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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 2012-09-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Los Angeles Angels1BoxA.J. GriffinErvin SantanaRyan Cook
Tampa Bay Rays2Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim JohnsonKyle Farnsworth(none)
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox4BoxDavid PhelpsAaron CookRafael Soriano
Detroit Tigers8Chicago White Sox6BoxMax ScherzerGavin FloydJose Valverde
Kansas City Royals10Minnesota Twins5BoxLuke HochevarP.J. Walters(none)
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers5BoxRyan DempsterJeanmar GomezJoe Nathan
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxKevin MillwoodRicky RomeroTom Wilhelmsen
Los Angeles Dodgers2Arizona Diamondbacks3BoxTrevor CahillAaron HarangDavid Hernandez
Pittsburgh Pirates1Cincinnati Reds2BoxHomer BaileyA.J. BurnettJ.J. Hoover
San Francisco Giants8Colorado Rockies3BoxTim LincecumJeff Francis(none)
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros1BoxTravis WoodFernando Abad(none)
Atlanta Braves2Milwaukee Brewers8BoxYovani GallardoPaul Maholm(none)
Washington Nationals2New York Mets0BoxJohn LannanMatt HarveyDrew Storen
Miami Marlins1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxCliff LeeJosh JohnsonJonathan Papelbon
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres3BoxClayton RichardKyle LohseLuke Gregerson

Standings as of 2012-09-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles1428359.585--620641-2144-2939-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards201010.500
247New York Yankees1427864.5495.06875949343-2635-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II20173.850
3811Tampa Bay Rays1427567.5288.05915147741-3034-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field20155.750
41226Boston Red Sox1436281.43421.5676695-1934-4128-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park19712.368
51327Toronto Blue Jays1416180.43321.5633676-4333-3728-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre21129.571
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Chicago White Sox1427765.542--6666066046-2731-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field20812.400
269Detroit Tigers1427765.542--6356013446-2531-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park20119.550
3915Kansas City Royals1427270.5075.0604644-4038-3134-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium20020.000
41024Cleveland Indians1436578.45512.5571746-17535-3430-44L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field19316.158
51429Minnesota Twins1435786.39920.5637743-10627-4430-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field19910.474
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics1427963.556--6075218640-3239-31W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum-10-155
236Los Angeles Angels1437964.5520.56776156238-3341-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim19109.526
3710Texas Rangers1427567.5284.072560611941-2934-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington20182.900
41123Seattle Mariners1436578.45514.5542561-1936-3629-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field19109.526
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1438657.601--64751313444-2742-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park19127.632
2614Philadelphia Phillies1437370.51013.0599605-640-3533-35W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park19811.421
3716Atlanta Braves1447371.50713.56355597637-3536-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1821-31.167
4817New York Mets1437073.49016.0581629-4833-3837-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field19415.211
51120Miami Marlins1446975.47917.5556652-9636-3333-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park18018.000
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1448658.597--6185358346-2940-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark18117.611
2513Pittsburgh Pirates1427369.51412.0581582-139-3334-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park20614.300
3918Milwaukee Brewers1437073.49015.56866473942-3028-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park19136.684
41221St. Louis Cardinals1436875.47617.56795968340-3228-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1920-11.053
51528Chicago Cubs1436083.42025.5539656-11734-3426-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field19118.053
61630Houston Astros1435390.37132.5510718-20832-3921-51L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony DeFrancescoJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park19217.105
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1438261.573--6315834841-3041-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park19127.632
2412Los Angeles Dodgers1437469.5178.05595431636-3538-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium19127.632
31019San Diego Padres1447074.48612.5576613-3737-3533-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park18612.333
41322Arizona Diamondbacks1436776.46915.06326052733-3634-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field19145.737
51425Colorado Rockies1426280.43719.5671772-10136-3826-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field20218.100


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jed Lowriess28.148Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Stephen FifeSP25.343Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Dee GordonSS24.143Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Elian Herreralf27.223Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Adam Kennedy3b36.246Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-60 Strained right groin
Steve EdlefsenP27.077San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Outrighted to Fresno (AAA)
Clay HensleyRP33.012San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Melky MesaCF25.224New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Matt Mangini1B26.265Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from DL
Ollie LintonLF26.158Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jamie WalczakP25.131Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Suspended 50 games for violating minor league drug policy
Niko Vasquez3B23.198Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Suspended 50 games for violating minor league drug policy