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Tuesday May 17,2016This 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 2016-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners10Baltimore Orioles0BoxWade MileyUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Houston Astros6Chicago White Sox5BoxPat NeshekMatt AlbersTony Sipp
Cincinnati Reds1Cleveland Indians13BoxDanny SalazarAlfredo Simon(none)
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers7BoxKyle RyanMichael Tonkin(none)
Boston Red Sox4Kansas City Royals8BoxYordano VenturaRick Porcello(none)
Texas Rangers5Oakland Athletics8BoxRyan MadsonShawn Tolleson(none)
Tampa Bay Rays12Toronto Blue Jays2BoxChris ArcherMarcus Stroman(none)
New York Yankees3Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxZack GreinkeMichael PinedaBrad Ziegler
Los Angeles Angels1Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxClayton KershawJered Weaver(none)
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxChase AndersonKyle HendricksJeremy Jeffress
Washington Nationals0New York Mets2BoxNoah SyndergaardMax ScherzerJeurys Familia
Miami Marlins1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxVincent VelasquezWei-Yin ChenJeanmar Gomez
Atlanta Braves9Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxJuan NicasioAaron BlairMark Melancon
San Francisco Giants5San Diego Padres1BoxMadison BumgarnerColin Rea(none)
Colorado Rockies3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxChad BettisJaime GarciaJake McGee

Standings as of 2016-05-17

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles372314.622--1701432716-77-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1256659.528
224Boston Red Sox392415.615--2331785514-810-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1236954.561
3818Tampa Bay Rays371819.4865.01531391410-118-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1255075.400
4919Toronto Blue Jays411922.4636.0165167-29-1210-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1217051.579
51326New York Yankees381622.4217.5142176-3412-104-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1246856.548
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Chicago White Sox392415.615--1731363710-614-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1235469.439
2613Cleveland Indians361917.5283.51711422911-88-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1257550.600
3717Kansas City Royals381919.5004.5139153-1412-67-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1246262.500
41020Detroit Tigers391821.4626.0173185-127-911-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1226854.557
51529Minnesota Twins381028.26313.5138202-646-104-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1244975.395
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Seattle Mariners382216.579--175139368-1014-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1246460.516
2511Texas Rangers402218.5501.0185179614-78-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1227349.598
31122Oakland Athletics401822.4505.0156202-467-1111-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1225171.418
41224Los Angeles Angels391722.4365.5150176-266-1211-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1235766.463
51427Houston Astros401624.4007.0172197-2510-106-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1226854.557
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Washington Nationals392316.590--1611273412-711-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1237251.585
236New York Mets382216.5790.51541183610-612-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1246559.524
348Philadelphia Phillies402317.5750.5132162-3011-712-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1224874.393
4712Miami Marlins392118.5382.0160161-18-1013-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1225864.475
51530Atlanta Braves38929.23713.5123193-702-177-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1235964.480
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs372710.730--21610910714-613-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1247648.613
2610Pittsburgh Pirates382117.5536.519118749-712-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1235766.463
31016St. Louis Cardinals392019.5138.0213166479-1111-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1236657.537
41223Milwaukee Brewers391722.43611.0171207-3611-116-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1235667.455
51428Cincinnati Reds391524.38513.0160231-7112-103-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1235370.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159San Francisco Giants412318.561--186179711-1012-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1216457.529
2814Colorado Rockies382018.5261.519519328-1012-8W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1245569.444
3915Los Angeles Dodgers402119.5251.51721492310-1211-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1227052.574
41121Arizona Diamondbacks421923.4524.5192199-77-1612-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1205070.417
51325San Diego Padres401723.4255.5145171-268-129-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1225171.418

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Javy GuerraRP30.198Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)
Jason BourgeoisCF34.133Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to White Sox for cash
Shae SimmonsP25.256Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Luke JacksonRP24.267Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Billy HamiltonCF25.250Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Marco Hernandez2B23.253Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Alen HansonSS23.207Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
J.P. ArencibiaC30.132Released by Phillies
Jimmy Paredes2B27.173Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Orioles by Blue Jays
Erik KratzC35.336Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Cody HallRP28.132Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Tommy PhamLF28.070St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Joaquin BenoitRP38.295Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Mayckol GuaipeRP25.279Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Eric SurkampRP28.306Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Josh PhegleyC28.095Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained right knee
Jesse HahnSP26.291Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Max Muncy1B25.265Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Matt Reynolds3B25.165New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Sean GilmartinRP26.009New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Joe NathanRP41.176Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.5075m) Club option for 2017 @$1.5m
Carlos GomezCF30.164Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Bruised left rib cage
Asher WojciechowskiP27.147Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Colin Moran3B23.228Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Lonnie ChisenhallRF27.225Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Reinstated from bereavement list
Cody AndersonSP25.245Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Francisco CervelliC30.072Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed to 3-year contract for 2017-2019 ($31m) [Extension] 9--10.5--11.5
Jose BerriosP 21.355Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Taylor RogersRP25.151Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Hunter AdkinsP25.239Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Sergio AlcantaraSS19.311Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Giovanny Alfonzoif23.149Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Angelo Amendolare2b23.166Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Dustin AntolinP26.281Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Keach Ballardss23.305Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Scott BarnesRP28.255Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Logan BawcomP27.196Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Conor BierfeldtOF25.045Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from disabled list
Clayton BlackburnP23.131San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Bryan Bonnellp22.231Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jason BourgeoisCF34.133Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Ronald BuenoSS23.225Cincinnati RedsDaytona (A+)Activated from disabled list
Scotty Burchamss22.334Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Andy Burns3B25.283Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Ben Carhart3B26.116Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Luis CedenoP21.307New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A)
Josh CollmenterRP30.099Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA) for rehab
Allen CraigDH31.303Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Gabe Cramerp21.197Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Aaron CressleyP23.257San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Nick Deanss24.006Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Matt Ditmanp23.277Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Chris Dominguez1b29.176Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Joel FisherC-IF23.129Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Aramis GarciaC23.125San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alex GlennOF24.341Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Foster GriffinP20.295Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Robbie Grossmanlf26.243Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Luke Harrisonp23.081St. Louis CardinalsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Ryon Healy3B24.128Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Levi HyamsIF26.223Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Bobby IsonOF22.316Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
JaCoby JonesSS24.007Detroit TigersErie (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Jose Lozada3B-SS30.139Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Drew MaggiSS27.001Los Angeles DodgersTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Tyler MarincovOF24.210Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Michael MariotRP27.209Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Brooks Marlow2b22.327Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Tyler MatzekP25.210Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+) for rehab
Jason MotteRP33.329Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA) for rehab
Jose Quijadap20.190Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Williams Ramirezp23.282Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Cody Regis1B24.344Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
J.C. Rodriguez2B20.126Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Allen Statonc23.249St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from disabled list
Chuck TaylorOF 22.238Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Activated from disabled list
Preston TuckerRF-LF25.315Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Ben TurnerC-1B26.020San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Henry Urrutiadh29.093Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Michael YastrzemskiOF25.267Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Kyle ZimmerP24.247Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Alfredo MarteRF27.047Released by Phillies
Brian DuensingRP33.084Released by Royals
Cody Decker1B29.120Released by Rockies
David HaleSP28.233Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Dylan AxelrodRP30.291Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Jake GoebbertLF-RF28.236Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Kendry FloresRP24.175Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Lucas HarrellRP30.348Released by Tigers
Adam WeisenburgerC27.155Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Cutter Dykstra2B-LF26.322Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jacob MaySS24.115Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff HowellC33.046Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Jhombeyker Moralesss21.304Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jose De LeonP23.283Los Angeles DodgersOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mayobanex AcostaC28.179Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Derek MillerIF23.303Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Richelson PenaP22.230Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Trevor Belicekp23.158Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Cesar DiazOF23.035New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Daniel BravoSS21.090San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Jairo BerasOF20.144Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jose TrevinoIF23.170Texas RangersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Raphael RamirezOF20.154New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Ronald DominguezP22.124Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to AZL Mariners (Rk)
Daniel Gonzalezp20.098Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Dioscar RomeroP21.030Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Grayson Jonesp21.268Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Ryan McCormickp22.063Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Meisingerp22.013Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Richard GonzalezC22.180Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Hunter GreenP20.310Announced retirement