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Games on 2012-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0Los Angeles Angels6BoxBrad MillsWei-Yin Chen(none)
New York Yankees7Boston Red Sox3BoxIvan NovaJon Lester(none)
Toronto Blue Jays11Chicago White Sox9BoxJason FrasorDylan AxelrodCasey Janssen
Tampa Bay Rays7Cleveland Indians6BoxJoel PeraltaChris PerezFernando Rodney
Kansas City Royals1Detroit Tigers7BoxMax ScherzerEverett Teaford(none)
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics2BoxJordan NorbertoOliver Perez(none)
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers4BoxScott FeldmanAlex Burnett(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxTrevor BauerChris CapuanoPatrick Corbin
Milwaukee Brewers5Houston Astros3BoxManny ParraFernando RodriguezJohn Axford
Chicago Cubs7New York Mets0BoxRyan DempsterJonathon Niese(none)
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJair JurrjensRaul ValdesCraig Kimbrel
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxA.J. BurnettTim Lincecum(none)
Cincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres2BoxJohnny CuetoJason MarquisAroldis Chapman
Miami Marlins4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMitchell BoggsHeath Bell(none)
Colorado Rockies4Washington Nationals3BoxRex BrothersTyler ClippardRafael Betancourt

Standings as of 2012-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees855035.588--4123476526-1524-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II774532.584
2612Baltimore Orioles854639.5414.0351387-3624-1822-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards774730.610
3815Tampa Bay Rays864541.5235.5363359425-1820-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field764531.592
41120Toronto Blue Jays864244.4888.54304082223-1919-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre763145.408
51225Boston Red Sox863650.41914.54323894320-2616-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park763343.434
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago White Sox854837.565--4093466328-1820-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field773740.481
258Detroit Tigers864739.5471.5387381626-1621-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park764135.539
3713Kansas City Royals844539.5362.5344385-4121-1624-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium782751.346
4916Cleveland Indians854441.5184.0385414-2924-2120-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field772453.312
51329Minnesota Twins853451.40014.0354441-8716-2618-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field773245.416
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels865036.581--3783344424-1926-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim763937.513
249Texas Rangers864739.5473.04433647927-1820-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington764630.605
31019Oakland Athletics864244.4888.0319316323-2119-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum462224.478
41430Seattle Mariners873255.36818.5337365-2816-2516-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field754332.573
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Washington Nationals834835.578--3482905825-1523-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park795029.633
224New York Mets864937.5700.53943742028-1821-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field762551.329
3611Miami Marlins854639.5413.0334390-5626-1820-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park772354.299
41122Atlanta Braves854045.4719.03913573417-2523-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field775423.701
51223Philadelphia Phillies873849.43712.0368396-2819-2519-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park754332.573
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Pittsburgh Pirates854639.541--3453133226-1720-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park773344.429
2714Cincinnati Reds854540.5291.03583164221-1824-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark775225.675
3818Milwaukee Brewers854243.4944.0384393-923-2019-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park774136.532
41021St. Louis Cardinals864145.4775.54263567021-2220-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III764729.618
51324Chicago Cubs853649.42410.0317386-6918-2118-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field772552.325
61426Houston Astros863650.41910.5344416-7226-1910-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park761957.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants864838.558--338346-826-1622-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park764630.605
247Los Angeles Dodgers874839.5520.53323221026-1722-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium753837.507
3917Arizona Diamondbacks854243.4945.53753651023-2119-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field773938.506
41527San Diego Padres873651.41412.5305381-7617-2719-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park754035.533
51628Colorado Rockies853451.40013.5413479-6619-2415-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field773047.390


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Eric HurleyP26.294Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Brad MillsSP27.125Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Scott BarnesRP24.307Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Ryan DempsterSP35.066Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Chris VolstadSP25.288Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Xavier PaulRF27.133Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Ryan Kalishcf24.102Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Clayton MortensenRP27.089Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Cory WadeRP29.041New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Clay BuchholzSP27.328Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Deunte HeathP26.314Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Optioned to Charlotte (AAA)
Jose OrtegaRP23.269Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Matt Dominguez3b22.314Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Chris JakubauskasP33.198Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Mike MacDonaldP30.252Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Contract purchased from Somerset (Indy)
Danny PeralesLF-CF27.112Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Reynaldo Rodriguez1B26.151Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from DL
Dustin GarneauC24.330Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from DL
Adam JorgensonP26.301Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris Jacobs1B23.225Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Left wrist
Brandon WilliamsonP23.077Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from DL
Jae Yun KimC21.295-Released by Diamondbacks
Angelo SongcoLF-1B23.302Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Jose Garcia2B24.148St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Darnell SweeneySS21.157Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Chris Curley3B24.318Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Jose VinicioSS18.363Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Carlos LugoC22.230Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Brett WileyIF20.227St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Jorge Vega-RosadoSS-2B20.216Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Rosell HerreraSS19.265Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Tyler LockwoodP24.212Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Chris CarpenterP26.194Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A) for rehab
Austin Bibens-DirkxP27.070Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Johnnie LoweP27.109Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Rob RasmussenP23.097Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Pete RuizP24.322Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Marty PophamP25.261Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Yeiper CastilloP23.303Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Charle RosarioP23.350Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Jeff AntiguaP22.015Chicago CubsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Christian PowellP21.005Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)
Mitchell BeacomP23.004San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Greg WilliamsP22.190Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Rehab
Matthew RecklingP23.106Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)
Chris LambP22.009Oakland AthleticsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Carlos QuevedoP22.281Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Tyler VailP20.248Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Steven OkertP20.365San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Eric WootenP22.112Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Joel TamaresP21.329Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Anthony PrietoP 18.234Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Chris SchwindenP25.289New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Sergio Miranda2B25.125Released by Gary (American)
Dale DickersonP25.300Released by Indians