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Tuesday August 12,2014This 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 2014-08-12

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Angels7BoxC.J. WilsonAntonio Bastardo(none)
Minnesota Twins4Houston Astros10BoxCollin McHughYohan Pino(none)
Oakland Athletics11Kansas City Royals3BoxJon LesterJeremy Guthrie(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Seattle Mariners6BoxChris YoungJ.A. HappFernando Rodney
Tampa Bay Rays2Texas Rangers3BoxScott BakerCesar Ramos(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Atlanta Braves2BoxDan HarenMike MinorKenley Jansen
Milwaukee Brewers0Chicago Cubs3BoxKyle HendricksWily PeraltaHector Rondon
Boston Red Sox3Cincinnati Reds2BoxTom LayneJonathan BroxtonKoji Uehara
St. Louis Cardinals0Miami Marlins3BoxJarred CosartAdam WainwrightMichael Dunn
Washington Nationals7New York Mets1BoxDoug FisterRafael Montero(none)
Detroit Tigers2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxEdinson VolquezRobbie RayMark Melancon
Colorado Rockies1San Diego Padres4BoxOdrisamer DespaigneYohan Flande(none)
Chicago White Sox3San Francisco Giants2BoxZach PutnamSantiago Casilla(none)

Standings as of 2014-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Baltimore Orioles1186850.576--5134575633-2635-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards442816.636
2713Toronto Blue Jays1216358.5216.55425261633-2630-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre412021.488
3814New York Yankees1186157.5177.0471504-3329-2932-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II442321.523
41019Tampa Bay Rays1195861.48710.5467458927-3231-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field431924.442
51223Boston Red Sox1185365.44915.0447503-5627-3126-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park441826.409
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Kansas City Royals1186454.542--4784601831-2833-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium442519.568
258Detroit Tigers1176354.5380.55364993730-2733-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad AusmusDave DombrowskiComerica Park452718.600
3917Cleveland Indians1185959.5005.0522513934-2225-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field442618.591
41120Chicago White Sox1205763.4758.0510564-5429-2828-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field421626.381
51324Minnesota Twins1185365.44911.0497536-3925-3028-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field441727.386
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1197346.613--58641117540-2133-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431528.349
222Los Angeles Angels1186949.5853.55584738540-2329-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim442915.659
369Seattle Mariners1196455.5389.04713848733-3231-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lloyd McClendonJack ZduriencikSafeco Field432320.535
41428Houston Astros1205070.41723.5476566-9029-3521-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park422022.476
51529Texas Rangers1194772.39526.0479601-12222-3425-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsGlobe Life Park in Arlington432023.465
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Washington Nationals1176453.547--4924078534-2430-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Matt WilliamsMichael RizzoNationals Park453213.711
2716Atlanta Braves1196059.5045.0441444-333-2727-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field431924.442
3918Miami Marlins1195960.4966.0478509-3133-2826-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondDan JenningsMarlins Park431825.419
41021New York Mets1205763.4758.5460464-428-2829-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field422220.524
51225Philadelphia Phillies1205367.44212.5463538-7526-3627-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park422022.476
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers1206654.550--5154823334-2832-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park421626.381
2410Pittsburgh Pirates1196455.5381.55054891639-2425-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park432419.558
3511St. Louis Cardinals1186256.5253.0436447-1133-2529-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III442816.636
4815Cincinnati Reds1196059.5045.54524232932-2828-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt JockettyGreat American Ballpark431627.372
51327Chicago Cubs1185167.43214.0455501-4627-3024-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Rick RenteriaJed HoyerWrigley Field442222.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2014 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1206951.575--4974376030-2739-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium422517.595
2612San Francisco Giants1196257.5216.54584362229-3133-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park432617.605
31122San Diego Padres1175562.47012.5379393-1432-2723-35W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackA.J. PrellerPetco Park452223.489
41426Arizona Diamondbacks1185167.43217.0476559-8325-3926-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field441331.295
51530Colorado Rockies1194673.38722.5549625-7628-3018-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field432023.465

