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Games on 2012-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners7Los Angeles Angels4BoxHisashi IwakumaDan Haren(none)
Kansas City Royals7Baltimore Orioles3BoxLuis MendozaChris Tillman(none)
Oakland Athletics9Chicago White Sox7BoxRyan CookMatt ThorntonGrant Balfour
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians5BoxZach McAllisterFranklin MoralesChris Perez
Tampa Bay Rays4Minnesota Twins2BoxDavid PriceNick BlackburnFernando Rodney
Detroit Tigers1Texas Rangers2BoxMike AdamsBrayan Villarreal(none)
New York Yankees5Toronto Blue Jays2BoxIvan NovaAaron LaffeyRafael Soriano
Washington Nationals6Arizona Diamondbacks5BoxEdwin JacksonWade MileyTyler Clippard
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs2BoxBronson ArroyoJames RussellAroldis Chapman
Milwaukee Brewers5Houston Astros6BoxWilton LopezJim Henderson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Miami Marlins7BoxRicky NolascoJoe Blanton(none)
Atlanta Braves9New York Mets3BoxKris MedlenJohan Santana(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJake WestbrookCliff LeeJason Motte
San Diego Padres5Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxJason MarquisA.J. Burnett(none)
Colorado Rockies3San Francisco Giants9BoxMatt CainDrew Pomeranz(none)

Standings as of 2012-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees1136350.558--55945910035-2128-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II493217.653
235Baltimore Orioles1146351.5530.5476527-5132-2531-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards483018.625
3510Tampa Bay Rays1136152.5402.04644273734-2527-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field492920.592
41124Boston Red Sox1155263.45212.05595312829-3423-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park471730.362
51225Toronto Blue Jays1135063.44213.0532542-1027-2623-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre492326.469
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1146351.553--5274992836-2027-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park482523.521
247Chicago White Sox1126151.5451.05284676134-2327-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field502426.480
3915Kansas City Royals1135855.5134.5472526-5428-2530-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium491435.286
41018Cleveland Indians1145856.5095.0484579-9532-2626-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field481038.208
51428Minnesota Twins1134667.40716.5507585-7821-3625-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field492029.408
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Texas Rangers1126052.536--5704937733-2427-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington503317.660
2712Los Angeles Angels1146153.535--5344904429-2532-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim482820.583
3814Oakland Athletics1135954.5221.54614293232-2827-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19514.263
41327Seattle Mariners1154867.41713.5456467-1125-2923-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field472720.574
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1146945.605--5004019932-2237-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park482919.604
2613Atlanta Braves1135954.5229.55304508029-2930-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field493514.714
3717Miami Marlins1145856.50911.0427516-8932-2426-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park481137.229
4816New York Mets1145856.50911.0500525-2529-2829-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field481632.333
51020Philadelphia Phillies1135360.46915.5463501-3828-3025-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park492821.571
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1146648.579--4924246835-2131-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark483117.646
233Pittsburgh Pirates1136449.5661.54674412633-2231-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park491534.306
3919St. Louis Cardinals1145658.49110.055645410232-2524-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III483216.667
41222Milwaukee Brewers1125161.45514.0507516-932-2719-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park503218.640
51426Chicago Cubs1124765.42018.0414502-8827-2720-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field501436.280
61630Houston Astros1154471.38322.5434582-14829-2915-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park471136.234
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
258San Francisco Giants1146252.544--4804493133-2429-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park483216.667
149Los Angeles Dodgers1146252.544--4414291232-2630-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium482424.500
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1145361.4659.05174803727-2926-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field482820.583
41323San Diego Padres1155263.45210.5439487-4827-3025-33W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park472423.511
51529Colorado Rockies1114566.40515.5519637-11825-3320-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field511932.373


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Alex TorresP24.247Tampa Bay RaysGulf Coast Rays (Rk)Assigned to GCL Rays (Rk) for rehab
Matt YoungLF-CF29.312-Released by Tigers
Eric Sogardss26.081Oakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)DL-15 Strained back
Andrew CarpenterIF22.128New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Signed to minor league contract
Ryan Jackson2b24.093St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)Contract purchased from Memphis (AAA)
Brad BergesenRP26.320Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Josh CollmenterRP26.185Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Ulcers
Steve GeltzRP24.284Los Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)Contract purchased from Salt Lake (AAA)
Mike McCoylf-3b31.131Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Lendy CastilloRP23.125Chicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)Activated from DL
Scott MaineRP27.190Chicago CubsIowa (AAA)Optioned to Iowa (AAA)
Brian BixlerLF-3B29.293Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Outrighted to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Edgmer EscalonaRP25.309Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)DL-15 Right elbow inflammation
Todd Helton1b38.356Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Will HarrisRP27.348Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Contract purchased from Colorado Springs (AAA)
JD Martinezlf24.356Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Matt Downs3b28.145Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
David CarpenterRP24.345Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Optioned to Salt Lake (AAA)
Dewayne Wisecf34.168Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)Contract purchased from Charlotte (AAA)
John DanksP27.118Chicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)Transferred to 60-day DL
Tony Gwynnlf29.311Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)Outrighted to Albuquerque (AAA)
Tim ReddingP34.180-Released by Blue Jays
Tyler Kuhn3B-2B25.336Arizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)Traded from White Sox to Diamondbacks for cash
