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Tuesday October 30,2012This date in baseball
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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 2012-10-30

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Standings at end of 2012 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Baltimore Orioles1629468.580--712705749-3245-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards0-11
258New York Yankees1628874.5436.080466813649-3239-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II07-7
3813Tampa Bay Rays1628577.5259.069757712046-3539-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field05-5
41023Toronto Blue Jays1627488.45720.0716784-6841-4033-48W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alex AnthopoulosRogers Centre0-11
51326Boston Red Sox1627092.43224.0734806-7235-4635-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park0-11
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1629171.562--7266705654-2737-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park0-33
269Chicago White Sox1628775.5374.07486767250-3137-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field0-22
3915Kansas City Royals1628181.50010.0676746-7045-3636-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium0-99
41225Cleveland Indians1627290.44419.0667845-17839-4233-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field0-44
51430Minnesota Twins1626399.38928.0701832-13130-5133-48L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field03-3
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics1629171.562--7136149947-3444-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum-30-27-3
247Los Angeles Angels1629072.5561.07676996844-3746-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim0-11
3712Texas Rangers1628577.5256.080870710146-3539-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington08-8
41124Seattle Mariners1627290.44419.0619651-3241-4031-50W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field03-3
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Washington Nationals1629567.586--73159413748-3347-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park03-3
2410Atlanta Braves1628676.5319.070060010045-3641-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field08-8
3716Philadelphia Phillies1628181.50014.0684680442-3939-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park000
4918New York Mets1628082.49415.0650709-5940-4140-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field0-66
51221Miami Marlins1627587.46320.0609724-11542-3933-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Marlins Park0-66
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1629666.593--6695888149-3247-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark01-1
2614Milwaukee Brewers1628379.51213.07767334347-3436-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park000
3817Pittsburgh Pirates1628082.49416.0651674-2342-3938-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park0-11
41019St. Louis Cardinals1627983.48817.076564811745-3634-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III09-9
51528Chicago Cubs1626597.40131.0613759-14637-4428-53W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field0-44
61629Houston Astros1626498.39532.0583794-21139-4225-56L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park0-99
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants1629666.593--7186496949-3247-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park0-22
2511Los Angeles Dodgers1628676.53110.06375974043-3843-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium000
31120San Diego Padres1627785.47519.0651710-5941-4036-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park0-11
41322Arizona Diamondbacks1627488.45722.07346884638-4336-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field07-7
51427Colorado Rockies1627092.43226.0758890-13241-4029-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Daniel O'DowdCoors Field0-66

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Ben SheetsP34.104-Announced retirement
Jhonny Peraltass30.155Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Tigers exercised option for 2013 ($6m)
Octavio DotelRP36.340Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Tigers exercised option for 2013 ($3.5m)
Ryan Raburn2B-LF31.196Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Victor Martinezdh33.311Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jose ContrerasP40.329Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Daniel SchlerethP26.174Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Activated from DL
Dillon GeeP26.185New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike StutesP26.056Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Hisanori TakahashiP37.191-Released by Pirates
Mike PelfreyP28.290New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Jair JurrjensP26.274Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Activated from DL
Jordan NorbertoP25.326Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Mike Carp1B26.122Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Franklin Gutierrezcf29.251Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Activated from DL
Tim HudsonSP37.108Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Braves exercised option for 2013 ($9)
Brian McCannC28.253Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Braves exercised option for 2013 ($12)
Paul MaholmSP30.127Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Braves exercised option for 2013 ($6.5) [Exercised option]
Dallas BradenP29.078-Elected free agency
Joey DevineP29.041-Elected free agency
Neftali FelizP24.181Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin GermanoP30.085-Elected free agency (refused minor league assignment)
Matt Downs1B-2B28.225Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Designated for assignment
Alfredo MarteRF23.213Arizona DiamondbacksLake Elsinore (A+)Contract purchased from Mobile (AA)
Justin MillerP25.139Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from Minors
Gavin FloydSP29.276Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)White Sox exercised option for 2013 ($9.5m)
Jake PeavySP31.152Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract extension thru 2014 ($29m) with option year for 2015
R.A. DickeyP38.001New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Mets exercised option for 2013 ($5m)
David Wright3B29.314New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Mets exercised option for 2013 ($16m)
Grant BalfourRP34.304Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Athletics exercised option for 2013 ($4.5m)
Mike EkstromP29.061Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Brandon LeagueP29.228Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2015 ($22.5m) with vesting option for 2016
Scott FeldmanP29.265-Option declined, declared a free agent
Kevin Youkilis3B33.229-Option declined, declared a free agent
Brett MyersP32.074-Option declined, declared a free agent
Carl Crawfordlf31.086Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Activated from DL
Brandon LeagueP29.228Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Yoshinori TateyamaP36.309-Option declined, declared a free agent