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Games on 2012-07-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays2Baltimore Orioles6BoxChris TillmanJames Shields(none)
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians5BoxJoe SmithJustin VerlanderChris Perez
Kansas City Royals1Seattle Mariners4BoxJason VargasLuis MendozaTom Wilhelmsen
Oakland Athletics4Toronto Blue Jays10BoxBrandon LyonTom Milone(none)
New York Mets3Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxMatt HarveyWade MileyBobby Parnell
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros3BoxA.J. BurnettDallas KeuchelJoel Hanrahan
Washington Nationals8Milwaukee Brewers2BoxEdwin JacksonYovani Gallardo(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxJake WestbrookChris CapuanoJason Motte

Standings as of 2012-07-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees985840.592--4703908032-1526-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II643727.578
2712Baltimore Orioles995346.5355.5404457-5326-2227-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards634023.635
3813Tampa Bay Rays995247.5256.5411402930-2322-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field633825.603
41123Toronto Blue Jays984553.45913.04884741424-2421-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre642836.438
51226Boston Red Sox994356.43415.54854513424-2919-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park632637.413
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Detroit Tigers995643.566--4514312032-1724-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park633231.508
2510Chicago White Sox985345.5412.54664115530-1923-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field643232.500
3914Cleveland Indians995148.5155.0430474-4428-2423-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field631746.270
41016Kansas City Royals985048.5105.5405464-5924-2326-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium642242.344
51430Minnesota Twins983860.38817.5415521-10617-3221-28L1T 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
369Oakland Athletics985345.5410.53893573228-2225-23W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341123.324
41327Seattle Mariners1014061.39615.0395409-1419-2921-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field613526.574
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals985840.592--4253418429-1829-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park644024.625
2615New York Mets995148.5157.5446451-528-2423-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field632340.365
3717Miami Marlins985048.5108.0364441-7729-2221-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park641945.297
4818Atlanta Braves984850.49010.04504203021-2727-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field644618.719
51121Philadelphia Phillies994653.46512.5424451-2723-2723-26W4T 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 Pirates985543.5611.03993603930-1925-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park642440.375
3919St. Louis Cardinals994851.4858.54853919427-2321-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III634023.635
41222Milwaukee Brewers984553.45911.0435455-2026-2419-29L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park643826.594
51324Chicago Cubs974354.44312.5356428-7223-2220-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field651847.277
61629Houston Astros1003961.39018.0381499-11826-2313-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park621646.258
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants985741.582--3983782031-1726-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park643727.578
2511Los Angeles Dodgers1005446.5404.0387381628-2126-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium623230.516
31020Arizona Diamondbacks994752.47510.54444202426-2521-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field633429.540
41425San Diego Padres1004456.44014.0364427-6322-2922-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park623230.516
51528Colorado Rockies973859.39218.5462545-8321-2817-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field652639.400


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Wilkin De La RossaP27.155Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from DL
Blake TekotteCF25.063San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Activated from DL
Jesse Bosnik3B24.003Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Activated from DL
Zach OsborneIF22.097Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Activated from DL
Anderson Feliz2B20.076New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from DL
Donnie Murphy3b29.138Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA)
Evan MeekRP29.075Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Starling Martelf23.290Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
Dana EvelandRP28.271Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Steven Tollesonlf28.268Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
Jeff Bianchiss25.294Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Jonathan Lucroyc26.043Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jim HendersonRP29.278Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Contract purchased from Nashville (AAA)
Adam Kennedy2b-3b36.198Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Right groin strain
George Kottarasc29.071Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Designated for assignment
Shawn TollesonRP24.189Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Miguel BatistaRP41.157-Released by Mets
Jairo AsencioRP29.057Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Outrighted to Iowa (AAA)
Placido Polanco3b36.290Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)DL-15 Lower back inflammation
Kevin Frandsen3b30.063Philadelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)Contract purchased from Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Gorkys Hernandezrf24.323Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Trevor BellP25.287-Released by Angels
Anthony SwarzakRP26.319Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Mild right rotator cuff strain
Dewayne Wiserf34.152New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Outrighted to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Carl PavanoP36.200Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Kelvin De La CruzP23.359Detroit TigersErie (AA)Outrighted to Erie (AA)
