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Games on 2012-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox6BoxFranklin MoralesNick BlackburnAlfredo Aceves
Los Angeles Angels2Chicago White Sox4BoxNate JonesJason IsringhausenAddison Reed
Cleveland Indians8Detroit Tigers10BoxDarin DownsChris Perez(none)
Texas Rangers6Kansas City Royals7BoxGreg HollandMichael Kirkman(none)
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees6BoxFreddy GarciaHisashi Iwakuma(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Oakland Athletics5BoxAaron LaffeyTom MiloneCasey Janssen
Baltimore Orioles1Tampa Bay Rays0BoxLuis AyalaJoel PeraltaJim Johnson
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves6BoxJonny VentersBud Norris(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds2BoxA.J. BurnettHomer BaileyJoel Hanrahan
San Francisco Giants8Colorado Rockies3BoxTim LincecumTyler Chatwood(none)
Chicago Cubs6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxKenley JansenShawn Camp(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJonathan PapelbonJosh Collmenter(none)
New York Mets3San Diego Padres7BoxJason MarquisMatt Harvey(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxKyle LohseMarco EstradaJason Motte
Miami Marlins1Washington Nationals4BoxStephen StrasburgRicky NolascoDrew Storen

Standings as of 2012-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1076146.570--5214299235-2126-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II553421.618
247Baltimore Orioles1085949.5462.5444501-5728-2331-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards543420.630
3712Tampa Bay Rays1085751.5284.54344151931-2526-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field543321.611
41122Toronto Blue Jays1084959.45412.5522513926-2523-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre542430.444
51223Boston Red Sox1094960.45013.05305012927-3322-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park532033.377
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox1075948.551--5104466432-2027-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field552629.473
239Detroit Tigers1085949.5460.54964722433-1926-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park542925.537
3916Kansas City Royals1075453.5055.0447507-6028-2526-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium551837.327
41018Cleveland Indians1085454.5005.5458548-9028-2426-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field541440.259
51428Minnesota Twins1084464.40715.5476555-7920-3524-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field542232.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Texas Rangers1075849.542--5484658332-2326-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington553520.636
2611Los Angeles Angels1095851.5321.05084594928-2430-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim533122.585
3813Oakland Athletics1085751.5281.54304022831-2626-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum24717.292
41326Seattle Mariners1104763.42712.5434437-325-2922-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field522824.538
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1086345.583--4683868232-2231-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park543519.648
2614New York Mets1095752.5236.5489494-528-2429-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field531736.321
3715Atlanta Braves1085652.5197.04994376229-2927-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field543816.704
4817Miami Marlins1095554.5058.5400500-10031-2324-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park531439.264
51121Philadelphia Phillies1085058.46313.0449478-2925-2825-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park543123.574
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1086543.602--4693977235-2130-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark543222.593
234Pittsburgh Pirates1076146.5703.54414053630-1931-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park551837.327
3919St. Louis Cardinals1085355.49112.053842811030-2323-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III543519.648
41224Milwaukee Brewers1074859.44916.5487500-1329-2719-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park553520.636
51427Chicago Cubs1064561.42519.0395474-7925-2620-35L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field561640.286
61630Houston Astros1094267.38523.5415557-14227-2515-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park531340.245
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Los Angeles Dodgers1096049.550--4264111531-2429-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium532627.491
258San Francisco Giants1085949.5460.54494301932-2327-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park543519.648
31020Arizona Diamondbacks1085256.4817.54894474227-2725-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field542925.537
41325San Diego Padres1104763.42713.5414475-6124-3023-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park522923.558
51529Colorado Rockies1064264.39616.5504621-11725-3317-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field562234.393


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jeremy AccardoRP30.240Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for assignment
Chris SeddonRP28.297Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA)
Endy Chavezlf34.179Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for assignment
Nate McLouthlf30.281Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Travis Hafnerdh35.063Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Vinny Rottinolf32.120Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Optioned to Columbus (AAA)
Stephen FifeSP25.305Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Sandy Leonc23.145Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Optioned to Syracuse (AAA)
Michael Cuddyerrf33.131Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Strained right oblique
Edgmer EscalonaRP25.303Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Christian FriedrichSP25.028Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Stress fracture in lower back
Matt McBride1b27.074Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Emilio Bonifacio2b27.104Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left thumb
Nick Green3b-2b33.329Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA)
Evan ReedP26.217Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jake Fox1B-C30.016Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Beamer WeemsSS25.008San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Activated from DL
Rodrigo LopezP36.235Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Right shoulder straing
Cole GarnerLF-RF27.233New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Tony Thomas2B26.026Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)DL-7 Right calf strain
P.J. WaltersP27.146Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Ryan FlanneryP26.211New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Left knee bursitis
