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Games on 2012-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers7Boston Red Sox5BoxRick PorcelloAaron CookJose Valverde
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals5BoxLuis MendozaZach McAllisterGreg Holland
Chicago White Sox3Minnesota Twins2BoxJake PeavyScott DiamondAddison Reed
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees12BoxPhil HughesZachary Britton(none)
Tampa Bay Rays4Oakland Athletics1BoxAlex CobbJarrod ParkerFernando Rodney
Toronto Blue Jays3Seattle Mariners5BoxBlake BeavanCarlos VillanuevaTom Wilhelmsen
Los Angeles Angels10Texas Rangers11BoxJoe NathanJason Isringhausen(none)
Miami Marlins4Atlanta Braves2BoxCarlos ZambranoBen SheetsSteve Cishek
Pittsburgh Pirates8Chicago Cubs4BoxJeff KarstensTravis Wood(none)
San Diego Padres4Cincinnati Reds6BoxBronson ArroyoKip WellsAroldis Chapman
St. Louis Cardinals9Colorado Rockies6BoxJake WestbrookMatt Belisle(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxPatrick CorbinStephen Fife(none)
Houston Astros4Milwaukee Brewers13BoxMichael FiersJordan Lyles(none)
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants1BoxJonathon NieseMatt CainBobby Parnell
Philadelphia Phillies3Washington Nationals2BoxVance WorleyEdwin JacksonJonathan Papelbon

Standings as of 2012-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1045945.567--5094238633-2026-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II583622.621
259Baltimore Orioles1055748.5432.5439499-6028-2329-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards573621.632
3711Tampa Bay Rays1055649.5333.54324102230-2326-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field573423.596
41123Boston Red Sox1054857.45711.55154803526-3022-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park572136.368
51224Toronto Blue Jays1044757.45212.05084981026-2521-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre582632.448
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1055847.552--470461932-1726-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park573027.526
237Chicago White Sox1045747.5480.54934326130-1927-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field582830.483
3917Kansas City Royals1035251.5055.0428486-5826-2326-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium592039.339
41018Cleveland Indians1045252.5005.5441515-7428-2424-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field581642.276
51428Minnesota Twins1044163.39416.5455540-8520-3521-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field582533.431
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1035647.544--5184447432-2224-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington593722.627
2612Los Angeles Angels1055649.5331.04854275828-2428-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim573324.579
3813Oakland Athletics1045549.5291.54153882729-2426-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum28919.321
41326Seattle Mariners1074661.43012.0428425325-2921-32W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field552926.527
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1036043.583--4423697329-2031-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park593821.644
2614New York Mets1055550.5246.0470481-1128-2427-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field571938.333
4815Miami Marlins1045351.5107.5382471-8931-2322-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park581642.276
3716Atlanta Braves1045351.5107.54814315026-2827-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field584117.707
51121Philadelphia Phillies1044856.46212.5439467-2823-2725-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park583325.569
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1046242.596--4503836732-2030-22W13T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark583523.603
233Pittsburgh Pirates1046044.5772.04313953630-1930-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park581939.328
31020St. Louis Cardinals1045054.48112.051841610227-2323-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III583820.655
41222Milwaukee Brewers1044856.46214.0483482129-2719-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park583523.603
51325Chicago Cubs1034558.43716.5387458-7125-2620-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field591643.271
61529Houston Astros1064165.38722.0410545-13527-2514-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park561442.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145San Francisco Giants1045846.558--413408532-2226-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park583622.621
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1065749.5382.0410403728-2429-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium562927.518
3919Arizona Diamondbacks1055154.4867.54814374427-2724-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field573027.526
41427San Diego Padres1064561.42514.0398456-5822-2923-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park563125.554
51630Colorado Rockies1023963.38218.0483584-10122-3217-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field602535.417


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Scott GorgenP25.186St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Activated from DL
Chris Jacobs1B23.249Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from DL
Joe SaveryP26.270Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Jake DiekmanRP25.192Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Drew Sutton2b29.032Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Designated for assignment
Trevor RosenthalRP22.064St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Erik TurgeonP25.129Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Signed to minor league contract
David HerndonP26.331Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Mike AntoniniP26.360Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Designated for assignment
Dewayne Wiserf34.158-Released by Yankees
Blake SwihartC20.120Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)DL-7 Strained hip flexor
Barrett BarnesIF-OF21.003Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)DL-7 Injured
Roderik PichardoP21.311-Released by Cubs
Andrew BaileyP28.062Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to GCL Red Sox (Rk) for rehab
Vladimir FriasSS-2B25.329Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Contract purchased from Gateway (Indy)
Tommy ManzellaSS29.107Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Bobby Abreulf38.143Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for assignment
Wil NievesC34.310Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Wil NievesC34.310Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for assignment
Daniel McCutchenP29.309Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Ramiro Penass27.014New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Casey ColemanSP25.029Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Chris VolstadSP25.312Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Alberto CabreraRP23.280Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Patrick CorbinSP23.013Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Jeremy JeffressRP24.315Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Mike Fontenot3b32.053Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Designated for assignment