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Rafael MonteroP23.299New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Jacob DeGromP26.054New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)DL-15 Right rotator cuff tendinitis
Robbie RayP22.316Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Josh Willinghamlf-dh35.176Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Traded from Twins to Royals for Jason Adam
Jason AdamP23.008Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Traded from Royals to Twins for Josh Willingham
Matt LindstromRP34.183Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Anthony RanaudoP24.337Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Brandon CumptonSP25.269Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Everth Cabrerass27.268San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Strained left hamstring
Jake GoebbertLF-RF26.323San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from El Paso (AAA)
Brennan Boeschrf29.122Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Anibal SanchezSP30.167Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)DL-15 Strained pectoral muscle
Adam Lind1b-dh31.026Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Activated from DL
Brad MillsP29.160Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Scott DownsRP38.148Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)DL-15 Cervical facet sprain
Shawn HillP33.106Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Josh RoenickeRP32.008Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Taylor ArdIF24.193Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Yeison AsencioRF24.271San Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)Assigned to El Paso (AAA)
Juan AvilaOF22.299Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Lucas BaileyC23.154Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from disabled list
Manny BanuelosP23.152New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Michael Bourncf31.228Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Bobby BundyP24.211Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Nick BurdiP21.205Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Cory BurnsRP26.308Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA)
Byron BuxtonOF 20.237Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Ralston CashP22.358Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Assigned to Chattanooga (AA)
Jason Coatsof24.169Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Jose De LeonP22.005Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Danny Dorn1B30.023Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Jeremy DowdyC24.030Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Edwin EscobarP22.112Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Tommy Field2b27.171Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Zac FisherC22.243Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Parker FrazierP25.274Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Brian GilbertP22.003Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Yovan GonzalezC24.274Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Bryan HaarOF24.246Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Kevin HellerOF 24.334Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Jonatan Hinojosa2b21.293Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Joe HudsonC-IF23.083Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Ryan Kalishlf26.137Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Ross KivettIF22.298Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Chantz MackOF23.100Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Kevin MatthewsP21.256Texas RangersSpokane (A-)Assigned to Spokane (A-)
Patrick McCoyP26.009Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Joey MenesesIF22.098Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Activated from disabled list
Levi MichaelSS23.184Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Trey Michalczewski3B19.166Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Jordan MillsP22.093Houston AstrosQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Juan MinayaP23.328Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Danny MirandaP23.352Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Jon Mota3B27.072Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Activated from disabled list
Yoanner NegrinP30.105Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Kevin NolanSS26.243Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Sean O'SullivanRP26.346Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Rossmel PerezC24.351Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Kyle PorterP22.072Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Erasmo RamirezSP24.102Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Reid RedmanIF25.263Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Cody ReedP18.066Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)Assigned to Missoula (Rk)
Jack ReinheimerSS22.024Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Josh RoenickeRP32.008Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Avery RomeroSS 21.093Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Viosergy Rosa1B24.057Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Hector Sanchezc24.268San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
Sam SelmanP23.271Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
Juan Silverio3B23.116Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Tyler SmithIF23.042Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Markus SolbachP22.352Arizona DiamondbacksHillsboro (A-)Assigned to Hillsboro (A-)
Eric SurkampSP27.027Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Brett ThomasOF22.173Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Kevin Torres1B-C24.169Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Chad WallachP22.282Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Andrew WalterP23.298Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Yao-Lin WangP23.188Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Nelson WardIF22.006Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
David Washington1B23.265St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Corey WimberlyCF30.291Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Activated from DL
Felipe VazqiezP23.038Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Emilio GuerreroSS21.356Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wes WilsonC24.359New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Colton TurnerP23.207Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)DL-60 Injured
Jose Rodriguez2B21.328Kansas City RoyalsLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Henry Garcia1B20.325Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)DL-7 Injured
Pat ConnaughtonP21.218Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Dutch DeolLF21.296Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Bobby AbreuLF40.154-Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent
A.J. Pollockcf26.251Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from minor league rehab assignment
Adalberto SantosLF-2B26.319San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian HolmesP23.194Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Placed on temporary inactive list
C.J. BeattyOF-IF25.318Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A)
Nathaniel Javier3B18.307San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to AZL Giants (Rk)
Cory RhodesP22.348Pittsburgh PiratesBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Nate CarterP22.365Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Florida Southern)
Ryan LamarreCF25.264Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Designated for Assignment