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Games on 2012-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox7BoxClay BuchholzMax Scherzer(none)
Chicago White Sox6Minnesota Twins7BoxGlen PerkinsBrett Myers(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees4BoxMiguel GonzalezFreddy GarciaJim Johnson
Tampa Bay Rays3Oakland Athletics4BoxJordan NorbertoKyle Farnsworth(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Seattle Mariners4BoxHisashi IwakumaRicky RomeroLucas Luetge
Los Angeles Angels15Texas Rangers8BoxErvin SantanaRoy OswaltJerome Williams
Miami Marlins2Atlanta Braves8BoxTommy HansonMark Buehrle(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs14BoxJustin GermanoErik Bedard(none)
San Diego Padres11Cincinnati Reds5BoxEdinson VolquezMike Leake(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks7Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTrevor CahillAaron Harang(none)
Houston Astros7Milwaukee Brewers8BoxLivan HernandezFrancisco CorderoJohn Axford
New York Mets8San Francisco Giants7BoxJosh EdginSantiago CasillaManny Acosta

Standings as of 2012-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1025844.569--4924098332-1926-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II603723.617
249Baltimore Orioles1035647.5442.5425482-5728-2328-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards593722.627
3814Tampa Bay Rays1035449.5244.54204091130-2324-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field593623.610
41121Toronto Blue Jays1024755.46111.05034861726-2521-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre602634.433
51223Boston Red Sox1034756.45611.55064723425-2922-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park592237.373
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1035746.553--4624521032-1725-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park593128.525
2610Chicago White Sox1025547.5391.54864275930-1925-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field603030.500
3916Cleveland Indians1025250.5104.5436502-6628-2424-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field601644.267
41018Kansas City Royals1015051.4956.0415481-6624-2326-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium612239.361
51428Minnesota Twins1024161.40215.5450533-8320-3321-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field602535.417
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Texas Rangers1015546.545--5054287731-2124-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington613823.623
2511Oakland Athletics1025547.5390.54143763829-2226-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum30921.300
3712Los Angeles Angels1035548.5341.04694145528-2427-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim593425.576
41327Seattle Mariners1054461.41913.0416420-423-2921-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field573126.544
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1016041.594--4403588229-1831-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park613823.623
2613New York Mets1035449.5247.0467476-928-2426-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field592039.339
3717Atlanta Braves1025250.5108.54724264625-2727-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field604218.700
4815Miami Marlins1025250.5108.5377462-8531-2321-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park601743.283
51224Philadelphia Phillies1024656.45114.5428465-3723-2723-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park603525.583
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1026042.588--4373736430-2030-22W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark603723.617
234Pittsburgh Pirates1025844.5692.04183912730-1928-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park602139.350
3919St. Louis Cardinals1024953.48011.04984049427-2322-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III603921.650
41122Milwaukee Brewers1024755.46113.0460477-1728-2619-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park603624.600
51325Chicago Cubs1014556.44614.5383445-6225-2420-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field611645.262
61529Houston Astros1044064.38521.0405522-11727-2513-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park581543.259
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145San Francisco Giants1025745.559--408405331-2126-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park603723.617
257Los Angeles Dodgers1045747.5481.04083911728-2229-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium582929.500
31020Arizona Diamondbacks1034954.4768.54694353427-2722-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field593227.542
41426San Diego Padres1044559.43313.0388443-5522-2923-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park583127.534
51630Colorado Rockies1003862.38018.0471564-9321-3117-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field622636.419


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jeff ManshipRP27.195Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Mike Baxterrf27.235New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Activated from DL
Roberto HernandezP31.334Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Adam Linddh29.013Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)DL-15 Mid-back strain
David Cooper1b25.168Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Nelson FigueroaP38.073Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Daisuke MatsuzakaP31.320Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab
