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Thursday May 7,2015This 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 2015-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Angels2BoxPat NeshekHuston StreetLuke Gregerson
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox1BoxKyle LobsteinJose QuintanaJoakim Soria
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals7BoxFranklin MoralesCorey KluberGreg Holland
Oakland Athletics5Minnesota Twins6BoxRicky NolascoDrew PomeranzGlen Perkins
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees4BoxNathan EovaldiChris TillmanAndrew Miller
Texas Rangers5Tampa Bay Rays4BoxAlex ClaudioChris ArcherNeftali Feliz
San Diego Padres0Arizona Diamondbacks11BoxRubby de la RosaOdrisamer Despaigne(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers14Milwaukee Brewers4BoxCarlos FriasMichael Fiers(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxA.J. BurnettAnthony DeSclafani(none)
Miami Marlins7San Francisco Giants2BoxDan HarenTim Hudson(none)
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJohn LackeyJake ArrietaTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-05-07

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137New York Yankees291811.621--136107297-611-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1336964.519
2610Tampa Bay Rays291514.5173.010510506-79-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1336568.489
3714Toronto Blue Jays291415.4834.015514697-67-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1337954.594
4819Boston Red Sox281315.4644.5128144-167-96-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1346569.485
5921Baltimore Orioles261214.4624.512612068-54-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1366967.507
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Kansas City Royals281810.643--1431004311-57-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1347757.575
246Detroit Tigers291811.6210.512912098-510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1325676.424
358Minnesota Twins291613.5522.51331201312-54-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1336766.504
41225Chicago White Sox251015.4006.583120-378-42-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1376671.482
51528Cleveland Indians271017.3707.5119135-164-86-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1347163.530
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros291910.655--133110238-811-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1336766.504
21022Los Angeles Angels291316.4486.0108114-66-87-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1337261.541
31123Texas Rangers281216.4296.5114126-123-99-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1347658.567
41326Oakland Athletics301218.4007.514514144-98-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1325676.424
51427Seattle Mariners281117.3937.5102129-275-76-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1346569.485
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134New York Mets281810.643--109862313-35-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1347262.537
2713Atlanta Braves281414.5004.012512418-86-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1345381.396
4917Washington Nationals291415.4834.5119122-37-67-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1336964.519
31015Miami Marlins291415.4834.5128112168-76-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park1335776.429
51429Philadelphia Phillies291019.3458.582140-586-64-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1335380.398
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals28217.750--126794714-37-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1347955.590
249Chicago Cubs271413.5196.5114115-17-77-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1358352.615
3611Cincinnati Reds281414.5007.0112116-46-58-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1345084.373
41220Pittsburgh Pirates281315.4648.010190117-66-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1348549.634
51530Milwaukee Brewers29920.31012.598151-535-124-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1335974.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers281810.643--143974613-25-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1347460.552
2512San Diego Padres301515.5004.014013919-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park1325973.447
3816San Francisco Giants291415.4834.590116-269-85-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1337063.526
41118Arizona Diamondbacks271314.4814.5129109207-86-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1356669.489
51324Colorado Rockies261115.4236.0107149-424-77-8L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1365779.419

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Preston TuckerRF-LF24.305Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Williams PerezP23.352Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Recalled from Gwinnett (AAA)
Jose PirelaSS25.167New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Gregorio PetitSS30.148New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Right hand contusion
Javy GuerraRP29.188Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Erik Kratzc34.326Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Plantar Fasciitis
Francisco PenaC25.207Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Blake ParkerRP29.322Released by Cubs
Chris RusinSP28.197Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Cesar PuelloCF-RF24.036New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Edward MujicaRP30.362Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Chris Heiseylf30.144Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Joe WielandP25.106Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Fernando RodriguezRP30.323Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Chad SmithP25.217Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Brandon FinneganP22.023Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Luke HochevarRP31.235Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Robbie RayP23.219Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Scott BakerP33.230Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Tom BelzaRF-2B25.280Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Clayton BlackburnP22.121San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Madison BoerP25.179Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Zach BorensteinLF24.288Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Colten BrewerP22.190Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Reinstated to active roster
Shane CarleP23.251Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Matt ChapmanIF22.009Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jake CoseP24.252Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jeff FerrellP24.165Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from disabled list
Billy Fleming2B22.229New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Darwin FriasP23.079New York MetsSavannah (A)Assigned to Savannah (A)
Cory GearrinRP29.023San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Granden GoetzmanOF22.174Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Marcus GreeneC 20.261Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Trevor Gretzky1B22.235Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Junior GuerraC30.111Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Ralph HenriquezC28.030Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Brian HolmesP24.097Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Brett Jacksoncf26.278San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael KohnRP28.315Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
George Kottarasc31.357Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Jake Kuebler1B25.246New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Jairo LabourtP21.061Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from disabled list
Ryan LeonardsSS23.290Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Matt MarshP23.302New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jio MierSS24.254Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from disabled list
Chan MoonSS24.045Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Bryan Muniz1B21.336Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Luis OrtizP19.228Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Juan PaniaguaP25.033Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Austin PettiboneP22.239Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Noe RamirezP25.136Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Clayton RichardSP31.238Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Nick RouttP24.252Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Logan Schafercf-lf28.241Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Robby ScottP25.251Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
John StilsonP24.283Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Jordan SwagertyP25.297St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from disabled list
Everett TeafordRP30.357Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jesus TinocoP20.007Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Andy Vasquez2B-LF27.212Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jon VelasquezP29.204New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Andy Wilkins1B26.236Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Matt WotherspoonP23.214New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Daniel CabreraP33.344Released by Reds
David HuffRP30.258Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dustin RichardsonP31.119Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Kevin WhelanP31.120Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Caleb ClayP27.082Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Justin JirscheleOF25.022Released by White Sox
Martire GarciaP25.067Released by Rangers
Michael BrenlyC28.205Announced retirement
Michael LeeP28.170Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Blake LoganP 23.116Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dustin AntolinP25.271Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Erick CastilloC22.071Chicago CubsEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Kyle HunterP25.323Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Levi MichaelSS24.087Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Will LocanteP25.094Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Yoan LopezP22.125Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Yonathan Mendoza3b21.086Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Alberto MineoC20.288Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kevin WalterP23.006Released by Phillies
Matthew TaylorP24.036Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Ryan LongstrethP 25.021Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wendell Rijo2b19.246Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Casey SoltisOF19.334Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Chad JohnsonC 20.341Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Isael SotoOF18.186Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeremy SyIF25.205San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt TenutaP 21.142Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Pedro Perez1b20.249New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Samir Duenez1B18.330Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Zach HirschP24.305Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Junior SosaRF-LF24.216Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Joey Votto1B31.240Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Suspended 1 game for making contact with umpire
Charles LeesmanSP28.058Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A-)Assigned to West Virginia (A-)
Brett BoothC24.207Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jed Lowrie2B31.020Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Casey JanssenRP33.232Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab