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Games on 2012-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays3Baltimore Orioles5BoxBrian MatuszMatt MooreJim Johnson
Cleveland Indians1Boston Red Sox4BoxFelix DoubrontZach McAllisterAlfredo Aceves
Kansas City Royals5Chicago White Sox0BoxLuke HochevarChris Sale(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Minnesota Twins1BoxDrew HutchisonP.J. WaltersCasey Janssen
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees6BoxPhil HughesHector NoesiBoone Logan
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics3BoxBrandon McCarthyDoug FisterBrian Fuentes
Los Angeles Angels4Texas Rangers2BoxDavid CarpenterMatt HarrisonScott Downs
San Francisco Giants5Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxMatt CainTrevor CahillSantiago Casilla
Washington Nationals2Cincinnati Reds1BoxJordan ZimmermannJose ArredondoHenry Rodriguez
Colorado Rockies1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxAaron HarangJosh OutmanKenley Jansen
New York Mets9Miami Marlins3BoxR.A. DickeyRicky Nolasco(none)
Chicago Cubs2Milwaukee Brewers8BoxShaun MarcumChris Volstad(none)
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxEdinson VolquezRoy HalladayDale Thayer
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxCharlie MortonJ.A. HappJuan Cruz
Atlanta Braves7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBrandon BeachyAdam Wainwright(none)

Standings as of 2012-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles342311.676--1551391613-510-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1287058.547
224Tampa Bay Rays342113.6182.0149141813-38-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1286959.539
336Toronto Blue Jays341915.5594.0160137238-711-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1285474.422
41019New York Yankees331617.4856.51641432110-86-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1297950.612
51330Boston Red Sox33924.27313.5176185-95-124-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1296069.465
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158Detroit Tigers331815.545--139147-811-77-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1297059.543
2710Chicago White Sox341816.5290.513412779-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1286761.523
3812Cleveland Indians331716.5151.0146151-59-98-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1295178.395
4916Kansas City Royals321616.5001.5124156-328-98-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1305674.431
51429Minnesota Twins33924.2739.0112179-675-124-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1295772.442
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Oakland Athletics341915.559--126135-99-910-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum984553.459
269Los Angeles Angels341816.5291.0124130-69-89-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1287157.555
31121Texas Rangers341618.4713.0194121737-89-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1287751.602
41224Seattle Mariners351619.4573.5129141-127-89-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1275968.465
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals332211.667--115971813-39-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1297653.589
235New York Mets332013.6062.0142155-1310-610-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1295475.419
3713Miami Marlins331716.5155.0120124-47-610-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1295277.403
4918Atlanta Braves341717.5005.5182151316-711-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1287751.602
51222Philadelphia Phillies341618.4716.5130136-67-89-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1286563.508
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
2515Pittsburgh Pirates331716.515--94117-239-88-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1296267.481
1611Milwaukee Brewers331716.515--139162-2310-77-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1296663.512
3817Cincinnati Reds321616.5000.512011918-88-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1308149.623
41020St. Louis Cardinals331617.4851.0183115685-911-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1297257.558
61426Houston Astros331419.4243.0141134710-84-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1294188.318
51325Chicago Cubs331419.4243.0114140-269-105-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1294782.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers332211.667--1401122814-38-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1296465.496
2414San Francisco Giants331716.5155.0119128-98-79-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1297752.597
31123Arizona Diamondbacks341618.4716.5139149-108-108-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1286563.508
41527Colorado Rockies321220.3759.5159170-117-115-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1305278.400
51628San Diego Padres341222.35310.5107135-289-143-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1286464.500


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Scott PodsednikCF36.055Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Traded from Phillies to Red Sox
Andrew CarignanP25.293Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Collin Cowgillrf-cf25.355Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Jim MillerP30.014Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Ryan Theriot3B32.157San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Shane LouxRP32.273San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Contract purchased from Fresno (AAA)
Drew PomeranzP23.171Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Josh OutmanSP27.240Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Aaron Miles2B35.148Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Erik KratzC31.331Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Mike Fontenot3b31.337Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Michael Martinez2B29.238Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Jeff LarishOF-1B29.213Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Traded from BOS
Carlos MarmolP29.210Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)DL-15 Hamstring
Casey ColemanRP24.314Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Zach McAllisterP24.156Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Mark ReynoldsIF28.283Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Oblique strain
Bill HallSS-2B32.136Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Matt MaloneyP28.117Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Cleared waivers, outrighted to Rochester (AAA)
Jose Lopez3b28.170Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA)
Jason DonaldSS27.250Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Optioned to Columbus (AAA)
Josh TomlinP27.205Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)DL-15 Right wrist soreness
Nate AdcockP24.077Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Greg HollandRP26.173Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Activated from DL
Justin ThomasP28.115New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Claimed off waivers from Red Sox
Austin RomineC23.171New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Scott Rolen3B37.038Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Strained left shoulder
Mike Costanzo1b28.246Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Contract purchased from Louisville (AAA)
Felix PieOF27.093Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Brad BergesenP26.229Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Doug DavisP36.234Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Yoenis CespedesOF26.214Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained muscle in left hand
Michael TaylorOF26.144Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Josh Donaldsonc26.155Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Adam DavisC22.148Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)