Jeremy Barnes3B25.108-Released by Phillies
Kyle LafrenzC25.174Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from DL
Bryan MorgadoP23.234Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Activated from DL
Brennan SmithP22.360Detroit TigersWest Michigan (A)Activated from DL
Oswill LartiguezOF19.353Baltimore OriolesGulf Coast Orioles (Rk)DL-60 Injured
Hector SantiagoRP24.227Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Optioned to Charlotte (AAA)
Leonys Martinlf24.146Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Mitch Moreland1b26.327Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Activated from DL
Jaime GarciaP26.022St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to GCL Cardinals (Rk) for rehab
Brad BoxbergerRP24.064San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)Recalled from Tucson (AAA)
Joe ThatcherRP31.111San Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)DL-15 Right knee tendinitis
Greg PaimlSS27.361Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Signed to minor league contract
Michael McClendonRP27.118Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Recalled from Nashville (AAA)
Derek Norrisc23.166Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Lyle Overbay1b35.183Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Designated for assignment
Brock KjeldgaardRF26.189Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Outrighted to Brevard County (A+)
Brandon McCarthyP29.023Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA) for rehab
Romulo SanchezP28.093Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Activated from DL
Nestor MolinaP23.202Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from DL
Justin GreeneCF-LF26.293Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Jonathan AriasP24.173Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)DL-7 Injured
Brett Newsome1B25.340Washington NationalsHagerstown (A)Activated from DL
Nick McCoyC25.150New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Tyson BlaserC24.235New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)DL-7 Injured
Zach GoodP20.052Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)DL-7 Injured
River StevensIF 20.202San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Tyler GrahamCF28.187Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Assigned to Reno (AAA)
Chris Duffy1B24.226Philadelphia PhilliesClearwater (A+)Assigned to Clearwater (A+)
Chase LarssonLF-RF23.262Atlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)
Michael RockettRF-LF25.004Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Eliezer MesaLF23.248Oakland AthleticsMidland (AA)Assigned to Midland (AA)
Khris DavisLF24.222Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Tyler SaladinoSS23.010Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Assigned to Charlotte (AAA)
Kyle RobinsonRF23.240Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
William CarmonaIF-P21.143Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Dayton AlexanderCF21.176Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
Jio MierSS21.338Houston AstrosGulf Coast Astros (Rk)Rehab
Steve BeanC 18.318St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Tim Remes20.043Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Mike MacDougalP35.147Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Assigned to Syracuse (AAA)
Jarrett GrubeP30.267Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Chase ReidP24.074St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Fautino De Los SantosP26.165Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Assigned to Nashville (AAA)
Sean GilmartinP22.083Atlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA)
Jonathan PettiboneP22.011Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Luis SanzC24.254Detroit TigersLakeland (A+)Assigned to Lakeland (A+)
Dan LazzaroniOF24.007San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Luke BardP21.259Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Brady WagerP21.255Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)Assigned to Aberdeen (A-)
Ariel PenaP23.071Milwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)Assigned to Huntsville (AA)
Michael WachaP21.029St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Luis BastardoP22.077Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Felix SterlingP19.137Cleveland IndiansArizona Indians (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Indians (Rk)
Zach FowlerP23.153Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Assigned to Norfolk (AAA)
Sean DonatelloP21.340Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Assigned to Jamestown (A-)
Carter CappsP21.357Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Assigned to Tacoma (AAA)
Orlando CastroP20.135Pittsburgh PiratesState College (A-)
John PetersP23.045Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Taylor Mangum23.148Milwaukee BrewersHelena (Rk)Assigned to Helena (Rk)
Brady LailP 18.355New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Ty HensleyP 19.000New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Ryan BoruckiP 18.121Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)
Chris NicholsP 21.343Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Assigned to Lakewood (A)
Gregory BaezP20.086Released by Nationals
Cameron ConnerCF24.196Released by Royals
Thomas RoyseP23.326Announced retirement
John StilsonP22.002Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)DL-7 Injured