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Sunday May 15,2016This 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 2016-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles5BoxWarwick SaupoldDarren O'DayFrancisco Rodriguez
Houston Astros9Boston Red Sox10BoxHeath HembreeScott FeldmanCraig Kimbrel
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians1BoxTyler DuffeyTrevor Bauer(none)
Atlanta Braves2Kansas City Royals4BoxChien-Ming WangEric O'Flaherty(none)
Chicago White Sox5New York Yankees7BoxDellin BetancesMatt AlbersAroldis Chapman
Los Angeles Angels3Seattle Mariners0BoxHector SantiagoFelix HernandezJoe Smith
Oakland Athletics7Tampa Bay Rays6BoxJohn AxfordSteve GeltzRyan Madson
Toronto Blue Jays6Texas Rangers7BoxMatt BushJesse ChavezSam Dyson
San Francisco Giants2Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxHunter StricklandBrad ZieglerSantiago Casilla
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs1BoxGerrit ColeJon LesterMark Melancon
New York Mets3Colorado Rockies4BoxTyler ChatwoodJim HendersonJake McGee
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMike LeakeJ.P. HowellTrevor Rosenthal
San Diego Padres2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBlaine BoyerKevin QuackenbushJeremy Jeffress
Cincinnati Reds9Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDan StrailyAdam MorganTony Cingrani
Miami Marlins5Washington Nationals1BoxJose FernandezJoe RossA.J. Ramos

Standings as of 2016-05-15

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles362313.639--1701333716-67-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1266660.524
223Boston Red Sox382414.632--2291705914-810-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1246955.556
3717Toronto Blue Jays391920.4875.5161142199-1010-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1237053.569
4919Tampa Bay Rays351619.4576.5128135-710-116-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1275275.409
51020New York Yankees361620.4447.0137159-2212-104-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1266858.540
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Chicago White Sox382414.632--1681303810-514-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1245470.435
2616Cleveland Indians341717.5005.014313589-88-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1277750.606
3818Kansas City Royals371819.4865.5131149-1811-67-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1256362.504
41123Detroit Tigers371621.4327.5156175-195-911-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1247054.565
51529Minnesota Twins361026.27813.0128185-576-104-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1264977.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers382216.579--1791681114-78-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1247351.589
259Seattle Mariners372116.5680.5165139268-1013-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1256560.520
31222Los Angeles Angels371621.4325.5142165-236-1210-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1255867.464
41325Oakland Athletics381622.4216.0145196-515-1111-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1245371.427
51428Houston Astros391524.3857.5166192-2610-105-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1236954.561
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Washington Nationals382315.605--1611253612-711-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1247252.581
236Philadelphia Phillies382216.5791.0126156-3010-612-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1244975.395
348New York Mets372116.5681.5152118349-612-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1256659.528
4611Miami Marlins372017.5412.5154155-18-1012-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1245965.476
51530Atlanta Braves36927.25013.0109173-642-177-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1255966.472
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs36279.750--21410510914-613-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1257649.608
2712Pittsburgh Pirates361917.5288.0171173-27-712-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1255966.472
3814St. Louis Cardinals382018.5268.0212163499-1011-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1246658.532
41326Milwaukee Brewers381622.42112.0167205-3810-116-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1245767.460
51427Cincinnati Reds371522.40512.5153203-5012-103-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1255372.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510San Francisco Giants402218.550--181178311-1011-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1226557.533
2913Los Angeles Dodgers382018.5261.0161141209-1111-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1247153.573
31015Colorado Rockies371918.5141.519219208-1011-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1255669.448
41121San Diego Padres391722.4364.5144166-228-119-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1235172.415
51224Arizona Diamondbacks401723.4255.0175194-195-1612-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1225270.426

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Danny FarquharRP29.087Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Taylor MotterSS26.239Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Seth ManessRP27.213St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Kendry FloresRP24.173Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Matt Den DekkerRF-CF28.279Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Ryan LavarnwayC28.282Released by Braves
Leonel CamposRP28.303San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Logan Forsythe2B29.121Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder fracture
Miguel MonteroC33.310Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryan KalishLF28.048Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Luis Severinop22.084New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Right triceps strain
Chad GreenSP24.357New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Greg Bird1B23.187New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Bryan MitchellRP25.026New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Conor MulleeRP28.080New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Mason WilliamsCF24.268New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Michael MartinezRF33.241Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Roberto PerezC27.143Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
David ArmendarizOF24.267Cleveland IndiansLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Charles BrewerRP28.038Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Gustavo Cabreraof20.113San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Oriel CaicedoP22.121Atlanta BravesRome (A)Assigned to Rome (A)
Leonel CamposRP28.303San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Scott CarrollRP31.233Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Francisco DiazC26.055New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Jacob Dorrisp23.052Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Jeff GelalichOF25.060Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Steve HathawayP25.244Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Harley Holtp24.200St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Corey Jones2B28.244Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Ryan KalishLF28.048Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Kyle LohseRP37.223Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Mike MayersP24.161St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Jeffeson Medinap21.349Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Jared MillerP22.267Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Reinstated to active roster
Brad MillsSP31.071Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Josmil PintoC27.045Milwaukee BrewersColorado Springs (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jairo RodriguezC27.264Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Activated from disabled list
Bubby RossmanP23.320Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from disabled list
Luis SardinasSS22.364Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
A.J. SchugelP26.322Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Cody SchumacherP25.165St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Caleb SmithP24.292New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from disabled list
Ryan TeperaRP28.194Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Mark ThomasC28.010Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Michael WagnerP24.225Chicago CubsMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Wes WilsonC26.270New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Nick WittgrenP24.352Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Michael McKenryC31.072Released by Rangers
Chris AndersonP23.290Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ivan PineyroP24.229Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Justin WrightP26.270St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Parker BerberetC-1B26.207Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Thomas LeeP26.207St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Adam LawSS-2B26.099Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)DL-7 Injured
Eliezer ZambranoC29.241San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rookie DavisP23.016Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andro CuturaP22.266Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
David HarrisSS24.279Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Gage SmithP25.091Released by Tigers
Connor BachP23.325Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Derek HillOF20.137Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeff GardnerC24.115Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Nick Collinsc22.032Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Venn BiterOF21.200Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Wesley Benjaminp22.293Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Will Headeanp22.216San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Zack TilleryIF-P23.123Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured