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Games on 2010-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Los Angeles Angels6BoxErvin SantanaSean O'SullivanBrian Fuentes
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMatt AlbersJ.J. Putz(none)
Tampa Bay Rays6Detroit Tigers3BoxDavid PriceArmando GalarragaRafael Soriano
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees1BoxJon LesterPhil HughesJonathan Papelbon
Oakland Athletics1Seattle Mariners3BoxDoug FisterVin MazzaroDavid Aardsma
St. Louis Cardinals7Cincinnati Reds3BoxChris CarpenterMike Leake(none)
Atlanta Braves4Houston Astros10BoxTim ByrdakKyle Farnsworth(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks7Milwaukee Brewers4BoxSam DemelTrevor HoffmanAaron Heilman
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxChris RayMarcos Mateo(none)

Standings as of 2010-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Tampa Bay Rays1126448.571--56143612535-2229-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field503218.640
224New York Yankees1116249.5591.559245413833-2429-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II513318.647
348Boston Red Sox1136251.5492.55735126132-2530-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park492722.551
4610Toronto Blue Jays1116051.5413.55274794831-2429-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre512526.490
51430Baltimore Orioles1124369.38421.0410597-18726-3217-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards502327.460
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox1126250.554--5124516132-2130-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field502624.520
259Minnesota Twins1126151.5451.05524559731-2230-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field503317.660
31019Detroit Tigers1125557.4917.0485523-3834-2621-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park502624.520
41124Cleveland Indians1125161.45511.0452541-8925-2826-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMark ShapiroProgressive Field501832.360
51225Kansas City Royals1124963.43813.0469592-12323-2926-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium501832.360
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1711Texas Rangers1115952.532--5524539932-2527-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington513120.608
2813Los Angeles Angels1145955.5181.5519536-1731-2428-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim482127.438
3915Oakland Athletics1115754.5142.04574391832-2625-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512427.471
41328Seattle Mariners1134568.39815.0367490-12328-3117-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Daren BrownJack ZduriencikSafeco Field491633.327
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves1126349.563--5084288038-1625-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field502822.560
2614Philadelphia Phillies1115754.5145.55244646028-2429-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park514011.784
3918New York Mets1115655.5056.54684521631-2125-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field512328.451
41020Florida Marlins1105456.4918.0489488127-3227-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Edwin RodriguezMichael HillSun Life Stadium522626.500
51323Washington Nationals1125260.46411.0459510-5133-1919-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park501733.340
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111St. Louis Cardinals1116447.577--5074238439-1725-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III512229.431
2512Cincinnati Reds1136053.5315.05574718631-2629-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark493118.633
3817Milwaukee Brewers1135855.5137.0539610-7132-2426-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park491930.388
41222Houston Astros1115358.47711.0434539-10528-2825-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park512328.451
51426Chicago Cubs1124864.42916.5473548-7527-3221-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field502723.540
61629Pittsburgh Pirates1114368.38721.0390602-21225-3118-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park511437.275
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Diego Padres1106149.555--4803829831-2430-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park522923.558
247Los Angeles Dodgers1126250.554--489481838-2224-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium501832.360
3716San Francisco Giants1135855.5134.54924088432-2226-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park493415.694
41121Colorado Rockies1115457.4867.55374964132-2322-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field512922.569
51527Arizona Diamondbacks1134568.39817.5512626-11428-3217-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonJerry DipotoChase Field492029.408


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Garret AndersonLF-CF38.040Released by Dodgers 
Marcus BradleyLF-CF19.344Signed by Indians 
Parker BridwellP19.007Signed by Orioles 
Cole CookP21.295Signed by Indians 
Brandon CumptonP21.266Signed by Pirates 
Jeyckol De LeonC20.015Signed by Red Sox 
Chris DickersonOF-DH28.121Traded by Reds to Brewers for Jim Edmonds 
Jim EdmondsCF40.043Traded by Brewers to Reds for Chris Dickerson 
Ryan HafnerP18.261Signed by Pirates 
Nick KinghamP18.275Signed by Pirates 
John KukurudaP18.061Signed by Rangers 
Harry Lord3B128.154Traded by Red Sox with Amby McConnell to White Sox for Billy Purtell and Frank Smith. 
Joe LucasP21.108Signed by Braves 
Steven MatreP22.080Signed by Dodgers 
Amby McConnell2B127.102Traded by Red Sox with Harry Lord to White Sox for Billy Purtell and Frank Smith. 
Brandon Mims2B18.052Signed by Blue Jays 
Connor Narron1B18.271Signed by Orioles 
Justin NicolinoP18.261Signed by Blue Jays 
Billy Purtell3B124.215Traded by White Sox with Frank Smith to Red Sox for Amby McConnell and Harry Lord. 
Frank SmithP130.286Traded by White Sox with Billy Purtell to Red Sox for Amby McConnell and Harry Lord. 
Vinnie St. JohnP-OF21.138Signed by Angels 
Nate StrizP21.298Signed by Indians 
Mitchell TaylorP18.090Signed by Blue Jays