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Wednesday May 2,2018This 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 2018-05-02

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox5BoxDrew PomeranzDanny DuffyCraig Kimbrel
Tampa Bay Rays2Detroit Tigers3BoxWarwick SaupoldMatt Andriese
Texas Rangers4Cleveland Indians12BoxCorey KluberMatt Moore
Toronto Blue Jays0Minnesota Twins4BoxFernando RomeroMarcus Stroman
Chicago White Sox2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxCarlos MartinezLucas GiolitoBud Norris
Colorado Rockies11Chicago Cubs2BoxTyler AndersonYu Darvish
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants9BoxDerek HollandClayton Richard
Pittsburgh Pirates3Washington Nationals9BoxStephen StrasburgIvan Nova
Atlanta Braves7New York Mets0BoxSean NewcombPaul Sewald
Milwaukee Brewers3Cincinnati Reds1BoxWade MileyLuis CastilloJeremy Jeffress
Philadelphia Phillies6Miami Marlins0BoxAaron NolaJose Urena
New York Yankees4Houston Astros0BoxLuis SeverinoDallas Keuchel
Los Angeles Dodgers2Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxDaniel HudsonZack GodleyKenley Jansen
Baltimore Orioles7Los Angeles Angels10BoxAndrew HeaneyDylan Bundy
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners2BoxBlake TreinenEdwin Diaz

Standings as of 2018-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox30228.733--1701076311-411-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex CoraDave DombrowskiFenway Park1328646.652
223New York Yankees302010.6672.01721185411-59-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Aaron BooneBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1307951.608
3613Toronto Blue Jays301713.5675.0156128289-78-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsRoss AtkinsRogers Centre1315675.427
41021Tampa Bay Rays291316.4488.5130137-76-77-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kevin CashMatt SilvermanTropicana Field1337756.579
51429Baltimore Orioles30822.26714.0107165-585-103-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1323993.295
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Cleveland Indians291613.552--120115510-76-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaMike ChernoffProgressive Field1327557.568
2920Detroit Tigers291316.4483.0129131-28-85-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireAlberto AvilaComerica Park1335182.383
31123Minnesota Twins261016.3854.5106141-357-73-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul MolitorRob AntonyTarget Field1366868.500
41327Chicago White Sox28820.2867.5108152-442-106-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaRick HahnGuaranteed Rate Field1345480.403
51528Kansas City Royals30822.2678.5106171-653-125-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1325082.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros322012.625--149905910-810-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D A.J. HinchJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1308347.638
247Los Angeles Angels301812.6001.014313587-1011-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaBilly EpplerAngel Stadium of Anaheim1326270.470
359Seattle Mariners291712.5861.513613606-611-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Scott ServaisJerry DipotoSafeco Field1327260.545
4818Oakland Athletics301515.5004.014614518-67-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinDavid ForstOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1328250.621
51224Texas Rangers321220.3758.0126173-474-128-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jeff BanisterJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington1295475.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Atlanta Braves291811.621--161115468-410-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerAlex AnthopoulosSunTrust Park1337261.541
236New York Mets281711.6070.512912367-610-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mickey CallawaySandy AldersonCiti field1336073.451
3712Philadelphia Phillies301713.5671.51371191811-56-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe KaplerMatt KlentakCitizens Bank Park1326369.477
41119Washington Nationals311516.4844.0147129187-98-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave MartinezMichael RizzoNationals Park1296564.504
51325Miami Marlins301119.3677.598150-527-114-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyMichael HillMarlins Park1305278.400
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Milwaukee Brewers321913.594--12311498-611-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Craig CounsellDavid StearnsMiller Park1317754.588
2510St. Louis Cardinals291712.5860.5132105279-58-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyMike GirschBusch Stadium III1337162.534
3611Chicago Cubs281612.5711.0136111258-68-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonJed HoyerWrigley Field1347856.582
4815Pittsburgh Pirates311714.5481.5149143610-57-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1296465.496
51530Cincinnati Reds31724.22611.5124170-463-124-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanDick WilliamsGreat American Ballpark1305971.454
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2018 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Arizona Diamondbacks30219.700--137954211-410-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Torey LovulloMike HazenChase Field1326171.462
2916Colorado Rockies321715.5315.0129143-145-712-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJeff BridichCoors Field1317457.565
31017San Francisco Giants311615.5165.5117131-1410-76-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBobby EvansAT&T Park1315774.435
41222Los Angeles Dodgers301317.4338.013812997-86-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave RobertsFarhan ZaidiDodger Stadium1337954.594
51426San Diego Padres321121.34411.0126166-405-126-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Andy GreenA.J. PrellerPetco Park1295574.426

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Tomas TelisC26.319Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Outrighted to minors
Ryan Schimpf3B30.021Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Chris MartinRP31.334Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-10 Right forearm irritation
Nick GardewineP24.260Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Marcus WaldenP29.231Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt BelisleRP37.330Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ben TaylorRP25.171Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Ben TaylorRP25.171Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Will SmithRP28.296San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Austin SlaterSS25.140San Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Brett AndersonSP30.091Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Emilio PaganP26.361Oakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
J.T. RiddleSS26.203Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jacoby EllsburyCF34.234New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jordan MontgomeryP25.126New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-10 Left elbow strain
David HaleP30.218New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Clint FrazierOF23.238New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL and assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Elvis AndrusSS29.249Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Stephen VogtC-DH33.182Milwaukee BrewersBiloxi (AA)Assigned to Biloxi (AA) for rehab
Wade MileySP31.170Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Oliver DrakeRP31.109Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Nick TropeanoSP27.248Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-10 Right shoulder inflammation
Denyi ReyesP21.181Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
David ParkinsonP22.140Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Nick HillOF23.273San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Assigned to Augusta (A)
Malique ZieglerOF21.236San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Jagger RusconiOF21.288Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from disabled list
Eduardo DiazOF20.287Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Cameron MingoP24.234Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Ryan GrotjohnSS23.007Arizona DiamondbacksJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Luis SilverioOF22.310Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Cole BartlettP23.131Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Cullen Large2B22.101Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Gabriel MacielOF19.112Arizona DiamondbacksKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jimmy KerriganOF24.047Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Matthew GrimesP26.241Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Lucas HumpalP24.239Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Connor OvertonP24.282San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Jesus LageSS20.152Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Tyler JacksonP24.192Seattle MarinersArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Alberti Chavez2B-3B22.286Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Jake StinnettP26.007Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Gabby GuerreroRF24.142Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
James PuglieseP25.263Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Activated from disabled list
Zach GibbonsOF24.200Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)Activated from disabled list
Jake YacinichIF25.061Los Angeles AngelsMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
K.C. Hobson1B27.253San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Sean BurnettP35.227Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from disabled list
A.J. KennedyC24.099San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Billy BurnsOF28.245Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
John AndreoliOF27.327Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from disabled list
David HolmanP27.336Colorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Drew DoschIF25.312Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Johnny Giavotella2B30.297-Released by Marlins
Michael CederothP25.158-Released by Giants
Eduardo RiveraP25.220-Released by Giants
Carlos PerezC27.187Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Braves by Rangers