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Monday July 2,2012This 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 2012-07-02

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Los Angeles Angels3Cleveland Indians0BoxJered WeaverUbaldo JimenezScott Downs
Minnesota Twins6Detroit Tigers4BoxAnthony SwarzakDoug FisterGlen Perkins
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics6BoxJarrod ParkerDaisuke Matsuzaka(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Seattle Mariners6BoxSteve DelabarJason HammelTom Wilhelmsen
New York Yankees3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxMatt MooreDavid RobertsonFernando Rodney
Kansas City Royals11Toronto Blue Jays3BoxEverett TeafordRicky Romero(none)
San Diego Padres6Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxClayton RichardTrevor CahillJoe Thatcher
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves1BoxJeff SamardzijaTommy HansonJames Russell
Cincinnati Reds8Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxHomer BaileyChad Billingsley(none)
Miami Marlins5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxFrancisco RodriguezRyan WebbJohn Axford
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxJames McDonaldJordan Lyles(none)
Colorado Rockies3St. Louis Cardinals9BoxKyle LohseTyler Chatwood(none)

Standings as of 2012-07-02

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees794732.595--3763166026-1521-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II834835.578
269Baltimore Orioles794336.5444.0332361-2924-1819-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards835033.602
3712Tampa Bay Rays804337.5384.5332332024-1719-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field824735.573
41017Toronto Blue Jays804040.5007.54013802121-1819-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre823349.402
51225Boston Red Sox803446.42513.54073555218-2416-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park823547.427
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Kansas City Royals784434.564--321350-2921-1623-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium842856.333
2511Chicago White Sox794336.5441.53683264223-1720-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field834241.506
3815Detroit Tigers804238.5253.0350359-921-1521-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park824636.561
4916Cleveland Indians794039.5064.5345385-4020-1920-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field832855.337
51328Minnesota Twins793247.40512.5331414-8316-2616-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field833449.410
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels804634.575--3503034721-1825-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim824339.524
248Texas Rangers804436.5502.042732710025-1719-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington824933.598
31120Oakland Athletics813843.4698.5306303319-2019-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512625.510
41430Seattle Mariners823151.37816.0322349-2716-2315-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field804436.550
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets804634.575--3653432225-1521-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field822854.341
235Washington Nationals774433.5710.53162684821-1323-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park855431.635
3510Miami Marlins794336.5442.5302361-5926-1817-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park832657.313
41122Philadelphia Phillies813744.4579.5347362-1519-2218-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park814437.543
51223Atlanta Braves793643.4569.53583401816-2320-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field835825.699
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1614Cincinnati Reds794237.532--3393003921-1821-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark835528.663
2713Pittsburgh Pirates794237.532--3082931522-1520-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park833746.446
3818Milwaukee Brewers793940.4943.0350360-1022-1817-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park834439.530
41021St. Louis Cardinals803743.4635.54043416317-2020-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III825131.622
51324Houston Astros803545.4387.5323385-6225-1710-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park822062.244
61527Chicago Cubs793247.40510.0290358-6818-2114-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field832954.349
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants804634.575--3173011626-1620-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park824834.585
247Los Angeles Dodgers814536.5561.53143021224-1721-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium814140.506
3919Arizona Diamondbacks793940.4946.5346337920-1819-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field834241.506
41426San Diego Padres813348.40713.5279353-7416-2417-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park814338.531
51629Colorado Rockies793148.39214.5397459-6219-2412-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field833350.398

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Steve JohnsonP24.306Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
P.J. WaltersSP27.112Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Javy GuerraP26.244Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Ricky OrtaP27.238New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Right arm soreness
Eswarlin JimenezP20.218Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Virgil HillLF-CF22.296St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Cory WadeRP29.035New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Dontrelle WillisP30.171-Announced retirement
Ted LillyP36.180Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Luis Cruz3b28.143Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Contract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA)
Shawn TollesonRP24.165Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Geoff Blum3b39.067Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Activated from DL
John McDonaldss37.281Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Back stiffness
Tyler GaffneyOF21.073Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Signed out of draft
Brad DavisC29.185-Released by Padres
Blake TekotteCF25.039San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Hernan Iribarren2B28.003Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Jhonny NunezP26.218-Released by Rays
Stephen VogtC-LF27.243Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Andy ReichardP27.210San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Right shoulder stiffness
T.J. SteeleCF25.284-Released by Padres
Beau JonesP25.311Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Tim MurphyP25.056Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from DL
Tyler TuftsP25.209Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Willy KeslerP24.326Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joe Bonfe1B24.187New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Activated from DL
Matt SheltonP23.214Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Kyung-Min NaLF-CF20.203San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Activated from DL
Jay AustinCF21.326Houston AstrosLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Brandon MillerC22.267Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)DL-7 Injured
Andrew CarpenterIF22.088Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA)
David PauleyRP29.015Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Alan AhmadyRF-LF24.201St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Jason HagertyC24.293San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-) for rehab
Jordan ParrazRF27.267Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)Assigned to GCL Braves (Rk) for rehab
Shawn McGillC28.124Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
Nevin AshleyC27.322Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Jimmy Gallagher1B26.302Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Shane PetersonLF-CF24.142Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Brandon BantzC25.176Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Ross Wilson2B23.235Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Sandy LeonC23.111Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab
Patrick Palmeiro3B22.118Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)
Matthew Cerda3B-2B22.012Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Jharmidy De Jesus1B22.306Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Cesar PuelloRF-CF21.092New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Brady ShoemakerLF25.053Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
James RamseyOF-IF22.195St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)
David LyonC22.164Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Sherman JohnsonIF21.352Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)
Danny ViciosoC23.248Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Jayce BoydIF21.184New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)
Joey DemicheleIF21.147Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Kyle Von TungelnOF21.287Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)
Roberto ReyesRF23.053St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Carlos Willoughby2B23.232San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)
Trevor BrownC20.230San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)
Jorge Vega-RosadoSS-2B20.210Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Dustin HayesCF20.224Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Gregori Gonzalez3B-RF22.356Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Fernando PerezSS 18.292San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Andy LoomisP26.219Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Nick RogersP24.274Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Scott OlsenP28.172Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Merkin ValdezP30.234Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Tim BascomP27.179Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
David BrombergP24.292Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Chris CarpenterP26.188Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk) for rehab
Salvador SanchezP26.292Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Shane DyerP24.115Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Jon BachanovP23.153Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Jack McGearyP23.105Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Pete RuizP24.316Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Stosh WawrzasekP21.306Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)
Luis SanzC24.226Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Shane RiedieP22.178Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Assigned to Cedar Rapids (A)
Tyler JohnsonP21.349Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Louis HeadP22.070Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Collin ReynoldsP22.005San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Justin HaleyP21.016Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)
Corey BlackUT20.333New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Bryan BloughP22.307Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Tyler DeloachP21.081Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)
Alex MurenOF-P20.239Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Seth StreichP21.133Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Joseph LopezP22.103Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Preston GaineyP21.139Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)
Clint WrightP22.064Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jose AzorP23.263Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)
Lucas SimsP 18.053Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Max FriedP 18.165San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Signed out of draft (California HS)
Geoff BroussardP 21.284Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Nic DellatorreP 20.309Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)
Melvin Mercedes22.308New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Bryan Rodriguez20.362San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Orlando Ramirez20.059Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Antonio Cruz20.269Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Loiger Padron21.180Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Paul Schwendel22.327Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Aris Angeles22.296Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Jeremy BleichP25.014New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-) for rea
Joshua LopezC16.120St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent (Venezuela)