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Tuesday July 3,2012This 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 2012-07-03

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox19BoxChris SaleRoy Oswalt(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Cleveland Indians9BoxZach McAllisterDan Haren(none)
Minnesota Twins8Detroit Tigers6BoxJeff GrayBrayan VillarrealGlen Perkins
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics3BoxJerry BlevinsAlfredo Aceves(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Seattle Mariners4BoxDarren O'DayCharlie FurbushJim Johnson
New York Yankees4Tampa Bay Rays7BoxJames ShieldsIvan NovaFernando Rodney
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays6BoxBrett CecilVin MazzaroCasey Janssen
San Diego Padres9Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxRoss OhlendorfTrevor Bauer(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves10BoxJair JurrjensChris Volstad(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxScott ElbertJohnny CuetoKenley Jansen
Miami Marlins12Milwaukee Brewers13BoxLivan HernandezHeath Bell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets11BoxJonathon NieseVance Worley(none)
Houston Astros7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJoel HanrahanWesley Wright(none)
Colorado Rockies3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJeff FrancisJoe KellyRafael Betancourt
San Francisco Giants3Washington Nationals9BoxJordan ZimmermannTim Lincecum(none)

Standings as of 2012-07-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees804733.588--3803235726-1521-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II824834.585
259Baltimore Orioles804436.5503.0337365-2824-1820-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards824933.598
3610Tampa Bay Rays814437.5433.5339336325-1719-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field814635.568
41017Toronto Blue Jays814140.5066.54073832422-1819-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre813249.395
51225Boston Red Sox813447.42013.54093585118-2416-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park813546.432
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Kansas City Royals794435.557--324356-3221-1623-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium832855.337
2712Chicago White Sox804337.5381.53873285923-1820-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field824240.512
3815Detroit Tigers814239.5193.0356367-1121-1621-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park814635.568
4916Cleveland Indians804139.5133.5354390-3621-1920-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field822755.329
51327Minnesota Twins803347.41311.5339420-8116-2617-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field823349.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Angels814635.568--3553124321-1825-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim814338.531
248Texas Rangers814536.5561.04293468325-1720-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington814833.593
31120Oakland Athletics823943.4767.5309305420-2019-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum502525.500
41430Seattle Mariners833152.37316.0326354-2816-2415-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field794435.557
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets814734.580--3763443226-1521-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field812754.333
223Washington Nationals784533.5770.53252715422-1323-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park845331.631
3613Miami Marlins804337.5383.5314374-6026-1817-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park822656.317
41122Philadelphia Phillies823745.45110.5348373-2519-2218-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park804436.550
51223Atlanta Braves803644.45010.53683432516-2420-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field825824.707
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Pittsburgh Pirates804337.538--3163001623-1520-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park823646.439
2714Cincinnati Reds804238.5251.03403033721-1821-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark825527.671
3818Milwaukee Brewers804040.5003.0363372-923-1817-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park824339.524
41021St. Louis Cardinals813744.4576.54063446217-2120-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III815130.630
51324Houston Astros813546.4328.5330393-6325-1710-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park812061.247
61528Chicago Cubs803347.41310.0293368-7518-2115-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field822854.341
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants814635.568--3203101026-1620-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park814833.593
246Los Angeles Dodgers824636.5610.53173031425-1721-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium804040.500
3919Arizona Diamondbacks803941.4886.5351346520-1919-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field824240.512
41426San Diego Padres823448.41512.5288358-7016-2418-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park804238.525
51629Colorado Rockies803248.40013.5400461-6119-2413-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field823250.390

