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Monday May 4,2015This 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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Month Day Year

Games on 2015-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners3Los Angeles Angels2BoxFelix HernandezMatt ShoemakerFernando Rodney
Tampa Bay Rays5Boston Red Sox1BoxJake OdorizziClay Buchholz(none)
Texas Rangers2Houston Astros1BoxKeone KelaChad QuallsNeftali Feliz
Oakland Athletics7Minnesota Twins8BoxPhil HughesJesse HahnGlen Perkins
New York Yankees1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxR.A. DickeyChris MartinBrett Cecil
Philadelphia Phillies5Atlanta Braves2BoxAaron HarangAlex Wood(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMichael BlazekChris HatcherFrancisco Rodriguez
San Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants2BoxMadison BumgarnerTyson RossSantiago Casilla
Chicago Cubs9St. Louis Cardinals10BoxMiguel SocolovichPedro StropSeth Maness
Miami Marlins4Washington Nationals6BoxMatt GraceBryan MorrisTanner Roark

Standings as of 2015-05-04

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147New York Yankees261610.615--12596296-610-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1367165.522
2510Tampa Bay Rays261412.5382.0969516-68-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1366670.485
3711Baltimore Orioles231211.5222.5120108128-54-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1396970.496
4815Toronto Blue Jays271314.4813.514713986-57-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1358055.593
5919Boston Red Sox261214.4624.0123139-166-86-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1366670.485
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Detroit Tigers26179.654--117107108-59-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1355778.422
234Kansas City Royals25169.6400.512883459-47-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1377958.577
369Minnesota Twins261412.5383.0113113010-44-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1366967.507
41326Cleveland Indians24915.3757.0102120-184-85-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1377265.526
51428Chicago White Sox22814.3647.070108-386-32-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1406872.486
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros26188.692--12690368-610-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1366868.500
31123Seattle Mariners261115.4237.095120-255-76-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1366571.478
21022Los Angeles Angels261115.4237.097104-74-77-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1367462.544
41225Oakland Athletics271116.4077.5138121174-97-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1355778.422
51529Texas Rangers25916.3608.591118-273-96-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1377958.577
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets261610.615--101831811-35-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1367462.544
2714Washington Nationals271314.4813.5111115-46-57-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1357065.519
41020Miami Marlins261214.4624.0114102128-74-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1365977.434
31118Atlanta Braves261214.4624.0109119-106-86-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1365581.404
51427Philadelphia Phillies271017.3706.577124-476-64-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1355382.393
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals25196.760--109684112-27-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1378156.591
248Chicago Cubs241311.5425.51039857-76-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1388454.609
4917Pittsburgh Pirates251213.4807.09378156-46-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1378651.628
3816Cincinnati Reds251213.4807.0100108-86-56-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1375285.380
51530Milwaukee Brewers26818.30811.586126-404-104-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1366076.441
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers25169.640--118853313-23-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1377661.555
2512San Diego Padres271413.5193.0131121109-75-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1356075.444
3613San Francisco Giants261313.5003.581100-198-65-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1367165.522
41221Colorado Rockies241113.4584.599131-324-57-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1385781.413
51324Arizona Diamondbacks241014.4175.5100101-16-84-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1386969.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Chad JenkinsRP27.134Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Steven DelabarRP31.292Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Andy Wilkins1B26.233Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Dodgers for cash
Scott BakerP33.227Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ryan CookRP27.309Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Chad SmithP25.214Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Cody Rosslf34.132Released by Athletics
Yoervis MedinaRP26.281Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ryan Haniganc34.261Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Desmond Jenningscf28.186Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Left knee bursitis
Sam Tuivailala3B22.197St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Jordan WaldenRP27.170St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Right biceps tendinitis
Anthony VarvaroRP30.185Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Red Sox by Cubs
Joseph OrtizRP24.264Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Daniel SchlerethP28.360Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Kevin Howard3B-1B33.313Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Cody LavalliOF23.103Released by Angels
Jairo HerediaP25.208Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Trevor LubkingP22.242Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Seth BlairP26.062Released by Cardinals
Isaac SilvaP22.234Released by Cardinals
Jorge Rodriguezp23.141Released by Rays
Francisco GracesquiP23.160Released by Blue Jays
Logan VerrettP24.319New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Returned to Mets
Luis Jimenez3B27.107Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Brewers by Red Sox
Dalier HinojosaP29.083Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Oswaldo Arciarf-lf23.361Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Right hip flexor strain [While leaving batters box on single to RF]
Eddie RosarioCF23.219Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Spencer PattonP27.074Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Joey ButlerDH29.053Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Barrett BarnesCF23.280Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Richard BleierP28.018Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
John CannonC24.358Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Yensys Capellan3B21.212Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Austin ChrismonP22.230Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Reinstated to active roster
Carlos CosteC21.358Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Charlie CutlerC28.279Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
O'Koyea Dickson1B25.084Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Steven FarnworthP21.240Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Austin FleetP28.017San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Jason ForjetP25.120San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Juan GonzalezP25.029Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ryan HarrisP22.099Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Steven HensleyP28.128Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Rob HuberP23.117Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Reinstated to active roster
Dan Johnson1B35.268St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Michael KirkmanRP28.228Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Rob KralC26.037San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Jason KrizanLF-RF25.310Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Casey McCarthyP 25.021Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Tyler MellingP26.242St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Roman MendezP24.283Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Renato Nunez3B21.030Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Activated from disabled list
Tyler OlsonP25.214Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jeremy RodriguezC25.247San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Wilman RodriguezOF23.332Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from disabled list
Rainis SilvaC19.045Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Tyler SmithIF23.308Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from disabled list
Mike StrongP26.168Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Peter TagoP22.303Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Connor WalshP22.198Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Aaron WilkersonP25.344Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Carlos Triunfelss25.066San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Arcenio LeonP28.224Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Arcenio LeonP28.224Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt BowmanP23.339New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Stephen SmithP28.354Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Yhoxian MedinaSS24.358Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brian HolmesP24.094Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
Cam GallagherC22.149Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis LugoP21.060Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose FernandezP22.080Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Jose MonegroP25.227Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training