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Games on 2012-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners7Baltimore Orioles8BoxDarren O'DayShawn Kelley(none)
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox3BoxRyan DempsterJon LesterJoe Nathan
Kansas City Royals5Chicago White Sox2BoxBruce ChenJake PeavyGreg Holland
Minnesota Twins7Cleveland Indians5BoxTyler RobertsonChris PerezGlen Perkins
New York Yankees5Detroit Tigers6BoxRick PorcelloPhil HughesJose Valverde
Los Angeles Angels4Oakland Athletics10BoxBartolo ColonC.J. Wilson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJames ShieldsJ.A. HappFernando Rodney
Washington Nationals3Houston Astros2BoxDrew StorenMickey StoreyTyler Clippard
Colorado Rockies3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJosh RoenickeAaron HarangRafael Betancourt
Cincinnati Reds1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMichael FiersJohnny CuetoJim Henderson
Miami Marlins4New York Mets2BoxCarlos ZambranoJonathon NieseSteve Cishek
Atlanta Braves0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCole HamelsMike Minor(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks10Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBrad ZieglerJason Grilli(none)
Chicago Cubs4San Diego Padres7BoxRoss OhlendorfBrooks RaleyHuston Street
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBarry ZitoLance LynnJeremy Affeldt

Standings as of 2012-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1096148.560--5284428635-2126-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II533419.642
236Baltimore Orioles1106149.5550.5455509-5430-2331-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards523220.615
3712Tampa Bay Rays1095851.5323.04384162232-2526-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field533221.604
41123Boston Red Sox1115061.45012.05425093328-3422-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park511932.373
51224Toronto Blue Jays1094960.45012.0523517626-2523-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre532429.453
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Detroit Tigers1106149.555--5094793035-1926-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park522725.519
247Chicago White Sox1096049.5500.55164536333-2127-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field532528.472
3917Kansas City Royals1095554.5055.5454513-5928-2527-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium531736.321
41018Cleveland Indians1105555.5006.0466569-10329-2526-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field521339.250
51428Minnesota Twins1104565.40916.0497563-6620-3525-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field522131.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Texas Rangers1095950.541--5564777932-2327-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington533419.642
2610Los Angeles Angels1116051.541--5164694728-2432-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim512922.569
3815Oakland Athletics1105753.5182.54404103031-2826-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum22715.318
41326Seattle Mariners1124765.42013.5442448-625-2922-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field502822.560
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1106545.591--4763928432-2233-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park523319.635
3714New York Mets1105753.5188.0491498-728-2529-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field521735.327
2613Atlanta Braves1105753.5188.05054416429-2928-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field523715.712
4816Miami Marlins1105654.5099.0404502-9831-2325-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park521339.250
51121Philadelphia Phillies1105159.46414.0453484-3126-2925-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park523022.577
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1106545.591--4734066735-2130-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark523220.615
233Pittsburgh Pirates1096346.5781.54494153432-1931-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park531637.302
3919St. Louis Cardinals1105456.49111.054843411431-2423-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III523418.654
41222Milwaukee Brewers1095059.45914.5496504-831-2719-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park533320.623
51427Chicago Cubs1084563.41719.0399483-8425-2620-37L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field541638.296
61630Houston Astros1114269.37823.5421565-14427-2715-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park511338.255
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148San Francisco Giants1106050.545--4554401532-2328-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park523418.654
2511Los Angeles Dodgers1116051.5410.54274161131-2629-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium512625.510
31020Arizona Diamondbacks1105258.4738.04994554427-2725-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field522923.558
41325San Diego Padres1124963.43812.0423479-5626-3023-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park502723.540
51529Colorado Rockies1084464.40715.0509622-11325-3319-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field542034.370


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Evan Longoria3b26.304Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Matt GarzaSP28.270Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Stress reaction, right elbow
Drew Sutton2b29.038Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Outrighted to Indianapolis (AAA)
Brooks RaleySP24.039Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA)
Donnie Murphy3b29.150Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Left hamstring strain
Giancarlo Stantonrf22.272Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Frank HerrmannRP28.069Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Jose Lopezdh-3b28.257Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for assignment
Pedro FigueroaRP26.257Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Cliff Pennington2b28.053Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Juan AbreuP27.121Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Designated for assignment
Brandon Barnescf26.084Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Jordan Schafercf25.337Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder separation
Dillon GeeP26.101New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Garrett OlsonRP28.294New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)
Elvin RamirezRP24.302New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Kip WellsSP35.108San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Outrighted to Tucson (AAA)
Shane LouxRP32.360San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Neck strain
Brooks Conrad2b32.204Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Designated for assignment
Andy GonzalezSS-3B30.235Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Marc KraussRF-LF24.307Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Taylor KrickC24.129Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Shawn Bowman3B27.241Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Assigned to New Orleans (AAA)
Jeff HowellC29.128Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
James SkeltonC26.283Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Brian JerolomanC27.089Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Brandon ShortCF-LF23.332Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)
John RuettigerCF22.320Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Anthony RendonSS22.062Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Brock Holt2B24.057Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jarrod Parks3B24.075Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Chris ElderRF-LF24.033Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.270Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Yadil MujicaSS-3B27.218New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ashley GraeterIF22.308Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)
Bryan Nicholson1B22.280San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Drew NaylorP26.068Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Sandy RosarioRP26.350Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Andres SantiagoP22.285Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Trey HaleyP22.047Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Tim MelvilleP22.302Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)
Danny MirandaP21.347St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Heath HembreeP23.206San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Madison YounginerP21.277Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
James CampbellP20.322Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Braden ShullP19.091Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Austin FairchildP 18.135Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Royals (Rk)
Christian ColonSS23.085Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)