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Games on 2012-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Los Angeles Angels9BoxZack GreinkeUbaldo JimenezErnesto Frieri
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles7BoxWei-Yin ChenJosh Beckett(none)
Oakland Athletics0Kansas City Royals5BoxJeremy GuthrieJarrod Parker(none)
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins4BoxDoug FisterBrian Duensing(none)
Texas Rangers0New York Yankees3BoxHiroki KurodaMatt Harrison(none)
Tampa Bay Rays2Seattle Mariners3BoxStephen PryorFernando Rodney(none)
Chicago White Sox3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJose QuintanaHenderson AlvarezAddison Reed
San Diego Padres0Atlanta Braves6BoxTim HudsonClayton Richard(none)
Houston Astros10Chicago Cubs1BoxLucas HarrellChris Volstad(none)
New York Mets0Cincinnati Reds3BoxJose ArredondoManny Acosta(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Colorado Rockies8BoxTyler ChatwoodRandy WolfRafael Betancourt
Philadelphia Phillies1Miami Marlins0BoxKyle KendrickJosh JohnsonJonathan Papelbon
Los Angeles Dodgers11Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxChad BillingsleyKevin Correia(none)
Washington Nationals1San Francisco Giants6BoxMadison BumgarnerJordan Zimmermann(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks2St. Louis Cardinals8BoxJoe KellyIan Kennedy(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1166650.569--57747110637-2129-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II462917.630
224Baltimore Orioles1166551.5601.0488531-4334-2531-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards462818.609
3510Tampa Bay Rays1166353.5433.04774344334-2529-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field462719.587
41123Boston Red Sox1175364.45313.55745393529-3424-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park451629.356
51225Toronto Blue Jays1165165.44015.0547554-728-2823-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre462224.478
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Chicago White Sox1156352.548--5404756535-2328-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field472225.468
249Detroit Tigers1176453.547--5415202136-2028-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park452421.533
3815Kansas City Royals1155956.5134.0480531-5129-2530-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium471334.277
41017Cleveland Indians1175958.5045.0497604-10732-2727-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field45936.200
51429Minnesota Twins1164769.40516.5523603-8022-3825-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field461927.413
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Texas Rangers1156154.530--5805077334-2427-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington473215.681
2712Los Angeles Angels1176255.530--5465064030-2732-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim452718.600
3914Oakland Athletics1155956.5132.04644412332-2827-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum17512.294
41326Seattle Mariners1185068.42412.5464474-1026-3024-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field442519.568
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1176948.590--51941610332-2237-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park452916.644
2613Atlanta Braves1166056.5178.55424608230-3030-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field463412.739
3716New York Mets1165957.5099.5506533-2730-2829-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field461531.326
4818Miami Marlins1175859.49611.0427526-9932-2726-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park451134.244
51020Philadelphia Phillies1165660.48312.5476508-3229-3027-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park462521.543
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1166848.586--4984247436-2132-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark462917.630
257Pittsburgh Pirates1166452.5524.04824622033-2531-27L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park461531.326
3919St. Louis Cardinals1165759.49111.057146410733-2524-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III463115.674
41324Milwaukee Brewers1155263.45215.5524536-1232-2720-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park473116.660
51427Chicago Cubs1154867.41719.5422516-9428-2920-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field471334.277
61630Houston Astros1184573.38124.0448595-14729-3016-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park441034.227
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246San Francisco Giants1176552.556--4974702736-2429-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park452916.644
135Los Angeles Dodgers1176552.556--4624332932-2633-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium452124.467
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1165462.46610.55264923428-2926-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field462719.587
41222San Diego Padres1185464.45811.5448505-5727-3027-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park442222.500
51528Colorado Rockies1144767.41216.5542658-11627-3320-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field481731.354


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Luke PutkonenP26.096Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Duane BelowRP26.272Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Brett Pill1b27.339San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Pablo Sandoval3b26.003San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike ZagurskiP29.199Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Outrighted to Reno (AAA)
Ralph HenriquezC25.129-Released by Mariners
Daniel SarriaP24.196San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyler Stubblefield3B24.269San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from DL
Stephen CarmonSS 22.176San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Activated from DL
Uber PazP21.102San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Chris RobinsonC28.094Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from DL
Josh Donaldson3b26.249Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Brandon Inge3b35.087Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Dislocated right shoulder
Garrett OlsonRP28.301New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Kelly Shoppachc32.107New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Traded from Red Sox to Mets for future considerations (Pedro Beato)
