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Games on 2012-07-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Los Angeles Angels11BoxJered WeaverLuke Hochevar(none)
Tampa Bay Rays10Baltimore Orioles1BoxDavid PriceMiguel Gonzalez(none)
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox8BoxJake PeavyNick Blackburn(none)
Detroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians3BoxMax ScherzerDerek LoweJose Valverde
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners2BoxDavid PhelpsLucas LuetgeRafael Soriano
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers5BoxDerek HollandJosh BeckettJoe Nathan
Oakland Athletics16Toronto Blue Jays0BoxA.J. GriffinRicky Romero(none)
Colorado Rockies4Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxJeff FrancisTrevor CahillRafael Betancourt
Cincinnati Reds5Houston Astros3BoxSean MarshallFrancisco CorderoAroldis Chapman
Atlanta Braves7Miami Marlins1BoxTommy HansonRicky Nolasco(none)
Washington Nationals5New York Mets2BoxStephen StrasburgJeremy HefnerTyler Clippard
Milwaukee Brewers6Philadelphia Phillies7BoxMichael SchwimerFrancisco Rodriguez(none)
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxKevin CorreiaRyan DempsterJoel Hanrahan
San Diego Padres6San Francisco Giants3BoxJason MarquisTim LincecumHuston Street
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxFernando SalasJamey Wright(none)

Standings as of 2012-07-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees985840.592--4703908032-1526-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II643727.578
3713Tampa Bay Rays985246.5316.04093961330-2322-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field643826.594
2812Baltimore Orioles985246.5316.0398455-5725-2227-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards644123.641
41122Toronto Blue Jays974552.46412.5478470824-2321-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre652837.431
51226Boston Red Sox994356.43415.54854513424-2919-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park632637.413
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Detroit Tigers985642.571--4484262232-1724-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park643232.500
2510Chicago White Sox985345.5413.04664115530-1923-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field643232.500
3914Kansas City Royals975047.5155.5404460-5624-2326-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium652243.338
41015Cleveland Indians985048.5106.0425471-4627-2423-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field641846.281
51430Minnesota Twins983860.38818.0415521-10617-3221-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field642836.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Texas Rangers975344.546--4883998929-1924-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington654025.615
248Los Angeles Angels995445.545--4514005127-2227-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim633528.556
3611Oakland Athletics975245.5361.03853473828-2224-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351223.343
41329Seattle Mariners1003961.39015.5391408-1718-2921-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field623626.581
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Washington Nationals975740.588--4173397829-1828-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park654124.631
2617Miami Marlins985048.5107.5364441-7729-2221-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park641945.297
3716New York Mets985048.5107.5443450-728-2422-24L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field642440.375
4818Atlanta Braves984850.4909.54504203021-2727-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field644618.719
51121Philadelphia Phillies994653.46512.0424451-2723-2723-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park633528.556
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Cincinnati Reds985642.571--4133536029-2027-22W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark644123.641
246Pittsburgh Pirates975443.5571.53943573730-1924-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park652540.385
3920St. Louis Cardinals984751.4809.04783879126-2321-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III644123.641
41223Milwaukee Brewers974552.46410.5433447-1426-2319-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park653827.585
51324Chicago Cubs974354.44312.5356428-7223-2220-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field651847.277
61527Houston Astros993960.39417.5378494-11626-2213-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park631647.254
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants985741.582--3983782031-1726-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park643727.578
259Los Angeles Dodgers995445.5453.5383374928-2126-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium633231.508
31019Arizona Diamondbacks984751.48010.04434172626-2421-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field643430.531
41425San Diego Padres1004456.44014.0364427-6322-2922-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park623230.516
51628Colorado Rockies973859.39218.5462545-8321-2817-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field652639.400


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Cole HamelsSP28.211Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Signed to 6-year contract extension ($144m) thru 2019
Randy ChoateRP36.324Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Marlins with Hanley Ramirez to Dodgers for Nathan Eovaldi and Scott McGough
Hanley Ramirezss28.215Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Traded from Marlins with Randy Choate to Dodgers for Nathan Eovaldi and Scott Mcgough
Nathan EovaldiSP22.162Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Traded from Dodgers with Scott McGough to Marlins for Randy Choate and Hanley Ramirez
Ramiro Penass27.007New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Alex Rodriguez3b-dh36.364New York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)DL-15 Fractured left hand
Ryan Roberts2b31.309Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Traded from Diamondbacks to Rays for Tyler Bortnick
Tyler Bortnick2B25.022Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Traded from Rays to Diamondbacks for Ryan Roberts
Duke WelkerP26.165Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Frank FranciscoP32.044New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Assigned to Binghamton (AA) for rehab
Brad DydalewiczP22.123Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rafael Valenzuela1B-3B24.279Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Chris MastersP24.298Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from DL
Doug SalinasP23.232Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Activated from DL
