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Games on 2012-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Los Angeles Angels1BoxJason VargasJered WeaverTom Wilhelmsen
Kansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles5BoxLuis AyalaBruce ChenJim Johnson
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox7BoxChris SaleBartolo Colon(none)
Boston Red Sox14Cleveland Indians1BoxJon LesterCorey Kluber(none)
Tampa Bay Rays7Minnesota Twins3BoxKyle FarnsworthAlex BurnettFernando Rodney
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers8BoxYu DarvishRick Porcello(none)
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays10BoxJ.A. HappPhil HughesCasey Janssen
Washington Nationals4Arizona Diamondbacks7BoxPatrick CorbinRoss DetwilerJ.J. Putz
Cincinnati Reds3Chicago Cubs0BoxJohnny CuetoBrooks RaleyAroldis Chapman
Milwaukee Brewers5Houston Astros3BoxYovani GallardoJordan LylesKameron Loe
Los Angeles Dodgers5Miami Marlins0BoxChris CapuanoWade LeBlanc(none)
Atlanta Braves5New York Mets6BoxJonathon NieseBen SheetsJon Rauch
St. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies8BoxJeremy HorstBarret Browning(none)
San Diego Padres5Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxErik BedardRoss Ohlendorf(none)
Colorado Rockies6San Francisco Giants9BoxClay HensleyMatt Belisle(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1146450.561--5664699735-2129-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II483117.646
225Baltimore Orioles1156451.5570.5481530-4933-2531-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards472918.617
3510Tampa Bay Rays1146252.5442.04714304134-2528-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field482820.583
41124Boston Red Sox1165363.45712.05735324129-3424-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park461630.348
51225Toronto Blue Jays1145064.43914.0542549-727-2723-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre482325.479
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox1136251.549--5354706535-2327-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field492326.469
248Detroit Tigers1156352.548--5305072336-2027-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park472522.532
3916Kansas City Royals1145856.5094.5475531-5628-2530-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium481434.292
41018Cleveland Indians1155857.5045.0485593-10832-2726-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field471037.213
51428Minnesota Twins1144668.40416.5510592-8221-3725-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field482028.417
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Texas Rangers1136152.540--5784968234-2427-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington493217.653
2712Los Angeles Angels1156154.5301.05354944129-2632-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim472819.596
3813Oakland Athletics1145955.5182.54644362832-2827-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum18513.278
41326Seattle Mariners1164967.42213.5460468-825-2924-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field462620.565
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1156946.600--5044089632-2237-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park472918.617
2614Atlanta Braves1145955.5189.55354567929-2930-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field483513.729
3715New York Mets1155956.51310.0506530-2430-2829-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field471532.319
4817Miami Marlins1155857.50411.0427521-9432-2526-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park471136.234
51020Philadelphia Phillies1145460.47414.5471508-3729-3025-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park482721.563
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1156748.583--4954247135-2132-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark473017.638
234Pittsburgh Pirates1146450.5612.54784463233-2331-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park481533.313
3919St. Louis Cardinals1155659.48711.056346210132-2524-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III473215.681
41222Milwaukee Brewers1135261.46014.0512519-732-2720-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park493118.633
51427Chicago Cubs1134766.41619.0414505-9127-2820-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field491435.286
61630Houston Astros1164472.37923.5437587-15029-3015-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park461135.239
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
257San Francisco Giants1156352.548--4894553434-2429-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park473116.660
149Los Angeles Dodgers1156352.548--4464291732-2631-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium472324.489
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1155461.4709.05244844028-2926-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field472720.574
41323San Diego Padres1165363.45710.5444498-5427-3026-33W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park462323.500
51529Colorado Rockies1124567.40216.5525646-12125-3320-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field501931.380


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
CC SabathiaSP32.022New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow soreness
Ryota IgarashiRP33.076New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Will Middlebrooks3b23.337Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Broken right wrist
Danny Valencia3b27.327Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Luis Martinezc27.131Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Recalled from Round Rock (AAA)
Mike Napolic30.285Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)DL-15 Strained left quadriceps
Garrett OlsonRP28.299New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for assignment
Johan SantanaSP33.152New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Cory BurnsRP24.308San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Huston StreetRP29.010San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Strained left calf
Willie Bloomquist2b34.258Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Lower back stiffness
Jake Elmoress25.058Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Reno (AAA)
Bryan ShawRP24.278Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Mike ZagurskiRP29.197Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for assignment
John GastP23.177St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Daniel MoskosP26.106Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Dylan OwenP26.031New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Activated from DL
Yordano VenturaP21.070Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Steve DomecusC25.044Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)DL-7 Strained right shoulder
Max StassiC21.150Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Travis MillerP22.150St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from DL
Kyle PetterP22.129Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Injured
Jason McEachernP21.304Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Jason McEachernP21.304Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Jackson ValeraC20.126New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Activated from DL
Juan CruzRP33.301Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from DL
Jared HughesRP27.039Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jose Lopezdh-3b28.262-Released by Indians
Robinzon DiazC28.328Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Alberto Gonzalezss29.116Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Outrighted to Round Rock (AAA)
Tommy HansonSP25.349Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Atahualpa SeverinoP27.279Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Outrighted to Syracuse (AAA)
Brett Hayesc28.181Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Mark KotsayLF36.254San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract extension thru 2013 ($1.3m)
Miguel SocolovichRP26.019Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Jordan Dankslf26.005Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Optioned to Charlotte (AAA)
Jason Castroc25.055Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Carlos Corporanc28.218Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Rob Brantlyc23.029Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA)
Robinzon DiazC28.328Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA)
Brian BocockSS27.156Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Nate Samson2B24.359Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Colin Walsh3B-LF22.320St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Activated from DL
Keith WermanIF-C22.315Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Diomedes LopezC23.194Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Henry Moreno1B23.067Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Roberto ReyesC22.011Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)
Shay CrawfordP24.244Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Jo-Jo ReyesP27.265Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)Assigned to State College (A-)
Erik DavisP25.308Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Aaron MeadeP24.102Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Seth SimmonsP24.059Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Madison YounginerP21.282Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Mike McCarthyP24.268Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Chris FranklinP24.276San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Harold GuerreroP22.083Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)
Yoanner NegrinP28.105Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)
Chipper SmithP 22.202Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Keive Rojas19.167Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Jose MojicaSS23.229New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from DL