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Games on 2012-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1Baltimore Orioles3BoxChris TillmanJason VargasJim Johnson
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox9BoxAaron CookYu Darvish(none)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox4BoxChris SaleLuis MendozaAddison Reed
Minnesota Twins14Cleveland Indians3BoxScott DiamondZach McAllister(none)
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers7BoxJustin VerlanderIvan Nova(none)
Los Angeles Angels4Oakland Athletics0BoxJered WeaverJarrod Parker(none)
Washington Nationals5Houston Astros4BoxCraig StammenWilton Lopez(none)
Colorado Rockies2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxAdam OttavinoChris CapuanoRafael Betancourt
Cincinnati Reds3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxYovani GallardoBronson ArroyoJohn Axford
Atlanta Braves6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxBen SheetsVance Worley(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxErik BedardWade Miley(none)
Chicago Cubs0San Diego Padres2BoxEric StultsTravis WoodHuston Street
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxJake WestbrookMatt Cain(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1086147.565--5234368735-2126-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II543420.630
247Baltimore Orioles1096049.5501.5447502-5529-2331-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards533320.623
3712Tampa Bay Rays1085751.5284.04344151931-2526-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field543321.611
41122Boston Red Sox1105060.45512.05395033628-3322-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park521933.365
51223Toronto Blue Jays1084959.45412.0522513926-2523-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre542430.444
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Chicago White Sox1086048.556--5144486633-2027-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field542529.463
236Detroit Tigers1096049.5500.55034742934-1926-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park532825.528
3916Cleveland Indians1095554.5055.5461562-10129-2426-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field531340.245
41018Kansas City Royals1085454.5006.0449511-6228-2526-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium541836.333
51428Minnesota Twins1094465.40416.5490558-6820-3524-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field532231.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Texas Rangers1085850.537--5504747632-2326-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington543519.648
2611Los Angeles Angels1105951.536--5124595328-2431-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim523022.577
3814Oakland Athletics1095752.5231.54304062431-2726-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum23716.304
41326Seattle Mariners1114764.42312.5435440-525-2922-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field512823.549
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1096445.587--4733908332-2232-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park533419.642
3613New York Mets1095752.5237.0489494-528-2429-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field531736.321
2715Atlanta Braves1095752.5237.05054386729-2928-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field533716.698
4817Miami Marlins1095554.5059.0400500-10031-2324-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park531439.264
51121Philadelphia Phillies1095059.45914.0450484-3425-2925-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park533122.585
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1096544.596--4724036935-2130-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark533221.604
233Pittsburgh Pirates1086246.5742.54454054031-1931-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park541737.315
3919St. Louis Cardinals1095455.49511.054643011631-2323-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III533419.642
41224Milwaukee Brewers1084959.45415.5493503-1030-2719-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park543420.630
51427Chicago Cubs1074562.42119.0395476-8125-2620-36L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field551639.291
61630Houston Astros1104268.38223.5419562-14327-2615-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park521339.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Los Angeles Dodgers1106050.545--4264131331-2529-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium522626.500
259San Francisco Giants1095950.5410.54514381332-2327-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park533518.660
31020Arizona Diamondbacks1095257.4777.54894513827-2725-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field532924.547
41325San Diego Padres1114863.43212.5416475-5925-3023-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park512823.549
51529Colorado Rockies1074364.40215.5506621-11525-3318-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field552134.382


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Lyle Overbay1B35.190-Released by Diamondbacks
Danny Worth2b26.310Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Erasmo RamirezP22.096Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from DL and Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jesse ChavezP28.351Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Designated for assignment
Nick HundleyC28.333San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Activated from DL
Jadd SchmeltzerP23.222Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Activated from DL
Pedro ViolaP29.038Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from DL
Kirk Nieuwenhuiscf24.365New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Steven Tollesonlf28.279Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Broken right index finger
Ari RonickP26.134San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from DL
Javier SolanoP22.128Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Suspended
Jonathan GarciaRF20.269Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Reinstated from suspension
Jose TrinidadP25.024Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from DL
Matthew TaylorP21.127Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)DL-7 Injured
Jalen GoreeSS 19.052San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Nik BalogIF22.296Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Erick Aybarss28.205Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Andrew Rominess26.225Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Jean Segurass22.142Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Huntsville (AA)
Tony Gwynnlf29.306Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Designated for assignment
Jerry Sandsrf24.313Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Mark DeRosarf37.185Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Left abdominal strain
Cesar Izturisss32.178Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Brewers
Atahualpa SeverinoP27.273Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Designated for assignment
Hector Luna3B30.186Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Raul ValdesRP34.252Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Todd Helton1b38.351Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Torn labrum, right hip
Chris Nelson3b26.337Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Henry Blancoc40.343Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Sprained left thumb
Wil Nievesc34.315Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Rockies by Diamondbacks
Will Rhymes2b29.127Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Optioned to Durham (AAA)
Fabio Martinez MesaP22.281Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Claimed off waivers from Angels
Jesse ChavezRP28.351Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Outrighted to Las Vegas (AAA)
Carlos MaldonadoC33.215Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Outrighted to Syracuse (AAA)
Jose MijaresRP27.281San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Royals
Francisley BuenoRP31.154Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Juan CruzP33.295Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA) for rehab
Bill MurphyP31.089Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Enerio Del RosarioRP26.294Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jason CastroC25.049Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Jesus ValdezRF27.277Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Daniel MoskosP26.100Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Zack Cox3B23.089Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from DL
Erick AbreuP28.363Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brett JacobsonP25.270-Released by Twins
Brett JacobsonP25.270Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Ryan BuchP24.272Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Activated from DL
Ji-Man Choi1B-C21.079Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Jamal AustinCF21.345Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from DL
Nick AvilaP23.342Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from DL
Ethan ColeP22.283St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Activated from DL
Kevin Moesquit2B21.047Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler Stubblefield3B24.261San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Miguel PenaP21.286Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Activated from DL
Bobby BrosnahanP23.065Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Activated from DL
River StevensIF 20.209San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Activated from temporary inactive list
Alfredo UnzueP26.355Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Derrick MitchellCF25.213Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Isaias VelasquezCF24.032Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)
CJ NitkowskiP39.150New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Matt PackerP24.344Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Mark LoweRP29.060Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Adam RussellP29.114Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Juan GutierrezP29.023Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
David BrombergP24.327Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA)
Anthony SlamaP28.213Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Joe YermalP23.344Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Ross SeatonP22.322Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jake BuchananP22.316Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Zack WheelerP22.068New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Kevin GausmanP21.212Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Cody KukukP19.118Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Lance McCullersP 18.308Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Luis PerdomoP19.089St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk)