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Games on 2012-06-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians8Baltimore Orioles9BoxMatt LindstromJoe SmithJim Johnson
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins3BoxLuis MendozaBrian DuensingJonathan Broxton
Chicago White Sox14New York Yankees7BoxJose QuintanaDavid Phelps(none)
Boston Red Sox5Seattle Mariners0BoxAaron CookHector Noesi(none)
Detroit Tigers2Tampa Bay Rays4BoxDavid PriceJustin VerlanderFernando Rodney
Oakland Athletics3Texas Rangers4BoxMatt HarrisonGrant BalfourTanner Scheppers
Los Angeles Angels5Toronto Blue Jays7BoxFrancisco CorderoJordan WaldenCasey Janssen
Washington Nationals5Atlanta Braves4BoxSean BurnettChad DurbinTyler Clippard
Houston Astros0Chicago Cubs4BoxPaul MaholmBud NorrisCarlos Marmol
San Diego Padres2Colorado Rockies10BoxJeff FrancisJason Marquis(none)
New York Mets9Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxR.A. DickeyAaron Harang(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Miami Marlins6BoxJosh JohnsonCliff Lee(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks9Milwaukee Brewers3BoxIan KennedyRandy Wolf(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Francisco Giants1BoxMike LeakeMatt Cain(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates14St. Louis Cardinals5BoxKevin CorreiaAdam Wainwright(none)

Standings as of 2012-06-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees764531.592--3653105524-1521-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II865036.581
259Baltimore Orioles764234.5533.0322338-1623-1719-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards865135.593
3711Tampa Bay Rays774235.5453.5323318523-1519-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field854837.565
41018Toronto Blue Jays773839.4947.53813572419-1719-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre853550.412
51225Boston Red Sox773344.42912.54023455718-2415-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park853649.424
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals744331.581--299325-2621-1622-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium882959.330
248Chicago White Sox774334.5581.53663184823-1720-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field854243.494
3815Detroit Tigers774037.5194.5335348-1321-1419-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park854837.565
4916Cleveland Indians763937.5135.0328375-4720-1819-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field862957.337
51327Minnesota Twins752946.38714.5303399-9614-2515-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field873750.425
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Angels774433.571--3352864921-1823-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim854540.529
2610Texas Rangers784335.5511.54193229724-1619-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington845034.595
31121Oakland Athletics783642.4628.5295294118-2018-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542826.519
41430Seattle Mariners792950.36716.0312342-3014-2215-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field834637.554
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets784533.577--3573352225-1520-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field842955.345
235Washington Nationals754332.5730.53032574621-1322-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park875532.632
3612Miami Marlins764135.5393.0289351-6224-1817-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park862858.326
41020Philadelphia Phillies793742.4688.5343354-1119-2218-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park834439.530
51122Atlanta Braves763541.4619.03463232315-2120-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field865927.686
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1513Pittsburgh Pirates764135.539--286283322-1419-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park863848.442
2714Cincinnati Reds764036.5261.03262933321-1819-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark865729.663
3919Milwaukee Brewers763739.4874.0332352-2020-1717-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park864640.535
41223St. Louis Cardinals773542.4556.53873276015-1920-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III855332.624
51324Houston Astros773443.4427.5319368-4925-179-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park852164.247
61629Chicago Cubs762947.38212.0280355-7516-2113-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field863254.372
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants784533.577--3122961625-1520-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park844935.583
247Los Angeles Dodgers784434.5641.03042861823-1521-19L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium844242.500
3817Arizona Diamondbacks763838.5006.03413192220-1718-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field864343.500
41426Colorado Rockies763145.40813.0390440-5019-2212-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field863353.384
51528San Diego Padres783048.38515.0263347-8416-2414-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park844638.548


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brandon KintzlerP27.332Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Designated for Assignment
Ivan DeJesus2b25.059Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Hector GomezSS24.116Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Hector GomezSS24.116Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Claimed off waivers from Rockies
Andy LaRoche2B-3B28.321Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Scott Van Slykerf25.340Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Bret MontgomeryP26.327Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Jorge PadillaRF-CF32.323San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Activated from DL
Bill MurphyP31.051Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jesus MerchanSS-2B31.095San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Activated from DL
Jonathan RoofLF-2B23.157San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Robert CoelloRP27.218Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Right elbow inflammation
Tony Thomas2B25.354Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Right finger
Miles DurhamRF-1B29.100-Released by Pirates
Reynaldo Rodriguez1B26.142Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ehire AdrianzaSS22.312San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from DL
John Eshleman2B-3B23.082San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Ankle
Luis FloresC25.239-Announced retirement
Danny SandbrinkP23.006San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from DL
Mitchell BeacomP22.360San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)DL-7 Injured
Darrell CecilianiCF22.007New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Markus BriskerRF21.312Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Jason KrizanLF-RF23.001Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from DL
Wilton RodriguezP21.235New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Bill RiceLF23.295Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Cody GriceLF22.161New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from DL
Adam BileckyjP23.255-Released by Cardinals
Daniel BibonaP24.010-Released by Cardinals
Carlos Lopez3B-C22.162Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)DL-7 Injured
Bud NorrisSP27.119Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Xavier CedenoRP25.307Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Brian BruneyRP30.132Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Left hip inflammation
Brian OmogrossoRP28.066Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from Charlotte (AAA)
Justin SellersSS-2B26.148Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chris SchwindenP25.280New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Indians
Cameron CoppingP22.066Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed as Free Agent out of College
Eric SurkampP24.349San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Franklin Gutierrezcf29.128Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Shane LouxRP32.321San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Neck strain
Danny FarquharP25.132New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Designated for Assignment
Edwar CabreraSP24.253Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Ryota IgarashiP33.032New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Tyson RossSP25.068Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Randy WellsSP29.305Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to Iowa (AAA)
Brad PennyRP34.036San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from Fresno (AAA)
