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Tuesday May 31,2016This 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 2016-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers9Los Angeles Angels11BoxHuston StreetMark Lowe(none)
Boston Red Sox6Baltimore Orioles2BoxEduardo RodriguezKevin Gausman(none)
Texas Rangers7Cleveland Indians3BoxColby LewisCorey KluberSam Dyson
Tampa Bay Rays5Kansas City Royals10BoxDillon GeeDrew SmylyWade Davis
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics7BoxRyan DullTyler DuffeyJohn Axford
San Diego Padres4Seattle Mariners16BoxHisashi IwakumaJames Shields(none)
New York Yankees1Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJoe BiaginiCC SabathiaRoberto Osuna
Houston Astros8Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxLance McCullersPatrick CorbinLuke Gregerson
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves0BoxJake PeavyMatt Wisler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs0BoxJoe BlantonClayton Richard(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Colorado Rockies17BoxJon GrayJon Moscot(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Miami Marlins3BoxJose FernandezGerrit ColeA.J. Ramos
St. Louis Cardinals10Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike LeakeWily Peralta(none)
Chicago White Sox6New York Mets4BoxDan JenningsHansel RoblesDavid Robertson
Washington Nationals5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJoe RossAaron Nola(none)

Standings as of 2016-05-31

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox523220.615--3082288018-1014-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellDave DombrowskiFenway Park1106149.555
2510Baltimore Orioles502822.5603.0218210817-1011-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1126151.545
3816Toronto Blue Jays542826.5195.0225217813-1415-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1086147.565
4918New York Yankees512427.4717.5193217-2413-1211-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1116051.541
51425Tampa Bay Rays502228.4409.0206211-511-1511-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1124666.411
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Kansas City Royals512922.569--210203718-711-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1115259.468
2611Chicago White Sox532825.5282.02181962213-1215-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field1095059.459
3714Cleveland Indians502624.5202.52382122612-1214-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1116843.613
41020Detroit Tigers512427.4715.0230249-1912-1112-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusAlberto AvilaComerica Park1106248.564
51529Minnesota Twins511536.29414.0191269-788-157-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorTerry RyanTarget Field1114467.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers523121.596--2462212518-913-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon Daniels1106446.582
236Seattle Mariners513021.5880.52561916512-1418-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1115655.505
31121Los Angeles Angels522428.4627.0223238-1512-1612-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1105060.455
41323Houston Astros532429.4537.5223245-2213-1311-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1096049.550
51222Oakland Athletics532429.4537.5213259-4612-1612-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1094564.413
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Washington Nationals533221.604--2261705615-1117-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerMichael RizzoNationals Park1096346.578
247New York Mets512922.5692.01941732115-1114-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1115853.523
3815Miami Marlins522725.5194.5205218-1311-1416-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1095257.477
4917Philadelphia Phillies522626.5005.5164212-4813-1113-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pete MackaninMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1104565.409
51530Atlanta Braves511536.29416.0161237-765-2210-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerJohn CoppolellaTurner Field1105357.482
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago Cubs503515.700--27514712818-717-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1116843.613
258Pittsburgh Pirates512922.5696.52582243415-914-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1104961.445
3712St. Louis Cardinals532825.5288.52922385413-1515-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1095851.532
41124Milwaukee Brewers522329.44213.0218260-4214-159-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1105060.455
51428Cincinnati Reds521735.32719.0210320-11012-155-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1105159.464
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2016 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants543321.611--2382152316-1117-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1085454.500
2613Los Angeles Dodgers532825.5284.52291933613-1215-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1096346.578
31019Colorado Rockies512427.4717.5263272-910-1314-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissJeff BridichCoors Field1115160.459
41226Arizona Diamondbacks542331.42610.0247279-329-2014-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Chip HaleDave StewartChase Field1084662.426
51327San Diego Padres532033.37712.5194248-5410-1510-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1094861.440

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Carlos GomezCF30.178Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Byron BuxtonCF22.164Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Danny SantanaCF25.205Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Joel De La CruzP26.356Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Outrighted to minors
Jimmy Paredes2B27.187Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ryan TeperaRP28.210Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Huston StreetCL32.303Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Deolis GuerraRP27.044Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Christopher JonesP27.254Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Luis Severinop22.100New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Dustin Ackley1B28.095New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Dislocated right shoulder
Rob RefsnyderIF-OF25.066New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Dale ThayerRP35.165Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract
Jackie BradleyCF26.042Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Placed on paternity leave
Brian AndersonSS23.012Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Aaron AttawayIF24.086Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Luke BardP25.199Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Tyler BarnetteP24.003Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Cam BooserP24.027Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from disabled list
Jayce BoydIF25.152New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Austin Byler1b23.228Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Eric Campbell1B29.052New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Alex Castellanoslf29.300Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Joseph ColonP26.102Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Austin CousinoOF23.044Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Kaleb Cowart3B23.363Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Carlos Diazss23.197Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Ronald DominguezP22.138Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Cody EgeRP25.023Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Reinstated to active roster
Jose FernandezSS23.011Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Johnny FieldOF24.101Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Nathan Foriestp24.124San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Clint FrazierOF21.267Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from disabled list
Aramis GarciaC23.139San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from disabled list
Matt GarzaSP32.202Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A) for rehab
Taylor Hicksp24.095Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Sam HollandP22.100Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Rob HuberP24.144Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
George Iskenderianss22.092Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from disabled list
Jim JohnsonRP32.339Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Corey KnebelRP24.187Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+) for rehab
Randy LeBlancP24.085Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Patrick Leonard3B23.223Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Mike MayersP24.177St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Scott McGoughRP26.212Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Ryan MerrittP24.100Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Aaron Mizellof22.229Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Colin Moran3B23.242Houston AstrosFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Bryson MylesRF26.255Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
James Nailep23.112Oakland AthleticsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Greg NappoP27.279Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Zach NealP27.203Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Chris O'BrienC26.311Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Mike OhlmanC25.168St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Edgar OlmosRP26.049Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Nathan OrfC26.119Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA)
Fernery Ozuna2B20.204Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Matt Pare1B25.195San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Carlos Peguerorf29.098St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Avery RomeroSS 23.020Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Brendan RyanSS34.066Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Domingo SantanaRF23.299Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA) for rehab
Seth SimmonsP27.351San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Kyle SkipworthC26.091Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Heath Slattonp22.256San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from disabled list
Mason SmithCF21.076San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Matt SnyderIF25.348New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from disabled list
Scott SquierP23.256Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Activated from disabled list
Jackson StephensP 22.020Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Reinstated to active roster
Kohl StewartP21.236Minnesota TwinsChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
David Thompson3b22.276New York MetsColumbia (A)Activated from disabled list
Matt TomshawP27.165Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Kristian TrompizSS20.181Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Andrew WalterP25.225Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from disabled list
Alex Youngp22.264Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Activated from disabled list
Kanekoa TexeiraP30.114Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Sutton Whiting2b24.018Chicago CubsSouth Bend (A)DL-7 Injured
Bobby BundyP26.138Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
C.J. RobinsonP23.020Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)DL-7 Injured
Ordomar Valdez2B22.034Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Grayson Longp22.004Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)DL-7 Injured
Manuel Geraldoss19.250San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Matthew Popep21.330San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Assigned to extended spring training
Quintin Torres-Costap21.262Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Izaak Silvac24.027Announced retirement