Michael Martinezcf29.319Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Hideki Matsuidh38.050-Released by Rays
Brent Morel3B25.102Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Brent Morel3B25.102Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Optioned to Charlotte (AAA)
Martin PerezRP21.119Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Vinny Rottinolf32.116Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Travis Hafnerdh35.059Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave
Ryan Lavarnwayc24.360Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Daniel Navadh29.162Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left wrist
Clayton MortensenRP27.113Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Jair JurrjensSP-RP26.184Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)DL-15 Strained right groin
Mike Costanzo3B-1B28.327Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Designated for assignment
Dioner Navarroc28.174Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from minors
Todd RedmondSP27.076Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Optioned to Louisville (AAA)
Devin Mesoracoc24.043Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-7 Concussion
Brad BergesenRP26.310Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
Hector AmbrizP28.064Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from DL
Aneury RodriguezP24.232Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Luke Hughes2B-1B27.364Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Jayson WerthRF33.073Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Jason UrquidezP29.323Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Chris MartinP26.060Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from DL
Rawley Bishop1B26.255Detroit TigersErie (AA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Shane BrownLF24.203New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
Kent MatthesRF25.205Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)DL-7 Strained oblique
Val MajewskiLF-RF31.142Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from DL
Michael GriffinRF-LF28.305Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Activated from DL
Elliot SotoSS22.345Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Hamstring
Lendy CastilloP23.115Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+) for rehab
Franklin RomeroRF24.038Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from DL
Eric MarzecP24.201Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joey WinkerLF23.341Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Jeffrey Hunt3B21.169Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from DL
Eric StametsIF20.311Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from DL
Zach MaggardC23.364Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Concussion
Zack DodsonP22.009Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Adam Kennedy3b36.204Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Taylor KrickC24.123Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Greg Rohan3B26.082Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Greg Rohan3B26.082Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Jair FernandezC25.234Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Raul ReyesRF25.214New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
B.J. GuinnSS23.119San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Leon LandryCF22.315Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Reynaldo Rodriguez1B26.175Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Matthew Cerda3B-2B22.042Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Travis Shaw3B22.107Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Luis SanzC24.256Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Juan SanchezSS25.197Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Drew Hedman1B26.012Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Jimmy RiderIF.22.084Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Todd Hankins2B21.256Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
James BrooksSS 23.293Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
John LeonardSS-2B20.037Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Justin BiancoCF19.342Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Adam EhrlichC19.231St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Narciso MesaCF20.259Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Julio MorilloC19.217Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Cristian MorontaC22.239Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Jesus Vasquez20.235Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Eric EadingtonP24.174Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Andy LoomisP26.249Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Cesar CarrilloP28.094Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Jaye ChapmanP25.071Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Ty'relle HarrisP25.232Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Sam RunionP23.265Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Justin FriendP26.041Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Johnny HellwegP23.276Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Rett VarnerP24.180Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Nathan DorrisP21.235Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Pierce JohnsonP21.083Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Miguel PenaP21.281Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to GCL Red Sox (Rk) for rehab
Ty KelleyP23.348Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Tyler BremerP22.237Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Gonzalez GermenP24.313New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA)
Michael YnoaP20.312Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Cole BrandP20.074St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Michael GunterP22.027Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Lex RutledgeP21.034Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Ryan NewellP21.044Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Patrick MerklingP21.133Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Nick MutzP22.047Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Juan GuzmanP21.158Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Dixon LlorensP 19.256St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Thomas WhiteP 20.266Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Wilmer FontP22.069Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Logan BawcomP23.272Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Bryan MorgadoP23.236Released by Phillies
Gregori Gonzalez3B-RF23.021Released by Cubs
Tyler BarrettP23.039Released by Tigers
Matt ReinP24.064St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk)
Ismael MaldonadoP16.308Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)