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Wednesday August 12,2009This 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 2009-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Mets6Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxPedro FelicianoJon RauchFrancisco Rodriguez
Washington Nationals2Atlanta Braves6BoxDerek LoweJorge Sosa(none)
Philadelphia Phillies12Chicago Cubs5BoxPedro MartinezJeff Samardzija(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Colorado Rockies8BoxUbaldo JimenezKevin Hart(none)
Houston Astros14Florida Marlins6BoxBud NorrisRicky Nolasco(none)
San Diego Padres6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxKevin CorreiaTodd CoffeyHeath Bell
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants4BoxBrian WilsonGuillermo Mota(none)
Cincinnati Reds2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxChris CarpenterHomer BaileyRyan Franklin
Tampa Bay Rays5Los Angeles Angels10BoxJason BulgerGrant Balfour(none)
Oakland Athletics6Baltimore Orioles3BoxVin MazzaroJason BerkenAndrew Bailey
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox8BoxJosh BeckettZach Miner(none)
Texas Rangers5Cleveland Indians0BoxTommy HunterFausto Carmona(none)
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins7BoxFrancisco LirianoBrian Bannister(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees4BoxChad GaudinShawn Camp(none)
Chicago White Sox0Seattle Mariners1BoxChris JakubauskasTony Pena(none)

Standings as of 2009-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1147044.614--6345389638-2132-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II483315.688
247Boston Red Sox1136053.5319.55834998435-2025-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park493514.714
3920Tampa Bay Rays1145658.49114.05945256935-1921-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field482820.583
41022Toronto Blue Jays1135558.48714.55475074030-2725-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre492029.408
51428Baltimore Orioles1144866.42122.0519604-8527-3021-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards481632.333
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1513Minnesota Twins1135954.522--562555736-2023-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome502822.560
2616Detroit Tigers1135855.5131.0525520534-2024-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park502822.560
31125Cleveland Indians1135162.4518.0577597-2026-3025-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field491435.286
41226Chicago White Sox1155164.4439.0529522730-3021-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field472819.596
51327Kansas City Royals1134964.43410.0459579-12030-3119-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium491633.327
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Texas Rangers1126250.554--5374884935-2327-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington502525.500
235Seattle Mariners1146351.553--455497-4235-2028-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field482226.458
3717Los Angeles Angels1125755.5095.06385607830-2827-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim504010.800
4819Oakland Athletics1145757.5006.0523551-2828-2629-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum481830.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Florida Marlins1146153.535--537545-835-2326-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium482622.542
2812Philadelphia Phillies1115853.5231.55855137228-3030-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park513516.686
31015New York Mets1145955.5182.0490526-3633-2226-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field481137.229
41118Atlanta Braves1145856.5093.05114634829-2629-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field482820.583
51529Washington Nationals1144569.39516.0520621-10128-3117-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park481434.292
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Milwaukee Brewers1136053.531--530568-3828-2732-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park492029.408
2610Houston Astros1146054.5260.5486542-5635-2425-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park481434.292
3711St. Louis Cardinals1166155.5260.55164724433-2428-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III463016.652
4914Chicago Cubs1125854.5181.54954821335-1923-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field492524.510
51323Cincinnati Reds1135261.4608.0448537-8929-2523-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark492623.531
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1134172.36319.0464515-5125-3016-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park482127.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1156451.557--56745211534-2430-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium473116.660
224San Francisco Giants1146351.5530.54554253039-2024-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park482523.521
359Colorado Rockies1146054.5263.55735027127-2733-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field483216.667
41221Arizona Diamondbacks1155659.4878.0523547-2434-2622-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field471433.298
51424San Diego Padres1155263.45212.0441571-13030-3022-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park472324.489


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jon MeloanP25.032Claimed off waivers by Pirates from Rays 
Rich Poythress1B22.001Signed by Mariners 
RJ SwindleP26.036Claimed off waivers by Indians from Rays