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Wednesday December 16,2009This date in baseball
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Standings at end of 2009 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16210458.642--91575316256-2548-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II0-11
249Boston Red Sox1628775.53717.087273613651-3036-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park08-8
31023Tampa Bay Rays1627884.48126.08037544950-3128-53W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field06-6
41122Toronto Blue Jays1627884.48126.07987712745-3633-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre0-33
51429Baltimore Orioles1626498.39540.0741876-13536-4528-53W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards000
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Minnesota Twins1638875.540--8177655252-3036-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome0-11
2716Detroit Tigers1638281.5036.0743745-249-3233-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park04-4
3818Kansas City Royals1627983.4888.5686842-15641-4038-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium0-1414
41226Chicago White Sox1627389.45114.5724732-840-4133-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field06-6
51327Cleveland Indians1627191.43816.5773865-9237-4434-47W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMark ShapiroProgressive Field0-66
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
257Seattle Mariners1628775.537--640692-5251-3036-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don WakamatsuJack ZduriencikSafeco Field0-22
1310Los Angeles Angels1628775.537--88376112244-3743-38W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim010-10
3615Texas Rangers1628280.5065.07847404446-3536-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington05-5
4920Oakland Athletics1627884.4819.0759761-240-4138-43L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum0-33
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Florida Marlins1628775.537--772766646-3541-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillLandShark Stadium000
236Philadelphia Phillies1628775.537--82070911143-3844-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park06-6
3914Atlanta Braves1628280.5065.07356419440-4142-39L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field04-4
41221New York Mets1627884.4819.0671757-8647-3431-50W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field0-88
51528Washington Nationals1626696.40721.0710874-16438-4328-53W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park0-77
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Milwaukee Brewers1628577.525--785818-3340-4145-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park0-55
2711St. Louis Cardinals1628577.525--7306409045-3640-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III06-6
3813Houston Astros1628478.5191.0643770-12751-3033-48L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park0-1010
41017Chicago Cubs1618180.5033.57076723547-3334-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field02-2
51119Cincinnati Reds1627983.4886.0673723-5046-3533-48W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark0-11
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1616299.38522.5636768-13240-4122-58L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2009 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1629072.556--6576114652-2938-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park0-22
223Colorado Rockies1628874.5432.08047158945-3643-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field04-4
358Los Angeles Dodgers1628775.5373.078061116948-3339-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium08-8
41324San Diego Padres1627785.47513.0638769-13142-3935-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park0-22
51425Arizona Diamondbacks1627488.45716.0720782-6243-3831-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP D AJ HinchJosh ByrnesChase Field0-44


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Phillippe AumontP20.343Traded by Mariners with J.C. Ramirez and Tyson Gillies to Phillies for Cliff Lee 
Edwin BellorinC27.298Signed by Royals 
Wilson BetemitDH28.044Signed by Royals 
Lance BroadwayP 26.118Signed by Blue Jays 
Craig Counsell2B-SS39.117Signed by Brewers 
Lou CrigerC137.317Traded by Browns to Yankees for Ray Demmitt and Joe Lake. 
Travis D'ArnaudC20.309Traded by Phillies with Michael Taylor and Kyle Drabek to Blue Jays for Roy Halladay 
Ray DemmittOF125.318Traded by Yankees with Joe Lake to Browns for Lou Criger. 
Kyle DrabekP22.008Traded by Phillies with Michael Taylor and Travis D'Arnaud to Blue Jays for Roy Halladay 
Josh FellhauerOF21.267Signed by Reds 
Tyson GilliesOF21.046Traded by Mariners with Phillipe Aumont and J.C. Ramirez to Phillies for Cliff Lee 
Roy HalladayP32.216Traded by Blue Jays to Phillies for Kyle Drabek, Michael Taylor and Travis D'Arnaud 
Drew Hedman1B23.149Signed by Red Sox 
Ryota IgarashiP30.202Signed by Mets 
Joe LakeP128.344Traded by Yankees with Ray Demmitt to Browns for Lou Criger. 
Cliff LeeP31.108Traded by Phillies to Mariners for J.C. Ramirez, Phillipe Aumont and Tyson Gillies. 
Matt PetersonP27.308Signed by Marlins 
J.C. RamirezP21.122Traded by Mariners with Phillipe Aumont and Tyson Gillies to Phillies for Cliff Lee 
Anthony ReyesP28.061Signed by Indians 
Jordan Sallis2B21.167Signed by Red Sox 
Michael TaylorOF23.362Traded by Phillies with Kyle Drabek and Travis D'Arnaud to Blue Jays for Roy Halladay 
Brad ThomaSS25.287Signed by Tigers 
Brad ThompsonP27.319Signed by Royals 
Josh TowersP32.293Signed by Dodgers 
Matt TreanorC33.288Signed by Brewers 
Bill WhiteP31.026Signed by Phillies 
Randy WolfP33.116Signed by Brewers