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Games on 2015-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles2BoxRoenis EliasWei-Yin ChenFernando Rodney
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox1BoxPhil KleinJoe KellyShawn Tolleson
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox3BoxShaun MarcumDan JenningsCody Allen
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers5BoxBlaine HardyJonathan BroxtonJoakim Soria
Oakland Athletics1Houston Astros6BoxDallas KeuchelJesse Hahn(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Kansas City Royals7BoxJeremy GuthrieJason Marquis(none)
Los Angeles Angels4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJered WeaverDrew HutchisonHuston Street
Tampa Bay Rays1Atlanta Braves2BoxBrandon CunniffJake OdorizziJason Grilli
Philadelphia Phillies4Colorado Rockies2BoxSeverino GonzalezEddie ButlerJonathan Papelbon
Arizona Diamondbacks6Miami Marlins1BoxChase AndersonDavid Phelps(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9New York Mets0BoxCarlos MartinezBartolo Colon(none)
Minnesota Twins4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBrian DuensingAntonio BastardoGlen Perkins
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres2BoxJustin GrimmTyson RossHector Rondon
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants4BoxTim LincecumBrett Anderson(none)
New York Yankees2Washington Nationals3BoxJordan ZimmermannAdam WarrenDrew Storen

Standings as of 2015-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611New York Yankees412219.537--179167129-713-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1216556.537
2512Tampa Bay Rays412219.537--1621441811-911-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1215863.479
3917Boston Red Sox401921.4752.5156189-338-1011-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1225963.484
41120Baltimore Orioles371720.4593.0167163412-95-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1256461.512
51223Toronto Blue Jays421824.4294.52152031210-98-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1207545.625
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals402614.650--2021386415-611-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1226953.566
235Detroit Tigers412417.5852.51781631512-1012-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1205070.417
347Minnesota Twins402317.5753.0183177614-69-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1226062.492
4816Chicago White Sox371819.4866.5138169-3111-77-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1255867.464
51426Cleveland Indians391623.4109.5167185-186-1210-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1226557.533
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros412714.659--1821532915-1012-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1215962.488
2713Los Angeles Angels402119.5255.5147144310-911-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1226458.525
31019Seattle Mariners391821.4628.0148163-1511-107-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1235865.472
41325Texas Rangers401723.4259.5163183-206-1311-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1227151.582
51530Oakland Athletics421428.33313.5185196-115-149-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1205466.450
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Washington Nationals412417.585--2051772812-612-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1215962.488
259New York Mets412318.5611.01531421116-67-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1216754.554
3815Atlanta Braves391920.4874.0164168-49-910-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1234875.390
41224Philadelphia Phillies421824.4296.5133185-5212-106-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1204575.375
51327Miami Marlins411625.3908.0156172-168-138-12L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park1215566.455
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals402713.675--1811206115-512-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1227349.598
248Chicago Cubs392217.5644.5166166013-89-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1237548.610
31122Cincinnati Reds401822.4509.0154181-279-99-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1224676.377
41021Pittsburgh Pirates401822.4509.015414599-99-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1228042.656
51529Milwaukee Brewers411526.36612.5155206-518-157-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1215368.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Los Angeles Dodgers392415.615--1861345217-57-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1236855.553
2610San Francisco Giants402218.5502.5151145613-99-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1226260.508
3714San Diego Padres412021.4885.0181196-1511-119-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park1215467.446
4918Arizona Diamondbacks391821.4626.0182170129-129-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1236162.496
51428Colorado Rockies371423.3789.0143192-495-119-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1255471.432


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Slade HeathcottCF24.234New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jose TabataRF26.281Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Justin Sellersss29.108Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jesus Sucrec27.020Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Eury De La RosaRP25.085Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Cory MazzoniP25.213San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Wil Myersrf24.161San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Left wrist tendinitis
Junior Lakecf25.054Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Mike Baxterlf30.164Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ben Paulsen1B27.206Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Drew PomeranzSP26.179Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Sprained AC joint [While pitching]
Arnold LeonP26.256Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
John CornelyP26.003Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Traded from Braves to Red Sox for cash
Shaun MarcumSP33.157Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Zach WaltersSS25.257Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Carlos Peguerorf28.087Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Phil KleinP26.020Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Dustin AntolinP25.284Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from disabled list
Dakota BacusP 24.048Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Manuel BarredaP26.224Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Austin Bibens-DirkxP30.021Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Matt BorensP22.099New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Shane BroylesP23.275Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Wilkin CastilloC30.353Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ray Chang3B31.270Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Jeffry FernandezP22.056Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Arby FieldsOF23.330Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from disabled list
Bryant Flete2B22.109Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Brandon FryP22.053San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Josh HartCF20.230Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jeff HoffmanP22.132Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Chih-Wei Hu21.197Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Maicer Izturisss-2b34.250Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Munenori Kawasaki2b33.351Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David LedbetterP23.097Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Jorge MarbanP26.166Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Brandon MartinezP24.176Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Brett McKinneyP24.182Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Kevin NolanSS27.159Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Matthew SpannP24.092Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Connor SpencerIF22.118New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from disabled list
Tim StaufferRP32.352Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Ronald Torreyes2B22.260Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Peter MoylanRP36.169Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Rafael FurcalSS37.269Announced retirement
Tyler MatzekP24.213Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Anderson De La RosaC30.292Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Assigned to AZL Royals (Rk)
Caleb CothamP27.196New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Carlos HernandezP28.077Colorado RockiesBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Chad RogersP25.290Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jake BrighamP27.100Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kevan SmithC26.326Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Caleb SmithP23.297New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jon Berti2B25.118Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Pete LavinRF-CF27.145Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Steve PerakslisP24.125Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Alonzo GonzalezP 23.126Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Daniel McGrathP20.317Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Derek ToadvineIF23.061New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Frank LopezP21.091Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Hector LorenzanaIF23.234Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Keon Barnum1B 22.124Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Michael YnoaP23.239Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tyler HollsteggeP24.154Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Alex JacksonC-OF19.147Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jairo BerasOF19.147Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Pedro FernandezP20.360Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Tanner Krietemeier1B-P23.009Atlanta BravesRome (A)DL-7 Injured
Wynston SawyerC23.188Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joe KurraschP23.336Announced retirement