Chris Carter1b-dh25.193Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Steven DelabarRP28.348Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Tyler ChatwoodRP22.195Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Yoshinori TateyamaRP36.186Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
David PhelpsRP-SP25.263New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Tampa (A+)
Scott Moorerf28.225Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Mark LoweRP29.022Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Strained intercostal muscle
Amadeo ZazuetaSS26.149-Released by Padres
Jeremy HermidaRF28.151San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA) for rehab
Scott Podsedniklf36.103Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Rich RundlesP31.026Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Simon CastroP24.081Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose MoralesC29.129Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Kyle CofieldP25.157-Released by Pirates
Matt Rizzotti1B26.187-Released by Twins
Jeremie Tice1B25.277Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Abraham AlmonteCF23.008New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Right hamstring soreness
Logan KensingP29.361Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from DL
Zack Kometani1B22.215San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)DL-7 Injured
Josh GeerP29.027San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from DL
Austin WatesCF-LF23.300Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from DL
Andrew GiobbiC25.247-Released by Mariners
Luis DomoromoLF20.146San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Jake SkoleCF20.164Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Suspended 50 games for PED
James KangSS-2B24.254Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from DL
Kramer SneedP23.265New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from DL
Colin Kaline2B23.064Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Right turf toe
Dalton PompeyCF19.200Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)DL-7 Injured
Jacoby EllsburyCF28.292Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to GCL Red Sox (Rk) for rehab
Vince Belnome2B24.110San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Kyle Shelton3B-1B26.045Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Juan ApodacaC25.349Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Shane PetersonLF-CF24.139Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)
Cody Decker1B25.163San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Jeremy Barnes3B25.077Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Beamer WeemsSS24.337San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)
Jeremy CruzRF-3B25.071Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)
Stephen BrancaSS23.080San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Jose JimenezC25.178Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Khris DavisLF24.191Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)
Joe Bonfe1B24.184New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Bryson SmithCF23.194Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)
Kris RichardsIF22.205Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Jimmy RiderIF.22.051Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Tyler HanoverIF22.308Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Tim CarverIF23.035Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)
Adam DavisC22.196Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Scott KalushC22.099Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.231St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.231Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Rymer LirianoRF21.009San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Luis CortezSS20.173Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Rowan WickOF19.232St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Tyler HeinemanC21.010Houston AstrosTri City (A-)
Travis JankowskiOF21.014San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Ryan MathewsOF22.332Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)
Jared ReavesIF21.344Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Trey MartinCF19.200Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Eric Wood3B19.219Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Yeicok CalderonRF20.189New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Jonathan QuinonezSS-LF21.214Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Melvin MercedesSS 20.168Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)
Bijan RademacherOF 21.014Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Oswill Lartiguez19.322Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
David Sopilka18.303Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Andres Aguilar18.168Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk)
Ronald Bueno19.268Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Ponciano Flores22.084Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Daniel Paula19.219Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Lewis Urena21.054Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)
Claudio Bautista18.212Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Gregory Pena20.196Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Ronald GuzmanOF17.252Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Luis VillegasC19.209Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)
Scott OlsenP28.169Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)
Chris SchwindenP25.280New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Shairon MartisP25.091Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Eric EricksonP24.133New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)
Greg WilbornP25.026Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Nathan LongP26.140Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Chris WithrowP23.089Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Cole CookP23.254Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)
Tony ZychP21.326Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Collin CargillP24.267Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)
Mike NessethP24.071Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Ryan DukeP23.275Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Tom ShirleyP23.230Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Burny MitchemP23.081St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Kaleb MerckP22.132Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)
Alex KeudellP22.124Tampa Bay RaysPrinceton (Rk)
Scotty WalkerP23.095San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)
Blake MascarelloP23.004Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Kyle AndersonP22.036Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Edward ConcepcionP23.269San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)
James CampbellP20.283Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)
Ryan FasanoP22.231Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)
Duke Von SchamannP21.026Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Adrian SampsonP20.266Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Ambioris HidalgoP21.145Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Jose BerriosP 18.033Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Josh HaderP 18.083Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Assigned to GCL Orioles (Rk)
Alonzo GonzalezP 20.166Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Casey McCarthyP 22.077Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Rivar Angulo20.364Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Aneudy Merejo21.232Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Felix Jorge18.178Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Brett Blaise22.010Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Domingo Salas21.049Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Keive Rojas19.123Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Carlos Pinales20.085Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Reymi Ruiz21.153Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Jorge Rodriguez20.197Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Yi-Hsiang Lin19.195Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Ramon Estevez21.245New York MetsKingsport (Rk)
Juan Francisco21.196Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)
Torey Deshazier18.286Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)
Jackson Mateo19.311Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Danny Dorn1B27.344-Released by Reds
Corey Smith3B-1B30.075Released by White Sox
Matt ReinP24.031St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured