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Games on 2012-07-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Los Angeles Angels6BoxJered WeaverDerek Holland(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6Boston Red Sox1BoxAaron LaffeyJosh Beckett(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Cleveland Indians2BoxMiguel GonzalezDerek Lowe(none)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers4BoxJustin VerlanderJake PeavyJose Valverde
Minnesota Twins2Kansas City Royals1BoxCasey FienJonathan BroxtonGlen Perkins
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics3BoxRyan CookCody Eppley(none)
Seattle Mariners3Tampa Bay Rays4BoxJake McGeeTom Wilhelmsen(none)
Houston Astros8Arizona Diamondbacks13BoxTrevor CahillBud Norris(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Cincinnati Reds3BoxHomer BaileyMarco EstradaAroldis Chapman
Los Angeles Dodgers7New York Mets6BoxAaron HarangJohan SantanaKenley Jansen
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies2BoxTim LincecumVance Worley(none)
Miami Marlins3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxKevin CorreiaRicky NolascoJoel Hanrahan
Colorado Rockies5San Diego Padres9BoxJason MarquisDrew Pomeranz(none)
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxKyle LohseRyan DempsterJason Motte
Atlanta Braves11Washington Nationals10BoxEric O'FlahertyTom GorzelannyChad Durbin

Standings as of 2012-07-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees935637.602--4543767832-1524-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II693930.565
2612Baltimore Orioles935043.5386.0388435-4725-2025-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards694326.623
3713Tampa Bay Rays945044.5326.5394390430-2120-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field684028.588
41121Toronto Blue Jays934449.47312.04544371724-2120-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre692940.420
51226Boston Red Sox944153.43615.54694145523-2818-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park682840.412
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers945341.564--4284151330-1723-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park683533.515
248Chicago White Sox935142.5481.54353884728-1823-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field693435.493
3815Cleveland Indians934845.5164.5412456-4425-2123-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field692049.290
41017Kansas City Royals924745.5115.0379432-5323-2224-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium702545.357
51329Minnesota Twins933657.38716.5395483-8817-3219-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field693039.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Angels945242.553--4243745025-1927-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim683731.544
259Texas Rangers925042.5431.04603847627-1823-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington704327.614
3916Oakland Athletics934845.5163.53553401526-2222-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum391623.410
41430Seattle Mariners953659.37916.5380395-1517-2719-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field673928.582
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Washington Nationals915239.571--3853256027-1725-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park714625.648
2611New York Mets935043.5383.04294161328-1922-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field692445.348
3714Miami Marlins934944.5274.0357421-6428-2021-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park692049.290
4918Atlanta Braves924547.4897.54304003021-2724-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field704921.700
51223Philadelphia Phillies944252.44711.5394424-3019-2623-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park683929.574
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Pittsburgh Pirates925141.554--3823473527-1724-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park702842.400
247Cincinnati Reds935142.5480.53883424627-2024-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark694623.667
3819Milwaukee Brewers924547.4896.0412418-626-2319-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park703832.543
41122St. Louis Cardinals934350.4628.54453786722-2221-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III694524.652
51324Chicago Cubs924151.44610.0347405-5823-2218-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field702050.286
61527Houston Astros943856.40414.0365457-9226-1912-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park681751.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants935439.581--3763601629-1625-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park694029.580
2510Los Angeles Dodgers945143.5433.5358352628-2123-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium683533.515
31020Arizona Diamondbacks934449.47310.0409403623-2221-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field693732.536
41425San Diego Padres954253.44213.0346404-5821-2821-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park673433.507
51628Colorado Rockies923656.39117.5443522-7921-2815-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field702842.400


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jonathan SanchezSP29.243Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Traded from Royals to Rockies for Jeremy Guthrie
Jeremy GuthrieSP33.103Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)Traded from Rockies to Royals for Jonathan Sanchez
Francisco CorderoRP37.070Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Astros in 10-player deal
Ben Franciscorf30.270Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Astros in 10-player deal
Joe MusgroveP19.228Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Astros in 10-player deal
Asher WojciechowskiP23.211Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Astros in 10-player deal
David RollinsP22.211Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Astros in 10-player deal
Carlos PerezC21.266Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Traded from Blue Jays to Astros in 10-player deal
Brandon LyonRP32.345Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Astros to Blue Jays in 10-player deal
J.A. HappSP29.274Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Astros to Blue Jays in 10-player deal
Robert CoelloP27.239Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Travis Sniderlf24.169Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Omar Quintanilla2b30.269Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Traded from Mets to Orioles
Scott BarnesRP24.319Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Optioned to Columbus (AAA)
Cody AllenRP23.242Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA)
Cliff Penningtonss28.035Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow tendinitis
Eric Sogardss26.059Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Brad BergesenRP26.298Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Orioles
Geoff Blum3b39.085-Released by Diamondbacks
Ryan Wheeler3b24.010Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Contract purchased from Reno (AAA)
Jonathan AlbaladejoRP29.263Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Optioned to Reno (AAA)
