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Games on 2012-04-29

Top2012 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALOakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,7932:31Bartolo ColonTommy HunterPedro Strop (3-1)Grant Balfour (0-1)-Bob MelvinBuck ShowalterOriole Park at Ca
ALBoston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,8112:58Josh BeckettGavin FloydGavin Floyd (2-3)Josh Beckett (2-3)Matt Thornton (1)Bobby ValentineRobin VenturaGuaranteed Rate F
ALBoston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,8112:58Josh BeckettGavin FloydGavin Floyd (2-3)Josh Beckett (2-3)Matt Thornton (1)Bobby ValentineRobin VenturaU.S. Cellular Fie
ALLos Angeles Angels0Cleveland Indians4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch915,4212:22Ervin SantanaDerek LoweDerek Lowe (4-1)Ervin Santana (0-5)-Mike SciosciaManny ActaProgressive Field
ALKansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,2013:02Bruce ChenJason MarquisJason Marquis (2-0)Bruce Chen (0-3)-Ned YostRon GardenhireTarget Field
ALDetroit Tigers2New York Yankees6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,0843:11Max ScherzerCC SabathiaCC Sabathia (3-0)Max Scherzer (1-3)-Jim LeylandJoe GirardiYankee Stadium II
ALTampa Bay Rays5Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,4753:19David PriceDerek HollandDavid Price (4-1)Derek Holland (2-2)Fernando Rodney (7)Joe MaddonRon WashingtonGlobe Life Park i
ALTampa Bay Rays5Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch943,4753:19David PriceDerek HollandDavid Price (4-1)Derek Holland (2-2)Fernando Rodney (7)Joe MaddonRon WashingtonRangers Ballpark
ALSeattle Mariners2Toronto Blue Jays7Boxscore - PBP - Pitch922,3202:36Jason VargasHenderson AlvarezHenderson Alvarez (1-2)Jason Vargas (3-2)-Eric WedgeJohn FarrellRogers Centre
NLPittsburgh Pirates3Atlanta Braves4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch930,4193:25Kevin CorreiaTim HudsonTim Hudson (1-0)Kevin Correia (1-1)Craig Kimbrel (8)Clint HurdleFredi GonzalezTurner Field
NLHouston Astros5Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP - Pitch931,0863:02Jordan LylesMat LatosLogan Ondrusek (1-0)Fernando Rodriguez (0-3)Sean Marshall (5)Brad MillsDusty BakerGreat American Ba
NLNew York Mets6Colorado Rockies5Boxscore - PBP - Pitch1136,6904:01Johan SantanaJamie MoyerFrank Francisco (1-1)Matt Belisle (1-2)Ramon Ramirez (1)Terry CollinsJim TracyCoors Field
NLWashington Nationals0Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch948,7532:45Gio GonzalezChris CapuanoChris Capuano (3-0)Gio Gonzalez (2-1)Kenley Jansen (2)Davey JohnsonDon MattinglyDodger Stadium
NLArizona Diamondbacks8Miami Marlins4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch934,9183:14Wade MileyJosh JohnsonWade Miley (3-0)Josh Johnson (0-3)-Kirk GibsonOzzie GuillenMarlins Park
NLChicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,5502:33Matt GarzaKyle KendrickMatt Garza (2-1)Kyle Kendrick (0-2)-Dale SveumCharlie ManuelCitizens Bank Par
NLSan Diego Padres1San Francisco Giants4Boxscore - PBP - Pitch942,0602:21Clayton RichardMadison BumgarnerMadison Bumgarner (4-1)Clayton Richard (1-3)Santiago Casilla (4)Buddy BlackBruce BochyAT&T Park
NLMilwaukee Brewers3St. Louis Cardinals2Boxscore - PBP - Pitch945,8242:52Zack GreinkeJaime GarciaZack Greinke (3-1)Jaime Garcia (2-1)John Axford (5)Ron RoenickeMike MathenyBusch Stadium III
17 Games on this date

Standings as of 2012-04-29.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Tampa Bay Rays22157.682--1039678-17-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1407565.536
328Toronto Blue Jays22139.5912.010492127-56-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1406080.429
255Baltimore Orioles22139.5912.09582138-45-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1408060.571
41019New York Yankees211011.4764.5118101175-55-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1418556.603
51327Boston Red Sox21714.3337.5116118-23-54-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1416279.440
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
239Detroit Tigers22139.591--94104-108-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1407565.536
146Chicago White Sox22139.591--858237-46-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1407268.514
3817Cleveland Indians201010.5002.09091-15-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1425884.408
41226Kansas City Royals21813.3814.583102-192-86-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1416477.454
51430Minnesota Twins21615.2866.584120-363-83-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1416081.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1610Texas Rangers221210.545--12067537-65-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1408159.579
2714Seattle Mariners231211.5220.592100-83-69-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1396376.453
3918Oakland Athletics231112.4781.56781-146-75-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1095356.486
41123Los Angeles Angels22913.4093.07691-154-65-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1408060.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
132New York Mets22157.682--88107-198-57-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1405981.421
223Washington Nationals22157.682--7459159-16-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1408357.593
3815Atlanta Braves221111.5004.011386275-46-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1408357.593
41020Philadelphia Phillies221012.4555.07074-44-56-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1407169.507
51425Miami Marlins21813.3816.56878-106-42-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1416180.433
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Milwaukee Brewers221210.545--94119-257-55-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1407169.507
2512St. Louis Cardinals221210.545--11360535-47-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1407664.543
3916Cincinnati Reds221111.5001.08790-37-54-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1408654.614
41121Pittsburgh Pirates21912.4292.54963-145-44-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1417071.496
51222Chicago Cubs22913.4093.07897-195-84-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1405288.371
61528Houston Astros22715.3185.01009734-53-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1404892.343
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers22166.727--89731610-26-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1407070.500
247San Francisco Giants22139.5913.0908646-37-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1408159.579
3713Arizona Diamondbacks221210.5454.09597-27-65-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1406971.493
41324Colorado Rockies21813.3817.5107110-34-84-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1415685.397
51629San Diego Padres23716.3049.57291-195-92-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1396970.496