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Tuesday April 28,2015This 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 2015-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays11Boston Red Sox8BoxMarco EstradaClay BuchholzBrett Cecil
Kansas City Royals11Cleveland Indians5BoxBrandon FinneganScott Atchison(none)
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins3BoxMike PelfreyAnibal SanchezGlen Perkins
Tampa Bay Rays2New York Yankees4BoxChase WhitleyJake OdorizziChris Martin
Los Angeles Angels2Oakland Athletics6BoxSonny GrayJered Weaver(none)
Seattle Mariners2Texas Rangers1BoxJ.A. HappRoss DetwilerFernando Rodney
Colorado Rockies5Arizona Diamondbacks12BoxAndrew ChafinKyle Kendrick(none)
Washington Nationals13Atlanta Braves12BoxBlake TreinenJason GrilliDrew Storen
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs6BoxTravis WoodJeff Locke(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Cincinnati Reds4BoxJohnny CuetoKyle LohseAroldis Chapman
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMadison BumgarnerClayton KershawSantiago Casilla
New York Mets3Miami Marlins4BoxBryan MorrisCarlos TorresSteve Cishek
Houston Astros14San Diego Padres3BoxFausto CarmonaTyson Ross(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals11BoxMichael WachaSeverino Gonzalez(none)

Standings as of 2015-04-28

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Yankees21138.619--10781266-57-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1417467.525
2512Boston Red Sox211110.5242.0109118-95-46-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1416774.475
3611Tampa Bay Rays211110.5242.0848406-65-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1416972.489
4716Toronto Blue Jays211011.4763.011611065-55-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1418358.589
5817Baltimore Orioles19910.4743.010410225-44-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1437271.503
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals20146.700--10666407-27-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1428161.570
224Detroit Tigers21147.6670.59783148-56-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1406080.429
3918Chicago White Sox1789.4714.56069-96-32-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1456877.469
41121Minnesota Twins20911.4505.06788-215-34-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1427468.521
51529Cleveland Indians19613.3167.57188-171-65-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1427567.528
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros20137.650--9371224-59-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1427369.514
21219Los Angeles Angels20911.4504.07780-34-65-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1427666.535
31022Seattle Mariners20911.4504.07291-195-74-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1426775.472
41324Oakland Athletics21912.4294.510287154-75-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1415982.418
51428Texas Rangers20713.3506.07391-182-65-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1428161.570
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets21156.714--92662610-05-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1417566.532
2815Atlanta Braves201010.5004.5898544-46-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1425785.401
31223Miami Marlins21912.4296.0908465-64-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1416279.440
51426Washington Nationals21813.3817.082101-195-53-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1417566.532
41327Philadelphia Phillies21813.3817.05895-376-62-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1415586.390
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals19136.684--7850286-27-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1438756.608
236Chicago Cubs19127.6321.08869196-46-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1438558.594
3610Pittsburgh Pirates211110.5243.08170116-45-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1418754.617
4913Cincinnati Reds201010.5003.58186-56-44-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1425488.380
51530Milwaukee Brewers21417.19010.063115-523-101-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1416477.454
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Dodgers20128.600--9374199-23-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1428062.563
259Colorado Rockies20119.5501.08796-94-57-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1425785.401
3714San Diego Padres221111.5002.010310126-65-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1406377.450
41020Arizona Diamondbacks20911.4503.0878525-84-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1427072.493
51125San Francisco Giants21912.4293.56387-244-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1417566.532

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Severino GonzalezP22.212Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Rafael MonteroP24.193New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Danny MunoSS26.078New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
L.J. Hoesrf25.054Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Eric SurkampSP27.287Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Alex ClaudioP23.088Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Nick TepeschSP26.198Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brandon McCarthySP31.296Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Torn UCL, right elbow - Tommy John Surgery
Hector NerisP25.318Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jonathan PettiboneSP24.283Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Adam LiberatoreRP27.352Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Junior Lakecf25.032Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Chris PerezCL29.301Released by Brewers
Allan Dykstra1B27.343Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Scott De Jong1B22.002Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
A.J. ColeP23.114Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Rafael MartinP30.347Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Domonic Brownlf27.238Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Chase WhitleyP25.318New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Angel AguilarSS19.320New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Tyler BarnetteP22.335Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Cesar Galvez2B23.279Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Evan GrillsP22.319Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Jacob HannemannCF23.365Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Seth HarrisonOF22.280San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Drew HayesP27.238Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Eric JokischP25.273Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kyle KrausP-IF25.099Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Raul LinaresOF24.206Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Ryan LollisRF28.133San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Trey MartinCF22.138Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Todd McDonald19.188Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Zach NealP26.170Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Jarrod ParkerSP26.155Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab
Brad PennyP36.339Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Gregorio PetitSS30.139New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Reinier RoibalP26.099Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Robby ScottP25.242Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Kelly SecrestP23.228New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Austin SlaterSS22.136San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Stephen SmithP28.348Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Scott SnodgressP25.220Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Kurt SpomerP25.292Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Zach StewartP28.212Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from disabled list
K.J. WoodsRF19.294Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Taylor ZeutenhorstOF22.185Seattle MarinersBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Donald Lutzlf26.081Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Tommy John Surgery
Juan JaimeP27.270Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jio MierSS24.245Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose Lozada3B-SS29.120Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose YepezC33.313Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andy Fermin3B25.275Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Angel VillalonaIF24.258San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt BrazisP25.234Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mike StrongP26.162Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan O'SullivanP24.235Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andrew VelazquezSS 20.288Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)DL-7 Left shoulder strain
Dereck RodriguezCF-RF22.327Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Twins (Rk)
Dominic Smith1B19.318New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jon WandlingP22.335Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Micah KelloggP25.150Announced retirement
Scott WilliamsP21.162Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assignment unknown
Sean SmedleyC-1B24.212Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assignment unknown
Seth WilloughbyIF24.304Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Shane WatsonP 21.258Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Placed on restricted list
Steve HathawayP24.227Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assignment unknown
Tanner BanksP23.187Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Tanner MendoncaP22.314Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Assignment unknown
Tanner MurphyC22.298Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Assignment unknown
Thyago VieiraP22.111Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assignment unknown
Tim HillP25.077Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Steel RussellC24.235Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)