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Games on 2012-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Boston Red Sox8BoxPedro BeatoWill SmithMark Melancon
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox4BoxNate JonesKevin Millwood(none)
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians2BoxBoone LoganUbaldo JimenezRafael Soriano
Los Angeles Angels2Detroit Tigers5BoxMax ScherzerErvin Santana(none)
Minnesota Twins6Texas Rangers5BoxCole De VriesScott FeldmanGlen Perkins
San Diego Padres5Arizona Diamondbacks4BoxEdinson VolquezTrevor CahillLuke Gregerson
Colorado Rockies0Chicago Cubs5BoxChris VolstadJhoulis ChacinShawn Camp
St. Louis Cardinals8Cincinnati Reds2BoxAdam WainwrightHomer Bailey(none)
Miami Marlins6Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMark BuehrleAaron HarangSteve Cishek
Houston Astros1New York Mets2BoxBobby ParnellWilton Lopez(none)
Washington Nationals1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxCliff LeeJordan ZimmermannJosh Lindblom
Milwaukee Brewers7Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxMark RogersErik Bedard(none)
Atlanta Braves7San Francisco Giants1BoxTim HudsonTim Lincecum(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1267254.571--532578-4637-2635-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards362115.583
224New York Yankees1277255.5670.56155169941-2231-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II352312.657
3610Tampa Bay Rays1276859.5354.55354637237-2831-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field352213.629
41124Boston Red Sox1285870.45315.06326032932-3726-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park341123.324
51327Toronto Blue Jays1265373.42119.0573610-3730-3123-42L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre362016.556
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Chicago White Sox1267155.563--6005257541-2330-32W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field361422.389
247Detroit Tigers1277156.5590.55805483242-2329-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park351718.486
3915Kansas City Royals1266462.5087.0525575-5033-2631-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium36828.222
41021Cleveland Indians1276067.47211.5521654-13333-2927-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field35827.229
51429Minnesota Twins1275077.39421.5554664-11022-3928-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field351619.457
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Los Angeles Angels1286959.539--6015772433-2936-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim342014.588
2711Oakland Athletics1266759.5321.05104733737-2930-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum6-39-.500
3814Texas Rangers1276562.5123.565954611337-2828-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington35287.800
41225Seattle Mariners1285771.44512.0506503333-3024-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field341816.529
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1277453.583--55145010136-2438-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park352411.686
2613Atlanta Braves1286662.5168.55894999033-3233-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field34286.824
3716Miami Marlins1296465.49611.0485581-9633-2731-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park33528.152
4918New York Mets1286365.49211.5534574-4032-3331-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field341123.324
51019Philadelphia Phillies1286266.48412.5530554-2433-3329-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park341915.559
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1297653.589--5634927141-2535-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark332112.636
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1276760.5288.05245131134-2933-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park351223.343
3817St. Louis Cardinals1276364.49612.062850212637-2926-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III352510.714
41323Milwaukee Brewers1265967.46815.5576579-337-2922-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park362412.667
51528Chicago Cubs1265274.41322.5470566-9631-3021-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field36927.250
61630Houston Astros1284880.37527.5468655-18730-3218-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park34727.206
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136San Francisco Giants1287256.563--5485163238-2734-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park342212.647
248Los Angeles Dodgers1287058.5472.05184784033-3137-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium341618.471
31120San Diego Padres1296168.47311.5497551-5431-3230-36W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park331518.455
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1286068.46912.05745433131-3329-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field342113.618
51426Colorado Rockies1265571.43716.0589699-11030-3525-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field36927.250


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jose Bautistarf31.311Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Left wrist inflammation
David Cooper1b25.195Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Upper back soreness
Adeiny Hechavarriass-2b23.133Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Adam Linddh-1b29.040Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Jake ArrietaRP26.173Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Matt LindstromRP32.197Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Traded from Orioles to Diamondbacks for Joe Saunders
Joe SaundersSP31.071Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Orioles for Matt Lindstrom
Che-Hsuan Linrf23.339Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Optioned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Pedro BeatoRP25.303Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Jesse ChavezP29.005Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Koji UeharaRP37.145Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Tanner ScheppersRP25.221Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Lucas Dudalf26.204New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Chad QuallsRP34.009Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)DL-15 Left toe sprain
Jordany Valdespincf-lf24.247New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Nate Schierholtzcf28.193Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
John HillC23.196Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
LeVon WashingtonCF21.031Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Dalton PompeyCF19.258Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Jose DoreLF20.199San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Anthony GomezIF21.273Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Sean JamiesonSS23.177Oakland AthleticsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Sean JamiesonSS23.177Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Tommy La Stella2B23.207Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from DL
Travis LaneC22.016Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Tyler SmithC24.052Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)
Eric GarciaIF21.189Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Justin Atkinson3B19.033Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Carlos De Los Santos2B-SS21.298Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Edwin Moreno18.303San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Matt JacksonP24.252San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Michael GriffinRF-LF28.330Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Daniel SchlerethP26.109Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab
Harold GuerreroP22.097Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Robert WhalenP 18.207New York MetsKingsport (Rk)
Benny SuarezP 20.333Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Erick GonzalezP 20.229Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Christopher ThomasP24.163St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Elias Pinales19.292Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)