Josh RomanskiP25.291New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
Jason UrquidezP29.327Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Lendy CastilloP23.119Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab
Jordan Kreke2B25.076Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Andy Simunic2B-RF26.363Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from DL
Joey Wong3B-SS24.115Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Activated from DL
Mark Tracy1B24.217Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)DL-7 Injured
Carlos LugoC22.258-Released by Angels
Marcus SemienSS21.322Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from DL
Steven Souza1B23.103Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cesar PuelloRF-CF21.126New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from DL
Jose MojicaSS23.222New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joe Bonfe1B24.221New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Toby DeMelloC22.214Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Carlos Willoughby2B23.266San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from DL
Joel De La CruzP23.057New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Walker Gourley2B-3B21.038Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Activated from DL
Gavi NivarLF-CF22.323Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)DL-7 Injured
Geoff RowanC22.279Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)DL-7 Injured
David RollinsP22.227Houston AstrosLexington (A)Activated from DL
Jeff Bakerrf-3b31.045Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Traded from Cubs to Tigers for 2 PTBNL
Ryan Raburnlf31.110Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right thumb
Danny Worth2b26.309Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Pedro FigueroaRP26.255Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
AJ GriffinSP24.190Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained right shoulder
Evan ScribnerRP27.017Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Michael Taylorrf26.229Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Tony Campanalf26.067Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Brett Jacksoncf24.003Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA)
Josh Vitters3b22.343Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Mike Fontenot3b32.057-Released by Phillies
Cory BurnsRP24.301San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Miles MikolasRP23.347San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Tyler ChatwoodSP22.232Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Tulsa (AA)
Jonathan SanchezSP29.259Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Left biceps tendinitis
Danny Valencia3b27.320Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Traded from Twins to Red Sox for Jeremias Pineda
Jesse ChavezRP28.350Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Chad JenkinsSP-RP24.227Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from New Hampshire (AA)
Johan SantanaSP33.145New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-) for rehab
Eric JungeP35.212Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Yuniesky Betancourt3b30.186Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Designated for assignment
Tony Abreu2b27.265Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA)
Tsuyoshi Nishioka2b28.009Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Jamie JohnsonCF25.101Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Zelous Wheeler3B25.201Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Luis SanzC24.260Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
DJ JarradP23.171Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
David VillasusoC22.217Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Cody Gabella2B20.244San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Bob StumpoC25.019Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Roberto ReyesRF23.087St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Hirotoshi OnakaLF-RF24.025Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Felipe BlancoSS18.239San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Tim SaundersSS 22.080Chicago CubsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Eric JungeP35.212Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Nick MassetP30.080Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Joshua FieldsP26.351Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Roberto HernandezP31.340Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Zach ClarkP29.025Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Andrew BaileyP28.066Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Garrett MockP29.102Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Pat EganP27.284Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Justin MarksP24.206Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Patrick KeatingP25.057Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Matt WickswatP26.001Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Mike BlazekP23.142St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Adam SmithP22.233New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Nick BucciP22.020Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Collin CargillP24.304Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Danny SalazarP22.206Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Jeff IbarraP24.353San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Will LocanteP22.184Arizona DiamondbacksYakima (A-)Assigned to Yakima (A-)
Jeff JohnsonP22.177Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Wilson EusebioP23.350Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
CJ RiefenhauserP22.187Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Daniel PetittiC24.085Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Martin AgostaP21.120San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)
Aaron SookeeP21.061Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Zach FowlerP23.159Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Euclides LeyerP19.220Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Joe Karlik23.114Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Anderson Gerdel19.136St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Jack CustDH33.201Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Xavier Nady1B33.264San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Jake Opitz3B-1B26.008Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Ray KrumlRF-CF27.000St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Jeremias PinedaCF21.262Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Traded from Red Sox to Twins for Danny Valencia
Raudel Lazo23.115Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
David RodriguezC16.162Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Venezuela)