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Friday July 27,2012This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2012-07-27

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Tampa Bay Rays1Los Angeles Angels3BoxDan HarenAlex CobbErnesto Frieri
Oakland Athletics14Baltimore Orioles9BoxJerry BlevinsJim Johnson(none)
Cleveland Indians0Minnesota Twins11BoxScott DiamondJosh Tomlin(none)
Boston Red Sox3New York Yankees10BoxPhil HughesAaron Cook(none)
Kansas City Royals1Seattle Mariners6BoxBlake BeavanJeremy Guthrie(none)
Chicago White Sox9Texas Rangers5BoxChris SaleYu Darvish(none)
Detroit Tigers3Toronto Blue Jays8BoxCarlos VillanuevaRick Porcello(none)
New York Mets5Arizona Diamondbacks11BoxJosh CollmenterJonathon Niese(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Atlanta Braves6BoxBen SheetsCole Hamels(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Chicago Cubs6BoxLance LynnTravis WoodJason Motte
Cincinnati Reds3Colorado Rockies0BoxBronson ArroyoDrew PomeranzAroldis Chapman
Pittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros5BoxTony WatsonRhiner CruzJoel Hanrahan
San Diego Padres7Miami Marlins2BoxKip WellsCarlos Zambrano(none)
Washington Nationals0Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMichael FiersRoss Detwiler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants3BoxShawn TollesonSergio RomoKenley Jansen

Standings as of 2012-07-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees995841.586--4803938732-1626-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II633726.587
2611Baltimore Orioles1005446.5404.5413471-5827-2227-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards623923.629
3813Tampa Bay Rays1005248.5206.5412405730-2322-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field623824.613
41121Toronto Blue Jays994653.46512.04964771925-2421-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre632736.429
51225Boston Red Sox1004456.44014.54884612724-2920-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park622537.403
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1005644.560--4544391532-1724-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park623230.516
248Chicago White Sox995445.5451.54754165930-1924-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field633132.492
3915Cleveland Indians1005149.5105.0430485-5528-2423-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field621745.274
41016Kansas City Royals995049.5055.5406470-6424-2326-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium632241.349
51428Minnesota Twins993960.39416.5426521-9518-3221-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field632736.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Angels1005545.550--4544015328-2227-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim623428.548
2510Texas Rangers985345.5411.04934088529-2024-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington644024.625
3712Oakland Athletics995346.5351.54033663728-2225-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331122.333
41327Seattle Mariners1024161.40215.0401410-920-2921-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field603426.567
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals995841.586--4253477829-1829-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park634023.635
2614New York Mets1005248.5206.5451462-1128-2424-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field622240.355
3717Miami Marlins995049.5058.0366448-8229-2321-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park631944.302
4818Atlanta Braves994950.4959.04564213522-2727-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field634518.714
51223Philadelphia Phillies1004654.46012.5425457-3223-2723-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park623527.565
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cincinnati Reds995742.576--4163536329-2028-22W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark634023.635
245Pittsburgh Pirates995643.5661.04053654030-1926-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park632340.365
3919St. Louis Cardinals1004951.4908.54943979727-2322-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III623923.629
41122Milwaukee Brewers994653.46511.0441455-1427-2419-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park633726.587
51426Chicago Cubs984355.43913.5362437-7523-2320-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field641846.281
61630Houston Astros1013962.38619.0386505-11926-2413-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park611645.262
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133San Francisco Giants995742.576--4013831831-1826-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park633726.587
259Los Angeles Dodgers1015546.5453.0392384828-2127-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium613130.508
31020Arizona Diamondbacks1004753.47010.54554253026-2621-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field623428.548
41324San Diego Padres1014556.44613.0371429-5822-2923-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park613130.508
51529Colorado Rockies983860.38818.5462548-8621-2917-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field642638.406

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Eric SmithP23.285Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from DL
Tyler LaTorreC29.096San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Activated from DL
Santiago NessyC19.231Toronto Blue JaysBluefield (Rk)Activated from DL
Luis PerdomoRP28.091Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA)
Nelson FigueroaP38.070Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Travis MillerP22.134St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)DL-7 Injured
Brian StroudP23.282Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)DL-7 Injured
Aaron AltherrLF-CF21.194Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)DL-7 Left leg
Ulises JoaquinP20.046Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Activated from DL
Dana EvelandRP28.272Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Designated for assignment
Miguel SocolovichRP26.003Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Recalled from Norfolk (AAA)
Doug MathisP29.050-Signed with Chiba Lotte (Japan)
Erick Aybarss28.195Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)DL-15 Fractured big right toe
Vernon Wellslf33.231Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Andrew Rominess26.215Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Trevor Plouffe3b26.042Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)DL-15 Bruised right thumb [Jammed on inside pitch]
Chuck FickRP26.258Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Claimed off waivers from Cardinals
Scott ElbertRP26.348Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)DL-15 Left elbow inflammation
Stephen FifeSP25.296Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)Recalled from Albuquerque (AAA)
Wil LedezmaP31.187-Signed with Chiba Lotte (Japan)
Rick Ankielcf33.008-Released by Nationals
Todd Helton1b38.341Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Activated from DL
Edwar CabreraSP24.281Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jean Segurass22.132Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Traded from Angels with Johnny Hellweg and Ariel Pena to Brewers for Zack Greinke
Johnny HellwegP23.271Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Angels with Jean Segura and Ariel Pena to Brewers for Zack Greinke
Ariel PenaP23.068Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Angels with Johnny Hellweg and Jean Segura to Brewers for Zack Greinke
Zack GreinkeSP28.280Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Traded from Brewers to Angels for Jean Segura, Johnny Hellweg and Arial Pena
Enerio Del RosarioRP26.284Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Mitch Moreland1B26.324Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab
Jonathan Herrera2B27.266Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Scott AtchisonRP36.120Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Brent Morel3B25.097Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab
Brandon Allen1B26.165Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Matt Mangini1B26.218Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Bill Hall2B32.212Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from DL
Andy OliverP24.237Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL
Ben GuezRF25.184Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Erik TurgeonP25.124-Released by Mets
Rawley Bishop1B26.250Detroit TigersErie (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Neil MedchillRF-LF25.032New York YankeesTrenton (AA)DL-7 Lower left leg
Walter IbarraSS24.269New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
Joel WeeksC27.239San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Activated from DL
Travis Denker3B26.356-Released by Dodgers
Jae-Hoon HaCF21.271Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
J.T. WiseC26.055Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)Activated from DL
Noel ArguellesP22.196Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Neil RamirezP23.063Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from DL
Bryan PaukovitsP25.028Kansas City RoyalsNorthwest Arkansas (AA)DL-7 Injured
Val MajewskiLF-RF31.137Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Hamstring
Willy KeslerP24.351-Released by Mariners
Ruben AlanizP21.043Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Grant HogueRF26.031Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rafael Valenzuela1B-3B24.281Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from temporary inactive list
Leondy PerezP22.038Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)Activated from DL
Roman HernandezOF24.200Kansas City RoyalsWilmington (A+)DL-7 Injured
Caleb CothamP24.264New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Chad JamesP21.185Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Activated from temporary inactive list
R.L EisenbachP24.113-Released by Padres
Zack Kometani1B22.243-Released by Padres
Carlos GeorgeSS23.171Milwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)Activated from DL
Cole LeonidaC23.214Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
Jeremy MayoC24.040Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)DL-7 Injured
Enrico JimenezP23.170-Released by Orioles
Mike Nemeth1B-3B23.114-Announced retirement
Brock KjeldgaardRF26.186Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Designated for assignment
Jayson HernandezC23.328Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)
Matt SpringC27.262Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Matt SzczurCF23.007Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Abraham AlmonteCF23.036New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) for rehab
Rhett StaffordLF23.148Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.259Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Alfredo Lopez2B22.293Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Patrick TolentinoC23.009Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Blake BarberIF22.114Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+)
Alex Santana3B18.340Los Angeles DodgersArizona Dodgers (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Dodgers (Rk)
Glynn DavisCF20.233Baltimore OriolesFrederick (A+)Assigned to Frederick (A+)
Leandro Mateo2B22.132St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Nathan DesouzaOF 18.014Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Ryan CopelandP24.047St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Jimmy BarthmaierP28.203Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Bryan MorgadoP23.231Philadelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)Rehab
Jeremy BleichP25.039New York YankeesTampa (A+)Assigned to Tampa (A+)
Ty'relle HarrisP25.227Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Robert CarsonRP23.185New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Assigned to Buffalo (AAA)
Paul ClemensP24.164Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Trey HaleyP22.036Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)Assigned to Carolina (A+)
Jarred CosartP22.063Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Graham JohnsonP22.287Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Dan RemenowskyP26.111Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Taylor RogersP21.222Minnesota TwinsBeloit (A)Assigned to Beloit (A)
Matt BrazisP22.324Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Scott CopelandP24.225Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+)
Shae SimmonsP21.327Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Blair WaltersP22.261Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
George MiesesP21.085Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Roberto CanacheP22.076St. Louis CardinalsJohnson City (Rk)Assigned to Johnson City (Rk)
Alex RamirezP22.166Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Andrew StueveP23.111Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Stephen WilliamsP 19.351Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Angel Rincon19.304New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Elias Pinales19.262Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)
Miguel BatistaSP41.158Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Rusty Ryal3B29.133Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
John Eshleman2B-3B23.110Released by Giants
Roberto VelasquezSS-2B22.163Released by Mariners