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Monday August 13,2012This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.



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Games on 2012-08-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Los Angeles Angels2BoxJustin MastersonC.J. WilsonChris Perez
Detroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins9BoxSamuel DedunoAnibal Sanchez(none)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees8BoxDavid PhelpsRyan DempsterDerek Lowe
Tampa Bay Rays4Seattle Mariners1BoxAlex CobbBlake BeavanFernando Rodney
Chicago White Sox2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxSteve DelabarLeyson Septimo(none)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves1BoxEric StultsMike MinorDale Thayer
Houston Astros1Chicago Cubs7BoxJeff SamardzijaArmando Galarraga(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Colorado Rockies9BoxJeff FrancisMichael Fiers(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Miami Marlins0BoxCole HamelsNathan Eovaldi(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxAaron HarangJeff KarstensKenley Jansen
Washington Nationals14San Francisco Giants2BoxGio GonzalezRyan Vogelsong(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-13

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1156550.565--57447110336-2129-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II473017.638
225Baltimore Orioles1156451.5571.0481530-4933-2531-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards472918.617
338Tampa Bay Rays1156352.5482.04754314434-2529-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field472720.574
41123Boston Red Sox1165363.45712.55735324129-3424-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park461630.348
51225Toronto Blue Jays1155164.44314.0545551-628-2723-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre472225.468
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Chicago White Sox1146252.544--5374736435-2327-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field482325.479
2510Detroit Tigers1166353.543--5335161736-2027-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park462521.543
3916Kansas City Royals1145856.5094.0475531-5628-2530-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium481434.292
41017Cleveland Indians1165957.5094.0491595-10432-2727-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field46937.196
51428Minnesota Twins1154768.40915.5519595-7622-3725-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field471928.404
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Texas Rangers1146153.535--5805047634-2427-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington483216.667
2712Los Angeles Angels1166155.5261.05375003729-2732-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim462818.609
3813Oakland Athletics1145955.5182.04644362832-2827-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum18513.278
41327Seattle Mariners1174968.41913.5461472-1125-3024-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field452619.578
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1166947.595--51841010832-2237-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park462917.630
2714Atlanta Braves1155956.5139.55364607629-3030-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field473512.745
3615New York Mets1155956.5139.5506530-2430-2829-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field471532.319
4818Miami Marlins1165858.50011.0427525-9832-2626-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park461135.239
51020Philadelphia Phillies1155560.47813.5475508-3329-3026-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park472621.553
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1156748.583--4954247135-2132-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark473017.638
234Pittsburgh Pirates1156451.5573.04824513133-2431-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park471532.319
3919St. Louis Cardinals1155659.48711.056346210132-2524-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III473215.681
41324Milwaukee Brewers1145262.45614.5518528-1032-2720-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park483117.646
51426Chicago Cubs1144866.42118.5421506-8528-2820-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field481335.271
61630Houston Astros1174473.37624.0438594-15629-3015-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park451134.244
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246San Francisco Giants1166452.552--4914692235-2429-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park463016.652
157Los Angeles Dodgers1166452.552--4514331832-2632-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium462224.478
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1155461.4709.55244844028-2926-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field472720.574
41222San Diego Padres1175463.46210.5448499-5127-3027-33W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park452223.489
51529Colorado Rockies1134667.40716.5534652-11826-3320-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field491831.367

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Bobby AbreuDH38.155Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Sprained right ankle
Bill RhinehartRF27.264Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Zechry ZinicolaP27.164Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Activated from DL
Christian BethancourtC20.346Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)DL-7 Fractured left hand
Kyle BellamyP24.293Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Patrick KeatingP25.065Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from DL
Kiel Roling1B25.202Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Activated from DL
Jon Michael ReddingP24.271Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Pat DeanP23.080Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chris SquiresP24.137Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from DL
Dallas GallantP23.200Minnesota TwinsBeloit (A)DL-7 Injured
Cole JohnsonP23.311Minnesota TwinsBeloit (A)Activated from DL
Rodney DaalC18.143San Diego PadresEugene (A-)DL-7 Injured
Andrew CainOF-P22.142San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Activated from DL
Michael QuesadaC-LF22.193Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Suspended
Carl PavanoP36.218Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to GCL Twins (Rk) for rehab
Jeff Bianchi2B-SS25.312Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Mark RogersSP26.195Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave
Tsuyoshi Nishioka2b28.017Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Trevor Plouffe3b26.059Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Activated from DL
Ryota IgarashiRP33.077New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Derek LoweRP39.073New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract
Hector Lunalf30.193Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Nate Schierholtzcf28.180Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Fractured big right toe
Donnie VealRP27.329Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Sandy RosarioP26.356Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brett TomkoP39.128Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Signed to minor league contract
J.C. RomeroRP36.070Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Indians to Orioles for Carlos Rojas
Carlos RojasSS-3B28.215Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Traded from Orioles to Indians for J.C. Romero
Rich HillP32.155Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to GCL Red Sox (Rk) for rehab
Mike BowdenRP25.338Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Contract purchased from Iowa (AAA)
Brooks RaleySP24.045Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Ian Stewart3B27.130Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jerry Hairston3b36.076Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left hip inflammation
Elian Herreralf27.193Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Scott RichmondP32.349Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Outrighted to Las Vegas (AAA)
Ramiro PenaSS27.026New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Outrighted to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Johan RodriguezLF-2B21.278Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Chris JakubauskasP33.234Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Paul PhillipsC35.120Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Mike McDade1B23.097Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jimmy Gallagher1B26.344Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chris Marrero1B24.042Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Activated from DL
Mitch AtkinsP26.316Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bryan AugensteinP26.033Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Manuel Mayorson2B29.156Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Austin Bibens-DirkxP27.106-Released by Nationals
Tug Hulett3B29.166Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Oblique strain
Ricky OrtaP27.280-Released by Yankees
Nevin GriffithP23.143-Released by White Sox
Josh ZeidP25.142Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jason HagertyC24.335San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from DL
Erick AbreuP29.004Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from DL
Tyler YbarraP22.245Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Kevin Moesquit2B21.054Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from DL
Alex YarbroughIF21.010Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Charlie LowellP21.292Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Brad MinceyP23.247Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Fred LewisP25.240New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Tony PenaP30.216Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Signed to minor league contract
Kelvin Castro2B-SS24.243New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Nick Van StrattenRF27.083Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Jordan Kreke2B25.084Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Gustavo NunezSS24.187Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk) for rehab
Chris Peters2B-SS23.227Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Brenden WebbRF22.170Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Brenden WebbRF22.170Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jerome Pena2B23.280Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Chris BurkeP-IF22.109San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Luis AlvarezC22.166Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Rudy FloresIF-OF21.244Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Ruben Sosa2B-CF21.324Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Cristian MorontaC22.251Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Courtney HawkinsOF 18.274Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Alexi ColonOF 22.307San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Cesar JimenezP27.274Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk) for rehab
Seth McClungP31.187Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Justin MarksP24.214Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Scott GorgenP25.198St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA)
Eric BeaulacP25.273Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Andrew HeaneyP21.069Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Mitch LambsonP22.024Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Rubby De La RosaP23.162Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk) for rehab
Christopher HannaP20.159Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Christopher HannaP20.159Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Zack HardoinP24.033Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Richie MascheriP-OF23.006New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Kody Hinze1B25.015Released by Astros
Zach Babitt2B22.346Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)DL-60 Injured