Steven EvansP22.350-Released by Twins
Chuck FickP26.256St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Designated for assignment
Hideki Matsuirf-dh38.043Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)Designated for assignment
Brian FuentesRP36.351St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from Springfield (AA)
Victor MarteRP31.259St. Louis CardinalsMemphis (AAA)Optioned to Memphis (AAA)
Rob Johnsonc30.003New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Buffalo (AAA)
Mike Nickeasc29.162New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Xavier CedenoRP25.333Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma CIty (AAA)
Aaron Cunninghamlf26.092Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for assignment
Erasmo RamirezP22.084Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA) for rehab
Darren FordCF26.297Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from DL
Beau Mills1B25.344Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from DL
Alfredo MarteRF23.116Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from DL
Kellin DeglanC20.083Texas RangersHickory (A)Activated from DL
Todd CoffeyP31.319Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Shawn TollesonRP24.188Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Optioned to Albuquerque (AAA)
Chad BeckRP27.189Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Evan CrawfordRP25.326Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Joel CarrenoRP25.140Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
JP Arencibiac26.201Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Fractured right hand
Rusty Ryal3B29.131-Released by Diamondbacks
Steve GeltzP24.267Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)DL-7 Injured Right groin strain
Cole ArmstrongC28.336Miami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)Activated from DL
Nate RobertsonP34.325Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian PeacockC27.333Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)DL-7 Strained lower back
Jordan ParrazRF27.290Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)DL-7 Fractured right hand
Gabe Jacobo1B25.102Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured
Johnny Whittleman3B25.164-Announced retirement
Robbie GrossmanRF22.312Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Christian ColonSS23.072Kansas City RoyalsArizona Royals (Rk)Activated from DL
Chris JoyceP22.212Texas RangersLancaster (A+)Activated from DL
JD ReichenbachP24.331Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Left oblique strain
Scott McGoughP22.267Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Traded from Dodgers with Nathan Eovaldi to Marlins for Randy Choate and Hanley Ramirez
Tyler AustinP20.323New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from DL
Mario YepezRF24.040-Released by Mariners
Jonathan DooleyP23.337-Released by Royals
Nick AkinsLF24.213Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from DL
Gustavo GomezP21.062Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)DL-7 Injured
Ethan StewartP21.187Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Injured
Drew PermisonP23.151Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)DL-7 Injured
Bobby BrosnahanP23.053Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)DL-7 Injured
Charlie RobertsonP22.086-Released by Braves
Zach EflinP 18.108San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Transferred to 60-day DL
Eduardo NunezSS25.040New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Jordan Kreke2B25.065Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Christian ColonSS23.072Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Art Charles1B21.257Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Assigned to Vancouver (A-)
Cody KeeferOF21.261Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Adrian Morales3B23.249Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Assigned to Wilmington (A+)
Todd GlaesmannRF21.274Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+)
Richie Palase2B 21.342Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Matt HillsingerOF22.103Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.257St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Miguel GonzalezC21.234Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Henry Moreno1B23.049Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Adolfo ReinaC22.184Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Brian PointerRF-LF20.179Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Eddie RosarioCF20.301Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Twins (Rk) for rehab
Evan GattisC25.341Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Brock HebertIF21.075Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Chris TaylorIF21.330Seattle MarinersClinton (A)
Josh HendersonOF 18.251Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)
Harold Castro18.237Detroit TigersGulf Coast Tigers (East) (Rk)
Jose Valdelamar22.196Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Brett TomkoP39.109Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Assigned to Louisville (AAA)
Logan KensingP30.022Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Cody EvansP28.326Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)
Bobby BramhallP27.012Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Mike TarsiP25.348Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)
Carmine GiardinaP24.156Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Michael OlmstedP25.084Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Jake BuchananP22.304Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Zach NealP23.258Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Gera SanchezP23.047Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)
Chad SmithP22.296Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Assigned to West Michigan (A)
Lindsey CaughelP21.346Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Jhonatan RamosP22.352Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Wilson EusebioP23.339Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk) for rehab
Daniel SarriaP24.176San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)
Joe RossP19.065San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Keone KelaP19.100Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Jharel CottonP20.188Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)
Frank SantanaP23.154Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Jose Guzman20.321Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)
Brandon DuckworthP36.184Released by Red Sox
Kevin MoranP23.018Released by White Sox
Shane RiedieP22.201Released by Angels
Doug Bream1B23.056Released by Orioles
Chase HentgesP22.071Released by Royals