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Links to News Articles & the Day’s Highlights:
- Baker Hits Walk-Off Double for Marlins, Yasiel Puig Injured Trying to Make the Play – OPSN**
- Giants’ Matt Cain Placed on DL after Injuring Finger while making a Sandwich – OPSN**
- Peyton Manning and Derek Jeter Talk Retirement – OPSN**
- Braun to the 15-Day DL – OPSN**
- Pirates send rookie Pitcher Pimentel to the DL – SU
- Pedroia, Gomes, Lester Lead Red Sox to 2 Wins Over A’s – OPSN**
- Chicago Rookie Abreu Sets Multitude of Records in First Month – SU**
- Adopting the DH: 3 NL Teams that Would Benefit From the Rule Change – OPSN
- NL: Contenders or Pretenders: Marlins, Rockies, Brewers – OPSN
- Joel Hanrahan and the Tigers: A Perfect Match? – SU**
- “Little General” Johnny Bench – OPSN
- Best Third Baseman in Baseball: SU Best of MLB Debate Continues, Part 3 – SU**
- Vince Lombardi’s Week 5 Power Rankings – OPSN
- How can Yankees’ Fans Justify their Reception of Cano? – SU**
Scores: May 3, 2014
- Athletics 3 @ Red Sox 6
- Cardinals 0 @ Cubs 3
- Rays 3 @ Yankees 9
- Nationals 2 @ Phillies 7
- Orioles 1 @ Twins 6
- Blue Jays 6 @ Pirates 8
- Mariners 9 @ Astros 8
- Giants 3 @ Braves 1
- White Sox 0 @ Indians 2
- Brewers 2 @ Reds 6
- Tigers 9 @ Royals 2
- Dodgers 9 @ Marlins 7 in 11
- Rangers 3 @ Angels 5
- Mets 10 @ Rockies 11
- Diamondbacks 4 @ Padres 3
Scores: May 4, 2014
- Athletics 3 @ Red Sox 2 in 10
- Dodgers 4 @ Marlins 5
- White Sox 4 @ Indians 3
- Giants 4 @ Braves 1
- Rays 5 @ Yankees 1
- Blue Jays 7 @ Pirates 2
- Tigers 9 @ Royals 4
- Brewers 3 @ Reds 4
- Mariners 8 @ Astros 7
- Diamondbacks 3 @ Padres 4
- Rangers 14 @ Angels 3
- Mets 5 @ Rockies 1
- Cardinals 5 @ Cubs 4
- Wil Myers Hits Inside the Park 3-Run Home Run – OPSN
- Baker’s Walk-Off Double, Puig’s Injury on the Play – OPSN**
- Lester K’s Career High 15 – OPSN
- Abreu Hits League Leading 11th Home Run – OPSN**
- Dustin Pedroia Hits Grand Slam – OPSN
- Gomes’ Grand Slam – OPSN
- Twins OF Sam Fuld Robs Manny Machado of Extra Bases – OPSN**
- Reds’ Hamilton Makes Diving Catch, Injures Hand – OPSN**
- Jansen Secures Dodgers’ 10,000th Win – MLB.com
Other MLB Highlights and Transactions:
Transactions: May 4, 2014:
- *Braves Activated RHP Gavin Floyd from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Gwinnett (IL)
- *Orioles Sent INF David Adams outright to Bowie (EL).
- *White Sox Activated OF Moises Sierra. Assigned 3B Conor Gillaspie to Charlotte (IL). Optioned LHP Frank De Los Santos to Charlotte.
- *Indians Recalled OF Nyjer Morgan from Columbus (IL). Optioned LHP Nick Hagadone to Columbus.
- *Rockies Activated RHP Jhoulys Chacin from the 15-day DL. Placed C Wilin Rosario on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 3.
- *Royals Activated LHP Tim Collins from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Aaron Brooks to Omaha (PCL).
- *Dodgers Recalled RHP Stephen Fife from Albuquerque (PCL). Optioned RHP Jose Dominguez to Albuquerque.
- *Athletics Claimed OF Nick Buss off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL). Transferred RHP A.J. Griffin to the 60-day DL.
- *Rays Recalled RHP Nathan Karns from Durham (IL). Designated RHP Heath Bell for assignment.
Transactions: May 3, 2014:
- *Blue Jays Placed RHP Brandon Morrow on the 60-day DL. Recalled RHP Chad Jenkins from Buffalo (IL).
- *Mariners Optioned LHP Lucas Luetge to Tacoma (PCL). Activated RHP Hisashi Iwakuma from the 15-day DL.
- *Pirates Placed RHP Stolmy Pimentel on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 2. Optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Indianapolis (IL). Recalled RHP Jared Hughes Indianapolis. Selected the contract of RHP Vin Mazzaro from Indianapolis.
- *Yankees Selected the contract of RHP Alfredo Aceves from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Designated RHP Chris Leroux for assignment.
- *Twins Placed RHP Mike Pelfrey on the 15-day DL, retroactive May 2. Recalled INF Danny Santana from Rochester (IL).
- *Brewers Placed OF Ryan Braun on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 27. Activated OF Logan Schafer from the 15-day DL.
- *Marlins Activated RHP Jacob Turner from the 15-day DL.
- *Angels Placed 3B David Freese on the 15-day DL. Optioned OF J.B. Shuck to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled INF Luis Jimenez from Salt Lake. Sent RHP Yoslan Herrera outright to Salt Lake. Selected the contract of INF C.J. Cron from Salt Lake.
- *Rockies Recalled C Michael McKenry from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned RHP Chad Bettis to Colorado Springs.
- *Indians Placed C Yan Gomes on the paternity leave list. Designated INF Elliot Johnson for assignment. Selected the contract of C George Kottaras from Columbus (IL). Recalled LHP Nick Hagadone from Columbus.
- *Reds Reinstated INF/OF Skip Schumaker from the 15-day DL. Designated OF Roger Bernadina for assignment.
- *White Sox Placed OF Adam Eaton on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Frank De Los Santos from Charlotte (IL). Claimed OF Moises Sierra off waivers from Toronto. Transferred RHP Nate Jones to the 60-day DL.
- *Cubs Activated RHP Jake Arrieta from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Ryan Sweeney on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Chris Coghlan from Iowa (PCL). Transferred RHP Kyuji Fujikawa to the 60-day DL. Optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Iowa.
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*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com