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Wednesday April 18,2012This 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 2012-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Los Angeles Angels0BoxBartolo ColonErvin Santana(none)
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox3BoxDerek HollandJosh Beckett(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox8BoxJake PeavyTommy Hunter(none)
Detroit Tigers4Kansas City Royals3BoxMax ScherzerJose MijaresJose Valverde
Minnesota Twins6New York Yankees5BoxJason MarquisHiroki KurodaMatt Capps
Cleveland Indians1Seattle Mariners4BoxJason VargasDerek LoweBrandon League
Tampa Bay Rays12Toronto Blue Jays2BoxDavid PriceBrandon Morrow(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxBrad LincolnDaniel HudsonJuan Cruz
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves14BoxCristhian MartinezR.A. Dickey(none)
San Diego Padres4Colorado Rockies8BoxJuan NicasioClayton Richard(none)
Chicago Cubs1Miami Marlins9BoxMark BuehrleMatt Garza(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxKameron LoeMatt Guerrier(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants1BoxClay HensleyAntonio Bastardo(none)
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals11BoxJaime GarciaMat Latos(none)
Houston Astros2Washington Nationals3BoxRyan MattheusFernando RodriguezHenry Rodriguez

Standings as of 2012-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Toronto Blue Jays1174.636--565065-32-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1516685.437
2511Tampa Bay Rays1275.5830.55366-133-04-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1508367.553
3814Baltimore Orioles1266.5001.5545403-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1508763.580
41123New York Yankees1257.4172.5625662-43-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1509060.600
51328Boston Red Sox1239.2504.55974-152-41-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1506684.440
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Detroit Tigers1293.750--5840185-14-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1507971.527
2613Chicago White Sox1165.5452.5464154-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1517972.523
31022Kansas City Royals1257.4174.04559-142-43-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1506783.447
41224Cleveland Indians1046.4004.0626202-32-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1526488.421
51429Minnesota Twins1239.2506.04464-201-52-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1506387.420
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Texas Rangers1284.667--6930394-34-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1508565.567
248Seattle Mariners1385.6150.5525203-25-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1496782.450
3715Los Angeles Angels1266.5002.05158-72-44-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1508367.553
4917Oakland Athletics1367.4622.53944-53-43-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1195861.487
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals13103.769--4932176-14-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1498861.591
235New York Mets1284.6671.54554-94-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1506684.440
3816Miami Marlins1266.5003.5504554-22-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1506387.420
51019Philadelphia Phillies1257.4174.5353413-32-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1507674.507
41120Atlanta Braves1257.4174.56555103-32-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1508961.593
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Milwaukee Brewers1284.667--5163-124-14-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1507575.500
269St. Louis Cardinals1275.5831.07036343-24-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1508169.540
3918Pittsburgh Pirates1257.4173.02635-92-13-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1507476.493
61525Houston Astros1248.3334.04649-33-31-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1505199.340
41327Chicago Cubs1248.3334.04362-192-52-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1505793.380
51426Cincinnati Reds1248.3334.03353-203-31-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1509357.620
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers1293.750--5641156-03-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1507773.513
3712San Francisco Giants1275.5832.0505004-23-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1508763.580
2510Arizona Diamondbacks1275.5832.0534494-23-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1507476.493
41221Colorado Rockies1257.4174.06064-44-51-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1505991.393
51630San Diego Padres13310.2316.54863-152-51-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1497376.490