David CarpenterRP27.005Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Traded from Astros to Blue Jays in 10-player deal
Andrew CarpenterP22.106Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
Eric HurleyP26.306-Elected free agency
Vernon WellsLF33.224Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Neftali FelizP24.079Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Assigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab
Dusty BrownC30.031Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Bret MontgomeryP26.348Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Right quad tightness
Jack Wilsonss34.203Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Jonny VentersRP27.122Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab
Laynce NixLF31.263Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Jeff HowellC29.110Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Chorye SpooneP26.307-Released by Red Sox
Chorye SpooneP26.307Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Mike Baxter1B27.225New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA) for rehab
Russ Mitchell3B27.155San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Ankle sprain
Cory MazzoniP22.274New York MetsBinghamton (AA)DL-7 Right thumb laceration
Nestor MolinaP23.192Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Joseph CruzP24.000Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)DL-7 Injured
Nick Van StrattenRF27.059Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Travis WitherspoonCF23.095Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Activated from DL
Kelvin MarteP24.239San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Activated from DL
Brett AndersonP24.170Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+) for rehab
Jayson WerthRF33.061Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab
Brent Morel3B25.090Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+) for rehab
Chris Garcia1B24.238Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Randolph OduberLF23.124Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)DL-7 Injured
Joba ChamberlainP26.300New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab
Chad JamesP21.178Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Placed ton temporarily inactive list
Jeff HolmRF23.276Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)DL-7 Right shoulder sprain
Matt TomshawP23.215Minnesota TwinsBeloit (A)Activated from DL
Eric StametsIF20.299Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Danny Stienstra2B-3B23.141St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Activated from DL
Jair FernandezC25.222Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Wes Timmons2B-1B33.008Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Activated from DL
Angel SanchezSS28.304Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Adam RussellP29.097-Released by Braves
Todd Helton1b38.334Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)Assigned to Grand Junction (Rk) for rehab
Nick NatoliSS-2B24.185Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Myrio RichardLF23.327Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)
Chris WallaceC24.084Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Rene TosoniRF-LF26.018Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Terrence DaylegSS24.305Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Allan De San MiguelC24.170Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Aaron Baker1B24.314Baltimore OriolesBowie (AA)Assigned to Bowie (AA)
Michael MainP23.218Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Steven Souza1B23.087Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
J.R. HigleyRF-CF24.029Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Khris DavisLF24.212Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Joel GalarragaC30.122Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Brian GoodwinOF21.260Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Stephen MalcolmUT22.102Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.252St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Henry Moreno1B23.044Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Eury PerezCF22.051Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Eury PerezCF22.051Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Andrew CampbellLF20.153Cleveland IndiansMahoning Valley (A-)Assigned to Mahoning Valley (A-)
Adam Lewis23.099St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Tyrone TaylorOF 18.179Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Brewers (Rk)
Tyrone TaylorOF 18.179Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Kevin RossSS 18.306Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Taylor HawkinsC 18.306Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)
Brian FuentesRP36.346St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Ryan CopelandP24.040St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Matt PackerP24.327Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Tim BascomP27.197Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Will LatimerP26.228Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Derrick StultzP23.119Arizona DiamondbacksYakima (A-)
Pete LevittP23.087Chicago CubsPeoria (A)Assigned to Peoria (A)
Ryan WeberP21.342Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Assigned to Lynchburg (A+)
J.R. GrahamP22.187Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Anthony FerraraP22.321St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Jose JimenezP25.119Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Kyle HaldP23.054St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Luke BardP21.249Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Zach JonesC-LF21.228Minnesota TwinsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Nick McBrideP21.068Texas RangersMyrtle Beach (A+)Assigned to Myrtle Beach (A+)
Chance SossamonP22.274Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk)
Dixon AndersonP23.018Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Michael BoydenP22.032Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Alex MeyerP22.198Washington NationalsPotomac (A+)Assigned to Potomac (A+)
Mark MontgomeryP21.324New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA)
Eric JaffeP21.034Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)
Andrew FerreiraP21.271Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)
Reinier RoibalP23.182San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)
Bradley WatsonP22.346St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)Assigned to Quad Cities (A)
Frank SantanaP23.149Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Assigned to Mobile (AA)
Corey KimberP 18.022San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Derek De YoungP 20.216Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Franklin Noel23.212San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk)
Tyson AuerCF26.269Announced retirement
Gerardo Reyes2B21.163Released by Braves
Cody BartlettSS-2B23.363Released by Blue Jays
Scott PattersonP33.030Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)DL-7 Injured