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Monday July 16,2012This 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 2012-07-16

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox5BoxVicente PadillaLeyson Septimo(none)
Los Angeles Angels6Detroit Tigers8BoxOctavio DotelLaTroy HawkinsJose Valverde
Seattle Mariners9Kansas City Royals4BoxJason VargasJonathan Sanchez(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Minnesota Twins19BoxScott DiamondChris Tillman(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees6BoxDavid RobertsonAaron LoupRafael Soriano
Cleveland Indians3Tampa Bay Rays2BoxZach McAllisterAlex CobbChris Perez
Arizona Diamondbacks5Cincinnati Reds3BoxWade MileyBronson ArroyoJ.J. Putz
Pittsburgh Pirates4Colorado Rockies5BoxRex BrothersJason Grilli(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJoe BlantonNathan EovaldiJonathan Papelbon
Washington Nationals3Miami Marlins5BoxCarlos ZambranoEdwin JacksonMichael Dunn
St. Louis Cardinals3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJason MotteJohn Axford(none)
Houston Astros2San Diego Padres0BoxJ.A. HappKip WellsBrett Myers

Standings as of 2012-07-16

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees895435.607--4373686930-1524-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II734132.562
2611Baltimore Orioles894841.5396.0368423-5525-2023-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards734528.616
3916Tampa Bay Rays904644.5118.5374375-126-2120-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field724428.611
41121Toronto Blue Jays904347.47811.54474242324-2119-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre723042.417
51225Boston Red Sox903951.43315.54503995121-2618-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park723042.417
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago White Sox895039.562--4243665828-1822-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field733538.479
246Detroit Tigers905040.5560.54123971527-1623-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park723834.528
3714Cleveland Indians894742.5283.0398430-3224-2123-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field732152.288
4815Kansas City Royals884642.5233.5363408-4522-1924-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium742648.351
51329Minnesota Twins893455.38216.0383472-8916-3018-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field733241.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels905040.556--4023614124-1926-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim723933.542
257Texas Rangers894940.5510.54503737727-1822-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington734429.603
31017Oakland Athletics894544.5064.53433261723-2122-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431924.442
41430Seattle Mariners913457.37416.5355376-2117-2717-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field714130.577
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals875037.575--3612986325-1525-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park754827.640
238New York Mets894940.5512.04073951228-1821-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field732548.342
3610Miami Marlins894841.5393.0342403-6128-2020-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park732152.288
4818Atlanta Braves884345.4897.54123704220-2523-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field745123.689
51223Philadelphia Phillies914150.45111.0386410-2419-2522-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park714031.563
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2412Pittsburgh Pirates894841.539--3633362726-1722-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park733142.425
159Cincinnati Reds894841.539--3733284524-1924-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark734924.671
31020Milwaukee Brewers894346.4835.0404410-624-2319-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park734033.548
41122St. Louis Cardinals904248.4676.54363706621-2221-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III724626.639
51324Chicago Cubs883949.4438.5332389-5721-2118-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field742252.297
61527Houston Astros903753.41111.5351427-7626-1911-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park721854.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants895138.573--349351-229-1622-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park734330.589
2713Los Angeles Dodgers914942.5383.0344340427-2022-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium713734.521
3919Arizona Diamondbacks894346.4838.0383383023-2120-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field733835.521
41426San Diego Padres913853.41814.0320393-7317-2821-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park713833.535
51628Colorado Rockies893653.40415.0430498-6821-2615-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field732845.384

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jaime GarciaP26.008St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Trevor RosenthalRP22.048St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from Springfield (AA)
Maikel CletoRP23.076St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Neftali FelizP24.075Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
John Eshleman2B-3B23.099San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Suspended
Justin De FratusP24.269Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab
Garett ClaypoolP23.329Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from DL
Zack HardoinP24.005-Released by Astros
Joshua Magee2B20.289-Released by Astros
Daniel Vargas-VilaP23.039-Announced retirement
Dana EvelandRP28.261Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA)
Chris TillmanSP24.092Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Bowie (AA)
Steve JohnsonP24.320Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Jim MillerRP30.079Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from Paternity List
Pedro FigueroaP26.235Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Carl Crawfordlf30.345Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Brent Lillibridge1b28.302Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Trevor CroweLF-CF28.242-Released by Indians
Kosuke FukudomeRF35.081New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Matt Adams1B23.319St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Activated from DL
Aubrey Huff1B35.208San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
Chris CarpenterP26.202Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Ronnier MustelierLF27.342New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Domonic BrownRF24.317Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from DL
Les WalrondP35.251Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Contract purchased from Lancaster (Indy)
Nestor MolinaP23.188Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from DL
Wilson EusebioP23.330Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Jay AustinCF21.340Houston AstrosLexington (A)Activated from DL
David PerezP19.208Texas RangersSpokane (A-)DL-7 Injured
Matt Hague1B26.330Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Alex Presleyrf26.356Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Miles MikolasRP23.327San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Nick VincentRP26.004San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Nate RobertsonP34.316Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Contract purchased from Wichita (Indy)
Angel SanchezSS28.300Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Cole ArmstrongC28.327Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tyler HensonRF24.214Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Right quad strain
Luis HurtadoC23.254Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mikey O'BrienP22.135New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
Eric SmithP23.274Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jesse SimpsonP25.168-Released by Cardinals
Kevin Kouzmanoff3B30.356Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from DL
Ryan JenkinsC25.171Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Dan HarenSP31.302Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) for rehab
Matty JohnsonLF-RF24.097Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Felix SanchezCF29.347Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Activated from DL
Adam Bryant2B23.056Minnesota TwinsBeloit (A)DL-7 Right turf toe sprain
Ralston CashP20.331Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Blake LoganP 20.186Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)DL-7 Right shoulder tendinitis
Hector Veloz3B18.165Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Suspended
Jhondaniel MedinaP19.158Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)Suspended
Scott Van Slykerf25.357Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Assigned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Jamie JohnsonCF25.081Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Joey Wong3B-SS24.095Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+)
Evan BigleyRF25.129Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Jordan Kreke2B25.056Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Joe BensonCF24.133Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Elian Herrerarf27.165Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Ryan DentSS23.123Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Christian ColonSS23.063Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk) for rehab
Elliot SotoSS22.329Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Geoff RowanC22.259Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Luis AlvarezC22.138Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Jeremy Patton2B23.338St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Eric GarciaIF21.148Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Brett Harrison3B20.037Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk)
Nellie RodriguezC 18.034Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Nathan Minnich1B 21.360Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Rich BrooksC32.167Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)
Matt FoxP29.224Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Steven HirschfeldP26.311Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Cole McCurryP26.294Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Bryan PriceP25.245Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Ryan PresslyP23.213Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Will LatimerP26.224Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Rusty ShellhornP22.141Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Chris DwyerP24.097Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Dan BarnesP22.268Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Timothy CrabbeP24.147Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Matt IannazzoP22.196Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Adam SchraderP25.128San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Drew SteckenriderOF-P21.187Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)
Chase De JongP 18.199Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Mitch BrownP 18.094Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Logan SeifritP 17.325Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
LJ HollinsP 20.351Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Nick PasqualeP 21.262Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Adam MatthewsOF22.097Cincinnati RedsArizona Reds (Rk)Assigned to AZL Reds (Rk)