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Games on 2012-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox3Baltimore Orioles4BoxPedro StropBrett MyersJim Johnson
Kansas City Royals1Boston Red Sox5BoxDaisuke MatsuzakaLuke Hochevar(none)
Oakland Athletics3Cleveland Indians0BoxBrett AndersonFausto CarmonaGrant Balfour
Seattle Mariners1Minnesota Twins0BoxFelix HernandezLiam Hendriks(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8New York Yankees7BoxDarren OliverDerek Lowe(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Texas Rangers6BoxDerek HollandDavid PriceJoe Nathan
Cincinnati Reds3Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxBronson ArroyoTyler SkaggsAroldis Chapman
Milwaukee Brewers15Chicago Cubs4BoxMarco EstradaJustin Germano(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Colorado Rockies10BoxJeff FrancisJosh BeckettMatt Belisle
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxKyle LohseA.J. BurnettJason Motte
Atlanta Braves0San Diego Padres3BoxCasey KellyPaul MaholmLuke Gregerson

Standings as of 2012-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1277354.575--536581-4538-2635-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards352015.571
224New York Yankees1287256.5631.56225249841-2331-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II342311.676
3711Tampa Bay Rays1286860.5315.55404697137-2831-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field342212.647
41124Boston Red Sox1295970.45715.06376043333-3726-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park331023.303
51327Toronto Blue Jays1275473.42519.0581617-3630-3124-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre351916.543
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox1277156.559--6035297441-2330-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field351421.400
237Detroit Tigers1277156.559--5805483242-2329-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park351718.486
3915Kansas City Royals1276463.5047.0526580-5433-2631-37L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium35827.229
41021Cleveland Indians1286068.46911.5521657-13633-3027-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field34826.235
51429Minnesota Twins1285078.39121.5554665-11122-4028-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field341618.471
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
2610Oakland Athletics1276859.5350.55134734037-2931-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum5-49-.800
3813Texas Rangers1286662.5163.066555111438-2828-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington34277.794
41225Seattle Mariners1295871.45011.5507503433-3025-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field331716.515
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1277453.583--55145010136-2438-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park352411.686
2614Atlanta Braves1296663.5129.05895028733-3233-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field33285.848
3817Miami 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 Reds1307753.592--5664947241-2536-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark322012.625
2512Pittsburgh Pirates1286761.5239.05275171034-3033-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park341222.353
3716St. Louis Cardinals1286464.50012.063250512737-2927-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III342410.706
41323Milwaukee Brewers1275968.46516.5591583837-2922-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park352411.686
51528Chicago Cubs1275374.41722.5474581-10732-3021-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field35827.229
61630Houston Astros1284880.37528.0468655-18730-3218-48L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park34727.206
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135San Francisco Giants1287256.563--5485163238-2734-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park342212.647
248Los Angeles Dodgers1297059.5432.55184883033-3137-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium331617.485
31120San Diego Padres1306268.47711.0500551-5132-3230-36W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park321418.438
41222Arizona Diamondbacks1296069.46512.55765463031-3429-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field332112.636
51426Colorado Rockies1275671.44115.5599699-10031-3525-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field35827.229


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Eli Whitesidec32.310San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Recalled from Fresno (AAA)
Brian BassP30.233Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Alex MeyerP22.236Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Shane McCattyP25.101Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Activated from DL
Tim MelvilleP22.322Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Greg Hopkins3B23.278Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)DL-7 Injured
Clark Murphy1B22.252San Diego PadresEugene (A-)DL-7 Injured
Brook HartP23.139Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)DL-7 Injured
Josh SlaatsP23.248Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Activated from DL
Rodney DaalC18.157San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Activated from DL
Pedro BeatoRP25.304Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Ryan Kalishlf24.152Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Daisuke MatsuzakaSP31.348Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
David Ortizdh36.283Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Aggravated right Achilles strain
Jeremy JeffressRP24.341Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Vincent MazzaroRP25.334Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Brandon Laird3B24.351New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Designated for assignment
Steve Pearce1b29.136New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Traded from Astros to Yankees for cash considerations
Franklin Gutierrezcf29.187Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-15 Concussion
Luis Hernandezss28.062Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Designated for assignment
Michael Youngdh-1b35.312Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Scott MaineP27.206Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Designated for assignment
Anthony ReckerC28.364Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Traded from Athletics to Cubs for Blake Lalli
Jimmy Paredesrf23.275Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Shawn TollesonRP24.221Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Josh WallRP25.218Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Brad BoxbergerRP24.092San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Nick Hundleyc28.354San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Casey KellySP22.327San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from San Antonio (AA)
Josh SpenceP24.218San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Optioned to Tucson (AAA)
Dale ThayerRP31.253San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Casper Wellsrf27.277Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Optioned to Tacoma (AAA)
Wes Timmons2B-1B33.046Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Adam EatonRF-CF23.264Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jaye ChapmanRP25.097Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from DL
Sergio PerezP27.265Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from DL
Cole GillespieRF28.068Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rafael DolisRP24.230Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from DL
Bobby AbreuDH38.169Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Activated from DL
Brad PeacockP24.207Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Peter Bourjoscf25.149Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Mike Carp1b26.058Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Shane LindsayP27.214Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Cole GarnerLF-RF27.255New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL
Oswaldo Navarro3B27.329New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brandon TrippRF27.147Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)DL-7 Injured
Pedro FelicianoP36.002New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA) for rehab
Ty LintonLF21.222Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from DL
Brett NommensenRF25.325Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Bobby CoyleLF23.174Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Mayobanex AcostaC24.281Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Aaron MillerP24.344Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Kyle GreeneRF-3B26.093-Released by Diamondbacks
Rafael Valenzuela1B-3B24.312Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from DL
Jeremy RodriguezC22.362San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kyle Shelton3B-1B26.104Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from DL
Kyle ZimmerP20.349Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)DL-7 Injured
Casey BeckP25.152Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Connor Powers1B24.250San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Michael CrouseRF21.278Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)DL-7 Injured
Jesus SolorzanoCF22.019Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)DL-7 Right groin strain
Orlando Hudson2b34.258Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab
Brent ClevlenRF-CF28.305Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Ollie LintonLF26.142Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Jordan SchaferCF25.357Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) for rehab
Yazy Arbelo1B24.142Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Roger KieschnickRF-LF25.218San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk) for rehab
Ronald BermudezRF-CF24.082Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Luis SanzC24.282Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Jeremy HazelbakerCF-RF25.013Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Jacob Williams1B21.237Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Adrian Williams2B21.236Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Assigned to Wisconsin (A)
Sean JamiesonSS23.178Oakland AthleticsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Bryan BritoSS20.193Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Renaldo JenkinsSS19.179Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Gary ApelianRF21.339St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Jairo GomezC20.234San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Kolby CopelandOF 18.203Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Avery RomeroSS 19.108Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Brett TomkoP39.142Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Tim DillardRP29.039Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Lee HydeP27.194New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Mike RaylP23.299Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Jordan HershiserP23.346Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Alex MoshierP23.189Tampa Bay RaysHudson Valley (A-)Assigned to Hudson Valley (A-)
Matt KochP21.298New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Ryan NewellP21.070Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Reinaldo LopezP21.122Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Assigned to Bowling Green (A)
Tim BrechbuehlerP22.310Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Josh McElweeP 23.076Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Armando GalarragaP30.224Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Outrighted to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Blake Lalli1B-C29.107Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Traded from Cubs to Athletics for Anthony Recker
Michael ZouzalikP22.045Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Texas-Pan American)