Jordan WaldenP24.269Los Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)Assigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab
Will SavageP27.351Los Angeles DodgersAlbuquerque (AAA)DL-7 Lower back strain
Jedd Gyorko3B23.322San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Corey PattersonLF-CF32.364Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Dayton BullerC31.050Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from DL
Travis BuckRF-LF28.267Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Jhoulys ChacinSP24.217Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA) for rehab
Russell Branyan1B36.236-Released by Yankees
Gustavo MolinaC30.168New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Ben GuezRF25.199Detroit TigersToledo (AAA)Activated from DL
Derrick MitchellCF25.218Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Activated from DL
Adam Abraham3B25.137Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Lower back strain
Shaeffer HallP24.314New York YankeesTrenton (AA)Activated from DL
Eliezer ZambranoC25.329San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Injured
Bryce StowellP25.322Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Activated from DL
Gaby HernandezP26.082-Released by Diamondbacks
Jake BrighamP24.183Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)DL-7 Injured
Ryan Mount2B25.359-Announced retirement
Matt OyeP26.167Los Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)DL-7 Strained left calf
Blake TreinenP24.042Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from DL
Jio MierSS21.350Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Activated from DL
Mitch LevierLF24.212Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Activated from DL
Josh Whitaker1B23.184Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)DL-7 Injured
Rafael Valenzuela1B-3B24.296Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)DL-7 Injured
Tanner RoblesP23.168Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)DL-7 Back strain
Braeden SchlehuberC24.217Atlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)DL-7 Injured
Carlos MoncriefRF23.281Cleveland IndiansCarolina (A+)DL-7 Sprained right wrist
Luke Scottdh34.047Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)Assigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab
Rafael MonteroP21.298New York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)DL-7 Injured
Cody HebnerP21.263San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Suspended
Ramon Morla3B22.264Seattle MarinersClinton (A)Activated from DL
Brandon LodgeP24.008Los Angeles AngelsCedar Rapids (A)Activated from DL
Chase LarssonLF-RF23.274-Released by Braves
Zack DodsonP22.019Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Suspended 50 games for substance abuse
Casey Stevenson3B-RF24.085New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Activated from DL
Mike Kvasnicka3B23.247Houston AstrosLexington (A)Activated from DL
Wes Hodges1B27.331San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)Activated from DL
Myles SchroderC25.010San Francisco GiantsAugusta (A)DL-7 Injured
Matt CampbellP24.336Philadelphia PhilliesLakewood (A)Activated from DL
Christian Walker3B21.136Baltimore OriolesAberdeen (A-)DL-7 Injured
Brandon MillerC22.307Washington NationalsAuburn (A-)Activated from DL
Matt MilroyP21.310Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Suspended 50 games for violating MLB drug policy
Blake LoganP 20.212Miami MarlinsJamestown (A-)Activated from DL
Jesus MonteroC21.051St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured
Jackson ValeraC20.125New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)DL-7 Injured
River StevensIF 20.214San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Dong-Yub KimLF22.018Chicago CubsBoise (A-)DL-7 Injured
Trevor Plouffe3b26.057Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Assigned to Rochester (AAA) for rehab
Eddy Rodriguezc26.253San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA)
Bobby Stevens2B-RF25.134Atlanta BravesMississippi (AA)Assigned to Mississippi (AA)
Elliot SotoSS22.355Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Christian Marrero1B26.012Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Assigned to Altoona (AA)
Jobduan MoralesC-1B21.065Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Emilio KingCF-RF22.359Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Chan MoonSS21.141Houston AstrosLexington (A)Assigned to Lexington (A)
Chad Lewis3B-1B20.245Oakland AthleticsArizona Athletics (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Athletics (Rk)
James ZamarripaCF18.328Seattle MarinersEverett (A-)Assigned to Everett (A-)
Mallex SmithOF19.097San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Felix Cabrera2B-3B23.028San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Gabriel Quintana3B19.338San Diego PadresEugene (A-)Assigned to Eugene (A-)
Carlos CorreaSS 17.323Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Rio Ruiz3B 18.081Houston AstrosGreeneville (Rk)Assigned to Greeneville (Rk)
Jamiel Orozco19.194New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)Assigned to Staten Island (A-)
Jiandido Tromp18.318Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Tim StaufferP30.070San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)Assigned to Tucson (AAA) for rehab
Steven WrightP27.346Boston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
Rafael PerezP30.088Cleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)Assigned to Columbus (AAA) for rehab
Jeff MarquezP28.001Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Steve GarrisonP25.333Seattle MarinersJackson (AA)Assigned to Jackson (AA)
Joey WilliamsonP26.195Colorado RockiesColorado Springs (AAA)Assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)
Jimmy MoranC22.065Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)
Drew CarpenterRP27.085New York MetsBinghamton (AA)
Iden NazarioP23.136St. Louis CardinalsSpringfield (AA)Assigned to Springfield (AA)
Kelvin PerezP26.305New York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Matt MillerP23.193Milwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)Assigned to Brevard County (A+)
Tyler GagnonP23.142Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Assigned to Asheville (A)
Jeff IbarraP24.359San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Pierce JohnsonP21.093Chicago CubsBoise (A-)Assigned to Boise (A-)
Kenny LongP23.195Houston AstrosLancaster (A+)Assigned to Lancaster (A+)
Kurt HeyerP21.200St. Louis CardinalsBatavia (A-)Assigned to Batavia (A-)
Zach FowlerP23.165Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Amir GarrettP20.100Cincinnati RedsBillings (Rk)Assigned to Billings (Rk)
Matt AndersonP20.267Seattle MarinersArizona Mariners (Rk)
Juri Perez22.003Houston AstrosTri City (A-)Assigned to Tri City (A-)
Orlando CastroP20.147Pittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)Assigned to West Virginia (A)
Jose BerriosP 18.076Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Endy Chavezlf34.185Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA)
David CarpenterRP27.027Toronto Blue JaysLas Vegas (AAA)Assigned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Scott PattersonP33.052New York MetsBuffalo (AAA)DL-7 Injured