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Games on 2012-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox0BoxSamuel DedunoJon LesterGlen Perkins
Cleveland Indians6Kansas City Royals7BoxAaron CrowEsmil Rogers(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Oakland Athletics4BoxBartolo ColonHenderson AlvarezRyan Cook
Los Angeles Angels9Texas Rangers15BoxRoy OswaltDavid Carpenter(none)
Miami Marlins1Atlanta Braves6BoxCristhian MartinezNathan Eovaldi(none)
San Diego Padres4Cincinnati Reds9BoxJohnny CuetoRoss Ohlendorf(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Colorado Rockies8BoxRex BrothersFernando Salas(none)
New York Mets9San Francisco Giants1BoxChris YoungBarry Zito(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Washington Nationals3BoxRoss DetwilerCole HamelsTyler Clippard

Standings as of 2012-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1045945.567--5094238633-2026-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II583622.621
248Baltimore Orioles1055748.5432.5439499-6028-2329-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards573621.632
3712Tampa Bay Rays1055649.5333.54324102230-2326-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field573423.596
41123Boston Red Sox1064858.45312.05154853026-3122-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park562135.375
51224Toronto Blue Jays1054758.44812.5509502726-2521-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre572631.456
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1055847.552--470461932-1726-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park573027.526
237Chicago White Sox1045747.5480.54934326130-1927-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field582830.483
3916Kansas City Royals1045351.5104.5435492-5727-2326-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium581939.328
41018Cleveland Indians1055253.4956.0447522-7528-2424-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field571641.281
51428Minnesota Twins1054263.40016.0460540-8020-3522-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field572433.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Texas Rangers1045648.538--5334538032-2324-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington583721.638
2611Los Angeles Angels1065749.538--4944425228-2429-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim563224.571
3813Oakland Athletics1055649.5330.54193893030-2426-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum27819.296
41326Seattle Mariners1074661.43011.5428425325-2921-32W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field552926.527
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Washington Nationals1046143.587--4453697630-2031-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park583721.638
2614New York Mets1065650.5286.0479482-328-2428-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field561838.321
3715Atlanta Braves1055451.5147.54874325527-2827-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field574017.702
4817Miami Marlins1055352.5058.5383477-9431-2322-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park571641.281
51222Philadelphia Phillies1054857.45713.5439470-3123-2725-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park573324.579
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1056342.600--4593877233-2030-22W14T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark573423.596
233Pittsburgh Pirates1046044.5772.54313953630-1930-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park581939.328
31020St. Louis Cardinals1055055.47613.05204249627-2323-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III573819.667
41121Milwaukee Brewers1044856.46214.5483482129-2719-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park583523.603
51325Chicago Cubs1034558.43717.0387458-7125-2620-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field591643.271
61630Houston Astros1064165.38722.5410545-13527-2514-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park561442.250
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145San Francisco Giants1055847.552--414417-332-2326-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park573621.632
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1065749.5381.5410403728-2429-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium562927.518
3919Arizona Diamondbacks1055154.4867.04814374427-2724-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field573027.526
41427San Diego Padres1074562.42114.0402465-6322-2923-33L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park553124.564
51529Colorado Rockies1034063.38817.0491586-9523-3217-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field592435.407


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Nick McCoyC25.153New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from DL
Matt Argyropoulos3B-1B23.343Colorado RockiesTri-City (A-)Activated from DL
Corey KluberSP26.114Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Recalled from Columbus (AAA)
Derek LoweSP39.062Cleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)Designated for assignment
Colby LewisSP33.000Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Brandon Snyder1b25.252Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Optioned to Round Rock (AAA)
Mike Olt3b23.340Texas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)Contract purchased from Frisco (AA)
Devin Mesoracoc24.044Cincinnati RedsCincinnati Reds (MLB)Suspended 3 games for bumping ump. Appealing.
Shane LouxRP32.355San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Hector Sanchezc22.258San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Activated from DL
Josh LuekeP27.240Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)Optioned to Durham (AAA)
Justin Christianrf32.121San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Eli Whitesidec32.285San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Optioned to Fresno (AAA)
Emmanuel Burrissss27.197San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Outrighted to Fresno (AAA)
Alex WhiteRP-SP23.338Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Bryan Pounds3B26.302-Released by Tigers
Jordan ConleyP26.014Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Dallas McPherson3B32.010-Released by White Sox
Seth BlairP23.152St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from DL
Kyle LafrenzC25.177-Released by Phillies
Mike Kvasnicka3B23.238Houston AstrosLexington (A)DL-7 Injured
Garrett RichardsSP24.067Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
David CarpenterRP24.336Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Recalled from Salt Lake (AAA)
Brandon Hicksss26.322Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Optioned to Sacramento (AAA)
Adam Rosales2b29.074Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)Recalled from Sacramento (AAA)
Henry RodriguezRP25.158Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)DL-15 Strained lower back
Jayson Werthrf33.074Washington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)Activated from DL
Brian SanchesRP33.359-Released by Phillies
Andrew BrownRF-LF27.326Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Scott PodsednikCF36.137-Released by Diamondbacks
Jonathan Herrerass27.272Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jack CustDH33.198-Released by Yankees
Ray KrumlRF-CF26.362-Released by Yankees
Colin CurtisOF27.182-Released by Yankees
Ramiro Penass27.015New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Designated for assignment
Raul ValdesP34.248Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) for rehab
Andrew CarrawayP25.332Seattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)Activated from DL
Steve GeltzP24.275Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Activated from DL
Craig AlbernazC29.276Tampa Bay RaysDurham (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Brian PeacockC27.341Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from DL
Jesus ValdezRF27.273Washington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Pedro VillarrealP24.237Cincinnati RedsLouisville (AAA)Activated from DL
Chad HuffmanRF27.095Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jeff Baisley3B29.226Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Activated from DL
Brett TomkoP39.117-Released by Reds
Romulo SanchezP28.096-Released by Rays
Justin GreeneCF-LF26.296Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Activated from temporary inactive list
Chris SwaugerRF-LF25.356St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)DL-7 Injured
Erick AbreuP28.359Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Activated from DL
Chris MastersP24.306-Released by Braves
David RohmRF22.192Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)Activated from DL
Jabari BlashLF-RF23.029Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from DL
Ramon Morla3B22.255Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Injured
Ryan PalshaP22.077-Released by Orioles
Stephen LumpkinsP22.108-Announced retirement
Alan AhmadyRF-LF24.232St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Tommy Mendonca3B24.112Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Assigned to Frisco (AA)
Nick Evans1B26.184Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)
Matt SpringC27.268Boston Red SoxPortland (AA)Assigned to Portland (AA)
Greg Rohan3B26.083Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Assigned to Iowa (AAA)
Lars Anderson1B24.312Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA)
Melky MesaCF25.183New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Giancarlo Stantonrf22.267Miami MarlinsJupiter (A+)Assigned to Jupiter (A+) for rehab
Andrew LamboRF23.356Pittsburgh PiratesGulf Coast Pirates (Rk)Assigned to GCL Pirates (Rk) for rehab
Sebastian ValleC22.009Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Daniel FieldsCF21.191Detroit TigersErie (AA)Assigned to Erie (AA)
David PopkinsOF22.259St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Caleb BushyheadIF23.000Los Angeles AngelsOrem (Rk)Assigned to Orem (Rk)
Cesar Hernandez2B22.071Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Christian Villanueva3B21.044Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Yhoxian MedinaSS22.083Cleveland IndiansLake County (A)Assigned to Lake County (A)
Addison RussellSS 18.191Oakland AthleticsVermont (A-)Assigned to Vermont (A-)
Dalton SmithC 18.034New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Miguel Del Castillo20.293San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Padres (Rk)
Tzu-Wei Lin18.168Boston Red SoxGulf Coast Red Sox (Rk)
Hunter CarnevaleP23.340New York MetsKingsport (Rk)
Nick MassetP30.077Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A) for rehab
Andy ReichardP27.241San Francisco GiantsArizona Giants (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Giants (Rk) for rehab
Lee HydeP27.169New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
James SimmonsRF-LF26.333Oakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)Assigned to Sacramento (AAA)
Jake BrighamP24.174Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Bobby WilkinsP22.347Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Will LatimerP26.241Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Joel CarrenoRP25.148Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Jhoulys ChacinP24.208Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Assigned to Tulsa (AA) for rehab
Nick MarondeP22.331Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)Assigned to Arkansas (AA)
Alex SchmarzoP23.155Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Daniel ReynoldsP21.092Los Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)Assigned to Inland Empire (A+)
Andrew HeaneyP21.058Miami MarlinsGulf Coast Marlins (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Marlins (Rk)
Robbie ErlinP21.298San Diego PadresArizona Padres (Rk)Rehab
Edwin CarlP23.336Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Ramon LebronP23.212Detroit TigersConnecticut (A-)Assigned to Connecticut (A-)
Euris QuezadaP23.118Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Jhonatan RamosP22.360Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+)
Christopher HannaP20.148Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Christopher HannaP20.148Texas RangersHickory (A)Assigned to Hickory (A)
Bryan BloughP22.338Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
Emmanuel De LeonP21.220Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Daniel SarriaP24.184San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Wirkin EstevezP20.140Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Thairo Estrada16.162New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)Signed as undrafted free agent (Venezuela)
Scott PattersonP33.043New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to Minor League Contract