list
John Hesterc30.260Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joey KrehbielP21.162Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Activated from disabled list
Roman MadridP-C23.094San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Whit MerrifieldLF-2B25.127Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from disabled list
Xavier NadyLF35.198Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Daniel Navalf-RF31.100Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Zach NealP25.203Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Matt Pare1B23.195San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Jimmy Paredes2b25.187Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Daniel PigottC-OF24.239Cincinnati RedsDayton (A)Assigned to Dayton (A)
Bryan PriceP27.199Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Julian RidingsOF22.091Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Lex RutledgeP22.338Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Josh SlaatsP25.160Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Forrest SnowP25.152Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Junior SosaRF-LF23.240Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Benny SuarezP 22.246Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Miguel Tejada2b40.006Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Anthony VasquezP27.254Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Brian Boguseviclf30.103Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
David Cooper1B27.108Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Wilfredo TovarSS22.294New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brett TeschnerC22.282Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Eric RuthP23.247New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Matt ColantonioC25.014Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rico NoelCF25.140San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon MannP30.015Released by Pirates
Dan BowmanOF24.271Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Ryan Fisher3B26.037Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Slade HeathcottCF23.245New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen BrunoSS23.195Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Taylor Motter3B-SS24.255Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brett MooneyhamP24.127Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jesse BealP23.323Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Josh RichardsonP22.304San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Tyler IhrigP22.257Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jacob DahlstrandP22.066Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Jorge Rivero2B25.145New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Stephen PryorRP24.312Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Wirfin ObispoP29.247Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Braves by Pirates
Rubby De La RosaRP25.088Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Jarrett GrubeP32.207Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Wade LeBlancRP29.297Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Aaron BrooksP24.034Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Bobby KoreckyP34.258Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Marcus StromanP23.030Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Shae SimmonsP23.270Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Alex WhiteP25.275Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Buddy CarlyleP36.161New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Matt Adams1b25.273St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Left calf tightness
Oscar TaverasRF21.346St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Matt CainSP29.242San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hamstring
Juan PerezLF27.199San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Edison FriasP23.164Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training