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Luis MarteRP25.311Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Danny Worth2b26.276Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Jose OrtegaRP23.264Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Darin DownsRP27.189Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA)
Jake PintarP 18.140Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Signed out of draft
Jose Tabatalf23.325Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Gorkys Hernandezrf24.300Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Jeff Baisley3B29.196Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Jose MoralesC29.133Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Timothy SextonP25.023-Released by Royals
Timothy SextonP25.023Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Dillon ThomasLF19.205Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)DL-7 Injured
Matt YoungLF-CF29.273Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Designated for Assignment
Chris VolstadSP25.283Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Recalled from Iowa (AAA)
Casey ColemanRP25.000Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Joey RickardOF21.043Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Signed out of draft
Eric Campbell3B26.331-Released by Mariners
Liam HendriksSP23.143Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Cole DevriesSP27.141Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Marcus StromanP21.063Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Signed out of draft
Taylor TeagardenC28.195Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk) Assigned to Gulf Coast Orioles (Rk) for rehab
Bobby JenksP31.111Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Bobby JenksP31.111-Released by Red Sox
Mauro Gomez3b27.299Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Daisuke MatsuzakaSP31.293Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Neck
Will OhmanRP34.324-Released by White Sox
Bartolo ColonSP39.040Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Brian FuentesRP36.329Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Xavier PaulRF27.128-Released by Nationals at his request
Chien-Ming WangRP32.094Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Strained right hip
Henry RodriguezRP25.128Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Brian Roberts2b34.267Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Groin
Xavier Averylf22.183Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Todd CoffeyRP31.297Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow soreness
Shawn TollesonRP24.166Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Justin AmlungP22.043Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed out of draft
Ryan McNeilP 18.152Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Signed out of draft
Jorge PadillaRF-CF32.327-Released by Padres
Greg Miclat2B24.346Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from DL
Matt Adams1b23.306St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)DL-7 Elbow
Tyler ThornburgSP23.277Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from DL
Matt JoyceRF27.334Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab
Carl CrawfordLF30.332Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA) for rehab
Kyle Bellows3B23.318Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Sprained left wrist
Bryce StowellP25.283Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Strained left oblique
Jose GilC25.302New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Clavicular contusion
Jose AlvarezP23.058Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Left groin strain
Corey MaddenP28.095Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 Right shoulder impingement
Graham TaylorP28.039Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)DL-7 RIght hamstring strain
Matt KempCF27.283Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab for rehab
Aubrey Huff1B35.195San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+) for rehab
Tyler BlandfordP24.160Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brandon ErbeP24.191Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)DL-7 Injured
Kevin NolanSS-1B24.203Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)DL-7 Injured
Anthony GiansantiRF23.278Chicago CubsPeoria (A)DL-7 Left ankle sprain
Rand SmithCF-LF25.022Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Josh SmokerP23.219Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Jackson ValeraC20.086New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)DL-7 Injured
Matt Argyropoulos3B-1B23.313Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)DL-7 Injured
Vincent MazzaroRP-SP25.279Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Jimmy Cesario2B26.261Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Ryan McCurdyC24.188Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
TJ MittelstaedtLF24.141Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Bryan Pounds3B26.272Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Jeremy Barnes3B25.081Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
James EwingIF25.249Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Justin JacksonRF-CF23.204Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Steve NikorakP22.303Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Pierce RankinC23.068Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Bobby Borchering1B-3B21.251Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Jeremy DowdyC21.355Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Tyler AustinP20.301New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Peter O'BrienC21.353New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.235Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.235St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Gary SanchezC19.213New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Patrick LeylandC20.266Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)
Cody Gabella2B20.211San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Mason WilliamsCF20.317New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Evan MarzilliOF21.112Arizona DiamondbacksMissoula (Rk)
Joel CapoteOF22.207Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Nick HamiltonIF22.226Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Austin CowenIF22.291Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Rashad HarlinRF19.146Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Michael VaughnC 21.196Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Matt BischoffP25.043Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Mike OjalaP24.314Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
James PaxtonP23.239Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)
Joe ZellerP24.260Chicago CubsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Chuck JamesP30.236New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)
Brandon HynickP27.118Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA)
Cole KimballP26.336Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab
Bobby WilkinsP22.317Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Daniel CoulombeP22.250Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Andrew KittredgeP22.108Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Collin CargillP24.271Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Max PetersonP24.006Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)
Erik MillerP22.085Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Josh PoytressP21.348Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk) for rehab
Oscar MelendezP25.291Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Cesar AguilarP20.049St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Ronald BarnesP21.359Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Brandon ParrentP21.354Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)
Amir GarrettP20.061Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Joel Dicent20.334Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)
Carlos Martinez-Puminaro21.092Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Jose Williams21.136Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Victor Araujo19.236Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Pedro Tirado21.197Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Ryne Slack19.346Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Juan Caballero19.317St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Anderson Polanco19.300Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.235Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.235St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
DJ CarrascoP35.082-Released by Braves
Joshua AlvaradoP24.196Released by Angels