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Games on 2012-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox5BoxJeff GrayVicente PadillaJared Burton
Los Angeles Angels6Chicago White Sox8BoxMatt ThorntonHisanori Takahashi(none)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers10BoxAnibal SanchezJustin Masterson(none)
Texas Rangers5Kansas City Royals3BoxMatt HarrisonJeremy GuthrieAlexi Ogando
Seattle Mariners3New York Yankees6BoxCC SabathiaKevin Millwood(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Oakland Athletics5BoxTravis BlackleyAaron Loup(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Tampa Bay Rays2BoxMatt MooreTommy HunterFernando Rodney
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves4BoxTim HudsonArmando GalarragaCraig Kimbrel
Pittsburgh Pirates0Cincinnati Reds3BoxMat LatosWandy RodriguezAroldis Chapman
San Francisco Giants16Colorado Rockies4BoxRyan VogelsongJonathan Sanchez(none)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxChad BillingsleyJeff Samardzija(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxIan KennedyKyle KendrickJ.J. Putz
New York Mets1San Diego Padres3BoxClayton RichardR.A. DickeyHuston Street
Milwaukee Brewers3St. Louis Cardinals9BoxJoe KellyRandy Wolf(none)
Miami Marlins4Washington Nationals7BoxJohn LannanBrad HandTyler Clippard
Miami Marlins5Washington Nationals2BoxJosh JohnsonGio GonzalezSteve Cishek

Standings as of 2012-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1056045.571--5154268934-2026-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II573522.614
3611Tampa Bay Rays1065749.5383.54344102431-2326-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field563323.589
2710Baltimore Orioles1065749.5383.5439501-6228-2329-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards563620.643
41123Boston Red Sox1074859.44913.05204912926-3222-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park552134.382
51224Toronto Blue Jays1064759.44313.5513507626-2521-34L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre562630.464
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox1055847.552--5014386331-1927-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field572730.474
237Detroit Tigers1065848.5470.54804631732-1826-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park563026.536
3916Kansas City Royals1055352.5055.0438497-5927-2426-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium571938.333
41018Cleveland Indians1065353.5005.5449532-8328-2425-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field561541.268
51428Minnesota Twins1064363.40615.5466545-7920-3523-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field562333.411
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Texas Rangers1055748.543--5384568232-2325-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington573621.632
2512Oakland Athletics1065749.5380.54243933131-2426-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum26719.269
3813Los Angeles Angels1075750.5331.05004505028-2429-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim553223.582
41327Seattle Mariners1084662.42612.5431431025-2921-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field542925.537
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1066244.585--4543787631-2131-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park563620.643
2614New York Mets1075651.5236.5480485-528-2428-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field551837.327
3715Atlanta Braves1065551.5197.04914335828-2827-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field563917.696
4817Miami Marlins1075453.5058.5392486-9431-2323-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park551540.273
51222Philadelphia Phillies1064858.45314.0441474-3323-2825-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park563323.589
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1066442.604--4623877534-2030-22W15T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark563323.589
234Pittsburgh Pirates1056045.5713.54313983330-1930-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park571938.333
31020St. Louis Cardinals1065155.48113.052942710228-2323-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III563719.661
41121Milwaukee Brewers1054857.45715.5486491-529-2719-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park573522.614
51325Chicago Cubs1044559.43318.0388464-7625-2620-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field581642.276
61630Houston Astros1074166.38323.5411549-13827-2514-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park551441.255
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146San Francisco Giants1065848.547--430421932-2326-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park563620.643
259Los Angeles Dodgers1075849.5420.54164041229-2429-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium552827.509
3919Arizona Diamondbacks1065254.4916.04854394627-2725-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field562927.518
41426San Diego Padres1084662.42613.0405466-6123-2923-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park543024.556
51529Colorado Rockies1044163.39416.0495602-10724-3217-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field582335.397


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Patrick TolentinoC23.016Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from DL
Andrew BrackmanP26.242Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Outrighted to Bakersfield (A+)
Mike Costanzo3B-1B28.329Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Outrighted to Louisville (AAA)
Brad HandSP22.136Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Chris HatcherRP27.203Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Dan JenningsRP25.108Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Will Rhymes2b29.124Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Recalled from Durham (AAA)
Garrett MockP29.100Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to Astros
Johnny Damonlf38.271Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for assignment
Ezequiel Carreracf-lf25.053Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Andy Dirkslf26.191Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Don Kellyrf32.170Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Designated for assignment
Daniel SchlerethP26.086Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+) for rehab
John LannanSP27.310Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Recalled from Syracuse (AAA)
Kurt Suzukic28.304Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Athletics to Nationals for David Freitas
Joe BlantonSP31.235Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Dodgers for future considerations
Carlos MaldonadoC33.212Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Designated for assignment
B.J. RosenbergRP26.320Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Frank GaileyP26.258-Released by Phillies
Frank GaileyP26.258Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Signed to minor league contract
Dylan OwenP26.022New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Lester OliverosP24.067Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Peter MoylanP33.244Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Activated from DL
Jeff HowellC29.124Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from DL
Jeff Baisley3B29.227-Released by White Sox
Koyie HillC33.147-Released by Nationals
Destin HoodRF22.122Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rob Segedin3B23.266New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jeffrey FarnhamC24.339New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
David FreitasC23.138Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Traded from Nationals to Athletics for Kurt Suzuki
James EwingIF25.280Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kurt YackoP24.347Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from DL
Kraig SittonP24.021Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brandon ErbeP24.222Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Activated from DL
JD ReichenbachP24.340Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Activated from DL
Justin DallesC23.216-Released by Orioles
Chris KissockP27.093-Released by Phillies
Jefry SierraCF22.109Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Activated from DL
Elliott BlairLF-CF24.182San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from DL
Gari PenaSS20.146Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)DL-7 Injured
Billy BurnsCF22.338Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
Ben Thomas1B23.061San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Suspended
Wes WilsonC22.350New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Activated from DL
Montreal RobertsonP22.045Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)DL-7 Injured
Jack DuffeyP20.107Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Activated from DL
Josh SlaatsP23.224Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)DL-7 Injured
Brian JerolomanC27.085Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Blue Jays (Rk) for rehab
Daniel ButlerC25.290Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Dewayne Wiserf34.160Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Jonathan TuckerCF29.032Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)
Seth BynumSS31.227Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Chris PettitLF27.353Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Jason Castroc25.046Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA) for rehab
Juan ApodacaC26.019Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Tyson GilliesCF23.276Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Zach WaltersSS22.332Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Adrian Morales3B23.258Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Ryan Wright2B22.243Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Jonathan SchwindC22.065Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.266St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Kelvin De LeonRF21.278New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Zachary VoightP21.342Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)
Saxon ButlerP22.084New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Christopher GraysonRF-LF22.322Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Jordan Walton22.143St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Adonis Garcia27.113New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Donnie JosephP24.276Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Nick RogersP24.306Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Ramon GarciaP27.277Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Alexis LaraP25.133San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Kyle HendricksP22.239Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Alex ColomeP23.215Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Jorge RondonP24.169St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Jesse HernandezP23.345Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Hudson RandallP21.315Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Brandon KayeP23.352Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Marcus StromanP21.094Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Corey KimesP22.093Minnesota TwinsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Zach OsborneP24.086Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Nolan SanburnOF21.013Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Chad RogersP23.000Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Zach SterlingP22.173Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Angel ReyesC21.284Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)
Luis MezaP22.021Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Raudel Lazo23.113Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Shane WatsonP 18.355Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Brian SanchesP33.360Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Chris DevenskiP21.263Houston AstrosLexington (A)Traded from White Sox to Astros as PTNBL in Brett Myers trade (July 22)
Jake CowanP24.034Signed by Grand Prairie (American)