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Games on 2012-07-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles0BoxJustin VerlanderMiguel Gonzalez(none)
Chicago White Sox2Kansas City Royals1BoxChris SaleLuis MendozaAddison Reed
Oakland Athletics9Minnesota Twins4BoxJarrod ParkerBrian Duensing(none)
Los Angeles Angels10New York Yankees8BoxJered WeaverIvan NovaKevin Jepsen
Texas Rangers4Seattle Mariners0BoxMatt HarrisonHisashi Iwakuma(none)
Boston Red Sox7Tampa Bay Rays3BoxJosh BeckettJames Shields(none)
Cleveland Indians0Toronto Blue Jays3BoxCarlos VillanuevaDerek LoweDarren Oliver
New York Mets1Atlanta Braves6BoxBen SheetsJohan Santana(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks1Chicago Cubs3BoxMatt GarzaTrevor CahillCarlos Marmol
St. Louis Cardinals2Cincinnati Reds4BoxHomer BaileyJake WestbrookAroldis Chapman
Philadelphia Phillies5Colorado Rockies1BoxCole HamelsDrew Pomeranz(none)
San Diego Padres7Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJason MarquisChris Capuano(none)
Washington Nationals4Miami Marlins0BoxStephen StrasburgRicky Nolasco(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxYovani GallardoA.J. BurnettJohn Axford
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxMatt CainBud NorrisSantiago Casilla

Standings as of 2012-07-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees885335.602--4313656629-1524-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II744232.568
2612Baltimore Orioles884741.5346.0361404-4325-2022-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards744628.622
3916Tampa Bay Rays894643.5177.5372372026-2020-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field734429.603
41120Toronto Blue Jays894346.48310.54444182624-2119-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre733043.411
51225Boston Red Sox893851.42715.54453984720-2618-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park733142.425
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago White Sox885038.568--4233616228-1822-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field743539.473
248Detroit Tigers894940.5511.54043911326-1623-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park733934.534
3714Kansas City Royals874641.5293.5359399-4022-1824-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium752649.347
4815Cleveland Indians884642.5234.0395428-3324-2122-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field742252.297
51329Minnesota Twins883454.38616.0364465-10116-2918-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field743242.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels895039.562--3963534324-1926-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim733934.534
257Texas Rangers894940.5511.04503737727-1822-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington734429.603
31017Oakland Athletics894544.5065.03433261723-2122-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431924.442
41430Seattle Mariners903357.36717.5346372-2617-2716-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field724230.583
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals865036.581--3582936525-1525-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park764828.632
236New York Mets894940.5512.54073951228-1821-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field732548.342
3713Miami Marlins884741.5344.0337400-6327-2020-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park742252.297
4919Atlanta Braves884345.4898.04123704220-2523-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field745123.689
51223Philadelphia Phillies904050.44412.0383408-2519-2521-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park724131.569
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Cincinnati Reds884840.545--3703234724-1824-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark744925.662
2410Pittsburgh Pirates884840.545--3593312826-1722-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park743143.419
3818Milwaukee Brewers884345.4895.0402407-524-2219-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park744034.541
41122St. Louis Cardinals894148.4617.54333686521-2220-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III734726.644
51324Chicago Cubs883949.4439.0332389-5721-2118-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field742252.297
61527Houston Astros893653.40412.5349427-7826-1910-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park731954.260
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants895138.573--349351-229-1622-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park734330.589
2611Los Angeles Dodgers904941.5442.5342337527-1922-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium723735.514
31021Arizona Diamondbacks884246.4778.5378380-223-2119-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field743935.527
41426San Diego Padres903852.42213.5320391-7117-2721-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park723834.528
51628Colorado Rockies883553.39815.5425494-6920-2615-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field742945.392


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jett BandyC22.111Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Activated from DL
Carlos LugoC22.237Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)DL-7 Right forearm strain
Luis DomoromoLF20.162San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rylan Sandoval2B24.340New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis De La CruzP23.030San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Suspended
Patrick TolentinoC22.362Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)DL-7 Right ankle sprain
Spencer DickinsonCF22.315Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)DL-7 Strained left forearm
Richard VargasP21.087Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from DL
Jesus GalindoCF21.326San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from DL
Adrian NietoC22.245Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
Bobby HansenP22.210Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Placed on temporary inactive list
Elliott BlairLF-CF24.163San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Joe Velleggia1B23.357-Announced retirement
Jadd SchmeltzerP23.200Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)DL-7 Injured
Bryan MartinezP21.136-Released by Cardinals
Taiwan EasterlingCF23.141Chicago CubsPeoria (A)Activated from DL
Jason HammelSP29.316Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Athroscopic surgery on right knee
Steve JohnsonP24.319Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Scott AtchisonRP36.108Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right forearm tightness
Junichi TazawaRP26.039Boston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
Kole Calhounrf24.275Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Jordan WaldenRP24.242Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Strained right bicep
Franklin GutierrezCF29.144Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Transferred to 15-day DL
Jesse ChavezRP28.329Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Chad BeckRP27.179Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Randall DelgadoSP22.156Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Optioned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Ben SheetsSP33.362Atlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)Contract purchased from Mississippi (AA)
Jed Lowriess28.089Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Sprained right ankle
Marwin Gonzalezss23.123Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Activated from DL
Jason Castroc25.027Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)DL-15 Right knee swelling
Carlos Corporanc28.190Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Contract purchased from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Kyle WeilandP25.306Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Taylor SinclairP26.204-Released by Diamondbacks
Jonnathan AristilP25.227Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Placed on temporary inactive list
Cody ClarkC30.304Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Sam FuldLF30.237Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab
Simon CastroP24.097Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from DL
Jumbo DiazP28.139Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff Clement1B28.329Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Drew StorenP24.339Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab
Yohan PinoP28.202Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt WrightP30.124Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jose AlvarezP23.070Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Activated from DL
Jarred CosartP22.051Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from DL
Jonathan VillarSS21.074Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Matt JoyceRF27.346Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Mike Baxter1B27.220New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab
Cody StanleyC23.206St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from DL
Kevin KiermaierCF22.084Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Activated from DL
Brent DeanC25.353Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from DL
Parker BerberetC-1B22.268Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Christian WittP23.277-Released by Royals
Josh JohnsonSS-2B26.185Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Rene TosoniRF-LF26.013Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)Assigned to Fort Myers (A+)
Danny Carroll1B23.190Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Tyson GilliesCF23.257Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Jair FernandezC25.217Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Christian Marrero1B25.350Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Ronald BermudezRF-CF24.039Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Michael CrouseRF21.235Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Tommy WinegardnerSS22.154Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Jake DaviesP-1B22.303Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.247Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.247St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
James BrooksSS 23.276Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
John PoloniusSS21.183San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)
Carlos De Los Santos2B-SS21.256Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Jose Peraza18.076Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Diego Goris21.219Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Brian GarmanP23.361Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Ross WolfP29.270Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Scott CarrollP27.294Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Devin JonesP22.011Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Ryan TeperaP24.255Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Nolan DiazP21.109Seattle MarinersPulaski (Rk)Assigned to Pulaski (Rk)
Baudilio LopezP21.237Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Chris StrattonP21.327San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)
Yordano VenturaP21.042Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Andrew RussellP28.079Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Dylan ChavezP21.090Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Jason McCrackenP20.315Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Walker WeickelP 18.243San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Felix Santos21.308Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Nicholas Bartolone2B-SS21.266Released by Indians
Josh HungermanP25.310Released by Rockies
Chris ShaferP23.060Released by Marlins
Edul EscobarC21.316Released by Royals