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Games on 2010-08-20

Top2010 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTexas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch918,7512:49C.J. WilsonJake ArrietaC.J. Wilson (12-5)Jake Arrieta (4-5)Neftali Feliz (30)Ron WashingtonBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALToronto Blue Jays16Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch937,7263:02Brett CecilJon LesterBrett Cecil (10-6)Jon Lester (13-8)-Cito GastonTerry FranconaFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians0Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch933,9362:30Justin MastersonArmando GalarragaArmando Galarraga (4-5)Justin Masterson (4-12)-Manny ActaJim LeylandComerica Park
ALLos Angeles Angels2Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch940,7472:14Dan HarenBrian DuensingBrian Duensing (7-1)Dan Haren (8-12)-Mike SciosciaRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALSeattle Mariners6New York Yankees0Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,4932:42Felix HernandezA.J. BurnettFelix Hernandez (9-10)A.J. Burnett (9-11)-Daren BrownJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTampa Bay Rays4Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch913,2073:01Jeremy HellicksonVin MazzaroHenry Rodriguez (1-0)Joaquin Benoit (0-2)Craig Breslow (2)Joe MaddonBob GerenOakland-Alameda C
NLColorado Rockies3Arizona Diamondbacks4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1026,2943:22Esmil RogersIan KennedyAaron Heilman (4-4)Joe Beimel (1-2)-Jim TracyKirk GibsonChase Field
NLAtlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch939,3452:35Jair JurrjensRyan DempsterPeter Moylan (5-2)Carlos Marmol (2-3)Billy Wagner (30)Bobby CoxLou PiniellaWrigley Field
NLHouston Astros0Florida Marlins9Boxscore - PBP - Pitch919,4562:33J.A. HappAnibal SanchezAnibal Sanchez (10-8)J.A. Happ (3-2)-Brad MillsEdwin RodriguezSun Life Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch946,4183:02Homer BaileyCarlos MonasteriosHomer Bailey (3-2)Carlos Monasterios (3-4)Francisco Cordero (33)Dusty BakerJoe TorreDodger Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres6Milwaukee Brewers10Boxscore - PBP - Pitch927,9763:19Wade LeBlancYovani GallardoChris Capuano (2-2)Wade LeBlanc (7-11)-Buddy BlackKen MachaMiller Park
NLWashington Nationals0Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,0932:51Jason MarquisRoy HalladayRoy Halladay (16-8)Jason Marquis (0-6)Brad Lidge (17)Jim RigglemanCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLNew York Mets7Pittsburgh Pirates2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch923,6952:53Mike PelfreyJeff KarstensMike Pelfrey (12-7)Jeff Karstens (2-10)-Jerry ManuelJohn RussellPNC Park
NLSan Francisco Giants6St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,8222:52Madison BumgarnerJake WestbrookMadison Bumgarner (5-4)Jake Westbrook (7-8)Brian Wilson (35)Bruce BochyTony LaRussaBusch Stadium III
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 2010-08-20.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Tampa Bay Rays1227052.574--61246914340-2330-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field402614.650
225Boston Red Sox1236954.5611.56275705735-2634-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park392019.513
358New York Yankees1226755.5493.064449614835-2732-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II402812.700
4611Toronto Blue Jays1216457.5295.55735235032-2632-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre412120.512
51429Baltimore Orioles1234776.38223.5452636-18428-3519-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards391920.487
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Minnesota Twins1226854.557--60249810437-2331-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithTarget Field402614.650
247Chicago White Sox1216754.5540.55665046236-2331-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field412120.512
31020Detroit Tigers1226062.4928.0529578-4936-2724-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park402119.525
41124Cleveland Indians1225567.45113.0494592-9828-3127-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaMark ShapiroProgressive Field401426.350
51225Kansas City Royals1215368.43814.5496627-13127-3226-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium411427.341
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2813Texas Rangers1216259.512--5935068734-2828-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington412813.683
1714Oakland Athletics1216259.512--4884682036-2726-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum411922.463
3916Los Angeles Angels1236360.512--546569-2334-2629-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim391722.436
41326Seattle Mariners1225171.41811.5403519-11629-3222-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Daren BrownJack ZduriencikSafeco Field401030.250
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Atlanta Braves1227052.574--55945110842-1928-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field402119.525
2612Philadelphia Phillies1216457.5295.55725007233-2631-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park41338.805
3817New York Mets1226260.5088.04954771834-2428-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaCiti field401723.425
41019Florida Marlins1216160.5048.55405202028-3233-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Edwin RodriguezMichael HillSun Life Stadium411922.463
51323Washington Nationals1225666.45914.0487562-7535-2321-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanMichael RizzoNationals Park401327.325
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134St. Louis Cardinals1196752.563--5434558840-2227-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III431924.442
249Cincinnati Reds1226656.5412.56055069934-2832-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark402515.625
3918Milwaukee Brewers1226260.5086.5580649-6933-2729-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ken MachaDouglas MelvinMiller Park401525.375
41222Houston Astros1215863.47910.0463576-11333-3225-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsEd WadeMinute Maid Park411823.439
51427Chicago Cubs1235172.41518.0519607-8827-3724-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field392415.615
61630Pittsburgh Pirates1224478.36124.5414653-23926-3518-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park401327.325
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2010 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Diego Padres1217150.587--53441412034-2437-26W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJed HoyerPetco Park411922.463
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1236657.5376.0530527340-2426-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium391425.359
3715San Francisco Giants1236360.5129.05344627235-2528-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park392910.744
41121Colorado Rockies1215863.47913.05645313334-2424-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field412516.610
51528Arizona Diamondbacks1235073.40722.0558677-11930-3420-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonJerry DipotoChase Field391524.385

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jody GerutRF-LF32.336Signed by Padres 
Edgar GonzalezP27.178Signed by Dodgers 
Mike HamptonP37.345Signed by Diamondbacks 
Newt Hunter1B130.228Traded by Kansas City (American Association) to Pirates for Harry Selbert, E.E. Gardner and Tom Raftery. 
Justin LaTempaP23.272Signed by Angels 
Abe WoodyP27.284Signed by Reds