Trevor RosenthalRP22.077St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Andrew BaileyCL28.075Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Steve JohnsonRP-SP24.349Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Troy PattonRP26.345Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Roberto HernandezSP31.349Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Activated from restricted list
Josh TomlinRP27.299Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Justin Smoak1b25.252Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Koyie HillC33.158Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Jeff Mathisc29.136Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract extension thru 2014 (2015 option)
Yorvit TorrealbaC34.026Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Alex HinshawRP29.287San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Designated for assignment
Tom LayneRP27.285San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Contract purchased from San Antonio (AA)
Danny OteroP27.176San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Brad PennyRP34.082San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Right shoulder impingement
Takashi SaitoRP42.181Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Mike ZagurskiRP29.199Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Reno (AAA)
Mike Carp1b26.045Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)DL-15 Strained left groin muscle
Yuniesky Betancourt3b30.195-Released by Royals
Casey ColemanSP25.042Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Adams1B23.348St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bill MurphyP31.097Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Activated from DL
Evan CrawfordRP25.346Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Angel GuzmanP30.243Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brock Peterson3B28.268St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Shane LouxRP33.001San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
J.R. TowlesC28.185Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from DL
Dylan OwenP26.033New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Logan KensingP30.042Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jose Lopezdh28.264Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Bill BrayRP29.070Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA) for rehab
Ryan Flaherty2B26.018Baltimore OriolesBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab
Miguel SocolovichRP26.021Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Designated for assignment
Devin IvanyC30.018-Released by Nationals
Johnny HellwegP23.289Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Activated from DL
Chris ReedP22.086Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Mangini1B26.236Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Justice FrenchP23.012Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Injured
Egan SmithP23.151Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Duanel Jones3B19.095San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Bobby HansenP22.240Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Wirkin EstevezP20.152Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
Drew PermisonP23.171Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Transferred to 60-day DL
Michael Cuddyerrf33.140Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Justin Toole2B25.338Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Carlos RojasSS-3B28.216Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Ryan Flaherty2B26.018Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA) for rehab
Bobby CoyleLF23.161Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Matt MarquisLF22.173Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Anthony RendonSS22.069Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Luis SanzC24.269Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Juan Diazss23.245Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Brenden WebbRF22.171Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Brenden WebbRF22.171Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Jerome Pena2B23.281Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Chris O'DowdC21.314San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Mike ZuninoC21.142Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Kevan SmithC24.047Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Kevan SmithC24.047Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Cameron FlynnOF-P22.171Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Jeremy RodriguezC22.349San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Matt Skole3B23.015Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Kelly CrossC20.146Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Khayyan Norfork2B23.207Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Jesus Aguilar1B22.045Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Ruben Sosa2B-CF21.325Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Andrew DouglasLF-3B23.079Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Yasiel PuigOF21.250Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+)
Guillermo MotaP39.020San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk) for rehab
Scott SwinsonP24.156Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Brandon KintzlerRP28.013Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Scott ElbertRP27.001Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA) for rehab
Jaime GarciaP26.037St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab
Kyle GibsonP24.296Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Brandon WorkmanP24.001Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Chris WilkesP22.322San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
John LambP22.035Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)
Phil KleinP23.106Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Jordan ConleyP26.026Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Mitch LambsonP22.025Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Erik JohnsonP22.227Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Dylan BundyP19.272Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Tayron GuerreroP21.217San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Lucas GiolitoP 18.031Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Brian FuentesP37.005St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Placed on restricted list