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Games on 2012-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Baltimore Orioles6BoxZachary BrittonCarlos VillanuevaJim Johnson
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox4BoxJon LesterKelvin HerreraAndrew Bailey
Seattle Mariners8Chicago White Sox9BoxAddison ReedTom Wilhelmsen(none)
New York Yankees3Cleveland Indians1BoxCC SabathiaCody AllenRafael Soriano
Los Angeles Angels2Detroit Tigers1BoxZack GreinkeRick PorcelloGarrett Richards
Oakland Athletics5Tampa Bay Rays4BoxRyan CookJoel PeraltaGrant Balfour
Minnesota Twins0Texas Rangers8BoxMatt HarrisonSamuel Deduno(none)
San Diego Padres5Arizona Diamondbacks0BoxEric StultsPatrick Corbin(none)
Colorado Rockies3Chicago Cubs5BoxJames RussellMatt BelisleCarlos Marmol
St. Louis Cardinals8Cincinnati Reds5BoxJoe KellyMat LatosJason Motte
Miami Marlins4Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxJamey WrightNathan Eovaldi(none)
Houston Astros3New York Mets1BoxJordan LylesJonathon NieseWilton Lopez
Washington Nationals2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxKyle KendrickEdwin JacksonJonathan Papelbon
Milwaukee Brewers6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxMichael FiersWandy RodriguezKameron Loe
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants5BoxRyan VogelsongBen SheetsJavier Lopez

Standings as of 2012-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224New York Yankees1257154.568--6105119941-2230-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II372413.649
115Baltimore Orioles1257154.568--524576-5236-2635-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards372215.595
3610Tampa Bay Rays1266858.5403.55334597437-2731-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field362214.611
41225Boston Red Sox1265670.44415.56155872830-3726-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park361323.361
51327Toronto Blue Jays1255372.42418.0571602-3130-3123-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre372017.541
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox1246955.556--5915187339-2330-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field381622.421
247Detroit Tigers1256956.5520.55705432740-2329-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park371918.514
3813Kansas City Royals1246460.5165.0509558-4933-2631-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium38830.211
41021Cleveland Indians1255966.47210.5516649-13332-2827-38L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field37928.243
51429Minnesota Twins1254976.39220.5545650-10522-3927-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field371720.459
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Los Angeles Angels1266957.548--5965672933-2936-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim362016.556
2711Oakland Athletics1256659.5282.55064713537-2929-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum7-29-.286
3914Texas Rangers1256461.5124.564553710836-2728-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington37298.784
41124Seattle Mariners1265769.45212.0499494533-3024-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field361818.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1257451.592--54844210636-2438-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park372413.649
2615Atlanta Braves1266462.50810.55754958033-3231-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field36306.833
3716Miami Marlins1276364.49612.0477571-9433-2730-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park35629.171
4918New York Mets1266165.48413.5529572-4330-3331-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field361323.361
51020Philadelphia Phillies1266066.47614.5522551-2931-3329-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park362115.583
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1277552.591--5534827140-2435-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark352213.629
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1256659.5288.05205061433-2833-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park371324.351
3817St. Louis Cardinals1256263.49612.061849212637-2925-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III372611.703
41222Milwaukee Brewers1245866.46815.5569575-637-2921-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park382513.658
51528Chicago Cubs1245173.41122.5462562-10030-2921-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field381028.263
61630Houston Astros1264878.38126.5466650-18430-3218-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park36729.194
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133San Francisco Giants1267254.571--5445024238-2534-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park362214.611
249Los Angeles Dodgers1266957.5483.05084703832-3037-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium361719.472
31119Arizona Diamondbacks1266066.47612.05675293831-3129-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field362115.583
41323San Diego Padres1275968.46513.5483544-6131-3228-36W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park351718.486
51426Colorado Rockies1245470.43517.0585691-10630-3524-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field381028.263


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Keith CastilloC25.045Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Activated from DL
Logan KensingP30.052Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from DL
Gaspar SantiagoP22.335San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)Activated from DL
Ji-Man Choi1B-C21.097Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from DL
Duanel Jones3B19.105San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from DL
Jalen GoreeSS 19.070San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Activated from DL
Kyle WaldropRP26.301Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
CC SabathiaSP32.034New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Jesse ChavezP29.003Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Athletics for cash
Jim MillerRP30.118Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Tyson RossSP-RP25.124Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Luis Hernandezss28.059Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from Round Rock (AAA)
Michael Youngdh35.309Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave
Jose Bautistarf31.309Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Chad BeckRP27.219Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Brian Schneiderc35.271Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Daniel McCutchenP29.332Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Jordy Mercerss25.362Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Barret BrowningRP27.239St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Brandon DicksonRP27.294St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Recalled from Memphis (AAA)
Shaun MarcumSP30.253Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Yamaico Navarrolf24.298Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Frank HerrmannRP28.086Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Optioned to Columbus (AAA)
Matt Carsonrf31.054Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Hisanori TakahashiRP37.124Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Angels
Jeff Clement1b29.003Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)
Matt LaPortadh27.228Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Ryan Flaherty2b26.028Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Activated from DL
Tommy HunterSP26.052Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Brian MatuszRP25.194Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
J.C. RomeroRP36.081Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for assignment
David Ortizdh36.280Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Junichi TazawaRP26.079Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Leyson SeptimoRP27.048Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab
Alex CastellanosRF26.020Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Rubby De La RosaRP23.173Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Chad Tracy1b32.094Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract extension thru 2013
Jeremy HefnerSP-RP26.166New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Collin McHughSP25.066New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Steve Lerudc27.315Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from Reading (AA)
Josh SpenceP24.215San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Dale ThayerCL31.250San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave
Cesar JimenezP27.285Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from DL
David PauleyP29.068Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Suspended 50 games for drug of abuse
Jon LinkP28.154Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Matt ClarkLF-1B25.257San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Activated from DL
Sean WhiteP31.121Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from DL
Steven WrightP27.359Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from DL
Adam Abraham3B25.150Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from DL
Chris Balcom-MillerP23.174Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)DL-7 Injured
Chris ReedP22.096Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Activated from DL
Troy TulowitzkiSS27.318Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA) for rehab
Kevin Kouzmanoff3B31.030Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Josh ZeidP25.153Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from DL
Adam BaileyRF24.171Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Yordano VenturaP21.082Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from DL
Lay BatistaP23.020Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Strained right bicep
Jack LeathersichP22.041New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Rylan Sandoval2B25.014New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from DL
John TaylorP23.150Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
DJ DriggersOF 20.057Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Suspended 50 games for positive test of Drostanolone
Lance Berkman1b36.196St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Assigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab
Anthony GallasLF24.254Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Jhonatan Solanoc27.012Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk) for rehab
Ben KlineIF23.265Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)
Mark HaddowRF24.256Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Shannon WilkersonLF-CF24.035Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Torsten BossIF21.240Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Sean JamiesonSS23.175Oakland AthleticsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Sean JamiesonSS23.175Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Tyler TewellC21.038Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Austin CowenIF22.343Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Pedro FelicianoP35.364New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab
Edgar GonzalezSS-2B29.182Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
AJ BattistoP28.329Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Drew CarpenterRP27.098New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Kevin PucetasP27.270Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Santo ManzanilloP23.247Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Thad WeberP27.330San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Max PetersonP24.058Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Will HudginsP22.193Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Christopher HannaP20.170Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Justin EnnisP24.126Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Emmanuel De LeonP21.242Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Jeremy GigliottiP24.221San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Eswarlin JimenezP20.271Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jason WilsonP 22.018Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
David OttermanP 21.101Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Cesar Vargas20.238New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Jose Brazoban19.088Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Bill RhinehartRF27.275Released by Reds
Ross WilsonLF-2B23.288Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Injured
Stefan SabolC20.204New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)DL-7 Injured