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Games on 2012-07-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Los Angeles Angels1BoxWill SmithGarrett RichardsJonathan Broxton
Tampa Bay Rays3Baltimore Orioles1BoxJeremy HellicksonWei-Yin ChenFernando Rodney
Minnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox11BoxNate JonesCasey Fien(none)
Detroit Tigers2Cleveland Indians3BoxJoe SmithDoug FisterChris Perez
New York Yankees2Seattle Mariners4BoxFelix HernandezFreddy GarciaTom Wilhelmsen
Boston Red Sox2Texas Rangers1BoxVicente PadillaJoe NathanAlfredo Aceves
Oakland Athletics7Toronto Blue Jays2BoxTravis BlackleyBrett Cecil(none)
Colorado Rockies2Arizona Diamondbacks6BoxJoe SaundersEdwar Cabrera(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Houston Astros2BoxMike LeakeFrancisco CorderoAroldis Chapman
Atlanta Braves4Miami Marlins3BoxTim HudsonWade LeBlancCraig Kimbrel
Washington Nationals5New York Mets2BoxGio GonzalezR.A. DickeyTyler Clippard
Milwaukee Brewers6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxMichael SchwimerKameron LoeJonathan Papelbon
Chicago Cubs5Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxPaul MaholmJames McDonald(none)
San Diego Padres2San Francisco Giants3BoxSantiago CasillaJoe Thatcher(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxAdam WainwrightClayton Kershaw(none)

Standings as of 2012-07-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees975740.588--4653887732-1525-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II653827.585
2610Baltimore Orioles975245.5365.0397445-4825-2127-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards654124.631
3813Tampa Bay Rays975146.5266.0399395430-2321-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field653926.600
41122Toronto Blue Jays964551.46911.54784542424-2221-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre662838.424
51225Boston Red Sox984355.43914.54824463624-2919-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park642638.406
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers975542.567--4434232032-1723-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park653332.508
2511Chicago White Sox975245.5363.04584094929-1923-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field653332.508
3914Cleveland Indians975047.5155.0422466-4427-2323-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field651847.277
41017Kansas City Royals964947.5105.5398449-5124-2325-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium662343.348
51429Minnesota Twins973859.39217.0413513-10017-3221-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field652837.431
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Angels985444.551--4403944627-2127-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim643529.547
249Texas Rangers965244.5421.04833968728-1924-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington664125.621
3712Oakland Athletics965145.5312.03693472228-2223-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum361323.361
41328Seattle Mariners993960.39415.5389403-1418-2821-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field633627.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals965640.583--4123377529-1827-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park664224.636
2716Miami Marlins975047.5156.5363434-7129-2121-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park651946.292
3615New York Mets975047.5156.5441445-428-2322-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field652441.369
4918Atlanta Braves974750.4859.54434192421-2726-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field654718.723
51223Philadelphia Phillies984553.45912.0417445-2822-2723-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park643628.563
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds975542.567--4083505829-2026-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark654223.646
246Pittsburgh Pirates965343.5521.53913553629-1924-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park662640.394
31020St. Louis Cardinals974651.4749.04753859025-2321-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III654223.646
41121Milwaukee Brewers964551.4699.5427440-1326-2319-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park663828.576
51324Chicago Cubs964353.44811.5354425-7123-2220-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field661848.273
61527Houston Astros983959.39816.5375489-11426-2113-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park641648.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants975740.588--3953722331-1626-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park653728.569
258Los Angeles Dodgers985444.5513.53813711028-2126-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium643232.500
3819Arizona Diamondbacks974750.48510.04414132826-2321-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field653431.523
41426San Diego Padres994356.43415.0358424-6622-2921-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park633330.524
51630Colorado Rockies963759.38519.5458543-8521-2816-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field662739.409


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Justin Morneau1b31.070Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Chris Parmelee1b24.151Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Barry EnrightP26.116Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Traded from Diamondbacks to Angels for future considerations
Justin Smoak1b25.231Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Optioned to Tacoma (AAA)
Brian BroderickP25.326Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Pedro BeatoRP25.270New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Brian SchneiderC35.240Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+) for rehab
Manny AcostaRP31.084New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)
Mike Carp1b26.024Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Danny Worth2b26.297Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Matt TalleyP22.350Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Signed to minor league contract
Lonnie Chisenhall3B23.293Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brent Lillibridgess28.310Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to Indians for Jose de la Torre
Jose De La TorreP26.280Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Traded from Indians to Red Sox for Brent Lillibridge
Al AlburquerqueP26.044Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+) for rehab
Lucas Dudarf26.171New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Matt HarveySP23.119New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)
