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Games on 2015-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Los Angeles Angels4BoxJoe SmithDavid PriceHuston Street
Tampa Bay Rays9Baltimore Orioles5BoxJake OdorizziChris TillmanBrad Boxberger
Chicago White Sox6Houston Astros0BoxJohn DanksFausto Carmona(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Minnesota Twins6BoxRyan PresslyRoberto OsunaGlen Perkins
New York Yankees0Oakland Athletics3BoxJesse ChavezAdam WarrenTyler Clippard
Cleveland Indians6Seattle Mariners3BoxZach McAllisterDominic LeoneAustin Adams
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers4BoxRoss OhlendorfKoji Uehara(none)
Kansas City Royals1Chicago Cubs2BoxZac RosscupRyan Madson(none)
Washington Nationals2Cincinnati Reds8BoxJ.J. HooverAaron Barrett(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks6Milwaukee Brewers7BoxMatt GarzaVidal Nuno(none)
Miami Marlins3New York Mets4BoxBartolo ColonSteve CishekJeurys Familia
Colorado Rockies4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxChris RusinJerome WilliamsScott Oberg
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Diego Padres7BoxOdrisamer DespaigneJeff Locke(none)
Atlanta Braves7San Francisco Giants5BoxNick MassetSantiago CasillaJason Grilli
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxCarlos MartinezBrett AndersonTrevor Rosenthal

Standings as of 2015-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1713New York Yankees512625.510--2282181012-1014-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1116150.550
2815Tampa Bay Rays512625.510--1921791313-1413-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1115457.486
31222Baltimore Orioles492326.4692.0207208-117-136-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1135855.513
41325Toronto Blue Jays522329.4423.52682432514-129-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1107040.636
51426Boston Red Sox512229.4314.0195243-4810-1212-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park1115655.505
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins493019.612--2252042119-711-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1135360.469
234Kansas City Royals482919.6040.52241754917-712-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1146648.579
3410Detroit Tigers522824.5383.5214215-114-1214-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park1094663.422
4918Cleveland Indians502426.4806.5225221410-1414-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1115754.514
51121Chicago White Sox492326.4697.0179221-4212-1011-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1135360.469
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros513120.608--2191972216-1215-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1115556.495
2511Los Angeles Angels512724.5294.0201193815-1112-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1115853.523
3614Texas Rangers512625.5105.0233234-19-1417-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1116249.559
41019Seattle Mariners502426.4806.5186204-1812-1312-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1125260.464
51528Oakland Athletics532033.37712.022222119-1711-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1094861.440
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Washington Nationals502822.560--2282121614-714-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park1125557.491
258New York Mets512823.5490.5192186621-87-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1116249.559
3816Atlanta Braves502525.5003.0202215-1312-1013-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn HartTurner Field1124270.375
41327Miami Marlins512031.3928.5194215-2110-1510-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan JenningsMike BergerMarlins Park1115160.459
51429Philadelphia Phillies521933.36510.0157230-7312-137-20L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1104466.400
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals503317.660--2091496020-613-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1126745.598
269Chicago Cubs482622.5426.0195197-215-1111-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1147143.623
3712Pittsburgh Pirates502624.5207.02081743415-911-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1127240.643
41224Cincinnati Reds492227.44910.5191216-2513-119-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1134271.372
51530Milwaukee Brewers511734.33316.5193258-659-208-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDouglas MelvinMiller Park1115160.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2015 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers492920.592--2151635221-78-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1136350.558
236San Francisco Giants523022.5770.52142021216-1114-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1105456.491
3917San Diego Padres522527.4815.5225233-813-1412-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackAJ PrellerPetco Park1104961.445
41020Arizona Diamondbacks492326.4696.02332201311-1312-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1135657.496
51123Colorado Rockies482226.4586.5207235-288-1314-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1144668.404


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Munenori Kawasaki2b33.362Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Steven TollesonSS31.212Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Groin strain
Phil CokeRP32.316Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jeff Bianchi2b-3b28.238Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
CJ RiefenhauserP25.121Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Durham (AAA)
Taylor HillP26.080Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Stephen StrasburgSP26.315Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Neck tightness
Efren Navarro1B29.017Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Vinnie PestanoRP30.100Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Chi Chi GonzalezSP23.137Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Tommy Field2b28.098Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Alex RiosRF34.102Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Angel CastroP32.198Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Sean DoolittleRP28.247Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder strain
Lucas LuetgeRP28.096Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Joe BeimelRP38.042Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Reinstated from restricted list
Yasmani Grandal1B26.204Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin Morneau1b34.016Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 15-day DL
Brian Bocock2B-SS30.083Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Andrew CainOF-P25.068San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Jose CisneroP26.050Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Jimmy CorderoP23.225Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Tyler DeloachP24.049Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jonny DrozdP23.257New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jack FlahertyP19.229St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Activated from disabled list
Chris Gimenez3B32.155Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Ralph HenriquezC28.054Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Christian JonesP24.124San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Charles LeesmanSP28.082Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Euclides LeyerP22.154Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Devin LohmanSS-2B26.047Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from disabled list
Manuel MargotOF20.245Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from disabled list
Juan Moreno2B20.195Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Trevor OaksP22.066Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Zach OsborneIF25.041Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Derek PetersonIF24.086Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Noe RamirezP25.160Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Alex RealC-1B22.132Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Sam RunionP26.203Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Dallas TarletonC27.300Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Brad PennyP37.007Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Joel De La CruzP25.356New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Josh WallRP28.130Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Miguel CastroP20.158Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Adam MillerP30.186Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Austin ChubbC 26.044Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose YepezC33.346Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Schimpf2B27.050Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Luis NieblaP24.147New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Alec SoleSS21.364Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Connor SadzeckP23.243Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Esmerling De La Rosap24.016Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Suspended
Geoff BroussardP 24.252Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Injured
Hector LorenzanaIF23.245Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
John PoloniusSS24.138San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Martin AgostaP24.054San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt MarshP23.326New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Colin RodgersP 21.180Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Assigned to AZL Royals (Rk)
Danny JansenC20.046Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Eric PetersonP22.084Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Joe FilomenoP22.151Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Justin Ringo1B-OF24.158Released by Cardinals
Jose MonegroP25.254Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Andy OtamendiP23.016Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Ryan PlourdeC-OF23.095Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jeferson MejiaP20.302Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Nick FreyP23.275St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Hudson BoydP22.225Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Separated left shoulder
Tyler WagnerIF24.127Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors