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Games on 2012-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Los Angeles Angels8BoxErvin SantanaFausto Carmona(none)
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles5BoxMiguel GonzalezAaron CookJim Johnson
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals3BoxWill SmithBrandon McCarthyGreg Holland
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins1BoxMax ScherzerCole De Vries(none)
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees3BoxFreddy GarciaScott FeldmanRafael Soriano
Tampa Bay Rays0Seattle Mariners1BoxFelix HernandezJeremy Hellickson(none)
Chicago White Sox9Toronto Blue Jays5BoxGavin FloydRicky Romero(none)
San Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves6BoxPaul MaholmEdinson Volquez(none)
Houston Astros2Chicago Cubs7BoxJustin GermanoBud Norris(none)
New York Mets1Cincinnati Reds6BoxMike LeakeR.A. Dickey(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Colorado Rockies7BoxWill HarrisJim Henderson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Miami Marlins9BoxMark BuehrleRoy Halladay(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxClayton KershawWandy Rodriguez(none)
Washington Nationals6San Francisco Giants4BoxStephen StrasburgTim LincecumTyler Clippard
Arizona Diamondbacks2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxAdam WainwrightJoe SaundersJason Motte

Standings as of 2012-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees1176750.573--58047310738-2129-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II452817.622
224Baltimore Orioles1176651.5641.0493534-4135-2531-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards452718.600
3510Tampa Bay Rays1176354.5384.04774354234-2529-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field452718.600
41123Boston Red Sox1185365.44914.55775443329-3424-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineBen CheringtonFenway Park441628.364
51225Toronto Blue Jays1175166.43616.0552563-1128-2923-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre452223.489
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Chicago White Sox1166452.552--5494806935-2329-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field462125.457
248Detroit Tigers1186553.551--5465212536-2029-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park442321.523
3814Kansas City Royals1166056.5174.0483533-5030-2530-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium461234.261
41018Cleveland Indians1185959.5006.0501612-11132-2727-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaChris AntonettiProgressive Field44935.205
51429Minnesota Twins1174770.40217.5524608-8422-3925-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field451926.422
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1611Los Angeles Angels1186355.534--5545104431-2732-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim442618.591
2712Texas Rangers1166155.5261.05825107234-2427-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington463214.696
3915Oakland Athletics1165957.5093.04664442232-2827-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16511.313
41326Seattle Mariners1195168.42912.5465474-927-3024-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field432419.558
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Washington Nationals1187048.593--52542010532-2238-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park442816.636
2613Atlanta Braves1176156.5218.55484618731-3030-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field453312.733
3716New York Mets1175958.50410.5507539-3230-2829-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field451530.333
4817Miami Marlins1185959.50011.0436528-9233-2726-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenMarlins Park441034.227
51020Philadelphia Phillies1175661.47913.5478517-3929-3027-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park452520.556
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1176948.590--5044257937-2132-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark452817.622
259Pittsburgh Pirates1176453.5475.04854711433-2631-27L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park451530.333
3919St. Louis Cardinals1175859.49611.057646611034-2524-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III453015.667
41324Milwaukee Brewers1165264.44816.5530543-1332-2720-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park463115.674
51427Chicago Cubs1164967.42219.5429518-8929-2920-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field461234.261
61630Houston Astros1194574.37825.0450602-15229-3016-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brad MillsJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park431033.233
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2012 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Los Angeles Dodgers1186652.559--4714363532-2634-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium442024.455
247San Francisco Giants1186553.5511.05014762536-2529-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park442915.659
31121Arizona Diamondbacks1175463.46211.55284973128-2926-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field452718.600
41222San Diego Padres1195465.45412.5449511-6227-3027-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park432221.512
51528Colorado Rockies1154867.41716.5549664-11528-3320-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim TracyDaniel O'DowdCoors Field471631.340


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Jeff Bianchi2B-SS25.314Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Optioned to Nashville (AAA)
Mark RogersSP26.197Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)Activated from Paternity Leave List
Pedro Florimonss25.248Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Contract purchased from Rochester (AAA)
Brian Dozierss25.092Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Guillermo MoscosoSP-RP28.275Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA)
Cody ClarkC30.335Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)Activated from DL
Christian ColonSS23.093Kansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike EkstromRP28.351Colorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)Designated for assignment
Dallas McPherson3B32.023Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Signed to minor league contract
Gabe Jacobo1B25.123Toronto Blue JaysGulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk) for rehab
Nelson PerezRF24.273Chicago CubsDaytona (A+)Assigned to Daytona (A+)
Gustavo NunezSS24.189Pittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)Assigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehab
Trayce ThompsonCF21.153Chicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)Assigned to Birmingham (AA)
Chris ElderRF-LF24.041Kansas City RoyalsKane County (A)Assigned to Kane County (A)
Jeremy Patton2B24.003St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Rubi SilvaCF23.051Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Seth MorandaSS19.323Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jo-Jo ReyesP27.268Pittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)Assigned to Indianapolis (AAA)
Austin HyattP26.084Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Craig HansenP28.274New York MetsBrooklyn (A-)Assigned to Brooklyn (A-)
Cory ArbisoP26.116New York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)
Conrad FlynnP23.270Arizona DiamondbacksSouth Bend (A)Assigned to South Bend (A)
Grant DaytonP24.264Miami MarlinsJacksonville (AA)Assigned to Jacksonville (AA)
Shane McCattyP25.089Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk) for rehab
Austin KirkP22.085Chicago CubsTennessee (AA)Assigned to Tennessee (AA)
Zach WoodsP24.274New York YankeesStaten Island (A-)
Jimmy MoranP22.069Cincinnati RedsClinton (A)Assigned to Clinton (A)
Patrick ScogginP21.175Atlanta BravesDanville (Rk)Assigned to Danville (Rk)
Jason McCrackenP20.346Baltimore OriolesDelmarva (A)Assigned to Delmarva (A)
Rigoberto ArrebatoP26.192New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Chris NicholsP 21.359Philadelphia PhilliesWilliamsport (A-)Assigned to Williamsport (A-)
Melky CabreraCF28.004San Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)Suspended 50 games for violating MLB drug policy
John StilsonP22.018Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Activated from DL