Michael GunterP22.021Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed as free agent out of college
David HaseldenP22.268Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Signed as free agent out of college
Chris RayP30.195-Released by Athletics
Brad DavisC29.209Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Traded from Marlins to Tigers
Hector Sanchezc22.251San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
Eric JungeP35.202-Released by Braves
Evan Longoria3B26.292Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Assigned to Durham (AAA) for rehab
Dan SattlerP28.258Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Deolis GuerraP23.100Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Activated from DL
Cory MazzoniP22.280New York MetsBinghamton (AA)Activated from DL
Cameron BayneP24.163Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jonathan GarciaRF20.258Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Suspended
Casey McElroy2B22.210San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)DL-7 Injured
Luis DomoromoLF20.173San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Activated from DL
Stephen SmithP26.072Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Activated from DL
Caleb BrewerP23.174Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Wes ThigpenC23.036-Announced retirement
Austin RomineC23.246New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+) for rehab
Andy MoyeP24.319Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from DL
Franklin RomeroRF24.032Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Parker BerberetC-1B22.279Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Activated from DL
Brooks HallP22.030Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)DL-7 Injured
Roberto HernandezP31.330Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Radhames QuezadaP22.020Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Spencer DickinsonCF22.326Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Activated from DL
Jefry SierraCF22.101Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)DL-7 Dislocated left shoulder
Jamal AustinCF21.334Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Richard VargasP21.098Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Kes CarterCF22.145Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)Activated from DL
Keith CastilloC25.016Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Taiwan EasterlingCF23.152Chicago CubsPeoria (A)DL-7 Injured
Demondre ArnoldP20.130San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Andrew BergerP24.245San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from DL
Dawerd CruzP23.231New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)DL-7 Injured
Jackson ValeraC20.109New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Activated from DL
Jonathan ClarkCF21.301New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)DL-7 Right shoulder
Stephen PerezSS21.222Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Activated from DL
Trent BlankP22.329Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Activated from DL
Colton TurnerP21.190Toronto Blue JaysVancouver (A-)Activated from DL
Isaias EncarnacionP21.016-Released by Indians
Cody WeissP21.346-Released by Mariners
Yeiker LoveraP19.184-Released by Indians
Tim Smalling2B-SS24.286Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)
Justin GreeneCF-LF26.289Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Anthony RendonSS22.050Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Assigned to Auburn (A-)
Jordan Leyland1B22.323Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
Luis SanzC24.250Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
Kevan SmithC24.028Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Mike Marjama3B23.006Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Dennis JonesCF19.325Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Assigned to Bluefield (Rk)
James ZamarripaCF18.312Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Reynaldo MateoC23.010Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Daniel Devonshire1B 20.118Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Jamiel Orozco19.178New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Chris JakubauskasP33.216Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Brent LeachP29.250Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Mitch StetterP31.191Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Craig WhitakerP27.249San Francisco GiantsSan Jose (A+)Assigned to San Jose (A+)
Jo-Jo ReyesP27.248Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Brett AndersonSP24.176Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Rudy OwensP24.221Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
DJ MitchellRP25.074Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Jon BachanovP23.177Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Taylor JordanP23.190Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Assigned to Hagerstown (A)
Jose JimenezP25.125Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Arquimedes CamineroP25.040Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Chris HaneyP23.163San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Shawn GriffithP25.063Toronto Blue JaysLansing (A)Assigned to Lansing (A)
Matt HeidenreichP21.190Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Chris JoyceP22.213Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Gonzalez GermenP24.307New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Kevin WalterP20.086Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Adam SchraderP25.138San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
DJ BaxendaleP21.230Minnesota TwinsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Kyle ZimmerP20.317Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Chris MazzaP22.282Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Dayton DaweP 18.104New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Andre MartinezP 19.034Minnesota TwinsGulf Coast Twins (Rk)
Delvi Francisco19.336Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)
Humberto QuinteroC32.359-Released by Marlins
Yonata OrtegaP25.257Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Outrighted to Mobile (AA)
Scott PattersonP33.036Released by Mariners