Jason Pridierf28.289Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Outrighted to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Sam Fuldlf30.246Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon GomesP28.009Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Optioned to Durham (AAA)
Nelson FigueroaP38.067Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Jeff Baisley3B29.217Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brendan WiseP26.196Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron KurczP21.350Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Michael ChoiceCF22.256Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)DL-7 Fractured hand
Angel Franco2B22.062Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Hamstring
Maverick LaskerP22.157Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from DL
Peter BirdwellP25.171-Announced retirement
Jason KendallC38.028-Announced retirement
Trayvon Robinsonlf24.327Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Craig HansenP28.252New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jason Giambi1B41.197Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Viral syndrome
Edwar CabreraSP24.278Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Dan JenningsRP25.098Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Bryan Petersenlf26.106Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Ryan Roberts3b31.308Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for assignment
John McDonaldss37.303Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
Evan Longoria3B26.290Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Wandy RodriguezSP33.187Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from Astros to Pirates for Rudy Owens, Robbie Grossman and Colton Cain
Colton CainP21.169Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Pirates with Robbie Grossman and Rudy Owens to Astros for Wandy Rodriguez
Robbie GrossmanRF22.311Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Pirates with Colton Cain and Rudy Owens to Astros for Wandy Rodriguez
Rudy OwensP24.219Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Pirates with Robbie Grossman and Colton Cain to Astros for Wandy Rodriguez
Wil LedezmaP31.184-Released by Dodgers
Jeff MarquezP27.348-Released by Mariners
Chris PettitLF27.343Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Shane LouxP32.346San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
Wil NievesC34.302Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Tyler HensonRF24.222Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Eric HurleyP26.310Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Brandon Allen1B26.162Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Pat MischP30.340Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)DL-7 Left elbow strain
Ryan Adams2B25.094Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from DL
Scott GorgenP25.178St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Myrio RichardLF23.331Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from DL
Paul McAnultyLF-1B31.181Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Jarrad PageOF27.278San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)
Jonathan LucroyC26.041Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA) for rehab
Bryan Pounds3B26.293Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Shawn O'Malley2B24.209Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Jared MitchellCF23.284Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Jamie JohnsonCF25.089Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Aaron LunaLF25.118St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Mikie MahtookCF22.236Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Gabriel NoriegaSS-2B21.314Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Steven Liddle1B-RF24.243Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Kyle HoppyRF21.077Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Mac WilliamsonOF22.009San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Assigned to Salem-Keizer (A-)
Tyler JonesC22.334Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Angelberth MontillaRF23.104Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Jhonny Gomez1B22.215Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Brad MillerSS22.279Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Dan Vogelbach1B19.219Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Gregory LorenzoCF21.054Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Max MoroffSS 19.072Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Carlos Tocci16.336Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Peter MoylanP33.234Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA) for rehab
Brian FuentesRP36.350St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Matt PackerP24.331Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Kris JohnsonP27.283Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Marcus HatleyP24.120Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Brian SchlitterP26.215Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Scott AlexanderP23.014Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Seth BlairP23.143St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Luis SanzC24.248Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Asher WojciechowskiP23.215Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Boone WhitingP22.338St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Chia-Jen LoP26.108Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Scott SnodgressP22.307Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Jose GonzalezP22.171Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Adys PortilloP20.217San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Roberto PadillaP22.025Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Charlie HaslupP20.336New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)
Ryan LongstrethP 22.099Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Carson GoldsmithP 21.364Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Ryan McNeilP 18.173Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Donovan Drake23.298Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Justin D'Alessandro22.300Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Alex Roy16.362Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Willy Paredes23.172Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)
Darnell McDonaldrf33.249New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Andy LaRoche2B-3B28.346Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract