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Games on 2012-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox7Boston Red Sox5BoxPhilip HumberJon LesterAddison Reed
Los Angeles Angels13Detroit Tigers0BoxGarrett RichardsJacob Turner(none)
Seattle Mariners9Kansas City Royals6BoxBlake BeavanRyan VerdugoTom Wilhelmsen
Baltimore Orioles4Minnesota Twins6BoxAlex BurnettLuis AyalaJared Burton
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees6BoxCC SabathiaBrett CecilRafael Soriano
Texas Rangers6Oakland Athletics1BoxRoy OswaltBartolo Colon(none)
Cleveland Indians2Tampa Bay Rays4BoxMatt MooreJosh TomlinFernando Rodney
San Francisco Giants9Atlanta Braves0BoxBarry ZitoJair Jurrjens(none)
Miami Marlins9Chicago Cubs5BoxAnibal SanchezTravis Wood(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks0Cincinnati Reds4BoxJohnny CuetoTrevor BauerAroldis Chapman
Pittsburgh Pirates6Colorado Rockies2BoxErik BedardChristian FriedrichJoel Hanrahan
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxKyle KendrickRonald BelisarioJonathan Papelbon
St. Louis Cardinals2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRandy WolfJoe KellyFrancisco Rodriguez
Houston Astros2San Diego Padres8BoxRoss OhlendorfJordan Lyles(none)
New York Mets4Washington Nationals5BoxRyan MattheusTim Byrdak(none)

Standings as of 2012-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees905535.611--4433697431-1524-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II724032.556
2612Baltimore Orioles904842.5337.0372429-5725-2023-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards724527.625
3916Tampa Bay Rays914744.5168.5378377127-2120-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field714328.606
41121Toronto Blue Jays914348.47312.54484301824-2119-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre713041.423
51225Boston Red Sox913952.42916.54554064921-2718-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park713041.423
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago White Sox905139.567--4313716028-1823-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field723438.472
257Detroit Tigers915041.5491.5412410227-1723-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park713833.535
3714Cleveland Indians904743.5224.0400434-3424-2123-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field722151.292
4815Kansas City Royals894643.5174.5369417-4822-2024-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium732647.356
51329Minnesota Twins903555.38916.0389476-8717-3018-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field723141.431
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Angels915140.560--4153615424-1927-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim713833.535
246Texas Rangers905040.5560.54563748227-1823-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington724329.597
31017Oakland Athletics904545.5005.53443321223-2222-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum421923.452
41430Seattle Mariners923557.38016.5364382-1817-2718-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field704030.571
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals885137.580--3663026426-1525-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park744727.635
2610Miami Marlins904941.5443.0351408-5728-2021-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park722052.278
358New York Mets904941.5443.04114001128-1821-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field722547.347
4919Atlanta Braves894346.4838.54123793320-2623-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field735122.699
51223Philadelphia Phillies924250.45711.0389412-2319-2523-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park703931.557
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Cincinnati Reds904941.544--3773284925-1924-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark724824.667
239Pittsburgh Pirates904941.544--3693383126-1723-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park723042.417
3818Milwaukee Brewers904446.4895.0407412-525-2319-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park723933.542
41122St. Louis Cardinals914249.4627.54383736521-2221-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III714625.648
51324Chicago Cubs893950.4389.5337398-6121-2218-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field732251.301
61527Houston Astros913754.40712.5353435-8226-1911-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park711853.254
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants905238.578--358351729-1623-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park724230.583
2713Los Angeles Dodgers924943.5334.0346343327-2122-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium703733.529
31020Arizona Diamondbacks904347.4789.0383387-423-2120-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field723834.528
41426San Diego Padres923953.42414.0328395-6718-2821-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park703733.529
51628Colorado Rockies903654.40016.0432504-7221-2715-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field722844.389


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jacob TurnerSP21.057Detroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)Recalled from Toledo (AAA)
Luis MarteRP25.325Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Optioned to Toledo (AAA)
Garrett RichardsSP24.051Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Andrew RomineSS26.205Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Gavin FloydSP29.171Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow tendinitis
Philip HumberRP29.208Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Activated from DL
Luke Hughes2B-1B27.349-Released by Athletics
Steven DelabarRP29.000Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Optioned to Tacoma (AAA)
Blake BeavanSP23.181Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Recalled from Tacoma (AAA)
Jose Bautistarf31.271Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Left wrist inflammation
Brandon MorrowP27.356Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Anthony Gosecf-rf21.341Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA)
Roy HalladaySP35.064Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Activated from DL
Brian SanchesRP33.343Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Outrighted to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Matt Joycerf27.348Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Activated from DL
Will Rhymes2b29.107Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Optioned to Durham (AAA)
Robert Andino2b28.083Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)DL-15 Left shoulder subluxation
Nick Johnson1B33.301Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Zack BrittonSP24.208Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Miguel SocolovichP25.358Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Brad BergesenP26.295Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Jason Bourgeoiscf30.194Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
Vincent MazzaroRP-SP25.293Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Jonathan SanchezSP29.240Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Ryan VerdugoP25.098Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Matt CappsRP28.318Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Right rotator cuff irritation
Darnell McDonaldrf33.242New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Designated for Assignment
CC SabathiaSP31.361New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Activated from DL
Collin CowgillCF26.056Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Activated from DL
Collin CowgillCF26.056Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Alexi OgandoSP28.286Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Yorvit Torrealbac33.363Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Placed on Paternity Leave List
Joey Votto1b28.311Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)DL-15 Torn meniscus, left knee
Todd RedmondP27.061Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Recalled from Louisville (AAA)
Chad BillingsleySP27.353Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Stephen FifeP25.286Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Jason Baylf33.300New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Omar QuintanillaSS30.266New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Designated for Assignment
Juan NicasioP25.320Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
DJ LeMahieu2b24.004Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Chris Nelson3b26.317Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Irregular heartbeat
Andrew BrownRF-LF27.310Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jonathan Herrerass27.256Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Left wrist infection
Michael SolbachP26.351Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Contract purchased from Somerset (Indy)
Trevor CroweLF-CF28.243Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Doug DeedsRF-LF30.045Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Danny Dorn1B27.362Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Felix PerezRF27.245Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from DL
Drew StorenP24.341Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for Rehab
Mike MacDonaldP30.261Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Activated from DL
Greg PaimlSS27.348-Released by Braves
Chris PettitLF27.336-Released by Mariners
Francisco Martinez3B21.319Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Activated from DL
Brian StreileinP23.256-Released by Astros
Adrian SalcedoP21.162Minnesota TwinsFort Myers (A+)DL-7 Injured
Matt SpencerRF-LF26.171Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Hamstring
Luis De La CruzC23.072St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Arismendy AlcantaraSS20.262Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)DL-7 Leg
Jordan CasasLF24.122-Released by Indians
Luis SardinasSS19.062Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from DL
Jhonny Gomez1B22.208Texas RangersHickory (A)DL-7 Injured
Roberto OrtizRF23.262-Released by Orioles
Gaspar SantiagoP22.297San Francisco GiantsSalem-Keizer (A-)DL-7 Injured
Brian EdelenP24.132-Released by Royals
Matt TalleyP22.343-Released by Braves
Ignacio GeronimoP21.046Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Placed on restricted list
Drew BeuerleinC24.186Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Ty Kelly3B-LF23.362Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Tyler Townsend1B24.064Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Eduardo NunezSS25.032New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Michael PerichtC24.055Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Ben OrloffSS25.082Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Wendell FairleyLF24.122San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)
Stephen HuntRF23.187Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Jose Garcia2B24.157St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Donald Lutz1B23.161Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Assigned to Pensacola (AA)
Murray Watts1B24.282Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Chan MoonSS21.116Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Roberto PenaC20.039Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Wes ThigpenC23.027Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Kevin PillarCF-RF23.194Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Yasiel Balaguert19.196Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk)
Damion SmithOF 18.153Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Avery RomeroSS 19.067Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Izaac GarsezOF 22.174Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Matt BischoffP25.057Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Willie CollazoP32.253Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Jo-Jo ReyesP27.239Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Nick HillP27.168Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Ramon GarciaP27.260Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Scott GorgenP25.171St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Kevin BradyP21.313Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Jared WessonP26.168Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Mike WolfordP23.054Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Dan LazzaroniOF23.359San Diego PadresSan Antonio (AA)Assigned to San Antonio (AA)
Brian BakerP29.188Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Chase BrewerP22.166Arizona DiamondbacksYakima (A-)
Luke TaylorP20.003Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Chasen ShreveP22.005Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Bobby DoranP23.118Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Zach FowlerP23.140Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Rob NixonP23.258Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Roberto CanacheP22.066St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Silfredo Garcia20.364St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Felix Santos21.310Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Matt McSwainP26.336Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Signed to Minor League Contract
Aaron Bates1B28.129Signed by Sugar Land (Atlantic)
Bobby O'NeillP23.002Released by Diamondbacks