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Games on 2012-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies9Baltimore Orioles6BoxJoe BlantonJake ArrietaJonathan Papelbon
Washington Nationals7Boston Red Sox4BoxStephen StrasburgFelix DoubrontTyler Clippard
Houston Astros8Chicago White Sox3BoxWandy RodriguezGavin Floyd(none)
Chicago Cubs7Minnesota Twins8BoxMatt CappsShawn Camp(none)
New York Mets1New York Yankees9BoxHiroki KurodaJohan Santana(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Seattle Mariners1BoxStephen PryorScott ElbertTom Wilhelmsen
Oakland Athletics8Arizona Diamondbacks9BoxJ.J. PutzBrian Fuentes(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Atlanta Braves4BoxCristhian MartinezFrancisco Cordero(none)
Detroit Tigers5Cincinnati Reds6BoxSam LeCurePhil Coke(none)
Los Angeles Angels7Colorado Rockies2BoxC.J. WilsonAlex White(none)
Tampa Bay Rays5Miami Marlins1BoxBurke BadenhopRicky Nolasco(none)
San Diego Padres5Milwaukee Brewers9BoxShaun MarcumEdinson Volquez(none)
Kansas City Royals2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxErik BedardLuke HochevarJoel Hanrahan
Texas Rangers5San Francisco Giants0BoxMatt HarrisonBarry Zito(none)
Cleveland Indians6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJosh TomlinJake Westbrook(none)

Standings as of 2012-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Tampa Bay Rays583424.586--2432271619-1115-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field1045648.538
237Baltimore Orioles583325.5691.0252259-716-1217-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards1046044.577
3612Toronto Blue Jays583127.5343.02792512815-1316-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre1044262.404
4815New York Yankees572928.5094.52722353716-1313-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II1056639.629
51225Boston Red Sox582434.41410.03012782313-1811-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park1044559.433
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago White Sox583325.569--2722442817-1516-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field1045252.500
258Cleveland Indians573225.5610.5257274-1717-1515-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field1053669.343
3714Kansas City Royals562927.5183.0219246-2713-1516-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium1064363.406
4921Detroit Tigers582731.4666.0253271-1816-1311-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park1046143.587
51327Minnesota Twins572334.4049.5232301-6911-1612-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field1054362.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Angels593425.576--2342211316-1418-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim1035548.534
21023Oakland Athletics592732.4587.0205226-2113-1614-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum733736.507
31122Texas Rangers592732.4587.03152466912-1415-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington1036637.641
41428Seattle Mariners602436.40010.5252253-110-1314-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field1025151.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Mets593623.610--256272-1621-1015-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field1033865.369
233Washington Nationals563422.6070.52161863019-915-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park1066442.604
3510Miami Marlins583226.5523.5222239-1717-1315-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park1043767.356
41018Atlanta Braves582830.4837.52792433610-1418-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field1046638.635
51220Philadelphia Phillies602832.4678.5253251213-1815-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park1025349.520
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Pittsburgh Pirates573126.544--183203-2016-1215-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park1054857.457
2713Cincinnati Reds573027.5261.02392211816-1214-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark1056738.638
3816Milwaukee Brewers582929.5002.5256274-1816-1513-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park1045450.519
4917Houston Astros582830.4833.5249270-2120-128-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park1042777.260
51324St. Louis Cardinals592732.4585.03042485611-1416-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III1036142.592
61529Chicago Cubs582038.34511.5211262-5111-169-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field1044163.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers593821.644--2522124020-1018-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium1034855.466
249San Francisco Giants593326.5595.0234227718-1215-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park1036142.592
31119Arizona Diamondbacks582830.4839.5244247-313-1615-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field1045351.510
41426Colorado Rockies572334.40414.0288313-2512-1911-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field1054164.390
51630San Diego Padres591940.32219.0195267-7214-205-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park1035746.553


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Dan JenningsRP25.052Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Bryan Petersencf26.060Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Optioned to New Orleans (AAA)
Austin Kearnsrf32.019Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Activated from DL
Russ Mitchell3B27.113San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Marwin Gonzalezss23.086Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Bruised right heel
Kris WattsC27.328Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Traded from Pirates for cash
Jack EgbertRP29.027New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Jeff FrancisP31.151Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Signed 1-year contract
Chris YoungSP33.014New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from Paternity List
Pedro BeatoP25.224New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Lyle Overbay1b35.131Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from Paternity List
AJ Pollocklf24.186Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
Omir Santosc31.040-Colorado Springs (AAA)Refused minor league assignment by Tigers
Josh Satin3B-2B27.167New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA)
Brandon Allen1B26.116Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Outrighted to Durham (AAA)
Brian Bixlerss29.229Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Mike BroadwayP25.070San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Activated from DL
Mike Dodig3B 18.335Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Signed out of draft (Columbia Greene CC)
Gavin CecchiniSS 18.168New York MetsKingsport (Rk)Signed out of draft (Louisiana HS)
Tucker HealyP 21.358Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Signed out of draft (Ithaca)
Brad GlennRF25.067Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Welington CastilloC25.045Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab