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Games on 2012-07-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Tampa Bay Rays2Los Angeles Angels0BoxJeremy HellicksonZack GreinkeFernando Rodney
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles6BoxWei-Yin ChenTravis Blackley(none)
Cleveland Indians1Minnesota Twins5BoxBrian DuensingUbaldo Jimenez(none)
Boston Red Sox3New York Yankees2BoxAlfredo AcevesDavid Robertson(none)
Kansas City Royals6Seattle Mariners7BoxOliver PerezJose MijaresTom Wilhelmsen
Chicago White Sox0Texas Rangers2BoxScott FeldmanGavin FloydJoe Nathan
Detroit Tigers4Toronto Blue Jays1BoxDoug FisterBrett CecilJose Valverde
New York Mets5Arizona Diamondbacks1BoxR.A. DickeyJoe Saunders(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves6BoxTim HudsonRoy Halladay(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs4BoxJames RussellTrevor Rosenthal(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Colorado Rockies2BoxMat LatosJonathan Sanchez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros9BoxLucas HarrellJames McDonald(none)
San Diego Padres4Miami Marlins5BoxRyan WebbBrad Brach(none)
Washington Nationals11Milwaukee Brewers10BoxCraig StammenJose VerasTyler Clippard
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants0BoxClayton KershawRyan Vogelsong(none)

Standings as of 2012-07-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1015843.574--4884048432-1826-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II613724.607
2611Baltimore Orioles1025547.5393.5420478-5828-2327-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards603822.633
3813Tampa Bay Rays1025448.5294.54174051230-2324-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field603624.600
41121Toronto Blue Jays1014754.46511.05024822026-2521-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre612635.426
51224Boston Red Sox1024656.45112.54994693024-2922-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park602337.383
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1025745.559--4594451432-1725-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park603129.517
238Chicago White Sox1015546.5451.54804206030-1925-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field613031.492
3916Cleveland Indians1025250.5105.0436502-6628-2424-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field601644.267
41018Kansas City Royals1015051.4956.5415481-6624-2326-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium612239.361
51428Minnesota Twins1014061.39616.5443527-8419-3321-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field612635.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Texas Rangers1005446.540--4974138430-2124-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington623923.629
2510Los Angeles Angels1025547.539--4544064828-2427-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim603426.567
3712Oakland Athletics1015447.5350.54103733728-2226-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311021.323
41327Seattle Mariners1044361.41313.0412419-722-2921-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field583226.552
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1016041.594--4403588229-1831-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park613823.623
2614New York Mets1025349.5207.5459469-1028-2425-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field602139.350
3715Miami Marlins1015249.5158.0375454-7931-2321-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park611744.279
4817Atlanta Braves1015150.5059.04644244024-2727-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field614318.705
51223Philadelphia Phillies1024656.45114.5428465-3723-2723-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park603525.583
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1015942.584--4323627029-2030-22W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark613823.623
245Pittsburgh Pirates1015744.5642.04143773730-1927-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park612239.361
3919St. Louis Cardinals1024953.48010.54984049427-2322-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III603921.650
41122Milwaukee Brewers1014655.45513.0452470-1827-2619-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park613724.607
51325Chicago Cubs1004555.45013.5369441-7225-2320-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field621646.258
61529Houston Astros1034063.38820.0398514-11627-2513-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park591544.254
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134San Francisco Giants1015744.564--401397431-2026-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park613724.607
257Los Angeles Dodgers1035746.5531.04063842228-2129-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium592930.492
31020Arizona Diamondbacks1024854.4719.54624332927-2721-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field603327.550
41426San Diego Padres1034558.43713.0377438-6122-2923-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park593128.525
51630Colorado Rockies1003862.38018.5471564-9321-3117-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field622636.419


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Brian Roberts2B34.293Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-) for rehab
Miguel SocolovichRP26.005Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Optioned to Norfolk (AAA)
John Hesterc28.319Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Chris Iannettac29.112Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Activated from DL
Hisanori TakahashiRP37.098Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Francisco LirianoSP-RP28.277Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Traded from Twins to White Sox for Eduardo Escobar and Pedro Hernandez
P.J. WaltersP27.139Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Ryan EigstiC26.339Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Contract purchased from Southern Illinois (Indy)
Jeff FrazierLF-RF29.353Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Blake DeWittLF-2B26.343Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Rafael DolisRP24.201Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Beamer WeemsSS25.001San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jarred CosartP22.065Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eduardo Escobarss23.205Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Traded from White Sox with Pedro Hernandez to Twins for Francisco Liriano
Pedro HernandezSP23.108Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Traded from White Sox with Eduardo Escobar to Twins for Francisco Liriano
Pedro ViolaP29.030Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)DL-7 Strained abdomen
Kyle RussellRF26.032Los Angeles DodgersChattanooga (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jhoulys ChacinP24.204Colorado RockiesModesto (A+)Assigned to Modesto (A+) for rehab
Jose TrinidadP25.016Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
David RohmRF22.188Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Marcus SemienSS21.315Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)DL-7 Left knee
Chris Garcia1B24.247Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from DL
Lew Forddh35.351Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA)
Ray Olmedo3b31.059Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from Charlotte (AAA)
George Kottarasc29.074Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Traded from Brewers to Athletics for Fautino de los Santos
Fautino De Los SantosP26.164Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Traded from Athletics to Brewers for George Kottaras
Shaun MarcumP30.227Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Mike MacDougalP35.146Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Xavier Nady1B33.257-Released by Nationals
Huston StreetCL28.362San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Signed to 2-year contract 2013-2014 ($14m) 2015 option [Extension]
Logan Morrisonlf24.339Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)DL-15 Right knee inflammation
Ryan WebbRP26.174Miami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)Recalled from New Orleans (AAA)
Chris Johnson3b27.301Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Traded from Astros to Diamondbacks for Bobby Borchering and Marc Krauss
Christian Marrero1B25.364Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Traded from Braves to Pirates for Brian Friday
Robert Andino2B28.095Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA) for rehab
Dana EvelandRP28.274Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA)
Drew SmylyP23.046Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL and Assigned to Toledo (AAA)
Tyler ThornburgRP23.303Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Brandon MorrowP28.003Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Assigned to Dunedin (A+) for rehab
Brian Bixlerss29.280Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ted LillyP36.207Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Kirk Nieuwenhuisrf-cf24.357New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Brett Wallace1b25.337Houston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)Recalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)
Logan SchaferCF25.324Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Matt Antonelli3B-2B27.112-Released by Yankees
Brian Friday2B-SS26.225Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Traded from Pirates to Braves for Christian Marrero
Ronnier MustelierLF27.355New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Activated from DL
Jeff Kobernus2B24.029Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Tommy ManzellaSS29.104-Released by Brewers
Kyle GreeneRF-3B26.064Arizona DiamondbacksMobile (AA)Activated from DL
Philippe ValiquetteP25.165Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)DL-7 Injured
Andre RienzoP24.054Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from DL
Bobby Borchering1B-3B21.277Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Traded from Diamondbacks with Marc Krauss to Astros for Chris Johnson
Marc KraussRF-LF24.298Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Traded from Diamondbacks with Bobby Borchering to Astros for Chris Johnson
Rene GarciaC22.130Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)DL-7 Injured
Rubby De La RosaP23.147Los Angeles DodgersRancho Cucamonga (A+)Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) for rehab
Joba ChamberlainP26.309New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Assigned to Trenton (AA) for rehab
Mason WilliamsCF20.343New York YankeesTampa (A+)DL-7 Injured
Zach NudingP22.122New York YankeesTampa (A+)Activated from DL
Sean NolinP22.215Toronto Blue JaysDunedin (A+)Activated from DL
Ethan ColeP22.275St. Louis CardinalsQuad Cities (A)DL-7 Injured
Jabari BlashLF-RF23.025Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Stephen PerezSS21.225Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)DL-7 Injured
Garrett JewellP22.042-Released by Twins
Ryan McCurdyC24.214Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
James SkeltonC26.274Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)Assigned to Harrisburg (AA)
Derek DietrichSS23.011Tampa Bay RaysMontgomery (AA)Assigned to Montgomery (AA)
Evan ChambersCF23.127Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Drew MurenRF23.249Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
DJ JarradP23.164Chicago White SoxWinston-Salem (A+)Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+)
Eddie RohanC23.348New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)
Keith WermanIF-C22.301Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Mariners (Rk)
Julio ConcepcionLF22.327New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.261St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Roberto De La Cruz3B21.261Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Assigned to Tri-City (A-)
Patrick BradyLF-RF24.175Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Evan GattisC25.345Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Delvis MoralesSS21.334Los Angeles DodgersOgden (Rk)Assigned to Ogden (Rk)
Angel Rosario20.228Chicago White SoxGreat Falls (Rk)Assigned to Great Falls (Rk)
Joe Andrade22.099Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)
Brandon SageP25.299New York MetsSavannah (A)
Matt FoxP29.237Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Hiram BurgosP24.360Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Andrew KittredgeP22.134Seattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)Assigned to High Desert (A+)
Jonathan VargasP23.061Colorado RockiesGrand Junction (Rk)
Francisco RiveroP21.140Milwaukee BrewersArizona Brewers (Rk)
David HaseldenP22.271Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)Assigned to Bristol (Rk)
Logan VerrettP22.040New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)Assigned to St. Lucie (A+)
Matt HauserP24.121Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Logan ChitwoodP23.123Oakland AthleticsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Brian JohnsonP21.234Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Assigned to Lowell (A-)
Dillon MaplesP20.081Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)
Michael FelizP19.031Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Andrew AizenstadtP22.359Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)
Jordan GuerreroP 18.059Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)
Richard McCaffreyP 21.210Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Felix Santos21.322Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Miguel Sulbaran18.132Los Angeles DodgersGreat Lakes (A)Assigned to Great Lakes (A)
Anthony Santiago22.310Chicago White SoxBristol (Rk)